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Rooney recovery stuns England

The sight of Wayne Rooney sprinting and kicking a ball in Manchester yesterday may have had an effect on even the natural caution of Sven Goran Eriksson. As England's boy wonder sent a message to the nation that his broken metatarsal may yet not rule him out of the World Cup finals, his manager planned a return to the 4-4-2 formation against Jamaica today.

Sweden 1 Chile 1: Larsson's sensational strike fails to paper over Swedish flaws

Sweden brought the curtain down on their World Cup preparations with an entertaining draw against Chile at Rasunda Stadium.

Boy racer Senna determined to prove different gear to a legendary relative

The nephew of the late Formula One champion tells Richard Rae about the struggle to take a front seat in motor sport

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Children 'better behaved today than 20 years ago'

The much-maligned youth of today are actually better behaved than their parents were 20 years ago, according to research.

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Sheridan's power helps Sale take over at top

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Jonathan Davies: Rousing Ryan should force Woodward to think again

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