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Roma woes find temporary relief with win amid Pallotta protests | Paolo Bandini

Before the unconvincing win over Genoa, banners and posters appeared all over the city telling Roma’s president to ‘go home’It is sometimes said, in a sporting context, that winning cures all ills. But not in Italy’s capital city. Roma beat Genoa 3-2 a…

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Australia captain Tim Paine has sledging spat with Kohli at second Test

• Captains clash after pledge to tone down outbursts• Umpire forced to intervene during morning sessionThe Australia captain, Tim Paine, became embroiled in a sledging spat with his India counterpart, Virat Kohli, on the fourth day of the second Test i…

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Tyson Fury is no angel but he should have been on the Spoty shortlist | Kevin Mitchell

It is toweringly paradoxical that a fighter who is trying against mountainous odds to put embarrassing chunks of his past behind him is reminded of his sins again in a public referendumGeraint Thomas deserves the acclaim of armchair Britain as the nati…

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Jacob Stockdale: ‘We went after the All Blacks with confidence’

The Ireland wing on his memorable try against New Zealand, his World Cup ambitions and talking to prisoners at Northern Ireland’s highest security prisonJacob Stockdale might be the deadliest finisher in European rugby but he reflects on his remarkable…

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Chelsea fans spoken to by police after reports of antisemitic chanting on train

• Three fans talked to by officers after Brighton game• This follows other alleged incidents of racism and antisemitismThree Chelsea supporters were spoken to by police after officers received reports of antisemitic chanting on a train carrying fans af…

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In defence of Lyon manager Bruno Génésio

The Lyon boss is mocked regularly but reaching the knockout stages of the Champions League is a real achievementBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsLyon were without a win in four games before they played Monaco on Sunday on night….

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Europa League: last 32 draw – live!

Updates and news from them the 12pm GMT drawChampions League draw: PSG for Mourinho, Liverpool face BayernSign up now for The Fiver, our free football emailFeel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 12.08pm GMT Sasic is asked how she thinks the G…

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Xherdan Shaqiri ‘not surprised’ by shot tally against ‘defensive’ United

• Liverpool player hopeful of bringing title to Anfield• ‘I’m not surprised. We know United plays defensively’Xherdan Shaqiri has said it was no surprise Liverpool registered 36 shots against Manchester United given their defensive approach under José …

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Even a José Mourinho gripped by defensive dogma was better than this | Jonathan Wilson

This feels like a manager shaking a kaleidoscope and hoping for the best – clinging on until you can throw Marouane Fellaini at a problem should not be a long-term planSome time, this purgatory must end. Some time, even a board as laissez-faire as Manc…

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Champions League: PSG await for Mourinho and Liverpool face Bayern

Spurs set for Dortmund test in last 16 of competitionManchester City land Schalke; Atlético meet JuventusManchester United face a monumental task to progress in the Champions League after being drawn to play Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16, while Li…

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Death of Christian Gentner’s father at Stuttgart puts game into perspective | Andy Brassell

Stuttgart’s struggles this season paled into insignificance after the death of the father of one of their totemic playersWhen it’s all about the show, it’s easy to overdramatise results, moments, little victories, setbacks. In a season in which VfB Stu…

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Boxing must test rigorously for drugs – and stop bobbing and weaving | Sean Ingle

Canelo Álvarez is now a three-weight world champion and awash with even more money in the same year he served a derisory six-month drug banAfter the dissection was over Rocky Fielding dropped to one knee, nodded and then smiled at his pathologist. It w…

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Champions League: last 16 draw – live!

Draw starts at 11am GMT | How far will the 16 teams go?Sign up now for The Fiver, our free football emailFeel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 10.29am GMT Over on Uefa, they have managed to ask dozens of famous players at Champions League cl…

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Australia sense victory in second Test after brutal day in Perth

Australia 326 & 243; India 283 & 112-5 (41 overs) | Target 287Tourists still need 175 to win at stumps on day four Australia are on track to level the four-Test series after dismissing Virat Kohli and reducing India to 112-5 in a chase for 287 …

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José Mourinho safe for now amid business as usual at Manchester United

• No change of manager after defeat at Liverpool• Mourinho has clear week to prepare for Cardiff tripJosé Mourinho is safe as Manchester United manager for the immediate future, with it being business as usual for the 55-year-old despite Sunday’s insip…

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Football transfer rumours: Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen to Barcelona?

Today’s tittle-tattle does not wish it could be Christmas every day The word on Las Ramblas is that Barcelona are in the market for a central defender and have made a formal bid for Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen. The 22-year-old Dane has found opportun…

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

Southampton have had an instant new-manager bounce while Huddersfield and Fulham look as if they must spendMaurizio Sarri fell short of accusing his players of complacency, but admitted something strange keeps happening when his Chelsea team appear to …

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Australia settle for hockey World Cup bronze after thrashing England

Australia beat England 8-1 in IndiaKookaburras claims fifth World Cup bronzeAustralia consoled themselves after their 2018 hockey World Cup semi-final loss by thrashing England 8-1 in India to take home the bronze. Tom Craig netted a hat-trick in a vic…

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European round-up: Barça go clear at top thanks to Lionel Messi hat-trick

• Levante 0-5 Barcelona; Sevilla 2-0 Girona• Ajax thrash De Graafschap 8-0 in EredivisieLionel Messi scored his 43rd hat-trick for Barcelona as they gained a measure of revenge for their record-wrecking defeat by Levante last season with a comprehensiv…

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Mauricio Pochettino urges fans to ‘kill’ racism as Arsenal quarter-final looms

• Racism is the worst thing in the world, says Spurs manager• Spurs have another north London derby this weekMauricio Pochettino wants to “kill” any bad behaviour and racism from the stands for Tottenham’s second north London derby inside three weeks.S…