David Cooper here with our key sports headlines on Sunday.
Paul Pogba has cast fresh doubt over his Manchester United future by saying he would get fined if he really opened up about his happiness.
Read more, here.
The Reds start their campaign at home to West Ham on Sunday and Alex Rea analyses the key talking points, here.
Woakes (120no), recalled after injury here as a replacement for Ben Stokes while England’s premier all-rounder has been otherwise engaged at Bristol Crown Court this week, marked the occasion memorably.
He became the seventh Englishman to put his name on the Lord’s honours boards as both batsman and bowler during a partnership with Bairstow (93) which realised 189, helped the hosts recover from 131 for five to 357 for six by stumps and is their best for the sixth wicket against India.
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Arsenal open up their Premier League campaign against Manchester City at the Emirates on Sunday evening.
Here, Brendon Netto dissects the tactics new Gunners boss Unai Emery could employ and ponders the role of new signing Lucas Torreira.
Read the full story, here.
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Test Cricket: England v India first Test, day four (2pm)
ODI Cricket: Sri Lanka v South Africa fifth ODI (1pm)
Premier League football: Southampton v Burnley (4.30pm), Liverpool v West Ham (4.30pm); Arsenal v Man City (7pm)
Football: Spanish Super Cup Final: Sevilla v Barcelona (12am Monday)
Golf: PGA Championship Day Four (from 6pm)
Manchester United opened their season with a hard-fought victory over Leicester despite Jose Mourinho’s disgruntlement over signings – now it’s the turn of transfer-starved Tottenham.
Mauricio Pochettino named a World Cup star-studded squad to take on Newcastle at St James’ Park, with Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Jan Vertonghen and Hugo Lloris all among the starters. No new signings, of course – they became the first Premier League team not to make one since the transfer window was created in 2003.
Rafa Benitez has not been pleased by Newcastle’s business, either – but who will do the business today? Follow live updates throughout the day – the Premier League is back!
Hello people. Ajit Vijaykumar here with a round-up of our top stories on Friday morning.
Everton ace transfer deadline day while United miss the mark
Everton and Fulham got in some some last-minute signings before the Premier League transfer window shut on Thursday night.
The Toffees secured the services of Colombian World Cup star Yerry Mina from Barcelona.
However, Manchester United – who take on Leicester on Friday – lost steam towards the end with pursuits of Toby Alderweireld and Harry Maguire ultimately coming up short.
Here’s the full report.
England and India will be hoping the weather clears up on the second day of second Test at Lord’s after the opening day was washed out without a ball being bowled.
This isn’t the first time the opening day of a Test in England has been washed out, though.
Click here to read about England’s first day wash-outs.
Defending champion Justin Thomas tees off with Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods as the second round of the PGA Championship gets under way at 15:50 UAE time on Friday.
Woods recovered from a nightmare start to card a level-par 70 on the first day.
Get the tee-times here.
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As the transfer window has slammed shut, we assess the top five fees paid out by Premier League clubs this summer.
Chelsea paid a world record €80 million fee to sign goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao.
That, and more in our round-up here.
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Jose Mourinho when he sees Maguire walking past Man Utd’s dressing room before Man Utd vs Leicester... pic.twitter.com/h1yyl19wBi— FootyYapper (@FootyYapper) August 9, 2018
MCC Chief Executive & Secretary, Guy Lavender and I stepping into Lord’s optimistically hoping the rain would let up, but oh well. English weather 1 - Cricket nil. #Lords #ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/F7h6O9zIhE— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 9, 2018
WHAT’S ON TODAY
CRICKET: England v India, second Test, beIN Sports (14:00 UAE time)
GOLF: PGA Championship (15:30)
FOOTBALL: Manchester United v Leicester City, Premier League, beIN Sports (23:00)