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Could Leicester break the top four?
In the context of a meaningful Premier League title challenge, this was the sporting equivalent of two bald men fighting over a comb. The only influence, indeed relevance, Manchester United and Arsenal will have on the title race is how they fare when they face leaders Liverpool (Arsenal have already been well beaten at Anfield) and reigning champions Manche...
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Man Utd 1-1 Arsenal: 'A great rivalry drowned in a downpour of mediocrity'
Manchester United's rivalry with Arsenal provided the great theatre of the Premier League's formative years and beyond - but those days seemed light years away on Monday at a soggy and dismal Old Trafford.Long gone is the era when Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger jousted on touchlines and for trophies, when the likes of Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira squa...
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Lamine Diaby-Fadiga sacked by Nice after stealing team-mate's watch
French Ligue 1 club Nice have sacked Lamine Diaby-Fadiga after he admitted stealing a watch worth a reported £62,000 from team-mate Kasper Dolberg.Denmark forward Dolberg, 21, had his watch stolen from the dressing room on 16 September and reported the theft to police.Striker Diaby-Fadiga, 18, has represented France at Under-18 level."Nice and La...
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Still, Hradecky played his part to keep his side in it when Juventus went throug
Twice the Leverkusen keeper denied Ronaldo, first with a low save to a shot from 12 yards out, then by smothering a close-range effort when the Portuguese was left alone in the box.In between, though, Hradecky was powerless to prevent Bernardeschi netting the second.After good link-up play between Higuain and Ronaldo, Ronaldo failed to connect with a cut...
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Juventus took control of the Champions League Group D destiny by brushing aside
On a night when Atletico Madrid won 2-0 away at Lokomotiv Moscow, Juve joined the Spanish side at the top of the table on four points.Gonzalo Higuain pounced on Jonathan Tah's mistake to fire in the first, with Federico Bernardeschi sweeping in the second.Cristiano Ronaldo raced through to get the third late on.For a long while, this was a low-key affa...
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World Athletics Championships: IAAF 'disappointed' by small crowds, says chief e
The IAAF is "disappointed" by the small crowds at the World Championships in Doha but believes athletes are still enjoying a "positive experience", says its chief executive Jon Ridgeon.Just 13,288 people watched Friday's session at the Khalifa International Stadium and attendances dwindled over the following two days.Denise Lewis is among several current...
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The best of the stats
Real Madrid and Bruges last met in the European Cup in 1976-77, with the Belgian side progressing 2-0 on aggregate (W1, D1). Bruges were later eliminated in the quarter-final by Borussia Monchengladbach.They played out a 0-0 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in October 1976 in the European Cup - their only previous meeting in Madrid.Real have won a...
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BBC coverage
Eden Hazard says he does not feel like a 'Galactico' yet following a summer move from Chelsea which could exceed £150m in value.The Real Madrid forward, 28, has started three games in La Liga but is yet to record a goal or an assist.The Belgian has inherited all-time top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo's number seven shirt and is widely regarded as his re...
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Scots ease aside Samoa to revive World Cup hopes
Townsend was asked if his players should now be "energised" after moving to within a point of Ireland and four of pool leaders Japan."They should be," he replied. "There's no better feeling than coming back from adversity or rising to a challenge with your mates and delivering."They deserve the two or three days off that they're going to get now. It's ju...
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The Ferrari soap opera intensifies
After a series of conversations over the radio, Ferrari decided to do the swap later and Leclerc recovered first place when he was pitted four laps earlier and allowed to benefit from fresher tyres.But Vettel's engine developed a problem in its hybrid system on his first lap out of the pits and when he was told to park the car, that led to the virtual safety...
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