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1) Ted Dexter, the former England cricket captain, has died at the age of 86. “Lord Ted” was inducted into the International Cricket Couuncil hall of fame this summer: here’s their video tribute. And here’s some archive footage of Dexter batting alongside Colin Cowdrey against New Zealand, and hitting a silky 70 against West Indies at Lord’s in 1963 – plus a later clip of the captain reflecting on one of the greatest Tests.

2) Romelu Lukaku fired in a second-debut goal for Chelsea at Arsenal last weekend although the £97.5m man may find Liverpool trickier opponents on Saturday. Lukaku has only managed one goal at Anfield – in victory for West Brom in 2013 – while Mohamed Salah’s vast collection of strikes includes this bullet against Chelsea in 2019. Plenty of other memorable strikes to enjoy too in this montage of classic Liverpool-Chelsea goals. Here’s Luis García’s infamous “ghost goal” from the 2005 Champions League semi-final. But was it any more over the line than Andy Carroll’s late header when Chelsea beat the Reds in the 2011 FA Cup final?

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