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Foden thwarts Simeone's Atletico championship ahead of Man City's crucial week

With the return leg in Madrid and Liverpool looming, Phil Foden signaled Pep Guardiola that he should start in Manchester City's upcoming gantlet. (Author: Gardener)

AtleticoMANCHESTER, England - For almost 70 minutes, Atletico Madrid hosted a Diego Simeone masterclass at the Etihad Stadium. And then Phil Foden came along. The 21-year-old England midfielder came on as a substitute in the 68th minute and less than 90 seconds later Manchester City were 1-0 up and on course to secure a perfect start to a 10-day streak that ended it could ultimately define it It's Liverpool on Sunday in the Premier League, followed by the second leg in Madrid next Tuesday, then the FA Cup semi-final with Liverpool at Wembley on Saturday. In just 20 minutes, Foden did everything here to start them all. He made the difference in the Champions League quarter-final first leg so big that goalscorer Kevin De Bruyne went straight over after the final whistle to offer a hug and handshake. Had Foden remained on the bench, City might not have found a way through Simeone's rigid game plan and would travel to Spain next week with a draw on the razor's edge. - ESPN+ Viewer Guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more Get it now "A difficult game against a strong opponent, it's so difficult to find gaps," said Guardiola afterwards. "They defend so well, so compact and so deep, and we need that talent, like Phil showed in close quarters. To be honest, I wasn't expecting to win 3-0 or 4-0." Games against Atletico are often decided by subtle differences by Simeone's design, but Foden is good enough to thread a pinpoint pass through the tightest of spaces. "We tried to keep it tight, to use the counterattack. They didn't score in the first half but we couldn't hurt them either," Simeone said after the game. "In the second half we had some more dangerous counterattacks, then they scored. A very tactical game, both [coaches] are watching what he's going through.” Guardiola and Simeone wore the same long black coat on the touchline to protect themselves from the rain in Manchester, but their footballing styles could not have been more different. For a long time, Atletico's red-and-white kits holed up in two rows in front of Jan Oblak's goal, while Guardiola spent most of the first half telling John Stones - his centre-back - to push the pitch higher. City had 80% possession after 20 minutes, although Guardiola seemed aware of the danger lurking in the Spanish champions' low block. Every time Atletico spread the traps, even if it was from the edge of their own box, Guardiola would crouch down in his technical area bracing for the worst. Twice in the first five minutes Atletico attempted to play into space behind Nathan Ake, substituting for left-back in the reshuffle that saw Joao Cancelo switch to right-back to compensate for Kyle Walker's absence through suspension. But Atletico's threat was limited throughout the night. At his press conference on Monday, Guardiola seemed annoyed at the idea of ​​Atletico being a mostly defense-focused team. Simeone's side went into the game at half-time without a shot at Ederson or even a corner. It may not be football for drooling, but Atletico have turned defending into an art form and two-thirds into the game City's best chance was a header from Aymeric Laporte from a corner. "They are very good," added Guardiola. They are very good at many things and have the patience and time to defend themselves for long periods of time. We'll go there to score and try to win again, but it wasn't until Foden came on - who was featured alongside Jack Grealish and Gabriel Jesus - that it looked like they were likely to make it one in 29. Almost immediately he picked up the ball in a tight space on the edge of the box and pulled five Atletico defenders towards him and lifted his head to shove a pass to De Bruyne. It was one of two standout moments of quality in the game, the other coming again from Foden as he danced his way down the baseline to create another chance De Bruyne: "We thought he was going to start, he's very dynamic, very fast, powerful in completing moves,” Simeone said of Foden. “He came into play in the second half. All three that appeared have good qualities. I like watching Manchester play, the patience they have to play Same conversation. Keep influencing the biggest games and it won't be long before he takes center stage. He should get another chance against Liverpool on Sunday when City's season reaches a critical juncture.

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Is everything going wrong for Arsenal in the top 4 fight?

