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Chelsea reach Champions League semi-finals
13/04/2021 | sport | football | 351
Chelsea are through to the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 2014 after a 2-1 aggregate win over Porto.
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Chelsea bounce back to beat Porto in Champions League
07/04/2021 | sport | football | 869
Chelsea bounce back from a testing few days to secure a crucial first leg quarter-final away win over Porto in the Champions League.
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Baggies thump five past 10-man Chelsea
03/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,391
Matheus Pereira and Callum Robinson score twice as struggling West Brom overwhelm 10-man Chelsea and end the 14-match unbeaten start to Thomas Tuchel's tenure.
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England are entertaining team - Rice
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 845
Declan Rice believes England are an "entertaining team to watch" as he responds to critics suggesting Gareth Southgate's side are too cautious.
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Maguire scores late England winner
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,889
Harry Maguire scores a late winner for England in their World Cup qualifier against Poland.
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Kane inspires England to win over Albania
28/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,642
Harry Kane scores one and makes another as England beat Albania to make it two wins out of two in their World Cup 2022 qualifying campaign.
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Awesome England chase 337 to beat India
26/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,118
Jonny Bairstow strikes a magnificent century and Ben Stokes a brutal 99 in an emphatic England chase of 337 to beat India in the second ODI in Pune.
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Is Euros selection getting tougher for Southgate?
25/03/2021 | sport | football | 855
England manager Gareth Southgate selects his Euro 2020 squad in two months - and that selection is not getting any easier.
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Where are stalled England going wrong?
22/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,790
Slow starts. Record points conceded. A sky-high penalty count. How England's Six Nations campaign fell short on multiple fronts.
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Who are England's best attacking options?
22/03/2021 | sport | football | 971
England manager Gareth Southgate appears spoilt for choice with attacking options this summer, who do you think he should take?
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Chelsea move into FA Cup semi-finals
21/03/2021 | sport | football | 525
Eight-time winners Chelsea move into the FA Cup semi-finals with a hard-fought home win against Sheffield United.
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Liverpool face Real in Champions League
19/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,964
Liverpool will face Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, while Manchester City will play Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea will face Porto.
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Chelsea beat Atletico to reach Champions League last eight
17/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,041
Chelsea move into the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in seven years with a 3-0 aggregate win over Atletico Madrid.
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Buttler trumps Kohli in England win
16/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,000
Jos Buttler's brutal hitting trumps the genius of Virat Kohli in England's eight-wicket defeat of India in the third Twenty20 in Ahmedabad.
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Itoje try earns England win over France
13/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 2,501
A late Maro Itoje try gives England victory over in-form France in the Six Nations at Twickenham.
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England's Malins to start against France
11/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,527
Max Malins will make his first start for England after being named at full-back for Saturday's Six Nations match with France at Twickenham.
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Havertz 'stepped up' for Chelsea - Tuchel
08/03/2021 | sport | football | 987
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel praises forward Kai Havertz after he plays a vital role as the Blues defeat top-four rivals Everton.
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Liverpool 'cannot rely on the past'
04/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,824
Andy Robertson says Liverpool cannot "rely on the past" after Chelsea inflict a fifth successive home defeat on the champions for the first time.
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Wasteful Fulham frustrated by Crystal Palace
28/02/2021 | sport | football | 280
Fulham miss the chance to move within a point of fellow strugglers Newcastle and Brighton after being held to a goalless draw at Crystal Palace.
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Wales beat England to take Triple Crown
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 4,482
Wales take the Triple Crown with a bonus-point win against England after early controversy in their Six Nations match in Cardiff.
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Pitch problems or pointless spin?
27/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,957
After England's two-day humbling by India in Ahmedabad, BBC Sport weighs up the arguments and considers what might happen next.
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Giroud overhead kick gives Chelsea win
23/02/2021 | sport | football | 956
Olivier Giroud's spectacular goal gives Chelsea the advantage in their Champions League last-16 tie with Atletico Madrid.
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Hasenhuttl hopes draw will spark Saints
20/02/2021 | sport | football | 664
Ralph Hasenhuttl hopes Southampton's 1-1 draw with Chelsea is the start of his side returning to their normal selves as they ended a run of six successive defeats in the Premier League.
