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It will be "very difficult" for Michel Platini, pictured, to have meaningful reform at FIFA, according to Chung Mong-joon

Chung: FIFA needs non-European boss

A mistake from Phil Jones led to Paris St Germain's opening goal

United punished by PSG

England's James Anderson was focused after a poor showing at Lord's

Anderson was spurred on by Lord's

Angel Di Maria had a disappointing first year at Old Trafford and could now leave

Di Maria 'close' to PSG move

Celtic's Dedryck Boyata, left, headed in a corner from Kris Commons on Wednesday night

Boyata buoyed by late Celtic winner

Record-breaker James Anderson still sees room for self-improvement

Anderson eyeing Ashes improvement

Wojciech Szczesny will represent Roma during the 2015-16 season

Szczesny seals Roma loan switch

Sir Peter O'Sullevan has died at the age of 97

Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies, aged 97

Rory McIlroy remains sidelined by a serious ankle injury

McIlroy will not defend title

Tom Brady is due to miss the first four games of the 2015 season

Patriots blast Deflategate decision

Selector Rod Marsh has defended the decision not to recall Brad Haddin, pictured, for the third Ashes Test

Marsh defends Haddin omission

James Anderson led the way as Australia were bowled out cheaply at Edgbaston

Anderson puts England in control

Jose Mourinho, left, and Rafael Benitez, right, regularly sparred during the Spaniard's spell at Liverpool

Mourinho makes Benitez weight jibe

Tiger Woods has endured a miserable 2015 season so far

Woods hopeful of upturn in fortune

Dedryck Boyata, centre, netted a late header for Celtic

Boyata gives Hoops advantage

The Football Association has backed Michel Platini's bid to become FIFA president

FA give Platini firm backing

QPR defender Steven Caulker will play for Southampton during the upcoming season

Caulker out to prove himself

IOC president Thomas Bach has admitted Rio 2016 faces serious challenges

Rio organisers face "challenges"

Wigan's 'on the road' game will take place at The Den, home of football club Millwall

Cup winners get World Club spot

Miguel Herrera has been sacked as Mexico coach after allegedly punching a television reporter

Herrera sacked as Mexico coach

Tom Brady has lost his appeal against a four-game ban following the 'deflategate' scandal

Brady 'deflategate' ban upheld

Asmir Begovic wants to make his mark at Chelsea

Begovic targets starting role

Eden Hazard scored a brilliant first-half goal

Chelsea edge out Barca in shootout

Sir Craig Reedie believes Los Angeles' existing stadium and sports facilities would make it a strong bid for the 2024 Olympics

Reedie advises LA switch

Arsene Wenger, pictured, has played down comments from Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho over Arsenal's transfer policy

Wenger defends Arsenal spending

Great Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill found form at the Anniversary Games

Ennis-Hill backed in medal bid

Former South Africa player Clive Rice has died aged 66

Tributes paid to courageous Rice

Rafael Nadal made a winning return to action in Hamburg

Nadal bounces back in Hamburg

Australia captain Michael Clarke is ready to test returning England batsman Jonny Bairstow at Edgbaston

Clarke keen to test Bairstow

UEFA President Michel Platini is set to announce his plans to run for FIFA president

Platini set to run for FIFA

Alastair Cook is hoping for a happy return to Edgbaston

England seek Edgbaston boost

Jen Welter will work with Arizona's inside linebackers at their training camp

Welter is first female NFL coach

Arturo Vidal has completed his move from Juventus to Bayern Munich

Vidal signs for Bayern

Sepp Blatter would be a worthy winner of the Nobel Prize, says Vladimir Putin

Putin: Blatter deserves Nobel prize

Kevin Pietersen, right, has told England to take on Mitchell Johnson

KP: Relish the challenge of Johnson

Sergio Ramos' future at Real Madrid remains unclear

Benitez hopeful over Ramos

Lewis Hamilton had an error-strewn display at Hungary

Hamilton expects to bounce back

Jose Mourinho, right, believes Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, left, has a side that could challenge for the title

Arsenal can challenge for title

Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero has completed a move to Old Trafford

Romero move opens door for De Gea

Sir Dave Brailsford is one of sport's great innovators

Business as usual for Brailsford

Eddie Howe is planning Bournemouth's first season in the Premier League

Howe keen to emulate Swansea

Ravi Bopara led Essex to a thumping win

Bopara excels with bat and ball

Former Marseille striker Jordan Ayew has swapped Lorient for Aston Villa

Ayew: Villa decision a quick one

Owen Oyston has given a detailed response to Blackpool Supporters' Trust's proposals

Oyston seeks BST clarification

Chris Rogers, right, came safely through a net session at Edgbaston

Australia quicks are ready to go

Ian Bell has struggled for runs so far in the Ashes

Bell hoping to enjoy promotion

Louis van Gaal will stick to his word and retire when his United contract ends

Van Gaal vows to walk away in 2017

Australia's Ellyse Perry, left, was voted player of the match and ODI series after helping her team to victory in Worcester

Australia in charge of Ashes series

Torro Rosso's Max Verstappen will soon sit his driving test

Verstappen to sit driving test

Steven Berghuis is the latest new signing at Watford

Hornets sign Berghuis

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