Dean Mears

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    John Terry retires: The editor’s take

    Last night John Terry retired from international duty after nine years of blood, sweat and tears in an England jersey. Much has been made of Terry’s decision given the fact his FA hearing for the use of racially abusive language got underway at Wembley today, with many questioning whether Terry has “given...

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    The editor’s take on the Olympics

    I tasted the Paralympic games for myself this afternoon as I saw the GB women’s wheelchair basketball team lose to China. The whole experience however, summed up everything that’s great about Britain, and why this Olympics will go down as the best ever. Waking up late meant I missed the start of...

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    John Terry named in England squad for World Cup qualifiers

    Roy Hodgson has named his first competi...

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    Andrew Strauss retires from all forms of cricket

    Andrew Strauss has today announced he has retirement from all forms of cricket, with Alistair Cook taking over as test match captain.

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    Chelsea agree fee to sign Victor Moses

    Chelsea agree deal to sign Vict...

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    Manchester United agree deal for Robin Van Persie

    Arsenal and Manchester United have agreed a deal for the transfer of Robin Van Persie, subject to the player agreeing personal terms and a medical.  The 29-year-old announced last month that he was not going to sign an extension on his current contract that runs out at the end of next season,...

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    Fabrice Muamba announces retirement from football

    Fabrice Muamba has today announced his retirement from f...

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    London 2012: Inspiring generations

    Who’d have thought that the Olympics would have produced such a feeli...

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    City pip Chelsea to Community Shield in five goal thriller

    The Champions of England defeated the Champi...

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    Team GB reach magical 22 gold medals

    Great Britain secured a 22nd gold medal to ensure that London 2012 will go down as the most successful British Olympics for 104 years.  It was back in the GB gold factory – known as the velodrome – where the major news came from, as Sir Chris Hoy earned his sixth gold...