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Hull City’s Robbie Brady his first goal  against Lokeren at the KC Stadium. Photograph: Andrew Yates / Reuters

Hull’s first Europa League campaign ended in disappointment at the play-off stage after a vital away goal for Lokeren saw the Belgian side through at(...)

 Tottenham players celebrate Harry Kane’s winner in the victory over AEL Limassol at the Antonis Papadopoulos stadium in Larnaca, Cyprus. Photo:  EPA

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 Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring the second goal of his hat-trick in the Premier League game against  Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

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Dimitar Berbatov’s colourful eight-year Premier League career came to a close as he left Fulham to join Ligue 1 title challengers Monaco on loan until the end of the season.

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Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer salutes  fans following their team’s 2-1 victory over Newcastle United in the  FA Cup third round. Photograph:  Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

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