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Anthony Joshua gets tattoo of a lion and a forest on his middle finger to cover up calluses

Anthony Joshua gets tattoo of a lion and a forest on his middle finger to cover up calluses

The 29-year-old booked into his local tattoo shop in Southgate, London for the work to be done, which uses one of the calluses as a moon. Southgate SG Tattoo was the venue for the superstar's inking

Wolves have been to Turin once before... and knocked out Juventus thanks to a secret weapon

Wolves have been to Turin once before... and knocked out Juventus thanks to a secret weapon

On the club's only other European trip to Turin, the Midlands club held mighty Juventus to a 1-1 draw in the quarter-finals of the 1972 UEFA Cup and then finished off the job at Molineux.

Players advised over Twitter security amid concerns for welfare in the wake of abuse aimed at Pogba

Players advised over Twitter security amid concerns for welfare in the wake of abuse aimed at Pogba

Representatives are mindful of the effect online abuse can have, with stars up and down the divisions now turning off some notifications after a series of high-profile racist incidents.

Fulham 4-0 Millwall: Ivan Cavaleiro at the double as new-look Cottagers romp to victory

Fulham 4-0 Millwall: Ivan Cavaleiro at the double as new-look Cottagers romp to victory

ADRIAN KAJUMBA AT CRAVEN COTTAGE: Ivan Cavaleiro scored twice as Scott Parker's new-look Fulham side thrashed Millwall at Craven Cottage with a one-sided performance.

Newcastle United news: Newcastle United set for LOWEST crowd of Mike Ashley era

Newcastle United news: Newcastle United set for LOWEST crowd of Mike Ashley era

Around 20,000 seats remain on sale for the second round tie but large sections of St James' Park are not open, including the upper tiers of the Gallowgate and Milburn stands.

Leeds United 1-0 Brentford: Super-sub Eddie Nketiah scores late winner

Leeds United 1-0 Brentford: Super-sub Eddie Nketiah scores late winner

The game was following a familiar pattern for Leeds of dominating possession but failing to find a killer blow until Nketiah was summoned from the bench in the 77th minute.

Champions League round-up: Red Star Belgrade draw away, Krasnodar thrashed and Dinamo Zagreb win

Champions League round-up: Red Star Belgrade draw away, Krasnodar thrashed and Dinamo Zagreb win

Red Star Belgrade's Champions League qualifying odyssey continued on Wednesday when the former European champions drew 2-2 away to Young Boys.

Manchester United news: Manchester United may have to wait until January for De Gea to sign deal

Manchester United news: Manchester United may have to wait until January for De Gea to sign deal

The goalkeeper's current deal at Old Trafford expires at the end of the season meaning he could sign pre-contract terms with another club in January. United want him to pen fresh terms now.

Chris Waddle recalls a mad time in Marseille, music... and the mafia

Chris Waddle recalls a mad time in Marseille, music... and the mafia

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY CRAIG HOPE: On a grey August night in his native North East, Waddle met up with Sportsmail for a beer to reflect on three colourful years on the Cote d'Azur…

Arsenal ready to welcome back Granit Xhaka for Liverpool clash

Arsenal ready to welcome back Granit Xhaka for Liverpool clash

Arsenal expect to have skipper Granit Xhaka available for Saturday's crunch clash against Liverpool after the midfielder recovered from a back injury.

Boxing news: Tyson Fury insists he could have been killed by Deontay Wilder in their drawn fight 

Boxing news: Tyson Fury insists he could have been killed by Deontay Wilder in their drawn fight 

Tyson Fury admitted he could have died from the punch that knocked him to the floor in the epic final round of his fight with Deontay Wilder in December 2018.

Manchester United transfer news: Man United face STAGGERING £36m Alexis Sanchez bill

Manchester United transfer news: Man United face STAGGERING £36m Alexis Sanchez bill

EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: Sportsmail understands the San Siro club are planning on offering Sanchez a contract worth no more than £150,000-per-week if they make deal permanent

Mario Lemina to join Monaco on season-long loan deal

Mario Lemina to join Monaco on season-long loan deal

Southampton and Monaco are in talks about a season-long loan deal which will include an obligation for Monaco to buy midfielder Mario Lemina next summer.

