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Huddersfield 0-3 Man City: Champions ease past managerless Terriers

Raheem Sterling scored his 12th of the season against Huddersfield Manchester City eased past managerless Huddersfield to move back to four points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool. David Wagner left the Terriers by mutual consent on Monday with the club bottom of the league, leaving coach Mark Hudson temporarily in charge. City, who had netted 19 goals in their past three games, were not at their free-scoring best in the first half at the John Smith’s Stadium. But the defending champions went ahead in the 18th minute when Danilo’s long-range…

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Wolves 4-3 Leicester City: Diogo Jota hat-trick as hosts snatch win in thriller

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo was sent to the stands for his part in celebrating the winner Diogo Jota completed a hat-trick in injury time to snatch a thrilling victory for Wolves, who punished a dire Leicester defensive display to increase the pressure on Foxes boss Claude Puel. A dramatic climax at Molineux produced scenes of stark contrast – with Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo being sent to the stands for racing to celebrate the winner with his players, as Puel put his hands over his face to show the…

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Norwich City 3-1 Birmingham City: Canaries end winless run in lively game

Mario Vrancic’s goal for Norwich was one of four in 12 first-half minutes at Carrow Road Norwich regained second spot in the Championship as they beat play-off chasing Birmingham City for their first win in five league games. Four goals in the space of 12 first-half minutes started with Teemu Pukki slotting in Jamal Lewis’ cross for Norwich’s opener. Birmingham levelled immediately as Che Adams smashed in a quality finish inside the penalty area from Jota’s through ball. But Norwich regained the lead when Mario Vrancic found the bottom corner…

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Coventry City Council is UK’s slowest to fill potholes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy do we have so many potholes? Coventry City Council has the longest response time in Britain for filling in serious potholes, new research has revealed. Figures released by motoring charity the RAC Foundation show the authority aim to make road repairs within five working days. Cumbria, Flinstshire and South Lanarkshire councils try to act “immediately” to sort out defects. Coventry City Council said it had a “good track record on road repairs”. Information on its “five working day response” also appears…

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Millions expected to throng Indian city for world’s largest religious festival

PRAYAGRAJ, India (Reuters) – Pilgrims from across the world are gathering in India for the Kumbh Mela, a heady mix of spirituality, politics and tourism that begins on Tuesday, garnering extra attention ahead of a general election in the Hindu-majority country this year. A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man looks on during a religious procession ahead of the “Kumbh Mela”, or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, India, January 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis During the eight-week festival at Prayagraj in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh,…

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FA Cup third round: Stoke City 2-3 Shrewsbury

Josh Laurent has scored two goals this season League One Shrewsbury came from two goals down to beat Championship Stoke and reach the FA Cup fourth round. Tyrese Campbell’s double put Stoke in command but Sam Ricketts’ side scored three times in 10 second-half minutes at the Bet365 Stadium. James Bolton’s 20-yard effort, Fejiri Okenabirhie’s penalty and Josh Laurent’s 81st-minute strike completed the turnaround. Shrewsbury host Wolves in the fourth round on 26 January (15:00 GMT). More to follow. Source link

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Rome city council and Church row over coins from Trevi fountain

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Millions of tourists visit the Trevi fountain every year A row has broken out between the mayor of Rome and the Roman Catholic Church over what should happen to coins retrieved from the Trevi fountain. Every year nearly €1.5m (£1.3m) is fished out of the famous landmark. It is traditionally given to a Catholic charity to help the destitute. But now Mayor Virginia Raggi wants the money spent on the city’s crumbling infrastructure instead. The Catholic charity Caritas says the loss of income will…

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FA Continental Tyres League Cup: Manchester City Women 7-1 Brighton & Hove Albion Women

England striker Nikita Parris scored her 50th goal for Manchester City Manchester City Women scored four goals in the last 10 minutes as they thrashed Brighton to reach the semi-finals of the FA Continental Tyres League Cup. Nikita Parris chipped in to put City ahead but Danielle Buet levelled from the spot after Karen Bardsley’s foul. Lauren Hemp and Caroline Weir scored either side of half-time as the hosts led 3-1 going into the closing stages. Late goals from Hemp, Claire Emslie, Georgia Stanway and Janine Beckie made it seven.…

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Man City 9-0 Burton: Eight-hour journey for 15 mins of football – stories

Traffic, goals and a reunion – all at Etihad Stadium Hours stuck on the motorway, a 9-0 loss and possibly another hammering to come. Spare a thought for Burton Albion’s fans. The League One team travelled to Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday night to compete in their first ever semi-final. It was supposed to be fairytale stuff. A night to remember. Instead Burton came away on the wrong end of a nine-goal hammering – and they have to go through it all again in the second leg in…

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Manchester City 9-0 Burton Albion: Gabriel Jesus scores four in Carabao Cup semi-final

Burton Albion’s 9-0 defeat is the heaviest League Cup defeat by any side since Liverpool beat Fulham 10-0 back in September 1986, and is the largest ever margin of defeat in the semi-final of the competition Irresistible Manchester City scored nine goals as they thrashed League One Burton Albion with an incredible display of attacking football in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final at Etihad Stadium. Gabriel Jesus scored four with Kevin de Bruyne, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Phil Foden, Kyle Walker and Riyad Mahrez also scoring against Nigel Clough’s…

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