Arsenal are fifth in the Premier League after losing 3-0 at Crystal Palace; the Gunners have a game against the Spurs in fourth place but have a tougher run-in; Injuries to Kieran Tierney and Thomas Partey have rubbed salt in Arsenal's wounds (Author: Gardener)

4Arsenal could lose the race for Champions League football. But as the Premier League enters its final six-week period, the picture suddenly looks very different. Two defeats in three Premier League games, including a terrible 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace on Monday night, leave Mikel Arteta's side in for a real battle to get back into the top four. Now it's the Gunners' arch-rivals Tottenham who are on form after three wins and occupying the coveted fourth place that deserves a place at the top of European football next season. Arsenal have the slight luxury of a game in hand against Spurs, although the task of heading to Chelsea later this month in need of a win feels a lot less comfortable. That crucial game at Stamford Bridge on April 20 marks the start of a difficult run for the Gunners, with a home game against Manchester United quickly following that game before heading to West Ham in early May. It has made Arsenal's next two games - at home against Brighton and away at Southampton - competitive. Monday night's poor performance at Crystal Palace came as a shock in terms of the form book - but a closer look at Arsenal's recent performances suggests that sort of result is imminent. Arteta's side failed to find momentum in a difficult atmosphere at Selhurst Park and her first shot on goal came in the last shot of the first half. Clinical finishing, particularly from the open game, has been a concern for the Gunners in recent weeks. Their troubles are underscored by the fact that they haven't scored a single goal from non-set pieces in their last four games dating back to March 6. Arsenal have averaged just 3.75 shots per game in their last four Premier League games, so they're not making much strides to actually test the opposing goalkeeper. Within minutes of the second half, Emile Smith Rowe and Martin Odegaard missed clear chances to put Arsenal back in the game from a 2-0 deficit. Arsenal have been guilty of similar mistakes in the past. In one of their games against Liverpool last month, Odegaard missed a glorious chance to put the Gunners ahead through Thiago's loose back pass - but failed to convert past goalkeeper Alisson. And against Manchester City, Gabriel Martinelli missed a great chance on New Year's Day when the score was 1-1. The importance of that missed opportunity grew when Rodri scored in added time to give City the win. Similar concerns were raised in Arsenal's 0-0 draw with Burnley when Arteta's side failed to score from 75 per cent possession and 20 shots on target. Arsenal failed to find a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the January transfer window, leaving Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah as their only recognized forwards. Lacazette has shown this season that he can bring skills other than scoring goals in the center forward role. In the 10 league games since Aubameyang became the Gunners' captain before leaving the club, he scored three goals and added seven assists for Arteta's squad. But the Frenchman has scored just four league goals this season, half of them from the penalty spot. Compare Arsenal's plight to Tottenham's escape from goal. No team has fired more shots on or off target than Antonio Conte's side since Arsenal last scored from an open goal. The data also shows Spurs creating better chances in front of goal over the same period. To make matters worse for Arsenal, their injury woes are piling up at this crucial part of the season. Preparation for Monday's defeat by Crystal Palace was marred by an injury to left-back Kieran Tierney, with Arteta describing the setback as "not positive" in view of the Scotland international's return to the season opener. This meant 22-year-old full-back Nuno Tavares was drafted into the league to replace Tierney in just his seventh start of the season, and his lack of minutes clearly showed he was partly to blame for the Eagles' two first-half goals. He was pulled off at half-time by Arteta, who branded the decision 'tactical'. The Portugal full-back has endured some tough games in an Arsenal shirt in recent months, particularly away from home. He was similarly sloppy in December's away defeat at Everton before being substituted off for tactical reasons after just 35 minutes of the FA Cup defeat at Nottingham Forest. The stats show that while Tierney's and Tavares' stats are similar, the latter is more lax on the defensive end than the Scot, who will be a major failure should he be out for the rest of the season. Arsenal have other options in that role at left-back, including Cedric Soares and Granit Xhaka - but both were used in the role around this time last year and the Gunners' season fell apart. Adding salt to the Gunners' wounds, Thomas Partey limped away after straining a muscle in the run-up to Palace's third goal, with Arsenal's No 5 expected to be another significant absentee. The absence of the Ghanaian midfielder earlier this calendar year due to the Africa Cup of Nations appearance and suspension was another somber period for the Gunners. In the four games Partey missed in January, Arsenal did not score during that period. It wasn't until the midfielder returned to the team in February that Arteta's side started winning again. The Gunners' recent injuries mean Arteta's thin, young squad - made in this way since there was no European football this season - is impossibly small now. Palace have had three academy products on the bench this season without the first team playing a single minute. "It's what we have, it's the numbers we have," Arteta said immediately after the Palace defeat. “With the players we have we will keep trying like we have done since the start of the season but we never had a big squad so we can't make excuses. Again, Arsenal's injury woes are strikingly comparable to Tottenham's fitness woes The white half of north London were more proactive in the transfer market in January, bringing in Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski who have made Tottenham 'more complete', according to Conte. Arsenal, on the other hand, have adamantly opted not to sign anyone, including These January decisions could be crucial when it comes to determining which north London postcode will host next season's Champions League. In the last two seasons, it hasn't been a goal at Emirates Stadium to fight for the Champions League, but Arteta could watch last season Arsenal was involved in this race with concern. In the 2018/19 season, Unai Emery's Gunners were short-lived a handful of matches to go before a top-four finish, with the club sitting just third in April this season. But a horrific clash saw everything go awry - and a loss to Palace heralded the season-ending collapse. The 3-2 home loss to the Eagles in April was the start of a run of three straight league defeats for Arsenal, who then suddenly dropped out of the top four. A 1-1 home draw with Brighton – and a Europa League final defeat by Chelsea saw those ambitions fade away for this season. They have scored just one Premier League goal since February 12 - and failed to find a goal after 29 shots on goal in their goalless draw against Norwich on Saturday. Win and the pressure mounts on Tottenham ahead of their Saturday night football match at Aston Villa, live on Sky Sports.

