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Fraser Graham Masefield

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Sports journalist, writer and published author with over 15 years of experience.

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Motorsport Technology
09/03/2019
Racing Point's double points finish tempered by sad events of weekend - Motorsport Technology

Despite Racing Point's strong double points finish at the Belgian Grand Prix, there was obviously little cause for celebration following the tragic accident that claimed the life of young French driver Anthoine Hubert on Saturday. Hubert, who drove for BWT Arden, also known as the 'Pink Panthers' in F2, was well known and well liked by those at SportPesa Racing Point.

Motorsport Technology
07/19/2019
Vietnam Grand Prix organisers release impressive 3D circuit plans - Motorsport Technology

The first images and video of the Vietnam Grand Prix circuit, that will be raced on in 2020, have been released by the organisers of the event. Work started on the 5.565km street circuit in Hanoi earlier this year and will be completed in time for a proposed April date on the provisional calendar, with tickets already on sale to the public this month.

Motorsport Technology
07/15/2019
DS TECHEETAH 'the best Formula E team', says Vergne - Motorsport Technology

Back-to-back Formula E World Champion Jean-Eric Vergne has hailed his winning DS TECHEETAH team as the best in the field after clinching the title on Sunday. The Chinese outfit narrowly missed out on the team title in Season 4 after being pipped by Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler on the final lap last year.

Motorsport Technology
07/13/2019
Buemi keeps ABB Formula E season alive after dramatic opening race in New York - Motorsport...

Nissan e.Dams driver Sebastien Buemi put himself back into contention for a second Formula E drivers' title after a dramatic finish to the New York e-Prix. The Swiss, who realistically needed victory and runaway leader Jean-Eric Vergne to experience a disaster of a race, had both of those scenarios come to pass as he drove a flawless pole to flag race whilst Vergne experienced final-lap heartbreak.

Motorsport Technology
05/31/2019
Turvey's Tale - the story of the Cambridge University engineering graduate turned racer -...

The great Alain Prost was nicknamed 'The Professor', for the analytical way he went about his racing. From his meticulous preparation, to the surgical way he worked with his engineers and examined data - not to mention his silky-smooth style of driving and management of tyres and machine, he left no stone unturned in his quest to be the best.

Motorsport Technology
05/21/2019
Tributes flood in for Niki Lauda after passing of F1 legend - Motorsport Technology

Tributes have flooded in following the passing of three-time Formula 1 World Champion, Niki Lauda, who died yesterday at the age of 70. Rest in peace Niki Lauda. Forever carried in our hearts, forever immortalised in our history. The motorsport community today mourns the devastating loss of a true legend.

Motorsport Technology
04/29/2019
Motorsport Tech Monday - five things we learned from Azerbaijan - Motorsport Technology

The morning after the night before and Mercedes are yet again left celebrating a historic fourth successive 1-2 finish. It leaves Ferrari again scratching their heads after starting well on a circuit that, like Bahrain, appeared to suit them. For other teams, there was also cause for celebration and for some, wounds will be being licked after another difficult weekend.

Motorsport Technology
04/27/2019
Frijns becomes eighth different season winner after chaotic Paris e-Prix - Motorsport Technology

Dutchman Robin Frijns held off Andre Lotterer and Daniel Abt to win a chaotic Paris e-Prix as a hailstorm and torrential rain created one of the wackiest of electric races yet seen. As cars slithered and slided into the barriers and one another with alarming regularity to bring about four yellow flags, it was Frijns who kept his head above all others to record an impressive victory.

Motorsport Technology
04/23/2019
Are Ferrari already on the back foot over team orders? - Motorsport Technology

With three 1-2 finishes in as many races this season, Mercedes has already seemingly grabbed the 2019 season by the scruff of the neck. It looked an unlikely scenario during pre-season testing and, indeed, during the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend, when all the figures suggested that it was Ferrari, not Mercedes, who held the upper hand in pace.

Motorsport Technology
04/19/2019
Luckless Lotterer would prove a popular winner in Formula E - Motorsport Technology

For DS TECHEETAH driver Andre Lotterer, winning used to come easy. The triple Le Mans winner is something of a sportscar legend, the German also winning the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship. Yet despite also enjoying success in single seat racing, a victory in Formula E has somehow eluded him.

Motorsport Technology
04/13/2019
Evans becomes seventh different winner after chaotic Rome e-Prix - Motorsport Technology

Mitch Evans became Jaguar Racing's first e-Prix winner and the seventh of the season following a titanic battle with Andre Lotterer around the streets of Rome. With the race starting in wet but drying conditions, the circuit was too slippery for some to handle and when Jose Maria Lopez hit the kerb on the exit wall of Turn 18, it created a traffic jam of cars behind him that brought about a red flag.

Motorsport Technology
04/03/2019
Formula E steering wheel explained - Motorsport Technology

When you or I jump into our car, we don't give the steering wheel a second thought. The most challenging thing we may have to do is toggle radio channels or volume levels whilst turning a corner. For a Formula E driver, it does a lot more than merely steer the car and is arguably the most important piece of equipment.

Motorsport Technology
03/16/2019
Hamilton storms to record sixth successive Australian GP pole - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton stormed to an incredible sixth successive Australian Grand Prix pole position to lay down an ominous marker in the defence of his world title. The reigning world champion's 1m20.486s lap record was just enough to pip teammate Valtteri Bottas by just 0.112s with arch rival Sebastian Vettel lining up third on the grid ahead of Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc, Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen.

Motorsport Technology
03/07/2019
Home teams set for Hong Kong welcome at landmark FE race - Motorsport Technology

Following on from one of the most dramatic Formula E races in recent memory, teams arrive in the bustling hive of activity that is downtown Hong Kong for round five of this most enthralling of championships. With four different winners in as many races, there is certainly all to play for with exactly a third ...

Motorsport Technology
02/13/2019
SportPesa Racing Point Team Launch in Toronto - Motorsport Technology

Racing Point became the latest and one of the most eagerly anticipated teams to unveil its 2019 machine as the new Lawrence Stoll led outfit began life under its new name and brand-new livery. Streamed live online at the Canadian International Auto Show, new teammates Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez pulled the covers off what ...

Motorsport Technology
01/24/2019
Formula E teams break ground at Antofagasta Minerals Santiago e-Prix circuit - Motorsport Technology

Acronis partner NIO Formula E Team is committed to improvement as the championship moves to Chile, South America. Drivers Oliver Turvey and Tom Dillmann have certainly had their moments in the opening two rounds, impressive qualifying in Ad Diriyah scuppered by unfortunate technical infringements. And both were looking good for points in Marrakesh until energy ...

Motorsport Technology
01/10/2019
NIO drivers Dillmann and Turvey aiming for Marrakesh boost - Motorsport Technology

After what was a highly encouraging but ultimately disappointing season opener for the NIO Formula E Team at the season opener in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, the team is confident that bigger things are just around the corner, starting in Marrakesh on Saturday. New driver Tom Dillmann appeared to have given the team a brilliant ...

Motorsport Technology
12/20/2018
Chadwick impresses after 'fantastic' Formula E test - Motorsport Technology

Following on from an encouraging but ultimately points-free inaugural Ad Diriyah ePrix, the NIO Formula E team remained at the circuit for a day of testing. Importantly, joining regular drivers Oliver Turvey and Tom Dillmann at the circuit was Test driver and British GT4 champion Jamie Chadwick, rival teams also running female drivers.

Motorsport Technology
12/14/2018
Drivers attack innovation ahead of Ad Diriyah season opener - Motorsport Technology

For existing fans of Formula E, as well as relative newcomers to the sport, the new season offers no shortage of excitement due to new regulations, new teams and faces. Without doubt, one of the most eagerly anticipated innovations for the 2018/19 FE season is what has been dubbed 'Attack Mode'.

Motorsport Technology
12/12/2018
Dillman and Turvey raring to go for NIO in Ad Diriyah opener - Motorsport Technology

For all eleven teams and 22 drivers assembling at the new Ad Diriyah Formula E venue this weekend, the excitement of kicking off a new season is palpable. This season, new regulations including 'Attack Mode' and faster 'Gen2' cars that will last the duration of the race on one battery charge means that every team ...

Motorsport Technology
12/07/2018
Halo saved Charles Leclerc from visor strike in Spa, FIA report concludes - Motorsport Technology

Motorsport's governing body, the FIA, has concluded that the halo device introduced for the first time for the 2018 season, saved Charles Leclerc from being hit by Fernando Alonso's endplate during the Belgian Grand Prix. Motorsport Technology concluded after the incident that the halo debate must now surely end and the FIA's investigation into the ...

Motorsport Technology
11/24/2018
Kubica comeback the 'feel good' story of the 2018 season - Motorsport Technology

During an intoxicating and captivating Formula One season that has sometimes been blighted by bitter rivalry and unsavoury post-race incident, it is fair to say that before the sun sets in Abu Dhabi, there will be a warm glow around the paddock. As the sport bids farewell to one of the great drivers of his ...

Motorsport Technology
11/01/2018
Hamilton versus Fangio - who's the greater driver? - Motorsport Technology

It's one of the most popular of discussions between fans of almost every sport on the planet. Comparing the icons of the game and wondering who would come out on top, regardless of the era, when at the peak of their respective powers. Woods vs Nicklaus in golf, Navratilova vs Williams in tennis, Ali vs ...

Motorsport Technology
11/01/2018
Painting a pretty picture in Mexico - the science of F1 helmet design - Motorsport Technology

Without doubt, the Mexican Grand Prix weekend represents the most colourful event on the Formula 1 calendar. Taking place during the 'Dia de los Muertos' (Day of the Dead) holiday period, colour invades every stand and fans dress to impress. This year, there were Mariachi Bands, Piñatas and even Tequila bars inside the F1 paddock ...

Motorsport Technology
10/29/2018
Hamilton joins Fangio as a five-time world champion

Lewis Hamilton joined the great Juan Manuel Fangio as a five-time world champion after finishing fourth in the Mexican Grand Prix, Max Verstappen recording a popular win from Sebastian Vettel after Daniel Ricciardo's late retirement from second. US Grand Prix winner Kimi Raikkonen finished on the podium, but the day belonged to the man who [...]

Motorsport Technology
10/20/2018
Formula E cars light up Valencia after first three days of testing - Motorsport Technology

There really is a massive buzz around the forthcoming Formula E Series that kicks off on December 15 in Saudi Arabia, and the first test sessions for the 'Gen2' cars in Valencia received no shortage of media coverage. The three days of intensive testing in Spain revealed new teams, new drivers, new liveries and faster, ...

Motorsport Technology
10/15/2018
Is Formula E becoming the new Formula One? - Motorsport Technology

As the FIA Formula E Championship announced that Heineken has entered into a five-year sponsorship partnership as the sport's official beer and cider partner, there is an increasing buzz around the electric series. Heineken has been a sponsor of Formula One since 2016, and with Stoffel Vandoorne the latest of a raft of other former ...

Motorsport Technology
10/12/2018
Russell joins Williams Racing for 2019 season - Motorsport Technology

Williams Racing has announced that current Formula 2 Championship leader George Russell will join the team for the 2019 season onwards. "I am delighted to announce that George Russell will be joining Williams from the 2019 season," commented Claire Williams, Deputy Team Principal. "We have always tried to promote and develop young talent at Williams, ...

Motorsport Technology
10/01/2018
To lead or to follow - the prickly subject of team orders in F1 - Motorsport Technology

In Formula One, controversy is never far away. And almost nothing sets tongues wagging quite as much as the prickly subject of team orders. The very issue once again reared its head on lap 25 of the Russian Grand Prix as Mercedes ordered Valtteri Bottas to move aside and hand the lead of the race over to championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Motorsport Technology
09/27/2018
Force India confident upgrades will pay dividends in Sochi

The Racing Point Force India team is once again confident that the new tech upgrades that were in place for the Singapore Grand Prix will pay dividends this weekend in Sochi. The team traveled to Singapore with high hopes of a competitive result, having bought a raft of tech upgrades, including front wing revisions, new [...]

Motorsport Technology
09/26/2018
Tyre strategy call again set to spice up Sochi proceedings - Motorsport Technology

With no margin for error whatsoever and with only six races of the season remaining, it appears highly unlikely that Ferrari will make the same mistake twice when racing resumes in earnest at the Sochi Autodrom. The Maranello team seemed to make a crucial strategic error in pitting Sebastian Vettel for the faster wearing super-soft ...

Motorsport Technology
09/16/2018
Hamilton extends title lead after tactical Singapore GP win - Vettel only third - Motorsport...

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead at the top of the championship standings to 40 points over title rival Sebastian Vettel after winning a tactical Singapore Grand Prix from Max Verstappen. Vettel had to settle for third after losing out to Verstappen during the pitstop window, the German finishing ahead of Valtteri Bottas, Kimi Raikkonen and ...

Motorsport Technology
09/13/2018
Singapore - a true test of human engineering - Motorsport Technology

As part of helping to celebrate 15 years since the founding of Acronis in Singapore, Williams drivers Sergey Sirotkin and Lance Stroll were on hand to make the occasion an enjoyable one. Their task, in front of an intrigued audience of employees and guests, was a race against one another to fill a travel suitcase ...

Motorsport Technology
09/05/2018
From F2 to F1 - just how big a step up will Lando Norris face? - Motorsport Technology

When McLaren announced this week that 18-year-old hot shoe Lando Norris would be replacing Stoffel Vandoorne at the team for the 2019 season, it raised no shortage of eyebrows. Norris currently lies second in the Formula 2 series and boasts an impressive junior record of racing in seven different categories and winning three of these, ...

Motorsport Technology
08/28/2018
Why Leclerc near-miss should now end Halo debate - Motorsport Technology

It's almost a year exactly since the sport's governing body, the FIA, announced that it was to introduce a radical and controversial cockpit protection device known as the 'Halo' for the 2018 season onwards. The decision taken during last year's Hungarian Grand Prix weekend.

Motorsport Technology
08/17/2018
Testing times - what goes on before, during and after the mid-season shutdown? - Motorsport...

There is a famous cliché that says 'a week is a long time in politics'. With all that is happening in the world today, that statement certainly seems to ring true. So, for fans of Formula 1, not to mention the teams and drivers, the mid-season break will have seemed like an eternity when racing finally gets underway in Belgium after almost a month of inactivity.

Motorsport Technology
07/29/2018
Hamilton extends championship lead after routine Hungarian GP victory - Motorsport Technology

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead at the top of the drivers' championship standings to 24 points over title rival Sebastian Vettel after completing a welcome routine victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix. After the dramas of Silverstone and Hockenheim, where the Mercedes driver had to produce two of his greatest ever drives to slice his ...

Motorsport Technology
07/22/2018
Hamilton completes remarkable victory, Force Indias strong seventh and eighth

Lewis Hamilton retook the lead of the drivers' championship after title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out of the lead of his home grand prix in dramatic fashion. Vettel had looked likely to back up his British Grand Prix win with another at his home race with only a dozen laps remaining.

Motorsport Technology
07/16/2018
Audi wins team title on Sensational Sunday - Motorsport Technology

With Jean-Eric Vergne having sewn up the drivers' title on Saturday, there was still the small matter of the team championship to be decided on race Sunday and it turned out to be a dramatic season finale. The race proved to be a victory parade for the Frenchman, who outlined his superiority over the course ...

Motorsport Technology
07/08/2018
Vettel benefits from Hamilton misfortune to win in Britain - Motorsport Technology

Sebastian Vettel played the role of pantomime villain to briefly burst the great British sporting summer bubble and win the 70th running of a brilliant British Grand Prix at Silverstone from Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen. England may still be in the FIFA World Cup after Germany's shock group exit but it was the Ferrari ...

Motorsport Technology
07/01/2018
Verstappen wins in Austria as Vettel retakes championship lead

Max Verstappen took full advantage of a rare double retirement from both Mercedes drivers to win the Austrian Grand Prix, leading home the Ferraris of Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel and the Haas duo of Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen.

Motorsport Technology
06/10/2018
New F1 helmet safety standard from 2019 - Motorsport Technology

The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, located on the Ile Notre Dame, is a true test of driver skill and certainly not for the faint of heart. Just ask Williams driver Robert Kubica, who miraculously escaped unharmed after a massive 75G shunt during the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix before winning the race a year later.

