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Premier League 2016 -1 7 preview No5: Crystal Palace

Alan Pardew have so far been separated the association record for a signing this summer but if last seasons slide is to be avoided the most significant addition may be to come Guardian novelists predicted posture : 12 th( NB: this is not inevitably Dominic Fifields prediction but the average of our writers gratuities) Last seasons post : 15 th …

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Why US women are likely to outperform the men again at the Olympics

The Americans are favorites in most team sports, and the gymnasts are as strong as ever. But staying ahead of the rest of the world remains a challenge The Year of the Woman, the headlines proclaimed throughout the 2012 Olympics. Globally, participation was up to 44.3% of the total athletes at the Games, and several countries that had previously balked …

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Chelsea bandwagon rotations on as Marcos Alonso double recognizes off Leicester

Goals either slope of half-time from Marcos Alonso helped Chelsea assure a 3-0 Premier League win over Leicester City If Antonio Conte was offended the coming week by Diego Costas reaction to a transfer offer from China, the manager enjoyed a agreeable bombshell here thanks to Marcos Alonso. The Spanish wing-back impressed two purposes as Chelsea moved dawn of their …

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A brief guide to … English football over the Christmas holiday

In Britain, the football industry never stops even over the festive period. Scott Murray looks back on more than 150 years of sporting tradition With the Guardians unstoppable rise to global dominance** we at Guardian US thought wed run a series of articles for fans wishing to improve their knowledge of the sports history and storylines, hopefully in a way …

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Leicester etches 30,000 masks in protest at Jamie Vardy’s ban

( CNN) Leicester City followers discovered quite a treat when they turned up for the English Premier League champion’s dwelling equal against Everton Monday. Not exclusively were the soccer club’s Thai owneds offering free mince pies, plus future prospects of a t-shirt giveaway at halftime, but the stadium seats were adorned with 30,000 masks.

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So close, and yet so far: the curious downfall of the Washington Spirit

The Washington Spirit came this close to a NWSL title before a final-reel collapse, then dismantled the teams core in the off-season. Can they bounce back? They were 30 seconds away from a championship. Even when the referee curiously added four minutes to a 15-minute extra-time session, the talented, experienced Washington Spirit nearly had their hands on the trophy. The …

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