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Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney will miss the rest of the season and undergo knee surgery

Kieran Tierney needs surgery for a knee injury that saw him sidelined for Arsenal's defeat at Crystal Palace; left-back a doubt for Scotland's World Cup game against Ukraine in June; Arsenal have Nuno Tavares as cover for the 24-year-old (Author: Gardener)

Kieran TierneyKieran Tierney will miss the rest of Arsenal's season after being told he needs knee surgery. The Scotland full-back did not play in Arsenal's 3-0 defeat by Crystal Palace on Monday night after reporting knee pain in training on Thursday. Gunners boss Mikel Arteta admitted on Monday the news of Tierney's fitness was "not positive" and Arsenal have now confirmed Tierney will have surgery. More immediately, the Gunners will lose a key player - another blow after losing to Palace on Monday Night Football. A statement from Arsenal said: "A specialist consultation was held on Tuesday and as a result of further discussions with Kieran and our medical team, it was decided that Kieran would require surgery on his knee." Kieran's rehabilitation program will begin immediately after his surgery, in which Phase a clearer understanding of his recovery timeline is established. However, it's likely that Kieran will now miss the rest of this season. Gunners defender Nuno Tavares represented Tierney in the London derby but the Portuguese defender was partly to blame for the Eagles' first two goals and was replaced by Arteta at half-time. Arsenal also have Cedric Soares and Granit Xhaka as makeshift covers for left-back, with both players filling in for the injured Tierney under Arteta last season. Arteta revealed last week that he believes Tomiyasu would be in contention for a start at Crystal Palace on Monday, but the Gunners confirmed the Japanese right-back will not return until after their game in Southampton on April 16. Gunners midfielder Thomas Partey also limped away ahead of Palace's third goal on Monday night, as Arsenal announced the Ghanaian is still under scrutiny after that strike. The defeat for the Gunners at the Palace on Monday night leaves them fifth in the Premier League table, level on points with arch-rivals Tottenham in fourth – but Arteta's side have a game in hand. Arsenal meet Brighton this Saturday ahead of a trip to Southampton next weekend before a trio of big clashes against Chelsea, Manchester United and West Ham that could go a long way towards determining whether they finish in the top four. "Kieran Tierney will be a huge failure for Arsenal. He's one of those players you can't afford to take from this Arsenal team. He's a winner - you know what you're going to get with him and he does. " was a big miss on Monday night. "Nuno Tavares had one of those games at left-back but it's tough when you're away from the team for so long. You don't really play football - you just train. Even playing in the Under-23s isn't." Premier League.” Coming in and saying, 'Right, play this game' – you feel for these players.

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Is everything going wrong for Arsenal in the top 4 fight?

Arsenal are fifth in the Premier League after losing 3-0 at Crystal Palace; the Gunners have a game against the Spurs in fourth place but have a tougher run-in; Injuries to Kieran Tierney and Thomas Partey have rubbed salt in Arsenal's wounds (Author: Gardener)

