England's game against the Barbarians on Sunday has been cancelled after a group of around 12 Baa-Baas players breached Covid protocols, leaving them unable to field a team.
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A lot has happened since the corresponding fixture on the opening weekend of last season. From coronavirus to cup finals, major signings to minor crises, winning runs to woeful defeats, this has been an extraordinary time in the world of football for Manchester United and Chelsea - and beyond.
England's game against the Barbarians on Sunday is in doubt after a number of Barbarians players - including former England captain Chris Robshaw - breached the agreed Covid code of conduct.
England men's centrally-contracted players have agreed a 15 per cent pay cut for the coming year in a bid to soften the financial blow inflicted on cricket by COVID-19.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has shut down any talk of concerns around Mason Greenwood's behaviour and says "I can't believe all of these stories about him being unprofessional".
Carson Wentz led Philadelphia on a fourth-quarter rally to overturn an 11-point deficit and beat the New York Giants 22-21 to take over top spot in the NFC East.
Floyd Mayweather knocked out sparring partners and demonstrated his ruthless side in the gym before fighting with a safety-first approach, says Ashley Theophane.
Mikel Arteta hailed Thomas Partey's first Arsenal start as "brilliant" after his part in their 2-1 win over Rapid Vienna - but said there was more to come from the summer signing.
Six teams in the NFL currently have as many wins as the NFC East's four sides have combined at 5-18-1.
Lewis Hamilton has expressed "surprise" with the FIA's appointment of Vitaly Petrov as a steward at this weekend's Portuguese GP in the wake of controversial comments made by the former F1 driver.
Formula 1's increasingly competitive driver market is ramping up with just six races to go in the 2020 season - particularly after the confirmation that both Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will be leaving Haas.
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Jordan Pickford is "really sad" how his "mistimed" challenge on Virgil van Dijk led to the Liverpool defender sustaining a serious knee injury, according to Carlo Ancelotti.
Sergio Reguilon is casting his mind back to Jose Mourinho's time in charge of Real Madrid. "I was very young, still a cadete in the academy, and I never had the good fortune of meeting him," he tells Sky Sports. "But I have great memories of that period.
Virgil van Dijk's injury and the impact of his absence has dominated the discussion since he was clattered by Jordan Pickford in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. But Fabinho's performance against Ajax was a reminder Jurgen Klopp has an assured alternative to call upon.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles insists Mesut Ozil has the support of the Arsenal players and says the team will resolve any issues the midfielder has on the training ground.
Mason Greenwood has been warned about his behaviour by Manchester United following recent issues, including time-keeping problems.
Jurgen Klopp said a "tricky" pitch in a rain-sodden Amsterdam left both sides "exhausted" in Liverpool's 1-0 win at Ajax.
Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will both leave Haas at the end of the Formula 1 2020 season.
Ian Botham's last-gasp wicket stole the headlines in the nerve-jangling Melbourne Ashes Test of 1982 but it was Norman Cowans who was England's true inspiration.
Rory McIlroy is "100 per cent focused" on landing his first win in almost a year this week and insists he is not playing the Zozo Championship just to tune his game for the Masters.
Raheem Sterling has questioned whether the will exists for social media companies to use technology to clamp down on online abuse.
Tyson Fury is considering Carlos Takam as his next opponent and a final decision on the WBC title fight could soon be made, says the Frenchman’s co-promoter.
Marcus Rashford's bid to extend free school meals over the holidays has been dealt a blow after MPs voted against the measure.
Mesut Ozil has accused Arsenal of a lack of loyalty after being left out of their Premier League squad, but vowed to keep "fighting" for his chance.
Manchester United are committed to playing a leading role in discussions around the structure of English football and will ensure that the wider football pyramid continues to thrive, says executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.
Leaked plans for a lucrative European Premier League have sent the footballing world into frenzy and left the game on the precipice of generational change.
Toto Wolff has explained why there are currently no plans to pair Lewis Hamilton and a "loyal" Max Verstappen together as F1 team-mates, while also opening up on the "very difficult" Hamilton and Nico Rosberg years.
