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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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Covid: Moderna vaccine UK rollout begins in Wales
07/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,601
The vaccine is the third to be used in the UK, with England's rollout due "in the next few days".
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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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Liverpool outclassed by Real Madrid in first leg
06/04/2021 | sport | football | 2,677
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool made it "too easy" for Real Madrid to win the quarter-final first leg between the sides.
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Greenwood seals comeback win for Man Utd
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,524
Mason Greenwood scores just his second Premier League goal of the season as Manchester United come from behind to beat Brighton at Old Trafford.
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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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Your England starting XI to face Poland
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 142
Who made it into your England starting XI to face Poland in Wednesday's World Cup qualifier?
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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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James seals win against Czech Republic
30/03/2021 | sport | football | 495
Daniel James' late header gives Wales victory over the Czech Republic in a fiery World Cup qualifier in which both teams had a man sent off.
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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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Cineworld to reopen with cinema-first movie deal
23/03/2021 | news | business | 453
US cinemas will reopen in April followed by the UK in May, with theatres getting exclusivity over streaming.
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Who are England's best attacking options?
22/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,083
England boss Gareth Southgate is spoilt for choice in attack this summer - this is who you and our pundits think should play with Harry Kane.
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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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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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Porto shock Juventus to advance after extra time
09/03/2021 | sport | football | 473
Sergio Oliveira's 115th-minute strike shocks Juventus to send Porto through in a stunning tie in the Champions League.
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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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'Fallen champions making mockery of title defence'
04/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,857
Brilliant Chelsea can be confident of a top-four finish but the same cannot be said of floundering Liverpool, writes Phil McNulty.
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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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Have Sporting unearthed the next Fernandes?
02/03/2021 | sport | football | 455
Sporting Lisbon appear to have struck gold with a former Wolves youngster who has a better scoring record than Bruno Fernandes.
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Covid vaccines cut risk of serious illness by 80% in over-80s
01/03/2021 | news | health | 2,804
The UK will soon be in a "very different world", government scientists promise after the success of the jabs.
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Ancelotti wants Everton to 'touch' top four
01/03/2021 | sport | football | 884
Richarlison continues his good form as Everton keep their European ambitions on track with victory over out-of-form Southampton.
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Reds still in 'exciting places' after win
28/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,789
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are still in "exciting places" after beating Sheffield United to end a run of four successive Premier League defeats.
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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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Man Utd ease into Europa League last 16
25/02/2021 | sport | football | 916
Shola Shoretire becomes the youngest player to appear for Manchester United in Europe as they reach the Europa League last 16.
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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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Rashford helps Man Utd back to second
21/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,669
Marcus Rashford plays a key role in a win over struggling Newcastle as Manchester United returned to second in the Premier League table.
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Everton earn first Anfield win since 1999
20/02/2021 | sport | football | 5,167
Everton secure a first Premier League win at Anfield in 22 years as goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson deal a blow to Liverpool's top four hopes.
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We're out to correct mistakes, says Solskjaer
18/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,666
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his Manchester United side are out to correct last season's Europa League mistakes after they thrash Real Sociedad 4-0 in Turin.
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Man Utd will 'put up fight' in title race
14/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,728
Manchester United "have to put up a fight" and will not "give away" the Premier League title early, insists manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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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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Temperature of -23C in Braemar is UK's lowest in 25 years
11/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,163
The Met Office says Braemar in Aberdeenshire recorded the coldest night since December 1995.
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'Champions Liverpool on a worrying slide'
07/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,066
Liverpool have won too much under Jurgen Klopp to be mired in talk of a crisis, but there is no escaping they are on a worrying slide, writes Phil McNulty.
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Man City put four past Reds at Anfield
07/02/2021 | sport | football | 4,944
Two errors from Liverpool keeper Alisson gift leaders Manchester City a 10th straight Premier League win and a 10-point lead over the champions.
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Coaching at Chelsea 'not difficult'
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 324
Jose Mourinho says it is "not difficult" to coach at former club Chelsea as his Tottenham side prepare to face the Blues on Thursday.
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Covid: Boris Johnson 'optimistic' about summer holiday prospects
01/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,928
The PM says it relies on factors such as the vaccine rollout going well and Covid cases coming down.
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Covid: EU-AstraZeneca disputed vaccine contract made public
29/01/2021 | news | world | 14,137
The European Commission argues the drug-maker is failing to fulfil its promises on the Covid jab.
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Blades stun Man Utd at Old Trafford
27/01/2021 | sport | football | 3,296
Bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United cause a stunning upset with a Premier League victory over title-chasing Manchester United at Old Trafford.
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West Ham lead race to sign Lingard
26/01/2021 | sport | football | 561
West Ham are leading the race to sign England midfielder Jesse Lingard on loan from Manchester United.
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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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Who has been your team's star so far?
25/01/2021 | sport | football | 318
With lots of Premier League teams at the halfway point in their season, which players have impressed fans the most so far?
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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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Liverpool's unbeaten home run ended by Burnley
21/01/2021 | sport | football | 4,449
Liverpool's 68-game unbeaten home run in the Premier League comes to an end as Ashley Barnes fires home a late winner from the penalty spot to secure a famous victory for Burnley.
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Man Utd 'missed opportunity' against Liverpool
17/01/2021 | sport | football | 3,797
Leaders Manchester United are thwarted by the second-half heroics of keeper Alisson in a goalless draw with title rivals Liverpool at Anfield.
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Fernandes wants to extend United title lead
15/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,084
Bruno Fernandes thinks it would be "fun" for the fans if Manchester United could extend their lead in the title race when they face Liverpool on Sunday.
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Man Utd go top with win at Burnley
12/01/2021 | sport | football | 2,212
Paul Pogba's well-taken volley gives Manchester United victory at Burnley to take them top of the Premier League.