4Arsenal could lose the race for Champions League football. But as the Premier League enters its final six-week period, the picture suddenly looks very different. Two defeats in three Premier League games, including a terrible 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace on Monday night, leave Mikel Arteta's side in for a real battle to get back into the top four. Now it's the Gunners' arch-rivals Tottenham who are on form after three wins and occupying the coveted fourth place that deserves a place at the top of European football next season. Arsenal have the slight luxury of a game in hand against Spurs, although the task of heading to Chelsea later this month in need of a win feels a lot less comfortable. That crucial game at Stamford Bridge on April 20 marks the start of a difficult run for the Gunners, with a home game against Manchester United quickly following that game before heading to West Ham in early May. It has made Arsenal's next two games - at home against Brighton and away at Southampton - competitive. Monday night's poor performance at Crystal Palace came as a shock in terms of the form book - but a closer look at Arsenal's recent performances suggests that sort of result is imminent. Arteta's side failed to find momentum in a difficult atmosphere at Selhurst Park and her first shot on goal came in the last shot of the first half. Clinical finishing, particularly from the open game, has been a concern for the Gunners in recent weeks. Their troubles are underscored by the fact that they haven't scored a single goal from non-set pieces in their last four games dating back to March 6. Arsenal have averaged just 3.75 shots per game in their last four Premier League games, so they're not making much strides to actually test the opposing goalkeeper. Within minutes of the second half, Emile Smith Rowe and Martin Odegaard missed clear chances to put Arsenal back in the game from a 2-0 deficit. Arsenal have been guilty of similar mistakes in the past. In one of their games against Liverpool last month, Odegaard missed a glorious chance to put the Gunners ahead through Thiago's loose back pass - but failed to convert past goalkeeper Alisson. And against Manchester City, Gabriel Martinelli missed a great chance on New Year's Day when the score was 1-1. The importance of that missed opportunity grew when Rodri scored in added time to give City the win. Similar concerns were raised in Arsenal's 0-0 draw with Burnley when Arteta's side failed to score from 75 per cent possession and 20 shots on target. Arsenal failed to find a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the January transfer window, leaving Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah as their only recognized forwards. Lacazette has shown this season that he can bring skills other than scoring goals in the center forward role. In the 10 league games since Aubameyang became the Gunners' captain before leaving the club, he scored three goals and added seven assists for Arteta's squad. But the Frenchman has scored just four league goals this season, half of them from the penalty spot. Compare Arsenal's plight to Tottenham's escape from goal. No team has fired more shots on or off target than Antonio Conte's side since Arsenal last scored from an open goal. The data also shows Spurs creating better chances in front of goal over the same period. To make matters worse for Arsenal, their injury woes are piling up at this crucial part of the season. Preparation for Monday's defeat by Crystal Palace was marred by an injury to left-back Kieran Tierney, with Arteta describing the setback as "not positive" in view of the Scotland international's return to the season opener. This meant 22-year-old full-back Nuno Tavares was drafted into the league to replace Tierney in just his seventh start of the season, and his lack of minutes clearly showed he was partly to blame for the Eagles' two first-half goals. He was pulled off at half-time by Arteta, who branded the decision 'tactical'. The Portugal full-back has endured some tough games in an Arsenal shirt in recent months, particularly away from home. He was similarly sloppy in December's away defeat at Everton before being substituted off for tactical reasons after just 35 minutes of the FA Cup defeat at Nottingham Forest. The stats show that while Tierney's and Tavares' stats are similar, the latter is more lax on the defensive end than the Scot, who will be a major failure should he be out for the rest of the season. Arsenal have other options in that role at left-back, including Cedric Soares and Granit Xhaka - but both were used in the role around this time last year and the Gunners' season fell apart. Adding salt to the Gunners' wounds, Thomas Partey limped away after straining a muscle in the run-up to Palace's third goal, with Arsenal's No 5 expected to be another significant absentee. The absence of the Ghanaian midfielder earlier this calendar year due to the Africa Cup of Nations appearance and suspension was another somber period for the Gunners. In the four games Partey missed in January, Arsenal did not score during that period. It wasn't until the midfielder returned to the team in February that Arteta's side started winning again. The Gunners' recent injuries mean Arteta's thin, young squad - made in this way since there was no European football this season - is impossibly small now. Palace have had three academy products on the bench this season without the first team playing a single minute. "It's what we have, it's the numbers we have," Arteta said immediately after the Palace defeat. “With the players we have we will keep trying like we have done since the start of the season but we never had a big squad so we can't make excuses. Again, Arsenal's injury woes are strikingly comparable to Tottenham's fitness woes The white half of north London were more proactive in the transfer market in January, bringing in Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski who have made Tottenham 'more complete', according to Conte. Arsenal, on the other hand, have adamantly opted not to sign anyone, including These January decisions could be crucial when it comes to determining which north London postcode will host next season's Champions League. In the last two seasons, it hasn't been a goal at Emirates Stadium to fight for the Champions League, but Arteta could watch last season Arsenal was involved in this race with concern. In the 2018/19 season, Unai Emery's Gunners were short-lived a handful of matches to go before a top-four finish, with the club sitting just third in April this season. But a horrific clash saw everything go awry - and a loss to Palace heralded the season-ending collapse. The 3-2 home loss to the Eagles in April was the start of a run of three straight league defeats for Arsenal, who then suddenly dropped out of the top four. A 1-1 home draw with Brighton – and a Europa League final defeat by Chelsea saw those ambitions fade away for this season. They have scored just one Premier League goal since February 12 - and failed to find a goal after 29 shots on goal in their goalless draw against Norwich on Saturday. Win and the pressure mounts on Tottenham ahead of their Saturday night football match at Aston Villa, live on Sky Sports.

