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Celtic 1-0 Rosenborg: Super-sub Leigh Griffiths comes on to rescue Hoops with dramatic late winner

Celtic 1-0 Rosenborg: Super-sub Leigh Griffiths comes on to rescue Hoops with dramatic late winner

STEPHEN MCGOWAN AT CELTIC PARK: For Celtic opening night jitters were becoming an unwelcome trait in Europe. History was proving as difficult to break down as Rosenborg's defence.

PAOK 0-1 Chelsea: Willian strikes early to launch Europa League campaign

PAOK 0-1 Chelsea: Willian strikes early to launch Europa League campaign

KIERAN GILL AT TOUMBA STADIUM: It takes some doing to silence the Toumba Stadium with its thousands of PAOK ultras singing in unison, lighting flares, setting off smoke bombs.

Conor McGregor swigs whiskey and unleashes  fury on Khabib at UFC 229 press conference

Conor McGregor swigs whiskey and unleashes fury on Khabib at UFC 229 press conference

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov came face to face for the first time in the run-up to their UFC 229 showdown in an explosive press conference.

Arsenal 4-2 Vorskla: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang stars with brace

Arsenal 4-2 Vorskla: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang stars with brace

SAMI MOKBEL AT THE EMIRATES STADIUM: Arsenal got their Europa League campaign off to a solid start against lowly opposition with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring a brace.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal can win Europa League

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal can win Europa League

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is hoping to fire the Gunners to Europa League glory after his double in Thursday night's triumph against Ukrainian side Vorskla Poltava.

Pochettino claimsHugo Lloris injury could be linked to mental strain of drink drive ban 

Pochettino claimsHugo Lloris injury could be linked to mental strain of drink drive ban 

Mauricio Pochettino admits the injury which still rules out Hugo Lloris could have been linked to the mental strain and humiliation of the Tottenham captain's drink-drive ban.

Steph Houghton thanks fans after husband Stephen Darby retired with motor neurone disease

Steph Houghton thanks fans after husband Stephen Darby retired with motor neurone disease

England women's captain Steph Houghton has promised that she and husband Stephen Darby will 'keep fighting and smiling' after his devastating diagnosis of motor neurone disease.

Milner pokes fun at Roberto Firmino after Brazilian striker's eye injury

Milner pokes fun at Roberto Firmino after Brazilian striker's eye injury

James Milner was the latest Liverpool player to have some fun at the expense of Brazilian striker Roberto Firmino. He posted a picture of himself wearing goggles on Instagram.

Twitter reacts to hilarious video of Benjamin Kololli’s unexpected celebration fail

Twitter reacts to hilarious video of Benjamin Kololli’s unexpected celebration fail

Benjamin Kololli enjoyed the high of netting his side's winning goal before suffering the most dramatic of falls during FC Zurich's 1-0 win over AEK Larnaca in the Europa League.

Celtic star Leigh Griffiths will never tire of proving critics wrong

Celtic star Leigh Griffiths will never tire of proving critics wrong

Leigh Griffiths has told his critics he’ll never tire of proving them wrong. He climbed off the bench to strike with three minutes left against Rosenborg to seal a precious win in the Europa League.

Kevin De Bruyne, Wilfried Zaha and Jack Whitehall at FIFA 19 launch

Kevin De Bruyne, Wilfried Zaha and Jack Whitehall at FIFA 19 launch

EA Sports are hosting a party in London for the global launch of FIFA 19 with some of the biggest names in football and entertainment on the red carpet. The game launches September 28.

Wilfried Zaha opens up on his nightmare spell at Manchester United 

Wilfried Zaha opens up on his nightmare spell at Manchester United 

The pacey winger joined the Old Trafford outfit from Palace back in 2013 at the tender age of 20 after helping the Eagles earn promotion from the Championship.

Steven Gerrard heaps praise on Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty

Steven Gerrard heaps praise on Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty

MARK WILSON IN SPAIN: Steven Gerrard insisted Kyle Lafferty had produced a finish to make Ibrox legend Ally McCoist proud after his dramatic equaliser secured a Europa League point.

Huddersfield 6-13 Wigan: Oliver Gildart scores late to clinch home semi-final

Huddersfield 6-13 Wigan: Oliver Gildart scores late to clinch home semi-final

Wigan ground out a 13-6 win over Huddersfield to maintain the only 100 per cent record in the Super 8s and clinch a home semi-final. They needed a try from Oliver Gildart three minutes from the end

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers hails Leigh Griffths for shrugging off speeding conviction

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers hails Leigh Griffths for shrugging off speeding conviction

Brendan Rodgers hailed Leigh Griffiths for shrugging off a speeding conviction to drive Celtic to victory over Rosenborg. The Parkhead boss has warned the striker he has to work harder.

Jurgen Klopp turned down Amazon approach for All Or Nothing series

Jurgen Klopp turned down Amazon approach for All Or Nothing series

CHARLES SALE - SPORTS AGENDA: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is understood to have been chiefly responsible for turning down an approach from Amazon for All or Nothing.

