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Swans win battle for potential Kangaroos and Lions father-son Blakey

Sydney have won the battle for highly rated youngster Nick Blakey, who has told North Melbourne he wants to join the Swans as an academy player rather than signing with the Kangaroos as a father-son. Blakey is rated by some judges as a potential top-three pick in this year’s talent-laden draft. North Melbourne confirmed on Tuesday that Blakey had informed […]

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Roma vs Liverpool: Deployment of 2,000 police officers and total alcohol ban among strict measures in place ahead of Champions League clash

Reds supporter Sean Cox, 53, remains in critical condition after being attacked outside a pub by visiting supporters before their Champions League semi-final first leg at Anfield. And, with the two sides due to meet for the return on Wednesday, Rome has beefed up security to ensure they have a better chance to stamp any issues out. Corriere dello Sport […]

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Mark McConnell prepared to 'fight' for Canberra's Big Bash bid

Canberra Big Bash Bid leader Mark McConnell is prepared to "fight" for a Twenty20 franchise in the capital as a prospective Gold Coast rival gains momentum. Canberra, Geelong and the Gold Coast loom as the front-runners but McConnell’s team is doing everything possible to be on the front foot when Cricket Australia makes a move. Canberra businessman and Big Bash […]

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'We are not a good side at the moment': Saints coach

Alan Richardson admits he is facing the toughest challenge of his St Kilda tenure as he tries to turn a team that currently isn't very good into a finals contender. Richardson has overseen a patient list rebuild since taking over from Scott Watters ahead of the 2014 season. Since then he has a 34-58 win-loss record, with two draws. The […]

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Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City crop can’t compare to Manchester United’s 1999 treble winners

Of course they are an exceptional Premier League team, but the very best can handle several different competitions at once. Guardiola’s argument is flawed in this respect because City were beaten by Wigan in the FA Cup and were beaten 5-2 on aggregate by Liverpool in the Champions League. The greatest side remains Manchester United’s 1999 team because they juggled […]

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