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Mikel Arteta faces a Tierney dilemma after Jamie Carragher's devastating Arsenal explosion

Mikel Arteta has been praised this season for how he's dealt with injuries and adjusted his tactics for certain games, but he now has a major issue that needs to be addressed (Author: Gardener)

Jamie Carragher'sMikel Arteta has been praised this season for how he's dealt with injuries and adjusted his tactics for certain games, but he now has a major issue that needs to be addressed. Mikel Arteta needs to reconsider who will make up his fourth Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has been left with a major dilemma as it emerges Kieran Tierney is unlikely to feature for the Gunners again this season. Tierney has been a key player for Arsenal so far this season and is widely regarded as a key figure in the dressing room, offering plenty of experience in an inexperienced, youthful group of players despite being just 24 years old. Nuno Tavares would be the obvious replacement for Tierney but he hasn't impressed. The Portugal left-back was blasted by Jamie Carragher on Sky Sports on Monday night after a poor first-half performance against Crystal Palace. The former Liverpool defender said: "He's at fault for the second goal but it's not just that goal, Arsenal need to knock him out and make a change. I'll be very surprised if he comes out for the second half. "It's something you're taught as a little kid, when you're a defender you always have to think that the player next to you is a dummy and a bad player. The performance showed Arsenal certainly have a long way to go before they can start making Champions League plans this season, with fierce rivals Tottenham now sitting fourth in the league. But it also revealed that Tavares still has a long way to go before he's able to seamlessly replace Tierney when he's unavailable. The 22-year-old struggled to keep an eye on Ayew down the left and when in possession his passing and movement was certainly questionable. Should Mikel Arteta start Nuno Tavares against Brighton this weekend? Nuno Tavares was substituted at half-time after a hot night against Crystal Palace. Tavares was replaced by Gabriel Martinelli at half-time at Selhurst Park, with Arteta opting to play central midfielder Granit Xhaka at left-back rather than continue with the Portugal international. However, this may not be a long-term solution for the Spanish boss. Xhaka's usual midfield partner Thomas Partey limped off against Palace in the 75th minute after re-aggravating a previous injury and it was described by Arteta as a "big concern". If the Ghanaian is out for the foreseeable future, a revamped Arsenal midfield could certainly influence them tactically so keeping Xhaka there to instill a sense of normality will certainly be considered. It remains to be seen how Arteta will deal with the injury worries.

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The Chase's Anne Hegerty shares the moment dad left home and family life 'exploded'.

The Chase's Governess star Anne Hegerty recalls her tough upbringing as she explores her family history on ITV show DNA Journey (Author: Gardener)

Anne HegertyThe Chase's Governess star Anne Hegerty recalls her tough upbringing as she explores her family history on ITV show DNA Journey. Get daily celebrity exclusives and behind-the-scenes house tours straight to your inbox. Something went wrong, please try again later. Thanks for subscribing!We have more newsletterShow meThe Chase star Anne Hegerty has opened up about her upbringing and family life during an emotional episode of ITV show DNA Journey - including how her late father abruptly ended a Christmas left home. Anne is best known as The Governess of The Chase, but viewers will see a brand new side of the 63-year-old in the family history series. The contestant, who filmed the program alongside The Chase co-star Shaun Wallace, began following in the footsteps of her ancestors to find out more about them. And while filming the hour-long special, which will air on Tuesday April 5, Anne is reliving some tough moments from her past. Get the daily newsletter from OK! exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox. As a result, Anne says, “I tend to be cynical about families. Anne went on to share the one moment that changed everything, saying her father Kenneth decided to leave the family home one Christmas. Anne remembers her father leaving the family home during the Christmas season. She explained: "My dad left the house just before Christmas. "He left my mom a note that said, 'Christmas 1970 home vacant from husband.'" Anne, who was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome in her 40s and lost her father in September 2017, has previously opened up about her hard education open. TV fans know and love Anne Hegerty as The Chase's governess Elsewhere in Anne's DNA journey, she also gets the big news that she has a royal relative - none other than Queen Elizabeth II. VIP and see all our exclusives Offers - for free! VIP and you get access to all our big exclusives... Be the first to meet the latest showbiz babes, see the most coveted wedding pictures of the year or take a tour of your favorite celebrity's lavish multi-million pound site take it home - all for free! As they learn more about her maternal family, Anne learns that her 19th cousin is the Queen, while King Robert the Bruce was her great-grandfather of 20. After hearing the stunned star's news from the show's historian, the stunned star said her grandmother previously disclosed the information - but that she thought she was lying, Anne said: 'Wow, that's cool. "My aunt said she was a romantic and would embroider life a bit, so I always felt that anything from my grandmother should be taken with a grain of salt." For more stories about the Chase star, log on to our daily OK! DNA Journey airs Tuesdays at 9pm on ITV

