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LVG: United couldn't cope with Sunderland

Louis van Gaal admitted that his side could not cope with Sunderland's aggression as they slipped to a 2-1 defeat at the Stadium of Light.

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Noble rescues point for West Ham at Norwich

West Ham come back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Norwich thanks to two goals in three minutes from Dimitri Payet and Mark Noble -- but it's not enough for the Hammers to leapfrog Manchester United in fifth.

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Long downs Swansea to send Southampton sixth

Shane Long's 69th minute strike is enough to sink Swansea deeper into relegation trouble and sees the Saints move above West Ham on goal difference.

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West Brom cling on for win at Everton

Everton peppered West Bromwich Albion's goal after Salomon Rondon 14th-minute opener -- but the Toffees just couldn't find the breakthrough at Goodison Park.

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Deeney double for Watford sinks Palace

Crystal Palace striker Emmanual Adebayor scored his first goal since October 2014, but it wasn't enough as Troy Deeney's brace saw Watford take all three points from Selhurst Park.

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Stoke run riot at Bournemouth

Goals from Giannelli Imbula, Ibrahim Afellay, and Joselu saw Stoke City back to winning ways at Bournemouth, who pulled one back through Matt Richie.

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LVG won't ask United about Mourinho talks

Louis van Gaal says he won't ask Manchester United officials if the club have been in contact with Jose Mourinho about replacing him as manager.

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Schwartzel moves clear at Tshwane Open

Pre-tournament favourite Charl Schwartzel will take a slender lead into the final round of the Tshwane Open as he looks to win an eighth European Tour title on home soil.

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MLB permanently bans Mejia for PED violations

Jenrry Mejia, 26, became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under MLB's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

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England and South Africa go the distance

South Africa's victory against England in Johannesburg has set up the thrilling finale most neutrals will have wanted with the momentum all theirs.

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Goodman: Why Man Utd struggle to keep up

Louis van Gaal's tenure at Man United will be regarded a disappointment, but the work of Ed Woodward is the real disaster, writes Mike Goodman.

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Bayern apologise for Beyonce tweet

Bayern Munich's Twitter account used a Beyonce gif after reaching the semifinals of the DFB Pokal on Wednesday but were soon moved to apologise.

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Venus reaches Taiwan Open final, to meet Doi

Top-seeded Venus Williams still has yet to drop a set at the Taiwan Open, outlasting Yulia Putintseva on Saturday to reach the final against Misaki Doi.



Full-time at the Mestalla, where Valencia beat Espanyol 2-1 to earn their first league win under Gary Neville!


Half-time in Turin, where Juventus and Napoli are scoreless in this Serie A top-of-the-table clash.


Bayern Munich centre-back Holger Badstuber broke his ankle in training on Saturday and will be out for three months.


Zinedine Zidane called Cristiano Ronaldo as "bloody brilliant" after his double helped Real Madrid top Athletic.


Bayern Munich confirm that Holger Badstuber has suffered an ankle fracture and will be out for three months. More details as they arrive.


Full-time at Stamford Bridge, where Chelsea crush Newcastle 5-1. Costa, Willian, Traore, Pedro (2) and Townsend all on the score sheet.


GOAL for Newcastle! Andros Townsend scores his first for the Magpies to cut Chelsea's lead to 5-1.


GOAL for Chelsea! Bertrand Traore scores his first Premier League goal and Newcastle now trail 5-0 at Stamford Bridge!


GOAL for Chelsea! Pedro's second of the night extends the Blues' lead to 4-0 over Newcastle!