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Charlie Austin gives Southampton late win against 10-man West Ham

Southampton ended their goal drought at St Mary’s and increased 10-man West Ham’s misery with a 3-2 Premier League victory secured by a stoppage-time penalty from Charlie Austin.

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Stuart Broad is now England's second highest Test wicket-taker (David Davies/PA)

England’s top-10 Test wicket-takers of all time

Stuart Broad moved up to second in the list of England’s all-time leading Test wicket-takers as West Indies were thrashed by an innings and 209 runs at Edgbaston.

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Jese celebrates scoring on his Stoke debut (Dave Thompson/Empics)

Jese Rodriguez scores on Stoke debut to down Arsenal

Jese Rodriguez struck a superb debut winner as Stoke held on for a 1-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League.

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Antonio Conte would like to lead Chelsea into the new Stamford Bridge (John Walton/PA)

Antonio Conte aims to buck trend with long-term stay in Chelsea hot-seat

Antonio Conte has suggested he would like to lead Chelsea into the new Stamford Bridge.

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Chris Froome is bidding to become just the third man to win the Vuelta and the Tour de France in the same year (Adam Davy/PA)

Chris Froome and Team Sky off to solid start at Vuelta

Chris Froome’s Team Sky finished fourth in the opening stage of the Vuelta a Espana, with BMC Racing winning the team time trial in Nimes.

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Stuart Broad is now England's second highest wicket-taker (David Davies/PA)

Stuart Broad says wicket-taking milestone is special as he overtakes his hero

Stuart Broad revelled in surpassing his “hero” Sir Ian Botham after moving up to second on the list of England’s all-time leading Test wicket-takers.

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Sadio Mane celebrates his goal with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp (Martin Rickett/PA)

Sadio Mane secures Liverpool victory against bogey side Crystal Palace

Sadio Mane poked home the only goal of the game as Liverpool banked a first win of the Premier League season against a spirited Crystal Palace at Anfield.

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Stuart Broad took three second-innings West Indies wickets (David Davies/PA)

Stuart Broad overtakes Sir Ian Botham as England hammer West Indies

Stuart Broad lent a famous hand as England took a remarkable 19 wickets on day three of this country’s inaugural floodlit Test to inflict a crushing innings-and-209-run defeat on hapless West Indies at Edgbaston.

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Terence Crawford, right, leans back from a punch from Julius Indongo   (Nati Harnick/AP)

Terence Crawford becomes undisputed world champion as Dillian Whyte also wins

American Terence Crawford became the undisputed junior welterweight champion of the world on a night that also saw British heavyweight Dillian Whyte win his first fight on US soil.

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Colin Meads carries the Rugby World Cup in 1991 (Adam Butler/PA)

Tributes pour in for All Blacks great Sir Colin Meads following death aged 81

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen led the tributes to All Blacks great Sir Colin Meads, who has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 81.

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South Africa beat Argentina  37-15 in Port Elizabeth in their Rugby Championship opener (Brian Witbooi/AP)

South Africa prove too strong for Argentina

South Africa strong-armed their way past Argentina to secure a four-try win in their Rugby Championship opener.

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England declared as soon as Alastair Cook's innings of 243 came to an end (Nick Potts/PA)

Alastair Cook’s 243 gives England complete control at Edgbaston

Alastair Cook’s chanceless Edgbaston vigil ended at last on 243 but still maintained England’s dominant position on a rain-shortened second day of the first Investec Test against West Indies.

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Jack Marriott made it five goals in two games as Peterborough earned a 2-1 home win over Rotherham (Daniel Hambury/Empics)

Jack Marriott on the goal trail again as Peterborough beat Rotherham

Jack Marriott made it five goals in two games to help keep Peterborough flying high in Sky Bet League One with a 2-1 home win over Rotherham.

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Harry Maguire celebrates scoring Leicester's second goal against Brighton (Nigel French/PA)

Riyad Mahrez turns on the style as Leicester brush aside Brighton

Riyad Mahrez inspired Leicester to breeze past toothless Brighton as the Foxes cruised to a 2-0 win.

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Nathaniel Mendez-Laing netted the winner for Cardiff at Wolves (Chris Radburn/PA)

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing grabs winner at Wolves as Cardiff march on

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing’s second-half goal helped Cardiff maintain their perfect start to the Sky Bet Championship season with a 2-1 victory over fellow high-flyers Wolves.

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Richarlison scores the opening goal for Watford at Bournemouth (Steven Paston/PA)

Watford at the double in deserved victory over Bournemouth

Second-half goals from Richarlison and substitute Etienne Capoue earned Watford a well-deserved 2-0 victory at Bournemouth.

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Hal Robson-Kanu netted the winner for West Brom at Burnley (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Hal Robson-Kanu scores winner and is sent off as West Brom beat Burnley

Substitute Hal Robson-Kanu scored to earn West Brom another 1-0 win before being sent off in a lively 20-minute cameo at Burnley.

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People gather at a memorial tribute to the victims on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas promenade (Emilio Morenatti/AP)

Barcelona and Real Betis ready for emotional night at Nou Camp after terror attack

Football will take a back seat at the Nou Camp on Sunday as Barcelona pay tribute to the victims of the terror attack in the city.

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Paula Creamer (left) celebrates with United States team-mate Austin Ernst (Charlie Neibergall/AP)

US stay in charge at Solheim Cup

The United States retained their three-point lead over Europe after the morning foursomes on day two of the Solheim Cup in Iowa.

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Christian Doidge was on target in Forest Green Rovers' comeback win against Yeovil ( Scott Heavey/Empics)

Forest Green fight back to stun Yeovil; Swindon pip Morecambe

Forest Green came from two goals down to snatch a 4-3 victory – their first in the Football League – at home to Yeovil.

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