Sports Mole Latest headlines from Sports Mole. en Copyright 2011-2016 Sports Mole Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:08:29 GMT Sports Mole (Sports Mole) 30 Sports Mole Result: Johanna Konta storms into Rogers Cup second round British number one Johanna Konta eases into the second round of the Rogers Cup courtesy of a 6-4 6-2 victory over Shelby Rogers in Toronto. Rogers Cup Tennis Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:08:00 +0000 Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli heading for loan exit? Liverpool could be forced to ship striker Mario Balotelli out on loan for a second consecutive season due to his wage demands, according to reports. Transfer Talk Liverpool Besiktas Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:53:00 +0000 Everton 'close to loan agreement for Oumar Niasse' Everton striker Oumar Niasse is reportedly on the verge of sealing a season-long loan to Turkish outfit Galatasaray, just six months after joining the Toffees for £13.5m. Transfer Talk Everton Galatasaray Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:40:00 +0000 Arsene Wenger confirms Per Mertesacker injury Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms that Per Mertesacker will miss "a few months" due to a knee injury. Injury News Arsenal Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:25:00 +0000 Antonio Conte: 'Nemanja Matic is a very important player for Chelsea' Chelsea manager Antonio Conte insists that rumoured Juventus target Nemanja Matic remains a "very important" part of his side, despite the arrival of N'Golo Kante. Transfer Talk Chelsea Juventus Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:12:00 +0000 Bristol City close to signing Bayern Munich goalkeeper Ivan Lucic Bristol City are on the verge of signing 21-year-old goalkeeper Ivan Lucic from Bayern Munich. Transfer Talk Bayern Munich Bristol City Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:00:00 +0000 Terry Butcher: 'Wayne Rooney only choice for England captaincy' Former England skipper Terry Butcher believes that Wayne Rooney is the only real candidate for Sam Allardyce to appoint as the national team captain. England Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:50:00 +0000 West Ham United 'make Mario Mandzukic enquiry' West Ham United reportedly turn their attention to Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic as they continue their search for a top-level frontman. Transfer Talk West Ham United Juventus Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:37:00 +0000 Bafetimbi Gomis 'closing in on loan switch to Marseille' Swansea City striker Bafetimbi Gomis is reportedly on the verge of completing a season-long loan switch to Marseille. Transfer Talk Swansea City Marseille Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:19:00 +0000 Bobby Moore honoured with blue plaque England's World Cup-winning captain Bobby Moore becomes the first footballer to be honoured with a blue plaque on his childhood home. England West Ham United Off The Pitch Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:53:00 +0000 Everton 'trigger Idrissa Gueye release clause' Everton reportedly trigger the £7.1m release clause of Aston Villa midfielder Idrissa Gueye. Transfer Talk Everton Aston Villa Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:39:00 +0000 Max Gradel signs new four-year Bournemouth contract Bournemouth winger Max Gradel signs a new four-year deal at the club that will keep him at the Vitality Stadium until 2020. Transfer Talk Bournemouth Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:27:00 +0000 Richard Scudamore: 'No concerns over England's Euro 2016 performance' Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore insists that England's poor showing at Euro 2016 has not changed his plans for the development of English players. Euro 2016 England Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:10:00 +0000 Brendan Rodgers backs Liverpool for Champions League return Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers backs former club Liverpool to return to the Champions League this season due to their lack of European football. Champions League Liverpool Celtic Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:47:00 +0000 Barnsley sign Liverpool youngster Ryan Kent on loan Liverpool send 19-year-old winger Ryan Kent on a season-long loan to Championship side Barnsley. Transfer Talk Liverpool Barnsley Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:36:00 +0000 Trevor Bayliss: 'Ben Stokes will be a big loss' England head coach Trevor Bayliss admits that Ben Stokes will be a big loss to his side if he is ruled out of the third Test against Pakistan through injury. England Pakistan Cricket Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:23:00 +0000 Twenty Russian rowers banned from Olympics Russia see their rowing squad for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro cut from 26 athletes to just six. Rio 2016 Olympics Russia Rowing Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:12:00 +0000 RFU chief: 'Changes to Six Nations format unlikely to happen' Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie questions World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont's thinking behind altering the current Six Nations format. Six Nations Rugby Union Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:51:00 +0000 Roger Federer to miss remainder of season due to knee injury Injured 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will miss out on the 2016 Olympics and the US Open later this year in order to concentrate on his recovery. Tennis Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:44:00 +0000 Mauricio Pochettino full of praise for 'fantastic' youngsters Mauricio Pochettino hails his Tottenham Hotspur youngsters for taking "a lot of responsibility" after falling two goals down early on against Juventus. Tottenham Hotspur Football Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:35:00 +0000