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United draw up manager shortlist

Louis van Gaal is believed to be the frontrunner for the Manchester United job

Manchester United have begun their hunt for a successor for David Moyes in earnest, drawing up a shortlist and sending out feelers to potential candidates.

Duo share the lead in China

Simon Dyson, pictured, shares the lead of the Volvo China Open with Alvaro Quiros

Alvaro Quiros and Simon Dyson share the lead following the opening round of the Volvo China Open at the Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen as they both go in search of their first European Tour win since 2011.

Martinez: Moyes will bounce back

Everton manager Roberto Martinez, left, thinks David Moyes, right, will bounce back after leaving Manchester United

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident predecessor David Moyes will have no problems in getting a new job after being sacked by Manchester United after just 10 months in charge.

Guardiola proud despite defeat

Pep Guardiola hailed Bayern Munich's performance despite his side losing to Real Madrid

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola insisted he was proud of his team even though they lost the first leg of their Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid.

Farbrace confirmed to assist Moores

Paul Farbrace has been confirmed as England's assistant coach

Paul Farbrace is to start work as England's assistant coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

Farbrace confirmed to assist Moores

Paul Farbrace has been confirmed as England's assistant coach

Paul Farbrace is to start work as England's assistant coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

Benzema gives Real a lead

Karim Benzema's first-half strike was enough to give Real Madrid victory

Real Madrid took a step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years by beating Bayern Munich 1-0 at the Bernabeu thanks to a first-half goal by Karim Benzema.

Benzema gives Real a lead

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Real Madrid took a step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years by beating Bayern Munich 1-0 at the Bernabeu thanks to a first-half goal by Karim Benzema.

Nadal sees off Ramos

Rafael Nadal was a winner in Barcelona (AP)

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal needed nearly two hours to overcome countryman Albert Ramos and reach the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell third round.

Chelsea trio charged

Chealsea coach Rui Faria, left, tried to confront referee Mike Dean after Sunderland's Fabio Borini scored a penalty

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, his assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged by the Football Association for their actions in last Saturday's controversial loss to Sunderland.

No thanks for players from Moyes

David Moyes is no longer manager of Manchester United

David Moyes has broken his silence after his sacking as Manchester United manager - and pointedly made no mention of his players.

Fabrace confirmed to assist Moores

Paul Farbrace has been confirmed as England assistant coach

Paul Farbrace is to start work as England's assistant coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

Emotional Murray accepts honour

Andy Murray, right, accepts the Freedom of Stirling from Stirling Council Provost Mike Robbins

Tennis star Andy Murray struggled to hold back tears as he was granted the f reedom of Stirling on an emotional return to his home town.

Cahill takes belief from 2012

Gary Cahill, right, is hoping that history repeats itself

Gary Cahill believes Chelsea can take belief from previously triumphing in adversity as Jose Mourinho's men bid to advance to the Champions League final.

Sharapova battles through

Maria Sharapova progressed in Stuttgart

Defending champion Maria Sharapova emerged triumphant from a gruelling contest of three tie-breakers against Lucie Safarova in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart on Tuesday.

Mixed day for leading duo

Judd Trump looks up at the crowd as he leaves the table after his victory over Tom Ford

Judd Trump and Mark Allen came through contrasting trials to reach the second round of the Dafabet World Championship.

Jackson to join Wasps

Ruaridh Jackson has agreed a deal with Wasps

Wasps have announced the signing of Scotland international fly-half Ruaridh Jackson.

Martinez won't rush Jagielka

Phil Jagielka, Everton.

Everton captain Phil Jagielka will not be rushed back to offset the injury to fellow central defender Sylvain Distin, according to manager Roberto Martinez.