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Wigan duo 'must be treated equally'

Dave Whelan, right, and Malky Mackay are under investigation by the FA

Kick It Out chairman Lord Ouseley has called for consistency in how Wigan chairman Dave Whelan and his new manager Malky Mackay's cases are handled by the Football Association.

Caborn: PFA sparked Evans row

Ched Evans' aborted return to Sheffield United training continues to be the subject of debate

Former sports minister Richard Caborn believes the Professional Footballers' Association must take some responsibility for the controversy surrounding Ched Evans' return to training with Sheffield United.

Champagne demands FIFA transparency

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the investigation into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is now closed

The bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups must be looked at again if even one vote was improperly influenced, according to FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne.

Wash-out leaves England frustrated

England will begin their one-day international series against Sri Lanka with just one rain-shortened match under their belts, after Sunday's washout at the P Sara Oval.

Pellegrini hails Yaya performance

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini, pictured, was pleased with Yaya Toure's character

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini felt Yaya Toure had delivered an important message after firing the champions to victory over Swansea.

Sound success cheers Mourinho

Jose Mourinho, right, was full of praise for the Stamford Bridge faithful following Chelsea's win over West Brom

Jose Mourinho may be sorry for criticising the Stamford Bridge atmosphere but it appeared to have the desired response, with the Chelsea manager amazed by the difference against West Brom.

Van Gaal sees room for improvement

Louis van Gaal still wants to see improvements from his Manchester United side

Louis van Gaal believes there is plenty of room for improvement from his Manchester United side despite leading them to their first away win of the season at Arsenal.

O'Connell taking little for granted

Paul O'Connell, right, has warned Ireland their autumn clean sweep will mean nothing at Rugby World Cup 2015

Ireland's first autumn Test series clean sweep for eight years is not sure to be a precursor to success at Rugby World Cup 2015, according to captain Paul O'Connell.

Gatland keeps believing

Wales head coach Warren Gatland saw the positives despite defeat to New Zealand

Warren Gatland insisted Wales can still shed the tag of nearly men after once again coming up just short against New Zealand.

Lancaster praise for Ford

England paid tribute to Samoa for the way they approached the game

England boss Stuart Lancaster admits it will be difficult to leave George Ford out of next week's game against Australia after the fly-half was instrumental in the team's 28-9 win over Samoa on Saturday.

Rain claims England warm-up game

Alastair Cook's England were expecting poor weather during Sri Lanka's rainy season

England's second and final warm-up match on their tour of Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball bowled after heavy morning rain at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

Bellew beats Cleverly

Tony Bellew, right, beat Nathan Cleverly

Tony Bellew dredged up a revenge points win over Nathan Cleverly to move into world cruiserweight title contention at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

Ford drives England home

Jonny May scored two tries as England overcame Samoa 28-9

George Ford brought England's autumn to life with an impressive full debut as Samoa were swept aside 28-9 at Twickenham to end the 2015 World Cup hosts' five-match losing run.

All Blacks snuff out Welsh hopes

Beauden Barrett, centre, scored two tries for New Zealand

World champions New Zealand staged a storming second-half display to dash Wales' hopes of claiming a famous victory at the Millennium Stadium.

United impress at Emirates

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, right, scores the second goal against Arsenal

Manchester United moved back into the top four of the Barclays Premier League with a 2-1 smash-and-grab raid at Arsenal.

Ireland grind to impressive win

Tommy Bowe scored Ireland's second try

Ireland fended off a relentless late onslaught to grind past Australia 26-23 despite being outscored three tries to two in Dublin.

Mackay touched by Wigan welcome

Wigan boss Malky Mackay, right, thanked the club's fans and staff for the welcome

Malky Mackay admits he was touched by his welcome at Wigan but warned that the media have "had their pound of flesh" on non-football matters.

Switzerland take lead in France

Roger Federer, left, and Stan Wawrinka celebrate victory (AP)

Switzerland took a step towards their first Davis Cup title after victory for Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka in Saturday's doubles against France in Lille.

Toure takes on City challenge

Yaya Toure, centre, scores for Manchester City against Swansea

Yaya Toure responded to Manuel Pellegrini's rallying call as he fired champions Manchester City to a 2-1 Barclays Premier League win over Swansea.