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Sterling rallies after May announces cabinet backs deal

Sterling rallies after May announces cabinet backs deal

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The pound has rallied after the Prime Minister announced she had the backing of the cabinet for her Brexit withdrawal plan.It followed a volatile day's trading while the outcome of Theresa May's five-hour meeting with cabinet colleagues remained unclear.The pound reached $ 1.30 following the announcement, having fallen to $ 1.28 in mid-afternoon.It then fell back slightly against both the dollar and the euro.British pound against US dollar Against the euro the pound had recovered to reach €1.15 before dipping back towards its opening value of €1.14.Market commentator Russ Mould at AJ Bell said investors were "using the pound as their lightning rod" to express worry and satisfaction about ...
Raheem Sterling: Manchester City forward signs three-year contract extension

Raheem Sterling: Manchester City forward signs three-year contract extension

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Raheem Sterling has signed a three-year contract extension at Manchester City, committing him to the club until 2023 in a deal worth up to £300,000 a week.The 23-year-old England forward's previous deal at Etihad Stadium was due to expire at the end of next season.It is understood the new contract will make Sterling one of the best-paid English players in the Premier League. "I'm delighted to sign. My development here has been incredible," said Sterling."I felt from the minute I got here it was the right choice for me. It's paid off and I'm really grateful."Sterling, who has scored seven goals for the club this season, joined City from Liverpool in a £49m deal in 2015.He scored 23...
Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

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STERLING EFFORT The England international kicked the turf and won a contentious penalty for the Citizens before a wonderful solo goal Gabriel Jesus grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City, aided by a farcical penalty decision, edged closer towards the Champions League last 16 by thrashing Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0. City were leading 1-0 through David Silva in the Group F encounter at the Etihad Stadium when Raheem Sterling stubbed his toe and fell over to earn a freak spot-kick which Jesus converted. Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring his hat-trick Shakhtar had a right to feel aggrieved but they were otherwise outplayed for a second time in two weeks by City, who made victory certain through Sterling, Riyad Mahrez and two more Jesus strikes. It was a...
Sterling scores twice as England stun Spain

Sterling scores twice as England stun Spain

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England won in Spain for the first time in 31 years as they recorded a memorable Uefa Nations League win over Spain in Seville.Gareth Southgate's side were 3-0 up after a sensational first half, Raheem Sterling ending a three-year and 27-game barren sequence with a thunderous early opener and he was on the mark from close range for the third before the interval, with a composed strike from Marcus Rashford sandwiched in between.Spain, torn apart by England's pace in those opening 45 minutes, responded in predictable fashion in a chaotic second period as Paco Alcacer pulled a goal back just before the hour with a near-post header. England lived on their nerves, particularly goalkeeper Jordan Pi...
'Give us some love,' Sterling urges England fans

'Give us some love,' Sterling urges England fans

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England forward Raheem Sterling has urged fans to "give love" to the team going into this summer's World Cup in Russia.They have three more warm-up games before the tournament, starting with Italy at Wembley on Tuesday, having beaten the Netherlands 1-0 on Friday.Sterling told BBC Radio 5 live: "I feel sometimes there is too much negativity."I would love to hear some positive notes coming in, just to let the boys know everyone is behind them."Football Daily podcast: 'Lack of world-class creative midfielder will hold England back'Euro Leagues Show: How are World Cup favourites looking?England were unbeaten as they topped their World Cup qualifying group, winning eight out of 10 matches, but their recent performances have not always impressed the supporters.Gareth Southgate's team, who face ...