Lancashire bring in Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan for their crucial County Championship game against Middlesex.
Warrington's Matty Russell escapes serious injury but has two front teeth removed after a heavy hit in the win over Widnes.
Bolton Wanderers are set to sign Aston Villa midfielder Chris Herd on a one-month loan deal, reports BBC Radio Manchester.
A body found after a dog walker discovered a human leg near a Greater Manchester club, is thought to be that of a 31-year-old missing man, say police.
Rock legend Iggy Pop is to talk about the subject of free music in a capitalist society for BBC 6 Music's John Peel Lecture at The Lowry in Salford.
Bury manager David Flitcroft describes his side's football as "breathtaking" as the Shakers beat Burton to go top of League Two.
Computers containing police interviews with victims have been stolen in a burglary at a video-editing contractor, it emerges.
Singapore businessman Peter Lim takes a 50% stake in non-league club Salford City, along with five ex-Manchester United players.
Tom Arscott is relishing the extra freedom on the wing after a first Premiership hat-trick for the Sharks against London Welsh.
Convoy companion talks about Salford hostage
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his team threw away victory as Leicester fought back to secure a remarkable win.
Actor on playing a troubled Manchester cabbie
Thousands of people take part in marches for climate action in London and other UK venues including the Labour party conference in Manchester, ahead of a UN summit in New York on Tuesday.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says there was nothing emotional about Frank Lampard's goal for Man City against his former side.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini compares Chelsea's defensive style during Sunday's 1-1 draw to that of Stoke City.
Frank Lampard scores a dramatic equaliser against former club Chelsea as 10-man Manchester City draw 1-1 at Etihad Stadium.
Manchester United let a 3-1 lead slip as Leicester City fight back to secure a stunning victory at the King Power Stadium.
Macclesfield's Jamie Donaldson ties for fifth at the Wales Open - his final event before his Ryder Cup debut.
Manchester United's defensive problems continue as Jonny Evans leaves Leicester on crutches after Sunday's 5-3 defeat.
Two men and a woman need hospital treatment after it is suspected they inhaled "laughing gas" on a night out in Greater Manchester.