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Wayne Rooney Hands Manchester United Boost But City Miss Silva

Wayne Rooney trained on Friday and will start at the Etihad Stadium according to Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty ImagesWayne Rooney has given Manchester United a big boost by being passed fit to lead the attack in Sunday’s derby while the champions will be without their key man David Silva for the next three weeks. Manchester City have lost their past two matches and Silva’s absence means Manuel Pellegrini will be without the player he identifies as his most vital, while United arrive at the Etihad Stadium with the record scorer in the fixture able to start. Radamel Falcao, though, will again be absent due to his calf problem.

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Raonic Beats Federer In Paris; Qualifies For London

Milos Raonic pulled out his best tennis when it counted most on Friday at the BNP Paribas Masters as he defeated Roger Federer, 7-6(5), 7-5, for the first time in seven attempts to reach the semi-finals in Paris.

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Malaysia Cup Final: Police Remind JDT, Pahang Fans To Behave

Photo: goal.comJOHOR BAHARU: Police today reminded fans from Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) and Pahang to avoid creating unnecessary trouble at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil when watching the Malaysia Cup final tomorrow.

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Lewis Hamilton Fastest In United States GP Practice

Photo: BBCLewis Hamilton set the pace from Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in first practice at the United States Grand Prix.

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CIMB Classic: Lee Westwood’s Hole-In-One Keeps Him In The Game

Lee Westwood’s seven-under-par 65 brought the former world number one to within just three shots of leader Billy Hurley III at the halfway stage of the CIMB Classic in Malaysia. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR: Lee Westwood conjured the shot of the day with a hole-in-one on a 225-yard par 3 to jump into contention at the halfway stage of the CIMB Classic in Malaysia today.

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Dortmund Determined To Bounce Back At Bayern

Pic: NSTBERLIN: Germany international Kevin Grosskreutz insists Borussia Dortmund can bounce back from their Bundesliga nightmare – starting with Saturday’s clash at league leaders Bayern Munich.

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After Cardiff, Vincent Tan Now Investing In New Los Angeles Football Club

Cardiff City’s owner Vincent Tan sits in the stands before their English Premier League match against Liverpool at Anfield in Liverpool, in this December 21, 2013 file picture. Vincent is one of the investors in US Major League Soccer’s new Los Angeles club. — Reuters pic LOS ANGELES: Major League Soccer’s new Los Angeles club will enter the league in 2017 with the backing of an international fleet of high-profile owners.

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Gerrard: I'll LEAVE For Another Club In Summer If Liverpool Fail To Offer New Deal

THE Reds captain, who joined the Liverpool Academy at the age of nine and is approaching 700 appearances in all competitions, is out of contract at the end of the current season.

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The WWE Gets Ready To Crumble

SHARES of WWE got powerslammed Thursday after Vince McMahon’s entertainment empire reported anemic subscription growth for its over-the-top network.

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Joe Hart Insists There Is No Need To Panic On Form

Joe Hart believes the team can do better    -Getty ImagesJOE HART believes there is no need to panic at Manchester City after their winless run was extended to three matches with defeat to Newcastle in the Capital One Cup. The 2-0 home loss was the most disappointing in a run of results for Manuel Pellegrini’s side that began with a 2-2 Champions League draw against CSKA Moscow in Russia before a 2-1 defeat at West Ham.

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