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Roma charged by Uefa for fans 'monkey chants' during Chelsea draw

Roma have been charged by Uefa after some of their fans made “monkey chants” during Wednesday’s Champions League tie against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.More to follow.Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Golden Goals: Simon Cox for Swindon v Fenerbahce and Walsall (2008-09)

‘If you tell me a goal, I’d be able to go back in my mind and tell you who passed it, or how it came about, or the feeling I had at the time,’ explains the strikerAnyone can score a good goal. A swing of the foot, a lucky connection, and a ball that on…

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Everton: Merseyside Police investigating incident during Europa League defeat

Merseyside Police are investigating an incident involving fans during Everton’s Europa League defeat by Lyon at Goodison Park on Thursday.Everton captain Ashley Williams barged into into Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes midway through the second half.That…

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Why this could be the NBA’s most important season ever

America’s most progressive major sports league may be at the onset of its most important season – and not for what will happen on the courtImagine a sports league whose athletes are encouraged to speak out against social injustice. Imagine a league tha…

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Football transfer rumours: Mesut Özil tells team-mates he is off to Manchester?

Today’s fluff can see it smiling over the sky Mesut Özil has told team-mates that he’s going to sign for Manchester United, screams the Mirror in their exclusive back-page lead. The 29-year-old, they say, “is ready to make the bombshell switch and is c…

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FA: Trust is at an all-time low after discrimination claims – Trevor Sinclair

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Trevor Sinclair says black and ethnic minority players need to see “change at the top” of the Football Association because trust is at an “all-time low”…

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Watford are well placed to exploit Chelsea frailties, Manchester City promise another goal glut and Arsenal could signal the end for Ronald Koeman at EvertonTwo sides level on points meet in the kind of mouthwatering thriller the innovators behind Frid…

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Raiders score on final play to upset Chiefs after Marshawn Lynch ejected

Derek Carr’s two-yard touchdown pass on final play lifts RaidersOakland’s Marshawn Lynch ejected for unsportsmanlike conductChiefs lose back-to-back games for first time since October 2015Derek Carr threw a two-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree o…

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Roosters favourites to land Cooper Cronk with another season on cards

Halfback will consider ‘suitable opportunities’ to continue NRL careerCronk’s manager to look into feasibility of signing for a Sydney clubCooper Cronk has opened the door for the Sydney Roosters to make a significant play for him after he told his man…

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LA Dodgers trounce Chicago Cubs to reach first World Series since 1988

Los Angeles win 11-1 in Game 5 of NLCS to win first pennant in 29 yearsEnrique Hernandez hits three HRs, including grand slam in third inningDodgers will host Game 1 of World Series on Tuesday in Los AngelesEnrique Hernandez put a Hollywood ending on a…

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USA women dominate South Korea on goals by Alex Morgan, Julie Ertz

Alex Morgan, Julie Ertz and Megan Rapinoe strike for US in 3-1 winSouth Korea’s Han Chaerin adds one for visitors in international debut USA forward Mallory Pugh had to leave game with hamstring injuryAlex Morgan scored in a fourth straight game, Julie…

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Everton set to face Uefa disciplinary action after brawl in Lyon defeat

• Ashley Williams sparks melee with shove on Lyon goalkeeper• Ronald Koeman: ‘I think players were acting out of frustration’Everton look likely to face Uefa disciplinary action after their Europa League match with Lyon descended into a melee, with a f…

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British Cycling allows resignation of doctor at centre of Jiffy bag scandal

• Dr Richard Freeman ‘unwell’ and unable to face action over medical records• Chief executive fears failing will come back to haunt organisation in future The doctor at the centre of the Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins Jiffy bag scandal has resigned from …

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Brendan Rodgers says Celtic committed to Champions League plan of attack

• Celtic manager unfazed by 3-0 defeat against Bayern Munich• ‘I have no compromise. We play and our players will get better’Any sense that Brendan Rodgers will alter Celtic’s Champions League approach – after another harrowing evening against a super …

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Leicester City players are unhappy over Shakespeare sacking, says Appleton

• Squad voice displeasure and turn focus on club’s board• I’m not the person to answer questions, caretaker Appleton saysLeicester City’s players demanded to know the reasons behind Craig Shakespeare’s dismissal and voiced their displeasure during a m…

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Nick Kyrgios will not play again this year due to persistent hip injury

Australian says he will end his frustrating season now in an attempt to regain full fitness for the Australian Open in JanuaryNick Kyrgios has confirmed he won’t play again in 2017 as he tries to regain full fitness for the Australian Open in January.K…

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Lyon win ups pressure on Everton boss Koeman

Lyon added to the pressure on Everton manager Ronald Koeman by winning at Goodison Park to leave the Toffees bottom of Europa League Group E.Koeman’s side remain without a victory in the group stage, and have not won for four games in all competitions….

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Lyon sink Everton on stormy night to pile pressure on Ronald Koeman

The pressure on Ronald Koeman increased as Everton slipped tamely to another Europa League defeat, more or less ending their interest in this competition and leaving them stuck at the bottom of their group with just a single point from three games.The …

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Gregor Townsend backs Scotland’s move to cast net for new players

• Townsend: ‘You have to look at every way to increase your depth pool’• Scotland not denying link to buying into Premiership side WorcesterScotland has ramped up its attempts to attract England-based players with Scottish ancestry to play for them and…

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Minister says Labour has lost confidence in FA over Eni Aluko affair

• Dr Rosenna Allin-Khan, the shadow sports minister, sounds off at ruling body• FA to investigate England Women’s goalkeeping coach Lee KendallAmid growing calls for urgent reform of the FA in the wake of the Eni Aluko affair, Labour has declared it ha…