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The Five Pointer: England name their side for Rugby World Cup quarter-final

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England have named their side for Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against Australia.

George Ford has been dropped and replaced by Owen Farrell at fly-half, despite Ford starting every match so far.

Henry Slade and Courtney Lawes will also play, while Billy and Mako Vunipola are fit enough to make the side.

Paul Pogba has been ruled out of Manchester United's clash with Liverpool on Sunday with an ankle injury.

The French midfielder hasn’t played for United since September’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal and has now had a setback in his battle for fitness.

He joins goalkeeper David De Gea on the sidelines for the match.

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Mercedes has responded to Lewis Hamilton’s social media posts that included him talking about “shutting down” and “giving up on everything”.

A spokesperson for the driver’s team said: ”I think he was referring to environmental issues and not anything related to racing. However, I’m not sure.”

England Women are set for to break the record for the highest attendance for a women’s match in the UK when the Lionesses host Germany on the 9th November.

The game has sold out already with the fixture expected to beat the previous record of 80,203 for the 2012 Olympic Games final in the same stadium.

And finally Lionel Messi has been awarded with his sixth Golden Boot for scoring the most goals out of any player in Europe last season.

It is the third season in a row that Messi has won the trophy, and the Barcelona forward has been the top scorer in Europe more times than any other player.

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