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English teams dominate group stage – but will one win the Champions League?

Premier League clubs have created Champions League history, with five qualifying for the knockout stage. Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham have all progressed, making England the first country to have five teams in the competition’s last 16. ...

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What happened in the Premier League on Saturday?

Everton won in Sam Allardyce’s first match in charge, beating Huddersfield 2-0 thanks to Gylfi Sigurdsson and Dominic Calvert-Lewin goals. The former England manager replaced caretaker boss David Unsworth this week after signing an 18-month contract. The Toffees, having been ...

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'Best football in Premier League history – we're looking at another invincible team'

“They are playing some of the best football ever played in the history of the Premier League. I think we’re looking at another invincible team this season.” BBC pundit Garth Crooks was just one of those who lavished praise on ...

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What happened in the Premier League?

Burnley are only outside of the Premier League top four on goal difference after they beat Southampton, while Swansea dropped into the relegation zone. Sam Vokes’ 81st-minute strike gave Burnley a 1-0 win at St Mary’s Stadium and put them ...

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Could the partying, smoking ‘Ninja’ derail Chelsea in the Champions League?

Chelsea v Roma, Champions League Group C Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: 18 October, 19:45 BST How to follow: Updates on BBC Radio 5 live; text commentary on the BBC Sport website When Antonio Conte was appointed manager of Juventus he ...

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Test championship & ODI league approved by International Cricket Council

Plans for a Test championship and one-day international league have been approved by the International Cricket Council. Nine teams will play six series of Test matches over a two-year period – three at home and three away – culminating in ...

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South Africa's T20 Global League postponed

South Africa’s new domestic Twenty20 competition has been postponed by 12 months until November 2018. The inaugural T20 Global League was set to begin next month with England’s Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy and Kevin Pietersen among the ‘marquee’ internationals. The ...

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Scotland lose to fall behind Papua New Guinea in World Cricket League

ICC World Cricket League Championship (Port Moresby) Scotland 203 (49.2 overs): Cross 91, Dai 2-19 Papua New Guinea 204-5 (48 overs): Dai 63, Vala 49, Evans 2-42 Papua New Guinea won by five wickets Scorecard; Standings Scotland slipped back to ...

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Premier League clubs vote to close transfer window before start of season from 2018

Media playback is not supported on this device Premier League clubs have voted to close next summer’s transfer window before the 2018-19 season starts. Managers have complained that signing players once the season is under way causes disruption to their ...

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Charlotte Edwards: Ex-England captain retires after Southern Vipers loss in Super League final

Ex-England captain Charlotte Edwards has retired from professional cricket. The 37-year-old made the announcement after her Southern Vipers side lost to Western Storm by seven wickets in the final of the Women’s Super League. “You won’t see me playing in ...

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