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This Morning fans have been blown away by Shaun Wallace's new look from The Chase star

Shaun Wallace and Anne Hegerty of The Chase - known as The Dark Destroyer and The Governess - appeared on This Morning ahead of their DNA Journey program on ITV (Author: Gardener)

Shaun WallaceShaun Wallace and Anne Hegerty of The Chase - known as The Dark Destroyer and The Governess - appeared on their DNA Journey program on ITV on This Morning ahead of their show DNA Journey on ITV The Chasers are one of seven celebrity duos to form the program to discover the history of their ancestors and uncover secrets from their past in a series of documentaries this spring. The Dark Destroyer and The Governess, who ITV viewers will recognize from the popular game show, appeared worlds away from their usual stoned personalities as they took on Bradley Walsh and a team of four strangers. This Morning viewers were particularly stunned by Shaun's appearance on the sofa without his dark-rimmed glasses and in a casual, sleeveless sports T-shirt and trousers when he normally wears a sharp suit. The Chasers are one of seven celebrity duos appearing on the program to find out where they're from. Another social media user wrote, "Shaun Wallace invited everyone to the gun show," while another posted, "Yeah work on your stuff Shaun!" The attorney shared details of the program earlier this year, confirming that he will appear on the show alongside The Governess. While Anne and Shaun embark on an unforgettable road trip on the ITV programme, the new DNA Journey series will also feature globetrotting stories from Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, Maureen Lipman and Rula Lenska. Viewers of This Morning were particularly stunned by Shaun's performance on the sofa, the ITV bosses said of the programme: "The acclaimed TV duos will deepen their family stories and also use the latest DNA technology and genealogy to uncover the truth behind their bloodlines as Face to face with living relatives they never knew existed. “In the first episode, Anne Hegerty and Shaun Wallace face a different kind of challenge than they are used to – seeking knowledge rather than imparting it. They embark on a road trip that spans the UK to Jamaica to uncover their family stories using DNA and genealogy. “A formidable foe on The Chase, Anne seems to come from a long line of formidable ancestors – one who survived two torpedo attacks and escaped a ship sinking by clinging to an overturned lifeboat. The attorney shared details of the program earlier this year

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The Liberal MP accuses Scott Morrison of "ruthless bullying" and schemes at the expense of the flood victims

NSW MP Catherine Cusack claims the Prime Minister has ruined the Liberal Party and says she will not vote to re-elect the coalition government (Author: Gardener)

