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All six English clubs leave Super League
21/04/2021 | sport | football | 7,045
All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League formally withdraw from the competition.
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Mourinho sacked by Tottenham
19/04/2021 | sport | football | 3,759
Jose Mourinho is sacked by Tottenham Hotspur after just 17 months in charge.
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Greenwood double as Man Utd beat Burnley
18/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,025
Mason Greenwood scores twice as Manchester United beat Burnley to close the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City.
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Chelsea end Man City's quadruple hopes
17/04/2021 | sport | football | 2,227
Chelsea reach the FA Cup final with a narrow victory to end Manchester City's hopes of a historic quadruple.
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Townsend to be Lions attack coach
13/04/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,330
Gregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions attack in South Africa - Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins also on board.
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Man Utd too strong for Granada in first leg
08/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,267
Manchester United take a big step towards reaching the Europa League semi-finals with an away first-leg win over Granada.
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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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Carabao Cup final to have 8,000 fans
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,152
The Carabao Cup final between Tottenham and Manchester City will have 8,000 fans in attendance after it is confirmed as a pilot event to test the return of big crowds.
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Saints seal comeback win over Burnley
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 306
Southampton fight back from 2-0 down to beat Burnley and claim a crucial three points in the battle for Premier League survival.
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McGregor v Poirier 3 booked for 10 July
03/04/2021 | sport | other | 196
Conor McGregor has confirmed he will meet Dustin Poirier in the UFC octagon for a third time on 10 July.
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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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Man City four wins from title after victory at Leicester
03/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,896
Runaway leaders Manchester City move to within four wins of the Premier League title after two second-half goals see off third-placed Leicester.
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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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Wales win title as Scotland beat France
26/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,580
Wales clinch the Six Nations as 14-man Scotland snatch their first victory in Paris since 1999 to wreck France's title hopes.
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Haining replaces Fagerson for Scotland
25/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,144
Scotland are forced to replace number eight Matt Fagerson with Nick Haining on the eve of Friday's Six Nations finale against France.
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Tesla cars can be bought in Bitcoin
24/03/2021 | news | technology | 494
Elon Musk announced his company would accept the virtual currency as payment for a new car.
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Leeds great Lorimer dies aged 74
20/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,367
Leeds United's all-time record goalscorer Peter Lorimer dies aged 74.
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Pogba winner sees Man Utd edge past Milan
18/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,293
Paul Pogba scores the winner on his Manchester United return as they edge past AC Milan to reach the Europa League quarter-finals.
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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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Nokia to cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide
16/03/2021 | news | business | 118
The Finnish telecoms giant is shifting investment into 5G and cloud computing research.
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Iheanacho scores hat-trick against sorry Blades
14/03/2021 | sport | football | 523
Kelechi Iheanacho scored a superb hat-trick against bottom club Sheffield United as Leicester City maintain their push for a top-four finish in the Premier League.
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Lego plans hiring spree for digital growth drive
10/03/2021 | news | business | 398
The toy giant sees best sales in five years as lockdown spurs growth in Lego sets for families.
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Fabinho is 'one of best at number six'
10/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,815
Fabinho is "one of the best in the world at number six", says Jurgen Klopp after the Brazil midfielder helps Liverpool beat RB Leipzig to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.
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Man Utd 'not thinking' about title
07/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,696
Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United are not thinking about overhauling Premier League leaders Manchester City despite victory at Etihad Stadium.
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Fulham win as Liverpool lose sixth straight home game
07/03/2021 | sport | football | 3,639
Liverpool's incredible slide continues with a sixth successive Premier League home defeat as Fulham earn a crucial win over the reigning champions.
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Is Aguero on the way out at Man City?
05/03/2021 | sport | football | 700
Sergio Aguero has not scored a Premier League goal since January 2020 and his contract expires in the summer, so is he approaching the end at Manchester City?
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Volvo Cars to go fully electric by 2030
02/03/2021 | news | business | 569
The Swedish firm is to phase out all models with internal combustion engines over the next few years.
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Improved Ireland cruise past poor Italy
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 536
Ireland run in six tries to claim a much-needed first win of this year's Six Nations in a one-sided contest against a poor Italy
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Henderson ruled out for up to 10 weeks
26/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,372
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is ruled out for up to 10 weeks as a result of the groin injury he suffered against Everton.
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Poor Leicester shocked by Slavia Prague
25/02/2021 | sport | football | 410
Leicester are dumped out of the Europa League in a shock home defeat by Slavia Prague.
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Dominant Man City win 19th game in a row
24/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,679
Manchester City make it 19 wins in a row with another utterly dominant display against Borussia Monchengladbach
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How Simeone has reinvented Atletico Madrid
23/02/2021 | sport | football | 303
Renowned for building a team with grit and resilience, Diego Simeone has revitalised Atleti with attacking football - how has he done it?
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Guardiola surprised by Man City winning run
21/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,701
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he is surprised by his side's imperious form "when everyone is suffering in this world" as they make it 18 wins in a row with victory at Arsenal.
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Man Utd held to draw at West Brom
14/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,947
Bruno Fernandes' stunning volley salvages a point for Manchester United at struggling West Brom, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side lose further ground in the Premier League title race.
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US airline set to buy flying electric taxis for airport runs
11/02/2021 | news | business | 108
United Airlines plans to buy 200 of the aircraft to fly passengers to airports within the next five years.
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UK weather: 'Beast from the East Two' to bring snow, ice and floods
06/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,139
The cold snap will not be as extreme as in 2018, forecasters say, but will cause disruption this weekend.
