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09:05, 16 Dec 2021
Last Updated: 22:29, 16 Dec 2021

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest updates, plus quirkiest stories throughout the day. There will be plenty of reaction to last night's Premier League clash which saw Arsenal defeat West Ham United 2-0 to claim fourth spot from them. There will also be build-up to the remaining fixtures tonight as Chelsea and Liverpool are in action.

Stay with us you won't want to miss it.

Updates
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Goodnight Football Fans!

That's all from us here at TheSportsman tonight but it's been an entertaining evening. We'll be back with more football news tomorrow ahead of a reduced weekend of football action.

Full-time Premier League Scores: 

๐Ÿ”ต Chelsea 1 - 1 Everton โšช๏ธ
๐Ÿ”ด Liverpool 3 - 1 Newcastle ๐Ÿ”ต

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Trent's rocket strike

Thunderbolt from the local boy!

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Records broken or maintained for LFC

๐Ÿ”ด What a night for #LFC! 

โœ…  Broken a club record by scoring in 32 consecutive league & cup matches (Apr 1957 - Jan 1958)
โœ…  Won 2,000 top-flight matches.
โœ…  Mohamed Salah equals Jamie Vardy's consecutive games goal involvement record (15)

 

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Fairly comfortable win for Liverpool
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What a thunderbolt of a strike from Trent
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Massive point for Everton at the Bridge
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Everton are level!

The youngster Brantwaite pops up at the back post to make it 1-1!

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Chelsea go 1-0 up thanks to Mason Mount
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Top class from Leicester City

We love seeing this sort of stuff!

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The record-levelling moment for Mo
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Liverpool 2 - 1 Newcastle at HT
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Incredible talent!
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Chelsea 0 - 0 Everton at HT
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Mo Salah the record leveller

One more game to break Jamie Vardy's is record for consecutive!

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Jota puts Liverpool level
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What a finish
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What a start for Newcastle!

A beauty of a strike from Jonjo Shelvey puts the Toon ahead!

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Underway at Anfield
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Chelsea vs Everton is underway!
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Liverpool's potentially record-breaking night

Lets see if Liverpool can get ticks next to all these boxes at the end of the night...

โŒง They have equalled the club record of scoring in 31 consecutive league and cup matches, set from April 1957 to January 1958.

โŒง The Reds are one short of becoming the first team to win 2,000 top-flight matches.

โŒง Mohamed Salah can equal Jamie Vardy's record of scoring or setting up a goal in 15 successive Premier League appearances.

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Liverpool vs Newcastle line ups
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Chelsea vs Everton line-ups
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Liverpool's COVID update
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Leicester vs Everton - OFF
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What a fantastic team goal!

Lovely team goal from Rangers. 

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Everton's first January signing?

Dynamo Kiev's boss seems to think it's a done deal!

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Wales Group

Not an easy draw for them either...

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Wales
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium
 

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England's Group

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 
๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ England 
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 

Euro 2020 final repeat on the cards... 

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Scotland vs Rep Ireland in Nations League

๐Ÿ‘€ All to play for in Group B1 in the #UEFANationsLeague:

 

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Scotland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Rep Ireland

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine

Very competitive group!

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England's potential opponents in the UNL

The UEFA Nations League Draw is nearly underway and England could be facing any of the following teams...

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Time for another circuit breaker?

With the Omicron Covid-19 variant causing havoc on football, is it time to have another circuit breaker?

Time For Another Circuit Breaker?
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Just incase anyone was in doubt...

Manchester United's dominance has planted them firmly at the top of the All-time Premier League table. 

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Rooney gives Derby update

The Derby County boss has sat down for an interview following the Rams' game at the weekend being postponed

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Christmas shirts are all good... unless its wrong

Atalanta have only gone and used the wrong skyline (Turin rather than Bergamo) for their festive Christmas kit.. awkward. 

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Alli & Maddison: Two different directions

Dele Alli and James Maddison are both 25 years old, and yet both players' careers are heading in different trajectories. Read more below.

Alli vs Maddison
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Beautiful team goal from Rangers

Total football at it's finest. 

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More Covid cases at Real Madrid

It's not just the UK getting disrupted by the Omicron variant.

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Kenny Miller has a new job

Scotland legend Kenny Miller has joined Falkirk as Assistant Head Coach.

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EFL issue Covid-19 statement

The current situation is having a big impact on football.

EFL statement: COVID-19 update
EFL statement: COVID-19 update
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Manchester United v Brighton postponed

Yet another fixture postponed because of the Omicron Covid-19 variant.

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Ipswich close to appointing new manager

Ipswich Town are set to appoint Manchester United first team coach Kieran McKenna as their new manager.

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Luis Suarez at Anfield was a cheatcode

Phenomenal striker.   

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Will Chelsea extend this remarkable run?

Or can Everton pull off another big victory? 

