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Wales claim unconvincing victory over battling Georgia

Wales huffed and puffed their way to an unconvincing 13-6 victory over Six Nations wannabes Georgia after being pushed to the limit.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba are set to return from injury for Manchester United (Mike Egerton/Empics)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba ready to return for Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba will return to the Manchester United squad for the match against Newcastle on Saturday.

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Jermaine McGillvary helped England through to the semi-finals (Dave Howarth/PA)

England reach World Cup semi-finals with win against Papua New Guinea

Jermaine McGillvary continued his impressive World Cup to help England cruise into the semi-finals with a 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea.

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Michael O'Neill could be set to switches countries (Nick Potts/PA)

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill ‘free to hold talks with Scotland’

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is free to hold talks over the Scotland job in the coming days, Press Association Sport understands.

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David Goffin is through to the final of the ATP Finals in London (Tim Ireland/AP)

David Goffin stuns favourite Roger Federer in three sets to reach London final

Roger Federer’s bid for a seventh ATP Finals title came to an end after a shock defeat by David Goffin.

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Trevor Bayliss was upbeat despite England's struggles in Townsville (Danny Lawson/PA)

Trevor Bayliss content despite England’s day of toil in the field

England managed a solitary wicket all day in their final match action before the Ashes, but still earned the praise of coach Trevor Bayliss.

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Sergio Aguero was named on the bench for Manchester City against Leicester (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Sergio Aguero posts mysterious tweet before Leicester clash

Sergio Aguero posted a cryptic tweet ahead of Manchester City’s clash at Leicester.

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Marco Silva will not be allowed to leave Watford (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Watford will not listen to offers for Marco Silva

Watford are unwilling to release Marco Silva to Everton at any price, sources close to the Hertfordshire club say.

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Gabriel Jesus opens the scoring for Manchester City (Mike Egerton/PA)

Jesus and De Bruyne on target as Manchester City’s winning run goes on

Manchester City’s record-breaking start to the Premier League season continued with a dominant display against Leicester at the King Power Stadium.

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Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool beat Southampton (Peter Byrne/PA)

Mohamed Salah impresses as Liverpool ease to win over Southampton

A virtuoso performance from Mohamed Salah ran Southampton ragged as his two goals inspired Liverpool’s 3-0 win at Anfield and fired the Egyptian to the top of the Premier League scoring charts.

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Shkodran Mustafi celebrates scoring the opener (John Walton/Empics)

Two controversial goals secure comfortable win for Arsenal over rivals Tottenham

Arsenal secured their first north London derby win since 2014 with a comprehensive 2-0 success against Tottenham.

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John Stones is facing a spell on the sidelines (Mike Egerton/PA)

Blow for John Stones as hamstring injury rules him out for up to six weeks

Manchester City defender John Stones is expected to be out for four to six weeks with a hamstring injury, manager Pep Guardiola has said.

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Jenny Gunn took four wickets and completed a run out (Joe Giddens/PA)

Jenny Gunn bowls England to T20 victory in Australia

Jenny Gunn took four wickets as England recorded a consolation victory in the Women’s Ashes series with a 40-run win in the second Twenty20 against Australia.

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Paul Pogba marks his return with a goal (Dave Thompson/Empics)

Paul Pogba stars on return from injury as Manchester United crush Newcastle

Paul Pogba returned from injury to inspire Manchester United to a 4-1 win over Newcastle at Old Trafford.

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Stephen Curry led Golden State to victory (Chris Szagola/AP)

Golden State Warriors battle back to beat Philadelphia 76ers

The Golden State Warriors battled back from a 22-point deficit to triumph 124-116 over the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Dave Kearney was one of Ireland's try scorers against Fiji at the Aviva Stadium (Brian Lawless/PA)

Ian Keatley’s two late penalties see Ireland to narrow win over Fiji

Ian Keatley’s two late penalties dug Ireland out of a hole as Joe Schmidt’s experimental side edged out Fiji 23-20 in Dublin.

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Two goals from Eden Hazard helped CHelsea to a 4-0 win at West Brom (Nick Potts/PA)

Pressure mounts on Tony Pulis after comfortable Chelsea victory

Tony Pulis’ position at West Brom looks increasingly under threat after Chelsea inflicted the joint-heaviest defeat of his near three-year reign at The Hawthorns.

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Luis Suarez was back among the goals for Barcelona (Francisco Seco/AP)

Luis Suarez bags a brace as Barcelona beat Leganes

Luis Suarez scored a brace as Barcelona recorded a 3-0 victory against Leganes to extend their lead at the summit of LaLiga.

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Cristiano Ronaldo drew a blank as Real Madrid were held by city rivals Atletico (Paul White/AP)

Madrid derby ends in rare stalemate at Wanda Metropolitano

Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid shared a rare goalless draw in the first derby at the Wanda Metropolitano in a result that will have delighted league leaders Barcelona.

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Beauden Barrett scores a try for New Zealand (Scott Heppell/AP)

Scotland come up just short in thriller against world champions New Zealand

A moment of New Zealand magic denied Scotland a famous victory in a pulsating contest at BT Murrayfield.

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