Raheem Sterling must be wondering what he has to do to get a break against his old club Liverpool

The Manchester City winger once again enjoyed an enthralling tussle with Andy Robertson in the title showdown at the Etihad on Thursday night. But – just like in the Champions League clash between these teams last season – Sterling was left scratching his head. In the 50th minute, with the home side leading 1-0, the England man was clearly bundled […]

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Britain must ferry migrants crossing the Channel back to France to stem the tide of human traffic

In the past two months, 239 people are known to have made the journey, either arriving on beaches or being picked up mid-Channel by coastguards and brought the rest of the way to Britain. It is a tiny proportion of the 30,000 people each year who claim asylum in Britain and a drop in the ocean compared with net migration […]

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Maurizio Sarri must put stubbornness aside if he is to get the best out of N'Golo Kante

After the Italian was scathing in his criticism of the midfielder in the humbling at Spurs, Kante needed just four minutes to fire his own emphatic message at the boss. Robbing the ball from Jean Michael Seri in Fulham’s half, he drove forward, played a pass into Pedro who made no mistake in firing the home side ahead. Claudio Ranieri […]

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We must move forward with optimism after Brexit — and should not fear the unknown

Nothing to fear Just before the Referendum, the Treasury said a Leave vote would send us “into a year-long recession”. The Bank of England said a Brexit vote would increase unemployment. Oops! And yet, despite being so wrong then, both organisations are dusting off the old Armageddon scenarios in a naked attempt to get the PM’s deal through Parliament. We […]

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Wallabies must be more consistent against battled-hardened Wales: Grey

Cardiff: Wallabies defence coach Nathan Grey says Australia are desperately striving for consistency and believes Wales will be a tougher proposition than recent years because they have an extra game under their belt. One of the most frustrating aspects of being on the Wallabies coaching staff is watching the disparity between the team’s best and worst. United: The Wallabies face […]

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Sajid Javid must get a handle on the Home Office now or he'll end up like his predecessor Amber Rudd

Step up, Sajid His Home Office seems more dysfunctional now even than when a large chunk of it was condemned as “not fit for purpose” 12 years ago. His junior minister and civil servants seem clueless about their own post-Brexit immigration policy. His predecessor Amber Rudd was given such woeful advice by two ­bungling senior officials she had to resign […]

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Wesley Snipes must pay $9.5 million in back taxes to IRS

Despite the settlement amount being lowered, Snipes still tried to fight back. (Reuters) Wesley Snipes has been ordered to pay back taxes despite trying hard to convince the Internal Revenue Service that he doesn't have the funds, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The outlet reported Thursday that the IRS originally attempted to collect $23.5 million from the actor, to which […]

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The Press MUST be free to serve the public interest over wealthy man's capacity to buy silence

Gag to worse Yesterday, it was revealed that the Daily Telegraph has been stopped from revealing the name of a prominent businessman who — on at least five occasions — has used non-disclosure agreements and hush money to silence allegations against him. Is it in the public interest for a loaded businessman to be able to silence the Press by […]

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Manchester United must target Leonardo Bonucci as Juventus weak link suffers horrific start to season

Jose Mourinho's men need to ensure they target the veteran as he made another howler against Genoa and statistics proving he is a weak link at the back. Juventus ruined their 100 per cent start to the season yesterday when with that 1-1 draw and Massimiliano Allegri even claiming his players were distracted by the prospect of the United game. The Old […]

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