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Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager

Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager

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Former England boss Sam Allardyce says he turned down the chance to return to Newcastle United as the club's manager.Allardyce was in charge of the Magpies from 2007 to 2008 and was considered as a replacement for Rafael Benitez, who left the club at the end of June.Benitez departed after his contract expired, saying the Premier League club "did not share his vision". "I was very flattered that I was considered but it's that thing - don't go back," Allardyce told Talksport."It never got to the type of talks people are suggesting but it wasn't for me. I politely said no."Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce is the latest name being considered by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley."I never got to talk...

Transfer news and gossip LIVE: De Ligt ‘decides to join Juventus’, Liverpool plot Coutinho return, De Gea in Man United talks

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres announces his retirement Man United should sell or sack Jesse Lingard for ‘bringing shame on the club’ – Ian Holloway Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp may make a shock swoop for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang if the Arsenal striker becomes available Juventus sporting director says Serie A giants ‘love’ Paul Pogba […] talkSPORT
Andy Murray makes winning return in doubles at Queen’s

Andy Murray makes winning return in doubles at Queen’s

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Media playback is not supported on this device Britain's Andy Murray came through his first match since a career-saving hip operation with an impressive victory in the Queen's doubles.Murray, 32, was seemingly set for retirement before having his hip resurfaced in January.Five months later the Scot was back on court alongside Spain's Feliciano Lopez at the Fever-Tree Championships. The pair won 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 against Colombian top seeds Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal."It was brilliant. I enjoyed it a lot," Murray told BBC Sport. "I was a bit slow at the beginning...
Hong Kong extradition bill: Protesters return to streets despite suspension

Hong Kong extradition bill: Protesters return to streets despite suspension

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday against a controversial extradition bill, despite a government decision to suspend the bill.The new law, which would have allowed extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China, prompted hundreds of thousands to demonstrate in the past week.Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Saturday that the plans had been "suspended" for the time being.But protest leaders demanded that the bill was scrapped.Some have called on Ms Lam to resign over the unrest.By early Sunday afternoon, large crowds had gathered in the city's Victoria Square, many wearing black or carrying white flowers. Organisers said they hoped more than a million people would attend...