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The best of Gordon Banks, Tony Romo’s gold and Juve’s Welshmen | Classic YouTube

This week’s round-up also features a Nascar crash, the World Club Challenge and parkour1) Farewell, then, Gordon Banks. Where else to start than The Save? Or, A Version Of The Save. Here he is keeping Denis Law out at Wembley in 1967, beating the loopi…

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The best of Gordon Banks, Tony Romo’s gold and Juve’s Welshmen | Classic YouTube

This week’s round-up also features a Nascar crash, the World Club Challenge and parkour1) Farewell, then, Gordon Banks. Where else to start than The Save? Or, A Version Of The Save. Here he is keeping Denis Law out at Wembley in 1967, beating the loopi…

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Eric Harrison, Manchester United’s ‘Class of 92’ coach, dies aged 81

• United pay tribute to ‘mentor of young players’• Harrison helped produce Fergie’s FledglingsEric Harrison, the coach credited with producing Manchester United’s famous ‘Class of ‘92 youth side, has died at the age of 81.News of his death was confirme…

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Championship roundup: Harrison and Jansson take Leeds back to summit

• Leeds beat Swansea, while Norwich slip to defeat at Preston• Sheffield United edge Middlesbrough, Villa lose at BrentfordThe constant shifting at the top of the Championship shows no sign of abating after Leeds United returned to the top with a 2-1 w…

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Declan Rice switches allegiance from Republic of Ireland to England

West Ham midfielder says decision was ‘extremely difficult’‘I have equal respect and love for both England and Ireland’Declan Rice has submitted a written request to Fifa for the transfer of his international registration from the Republic of Ireland t…

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Anthony Joshua to defend heavyweight titles in New York against Jarrell Miller

• British boxer will take part in his first fight in US in June• ‘I plan on dismantling Miller in style to make my mark’Anthony Joshua will defend his world heavyweight titles against Jarrell Miller at Madison Square Garden on 1 June, promoter Eddie He…

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Manchester United charged by Uefa after bottle thrown at Ángel Di María

• United can expect fine when case dealt with on 28 February• PSG face series of charges over the conduct of their fansUefa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Manchester United after a bottle was thrown from the stands towards Ángel Di María d…

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Shannon Gabriel banned for four ODIs after exchange with Joe Root

• Fast bowler clashed with England captain during third Test• Root said: ‘There’s nothing wrong with being gay’West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel has accepted the International Cricket Council’s code of conduct charge relating to a comment made to Engl…

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Is Tottenham’s run of 30 league games without a draw a record? | The Knowledge

Plus: Old Trafford’s mysterious semi-final snub, back-to-back penalty misses and unused subs. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Tottenham have currently played 30 consecutive Premier League games without drawing one,” notes Wouter van Dael. “What is th…

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Four-time All Pro Antonio Brown intends to ‘move on’ from Steelers

Relationship with Pittsburgh has soured over past seasonSteelers also facing loss of star running back Le’Veon BellAntonio Brown, arguably the most dominant wide receiver in the NFL over the past decade, has stated his desire to leave the Pittsburgh St…

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England’s Mako Vunipola ruled out of Six Nations with ankle injury

• Vunipola picked up ligament problem in win over France• Saracens prop expected to be out for over two monthsMako Vunipola has been ruled out of the remainder of England’s Six Nations campaign with an ankle ligament injury.The Saracens prop picked up …

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Gordon Banks – a life in pictures

England’s 1966 World Cup-winning goalkeeper has died aged 81. We take a look at the career of the man who, during his time between the sticks, was considered by many to be the world’s best goalkeeper – and perhaps the finest there has beenGordon Banks,…

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Gordon Banks, World Cup winner with England in 1966, dies aged 81

• Banks played in goal for Sir Alf Ramsey’s legendary side• Produced one of the greatest ever saves to thwart Pelé in 1970Gordon Banks, a World Cup winner with England in 1966 whose diving, twisting save to thwart Pelé in 1970 is lauded as one of the g…

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Cleveland Browns sign Kareem Hunt two months after assault video emerges

Running back had been released by Chiefs in DecemberVideo showed player kicking women in hotel last yearThe Cleveland Browns have signed Kareem Hunt two months after the running back was released by the Kansas City Chiefs. The 23-year-old’s departure f…

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Paul Scholes appointed manager of League Two’s Oldham Athletic

Scholes signs one-and-a-half year dealOwner Abdallah Lemsagam pledges ‘100% backing’Paul Scholes has been appointed the new manager of Oldham Athletic after signing a one-and-a-half year deal.The former Manchester United was formerly a coach at Old Tra…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Sarri is heading into Chelsea danger zone, Martial is showing up Mourinho’s poor judgment and is Mee ready for England?Maurizio Sarri is heading into the shark-infested waters that did for Luiz Felipe Scolari and André Villas-Boas, who were sacked midw…

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Football League: Birmingham hold on in seven-goal thriller at QPR

Che Adams scores hat-trick as QPR miss injury-time penaltyLuton win fifth game in five; Macclesfield rescue late pointChe Adams scored a first-half hat-trick as Birmingham ended their 13-year wait for a win at QPR in thrilling fashion, taking a 4-0 lea…

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Andre Green caps astonishing Aston Villa comeback against Sheffield United

A thrilling Aston Villa comeback with three goals in the dying stages of a game dominated by Sheffield United robbed the Blades of top spot in the Championship and turned Billy Sharp’s joy at scoring a hat-trick into ashes.Sharp appeared to have taken …

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Ski president sorry for praising dictators and attacking ‘so-called’ climate change

Gian Franco Kasper said dictators make good event hosts75-year-old once said women shouldn’t ski jumpThe president of the International Ski Federation has apologised after an interview in which he questioned climate change and said he preferred countri…

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Sheffield United Women’s Sophie Jones charged with racially abusing opponent

• FA charges forward over alleged incident against Tottenham• Renee Hector alleged opponent made monkey noisesThe Sheffield United Women’s player Sophie Jones has been charged by the Football Association with racially abusing Tottenham Hotspur’s Renee …