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  • West Ham United 1-3 Arsenal: Premier League – as it happened

    Arsenal snapped out of a funk to blow West Ham away with a nine-minute, three-goal salvo. 10.31pm GMT That’s your lot, then, folks. Thanks for reading this MBM! Related: Martinelli and Pépé spark Arsenal comeback victory against West Ham 10.30pm GMT Manuel Pellegrini’s version. “It was difficult to understand. We dominated the game for 60 minutes, and then we lost the game. Maybe we should have scored the second goal, it was so important. You must understand the boos, because in the last...

    the Guardian
  • Marcus Rashford can be as good as Cristiano Ronaldo, says Solskjær

    • Rashford having his most prolific season at Manchester United• Solskjær: ‘It’s very easy to compare the two of them’ Ole Gunnar Solskjær has encouraged comparisons between Marcus Rashford and Cristiano Ronaldo and admitted the England forward has the ability to emulate his predecessor at Manchester United. Rashford’s penalty in the victory over Manchester City in Saturday’s derby took him to double figures in the Premier League for only the second time in his career despite more than half of...

    the Guardian
  • What next for Celtic

    First, there were the Invincibles, the players who set a UK record for successive unbeaten domestic fixtures.

    The Telegraph
  • Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool 'ready for a proper fight' against Sazlburg to keep Champions League hopes alive

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says his players will ‘run for their lives’ to defend their European title as he prepared for a lucrative group decider against a confident Salzburg.

    The Telegraph
  • Fans must take it upon themselves to resist football's politics of hate

    As poison drips from parliament, racism in football has surged. Clearly our leaders cannot be trusted to set the right tone Gary Neville was right. It might have struck a jarring note in the post-match Sky Sports studio, sandwiched between the unsmiling platitudes of Roy Keane and an ad-break sting. But Neville was right to state that for the last few years British politicians have deliberately, or at best carelessly [narrator: it was deliberate], leveraged racial tensions for political...

    the Guardian
  • Martinelli and Pépé spark Arsenal comeback victory against West Ham

    Rarely can one small step in the right direction have felt so satisfying. At half-time the grim post-mortems were being prepared. Arsenal had been booed off by supporters who were starting to wonder if their team were sliding into a relegation battle and at that stage, with West Ham dominant, it was hard to see a way back. Not so fast, though. Everything changed in the space of nine sensational second-half minutes. Arsenal took their inspiration from an 18-year-old rookie, levelling through...

    the Guardian