Christian Benteke and James Tomkins in line for new Crystal Palace deals

Christian Benteke and James Tomkins in line for new Crystal Palace deals

Crystal Palace are ready to extend the contracts of Christian Benteke and James Tomkins. The Eagles have made a U-turn on Benteke's future after previously being open to offers

Manchester United news: Ryan Giggs rejects claims Daniel James is a cheat after booking

Manchester United news: Ryan Giggs rejects claims Daniel James is a cheat after booking

Ryan Giggs has called for Manchester United winger Daniel James to be better protected by Premier League referees, but insists the 21-year-old is no cheat.

Manchester United news: Romelu Lukaku blasts club over handling of £73m departure to Inter Milan

Manchester United news: Romelu Lukaku blasts club over handling of £73m departure to Inter Milan

Romelu Lukaku launched a scathing attack on Manchester United for their handling of his £73million transfer to Inter Milan in a podcast recorded before he sealed the switch.

Players 'fear Pogba could be upset by dressing down after Solskjaer names Rashford as penalty taker'

Players 'fear Pogba could be upset by dressing down after Solskjaer names Rashford as penalty taker'

Pogba's Manchester United team-mates are worried how he will react to be taken off penalty duties, according to The Sun. He had apologised to his team-mates for the costly miss in 1-1 draw,

Desperate Bury striker on his financial state after SIX matches have been cancelled

Desperate Bury striker on his financial state after SIX matches have been cancelled

Bury players have continued to train and analyse opponents as normal this season despite a financial crisis that has seen six fixtures cancelled and left within 48 hours of extinction.

Ricky Hatton plays down concerns over his health after he was filmed falling over

Ricky Hatton plays down concerns over his health after he was filmed falling over

Retired boxer Ricky Hatton has insisted he is fine after being filmed stumbling to the ground after a drinking session on holiday in Tenerife that left fans fearing for his health.

Preston 3-1 Stoke: Winless visitors drop to foot of Championship

Preston 3-1 Stoke: Winless visitors drop to foot of Championship

IAN WHITTELL AT DEEPDALE: Stoke manager Nathan Jones accused England keeper Jack Butland of having his head turned by talks of a move away from Stoke.

QPR 1-3 Swansea: Cooper's men go second in the Championship after Celina, Baston and Surridge strike

QPR 1-3 Swansea: Cooper's men go second in the Championship after Celina, Baston and Surridge strike

KIERAN GILL AT KIYAN PRINCE FOUNDATION STADIUM: Swansea knew it was by the slimmest of chances that they would finish the night in top spot, given it relied on three others dropping points.

Cardiff 2-1 Huddersfield: A late goal from Junior Hoilett nicks three points for Neil Warnock's side

Cardiff 2-1 Huddersfield: A late goal from Junior Hoilett nicks three points for Neil Warnock's side

ALEX BYWATER AT CARDIFF CITY STADIUM: Huddersfield suffered misery in the Terriers' first game since the sacking of Jan Siewert thanks to Junior Hoilett's late winner.

Charlton 1-1 Nottingham Forest: Tale of two halves at the Valley as the spoils are shared

Charlton 1-1 Nottingham Forest: Tale of two halves at the Valley as the spoils are shared

NATHAN SALT AT THE VALLEY: Charlton prefer the bright lights of the Premier League and on this showing, they aren't far off, even if they got the one point, rather than the three they deserved.

West Brom 1-1 Reading: Zohore's late equaliser rescues a point after stunner by Liverpool Ejaria

West Brom 1-1 Reading: Zohore's late equaliser rescues a point after stunner by Liverpool Ejaria

JANINE SELF AT THE HAWTHORNS: Standing out in a crowd is something Ovie Ejaria does well, even if it's not always for the right reasons..

