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  1. Updates on Friday 29 December

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Gabriel Jesus left the field in tears after his first half injury

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says striker Gabriel Jesus will be out for between one and two months with a knee injury.

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Raheem Sterling

Emlyn Begley

BBC Sport

Runaway leaders Manchester City show no ill-effects from the end of their 18-game Premier League winning run with victory over Watford.

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho (left) and Paul Scholes

Manager Jose Mourinho hits back at former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes for his recent criticism of Paul Pogba.

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Gabriel Jesus was injured at Crystal Palace

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says cramming matches in over the Christmas and New Year period is a "disaster" for players.

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Severe accident: M6 Cheshire southbound

BBC News Travel

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

M6 Cheshire - Two lanes closed and heavy traffic on M6 southbound between J18, A54 (Middlewich) and J17, A534 (Sandbach), because of an accident.

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

Forest Green Rovers midfielder Charlie Cooper is shown a red card against Wycombe

Andrew Aloia

BBC Sport

A father and son are being sent of and a drone helping set up victory are among five EFL things you have have missed.

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Severe accident: A494 Cheshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

A494 Cheshire eastbound severe accident, between A550 Welsh Road Shotwick and A540 Parkgate Road.

A494 Cheshire - A494 closed eastbound between Shotwick and the A540 Parkgate Road junction, because of an accident.

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

Ayoze Perez

Louise Gwilliam

BBC Sport

Ayoze Perez gives Newcastle a narrow victory over fellow Premier League strugglers Stoke to put more pressure on Stoke manager Mark Hughes.

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Car park fire: Taking six kids and 60 horses to safety
Former England footballer Mark Wright and his wife Sue describe fleeing a huge fire in a Liverpool car park.
Ragnar Klavan

Tim Oscroft

BBC Sport

Liverpool make it 16 games unbeaten as Ragnar Klavan scores in injury time to secure a dramatic victory at Burnley.

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National League

A stoppage-time equaliser earns Guiseley a draw in their National League clash against relegation rivals Chester.

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National League

AFC Fylde secure their biggest National League win of the season as they hammer local rivals Tranmere Rovers.

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Football

Blackpool increase Rochdale's relegation worries as Kelvin Mellor scores the winning goal in an away victory.

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National League

Mitch Hancox's hat-trick earns Macclesfield a win at FC Halifax, which keeps them six points clear at the top of the table.

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Football

Shaun Whalley's first-half goal is enough to give second-placed Shrewsbury three points against Oldham in League One.

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Football

Defender Charlie Goode scores the only goal of the game as Scunthorpe United beat bottom club Bury in League One.

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Football

Alex Gilliead and Shay McCartan score the goals as Bradford City come from behind to win at Fleetwood in League One.

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Football

David Ball scores his sixth goal in eight games as Rotherham come from behind to earn a point against Blackburn Rovers.

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Football

Wigan Athletic stay top of League One as they begin 2018 with an away win at Northampton, thanks to Nick Powell's goal.

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Car park blaze woman had loaned daughter-in-law's vehicle
Beth Hughes was caught up in the dramatic car park fire at Liverpool.
Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis watches on from the sidelines

Tony Pulis secures his first win as Middlesbrough boss as Daniel Ayala's double helps end Preston's nine-match unbeaten run.

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Gary Madine in action for Bolton

Gary Madine lifts Bolton out of the Championship relegation places with the winner against fellow strugglers Hull.

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Football

Saturday's League Two game between Accrington and Morecambe was abandoned at half-time because of heavy rain.

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Severe accident: M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise severe accident, at J21 for A663 Broadway.

M60 Greater Manchester - M60 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic anticlockwise at J21, A663 (Hollinwood), 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 J20 for A50 and J19 for A556.

M6 Cheshire - Heavy traffic and one lane closed on M6 southbound between J20, A50 (Lymm Interchange) and J19, A556 (Knutsford), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: Merseyside both ways

BBC News Travel

Merseyside both ways severe disruption, at the Dock Exit.

Merseyside - Birkenhead Tunnel in Liverpool exit slip road closed at the the Dock Exit junction, because of roadworks.

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

Severe accident: M6 Cheshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cheshire southbound severe accident, between J19 for A556 and J18 for A54 Middlewich.

M6 Cheshire - Queuing traffic on M6 southbound between J19, A556 (Knutsford) and J18, A54 (Middlewich), because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Severe accident: M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise severe accident, at J19 for A576.

M60 Greater Manchester - M60 lane closed on entry slip road and heavy traffic anticlockwise at J19, A576 (Heaton Park Three Arrows Roundabout), because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: A627(M) Greater Manchester southbound

BBC News Travel

A627(M) Greater Manchester southbound severe accident, at J1 for A663 Broadway.

A627(M) Greater Manchester - The main road is closed, with traffic being routed around the junction and back on again, on A627(M) southbound in Manchester at J1, A663 (Elk Mill roundabout), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well. Diversion in operation - Up and over via the exit slip road and then back on the entry slip road.

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

Severe accident: A627(M) Greater Manchester southbound

BBC News Travel

A627(M) Greater Manchester southbound severe accident, 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 an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M62 Greater Manchester westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Greater Manchester westbound severe disruption, between J20 for A627 and J19 for A6046.

M62 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M62 westbound between J20 A627(M) Rochdale and J19, A6046 (Heywood), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Ashley Young has made 17 Premier League appearances for Manchester United this season

Ashley Young accepts a charge of violent conduct by the Football Association after an incident with Dusan Tadic in the 0-0 draw with Southampton on Saturday.

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Liverpool arena fire: 'Lots of bangs and explosions'
An eyewitness describes what he saw as a fire broke out in a car park next to the Liverpool Echo Arena.

Severe accident: M6 Cheshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cheshire northbound severe accident, between J21 for A57 and J21A for M62.

M6 Cheshire - An accident, which is now on the hard shoulder on M6 northbound between J21, A57 (Woolston) and J21a, M62 (Croft Interchange). Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: A583 Lancashire both ways

BBC News Travel

A583 Lancashire both ways severe disruption, between A585 and B5260 Fox Lane Ends.

A583 Lancashire - A583 Blackpool Road in Kirkham closed in both directions between the A585 junction and the B5260 Fox Lane Ends junction, because of flooding.

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