Frank Lampard has admitted Edouard Mendy has already become Chelsea's first-choice goalkeeper.
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England will face Republic of Ireland at Wembley on November 12 after New Zealand withdrew from the original scheduled fixture.
Wasps have been cleared to play in Saturday's Gallagher Premiership final after reporting no further positive results in the latest round of coronavirus testing.
Racing Point driver Lance Stroll has revealed he tested positive for Covid-19 following the Eifel GP, but is now feeling "100 per cent" and will take part in this weekend's race in Portugal.
The huge centre-back for the north London Sunday league side was hoofing opposing strikers as much as he was hoofing the ball clear.
The British and Irish Lions will play Japan for the first time in a one-off Test match at Murrayfield on Saturday June 26.
Anthony Joshua and Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo have condemned the Nigerian government following reports that soldiers opened fire on protesters in Lagos.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has sent a warning to Manchester United's rivals, declaring his team have "got their form back" after beating Paris Saint-Germain 2-1.
Jurgen Klopp says it is difficult to accept the lack of action taken after the injury to Virgil van Dijk following his collision with Jordan Pickford in Saturday's Merseyside derby.
"Swimming is a very white sport and it always has been and it's now really important that swimmers of colour are given a platform.....I think people are ready to make space for that to happen."
Liverpool and Manchester United are in talks about a bombshell plot involving Europe's biggest football clubs to join a new FIFA-backed tournament that would reshape the sport's global landscape.
Gary Neville says the idea of a European Premier League is "another wound for football" and criticised the timing of talks during a pandemic as "obscene".
Last season's Champions League ended in bitter disappointment for the Premier League's representatives.
Phil Jones and Sergio Romero have been left out of Manchester United's 25-man Premier League squad for the 2020/21 season.
Savannah Marshall's WBO title fight with Hannah Rankin has been rescheduled for the Oleksandr Usyk-Derek Chisora bill on October 31, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Joel Matip and Thiago missed training on Tuesday and are doubts for Liverpool's Champions League opener against Ajax on Wednesday night.
Anthony Joshua "can't wait" for Deontay Wilder to break his silence and questioned whether the American is working on a "master plan" after defeat by Tyson Fury.
Virgil van Dijk's cruciate ligament injury could see Premier League champions Liverpool without their best defender until the spring. It raises questions about whether Jurgen Klopp's side are capable of retaining the title.
The 2021 Formula 1 season is being planned to start with the Australian GP, as work continues towards a race calendar for next year.
Head coach Eddie Jones has named a 32-man England squad to take on the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday, live on Sky Sports.
Harry Maguire, Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood are among five Manchester United players not to have travelled for their Champions League opener against Paris Saint-Germain.
Ezekiel Elliott lost two fumbles in a game for the first time and Andy Dalton threw two interceptions in his first start for the injured Dak Prescott as the Dallas Cowboys were badly beaten 38-10 by the Arizona Cardinals on Monday night.
Kansas City Chiefs rookie running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire rushed for 161 yards on 26 carries as they toppled the Buffalo Bills 26-17 in heavy rain on Monday night.
Aymeric Laporte's injury last season put Man City out of the title race by Christmas. The Pitch to Post podcast asks: could the same happen to Liverpool without Virgil van Dijk?
Lewis Hamilton believes his battles with Max Verstappen will only intensify over the next 12 months with F1's champion expecting Mercedes and Red Bull to remain as close as recent races.
Buffalo Bills' Josh Allen has been described as being the quarterback most like 2018 league MVP, and reigning Super Bowl MVP, Patrick Mahomes, according to former NFL QB Chris Simms.
Judge Terry O'Connor will appear before the British Boxing Board of Control after criticism he used his phone while scoring Lewis Ritson's highly controversial win.
Jordan Pickford will not face FA disciplinary action following his collision with Virgil van Dijk in Saturday's Merseyside derby.
Merseyside Police are investigating a number of offensive posts on Twitter aimed at two Everton players.
Wasps have produced four more positive tests for coronavirus to place further doubt on their participation in Saturday's Gallagher Premiership final against Exeter.
