England v Sri Lanka: James Anderson and Alastair Cook seal nine-wicket victory

By Stephan Shemilt BBC Sport Second Test, Chester-le-Street, day four: England 498-9 dec & 80-1: Cook 47* Sri Lanka 101 & 475: Chandimal 126, Anderson 5-58 England won by nine wickets Scorecard England ended Sri Lanka’s resistance to win the second Test by nine wickets and complete a series victory – with captain Alastair Cook reaching 10,000 Test runs. Dinesh Chandimal ...

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Wayne Rooney no longer England’s top striker – Alan Shearer

BBC News : Wayne Rooney is no longer England’s number one striker, says former national team captain Alan Shearer. England skipper and leading all-time goalscorer Rooney has been named in the provisional 26-man squad for Euro 2016. Shearer says the 30-year-old is more suited to a midfield role, behind Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy. “There was always going to be ...

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Jonas Gutierrez: Newcastle players congratulated me after tribunal victory

BBC Sports : Jonas Gutierrez says his former Newcastle United team-mates phoned to congratulate him on winning an employment tribunal against the club. It ruled he was dropped by Newcastle because of his cancer diagnosis, with the 32-year-old suing for about £2m on grounds of disability discrimination. Gutierrez called the ruling a “relief” but says he “can’t understand” the St ...

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