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Klopp revels in ‘insane’ 25-point lead for Liverpool

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Jurgen Klopp described his team’s 25-point lead at the top of the Premier League as “insane” after Sadio Mane struck to give Liverpool a 1-0 win at storm-hit Norwich on Saturday. The champions-elect were short of their fluent best in blustery conditions caused by …

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Abraham targets Euro glory after first England goal

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Tammy Abraham has set his sights on firing England to Euro 2020 glory after the Chelsea striker scored his first senior international goal in the demolition of Montenegro. Abraham came off the bench to wrap up England’s 7-0 victory at Wembley on Thursday as Gareth …

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Jones tells England to play with ‘no fear’ in World Cup final

Tokyo, Japan | AFP | England coach Eddie Jones has urged his side to “play with no fear” against South Africa in the World Cup final, despite the Springboks’ history of physical intimidation. The Springboks have played to their physically imposing forward strength during the 2019 World Cup — most notably …

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Don’t ‘arm-wrestle’ the Boks, Wilkinson warns England

Tokyo, Japan | AFP | England’s legendary World Cup-winner Jonny Wilkinson has warned against getting embroiled in a tight “arm-wrestle” against a “smothering” South Africa side in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final. The Springboks employed a tight game plan against Wales in the semi-final, using box kicks from scrum-half Faf de …

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LIVE: England destroy New Zealand in semis

✳ England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 19 New Zealand 🇳🇿 7 Yokohama, Japan | AFP | Fly-half George Ford led the way as England ended New Zealand’s eight-year reign as champions with a superb 19-7 World Cup semi-final win in Yokohama on Saturday. Ford, restored at 10 by coach Eddie Jones, had to …

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England ‘not our fiercest rivals’: All Blacks coach Hansen

Tokyo, Japan | AFP | All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is predicting a “mighty clash” in this weekend’s heavyweight World Cup semi-final with England, but insisted they were not New Zealand’s biggest rugby rivals. The treble-chasing All Blacks have won their last six meetings against England dating back to 2013 and …

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