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Defoe earns Bournemouth comeback win over Brighton

Defoe earns Bournemouth comeback win over Brighton

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Jermain Defoe scored a well-taken winner as Bournemouth came from behind to claim their first Premier League win of the season against Brighton.Defoe turned in the box and drilled home a clinical finish - his first goal since joining the Cherries in the summer - after being put through by substitute Jordon Ibe.Winger Ibe has struggled since arriving at Bournemouth from Liverpool for £15m in 2016, but he also made the first goal with a clever backheel to Andrew Surman, who coolly stroked in.After a dismal first half, the game came to life in the second period as Solly March headed in the opener for visitors Brighton from Pascal Gross' pinpoint cross.Minutes earlier, defender Dale Stephens nodded an effort against the crossbar after Surman had cleared Shane Duffy's header and Davy Propper's
Cologne and Arsenal charged by Uefa after crowd control problems

Cologne and Arsenal charged by Uefa after crowd control problems

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Cologne and Arsenal have both been charged by Uefa following incidents during Thursday's Europa League match.The German club face four charges, including crowd disturbances and setting off fireworks, and the Gunners face a charge over blocked stairways.The game was delayed by more than an hour as thousands of away fans arrived at Emirates Stadium without tickets.About 20,000 Cologne fans turned up in London despite the German club being given a ticket allocation of 2,900.This case will be dealt with by the Uefa Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 21 September.More to follow.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport - Sport
Arsenal 3-1 FC Koln: Kolasinac, Sanchez and Bellerin help Gunners come from behind to beat visitors

Arsenal 3-1 FC Koln: Kolasinac, Sanchez and Bellerin help Gunners come from behind to beat visitors

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Arsenal came from behind to beat Cologne in their delayed Europa League opener against a backdrop of crowd trouble at the Emirates Stadium.Kick-off was delayed by an hour as ticketless away supporters attempted to enter the ground, with plenty of Cologne fans sat in among the home section when the tie finally got under way, with the Gunners eventually winning 3-1.Four arrests were made on suspicion of public order offences as extra police were deployed to the scene.On the pitch, Arsene Wenger's much-changed side showed determination to fight back from Jhon Cordoba's early 40-yard strike and seal three points.It was only after the interval, following the introduction of Sead Kolasinac and a change of shape, that the Gunners hit back.Kolasinac levelled less than four minutes after coming off...
talkSPORT EXCLUSIVE – England rugby star Danny Care on the secrets to Eddie Jones' success, growing up with Jamie Vardy and more!

talkSPORT EXCLUSIVE – England rugby star Danny Care on the secrets to Eddie Jones' success, growing up with Jamie Vardy and more!

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Danny Care has nothing but praise for Eddie JonesThursday, September 14, 2017Danny Care joined Alan Brazil and Ray Wilkins in the talkSPORT studios on Thursday morning and spoke about the huge impact Eddie Jones has had on England.England have made huge strides under the New Zealander, winning 19 out of 20 matches since he replaced Stuart Lancaster as head coach in 2016 to rise up the world rankings.Jones has made it clear from the outset his aim is to topple the mighty All Blacks and lead the Red Rose to World Cup glory and Care says it is his bullish and confident approach which is driving the squad on to greater things.The 30-year-old scrum-half said: “He has been great for us, great for me. I’ve really enjoyed working with him.“He is honest. That is his biggest thing. If you are not pl
Brandon Browner: Former Pro Bowl CB arrested for felony in Los Angeles

Brandon Browner: Former Pro Bowl CB arrested for felony in Los Angeles

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Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Super Bowl XLIX winner Brandon Browner was arrested and charged with a felony on Monday in Los Angeles.Browner was arrested by the La Verne Police Department at about 8:29 p.m. He was booked into jail at about 9:40 p.m. He had a total bail about of $ 50,000.A La Verne Police Department spokesperson confirmed that he was charged with suspicion of making criminal threats and later "bonded out" of jail.Browner, 33, was also arrested on May 25 and charged with a misdemeanor.The former Pro Bowl defender played his first three seasons for the Seattle Seahawks before joining the New England Patriots in 2014. He won a Super Bowl that season when the Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24.Browner signed with the New Orleans Saints during the 2015 offseason on a three-year, $ 15 mill...