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Everton manager Ronald Koeman says Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho's claim that the Goodison Park club are aiming for "at least" the top four this season is unrealistic.

Mourinho made the observation in his programme notes before United's 4-0 home win over the Toffees, citing their £140m of summer spending as evidence.

But Koeman said: "Is there anybody who sees this as realistic for Everton?

Andy Murray

Andy Murray practised against both boys and girls in his early years, and went on to play with some of the world's top female tennis players in mixed doubles.

He hit the headlines recently for his comments on gender in sport, including once when he corrected a journalist's casual sexism. Here, he writes about his hopes for women in tennis.

I've never set out to be a spokesperson for women's equality.

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu revealed five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is already playing under the terms of his new contract.

While Messi agreed to a contract extension until 2021 in July, the Barca star is yet to put pen to paper on the contract with the LaLiga giants.

It has raised doubts over Messi’s future at Camp Nou following Neymar’s world-record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain.

Barca have continually reiterated that the 30-year-old will sign his contract and Bartomeu provided another update on Thursday.

England’s staff and players will be forewarned against using public or hotel Wi-Fi ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

BBC Sport has revealed that the Three Lions’ senior set up will be told not to use wireless connections in Russia, ahead of their inevitable participation in the competition next summer, over fears of hackers potentially leaking intercepted data and news from the England camp.

The Football Association is concerned that other sporting leaks, such as those published by hacking group Fancy Bears, could lead to England’s team being the next victim of a possible attack.

Wayne Rooney

Former England captain Wayne Rooney has appeared in court and admitted drink-driving. He was arrested when police stopped a car in Wilmslow, Cheshire, in the early hours on 1 September.

The 31-year-old was banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work as part of a 12-month community order.

Rooney was also ordered to pay £170 when he appeared at Stockport Magistrates' Court.

The knock-on effect of FIFA ordering a replay of the South Africa-Senegal World Cup qualifier because of corrupt officiating has taken another twist with group leader Burkina Faso criticising the move as unconstitutional.

South Africa’s Football Association (SAFA) held emergency talks on Monday following FIFA’s decision which was based on “match manipulation” by Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey who has been banned for life.

South Africa won the game 2-1 but the bigger picture is that Senegal are only a point behind Burkina Faso after four qualifiers, prompting the Burkino Faso FA (FBF) to issue a strongly worded condemnation of FIFA’s ruling, describing it as “illegal.”

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