Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle found safe and well

September 15, 2017 11:11 am0 comments
Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle found safe and well

The former footballer Clarke Carlisle who was reported missing has been found safe and well in Liverpool, police said. His wife Carrie earlier tweeted that his family was concerned after being unable to contact him. He was last been seen in Manchester city centre at 06:00 BST, she said. Carlisle, […]

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Wenger surprised game went ahead after crowd trouble

September 14, 2017 11:24 pm0 comments
Wenger surprised game went ahead after crowd trouble

Arsene Wenger was surprised Arsenal’s Europa League game went ahead after crowd problems caused by ticketless Cologne fans delayed kick-off. About 20,000 away fans turned up in London despite the German club being given a ticket allocation of 2,900. After Thursday’s 3-1 win at Emirates Stadium, Gunners boss Wenger said: […]

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Arsenal's Europa League game delayed 'in the interests of crowd safety'

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Arsenal's Europa League game delayed 'in the interests of crowd safety'

Arsenal’s Europa League game against Cologne at Emirates Stadium has been delayed by an hour “in the interests of crowd safety”, and will now kick off at 21:05 BST. Thousands of ticketless away fans turned up outside the ground and no supporters were allowed in. German side Cologne had only […]

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Kane double gets Spurs off to winning start in Champions League

September 13, 2017 11:58 pm0 comments
Kane double gets Spurs off to winning start in Champions League

Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham beat Borussia Dortmund to get their Champions League campaign off to a positive start and end their winless run at Wembley. Kane’s instinct in front of goal was the difference as Spurs were largely forced on the back foot by an impressive German side […]

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Ex-England manager Taylor was 'warned of abuse' at Villa

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Ex-England manager Taylor was 'warned of abuse' at Villa

Ex-Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor was warned about the abuse of young players in the 1980s, the FA’s inquiry into sexual abuse has been told. One victim told the Victoria Derbyshire show he was advised to “sweep it under the carpet” and not tell the police. A new document appears […]

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Celtic suffer worst ever home loss in Europe as PSG score five

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Celtic suffer worst ever home loss in Europe as PSG score five

Celtic sustained their heaviest ever home European defeat as Neymar led the way for Paris St-Germain in the Champions League group-stage opener. The world’s most expensive player coolly finished and then had a hand in PSG’s second, which was finished emphatically by Kylian Mbappe. Edinson Cavani converted a penalty for […]

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England women's manager Mark Sampson: I'm not a racist

September 12, 2017 12:40 pm0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] England women’s head coach Mark Sampson tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan that he is not a racist after allegations against him by striker Eniola Aluko. BBC Sport – Sport

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Northern Ireland manager O'Neill 'in drink-driving arrest'

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Northern Ireland manager O'Neill 'in drink-driving arrest'

Northern Ireland’s football team manager, Michael O’Neill, has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. He was detained by police on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Sunday, according to the Scottish Sun. Police Scotland said they arrested and charged a 48-year-old man in connection with drink-driving eastbound on the A720 at […]

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Palace had no confidence in De Boer two weeks ago

September 11, 2017 1:07 pm0 comments
Palace had no confidence in De Boer two weeks ago

Crystal Palace were already considering replacing manager Frank de Boer two weeks before he was eventually sacked. De Boer, 47, met with Palace chairman Steve Parish and sporting director Dougie Freedman on Monday, 28 August. Parish and Freedman left that meeting very underwhelmed and with no confidence that the Dutchman […]

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Nadal wins US Open to claim 16th Grand Slam title

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Nadal wins US Open to claim 16th Grand Slam title

Rafael Nadal won his third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title with a one-sided victory over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in New York. The world number one powered to a 6-3 6-3 6-4 victory in Sunday’s final at Flushing Meadows. The Spaniard, 31, has now won two Slams in […]

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