SOCCER

Everton boss Marco Silva remains under pressure following a dramatic 2-1 Premier League defeat at Leicester.

They had taken a 1-nil lead – but ended up conceding a goal deep into injury time, following a V-A-R check for offside.

Leicester are back up to second – eight points behind leaders Liverpool.

Everton boss Marco Silva says he is prepared to accept the blame for their position in the table

Arsenal’s new interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg had to settle for a 2-all draw with Norwich in his first game in charge.

The match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford ended with the same score.

Wolves drew 1-all with Sheffield United, with Irish international Matt Doherty on target.

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GAELIC GAMES

Kilcoo will play the Leinster winners in the All-Ireland club football semi-finals in January.

The Down club won a historic first-ever Ulster club title yesterday, beating Naomh Conaill of Donegal 2-11 to 2-9 in Omagh.

Cork’s Nemo Rangers collected a 17th Munster club football title after their 0-15 to 0-6 win over Clonmel Commercials of Tipperary at Fraher Field.

In hurling, Ballyhale Shamrocks’ All-Ireland defence remains on course.

The Kilkenny champions won the Leinster club title with a 1-21 to 0-15 defeat of Carlow’s St Mullins.

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SNOOKER

Mark Williams was last night knocked out of the UK Championship at the Barbican in York.

The Welshman – who won the world title for a third time in 2018 – suffered a shock 6-2 loss to Michael White.

World number one Judd Trump thrashed Chinese player Mei Xiwen 6-1.



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