Motorsport Technology
06/10/2018
Bird narrows championship gap after di Grassi claims Zurich ePrix

England's Sam Bird launched himself into contention for a first Formula E title after a dramatic inaugural Zurich ePrix saw him finish second behind Lucas di Grassi as championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne could only manage tenth. The result means that Bird cuts the championship lead to just 23 points with only the final round of two races in New York remaining.

Motorsport Technology
05/27/2018
Brilliant Ricciardo secures maiden Monaco win - Motorsport Technology

Esteban Ocon made up for his unfortunate retirement in the Spanish Grand Prix to secure a brilliant sixth place for Force India as Daniel Ricciardo scored a superb maiden Monaco Grand Prix victory and Red Bull Racing's first at the Principality since 2012.

Motorsport Technology
05/18/2018
The science of F1 seat fitting - Motorsport Technology

Many of us may have experienced the feeling of excitement after taking delivery of a brand-new chair or sofa. It looked great in the store and felt perfect at the time. Yet it often takes weeks until it truly feels a part of yourself and your home.

Acronis
Brilliant Ricciardo claims incident-packed Chinese Grand Prix victory

Daniel Ricciardo claimed a sensational victory in an incident-packed Chinese Grand Prix after a bold two-stop strategy paid handsome dividends. The Red Bull driver started sixth on the grid but forged his way through the field and took advantage of a safety car situation to surge past his Ferrari and Mercedes rivals for an impressive victory, taking the chequered flag from the fighting Finns of Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen.

Acronis
Timing terror could haunt Mercedes by the end of the season

Controversy is never far away in the fascinating sport of Formula 1. And it didn't take long during the season opening Australian Grand Prix before spectators, television viewers and even race commentators were left scratching their heads and asking, "what on earth just happened there?"

Acronis
Bottas escape highlights advances in F1 safety | Acronis Motorsports

Cars also carry data recorders similar to those used in aircraft and cars also carry these 'black boxes'. After any serious accident, data is sent to the FIA institute for analysis and several improvements have come about as a result, including new crash tests and innovations such as wheel tethers, the HANS (head and neck support) device and of course the new HALO, which has been introduced for the 2018 season.

Acronis
Vergne extends championship lead after classic Di Grassi duel

Punta del Este ABB FIA Formula E Championship - Round 6 - Race Report Jean-Eric Vergne extended his lead at the top of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship after a classic race long scrap saw him take his second victory of the season from Lucas di Grassi at the beautiful and speedy beach circuit located on Uruguay's Punta del Este.

Acronis
Lifting the lid - the evolution of F1 helmet safety and design

With every new Formula 1 season comes new rules, new expectations and excitement aplenty. Most fans of the sport have been flooding social media with their opinions on which cars have the sexiest plumage and the most aesthetically appeasing curves. And that's even before the racing begins in earnest in Melbourne.

Acronis
Monger continues remarkable recovery | Acronis Motorsports

Monger has worked hard since his accident to realise his ambition of racing again and worked closely with the FIA and Motor Sports Association over the winter to successfully overturn a rule that prevented disabled drivers from racing in single seaters.

Acronis
Grid Girl debate rages on after Liberty Media decision | Acronis Motorsports

The decision from new owners Liberty Media to do away with grid girls next year has split opinion. Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has labelled the move as 'prudish' whilst three-time world champion Niki Lauda told Austrian paper 'Der Standard' that it goes even further than that and that it is a decision against women's rights.

Acronis
Stroll dismisses Massa's influence | Acronis Motorsports

Replacing Felipe Massa as Stroll's teammate for 2018 is the highly-rated Russian Sergey Sirotkin, which means they will have the youngest driver line-up on the grid. But there is another veteran racer also in the team this year, Pole Robert Kubica making a return as reserve and development driver seven years after he last raced in F1 for Renault.

Acronis
Never Give Up - an Important Value in Sport and Business

Sometimes, even in the ultra-competitive world of Formula 1 racing where even a single point can be of huge significance come the end of a season, just taking part and gaining valuable experience can be of equal importance.

Acronis
Farewell Malaysia, Welcome Pierre

Ever since its inaugural grand prix in 1999, the Malaysian Grand Prix has been a favorite for teams and drivers alike. Located close to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the challenging Sepang circuit layout with two long straights and numerous sweeping corners, designed by Hermann Tilke, has provided many exciting races over the years.

GiveMeSport
08/23/2017
The future of Formula One: humans vs data

A recent government announcement that Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars by the year 2040 has put the motorsport industry on red alert.

GiveMeSport
Data analytics vs human element

The year is 2049. The polar ice caps have melted. Nanotechnology has made disease and illness virtually redundant to the autocracy and the reliance upon artificial intelligence means that all transport is automated and humans are virtually indistinguishable from their android counterparts.

Eurosport British
06/13/2017
Slick Argentina hit Singapore for six

Jorge Sampaoli enjoyed his second victory in as many matches as new Argentina boss as his side put six past a game, but overmatched, Singapore. It took Argentina - minus the rested Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain - a while to get into their stride against a red wall of defence that were always going to put numbers behind the ball.

Eurosport British
06/09/2017
Mercado leads Argentina to win over Brazil, Jesus suffers injury

Argentina kept up their impressive recent record against bitter rivals Brazil, a 1-0 victory at a near capacity MCG giving Jorge Sampaoli his first victory as new manager. Gabriel Mercado tapped home on the brink of half time after Nicolas Otamendi's header bounced into his path off the post to give Argentina a deserved half-time advantage.

Eurosport British
05/24/2017
Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan lift Manchester United to Europa League triumph

Manchester United eased past Ajax 2-0 to win the Europa League title and progress to next season's Champions League on an emotional night in Stockholm. Paul Pogba 's deflected effort and Henrikh Mkhitaryan's improvised finish proved the difference as United collected their second trophy of the season following their League Cup triumph in February.

Eurosport British
05/16/2017
Gabriel Jesus scores as Manchester City move to brink of Champions League spot

Gabriel Jesus, Kevin De Bruyne and Yaya Toure netted as Manchester City enjoyed a 3-1 win over West Brom to leave themselves one win away from finishing third. Victory at Watford in their final match of the season on Sunday will see them finish above Liverpool and Arsenal in third place, and qualify for the Champions League group stage alongside champions Chelsea and second place Tottenham.

Eurosport British
05/14/2017
Hull relegated as Crystal Palace hit four in relegation decider at Selhurst Park

Crystal Palace ran riot in the relegation decider at Selhurst Park, beating Hull City 4-0 to send the Tigers down into the Championship. Needing victory to keep their slim hopes alive, the Tigers suffered the worst possible start as a horrible missed clearance from Andrea Ranocchia let Wilfried Zaha in to score in the third minute.

Eurosport British
05/13/2017
Huge let-off for Man City as bizarre Riyad Mahrez penalty for Leicester is disallowed

Manchester City grabbed all three points in their penultimate home game after a frantic, dramatic encounter saw them defeat Leicester City 2-1. City took the lead in controversial circumstances as Raheem Sterling may have touched David Silva 's goalbound effort in an offside position, and they went two up after Gabriel Jesus scored from the spot.

Eurosport British
05/12/2017
Ross Barkley strike ends Everton's Goodison campaign with victory

Everton wrapped up their home programme with a deserved 1-0 victory thanks to a cracking Ross Barkley strike early in the second half. The match began with speculation surrounding the midfielder's future, manager Ronald Koeman putting pressure on Barkley to sign a new contract.

Eurosport British
05/06/2017
Hull plunged back into relegation trouble as Sunderland end Marco Silva home run

Hull City were plunged back into relegation trouble as Sunderland ended Marco Silva's three-year unbeaten home record with a 2-0 win. Silva had not lost a home league game since March 2017 when he was manager of Estoril, but saw his side come unstuck against an already-relegated Sunderland outfit.

Eurosport British
05/05/2017
Tottenham dealt huge title blow as West Ham secure victory in London derby

West Ham dealt Tottenham's Premier League title hopes a massive blow as Manuel Lanzini 's second-half strike earned the Hammers a 1-0 win at the London Stadium. Spurs conceded their first league goal in more than eight hours when Lanzini latched onto a loose ball inside the box after 65 minutes.

Eurosport British
04/30/2017
Chelsea strengthen grip on title with Pedro stunner

A stunning strike from Pedro and late goals from Gary Cahill and Willian gave Chelsea a 3-0 win at Everton and strengthened their grip on the title. Everton should have gone ahead as early as the second minute, Dominic Calvert-Lewin clattering a shot against the inside of the post as Lukaku lost his footing with the goal gaping.

Eurosport British
04/29/2017
Sunderland relegated after late drama, 10-year stay in Premier League over

Sunderland were relegated from the Premier League in dramatic circumstances on Saturday as they lost to Bournemouth and Southampton had an injury-time penalty saved against Hull City. Josh King struck in the 88th minute at the Stadium of Light, meaning David Moyes' Sunderland were heading into the Championship as a result of their defeat, and the fact Hull were still drawing.

Eurosport British
04/16/2017
Jose Mourinho masterclass halts Chelsea's title charge as Manchester United win 2-0

Manchester United produced arguably their best performance of the season to damage Chelsea's title charge with a 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Sunday. United boss Jose Mourinho made the controversial decision to bench his star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and in-form winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan before kick-off and handed the captain's armband to bit-part player Ashley Young, putting the omissions down to fatigue following Thursday's Europa League tie at Anderlecht.

Eurosport British
04/15/2017
Romelu Lukaku scores again as Everton extend winning home run against Burnley

The prolific Romelu Lukaku scored for the ninth consecutive home game this season as Everton extended their Goodison winning run with a 3-1 win over Burnley. It was actually the visitors, seeking a rare double over the Toffees, who had the better of the early exchanges - Ross Barkley heading off the line and Joel Robles denying Sam Vokes with a decent save.

Eurosport British
04/09/2017
Manchester United close in on City with win over woeful Sunderland

A Zlatan Ibrahimovic special and a straight red card dealt to Sebastian Larsson helped Manchester United defeat Sunderland 3-0 at the Stadium of Light. Jose Mourinho made some surprising team changes with David de Gea missing due to an unspecified reason, Marouane Fellaini captaining the side and Luke Shaw also starting.

Eurosport British
04/05/2017
Slick Arsenal heighten West Ham's relegation fears

Goals from Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott and substitute Olivier Giroud threw West Ham right back into the relegation mixer and eased the mounting pressure on Arsene Wenger. The Gunners came into the match amidst growing dissatisfaction from fans surrounding the future of their manager and an almost half-full crowd reflected just that.

Eurosport British
04/04/2017
Jamie Vardy seals Leicester's sixth straight win against doomed Sunderland

Jamie Vardy scored his fifth goal in five games as revitalised English champions Leicester enjoyed a sixth win on the bounce in a 2-0 victory over doomed Sunderland. Marc Albrighton made all the difference as he set up fellow substitute Islam Slimani to nod home the opener on 69 minutes.

Eurosport UK
03/06/2017
Eden Hazard and Diego Costa strike as leaders Chelsea coast to victory at West Ham

Eden Hazard and Diego Costa scored either side of half-time as Chelsea restored their 10-point lead at the top of the table with a 2-1 win over West Ham. It was the home side who actually started the better, dominating the early possession and putting pressure on the Chelsea defence without carving out any clear cut chances.

Eurosport UK
03/04/2017
Fernando Llorente late show helps Swansea beat Burnley in thriller

A stoppage-time Fernando Llorente header snatched all three points for Swansea City, who came from 2-1 down to defeat Burnley 3-2 at the Liberty Stadium. The fixture looked destined to end in a draw as the game headed into stoppage time.

Eurosport UK
02/19/2017
Harry Kane hat-trick fires Spurs into quarter-finals

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as Tottenham eased into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 3-0 win away at Championship Fulham. Spurs totally dominated the opening exchanges and it was no surprise when Kane grabbed the opener, sliding home his 17th of the season from Christian Eriksen's cross.

Eurosport UK
02/12/2017
Leicester nightmare continues with Swansea defeat

Leicester City's shambolic title defence continued with a limp 2-0 defeat to Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. The Foxes are now 17th in the Premier League, just a point above the drop zone, and have an ominous set of fixtures between now and May - all while juggling Champions League and FA Cup duties.

Eurosport UK
02/01/2017
Egypt break Burkina Faso hearts with penalty shootout win

Essam El Hadary was the hero as the veteran Egyptian goalkeeper saved the final two penalties to deny Burkina Faso in their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final shootout. Egpyt opened the scoring in the second half when Mohamed Salah curled home an excellent shot from the edge of the box.

Eurosport UK
01/31/2017
Tottenham frustrated by Sunderland in goalless draw

Tottenham lost the opportunity to close the gap on league leaders Chelsea after being held to a goalless draw by a resolute Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. In a game few on clear chances, Victor Wanyama squandered the clearest for the visitors, heading over the bar from a few yards out from Heung-Min Son's accurate cross.

Eurosport UK
01/29/2017
Roger Federer claims historic 18th major with five-set win over Rafa Nadal

The 35-year-old, who had not won a major since his Wimbledon triumph in 2012, took the final set in front of a packed Rod Laver Arena after an epic exchange which ebbed and flowed throughout. The 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 win means Federer is now four Grand Slam titles ahead of his Spanish rival, who remains on 14 with Pete Sampras.

Eurosport UK
01/28/2017
Theo Walcott treble, Danny Welbeck brace sees Arsenal run riot at Southampton

Theo Walcott scored a hat-trick and Danny Welbeck a brace as Arsenal cruised into the fifth round of the FA Cup with a clinical 5-0 demolition of a much-altered Southampton side at St Mary's. Only days after defeating Liverpool to reach the final of the League Cup, Claude Puel decided to make 10 changes in fielding an almost unrecognisable side and their inexperience showed.

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01/28/2017
More misery for Liverpool as Wolves spring huge shock at Anfield

Liverpool's awful January continued as they were humbled at home in the fourth round of the FA Cup by Championship side Wolves. Fans had barely settled into their seats before Richard Stearman headed home Helder Costa's free kick and things got worse for Liverpool just before the break, Andreas Weimann latching onto Costa's pass before beating Loris Karius and slotting the ball into an empty net.

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01/19/2017
Tunisia victory puts Algeria on the brink

Tunisia gave themselves hope of making the knockout phase of the Africa Cup of Nations after upsetting Algeria 2-1 victory and edging their North African rivals close to elimination. A fortuitous Aissa Mandi own goal gave Tunisia the lead just after the break before a calamitous Faouzi Ghoulam back header and subsequent foul on Wahbi Khazri allowed Naim Sliti to extend the lead from the spot.

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01/14/2017
Marcos Alonso and Pedro strike as Chelsea ease to win over Leicester

Marcos Alonso scored twice and Pedro added a third as Chelsea went seven points clear at the top of the Premier League with a win over champions Leicester. The Spanish wing-back struck after six minutes and added a deflected effort just after half-time to give Antonio Conte's men the advantage in the absence of star striker Diego Costa, who was left out of the squad for the match.

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01/14/2017
Andy Carroll wondergoal helps West Ham forget Dimitri Payet saga

West Ham United poured further misery on former boss Sam Allardyce after an Andy Carroll wondergoal helped them to a crucial 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace. All of the pre-match talk had revolved around Dimitri Payet's wish to leave the club and his absence was certainly notable in a first half in which neither side failed to create many meaningful chances.

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01/08/2017
Davies, Son send Tottenham into fourth round with win over Aston Villa

Tottenham Hotspur continued their winning streak at White Hart Lane with a well-earned 2-0 victory over Aston Villa to advance to the fourth round of the FA Cup. Following a drab first half in which the hosts mustered just one shot on goal, they hit their stride in the second half after the introduction of Dele Alli for the disappointing Vincent Janssen.

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01/08/2017
Jurgen Klopp's kids held at home by League Two Plymouth

Liverpool's youngest ever starting XI failed to break down an obdurate Plymouth defence as they were held to a 0-0 draw in the third round of the FA Cup. Jurgen Klopp made 10 changes from the side that played Sunderland and fielded the Reds' youngest ever side, with an average age of 21.