Troy Deeney hits out at Gareth Southgate and  Danny Welbeck but has hopes for England call-up

Troy Deeney hits out at Gareth Southgate and Danny Welbeck but has hopes for England call-up

Troy Deeney has spoken up over his latest rejection for an England call-up after getting off to a flying start with Watford this season. The Hornets currently sit fourth in the Premier League.

Jurgen Klopp gets his hands dirty as work begins on Liverpool's training base

Jurgen Klopp gets his hands dirty as work begins on Liverpool's training base

Jurgen Klopp has been leading from the front this week as work finally got under way on Liverpool's new, state-of-the-art training facilities which will join together the senior team and the academy.

Villarreal 2-2 Rangers: Kyle Lafferty's strike secures valuable point in Spain

Villarreal 2-2 Rangers: Kyle Lafferty's strike secures valuable point in Spain

CRAIG HOPE AT THE ESTADIO DE LA CERAMICA: Much like Wednesday's journey, Gerrard must have felt like adopting the brace position when Villarreal opened the scoring.

Arsenal icon Martin Keown likens Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Thierry Henry

Arsenal icon Martin Keown likens Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Thierry Henry

Arsenal icon Martin Keown has likened Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Thierry Henry after the Gabon forward struck twice in a 4-2 Europa League victory over Vorskla Poltava on Thursday evening.

Austrian side grab last-minute winner against 'sister club'

Austrian side grab last-minute winner against 'sister club'

RB Salzburg recovered from losing a 2-0 lead to win 3-2 in their first-ever match against sister club RB Leipzig in the Europa League Group B clash.

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Friday, September 21

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Friday, September 21

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Friday's meetings at Ayr, Newbury, Newton Abbot and Newcastle.

 Ayr Racecourse considering compensation claim against Tesco after cancelling 2017 Western Meeting

 Ayr Racecourse considering compensation claim against Tesco after cancelling 2017 Western Meeting

EXCLUSIVE BY MARCUS TOWNEND: Ayr racecourse could seek compensation from supermarket giant Tesco in the belief that water drained from the store's carpark onto the track

Kent return to County Championship Division One after win over Glamorgan

Kent return to County Championship Division One after win over Glamorgan

Kent won by an innings and 172 runs with five sessions to spare in Canterbury having bowled bottom side Glamorgan out for 78, with Darren Stevens claiming five for 24.

England boss Eddie Jones pays Brighton College a visit ahead of SOCS Daily Mail Schools campaign

England boss Eddie Jones pays Brighton College a visit ahead of SOCS Daily Mail Schools campaign

Eddie Jones has given another helping hand to Brighton College at the start of the SOCS Daily Mail Schools Trophy. Jones used the College for international training camps in recent seasons.

Stuart Broad ups bid for place on Sri Lanka tour by training in heat tent 

Stuart Broad ups bid for place on Sri Lanka tour by training in heat tent 

Stuart Broad hopes to be given the chance to prove his fitness for the tour of Sri Lanka by bowling in a heated tent at Loughborough next month, amid claims he could be rested.

Cipriani AXED by ruthless Jones as Ashton and Tuilagi are handed call-ups for training camp

Cipriani AXED by ruthless Jones as Ashton and Tuilagi are handed call-ups for training camp

Danny Cipriani has been left out of England’s latest training squad, despite making a superb start to the season for his new club, Gloucester.

Street fighter Alexander Povetkin piles the pressure on Anthony Joshua

Street fighter Alexander Povetkin piles the pressure on Anthony Joshua

JEFF POWELL: Povetkin remembers how Russia's great expectations bore down on him the night he fought Wladimir Klitschko in Moscow and suffered the only defeat of his lengthy career.

Tiger Woods storms into joint-lead at the Tour Championship

Tiger Woods storms into joint-lead at the Tour Championship

DEREK LAWRENSON IN ATLANTA: The only thing that could possibly ramp up still more interest in the Ryder Cup next week would be a Tiger Woods victory here at the Tour Championship.

I’ll spell it out ... Danny Cipriani has been dumped for nightclub ruck 

I’ll spell it out ... Danny Cipriani has been dumped for nightclub ruck 

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The omission of Danny Cipriani and the selection of Chris Ashton and Manu Tuilagi tells me Eddie Jones has got his mojo back after a very difficult 2018.

Gracia has run with the bulls, now he's setting Watford on the charge

Gracia has run with the bulls, now he's setting Watford on the charge

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY ADAM CRAFTON: Having run with bulls in Pamplona, it is little wonder that Javi Gracia has negotiated the challenges of Premier League management.

Mark Hughes believes Liverpool can win the Premier League

Mark Hughes believes Liverpool can win the Premier League

Mark Hughes has backed Liverpool's bid for a first Premier League title but isn't daunted by Southampton's trip to Anfield despite the absence of Danny Ings.

Europa League round-up: AC Milan edge past Luxembourg minnows

Europa League round-up: AC Milan edge past Luxembourg minnows

Playing in the humble surroundings of the 8,125-seat Josy Barthel Stadium, the European giants were held for almost an hour before the Argentine scored what would turn out to be the winning goal.

