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Oct 11, 2015

Jagielka to captain perfect England against Lithuania

LONDON (Reuters) – England defender Phil Jagielka will lead out an “interesting” team in Lithuania on Monday when they try to finish their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a perfect record.

Jagielka is captain for the first time with Wayne Rooney and Gary Cahill missing and is set to have goalkeeper Jack Butland, midfielder Jonjo Shelvey and striker Jamie Vardy in the lineup.

Oct 11, 2015

Soccer-Jagielka to captain perfect England against Lithuania

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) – England defender Phil Jagielka will lead out an “interesting” team in Lithuania on Monday when they try to finish their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a perfect record.

Jagielka is captain for the first time with Wayne Rooney and Gary Cahill missing and is set to have goalkeeper Jack Butland, midfielder Jonjo Shelvey and striker Jamie Vardy in the lineup.

Aug 20, 2015

Spurs confident of signing another striker says Pochettino

ENFIELD, England (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur are confident they will bring in another striker before the transfer window closes with West Bromwich Albino’s Saido Berahino still top of their list.

West Brom have already turned down a bid for the 22-year-old but Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino said it was important for the club to sign a forward so he can play with two up front.

Aug 20, 2015

Soccer-Spurs confident of signing another striker says Pochettino

ENFIELD, England, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur are confident they will bring in another striker before the transfer window closes with West Bromwich Albino’s Saido Berahino still top of their list.

West Brom have already turned down a bid for the 22-year-old but Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino said it was important for the club to sign a forward so he can play with two up front.

Aug 20, 2015

QPR’s Austin hits back at West Ham owner’s injury ‘slur’

LONDON (Reuters) – Charlie Austin of Queens Park Rangers has responded to what he called an “outrageous slur” on his professionalism by West Ham United owner David Sullivan who said signing the striker would be a big risk for his club.

Austin, included in England’s squad for the final two internationals of the 2014-15 season, scored 18 goals last term but that was not enough to stop QPR being relegated from the Premier League.

Aug 20, 2015

Soccer-QPR’s Austin hits back at West Ham owner’s injury ‘slur’

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Charlie Austin of Queens Park Rangers has responded to what he called an “outrageous slur” on his professionalism by West Ham United owner David Sullivan who said signing the striker would be a big risk for his club.

Austin, included in England’s squad for the final two internationals of the 2014-15 season, scored 18 goals last term but that was not enough to stop QPR being relegated from the Premier League.

Jul 8, 2015

Djokovic swats Cilic aside to reach semi-finals

LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic won the battle of grand slam champions by downing

Marin Cilic 6-4 6-4 6-4 on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

Jul 8, 2015

Djokovic glides past Cilic into semi-finals

LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic won the battle of grand slam champions by downing

Marin Cilic 6-4 6-4 6-4 on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

Jul 8, 2015

Tennis-Djokovic glides past Cilic into semi-finals

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic won the battle of grand slam champions by downing Marin Cilic 6-4 6-4 6-4 on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

Top seed Djokovic had not lost a match to the Croat in 12 previous meetings and his unbeaten record never looked in danger against the U.S. Open champion who failed to master the Serb’s precise groundstrokes.

Jul 4, 2015

Bewildered Kvitova humbled by resurgent Jankovic

LONDON (Reuters) – Petra Kvitova’s reign as Wimbledon champion ended on Saturday against a former world number one who upset the form book to register a shock third-round victory on a sun-drenched Centre Court.

The bemused twice champion could not find the answers to 30-year-old Serbian Jelena Jankovic’s inspired shot-making and must now lick her wounds for the hardcourt season ahead, knowing her best chance of winning a grand slam this year has probably gone.