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Portugal vs Andorra LIVE score: World Cup 2018 qualifiers scores and results

It's another bumper evening of World Cup qualifying action across Europe, as 18 sides continue their campaigns. Belgium host Bosnia-Herzegovina, while France entertain Bulgaria in two of the biggest matches of the day. Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo will be hoping to inspire Portugal to victory over minnows Andorra after the European Champions lost their opening qualifier to Switzerland. Join Sportsmail's SAM MORSHEAD for all the latest news from all nine ties as it happens.

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Michael Bisping was at his provocative best as he came face to face with Dan Henderson for the final time before their highly-anticipated middleweight title fight at Saturday's UFC 204 showpiece.

PAUL NEWMAN IN DHAKA: Two wickets in two deliveries from debutant Ball, only playing because of injury to Liam Plunkett, and two more to Rashid turned this match around.

Gareth Southgate has revealed both Wayne Rooney and Theo Walcott will start England's clash with Malta, but did not confirm whether captain Rooney would be in midfield or attack.

Zorya Luhansk chief executive Sergei Rafailov has described Manchester as a 'dirty city' in an extraordinary rant towards his side's recent Europa League opponents.

MATT LAWTON: Doping chiefs are investigating allegations centred around the package and whether it was requested by Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman for Wiggins.

DOMINIC KING: Part one of this story begins with Jurgen Klopp holding court in a lounge inside Anfield's Centenary Stand.  It was Friday, October 9.

Gareth Bale celebrates scoring against Eibar in La Liga earlier this season

The Spanish giants posted record revenues over the course of 2015-16, with earnings rising 7.4 per cent to €620million. They paid off €96m of debt during the 2015-16 period, figures have revealed.

Arsene Wenger appeared to take himself out of the running for the role of England manager. The Frenchman said it was 'very important' the national boss should be and Englishman.

Managers and mascots: From Jurgen Klopp and the Aston Villa lion to Sir Alex Ferguson and

Life on the touchline is much more than just frantic gesturing and barking orders, the manager has to deal with the players, owners, the fans and the media. But there is one other matchday experience, something that can sometimes take a manager by complete surprise at a time he least appreciates it: The club mascot.

Italy striker Graziano Pelle sent back to China after 'unacceptable' handshake snub with

Italy forward Graziano Pelle has been removed from the team's squad for refusing to shake coach Giampiero Ventura's hand after a substitution. The incident occurred on Thursday in the second half of Italy's 1-1 draw with Spain in a World Cup qualifier. The Italian soccer federation says Pelle has been sent back to his club Shandong Luneng in China, where he earns an estimated £260,000 a week, and will therefore miss Sunday's qualifier at Macedonia.

Conor McGregor is like a 'scared little kid' after his famous verbal tirades at press conferences according to Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone. The American said McGregor was disliked by fighters.

Referee Lee Mason awarded Fulham a penalty in the fifth minute of time added on for Nedum Onuoha's alleged foul on Jozabed and was surrounded by protesting QPR players.

Eric Bailly has started learning English after bedding in at Manchester United. The £30million summer signing from Villarreal has taken Jose Mourinho by surprise after his fine start to the season.

England squad give their new boss the run around ahead of Malta World Cup qualifier

England interim manager Gareth Southgate picked up 57 caps for the national side during his career and appears happy to return to the fold in training. Southgate was active in Friday's training session at St George's Park, getting stuck into passing and defensive drills with the current crop of players. The former Middlesbrough and Aston Villa defender is gearing his Three Lions up for Saturday's World Cup qualifier at Wembley against Malta.

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Tyson Fury's trainer and uncle has hit out at the 't*****' friends who he believes have helped contribute to the boxer's downfall. Fury could lose his belts after failing a drugs test for cocaine.

MATT LAWTON: Doping chiefs are looking into allegations centred around the package and whether it was requested by Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman for Wiggins.

A statement released by Racing on Friday morning has created fresh confusion, as it claims that the treatment of the players was within the rules, but that TUEs were not required.

