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Liverpool just FOUR wins from first Premier League crown as Reds scrape past spirited West Ham

Liverpool just FOUR wins from first Premier League crown as Reds scrape past spirited West Ham

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Liverpool need to win just four more league matches to wrap up their first ever Premier League crown having beaten a West Ham spirited side 3-2 on Monday night at Anfield. Goals from Issa Diop and Pablo Fornals appeared to have put West Ham on course for an unlikely win after Georginio Wijnaldum had opened the scoring. But second-half strikes from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane saw the Reds get the three points and equal Manchester City’s 2017/18 record of 18 league victories on the bounce. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool rode their luck as the close in on the league title Pre-match, Liverpool were expected to wipe the floor with their struggling opponents and the expectant Anfield crowd didn’t have to wait long for to get out of their seats with Wijnal
Fallon Sherrock draws on Premier League Darts debut in pulsating encounter against Glen Durrant

Fallon Sherrock draws on Premier League Darts debut in pulsating encounter against Glen Durrant

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Fallon Sherrock’s incredible rise continued on Thursday night as she made her Premier League Darts debut on Thursday night. And it was nearly a dream night for Sherrock, who narrowly missed out on a win against Glen Durrant in Nottingham, the pair playing out an entertaining 6-6 draw. Getty Images - Getty Sherrock came so close to beating the three-time BDO champion The 25-year-old shot to fame thanks to her brilliant performances at the 2019 PDC World Championship, where she became the first woman to win at the famous Alexandra Palace tournament. She beat Ted Evetts and eleventh seed Mensur Suljovic, receiving support from the likes of tennis great Bille Jean-King and Hollywood A-lister Sarah-Jessica Parker. Her next challenge saw her take on Durran
Sir Jim Ratcliffe: Britain’s richest man plays down Premier League move

Sir Jim Ratcliffe: Britain’s richest man plays down Premier League move

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Media playback is not supported on this device Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe says he has no plans to invest in a Premier League team and believes he has "enough on his plate" with his existing sports portfolio, which expanded today into Formula 1.The billionaire's petrochemicals firm Ineos has signed a five-year partnership with Mercedes and says the company now has "quite enough challenges".Ratcliffe has been linked with a bid to buy Chelsea but considers the valuations of top-flight English clubs to be "a bit silly" and appears content with focusing on French Ligue 1 side Nic...
Roberto Firmino hits late winner for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp’s men extend Premier League unbeaten run to 40 games

Roberto Firmino hits late winner for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp’s men extend Premier League unbeaten run to 40 games

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Liverpool’s stunning unbeaten run now stands at 40 Premier League games after Roberto Firmino’s 85th minute goal secured a hard-fought win at Wolves.Wolves looked on course to get something from the game after Raul Jimenez’ leveller six minutes after the interval, with Nuno Santo’s men then pushing for a winner. Getty Images - Getty But Jurgen Klopp’s men held firm and grabbed a late winner to send the away faithful delirious. The Reds needed less than eight minutes to take the lead. Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner from the right was met at the edge of the six-yard box by Jordan Henderson and the Reds captain diverted it into the back of the net via a combination of his head and shoulder. There was a VAR review to determine whether it was handball, but the goa
Premier League predictions: Lawro v King Gary star Tom Davis

Premier League predictions: Lawro v King Gary star Tom Davis

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Manchester United are the only team to take points off Liverpool so far this season - but can they repeat that feat at Anfield on Sunday?"I am more confident about a Liverpool win this time than I would usually be before this game - for obvious reasons," BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson said. "Jurgen Klopp's side are just playing extremely well and they are really in the groove at the moment, especially at home. "You also just sense with them that they are absolutely relentless and they will be desperate to beat United. The Liverpool players know that, along with Everton, this is the bi...