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Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees Arsenal move, Alexis Sanchez set to join Man Utd

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Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed to join Arsenal, with Alexis Sanchez set to move in the opposite direction in a straight swap.

Armenia international ...

yesterday 21:47 open_in_new
Two charged after man shot in stomach in Prestwich

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Two people have been charged after three masked men broke into a man's ...

yesterday 15:29 open_in_new
Bolton drug dealing gang jailed for heroin ring

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A drugs gang seen by undercover police officers dropping off carrier bags ...

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Manchester United: Michael Carrick to 'become first-team coach at club'

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has told the club he will take up their offer of a first-team coaching role at the end of the season, according to manager Jose Mourinho.

Carrick, 36, has not played since experiencing an irregular heart rhythm in September, but he began ...

yesterday 23:44 open_in_new
Jury criticises 'transphobic' killer's mental health care

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The mother of the victim of "transphobic" murder has said his killer was ...

2018-01-19 20:29 open_in_new
M6 crash death football agent Peter Morrison jailed

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A football agent who killed a traffic officer on the M6 has been jailed ...

2018-01-19 18:23 open_in_new
Alexis Sanchez: Man Utd in talks to sign Arsenal forward, Jose Mourinho confirms

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Manchester United Jose Mourinho has confirmed the club are in talks to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and that he is "calmly waiting for news".

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has ...

2018-01-19 16:17 open_in_new
Tyson Fury: British Boxing Board of Control agrees to lift suspension

British boxing chiefs have met with Tyson Fury and say they will reinstate his licence to fight once they receive up-to-date medical records.

The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) suspended Fury in 2016 owing to "anti-doping and medical issues".

The 29-year-old accepted a ...

2018-01-19 15:14 open_in_new
Fernandinho: Manchester City midfielder signs contract extension until 2020

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho has signed a two-year contract extension until 2020.

The 32-year-old Brazilian was a £30m signing from Shakhtar Donetsk in June 2013, and won the Premier League title and League Cup in his first season.

He scored in the League Cup final as ...

2018-01-19 13:08 open_in_new
Bury ambulance crew 'did not take body to morgue'

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An ambulance worker has been suspended after a crew did not take a dead ...

2018-01-18 15:05 open_in_new
Oldham Athletic: Abdallah Lemsagam's takeover edging closer

Abdallah Lemsagam's takeover of League One club Oldham Athletic has moved closer after "productive talks" with the English Football League.

Lemsagam, a Moroccan football agent, has been negotiating with chairman Simon Corney for several months.

Corney is the majority shareholder ...

2018-01-18 14:02 open_in_new
Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal forward likely to join Man Utd - Arsene Wenger

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says it is "likely" forward Alexis Sanchez will join Premier League rivals Manchester United.

Sanchez, 29, is out of contract in June and is thought to ...

2018-01-18 11:56 open_in_new
Manchester misses out to Shenzhen in 10-year deal to host WTA Finals

Manchester has missed out on hosting the WTA Finals after the Chinese city of Shenzhen was awarded a 10-year deal.

The season-ending tournament, which features the world's top eight female players, has been held in Singapore since 2014.

Shenzhen has committed to doubling the prize ...

2018-01-18 09:50 open_in_new
Littleborough explosion: Rochdale factory damaged in blast

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An explosion has damaged a factory but there has been no reports of any ...

2018-01-17 23:20 open_in_new
Christie hospital fire: Manchester blaze 'caused by welding'

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A fire that damaged a cancer research centre was caused by welding work, ...

2018-01-17 22:17 open_in_new
Barry Bennell trial: 'Manchester City knew about abuse'

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Senior figures at Manchester City knew about sexual abuse happening at ...

2018-01-17 19:08 open_in_new
Lee Walker jailed over Wythenshawe stabbing

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A man who stabbed a stranger to death in his car after the victim tried ...

2018-01-17 19:08 open_in_new
Ancient DNA tests solve Manchester mummy sibling mystery

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A pair of Egyptian mummies nicknamed "Two brothers" by a museum are ...

2018-01-17 18:05 open_in_new
Nicolas Otamendi: Manchester City defender extends his contract until 2022

Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi has signed a contract extension until 2022.

The 29-year-old's previous deal was due to expire in the summer of 2020.

"Thanks to the club and technical team for their trust and respect, and to the fans for their wholeheartedly support in every ...

2018-01-17 17:02 open_in_new
Jose Mourinho: Man Utd close to announcing new deal for manager

Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with manager Jose Mourinho over a new contract.

Talks have progressed well and it is now just a matter of time before Mourinho commits to remain at Old Trafford beyond the expiry of his present deal in 2019.

Mourinho's apparent ...

2018-01-17 08:38 open_in_new
Shahida Shahid: Burger allergy death was 'misadventure'

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A "lack of communication" contributed to the death of woman who suffered ...

2018-01-16 22:17 open_in_new