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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss says fans must wait to celebrate together

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss says fans must wait to celebrate together

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Liverpool fans must wait until "the time is right" to celebrate the club's first Premier League title together, says manager Jurgen Klopp.Thousands of people celebrated on the city's waterfront on Friday, despite restrictions on gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic.Firefighters extinguished a small fire at the Liver Building and 34 people were injured, three seriously. Klopp said he "did not love" the scenes at Pier Head.In an open letter to fans published in the Liverpool Echo, the German said: "I am a human being and your passion is also my passion, but right now the most important thing is that we do not have these kind of public gatherings."We owe it to the most vulnerable in ou...
Coronavirus: New UK travel quarantine rules a stunt, says Ryanair boss

Coronavirus: New UK travel quarantine rules a stunt, says Ryanair boss

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New rules requiring all people arriving in the UK to self-isolate for 14 days have come into effect.Those arriving by plane, ferry or train - including UK nationals - must give an address where they will self-isolate. Rule breakers will be fined.Home Secretary Priti Patel has said the laws were designed "to prevent a second wave" of coronavirus.But the boss of Ryanair has said the rules are a "political stunt" and are not a quarantine.Michael O'Leary told the BBC: "You could be in Sainsbury's, you could be on the beach, you could be on the golf course in the unlikely event the Home Office calls you - all they will have is a mobile number."He claimed even the Home Office acknowledged the rules were unenforceable. Some industries have warned they will be s...
Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas shuts down Premier League return with Newcastle

Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas shuts down Premier League return with Newcastle

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Andre Villas-Boas has distanced himself from the Newcastle job.The former Chelsea and Tottenham boss is reportedly on a shortlist of managers to replace Steve Bruce under potential new ownership at St James’ Park. Icon Sport - Getty Andre Villas-Boas joined Marseille last year The Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, which is led by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, is closing in on a £300million takeover of the Magpies. Villas-Boas was sacked by Chelsea after just nine months in charge in 2012 and suffered the same fate at Tottenham a year later. He appears to have rebuilt his reputation at Marseille by guiding them to a second-placed finish in Ligue 1 as France’s top-flight season ended prematurely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Give COVID
Phil Neville: England Women need ‘experienced manager’ to replace departing boss, says Rachel Brown-Finnis

Phil Neville: England Women need ‘experienced manager’ to replace departing boss, says Rachel Brown-Finnis

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Phil Neville boosted the profile of women’s football but a more experienced manager is required to take England to the next level, says former Lionesses goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis.Neville, 43, is to step down as England women’s manager next summer, though Brown-Finnis says he should leave now.She told BBC Sport: ”Stepping down now I think would be right thing to do. “He did have a brilliant effect on the profile of women’s football. But we need the next level now.”Chelsea boss Emma Hayes, Manchester United’s Casey Stoney and former United States coach Jill Ellis are among the names to be linked with the job.Brown-Finnis, who made 82 appearances for the Lionesses, says Hayes and Stoney may
Economy headed for biggest fall on record, and may not bounce back – Bank of England boss

Economy headed for biggest fall on record, and may not bounce back – Bank of England boss

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The Bank of England governor says the British economy may be heading for its worst three months since comparable records began, with a 35% plunge in GDP "not implausible" in this quarter.In a conference call with reporters, Andrew Bailey said high frequency data monitored by the Bank suggested the scenario published by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) earlier this week, sketching out an unprecedented collapse in GDP in the second quarter, was "quite within the grounds of possibility". ...