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Walcott left Arsenal carrying his belongings in bin bags – but bears no ill will

Theo Walcott signed off after 12 years at Arsenal with a night-time departure carrying his belongings in bin bags but he bears the club no grudges as he starts a new career at Everton.

England v West Indies ? First Royal London One Day International ? Emirates Old Trafford

England chasing 271 to take 2-0 lead over Australia

England were eyeing a 2-0 series lead over Australia as they pursued 271 in the second one-day international against Australia.

Schalke?s Leon Goretzka in action in a pre-season friendly (Scott Heavey/PA)

Schalke concede defeat as Leon Goretzka agrees Bayern Munich summer move

Schalke’s Germany midfielder Leon Goretzka has agreed to join Bayern Munich in the summer.

Sergi Roberto has signed a contract extension at Barcelona

Sergi Roberto commits future to Barcelona

Sergi Roberto has dismissed any speculation of a move away from Barcelona by agreeing a new four-and-a-half year contract at the Nou Camp.

Leon Goretzka

Schalke concede defeat as Leon Goretzka agrees Bayern Munich summer move

Schalke’s Germany midfielder Leon Goretzka will join Bayern Munich in the summer.

Amanda Staveley

Amanda Staveley: Newcastle takeover bid still on the table

Amanda Staveley has said it is “absurd and hurtful” to suggest her Newcastle takeover bid is not a serious one and insists her offer is still on the table.

Australia v England ? 2017/18 Ashes Series ? Fifth Test ? Day Five ? Sydney Cricket Ground

England take 2-0 lead with rare Gabba victory

Joe Root starred with bat and ball as England scored a rare four-wicket victory over Australia at the Gabba to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series.

Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid have struggled this season

Zinedine Zidane sees positive signs from Real Madrid in Copa del Rey win

Zinedine Zidane believes Real Madrid’s 1-0 win at Leganes in the Copa del Rey was the start of his side regaining their confidence.

Britain?s Kyle Edmund beat Georgia?s Nikoloz Basilashvili (Ng Han Guan/AP)

Kyle Edmund defies heat in five-set win

Kyle Edmund withstood the Melbourne heatwave to battle into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a terrific five-set win over Nikoloz Basilashvili.

Aaron Finch

Australia ask England to chase 271 at the Gabba

Australia opener Aaron Finch made it back-to-back centuries in the second one-day international against England, but the tourists were left with an appealing chase of 271 at the Gabba.

Joe Root got two wickets at the Gabba

Joe Root at the double as England peg back Australia

Joe Root played an unlikely starring role with the ball as England held Australia to 161 for three after 30 overs of the second one-day international.

Kyle Edmund is through to the fourth round of a grand slam for only the second time

Kyle Edmund satisfied with show of strength in Australian heat

Kyle Edmund celebrated one of the best victories of his career after coming from two sets to one down to defeat Nikoloz Basilashvili in searingly hot conditions at the Australian Open.

Cleveland Cavaliers? Dwyane Wade helped his side to the win (Tony Dejak/AP)

Cleveland Cavaliers survive Orlando rally to end losing streak

The Cleveland Cavaliers won for the first time in five despite blowing a 23-point lead in a 104-103 win over the Orlando Magic 104-103.

Cavaliers Big Chill Basketball

LeBron James hails team-mates after ‘garbage’ performance

LeBron James thanked his team-mates for guiding the Cleveland Cavaliers to victory after struggling against the Orlando Magic on Thursday evening.

File photo dated 18-11-2017 of Manchester City's Fernandinho who has signed a two-year contract extension through to 2020, the Premier League club have announced. (Mike Egerton/PA Wire)

Fernandinho commits future to Manchester City

Fernandinho has signed a two-year contract extension to commit himself to Manchester City until the summer of 2020.

Jonny Evans

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say West Brom will let defender Jonny Evans leave the Hawthorns for Manchester City – as long as the price is right, the Sun reports. The paper said West Brom will expect £23.5million for the defender, who is also subject to interest from Arsenal – with boss Alan Pardew resigned to losing the 30-year-old during this transfer window.

FIFA headquarters

Chelsea deny claims of transfer breaches

Chelsea have refuted claims they may have breached transfer regulations when signing young players from overseas.

2018 Dafabet Masters ? Day Five ? Alexandra Palace

Rocket Ronnie crashes out of the Masters at the hands of Mark Allen

Ronnie O’Sullivan was “glad” his bid for an eighth Masters title was over after struggling with illness in his 6-1 quarter-final loss to Mark Allen.

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane

Real leave it late to claim Copa del Rey first-leg win over Leganes

Marco Asensio’s late strike earned Real Madrid a 1-0 first-leg lead in their Copa del Rey quarter-final with Leganes.

Crystal Palace v Arsenal ? Premier League ? Selhurst Park

Wenger believes £1million-a-week contracts could happen in football

Arsene Wenger admitted on Thursday that Arsenal cannot compete financially with their Premier League rivals as he predicts football could soon see a £1million-a-week player.

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