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Aston Villa breeze past Arsenal with Ollie Watkins brace as £45million summer signing Thomas Partey suffers injury

Aston Villa breeze past Arsenal with Ollie Watkins brace as £45million summer signing Thomas Partey suffers injury

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Ollie Watkins scored a brace as Aston Villa secured a 3-0 win at Arsenal on Sunday. The Gunners fell behind when Bukayo Saka inadvertently turned in Matt Targett’s cross in the 25th minute. AFP or licensors Watkins has now scored eight goals this season Arsenal had chances to equalise through Alexandre Lacazette, Rob Holding and Nicolas Pepe – and their wastefulness in front of goal was punished. Watkins scored twice in three second-half minutes to move Aston Villa up to sixth in the Premier League table heading into the international break. To make matters worse for Arsenal, £45million summer signing Thomas Partey was forced off at half-time with a suspected thigh injury. John McGinn thought he had given the visitors a first-minute lead, but his goa...
Saints rule out Michael Thomas, Marquez Callaway vs. Bears

Saints rule out Michael Thomas, Marquez Callaway vs. Bears

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Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints on Friday ruled out wide receivers Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway for the team's Week 8 matchup against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Emmanuel Sanders, who remains on the reserve/COVID-19 list, also will miss the game, leaving the Saints without three of their top receivers this week. Advertisement All three players could return as early as next week for the Saints' showdown with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football. Thomas has been sidelined since Week 1 due to a high ankle sprain, a suspension by the team and a hamstring injury that he suffered last week. According to the team's final injury report, he returned to practice and was a limited participant both Thursday and Friday. Meanwhile, Callaway sustained an ankle injury during ...
Atlanta Falcons fire head coach Dan Quinn, GM Thomas Dimitroff

Atlanta Falcons fire head coach Dan Quinn, GM Thomas Dimitroff

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Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Falcons have fired head coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff, the team announced Sunday. The decision to part ways with Quinn and Dimitroff came hours after the Falcons' loss to the Carolina Panthers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Atlanta dropped to 0-5 for the first time since 1997 following the defeat. Advertisement Falcons team president Rich McKay will assume day-to-day oversight of football operations in an interim role, according to the team. An interim head coach is expected to be announced Monday. Falcons defensive coordinator Raheem Morris and offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter -- both former head coaches of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- are candidates to move into the interim head-coaching job, along with assistant head coach/linebackers coa...
Spike Lee film star Thomas Jefferson Byrd killed in shooting

Spike Lee film star Thomas Jefferson Byrd killed in shooting

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Spike Lee and Viola Davis are leading the tributes following the death of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd, who has died after being shot multiple times.Homicide detectives in Atlanta, Georgia, are investigating after officers were called to the city's southwest side, where Byrd lived, in the early hours of Saturday. Police spokesman Officer Anthony Grant said the 70-year-old was found unresponsive with several wounds in his back.Responding paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.Byrd was known for his work in films by Oscar-winning director and producer Lee, including Clockers, He Got Game, Chi-Raq, Bamboozled and Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus. ...
Thomas The Tank Engine narrator and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet star Michael Angelis dies

Thomas The Tank Engine narrator and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet star Michael Angelis dies

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Michael Angelis, who was best known for narrating Thomas The Tank Engine series Thomas And Friends, has died at the age of 68, his agent said.He died suddenly while at home with his wife on Saturday. The actor voiced the children's TV programme for 13 series, making him the longest-serving narrator, after taking over from Beatles member Ringo Starr in 1991.Angelis also starred as Arnie in September Song, Lucien Boswell in The Liver Birds, Mickey Startup in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Chrissie Todd in Boys From The Blackstuff and Martin Niarchos in GBH.He also appeared in Holby City, Casualty, The Bill and Heartbeat. ...