Italy players and mascots show the passion of football by belting out national anthem

Passion flared as the Italian national team faced Spain this week in their World Cup qualifying clash. The two giants of world football came head-to-head in what was a rematch of their Euro 2016 last 16 match in France. But it was the Italian players and their mascots who caught the eye after belting out the national anthem of Italy with patriotic fervour.

Nico Rosberg edges out Mercedes title rival Lewis Hamilton in second practice session

JOE DOWNES AT SUZUKA: Nico Rosberg survived a scare before topping both of the first two practice sessions for the Japanese Grand Prix. The German's 1:32.250 saw him head Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton by less than a tenth of a second in the afternoon running at Suzuka. But there was concern at the start of that second session for Rosberg when he stopped at the end of the pit-lane with smoke pouring out of the back of his car.

PETE JENSON: Cristiano Ronaldo has been the solution for Real Madrid so when Fabio Capello called him 'the problem' this week most would have dismissed the comments as far-fetched.

Mercedes have hit back at claims of foul play by insisting 'anyone with an ounce of intelligence' knows they would not sabotage Lewis Hamilton's car following his retirement in Malaysia last Sunday.

The 24-year-old was left severely bleeding after being elbowed in the face before an altercation with the referee led to a caution for dissent - prompting Brazil coach Tite to offer some words of advice.

Wearing an oxygen mask, on a stretcher... and chased by police! Watch Valencia being followed by officers during match amid claims he didn't pay £13,000 child support

Enner Valencia's child support row appeared to take a new twist on Thursday as reports suggest police chased the Premier League star off the pitch. Valencia is said to owe the mother of his daughter £13,000 in child maintenance bills and police even turned up to Ecuador's training session ahead of their 2018 World Cup qualifying clash with Chile.  And the local police in Quito, according to reports in Argentina, went one step further during the clash at the Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa after Valencia was forced off with altitude sickness in the 82nd minute.

Swansea's Bob Bradley out to earn respect after becoming Premier League's first American

Bob Bradley will be blazing a trail for his country as the first US manager in one of Europe’s five major leagues and started his hearts and minds mission on Friday. There has been a degree of scepticism among supporters over a manager who impressed at international level with the USA and Egypt, but who has spent the majority of his club career at lesser lights.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has admitted the Spanish giants had conversations about signing Paul Pogba in the summer, and a move to sign the star 'could have happened.'

EXCLUSIVE: Premier League champions Leicester City have taken Harrow Borough striker Ibrahim Meite on trial as they bid to uncover their next non-league gem after Jamie Vardy's success.

Former world number one Tiger Woods has officially entered next week's Safeway Open as he edges nearer to competing in his first PGA Tour event since August 2015.

The Wigan and England loose forward has not played for two months because of injury and was not included in coach Shaun Wane's original 19-man for Saturday's Grand Final against Warrington.

It's Hot or Not time again as Sportsmail's IAN LADYMAN reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold.

Argentina return to Twickenham to face Australia with World Cup revenge on their mind as

Argentina captain Agustin Creevyhas challenged his side to secure a second Rugby Championship victory this weekend, to avenge their World Cup semi-final defeat to Australia at Twickenham. The former Worcester hooker also insisted that Argentina are keeping their eye on their world ranking ahead of May's pool draw for the 2019 World Cup.

Andy Murray wins 7-6, 6-2 in British battle against training partner Kyle Edmund in China

An all British affair at the quarter-final of the China Open was tightly contested and Kyle Edmund forced Andy Murray into a first-set tie-break. Murray edged out his Davies Cup teammate 11-9 to take control of the match which he said before the contest would make him 'uncomfortable'. The second set saw Edmund exhibit impressive resilience but the Wimbledon champion eventually had too much for him.

Alvaro Morata revealed Real Madrid's stars are 'angry' about their recent dip in form. The Spanish striker was still optimistic that his side can get back to winning ways and are united behind their boss.

In the latest setback to the planned expansion of Roland Garros, construction work at the home of the French Open has been halted again by a court decision.

Saracens welcome rampant Wasps in the game of the weekend as Dai Young's side look to continue their unbeaten start to the Aviva Premiership season against the champions.



