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Bristol Rovers 0-4 West Brom: New signing Rickie Lambert returns to haunt former club as he scores twice in routine Baggies win

West Brom signing Rickie Lambert made the perfect start to his new job  Lambert scored twice just hours after sealing move away from Liverpool Craig Gardner also got on the scoresheet in between Lambert’s efforts Victor Anichebe [...]

Theo Walcott signs £140,000-a-week deal with Arsenal

Theo Walcott has put pen to paper on a new four-year contract at Arsenal   Walcott will earn £140,000 a week after extending his stay at the Gunners Santi Cazorla has also signed a contract extension at the Emirates Stadium The club [...]

Aston Villa unveil £8m Jordan Veretout as Nantes midfielder signs five-year contract

Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of French midfielder Jordan Veretout The 22-year-old joins from Nantes and signs a five-year deal at Villa Park Leicester City had also made an offer but Veretout chose Villa switch Sign-up for this [...]

England ban Joe Root from celebrating at Walkabout after third Test victory

Joe Root has been banned from celebrating England’s latest Ashes victory over Australia in Birmingham’s Walkabout bar Root had an altercation with David Warner in the city’s Antipodean theme bar during the  2013 Champions [...]

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics despite planning to use fake snow

Beijing announced as hosts for the 2022 Winter Olympics The Chinese city will be first to host both summer and winter Games Beijing beat the other candidate Almaty, Kazakhstan 44-40 in the vote IOC members voted on the decision at their session [...]

US energy plan to boost renewables

Over six hundred coal fired power stations across the US face restrictions under White House plans After a year of consultations and over 4 million public comments, President Obama’s [...]

Earth magnetic shield is much older

The Earth’s magnetic field deflects high energy protons from the Sun, as depicted in this artist’s impression. Note that the relative sizes of the Earth and Sun, as well as the distances between the two [...]

Big year ahead for James Webb telescope

“Up to this point, for as long as we’ve been working on Webb, you’ve only ever really seen a cartoon of the telescope. Towards the end of this year, you will actually be able to see the James Webb Space Telescope realised [...]

Third Ashes Test: Ian Bell settled nervy England and found cruise control to see Alastair Cook’s boys home at Edgbaston

England beat Australia by eight wickets inside three days at Edgbaston But it was far from the cruise the score suggests Until Ian Bell took the game away from the tourists it was a nervy display Bell scored an unbeaten 65 off 90 balls as [...]

Transfer News LIVE: Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona plus more from Premier League and Europe

Manchester City striker Enes Unal joins Genk on loan for next two seasons Fellow City frontman Edin Dzeko looking to complete move to Roma Angel di Maria set for Paris Saint-Germain after fee is agreed with United Mario Balotelli and Rickie [...]