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01/07/2017
Olivier Giroud the hero again after Arsenal flirt with disaster against Preston

Olivier Giroud scored for a fourth game in a row as Arsenal survived a major scare, coming from 1-0 down to eventually beat Preston 2-1 in the third round of the FA Cup. Callum Robinson put the hosts ahead in only the seventh minute and Preston could and should really have been further ahead at the break against a very poor Arsenal.

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01/07/2017
Wayne Rooney equals Charlton record as United steamroller Reading

Wayne Rooney equalled Sir Bobby Charlton's Manchester United goalscoring record as the Red Devils eased into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Reading. Rooney was on hand to deflect home Juan Mata 's flick within the opening 10 minutes to set the ball rolling and equal Sir Bobby's record of 249 goals.

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01/02/2017
Liverpool held by Sunderland as Jermain Defoe scores twice from the spot

Jermain Defoe scored a brace of penalties as Sunderland held Liverpool to a 2-2 draw at the Stadium of Light. Liverpool started the game six points behind leaders Chelsea and looked to be well on their way to closing the gap after Daniel Sturridge headed home Dejan Lovren 's scuffed shot direct from the corner.

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12/31/2016
Stunning turnaround sees United claim vital win after Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'goal' controversy

Manchester United completed a late show that birthday boy Sir Alex Ferguson would have been proud of, two goals in the last five minutes snatching victory against Middlesbrough. Aitor Karanka looked to be headed for a memorable smash and grab victory over his old Real Madrid boss after Grant Leadbitter put Boro ahead with little over 20 minutes remaining.

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11/22/2016
Karim Benzema winner seals Madrid spot in last 16 against 10-man Sporting

Substitute Karim Benzema headed Real Madrid's winner with three minutes remaining as the holders kept alive their hopes of topping Group F with a 2-1 victory.at Estádio José Alvalade. Needing only a draw to progress, a Raphael Varane goal gave the visitors a 1-0 lead at the break after Cristiano Ronaldo, seeking a 100th goal in Europe, miskicked into his path.

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11/20/2016
Diego Costa goal sends Chelsea top as incredible run continues

Chelsea returned to the top of the Premier League table after Diego Costa 's 10th goal of the season gave them a 1-0 win at Middlesbrough. Costa lashed home after Boro failed to clear direct from a corner just minutes before the break and the hosts' failure to score means that Chelsea made it six wins in a row without conceding a goal since Antonio Conte switched to a 3-4-3 formation.

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11/13/2016
Memphis Depay double seals victory for Netherlands against Luxembourg

Manchester United forgotten man Memphis Depay dug the Netherlands out of trouble with a second half brace to help his side overcome a game Luxembourg 3-1. The Netherlands laboured to create many meaningful chances before the lively Arjen Robben broke the deadlock with a composed finish on his return to international duty.

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11/11/2016
Pogba and Payet help France to win over Sweden

France fought back from a goal down to defeat Sweden 2-1 thanks to goals from Paul Pogba and Dimitri Payet. The hosts had carved out the better chances before the break but found themselves a goal behind after Emil Forsberg's free kick caught a statuesque Hugo Lloris by surprise, the France keeper rooted to the spot.

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11/06/2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic double and Paul Pogba wonder goal get Manchester United back on track

Manchester United ended their run of four Premier League matches without a win in emphatic style, Zlatan Ibrahimovic grabbing a brace and Paul Pogba another in a 3-1 defeat of Swansea City. World record signing Pogba has been slow to re-adjust to life in the Premier League but set the ball rolling with a stunning effort on the volley that flew past Lukasz Fabianski.

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11/05/2016
Ten-man Sunderland grab crucial away win at Bournemouth

Sunderland fought back from a goal down and Steven Pienaar's second-half sending off to grab a first league win of the season for under-fire David Moyes. Dan Gosling put the home side ahead in just the 11th minute as Bournemouth totally dominated the opening half.

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11/02/2016
Leicester close on knockout phase after Copenhagen draw

Leicester City had Kasper Schmeichel to thank for pulling off a terrific last minute save as the Foxes closed on the knockout phase of the Champions League with a goalless draw at FC Copenhagen. Schmeichel was on hand to palm away Andreas Cornelius' header and was relieved to see Federico Santander then blast wide from a tight angle.

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10/29/2016
Tottenham Hotspur lose ground on leaders with Leicester draw

Tottenham stuttered to their third straight draw in the Premier League as Leicester City hit back to claim a share of the spoils at White Hart Lane. Vincent Janssen fired his first league goal from the penalty spot to hand Spurs the advantage moments after Dele Alli had rattled the crossbar, but Leicester scored shortly after the restart through Ahmed Musa.

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10/09/2016
Wales frustrated by Georgia in second successive draw

Wales followed up their 2-2 draw away in Austria on Thursday with a 1-1 draw at home to Georgia on Sunday. Talisman Gareth Bale gave Wales the lead with a towering header in the tenth minute and he led the team in a breath-taking start.

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10/01/2016
Watford fight back to hold Bournemouth

Watford twice came from behind to take a share of the points in an entertaining encounter at Vicarage Road. Callum Wilson headed the Cherries into a half-time lead before Troy Deeney levelled shortly after the break.

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09/24/2016
Liverpool rout Hull City to go third

Liverpool leapfrogged bitter rivals Manchester United to go third in the Premier League table with an impressive 5-1 rout of Hull City. Adam Lallana got the ball rolling with a scuffed finish that crept inside the far post but the game was effectively killed when Ahmed Elmohamady was shown a straight red for handling Phillippe Coutinho's goalbound shot.

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09/18/2016
Crystal Palace hammer struggling Stoke

Crystal Palace piled more misery on Mark Hughes ' Stoke, thumping the Potters 4-0 in a one-sided affair at Selhurst Park. Goals from James Tomkins and Scott Dann put Palace two goals up at the break thanks to non-existent Stoke defending from set pieces.

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09/17/2016
Barry inspires Everton to victory with goal on 600th appearance

Gareth Barry inspired Everton with an equalising goal on his 600th Premier League appearance as the Toffees beat Middlesbrough 3-1 at Goodison Park. Middlesbrough took a surprise lead thanks to a controversial goal as Alvaro Negredo appeared to foul Martin Stekelenburg in bundling the ball into the net.

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09/17/2016
Arsenal recover from missed penalty to beat 10-man Hull

Arsenal climbed to second in the Premier League table after a controversial match saw Jake Livermore sent off for handball late in the first half and Alexis Sanchez missing the resultant penalty. The Gunners were already a goal to the good after Sanchez's slight deflection of Alex Iwobi's shot.

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09/09/2016
Robert Lewandowski and Joshua Kimmich strike late as Bayern beat Schalke

Bayern Munich maintained their perfect record at the start of the Bundesliga season, beating Schalke 2-0 thanks to late strikes from Robert Lewandowski and Joshua Kimmich. Lewandowski scored an opening day hat-trick in Bayern's 6-0 demolition of Werder Bremen and was at it again as he latched onto Javi Martinez's fine pass to finish with aplomb.

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09/08/2016
Williams overcomes gutsy Halep to make semi-final

Williams seemed on course to be in for an early night after breaking Halep twice to win the opening set 6-2, but Halep dug deep in the second set and hung on to a single break of serve to take it to a decider.

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09/04/2016
Muller nets brace as Germany ease past Norway

Defending champions Germany eased past Norway in their opening Group C World Cup qualifier in Oslo, a brace from Thomas Muller helping them to a comfortable 3-0 victory. The prolific Muller got the ball rolling, the Bayern Munich striker latching onto a loose ball into the box to score his 27th goal for his country.

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08/27/2016
Marcus Rashford snatches victory for Manchester United at Hull

Marcus Rashford struck in injury time to snatch a 1-0 win over Hull City and preserve Manchester United's perfect start to the Premier League campaign. The youngster, introduced off the bench in the second half, latched onto Wayne Rooney 's dangerous low cross to spark wild celebrations amongst the visiting support.

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08/20/2016
Late penalty controversy saves Arsenal in draw at Leicester City

Champions Leicester City and runners-up Arsenal are still awaiting their first wins of the season after the sides played out a 0-0 draw at the King Power Stadium. Arsenal somehow avoided conceding a late penalty as Mark Clattenburg failed to spot Hector Bellerin clearly bringing down Ahmed Musa right at the end.

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08/27/2016
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil star as Arsenal stroll past Watford

Arsenal kick-started their Premier League campaign in emphatic fashion, turning on the style to rout a lacklustre Watford 3-1 at Vicarage Road. The impressive Santi Cazorla got the ball rolling with a ninth-minute penalty after Nordin Amrabat elbowed Alexis Sanchez in the box, and the latter doubled Arsenal's lead when he turned home Theo Walcott 's cross.

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07/29/2016
Atletico Madrid condemn Spurs to another defeat in Melbourne

Tottenham Hotspur suffered a second International Champions Cup defeat after Diego Godin's goal gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 victory at the MCG. Godin was on hand to flick home at the far post from a free-kick late in the first half, Anton Walkes heading into his path.

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07/12/2016
Rodgers' Celtic shocked by Gibraltan minnows in Champions League qualifying

Lee Casciaro was the hero for the Imps, pouncing on a mistake from Efe Ambrose to fire home what turned out to be the decisive goal past Craig Gordon. Celtic had chances of their own, Leigh Griffiths twice clattering the crossbar and Nir Britton missing a guilt-edged chance.

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07/09/2016
Williams sisters win sixth Wimbledon doubles title

Last update 09/07/2016 at 21:50 Published on 09/07/2016 at 18:56 Serena Williams followed up her historic Wimbledon singles title triumph by helping her sister to yet another doubles title, defeating Yaroslava Shvedova and Timea Babos 6-3 6-4. The sisters secured the crucial break at 4-3 in the opening set and Serena slammed away a smash to put them a set up.

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07/04/2016
Andy Murray eases past eccentric Nick Kyrgios to reach last eight

Australian 15th seed Kyrgios, 21, is often a controversial figure, and many of his critics will again accuse him of failing to give maximum effort after pushing the tournament favourite hard in the first set before appearing to collapse mentally against the world number two.

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07/02/2016
Andy Murray dismantles John Millman in straight sets

Last update 02/07/2016 at 18:52 Published on 02/07/2016 at 17:04 Millman put up an excellent fight in a match that was interrupted for rain delays while the Centre Court roof was open. Murray saved his best for the final set where his sheer class and power made the difference, and finished up with an ace.

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07/02/2016
Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic stunned by Sam Querrey in third round

Last update 02/07/2016 at 18:58 Published on 02/07/2016 at 15:55 The world No 1 fought back to take the third set having started the day two sets down on Saturday. But Querrey, the No 28 seed, battled to a fourth-set tie-break, in a match that was interrupted by rain on Court No 1, and clinched it 7-5.

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06/19/2016
Euro 2016 - Switzerland follow France through to last 16 after drab draw

Switzerland followed France through to the last 16 of Euro 2016 by holding the host nation to a 0-0 draw in their final Group A match on Sunday after the unlucky French hit the woodwork three times on Sunday. Didier Deschamps sprung a huge surprise before kick-off, leaving out star of the tournament and former Lille player Dimitri Payet.

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06/26/2016
France come from behind to beat ten-man Ireland

Antoine Griezmann struck twice as France came from behind to beat Ireland 2-1 and make the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. The match in Lyon was barely a minute old when Irish forward Shane Long was brought down in the penalty box by Paul Pogba, with Robbie Brady stepping up to smash home via the post and give Ireland a surprise lead.

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06/19/2016
Porsche claim dramatic Le Mans win as Toyota fails on final lap

Nakajima had been leading by over a minute with less than two minutes remaining when his Toyota TS050 Hybrid lost all power, allowing Porsche to snatch the victory and break Japanese hearts as victory went to the #2 car driven by Jani, Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb.

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06/17/2016
Sweden on brink as late Eder strike sends Italy through

Italy are through to the knockout stages of Euro 2016 after a superb late Eder goal saw them beat Sweden 1-0 in Toulouse. A cagey affair that saw only three shots on target, all from Italy, looked like ending in stalemate after Marco Parolo saw his header clatter back off the bar.

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06/15/2016
Euro 2016: Marek Hamsik scores stunner as Slovakia beat Russia

Slovakia survived a late rally from Russia to secure a 2-1 win at Euro 2016 and blow Group B of Euro 2016 wide open. The rank outsiders in a group also including England and Wales, Slovakia did the damage late in the first half.

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06/01/2016
Poland suffer rare home defeat at hands of Netherlands

A young Netherlands side gave Poland much food for thought on the eve of Euro 2016 by condemning them to a 2-1 defeat. The Poles came into the fixture having lost only once in their last 18 internationals, but goals from Vincent Janssen and Giorginio Wijnaldum in each half extended Poland's run without a victory over the Netherlands - one that stretches back to May 1979.

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05/30/2016
AFC Wimbledon beat Plymouth to secure League One promotion

AFC Wimbledon secured promotion into League One after beating Plymouth Argyle 2-0 in the League Two play-off final at Wembley Stadium. Lyle Taylor's excellent finish broke the deadlock after a turgid opening half and Wimbledon had chances to extend their advantage against a strangely subdued Plymouth before Adebayo Akinfenwa, in the knowledge he was to be released by the club, sealed promotion with a penalty deep into stoppage time.

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05/29/2016
Barnsley back in Championship after beating Millwall in play-off final

Barnsley will be playing Championship football next season after overcoming Millwall 3-1 in a pulsating League One play-off final at Wembley. Ashley Fletcher got Barnsley off to the perfect start, scoring in just the second minute before Adam Hammill, who also scored in the JPT final, made it another Wembley cracker with an unstoppable curling shot into the top corner.

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05/27/2016
Marcus Rashford and Wayne Rooney score as England beat Australia

Marcus Rashford became England's youngest ever goal scorer on debut as Roy Hodgson's men followed up Sunday's victory over Turkey with another 2-1 victory over Australia. Wayne Rooney netted early in the second half before Eric Dier headed into his own goal.

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03/05/2016
Steve McClaren on brink as Newcastle crumble at home to Bournemouth

Steve McClaren's job as Newcastle United boss appears to be in the balance after his side slumped to a dismal 3-1 loss at home to Bournemouth. McClaren was given a vote of confidence from his own players before kick-off but an unfortunate own goal from the luckless Steven Taylor soon put the fans on his back, the defender turning Joshua King's cross past Rob Elliot.

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03/26/2016
England grab dramatic late winner to beat Germany

England roared back from two goals down to seal a hugely-impressive 3-2 victory over Germany in their international friendly at the Olympiastadion in Berlin. Germany had gone into a 2-0 lead courtesy of goals from Toni Kroos and Mario Gomez, the first as a result of an injury to keeper Jack Butland.

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04/23/2016
Newcastle stage comeback to grab point against Liverpool

Newcastle United fought back from two goals down at the break to claim a vital point against Liverpool in their battle to avoid relegation. Daniel Sturridge stunned the travelling support with a wonderful chest down and strike on the turn to put Liverpool ahead in only the second minute, his fourth goal in as many starts.

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04/24/2016
Leonardo Ulloa hits double as Leicester's incredible march to title continues

Leonardo Ulloa scored twice as Leicester City continued their fairytale march toward the Premier League title with a 4-0 rout of Swansea City at the King Power Stadium. Victory means they are eight points clear of Tottenham Hotspur - who face West Brom on Monday - with just three games of their season left and require only five points to become champions, no matter what the North Londoners can muster.

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05/07/2016
Newcastle on brink after goalless draw at Villa

Newcastle United's Premier League fate is in the hands of bitter rivals Sunderland after they could only manage a goalless draw at relegated Aston Villa. And with Sunderland coming back to beat Chelsea 3-2, it means that the Black Cats can relegate the Magpies if they win their next home game against Everton.

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05/15/2016
Leicester round off fairy-tale season with draw at Stamford Bridge

Leicester City ended their fairy-tale season with an entertaining 1-1 draw against outgoing champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Former manager Claudio Ranieri was given a guard of honour prior to kick-off and received a standing ovation from both sets of fans.

