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YouTube blackout in middle of England match

YouTube blackout in middle of England match

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US viewers watching the England v Croatia football World Cup semi-final on YouTube TV were left frustrated when the service went down in the middle of the match.The outage also disrupted viewing of a men's quarter-final match at Wimbledon.YouTube apologised, acknowledging "the timing is horrible". Service was resumed half an hour later, the firm said.Fans vented their annoyance on social media.It is not the first time the service has gone down at a crucial moment. In May it blacked out during a key NBA (National Basketball Association) match.In a tweet announcing the service was back, YouTube said it "understood the frustration".Google launched YouTube TV in April 2017, offering access to more than 50 traditional broadcast and ca...
'Fuming' fans miss end of match as iPlayer crashes

'Fuming' fans miss end of match as iPlayer crashes

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England fans were left fuming as BBC iPlayer went down minutes before the end of the Three Lions' crunch game with Sweden. Viewers said the streaming service, funded by the licence fee, cut off with just a few minutes left of the match against Sweden, which England won 2-0.Fans were angry at not able to see the final minutes of the first quarter-final World Cup game England has won since 1990. Image: England's Dele Alli celebrates scoring their second goal There was further bad news for tennis fans, as iPlayer stopped working when England's Kyle Edmund began his match against Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon."Watching the football on the iPlayer app and as it went into extra time the bloody app crashed!! Couldn't believe it," Jas the ...
Saudi Arabia vs Egypt: World Cup 2018 match preview, predicted line-ups, and more

Saudi Arabia vs Egypt: World Cup 2018 match preview, predicted line-ups, and more

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GROUP A talkSPORT looks ahead to the Group A clash on Monday Saudi Arabia and Egypt are both looking to end their World Cup 2018 with victories as they bow out in Group A. The two nations have been eliminated but will want a triumph to at least put a gloss on their time at tournament. Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah look frustrated against Russia. You can hear the encounter live on talkSPORT 2 at 3pm. What the managers are saying Juan Antonio Pizzi (Saudi Arabia): “We’ve seen that certain concepts work, we’ve seen alternatives, we’ve tried to bring in new players as well, and this experience that we have had specifically in the run-up to this World Cup has been very important. “We will focus on the Asian Cup and I ...
Williams wins first match on return after birth of her child

Williams wins first match on return after birth of her child

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Former world number one Serena Williams won her first singles match on the WTA Tour for nearly 14 months as she returned after the birth of her child.The American, 36, reached the second round at Indian Wells with a 7-5 6-3 victory over Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas.It was her first singles match on the Tour since she won the 2017 Australian Open while pregnant."I'm a little rusty but it doesn't matter," said the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion."It definitely wasn't easy but it was good."Williams was given a standing ovation as she walked onto court.Her husband Alexis Ohanian was in the crowd as she set up a second-round match with 29th-seeded Dutch player Kiki Bertens.What can Williams expect on her return?'Doctors aren't listening - Williams on 'heartbreaking' childbirth statisticsWillia...
Premier League results: The man of the match in every Boxing Day game

Premier League results: The man of the match in every Boxing Day game

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017After stuffing ourselves silly on Christmas Day we got a bumper serving of Premier League football on Boxing Day.Across eight fixtures we saw plenty of goals as Harry Kane broke the record for most Premier League goals in a calendar year, while Burnley continued their tremendous form by holding Manchester United to a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.Elsewhere, there were wins for Chelsea and Watford, while there was also a controversial 3-3 draw between Bournemouth and West Ham.But who was the man of the match in every game, according to WhoScored.com? Click the right arrow above to find out...Let's block ads! (Why?)