Barry Glendenning

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Tottenham 1-0 Cardiff, Leicester 1-2 Everton and more: clockwatch – as it happened

All the talking points as Wolves, Everton, Spurs, and Bournemouth won, while Bournemouth and Huddersfield shared the spoils 5.36pm BST That’s all for today folks: Thanks for your time and your patience on a busy afternoon, now skedaddle on over to Rob …

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Premier League: team news and buildup to the weekend’s matches

All the stories that were fit to print (and a couple that weren’t) ahead of the next round of top flight matches • Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend 4.56pm BST Stuart James went to the Aromas de P{ortugal coffee shop and restaurant…

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Internazionale 2-1 Tottenham: Champions League – as it happened

Inter staged a late, late smash-and-grab when Spurs looked to have all three points in the bag at the San Siro 8.18pm BST Dave Hytner is at the San Siro for the Guardian and you can read his musings here … Related: Matias Vecino breaks Spurs hearts …

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The Fiver | The significance of that trainspotting cow

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Sound the Big Cup klaxon, because European football’s elite club competition is back for yet another season of transcontinental intrigue. Between now and 1 June, Europe’s finest will duke it out across…

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Newcastle 1-2 Arsenal, Manchester City 3-0 Fulham: clockwatch – as it happened

All the action from across the Premier League, Championship and beyond as it unfolded 5.35pm BST Premier League: Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino got the goals before Liverpool, while Erik Lamela pulled one back for Tottenham Hotspur. Related: …

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Red Star Belgrade retake their place back with the big boys of Europe

Side set up in 1945 by communists to help the poor – and out of the Champions League for 26 years – return to face LiverpoolRed Star Belgrade. A name that echoes with nostalgic resonance. After a 26-year absence, the Serbian champions are finally back …

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Arsenal 3-1 West Ham, Premier League and more: Saturday clockwatch

Wins for Arsenal and Leicester in the Premier League Manchester City held by Wolves at MolineuxBournemouth come from two down to draw with Everton Leeds demolish Norwich to return to Championship summit 5.37pm BST Minute-by-minute report: A win at Anfi…

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Tottenham 3-1 Fulham, Leicester 2-0 Wolves and more: clockwatch – as it happened

Wins for Everton, Leicester, Spurs and BournemouthKenedy has a nightmare as Cardiff hold Newcastle Leeds make it three wins from three in the ChampionshipWest Brom spank seven past hapless QPR 5.52pm BST Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal: Pedro and Alvaro Morata ha…

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Tour de France 2018: Thomas tightens grip on yellow jersey as Roglic takes stage 19 – live!

Welshman takes second place in final mountain stage to tighten his grip on winning his first Grand Tour with just Saturday’s time trial to comeReport: Thomas climbs final mountain and closes on Tour gloryJeremy Whittle: Bernal set to give Team Sky the …

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Tour de France 2018: Arnaud Demare wins stage 18 – as it happened

The Groupama-FDJ rider shook off overnight insinuations of cheating (since retracted) to win the bunch sprintRead our stage 18 report from Pau 5.22pm BST Arnaud Demare shook off overnight insinuations of cheating (since retracted) from fellow rider And…

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Tour de France 2018: Thomas extends lead as Quintana wins stage 17 – as it happened

Nairo Quintana won the stage, while Geraint Thomas tightened his grip on the yellow jersey on another tough afternoon in the PyreneesRead Sean Ingle’s report from Saint-Lary-Soulan 5.10pm BST Nairo Quintana won the stage, Geraint Thomas increased his l…

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Tour de France 2018: Alaphilippe wins stage 16 after Adam Yates crash – as it happened

On a day when half the field were accidentally pepper-sprayed by a policeman, Julian Alaphilippe capitalised on a late crash by Adam Yates to take the stageRead our report on a fascinating day’s racing in the PyreneesUCI president rebukes Brailsford fo…

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Tour de France 2018: Peter Sagan powers to stage five win – as it happened

Peter Sagan secured his second win (and fourth podium finish) in five stages as the peloton’s heavyweights fought out an exciting finishRead Jeremy Whittle’s report from Quimper 4.52pm BST Jeremy Whittle is at the Tour for the Guardian and these are h…

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Tour de France 2018: Fernando Gaviria wins stage four in sprint – as it happened

A four-man breakaway led from the gun to the flamme rouge, but ultimately it was Fernando Gaviria who prevailed in a bunch sprintRead Jeremy Whittle’s stage report from Sarzeau 5.35pm BST Jeremy Whittle was in Sarzeau to see Team Quick Step’s Colombia…

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Tour de France 2018: BMC win team time trial, Froome reduces deficit – stage three as it happened

Froome makes up for lost time as Sky miss out on third stageTour de France diary: night boats and Froome’s gloom 5.20pm BST Chris Froome made up a chunk of time lost in Saturday’s crash, while BMC’s Greg van Avermaet took the yellow jersey in today’s t…

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Two sides to the crying game on display at the Champions League final | Barry Glendenning

Paul Scholes was mystified at Karius, Carvajal and Salah’s tears but the former Manchester United midfielder’s past suggests a sympathetic soul lurks beneath the gruff exteriorA week on from a Champions League final that proved remarkable on many diffe…

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