Andy Carroll of West Ham celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light on March 31, 2014
Stewart Downing backs Andy Carroll to be named in World Cup squad
Stewart Downing believes that Andy Carroll will be included in England's World Cup squad.
Shola Ameobi of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at the St James Park on August 31, 2013
Shola Ameobi: 'Newcastle United must be active in transfer window'
Newcastle United must be active in this summer's transfer window, according to Shola Ameobi.
Daniel Agger of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on August 17, 2013
Rafael Benitez to move for Daniel Agger in summer?
Rafael Benitez will attempt to bring Daniel Agger to Napoli in the summer, according to reports.
Republic of Ireland's assistant manager Roy Keane walks on the touchline before kick off of the international friendly football match between Republic of Ireland and Latvia at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on November 15, 2013
Roy Keane lined up to join Manchester United as assistant manager?
Roy Keane is a candidate to become Manchester United's new assistant manager, according to reports.
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Result: New York Red Bulls ease to victory over Houston Dynamo
Bradley Wright-Phillips scores a hat-trick as New York Red Bulls beat the Houston Dynamo 4-0.
England coach Gary Neville watches a training session on August 11, 2013
Gary Neville: 'Manchester United don't need a big name to replace David Moyes'
Gary Neville believes that Manchester United do not need a big name as manager to attract players.
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps attends a Subway press conference to promote healthy living and lifestyle among childrenon December 04, 2013
Michael Phelps drops out of comeback event
Michael Phelps drops out of one of his three planned comeback events.
Spurs 'keeper Hugo Lloris in action against Crystal Palace on August 18, 2013
Hugo Lloris: 'Tottenham Hotspur must improve'
Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris admits that his side needs to show more character.
Real Madrid's Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a press conference at Valdebebas training ground in Madrid on October 29, 2013
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti lavishes praise on Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti says that Cristiano Ronaldo made "sacrifices" for the team during their win over Bayern Munich.
Southampton's Calum Chambers in action against Sunderland during their Premier League match on August 24, 2013
Arsenal 'eyeing Calum Chambers as Bacary Sagna replacement'
Arsenal are linked with Southampton youngster Calum Chambers.
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Newcastle United 'in the hunt for Filip Djuricic'
Newcastle United are linked with a summer swoop for Benfica star Filip Djuricic.
Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen in action during a friendly match against Swindon on July 16, 2013
Roma linked with summer swoop for Jan Vertonghen
Roma are the latest club to be linked with Tottenham Hotspur star Jan Vertonghen.
Caleb Hanie #12 of the Chicago Bears runs out of the pocket against the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on December18, 2011
Dallas Cowboys sign quarterback Caleb Hanie
The Dallas Cowboys have added another QB to their roster, signing ex-Cleveland Browns man Caleb Hanie.
Rafael Benitez of Napoli looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Napoli and FC Porto at the Emirates Stadium on August 4, 2013
Dietmar Hamann: 'Manchester United should consider Rafael Benitez'
Former Liverpool star Dietmar Hamann urges Manchester United to consider Napoli boss Rafael Benitez as a candidate for their vacant managerial post.
Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates as he leaves the field after defeating the St. Louis Rams 20-13 at CenturyLink Field on December 30, 2012
Richard Sherman: 'New Seattle Seahawks deal will show their respect for me'
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman hints that he is close to signing his new contract with the team.
New York Giants' David Wilson during training camp on May 11, 2012
David Wilson confident of making full recovery from neck injury
New York Giants running back David Wilson says that he is ahead of schedule following surgery to repair a neck injury that he sustained last season.
Philipp Lahm of Bayern Munich talks to the media prior to the UEFA Super Cup match between Bayern Muenchen and Chelsea FC at Stadion Eden on August 29, 2013
Philipp Lahm: 'Bayern Munich were unlucky'
Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm insists that his team were unfortunate to lose to Bayern Munich.
A general view of Fratton Park prior to the npower Championship match between Portsmouth and Hull City at Fratton Park on March 27, 2012
Andy Awford to hold talks with Portsmouth
Portsmouth caretaker boss Andy Awford appears to be on the verge of being appointed as manager full time.
LaMarr Woodley of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks downfield against the Baltimore Ravens on November 18, 2012
LaMarr Woodley: 'Oakland Raiders can make the playoffs this season'
Oakland Raiders DE LaMarr Woodley says that his new team has the ability to make the post-season.
Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet of Liverpool gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Simon Mignolet: 'Luis Suarez goals not a surprise'
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet says that he no longer surprised when teammate Luis Suarez scores.
