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24 February 2021 0

Neil Lennon: Celtic’s key games that cost manager his job

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Neil Lennon's second reign as Celtic manager is over, with the defending champions trailing by 18 points in the Scottish Premiership race.

There have been four league defeats, two of them to Rangers, who are way out in front and still unbeaten.

A fourth successive clean sweep of trophies was completed in December but the team that started 2020 with 12 domestic wins and one draw to reach the Scottish

24 February 2021 0

Neil Lennon: Celtic manager resigns with side 18 points adrift of Rangers

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Neil Lennon's last game as Celtic manager was a 1-0 loss to struggling Ross County in Dingwall

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has resigned with his side 18 points adrift of Rangers in the Scottish Premiership.

Lennon took charge for a second spell in February 2019 when Brendan Rodgers left and led the club to two titles,

23 February 2021 0

Jamal Musiala: Who will win international battle for Bayern youngster?

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Jamal Musiala scored his first Champions League goal at the age of 17 years and 363 days

Jamal Musiala enjoyed a dream early 18th birthday present when he scored his first Champions League goal for Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

In doing so, the teenager became both the youngest English scorer and also Bayern's youngest in the competition.

But Musiala's exploits look set to force him into a big decision -

23 February 2021 0

Atletico Madrid 0-1 Chelsea: Olivier Giroud scores winner in Champions League last 16 first leg

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Chelsea are aiming to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 2013-14

Olivier Giroud's spectacular overhead kick gave Chelsea an outstanding victory against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League last 16 first leg in Bucharest.

Giroud's superb moment of improvisation not only delivered the win and a vital away goal but also continued new manager Thomas Tuchel's unbeaten start at Chelsea and put them in

23 February 2021 0

Bristol City win as new boss watches from stands while Reading slip up and Norwich go clear at top

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CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND-UP: Bristol City's new boss Nigel Pearson makes an instant impact (from the stands!) as they thrash Middlesbrough to end SEVEN-game losing run while Norwich go 10 points clear and promotion-chasing Reading slip up at Wycombe

  • Bristol City ended their seven-game losing run by thrashing Middlesbrough
  • New boss Nigel Pearson watched from the stands as Bristol City won 3-1 
  • Reading's promotion bid suffered a dent at local rivals Wycombe
23 February 2021 0

What we learned from England’s win over Northern Ireland

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England had not played a competitive game since losing to Spain at the SheBelieves Cup in March 2020 prior to Tuesday's friendly

Six goals, a first Ellen White hat-trick and four debuts - it was the best possible start for interim manager Hege Riise's short-term reign with England as they comfortably defeated Northern Ireland in their first game in almost a year.

And while midfielder Jill Scott stole the show

23 February 2021 0

Ch’ship highlights, round-up: Bristol C win; Norwich 10 clear

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Nigel Pearson had an immediate impact as Bristol City boss as he saw his new side beat Middlesbrough 3-1 at the Riverside.

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​​​​​​The former Leicester and Southampton manager, who will officially take charge on Wednesday, watched from the stand as City ended a seven-game losing run with three goals in 16 first-half minutes.

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23 February 2021 0

10-man Wycombe hold on to beat Reading

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Fred Onyedinma's poacher's effort earned bottom club Wycombe an unlikely 1-0 victory with 10 men against promotion-chasing Reading.

This was just the Chairboys' fifth win of the season and moves them eight points away from safety in the Championship, following a match that featured a red card for Ryan Tafazolli and missed penalties for both sides.

Lucas Joao first failed from the spot for the Royals, who are still six …

23 February 2021 0

Evans snatches late draw for Millwall

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George Evans scored an injury-time equaliser to earn Millwall a 1-1 draw at Luton and extend their unbeaten league run to nine games.

With seconds left, the midfielder popped up to beat Simon Sluga from close range and net his first goal for the club since arriving from Derby in the transfer window.

The hosts made five changes to their side after a disappointing defeat at Stoke on Saturday, but …

23 February 2021 0

Yates steers Forest to victory

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Nottingham Forest managed to put further distance between themselves and the drop zone courtesy of a 1-0 win at Rotherham United.

Forest made it four league wins on the road in 2021 as Chris Hughton's outfit pulled away from Rotherham, who remain in the relegation places and are now 10 points adrift of the visitors.

Ryan Yates struck the decisive goal in the second half to seal victory.

Michael Ihiekwe's …