Arnautovic strikes against Chelsea to give Moyes first West Ham win

West Ham won for the first time under David Moyes as Marko Arnautovic’s first goal for the club proved enough to beat a disjointed Chelsea at London Stadium. The Hammers scored the only goal after just six minutes when Arnautovic curled a deft strike into the bottom corner after exchanging passes with Manuel Lanzini on…

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UK snow: Aintree & Chepstow racing on but Scottish football affected

Media playback is not supported on this device Saturday’s racing at Aintree, Sandown and Chepstow is going ahead despite weather warnings for snow and ice across large parts of the UK. Conditions are expected to ease through Saturday, with the heavier snow forecast overnight into Sunday. The course at Wolverhampton will be inspected on Saturday…

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McInnes' Aberdeen win at Dundee to go second

Media playback is not supported on this device Aberdeen repaid manager Derek McInnes for rejecting an approach from Rangers with a hard-working win over Dundee. The home side had the better first-half chances, with Roarie Deacon forcing a couple of good saves from Joe Lewis. But Aberdeen edged into the lead shortly after the break…

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'I don't think I would be allowed' – Mourinho on Guardiola's 'political message'

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho does not think he would be allowed to make a political statement on the touchline like Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola. Guardiola has recently worn a yellow ribbon – a symbol of protest against the imprisonment of pro-independence politicians in the Spanish region of Catalonia. He dedicated City’s Champions League…

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Manchester derby: Could City leave United behind?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Before Sunday’s Manchester derby at Old Trafford, BBC Sport explores whether Premier League leaders City could eclipse their illustrious neighbours United. BBC Sport – Football

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Premier League takes on Saturday prime-time in new TV rights package

Eight Premier League games will be played in a new 19:45 slot on Saturdays under the terms of a new broadcast package from the 2019-20 season. Broadcasters will bid for rights to show 200 live matches, more than 50% of the league’s 380 games and an increase on the current deal’s 168. The new package…

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Is stopping Sane & Sterling the secret to derby success?

You can watch highlights of Manchester United v Manchester City on Match of the Day 2 at 22:30 GMT on Sunday on BBC One and the BBC Sport website. There are many reasons why Manchester City have made such a stunning start to the season, but among the foremost is the form of Raheem Sterling…

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Wilshere and Walcott target starting spots after Arsenal hammer Bate

Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott hope they have given manager Arsene Wenger a “selection headache” by impressing during Arsenal’s comfortable Europa League win over Bate Borisov. Neither midfielder Wilshere nor forward Walcott have started a Premier League game for the Gunners this season, but both found the net as Arsenal finished their Group H campaign…

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Ronaldo beats Messi to win fifth Ballon d'Or

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or award for the fifth time – and the second year in a row. Victory took the 32-year-old Portugal international level with 30-year-old Argentine Messi, who won the most recent of his five awards in 2015. Messi’s ex-Barcelona team-mate Neymar, now at…

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Wembley to host seven Euro 2020 games as Wales 'misses one and only chance'

Wembley will host seven games at Euro 2020 after Brussels lost the right to host matches for the tournament. Belgium’s capital city has been ruled out as a planned new stadium is still to be built and Uefa have not received the necessary guarantees. Wembley was already scheduled to hold the semi-finals and final but…

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