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04/10/2016
Three goals in six minutes keep Spurs' title dream alive, dent Manchester United's top-four hopes

Tottenham Hotspur scored three goals in six minutes against Manchester United to record a first home victory against the Red Devils for 15 years and keep their title hopes alive. A tight match, sparse on chances, was deadlocked until the 70th minute before Dele Alli converted Christian Eriksen's cross at the far post to spark a rush of three goals in the space of six minutes.

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04/17/2016
Much-changed Liverpool secure win at Bournemouth

Liverpool backed up their incredible Europa League midweek comeback with a 2-1 win over AFC Bournemouth. Jurgen Klopp made ten changes to the side that stunned Dortmund at Anfield but an unfamiliar like-up was still too much for Bournemouth. Roberto Firmino tapped home the first just before the break after Artur Boruc palmed Daniel Sturridge 's cheeky backheel into his path.

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04/16/2016
Sunderland victory drags Norwich into relegation scrap

Sunderland dragged Norwich deep into the relegation dogfight with a 3-0 Premier League victory at Carrow Road. Goals from Fabio Borini, the prolific Jermain Defoe and Duncan Watmore gave the Black Cats a win which brings them just one point behind their opponents with a game in hand.

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03/02/2016
Late Xherdan Shaqiri strike lights up dire affair as Stoke beat Newcastle

A late Xherdan Shaqiri strike proved enough for Stoke City to grab their third straight league win in a game of few chances at the Britannia Stadium and plunge Newcastle United deeper in trouble. Shaqiri left Robert Elliot flat footed and beaten for pace as a poor affair looked headed for a draw with just nine minutes of normal time remaining.

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04/20/2016
Luis Suarez bags four as Barcelona run riot at Deportivo La Coruña

Liga leaders Barcelona got their campaign back on track in stunning style with an 8-0 demolition of Deportivo La Coruña. Luis Suarez was the hero for Barca with four goals and three assists, with Ivan Rakitic, Lionel Messi, Marc Barta and Neymar scoring the other goals.

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04/16/2016
Newcastle beat Swansea to blow relegation dogfight wide open

The relegation battle is tighter than ever on Saturday evening as Newcastle thumped Swansea 3-0 to give their survival hopes a huge boost. Sunderland had beaten Norwich in the lunchtime match to close up to within a point of the Canaries, making it all the more important for Rafa Benitez's men to win and thereby keep pace.

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02/25/2016
Marcus Rashford double on debut sets up 5-1 win for Manchester United over Midtjylland

Manchester United recovered from the shock of conceding the opening goal to rout Midtjylland 5-1, with late starter Marcus Rashford scoring twice on debut after replacing Anthony Martial before kick-off. Martial tweaked a hamstring during the warm-up, handing a debut to the 18-year-old moments before the start.

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04/02/2016
Alexandre Pato scores on debut, Pedro hits double as Chelsea crush Aston Villa

Aston Villa slumped to their seventh successive league defeat and a step closer towards inevitable relegation after a 4-0 thrashing at home to a new-look Chelsea team shorn of many regular starters. Alexandre Pato, who signed from Corinthians in January, came off the bench to replace Loic Remy in the 23rd minute and had a hand in the first goal for Ruben Loftus-Cheek just three minutes later.

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03/15/2016
Atletico Madrid into quarter-finals after shoot-out win over PSV Eindhoven

Athetico Madrid scraped into the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a nerve-jangling penalty shootout against a resolute PSV Eindhoven following two goalless legs. After 14 perfect penalties, Luciano Narsingh rattled the bar with his spot-kick, leaving it to defender Juanfran to put Atleti into the last eight.

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04/03/2016
Manchester United close in on City as Anthony Martial goal downs Everton

Anthony Martial hit the only goal to beat Everton 1-0 as Manchester United kept up their challenge for Champions League football. United celebrated 60 years at Old Trafford for Bobby Charlton before kick-off, the Red Devils legend honoured with a stand in his name.

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03/01/2016
Chelsea battle to tough victory over Norwich

A Kenedy goal after just 39 seconds at Carrow Road spurred Chelsea on to a tense 2-1 victory over Norwich to leave Alex Neil's Canaries in deep trouble. Kenedy's goal was the fastest in the Premier League this season, the Brazilian receiving the ball from Eden Hazard on the left flank before cutting inside to arrow his left-footed shot past John Ruddy.

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05/07/2016
Jamie Vardy double gets party started as Leicester lift Premier League trophy

Leicester City celebrated their coronation as Premier League champions with a 3-1 win over a hapless Everton at a jubilant King Power Stadium. The home faithful were treated to a spine-tingling performance of Nessun Dorma from Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli ahead of the game and were once again on their feet with only five minutes gone when Jamie Vardy opened the scoring.

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04/24/2016
Premier League, Stadium of Light - Sunderland 0 Arsenal 0

Sunderland climbed out of the relegation drop zone after battling to a deserved point against Arsenal at the Stadium of Light. Indeed, with a little more luck, it could have been Sunderland who took all three points from their spirited performance.

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05/01/2016
Manchester United force Leicester to wait for the title after draw at Old Trafford

Leicester City are within touching distance of becoming the first team to become new champions of the English top flight for 38 years after fighting back for a gripping 1-1 draw at Manchester United. Should Tottenham Hotspur fail to win at Chelsea on Monday night, they will be crowned champions.

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03/06/2016
Liverpool score with last kick of game to beat Crystal Palace

Christian Benteke scored a penalty with the last kick of the game as 10-man Liverpool came from a goal down to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in dramatic circumstances at Selhurst Park. The Belgian went to ground under minimal contact from Damien Delaney in the fourth minute of stoppage time and referee Andre Marriner pointed to the spot.

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04/23/2016
Anthony Martial scores injury-time winner to send Manchester United into final

Anthony Martial scored a sensational injury-time winner to send Manchester United into the FA Cup final with a 2-1 win over Everton. United led thanks to Marouane Fellaini's goal but both sides had enough chances to make the score more than just 1-0 at the break, Romelu Lukaku squandering two great opportunities.

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01/12/2016
Payet inspires West Ham comeback win over Bournemouth

A brace of goals from Enner Valencia and superb individual performance from Dimitri Payet helped West Ham come from a goal behind to beat Bournemouth 3-1. A first Premier League goal from Harry Arter had put Bournemouth a goal up at the break, Artur Boruc keeping them ahead with two fine saves.

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02/20/2016
Hull hold firm to force replay against wasteful Arsenal as Eldin Jakupovic stars

Eldin Jakupovic produced a man-of-the-match performance in the Hull City goal as the Championship leaders held Arsenal 0-0 at the Emirates. Hull made 10 changes while holders Arsenal, who have beaten the Tigers in the FA Cup in each of the past two seasons, also fielded an under-strength team ahead of their Champions League match with Barcelona on Tuesday.

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12/13/2015
Five-star PSG rout Lyon at Parc des Princes

PSG rounded off their penultimate game before the Ligue 1 winter break with a resounding 5-1 victory over Lyon. Zlatan Ibrahimovic 's brace means that he has scored 14 goals in 14 games in the league, with further goals from Serge Aurier, Edison Cavani and Lucas Moura completing the rout.

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10/11/2015
Slick Argentina demolish Namibia in nine-try masterclass

Argentina produced a nine-try masterclass of attacking rugby to crush Namibia 64-19 in the final Pool C encounter at the King Power Stadium. The Pumas had already booked their quarter-final slot as group runners-up to New Zealand and made ten changes to the side to field one of their youngest ever teams. But Namibia had no answer to their attacking flair, Argentina running in six first-half tries and three more in the second to complete the rout.

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10/11/2015
Ireland Report Card: Triumph over France but at what cost?

To recover from losing talismanic players in the form of Paul O'Connell and Johnny Sexton and bounce back the way they did will rank as one of their greatest-ever performances. However, if O'Connell and Sexton are ruled out for the rest of the tournament, it could prove fatal to Ireland's hopes of going much further.

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10/25/2015
Argentina report card: Pumas left to rue injuries to key players

Very unfortunate to lose three such influential players as Juan Imhoff, skipper Agustin Creevy and Juan Martin Hernandez to injury but they kept on going until the end. On the end of one or two iffy decisions. 1- Federico Nicolas Sanchez His willingness to take the game to Australia cost his side dear early on with an intercept pass.

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10/12/2015
Ukraine face play-offs after Spain defeat

Ukraine will face a play-off match to decide their Euro 2015 fate after slipping to a 1-0 defeat at home to Spain. The home side went into the match knowing a good victory was likely required with Slovakia heading to Luxembourg and second on goal difference.

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01/10/2016
Ruben Loftus-Cheek scores first Chelsea goal in third-round win over Scunthorpe

Chelsea progressed safely through to the fourth round of the FA Cup after goals from Diego Costa and a first from Ruben Loftus-Cheek saw them overcome a plucky Scunthorpe at Stamford Bridge. Costa latched onto a cross from Branislav Ivanovic to put Chelsea ahead but Scunthorpe then had a huge penalty shout waved away when Ramires looked to have clipped Kevin van Veen early in the second half.

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09/28/2015
Lukaku sparks Everton comeback win at West Brom

Everton fought back from two goals down to stun West Brom and take all three points at The Hawthorns. Saido Berahino put the hosts ahead near the end of a dire opening half before Craig Dawson added to the lead with a header direct from the corner.

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11/20/2015
Hamburg put three past lethargic Borussia Dortmund to take victory

Hamburger SV produced a spirited performance to deservedly beat a strangely under par Dortmund side, winning 3-1 in the Volksparkstadion. The match was delayed by 15 minutes as heightened security caused traffic congestion outside the stadium.

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10/25/2015
Australia beat Argentina to reach final as Ashley-Copper scores hat-trick

Adam Ashley-Cooper became only the second player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup semi-final after Jonah Lomu as Australia beat Argentina 29-15 to make their fourth World Cup final. It started disasterously for Argentina as Rob Simmons opened the scoring with an interception from Federico Sanchez in the second minute, and Australia never surrendered their lead.

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01/13/2016
West Brom's James McClean strikes late to snatch point at Chelsea

West Brom twice battled back from a goal down to hold Chelsea to a 2-2 draw in an ill-tempered affair at Stamford Bridge. Cesar Azpilicueta put the hosts ahead somewhat against the early run of play, meeting Branislav Ivanovic 's cross to net his first home goal.

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10/24/2015
South Africa report card: Springboks run out of steam

Came in as underdogs but showed huge character and fight, dominating the breakdown in the first half to lead at the break. Just ran out of steam at the death. 1. Duane Vermeulen A massive first half with some key turnovers. Carried the game to the All Blacks for the entire 80.

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10/10/2015
England end dismal campaign with crushing Uruguay win

England rounded off their dismal home World Cup campaign with a convincing, if entirely expected ten-try demolition of Uruguay. Veteran Nick Easter and winger Jack Nowell both weighed in with a hat-tricks, a brace from Anthony Watson, one from Henry Slade and a penalty try completing a 60-3 rout.

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11/25/2015
Lacklustre Manchester United held to goalless draw by PSV

Manchester United may need at least a point in their final match at Wolfsburg after being held to a 0-0 draw at home to PSV Eindhoven. United dominated possession but only created two chances of any note, Anthony Martial foiled by the leg of Jeroen Zoet in the first half before Jesse Lingard blazed over a glorious chance in the second.

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08/15/2015
Bundesliga - Dortmund's Tuchel era begins with 4-0 win over Monchengladbach

Thomas Tuchel's Bundesliga reign as coach of Borussia Dortmund got off to an emphatic start as his side thrashed a lacklustre Borussia Monchengladbach 4-0. Marco Reus got things off and running with an early thunderbolt after being played in by Shinji Kagawa before further well-worked goals from Pierre Aubameyangand and a Henrikh Mkhitaryan brace completed the rout.

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03/19/2014
Ricciardo's DQ Was Another FIA Own Goal

The Australian Grand Prix answered many questions about how the biggest regulation changes in a generation would affect the spectacle of racing for the Formula One fans. There were some positives.

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08/15/2015
Premier League - Leicester go top after West Ham win

Leicester City are top of the Premier League table after goals from Shinji Okazaki and Riyad Mahrez saw them edge West Ham United 2-1. Leicester came into the match having lost all six Premier League games in London last season but were a different proposition after their opening victory against Sunderland and they have now won nine of their last 11 Premier League matches.

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10/11/2015
France Report Card: No discipline and no consistency

Coach Philippe Saint-Andre will be furious. To lose so convincingly against an Ireland side that lost its key players in the first half isn't good enough. No discipline, no consistency and they got bullied. They'll probably go and beat New Zealand now. Frustratingly, that's France.

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09/20/2015
Wales's win over Uruguay marred by yet more injuries

Wales laboured to a comprehensive 54-9 victory over Uruguay but at a high cost as the already injury-hit squad suffered yet further losses. A nervy start from Warren Gatland's men saw them fall 6-0 behind courtesy of the boot of the excellent Felipe Berchesi.

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02/22/2015
Premier League - Everton strike late to deny Leicester

Romelu Lukaku forced an own-goal with just a minute of normal time remaining to salvage a 2-2 draw for Everton against Leicester. The Belgian striker had squandered a trio of excellent chances as Leicester fought back from a goal behind to take the lead through goals from David Nugent and Esteban Cambiasso following keeping errors from Tim Howard.

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02/02/2016
Manchester City battle to gritty win at Sunderland

A solitary Sergio Aguero goal proved enough for Manchester City to see off a stern Sunderland challenge at the Stadium of Light. City where nowhere near their best but grabbed a crucial early lead when Aguero finished well past Vito Mannone after David Silva 's cross deflected fortuitously into his path.

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03/05/2014
World Cup - Neymar hits hat-trick as Brazil rout South Africa

Neymar put South Africa to the sword with three goals in Soccer City as Brazil cruised to a 5-0 win in Johannesburg. Oscar had already put Brazil ahead in the opening ten minutes before Neymar added the second just before the break.

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09/23/2015
Mathieu Flamini brace sees Arsenal edge Tottenham

An unlikely brace of goals from defensive midfielder Mathieu Flamini saw Arsenal beat Spurs 2-1 in the Capital One Cup third round. Flamini pounced on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 's parried shot to give the Gunners the lead before Calum Chambers deflected into his own net to draw Spurs level.

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01/10/2015
Premier League - Everton draw sees City lose ground on Chelsea

Manchester City lost ground on Chelsea in the title race after a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park. Fernandino's close-range header via David Silva's deflected shot looked as if it may well give City the points with little over 15 minutes remaining, but the lead was short lived as Steven Naismith nodded Leighton Baines' corner past Joe Hart four minutes later.

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03/05/2014
World Cup - France end Dutch unbeaten streak

The Netherlands suffered their first defeat for over a year after goals from Karim Benzema and Blaise Matuidi helped France to a 2-0 win in Paris. Louis van Gaal's side came into the match unbeaten in 17 matches stretching back to summer 2012 but France looked the sharper from the outset.

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10/10/2015
Scotland survive huge Samoa scare to make Rugby World Cup quarter-finals

Scotland survived an almighty scare to advance to the quarter finals after a edging Samoa 36-33 in a World Cup classic. A frantic first half full of free-flowing rugby and defensive lapses to match saw five tries, three from Samoa, as the south sea islanders went into the break 26-23 ahead.

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09/22/2015
Bayern crush Wolfsburg as sub Lewandowski scores five

Robert Lewandowski came off the bench to score a record-breaking FIVE goals in nine minutes to stun Wolfsburg and go top of the Bundesliga. Wolfsburg had been deservedly leading at the break courtesy of a well-taken Daniel Caligiuri goal midway through the first half.

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05/10/2015
Premier League - QPR relegated after Manchester City hit them for six

Queens Park Rangers will be playing Championship football next season after a Sergio Aguero hat-trick helped Manchester City to a 6-0 rout at the Ethiad Stadium. Nothing short of victory on the day would be enough to keep Rangers up and so manager Chris Ramsey decided to risk starting players carrying injury concerns in Clint Hill, Steven Caulker and Bobby Zamora.

