A trip down memory lane via Maine Road and Filbert Street | Scott Murray | Football

The haiku is generally considered the shortest form of poem in the world. A rich narrative loaded into three lines and 17 word-bits Yet the literary academics and poetry pros who decide these things will almost certainly never have spent too much precious time staring at the pools guide in the back of the paper, […]

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Southampton v Leicester City: match preview | Football

Mark Hughes has urged his side to start strongly against Leicester after first-half struggles against Burnley and Everton. Winger Mohamed Elyounoussi is battling to overcome a hamstring problem, while fellow new arrivals Stuart Armstrong and Jannik Vestergaard are fit again. Jamie Vardy is suspended after his red card against Wolves, with Claude Puel hinting that […]

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Wolves v Manchester City: match preview | Football

Wolves’ start to life back in the Premier League has not been easy but their commitment to attractive football has caught the eye. Nuno Espírito Santo is unlikely to change even for the visit of Manchester City. While Pep Guardiola shares a similar philosophy, which should create space for Rúben Neves and João Moutinho in […]

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Roy Hodgson warns ‘disgraceful’ Harry the Hornet over diving antics | Football

Roy Hodgson has warned the Watford mascot Harry the Hornet not to “provoke the crowd” and reignite diving claims regarding Wilfried Zaha. Watford’s mascot dived on the Vicarage Road pitch after Palace’s visit in December 2016, mocking the forward over diving allegations. Zaha claimed there was an “agenda” against him after being booked for diving […]

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Premier League managers should forget the mythical 40-point mark | Football

Premier League managers often say they will not relax until their team has hit the magical 40-point mark. Reaching this threshold of comfort is not just the ambition of classic survivalists such as Tony Pulis and Sam Allardyce. Even Claudio Ranieri did not forget its significance during Leicester City’s remarkable run to the title in […]

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Tata Martino: ‘The World Cup final was played before 78,000 … that day Atlanta had 73,000’ | Football

Gerardo “Tata” Martino started playing for his local club, Newell’s Old Boys, in the city of Rosario, as a child. He made his debut in the first division aged 17, and went on to win three titles as a player. Legend says an eight-year-old Lionel Messi pleased the crowds with keepy-uppies during Martino’s send-off. He […]

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Canadian Women’s Open: Britain’s Georgia Hall and Charley Hull four shots back

Hall became only the third British winner of the Women’s British Open since the event became a major championship in 2001 Canadian Women’s Open first-round leaderboard -8 A Jutanugarn (Tha), M Uribe (Col), N Hataoka (Jpn); -7 N Madsen (Den), A Yin (US); -6 L Ko (NZ), J Korda (US), M Lee (Aus), A Yang […]

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Love Island’s Charlie Brake and Ellie Brown spark more split rumours as she leaves date night in tears and he goes clubbing without her

LOVE Island’s Charlie Brake and Ellie Brown have once again sparked split rumours after appearing to have another row last night. The on/off couple – who met on the ITV2 reality show over the summer – had started the evening with a romantic meal, but Ellie was later seen leaving in tears as Charlie went […]

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Billionaire Spurs owner’s luxury £113MILLION 321-long superyacht with full-size tennis court spotted on the Thames

A luxury superyacht belonging to the billionaire owner of Tottenham Hotspur has been pictured moored on the Thames. The 321ft vessel is businessman Joe Lewis’, 80, and it boasts a full-size tennis court on board. WENN Joe Lewis’ superyacht ‘Aviva’ ranks in the top 50 of the world’s longest yachts WENN The yacht even has a speedboat […]

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