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Blackburn 2-4 Newcastle: Rafael Benitez’s side win in FA Cup third-round replay

Joselu gives Newcastle the lead in extra time Newcastle scored two goals in extra time to defeat Blackburn in their FA Cup third-round replay at Ewood Park. Sean Longstaff scored after a minute for the visitors with a deflected 25-yard shot, before Callum Roberts added the second with a fine volley. But Adam Armstrong pulled one back from Danny Graham’s pass and Darragh Lenihan’s powerful header made it 2-2. In extra time, Joselu scored from a rebound and Ayoze Perez’s powerful strike sealed the win for the visitors. Spanish striker…

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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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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News

Gerardo Martino is the new head coach of Mexico He takes the reins of a national team for the third time Copa America 2019 and Qatar 2022 the main challenges Following the departure of Colombian Juan Carlos Osorio last July, the Mexican federation took almost six months before deciding on a new national team coach to head up their 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ project. After settling on their ideal profile, officials travelled far and wide to interview around two dozen potential candidates. At the end of that exhaustive process,…

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European Champions Cup: Toulon 17-28 Edinburgh – Richard Cockerill’s side close on quarter-finals

Blair Kinghorn scored the second of Edinburgh’s three tries Champions Cup: Toulon v Edinburgh Toulon (12) 17 Tries: Guirado, Lakafia, Savea Con: Belleau Edinburgh (8) 28 Tries: Graham, Kinghorn, Johnstone Cons: Van der Walt 2 Pens: Van der Walt 3 Edinburgh moved to within touching distance of a place in the European Champions Cup quarter-finals with a historic victory in Toulon. Richard Cockerill’s side became only the third team to win at the Stade Mayol in European competition. Tries from Guilhem Guirado and Facundo Isa gave the hosts a 12-8…

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European Champions Cup: Ulster 26-22 Racing 92

Stockdale took his tally of tries in this season’s competition to six in five games European Champions Cup Ulster (16) 26 Tries: Baloucoune, Stockdale 2 Con: Addison Pens: Burns, Addison 2 Racing 92 (10) 22 Tries: Vakatawa, Zebo, Dulin, Klemenczak Con: Iribaren Ulster took a huge step towards a European Champions Cup quarter-final berth by holding off a fightback from Racing 92 to secure victory in Belfast. Scores from Robert Baloucoune and two from Jacob Stockdale gave the hosts a 13-point lead in the second half. Virimi Vakatawa and Simon…

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European Champions Cup: Montpellier 45-8 Newcastle Falcons

South-African born lock Paul Willemse was called up to France’s Six Nations squad on Thursday European Champions Cup – Pool Five Montpellier (12) 45 Tries: Nagusa, Reilhac, Willemse, Immelman 2, Janse van Rensburg, Ruffenach Cons: Pienaar 4, Paillaugue Newcastle (3) 8 Try: Kibirige Pen: Flood Newcastle are out of the Champions Cup after losing to Montpellier – their sixth successive defeat in all competitions. Montpellier claimed a bonus point after scoring seven tries, while Zach Kibirige crossed for Newcastle’s only try. Falcons, currently bottom of the Premiership table, will finish…

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Serena Guthrie column: England Quad Series win can set tone for World Cup

Serena Guthrie will captain the England Roses in the Quad Series against New Zealand, South Africa and Australia 2019 Quad Series Venues: Matches in Liverpool and London Dates: 13, 19 & 20 January Coverage: Live radio commentary and text updates of England’s matches on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Sounds, the BBC Sport website and app. Commonwealth gold medallist Serena Guthrie will captain England Roses in the upcoming International Quad Series against New Zealand, South Africa and Australia. It is vital England do well in the Quad Series.…

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Arsenal v Man Utd FA Cup fourth-round tie live on BBC One

Arsenal and Manchester United drew 2-2 at Old Trafford in the Premier League on 5 December The FA Cup fourth-round tie between Arsenal and Manchester United will be live on BBC One on Friday, 25 January. It is one of three games being broadcast on the BBC that weekend, with Millwall v Everton (Saturday, 17:30 GMT) and Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday or Luton (Sunday, 18:00) also live. The fifth-round draw will be on The One Show on Monday, 28 January from 19:00. You can also watch the third-round replay between…

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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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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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