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02/26/2014
Champions League - Chelsea tame Drogba but let Galatasaray off hook

Chelsea missed a big opportunity to put one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League as they let a goal advantage slip in a 1-1 draw against Galatasaray. Fernando Torres, preferred in attack to Samuel Eto'o, rewarded his side's good start when he poked Cesar Azpilicueta's cross into an empty net with Galatasaray keeper Fernando Muslera committed.

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10/05/2014
Serie A - Late Bonucci strike secures Juventus thrilling win over Roma

The game boasted two sides with 100 per cent league records and looked to be heading for a draw until Bonucci fired a wonderful volley past Lukasz Skorupski with 86 minutes gone. This after frenetic first half that had seen three penalties - two dispatched by Carlos Tevez and one by Francesco Totti - and a fine Juan Iturbe finish put the duo at 2-2 at the interval.

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07/26/2015
Friendly match - Arsenal edge Wolfsburg to lift Emirates Cup

Arsenal lifted the Emirates Cup trophy for the first time since 2010 after a solitary Theo Walcott goal saw off for a competitive Wolfsburg side. The visitors had given a good account of themselves until a moment of magic from the impressive Jeff Reine-Adelaide unlocked their stubborn defence, a fine run and pass from the youngster slipping in Walcott to fire home.

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09/20/2014
Premier League - QPR snatch valuable late point against Stoke

Queen's Park Rangers avoided a fourth defeat of the season as Nico Kranjcar's brilliant free kick rescued a point two minutes from time at home to Stoke City. Stoke had twice led through goals from Mame Biram Diouf and Peter Crouch after Steven Caulker 's equaliser just before the break.

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02/17/2014
FA Cup - Sagbo strikes late to force replay with Brighton

Hull City denied Brighton a first FA Cup quarter-final since 1986 as Yannick Sagbo pounced with five minutes remaining to force a fifth round replay. Brighton looked on course for the quarter-finals after Leonardo Ulloa scored his third goal in as many matches with a beautifully taken finish.

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09/29/2015
Robert Lewandowski hits hat-trick as Bayern Munich score five past Dinamo Zagreb

Robert Lewandowski scored his second hat-trick and tenth goal within the space of a week as Bayern Munich thrashed Dinamo Zagreb 5-0 in the Allianz Arena. Douglas Costa got the ball rolling after a mistake from keeper Eduardo and Lewandowski bagged his first after a defensive error from teenager Filip Benkovic.

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05/06/2014
Premier League - Debutant Wilson's double fires United to victory over Hull

Manchester United's 18-year-old prospect James Wilson scored twice on his debut as United beat Hull City 1-0 at Old Trafford to bounce back from their shock home defeat against Sunderland at the weekend. Interim manager Ryan Giggs sprang a big surprise before kick-off, giving debut starts to young strikers Wilson and Tom Lawrence and naming himself on the bench alongside the departing Nemanja Vidic.

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10/27/2014
Premier League - Austin brace helps QPR off bottom

QPR climbed off the foot of the table thanks to a Charlie Austin brace that gave Harry Redknapp's side a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa. Austin rifled home a fantastic half-volley on the edge of the box from Bobby Zamora 's knock-down to put the home side ahead early in the first half before adding a well-taken second with 20 minutes remaining.

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10/24/2015
New Zealand report card: All Blacks showing champion spirit

Certainly not their best performance and a shadow of their clinical showing against France. Conceded nine first-half penalties but showed champion qualities to edge a tight game. 1. Dan Carter In slotting two conversions, a penalty and a drop goal, Carter (172) overtook Grant Fox (170) as New Zealand's all-time leading points scorer in World Cup history.

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02/14/2014
How Raikkonen Could Unsettle Alonso

With the start of the Formula One season now only a month away, one of the biggest unanswered questions-aside from how reliable the new cars will be-is how the relationship between Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen will work at Ferrari.

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06/14/2015
Euro 2016 Qualifying - David Silva goal sees Spain edge Belarus

A solitary David Silva goal proved sufficient for Spain to edge out a determined Belarus 1-0 and stay in touch with Slovakia at the top of Group C. Sliva pounced on a goalkeeping error from Andrei Gorbunov to fire Spain in front on the cusp of half time.

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10/28/2015
Jurgen Klopp nets first win as Liverpool beat Bournemouth

Jurgen Klopp netted his first win as Liverpool boss as a first goal from Nathaniel Clyne accounted for Bournemouth 1-0 in the Capital One Cup Fourth Round. Klopp made nine changes from the weekend and Liverpool survived a number of scares in the opening half, Adam Bogdan to thank for keeping Junior Stanislas at bay on three occasions.

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06/28/2014
World Cup - Genius Rodriguez fires Colombia past toothless Uruguay

James Rodriguez scored the goal of the tournament, then added a second as Colombia beat Uruguay 2-0 to make the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time. With the sides locked at 0-0 and Uruguay defending deep in numbers, Rodriguez chested down the ball with his back to goal, swivelled on the spot and unleashed a fantastic volley that crashed in off the underside of the bar.

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02/13/2014
Most Successful Post-F1 Driving Careers

It was announced today that 1997 Formula One world champion Jacques Villeneuve is to start a new career in yet another form of motorsport.

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08/30/2015
Premier League - Swansea humble United once again at the Liberty

Swansea came from a goal down to record yet another 2-1 win over Manchester United, their fourth in the last five matches against United by that very scoreline. Juan Mata scored his 50th goal in English football to give United the lead just after the break.

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03/27/2014
BBC-Sky Agreement Working for Coverage?

For many Formula One fans, setting their alarms for the early hours of Sunday morning in the eager anticipation of watching the opening grand prix of the season in Melbourne would have been a huge disappointment.

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03/07/2015
Liga - Athletic Bilbao stun Real Madrid to blow open title race

Athletic Bilbao celebrated reaching the Copa de Rey final by upsetting Real Madrid with a 1-0 victory at the new San Mames Stadium. The hosts, who defeated Espanyol in midweek, showed no signs of a cup hangover and went ahead courtesy of Aduriz's fine header midway through the first half.

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02/13/2014
Most Disappointing Replacement Drivers

French driver Jean-Louis Schlesser will go down in history as the man who wrecked McLaren's chances of an unprecedented clean sweep in the 1988 season. When Nigel Mansell was ruled out of the Italian Grand Prix through illness, Schlesser was brought in to deputise but with disastrous consequences.

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12/28/2014
Premier League - Arsenal climb above West Ham with victory

Arsenal climbed above West Ham and Spurs to fifth in the table after a hard fought victory at Upton Park. West Ham were arguably the better side for long periods of the game but found themselves 2-0 down moments before the break fokllowing Santi Cazorla's third penalty of the season and Danny Welbeck's tap-in from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 's cross.

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01/09/2016
Lionel Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona power past Granada

Lionel Messi was in fine form as he scored a hat-trick to inspire Barcelona to a 4-0 victory over Granada in their La Liga clash at the Camp Nou. Messi had put Barca 2-0 up after only 14 minutes, finishing off crosses from Arda Turan and Luis Suarez as Granada's defending left a lot to be desired.

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02/12/2014
Top F1 Drivers Who Never Raced for Ferrari

When Mark Webber told Sky Sports he expected then-teammate Sebastian Vettel to join Fernando Alonso at the team in 2016, it raised a number of interesting questions. Vettel had been tipped for a move to Maranello for the 2014 season, as reported by BBC Sport at the time, but the deal never materialised.

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05/06/2014
Premier League - Arsenal win to keep West Brom waiting

Arsenal kept up their slim hopes of a top three finish with a 1-0 win that keeps West Brom waiting to secure their Premier League survival. Olivier Giroud headed the Gunners ahead direct from Santi Cazorla's corner in the 14th minute and that's the way it stayed in a match of precious few chances that also saw Lukas Podolski hit the post.

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08/11/2014
DFB-Supercup - 'Spiderman' helps Dortmund beat Bayern

Borussia Dortmund scored an early psychological blow ahead of the forthcoming Bundesliga season by beating bitter rivals Bayern Munich 2-0 in the curtain-raising German Super Cup. Bayern had beaten Dortmund in both the league and cup last season and also bossed the early exchanges.

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10/11/2015
Ireland to meet Argentina after historic France win

Ireland recovered from the huge setback of losing Johnny Sexton, Paul O'Connell and Peter O'Mahony to injury to record an historic first World Cup victory over France. Sexton had twice booted Ireland ahead but with the scores tied at 6-6, the influential fly-half limped off to be replaced by Ian Madigan.

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11/16/2014
Euro 2016 - Robben shines as Netherlands rout Latvia in Amsterdam

Guus Hiddink eased the pressure on his second stint in charge of the Netherlands as his side thrashed Latvia 6-0 in Amsterdam. Hiddink hinted before the match that he may quit - should Netherlands fail to beat Latvia - following a disappointing run of four defeats in the last five matches.

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05/06/2014
Premier League - Goalless draw dents Chelsea and Norwich hopes

Chelsea and Norwich played out a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge that did neither side any favours in their respective ambitions. The home side went into the match needing victory to boost their title hopes with Norwich needing the same to realistically avoid relegation.

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12/02/2014
Premier League - Manchester United cling on for victory against Stoke City

Manchester United won their fourth match in succession for only the second time since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson with a hard fought 2-1 win over Stoke. Marouane Fellaini rose at the far post to nod home Ander Herrera's cross for his first home goal before Steven N'Zonzi rifled in his first of the season with a fierce drive from outside the area.

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10/24/2015
New Zealand edge South Africa to reach fourth World Cup final

New Zealand recovered from a 12-7 half-time deficit to fight back and reach their fourth Rugby World Cup final, beating arch-rivals South Africa 20-18 in a tense affair at Twickenham. Handre Pollard had given the Springboks and early penalty lead but New Zealand responded with a well-worked try, Richie McCaw offloading for Jerome Kaino to finish off in the corner.

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02/11/2014
Why F1 Must Stand Up Against New Rule

The sport of Formula One racing has seen so many changes over the decades since the inaugural championship season in 1950 that it's impossible to keep track of all of them. This season sees one of the most radical changes in the sport's history with the introduction of 1.6-litre V6 turbocharged power units replacing the 2.4-litre V8 engine.

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02/28/2015
Premier League - Glenn Murray nets brace and sees red as Crystal Palace beat West Ham

Glenn Murray scored two goals and was sent off as Crystal Palace recorded their biggest ever league win over West Ham with a 3-1 victory at Upton Park. Murray, making only his second away start in the Premier League, opened the scoring towards the end of the first half as his goal-bound header was deflected past his own keeper by Aaron Cresswell.

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03/27/2014
Did Coulthard Fulfill His Potential in F1?

When Ayrton Senna's Williams veered suddenly off the Imola circuit and crashed head-on into the wall at Tamburello, it changed the face of F1 forever. Already a legend of the sport, Senna gained mythical status, and new and improved measures came into the sport to make it a safer one for drivers.

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10/03/2015
Clinical South Africa ease past Scotland

South Africa kept their hopes of a World Cup quarter-final berth alive with a clinical 34-16 win over Scotland in their Pool B clash. Following Japan's comprehensive earlier win over Samoa, the Springboks came into the match knowing that defeat may end their World Cup at the group stage.

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02/11/2014
Premier League - West Ham late show piles misery on Norwich

Two late West Ham goals in the final 10 minutes at Upton Park secured a third successive victory for Sam Allardyce's men and put Norwich City deep in relegation trouble. The match looked certain to end in a draw with six minutes of normal time remaining but James Collins' first Premier League goal for almost two years and a deflected stoppage time effort from Mohamed Diame secured all three points.

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11/05/2014
Champions League - Messi equals goals record as Barcelona down Ajax

Lionel Messi drew level with Raul's Champions League record of 71 goals as Barcelona overcame a resolute Ajax with a 2-0 win at the Amsterdam Arena. Messi headed home Marc Bartra's cross late in the first half after Jasper Cillessen was caught in no mans land, having excellently saved the Argentine's free kick.

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03/29/2015
Euro 2016 - Steven Fletcher scores hat-trick as Scotland rout Gibraltar

Steven Fletcher scored the first international hat-trick by a Scotland player for 46 years as his side recovered from the shock of conceding an equalising goal to rout minnows Gibraltar 6-1. It took an anxious 18 minutes before Scotland went ahead through Shaun Maloney 's penalty, but the joy was short-lived when Lee Casciaro finished off a slick counter to score Gibraltar's first ever qualifying goal a minute later.

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11/24/2015
Bate Borisov and Bayer Leverkusen hopes dented by draw

Bate Borisov and Bayer Leverkusen's hopes of reaching the knockout phase of the Champions League were both diminished after a 1-1 draw in Belarus. A goalkeeping howler from Berndt Leno saw Bate ahead inside two minutes when Mikhail Gordeichuk's shot squirmed underneath him.

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07/24/2015
Friendly match - Jordon Ibe scores but Liverpool toil against Malaysia XI

Liverpool ended their tour of Australia and the Far East with their only draw as a stubborn Malaysia XI held them 1-1 at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium. Indeed, it was the hosts who enjoyed the better start and stunned Brendan Rodgers' side with a well taken opener.

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04/18/2015
FA Cup - Arsenal into FA Cup final after Adam Federici howler

Arsenal have reached the FA Cup final for a record 19th time but they needed an extra-time howler from goalkeeper Adam Federici to squeeze past a game Reading side. The Championship side had done well to get themselves on level terms, Garath McCleary's goal cancelling out Alexis Sanchez 's well-taken opener to force extra time.

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03/24/2014
Ricciardo's Appeal Date Is Senseless

The FIA announced on Friday that Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix will be heard on April 14. Ricciardo was excluded from the Australian Grand Prix for exceeding the maximum fuel-flow rate, according to the FIA sensors that are there to make sure that teams must not exceed a maximum rate of 100 kg/h.

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03/08/2015
Liga - Valencia strike late to hold Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid lost the chance to close the gap on rivals Real Madrid at the top of La Liga after Valencia struck late at Vicente Calderon. The hosts led through a well-taken Koke goal in the first half and looked relatively untroubled until 12 minutes from time when keeper Diego Alves appeared to misjudge a Dani Parejo free kick, Shkodran Mustafi gratefully heading home after the ball came back off the bar.

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10/22/2015
Celtic slip to 3-1 defeat at Molde

Celtic slipped to a damaging first defeat in the Europa League after suffering a 3-1 loss to Molde under new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Ola Kamara fired the Norwegians into an 11th-minute lead, beating Craig Gordon at his near post before Vegard Forren volleyed home to put Molde further ahead at the break.

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04/26/2014
Premier League - Shelvey wonder strike helps pile pressure on Villa

A Jonjo Shelvey wonder strike and a Wilfred Bony brace helped Swansea City to a comfortable 4-1 victory over Aston Villa at the Liberty Stadium. Bony had put Swansea ahead after ten minutes only for Gabriel Agbonlahor to level after a competitive opening spell.

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02/10/2014
Best Ways to Improve F1 Qualifying

As revealed on Autosport last week, Formula One teams and the sport's governing body, the FIA, are to discuss plans to change the format of the qualifying regulations.

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05/11/2014
Premier League - Everton finish with comfortable win at Hull

Everton finished their most productive season in the Premier League on a high with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Hull City at the KC Stadium. A first goal for his side for James McCarthy and a 15th of the season from goal machine Romelu Lukaku proved more than enough to see of a subdued Hull City side.

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07/18/2015
Premier League - Arsenal turn on the style to claim silverware with win over Everton

Arsenal produced a polished performance in the heat of the Singapore evening to beat Everton 3-1 and lift the Barclays Asia Trophy for the first time. A record crowd of 52,107 supporters turned up to watch and were rewarded with a slick opening goal, a lovely through ball from Santi Cazorla finding Theo Walcott, who clipped the ball past Joel Robles.

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03/23/2014
Can Formula E Make an Impression on Motorsports Fans?

If you thought today's Formula One cars were too quiet as a result of the radical new engine regulations, you're unlikely to approve of the new series that launches in September this year.

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02/05/2014
Ranking the Top 5 Pre-Season Setbacks

It's no exaggeration to say that Red Bull Racing endured a nightmare four days of testing at Jerez last week. The new engine regulations caused no shortage of headaches for the Renault engineers with battery and overheating problems restricting Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo to a paltry 21 laps between them.

