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Harvey Elliott: Liverpool sign Fulham teenager

Liverpool have signed 16-year-old midfielder Harvey Elliott from Fulham. Elliott became the youngest player to feature in the Premier League when he came on as a substitute against Wolverhampton Wanderers in May, aged just 16 years and 30 days. The England youth international cannot turn professional until his 17th birthday next April. …

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Life is hard for retailers. But Sports Direct is in a crisis of Ashley’s own making

 Mike Ashley leaving Sports Direct’s HQ after his results statement on Friday. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Even by Mike Ashley’s standards, Sport’s Direct’s annual results statement on Friday was an extraordinary performance. The idiosyncratic billionaire’s comments included expressing regret about buying House of Fraser last year due to its “terminal” problems; urging …

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UFC 240: Max Holloway retains UFC featherweight title in Edmonton

Featherweight champion Max “Blessed” Holloway maintained his grip on the UFC’s undisputed 145lb title with a dominant display against former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 240 in Edmonton. Hawaii’s Holloway, 27, eased his way into the fight before upping his intensity as the fight progressed to secure scores of …

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Mark Penn: Now that Mueller’s testimony and investigation are over — This is the SERIOUS threat we are facing currently

Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress, by any reasonable standard, should have been the swan song of the impeachment movement. To be frank, there is no evidence that President Trump or any other American probed by the Mueller investigation conspired with the Russian government to influence the 2016 presidential election. At worst, both …

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Verstappen says ‘anything is possible’ from front row

Max Verstappen had not expected to find himself on the front row in Hockenheim, but now he’s there he believes a number of factors could give him a shot at victory on Sunday – among them Ferrari’s qualifying slip-up, Red Bull’s tyre strategy, and even the fickle German weather. Ferrari …

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