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Brighton & beyond: Fans v homophobia in the Premier League

WARNING: This content contains terms some readers may find offensive. It starts with “we can see you holding hands” or “does your boyfriend know you’re here?” From there it can get more graphic or dark. Those are two of the ...

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Everton take charge of Europa League tie

Everton put themselves in a strong position to reach the Europa League group stage with a first-leg win over Hajduk Split marred by crowd trouble. Hajduk fans surged towards the Goodison Park pitch and threw objects as play was stopped ...

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Celtic thrash Astana in Champions League play-off first leg

Celtic all but booked their Champions League group stage berth by thumping Kazakh champions Astana in the play-off first leg. Tom Rogic created the opener when he drove into the box and lifted a ball into the area that Evgeni ...

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It's back! Premier League Predictor returns & now you can take on Lawro

BBC Sport’s Premier League Predictor game is back – and this season you can take on pundit Mark Lawrenson. More than 200,000 people played last season, and you can register to take part now – it takes less than a ...

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Premier League opening weekend: Lawro's predictions v Cram and Foster

The Premier League is back – but who will come out on top in the opening round of fixtures? BBC Sport’s football expert Mark Lawrenson has made his predictions for the first 10 games of the new campaign, which include ...

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1,477 red cards, 25,769 goals, 9,746 games – 25 years of the Premier League

Thirteen players from outside the UK and Ireland, a crowd of 20,699 at Chelsea, defeats for Manchester United and Arsenal, wins for Coventry City and Sheffield United. The Premier League landscape looks very different to the one on the opening ...

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Neymar to miss Paris St-Germain debut in French league

Media playback is unsupported on your device Brazil forward Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, will miss Paris St-Germain’s first French league match of the season on Saturday after his documents failed to be lodged in time. His international transfer ...

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Watch the contenders and vote for your favourite Premier League goal, 1997-2002

There have been more than 25,000 goals in the history of the Premier League – but who scored the best one? As the Premier League celebrates turning 25 on 15 August, we’ve come up with a shortlist of 25 – ...

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Usain Bolt runs 9.95 seconds to win Monaco Diamond League 100m

World Athletics Championships on the BBC Venue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 August Coverage: Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran his first sub-10-second ...

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Diamond League: Britain's Chijindu Ujah in sub-10 second 100m win in Rabat

Britain’s CJ Ujah ran under 10 seconds in Rabat, Morocco, to set a new meeting record and secure his third 100m Diamond League win of the season. Ujah, 23, achieved a season’s best of 9.98 seconds and beat the record ...

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