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10/10/2015
Defensive masterclass gives Australia win over Wales

Australia survived an intense period of Welsh pressure with only 13 men on the pitch to notch their 11th successive win in games between the sides to top Pool A. They now march on to face Scotland in the quarter-finals after winning all of their group matches.

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06/16/2014
World Cup - Mueller hat-trick as Germany slay Portugal

Thomas Mueller claimed a hat-trick as Germany thrashed 10-man Portugal 4-0 in their Group G match in Salvador. The Germans had coasted into the lead courtesy of a 12th minute Mueller penalty, after Joao Pereira tugged back Mario Gotze, and Mats Hummels doubled their tally with a towering header from Toni Kroos ' corner.

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02/03/2014
Formula 1

The news that Ross Brawn has ruled out a return to Formula One in the near future means that the sport will be the poorer for his absence.

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06/05/2015
International friendlies - Matt Ritchie scores as Scotland beat Qatar

Matt Ritchie scored his first international goal as Scotland warmed up for next Saturday's crucial Euro 2016 qualifier against Ireland with an uninspiring 1-0 win over Qatar. A spartan Easter Road was in attendance for a match that began under the cloud of the FIFA corruption scandal as Scotland took on the hosts of the 2022 World Cup.

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01/30/2014
How Practice Relates to Race Pace

Never before in the history of Formula One has there been so much importance attached to pre-season testing before the start of a new season. The radical regulation changes put in place for the 2014 season means that every team on the grid is entering into the relative unknown as far as engine development is concerned.

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02/21/2015
Premier League - Controversy as 10-man Chelsea draw with Burnley

Chelsea had Nemanja Matic controversially sent off and conceded a late equaliser as Burnley grabbed a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. With Chelsea leading courtesy of a fourth goal of the season from Branislav Ivanovic, Matic reacted to an awful challenge from Ashley Barnes, launching himself into the player.

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08/24/2014
Belgian Grand Prix - Ricciardo wins in Spa after Rosberg clip ends Hamilton's race

The race was expected to be another straight fight between pole-sitter Rosberg and Hamilton but that ended when Rosberg clipped his teammate's left-rear wheel attempting an aggressive overtake. It resulted in a puncture that effectively put Hamilton out of the race. "I didn't really understand what happened - I felt a big thud at the rear," said Hamilton afterwards.

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01/29/2014
Can Dennis Return McLaren to Glory?

When McLaren unveiled their new challenger for the 2014 season at an online launch last Friday, there was a distinct air of optimism in the Woking factory. In truth, attitudes could hardly have been anything else but optimistic after a disastrous 2013 season that saw not a single podium finish to the famous team's name.

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02/01/2015
Premier League - Swansea stun Southampton as Bertrand sees red

A late Jonjo Shelvey stunner gave Swansea a dramatic late victory 1-0 against Southampton as Ryan Bertrand saw red for a challenge on Modou Barrow. The home side totally dominated in terms of possession and chances but Swansea defended solidly and took the lead with just seven minutes remaining when Shelvey beat Fraser Forster with a pile driver from distance.

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09/27/2015
Yohan Cabaye penalty earns Crystal Palace win at Watford

Crystal Palace handed Watford their first home defeat of the season as a late Yohan Cabaye penalty gave the visitors a 1-0 victory. Both sides had hit the woodwork early in the second half but a clumsy challenge from Allan Nyom on substitute Wilfried Zaha allowed Cabaye to take full advantage.

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09/20/2014
Premier League - Late Cisse double rescues draw for Pardew's Newcastle

A late double from substitute Papiss Cisse rescued an unlikely point for Newcastle and under-fire manager Alan Pardew at St James' Park. The home side found themselves two down with less than 20 minutes remaining thanks to glorious strikes from Nikica Jelavic and Mohamed Diame respectively.

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01/28/2014
2014 F1 Cars the Ugliest Yet?

The launch of several of this season's Formula One cars have so far met with almost universal condemnation that they are amongst the ugliest ever to grace the sport.

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11/16/2014
Euro 2016 Qualifying - Croatia hold Italy after match suspended due to crowd trouble

Italy and Croatia played out a 1-1 draw in Milan after crowd trouble in the Croatian section of fans almost caused the match to be abandoned. The group's leading teams were locked at 1-1 after early goals in the first half from Antonio Candreva's fine strike and Gianluigi Buffon's mistake that let Ivan Perisic's shot squirm underneath him.

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09/04/2015
Euro 2016 Qualifying - Scotland's qualification hopes dented by defeat in Georgia

Scotland's slim chances of qualifying for Euro 2016 were dealt a massive blow as they slipped to a dismal 1-0 defeat in Georgia. Gordon Strachan's team came into the match knowing nothing short of victory would realistically be enough to put any pressure on Poland and Germany at the top of Group D.

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01/26/2014
FA Cup - Sheffield United and Fulham draw amid penalty controversy

Both Sheffield United and Fulham go into the hat for the FA Cup fifth round draw after an incident-packed 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane. In a match that saw swamp-like conditions in the opening half the Blades took the lead courtesy of a Chris Porter strike, but Fulham then looked to have a clear penalty denied as keeper George Long appeared to bring down Hugo Rodallega.

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08/30/2015
Premier League - Southampton notch easy first win against 10-man Norwich

Southampton notched their first victory of the season with a 3-0 win against Norwich after Steven Whittaker 's first half sending off changed the course of the game. The Norwich defender received his marching orders after receiving two needless yellow cards in as many minutes and Graziano Pelle made the extra man count by firing Saints ahead right on half time.

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02/22/2015
Premier League - Harry Kane saves Spurs in last-gasp draw against West Ham

Tottenham Hotspur salvaged a dramatic late draw against West Ham at White Hart Lane, coming back from 2-0 down to draw with the last kick of the game. The visitors were deservedly ahead thanks to goals from Cheik Kouyate and Diafra Sakho but Danny Rose pulled one back with ten minutes remaining before Harry Kane was awarded a controversial penalty deep in stoppage time.

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01/26/2014
FA Cup - Chelsea through thanks to Oscar's winning performance

Chelsea set up a mouth watering fifth round FA Cup tie against Manchester City with a comfortable a 1-0 victory against Stoke on Jose Mourinho's 51st birthday. Oscar 's sublime first half free-kick proved the difference between the sides, but in truth the gap was far wider as Chelsea squandered a hatful of chances.

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06/24/2014
World Cup - England end campaign with Costa Rica draw

England's disappointing World Cup ended with a goalless draw in Belo Horizonte as Costa Rica advanced as group winners. But Roy Hodgson 's much changed side showed some promise and created enough chances to beat a lacklustre Costa Rica side comfortably in Belo Horizonte.

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11/23/2014
Hamilton a worthy world champion but is he a likeable one?

Who can argue that Lewis Hamilton is not a worthy winner of his second world drivers' title? In the end, the eagerly anticipated 'Duel in the Desert' turned into a walk in the park for Hamilton after his season-long rival and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg suffered an ERS failure half way through the race.

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01/29/2014
Premier League - Chelsea lose ground on leaders as Hammers hold firm

Chelsea lost valuable ground on leaders Manchester City as a resolute West Ham defence earned a valuable draw for the relegation candidates. As expected, the hosts dominated the match in terms of possession, Oscar going closest to breaking the deadlock by hitting the bar in the opening half as Adrian was made to work hard in the West Ham goal.

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10/18/2014
Premier League - Newcastle secure first win after delayed kick-off

Newcastle United secured a first victory of the season in front of home fans who had waited an extra hour for kick-off with a 1-0 win over Leicester. The match had been delayed by an hour after technicians worked to fix a new scoreboard that was deemed unsafe as it was swaying in the wind.

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11/09/2014
Ligue 1 - PSG beat Marseille to narrow gap at top

PSG closed the gap on title rivals Marseille to a solitary point at the top of the Ligue 1 table with a 2-0 victory at the Parc de Princes. The visitors had arguably the better of the chances in the opening half but Lucas slammed home Ezequiel Lavezzi 's cross just before the break and Edison Cavani wrapped things up five minutes from time with a trademark header.

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01/18/2014
10 Key Facts About Kevin Magnussen

Unless you've been living on Mars, you'll know by now that young Danish driver Kevin Magnussen will be partnering Jenson Button at the McLaren team for the 2014 season.

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06/12/2015
Euro 2016 - Hiddink substitution helps Netherlands beat Latvia

An inspired Guus Hiddink substitution helped the Netherlands on the way to a 2-0 win over a stubborn Latvia in Riga. Latvia had keeper Andris Vanins to thank for heeping the scores level until late into the second half.

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06/17/2014
World Cup - Late comeback ensures Belgium start with win

Belgium survived an almighty scare by coming up from a goal down with 20 minutes remaining to beat Algeria 2-1 in Belo Horizonte. Algeria took a shock lead after Jan Vertonghen pulled back Sofiane Feghouli in the box, the striker getting off the deck to convert from the spot.

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12/28/2014
Premier League - Wasteful Manchester United held by Tottenham

Manchester United spurned a host of chances as they were held to a goalless draw by Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League at White Hart Lane as Hugo Lloris starred in goal. An unchanged United side completely dominated the first half, and had more than enough chances to be leading at the interval.

Bleacherreport
01/16/2014
Where Do the Best F1 Drivers Come From?

Hands up who thinks Sebastian Vettel will make it five world championships on the bounce after the 2014 season? Okay, so I obviously can't see which of you loyal Formula One fans have stuck their paws in the air on reading that question.

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06/22/2014
World Cup - Late Varela strike rescues Portugal

A Silvestre Varela header in the final seconds of the final minute of injury time kept Portugal in the World Cup after the USA had looked to have dumped them out. Having conceded an early goal to Nani in the opening five minutes, the USA rallied excellently to lead 2-1 thanks to goals from Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey.

Bleacherreport
01/16/2014
Why 'Rush' Deserved Oscar recognition

Formula One racing and movies are two of my favourite things. So when today's Oscar nominations were released, I was understandably disappointed to see Ron Howard's Rush miss out among the films competing for the industry's biggest awards.

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11/26/2014
Champions League - Arsenal progress with victory over Dortmund

Arsenal progressed to the last 16 of the Champions League with a 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund thanks to a first goal for Yaya Sanogo and a lovely finish from Alexis Sanchez. Sanogo pounced to slot home his first in Arsenal colours after just two minutes before Sanchez curled in a beauty from the edge of the box in the second half to round things off.

Bleacherreport
01/08/2014
Assessing Robert Kubica's F1 Career

Robert Kubica's stunning victory in last weekend's Janner Rally was the perfect way to build up to what will be a challenging first season in the WRC.

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03/22/2014
Premier League - Everton edge Swansea to climb to fifth

Everton climbed above Tottenham Hotspur and up to fifth place in the table after seeing off a spirited Swansea City 3-2 at Goodison Park. Swansea were actually the better side for long periods of the match and created far more chances but Everton were the more clinical in their finishing.

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04/15/2015
Champions League - Ricardo Quaresma strikes twice as Porto stun depleted Bayern

A Ricardo Quaresma brace and a further strike from the returning Jackson Martinez gave Porto a 3-1 win over a depleted Bayern Munich. Two defensive horrors from Xabi Alonso and Dante gifted Porto an early two-goal advantage and although Bayern pulled one back through Thiago, a further goal from the returning Jackson Martinez puts Porto in the driving seat for next Tuesday's tie.

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01/04/2014
New F1 Regulations Could Alienate Small Teams

With the 2014 engine regulations set to shake up the sport of Formula One as never before next season, one team boss is of the opinion that it could alienate the smaller teams even further.

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05/25/2015
Championship - Norwich back in Premier League after beating Middlesbrough

Norwich City are back in the Premier League only a year after being relegated to the Championship after beating Middlesbrough 2-0 in the play-off final at Wembley. Both sides had rattled the bar in the opening ten minutes before two goals in three minutes, first from Cameron Jerome and then Nathan Redmond, rocked Boro.

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07/28/2014
Premier League - Lamela nets brace as Spurs edge Toronto

Tottenham Hotspur recorded their first win under new manager Maricio Pochettino after an Erik Lamela brace helped them overcome Toronto FC 3-2. Argentine Lamela, who sat out much of last season through injury, struck twice in the opening half to put Spurs 2-0 up at the break.

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01/31/2015
Premier League - Everton down Palace for first win in nine

A second minute strike from Romelu Lukaku was enough to give Everton all three points against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park and relieve the pressure on manager Roberto Martinez. Lukaku bundled the visitors into the lead when Julian Speroni palmed Steven Naismith 's cross straight into the advancing striker and that proved the difference between the sides on the day.

Bleacherreport
12/31/2013
Schu: Champion, Fighter, Thrill-Seeker

The world of Formula One remains in a state of shock after a serious skiing accident involving seven-time champion Michael Schumacher. Schumacher remains in a critical condition on Monday morning after suffering a brain haemorrhage in a skiing accident at the Meribel Alpina resort in the French Alps on Sunday, Dec.

Bleacherreport
12/13/2013
When will Ferrari next dominate F1?

The last time Ferrari came away with anything substantial in terms of titles was in 2007 when ambushed the in the final race of the season to take the drivers' title. Ferrari also clinched the constructors' crown by virtue of having their points taken away in Hungary before they were also disqualified altogether for their part in the "" espionage controversy.

Bleacherreport
10/29/2013
Ranking Vettel's Best Seasons

You may find it strange that the first of Vettel's title-winning years comes in at third in the list, but if you look back at the season as a whole, it's one he should have won comfortably and yet one that he so nearly blew and perhaps should have lost.

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06/26/2014
World Cup - Germany beat USA, both progress to last 16

Both Germany and the USA have progressed to the second round of the World Cup after a solitary second-half Thomas Mueller goal settled matters in Recife. And with Portugal defeating Ghana 2-1 in Brasilia Germany went through as group winners with USA in second place.

Bleacherreport
12/31/2013
Schumacher's Defining Moments

With the Formula One world united in wishing Michael Schumacher a speedy recovery from a skiing accident that has left him in a critical condition, we look back on a career that has made him a giant in the sport.

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05/02/2015
Premier League - Steven Gerrard winner sends QPR closer to relegation

Steven Gerrard saw a late penalty saved by Robert Green before heading a dramatic winner three minutes from time as Liverpool beat QPR 2-1. Liverpool went into the break a goal to the good through Philippe Coutinho's excellently taken strike but a Leroy Fer equaliser looked to have rescued an unlikely point.

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The Significance of Michael Schumacher

You just don't think it's possible for people with such an aura of invincibility to be seriously hurt. For someone who has been directly connected to the sport of Formula 1 for over a decade, the news came as a huge shock.

Bleacherreport
12/12/2013
Ranking F1's Bitterest Rivals and Nemeses

It seems something of a shame that the 2013 season was not a little bit closer, not only to give viewers an exciting finish to the season, but because no real rivalries developed.

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10/25/2014
Premier League - West Brom and Palace in controversial draw

Referee Mark Clattenburg was again the centre of controversy as West Brom and Crystal Palace drew 2-2 at The Hawthorns. Palace led when Brede Hangeland bundled home from the corner but only after Mile Jedinak appeared to clearly impede Ben Foster.

Bleacherreport
10/28/2013
Is Seb Vettel Now a Formula 1 Great?

Sebastian Vettel 's fine drive to victory at Sunday's Indian Grand Prix meant that he joins an elite list of drivers to have won four world drivers' championships. Vettel's title triumph was his fourth in succession and in achieving the feat he draws alongside compatriot Michael Schumacher, Juan Manuel Fangio and Alain Prost in having won at least that many and only Schumacher and Fangio have also won four on the trot.

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12/20/2014
Premier League - Tottenham leapfrog Arsenal after Burnley win

Tottenham Hotspur leapfrogged bitter north London rivals Arsenal to sixth in the Premier League table after a 2-1 home win against Burnley. A first home league goal of the season from Harry Kane put Spurs in front before an Ashley Barnes cracker from the edge of the box drew Burnley level.

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03/22/2014
Daniil Kvyat and the top F1 teenagers

In finishing a revised ninth in the Australian Grand Prix, Russian teenager Daniil Kvyat overtook Sebastian Vettel as the youngest driver to score a world championship point. Considering those who had gone before him, including the likes of former champions Vettel and Fernando Alonso, it ranks as a significant achievement.

