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Uefa fines Celtic over fan incident

Uefa has fined Celtic £8,900 (10,000 euros) after a supporter ran on to the pitch in their Champions League game last month against Paris St-Germain and tried to kick striker Kylian Mbappe. John Hatton admitted to the attempted assault at Glasgow Sheriff Court. It is the 12th time in six years that Uefa’s disciplinary body has punished Celtic regarding their ...

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Koeman expected to take charge of cup tie

Everton manager Ronald Koeman is expected to be in charge for Wednesday’s Carabao Cup fourth-round tie at Chelsea. Despite speculation over his future after Sunday’s 5-2 home defeat by Arsenal, the Dutchman took training as normal on Monday. The Toffees are 18th in the Premier League and have won just two of their nine league games this season. “I still ...

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Premier League reaction & gossip

Premier League reaction and transfer gossip, plus debate over Ronald Koeman – BBC Sport A-Z Sports Around the UK Summary Reaction to weekend’s Premier League matches Koeman under pressure after 5-2 loss to Arsenal Liverpool lose to Spurs; Huddersfield shock Man Utd Bilic ‘given time’ by West Ham GET INVOLVED: #bbcfootball BBC Sport – Football

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'Fifa doesn't care about women's game'

Fifa has shown it does not care about the women’s game by naming a little-known striker on its female player-of-the-year shortlist, World Cup-winner Megan Rapinoe says. The nominees are US midfielder Carli Lloyd, Dutch forward Lieke Martens and Venezuelan Deyna Castellanos, 18, who does not play in a professional league. “The award just doesn’t hold a lot of weight when ...

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Garth Crooks' team of the week

There were some superb displays in the Premier League this weekend as 34 goals were scored over the 10 fixtures. Seven came at Goodison Park, where Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez returned to form for Arsenal to inflict more woe on Everton and their manager Ronald Koeman, while Harry Kane was on the scoresheet again as Tottenham took advantage of ...

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Where has it gone wrong for Koeman?

When Ronald Koeman took the acclaim from Goodison Park at the end of his first season as Everton manager, he could reflect with satisfaction on a job well done. Koeman, prised from Southampton as the top target of major shareholder Farhad Moshiri in succession to sacked Roberto Martinez, had restored order from the chaos of the Catalan’s regime and guided ...

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Tottenham sets new Premier League attendance record

Tottenham‘s domestic clash against Liverpool was sure to draw eyes, and, as confirmed midway through the second half of the tilt, that interest came in record-breaking numbers as an announced crowd of 80,827 sets a new high in the Premier League era. The figure eclipses the 73,587 in attendance at Wembley two months ago for Tottenham’s 2-1 loss to Chelsea. ...

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‘Perfect start’ to Spurs' defining month

Liverpool will realise after losing 4-1 at Wembley that they are out of the title race – they are simply not good enough. Tottenham, by contrast, seem to be getting better and better. This current Spurs team have not won anything yet but their Champions League draw at the Bernabeu on Tuesday was like a trophy for them, and maybe ...

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By the numbers: Arsenal slaughters struggling Everton

Everton‘s sinking ship is five-goals nearer to submerging after Arsenal‘s cannons were firing on all cylinders Sunday at Goodison Park, and it could have been worse as Toffees ‘keeper Jordan Pickford was heroic in defeat. Related: Rooney goal in vain as 5-star Arsenal sends Everton into drop zone Here’s a look at some astounding numbers that flatter an Arsenal side ...

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Defeat was 100% our responsibility – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits Spurs are a great team, but says the 4-1 defeat against them was “100% our responsibility”. MATCH REPORT:Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 Liverpool Watch all of Sunday’s Premier League goals on Match of the Day 2, BBC One and this website at 22:30 BST. BBC Sport – Football

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