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United close to Falcao deal

Monaco's Radamel Falcao could be set for a loan move to Manchester United

Manchester United were poised to make a sensational deadline-day swoop for Radamel Falcao after agreeing a loan deal with Monaco for the Colombia striker.

McIlroy in the mix

Rory McIlroy was in blistering form in Boston (AP)

Rory McIlroy catapulted himself into contention at the Deutsche Bank Championship with a flawless seven-under 64 that leaves him just two shots off the lead.

Wozniacki back in the big time

Caroline Wozniacki is through to the quarter-finals at a grand slam for the first time in two and a half years (AP)

Caroline Wozniacki showed she is back as a force in women's tennis by stunning Maria Sharapova to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.

Wenger: Trust me in the window

Arsene Wenger, right, oversaw a frustrating 1-1 draw for Arsenal against Leicester

Boss Arsene Wenger has urged Arsenal fans to trust him in the transfer market and insisted they must stop dreaming of an instant solution.

Lambert sees bright Villa future

Paul Lambert saw his side continue their impressive start to the season

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert believes owner Randy Lerner's honesty over his desire to sell the club has contributed to their best Barclays Premier League start in eight years.

Sterling steals Balotelli's thunder

Raheem Sterling, centre, was at the heart of everything Liverpool did well

Liverpool debutant Mario Balotelli generated all the pre-match hype, but it was Raheem Sterling who provided the magic in Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash with Tottenham.

Ferrer crashes out

David Ferrer blamed his lack of fitness for his exit (AP)

Fourth seed David Ferrer became the first top-10 man to go out of the US Open in a third-round loss to France's Gilles Simon.

Roy allays fears over injury

Jason Roy anticipates no major problems from his thumb injury

Jason Roy endured several hours of drama he and the selectors could have done without, retiring hurt after taking a blow to his thumb on the day he was named in an England squad for the first time.

Yorkshire on top in Roses clash

Ryan Sidebottom took three wickets in a dominant Yorkshire performance

Title-chasing Yorkshire made light of losing the toss and clearly held the upper hand by the close of the first day of the LV= County Championship Division One Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

Tigers go second with Bulls win

Daryl Clark was a stand-out performer for Castleford

Castleford shrugged off fears of a Wembley hangover as they beat a resurgent Bradford 32-18 despite the best efforts of Lee Gaskell to move up to second in the First Utility Super League.

Zimbabwe stun Australia

Zimbabwe made history with their victory over Australia (AP)

Zimbabwe caused a major upset as they beat Australia for the first time in 31 years after claiming a three-wicket win in the ODI triangular series in Harare.

Remy joins Chelsea

Loic Remy has arrived at Chelsea to bolster their attacking options

Striker Loic Remy has joined Chelsea from QPR on a four-year deal, the two clubs have announced.

Kagawa rejoins Dortmund

Shinji Kagawa has ended his two-year stay with Manchester United

Shinji Kagawa's time with Manchester United has come to an end after Borussia Dortmund signed their former player on a four-year deal.

Gallacher comes up short

Stephen Gallacher's Ryder Cup fate is in captain Paul McGinley's hands

Scotland's Stephen Gallacher will have to rely on a wild card after coming up agonisingly short in his last-gasp bid to qualify automatically for the Ryder Cup.