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Premier League and sports news LIVE: Liverpool fans party for second night, Sir Alex sends message to Sir Kenny, five games on talkSPORT

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]All the latest Premier League news following Liverpool’s crowning as champions on Thursday, plus the latest sports news and gossip… Today’s headlines: Aston Villa vs Wolves LIVE on talkSPORT  Brentford blow Championship promotion race wide open by beating West Brom Andy Robertson EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool star thanks ‘father figure’ Jurgen Klopp, hails Jordan Henderson and reveals […] talkSPORT
Why Robin van Persie’s story about ‘ruthless’ Sir Alex Ferguson means Manchester United may now pass on Jack Grealish transfer

Why Robin van Persie’s story about ‘ruthless’ Sir Alex Ferguson means Manchester United may now pass on Jack Grealish transfer

Sports
Manchester United are reportedly having second thoughts over their pursuit of Jack Grealish after the Aston Villa captain’s latest off-the-field controversy. And this incredible story told by Robin van Persie about how ruthless legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson was as manager could be an indication as to why… Getty Images Grealish has apologised after disobeying the coronavirus lockdown rules at the weekend United were strongly linked with an interest in the midfielder, who has nine goals and eight assists for relegation-threatened Villa this season and is said to be valued at around £70million. However, the Daily Star claim the Premier League giants could now pass on the 24-year-old after he ignored coronavirus lockdown advice to go to a friend’s par
Alex Bregman: Winning title for Dusty Baker on Astros’ minds

Alex Bregman: Winning title for Dusty Baker on Astros’ minds

Sports
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 5 (UPI) -- Houston Astros second baseman Alex Bregman says the team has "one thing" on its mind this off-season: helping manager Dusty Baker get over the hump to win his first World Series. Baker joined the franchise in an unorthodox manner, replacing the fired A.J. Hinch. Hinch and Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow both lost their jobs in January after being suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in a sign-stealing scheme. An increased media presence at Astros spring training in West Palm Beach and heckling fans serve as constant reminders of the sign-stealing scheme, which the players used during their 2017 World Series run. The Astros also appeared in the 2019 World Series and should be title contenders again in 2020. Bregman and his teammate...
Congress questions HHS chief Alex Azar on COVID-19 ‘confusion’

Congress questions HHS chief Alex Azar on COVID-19 ‘confusion’

Health
Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Members of Congress questioned Health and Human Services secretary Alex Azar Wednesday on what they say are mixed messages from the Trump administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the danger the country faces from COVID-19. In separate budget hearings before two different congressional committees, Azar told members of Congress that spread of the novel coronavirus is contained at the moment -- comments that seem to contradict the CDC's warnings to prepare for a possible pandemic. "Confusion is the enemy of preparedness," U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's health subcommittee, said at the opening of Wednesday afternoon's hearing. "I believe the administration's lack of coordination for COVID-19 outbreak...
How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

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Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola will lock horns once again this Sunday and resume a rivalry which has blossomed into one of the greatest of the Premier League era. The Reds welcome the defending Premier League champions to Anfield in the later kick-off, knowing a win will extend their lead at the top of table and, depending on results, could force City down into fourth. Getty Images - Getty Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp have cemented their reputations as two of the best mangers in the world One of the biggest tasks for Klopp will be composing his players should they win, knowing full well defeat last season at the Etihad practically kick-started City’s incredible title surge. But experience is in his favour in this situation, with the German having l