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Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan players in Manchester restaurant altercation

Some members of the Afghanistan squad were involved in an altercation at a Manchester restaurant on Monday, which resulted in the police being called.

It is thought the unnamed members of the squad took exception to being filmed by a member of the public, and confronted him.

Greater ...

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Pep Guardiola: Manchester City manager's cardigan raises £6,000 for Blues' charity

Pep Guardiola's grey cardigan - worn during Manchester City's treble-winning season - has raised more than £6,000 for the City in the Community charity.

The "coatigan" was the City manager's favoured touchline clothing all year.

He revealed after last month's FA Cup final win ...

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Rodri: Man City in talks with Atletico Madrid and willing to pay £62.6m release clause

Manchester City are in talks with Atletico Madrid to sign Spain midfielder Rodri and are willing to pay his £62.6m release clause.

City boss Pep Guardiola is keen to sign a defensively-minded player to bolster the Premier League champions' squad.

Rodri, 22, who joined Atletico ...

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Yousef Makki death: Murder accused teen admits possessing knife

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A 17-year-old boy accused of murdering a grammar school pupil has ...

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Cheshire Police panel chair asked to resign in LGBT lanyard row

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A policing watchdog chairman has been urged to resign after he criticised ...

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Romelu Lukaku 'has to leave' Man Utd - Roberto Martinez

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku "has to leave" the Premier League club, says Belgium manager Roberto Martinez.

Lukaku, 26, joined United from Everton for £75m in July 2017 and has scored 42 goals in 96 games at Old Trafford.

Belgium's record scorer has been linked with ...

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Cosgrove Hall's Wind in the Willows puppets return to Manchester

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Puppets from an animated version of The Wind in the Willows have returned ...

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Rochdale sex grooming gang 'urgent' deportation call

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Home Secretary Sajid Javid has been asked to take "urgent action" and ...

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Cats accident death law plans welcomed by campaigners

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An MP has called for a change in the law so that cat owners can find out ...

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Listeria outbreak: More affected hospitals named

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Eight hospitals in seven NHS Trusts have reported cases of listeria ...

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Brexit referendum aftermath sees 'rise in extremism'

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Political extremism has increased since the 2016 Brexit referendum, the ...

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'Sewage' in Leeds & Liverpool canal kills more than 1,000 fish

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"Sewage" or "farm run-off" may have caused the death of more than 1,000 ...

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Paul Pogba: Man Utd's dilemma - should they sell or keep midfielder?

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Manchester United staff greeted news of Paul Pogba's publicly stated desire to leave Old Trafford with a weary sigh.

It was, after all, nothing new.

Last August, Pogba's ...

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'Predator' jailed for teen boy sex attack near canal

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A "predator" who sexually assaulted a teenage boy, leaving him with ...

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Uppermill Christmas attack: Pair jailed for killing man on night out

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Two men who killed a man who was out celebrating Christmas with his work ...

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Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder says 'now could be good time to leave'

Manchester United's Paul Pogba says this summer "could be a good time to move elsewhere".

The France World Cup winner has been linked with a big-money move to Spanish giants Real Madrid or former club Juventus, the Serie A champions.

However, the 26-year-old midfielder, who was named ...

2019-06-16 14:41 open_in_new
Tyson Fury says he will beat Deontay Wilder in rematch

Britain's Tyson Fury says he will beat Deontay Wilder in a world heavyweight title rematch that looks set to take place early next year.

Fury, 30, stopped German Tom Schwarz in round two on Saturday in his first fight since a draw with Wilder in November which Fury felt he won.

"I ...

2019-06-16 14:41 open_in_new
India vs Pakistan: Cricket World Cup pictures from Manchester

The biggest match of the World Cup so far is under way at Old Trafford between great rivals India and Pakistan.

You can follow our live text commentary, featuring video clips from the match.

Here are some of the best pictures from the build-up to the match, which attracted more than ...

2019-06-16 14:41 open_in_new
Women's World Cup: Men and women keepers 'should train together'

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Female goalkeeping standards could be improved by allowing young players to train alongside male counterparts, says England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley.

The Manchester City keeper, 34, ...

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Tyson Fury stops Tom Schwarz in second round of heavyweight fight in Las Vegas

Britain's Tyson Fury produced a ruthless display to stop previously undefeated heavyweight Tom Schwarz in the second round in Las Vegas.

Fury, wearing shorts with the American stars and stripes, entered the ring to James Brown's Living in America.

Fury, 30, backed Schwarz to the ...

2019-06-16 11:32 open_in_new
India v Pakistan preview: Kohli, Harbhajan & Wasim discuss World Cup meeting

Pakistan's players will achieve sporting immortality if they beat India at the Cricket World Cup, coach Mickey Arthur says.

Sunday's match at Old Trafford is expected to draw a global television audience of one billion people.

"I'm telling our players in the dressing room, you could ...

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