Nick Miller

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Mar 15

Arsenal 3-1 Milan (5-1 on aggregate): Europa League last 16 – as it happened

Despite some long nervy spells, Arsenal booked their spot in the Europa League quarter-finals with a 3-1 second leg win over Milan, Danny Welbeck scoring twice 10.14pm GMT Related: Danny Welbeck double eases Arsenal past Milan and into quarter-finals …

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Mar 14

Besiktas 1-3 Bayern Munich (Bayern win 8-1 on aggregate): Champions League – as it happened

Bayern Munich cruised through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Besiktas 3-1 on the night, 8-1 on aggregate 7.42pm GMT Related: Bayern Munich ease past Besiktas to extend Jupp Heynckes’ winning run 6.56pm GMT And with that, …

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Mar 09

The real Mesut Özil arrived at San Siro to keep one Arsenal dream alive | Nick Miller

Too often notable by his absence, Mesut Özil showed the skills that can make him a world beater against MilanWhen Brighton beat Arsenal to push Arsène Wenger and his miserable band of men even further into their palace of sadness last weekend, Mesut Öz…

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Feb 17

George Groves beats Chris Eubank Jr: World Boxing Super Series – as it happened

George Groves scored a unanimous points decision over Chris Eubank Jr in the semi-final of the World Boxing Super Series, in what was a dominant performance 11.58pm GMT Related: George Groves beats Chris Eubank Jr on points despite shoulder injury dra…

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Feb 05

Watford 4-1 Chelsea: Premier League – as it happened

Antonio Conte’s position will be in serious doubt after his Chelsea side were thrashed 4-1 by Watford, after Tiemoue Bakayoko was sent off in the first-half 9.59pm GMT And that will do for tonight. Enjoy yourselves Watford fans. Chelsea fans…well, yo…

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Jan 27

Newport County 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: FA Cup fourth round – as it happened

League Two Newport were eight minutes away from knocking Tottenham out of the FA Cup after Padraig Amond gave them the lead, but Harry Kane nicked a late equaliser 7.24pm GMT And with that, farewell. Liverpool v West Brom is next up: join Niall McVeigh…

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Jan 12

The Joy of Six: 10th-wicket partnerships in Test cricket | Nick Miller

An agonising and possibly unjust defeat, a one-handed batting performance and £34 to go towards church funds: six great final-wicket standsThe typical image of the last-wicket partnership is a batsman shepherding a tail-ender and compiling most of the …

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Jan 06

Latest Nottingham Forest firing revives old fears with new owner Marinakis

By sacking Mark Warburton on New Year’s Eve the Championship club were following a pattern fans hoped had departed with the previous regimeThe timing was not ideal. A week before Sunday’s FA Cup tie against Arsenal and in the sliver of time between two…

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Dec 31

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

Manchester City’s winning and scoring run came to an end, but Crystal Palace missed a late penalty to miss out on all three points at Selhurst ParkMatch report: Crystal Palace 0-0 Manchester City 2.19pm GMT Match report: Jesus and De Bruyne injured as …

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Dec 11

Champions League: tie-by-tie analysis of the last-16 games | Nick Miller

Chelsea renew their rivalry with Barcelona, City get lucky, Liverpool and United should both progress, while Spurs aim to create more historyFirst leg 13 February Second leg 7 March Related: Champions League draw: Chelsea to face Barcelona in last 16 …

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Dec 07

Apollon Limassol 0-3 Everton: Europa League – as it happened

Ademola Lookman scored two and Nikola Vlasic the other as a shadow Everton side recorded a 3-0 win in their final Europa League game over Apollon Limassol 7.53pm GMT Well it’s been a flaming bin of a season for Everton so far, but this was an encouragi…

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Dec 05

Bayern Munich v PSG, Celtic v Anderlecht: Champions League – as it happened

Bayern beat PSG but couldn’t claim top spot in their group, while a limp Celtic were beaten by Anderlecht yet just hold onto their Europa League placeChelsea denied top spot by draw with Atlético MadridManchester United hit back to clinch top spotCelti…

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Nov 25

Football League: Sunderland win under Chris Coleman as Wolves pull clear

• Sunderland finally win, while Wolves pull clear at the top of the Championship• Wigan win again in League One | Notts County claim a late, late victory• Usually we would start at the top of the Championship with these round-ups, but it would be remis…

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Nov 25

Manchester United v Brighton, Tottenham v West Brom and more – as it happened

Tottenham were held by West Brom, Crystal Palace grabbed a late winner against Stoke and Manchester United eventually broke down Brighton 5.36pm GMT And with that, we’ll depart, leaving you only with Scott Murray’s minute-by-minute of Liverpool v Chels…

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Nov 03

Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder: ‘I want to drive this club to the highest level’

Managing the team he supported as a boy could have made Chris Wilder cautious but his team play on the front foot – a no-nonsense approach that has taken the Blades to two points off the top of the ChampionshipFor the past two years, Chris Wilder has b…

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Oct 22

Chelsea comeback calms Bridge over troubled waters – at least for now | Nick Miller

Exit rumours were still preying on Antonio Conte’s mind even though Chelsea ended a run of three games without a win by rallying to victory over WatfordWith 20 minutes remaining at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, thoughts ticked back to two years ago. Che…

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