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola (L) looks on during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munchen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2014
Pep Guardiola: "We did everything we could"
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola says that his side did everything they could in their Champions League match against Real Madrid.
Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone watches his team during the game against Minnesota Vikings on August 16, 2013
Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone has operation to remove cancerous mole
Doug Marrone says that the recent extraction of a cancerous mole will have no effect on his ability to coach the Buffalo Bills.
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben celebrates the first goal for Munich beside of Portuguese Iranian goalkeeper Daniel Davari during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayern Muenchen vs Eintracht Braunschweig in Munich on Nove
Arjen Robben: "I expected more from Real"
Bayern Munich striker Arjen Robben says that he expected more from Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Real's Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Barcelona in the La Liga match on March 23, 2014
Match Analysis: Real Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich
Sports Mole dissects the action as Real Madrid record a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in Madrid.
Trent Richardson of the Indianapolis Colts runs for yardage during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on September 29, 2013
Trent Richardson: 'I'm like a first round Draft pick for the Indianapolis Colts'
Indianapolis Colts rusher Trent Richardson says that he feels like the team's first round pick after their decision to trade for him last September.
Manuel Neuer in a training session on May 24, 2013.
Manuel Neuer: Reaching Champions League final is "still possible"
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer believes that it is "still possible" for the team to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring for Real Madrid against Levante on October 5, 2013.
Sergio Ramos: 'We will have to go for victory in second leg'
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos says that the team will have to "go for the victory" in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
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Result: Martin Murray eases to win over Ishmael Tetteh
British middleweight Martin Murray marks his debut with new promoters Golden Gloves with a routine win over Ishmael Tetteh.
New York Giants President and CEO John Mara looks on prior to the start of the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013
John Mara suggests playoff expansion will not occur this season
New York Giants president John Mara thinks that any increase in the amount of playoff teams is unlikely to be implemented for the upcoming campaign.
Ezekiel Fryers of Tottenham Hotspur FC in action during the UEFA Europa League group stage match between FC Anji Makhachkala and Tottenham Hotspur FC held on October 3, 2013
Zeki Fryers: 'Stoke City will be difficult to beat'
Tottenham Hotspur defender Zeki Fryers believes that Stoke City will be difficult to beat this weekend.
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munchen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2014
Result: Karim Benzema strike gives Real Madrid first-leg advantage
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema scores the only goal in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
EJ Manuel of the Buffalo Bills works out during the Buffalo Bills rookie camp on May 10, 2013
EJ Manuel: 'It's time for me to improve as a quarterback'
Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel says that he feels better after injury, and that there "is a lot out there" which he can improve on next season.
Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled by William Gay #22 of the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013
Russell Wilson looking forward to working with Terrelle Pryor
QB Russell Wilson says that Seattle Seahawks locker room will become a "more athletic place" with the addition of Terrelle Pryor.
Phil Jagielka of Everton clears the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and West Bromwich Albion at Goodison Park on August 24, 2013
Roberto Martinez: 'We won't rush Phil Jagielka back'
Everton manager Roberto Martinez says that he will not rush Phil Jagielka back from injury despite Sylvain Distin also carrying a hamstring complaint.
The Liverpool Football Club emblem is displayed on the gates of Anfield Stadium on September 17, 2012
Liverpool unveil Anfield expansion plans
Liverpool unveil plans to redevelop Anfield, increasing the ground's capacity to 59,000 in time for the 2016-17 Premier League season.
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates scoring with team mate Yaya Sanogo against Liverpool during their FA Cup fifth round match on February 9, 2014
Yaya Sanogo: 'Reaching Champions League is our duty'
Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo says that the team have a "duty" to finish in the top four in the Premier League and secure Champions League football.
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munchen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2014
Half-Time Report: Karim Benzema gives Real Madrid lead
An early goal from Karim Benzema gives Real Madrid a 1-0 lead over Bayern Munich at half time in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Marin Cilic returns against Marcos Baghdatis on his way to victory in their men's first round match at Wimbledon on June 24, 2013
Result: Marin Cilic beats Andrey Kuznetsov in straight sets
Croatia's Marin Cilic beats Russian qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov 6-1 7-6 in the second round of the Barcelona Masters
Roma players celebrate a goal scored by Radja Nainggolan during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and AS Roma at Stadio Artemio Franchi on April 19, 2014
Preview: Roma vs. AC Milan
Sports Mole previews the Serie A clash between Roma and AC Milan at the Stadio Olimpico.
A general view of The Amex, or Falmer Stadium, home to Brighton & Hove Albion on September 21, 2011
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Yeovil Town
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Championship match on Friday night as Brighton look to get back into the playoffs by beating virtually-relegated Yeovil.