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Tottenham news: Spurs' Champions League group stage points the same as Arsenal in 2006 and Man United in 2008

Tottenham’s group stage points total equalled a record for an English club in the Champions League Thursday, December 7, 2017 With 16, Tottenham equalled the record points total for an English side in a Champions League group stage. In addition to the club topping their group ahead of Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, history suggests more good things lie ahead for Mauricio Pochettino’s men. Both Man United and Arsenal also won 16 points in their respective groups and their campaigns didn’t go too badly, did they? Man United topped their group…

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English teams dominate group stage – but can one win the Champions League?

Premier League clubs have created Champions League history, with five qualifying for the knockout stage. Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham have all progressed, making England the first country to have five teams in the competition’s last 16. This was also the first time the Premier League had five representatives in the group stage, United earning their place by winning the Europa League last season. Performance of teams from Europe’s big four leagues Country P W D L F A GD Win % England 30 21 6 3…

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Maverick Music Takes Center Stage in This New Play on Nina Simone

It was on a sticky Sunday morning in the late summer of 1963 that a bomb detonated beneath the east steps of the historic 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Planted by KKK terrorists, the explosive—a jury-rigged lash-up of 15 sticks of dynamite—ripped instantly through the church’s superstructure, precipitating a cave-in of portions of the nearest walls and filling the interior with asphyxiating dust. Congregants who had shown up early for the 11:00 a.m. mass, as well as Sunday school students whose morning classes were in progress, evacuated the building…

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New Zealand 2-4 Fiji: Kiwis exit World Cup at quarter-final stage

The Bati edged a try-less game to book a semi-final date with Australia Saturday, November 18, 2017 New Zealand are out of the World Cup after Fiji edged a try-less game to book a World Cup semi-final date with Australia. The Kiwis, finalists in the last three tournaments, looked a shadow of their former selves and Fiji took advantage to claim a 4-2 victory in an error-strewn first meeting between the sides. Fiji dominated the first half in Wellington but were too slow and laboured to break the Kiwis down…

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Michael Buble to make stage return after son's illness

Michael Buble is to return to the UK for his first performance since his son was diagnosed with cancer. The star will top the bill at the BST festival in Hyde Park next July, which is currently his only UK gig in 2018. Buble and his wife, actress Luisana Lopilato, cancelled all their professional engagements last November after their eldest son Noah, then aged three, began treatment for his illness. In February, the couple said Noah was “progressing well”. By April, Lopilato was able to confirm that her son was…

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