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Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea: Antonio Conte ‘pleased despite the draw’

Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea: Antonio Conte ‘pleased despite the draw’

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Antonio Conte did not feel too aggrieved after Chelsea's 1-1 draw with LiverpoolSaturday, November 25, 2017Antonio Conte was pleased with Chelsea's efforts against Liverpool, especially as his side played a Champions League match in Azerbaijan just days ago.The Blues fought back from one-goal down to secure a draw against Jurgen Klopp’s side, and did not appear to be tiring despite their midweek endeavours.Conte and his players were forced on a 5,000 mile round trip to play Qarabag on Wednesday, before heading up to Anfield for today’s clash, but the intensity from Chelsea was the same as they showed last season – when they had no European football to contend with.And the Italian admitted he was pleased with the showing, even if the match did end with the spoils being shared between the Lo
Amsterdam wins hat draw for relocation of EU medicines agency

Amsterdam wins hat draw for relocation of EU medicines agency

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Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The European Union chose Monday to move its European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam and the European Banking Authority to Paris after Britain's decision last year to withdraw from the EU.The EMA, created in 1995 to evaluate and regulate medicines for humans and animals, has until March 30, 2019, to move into its new headquarters from London's Canary Wharf."Amsterdam ticks many of our boxes," EMA Executive Director Guido Rasi said in a statement. "It offers excellent connectivity and a building that can be shaped according to our needs."He said that internal surveys indicated "a large majority" of nearly 900 EMA staff would be willing to relocate to the Netherlands.Nevertheless, "our activities will be impacted and we need to plan for this now to avoid the creation of gaps i...
England 0-0 Germany: Three Lions hold world champions to goalless draw

England 0-0 Germany: Three Lions hold world champions to goalless draw

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Gareth Southgate dished out five debutsFriday, November 10, 2017England enjoyed a glimpse of future promise at Wembley as a fresh-faced side battled world champions Germany to a 0-0 draw at Wembley.With a host of familiar faces either injured or overlooked, Gareth Southgate dished out five debuts in an experimental team which earned its share of a goalless, but not guileless, friendly.Germany had the better chances, Leroy Sane denied by the crossbar and Phil Jones' brave header, but eye-catching bows from goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek meant the Three Lions left with plenty of credit.More to follow...Let's block ads! (Why?)
Draw sends Arsenal into Europa League last 32

Draw sends Arsenal into Europa League last 32

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Arsenal reached the knockout stages of the Europa League despite a goalless draw against Red Star Belgrade.Striker Olivier Giroud, who scored a late winner in the reverse fixture, was guilty of missing a number of chances, twice being thwarted by Red Star goalkeeper Milan Borjan and shooting wide from inside the area.The game's best chance fell to midfielder Jack Wilshere, but his shot from close range was cleared off the line.Serbian side Red Star had opportunities themselves, but striker Richmond Boakye could not hit the target with efforts in each half.The Premier League side top Group H with 10 points from four games and Cologne's 5-2 win over Bate Borisov in the group's other game allowed them to progress.Relive the goalless drawEverton knocked out of Europa LeagueEngland hopefuls fai...
Championship news: Simon Grayson sacked by Sunderland after 3-3 draw with Bolton

Championship news: Simon Grayson sacked by Sunderland after 3-3 draw with Bolton

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Simon Grayson has left Sunderland after a disastrous start to the seasonTuesday, October 31, 2017Manager Simon Grayson has left Sunderland after a 3-3 Sky Bet Championship draw with Bolton, the club have announced.The Black Cats released a statement via their official website within minutes of the final whistle to confirm Grayson's departure after Paddy McNair's late equaliser had spared them the ignominy of slipping to the foot of the table.The statement said: "Sunderland AFC has this evening parted company with manager Simon Grayson. The club would like to place on record its thanks to Simon and his staff for their efforts during their time at the football club."More to follow...Let's block ads! (Why?)