The aftermath of Aston Villa's 1-1 FA Cup draw at Wycombe Wanderers on Jan. 9, when supporters' frustrations boiled over at the team's failure to see off the fourth-tier side, has spurred it on in recent weeks, goalkeeper Mark Bunn said.
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Centre back John Stones could return to the Everton side to face West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, but manager Roberto Martinez might be tempted to hold him back after his team kept back-to-back Premier League clean sheets for the first time this season without him.
Influential West Ham United playmaker Dimitri Payet is very close to agreeing a new contract with the club, manager Slaven Bilic said on Thursday.
LONDON Duncan Taylor will start at centre for Scotland against Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday, the only change to coach Vern Cotter's starting line-up that lost their opener to England.
LONDON Cricketers could soon find themselves removed from the ground or sin-binned for 10 overs as the sport's lawmakers trial new on-field sanctions to address the declining standards of player behaviour.
WELLINGTON Swing and seam friendly conditions, a lack of truly scary Australian bowlers and New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum's retirement are all themes that will resonate when the first test gets underway in Wellington on Friday.