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Man United pay respects to Munich victims 60 years on

Fans hold banners comemmorating the 1958 Munich Air Disaster in the 60th anniversary year of the crash that killed 23 showing the face of former manager Matt Busby. -AFP MANCHESTER: Manchester United paid homage to the victims of the 1958 Munich disaster that killed eight of the great United Busby Babes side with a silence before Saturday’s home match against ...

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West Brom at rock bottom after home defeat by Southampton

(Reuters) – West Bromwich Albion were left stuck at the bottom of the Premier League after losing 3-2 to Southampton on Saturday, despite having made a fine start to the match. It was an emotional day at the Hawthorns where there was a minute’s applause before the game for their former striker Cyrille Regis, who died last month. Egyptian defender ...

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Fernandez stuns Leicester and keeps Swansea on rise

Feb 3 (Reuters) – A turbulent week for Leicester City took a turn for the worse when Swansea fought back for a 1-1 draw in the Premier League at the King Power Stadium to continue their revival under Carlos Carvalhal on Saturday. Leicester left out midfielder Riyad Mahrez after the Algerian missed training following his abortive attempt to join Manchester ...

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Sterling miss changed the game says Burnley

BURNLEY, England (Reuters) – Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling’s astonishing miss from close range was the moment that changed the game in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Turf Moor, Burnley manager Sean Dyche said. England international Sterling put the ball wide from two metres in front of an open goal after a low cross from Kyle Walker in the 71st minute ...

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Vegas bookmakers backing Brady

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Las Vegas casinos are joining the Tom Brady fan club since their share of what is expected to be a record year for Super Bowl wagers will increase if the quarterback’s New England Patriots beat the Philadelphia Eagles. The defending champion Patriots are 4-1/2 point favourites heading into the National Football League’s championship game in Minneapolis, with ...

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Vonn pips Goggia to win third race of the season

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Reuters) – American Lindsey Vonn provided another timely reminder that she will still be a force to be reckoned with at this month’s Pyeongchang Olympics by winning a shortened downhill at Garmisch on Saturday, the 80th World Cup win of her career. The four-times overall World Cup winner pipped Italian Sofia Goggia by two hundredths of a second ...

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Conte keen to see out Chelsea contract

(Reuters) – Antonio Conte dismissed speculation surrounding his future at Premier League champions Chelsea, saying that he plans to see out his contract and is focused on his job. Conte, who guided Chelsea to the league title in his first season, has struggled to extract the same level of ruthlessness from the London club in his second campaign in charge. ...

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I won

(Reuters) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said his team would not concede defeat in the Premier League title race if they were in the same position as Manchester United. United manager Jose Mourinho conceded the title to runaway leaders City for the first time on Friday with the 20-times champions running second, 15 points behind City with 13 ...

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