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Championship results: Leeds and Swansea go top of the table, West Brom strike late against Reading and Jack Butland howlers cost Stoke City

Championship results: Leeds and Swansea go top of the table, West Brom strike late against Reading and Jack Butland howlers cost Stoke City

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It was another frantic night of action in the SkyBet Championship, with Leeds United and Swansea City moving to joint-top of the table after respective wins. Here’s how the action played out from England’s second-tier. Getty Images - Getty James McClean had a typically eventful evening for Stoke City at Deepdale Leeds United 1-0 Brentford Getty Images - Getty Eddie Nketiah is already a huge fan favourite at Elland Road Eddie Nketiah made a name for himself at Elland Road by coming off the bench and netting a late winner as Leeds returned to the top of the Championship with a 1-0 victory over Brentford. With former Arsenal striker Ian Wright watching on from the stands, the Gunners loanee was sent on for his Cha
Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

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England women's manager Phil Neville said footballers should "boycott" social media to send a "powerful message" that abuse is not acceptable.Neville's comments come after Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba received racist abuse online having missed a penalty in his side's 1-1 draw at Wolves on Monday."We have to take drastic measures now as a football community. I've had it with my players on social media, the Premier League and the Championship have had it," said Neville. "I just wonder whether as a football community we come off social media, because Twitter won't do anything about it, Instagram won't do anything about it - they send you an email reply saying they'll investigate but n...
Major League Soccer coming to St. Louis

Major League Soccer coming to St. Louis

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Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Major League Soccer announced Tuesday it has awarded an expansion team to the city of St. Louis. Commissioner Don Graber made the announcement alongside city officials and the club's ownership group, which includes Carolyn Kindle Betz, the Taylor family and Jim Kavanaugh. Kindle Betz is one of six female members of the Taylor ownership group, making St. Louis the first female majority-owned club in MLS history. "Our ownership group has come a long way since we first announced our bid last October at Mathews-Dickey Boys and Girls Club, and it's an incredible feeling to now be able to say, St. Louis is home to the first official majority female-led ownership group in MLS," Kindle Betz said. "Our MLS team and stadium will only add to St. Louis' renaissance currently underw...
Steve Smith: Australia batsman ruled out of third Ashes Test

Steve Smith: Australia batsman ruled out of third Ashes Test

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Media playback is not supported on this device Australia batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test after suffering a concussion.Smith, 30, was hit in the neck by a 92mph bouncer from Jofra Archer on day four of the second Test, but passed an initial concussion test and returned to continue his innings.Coach Justin Langer confirmed his absence after Smith sat out Australia's training session on Tuesday. Smith has scored 142, 144 and 92 in his three innings so far in the series.It has not been confirmed who will replace Smith in the Australia team fo...

Football news and transfer gossip LIVE: Solskjaer confirms Man United flop could go after Wolves draw, Lampard gets Chelsea warning

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Latest headlines: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms Alexis Sanchez interest and suggests he could leave Manchester United Wolves 1-1 Manchester United: Missed Paul Pogba penalty proves costly Premier League Team of the Weekend: Arsenal, Liverpool, and Chelsea stars included Bolton postpone League One game against Doncaster over fears it will be ‘detrimental’ to young players Frank […] talkSPORT