Scott MorrisonAnother senior Liberal has targeted Scott Morrison, accusing him of "selfish reckless bullying" and claiming he has "ruined" the Liberal party. Catherine Cusack, a Liberal from New South Wales who announced two weeks ago that she would be stepping down from the Legislative Council over her anger over flood aid, adds her voice to a growing chorus of critics of Morrison from his own in an opinion piece for Guardian Australia party added . Cusack strongly supports Liberal Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells' "character assessment of the prime minister" and announces that she will not vote for his government in the May election. Morrison has dismissed claims that the flood funding was politicized as "untrue" because the government acted on advice and later extended payments. On Tuesday, Fierravanti-Wells branded the prime minister an "autocrat" and a "bully" in a bitter speech before the Senate, revealing allegations that he made "racist comments" while running for the 2007 shortlist. Morrison has vehemently denied the claims contained in affidavits, reported in the Saturday paper and then publicly endorsed by his pre-selection opponent Michael Towke. Accusing Morrison of "ruining" the Liberal Party, Cusack said he "destroyed" its values ​​over two decades as head of state, "then as a scheming MP and now as prime minister who finds loopholes in our constitution to avoid shortlisting." to delay his way". She criticized Morrison for "forcing moderates to vote for Craig Kelly when his shortlist was in jeopardy ahead of the 2019 election." She has warned she will vote against the prime minister over factional "scheming" and politicized allocation of flood aid. Morrison's Immigration Secretary and NSW Party deputy Alex Hawke has been accused of procedural delays that prompted a takeover of the federal shortlist by a three-man panel including Morrison and NSW Prime Minister Dominic Perrottet. The NSW Court of Appeal is due to rule on Tuesday whether the takeover and the resulting shortlists complied with Liberal Party rules. Cusack, a longtime critic of the Liberal Party's culture toward women, has spoken out on the exclusion of Ballina, Byron and Tweed from federal disaster payments, a decision reversed in mid-March. She said: "Scott Morrison's brazen attempt to fund flood victims in a National Party seat and exclude flood victims in a Labor Party seat, which I happen to live in, was just too much..." To see the self-interested ruthless bullying that was going on within the party The Liberal Party is spilling over into public policy and the poorest and most vulnerable Australians, who lost everything in the floods, are the targets of this outrageous abuse of morality and power that is simply intolerable." Cusack said, Aid had "extended to all victims of the Northern Rivers" after their exclusion became "embarrassing", but the Prime Minister now appears to have "refused to mandate the NSW Government to take additional action to help victims of these." unbelievable catastrophe are so necessary". For flood victims. When asked about Cusack's claim that flood victims at Nationals' headquarters in Paige were being cared for but not at Labour-held Richmond, Morrison replied that this was "just plain untrue". "The approximately $7,000 that households have received in additional disaster payments spans all seven [local governorates] — including the one where she lives," he told reporters in southern Sydney. “We listed those first LGAs first because they were the most obvious and that was the advice from our agencies and then I said we would continue to evaluate, which we did and we expanded it to the other four. Morrison has dismissed claims by Towke and several Liberal primaries that he warned after the Cronulla riots that a Lebanese Australian could not detain Cook and discussed a false rumor that Towke was Muslim. These are "completely untrue," he said on Sunday. "It's outrageous, absolutely outrageous," the prime minister said. On Monday, Towke branded Morrison "a compulsive liar" and said he didn't deserve to be prime minister. On Sunday, Morrison traced the allegations to "people who didn't like the answer they received" from the parties' preselection processes. Cusack dismissed any suggestion of ulterior motives for her criticism. "The truth is that my decision to speak out about Scott Morrison was not a conspiracy ... Cusack warned Morrison that "punishing our flood victims" or the NSW government for their decision to speak out is "another chapter in the shame Prime Minister's handling of this flood disaster". She also criticized the Liberal federal party's handling of climate change, which she says, "encouraged by the Murdoch press, has delayed the urgent need for action by at least 15 years". “The fight against climate change has divided and drained many of us at NSW Liberals. "Sitting here in the flood-ravaged northern rivers, I can only regret how much time has been lost."

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Cody Rhodes reveals emotional reason for return

WWE Raw after WrestleMania results, grades: Cody Rhodes reveals emotional reason for return after AEW shock-off, Elias returns as Ezekiel. (Author: Gardener)

Cody RhodesWWE had a lot to offer after an all-time great WrestleMania weekend, but the sequel, Raw, started off strong without hitting all the right notes. The American Nightmare spoke of his desire to win a world championship in honor of his late father, Dusty Rhodes, as he explained that none of his family members have won the grand prize. In the first match of the night, new women's tag team champions Sasha Banks and Naomi defeated Liv Morgan and Rhea Ripley. It's a fun affair, albeit with a technical glitch during the commercial break that left fans and cast members confused. After the bell, Rhea stormed away from her partner, hinting that a rift was on the way, but a backstage segment later revealed they will face the Champions again next week, with the gold at stake. Kevin Owens came out next to address his loss to "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, claiming a back injury put him at a disadvantage at WrestleMania. He was soon interrupted by a man who looked suspiciously like a clean-shaven Elias - but was actually claiming to be his younger brother, Ezekiel. KO pointed out the similarities and refused to believe they were different people, eventually storming out when the crowd was left amazed and utterly amused. New Raw Women's Champion Bianca Belair came out with a nasty black eye after her fight with Becky Lynch at WrestleMania. Pointing out everything she's been through since losing her title to The Man at SummerSlam, she's had time to act out non-stop as EST. In a rematch of NXT Stand and Deliver, Bron Breakker beat Dolph Ziggler to win the NXT Championship and reclaim the gold. It took the audience a while to get into the action and even started chanting Seven Nation Army before the stars seemed to step up a notch and build to an exciting finale. Bobby Lashley and MVP came out to celebrate the latter's win over Omos on Sunday night and it wasn't long before the Colossus paused. The action really got going with a massive six-man tag match pitting RK-Bro and Finn Balor against The Usos and Austin Theory – and all six men delivered. The closing stages in particular were fantastic as Theory snatched victory and held on to Balor. Edge came out and tore down AJ Styles before introducing his new partner Damian Priest and declaring their unholy alliance, and while fans threatened to derail the important segment, the Archer of Infamy didn't miss a beat to address the heckling. Styles came out and carried the fight to the duo before the numerical advantage proved too great, but officials ran to the ring to prevent a conchairto. In the night's main event segment, The Bloodline dripped down in gold to recognize Roman Reigns as the undisputed WWE Universal Champion. There wasn't much to do other than Paul Heyman downplaying the Chief's box office successes, while Reigns vowed to reveal what's next on SmackDown later this week. MORE: WWE Raw: Elias looks unrecognizable after shaved beard, cut hair and renamed Ezekiel MORE: "F**k you Miz!" Logan Paul compares WWE WrestleMania assault to Will Smith's Oscar slap

