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Celtic FC news: “We won't change our game plan despite Champions League beatings,' says Brendan Rodgers

Celtic FC news: “We won't change our game plan despite Champions League beatings,' says Brendan Rodgers

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers will not resort to pragmatism despite suffering a 3-0 defeat to German giants Bayern Munich in their Champions League clash in the Allianz Arena.The Northern Irishman had promised to play on the front foot in the Group B encounter and in an open game, skipper Thomas Muller opened the scoring in the 17th minute before right-back Joshua Kimmich headed in a second in the 29th minute.Mats Hummels headed in a third six minutes after the break and although the Scottish champions threatened more in the second-half it was a comfortable win for the star-studded home side.Asked if he could perhaps have been more pragmatic in his approach, Rodgers, whose side lost 5-0 at home to French side Paris Saint-Germain in their opening fixture before beting Anderlecht 3-0 away, sai...
Joshua 'in no rush' to fight in United States

Joshua 'in no rush' to fight in United States

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Anthony Joshua: The Fight of My LifeWatch: Documentary about Joshua's world title fight against Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium in April - more info hereWhen: BBC One at 22:45 BST (23:40 in Northern Ireland) on Wednesday, 18 OctoberBritish world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he is "in no rush" to fight in the United States.The 28-year-old will defend his IBF and WBA titles against Carlos Takam in front of 70,000 fans at Cardiff's Principality Stadium on 28 October.It will be the Watford-born fighter's second stadium bout, and his next move is expected to be into the lucrative American market.But Joshua wants his fans in England to still "enjoy" going to his fights."Everyone talks about going to the States," Joshua told BBC Radio 5 live's Mike Costello. "I've heard news abo...
Liverpool FC: Jurgen Klopp delighted Reds created history with 7-0 win over Maribor

Liverpool FC: Jurgen Klopp delighted Reds created history with 7-0 win over Maribor

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Jurgen Klopp was delighted by Liverpool's win over MariborTuesday, October 17, 2017Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp felt his players fully deserved their record-breaking 7-0 Champions League victory in Maribor.Two goals apiece from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino and efforts from Philippe Coutinho, a first club strike from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Trent Alexander-Arnold completed the Reds' best ever away win in European competition.After one win in eight matches, having created but not converted numerous chances, Klopp was delighted to make the breakthrough in style."It will give the players a lot of confidence," he said."I was told about the record after the game and I didn't know about it."The wonderful history of this club can feel like a back-pack at times so it is nice to write our...
Marcus Mariota returns to help Tennessee Titans beat Indianapolis Colts

Marcus Mariota returns to help Tennessee Titans beat Indianapolis Colts

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans ended an 11-game losing streak to the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night with a big pass and a big defensive play.Marcus Mariota's tiebreaking 53-yard touchdown strike to rookie Taywan Taylor with 5:29 left in the game, coupled with Wesley Woodyard's stop of quarterback Jacoby Brissett on fourth down with 2:19 remaining, gave Tennessee a 36-22 victory at Nissan Stadium. Mariota, who missed the Titans' 16-10 defeat at Miami the previous week with a hamstring injury, completed 23 of 32 passes for 306 yards as the Titans (3-3) moved into a three-way tie with Houston and Jacksonville for first place in the AFC South. Woodyard helped seal the victory by running Brissett out of bounds just shy of the first down on fourth-and-1 at the Tennessee 13. A repla...
UPI Horse Racing Roundup: La Coronel wins Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland

UPI Horse Racing Roundup: La Coronel wins Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland

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Another international weekend of racing found Redzel victorious in the inaugural Everest Stakes in Australia, Bullards Alley shocking the Canadian International at Woodbine, Deirdre victorious in Japan and La Coronel a gate-to-wire winner in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland.Aidan O'Brien went one-for-five on three continents in his quest to tie the late Bobby Frankel's record of training 25 Grade I wins in a calendar year. But the one victory was a grand slam four-bagger.Away we go.WoodbineBullards Alley, at odds of nearly 43-1, showed his heels to nine rivals in the stretch run of Sunday's $ 800,000 (Canadian) Grade I Pattison Canadian International, winning by 10 3/4 lengths. Oscar Nominated and Flamboyant got the minor awards and the best the European contingent could m...