SECRET SCOUT: Bailey Peacock-Farrell is making a big impression at Leeds United

SECRET SCOUT: Bailey Peacock-Farrell is making a big impression at Leeds United

THE SECRET SCOUT: Our secret scout is a top football expert who attends matches each week searching for the next star. This week, he's focusing on Leeds United star Bailey Peacock-Farrell.

Kevin De Bruyne targets Manchester City return against city rivals United

Kevin De Bruyne targets Manchester City return against city rivals United

The Manchester City midfielder has started running as he steps up his recovery from a knee ligament injury sustained during a training session in August, following on from a busy summer.

A mixed night for Arsenal's new signings but Lucas Torreira impressed

A mixed night for Arsenal's new signings but Lucas Torreira impressed

Even though the competition has provided three of the proudest moments of his career, Unai Emery was always going to make full use of the UEFA Europa League to ring the changes.

Lawyer for whistleblower Dr Grigor Rodchenkov criticises WADA

Lawyer for whistleblower Dr Grigor Rodchenkov criticises WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s decision to welcome Russia back from its drugs-related exile was met with anger and disbelief on Thursday.

Mauricio Pochettino RIGHT to link Hugo Lloris injury to drink-drive charge

Mauricio Pochettino RIGHT to link Hugo Lloris injury to drink-drive charge

INSIGHT: Sportsmail speaks to former Liverpool physio MARK LEATHER to understand how Hugo Lloris's injury problems could indeed be related to his recent drink-drive episode in Mayfair.

Why Eden Hazard can’t lay a claim to the crown of genuine greats

Why Eden Hazard can’t lay a claim to the crown of genuine greats

MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: Neymar picked up the ball on the left and, seeing no way directly forward, began to swiftly traverse the pitch, seeking an angle to slip the ball through.

Athletics moves one step closer to the abyss on shameful day for sport

Athletics moves one step closer to the abyss on shameful day for sport

MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: The World Anti-Doping Agency is now engaged in the process of waving through the most brazen conspiracy of drug cheats sport has ever known.

Maurizio Sarri hopeful that Pedro can make quick Chelsea return from injury

Maurizio Sarri hopeful that Pedro can make quick Chelsea return from injury

Chelsea have been given a boost in regards to Pedro's shoulder injury after initial assessments estimated that he had not suffered severe damage after he limped out of the win at PAOK.

Pellegrini believes Marko Arnautovic will start against Chelsea

Pellegrini believes Marko Arnautovic will start against Chelsea

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini is confident that Marko Arnautovic will be in the starting line-up for the London derby with Chelsea on Sunday.

Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck hands out free packets of crisps to travelling supporters

Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck hands out free packets of crisps to travelling supporters

The Blues take on PAOK in Europa League on Thursday in Thessaloniki. Buck was pictured approaching fans with bags of potato crisps inside the Toumba Stadium.

Johanna Konta knocked out of Pan Pacific Open by Donna Vekic

Johanna Konta knocked out of Pan Pacific Open by Donna Vekic

Camila Giorgi came from a break down in the final set to beat defending champion and top seed Caroline Wozniacki in the second round of the Pan Pacific Open.

Report claims drug and alcohol use by staff at Tottenham's new stadium

Report claims drug and alcohol use by staff at Tottenham's new stadium

A damning report has claimed that construction staff have been working while 'off their heads' on alcohol and drugs at Tottenham's new £850million stadium.

Malignaggi asks whether McGregor will 'fight or survive' vs Khabib

Malignaggi asks whether McGregor will 'fight or survive' vs Khabib

EXCLUSIVE: Boxer Paulie Malignaggi has questioned whether Conor Mcgregor will choose to 'fight or survive' against Khabib Nurmagomedov in their UFC 229 title fight.

Totti reveals he tried to get Ibrahimovic and Ronaldo to join Roma

Totti reveals he tried to get Ibrahimovic and Ronaldo to join Roma

Roma legend Francesco Totti has revealed that he tried his best to persuade the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ronaldo to join him at the Stadio Olimpico during his playing days.

MARTIN KEOWN: PSG looked like a Hollywood team against Liverpool

MARTIN KEOWN: PSG looked like a Hollywood team against Liverpool

Sportsmail columnist MARTIN KEOWN returned to answer more of your questions on the Champions League this week, with PSG's display at Anfield top of the agenda.

Leicester boss considering resting Harry Maguire against Huddersfield

Leicester boss considering resting Harry Maguire against Huddersfield

Harry Maguire has played 63 matches in all competitions since the beginning of last season, including seven at this summer's World Cup as England reached the semi-finals and finished fourth.

Fans mock Real Madrid's Asensio after failed ‘no-look’ finish against Roma 

Fans mock Real Madrid's Asensio after failed ‘no-look’ finish against Roma 

Marco Asensio almost scored an early contender for goal of the season on Wednesday but many fans felt the attacking midfielder went one step too far in his attempt to pull off the sublime.

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