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Leeds United 2-0 Derby County: Marcelo Bielsa’s side beat Frank Lampard’s Rams

Marcelo Bielsa (left) and Frank Lampard shook hands before and after the match at Elland Road Leeds United beat Derby County to move five points clear at the top of the Championship, after head coach Marcelo Bielsa took full responsibility for the pre-match ‘spygate’ saga. Bielsa admitted sending a member of his staff to watch Derby train on Thursday, a story that dominated the build-up to the game and one the Football Association is now investigating. The contest at Elland Road was predictably frantic and feisty, but Leeds dominated from…

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Tyson Fury a bigger draw than Anthony Joshua – Frank Warren

Warren believes Anthony Joshua (right) does not want to face Tyson Fury Tyson Fury is now a bigger draw than fellow British heavyweight Anthony Joshua, says promoter Frank Warren. Unbeaten Fury, 30, could face WBC champion Deontay Wilder in a rematch within the next three months after their controversial draw in December. And Warren believes his fighter – who has recovered from drug and mental health issues – holds more appeal than IBF, WBA and WBO champion Joshua, 29. “He’s the people’s champion,” Warren told BBC Sport. “I think he’s…

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Norwich City 3-4 Derby County: Frank Lampard experiences football first after Jack Marriott winner

Fikayo Tomori’s goal was his second of the season for Derby Manager Frank Lampard said he had never before been involved in a match like Derby County’s astonishing 4-3 win over Norwich City. Jack Marriott grabbed a dramatic late winner as the Rams recovered from 2-0 and then 3-2 down – with five minutes remaining – to edge a gripping game delayed for 20 minutes because of floodlight failure. “It had everything,” Lampard said. “I have certainly never gone back to the dressing room and then come back like that…

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Derby County 0-0 Nottingham Forest: Rams earn point in Frank Lampard’s first derby as boss

Nottingham Forest’s Joe Lolley went closest to a winner when his shot hit the bar Derby County boss Frank Lampard had to settle for a hard-fought draw in his first East Midlands derby, as Nottingham Forest moved to within a point of the Championship play-off spots after an enthralling game. In a tense and physical first half, Derby had a penalty appeal waved away after Tom Lawrence was chopped down by Tendayi Darikwa, while Tom Huddlestone sent a difficult close-range effort off target for the hosts. The Championship’s leading scorer…

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Empty, haunting Anne Frank House Museum revamped for new generation

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Anne Frank House Museum, built around the secret apartment where the Jewish teenager and her family hid from the Nazis, has reopened after being renovated to receive a new generation of visitors whose grandparents were born after World War II. Photos of Anne Frank are seen at Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands November 21, 2018. Picture taken November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Eva Plevier The museum and tiny apartment where Anne wrote her diary — which has become the most widely-read document to emerge from the…

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Carabao Cup fourth-round draw: Frank Lampard returns to Chelsea with Derby

Derby celebrate after beating Manchester United at Old Trafford in round three Frank Lampard will take his Derby County side to former club Chelsea in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. More to follow. Fourth-round draw Manchester City v Fulham Bournemouth v Norwich City Arsenal v Blackpool Leicester City v Everton or Southampton West Ham v Tottenham Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace Chelsea v Derby County Burton Albion v Nottingham Forest Ties to be played in week commencing 29 October Source link

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Frank Field is not leading a Labour breakaway

Image copyright Reuters Every avalanche, it is said, starts with a single pebble, and in Westminster terms, Frank Field is a pretty hefty pebble. The chair of the Work and Pensions Committee is one of Parliament’s lone wolves – austere and relentless in a series of policy battles stretching back across the decades. On the committee corridor at the Palace of Westminster, he is a formidable figure who has savaged the bosses of Carillion and BHS, been a thorn in the side of Gordon Brown and Tony Blair, and, if…

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Profile: Who is Frank Field?

Image copyright PA In a world of anonymous politicians who toe the party line, Frank Field has always stood out. Often described as a maverick or a “free thinker”, he has never been afraid to challenge his party’s leadership, most recently over Brexit. He campaigned to leave the EU and was one of a small band of Labour MPs to vote with the government when it was facing defeat over its Brexit legislation in July, to the frustration and anger of the party leadership and local activists in his Birkenhead…

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Anti-Semitism row: Frank Field resigns Labour whip

Image copyright PA Veteran Labour MP Frank Field has quit the party’s group in Parliament, saying the leadership has become “a force for anti-Semitism in British politics”. The Birkenhead MP also blamed a “culture of intolerance, nastiness and intimidation” in local parties. A month ago he lost a confidence vote in his constituency party, after siding with the government in Brexit votes. Jeremy Corbyn has apologised for hurt caused by anti-Semitism in the party and pledged to stamp it out. Mr Field, a Eurosceptic who is among a handful of…

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Dutch ‘Anne & Frank’ bakery to be renamed after outcry

Image copyright Getty Images An Amsterdam bakery called “Anne & Frank” is changing its name after fierce criticism over the link to Anne Frank, who hid from the Nazis with her Jewish parents in a nearby building. Critics on Twitter said it was “tasteless” for the owner, named only as Roberto, to link his Dutch business to the world-famous Holocaust victim. Roberto was quoted as saying “it seemed like a nice name to me”. Anne Frank, who died in a concentration camp, “is a hero for me too”, he said.…

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