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India thrash England to level series
16/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,992
England succumb to an inevitable 317-run defeat by India on the fourth day of the second Test in Chennai.
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Ashwin century makes England toil
15/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,903
A century from local hero Ravichandran Ashwin heaps misery on England in the second Test against India in Chennai.
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Werner ends goal drought in Chelsea win
15/02/2021 | sport | football | 998
Timo Werner scores and assists as he ends a 14-game goal drought to help Chelsea to victory over Newcastle in the Premier League.
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England bounce back against Italy
13/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,376
England find flashes of attacking flair to bounce back from last week's Scotland defeat and claim a 41-18 Six Nations victory against Italy.
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Liverpool title defence is over - Klopp
13/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,306
Liverpool's title defence is over, says manager Jurgen Klopp after his side's late capitulation at Leicester.
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Ford returns as Lawrence dropped
11/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,691
George Ford, Courtney Lawes, Kyle Sinckler and Mako Vunipola all return to England's starting XV for Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy.
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Chelsea beat Barnsley to set up Sheff Utd tie
11/02/2021 | sport | football | 751
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says his side failed to show "enough courage" in their narrow FA Cup win over Championship side Barnsley.
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Anderson inspires England to famous win
09/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,621
James Anderson inspires England to a famous 227-run victory against India on the final day of the first Test in Chennai.
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Chelsea win at Sheff Utd to move up to fifth
07/02/2021 | sport | football | 474
Chelsea recover from Antonio Rudiger's own goal to move up into fifth in the Premier League with a win at Sheffield United.
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Scots end 38-year wait for Twickenham win
06/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 4,000
Scotland claim a first win at Twickenham since 1983 as fly-half Finn Russell orchestrates a shock Six Nations victory against England.
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England absentees give Scotland hope
05/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 812
Why Scotland might 'fancy themselves' against England at Twickenham: Team news, match preview and statistics for Saturday's Six Nations match.
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Root hits 128 as England dominate India
05/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 970
Joe Root marks his 100th Test with a commanding century as England make an impressive start to the first Test against India.
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'Spurs devoid of ambition & lacking ideas'
04/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,424
After an "eyesore" of a performance against Chelsea, Phil McNulty says Jose Mourinho finds himself in trouble at Tottenham.
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Redpath & Lawrence start in Six Nations
04/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,206
Rookie centres Ollie Lawrence and Cameron Redpath will start for England and Scotland respectively in Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash at Twickenham.
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Chelsea beat disappointing Tottenham
04/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,889
Tottenham suffer their third consecutive Premier League defeat as they lose at home to Chelsea, who move up to sixth in the table.
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Tuchel claims first win as Chelsea boss
31/01/2021 | sport | football | 561
Emphatic finishes from Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso see off Burnley to give Thomas Tuchel his first victory as Chelsea boss.
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Chelsea held by Wolves in Tuchel's first game
27/01/2021 | sport | football | 835
Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea reign gets off to a frustrating start as Wolves secure a point in a drab stalemate at Stamford Bridge.
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Chelsea appoint Tuchel as manager
26/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,151
Thomas Tuchel is appointed Chelsea's new manager on an 18-month contract after the sacking of Frank Lampard.
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Chelsea sack manager Lampard
25/01/2021 | sport | football | 4,805
Chelsea sack manager Frank Lampard after 18 months in charge, with former Paris St-Germain and Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel expected to replace him.
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England complete win on dramatic day
25/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 725
England complete a thrilling victory on day four of the second Test against Sri Lanka to take the series 2-0.
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Abraham hat-trick sees off Luton
24/01/2021 | sport | football | 618
Tammy Abraham's hat-trick earns Chelsea victory over Luton Town in the FA Cup fourth round to relieve some pressure from boss Frank Lampard.
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Man Utd beat Liverpool in cup thriller
24/01/2021 | sport | football | 4,967
Bruno Fernandes comes off the bench to fire Manchester United past fierce rivals Liverpool in a pulsating FA Cup fourth-round tie.
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Klopp hope for Liverpool turning point
23/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,060
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes the defeat by Burnley will prove a turning point for his side.
