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Arsenal defence being stretched

Hector Bellerin will add to his solitary senior appearance for Arsenal on Tuesday night

Arsenal's defensive resources for Tuesday's Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund are being severely tested after Arsene Wenger ruled out Nacho Monreal and rated Calum Chambers only 50-50.

Nash piles on runs at Trent Bridge

Chris Nash hit a century for Sussex at Trent Bridge

Chris Nash made his first century of the season a big one as Sussex compromised Nottinghamshire's hopes of a runners-up spot in LV= County Championship Division One.

Souness: Pardew needs results

Alan Pardew is under increasing pressure

Former Newcastle manager Graeme Souness is not surprised the pressure on current boss Alan Pardew is intensifying.

Salary cap rise good for game

Chief executive Mark McCafferty, pictured, believes a salary cap hike can help Aviva Premiership clubs keep England's best players on home soil

Increasing the Aviva Premiership's buying power will stop England's top stars heading overseas after Rugby World Cup 2015, according to club bosses.

Rodgers backs Balotelli to star

Mario Balotelli has failed to find the net in his two appearances for Liverpool to date

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Mario Balotelli will relish the responsibility of being the side's senior striker.

Peacock makes Dream Team

Jamie Peacock has made the Super League Dream Team for the 10th time

Evergreen forward Jamie Peacock is included in the 2014 Super League Dream Team for a record-extending 10th time, alongside eight debutants.

Falcao cherishes United debut

Louis van Gaal's side hit four past QPR at Old Trafford on Sunday

Radamel Falcao hopes to bag his first Premier League goal against Leicester next weekend after drawing a blank on his Manchester United debut.

New kit features VC design

The rubber grip areas on England's new shirt are inspired by the Victoria Cross

England will wear symbols of the Victoria Cross for the first time this autumn after rubber grip areas inspired by the military medal were added to the national side's new kit.

Rio lifts lid on Moyes mistakes

Rio Ferdinand, pictured, has spoken about David Moyes' Manchester United tenure in his autobiography

Rio Ferdinand has highlighted a series of mistakes which he believes David Moyes made during his dismal Manchester United tenure - starting with the banning of chips the night before matches.

McIlroy keen on pre-Ryder Cup rest

Rory McIlroy, pictured, struggled to a closing 71 as playing partner Billy Horschel won the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup title (AP)

Rory McIlroy admitted he was looking forward to seeing the back of his golf clubs for a few days after failing to land a £7million jackpot in Atlanta.

Young purrs after win over Saints

Dai Young was proud of his side's effort

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young declared his team are capable of mixing it with the Aviva Premiership's heavyweights following their 20-16 victory over Northampton.

Horschel pulls clear for huge win

Rory McIlroy suffered a costly double bogey on Sunday

Rory McIlroy missed out on a £7million payday as Billy Horschel won the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup title in Atlanta on Sunday.

Lucic-Baroni stuns Venus in final

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, pictured, defeated Venus Williams in Quebec City

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni won her first WTA title in more than 16 years as she stunned top seed Venus Williams to claim a straight-sets victory in the final of the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City on Sunday.

Van Gaal sets sights on title

Juan Mata scored Manchester United's fourth in their emphatic 4-0 win

Louis van Gaal set his sights on Premier League glory after watching Manchester United hammer QPR 4-0 at Old Trafford.

Saints slip to Wasps defeat

Tom Varndell scored a try for Wasps as they beat Northampton at Adams Park

Northampton's devastating start to their Aviva Premiership title defence is now a distant memory after they crashed to a 20-16 defeat against Wasps at Adams Park.