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Watford stage thrilling fightback to boost promotion bid LONDON: Watford roared back into the race for automatic promotion to the Premier League with a thrilling comeback from two goals down in a 3-2 win at Leeds United on Saturday.Slavisa Jokanovic's side fell behind to Billy Sharp's early opener for Leeds at Elland Road and they looked in deep trouble after Rudy Austin added a second.But Troy Deeney reduced the deficit shortly before the interval and Matej Vydra fired his ninth and 10th goals of the season to lift the third-placed Hornets within one point of second-placed Middlesbrough."In the end we won another strange game," Jokanovic said. "But we made some mistakes and gave them many presents. We have to control the situation a little bit better."I am not thinking about promotion. I have dreams, but it is not time for them."Aitor Karanka's Middlesbrough slipped to a second defeat in their last three league games as Sheffield Wednesday struck ...

Zeefuik hits treble as Hearts win 10-0 GLASGOW: Dutch striker Genero Zeefuik plundered a four-minute first-half hat-trick as runaway Scottish Championship leaders Hearts annihilated 10-man Cowdenbeath 10-0 at Tynecastle on Saturday.Zeefuik broke the deadlock with a 26th-minute penalty and added a second with a low shot before completing his treble with another penalty after Lewis Toshney was sent off for fouling Sam Nicholson.Zeefuik's treble arrived in just three minutes and 36 seconds and took his tally to eight goals in seven games ...
Safarova sees off Azarenka for Qatar title DOHA: Lucie Safarova continued her fine start to 2015 by claiming her first ever victory over Victoria Azarenka to win the Qatar Open title in Doha on Saturday.The Czech won in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, to boost her chances of realising her "dream" of getting into the world top 10.She will now be placed at a career-best 11 - up four places - when the new rankings come out early next week.Despite coming under intense ...
Bolt makes surprise relay start to season KINGSTON: World 100 and 200-metre record holder Usain Bolt made a surprise 2015 season debut Saturday, running the anchor leg in a 4x100 relay heat victory at the Gibson Relays.Bolt appeared to run with ease as he took the baton from world and Olympic 200m medallist Warren Weir and brought home the victory for the Racers Lions foursome in 39.26 seconds.Mario Forsythe ran the lead leg while Michael Frater ran the second leg in the ...
Six Nations - Wales defeat France 20-13 PARIS: Full result at the Stade de France on Saturday in a Six Nations match between France and Wales:France 13 Wales 20(H-t: 3-6)Scorers:France: try - Dulin (68); conversion - Lopez (69); Penalties - Lopez (18, 49)Wales: try - Biggar (60); penalties - Halfpenny (8, 29, 52, 65, 74)Teams (15-1)FranceBrice Dulin; Yoann Huget, Remi Lamerat (Mathieu Bastareaud 18), Wesley Fofana (Remi Tales 70), Sofiane Guitoune; Camille Lopez, Morgan Parra (Sebastian Tillous-Borde 53); Damien Chouly (Loann Goujon ...
Wales keep 6 Nations hopes alive with French win PARIS: Wales kept their Six Nations hopes alive with a fourth straight victory over France as they triumphed 20-13 at the Stade de France on Saturday.It was their second successive win in Paris and means they are still in the mix for overall Six Nations glory, despite having lost to England in their opening match."We have a good record against France," Wales coach Warren Gatland told the BBC. "I thought the forwards were sensational. We ...
Brown red card not mistaken identity: referee   MANCHESTER: Sunderland defender Wes Brown's dismissal during his side's 2-0 loss at Manchester United on Saturday was not a case of mistaken identity, according to referee Roger East.Brown was shown a straight red card in the 64th minute at Old Trafford after Radamel Falcao went down inside the Sunderland penalty area with Brown and his team-mate John O'Shea in close attendance.It was O'Shea who appeared to have hauled Falcao back and managers and players expressed ...


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