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FA apologises for FA Cup tweet about Harry Kane & Chris Smalling

The Football Association has apologised for a tweet from its FA Cup account which mocked Tottenham striker Harry Kane after Saturday's 2-1 semi-final defeat by Manchester United.

The message asked United defender Chris Smalling, "What's in your pocket?" and included a short clip of him ...

yesterday 13:44 open_in_new
Stowaways hide on board school coach returning from France

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Two stowaways hid aboard a school coach returning from France, police ...

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Salford City: Club co-owned by former Man Utd players promoted to National League

Salford City were crowned champions of National League North despite falling to a 2-1 home defeat by Boston United.

They will play in the National League for the first time after their promotion was confirmed by Harrogate Town's defeat by Bradford Park Avenue.

The club have been ...

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Man Utd: Paul Pogba has 'no problem' with Jose Mourinho

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says he has "no problem" with manager Jose Mourinho and "transfers" are not on his mind.

The 25-year-old France international was left out of the starting line-up for both legs of United's Champions League last-16 defeat by Sevilla in February and ...

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John Askey: Macclesfield Town boss says promotion to League Two is his 'biggest achievement'

Macclesfield Town boss John Askey says guiding the club to promotion back into the English Football League is the greatest achievement of his long association with the club.

Askey first joined The Silkmen as a player in 1984 and the 53-year-old is in his second spell as manager.

As a ...

yesterday 08:29 open_in_new
John Stones: Pep Guardiola says England defender will be fit for World Cup

England defender John Stones will be fit for the World Cup in Russia this summer, according to his Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.

The 23-year-old centre-back has not played for club nor country since England's 1-1 draw with Italy on 27 March.

Guardiola says Stones is suffering ...

2018-04-22 22:56 open_in_new
Women's Champions League: Manchester City Women 0-0 Lyon Feminines

Manchester City drew the first leg of their Women's Champions League semi-final with defending champions Lyon.

Crucially, City did not concede an away goal and will be positive about their chances of progression after the second leg, which takes place on 29 April.

Home goalkeeper ...

2018-04-22 17:41 open_in_new
Joseph Woodall: Salford honours WW1 hero soldier

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A British soldier who single-handedly captured a German machine gun and ...

2018-04-22 12:26 open_in_new
Bolton crash: Biker dies as motorcycle hits wall

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A motorcyclist died when his bike hit a wall in Bolton.

The ...

2018-04-21 14:23 open_in_new
Crime bosses jailed after £66m drugs haul found in Hull

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A gang of drug smugglers has been jailed after a haul worth £66.5m was ...

2018-04-20 23:41 open_in_new
Man who 'fell ill' after Dukinfield fight arrest dies

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A man who was arrested by officers responding to reports of a fight has ...

2018-04-20 23:41 open_in_new
Amir Khan v Phil Lo Greco: Khan weighs in at 10st 10lb for return in Liverpool

Former light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan has weighed in at 10st 10lb before his fight against Phil Lo Greco on Saturday.

The 31-year-old has not fought since his knockout defeat by Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016.

It is the first time Khan has fought in the ...

2018-04-20 18:26 open_in_new
FA Cup: Why Tottenham need FA Cup win more than Man Utd

You can watch the Manchester United v Tottenham FA Cup semi-final at 17:15 BST on Saturday live on BBC One and the BBC Sport website.

Winning the FA Cup would just be a consolation for Manchester United, but for Tottenham it would mean much, much more.

Saturday's semi-final is hugely ...

2018-04-20 12:08 open_in_new
No Tears Left To Cry: Ariana Grande's uplifting new single alludes to Manchester

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Ariana Grande has returned with her first new music since the terrorist ...

2018-04-20 08:59 open_in_new
First baby born at Ingleside Birthing Centre, Salford

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The first baby has been born at a new centre in Salford, two years after ...

2018-04-19 20:23 open_in_new
Rochdale man jailed for samurai sword wife murder

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A man who murdered his wife by stabbing her 22 times with a samurai sword ...

2018-04-19 20:23 open_in_new
Women's International Champions Cup: Chelsea and Man City to play in inaugural event

Champions League semi-finalists Chelsea and Manchester City will both feature in the first Women's International Champions Cup in Miami this summer.

The four-team pre-season tournament will also include Paris St-Germain and North Carolina Courage, leaders of the USA's National Women's ...

2018-04-19 19:20 open_in_new
Rochdale child sex abuse: Council considers compensation claims

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Child sex abuse victims could be compensated by Rochdale Council after it ...

2018-04-19 15:08 open_in_new
Tom Davies: Wigan Warriors winger signs new five-year deal

Wigan Warriors winger Tom Davies has signed a new five-year contract to keep him with the Super League side until the end of 2023.

The 21-year-old, who made his debut for the club last season, has scored 14 tries in 24 for games for Wigan.

"I'm committed to this club and what we're ...

2018-04-19 14:05 open_in_new
Man City want to be one of Premier League's greatest teams - Kyle Walker

Manchester City want to be regarded as one of the greatest teams in Premier League history, says defender Kyle Walker.

They won the title with five games to spare on Sunday when Manchester United suffered a surprise home defeat by West Bromwich Albion.

City have 87 points this ...

2018-04-19 00:26 open_in_new
Man Utd: Collette Roche to become club's first female chief operating officer

Manchester United are set to appoint Collette Roche as the club's first female chief operating officer.

Roche will become the highest-placed female working at Old Trafford and only the fourth woman in the Premier League to take a boardroom role.

She will also be the seventh woman to ...

2018-04-18 22:20 open_in_new