Niall McVeigh

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Watford 1-2 Manchester United: Premier League – as it happened

Goals from Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling gave United a two-goal cushion at half-time and they withstood a Watford fightback to earn a hard-fought win 7.37pm BST Thanks for joining me. I’ll leave you with Amy Lawrence’s match report, and there’ll be …

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Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Liverpool: Premier League – as it happened

Liverpool dominated for most of the game as goals from Gini Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino extended their perfect start – but Spurs pulled one back and had a penalty appeal in stoppage time 3.10pm BST That’s it from me – I’ll leave you with Danny Taylor…

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Sports quiz of the week: Cook, Kaepernick and county cricket

Featuring an unusual coach in South America, David Beckham’s Florida franchise and Australian embarrassmentAlastair Cook will retire from international cricket after England’s fifth Test against India. The former captain is England’s all-time leading r…

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Manchester City: rating every signing in 10 years of Abu Dhabi ownership

City have bought David Silva, Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Agüero but also Eliaquim Mangala, Fernando and Scott Sinclair in their quest for Premier League dominanceSince completing their takeover of Manchester City 10 years ago today, Sheikh Mansour’s Ab…

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Moussa Dembélé leaves Celtic for Lyon in €22m deal after training ground row

Striker leaves on deadline day as club perform U-turnAston Villa sign Tammy Abraham on loan from Chelsea 11.22pm BST Celtic striker Moussa Dembélé provided the main drama on deadline day in Scotland, forcing through a €22m (£19.7m) move to Lyon before …

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Hull City 1-3 Aston Villa: Championship – as it happened

Hull took an early lead but goals from Tommy Elphick, Ahmed Elmohamady and a solo stunner from Alan Hutton got Villa off to a winning start 10.19pm BST Related: Resilient Aston Villa fight back to make winning start against Hull City 9.42pm BST So, V…

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Tour de France: Degenkolb wins stage nine after wild ride to Roubaix – as it happened

John Degenkolb won the stage and Greg van Avermaet extended his overall lead after a brutal race over the cobbles that saw Richie Porte abandon the race as Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas crashed 3.47pm BST Time to wrap up here – thanks for joining me …

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Transfer window: deals you may have missed because of the World Cup

While events in Russia have hogged the headlines, the market has rolled along. Catch up on the summer’s big deals in Europe’s top leaguesThe Unai Emery era has begun at Arsenal, with goalkeeper Bernd Leno and full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner arriving and…

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Bellew stops Haye in fifth round: heavyweight boxing – as it happened

Tony Bellew scored a comprehensive victory in this rematch, knocking down David Haye three times before the fight was stopped in the fifth round 11.57pm BST Related: Tony Bellew stops David Haye with brutal fifth-round blow 11.14pm BST David Haye spe…

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Tottenham Hotspur 1-3 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened

Manchester City need one more win to guarantee the title after bouncing back from three straight defeats through goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling 10.10pm BST That’s it from me. Thanks for reading along and all your emails an…

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Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 7.45pm kick-off at WembleyGuardiola claims Man City could fail to win leagueAnd you can email or tweet Niall your thoughts 6.48pm BST Tottenham: Lloris; Trippier, Sánchez, Vertonghen, Davies; Dier, Dembele, Eriksen, Alli…

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Wales 14-13 France: Six Nations – as it happened

Wales got the narrow win they needed to finish second in the final table after a scrappy game with Francois Trinh-Duc’s penalty miss costing France victory 7.09pm GMT That’s about all from this year’s Six Nations, one that will live long in the memory …

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Ireland beat England 24-15 to complete grand slam: Six Nations – as it happened

Ireland secured only their third grand slam in history and inflicted a third defeat in a row on England with a dominant display on St Patrick’s Day 4.53pm GMT I have to dash over to cover Wales v France, so I’ll leave you with our on-the-whistle report…

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Italy 27-29 Scotland: Six Nations – as it happened

The Azzurri’s Six Nations drought extends into another year after they were pipped by a dramatic comeback in Rome 2.43pm GMT Related: Scotland snatch Six Nations victory over Italy with late Greig Laidlaw penalty 2.25pm GMT So, Scotland finish with t…

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Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle United: Premier League – as it happened

Goals in either half from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané took Liverpool up to second in the table and left Newcastle looking over their shoulders 8.09pm GMT Related: Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah on target as Liverpool see off Newcastle 7.26pm GMT That’…

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Hugo Bonneval settles France’s nerves with vital try against Italy

• Six Nations: France 34-17 Italy• Italy seem destined for the wooden spoon after a third defeatHugo Bonneval’s second-half try proved pivotal as France ended their nine-match winless run and left Italy facing another Six Nations wooden spoon after a t…

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