IMAGE: Australia's Test batsman Usman Khawaja has expressed his frustration at being left on the bench for the Test series in India that concluded last month. Photograph: Chris Hyde/Getty Images Having been pulled out of Australia's one-day team to prepare for India, then ignored by selectors for every match in the subcontinent, batsman Usman Khawaja is guarded about his chances of winning a Test recall for the Ashes. The stylish number three suffered a further blow on Thursday when he was ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe was recalled to the England squad at the age of 34 on Thursday ahead of next week's friendly in Germany and a World Cup qualifier at home to Lithuania. Defoe has been a lethal finisher for relegation-threatened Sunderland, scoring 14 of the club's 24 league goals this season but has not played for England since he won his 55th cap in November 2013. Gareth Southgate's squad has been depleted by the absence of striker Harry Kane, who damaged ligaments in Tottenham ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Results and images from the English Premier League matches played on Saturday IMAGE: Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, right, celebrates scoring. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters Arsenal put two Premier League defeats - and days of uncertainty about manager Arsene Wenger - behind them to post a workmanlike 2-0 victory over Hull City that lifted them above Manchester City into third place. Two goals from Alexis Sanchez, one of which was scored with his hand, earned Arsenal a workmanlike 2-0 win at the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Premier League wrap: Alexis Sanchez double lifts Arsenal gloom, Manchester United make it sweet 16 DNA, 2 months ago
Following are match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of week 25 of the Premier League on Feb 11 and 12 (1500 unless stated): --- Feb 11 Arsenal v Hull City (1230) * Arsenal are seeking to avoid a third consecutive defeat * Arsenal have won seven of nine v ...DNA, 2 months ago
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