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Bidders get chance to own Goals Soccer Centres

Bidders get chance to own Goals Soccer Centres

Business
By Mark Kleinman, City editor The UK's second-largest five-a-side football venue owner‎ is being circled by potential bidders after its lender drafted in advisers to explore a review of its options.Sky News has learnt that Goals Soccer Centres, shares in which have been suspended since March amid an accounting probe, is preparing to launch a sale process within months. The review has been instigated by Lloyds Banking Group, which has hired Deloitte to advise on Goals' future, City sources said this weekend.The review is expected to take place over the medium-term, rather than being launched immediately.Among the prospective bidders for the business, which trades from nearly 50 sites in the UK and US, is Mike Ashley, the high street tycoon who is its b
Ajax 2-3 Tottenham (3-3 on aggregate – Spurs win on away goals): Lucas Moura scores dramatic winner

Ajax 2-3 Tottenham (3-3 on aggregate – Spurs win on away goals): Lucas Moura scores dramatic winner

Sports
Lucas Moura scored a dramatic 96th-minute winner to cap an astonishing Tottenham fightback against Ajax and set up an all-English Champions League final against Liverpool.Trailing 1-0 from the first leg, Spurs made the worst possible start in Amsterdam when a towering fifth-minute header by 19-year-old Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt doubled the advantage for Erik ten Hag's exciting young side.Tottenham hit the post through Son Heung-min before Hakim Ziyech doubled Ajax's lead on the night with a sweeping finish after an assist by former Southampton winger Dusan Tadic. That left Spurs 3-0 behind on aggregate yet, in another pulsating semi-final, Mauricio Pochettino's side scored twice within fi...
Bayern Munich 1-3 Liverpool (agg 1-3): Sadio Mane & Virgil van Dijk goals see off German champions

Bayern Munich 1-3 Liverpool (agg 1-3): Sadio Mane & Virgil van Dijk goals see off German champions

Sports
Two goals from Sadio Mane helped Liverpool beat Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena and reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the second successive season.Neither side created many clear opportunities on a wet night in Munich and both sets of players were guilty of giving away possession too easily and too often.However, the Reds carried more of a cutting edge and took the lead in the tie in the 26th minute when Mane displayed an exquisite touch to bring down Van Dijk's raking pass before firing into an empty net after Manuel Neuer had rushed from his goal. Bayern now needed at least two goals and pulled one back when Joel Matip turned into his own net from close range.However, the exp...
Alternative Premier League table after 30 games, based on expected goals

Alternative Premier League table after 30 games, based on expected goals

Sports
This season was always going to be dramatic and now in almost every area of the Premier League table there is a huge battle going on.One of the biggest is for a spot in the top four with Tottenham losing to Southampton, Arsenal beating Manchester United, and Chelsea drawing with Wolves. Arsenal halted Manchester United’s unbeaten Premier League run under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer A vital win for Cardiff City sees their chances of surviving their first season back in the top-flight improve, while even Everton and Bournemouth, who are 11th and 12th respectively, might now be casting a glance over their shoulders as the climax to the campaign becomes tense. Crystal Palace will be frustrated too, losing 2-1 to Brighton & Hove Albion despite having the best of the c...
Burnley vs Tottenham Hotspur: Amazing statistic about headed goals could bode well for the Premier League title challengers

Burnley vs Tottenham Hotspur: Amazing statistic about headed goals could bode well for the Premier League title challengers

Sports
LIVE ON TS You can hear live and exclusive national radio commentary of the game live on talkSPORT Tottenham Hotspur could be heading to another Premier League win on Saturday – literally – as they face Burnley – live on talkSPORT. Spurs claimed their 20th win of the season in their last domestic match as they defeated Leicester City 3-1 at Wembley. Tottenham Hotspur defender Davinson Sanchez heads home a goal against Leicester. It was a big win for Mauricio Pochettino’s men as they not only kept chase with Manchester City and Liverpool at the top of the table but also made sure they kept top four rivals Chelsea, Arsenal, and Manchester United at bay. The victory was hard fought with the Foxes impressing in north Londo...