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Premier League and sports news LIVE: National League cancel remaining matches, Newcastle takeover latest, Phil Neville to stand down as England Women’s manager

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Tuesday’s headlines: National League cancel remaining 2019/20 matches amid coronavirus pandemic Phil Neville poised to step down as England Women’s manager next summer UEFA could ditch VAR in Champions League and Europa […] talkSPORT
Neymar: Paris Saint-Germain forward’s Champions League ban reduced to two matches following CAS appeal

Neymar: Paris Saint-Germain forward’s Champions League ban reduced to two matches following CAS appeal

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Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has had his three-match Champions League ban reduced to two games, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled.The 27-year-old was punished for insulting match officials over social media comments made in the wake of his side’s controversial 3-1 home defeat by Manchester United in March which denied them a place in the Champions League quarter-finals. AFP or licensors Neymar will now miss only two Champions League matches rather than three PSG challenged the decision and, after UEFA had initially dismissed the claim, the Ligue 1 champions appealed to CAS – who ruled on Tuesday that the Brazil international will now serve a two-match ban. “The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rendered its final decision in the app...
Study find crabs’ appearance matches habitat

Study find crabs’ appearance matches habitat

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May 24 (UPI) -- Crab species seem to exist in habitats that help them easily disguise their bodies, a new study says. Researchers at the University of Exeter contrasted the color patterns of shore crabs from the mudflats with those living in rock pools in a study published Friday in Scientific Reports. They collected the shore crabs from six sites in Cornwall, England. "The crabs are highly variable in color and pattern and are often extremely difficult to see," study author Martin Stevens said in a news release. "We used image analysis simulating predator (bird and fish) vision to test how shore crabs camouflage themselves." The researchers captured images 47 images of crabs from the rock pool and mudflats. The rock pool habitat was made up of large rock clusters that formed deep gullie...
Which football matches have been postponed due to the 'Beast from the East'? Find out here

Which football matches have been postponed due to the 'Beast from the East'? Find out here

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Saturday, March 3, 2018The freezing weather across the UK - branded 'the Beast from the East' - is causing havoc with the football fixture list.Numerous games up and down the country have already been called off this weekend due to unplayable pitches and safety concerns around stadiums.talkSPORT.com will keep you updated with all the matches called off this weekend in England and Scotland. Here's the current list of postponed games...Saturday, March 3Championship:Aston Villa v QPRBarnsley v Norwich CityBrentford v Cardiff CityIpswich Town v Hull CitySheffield United v Burton AlbionWolverhampton v ReadingLeague One:AFC Wimbledon v CharltonBlackpool v NorthamptonBradford v PortsmouthDoncaster v BuryGillingham v RotherhamOxford United v FleetwoodRochdale v P...
Young fans 'need more help' to go to matches – Stoke boss Hughes

Young fans 'need more help' to go to matches – Stoke boss Hughes

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Media playback is not supported on this device Young fans need "more help" from clubs to be able to go to matches, says Stoke City boss Mark Hughes.A BBC poll found that 82% of 18 to 24 year olds said the cost of tickets was an obstacle to them going to more games.That's despite the BBC's Price of Football study revealing most ticket prices were frozen or reduced this season."It's probably an area that needs to be looked at," Hughes said.Asked if clubs risked losing a generation of fans, he added: "Money is tight, everyone understands that. Maybe they need a little more help."How much could you pay? Enter your team in the calculatorAnalysis: What does it mean for clubs and fans?Premier League cuts or freezes majority of pricesTake the Pr...