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Trott to take break - reports

Jonathan Trott has only just returned to cricket with Warwickshire

England batsman Jonathan Trott is set to step away from competitive cricket for a second time in five months due to a stress-related illness, it was reported on Thursday evening.

Last-gasp goal seals Robins' win

Craig Hall's drop goal won it for Hull KR

Craig Hall won the 221st Humberside derby for Hull KR with a drop goal 46 seconds from time that earned his side a thrilling 21-20 First Utility Super League win over Hull FC.

Robson to miss Wimbledon

Laura Robson, pictured, will miss Wimbledon after deciding to have wrist surgery

Laura Robson has been ruled out of Wimbledon after opting to have surgery on her injured left wrist.

Fergie told Pulis to manage Palace

Tony Pulis, pictured, has revealed that Sir Alex Ferguson influenced his decision to take the Crystal Palace job

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis has revealed Sir Alex Ferguson was a key influence in his decision to take on the job at a time when he had considerable doubts about it himself.

Pardew keen to emulate Sir Bobby

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has vowed to live up to Sir Bobby Robson's legacy

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has vowed to live up to Sir Bobby Robson's legacy as he attempts to drag the club out of an alarming slump.

Ricciardo moves on from appeal loss

Daniel Ricciardo's joy in Melbourne was short-lived

Daniel Ricciardo has already moved on from the bitter disappointment of this week's appeal loss that denied him the best result of his Formula One career.

Fernandinho rues dropped points

Fernandinho admits the 2-2 draw with Sunderland was 'a complete disaster' for Manchester City

Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho has admitted that Manchester City suffered "a complete disaster" after being held at home by bottom club Sunderland.

O'Sullivan to open against Hull

Ronnie O'Sullivan is targeting a sixth world title

Ronnie O'Sullivan will launch the defence of his Dafabet World Championship title against Finland's Robin Hull on Saturday morning.

Commission could settle 'leak' row

Cardiff claim the result of their match against Crystal Palace should not be allowed to stand, according to a BBC report

Cardiff say they have "every faith in the process" after lodging an official complaint with the Premier League over claims their team was leaked to Crystal Palace before a league game between the clubs earlier this month.

Wenger: No complacency at Arsenal

Olivier Giroud, right, scored a fine goal in Arsenal's 3-1 win over West Ham

Manager Arsene Wenger insists there can be no complacency from Arsenal if they are to secure a top-four finish despite Everton's unexpected home defeat by Crystal Palace.

Wenger: No complacency at Arsenal

Olivier Giroud scored a fine goal in Arsenal's 3-1 win over West Ham

Manager Arsene Wenger insists there can be no complacency from Arsenal if they are to secure a top-four finish despite Everton's unexpected home defeat by Crystal Palace.

Kirsten: Test schedule is tough

South Africa's head coach Gary Kirsten

Gary Kirsten believes that the all-year demands of international coaching may lead many to look for employment in tournaments such as the Indian Premier League, rather than pursue Test cricket jobs.

Westwood makes fine start

Lee Westwood claimed the early clubhouse lead in Malaysia

Ryder Cup team-mates Lee Westwood and Nicolas Colsaerts rediscovered top form to set the pace in the first round of the weather-affected Maybank Malaysian Open on Thursday.

Rosberg reveals Hamilton talks

Toto Wolff feels all the ingredients at Mercedes have now come together

Nico Rosberg has confirmed holding clear-the-air talks with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to ensure they know where to draw future battle lines.

Pellegrini: Title hopes fading

Manuel Pellegrini admits Manchester City have a tough task to win the Premier League

Manuel Pellegrini conceded that Manchester City's title hopes have suffered a serious blow after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by bottom club Sunderland.

Defeat hurts Martinez

Everton manager Roberto Martinez, foreground, was hurting after defeat to Tony Pulis' Crystal Palace

Everton boss Roberto Martinez admitted he and his players were hurting after their pursuit of a top-four Barclays Premier League finish was damaged by a 3-2 home loss to Crystal Palace.

Ancelotti savours Bale strike

Carlo Ancelotti collected his first trophy as Real Madrid manager

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed Gareth Bale after the Welshman's late goal sunk Barcelona and delivered Real the Copa del Rey for the 19th time in their history.

Bale wins it for Real

Gareth Bale celebrates scoring the winner (AP)

Gareth Bale scored the most important goal of his career to win the Copa del Rey for Real Madrid, netting the decisive goal against fierce rivals Barcelona in the final at the Mestalla.

Toffees come unstuck

Jason Puncheon celebrates opening the scoring

Everton's top-four hopes suffered a blow as they crashed to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Goodison Park against Crystal Palace, whose Barclays Premier League survival now appears assured.