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Farbrace: I couldn't say no to ECB

Paul Farbrace, pictured, is looking forward to working with Peter Moores

England's new assistant coach Paul Farbrace will have "mixed feelings" about taking on former employers Sri Lanka next month but felt the chance to work with his own national side was too good to turn down.

Thornley going under knife

Iain Thornley will miss the rest of the campaign through injury

Wigan centre Iain Thornley is set to miss the rest of the season after being told he needs surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle.

Owen: 'Huge credit' to Rodgers

Michael Owen believes Liverpool are playing the right way

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes his old club are on course to win the title the "right way" but thinks they will struggle to enjoy the sustained domination of previous generations.

Long term view for Woods - agent

Tiger Woods is taking a long term approach to his return from a back operation

World number one Tiger Woods is taking a long-term view of his return to action and is thinking about "the next 10 or 15 years, not the next 10 weeks", according to his agent.

Duo share the lead in China

Simon Dyson, pictured, shares the lead of the Volvo China Open with Alvaro Quiros

Alvaro Quiros and Simon Dyson share the lead following the opening round of the Volvo China Open at the Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen as they both go in search of their first European Tour win since 2011.

Martinez: Moyes will bounce back

Everton manager Roberto Martinez, left, thinks David Moyes, right, will bounce back after leaving Manchester United

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident predecessor David Moyes will have no problems in getting a new job after being sacked by Manchester United after just 10 months in charge.

Guardiola proud despite defeat

Pep Guardiola hailed Bayern Munich's performance despite his side losing to Real Madrid

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola insisted he was proud of his team even though they lost the first leg of their Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid.

Farbrace confirmed to assist Moores

Paul Farbrace has been confirmed as England's assistant coach

Paul Farbrace is to start work as England's assistant coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

Farbrace confirmed to assist Moores

Paul Farbrace has been confirmed as England's assistant coach

Paul Farbrace is to start work as England's assistant coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

Benzema gives Real a lead

Karim Benzema's first-half strike was enough to give Real Madrid victory

Real Madrid took a step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years by beating Bayern Munich 1-0 at the Bernabeu thanks to a first-half goal by Karim Benzema.

Benzema gives Real a lead

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Real Madrid took a step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years by beating Bayern Munich 1-0 at the Bernabeu thanks to a first-half goal by Karim Benzema.

Nadal sees off Ramos

Rafael Nadal was a winner in Barcelona (AP)

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal needed nearly two hours to overcome countryman Albert Ramos and reach the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell third round.

No thanks for players from Moyes

David Moyes is no longer manager of Manchester United

David Moyes has broken his silence after his sacking as Manchester United manager - and pointedly made no mention of his players.

Chelsea trio charged

Chealsea coach Rui Faria, left, tried to confront referee Mike Dean after Sunderland's Fabio Borini scored a penalty

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, his assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged by the Football Association for their actions in last Saturday's controversial loss to Sunderland.

Fabrace confirmed to assist Moores

Paul Farbrace has been confirmed as England assistant coach

Paul Farbrace is to start work as England's assistant coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

Emotional Murray accepts honour

Andy Murray, right, accepts the Freedom of Stirling from Stirling Council Provost Mike Robbins

Tennis star Andy Murray struggled to hold back tears as he was granted the f reedom of Stirling on an emotional return to his home town.

Cahill takes belief from 2012

Gary Cahill, right, is hoping that history repeats itself

Gary Cahill believes Chelsea can take belief from previously triumphing in adversity as Jose Mourinho's men bid to advance to the Champions League final.

Martinez won't rush Jagielka

Phil Jagielka, Everton.

Everton captain Phil Jagielka will not be rushed back to offset the injury to fellow central defender Sylvain Distin, according to manager Roberto Martinez.