Study into dementia risks from heading seeks female players to volunteer
No female ex-pros are currently involved in the SCORES Project, something its lead researcher hopes will change.
Manchester United beat Istanbul Basaksehir 4-1 to move closer to qualifying from Group H.
French rugby legend Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48. Dominici’s former club Stade Francais announced on Tuesday that the French star, who was capped 65 times between 1998 and 2007, had passed away.
Brentford extended their unbeaten run to six Championship games as in-from striker Ivan Toney scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 victory at Barnsley. Toney was largely kept quiet throughout the 90 minutes but his effort midway through the second half - his 11th in as many league outings - proved decisive. The victory was Brentford's first in four outings and moved them within two points of the play-off places.
Fernandes has eight goals already between league and European games this season
Manchester United 4-1 Istanbul Basaksehir: Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford were among the goals at Old Trafford
The former world number one hopes players would prioritise the good of the sport.
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Manchester United 4-1 Istanbul Basaksehir: Marcus Rashford and Daniel James also scored for the Red Devils
The Portugal playmaker scored twice, with Marcus Rashford and Daniel James also on target in a 4-1 win.
Antoine Griezmann was also on target as Ronald Koeman’s side made it four wins from four.
Donny van de Beek won praise for an impressive midfield performance as Manchester United saw off Istanbul Basaksehir 4-1 to retake control of their Champions League group. United pulled off two upsets in their opening two Group H games as they beat PSG and RB Leipzig, but a 2-1 reverse in Turkey to Basaksehir pulled the Red Devils back into a battle to qualify.
Bruno Fernandes leads Manchester United to Istanbul Basaksehir win
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Man United 4-1 Istanbul BB: Fernandes netted twice early on before a Rashford penalty, a James tap-in and a Turuc free-kick wrapped up the scoring
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Chelsea have qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League following a 2-1 victory at Rennes. The Blues needed a win to seal a spot in the last-16 of the competition, and Callum Hudson-Odoi’s goal - courtesy of a superb Mason Mount assist - secured three points for Frank Lampard’s men. Chelsea were made to work hard for the result as Rennes piled pressure on Chelsea’s defence: Serhou Guirassy equalised for the hosts late on, but super-sub Olivier Giroud headed home a late winner.
Frank Lampard claims Olivier Giroud is getting better with age – and has given him a problem ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Tottenham. The veteran striker came off the bench to score an injury-time winner against Rennes and secure Chelsea’s place in the knockout stages of the Champions League. Lampard – who will try to convince Giroud not to walk away in January – suggested the 34-year-old could now force his way into his plans for Spurs.
Giroud came off the bench to send the Blues into the second round of the Champions League.