Gideon Mensah close to sealing Barcelona loan from Red Bull Salzburg

Gideon Mensah close to sealing Barcelona loan from Red Bull Salzburg

Barcelona are in talks to sign Red Bull Salzburg left back Gideon Mensah on a season-long loan. The Ghana Under 23 international impressed scouts during a recent friendly.

Joe Root and Tim Paine both under PRESSURE ahead of third Ashes Test

Joe Root and Tim Paine both under PRESSURE ahead of third Ashes Test

NASSER HUSSAIN: Both captains come into this game under pressure, and it will be fascinating to see which of Joe Root or Tim Paine comes out on top. Both men must resolve their problems with the bat

Zara Hyde Peters named new chief executive of UK Athletics

Zara Hyde Peters named new chief executive of UK Athletics

The appointment ends an almost year-long search, with the highly-rated Hyde Peters seeing off competition from acting CEO Nigel Holl and former Olympic hurdler Nigel Walker.

Manchester City news: Club denied request for extra winners' medals by the Premier League

Manchester City news: Club denied request for extra winners' medals by the Premier League

EXCLUSIVE BY MIKE KEEGAN: The Premier League have turned down a request from Manchester City for extra winners' medals. Pep Guardiola's champions were originally given 40.

Tottenham transfer news: Club Brugge target move for Tottenham outcast Victor Wanyama

Tottenham transfer news: Club Brugge target move for Tottenham outcast Victor Wanyama

Club Brugge are targeting a move for out-of-favour Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama. The Belgian side see an opportunity to sign the Kenyan, who has fallen down the pecking order.

'I hid my injury from the physios, it was stupid': Manu Tuilagi on mistake that nearly ruined career

'I hid my injury from the physios, it was stupid': Manu Tuilagi on mistake that nearly ruined career

INTERVIEW BY NIK SIMON: Once dubbed the brightest prospect in world rugby, his career has been stunted by injuries and suspensions. Now Tuilagi is making up for lost time.

Transfer news: Daniel Sturridge signs for Turkish outfit Trabzonspor on a three-year deal

Transfer news: Daniel Sturridge signs for Turkish outfit Trabzonspor on a three-year deal

The Super Lig side announced the signing of Sturridge on Wednesday afternoon after pictures emerged of the striker wearing the club's shirt. He rejected interest from more than 13 clubs this summer.

Former Bury director Joy Hart CHAINS herself to the front of their stadium

Former Bury director Joy Hart CHAINS herself to the front of their stadium

Owner Steve Dale has until Friday to either sell the club or provide proof of funds for the season otherwise Bury face expulsion from the Football League.

Transfer news: The frozen-out stars at the Top Six clubs desperate for a move abroad

Transfer news: The frozen-out stars at the Top Six clubs desperate for a move abroad

The Premier League transfer window may have closed but the top flight's biggest clubs are still hoping to do plenty of business before its European equivalent shuts on September 2.

Bolton news: Phil Parkinson resigns as manager of crisis club

Bolton news: Phil Parkinson resigns as manager of crisis club

Phil Parkinson has resigned as manager of Bolton, adding to the chaos engulfing the Sky Bet League One club. Parkinson had been at the helm for just over three years.

Ashes news: Plenty of history and a welcoming crowd await England at Headingley

Ashes news: Plenty of history and a welcoming crowd await England at Headingley

Headingley will host the third Ashes Test as England aim to draw level with Australia in Yorkshire, starting on Thursday. Sportsmail's DAVID LLOYD has everything you need to know.

Cricket news: Jofra Archer has more tricks up his sleeve for England

Cricket news: Jofra Archer has more tricks up his sleeve for England

PAUL NEWMAN AT HEADNGLEY: For his next trick, Jofra Archer must somehow follow a World Cup-winning Super Over and a mind-boggling Test debut against Australia at Lord's.

Manchester United stars compete in fantasy league where rivals City have put Chris Smalling top

Manchester United stars compete in fantasy league where rivals City have put Chris Smalling top

Nine Manchester United stars have celebrated the beginning of the new Premier League season by starting their own fantasy league. The table is named 'The MUFC Tiki-Taka Fantasy'.

