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Bruce hopes for Dame hot streak

Steve Bruce hopes Dame N'Doye, pictured, can fire the goals to guide Hull to Premier League safety

Steve Bruce hopes deadline-day recruit Dame N'Doye can hit a trademark hot streak to guide Hull to safety after his match-winning brace at Crystal Palace.

Pochettino hails battling Spurs

Mauricio Pochettino, left, went head-to-head with Ronald Koeman at St Mary's

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino hailed the fighting spirit of his side as they came from behind twice to rescue a draw on his first return to Southampton.

City survive Villa fightback

Sergio Aguero scores Manchester City's first goal against Aston Villa

Substitute Fernandinho struck a late winner as Manchester City killed off an Aston Villa comeback to claim a frantic 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium.

Marler out for the season

Joe Marler, right, is out for the rest of the season due to a shoulder injury

Harlequins' director of rugby Conor O'Shea announced Joe Marler has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a shoulder injury but his World Cup aspirations are not in doubt.

Saints book play-off place

League leaders Northampton booked an Aviva Premiership play-off place after Stephen Myler booted them to a 25-20 victory over title rivals Saracens in Milton Keynes.

Vital win for Hull

Dame N'Doye, left, scored a second-half brace

Dame N'Doye's second-half brace handed Hull a vital chink of light in their Premier League survival bid, as Steve Bruce's men won 2-0 at Crystal Palace.

McCoy third on Sandown swansong

Tony McCoy becomes emotional on Box Office after his last race

Tony McCoy had to settle for third aboard Box Office on the final ride of his career in the bet365 Handicap Hurdle at Sandown.

Watford seal promotion

Troy Deeney was on target in Watford's win

Watford clinched their return to the Barclays Premier League on Saturday afternoon as they enjoyed a 2-0 victory over Brighton to win promotion.

Vardy claims Foxes winner

Jamie Vardy, centre, handed Leicester the victory

For the first time in five months Leicester have climbed out of the Premier League's bottom three as their unlikely great escape edged a step closer to reality with a fourth successive league victory, a 1-0 win at Burnley.

Liverpool held by Baggies

Liverpool's slim Champions League hopes suffered a huge blow as they were held to a disappointing 0-0 draw at West Brom.

England wrap up nine-wicket win

England wrapped up a nine-wicket victory over the West Indies after a magical morning from James Anderson and a ruthless chase from Alastair Cook and Gary Ballance secured the second Test.

Pochettino's men get the point

Graziano Pelle scored a brace in Southampton's 2-2 draw with Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino frustrated the fans that once adored him as Tottenham twice came from behind to secure a draw on his first return to Southampton.

Mayweather turns up the Heat

Floyd Mayweather, pictured, faces Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on May 2

Floyd Mayweather senses he landed a telling psychological blow on Manny Pacquiao during a decisive moment on their path to finally agreeing a May 2 superfight in Las Vegas.

Statistics dismissed by Mourinho

Jose Mourinho's Chelsea could take a significant step to winning the Premier League with victory at Arsenal on Sunday

Jose Mourinho's Chelsea are yet to be beaten by Arsene Wenger's Arsenal in 12 attempts, but the Blues boss dismissed the relevance of the statistic ahead of Sunday's crucial Premier League clash.

LVG: United could have won title

Louis van Gaal's Manchester United side are 11 points adrift of Chelsea in the Barclays Premier League

Louis van Gaal thinks Manchester United may well have won the Barclays Premier League this year had it not been for their wretched start to the campaign.

O'Sullivan recovers from slow start

Ronnie O'Sullivan, pictured, took the lead in his second round match against Matthew Stevens

Ronnie O'Sullivan fired back to take a 5-3 lead over Matthew Stevens in the second round of the World Snooker Championship at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre on Saturday.

Levy slips after fine start

France's Alexander Levy is looking to retain his title in Shanghai

Defending champion Alexander Levy squandered a brilliant start to leave the destiny of the Volvo China Open wide open heading into Sunday's final round.

Young Schumacher shows promise

Michael Schumacher's son, Mick, is set for his Formula 4 bow

Mick Schumacher finished ninth on his Formula Four debut on Saturday as the son of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael showed racing ability runs in the family.

Advocaat backs stance on Johnson

Sunderland's Adam Johnson, who has been charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16 and one of grooming

Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat has insisted it was not a difficult decision to include Adam Johnson in his squad for Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to Stoke.