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10/26/2013
Premier League - Norwich and Cardiff draw blank as game ends in controversy

Norwich City remain in the relegation zone after failing to break down a resolute Cardiff City, keeper David Marshall keeping his team in the game with a string of fine saves. It looked as if Norwich had stolen the result in controversial circumstances as Leroy Fer passed the ball into an empty net whilst Alexander Tettey was down injured.

Bleacherreport
12/23/2013
Top 50 Moments of the 2013 F1 Season

What immediately springs to mind about the 2013 Formula One season was that it was a Sebastian Vettel romp. The all-conquering German won the last nine grands prix on the bounce to seal a fourth successive drivers' title.

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12/21/2013
Premier League - Crouch secures controversial win over Villa

Stoke City maintained their impressive home record of only having lost once at The Britannia but they needed a controversial goal from Peter Crouch to seal a 2-1 victory. Substitute Charlie Adam had given Stoke the lead with practically his first touch five minutes into the second half, but a calamitous back header from Erik Pieters gifted Libor Kozak an equalising goal.

Bleacherreport
10/15/2013
How Much Do F1 Cars Really Cost?

Crashes and smashes are all an integral part of F1 Racing. Opening lap collisions between cars are commonplace and only as far back as the Korean Grand Prix did we see Mark Webber's race end in a fiery blaze.

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12/04/2013
Premier League - Four-goal Suarez destroys Norwich

Luiz Suarez produced a four-goal masterclass which inspired his Liverpool side to a thumping 5-1 win over Norwich City. Suarez struck a brilliant first half hat-trick including a 42-yard screamer and added to hit tally in the second half before turning provider for Rahim Sterling as Liverpool struck five past Norwich for the third game in succession.

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06/22/2014
Austrian Grand Prix - Rosberg leads Mercedes one-two in Austria

Nico Rosberg stretched his lead at the top of the drivers’ championship standings to 29 points after holding off teammate Lewis Hamilton in a tactical Austrian Grand Prix. Hamilton started down in ninth after a disappointing qualifying session but made up five places on the first lap alone and had a good go at team-mate Rosberg, right up until the penultimate corner. Valtteri Bottas claimed third and a place on the podium after starting on the front row, the Williams driver finishing ahead of...

Bleacherreport
12/02/2013
Lessons from Maldonado's Switch

Maldonado lost a lot of respect in the eyes of many during the U.S. Grand Prix weekend when he accused his own team of sabotage during qualifying, as reported by The Telegraph at the time: I think in my car somebody is playing with the pressure and the temperatures.

Bleacherreport
10/15/2013
F1's Best Commentators

Murray Walker celebrated turning 90 years of age last week, 12 years after hanging up his microphone. We will almost certainly never get to see the likes of another Murray Walker again, and there have been many who have tried to pick up the mantle over the years.

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08/26/2014
Champions League - Celtic limp out after defeat to Maribor

Maribor qualified for the Champions League for the first time since 1999 as late Morales Tavares strike was enough to beat a poor Celtic 1-0. Tavares scooped home over Craig Gordon with 15 minutes remaining to score the only goal of the match following one of many defensive lapses from the home side.

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07/28/2014
Friendly match - New signings impress as Newcastle cruise past Sydney

Newcastle United paid tribute to the two fans lost in the Malaysian Airlines tragedy with a comfortable 4-0 win over Sydney FC in Dunedin, New Zealand. A debut goal from Emmanuel Riviere and an Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa deflected effort followed Siem de Jong 's opener and substitute Adam Armstrong added a fourth eight minutes from time.

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10/14/2013
Top 10 Team Order Controversies

The Japanese Grand Prix yet again saw the issue of team orders rear its ugly head as Felipe Massa received the instruction "multi-function strategy A now, please" which was a message to let teammate Fernando Alonso past. Massa appeared not to observe the message to concede his fifth place position with Alonso having to fight his own way through.

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03/21/2014
Does Australian GP Result Indicate F1 Title Winner?

The standard PR talk coming from team bosses and drivers alike after the opening race of any Formula One season is that a clear picture of how the season will develop will not emerge until the European races.

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06/17/2014
World Cup - Mexico goalkeeping heroics hold hosts Brazil

Guillermo Ochoa was the star as hosts Brazil could not break down Mexico in an atypically-entertaining 0-0 Group A draw. The Mexican keeper brought back memories of Gordon Banks' dramatic save from Pele midway through the first half, scrambling across his goal to claw away Neymar's header from Dani Alves ' cross.

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10/11/2014
International friendlies - Tardelli brace sees Brazil triumph in Superclasico

Two maiden international goals from Diego Tardelli proved the difference as Brazil overcame bitter rivals Argentina in the 100th meeting of the two great sides in Beijing. Tardelli struck midway through each half after Argentina had a legitimate penalty claim turned down before Jefferson saved Lionel Messi 's spot kick at the end of the first half.

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06/26/2014
World Cup - Slimani the hero as Algeria progress

Algeria progressed to the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in four attempts after coming back from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Russia. Kokorin has put the Russians ahead after just six minutes with a towering header from Oleg Shatov's cross.

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04/08/2015
FA Cup - Liverpool beat Blackburn, Aston Villa await in semi-final

Liverpool recovered from the disappointment of losing successive Premier League matches to reach the FA Cup semi-final after beating Blackburn Rovers 1-0. A cagey affair with few chances was always going to be decided by the odd goal and one moment of quality decided it twenty minutes from time, Philippe Coutinho exchanging passes with Jordan Henderson before rifling his sixth of the season past Simon Eastwood from a tight angle.

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02/28/2015
Premier League - Wayne Rooney brace downs Sunderland

Wayne Rooney grabbed a brace to help Manchester United bag all three points at Old Trafford but there was controversy in the second half as referee Roger East sent off Wes Brown incorrectly. Sunderland had held out resolutely for 65 minutes but the game turned on a decision involving two former United defenders.

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04/09/2014
Champions League - Bayern come from behind to oust Manchester United

Bayern Munich dashed Manchester United 's hopes of progressing to the semi-finals of the Champions League after a thrilling tie in Munich which ended 3-1 to the hosts. After a cagey opening half in which neither side managed a shot on target, Patrice Evra gave United hopes of a famous victory by rifling a fierce shot into the top corner to put his side ahead early in the second half.

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03/21/2014
What Every F1 Driver Must Prove in 2014

Only one race into the 2014 Formula One season and fans of Formula One are already forming their own opinions of how the year ahead may take shape...

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06/23/2014
World Cup - Netherlands down Chile to top Group B

The Netherlands have finished on top of Group B after substitutes Leroy Fer and Memphis Depay scored late against a competitive Chile. Chile had looked the better team for long periods of the match but two moments of class from Louis van Gaal's men decided the match.

Bleacherreport
03/26/2014
10 F1 Records That Will Never Be Broken

Following the dominant manner of Nico Rosberg's victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, some are already writing off the season as a Mercedes march to victory.

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03/20/2014
Red Bull's Appeal Is a Waste of Time

It was revealed on Thursday that Red Bull has lodged an appeal to the FIA over Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix .

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02/01/2015
Premier League - Arsenal climb above Spurs after thrashing Villa

Arsenal jumped above north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur to fifth in the PL table following a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Aston Villa at The Emirates. Olivier Giroud put the Gunners ahead in the eighth minute after latching onto an exquisite flick from the fit-again Mesut Ozil, the Frenchman slotting home past Brad Guzan for his seventh goal of the season.

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11/06/2013
Champions League - Eto'o brace helps Chelsea past Schalke

Chelsea took a huge stride towards reaching the knock-out stage of the Champions League after a Samuel Eto'o brace set them on their way to a 3-0 win against Schalke at Stamford Bridge. Jose Mourinho made six changes to the team that suffered a shock 2-0 away defeat at the hands of Newcastle United at the weekend.

Bleacherreport
12/11/2013
Could Rosberg Beat Hamilton in '14?

Having lost out to his Mercedes teammate by 18 points in the 2013 drivers' standings, Nico Rosberg recently said that his goal is to beat Lewis Hamilton in 2014.

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10/18/2013
Was Jenson Button a Lucky World Champion?

The last time a driver went on a winning streak as dominant as Sebastian Vettel's current run of form was in 2009 when Jenson Button won six of the opening seven races of the season. It is four years ago to the day today that Button sealed his one and only drivers' title to date with a fifth-place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Bleacherreport
09/20/2013
Ranking the Top 10 Drivers of the 1950s

The 1950s is where the Formula One story began and the early pioneers of the sport laid the foundations of the technological advancements we see in today's racing cars. It was very different back then with no seat belts, front-mounted engine blocks, drum brakes and a frightening lack of safety measures that led to many deaths.

Bleacherreport
09/27/2013
Why F1 Is Better Than NASCAR

Now that Formula 1 has a place in the homeland of U.S. stock car racing in Texas, fans of both sports will get the chance to judge for themselves which is the better spectacle.

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02/04/2015
African Cup of Nations - Ivory Coast into final after victory over DR Congo

Ivory Coast are one victory away from winning their first Africa Cup of Nations since 1992 after beating DR Congo 3-1 in the semi-final. The favourites, who last reached the final three years ago, went ahead on the night thanks to a blistering strike from Yaya Toure, who lashed home an unstoppable drive from the edge of the box.

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11/21/2013
Mark Webber's Impact on F1

By Fraser Masefield on November 21, 2013 The Brazilian Grand Prix marks the end of the road for one of Formula One's true nice guys as Mark Webber hangs up his F1 helmet after a distinguished career.

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11/01/2013
What Next for Ross Brawn?

For one of the most successful team principals in the history of Formula 1, the sun is setting on a glittering career. Current Mercedes Motorsport boss Ross Brawn will quit the team at the end of the season, at least according to reports on BBC Sport earlier in the week.

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09/18/2013
Champions League - Milan strike late to stun Celtic

Celtic suffered more Champions League late heartbreak, conceding two late goals in the San Siro to lose their opening group game 2-0. It was harsh on Celtic who held their own and dominated for spells against an injury depleted Milan side missing the likes of Riccardo Montolivo, Kaka and Stephan El Shaarawy.

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03/19/2014
Why Magnussen Is the Real Deal

The first time I attended the Australian Grand in person was way back in 1998 as a guest of Stewart Grand Prix. A young driver by the name of Jan Magnussen was making his debut for the team in a first full season in Formula One that promised much.

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04/26/2014
Premier League - Everton own goals scupper Champions League ambitions

Everton's hopes of Champions League football next season are all but over after two calamitous own goals gave Southampton a 2-0 win at St Mary's. The visitors went into the match with plenty to play for but their ambitions suffered an immediate blow, Antolin Alcaraz heading past Tim Howard after only 53 seconds from Rickie Lambert 's cross.

Bleacherreport
10/17/2013
Assessing Kimi's Past, Future on Birthday

2007: A Champion at Last Raikkonen's debut for Ferrari couldn't have gone much better, as he won his first time out in Australia. But he would not win again until the eighth race of the season in France, following it up with victory in Germany.

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12/10/2013
F1's Double Points Rule Hurts Credibility

Formula One will award double the amount of points in the final race of the season in an attempt to increase the interest right up until the season finale. The highly-controversial rule change will come into immediate effect for the 2014 season after a meeting between the F1 strategy Group and the Formula One Commission in Paris finalised the change on Monday.

Bleacherreport
10/16/2013
Red Bull's Biggest Rivals for 2014 Season

With the 2013 Formula 1 season pretty much done and dusted, the focus on the development of next year's machines is already well underway. While the Adrian Newey-designed Red Bull machines have dominated over the past few seasons, brushing aside all before them, next season may present a very different story.

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03/16/2015
Premier League - Liverpool edge Swansea to close gap on top four

Liverpool closed the gap between themselves and fourth place Manchester United to just two points and stretched their unbeaten run to 13 league games after edging Swansea 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium. The visitors rode their luck in the first half and had keeper Simon Mignolet to thank for keeping the scores level with a trio of fine saves.

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06/28/2014
World Cup - Brazil survive Chile shootout to make quarter-finals

Brazil came through their last-16 match in breathtaking fashion as they beat Chile 3-2 in a penalty shootout in Belo Horizonte. The host nation earned a meeting with either Colombia or Uruguay after seeing off Chile in a pulsating clash which saw both sides have chances to clinch it.

Bleacherreport
09/17/2013
Top Overtaking Manoeuvres in F1 History

With the recent announcement that Felipe Massa will no longer be a Ferrari driver after the end of the current season and the fact that it is the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend, I was reminded about one of the great overtaking moves in recent times.

Bleacherreport
10/23/2013
Why a good start is crucial in F1

All Sebastian Vettel has to do at Sunday's Indian Grand Prix to seal a remarkable fourth world drivers' titles in as many years is finish fifth. Regardless of where closest rival Fernando Alonso finishes, fifth will seal the deal for Vettel once again.

Bleacherreport
12/09/2013
Vettel's Helmet Sells for £58K

A helmet worn by Sebastian Vettel fetched a staggering £58,000 when it went under the hammer at Bonhams in Oxford on Monday. The signed helmet, worn by the four-time world champion during his first ever victory at his home grand prix at the Nurburgring, features a glittering design based on Germany's national colours of black, red and gold.

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11/01/2013
F1: Abu Dhabi

As F1 Shifts To Abu Dhabi, Can Anyone Stop Vettel? In winning in India for the third year running and securing his sixth successive victory, Vettel joins Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost and Juan Manuel Fangio as a four-time world champion.

Bleacherreport
09/26/2013
The 10 Hottest Winning Streaks in F1 History

Sebastian Vettel is doing everything he can to wrap up a fourth successive drivers' title well before the end of the 2013 F1 season. The German has been in a class of his own this season with seven wins, including five wins in his last six races...

Bleacherreport
09/16/2013
How Kimi and Alonso Can Make Partnership Work

On the face of it, the decision taken by Ferrari to pair Kimi Raikkonen with Fernando Alonso seems a highly risky one. Alonso is known to like being the team leader and have a compliant teammate, much like Michael Schumacher before him.

Bleacherreport
03/26/2014
Can Teams Make Up .5 Seconds?

Whilst the radical new engine regulations imposed for the 2014 season promised closer racing than ever before, one team has already forged ahead in its understanding of the new rules. Such was the dominance of Mercedes in Australia that Nico Rosberg stormed to a dominant victory over Kevin Magnussen by a massive 26.777 seconds.

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09/20/2015
New Zealand survive scare to see off Argentina

New Zealand made it eight Rugby World Cup wins on the bounce after seeing off Argentina 26-16 with a clinical second half display at Wembley Stadium. Argentina threatened a second big upset of the tournament, having led 16-12 early in the second half thanks to a converted Guido Petti try and four Nicolas Sanchez penalties.

Bleacherreport
10/30/2013
Drivers Who Came Closest to Winning World Title

This season certainly hasn't been a close title race. But this week back in 1999, a certain Eddie Irvine found himself on the brink of being one of the unlikeliest world champions in recent memory.

Bleacherreport
10/16/2013
How McLaren Creates a Level Playing Field

Something strange happened on the podium after the Japanese Grand Prix. As race winner Sebastian Vettel collected his sixth winner's trophy in seven races, there was generous applause, cheering and some whistles of the supportive kind.

Bleacherreport
12/06/2013
Best, Worst F1 Rookies in History

With two new drivers so far confirmed on the grid for 2014 and one more possibly to follow, the new drivers will be under pressure to perform.

Bleacherreport
09/15/2013
Why Zanardi Is F1's Most Inspirational Figure

By Fraser Masefield on September 15, 2013 Twelve years on to this very day since the accident that almost killed him and changed his life forever, Alex Zanardi is still as chippy and cheerful as he ever was.

Bleacherreport
12/17/2013
Understanding Massa's Farewell

When Felipe Massa crossed the finish line in the Brazilian Grand Prix to bring down the curtain on an eight-year spell with Ferrari, he had tears in his eyes. Team boss Stefano Domenicali spoke from the heart over the radio when he told Massa, "We love you.

Bleacherreport
11/29/2013
Brawn or Newey: Who's More Valuable?

