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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...
Super League news: Junior Sa'u charged with grade B offence for knocking out Kallum Watkins

Super League news: Junior Sa'u charged with grade B offence for knocking out Kallum Watkins

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Junior Sa'uMonday, July 10, 2017Salford centre Junior Sa'u has been charged with a grade B offence following the tackle that knocked out England international Kallum Watkins.Sa'u was sin-binned for the tackle during his side's 50-24 Super League defeat by Leeds Rhinos on Sunday and has been charged by the Rugby Football League's match review panel.A grade B offence carries a ban of one or two matches. Sa'u has the option of submitting an early-guilty plea, which would rule him out of Friday's league game at Castleford.Warrington's veteran forward Ben Westwood could be set for another spell on the sidelines.Westwood, who served a four-match ban earlier in the season for striking, made his comeback from a broken hand in the Wolves' 50-10 win over Leigh on Friday but has been charged with a g...