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Flintoff to play for Brisbane Heat

Andrew Flintoff is heading to Australia to play in the Big Bash League

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is to play for the Brisbane Heat in the upcoming KFC T20 Big Bash League, the Australian team have announced.

Burgess wins international award

Sam Burgess is the international player of the year

Sam Burgess has become the first English winner of the Rugby League International Federation's International Player of the Year Award at a function in Australia.

Experience made difference - Wenger

Arsene Wenger's side secured a come-from-behind victory against Anderlecht

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hailed the never-say-die attitude of his side after two goals in the final two minutes secured a dramatic 2-1 Champions League win over Anderlecht in Brussels.

Another Balotelli problem for Reds

Mario Balotelli disappointed his manager by swapping shirts at half-time

As if Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers did not have enough to worry about after being out-classed by Real Madrid he also found himself having to deal with another Mario Balotelli problem.

Spurs on right track - Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino thinks Spurs are heading in the right direction

Head coach Mauricio Pochettino accepts Tottenham are going through a "very tough period", but believes something special is in the offing - with silverware not too far away.

Martinez revels in Barkley return

Ross Barkley, pictured, will benefit from European football, according to Roberto Martinez

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has no doubt playing club European football will be another important step forward in Ross Barkley's development.

Lancaster opts for consistency

Danny Cipriani has not been selected in England's squad for the autumn internationals

England head coach Stuart Lancaster insists the selection of his fly-halves for next month's QBE Series is based on consistency rather than the "flash stuff".

Late double boosts Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez, right, celebrates with goalscorer Lukas Podolski (AP)

Substitute Lukas Podolski netted a dramatic late winner as Arsenal came from behind with two goals in the final two minutes to beat Anderlecht 2-1 and hand manager Arsene Wenger a 65th birthday to remember at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium.

Olympic Stadium cost soars

The cost of renovating the Olympic Stadium has increased by £35.9million

The cost of renovating the Olympic Stadium ahead of West Ham's 2016 move will rise by £35.9million but the extra funding will not be paid for by either the Hammers or the taxpayer.

Cellino backs Bellusci over claims

Cameron Jerome, left, and Giuseppe Bellusci clashed during Tuesday's Sky Bet Championship match

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino has defended Giuseppe Bellusci as the Football Association investigates allegations of racial abuse against the defender.

UEFA considers new stadium ban idea

Manchester City's captain Vincent Kompany was unhappy with the crowd situation in Russia

UEFA may order clubs to allow only women and children into European matches as punishment for racist behaviour by fans after deciding to take no action against CSKA Moscow for apparently having fans inside the closed stadium against Manchester City.

Remy could return at Old Trafford

Loic Remy still harbours hopes of playing for Chelsea against Manchester United

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho may have strike options for Sunday's trip to Manchester United after all following Loic Remy's declaration that he hopes to be fit for the Barclays Premier League leaders' clash at Old Trafford.

Murray unconvincing in Valencia

Andy Murray, pictured, was some way short of his best form in the win over Jurgen Melzer

Andy Murray opened his Valencia Open challenge with a 6-3 6-3 win over Jurgen Melzer, although his performance failed to inspire in the Spanish city.

Remy could return at Old Trafford

Loic Remy still harbours hopes of playing for Chelsea against Manchester United

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho may have strike options for Sunday's trip to Manchester United after all following Loic Remy's declaration that he hopes to be fit for the Barclays Premier League leaders' clash at Old Trafford.

ICC powerless to help in dispute

The ICC says it "does not have the power to intervene" in the dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the Board of Control for Cricket in India

The International Cricket Council has admitted it "does not have the power to intervene" in the high-stakes dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

England hopeful over Tuilagi injury

England's Manu Tuilagi is currently sidelined with a groin injury

England are refusing to rule Manu Tuilagi out of next month's autumn internationals despite Leicester insisting his groin injury will prevent him playing any role.