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Coral Daily Download – Manchester City 1/16 to win Premier League after Man United victory

Coral Daily Download – Manchester City 1/16 to win Premier League after Man United victory

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Coral's John Hill joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds.Manchester City beat Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday and are now 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League.City are 1/16 to go on and win the title and they are 11/2 to finish the entire season unbeaten.Coral is the official betting partner of the Alan Brazil Sports BreakfastLet's block ads! (Why?)
England beat Tonga to reach final of Rugby League World Cup for first time in 22 years

England beat Tonga to reach final of Rugby League World Cup for first time in 22 years

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England withstood a dramatic late fightback from a passionate Tonga to reach their first World Cup final for 22 years.Prolific winger Jermaine McGillvary scored for the 10th game in a row to put his side on their way to a 20-0 lead but England were hanging on grimly by the end after the Pacific Islanders, roared on by a fervent following of more than 25,000 fans, scored three converted tries in the last seven minutes.Tonga might have snatched it in the dying seconds when prop Andrew Fifita went on a charge for the line only to lose the ball in the tackle and England clung on for a pulsating 20-18 victory.It may get tougher for England on the pitch when they face holders Australia in Brisbane next Saturday but at least they will not have to contend with a cauldron-like atmosphere generated ...
PSG 7-1 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers' side taught footballing lesson by superb PSG in Champions League

PSG 7-1 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers' side taught footballing lesson by superb PSG in Champions League

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Celtic suffered another night of European anguish against Paris St Germain in a 7-1 thrashing in the Parc des Princes.Former PSG youth player Moussa Dembele fired Celtic into a stunning first-minute lead but the home side reacted to the loss of the first goal in the Champions League with a Neymar double and goals from Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe before the break.The big-spending French club, who had won 5-0 at Parkhead on match day one, were even more ruthless in the second half with goals from Marco Verratti, Cavani and Dani Alves compounding the Hoops' misery.Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers had described the PSG as "the best of the best" and they made a good case for that accolade after their early setback, making it five Group B wins out of five.The Scottish champions will now have to ...
Manchester City news: A Premier League assessment after eleven games

Manchester City news: A Premier League assessment after eleven games

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Things have gone swimmingly for Manchester City in the Premier League this season Thursday, November 9, 2017This season has seen City live up to the expectation of having Pep Guardiola as manager and some have even suggested they could go an entire season unbeaten in the league. League position: 1st (31 points)Best game: Manchester City 5-0 Liverpool Worst game: Manchester City 1-1 Everton Best player: Kevin De Bruyne The Belgian showed signs of brilliance last season, but De Bruyne has really taken his game to the next level this term. If he carries on like this it will be hard to look at anyone else as the Premier League's star man. ReportManchester City have been streets ahead of any other side and look unstoppable at present with t...
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...