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Astana v Celtic – BBC Sport

BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW/DAB/online; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Manager Brendan Rodgers is refusing to take a place in the Champions League group stage for granted, despite Celtic taking a huge lead to Kazakhstan. Celtic go into the play-off with Astana defending a 5-0 advantage from […]

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Hajduk Split v Everton: Fans warned not to wear club colours

Everton won 2-0 in the first leg at Goodison Park Everton have warned fans not to wear club colours if they are travelling to Croatia for Thursday’s Europa League second leg match against Hajduk Split. Crowd trouble marred the first leg of the play-off at Goodison Park, causing play to be suspended in the 33rd […]

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Eniola Aluko: England striker speaks out on ‘bullying’ claims

Eniola Aluko speaks to BBC sports editor Dan Roan Footballer Eniola Aluko has spoken publicly for the first time about the “bullying and discrimination” she says she was subjected to by England head coach Mark Sampson. In her first broadcast interview since details of the controversy emerged earlier this month, the Chelsea Ladies striker – […]

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Manchester City 1-1 Everton – BBC Sport

Substitute Raheem Sterling missed a good chance before equalising with eight minutes left Raheem Sterling’s volley salvaged a point for 10-man Manchester City as Everton were denied victory on the night Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal. City were up against it when Rooney’s strike was followed by Kyle Walker’s dismissal after two […]

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Wayne Rooney: Everton striker’s focus is on club rather than country

Rooney celebrated his 200th goal by cupping his hands to his ears in front of the City supporters Striker Wayne Rooney says he is “focusing on Everton” rather than an international recall after scoring his 200th Premier League goal. Rooney, 31, netted the opener in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City – his second goal […]

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Eniola Aluko: Kick It Out wants new FA inquiry into England striker’s claims

Eniola Aluko speaks to BBC sports editor Dan Roan The Football Association should conduct “a comprehensive and independent review” into Eniola Aluko’s claims against England boss Mark Sampson, says anti-racism campaign group Kick It Out. The striker, 30, has accused Sampson of “bullying and discrimination”. Sampson, 34, has been cleared of wrongdoing by two investigations […]

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Jack Wilshere: Arsenal midfielder sent off against Man City Under-23s

Wilshere (centre) has not played competitively for Arsenal since August 2016 Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere was sent off after grabbing an opponent around the neck in a mass brawl during an under-23s match against Manchester City. Wilshere, who has not yet featured for the Gunners in the new Premier League season, reacted angrily to a tackle […]