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Gareth Southgate says he wouldn’t swap Harry Kane for anyone

Gareth Southgate insisted he would not swap Harry Kane for any other player at the World Cup after the striker scored a hat-trick as England thrashed Panama 6-1.

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Marin Cilic poses with his trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic in the final of the Fever-Tree Championships at Queen's yesterday. Picture: AFP/Getty

Marin Cilic set for Wimbledon challenge after victory at Queen’s

Marin Cilic is confident of mounting a Wimbledon challenge after finishing top of the pile in a strong field at Queen’s.

James Tavernier says Steven Gerrard has already raised standards at Rangers. Picture: John Devlin

James Tavernier: Second best won’t do for Gerrard’s Rangers

James Tavernier thinks the days of accepting second best at Ibrox are over now that new Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is in charge.

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Scotland celebrate their convincing win over Argentina in Resistencia. Picture: Fotosport/David Gibson

Gregor Townsend hails Scotland’s resilience and character

A tour in which you win two games out of three convincingly and lose the other by a single point has to be regarded as a success, statistically speaking. But these few weeks in the Americas have been about far more than the Tests against Canada, the USA and Argentina: they have been a baptism of fire for many members of Gregor Townsend’s young squad, and on Saturday night in Resistencia they came through it with flying colours.

Scotland No 9 George Horne directs his backline at a scrum during the win over Argentina. Picture: Fotosport/David Gibson

George Horne savours Scotland’s ‘enjoyable’ win in Argentina

Defeat can be a chastening experience for young players, especially those who are usually high on confidence. Self-doubt creeps in, and voices – sometimes internal, sometimes those of older, wiser colleagues – start to advocate caution. Play it safe, cut down on the risks, think defensively, they suggest.

Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring against Poland. Picture: Frank Augstein/AP

Poland 0 - 3 Colombia: Radamel Falcao on target for Los Cafeteros

Colombia kept alive their hopes of making the last 16 and knocked Poland out of the World Cup with a terrific 3-0 victory in Kazan.

England wing Jonny May, left, celebrates his try against South Africa with stand-off Danny Cipriani. Picture: David Rogers/Getty Images

England stop rot but questions remain for Eddie Jones

Definitive statements on the back of England’s 25-10 win in Cape Town in Saturday’s dead-rubber final fixture of the three-match tour of South Africa are difficult to make, other than the obvious one that, with huge relief for Eddie Jones’ squad, and a brief dab of quality from Danny Cipriani, they snapped their troubling sequence of five straight Test defeats.

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Hamilton claims Vettel let off too lightly after Bottas crash

Lewis Hamilton claimed his championship rival Sebastian Vettel was let off the hook at the French Grand Prix following his first-corner crash with Valtteri Bottas.

Japan's Keisuke Honda, right, celebrates with team-mate Shinji Okazaki. Picture: Mark Baker/AP

Japan 2 - 2 Senegal: Keisuke Honda earns Japan a valuable point

Japan twice came from behind to earn a draw against Group H rivals Senegal – with both still hopeful of progressing into the knockout stages of the World Cup.

England's Harry Kane, top right, celebrates his first penalty during the 6-1 win over Panama. Picture: Darko Bandic/AP

England 6 - 1 Panama: Harry Kane hits hat-trick in World Cup rout

This is all very surreal. The first time England had scored more than four goals in a World Cup finals game. The last time they scored four? The 1966 World Cup final, and even then they needed extra time.

England's Matt Wallace celebrates after winning the BMW International Open in Germany. Picture: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

England’s Matt Wallace wins BMW International Open in Germany

Matt Wallace is convinced his stunning triumph at the BMW International Open in Germany can pave the way for more success on the big stage.

Josh Taylor celebrates after defeating Viktor Postol (right). Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Barry McGuigan says Josh Taylor can handle world title fight in US

Promoter and manager Barry McGuigan insists Josh Taylor can cope with a trans-Atlantic trip as he chases his first world title.

David Law celebrates winning the SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge in Aviemore. Picture: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

David Law claims maiden win on home soil in his 100th tour event

It was fairytale stuff on a sun-kissed day in the Highlands. Playing in his 100th event on the Challenge Tour, David Law landed a maiden win with victory on home soil. That so many well-kent faces, including his mentor, Paul Lawrie, were there to see him claim the SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge title at Macdonald Spey Valley made it a special day for the 27-year-old Aberdonian.


Danny Murphy slammed over ‘biased, garbage’ England World Cup commentary

Danny Murphy has been widely criticised in the wake of England’s 6-1 win over Panama in the World Cup for what TV viewers branded “biased” and “absolute garbage” commentary.

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Scott McTominay linked with loan move to Celtic - reports

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay has been linked with a season-long loan move to Celtic, according to reports.

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Craig Lawrie, left, with dad Paul. Picture: Jane Barlow

Craig Lawrie in bid to reach Carnoustie where dad Paul won in ’99

Craig Lawrie sets out at Panmure on Monday in one of 13 qualifiers being held throughout Great Britain & Ireland bidding to take the first step towards making next month’s 147th Open Championship a family affair.


Douglas Rae, former Morton chairman, dies at 87

Douglas Rae, the honorary club president and former chairman of Morton, has passed away at the age of 87.

Josh Taylor goes on the offensive against Viktor Postol. Picture: SNS Group

Trainer Shane McGuigan allays fears over Josh Taylor injury

Shane McGuigan has reassured fans that Josh Taylor is in good health after concerns were raised over the Prestonpans boxer’s eyes after his win over Viktor Postol in Glasgow last night.

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Iain Morrison: Impressive display but Horne and Hastings stars of the show

When we look back at that first ever loss to the USA Eagles we may well thank them for the wake-up call!

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Rumour Mill: Celtic keen on Man Utd star | Rangers eye former Hibs ace | Liverpool starlet linked with Ibrox switch

Celtic linked with loan move for Scott McTominay on loan, Rangers eye former Hibs winger and another Liverpool youngster has been linked with a move to Ibrox

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