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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

Round-Up: Weston misses out as Essex stay in the hunt

Phil Weston maintained his fine start to the summer on a rain-interrupted day at Chelmsford, where Gloucestershire scored 296 for 6 from 86 overs.

Why Dave West spent £100,000 to go to the Beckhams' - then decided it wasn't worth it

He is a self-made tycoon who has lunched with the Duke of Edinburgh at St James Palace and is accustomed to meeting celebrities in his line of work.

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.

The Worms Can Carry Me to Heaven by Alan Warner

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Laidlaw passes test as champions put Exiles in their place

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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

Lions 2005: Jonny needs another game as Lewsey looks suited to central role
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