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One thing we learned about every Premier League club’s tactics from their first game

One thing we learned about every Premier League club’s tactics from their first game

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ANALYSIS What has the opening weekend told us about every team's game plan? The first weekend of the 2018/19 Premier League season is done and in the record books. It wasn’t the most thrilling, with no real shocks but we’re already seeing how sides are developing their tactics for the new campaign. Premier League managers have shown us a glimpse of their tactics this season You can stand still in modern football with your opponents scouting almost continuously so they can find holes in your side’s game plans. But what are the most noticeable tactics for each Premier League team? With just one game gone it’s foolish to draw a full conclusion as the sample size is too small, but they may be giving us a clue about their p...
Premier League injuries and suspension: Who will miss the opening game of the season at every club?

Premier League injuries and suspension: Who will miss the opening game of the season at every club?

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OUT Which players are unavailable or doubts to play at the weekend? The new Premier League season starts this week but not every player is going to be available to play. Injuries are an irritating part of the game and whether they’re long term ones, little niggles, or slight twinges, they will keep stars out of action. Which stars are unavailable or doubtful ahead of the new Premier League season? With the new campaign just days away, here at talkSPORT.com we’ve compiled a list of all those players who are injured or suspended Some World Cup stars are listed as doubtful with most managers making a decision late in the day about whether the likes of Harry Maguire, Paul Pogba, Harry Kane, and N’Golo Kante will start their team...
Roblox blames 'gang rape' on hacker adding code to game

Roblox blames 'gang rape' on hacker adding code to game

Technology
A popular children's video game has blamed a virtual "gang rape" on a hack of its systems.Amber Petersen's seven-year-old daughter was playing Roblox, when she was attacked by two male characters staging violent sexual acts. The firm said the incident was caused by an attack on one of its computer servers that has been dealt with.But experts have cautioned parents not to let young children play online without supervision.They warn it is unlikely this will be the last time such a hack occurs.After Ms Petersen witnessed the attack on her family iPad, she posted screenshots and an account of the event on her Facebook page, detailing the experience.Ms Petersen said that when her daughter had asked what was happening on the screen, sh...
Watch: Springer, Bregman go back-to-back to lead American League to All-Star Game glory

Watch: Springer, Bregman go back-to-back to lead American League to All-Star Game glory

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July 18 (UPI) -- The American League edged the National League 8-6 in a record-breaking slugfest at the 2018 MLB All-Star Game Tuesday at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Baseball's best combined for 10 home runs, the most ever hit at the Midsummer Classic. Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman and outfielder George Springer hit back-to-back home runs in the top of the 10th inning, giving the American League a 7-5 lead in the 89th edition of the showdown. Bregman was named MVP for his effort, highlighted by the 376 foot longball. "Just an incredible two years for the Houston Astros," Bregman told Fox Sports. "It has been a blast. Being able to be on this field with such great players on both sides ... Have my family and friends in attendance. This is really special to us." New York...
Girl's character 'gang-raped' in online Roblox game

Girl's character 'gang-raped' in online Roblox game

Technology
A mother has warned parents to delete a popular online game from their children's phones, tablets and consoles after a young girl's avatar was "violently gang-raped" while playing. Amber Petersen shared a distressing account of her daughter's experience on the iPad version of Roblox, which saw her character being attacked by two males - and then a female.Sky News has chosen not to show screenshots of the incident shared by Ms Peterson, who described it as "horrific" and "traumatising".At least one of the attackers - who the developer of the game told Sky News has now been banned - appears to have used the game's extensive creation tools to carry out the assault in a sexually explicit manner. Image: After the attack, the girl'...