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Manchester City v Manchester United preview

One of the biggest Cottonopolis derbies in recent years takes place at the Etihad on Wednesday with Manchester City hosting Manchester United, with both teams battling for a top-four finish.

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Wenger admits Mbappe interest – but Monaco looking to keep him

Arsene Wenger has confirmed his interest in Monaco star Kylian Mbappe, but admits they may already be priced out of a move for the brilliant 18-year-old - although the club remain hopeful of keeping h

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NFL Draft preview

The NFL Draft begins in the early hours of Friday morning and is one of the anticipated events in the American sporting calendar.

Expert

Barton ban hard to avoid

Leading sports agent and laywer, and GamblingTimes.com columnist, Dan Chapman looks at Joey Barton's ban for betting on football - something he predicted was coming his way.

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Promotion day is weekly shoot-out on the INDEX!

Promotion day on Football INDEX is by far one of the most exciting aspects of the INDEX, Louis Moore gives you a guide to what happens every Friday.

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A case for the defence – Klopp is no improvement on Rodgers and needs to step up

Results wise Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is no improvement on previous incumbent Brendan Rodgers and the German really needs to step up his game, well his defence anyway....

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Vicente impresses The Duke as Punchestown looms

The Duke looks back on the weekend's action including Vicente's win at the Scottish National and casts an eye to Punchestown, coming up this week.

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Snooker Preview – World Semi-finals

We've lost one table and two of the three pre-tournament favourites, but we are left with the four semi-finalists who are vying for the 2017 Betfred World Snooker Championship.

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Super League preview – Round 12

The Super League fixture everyone has been waiting for is on Saturday as league leaders Castleford Tigers play host to reigning champions Wigan Warriors.

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Darts Premier League Preview – Birmingham

World number one Michael van Gerwen is looking to secure top spot in the Premier League as Birmingham plays host to the next night of action on Thursday.

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Bookies slash Alli odds as Pochettino fumes

Bookmakers have slashed the odds on Manchester City signing Dele Alli following comments made by former Barcelona star Xavi, even though they have been rubbished by Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.

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Guineas’ fields narrowed further

The fields for the 1000 and 2000 Guineas were reduced further following the latest acceptance stage.

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Golf preview – Volvo Open & Zurich Classic

The European tour stays in China this week for the Volvo Open, but all eyes are really on New Orleans for the new two-man team event the Zurich Classic.