Virgil van Dijk's knee injury has "blown the title race wide open", says Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher, who has urged Liverpool to line up a new centre-back in January.
Tom Brady outplayed Aaron Rodgers in the third meeting between the two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers erased an early double-digit deficit to rout the previously unbeaten Green Bay Packers 38-10.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has reached new heights under Carlo Ancelotti and has developed into a top player as a result of Everton having a world-class manager, according to Gary Neville.
One of Jose Mourinho's first acts as Tottenham manager was to summon Harry Kane to his office for a meeting. In it, as shown in All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur, he said he could help him "build his status" as one of the world's best players. "That's my aim," replied Kane. "I want to be [like] Ronaldo and Messi."
Wayne Rooney is at the centre of a coronavirus confusion after being visited by a friend who had been instructed to be tested for Covid-19 and was later found to have the disease.
Liverpool are understood to have asked the Premier League to investigate the application of VAR in two controversial decisions during their 2-2 draw at Everton on Saturday.
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Neil Lennon says his "decimated" Celtic side will have to "build for better" after a limp showing in their Old Firm defeat by Rangers, while Steven Gerrard feels his team will "remain humble" despite their impressive victory.
Lewis Ritson won a hugely debatable split decision against Miguel Vazquez on Saturday in Peterborough.
Jurgen Klopp confirmed Liverpool are waiting to discover the extent of injuries suffered by Virgil van Dijk and Thiago Alcantara in the 2-2 draw against Everton on Saturday.
Richard Agar praised the contribution of Luke Gale to the Leeds Rhinos cause in 2020 after he kicked the match-winning drop goal in their Challenge Cup final triumph against Salford Red Devils.
Rob Baxter admitted his emotions were "all over the place" after Exeter's thrilling European Champions Cup final victory against Racing 92.
Lewis Ritson aims to propel himself into a fight with former world champion Regis Prograis by beating Miguel Vazquez tonight.
James G Robertson is widely thought of as the world's first black rugby player but very little is known about his journey into the game.
Anthony Joshua is ignoring the Tyson Fury 'circus' but admits a 'pot of gold' fight with his British rival lies ahead, if he defeats Kubrat Pulev.
Former Newcastle United forward Shola Ameobi believes education is key in fighting discrimination as the Premier League launches the latest phase of its 'No Room for Racism' campaign.
Deadline Day 2 has passed and it is time for supporters of Championship clubs to reflect on their transfer business.
Anthony Joshua's crucial world title clash against Kubrat Pulev has been rescheduled as Britain's heavyweight star returns in a spectacular ending to the boxing year at The O2 on December 12, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Kevin De Bruyne has been ruled out of Manchester City's Saturday night Premier League game at home to Arsenal.
West Ham have completed the signing of Said Benrahma on a season-long loan from Brentford.
Tottenham have completed the signing of Swansea defender Joe Rodon in a deal worth an initial £11m rising to £15m, subject to international clearance.
Kubrat Pulev has insisted he would "never disrespect" Anthony Joshua after referring to the British heavyweight star's skin ahead of their world title fight.
Manchester United have triggered the one-year extension clause in Paul Pogba's contract, tying the midfielder to the club until June 2022.
Lewis Ritson insists he has learned from past mistakes and will put his "foot on the gas" to overwhelm Miguel Vazquez.
The Premier League has urged fans to challenge and report racism in football and wider society as it launches the latest phase of its No Room For Racism initiative.
It started in Aberdeen, was put on hold in Liverpool and then continued in Milton Keynes, but on Thursday in Coventry, Premier League Darts crowned its 2020 champion after Glen Durrant beat Nathan Aspinall in a thrilling final.
Premier League and EFL clubs have a second chance to do business - here's all you need to know about 'Deadline Day 2'.
Clubs from the Championship, League One and League Two have turned down the Premier League's £50m bailout – and have told the EFL board they will decline any help which excludes any of its members.
Gary Neville says football has proven incapable of governing itself and distributing money fairly and has joined forces with a group to call for independent regulation of the game.
Arsene Wenger has warned that 92 clubs is "too many to survive" and that the English game must be restructured - but only on sporting merit.