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Late Oumar Niasse double helps Everton to dramatic comeback victory over Bournemouth

Former outcast Oumar Niasse was transformed into the comeback king with his first two Premier League goals for Everton as they came from behind to beat Bournemouth 2-1.

Denmark's Lucas Bjerregaard is leading the Portugal Masters (Jane Barlow/PA)

Lucas Bjerregaard in pole position to land maiden individual European Tour title

Lucas Bjerregaard will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Portugal Masters as he looks to claim a first individual European Tour title.

Philippe Coutinho

Liverpool take thrilling win over Leicester after Jamie Vardy’s penalty miss

Simon Mignolet saved Jamie Vardy’s penalty as a 3-2 victory saw Liverpool end a four-match winless run despite further defensive wobbles at Leicester.

Real Madrid's Dani Ceballos celebrates his second goal against Alaves (Alvaro Barrientos/AP)

Dani Ceballos nets debut brace as Real Madrid edge out struggling Alaves

Dani Ceballos fired a LaLiga debut double to ease pressure on boss Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid edged out Alaves 2-1.

Pierre-Michel Lasogga celebrates his opener with Ezgjan Alioski (Dave Howarth/PA)

Pacesetters Leeds, Cardiff and Wolves all win in the Championship

The status quo was maintained at the top of the Championship as Leeds, Cardiff and Wolves all won.

Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring for Manchester City against Crystal Palace (Nick Potts/PA)

Sergio Aguero moves closer to record in Manchester City’s rout of Crystal Palace

Sergio Aguero moved within a goal of Manchester City’s all-time record as Pep Guardiola’s men thrashed bottom side Crystal Palace 5-0 in the Premier League.

Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring for Manchester United at Southampton (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Jose Mourinho dismissed for touchline antics in Manchester United win at Southampton

Romelu Lukaku secured Manchester United a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Southampton as Jose Mourinho’s men managed to batten down the hatches after half-time.

Joseph Parker (Nick Potts/PA)

Hughie Fury falls short as Joseph Parker retains WBO heavyweight title on points

Hughie Fury came up short in his brave bid to wrest the WBO heavyweight title from champion Joseph Parker in Manchester on Saturday night.

Luke Campbell was beaten on points by Jorge Linares (Richard Sellers/PA)

Luke Campbell fails in title bid as Jorge Linares wins split decision

Luke Campbell failed in his bid to win the WBA lightweight title after losing a tight contest against Jorge Linares in California on a split decision.

Thiago Silva missed a great chance for PSG (John Walton/Empics)

Misfiring PSG held by Montpellier

Paris St Germain drew a blank for the first time this season as they surprisingly surrendered their 100 per cent start with a goalless draw at Montpellier.

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez (Manu Fernandez/AP)

Barcelona down Girona to continue winning start to season

Barcelona swept past Catalan neighbours Girona 3-0 for their sixth straight win of the new LaLiga campaign, thanks largely to two own goals.

Jack Clifford has been called up by England (Adam Davy/PA)

Jack Clifford called up by England as they wait on Billy Vunipola news

Jack Clifford has been called up by England for their Oxford training camp after Billy Vunipola suffered a potentially-serious knee injury on Saracens duty.

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Basketball star LeBron James calls Trump ‘bum’ over NFL anthem protest comments

US president Donald Trump has denounced protests by NFL players in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players alike.

Alvaro Morata celebrates the first of his three goals with Pedro (Nigel French/PA)

Morata hat-trick gives Chelsea comfortable win at Stoke

Chelsea continued to show there is life after Diego Costa with another Premier League victory at Stoke, with Alvaro Morata scoring a hat-trick in a 4-0 win.

The NFL heads to London this weekend

President Trump withdraws White House invitation to NBA champions Golden State

United States president Donald Trump followed up his scathing comments about protesting NFL players by withdrawing an invitation to NBA champions the Golden State Warriors to attend the White House.

James Garfield winning the Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury (Julian Herbert/PA)

James Garfield gives trainer George Scott landmark victory in Mill Reef

George Scott was rewarded for cutting short his honeymoon as James Garfield set up a tilt at the Breeders’ Cup with victory in the Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury.

Daniel Farke

Norwich and Bristol City play out dour encounter

Norwich were held to a goalless draw for the second home game in succession as Bristol City followed Burton Albion’s lead by frustrating them.

Denis Betts' Widnes have secured their Super League status (Richard Sellers/PA)

Widnes survive to leave Catalans Dragons’ Super League future in the balance

Widnes secured their Super League status and condemned Catalans Dragons to a place in the dreaded Million-Pound Game with a nail-biting 12-10 victory in the south of France.

Borussia Dortmund celebrate taking the lead against Borussia Moenchengladbach (Bernd Thissen/AP)

Borussia Dortmund thump Borussia Monchengladbach to move two points clear

Borussia Dortmund powered two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a thumping 6-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.

Huddersfield's Rajiv van La Parra and Burnley's Matthew Lowton battle for the ball (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Dull day at Turf Moor as Burnley and Huddersfield share the points

Burnley and Huddersfield ground out a dreary stalemate at Turf Moor but a point apiece kept both sides comfortably ahead of gloomy pre-season predictions.

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