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Barca restore five-point lead at summit after beating Villarreal

Barcelona seized on the second-half dismissal of Dani Raba to beat Villarreal 2-0 and restore their five-point lead at the top of LaLiga on Sunday night.

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Nicolas Otamendi, right, volleyed home a second-half winner (Mike Egerton/Empics)

Premier League leaders Manchester City open up 11-point gap after derby triumph

Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City opened up an eye-watering double-digit lead over rivals Manchester United after Nicolas Otamendi fired Pep Guardiola’s men to derby victory.

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Noel Gallagher revels in Manchester City derby win during punditry role

Noel Gallagher could not hide his delight as boyhood club Manchester City defeated local rivals Manchester United in a tense 2-1 victory at Old Trafford.

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Anfield equaliser ‘right up there’ with career highlights for Wayne Rooney

Everton’s Wayne Rooney admitted he dare not miss the penalty which gave him his first Merseyside derby goal and his side a 1-1 draw at Anfield.

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Carolina Panthers keep NFL play-off hopes alive

The Carolina Panthers ensured their play-offs ambitions remained on track with an entertaining 31-24 victory against the Minnesota Vikings.

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Man City boss Guardiola unfazed by possibility of suspension over yellow ribbon

Pep Guardiola intends to continue wearing a yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned Catalan politicians.

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Kane and Pochettino insist Spurs fear no team in Champions League

Harry Kane and Mauricio Pochettino have both declared that Tottenham want to play the best teams the Champions League has to offer.

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James DeGale lost at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday night (Steven Paston/PA)

Frank Warren: This is not the end for James DeGale

Promoter Frank Warren insists James DeGale will not walk away from boxing despite the Londoner hinting at retirement following his shock defeat to Caleb Truax.

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Olivier Giroud denied Saints (Adam Davy/PA)

Olivier Giroud salvages late point for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud climbed off the bench to rescue a point for Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

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Jose Mourinho, right, and Pep Guardiola went head to head at Old Trafford

Jose Mourinho versus Pep Guardiola in focus

Old foes Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola faced each other again as United hosted City in the Manchester derby.

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Everton's players celebrate their equaliser (Peter Byrne/PA)

Wayne Rooney’s penalty earns a point for Everton at Liverpool

Wayne Rooney’s first Merseyside derby goal earned Everton a 1-1 draw at Anfield as Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s selection gamble backfired.

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Sam Allardyce's unbeaten start at Everton continued against Liverpool

How Klopp and Allardyce fared in the Merseyside derby

Wayne Rooney’s 77th-minute penalty earned Everton a share of the spoils at Anfield as Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw.

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Antonio Conte's Chelsea face a daunting Champions League draw

Premier League quintet wait to learn Champions League fate

The five English clubs who created history by qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages will learn their fate when the draw for the last 16 is held in Nyon, Switzerland, on Monday.

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Sizing john and Robbie Power jump the last at Punchestown

Sizing John returns in style with emphatic John Durkan success

Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John made the perfect return to action in the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase.

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Pep Guardiola, left, inspired Manchester City to victory over Mourinho's United

5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

Manchester City moved 11 points clear of Manchester United at the top of the Premier League, while Big Sam’s Everton revolution continued apace and even David Moyes had something to shout about.

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Tottenham Hotspur?s Christian Eriksen scores his side?s fifth goal during the Premier League match at Wembley.

Christian Eriksen wants more of the same when Brighton visit Tottenham

Christian Eriksen has called on Tottenham to repeat the performance in their impressive victory over Stoke when Brighton visit Wembley on Wednesday night.

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Peter Stoger is the new man in at Dortmund

Stoger savouring ‘once in a lifetime’ chance at Dortmund

Peter Stoger admitted he was as surprised as anyone to get the call after taking over from the sacked Peter Bosz as Borussia Dortmund coach.

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England batsman Ben Duckett has been suspended for pouring a drink over James Anderson (Adam Davy/PA)

Ben Duckett suspended and given final warning following incident in Perth bar

Ben Duckett is to remain with the England Lions tour of Australia but will play no further part in any remaining matches and has received a final written warning over his conduct.

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Moeen Ali captained England in Perth (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Moeen Ali admits England’s off-field behaviour needs to improve

Moeen Ali believes the message that England’s off-the-field culture needs to change is getting through to his team-mates “slowly but surely”.

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Blaklion pictured winning at Cheltenham in 2015

Blaklion in Grand National driving seat following impressive Becher Chase win

Blaklion justified his skinny odds as he strolled to victory in the Randox Health Becher Chase at Aintree.

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