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Video: Tom Wood Sees Red For Reckless Stamp On Opponent’s Head

Northampton Saints are back in the Champions Cup next season after beating Stade Francais but Tom Wood’s red card offence on Friday night is likely to dominate post-match discussion.  Midway through the second half the flanker stamped down on Djibril Camara’s head during a ruck, which left the French club’s wing bloodied. With the Saints 22-16 behind at the time it could …

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Manchester City Fans Ecstatic Over £43m Bernardo Silva Signing

TURIN, ITALY - MAY 09: Bernardo Silva of AS Monaco takes on Dani Alves of Juventus during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Juventus and AS Monaco at Juventus Stadium on May 9, 2017 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Manchester City on Friday evening announced the signing of Bernardo Silva from Monaco in a deal Sky Sports report is worth in the region of £43 million. The 22-year-old joins up with Pep Guardiola’s side having been one of the standout performers in Europe this term, gaining him admirers from across the continent. With so many attacking midfield options at …

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Jason Forde Learns His Fate Following Appeal Decision

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald clashes with Jason Forde of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Tipperary’s Jason Forde has lost his appeal against a one-match ban.  The 23-year-old was originally handed a two-match ban but this was reduced on appeal. This subsequent appeal has, however, been unfruitful for the Silvermines club man, who will now miss Tipp’s Munster Championship opener again Cork this Sunday. Breaking: Tipp definately without Jason Forde on Sunday. Lost tonight’s appeal and will …

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Champions League & Europa League Finals To Be Broadcast Live On YouTube

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 28: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates with head coach Zinedine Zidane after victory in the UEFA Champions League Final match between Real Madrid and Club Atletico de Madrid at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 28, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

BT Sport have announced that they will be broadcasting the Champions League and Europa League finals for free to ‘absolutely anyone’ in the UK.  In what is an unprecedented event in broadcasting history, both tiers of European football will have their finals broadcast on BT’s traditional formats as well as YouTube, opening the showpiece events up to a huge audience. The …

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