Barry Glendenning

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Feb 14

Real Madrid 3-1 PSG: Champions League – as it happened

Real Madrid came from behind to take a two-goal lead to Paris in a helter-skelter match that was strangely low in quality Read Sid Lowe’s match report from the Bernabeu 10.02pm GMT Sid Lowe was the Guardian’s man typing his fingers to stumps at the Ber…

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Feb 14

Skeleton: how to hurtle down an ice-track on a ‘tea tray’ – Winter Olympics video

Skeleton is a winter sport in which competitors hurl themselves head-first down an ice track on a sled resembling a tea tray and back in the news again thanks to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Before the 2014 Games, Barry Glendenning visited the U…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/video/2014/feb/06/skeleton-winter-olympics-2014-video

Feb 13

Juventus 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League – as it happened

Spurs recovered from a nightmare start in Turin to tip this tie in their favour ahead of the second legRead David Hytner’s match report 9.51pm GMT David Hytner was the Guardian’s man in the press box at Turin and filed this on-the-whistle report. Chec…

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Feb 12

Winter may catch up with the English elite as Champions League resumes | Barry Glendenning

The Premier League’s lack of downtime is much maligned – but few clubs are truly idle over an ever more frenzied ChristmasThe Champions League returns this week and, for many, the most thrilling football tournament in Europe and arguably the world star…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2018/feb/12/champions-league-winter-break-england-premier-league

Jan 31

Manchester City v WBA, Chelsea v Bournemouth and more: Premier League

All the action as it unfolded on a night when Manchester City stretched their lead at the Premier League summit to 15 pointsView the Premier League table 10.14pm GMT Jamie Jackson, the Guardian’s man in the Kappa tracksuit and Reni hat on the Manchest…

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Jan 26

Notts County’s wild bunch plan another FA Cup heist against Swansea

Kevin Nolan’s band of ageing former Premier League stars hope to pull off one more big job against top-flight opponentsThere is a hint of The Wild Bunch about the Notts County squad managed by Kevin Nolan. Sam Peckinpah’s gritty 1969 western, a classic…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jan/26/notts-county-fa-cup-swansea-kevin-nolan-alan-smith

Jan 15

Australian Open 2018: Nadal, Kyrgios, Wozniacki win; Sock out on day one – as it happened

It was a day of surprises with the Americans Venus Williams, Jack Sock, Sloane Stephens, Coco Vanderweghe and John Isner all tumbling out but Rafael Nadal and Elina Svitolina cruised through 12.50pm GMT Novak Djokovic and his fragile elbow swing into a…

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Jan 13

Chelsea 0-0 Leicester, Newcastle 1-1 Swansea and more – as it happened

Wins for Crystal Palace, West Ham and West BromChelsea held by Leicester at Stamford BridgeNewcastle and Swansea share pointsWatford rescue point with controversial late equaliser View the Premier League table 5.32pm GMT Premier League: Scott Murray is…

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Jan 06

FA Cup third round and more, football clockwatch – as it happened

League Two side Coventry beat Stoke City in day’s biggest upsetPeterborough United come from behind to beat Aston VillaNotts County beat Brentford on a day of few major upsets 5.21pm GMT FA Cup: West Brom secured their first win of any kind under Alan…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/live/2018/jan/06/fa-cup-third-round-and-more-football-clockwatch-live

Jan 05

Liverpool 2-1 Everton: FA Cup third round – as it happened

Virgil van Dijk enjoyed a dream debut for Liverpool, scoring the winner at the Kop end as his new team eliminated EvertonRead Andy Hunter’s match report from Anfield 9.57pm GMT Andy Hunter is the Guardian’s man on the Merseyside beat and you can read …

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Dec 23

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – as it happened

Harry Kane’s seventh hat-trick of the year was the difference between the sides as Spur walloped Burnley at Turf MoorRead Paul Wilson’s match report 7.38pm GMT Paul Wilson was at Turf Moor for the Guardian and sent this on-the-whistle report. Tune in l…

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Dec 23

Everton 0-0 Chelsea: Premier League – as it happened

Everton’s players put in an epic defensive shift to keep Chelsea out on a frustrating day for the championsRead Andy Hunter’s match report 2.43pm GMT Andy Hunter was the man tasked with chiselling out several hundred words to describe that stalemate at…

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Dec 16

Manchester City 4-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates as hosts chase 16th straight league winManchester City’s plan for global dominationAnd feel free to email Barry here or tweet @bglendenning 7.45pm GMT Our chief football correspondent Daniel Taylor was at the Etihad to watch Manc…

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Dec 16

Leicester City 0-3 Crystal Palace: Premier League – as it happened

Wilfred Ndidi got an unwelcome card on his 21st birthday while Crystal Palace secured their first away win in eight months 2.36pm GMT Paul Doyle braved the cold at the King Power Stadium to bring you this on-the-whistle match report. Related: Christi…

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Dec 13

Swansea o-4 Manchester City, Manchester United 1-0 Bournemouth and more – as it happened

Wins for Tottenham, Manchester United and Manchester City Arsenal held scoreless at the London Stadium by West Ham Liverpool’s “Fab Four” fail to score against obdurate West Brom Shelvey sees red as Newcastle lose their seventh in eight 10.15pm GMT Th…

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Dec 12

Huddersfield Town 1-3 Chelsea: Premier League – as it happened

Chelsea bounced back from defeat against West Ham to resume winning ways against insipid Huddersfield TownRead Paul Wilson’s match report 10.00pm GMT Paul Wilson braved the rain and cold at the John Smith’s Stadium for the Guardian and here is the on-…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/live/2017/dec/12/huddersfield-town-v-chelsea-premier-league-live