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Jurgen Klopp on the vaccine

Jurgen Klopp has once again showcased his support for the Covid vaccination, backing up his comments in yesterday's press conference where he stated ""The whole vaccination thing is for me a question of solidarity, loyalty and togetherness Everyone at the training ground is at least double vaccinated and will get a booster as soon as possible."

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One year on from Firmino silencing Sherwood

This is up there with Steve McLaren during the England v Iceland match.

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Haaland is ELITE

If Haaland isn't in your top three strikers in the world right now then have a word with yourself. The stats don't lie. 

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Newcastle fans hopeful for Salah

Over 2000 Newcastle fans have triple-captained Mo Salah in this week's FPL gameweek where Liverpool host Newcastle...

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Chelsea report Covid issues

Chelsea are the latest team to report players who will be missing from their squad due to COVID-19 complications. They are set to play Everton tonight.

Chelsea face potential Covid-19 crisis as three first-team stars test positive ahead of Everton clash | Goal.com
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Henderson ready to quit Old Trafford

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson is ready to move on from the club in search of regular game time.

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Leicester v Spurs OFF

Reports now say that Leicester's home tie against Spurs has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak amongst both teams.

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PL Top Ten

An update on the Premier League's top ten after this week's round of midweek action. 

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See the full table here!
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Schick continuing to menace defences

Bayer Leverkusen and Czech Republic striker Patrik Schick has continued his goalscoring form from Euro 2020 into the Bundesliga this season.

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Robertson speaks about meteoric rise

Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson is the latest star to feature on BT Sport's What I Wore series.

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Manolas heading to Olympiacos?

Reports in the Italian and Greek press are suggesting that Napoli defender Kostas Manolas is close to returning to his homeland to join Olympiacos.

Napoli, caso Manolas: volato in Grecia per non tornare?
Napoli, caso Manolas: volato in Grecia per non tornare?
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Modeste rolling back the years

33-year-old Koln striker Anthony Modeste has been a surprising star this season, returning to form of years gone by as he has 10 Bundesliga goals to his name.

The remarkable second coming of Anthony Modeste, Kยถlnย€ย™s ย€ย˜life insuranceย€ย™ | Andy Brassell
The remarkable second coming of Anthony Modeste, Kยถlnย€ย™s ย€ย˜life insuranceย€ย™ | Andy Brassell
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It is Sergio Reguilon's birthday

The Tottenham Hotspur defender turns 25 today/

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Fleetwood looking to make a franchise...

According to the Daily Mail, Fleetwood Town are going to follow in the footsteps of the City Football Group and Red Bull as owner Andy Pilley is eyeing up clubs in the United Arab Emirates and South Africa to create a network with the League One side. 

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Robertson's goal contributions

Liverpool's Andrew Robertson is a great example of how a full-back plays football in the modern era.

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De Bruyne returning to form

Following Manchester City's 7-0 thumping over Leeds United, Kevin De Bruyne scored twice and looked more like the player we are used to seeing in the Premier League. And his return to form could not come at a better time.

De Bruyne's Triumphant Return
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Atalanta's Festive Shirt has an error...

Atalanta are releasing a shirt in time for their fixture against Roma, with the shirts going to auction after the game and the money going to charity, which is great, but fans are picking up on one small error...

The 'Bergamo' skyline depicted on the shirt is actually the skyline of Turin, which is over 180km's away. I'm sure Juventus and Torino fans will be thrilled.

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Chelsea academy thriving

41% of Chelsea's goals this season scored by players 22 and under came directly from the academy,

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More breathing problems among players

Stade Rennais' Martin Terrier left the field after 30 minutes in a Ligue 1 clash between Rennais and OGC Nice, something that football fans are becoming uncomfortably familiar with. 

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Smith Rowe & Saka channeling their inner Wenger

They captured it brilliantly to be fair. 

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Real Madrid are set for more positive Covid cases

Real Madrid are set to announce more first team players who have tested positive for Covid-19.

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Insigne and Napoli struggling to find an agreement

Lorenzo Insigne and Napoli are still yet to find an agreement over a new contract as the attacker's current deal expires in the summer.

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Frank calls for weekend fixtures to be postponed

Brentford manager Thomas Frank has called for this weekend's Premier League fixtures and next week's Carabao Cup ties to be postponed to allow clubs to deal with their Covid-19 outbreaks.

Brentford manager calls for weekend shutdown in Premier League Covid fight
Brentford manager calls for weekend shutdown in Premier League Covid fight
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Thomas Frank asks to 'break the chain'

Brentford head coach Thomas Frank has asked the Premier League to postpone this weekend's fixtures to help 'break the chain' of Covid-19 outbreaks among Premier League teams. This comes after their clash against Man Utd was postponed on Tuesday night as well as 13 members of the Brentford players and staff testing positive in their latest round of testing.

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Arsenal move into fourth

With a 2-0 victory over West Ham United on Wednesday night, Arsenal leapfrogged their opponents to move into the Premier League top four. Read our reaction below.

Arsenal Move Into Top Four
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