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Kane 'can break all the records' – new landmark for Spurs striker in Everton thrashing

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino backed Harry Kane to break more records after he scored twice in a comfortable home victory over Everton to become Spurs’ all-time Premier League goalscorer. Kane twice netted from close range – converting passes from Son Heung-min and Eric Dier – to take his Premier League tally to 98, one more than Teddy Sheringham scored for the club. The excellent Son opened the scoring at Wembley by finishing off Serge Aurier’s cross, and the South Korea international later hit a post as the hosts dominated. Christian…

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Celtic's 69-match unbeaten domestic run ended by thrashing at Hearts

Hearts halted Celtic’s 69-game unbeaten domestic run in emphatic style with a stunning upset victory at Tynecastle. The defeat is Celtic’s first domestic loss since a 2-1 reverse at St Johnstone on 11 May 2016, 585 days ago, and Brendan Rodgers’ first as Celtic manager against Scottish opposition. The champions’ streak began under Rodgers’ predecessor Ronny Deila when Celtic thrashed Motherwell 7-0 on the final day of the 2015-16 campaign. Live reaction: Hearts hammer Celtic to end 69-game run Rodgers’ Celtic earn place in the history books In beating St…

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Jurgen Klopp delighted to welcome back 'machine' Sadio Mane for West Ham thrashing

The Senegal forward was a surprise inclusion in the starting line-up Saturday, November 4, 2017 Jurgen Klopp shared his delight at watching Liverpool and, in particular, Sadio Mane romping to a 4-1 victory over West Ham at the London Stadium. Mane was a surprise inclusion in the starting line-up having made a quicker than expected recovery from a hamstring problem. The Senegal forward was certainly showing no ill-effects from the injury as he initiated a devastating counter-attack following a West Ham corner, eventually teeing up Mohamed Salah to score after a…

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Point at Chelsea 'great response' to Anfield thrashing – Arsenal boss Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his side produced a “great response” to their thrashing at Liverpool as they earned a first point at Chelsea in six years. The Gunners had previously kept only one clean sheet in their past 18 league games at Stamford Bridge and, following the 4-0 loss at Anfield in their previous Premier League away game, this was a display which left Wenger satisfied. “It was a solid performance with team discipline,” Wenger told Match of the Day 2. “Everyone wanted to see how we responded to…

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Leonid Slutsky apologises for Hull thrashing at hands of Derby

The Russian manager described the result as the worst of his career. Friday, September 8, 2017 Leonid Slutsky accepted the blame for Hull’s 5-0 thrashing by Derby at Pride Park. Hull were four down at half-time and the Russian manager described the result as the worst of his career. Hull have not won an away League game since the start of last season but they could not have envisaged how bad this defeat would get, even after Matej Vydra drove a 20-yard free-kick past the defensive wall in the 15th…

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