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Soccer – Keane confident of keeping Bale quiet

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane says they do not have a particular plan to deal with Gareth Bale when they take on Wales in a World Cup qualifier. The two teams meet at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Friday evening, with the Irish looking to build on their good start to qualifying – they have taken ten points from their first four games while Chris Coleman’s side are four points worse off. Keane is aware of how dangerous Bale can be, but told The Times: “I can’t say we’ve got a particular plan, but we’ve got good players who are up against him.

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Formula 1 – Ricciardo relishing return to home soil

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo hopes he will be able to give the home fans a reason to celebrate on Sunday when the Formula 1 season gets underway in Australia. The 27-year-old finished fourth in Melbourne 12 months ago and was third in the 2016 drivers’ standings, behind Mercedes duo Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. Ricciardo, 10/1 with bet365 to be the fastest qualifier for Sunday’s race, said: “It’s always good to be back on home soil and enjoy a bit of sunshine after winter testing

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Soccer – Gibson added to squad for Lithuania game

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson has been drafted into the England squad by Gareth Southgate for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Lithuania. Gibson replaces the injured Chris Smalling, who has returned to Manchester United, while Chelsea’s Gary Cahill, who captained England for the 1-0 friendly international defeat in Germany, is suspended for Sunday’s game. Gibson has enjoyed a fine season with relegation-threatened Boro and has been a stalwart in their defence

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Soccer – Ozil close to resolving his future

Mesut Ozil says he is comfortable at Arsenal and is hoping to have new contract discussions with the club soon. The 28-year-old Germany international is out of contract at the end of next season and has been linked with a move away from the Gunners this summer. Arsenal have slipped to sixth in the Premier League table and are struggling to finish in the top four this season, but Ozil said: “We’re having a difficult time

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Soccer – Top-four finish is Coutinho’s aim

Philippe Coutinho is focused on helping Liverpool secure a place in the Premier League’s top four this season but knows that this weekend’s Merseyside derby at Anfield will be a special occasion. Everton have not beaten the Reds since 2010 but Ronald Koeman’s team have only lost one Premier League match since the turn of the year and are just six points behind fourth-placed Liverpool heading into Saturday’s fixture

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Soccer – City will attack, Toure vows

Yaya Toure expects Manchester City to go on the attack when they bid to overcome Monaco and reach the Champions League quarter-finals. A thrilling first leg of the tie at the Etihad Stadium ended 5-3 to the Citizens, but midfielder Toure is well aware of the fate which befell a Paris Saint-Germain outfit who started on the back foot in Barcelona

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Soccer – Boro axe Karanka in bid to beat the drop

Relegation-threatened Middlesbrough have sacked head coach Aitor Karanka in the wake of a ten-match winless run in the Premier League. The 43-year-old Spaniard, who had been in charge at the Riverside Stadium since November 2013, guided the club to promotion from the Championship last season, but they are currently entrenched in the bottom three and were knocked out of the FA Cup by Manchester City on Saturday. Boro have not won a league game since they beat Swansea City 3-0 in mid-December and are three points adrift of safety with 11 games remaining

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