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No 'drinking culture' in our team: England captain Joe Root

No 'drinking culture' in our team: England captain Joe Root

Barry, 26 and O'Connell, 20 - who are both gay - said they met Stokes and his England team-mate Alex Hales in Bristol's Mbargo club on 24 September and that Stokes bought them drinks. "In hard situations, a lot of the time, people do surprise themselves and surprise you and are capable of more than what they might even think themselves", Root added.


New Leicester City manager Puel targets top half of table

New Leicester City manager Puel targets top half of table

Meanwhile, Mendy still has a future at Leicester despite now being out on loan at Nice - where he played under Puel prior to him becoming Southampton manager in 2016. It is important, he is respected by the players, which is a good thing. This is not a dream, this is a reality. "I think the team need confidence and a little more consistency".


Katie Taylor still has title shot despite opponent failing to make weight

Katie Taylor still has title shot despite opponent failing to make weight

Taylor was philosophical about the issue. My mind is purely on the fight. "I'm just staying focused and getting through these kind of things. This is the biggest night of my career". Taylor will still become a world champion if she wins the fight, but Argentinian Anahi Esther Sanchez will not win back the belt even if she defies the odds and beats the Bray fighter.


Virat Kohli leads India's intense gym session ahead of Kanpur ODI

Virat Kohli leads India's intense gym session ahead of Kanpur ODI

And when Colin Munro danced down the pitch to lift Bhuvneshwar Kumar over long-off, the New Zealand camp may have been pleased as punch. At a run rate of 3.5 runs per over, the visitors scored 35 runs with the loss of three key wickets - Guptil, Williamson and Munro.


Jamie Redknapp: Manchester United will be pleased with Tottenham loss

Jamie Redknapp: Manchester United will be pleased with Tottenham loss

Former Tottenham star Jamie Redknapp has claimed that Manchester United will be pleased with Spurs' loss to West Ham in the League Cup. According to The Mirror , Tottenham Hotspur striker Fernando Llorente is in line to start against Manchester United on Saturday afternoon amid concerns over Harry Kane's status.