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Vardy scores hat-trick as Leicester stun Man City

Vardy scores hat-trick as Leicester stun Man City

Jamie Vardy scored his first hat-trick since his three goals for Fleetwood against Ebbsfleet on 21 February 2012 Jamie Vardy scored a hat-trick as Leicester City pulled off a stunning victory over an out-of-sorts Manchester City. The Foxes were 2-0 up in five minutes as Vardy ended his 10-game run without a Premier League goal […]

Arsenal come from behind to go top

Arsenal come from behind to go top

Theo Walcott’s equaliser was his 100th goal in club football Arsenal moved top of the Premier League as they came from behind to beat Stoke at Emirates Stadium. The visitors took the lead through Charlie Adam’s penalty after Granit Xhaka elbowed Joe Allen. Theo Walcott turned in substitute Hector Bellerin’s cross just before half-time for […]

Palace hit late leveller in high-scoring Hull draw

Palace hit late leveller in high-scoring Hull draw

Fraizer Campbell helped Hull win promotion to the Premier League in the 2007-08 season A late equaliser from substitute Fraizer Campbell saw Crystal Palace snatch a draw at Hull City in a thrilling Premier League game. The Tigers went ahead through Robert Snodgrass’ controversial penalty before Christian Benteke equalised with another spot-kick. Wilfried Zaha blasted […]

Sunderland bottom after defeat at Swansea

Sunderland bottom after defeat at Swansea

Sigurdsson has now had a hand in 47% of Swansea’s Premier League goals in 2016 (14 goals and 7 assists – 21 of 45) Swansea City climbed off the bottom of the Premier League with a vital and comprehensive victory over fellow strugglers Sunderland. After an edgy goalless first half in sodden conditions, Gylfi Sigurdsson’s […]

Rangers beat Hearts to strengthen hold on second

Rangers beat Hearts to strengthen hold on second

Rob Kiernan’s first goal for Rangers put the hosts ahead Rangers consolidated second place in the Premiership as Ian Cathro lost his first match as Hearts head coach. The hosts had the better first-half chances and moved into the lead when Rob Kiernan headed in James Tavernier’s free-kick. Hearts had earlier netted through Don Cowie, […]

Okaka scores twice as Watford defeat Everton

Okaka scores twice as Watford defeat Everton

Stefano Okaka’s previous Premier League goal was in May 2010 for Fulham Stefano Okaka scored his first goals for Watford as they came from behind to beat out-of-form Everton in the Premier League. Okaka, signed from Anderlecht in the summer, flicked in a superb backheeled effort in the first half, before heading home following a […]

Beckham in a Barca shirt – brilliant images of meeting the stars

Beckham in a Barca shirt – brilliant images of meeting the stars

With 200 England caps to come between them, these four were just making their way in 1992 Who knew that a few years down the line this fresh-faced youngster in a Barcelona shirt would be winning La Liga with arch rivals Real Madrid? When BBC Radio 5 live’s Danny Baker Show asked for your tales […]

Russian doping: Fifa questioned over 2018 World Cup after McLaren report

Russian doping: Fifa questioned over 2018 World Cup after McLaren report

Russia won the right to host the 2018 World Cup six years ago Russia’s right to host the 2018 World Cup amid revelations about a state-sponsored doping programme has been questioned by MP Damian Collins. A World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) report detailed an “institutional conspiracy” involving more than 1,000 Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Football was […]

Lawro’s Premier League predictions v Robbie Williams

Lawro’s Premier League predictions v Robbie Williams

BBC Sport’s football expert Mark Lawrenson will be making a prediction for all 380 Premier League games this season against a variety of guests. Lawro’s opponent for this week’s fixtures is Robbie Williams. The former Take That star will be performing at the BBC Music Awards on Monday. Williams says he has read Lawro’s predictions […]

Celtic extend Premiership lead to 11 points

Celtic extend Premiership lead to 11 points

Celtic went 11 points clear at the top of the Premiership Celtic eased aside Partick Thistle at Firhill to increase their lead at the top of the Premiership to 11 points. Stuart Armstrong tapped in from Leigh Griffiths’ ball across goal. After half-time Celtic scored twice in a minute, Armstrong’s long-range shot added to by […]