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England 2-1 Poland: Harry Maguire scores late winner for England

England 2-1 Poland: Harry Maguire scores late winner for England

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Harry Maguire's late winner made it a maximum nine points from three World Cup 2022 qualifiers for England as they overcame Poland at Wembley.Poland presented a much sterner test than the formalities against San Marino and Albania and it looked like England would have to settle for a point until Maguire struck five minutes from time.England's impressive first half brought a deserved lead when Harry Kane scored his 34th international goal from the penalty spot in the 19th minute, following Michal Helik's challenge on Raheem Sterling.And yet England almost paid the price for a largely average performance after the break as Poland, who were without injured world-class striker Robert Lewandowski, equalised when a dreadful error by Manchester City's John Stones saw him concede possession on the...
Jo Whiley: My sister has finally been offered a vaccine but it’s too late – she’s in hospital fighting for her life

Jo Whiley: My sister has finally been offered a vaccine but it’s too late – she’s in hospital fighting for her life

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Radio broadcaster Jo Whiley says her younger sister has finally been offered a coronavirus vaccine but it could be too late, as she is already "fighting for her life" after catching the virus in her care home.Whiley's sister Frances, 53, has diabetes and learning difficulties, which both put her at higher risk from COVID-19. But last week, Whiley said she had been offered a vaccination before Frances, saying she "desperately" wished her sibling had been offered one first. Image: Frances is 'fighting for her life' against COVID-19. Pic: Twitter/Jo Whiley Whiley, a radio DJ and TV presenter, said it had been "the worst week of our lives" after Frances tested positive for COVID-19 following an outbreak at her care home in Northamptonshir...
Liverpool 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Semi Ajayi scores dramatic late equaliser

Liverpool 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Semi Ajayi scores dramatic late equaliser

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Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section Premier LeagueSemi Ajayi scored a dramatic late equaliser against leaders Liverpool to earn struggling West Brom their first point since Sam Allardyce took charge.Jurgen Klopp's side looked to be going five points clear at the top of the table when Sadio Mane chested down Joel Matip's long ball forward and fired past Sam Johnstone.Liverpool dominated for long periods without adding to their lead but the Baggies improved after the break and equalised in the 83rd minute.Ajayi leapt high above the home defence to send a header in off the post to spark jubilant celebrations from the away team at Anfield. West Brom keeper Johnstone made a superb save to deny Roberto Firmino a winner near the end.Reds frustrated by BaggiesThere was a deep sen...
Sheffield United 0-1 Everton: Gylfi Sigurdsson’s late winner sends Blues second

Sheffield United 0-1 Everton: Gylfi Sigurdsson’s late winner sends Blues second

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Everton moved up to second in the Premier League after edging a tight contest against Sheffield United at rain-lashed Bramall Lane.Gylfi Sigurdsson's late effort, which found the bottom-left corner, saw Carlo Ancelotti's side extend their winning run to four matches as they leapfrogged Leicester and Manchester United in the process. It also inflicted more heartbreak on the Blades, who remain without a win and rooted to the bottom of the table.In a game of few chances, Oliver Burke's flashing drive represented the hosts' best effort. Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Sigurdsson had both threatened to break the deadlock for the visitors before the Iceland midfielder sealed all three points.Ancelotti's side get the job doneWhile Everton looked resolute in defence and competent in midfield there was a...
Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham: Roberto Firmino’s late winner sends Reds clear of Spurs at top

Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham: Roberto Firmino’s late winner sends Reds clear of Spurs at top

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Roberto Firmino's last-minute header broke Tottenham's stubborn resistance at Anfield and sent Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table.An entertaining encounter looked set to end in stalemate before - with the game entering stoppage time - Firmino soared to flash a header high past Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris from Andrew Robertson's corner.Liverpool flew at Spurs in the opening exchanges and went ahead when Mohamed Salah's shot took a big deflection off Eric Dier and looped over Lloris.Spurs had barely left their own half but struck with a counter punch seven minutes later when Son Heung-min raced clear to slip a composed finish past Alisson.Spurs actually had the better chances in the second half, with Steven Bergwijn firing wide then hitting a post when clean through and Harry Kane...