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Manchester United academy still a class above the rest, study shows

Manchester United’s academy made the single biggest contribution to last season’s Premier League of any youth set-up, a Press Association Sport study has found.

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Danny Willett and Ian Poulter make early running on first morning of the Open

Danny Willett and Ian Poulter make early running on first morning of the Open

English duo Danny Willett and Ian Poulter made the early running on the first day of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

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Pep Guardiola confirms Danilo interest as Man City eye up to four more signings

Pep Guardiola still wants to make as many as four more summer signings, with the Manchester City manager confirming interest in Real Madrid right-back Danilo.

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Chelsea agree transfer fee to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

Chelsea have agreed terms with Real Madrid for the transfer of Spain striker Alvaro Morata, the Premier League club have announced.

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Froome stretches lead as former ski jumper conquers Tour’s highest peak

Chris Froome ticked off the first of two major Alpine stages in the yellow jersey as former ski jumper Primoz Roglic sailed over the Tour de France’s highest mountain to win stage 17 into Serre-Chevalier.

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England call up uncapped Essex batsman Tom Westley for third Test

Essex batsman Tom Westley will replace the injured Gary Ballance in next week’s third Investec Test against South Africa and could be joined in the England side by a second newcomer, Middlesex’s Dawid Malan.

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Poulter and Rose set early pace during tough opening to Open

English pair Ian Poulter and Justin Rose made the early running at the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

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Sammi Kinghorn claims second medal in London

Sammi Kinghorn reflected on her “darkest days” after claiming her second medal of the World Para Athletics Championships on Wednesday’s sixth day of competition at the London Stadium.

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Dylan Hartley signs new contract with Northampton

Dylan Hartley signs new contract with Northampton

England captain Dylan Hartley has signed a new contract with Northampton and has been reappointed as the Premiership club’s skipper.

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Gary Lineker salary revealed to be more than £1.75million in BBC annual report

Gary Lineker salary revealed to be more than £1.75million in BBC annual report

The salaries of the BBC’s highest-paid sports commentators, presenters and pundits have been revealed for the first time, with Match of the Day host Gary Lineker earning more than £1.75million.

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Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Barcelona are lining up a move for Monaco star Kylian Mbappe as a potential replacement for Neymar, reports the Daily Mail.

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Ramiro Funes Mori sidelined long-term and Ross Barkley also goes under the knife

Everton have been dealt a double injury blow after Ross Barkley and Ramiro Funes Mori underwent surgery, with the latter expected to miss a minimum of six to nine months.

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Jose Mourinho targets 15-year stint as Manchester United manager

Jose Mourinho intends to bring stability to Manchester United and wants to remain in charge for the next 15 years.

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Goalkeeper Fraser Forster signs new deal with Southampton

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster signs new deal with Southampton

Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster has signed a new five-year contract with the club.

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Open ticket for James Hahn as injured Brandt Snedeker withdraws

Brandt Snedeker has withdrawn from the Open Championship due to injury, with first alternate James Hahn taking his place in the field at Royal Birkdale.

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MP wears Scotland top in Commons ahead of Women’s Euro 2017 match versus England

MP wears Scotland top in Commons ahead of Women’s Euro 2017 match versus England

An SNP MP wore her team’s football strip in the Commons ahead of Scotland’s opening match against England in the Uefa Women’s Euro 2017 finals in the Netherlands.

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England lose Ballance for third Test after fractured finger is diagnosed

Gary Ballance has been ruled out of the third Investec Test with a broken finger, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Tuesday evening.

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England contender Tom Westley’s career in numbers

Tom Westley is one of the contenders to replace the injured Gary Ballance for England in the third Investec Test at The Oval.

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Former England boss Sam Allardyce would consider another international job

Former England boss Sam Allardyce would consider another international job

Sam Allardyce would consider a return to football management if the right international job came up, but intends to enjoy his break from the game first.

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Golfers get another chance to show they have the major factor

The 2017 Open Championship gets under way at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

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