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West Brom 1 – Man Utd 2: Romelu Lukaku scores again but refuses to celebrate

Lukaku has come under fire for a goal drought of late but added to his goal against Bournemouth on Wednesday with the opener against West Brom. An Ahmed Hegazi own goal put United 2-0 up at half time and on cruise control. Gareth Barry pulled one back for the Baggies – prodding home from a corner. United ran out victors but it was Lukaku’s lack of celebration for his goal against his former club that could be of concern. The Belgium international headed home on 27 minutes but instead of…

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‘EU is killing Europe’ Brussels condemned as THREAT to economy and security

Marine Le Pen, leader of Front National, accused the EU of “killing Europe” as she advocated the establishment of a new union – a “Europe of sovereign nations”. She said: “We are not xenophobes, we are opponents of the European Union. “I think this is something we have in common, because the European Union is a disastrous organisation which is leading our continent to destruction through dilution by drowning it in migrants, by the negation of our respective countries, by the draining of our diversity.”  Ally Gert Wilders, the leader…

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Chelsea news: Real Madrid hope Barcelona win Champions League clash for shock reason

Real Madrid are eyeing Chelsea forward Hazard with their current attack in sore need of a revamp. Cristiano Ronaldo’s best days appear to be behind him with Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Marco Asensio also failing to fire. As a result, Zinedine Zidane wants Hazard in order to ensure Los Blancos keep pace with Barcelona at the La Liga summit in the future. And Spanish outlet Don Balon claims the club want to open negotiations as soon as possible – with Barcelona now key to the deal. Chelsea have been…

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Chelsea to beat Arsenal and Liverpool to Thomas Lemar with player-plus-cash offer

Both Arsenal and Liverpool were close to signing the winger in the summer but a deal failed to materialise. The Gunners in fact had a £90m offer agreed in the closing stages of the last transfer window, but Alexis Sanchez’s failure to join Manchester City meant a move for Lemar was never able to be completed. Liverpool also were said to have had two bids knocked back for Lemar with reports this week suggesting Jurgen Klopp hasn’t given up hope of signing Lemar as a possible replacement for Philippe Coutinho…

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The U.S. bought this anti-tank weapon. 59 days later, ISIS had it.

LONDON — Some weapons bought by the U.S. military in 2015 ended up in the hands of Islamic State fighters within two months, according to a report released Thursday. The findings, by Conflict Armament Research (CAR), an independent arms-tracking organization, are based on three years of meticulous documentation of weapons recovered from ISIS on the battlefields of Iraq and Syria. CAR used serial numbers or key markings on the weapons to trace them back to their origin and try to piece together how they were obtained by the militants. Some…

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Despite public outrage, web access for prisoners isn't a luxury item – here's why

The UK’s prisons are slowly catching up with the digital age. But in an era of austerity and turmoil, introducing inmates to technologies that many of us take for granted is – for some – alarming. My research shows that digital progress in prisons allows offenders to order their own meals, book visits, contact home, undertake e-learning, manage their finances, improve their health and prepare for release. Prisoners using web-based tools to manage their daily lives is good for society. It’s also an opportunity for prison staff to work with…

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United and City dispute the blame for Manchester derby tunnel bust-up

Manchester United and Manchester City are at loggerheads regarding the scuffle in the Old Trafford tunnel on Sunday night, with the Football Association expected to receive contrasting accounts of the incident from the clubs. United and City have until 6pm on Wednesday to provide the FA with their versions of a fracas that involved up to 20 players and staff from the clubs in the aftermath of the 2-1 win Pep Guardiola’s side achieved against José Mourinho’s team. Each club believe the other to be culpable for the incident. The…

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Man Utd news: Gary Neville makes Romelu Lukaku demand after Man City defeat

The striker came under heavy criticism for his involvement in United’s 2-1 derby defeat to Manchester City yesterday. Lukaku was involved in both of City’s goals and he has now scored just twice in 14 games. There have been suggestions from pundits and former professionals that he is clearly lacking on confidence. But Red Devils legend Neville insists the Belgium international needs to snap out of it for the sake of his team.  “You look at him today and he struggled,” Neville told Sky Sports. “I’m not just talking about…

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Man Utd vs Man City: Romelu Lukaku must still be feared – Vincent Kompany

The £75 million forward has only got two goals in his last 13 games but his Belgium team-mate Kompany reckons Lukaku could frighten the league leaders. City captain Kompany said: “I rate Romelu really high. He’s such a hard-working, dedicated forward that he is almost a perfect striker for any manager because if there’s something he needs to improve he will work on it relentlessly. “People have spoken a bit about him having a dry spell. Ok, it happens.  “I’ve noticed his game has improved again and I really look…

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Team news LEAKED: West Ham v Chelsea line up information published on Twitter

Reliable source of Hammers news, Twitter user @ExWHUemployee, was asked if there was any hints on the line-up ahead of the London Stadium clash. He confirmed changes would be made and gave a hint that Adrian may keep his place in the team ahead of Michael Vaughan. @ExWHUemployee said: “There are a few changes to the team. One player is injured, a couple have returned from injury and go into the team. “I said I wanted Adrian, Rice and Sakho to start next game-1 of them does. Whatever is happening…

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