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5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

Manchester duo City and United cemented their status as early-season pace-setters at the top of the Premier League table with very different victories over the weekend.

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Leigh Griffiths celebrates scoring Celtic's second goal against RangersLeigh Griffiths celebrates scoring Celtic's second goal against Rangers

Tom Rogic and Leigh Griffiths on target as Celtic claim Old Firm derby victory

Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic once again underlined their Old Firm superiority as they claimed a 2-0 win over Rangers at Ibrox.

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Tottenham's Harry Kane scores his second goal of the game against West Ham

West Ham leave comeback too late as 10-man Tottenham hold on

Tottenham survived a late West Ham onslaught to emerge with a 3-2 win from a ding-dong derby.

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Pittsburgh's players stayed in the locker room (Kiichiro Sato/AP)

Three NFL teams stay in locker rooms for US national anthem after Trump comments

Players from three NFL teams stayed in their locker rooms as the national anthem was played ahead of their games on Sunday as they responded to criticism from United States President Donald Trump.

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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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Everton made a bid for Diego Costa in the transfer window ( John Walton/PA)

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Everton offered 75 million euros (£66m) for Diego Costa in the final days of the summer transfer window, according to Spanish newspaper Marca. But Costa only wanted a move to Atletico Madrid, the paper reports, and refused to listen to any offer that was not from his former club.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced the birth of her second child (David Davies/PA)

Baby joy for Jessica Ennis-Hill

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has given birth to her second child.

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Tomer Hemed nets the winner (John Walton/PA)

Tomer Hemed scores the only goal as Brighton beat Newcastle

Tomer Hemed’s hooked strike denied Newcastle the chance to move fourth in the Premier League as Brighton prevailed 1-0 at the Amex Stadium.

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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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Graeme Souness worries if Liverpool have the depth to compete (Adam Davy/PA)

Graeme Souness concerned by Liverpool’s lack of squad depth

Liverpool’s former European Cup-winning captain Graeme Souness is concerned his old side do not have enough depth in the squad to cope with the double demands of Premier League and Champions League football.

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Roger Federer lifts the Laver Cup in Prague (Petr David Josek/AP)

Roger Federer holds nerve to lead Team Europe to victory in inaugural Laver Cup

Team Europe have defeated Team World 15-9 to win the inaugural Laver Cup.

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Brandin Cooks makes the game-winning catch (Michael Dwyer/AP)

Tom Brady leads New England Patriots to dramatic victory over Houston Texans

Super Bowl champions the New England Patriots avoided a second defeat of the season in dramatic fashion with a last-gasp 36-33 victory over the Houston Texans.

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Luke Campbell was betaen in California (John Walton/PA)

Luke Campbell reveals his father died in lead-up to title fight

Luke Campbell had to cope with the death of his father in the lead-up to his WBA lightweight title fight with Jorge Linares.

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Paul Casey could only card a closing three-over-par 73 ( John Amis/AP)

Casey falls away as Thomas claims FedEx Cup with second-placed finish in Atlanta

Paul Casey suffered a nightmare final round as Xander Schauffele won the Tour Championship and runner-up Justin Thomas claimed the FedEx Cup title and 10million US dollars bonus.

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Florian Thauvin, left, scored Marseille's opener (Claude Paris/AP)

Back-to-back Ligue 1 wins for Marseille after seeing off Toulouse

Marseille made it back-to-back wins in Ligue 1 with a 2-0 victory against Toulouse at Stade Velodrome.

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Federico Chiesa fired Fiorentina ahead (Maurizio Degl'Innocenti/AP)

Remo Freuler rescues a point for Atalanta with late leveller at Fiorentina

Remo Freuler’s stoppage-time equaliser rescued a point for Atalanta in a 1-1 draw with Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi Stadium.

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FIFA has relaxed its stance on the home nations wearing remembrance poppies (Nick Potts/PA)

FA claims victory in poppy row as FIFA backs down on ban

FIFA has backed down in its row with the Football Association and other home nations over the wearing of poppies by players in international matches.

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Ederson and Sadio Mane clash (Nigel French/Empics)

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson accepts apology from Liverpool’s Sadio Mane

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has accepted an apology from Liverpool’s Sadio Mane over their clash earlier this month.

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Simone Zaza nets winner as Valencia edge Real Sociedad

Striker Simone Zaza was Valencia’s hero once again as he snatched victory in a five-goal thriller at Real Sociedad in which both sides were reduced to 10 men.

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Fernandinho insists goal difference can be a big advantage for free-scoring Manchester City (Martin Rickett/PA)

Fernandinho enjoying Manchester City’s goal rush

Midfielder Fernandinho claimed goal difference was on his mind as free-scoring Manchester City hit five against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

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