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A win anywhere is craved but managers especially like to win at home
Watford 0 Southampton 0
It is a big season for Grealish, not least in curbing the excesses of his lifestyle
Having spoilt Bournemouth’s big day with a team featuring four French debutants, Aston Villa’s manager, Tim Sherwood, emphasised the need for a British core. Villa have done the bulk of their summer shopping abroad but Sherwood, who also began with five native players, insisted, “that core of British players is unbelievably important” with any further signings “probably coming in from the British market”.
Bournemouth 0 Aston Villa 1
Weekend dossier: In the need to prioritise survival debutants Bournemouth are no different to Everton, embarking on their 113th top-flight campaign, or Newcastle United
Glenn Moore runs the rule over the 20 top-flight clubs and determines who’s in shape to challenge for the title, who faces a season of making do in the middle and who will be scrapping for survival
Women’s football in this country may seem to be in a good place after the World Cup, but England manager Mark Sampson tells Glenn Moore there is much work to do to capitalise on the momentum
Super League resumes with ticket sales having increased four-fold
Murray and Peers take on Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau in Doubles final
Jamie Murray and his partner John Peers have reached the men's doubles final at SW19
The Russian beat unseeded Zarina Diyas
'We have beaten the best in Europe. Now we need to take it on'
Mark Sampson’s team showed how much they have grown as they took Germany into extra time and then won with a penalty - before it could go to penalties
Germany are the greatest team in history of women’s football