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Eden Hazard misses Chelsea’s PAOK trip after complaining of tiredness

• Maurizio Sarri: ‘I thought it was better for him to rest’• David Luiz and Kovacic also out of Europa League openerEden Hazard was omitted from the Chelsea squad that travelled to Greece before their Europa League meeting with PAOK Salonika on Thursda…

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Villa’s McCormack joins Mariners on loan – and could play with Bolt

Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack joins Australian side Central Coast Mariners on a season-long loan deal.

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Middlesbrough sweep aside Bolton to keep up pressure on Leeds the leaders

• QPR continue improvement with win over Millwall• Nottingham Forest earn second victory of seasonMiddlesbrough bounced back from their defeat at Norwich and returned to second place in the Championship with a 2-0 home win against Bolton. George Savill…

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Middlesbrough sweep aside Bolton to keep up pressure on Leeds the leaders

• QPR continue improvement with win over Millwall• Nottingham Forest earn second victory of seasonMiddlesbrough bounced back from their defeat at Norwich and returned to second place in the Championship with a 2-0 home win against Bolton. George Savill…

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Arsenal’s Bernd Leno gets chance to prove his worth against Vorskla

• ‘We want him to go a long way here at Arsenal,’ says Unai Emery• Stephan Lichsteiner also gets first start in Europa League matchUnai Emery will hand Bernd Leno his first Arsenal start against Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League on Thursday and has …

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Real Madrid begin Champions League defence by easing to win over Roma

It was just one night in Madrid but at the end of it, Real’s fans left the Bernabéu wondering if this side might be better than the one that won three European Cups in a row. Zinedine Zidane has gone, Cristiano Ronaldo has gone too, sent off 400km away…

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Manchester City pay price for carelessness with shock loss to Lyon

Pep Guardiola confessed before this game to becoming frustrated at Manchester City’s inability to do the simple things well. He will be closer to furious now that his side have lost ground in the Champions League with their most inept performance of th…

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Paul Pogba hits double as Manchester United start with comfortable win

The mental edge José Mourinho praised in the build-up was evident in a Manchester United victory which must surely be the template for the season.Fast, cold-eyed and a concerted unit: these were the key components in how the visitors downed Young Boys …

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Vontae Davis explains abrupt mid-game retirement: ‘Football is not for me’

Vontae Davis decided to retire during halftime of the Bills’ 31-20 loss to the Chargers on Sunday and now the former Bills cornerback is opening up for the first time about the abrupt decision that surprised the NFL community. During an interview with The Undefeated, Davis explained he didn’t

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France and Belgium first-ever joint ranking leaders

Belgium have climbed to the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, alongside 2018 FIFA World Cup™ winners France, which means that the top spot is currently being shared for the first time in the table’s 25-year history.

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France and Belgium first-ever joint ranking leaders

Belgium have climbed to the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, alongside 2018 FIFA World Cup™ winners France, which means that the top spot is currently being shared for the first time in the table’s 25-year history.

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France and Belgium first-ever joint ranking leaders

Belgium have climbed to the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, alongside 2018 FIFA World Cup™ winners France, which means that the top spot is currently being shared for the first time in the table’s 25-year history.

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson clarifies demands for health care, salaries

Dickerson leads a group of Hall of Fame inductees who have threatened to boycott future induction ceremonies.

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Week 3 Fantasy Busts: Aaron Jones, Chris Carson among risky ‘starts’ in committee situations

Starting a bust is the most frustrating part of fantasy football. Sometimes, it’s easy to see who is going to put up a dud performance in a tough matchup. Other times, it comes out of nowhere and players just fail to live up to expectations (like Antonio Brown and his 67 yards last week). Either

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FANTASY PLAYS: Saints-Falcons, SF-KC stacks for Week 3

Week 2 was another high scoring slate in the NFL and another week when daily fantasy sports contests were won by rostering the passing attack from just a handful of games. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw for 300-plus yards and six touchdowns i…

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Young Boys 0-3 Manchester United: Champions League – live!

Champions League updates from the 8pm BST Group H gameManchester City v Lyon: Champions League – live!And feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 9.57pm BST That result means United top Group H after one game. But they’re joined on three points…

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