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The 58-year-old comedian has had two heart attacks previously

Namouchi strike puts paid to Kilmarnock

Rangers 2 Kilmarnock 0

Capucho and Ball in profit for Rangers

Dundee 0 Rangers 2

Lovenkrands seals Rangers' stunning revival

Rangers 2 VfB Stuttgart 1

Taking up references - or faking them?

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Football: Campbell wins the war of Anfield

Liverpool 0 Everton 1

Football: Trickery of Campbell

Everton 6 Campbell 14, 52, 77, Ball pen 25, Hutchison 38, Jeffers 87 West Ham United 0 Half-time: 3-0 Attendance: 40,049

Football: New fans lack the old virtues

At the Gwladys Street End, we roared our encouragement from first whistle to last

Cricket: Well-rounded Hamilton inspires Yorkshire

Yorkshire 282 and 148-6 dec Gloucestershire 169 and 180 Yorkshire won by 81 runs

Design: Case history

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Football: Hungary friendly defended by FA

THE FOOTBALL Association has defended its decision not to call off next week's England friendly in Hungary.

Cricket: Bicknell spearheads last-wicket Surrey fightback

Surrey 342 Gloucestershire 55-2

Football: Ball still believes in a blue heaven

Premiership: Goodison's coveted left-back is keen to extend Everton's recent mastery of the Merseyside derby

Football: Harvey the happy harvester

Alex Hayes meets the old boy nursing the new boys of Goodison
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