MADRID - Jose Mourinho will quit Real Madrid at the end of the season after coming to a mutual accord with the Spanish club that brings to an end a disappointing three-year stint by his high standards.
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MAYNOOTH, Ireland - When Paul O'Connell played his first 80 minutes of rugby for five months in an amateur game in Limerick in March, he did not allow himself to even dream of making one last British and Irish Lions tour.
LONDON - Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell was called up to the England squad on Monday for their friendlies against Ireland and Brazil despite playing in only 11 league games all season.
SANTIAGO - Fiorentina midfielder David Pizarro's long wait for a Chile comeback ended after almost eight years on Monday when he was picked for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Bolivia.
LONDON - Fullback Alex Goode and rugby league convert Joel Tomkins have pulled out of England's three-match tour to Uruguay and Argentina because of injury, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Monday.
- Jonny Wilkinson, fresh from kicking Toulon to the Heineken Cup and being named European Player of the Year, told British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland on Monday he would happily be on standby for the tour of Australia.