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Chelsea 2-0 West Ham United: Eden Hazard double sends Blues third

Chelsea 2-0 West Ham United: Eden Hazard double sends Blues third

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Eden Hazard scored one of the goals of the Premier League season as Chelsea beat West Ham to climb above Tottenham and Arsenal into third spot in the race for a Champions League place.Hazard, who has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer, evaded five players during a stunning run, before the Belgium forward calmly beat keeper Lukasz Fabianski.He added a late second goal to cap a magnificent individual performance in an entertaining game at Stamford Bridge. Gonzalo Higuain hit a post, while Hazard was denied a penalty after what looked like a foul by Marko Arnautovic, with Argentine midfielder Manuel Lanzini going closest for West Ham with a shot which was beaten away by ...
Leeds United 4-0 West Bromwich Albion: Patrick Bamford double and Pablo Hernandez scorcher help Marcelo Bielsa’s men return to the top of the Championship

Leeds United 4-0 West Bromwich Albion: Patrick Bamford double and Pablo Hernandez scorcher help Marcelo Bielsa’s men return to the top of the Championship

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BACK WITH A BAMF Ezgjan Alioski also scored late on at Elland Road to heap more misery on the Baggies Patrick Bamford struck twice for Leeds United as they moved back to the top of the Championship after a 4-0 demolition of West Bromwich Albion. The Baggies made the worst possible start at Elland Road as Pablo Hernandez sent a scorching strike past the despairing dive of Sam Johnstone within 16 seconds. Hernandez celebrates scoring after 16 seconds Bamford got his first of the evening when he lost Craig Dawson in the box to double Leeds’ lead, netting again in the second half when the former Chelsea striker was played clean through Tyler Roberts. And the scoreline was made even more emphatic when Alisoki was given a simple...
RBS warns of Brexit harm as profits double

RBS warns of Brexit harm as profits double

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Royal Bank of Scotland has reported profits of £1.62bn for 2018, more than double the £752m it made a year earlier.RBS chief Ross McEwan called the results "a good performance in the face of economic and political uncertainty".Mr McEwan said the UK economy faced "a heightened level of uncertainty related to ongoing Brexit negotiations".He told the BBC that Brexit could have a bigger impact on the economy than the Bank of England has suggested. Mr McEwan said: "Larger corporations are pausing on their investments. And this cannot be good for the economy long-term because those large corporations then employ smaller businesses and individuals."If this goes on for a long period of time we'r...
Tyson Fury opens up ahead of Deontay Wilder fight about double family tragedy that caused him to spiral into depression

Tyson Fury opens up ahead of Deontay Wilder fight about double family tragedy that caused him to spiral into depression

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HEARTBREAKING The lineal heavyweight champion of the world is using the pain to help him beat Deontay Wilder on December 1 Boxing star Tyson Fury has opened up about the double family tragedy which saw him spiral into a drink and drugs-fuelled state of depression. Fury was seemingly on top of the world at the end of 2015 having gone to Germany and stunned Wladimir Klitschko to become the heavyweight champion of the world. At his lowest points, Tyson Fury turned to drink and drugs However, behind the scenes he as battling his own personal demons and bottling up lots of complex emotions – eventually causing him to turn to narcotics and alcohol to cope. And now, in his usual frank and honest manner, Fury has revealed exactly what caused it...
Salah double helps Liverpool to win over Red Star

Salah double helps Liverpool to win over Red Star

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Mohamed Salah scored twice to reach a half-century of Liverpool goals in a comfortable victory over Red Star Belgrade, as the Reds went top of Champions League Group C.It was a dominant display from the hosts, Roberto Firmino firing in Andy Robertson's cut-back on 20 minutes.Salah got his first just before the break then added a second to reach an impressive landmark by converting a penalty won by Sadio Mane. Mane then slotted a fourth goal with 10 minutes to go, having missed another penalty just moments before. Goalscorers aside, Xherdan Shaqiri proved influential for the hosts - an excellent through ball to Robertson helped set up Firmino's opener and it was the Swiss player's flick that t...