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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Richarlison celebrates his late winner at Swansea (David Davies/PA)

Brazilian Richarlison gives Watford late victory at Swansea

Richarlison struck a late winner as Watford’s 2-1 victory gave them a first league success at Swansea since 1983.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Oumar Niasse equalises for Everton against Bournemouth (Barrington Coombs/PA)

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.

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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.

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Billy Vunipola was injured as Saracens thrashed Sale (Mark Kerton/PA)

Billy Vunipola injured in comfortable Saracens victory

England number eight Billy Vunipola was helped from the field with a leg injury as Saracens cruised to a convincing 41-13 win over Sale at Allianz Park.

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Coventry's Devon Kelly-Evans celebrates scoring his first league goal (Chris Radburn/Empics)

Exeter slip up as Notts County hit four to go top

Exeter suffered their first Sky Bet League Two defeat of the season as Troy Brown’s own goal and Devon Kelly-Evans’ first Football League goal secured Coventry a 2-0 win.

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