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England women 27-19 Canada: Lark Davies scores twice in battling victory

Poppy Cleall (right) celebrates her try Autumn internationals England(15) 27 Tries: Davies (2), Cleall, Smith, Scott Cons: Daley-Mclean Canada(7) 19 Tries: Tessier, Alarie, Holtkamp Cons: Miller, Harvey England needed two late tries to secure victory over a resilient Canada at Castle Park in Doncaster. Two tries from Lark Davies and one from Poppy Cleall gave England a comfortable lead within the first half hour. Canada’s Alex Tessier scored just before half-time, and they went within three points with a breakaway try from Elissa Alarie. But tries from Kelly Smith and…

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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Willian eyes Brazil victory at their London ‘home from home’

He’s impressed London crowds on numerous occasions already in the early stages of the Premier League season with Chelsea. Now, Willian will be hoping to replicating that form for Brazil when they take on neighbours Uruguay in what has been his home city for the last five years on Friday. The explosive winger has already played his part in eight goals since returning from the FIFA World Cup™ – where A Seleção reached the quarter-finals – and has been producing some of his best football in a blue shirt. With…

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England 3-0 USA: Wayne Rooney farewell appearance ends in victory

Rooney replaced former Manchester United team-mate Jesse Lingard in the second half England celebrated Wayne Rooney’s final international appearance with a comfortable friendly win over the United States at Wembley. Rooney, winning his 120th cap in a fundraiser for his charitable foundation, made a 33-minute appearance on a night England showed their appreciation for their 33-year-old record goalscorer. He emerged to take the captain’s armband with the Three Lions well in control in front of a healthy crowd of 68,155. Gareth Southgate’s side were 2-0 up at that point thanks…

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Man City 3-1 Man Utd: Hosts claim deserved derby victory & go back top

Manchester City’s David Silva has scored four goals in his past five games Manchester City returned to the Premier League summit with a convincing derby victory over Manchester United at Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s side were seeking the result they needed to go back to the top of the table after Liverpool’s lunchtime win over Fulham at Anfield – and it was rarely in doubt after David Silva bundled home an early goal to give them a narrow interval advantage. City got the second goal their superiority deserved with Sergio…

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England 0-34 New Zealand: Dominant Kiwis claim victory as hosts win series

Kodi Nikorima had a decisive hand in five of New Zealand’s six tries New Zealand ran in six tries to beat England 34-0 in Leeds in the third and final Test of a series already won by the hosts. Winger Ken Maumalo scored an early try, while Isaac Liu and Kodi Nikorima tries gave the Kiwis an 18-0 half-time lead. England had two first-half tries ruled out after video reviews. Maumalo touched down in the corner before Jesse Bromwich and Joseph Tapine scored under the posts in the final 10…

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Celtic 2-1 RB Leipzig: Edouard strike earns victory and keeps Europa League knockout hopes alive

Odsonne Edouard tapped in Celtic’s winner just a minute after Leipzig had equalised Celtic scored 14 seconds after conceding to secure a dramatic victory over RB Leipzig to keep their Europa League dreams on track. Leipzig’s Jean-Kevin Augustin equalised with a header on 78 minutes but straight from the restart Odsonne Edouard struck to give Brendan Rodgers’ men the win. Knowing defeat could have eliminated them with two games to go, Kieran Tierney had put the hosts ahead early on. Celtic sit third in Group B, level with Leipzig, but…

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Mid-term elections: Trump hails ‘Big Victory’ despite House losses

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe story of election night in two minutes President Donald Trump has hailed a “Big Victory” in US mid-term elections which saw Democrats seize of the House of Representatives but Republicans consolidate their grip on the Senate. The Democratic majority in the lower chamber will be in a position to block Mr Trump’s legislative programme. But controlling the Senate ensures Mr Trump can still make key appointments. The vote was seen as a referendum on the president, even though he is not…

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England 12-11 South Africa: Eddie Jones’ side battle to victory at Twickenham

South Africa’s Sbu Nkosi scored the only try of the match Autumn internationals: England 12-11 South Africa England: (6) 12 Pens: Farrell 3, Daly South Africa: (8) 11 Try: Nkosi; Pens: Pollard 2 Coverage: Highlights on BBC Two and online at 19:30 GMT England made it successive wins over South Africa with a hard-fought victory in their opening autumn international at Twickenham. Owen Farrell’s 72nd-minute penalty proved to be decisive after England’s pack got the better of the Boks at a scrum. Sbu Nkosi scored the only try of the…

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Novak Djokovic into Paris Masters semis after comeback victory

US Open and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic is unbeaten in 21 matches Second seed Novak Djokovic fought back from a set down to beat Croat Marin Cilic and secure a place in the Paris Masters semi-finals. The Serb won 4-6 6-2 6-3 in two hours and 12 minutes despite being a set and a break down. Djokovic lost the opening set and went 2-1 down in the third before immediately breaking back and then moving ahead at 5-3. He will face either Roger Federer or Kei Nishikori in the semi-finals.…

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Novak Djokovic helps ill spectator on way to victory at Paris Masters

Djokovic has won Wimbledon and the US Open this year Novak Djokovic broke off from serving for victory against Joao Sousa to help a spectator who was taken ill at the Paris Masters. The match came to a stop as the spectator was attended to, with Djokovic providing him with a towel before he left his seat for treatment. The world number two was nearly broken when play resumed but served out for the match to win 7-5 6-1. Djokovic will play Bosnian Damir Dzumhur in the third round. World…

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