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Seven-try France hammer Italy in Rome
06/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 132
France sweep Italy aside to start the 2021 Six Nations with an emphatic 50-10 bonus-point win at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
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Newcastle hold on for win with nine men
06/02/2021 | sport | football | 577
Newcastle hold on to beat Southampton despite finishing with nine men with Miguel Almiron scoring twice for the hosts.
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Late Calvert-Lewin goal denies Man Utd
06/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,476
Dominic Calvert-Lewin secures a dramatic point for Everton in stoppage time as they twice come from behind to hold Manchester United.
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Bournemouth sack manager Tindall
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 577
Championship club Bournemouth sack manager Jason Tindall after just six months in charge.
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How do you recover from a 9-0 loss... twice?
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 865
Southampton suffer two 9-0 defeats in 16 months - they recovered once, how do they do it again?
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Leicester beat Fulham to strengthen top-four push
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 140
Leicester strengthen their position in the Premier League's top four with victory over Fulham, whose survival hopes suffer a further blow at Craven Cottage.
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Electric cars: Rollout of charging points still too slow
02/02/2021 | news | business | 395
The charge-point infrastructure may not be ready for when new petrol and diesel cars are banned.
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Man Utd held by Arsenal in Emirates stalemate
30/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,813
Manchester United drop points for the third time in four Premier League games with a goalless draw against under-strength Arsenal.
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'Liverpool show they are here to stay in title race'
28/01/2021 | sport | football | 819
Liverpool have been so impressive for so long under Jurgen Klopp that their recent blip raised rare questions, which they answered in style at Tottenham, writes Phil McNulty.
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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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Beware fake Covid vaccination invites, NHS warns
26/01/2021 | news | technology | 359
The NHS says any invitation which asks for vaccine payment or bank account details is a scam.
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Bruce encouraged despite 'worst run'
26/01/2021 | sport | football | 949
Steve Bruce says he may be on his worst run of results in 20 years as a manager but is encouraged by his Newcastle side's second-half display in the home defeat to Leeds.
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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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Buccaneers to face Chiefs in Super Bowl
25/01/2021 | sport | other | 324
Tom Brady's Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face reigning champions the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55 on 7 February.
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O'Sullivan hits back to beat Ding
13/01/2021 | sport | snooker | 278
Seven-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan launches a stunning comeback from 5-3 down to beat Ding Junhui 6-5 in the first round at the Masters.
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Blackpool shock WBA in FA Cup shootout
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 485
Sam Allardyce's wait for a West Bromwich Albion win goes on as Blackpool shock the Baggies in an FA Cup penalty shootout.
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'Liverpool unlikely to sign centre-back'
07/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,102
Jurgen Klopp says it is unlikely Liverpool will sign a centre-back in January because of the economic issues arising from the pandemic.
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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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EU firms refuse UK deliveries over Brexit tax changes
04/01/2021 | news | business | 8,377
Some EU specialist firms stop delivering to the UK because of tax changes that took effect on 1 January.
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Leicester beat Newcastle to go third
03/01/2021 | sport | football | 603
Fine goals from James Maddison and Youri Tielemans see off Newcastle and move Leicester to third in the Premier League.
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Sheff Utd need incredible run - Wilder
02/01/2021 | sport | football | 677
Manager Chris Wilder says Sheffield United must "find a win from somewhere" after defeat at Crystal Palace extended their winless start to the season.
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Bamford hits early winner for Leeds
27/12/2020 | sport | football | 848
Leeds bounce back from their heavy defeat at Old Trafford with a hard-earned victory over Burnley at Elland Road.
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West Brom earn point at Liverpool
27/12/2020 | sport | football | 3,073
Semi Ajayi scores a dramatic late equaliser against leaders Liverpool to earn struggling West Brom their first point since Sam Allardyce took charge.
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Leicester win at Spurs to go second
20/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,948
Leicester City climb to second in the Premier League as they beat top-four rivals Tottenham to move four points behind leaders Liverpool.
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Man Utd hammer Leeds to go third
20/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,967
Manchester United climb to third in the Premier League with a thumping victory over Leeds at Old Trafford.
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Stunning Liverpool hit seven past Palace
19/12/2020 | sport | football | 2,569
Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah both score twice as Liverpool hit seven past Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League.
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It was park football defending - Bruce
16/12/2020 | sport | football | 600
Steve Bruce likens Newcastle's defending to "something you see on a park on a Sunday" after they concede three late goals away to Leeds.
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Ex-Liverpool boss Houllier dies aged 73
14/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,005
Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier has died at the age of 73.
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Manchester derby ends in stalemate
12/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,645
Manchester United and Manchester City play out a dismal derby stalemate behind closed doors at Old Trafford.
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Fulham beat Leicester to move out of bottom three
30/11/2020 | sport | football | 450
Fulham move out of the Premier League relegation places with an impressive victory over Leicester that prevented Brendan Rodgers' side going level on points with leaders Tottenham.
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Mahrez treble as Man City thrash Burnley
28/11/2020 | sport | football | 315
Riyad Mahrez scores a hat-trick as Manchester City put five past Burnley to move up to eighth in the Premier League.
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Pepe sent off as Arsenal hold Leeds
22/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,021
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe is sent off for a headbutt as Leeds' wasteful finishing costs them a Premier League victory.
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Calvert-Lewin scores twice as Everton beat Fulham
22/11/2020 | sport | football | 398
Dominic Calvert-Lewin continues his excellent scoring form with another two goals as Everton return to winning ways against Fulham.
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