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Wales are dreadful at team photos as shown by effort before World Cup qualifier

Wales might be good at football but they are terrible at team photos. To be fair to manager Chris Coleman, there are many more important things to work on behind-the-scenes - and evidently the Welsh did so prior to their run to the last four at Euro 2016 - but their pre-match snap ahead of a World Cup qualifier against Austria on Thursday was utterly dire. Abandoning the traditional six up, five down formation for an innovative and totally ridiculous seven-strong front row with four stood up, the Red Dragon players produced a masterclass in how not to do it.

Mauro Icardi pens new Inter Milan deal with £99m buy out clause following  interest

Icardi's new contract has a buyout clause of 110 million euros (£99million), which can only be activated by non-Italian clubs, and the striker will earn close to £5million per season.

Pep Guardiola on Johan Cruyff: 'I am manager at Manchester City, was at Bayern Munich and

If his arms are moving Pep Guardiola is engaged and that was the case when the Manchester City manager spoke at length about the late, great Johan Cruyff on Thursday. Sat downstairs in a London bookshop as Cruyff's posthumous autobiography, 'My Turn', was unveiled, Guardiola looked alive when talking about how his own career was shaped.

Kosovo's first competitive home fixture ended in a 6-0 defeat by Croatia that leaves them bottom of their World Cup qualifying group. Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic bagged a 35 minute hat-trick.

Everton defender Phil Jagielka has returned to his club for treatment but is expected to be fit for the Toffees' Premier League trip to Manchester City next Saturday.

CHARLES SALE: A Saturday clash between Champions League matches and domestic club games could become reality after continuing talks over the future of European football.

There were reports this week that the Bournemouth midfielder - born and raised in London - was considering his future at international level having made three friendly appearances for Ireland.

Neil Warnock is looking at the possibility of signing Marouane Chamakh as a free-agent. The new Cardiff boss is attempting to negotiate a deal to bring the striker in for the rest of this campaign.

Celtic skipper Scott Brown says Karamoko Dembele is in the perfect place to maximise his potential. The 13-year-old starlet shot to fame when he was handed his debut for Celtic's Under 20s.

Brazil 5-0 Bolivia: Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino score as Neymar suffers bloodied

Brazil hammered Bolivia 5-0 in World Cup qualifiers on Thursday, giving coach Tite his third successive win in the most convincing performance from the five-time world champions for some time. Bolivia had not won a World Cup qualifier away from home since 1993 but Brazil were still excellent, particularly in the first half, when they scored four of their five goals. Neymar, who was substituted late on after receiving a nasty blow to the side of the head from a flailing elbow, opened the scoring after just 10 minutes when he dispossessed Ronaldo Raldes on the halfway line and then worked a one-two with Gabriel Jesus, who left him with a simple tap in.

Peru 2-2 Argentina: Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori goes from hero to villain

Argentina were held 2-2 by Peru in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers on Thursday, their second successive away draw without injured talisman Lionel Messi, which dropped them to fifth in the South American group. Defender Ramiro Funes Mori put Argentina ahead after 15 minutes but was responsible for Peru's late penalty equaliser that was converted by Christian Cueva. In between, Peru's veteran striker Paolo Guerrero equalised early in the second half and Gonzalo Higuain restored Argentina's lead in the 77th minute.

Wales star Gareth Bale reveals long throw which helped earn draw with Austria has always

Gareth Bale revealed the long throw he produced in the 2-2 draw with Austria has been in his locker for some time and described it as a 'nice surprise' to utilise for Wales. The Real Madrid star cut an unusual figure in Vienna by repeatedly launching balls into the area from the touchline but it paid off as he created his team's second goal in the process. Sam Vokes flicked on Bale's second throw of the night to tee up James Chester for a header that was saved before going in off Kevin Wimmer.

It will be three years next Tuesday since Townsend marked his debut with a goal against Montenegro at Wembley. He was man of the match in a 4-1 win that edged England towardsthe World Cup.

