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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
Ben Stokes: Sports Personality winner reflects on his ‘amazing’ 12 months

Ben Stokes: Sports Personality winner reflects on his ‘amazing’ 12 months

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Media playback is not supported on this device Ben Stokes said his cricket heroics in 2019 moved his life forward after a troubled previous year.The 28-year-old, who helped England win the Cricket World Cup and starred in the Ashes, was voted Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday, 16 months after being found not guilty of affray following a street brawl near a Bristol nightclub."2019 will be very hard to top and wipes away anything that happened the year before that," said Stokes. "It is a shame 2020 has to start." Social media reacts to emotional Sports Personality...
Sports Personality of the Year 2019: Ben Stokes crowned winner

Sports Personality of the Year 2019: Ben Stokes crowned winner

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Media playback is not supported on this device England cricketer Ben Stokes has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019.The all-rounder was man of the match as England won the World Cup for the first time with a dramatic super over victory against New Zealand at Lord's.Stokes, 28, also hit an unbeaten 135 in the one-wicket third Ashes Test triumph against Australia at Headingley. In a public vote, Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton finished second while sprinter Dina Asher-Smith was third.Manchester City and England footballer Raheem Sterling, world heptathlon ...
Leicester City 2-1 Everton: Kelechi Iheanacho grabs late winner for hosts

Leicester City 2-1 Everton: Kelechi Iheanacho grabs late winner for hosts

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Leicester City inflicted the cruellest of blows on beleaguered Everton manager Marco Silva as Kelechi Iheanacho's stoppage-time winner - awarded by the video assistant referee - kept the Foxes on the heels of Premier League leaders Liverpool.Silva appears to be managing Everton on a game-by-game basis after the club's power-brokers met to discuss his future following the dismal home defeat by Norwich City - and it looked like he would claim a precious point here until just seconds before the end of a pulsating game.Iheanacho placed a composed finish past Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford with the linesman's flag raised for offside but after a lengthy wait, the goal was given amid wild celebrations from Leicest...
The Great British Bake Off crowns its 2019 winner

The Great British Bake Off crowns its 2019 winner

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After 10 gruelling weeks of being tested in the Great British Bake Off tent, David Atherton has been crowned 2019's champion.David beat fellow finalists Alice Fevronia and Steph Blackwell in Tuesday's finale, which included chocolate cake and stilton souffle.David, an international health adviser from London, said winning was "the best feeling in the world".He triumphed despite not having been named star baker during the series.Steph had been given the accolade in four episodes, and Alice received it twice."Week on week other people were stronger," he said. "I was always the underdog and yet I just managed to get through."All of it is a bit surreal and I am still trying to process it, but the whole Bake Off journey is non-stop an...