By Fraser Masefield on November 29, 2013 The decision by Mercedes to part company with one of the finest tacticians and team principals the sport of F1 has ever seen must have been a hard one to come to.

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09/14/2013
Premier League - West Brom snatch late draw at Fulham

West Bromwich Albion found the back of the net for the first time this season as they snatched an injury time equaliser courtesy of Gareth McAuley's late header in a 1-1 draw at Fulham. Steve Sidwell's goal looked to have been enough but McAuley rose to meet Chris Brunt 's corner two minutes into stoppage time to give his team another vital point.

Bleacherreport
10/13/2013
Vettel Edges Webber, Wins Japanese GP

Sebastian Vettel took a giant leap towards a fourth successive world title after claiming a fourth win at Suzuka in five years. The German came into the race knowing that if he won and title rival Fernando Alonso finished lower than eighth he would be champion.

Bleacherreport
09/13/2013
Williams

By sheer reputation alone, Williams are not just a big team, they're massive. Boasting no fewer than 114 race victories, nine constructors' titles and seven world drivers' titles, they're one of the most successful teams in the history of the sport.

Bleacherreport
12/05/2013
Is Todt Right Man to Be FIA President?

Mark Thompson/Getty Images Jean Todt gets re-elected unopposed as the FIA president on Friday, but what does that really mean for the sport? In understanding whether or not Todt's tenure as FIA president has been a good or bad thing so far, we must first consider a few options.

Bleacherreport
09/12/2013
Assessing McLaren 50 Years Later

The Italian Grand Prix weekend was a landmark for the famous McLaren team as it celebrated 50 years of Formula One involvement. It was back in 1963 that New Zealander Bruce McLaren rented building space in New Malden, Surrey to begin building cars and form a team under his own name.

Bleacherreport
09/12/2013
Lauda & The Greatest F1 Comebacks

Unless you've been living on Mars, you will be aware that the story of Niki Lauda's epic 1976 title clash against James Hunt is soon to hit our cinema screens in Ron Howard's Rush.

Bleacherreport
11/29/2013
Why 2013 Is End of Era for F1 Tech

By now, most keen followers of Formula One know that it's going to be a very different sport next season. The era of the V8 engine is over, the 2.4-litre normally aspirated units to be replaced by 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 units.

Bleacherreport
09/26/2013
Why Did McLaren Talk to Alonso About a Seat?

In somewhat of a shocking announcement on BBC Sport last week, McLaren revealed that it had made the re-signing of Fernando Alonso its highest priority for the 2014 season. It was a shock because McLaren already has two capable drivers in the team and Alonso is still under contract with Ferrari.

Bleacherreport
09/11/2013
Ferrari

Nobody in the history of Formula One racing has come as close to winning the world championship without actually doing so than Felipe Massa. Rewind to the final round of the 2008 world championship in Brazil.

Bleacherreport
11/26/2013
Where Things Went Wrong for Hamilton

Rewind back three months to the day exactly and Lewis Hamilton was in a good place. The Mercedes driver had just produced one of the performances of his career in Hungary to win his first Grand Prix for Mercedes.

Bleacherreport
09/11/2013
How KERS Helped Hamilton's Late Charge

Lewis Hamilton painted a glum picture in his post-race interview with BBC Sport after the Italian Grand Prix, describing his ninth-place finish as the result of "a disaster of a weekend."

Bleacherreport
10/11/2013
Maria De Villota: A Driving Force for Women's Racing

When Maria de Villota's Marussia MR-01 crashed into a support truck at Duxford airfield in Cambridge on July 3, 2012 a promising career was cut short. De Villota had been completing a straightline test when her car struck a team support truck while returning to the pits.

Bleacherreport
09/10/2013
Top F1 Drivers of the 1960s

Honourable Mentions: Stirling Moss and Richie Ginther Having finished world title runner-up an agonising four times in the 1950s, Moss switched to Rob Walker Lotus for the first time at the start of the 1960 season and won his first race behind the wheel of the Lotus 18 at Monaco.

Bleacherreport
10/22/2013
Ranking the Top 10 Qualifiers in F1 History

With Sebastian Vettel threatening to tear up the record books as he continues on his current winning spree, the question as to whether he is one of the quickest drivers of all time still remains.

Bleacherreport
09/09/2013
All Over? Top 5 Title-Winning Comebacks

Immediately after the Italian Grand Prix, a clearly frustrated Lewis Hamilton let his emotions get the better of him and conceded to BBC Sport that his title chances were over. He had lost his radio communication, a driver's lifeline to his team, during the race and was effectively driving blind in having to make his own calls on when to push and when to pit.

Bleacherreport
11/27/2013
Ranking Best Races of the F1 Season

The 2014 Formula One season will go down in the history books as a record-breaking one for Sebastian Vettel. But if we look beyond the Vettel victories alone, many of the races in a season that marks the end of the V8 era threw up great racing and incident aplenty that makes some of them classics in their own right.

Bleacherreport
09/06/2013
Top 5 Drives at the Italian Grand Prix

The Italian Grand Prix at Monza is a race steeped in tradition. A mainstay on the Formula 1 circuit since its inaugural grand prix in 1950 and set in the leafy backdrop of the famous Royal Park, the race has seen triumph and tragedy in equal measure...

Bleacherreport
09/05/2013
Assessing Alonso's Performances in '13

I recently assessed Fernando Alonso 's season so far at the halfway point of the 2013 season, and my conclusion was that he was my driver of the year to date. That was before another stellar drive in Belgium that saw him finish second behind you know who.

Bleacherreport
09/25/2013
Why Grosjean Will Never Be a Title Contender

Although it was Kimi Raikkonen who stole the Lotus headlines for his stunning drive from 13th on the grid to finish third while nursing a painful back, Lotus is certain Romain Grosjean would have bagged that podium slot but for his retirement.

Bleacherreport
09/03/2013
What Red Bull Pair Must Learn About Each Other

The news that Daniel Ricciardo has been confirmed as Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull teammate for the 2014 season brings to an end one of the worst kept secrets of the midseason break. It's surely a foregone conclusion that as the team leader, Vettel will take his young Aussie teammate to the cleaners in 2014 and have all the backing to do so.

Bleacherreport
11/25/2013
Should Vettel Have Let Webber Win?

And so the dust settles on what has been a season of total dominance for Sebastian Vettel. Victory in Brazil meant that the German set yet another record, equalling the legendary Alberto Ascari's feat of nine consecutive race victories.

Bleacherreport
09/02/2013
Formula 1

To say I'm excited about the UK release of RUSH on September 13 is something of an understatement. Formula One and movies are two of my favourite things, so having Ron Howard put the them together to celebrate one of the greatest F1 seasons ever known and you get a measure of where I am.

Bleacherreport
10/21/2013
Which Channel Covers F1 Best?

Before Sky Sports F1 entered the fray in 2012, the choice for the Formula 1 fan was limited to BBC Sport, who had exclusive rights after taking over from the ITV. However, a review of cost constraints and a license fee freeze meant that there was now a new major player in the game, offering viewers a choice of viewing avenues.

Yahoo
11/18/2013
International friendlies - Ameobi scores stunner as Nigeria hold Italy

Over 15,000 fans at London's Craven Cottage witnessed a pulsating international friendly as Italy and Nigeria played out a 2-2 draw in the second meeting between the sides. A friendly on paper it may have been but a well-attended stadium witnessed an absolute cracker of a match between two teams who went unbeaten during their World Cup qualifying campaigns.

Bleacherreport
09/02/2013
Top 10 No. 2 Drivers in F1 History

With the announcement that Daniel Ricciardo will join Sebastian Vettel at the Red Bull team expected during or shortly after the Italian Grand Prix weekend, the young Australian will already be thinking about how he will match up against the three-time world champion.

Bleacherreport
10/09/2013
More Blowouts Ahead in 2014?

When Mark Webber's Korean Grand Prix ended in a fiery blaze, it at first appeared as if his Red Bull had suffered a rare engine blowout. The reason for the fire was, in fact, due to an oil leak that dripped onto the exhaust, but it did get me thinking whether we will see more engine failures in 2014 with the introduction of the 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 units.

Bleacherreport
08/29/2013
Embarrassing F1 Ads and Stunts

Whilst watching television the other day, I was painfully reminded why Formula 1 drivers really should just be on our screens doing their primary job of driving cars fast. Seeing Jenson Button advertise Santander Bank, I got to thinking about other occasions when the media has not exactly portrayed the sport in the best light.

Bleacherreport
11/18/2013
Harshest Driver Sackings in F1

After another fine drive from Sergio Perez in Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix, McLaren may well be wondering if they have been a little too hasty in letting the Mexican go. Perez discovered only a week before the U.S.

Bleacherreport
08/28/2013
F1's Biggest Egomaniacs

I've been to enough Formula One paddocks on race day to know that the sport's inner sanctum is a very exclusive club indeed. If you're not a recognisable celebrity or pitching a big business deal, people simply won't give you the time of day.

Bleacherreport
08/28/2013
How an F1 Team Plans for Rain

While nothing is absolutely certain in the complex world of Formula One racingnot least which driver is going where for the 2014 season-some things in the sport never change. Near the top of this list has to be the fact that there is always a likelihood of rain over the Belgian Grand Prix weekend.

Bleacherreport
10/19/2013
What Has F1 Ever Done for Us?

Although it's not always the case, you will find that many car enthusiasts are also keen fans of one form of motorsport or another. Even if you're just a fan of F1, which is probably why you're reading this article, you probably also drive a road car.

Bleacherreport
10/08/2013
Do Marussia and Caterham deserve to be in F1?

Back markers, mobile chicanes, call them what you like, but they've been in Formula One pretty much from the outset. Of course, they're not everyone's cup of tea, and many champions have voiced their grievances at having a result compromised by a slower car holding them up.

Bleacherreport
08/23/2013
How Lewis Hamilton Can Get Even Better

Lewis Hamilton 's maiden victory for Mercedes at the Hungarian Grand Prix catapulted him firmly back into the world title race. It also proved that Hamilton still has what it takes to mix it at the top of the table just as people were beginning to write off his title challenge and instead focus on Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso.

Bleacherreport
09/25/2013
Why Singapore Grand Prix Presents Unique Challenge

Kimi Raikkonen's remarkable drive from 13th on the grid to finish third at the Singapore Grand Prix has to go down as one of the drives of the season because it was achieved in arguably the most demanding race on the F1 calendar.

Bleacherreport
08/23/2013
Top 5 Drives at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps

One of the purest tests of driver skill on the Formula One calendar, the fabulous Spa-Francorchamps circuit has thrown up some absolute classics over the years since its inaugural race in 1950. The list of winners at Spa reads like a who's who of the legends of the sport and it would be easy to pick out 10 classic races.

Bleacherreport
08/20/2013
Most Iconic Helmet Designs in F1 History

Today's Formula One cars incorporate numbers and different-coloured camera mountings to enable media and fans alike to tell drivers apart. But the easiest way to tell one driver apart from another has always been in the drivers' helmet designs.

Yahoo
11/23/2013
La Liga - Barcelona hit four past ten-man Granada

Barcelona made it 13 victories from 14 matches this season as they comfortably dispatched Granada 2-0 at the Nou Camp. Two first half penalties from Andres Iniesta and Cesc Fabregas gave the hosts a deserved half time lead and after Granada were reduced to ten men after Manuel Iturra received a second yellow, Alexis Sanchez and Pedro Rodriguez completed the rout.

Bleacherreport
12/20/2013
Red Bull Record Fastest Pit Stop Ever

With all the fanfare and focus surrounding Sebastian Vettel's record-breaking eighth consecutive grand prix victory in a single season at the U.S. Grand Prix, some viewers may have missed another impressive Red Bull record. With Vettel cruising serenely to victory, Red Bull's other focus was on Mark Webber closing the gap to Romain Grosjean in second place.

Bleacherreport
08/16/2013
Ranking the top 10 Lotus drivers of all time

Lotus. Lovely, lovely Lotus. The team has a special place in my heart as my earliest Formula One memory was of Ayrton Senna driving the beautiful black and gold liveried JPS Lotus 98T. Of course my father reminded me, and still does, that Jim Clark was the greatest driver ever and would have won multiple titles for Lotus if it wasn't for his tragic death.

Yahoo
10/19/2013
Premier League - Chelsea tame Cardiff as Mourinho sent to the stands

Jose Mourinho kept up his incredible record of never having lost a Premier League game at Stamford Bridge as his Chelsea side came back from a goal down to beat Cardiff City 4-1. Cardiff took a shock lead after only 10 minutes after a calamitous error from David Luiz, who let Ramires's back-pass run straight into Jordon Mutch's path before the midfielder calmly chipped over Petr Cech.

Yahoo
09/22/2013
Premier League - Swansea ease past poor Palace

Swansea City kept up their impressive start to the season after cruising to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Goals at the start of each half from Michu and Nathan Dyer masked a bigger gulf between the sides and the margin could well have been more as Michu squandered further easier chances.

Bleacherreport
10/07/2013
Lotus

When Romain Grosjean made a small mistake in the penultimate corner late in the Korean Grand Prix, teammate Kimi Raikkonen pounced like the opportunistic tiger he is to snatch second position from his grasp. Fair enough, you may say. Raikkonen has always been a racer and a great passer, and a leopard never changes its spots-or a tiger its stripes.

Bleacherreport
11/07/2013
The Day Red Bull Became Major Players in F1

This time just eight short years ago something happened that would change the fortunes of a team forever. On 8 November 2005 a design genius by the name of Adrian left then-employers for a new challenge, to transform the fortunes of Red Bull Racing.

Yahoo
12/18/2013
League Cup - West Ham ruin Sherwood's Spurs audition

West Ham produced a late smash and grab to ruin interim Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood's first game in charge as two goals in the last 10 minutes gave Sam Allardyce's team a 2-1 win and put them through to a League Cup semi-final with Manchester City.

Yahoo
12/11/2013
Champions League - Chelsea top group with dour Steaua win

Chelsea finished top of Group E after beating Steaua Bucharest 1-0 at Stamford Bridge thanks to a first half goal from Demba Ba. Ba latched onto a flicked Oscar header to smuggle Chelsea ahead after only ten minutes but from then on the match produced few chances and little excitement as the home side progressed ahead of Schalke.

Bleacherreport
09/27/2013
Top 10 F1 Drivers of the 2000s

Should Sebastian Vettel decide to stay at Red Bull beyond the end of his current contract and if Adrian Newey continues to turn out world beating machines, the German ace is set to dominate Formula 1 for the next decade.

Bleacher Report
07/29/2013
Red Bullion

Why the return of the Austrian Grand Prix affirm's Red Bull's F1 dominance

Bleacherreport
10/18/2013
Bottas' Brilliance Worth More Than Maldonado's Millions

During Sunday's US Grand Prix we could have witnessed the coming of age of the latest in a long line of Finnish F1 stars. Valtteri Bottas' superb drive to eighth place means that he's now his team's leading points scorer during his debut season with the team.

Eurosport
06/07/2013
Alonso bares teeth in Canada FP2

Fernando Alonso showed Ferrari’s pace at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve by setting the fastest time in second practice for the Canadian Grand Prix.

Eurosport
06/07/2013
Di Resta leads Button in Canada FP1

Paul di Resta led Jenson Button for a British one-two after the opening session of free practice for the Canadian Grand Prix

AskMen
04/11/2013
Shanghai surprise?

Why there could be a whole lot of drama at the Chinese GP

AskMen
01/23/2013
Racket wars

How technology helped Novak Djokovic claim a fourth Aussie Open title

Eurosport
12/06/2012
Murphy pips brave Brecel

Shaun Murphy recovered from 5-4 down to beat Belgian teenager Lucas Brecel

Yahoo
12/01/2013
Liga - Bilbao shock Barcelona at new San Mames

Barcelona suffered their second defeat in the space of a week and their first in La Liga for nine months as Iker Muniain 's second half strike proved the difference between the sides. Although the visitors enjoyed the better of the possession for long periods it was the hosts who carved out the clearer chances, Barcelona managing just two shots on target during the match.

AskMen
11/07/2012
The Ice Man Cometh

A profile of one of the most intriguing characters in F1

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