Everton news: Andre Gomes deliberately misses penalty as Liverpool on FIFA

Everton news: Andre Gomes deliberately misses penalty as Liverpool on FIFA

Everton stars Andre Gomes and Jordan Pickford paid a visit to Alder Hey Children's Hospital to hand out gifts and play FIFA - with the Portuguese midfielder missing a penalty.

England news: James Maddison and Mason Mount set for England call-ups for Euro 2020 qualifiers

England news: James Maddison and Mason Mount set for England call-ups for Euro 2020 qualifiers

The midfield pair have both made impressive starts to the season and shone when they faced one another in the clash between Chelsea and Leicester on Sunday.

England gear up for third Ashes Test as Joe Root looks to take advantage of Steve Smith absence

England gear up for third Ashes Test as Joe Root looks to take advantage of Steve Smith absence

Joe Root has urged England to capitalise on the absence of Steve Smith from Australia's side in the crucial third Ashes Test and admitted he can't wait to throw the ball to Jofra Archer.

Arsenal news: Rob Holding nears Arsenal comeback as he prepares to play 90 mins for Under-23 side

Arsenal news: Rob Holding nears Arsenal comeback as he prepares to play 90 mins for Under-23 side

EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL:Sportsmail understands the central-defender, who suffered a cruciate ligament injury in December, is pencilled in to play the full 90 minutes against the Toffees.

Japan tees up epic duel in the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe after edging out Crystal Ocean at York

Japan tees up epic duel in the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe after edging out Crystal Ocean at York

Japan is on a collision course with Enable in the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe after a pulsating victory in the Juddmonte International at York.

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Thursday, August 22

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Thursday, August 22

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Thursday's meetings at York, Stratford, Chepstow, Fontwell and Leicester.

Juventus News: Cristiano Ronaldo hints he could retire NEXT YEAR

Juventus News: Cristiano Ronaldo hints he could retire NEXT YEAR

Ronaldo has refused to rule out hanging up his boots next year despite admitting he is in the shape to continue performing at the highest level for plenty more years to come.

Ben Te'o signs for Top 14 club Toulon one week after his exclusion from the England World Cup squad

Ben Te'o signs for Top 14 club Toulon one week after his exclusion from the England World Cup squad

The 32-year-old centre has signed until November as cover. His World Cup omission came two weeks after being involved in a scuffle with team-mate Mike Brown at the squad's training camp in Treviso.

Manchester United winger Chong snubs interest from Feyenoord and PSV in bid to break into first-team

Manchester United winger Chong snubs interest from Feyenoord and PSV in bid to break into first-team

Manchester United starlet Tahith Chong has no interest in a loan move and wants to break into the first-team at Old Trafford. Feyenoord and PSV Eindhoven have both enquired about a loan.

Benjamin Mendy boost for Manchester City as defender steps up recovery by taking part in training

Benjamin Mendy boost for Manchester City as defender steps up recovery by taking part in training

Benjamin Mendy handed Manchester City a fitness boost on Wednesday by returning to first-team training. The £52million left back underwent an arthroscopy in May and spent summer in rehab.

Mesut Ozil urges Arsenal youngsters Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson to believe in their own ability

Mesut Ozil urges Arsenal youngsters Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson to believe in their own ability

Midfielder Willock, 20, and forward Nelson, 19, have started both of the Gunners' opening Premier League matches. Ozil was unavailable for both the trip to Newcastle and the match against Burnley.

Hampshire Police launch appeal after seven-year-old Southampton fan was struck by gas canister

Hampshire Police launch appeal after seven-year-old Southampton fan was struck by gas canister

Hampshire Police have launched an appeal to identify a man after a young Southampton supporter was hit in the face with a gas canister thrown from the Liverpool end.

Ian Holloway denies blaming EU for new handball rule despite bizarre Sky Sports rant

Ian Holloway denies blaming EU for new handball rule despite bizarre Sky Sports rant

Ian Holloway has come out and defended his bizarre rant about football's new handball rules, and insisted he does not hold the EU responsible for the new implementation.

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