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Football League: Leeds edge Reading, Hogan earns point in six-goal thriller

Birmingham and Sheffield Wednesday share six goalsLate winner keeps Rotherham top of League OneFormer friends Pep Clotet and Garry Monk met at St Andrew’s in a topsy-turvy game. The two fell out after Clotet, previously Sheffield Wednesday manager Monk…

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Hal Robson-Kanu double sees West Brom crush Bristol City despite late red

Championship leaders West Brom cruised to a comprehensive 3-0 win at play-off hopefuls Bristol City despite a late red card for Romaine Sawyers. Slaven Bilic’s team took the lead in the 32nd minute when Callum Robinson was left unmarked into City’s box…

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Premier League, Championship, La Liga and more: clockwatch – live!

Follow the 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League and beyondLive scores: all the goals from around the UK and EuropeEmail Barry here and tweet at @bglendenning 2.40pm GMT More on Stockley Park-gate: BT Sport analyst and former referee Peter Walton has now…

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Wayne Rooney marks 500th game with Panenka in Derby’s draw with Fulham

Wayne Rooney marked his 500th English League appearance with a cheeky penalty but Aleksandar Mitrovic hit back to give promotion-chasing Fulham a 1-1 draw at Pride Park.Rooney converted after Tim Ream had handled early in the second half but Mitrovic e…

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Why Jude Bellingham is already on the radar of football’s powerhouses

Birmingham’s 16-year-old midfielder earns £145 a week but is showing a value that is no surprise to those who know himNot too many 16-year-olds are the subject of dizzying YouTube compilations but, then again, few teenagers make the kind of splash Jude…

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RFU to spread drastic Championship funding cuts over two seasons

RFU makes changes to original scheduling of cutsBill Sweeney says RFU ‘still in dialogue with clubs’The Rugby Football Union has revised the timeframe for its cuts to Championship funding in response to the outcry generated by its controversial decisio…

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England supporters urged to take stand against Championship cuts

Nottingham chairman wants action in Ireland game‘Rest of the rugby community should not be forgotten’England supporters have been urged to take a stand against the Rugby Football Union’s swingeing 50% cuts to the Championship’s funding during Sunday’s …

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Football League: Barnsley shock Fulham, Birmingham hold Brentford

QPR stage Stoke comeback, Reading rout the OwlsWimbledon deny Rotherham, Exeter get big late winAfter West Brom were held by Nottingham Forest, none of the chasers were able to make up ground on a day when only Leeds of the top seven celebrated victory…

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Luke Ayling gets Leeds back to winning ways against Bristol City

Luke Ayling scored against his former side as Leeds eked out a gritty 1-0 win over Bristol City to go three points clear in the Championship automatic-promotion spots.The defender lashed home early on but despite dominating the encounter, the hosts cou…

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Cash rescues point for Forest amid injury-time drama at West Brom

Nottingham Forest capped off a rollercoaster week by holding an imperious West Bromwich Albion to a 2-2 draw at home, a physical, contentious game decided in the dying minutes with a searing strike from Matty Cash after almost endless pressure from the…

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RFU’s crass move a kick in the teeth for those outside rugby’s elite | Robert Kitson

The decision to slash the funding to Championship clubs has been poorly thought out, poorly delivered and poorly received in a week rugby may always rememberWas this the week English rugby changed for ever? It felt like it, and not in the positive way …

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Slaven Bilic’s Baggies share out goals in Championship promotion race

West Brom traditionally thrived in their recruitment of relatively obscure bargains and, re-energised under Slaven Billic, they appear to be superbly set up for the title run-in As Tammy Abraham tucked away his penalty to send Aston Villa to Wembley, W…

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Football around Europe: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Farke faces defensive dilemma for Liverpool, Forest need their best XI, Chelsea’s women eye treble and a six-pointer in AustriaLeeds are falling apart. Maybe. But here’s the thing: anyone who beats them ends up falling apart too. None of the eight team…

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Football around Europe: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Farke faces defensive dilemma for Liverpool, Forest need their best XI, Chelsea’s women eye treble and a six-pointer in AustriaLeeds are falling apart. Maybe. But here’s the thing: anyone who beats them ends up falling apart too. None of the eight team…

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Fulham miss chance to climb into top two after draw at Millwall

• Lions spring lucky equaliser but also miss a penalty in 1-1 draw• Preston and Bristol City peel off wins and stay in play-off chaseFulham left the Den with a point which would have been three but Neeskens Kebano hit the crossbar with a header in inju…

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Kyle Bartley heads West Brom six points clear at top with win at Reading

West Bromwich Albion continued to re-establish their momentum as they extended their lead at the top of the Championship with a resolute 2-1 win over Reading. It took a recovery from an early Reading penalty, converted by George Puscas, with Matheus Pe…

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Kyle Bartley heads West Brom six points clear at top with win at Reading

West Bromwich Albion continued to re-establish their momentum as they extended their lead at the top of the Championship with a resolute 2-1 win over Reading. It took a recovery from an early Reading penalty, converted by George Puscas, with Matheus Pe…

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Furious Championship rugby clubs considering breakaway league

Second-tier clubs may try to buy league from RFUSalary cap for new division could affect SaracensChampionship clubs are considering forming a breakaway league and introducing a salary cap which could threaten relegated Saracens’ attempts to keep hold o…

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Cirencester Juniors to 1860 Munich: Charlie Cooper’s football odyssey

The Fulham obsessive and star of This Country on away days at Millwall, ultras in Germany and playing alongside Barry Hayles“I took my girlfriend to Luton away on Boxing Day – that was her Christmas present,” says Charlie Cooper, outlining his fondness…

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Women’s Super League, Championship, Scottish Premiership: clockwatch – live!

Live updates from all Wednesday’s matchesScoreboard: follow all the goals as they go in!Why won’t clubs invest properly in WSL teams?Get in touch! Email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 5.52pm GMT Bit quiet with the winter break, isn’t it? In a word, no. T…