Sport Malky Mackay (left) and Dave Whelan shake hands at the DW Stadium

Whelan had insisted he had been misquoted

Jig of joy: Wigan players celebrate as the final whistle confirms victory

The Calvin report: A prisoner of geography fluffs its chance to shine

League serves its community but uninspired final bypasses the neutral

Hull's Jason Crookes has recovered in time to play

Challenge Cup: Hull fired up to fuel dreams of 1985 repeat

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The Sport Matrix: Thursday 22 August 2013

Anderson brushes aside Lehmann’s attack on Broad

The Sport Matrix: Wednesday 21 August 2013

Wenger defends record ahead of crucial tie

Andre Schurrle is brought on from the bench by Jose Mourinho in Chelsea's 2-0 win over Hull

How new Chelsea signings, including £18m Andre Schurrle, fared against Hull at Stamford Bridge

How the new signings got on for Jose Mourinho and Steve Bruce

Ricky van Wolfswinkel celevrates scoring Norwich's equaliser

Norwich City 2 Everton 2 match report: Ricky van Wolfswinkel scores on his debut to give Canaries a share of the points after Ross Barkley stunner

Steven Whittaker had put Norwich ahead but goals from Barkley and Seamus Coleman had looked to give Roberto Martinez a winning start before van Wolfswinkel header

The sporting week ahead (18/08/13)

Today

David Moyes greets Marouane Fellaini’s goal against Arsenal

Transfer news: David Moyes 'confident' of signing the Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini after pulling out of Willian and Mesut Ozil chase

United will focus their transfer attempts on Belgian striker after Toffees boss Roberto Martinez admits they will look at suitable offers made for the Belgian

Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez asks for Everton fans to be patient on eve of new Premier League season

The Spaniard replaced David Moyes over the summer, and begins his tenure with a match against Norwich

Gary Bowyer

Gary Bowyer eager for Blackburn to claim first victory of the season

Rovers have only one point to show from their first two matches

Marouane Fellaini is valued at £20m

Transfer news: Everton relief after Marouane Fellaini buy-out clause expires with no bid from Manchester United or Arsenal

The Belgian has been strongly linked with a move away from Goodison Park this summer

Franco Di Santo

Former Wigan striker Franco Di Santo moves to Werder Bremen

The Argentina international was a free agent

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Franz Beckenbauer calls for goal-line technology to be introduced in Bundesliga

The honorary president of Bayern Munich wants to see Germany follow the lead set by the Premier League

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Roy Hodgson claims Wayne Rooney has no 'physical injury' after striker trained with England earlier today

Hodgson also confirms he would prefer Rooney's future to be made clearer sooner rather than later

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Transfer news: Nemanja Vidic questions why Wayne Rooney would want to leave Manchester United

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