Jacob Steinberg

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Manchester City 1-2 Lyon: Champions League – live!

Champions League updates from the 8pm BST Group F gameYoung Boys v Manchester United: Champions League – live!And feel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 9.57pm BST Lyon were excellent tonight and fully deserved a victory they won’t forget in…

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Thomas Tuchel returns to Liverpool with scars and a point to prove

PSG’s manager resumes his rivalry with Jürgen Klopp two years after his Borussia Dortmund were beaten in an Anfield epicWhen Thomas Tuchel steps out at Anfield on Tuesday the memories will come flooding back. He will wince at how the Kop sucked in that…

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Southampton 2-2 Brighton: Premier League – as it happened

Brighton came back from 2-0 down to nab an away point after Shane Duffy’s header and an injury-time penalty from Glenn Murray 10.17pm BST That’s all from me. Thanks for reading and emailing. Nght! 10.09pm BST Here’s Dominic Fifield’s match report from …

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Football transfer rumours: Rúben Neves to Manchester United or City?

Today’s fluff is sparseThe international transfer window shuts today, although you could be forgiven for thinking that it closed when Premier League clubs stopped doing business earlier this month. After all, the Mill’s lead story is Blackburn Rovers r…

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US Open 2018, day two: Djokovic survives Fucsovics scare, Konta crashes out to Garcia – as it happened

Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev, Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova went through, but Johanna Konta lost to Caroline Garcia at Flushing Meadows 10.59pm BST It’s time to wrap up the blog here. It’s been a good day’s work Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zve…

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Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Updates from the 8pm BST kick-off at Old TraffordEmail Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinbergMourinho v Pochettino is a clash of outlooks 9.04pm BST 47 min: Alli spins adroitly and makes towards United’s area. He feeds Kane on the left and the striker tries to…

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Manchester United 0-3 Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – as it happened

Two fantastic goals from Lucas Moura and a towering header from Harry Kane sealed a Spurs win that piles more pressure on José MourinhoRead Daniel Taylor’s match report 10.34pm BST It was another fine night of football heritage from Jose Mourinho, who’…

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Aston Villa 2-2 Brentford: Football League clockwatch – as it happened

Aston Villa and Brentford played out an entertaining draw and Bolton went third, but it was a grim night for Stoke against Wigan 10.03pm BST So what does it all mean? Bolton go third, with goal difference keeping Leeds and Middlesbrough in the top two….

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Premier League: countdown to the new 2018-19 season – as it happened

Roy Hodgson extends stay at Crystal Palace, Kurt Zouma’s loan to Everton confirmed, Michy Batshuayi set for Valencia loan and all the reaction to deadlined day before the big kick-off 5.04pm BST Ok, that concludes the Friday buildup. Manchester United …

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Premier League 2018-19 preview No 3: Brighton & Hove Albion

Chris Hughton has made a host of smart-looking additions to his squad but he will be aware that Brighton’s principal aim this season is to consolidate their top-flight statusGuardian writers’ predicted position: 14th Last season’s position: 15th Relate…

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Premier League 2018-19 preview No1: Arsenal

Arsène Wenger has gone, Unai Emery is in charge and it is time for a new dawn to begin. It could be bumpy at the start and fans have no option but to trust in the new manGuardian writers’ predicted position: 5th (NB: this is not necessarily Jacob Stein…

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Football League 2018-19: 20 things to watch out for this season | Jacob Steinberg

Will Lampard, Bielsa and Potter light up the Championship, is Barton manager material and how low can Sunderland go?After seeing Rúben Neves help Wolves tear the Championship apart last season, Nottingham Forest have also decided to tap into the Portug…

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Wimbledon 2018: Djokovic, Nadal, Williams and Federer through – as it happened

Manic Monday at SW19 ended in wins for the star names, with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams reaching the last eightLine-call drama mars Cibulkova’s progress 9.15pm BST Related: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal progress om…

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Eugenie Bouchard must surely feel lucky despite icy pre-Wimbledon tone | Jacob Steinberg

Although she kept her footing, the 2014 finalist knows the qualifying path to a grand slam is littered with pitfallsThe longer the interview went on, the more it seemed that nothing was going to elicit an interesting answer from Eugenie Bouchard. The C…

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French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in men’s final – as it happened

Nadal wins 11th French Open title with straight sets winHalep learns lessons in defeat to become popular champion 5.13pm BST Rafael Nadal walks up to collect the trophy from Ken Rosewall. It’s his 11th French Open title and it still feels sweet. The te…

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French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal to face Thiem in final after win over Del Potro – as it happened

Rafael Nadal beats Juan Martín del Potro 6-4, 6-1, 6-2Dominic Thiem beats Marco Cecchinato to reach finalStephens happy to avoid pressure before French Open final 6.04pm BST And to get you in the mood for tomorrow’s women’s final, here’s Kevin Mitchell…

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