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ESPN staff
March 29, 2015
Dion Dublin is set to become the next presenter of Homes Under the Hammer © Getty Images

In the latest edition of ESPN's Week in Words, Dion Dublin makes something of a career change, RFU officials have some harsh words for the national team, and Kell Brook is eyeing a bigger prize...

"I still want to achieve. I want to learn the art of presenting"
We knew Dion Dublin was versatile, but being named as the new presenter of Homes Under the Hammer is something else

"Four years as runners-up is not acceptable and we are not happy with how that came about"
Safe to say Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie was not happy with England's Six Nations campaign

"I have been dreaming about beating Maria [Sharapova] since I was probably 12"
A decade later, Miami Open wildcard Daria Gavrilova gets her wish

"My boxing career has come to an end"
British heavyweight Audley Harrison announces his retirement, for the second time...

"Messi is absolutely awesome, but I'm backing Sergio because he's my player"
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart clearly knows which side his bread is buttered

"My history with the national team is that it still hasn't really started"
Diego Costa gives a frank assessment of his Spain career so far

"He's entitled to say that. He wants to polarise as a pundit on TV. But in the end, such statements only give me an extra push"
Mesut Ozil gives short shrift to ITV pundit Paul Scholes' comments

"I will keep fighting until the end at Manchester United"
And that end should come around May for Radamel Falcao

"I could tell from Mario's body language he was ready to react"
A Liverpool reveals why he grabbed Mario Balotelli before it was too late

"It's my best spell since I've been at Arsenal. I have to keep it going, I don't want to stop"
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud channels some of the Falcao fighting spirit at the Emirates

"TI don't know why not I could fight Mayweather or Pacquiao later this year"
Kell Brook is putting plans to fight Amir Khan on ice as he eyes a bigger prize

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