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Stokes and Archer return for India tour
21/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 548
All-rounder Ben Stokes and fast bowler Jofra Archer return to the England squad for the first two Tests of the tour of India.
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Bess takes 5-30 as England seize control
14/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 509
Dom Bess takes 5-30 as a dreadful Sri Lanka batting display leaves England in control after day one of the first Test at Galle.
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Pucovski impresses on a debut four years in the making
07/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 201
Will Pucovski impresses with 62 on long-awaited debut, having overcome nine concussions and mental health issues to reach the biggest stage.
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UK & Ireland mooted to host Lions tour
05/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 738
The British and Irish Lions series with South Africa could be held in the UK and Ireland if Covid-19 prevents fans from travelling.
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Abraham scores twice as Chelsea beat Hammers
21/12/2020 | sport | football | 671
Tammy Abraham scores twice as Chelsea end their recent mini-slump by beating West Ham to move up to fifth in the Premier League.
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Parker accuses Wilson of diving
19/12/2020 | sport | football | 613
Fulham manager Scott Parker accuses Callum Wilson of diving as the Newcastle striker's penalty denies his 10 men possible victory at St James' Park.
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Wolves stun Chelsea with late winner
15/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,323
Frank Lampard says his Chelsea side may be suffering from fatigue after Wolves came from behind to beat the Blues.
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Ireland and Scotland in same RWC pool
14/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,090
Ireland and Scotland will face each other in the pool stages of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
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England and Wales top seeds in RWC draw
13/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 413
Wales and England are among the top seeds for the 2023 Rugby World Cup draw on Monday, with Ireland in band two and Scotland in the third band.
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Villa snatch win at Wolves with late penalty
12/12/2020 | sport | football | 580
Substitute Anwar El Ghazi converts a stoppage-time penalty as Aston Villa snatch victory in their West Midlands derby at Wolves.
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'England need to recognise prime time to attack'
07/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 980
England showed they can adapt under pressure in the Autumn Nations Cup final but there is room for improvement in their attack, says Matt Dawson.
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England beat France in dramatic final
06/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 2,215
Owen Farrell finally finds his kicking boots to land a sudden-death penalty to subdue a stand-in France and win the Autumn Nations Cup at Twickenham.
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VAR - is it a hit or miss in football?
04/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,954
Video assistant refereeing has dominated the headlines this Premier League season - a BBC Sport poll reveals fans are not impressed.
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Malan hits 99 not out to seal series win
01/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 352
Dawid Malan hits 99 not out off 47 balls as England beat South Africa by nine wickets to complete a 3-0 Twenty20 series win.
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Spurs back on top after Chelsea stalemate
29/11/2020 | sport | football | 912
Tottenham return to the top of the Premier League despite being held by Chelsea in a highly-competitive yet goalless London stalemate.
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'France is our grand final of 2020'
28/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 692
England head coach Eddie Jones says his side have still not reached their peak as they prepare to face France in the Autumn Nations Cup final.
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Wales 13-24 England
28/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,964
England will face France in the Autumn Nations Cup final following a 24-13 win over an improved Wales in Llanelli.
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England venture into the not-so-wild West
27/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 872
Without the febrile atmosphere of the Principality Stadium, Wales go into Saturday's meeting hoping for, rather than believing in, victory.
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Bairstow powers England to win in opener
27/11/2020 | sport | cricket | 469
Jonny Bairstow makes his highest Twenty20 international score as England beat South Africa by five wickets in the series opener in Cape Town.
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Chelsea seal early qualification to last 16
24/11/2020 | sport | football | 347
Chelsea reach the Champions League knockout stage with two games to spare as Olivier Giroud's late header seals victory at Rennes.
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Klopp urges broadcasters to fix schedule
23/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,978
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says they might struggle to end the season with 11 players and warns "we are all done" unless broadcasters talk to each other about the football schedule.
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Impressive May scores twice in England win
21/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,513
Wing Jonny May scores a superb solo try as England claim an emphatic and entertaining Autumn Nations Cup victory against Ireland at Twickenham.
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Chelsea must remain humble - Lampard after win over Newcastle
21/11/2020 | sport | football | 837
Manager Frank Lampard says Chelsea must "remain humble" after moving second in the Premier League table following a solid win over Newcastle.
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