Angry Man United fans exit stadium at half time as Red Devils looked headed for derby drubbing  

Angry Man United fans exit stadium at half time as Red Devils looked headed for derby drubbing  

Manchester United fans streamed out of the Etihad before half-time after another nightmare 45 minutes. But ex-manager Sir Alex Ferguson had to sit and watch the collapse with a face of thunder. Pep Guardiola’s side dismantled United with four first half goals in a brutal Manchester the derby. Erling Haaland...

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Man City’s hat-tricks in Manchester derby are first since Horace Barnes, Francis Lee’s in 1970 and 1970

Man City’s hat-tricks in Manchester derby are first since Horace Barnes, Francis Lee’s in 1970 and 1970

In 188 editions of the Manchester derby there have only been four hat-tricks scored by Manchester City players – and two of them were scored on Sunday. Erling Haaland and Phil Foden joined Francis Lee and Horace Barnes – 1970 and 1921, no less – in City’s annals and this...

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London marathon: Why world’s greatest athlete Eliud Kipchoge is absent a week after breaking record

London marathon: Why world’s greatest athlete Eliud Kipchoge is absent a week after breaking record

Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge won’t be on the starting line of this year’s London Marathon. The 37-year-old Kenyan set a new world record at the Berlin Marathon in Germany last weekend and is the man of the moment ahead of the weekend’s iconic race in the English capital. Kipchoge...

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Manchester derby: Man City consider giving star striker Haaland bumpier long term contract

Manchester derby: Man City consider giving star striker Haaland bumpier long term contract

Manchester City are considering whether to rip up Erling Haaland’s current contract and give him a new deal ahead of Sunday’s Premier League showdown with Manchester United. The Norway international only joined from Borussia Dortmund back in the summer. And he’s scored 14 goals across all competitions in the time...

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Arsenal’s Jesus rises again as he combines with born-again Xhaka and undoubting Thomas to thump miserable Spurs

Arsenal’s Jesus rises again as he combines with born-again Xhaka and undoubting Thomas to thump miserable Spurs

Arsenal brushed aside north London rivals Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League. In the first north London derby of the season, Thomas Partey’s superb strike gave the Gunners a first-half lead but Tottenham were level at half-time thanks to Harry...

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Man City’s talismanic striker Haaland ramps up stakes with vow to rip apart Man United defence

Man City’s talismanic striker Haaland ramps up stakes with vow to rip apart Man United defence

Erling Haaland has taunted Manchester United ahead of tomorrow’s derby by insisting there is no defender he is not ready to face. The Manchester City striker, who has struck a remarkable 14 goals in nine games for his new club, says he cannot wait to start creating derby memories. Judging...

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15 years after Guinea stadium massacre, ruling junta puts officials – plus ex-president – on trial

15 years after Guinea stadium massacre, ruling junta puts officials – plus ex-president – on trial

The nine-year-old girl headed to the soccer stadium with her friends on a rainy Monday to join thousands of people protesting Guinea’s junta government, calling for democracy. But the singing and dancing turned to mayhem when security forces opened fire, Djenabou Bah later recounted. She tried to run but soldiers...

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America warship <em>USS Hershel Woody Williams</em> visits Congo Brazzaville for the first time in 10 years

America warship USS Hershel Woody Williams visits Congo Brazzaville for the first time in 10 years

The US Navy’s USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams has paid a visit to the Republic of Congo in the first US ship visit to the country in more than a decade. The expeditionary sea base (ESB) vessel arrived in Pointe Noire on September 12, the US Navy said. While in Pointe...

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Man United boss Ten Hag is sure Red Devils will tame Man City’s Haaland in Sunday’s derby

Man United boss Ten Hag is sure Red Devils will tame Man City’s Haaland in Sunday’s derby

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has spoken out ahead of Sunday’s Premier League showdown with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. The Red Devils go into the game knowing victory over their rivals would move them to within two points of Pep Guardiola’s side. Defeat, however, would represent a...

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Heavy gunfire sparks fears of a coup in Burkina Faso capital, eight months after junta seized power

Heavy gunfire sparks fears of a coup in Burkina Faso capital, eight months after junta seized power

Gunfire rang out early Friday in Burkina Faso’s capital and the state broadcaster went off the air, sparking fears of a mutiny nine months after a military coup d’état overthrew the country’s president. Shots and a large blast were heard around Burkina Faso’s presidential palace and the headquarters of its...

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