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Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea: Late Isaac Hayden header stuns Chelsea

Issac Hayden’s 94th-minute header snatched a stunning 1-0 win over Chelsea, earning Newcastle their first Premier League victory of 2020. Chelsea had 70 per cent of the possession and 19 shots but were kept at bay by a well-drilled Newcastle side, who completed the ultimate smash-and-grab with 30 seconds to play as Hayden glanced an […]

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Mikel Arteta: Arsenal deserved more against Sheffield United

Mikel Arteta was left professing his disappointment after seeing his Arsenal side concede a late equaliser at home to Sheffield United. Gabriel Martinelli’s goal on the stroke of half-time appeared to have put the Gunners on course for a vital victory – only for John Fleck to strike with seven minutes remaining and secure a […]

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Alleged homophobic abuse reported at Millwall vs Reading

Millwall have confirmed match officials reported an incident of alleged homophobic abuse during their Championship game against Reading at The Den on Saturday. The Lions won 2-0 thanks to two second-half goals, but the game was overshadowed by referee Keith Stroud stopping play during the first half due to the incident. Millwall win marred by […]

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Swansea 2-1 Wigan: Rhian Brewster off the mark in Swans victory

Rhian Brewster scored his first goal in senior football as Swansea returned to the Sky Bet Championship play-off places with a 2-1 victory over Wigan. The England U17 World Cup winner, on loan from Liverpool until the end of the season, equalised with a smart left-footed effort before Andre Ayew completed Swansea’s comeback and took […]

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Erling Haaland scores 23-minute hat-trick on Borussia Dortmund debut

Erling Haaland scored a 23-minute hat-trick on his Borussia Dortmund debut since signing from Red Bull Salzburg for around €20m (£17m). The 19-year-old, who was a Manchester United target before choosing to join Dortmund, only came on after 56 minutes in a game Dortmund were losing 3-1 away to Augsburg – but scored with his […]

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Watford 0-0 Tottenham: Troy Deeney penalty miss costly for Hornets

Watford’s Troy Deeney missed a penalty while debutant Ignacio Pussetto denied Spurs a last-gasp winner in a goalless draw at Vicarage Road. Pablo Gazzaniga kept out Deeney’s 70th-minute spot-kick, awarded for a Jan Vertonghen handball, as Watford were left to rue missing a number of gilt-edged, second-half chances, while Spurs’ search for a Premier League […]