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Liverpool and Scotland's Kenny Dalglish receives knighthood


Former footballer and manager Kenny Dalglish has been knighted. Sir Kenny received the honour from Prince Charles during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace. As a player, Sir Kenny helped Liverpool win three European Cups in seven years. He went on to successfully manage both Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers. Sir Kenny supported the families of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster ...

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Burns receives first call-up by Northern Ireland boss O'Neill


Livingston’s on-loan teenager Bobby Burns is in Northern Ireland’s senior squad for matches against the Republic of Ireland and Austria. The 19-year-old has been rewarded for an impressive first season in full-time football having left Irish Premiership side Glenavon in the summer. The defender, who can also play in midfield, signed for Hearts before moving to Livingston on loan. Northern ...

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Stoke's McClean receives abusive packages over poppy stance


Media playback is not supported on this device James McClean has had abusive packages sent to him at Stoke’s training ground over his refusal to wear a poppy, says club manager Gary Rowett. The 29-year-old Republic of Ireland international was the subject of abuse from home and away fans during last weekend’s home draw with Middlesbrough. And he has spoken ...

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Sanches scores and receives standing ovation on Bayern return


Renato Sanches marked his first Bayern Munich appearance since a disastrous loan spell at Swansea with a Champions League goal at former side Benfica. He started a move in his own half and finished it off when he converted James Rodriguez’s cross from close range. Sanches received a standing ovation from the home fans following the goal. The 21-year-old Portugal ...

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Rangers' Morelos receives first Colombia call-up


Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has received his first call-up to Colombia’s senior squad. The 22-year-old has been included in a 23-man party chosen by under-20 coach Arturo Reyes for matches against Venezuela and Argentina. Senior coach Jose Pekerman has been in a contract dispute with his football federation since the World Cup finals. Morelos, who has scored six goals in ...

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Partick Thistle academy receives £600,000 donation


Lottery winner and Partick Thistle supporter Colin Weir has donated a further £600,000 to the Scottish Championship club’s academy. Weir and wife Christine won £161m on the Euromillions in 2011 and contributed £750,000 to fund the academy’s creation[1] two years later. They pledged a further £500,000 to the academy in 2016. Academy director Scott Allison said: “This is unbelievably good ...

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John Motson: Legendary BBC commentator receives Bafta honour after final match


Media playback is not supported on this device Legendary commentator John Motson has been honoured at the British Academy Television Awards, for his “outstanding contribution to sports broadcasting”. Popularly known as ‘Motty’, the 72-year-old is retiring after 50 years[1] with the BBC and was behind a Match of the Day microphone for the final time during Crystal Palace’s 2-0 win ...

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RED CARD: Harold Cummings receives a red card after Video Review


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