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  1. Updates on Friday 22 December

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Raheem Sterling

Mike Henson

BBC Sport

Manchester City move 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Raheem Sterling scores the only goal in a dominant display away at Newcastle.

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Jose Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says the £300m he has spent on his squad so far is "not enough" after their 2-2 draw with Burnley.

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Severe disruption: M62 Greater Manchester eastbound

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M62 Greater Manchester eastbound severe disruption, at J20 for A627.

M62 Greater Manchester - M62 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic eastbound at J20 A627(M) Rochdale, because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, at J18 for A54 Middlewich affecting J17 for A534 Sandbach.

M6 Cheshire - M6 lane blocked on exit slip road southbound at J18, A54 (Middlewich). Traffic is coping well. Congestion to J17, A534 (Sandbach).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A5098 Merseyside both ways

BBC News Travel

A5098 Merseyside both ways severe accident, at A5038 Southport Road.

A5098 Merseyside - A5098 Aintree Road in Bootle blocked in both directions at the A5038 Southport Road junction, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, between J18 for A54 Middlewich and J17 for A534 Sandbach.

M6 Cheshire - Stationary traffic on M6 southbound between J18, A54 (Middlewich) and J17, A534 (Sandbach), because of a rolling road-block and a vehicle fire.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M56 Cheshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M56 Cheshire westbound severe accident, between J7 for A556 and J9 for M6.

M56 Cheshire - Two lanes closed on M56 westbound between J7, A556 (Bowdon) and J9, M6 (Lymm Interchange), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A627(M) Greater Manchester southbound

BBC News Travel

A627(M) Greater Manchester southbound severe disruption, between J4 for A664 Edinburgh Way and J3 for M62.

A627(M) Greater Manchester - One lane closed on A627(M) southbound between J4 A664 Edinburgh Way and J3, M62 (Rochdale), because of a police incident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Roberto Firmino

Patrick Jennings

BBC Sport

Liverpool consolidate their place in the Premier League's top four with a dominant home victory over bottom side Swansea.

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Severe accident: A678 Lancashire both ways

BBC News Travel

A678 Lancashire both ways severe accident, between Cliff Street and B6535 Harwood Road.

A678 Lancashire - A678 High Street in Rishton closed in both directions between the Cliff Street junction and the B6535 Harwood Road junction, because of an accident.

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Man Utd celebrate their equaliser

Chris Bevan

BBC Sport

Jesse Lingard's stoppage-time strike denies Burnley a famous win at Old Trafford but Manchester United's fading title hopes suffer another blow.

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Severe accident: M53 Cheshire northbound

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M53 Cheshire northbound severe accident, between J10 for A5117 and J9 for A5032.

M53 Cheshire - One lane closed on M53 northbound between J10, A5117 (Little Stanney) and J9, A5032 (Ellesmere Port), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

National League

Ritchie Sutton scores twice as Tranmere boost their National League play-off push with an emphatic victory over AFC Fylde.

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National League

Tyrone Marsh's second-half header sees National League leaders Macclesfield come from behind to beat Halifax.

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Football

Carlisle close the gap on the League Two play-off places with a 3-1 win over Accrington - Stanley's fifth successive defeat.

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Lewis Alessandra celebrates scoring for Notts County

Two goals apiece from Jorge Grant and Lewis Alessandra help Notts County claim an easy win over struggling Morecambe.

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Ramadan Sobhi

Matt Davis

BBC Sport

Ramadan Sobhi's second-half equaliser earns a precious point for Stoke against Huddersfield in an entertaining encounter at the John Smith's stadium.

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National League

Guiseley move above relegation rivals Chester in the National League with an impressive victory at the Deva Stadium.

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Britt Assombolonga celebrating

Middlesbrough beat Bolton in the Championship in their first game since Garry Monk's sacking, as new boss Tony Pulis watches on.

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Football

Scunthorpe win at Bloomfield Road for the first time since 2000, clinching a 3-2 victory over Blackpool.

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West Brom v Everton

Patrick Jennings

BBC Sport

West Brom's winless run now stretches to 18 Premier League matches as they miss the best chances in a goalless draw with Everton.

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Football

Fleetwood secure their first win in nine League One matches with an unlikely 2-1 victory at Oldham.

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Football

Blackburn Rovers make it three League One wins in a row at home with a 2-0 victory over struggling Rochdale.

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Football

Rotherham continue their fine festive form by winning 3-0 at rock-bottom Bury to go eighth in League One.

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Football

League One's top two sides cancel themselves out as leaders Wigan are held to a 0-0 draw by Shrewsbury.

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Barnsley v Preston

Barnsley fail to score for a fourth successive home game as they are held to a goalless draw by Preston.

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Kieran Quinn

The leader of Tameside Council Kieran Quinn suffered a heart attack while delivering Christmas cards.

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Severe disruption: M61 Greater Manchester southbound

BBC News Travel

M61 Greater Manchester southbound severe disruption, between J4 for A6 and J3 for A666 affecting J5 for A58.

M61 Greater Manchester - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M61 southbound between J4, A6 (Farnworth) and J3, A666 (Kearsley Spur), because of an overturned vehicle. Congestion to J5, A58 (Westhoughton).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A56 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

A56 Lancashire northbound severe accident, between A680 Blackburn Road and A679.

A56 Lancashire - A56 in Acre closed and slow traffic northbound between Rising Bridge Roundabout and the A679 junction, because of a multi-vehicle accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M62 Greater Manchester eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Greater Manchester eastbound severe accident, between J21 for A640 and J22 for A672.

M62 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M62 eastbound between J21, A640 (Milnrow) and J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor), because of an accident and snow.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A628 Greater Manchester both ways

BBC News Travel

A628 Greater Manchester both ways severe disruption, between A57 Woolley Lane and A616.

A628 Greater Manchester - A628 Woodhead Pass closed in both directions between Gun Inn Traffic Lights in Mottram in Longdendale and Flouch roundabout in Langsett, because of snow.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe accident, between J34 for A683 and J33 for A6 Lancaster South.

M6 Lancashire - M6 closed and heavy traffic southbound between J34, A683 (Lancaster) and J33, A6 (Lancaster South), because of a multi-vehicle accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 Greater Manchester southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Greater Manchester southbound severe disruption, between J26 for M58 and J25 for A49.

M6 Greater Manchester - Two lanes closed and heavy traffic on M6 southbound between J26, M58 (Orrell Interchange) and J25, A49 (Bryn), because of an overturned vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire westbound severe accident, at J22 for A672.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane blocked on M62 westbound at J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M66 Greater Manchester northbound

BBC News Travel

M66 Greater Manchester northbound severe accident, at J3 for .

M66 Greater Manchester - Two lanes blocked on M66 northbound at J3, Hollins, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Clover Place, Chester

Fire crews arrived to find the flat well alight and the man was discovered inside, police say.

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