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England lose to late France goal in Marley's first game – report & highlights

England lose to late France goal in Marley's first game – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device England ended a tumultuous week for the women's game with a 1-0 friendly defeat against 2019 World Cup hosts France.The match - England's first under interim coach Mo Marley - was a cagey affair with few clear-cut chances before Viviane Asseyi capitalised on goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain's mistake to snatch victory.On Wednesday, the Football Association was forced to apologise to two players for racially discriminatory remarks by previous England boss Mark Sampson.Sampson was sacked in September following evidence of "inappropriate and unacceptable" behaviour with female players in a previous job.England goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall - under investigation for alleged "unacceptable behaviour...
Garbine Muguruza named WTA Player of Year

Garbine Muguruza named WTA Player of Year

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Garbine Muguruza, who won Wimbledon in July for the first time in her career, was named WTA Singles Player of the Year on Friday. The 24-year-old Muguruza rose to world No. 1 for the first time in her career in September and is currently ranked second. She also won the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati and reached the semifinals on five other occasions. Muguruza is one of eight players who qualified for the WTA Finals in Singapore, which begin Sunday. "Every season one of my main goals is to qualify for Singapore, as it is proof that you are one of the best eight players of the year," Muguruza said. "I have great memories of the tournament and the city. It will be my fourth year in a row there, and I look forward to playing my best tennis." The Wimbledon title was Muguruza's second...
Derek Carr hits Michael Crabtree with no time left as Oakland Raiders drop Kansas City Chiefs

Derek Carr hits Michael Crabtree with no time left as Oakland Raiders drop Kansas City Chiefs

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OAKLAND, Calif. -- Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree with no time remaining, lifting the Oakland Raiders to a stunning 31-30 victory against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The Raiders marched 85 yards in 11 plays for Carr's touchdown pass, tying the game 30-30. Giorgio Tavecchio kicked the extra point. Carr threw what was initially ruled to be a 29-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jared Cook with 16 seconds left. However, after a review, Cook was ruled to be down by contact inside the 1. Crabtree then caught a 1-yard touchdown pass with three seconds left, but he was flagged for offensive pass interference. Carr threw incomplete on the next play, but Chiefs safety Ron Parker was penalized for holding. A holding ca...
Roy Hodgson seeks to keep Crystal Palace grounded after first win

Roy Hodgson seeks to keep Crystal Palace grounded after first win

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Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace are fighting to resist the "party" that has followed the "funeral" of their troubling start to the season.On Saturday they visit Newcastle hoping to build on last week's 2-1 defeat of Premier League champions Chelsea, in which in their eighth fixture they scored their first goals of the league season and also earned their first points.That one result, in which the fit-again Wilfried Zaha excelled in a front two with Andros Townsend while Mamadou Sakho provided stability in defence, has transformed Palace from near-certainties for relegation to a team expecting to survive.At St James' Park they will be further strengthened by the return to fitness of goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey, who will compete for selection with Julian Speroni, and the availability of the on-lo...
Revealed! The 15 best goalkeepers in Europe this season – ranked by save percentage

Revealed! The 15 best goalkeepers in Europe this season – ranked by save percentage

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Sommer has faced 27 shots on target.Thursday, October 19, 2017Goalkeepers aren't short of attention at the moment, with Hugo Lloris the latest to receive widespread praise for his performance in Tottenham's draw with Real Madrid mid-week.Who, though, has been the standout player in between the posts in Europe this season?talkSPORT.com has taken a look at the stats and can reveal the 15 best goalkeepers in Europe right now, ranked by their save percentage – scroll through the gallery above to see who features.Note: Only league data applies and goalkeepers to feature have made a minimum of four appearances this season.Let's block ads! (Why?)