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‘Winning Premier League title behind closed doors is our worst fear’ – Liverpool supporters’ union reveal coronavirus worries

‘Winning Premier League title behind closed doors is our worst fear’ – Liverpool supporters’ union reveal coronavirus worries

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Liverpool officials and fans have genuine fears their celebrations of a landmark Premier League title will be completely ruined by the coronavirus outbreak. There are reports the Reds could lift the trophy in an empty stadium, as the top flight considers how to tackle to the virus in the coming weeks after the first stage of precautionary measures this weekend. Behind the scenes at Anfield, and across the Premier League, a number of measures were put in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Getty Images - Getty A number of face masks were spotted in the Anfield stands during Liverpool’s clash with Bournemouth Scrap handshakes permanently, not just for coronavirus, says Ally McCoist - It's a meaningless gimmick According t
Alex Bregman: Winning title for Dusty Baker on Astros’ minds

Alex Bregman: Winning title for Dusty Baker on Astros’ minds

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 5 (UPI) -- Houston Astros second baseman Alex Bregman says the team has "one thing" on its mind this off-season: helping manager Dusty Baker get over the hump to win his first World Series. Baker joined the franchise in an unorthodox manner, replacing the fired A.J. Hinch. Hinch and Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow both lost their jobs in January after being suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in a sign-stealing scheme. An increased media presence at Astros spring training in West Palm Beach and heckling fans serve as constant reminders of the sign-stealing scheme, which the players used during their 2017 World Series run. The Astros also appeared in the 2019 World Series and should be title contenders again in 2020. Bregman and his teammate...
‘Winning the Premier League is more important than being Invincible’ – Arsenal legend Ray Parlour’s message to gutted Liverpool fans

‘Winning the Premier League is more important than being Invincible’ – Arsenal legend Ray Parlour’s message to gutted Liverpool fans

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Arsenal Invincible Ray Parlour has offered some words of comfort for any Liverpool fans left gutted by their defeat to Watford – ‘Going unbeaten doesn’t matter’. And one Reds supporter told talkSPORT he wasn’t that fussed about the match anyway, and even said he is GLAD they lost against the Hornets. Jurgen Klopp’s side suffered their first Premier League loss of the season on Saturday, as they were well and truly beaten 3-0 at Vicarage Road. AFP or licensors Liverpool suffered a rare blip against Watford on Saturday The surprise result ended fans’ hopes of becoming the latest ‘Invincibles’ team and even eclipsing the Gunners’ achievement when they were crowned champions with 26 wins and 12 draws in 2003/04. Liverpool already have 26 wins, so had the
Oscars 2020: South Korea’s Parasite makes history by winning best picture

Oscars 2020: South Korea’s Parasite makes history by winning best picture

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Media playback is unsupported on your device South Korean film Parasite has been named best picture at this year's Oscars, becoming the first non-English language film to take the top prize.Renee Zellweger won best actress for playing Judy Garland in Judy. Joaquin Phoenix was named best actor for Joker.Brad Pitt and Laura Dern scooped the supporting acting awards for their roles in Once Upon A Time in Hollywood and Marriage Story respectively.Parasite won four awards in total, while Sir Sam Mendes's 1917 took three.The World War One epic had been the favourite to win best picture, but its awards all came in the technical categories.Parasite in paradise Parasite's Bong Joon-ho beat Sir Sam to the p...