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England captain Wayne Rooney misses training ahead of Spain friendly fixture at Wembley

Manchester United star Rooney sat out the session due to a “minor issue” and is a doubt to face Julen Lopetegui’s side
Wayne Rooney did not train on Monday
Wayne Rooney did not train on Monday

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England v Scotland Fifa says Poppy ban reports a ‘distortion of facts’

World Cup qualifying Group F: England v Scotland

Venue: Wembley Stadium Date: Friday, 11 November Kick-off: 19:45 GMT

Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Scotland & BBC Sport app; live text commentary on BBC Sport website & app

Fifa says it has not banned the display of poppies by England and Scotland footballers, insisting any such claim is a “distortion of the facts”. Continue reading “England v Scotland Fifa says Poppy ban reports a ‘distortion of facts’”

Harry Kane marked his return from injury with the equaliser that kept Tottenham as the only unbeaten team in the Premier League after a north London derby draw at Arsenal.

Kane had not played for Spurs since 18 September but stepped up to calmly stroke in the leveller
Kane had not played for Spurs since 18 September but stepped up to calmly stroke in the leveller

Harry Kane marked his return from injury with the equaliser that kept Tottenham as the only unbeaten team in the Premier League after a north London derby draw at Arsenal.

The England striker, sidelined since 18 September with an ankle injury, scored from the penalty spot early in the second half after Kevin Wimmer’s own goal three minutes before the interval gave Arsenal the advantage. Continue reading “Harry Kane marked his return from injury with the equaliser that kept Tottenham as the only unbeaten team in the Premier League after a north London derby draw at Arsenal.”

Liverpool went top of the Premier League for the first time under manager Jurgen Klopp with an emphatic victory over Watford at Anfield.

Liverpool were last top of the Premier League in May 2014 - 916 days ago
Liverpool were last top of the Premier League in May 2014 – 916 days ago

Liverpool went top of the Premier League for the first time under manager Jurgen Klopp with an emphatic victory over Watford at Anfield.

Sadio Mane’s acrobatic header finally put the Reds ahead after a host of missed chances, before Philippe Coutinho drilled in a second from 20 yards three minutes later. Continue reading “Liverpool went top of the Premier League for the first time under manager Jurgen Klopp with an emphatic victory over Watford at Anfield.”

Manchester United ended a run of four Premier League games without a win as they made light work of a feeble Swansea City side.

Ibrahimovic scored the 25,000th goal in Premier League history
Ibrahimovic scored the 25,000th goal in Premier League history

Manchester United ended a run of four Premier League games without a win as they made light work of a feeble Swansea City side.

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Liverpool lose Danny Ings for the rest of the season

Liverpool lose Danny Ings for the rest of the season | Football

Liverpool's Danny Ings is facing season-ending knee surgery
Liverpool’s Danny Ings is facing season-ending knee surgery

 

Liverpool striker Danny Ings has been sidelined for the remainder of the season due to a knee injury. Continue reading “Liverpool lose Danny Ings for the rest of the season | Football”