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Past articles by Jack:

Sevilla humble Real Madrid, Leganes stun Barcelona and Juventus down Bologna – European football as it happened

Re-live all the night's action from La Liga and Serie A → Read More

Novak Djokovic vs Juan Martin del Potro, US Open final as it happened: Serbian favourite wins 14th Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro meet for the first time in a Grand Slam final as they contest the men’s US Open singles title. Both are former winners at Flushing Meadows but the occasion is all the bigger for the Argentine, who is making his second only appearance in the US Open final – nine years on from that memorable win over Roger Federer. → Read More

Serena Williams vs Naomi Osaka, US Open women's final

Naomi Osaka takes on her idol Serena Williams in this year's US Open women's singles final. The 20-year-old, who is the first Japanese woman to appear in a Grand Slam final, was barely 12 months old when Williams won her first major title but now the young star finds herself going head to head with the American great. → Read More

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury set for November as WBC champion hits out at ‘embarrassing’ Anthony Joshua

Deontay Wilder has revealed a deal to face Tyson Fury is close and that the duo are set to fight in either “November or December” as the WBC heavyweight champion took another passing shot at rival Anthony Joshua. Fury revealed last week that his team were in talks for the fight, which is believed to be pencilled in for Las Vegas on either 10 or 17 November of this year. → Read More

Germany captain Manuel Neuer backs Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit international football

Ozil announced his retirement after receiving what he called 'racism and disrespect' → Read More

Watch Conor McGregor bump into Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg on the streets of New York

Conor McGregor was mobbed by fans as he exited his New York hotel this week, including one crazed, selfie-hunting, high-profile supporter… sort of. The Irishman was in Manhattan facing charges relating to an altercation at a UFC event in April and remained there ahead of expected confirmation of his return to the sport, where he is set to face Khabib Nurmagomedov later this year. → Read More

Premier League transfers: Every signing and done deal of the 2018/19 summer window

Arsenal In Stephan Lichtsteiner (free from Juventus) Bernd Leno (undisclosed from Bayer Leverkusen) Sokratis Papastathopoulos (undisclosed from Dortmund) Lucas Torreira (undisclosed from Sampdoria) Matteo Guendouzi (undisclosed from Lorient) Out → Read More

‘Manchester United are making trouble’ jokes Claude Puel as he gives Harry Maguire update

Claude Puel have joked “Manchester United are making trouble” with their interest in Harry Maguire, as he defended Leicester City’s reluctance to sell the England football star. → Read More

Liverpool team news: Alisson to start next friendly game against Napoli confirms Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool fans will finally get their first glimpse of new goalkeeper Alisson in action for the first time when the Reds face Napoli in their next friendly, Jurgen Klopp has revealed. The 25-year-old arrived at Anfield last month to become the world’s most expensive goalkeeper at £67m from Roma. → Read More

Tottenham news: Mauricio Pochettino will refuse to risk World Cup stars’ fitness in Premier League opener

Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he will not risk the long-term fitness of his World Cup stars and rush them back for Tottenham Hotspur’s first game of the Premier League season – even if supporters are upset by that decision. → Read More

Ellie Soutter death: Father believes 18-year-old took her own life after missing flight to Team GB training

The 18-year old took her own life on her birthday last week → Read More

All the latest transfer news plus gossip, rumours and done deals

The Premier League’s summer transfer window deadline is nearing with Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal busier than ever. → Read More

Ferrari set fastest-ever lap at Hungaroring on day one of testing

Ferrari topped the timesheets on day one of testing in Hungary on Tuesday after Antonio Giovinazzi posted the fasted-ever lap at the Hungaroring. The Italian’s 1:15.648, just 48 hours after Lewis Hamilton pulled further away from his rival in the red of Ferrari with victory in Budapest, was set on the hypersoft tyre, which is the quickest one in F1 although not available to drivers over the… → Read More

Manchester United news: Why Jose Mourinho is not as unhappy has he seems during preseason

Manchester United’s new third-choice goalkeeper Lee Grant has dismissed the idea that manager Jose Mourinho is unhappy at the club after a lack of transfer activity this summer. → Read More

Chelsea transfer news: Thomas Tuchel refuses to comment on N'Golo Kante to PSG links

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel has refused to comment on a move for N’Golo Kante amid reports the Frenchman could leave Chelsea this summer. Kante, who helped drive France to winning the World Cup this month, has drawn the interest of PSG following the arrival of Maurizio Sarri as new Chelsea manager. → Read More

Manchester United transfer news: Gareth Bale ‘very happy’ at Real Madrid and ready to replace Cristiano Ronaldo

Julen Lopetegui has insisted Gareth Bale will stay at Real Madrid this summer to fill Cristiano Ronaldo’s place and is “very happy” at the club, amid interest from Manchester United. → Read More

Robert Lewandowski ‘toys with’ idea of leaving Bayern Munich amid interest from Real Madrid and Manchester United

New Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac has admitted that striker Robert Lewandowski “toys with going elsewhere” this summer, amid interest from a host of Europe’s top clubs. Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United are all reportedly keeping tabs on the Poland striker, who is considering leaving the Allianz Arena after four years at the club. → Read More

Neymar admits he ‘crumbled’ during World Cup and can be a ‘brat’ that ‘pisses people off’

The Brazilian's antics overshadowed his on-field performances → Read More

Manchester United transfer news: Jose Mourinho wants two new signings but doesn't believe one will happen

Jose Mourinho has admitted he wants two more players this summer but only expects Manchester United to pull through on one – if he’s lucky. The Portuguese revealed he had wanted five new signings this summer and, after the arrivals of third-choice goalkeeper Lee Grant, back-up right-back Diogo Dalot and midfielder Fred, there are two more to go. → Read More

Manchester United news: Jose Mourinho hits out at Anthony Martial and Antonio Valencia after defeat to Liverpool

Jose Mourinho has hit out at a number of his first-team players following the 4-1 humbling by Liverpool in a preseason game in Ann Arbor. Liverpool showed off their new signings in the United States as Xherdan Shaqiri scored a stunning overhead kick to finish off the desolation for Mourinho. → Read More