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Iheanacho scores first VAR goal in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood

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Media playback is not supported on this device Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player to score a goal awarded by a video assistant referee in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood in an FA Cup third-round replay.Iheanacho opened the scoring - with a routine strike - from Islam Slimani's pass.The big talking point of the game came when the former Manchester City striker initially had a goal disallowed for offside from Riyad Mahrez's through ball.But referee Jonathan Moss liaised with video official Mike Jones, who told him Nathan Pond's trailing foot was keeping Iheanacho onside, and the goal was awarded 68 seconds after it hit the back of the net.Leicester striker Jamie Vardy, who missed the 0-0 draw in the initial tie, came on...
Van Dijk scores winner on debut as Liverpool beat Everton

Van Dijk scores winner on debut as Liverpool beat Everton

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Virgil van Dijk scored the winner on his debut following his £75m move to Liverpool as the Reds edged past Everton to move into the fourth round of the FA Cup.Van Dijk, the most expensive defender in world football after his move from Southampton earlier this week, headed in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 84th-minute corner to decide a frantic Merseyside derby at Anfield.Gylfi Sigurdsson had equalised with a curled finish from 20 yards after a quick breakaway move involving Yannick Bolasie, Ademola Lookman and Phil Jagielka.Hosts Liverpool had gone ahead in the first half through James Milner's penalty after Mason Holgate pulled back Adam Lallana.Holgate was also involved in a controversial incident with Roberto Firmino, with the Everton man pushing his opponent off the field and over an advert
Car thefts up 30% as gangs beat new tech

Car thefts up 30% as gangs beat new tech

Technology
Police data reveals there has been a 30% increase in car thefts over the past three years, as thieves bypass modern vehicle security systems.Security experts believe the rise is partly down to criminal gangs catching up with technology, with police footage released in November showing how they were able to steal vehicles without needing keys.Many cars now have a push button fob instead of a traditional metal key, but these new devices can sometimes be compromised.Video:Thieves steal car in 'relay crime'Steve Launchbury, of Thatcham Research, told Sky News: "As the car is more digitally connected, obviously that opens it up to new types of criminality."When you have keyless-type vehicles where you physically just press a button and walk away, you've got the risk now of the signal being capt...
Bugzy Malone hoping to beat Stormzy at MOBOs

Bugzy Malone hoping to beat Stormzy at MOBOs

Entertainment
Bugzy Malone has more reasons than most to want to win at the MOBO Awards.If the self-proclaimed King of the North can beat Stormzy to win Best Male on Wednesday night it will be proof that grime's reach extends way beyond the London-dominated scene."Being from a different city is my USP - my unique selling point," the 25-year-old explains."One of my intentions is to - off the back of my success - show people outside of London that any of us can be successful."Six years ago Bugzy Malone started out making music with free beats he had downloaded off the internet, now the rapper is one of grime's brightest stars.His last two EPs both reached the Top 10 in the UK album chart - a remarkable achievement given his tough start in life."It's hard to be creative and to see your potential when you'v...

England beat Kazakhstan to maintain perfect start to World Cup qualifying – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device A Fran Kirby-inspired England scored four goals in 12 minutes as they thrashed Kazakhstan to maintain their perfect start to World Cup qualifying.Mel Lawley scored from close range on her full international debut, and substitute Kirby added a second-half penalty with her first touch.The Chelsea forward was involved in both of Nikita Parris' goals, while Izzy Christiansen's tap-in capped an easy night for England in Colchester. England are second in Group 1.After what could be Mo Marley's last game in interim charge, England are one point behind Wales, who beat Bosnia Herzegovina 1-0 on Tuesday and have played one game more.The Lionesses are still yet to concede a goal in the qualifying camp...