The Scotland manager watched his three left-backs produce the most impressive week of training he has ever seen, but it is not the only choice he has to make ahead of Saturday's game.

AC Milan captain Riccardo Montolivo will undergo knee surgery after sustaining an injury on international duty with Italy, the club said on Friday.

Everton's out of favour defender Ramiro Funes Mori says he may look to leave Goodison Park this season unless he's given more game time under new manager Ronald Koeman.

IVAN SPECK: The 34-year-old made the 500th start of his career earlier this week against Bradford City, one of his former clubs, in Tuesday's EFL Trophy fixture.

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Erie Otters ice hockey stars caught with trousers down and nappies out in picture perfect

Stars of the Erie Otters ice hockey team revealed a little more than they expected during their recent OHL clash, after inadvertently lining up with the rink-side advertisements with perfect precision. After leaving the ice and heading to the replacement bench, Patrick Fellows, Allan McShane, Carson Edwardson and Shaun Bily found themselves in direct alignment with an advertisement for childrens' nappies. Watching on from rink-side the quartet made for quite the surreal site, appearing at first glance as a small group of hockey-clad babies. 

Johanna Konta wins 12 games in a row to claim China Open quarter-final win

British No 1 Johanna Konta advanced to the China Open semi-finals after fighting back in remarkable fashion from 4-0 down in the first set to clinch victory over home favourite Zhang Shuai. Konta, the world No 14, bounced back emphatically from her slow start, winning the next 12 games in a row for a 6-4, 6-0 triumph.

George Groves returns to the ring on November 18 against opponent who once beat Gennady

George Groves will face Germany's Eduard Gutknecht next month knowing that his opponent once recorded a rare victory over the fearsome Gennady Golovkin. The Wembley SSE Arena fight on November 18 was announced on Thursday. Super-middleweight Groves will continue building towards an expected fourth world title fight when he meets an opponent who has already defeated one of the finest boxers of the modern era.

Martin Kaymer has become the latest Team Europe star to lay into the US crowds at hostile Hazeltine - accusing some Yank yobs of setting a bad example for their kids.

PAUL NEWMAN: The first Test of next year's three-match series between England and West Indies in August will see an experiment aimed at attracting a new, younger crowd to the longer game.

Barber's account of the Edmonton rendezvous stated he accidentally consumed the banned substance after kissing the woman who, without his knowledge, had taken the recreational drug.

World number two Andy Murray praised compatriot Kyle Edmund after defeating his Davis Cup team-mate 7-6 (11/9) 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the China Open.

Jenson Button claims that a problem with his McLaren Honda was the reason for being well off the pace in practice for the Japanese Grand Prix. The 2009 world champion was only 16th fastest.

EXCLUSIVE - RIATH AL-SAMARRAI: A blockbuster fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko could be finalised as early as the middle of next week.

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow gives his hottest selections ahead of Friday's meetings at Newmarket, Newcastle, York and Newton Abbott.

Seven Heavens will face a maximum of six rivals as he seeks to transfer this week's Frankel fever from the sales ring to track in Saturday's Dubai Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket.

From Samuel Eto'o to Luis Figo: What happens when players leave Barcelona

Some say the only way is down once you leave Barcelona.  But then try telling that to Samuel Eto'o who joined Jose Mourinho and won the treble in Italy, Luis Figo who joined Real Madrid was thrown a pig's head but won the European Cup, or to Yaya Toure who missed out on a birthday cake and some Champions League glory but won two Premier League titles at Manchester City.  Sportsmail looks at what happens when players walk away from, or are ushered out of, the most successful club of the 21st century.

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I understand why people are scratching their heads and wondering what was going on when Sam Jones broke his leg during a judo session, but I don't think there is cause for alarm.

JEFF POWELL: If Tyson Fury is telling the truth when he says he is bi-polar, a manic depressive and suicidal, then he must be prohibited from boxing until he is completely cured.

ANTHONY CLAVANE: In a recent Question Time there was some disrespectful sniggering when MP Richard Burgon took time out from the debates about Brexit to talk about a golden age of football.