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Manchester United 3-2 Liverpool: Bruno Fernandes settles FA Cup thriller

Manchester United 3-2 Liverpool: Bruno Fernandes settles FA Cup thriller

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Bruno Fernandes' superb 78th-minute free-kick gave Manchester United victory in a thrilling FA Cup tie with old rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford.Liverpool led a fantastic contest through Mohamed Salah, who then equalised after Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford had struck for the hosts either side of the break.But in a game which had everything last week's drab stalemate between this pair at Anfield lacked, Fernandes came off the bench to have the final word after Fabinho had fouled Edinson Cavani on the edge of the area.Fernandes might have been slightly off the pace in recent games but when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needed his £47m inspiration to come up with another special moment, the Portuguese delivered, bending his shot round the wall and beyond Allison's reach.The victory earns United ...
Uncut Gems: Could diamond dealer thriller bag Adam Sandler an Oscar?

Uncut Gems: Could diamond dealer thriller bag Adam Sandler an Oscar?

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By Claire Gregory, art & entertainment reporter Thriller Uncut Gems has been one of the unexpected stars of Hollywood's awards season, with star Adam Sandler proving he can do much more than goofball comedy.The star, best known for films such as Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer and Big Daddy, stars as Howard Ratner, a diamond dealer with a gambling problem, in the tense, gritty new film from directors the Safdie brothers, and on Wednesday picked up the award for best actor at the National Board of Review gala. His performance as Ratner, a man whose life is spiralling out of control, has been critically acclaimed, receiving rave reviews and more awards nominations. Image: Ben and Josh Saf...
Boxing Day football: Relive these Christmas crackers including Phil Brown’s half-time antics, a Manchester United vs Newcastle classic, and Chelsea’s eight-goal thriller

Boxing Day football: Relive these Christmas crackers including Phil Brown’s half-time antics, a Manchester United vs Newcastle classic, and Chelsea’s eight-goal thriller

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At this time of year, it’s important to remember the true meaning of Christmas. It’s not about the presents, or the copious amount of food and drink. It’s about football. Supporters from up and down the country, dressed in embarrassing jumpers they must pretend to like, escape to a winter wonderland of sport on December 26th each year. Manchester United get festive with a huge Christmas tree. But if you’re stuck inside with the relatives, fear not, because talkSPORT will be streaming every game exclusively live on our app! To get you in the mood, talkSPORT.com plays the Ghost of Christmas Past, taking you through some of the very best fixtures from the Premier League’s favourite day of the year. So, know them better now, and revisit some Christmas crackers as ...
France 23-21 Argentina: Camille Lopez drop-goal denies Pumas in Tokyo thriller

France 23-21 Argentina: Camille Lopez drop-goal denies Pumas in Tokyo thriller

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2019 Rugby World Cup: France v ArgentinaFrance: (20) 23Tries: Fickou, Dupont Pens: Ntamack (2) Cons: Ntamack (2) DG: LopezArgentina: (3) 21Tries: Petti, Montoya Pens: Sanchez, Urdapilleta (2) Cons: SanchezFrance held off a second-half comeback by Argentina to win a gripping World Cup match in Tokyo.The Pumas overturned a 20-3 half-time deficit to take a 21-20 lead until Camille Lopez's drop-goal put France ahead again in the Pool C encounter.Tries from Gael Fickou and Antoine Dupont gave France the advantage. Guido Petti and Julian Montoya crossed for the Pumas and Benjamin Urdapilleta's penalty put them ahead before replacement Lopez struck.The Pumas, who had lost their previous nine interna...
Pakistan beat Afghanistan in Cricket World Cup thriller at Headingley

Pakistan beat Afghanistan in Cricket World Cup thriller at Headingley

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Headingley, LeedsAfghanistan 227-9 (50 overs): Afghan 42, Najibullah 42, Shaheen 4-47Pakistan 230-7 (49.4 overs): Wasim 49*, Babar 45, Nabi 2-23Pakistan won by three wicketsScorecard; Table; SchedulePakistan survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by three wickets with two balls remaining in a thriller at Headingley that moves Sarfaraz Ahmed's side above England in the race for a World Cup semi-final spot.Chasing 228 for victory, Pakistan fell to 81-3 and 156-6 as Afghanistan turned the screw and, with 48 needed fro...