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BBC Bitesize to be free for BT and EE customers
11/01/2021 | news | education | 704
The content will not count in a mobile data allowance to help keep costs of online learning down.
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Crawley crush Leeds in stunning FA Cup upset
10/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,445
Crawley Town produce one of the FA Cup third round's most emphatic upsets as they stun Premier League side Leeds United.
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McTominay ensures Man Utd beat Watford
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 769
Scott McTominay celebrates captaining Manchester United for the first time with an early winner to see off Watford in the FA Cup third round.
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Other teams would get a penalty - Klopp
05/01/2021 | sport | football | 2,804
Jurgen Klopp feels his Liverpool side were denied "a clear penalty" in the defeat at Southampton and says other teams would have been awarded one.
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Leaders Liverpool lose at Southampton
04/01/2021 | sport | football | 2,719
Liverpool's title defence suffers a setback as they fall to their second Premier League loss of the season at Southampton.
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Are Kane & Son destined to be the best?
02/01/2021 | sport | football | 813
After Harry Kane and Son Heung-min continue their 'telepathic' understanding against Leeds, are they destined to be the Premier League's best ever pairing?
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Man Utd move level with Liverpool at top
01/01/2021 | sport | football | 4,275
Manchester United move level on points with Premier League leaders Liverpool as a Bruno Fernandes penalty seals victory over Aston Villa.
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Who could be on the move in January?
31/12/2020 | sport | football | 673
No winter break and a shorter season means clubs may dip into the transfer market, BBC Sport takes a look at players who could move in January.
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Klopp says table 'doesn't mean anything'
30/12/2020 | sport | football | 2,677
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says the league table is "the last thing" he is thinking about after Newcastle frustrate the champions.
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Late own goal earns Leicester draw
26/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,731
Leicester twice come from behind to deny Manchester United a record-equalling 11th straight away win in the Premier League.
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Holders Man City hammer Arsenal to book EFL Cup semi-final spot
22/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,019
Holders Manchester City score four goals to pile on the misery for Arsenal and reach the Carabao Cup semi-finals.
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Cyberpunk 2077: Sony pulls game from PlayStation while Xbox offers refunds
18/12/2020 | news | business | 540
The unprecedented move comes as players say the game is riddled with bugs and glitches.
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Rashford double as Man Utd beat Blades
17/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,224
Marcus Rashford scores twice as Manchester United come from a goal down to beat winless Sheffield United in the Premier League.
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Salah breaks Liverpool scoring record in draw
09/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,423
Mohamed Salah becomes Liverpool's record Champions League goalscorer as the Reds complete their group-stage campaign with a draw at Midtjylland.
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Benzema heads Real Madrid into last 16
09/12/2020 | sport | football | 125
Karim Benzema's two headers send Real Madrid into the Champions League knockout stages with victory over Borussia Monchengladbach.
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'Mix-and-match' coronavirus vaccines to be tested
08/12/2020 | news | health | 679
Trials are being planned in the UK to see if combining Covid vaccines might give the best protection.
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What unites Messi and Ronaldo?
07/12/2020 | sport | football | 393
As Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi prepare to face each other in the Champions League on Tuesday, Guillem Balague looks at the similarities between the two.
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Home nations find out World Cup qualifiers
07/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,036
England will face Poland while Wales meet Belgium as the qualifying draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is made.
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'We're entering our prime' - Kane
06/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,875
Harry Kane believes both he and Son Heung-min are entering the prime of their careers after their goals help Tottenham defeat Arsenal.
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Coronavirus: UK got vaccine first because it's 'a better country', says Gavin Williamson
04/12/2020 | news | politics | 4,358
The EU says vaccines are not a "football competition" after Education Secretary Gavin Williamson's comment.
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How do fans feel about a European Super League?
03/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,871
A BBC poll shows younger fans are happier about the prospect of a European Super League than older fans.
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Covid-19: Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine judged safe for use in UK
02/12/2020 | news | health | 5,840
The UK is the first country to approve the Pfizer vaccine - with 800,000 doses due to arrive soon.
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Fans divided about stadium return
02/12/2020 | sport | football | 971
A BBC Sport poll suggests football fans are divided on whether they should be allowed to return to matches before a Covid-19 vaccine is available.
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Man Utd beaten at home by PSG
02/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,629
Manchester United's Champions League campaign is hanging in the balance as two goals from Neymar help Paris St-Germain win at Old Trafford.
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'Ravenous' Cavani shows he still has hunger
29/11/2020 | sport | football | 541
Edinson Cavani's deadline-day arrival at Old Trafford was widely questioned, but against Southampton he showed why he was signed.
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Liverpool denied win by Gross penalty
28/11/2020 | sport | football | 3,530
Pascal Gross' injury-time penalty rescues a deserved draw for Brighton as Liverpool go top of the Premier League table.
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Covid-19: Three households can mix over Christmas in UK
25/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,371
People can form a "Christmas bubble" and mix in homes and outdoors between 23 and 27 December.
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Atalanta shock Liverpool at Anfield
25/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,673
Atalanta score twice in four minutes to deliver a surprise victory over Liverpool at Anfield in the Champions League.
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Covid-19: England arrivals to be able to cut quarantine with private test
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,068
People arriving in England can end their self-isolation with a negative test taken after five days.
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'It doesn't matter who takes penalties'
24/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,205
Bruno Fernandes scores twice as Manchester United beat Istanbul Basaksehir but says he turned down the chance of a treble to keep his word to Marcus Rashford.
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Fans to be allowed at outdoor sports
23/11/2020 | sport | other | 1,634
Up to 4,000 fans will be allowed at outdoor events in the lowest-risk areas when the four-week national lockdown in England ends.
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