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Aleix Vidal: Barcelona defender out for five months with dislocated ankle

Aleix Vidal was carried off with Barcelona leading 6-0 Barcelona full-back Aleix Vidal will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his right ankle during Saturday’s 6-0 La Liga win at Alaves. The defender, 27, was carried off after he was injured in an 85th-minute collision with opponent Theo Hernandez. Barcelona said on Saturday […]

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Sport must do more to fight homophobia, says report

Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign in November saw football and rugby showcase rainbow branding for one weekend Sport is not doing enough to tackle homophobic abuse and authorities should issue lengthy bans to offenders, according to a report. The report, published by the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee, wants sports authorities to adopt a zero-tolerance […]

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Adam Federici: Bournemouth goalkeeper out for season

Adam Federici joined Bournemouth from Reading in 2015 Bournemouth and Australia goalkeeper Adam Federici has been ruled out for the rest of the season following surgery on damaged knee cartilage. Federici, 32, who has made five appearances for the Cherries this term, suffered the injury in training. “It’s a real blow for us to lose […]

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Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Newcastle United

Aleksandar Mitrovic has scored five goals for Newcastle this season Aleksandar Mitrovic scored the only goal as Newcastle reclaimed top spot in the Championship by beating Wolves. Jack Colback had a tame shot saved for the visitors early on, before Wolves’ Richard Stearman missed from six yards. Mitrovic, who escaped being shown a second yellow […]

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Liverpool 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur – BBC Sport

Mane has been involved in 15 league goals for Liverpool this season (11 goals, four assists), more than any of his team-mates Sadio Mane lifted Liverpool’s recent gloom by scoring twice in two first-half minutes to see off top-four rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield. The forward put the Reds ahead when he ran onto Georginio […]

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EFL: Five things you might have missed on Saturday

Anthony Knockaert takes a break during Brighton’s 4-1 victory over Burton on Saturday A red card for celebrating a late goal, a manager struggling to sum up his emotions after seeing his side give away a three-goal lead and a crazy number of goals were the big talking points of the EFL on Saturday. Newcastle […]

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Monaco 5-0 Metz – BBC Sport

Kylian Mbappe had trials with Chelsea and Real Madrid before breaking into the Monaco team Kylian Mbappe scored his first Ligue 1 hat-trick as Monaco thrashed Metz to restore a three-point lead over Paris St-Germain at the top of the table. The 18-year-old, who is being watched by Arsenal, steered in his first from Radamel […]