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Arteta apologizes for 'unacceptable' arsenal

Mikel Arteta has apologized to Arsenal fans for his team's "unacceptable" performance in the 3-0 defeat by Crystal Palace. (Author: Gardener)

Crystal PalaceArsenal underperformed in the 3-0 defeat by Crystal Palace. Mikel Arteta has apologized to Arsenal fans for his team's "unacceptable" performance in the 3-0 defeat by Crystal Palace. The Gunners' top-four hopes suffered a significant dent at Palace, a result that leaves Tottenham in fourth place after the Premier League weekend. The Gunners have a game on their hands against their north London rivals but it was an atypical performance from Arteta's side given goals from Jean-Philippe Mateta and Jordan Ayew in the first half and a Wilfried Zaha penalty in the second Half-time, Palace scored fantastic. Arteta, who was missing left-back Kieran Tierney with a knee injury he picked up with Scotland after playing in their last two friendlies, criticized his side's performance and admitted they couldn't physically match Palace. He told Sky Sports: "Congratulations to Palace for the game they played but we made it impossible for ourselves with the way we started. I apologize to our followers. They did it and had a good atmosphere and we couldn't get out.” . "When we had the big chances we didn't score to give ourselves the best chance to get back into the game. First of all we have to put our hands up and get the criticism we deserve. Then we accept it, look in the mirror and see what's next Crystal Palace 3-0 Arsenal Match Report and HighlightsTeam Lineup Match StatsPremier League Table Fixtures ResultsSky Sports App Download We need to be honest with ourselves and support each other.If you come here you have to compete, you have to win tackles and second balls and be aggressive and we weren't any of those and on top of that we were really poor on the ball. "We tried in the second half, we had three or four big chances , but the only half chance they had they got a penalty. "It's time to take the criticism, raise your hand and apologize because that performance wasn't good enough for this club and then react. When things are going well, everyone wants to be there and support." Arteta was asked if perhaps one of the reasons for the defeat was the pressure Tottenham put on her in the top-four race. We didn't do it that way today, it's that simple. We were second in every division, it's that simple. We have one game left. A lot will happen in the nine games. On Tierney's injury, Arteta admitted the situation was not looking good for Scots "He came back from international duty and felt something was wrong with his knee," Arteta Rooney said: It could be a damaging result for Arsenal "Crystal Palace was excellent. "It could be a damaging result for Arsenal but I'm sure Mikel Arteta will work on a reaction and make sure this game is sidelined. “You have a lot of important games ahead of you and you are still in pole position. I just think they have so many young players that it could hurt them. Tottenham have a bit more experience which could help them get over the line." Carra: important Arsenal don't panic "It's a bad night for Arsenal - the way they lost, not just the three points but I think it's so very important, they don't panic and there's no hysteria. They're still in a really good position - a better position than Tottenham and Manchester United. "They just won five away games straight away, so you're talking about 15 points from 18 away games. They would have taken that from the six away games. "It was a bad one and the concern is that this could happen two or three more times. Other teams will be encouraged by Palace's style of play. "I think it's going to be a really big boost for Tottenham and United tonight - not just Arsenal losing points but how they lost. It's important that they don't panic." Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira said: "We played a really good game of football. We scored at key moments in the game and the atmosphere in the stadium allowed us to take such a risk. We defended very well going forward and took advantage of chances to score. "This football club is all about supporting the team and when we're home we really feel that. The players were tired but the big difference is the atmosphere and the fans behind the players."

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