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Trent Alexander-Arnold’s error costs Liverpool but he remains essential | Barney Ronay
The right-back switching off let Real Madrid in during the Champions League final defeat but his style of play is vital to his side

Barney Ronay at the Stade de France

28, May, 2022 @11:28 PM

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Jürgen Klopp proud of ‘special season’ and vows Liverpool will bounce back
Jürgen Klopp claimed defeat in the Champions League final should not detract from Liverpool’s ‘special season’ but rued their failure to beat Thibaut Courtois

Andy Hunter at the Stade de France

28, May, 2022 @11:26 PM

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Liverpool 0-1 Real Madrid: Champions League final player ratings
The former Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was in unbeatable form with a string of superb saves to deny Jürgen Klopp’s side

Andy Hunter at the Stade de France

28, May, 2022 @10:37 PM

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Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 in Champions League final – as it happened
Minute-by-minute report: Vinícius Júnior’s goal and two stunning saves from Thibaut Courtois gave Real Madrid their 14th European Cup

Rob Smyth

28, May, 2022 @10:12 PM

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Real Madrid win Champions League as Vinícius Júnior strike sinks Liverpool
Real Madrid won their 14th European Cup after Vinícius Júnior’s second-half finish secured a 1-0 win over Liverpool

David Hytner at the Stade de France

28, May, 2022 @10:02 PM

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Rueful Gareth Southgate reflects on Jack Grealish selection conundrum
England manager contrasts last year’s demands for the midfielder to start and this year’s questioning of his squad place

Jacob Steinberg

28, May, 2022 @9:30 PM

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From the ashes: defiant McDermid Ladies stand firm in the spotlight | Dani Garavelli
What Raith Rovers lost from their community when they signed David Goodwillie, McDermid Ladies gained by breaking away and taking a stand

Dani Garavelli

28, May, 2022 @7:45 PM

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Ukraine can be heroes at Hampden in a way that echoes beyond football | Jonathan Wilson
Wednesday’s World Cup playoff against Scotland might offer at least some comfort to those struggling back home

Jonathan Wilson

28, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Mansfield 0-3 Port Vale: League Two playoff final – as it happened
Port Vale won promotion to League One with a minimum of fuss, scoring three goals against a Stags side reduced to 10 men after 35 minutes

Barry Glendenning

28, May, 2022 @5:45 PM

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Port Vale and emotional Darrell Clarke seal promotion against Mansfield
Kian Harratt, James Wilson and Mal Benning were on target for Vale after Mansfield’s Oliver Hawkins was sent off

Nick Ames at Wembley

28, May, 2022 @5:16 PM

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Huddersfield hope history repeats itself in Championship playoff final
Carlos Corberán has built a tight-knit squad that cost just over £2m, echoing the approach that worked for David Wagner

Ben Fisher

28, May, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Grimsby strike late to reach playoff final and stun Wrexham in nine-goal thriller
Grimsby Town found their own Hollywood ending as Luke Waterfall’s 119th-minute winner ended Wrexham’s promotion dream

Observer Sport

28, May, 2022 @3:20 PM

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