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Manchester United moved to within two points of leaders Manchester City at the top of the English Premier League with a 3-1 win at third-placed Tottenham Hotspur Sunday.

Latest Stories Jonathan Wilson: Spurs have yet to win over skepticism about title credentialsupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 12:18:00

White Hart Lane, a raw February night in 2004, Tottenham against Manchester City in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Football association walking tight ropeupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 18:06:00

Sponsorship expert Nigel Currie on how Liverpool, Chelsea and England move forward during Terry and Suarez controversies.

Troubled Terry saves Chelsea from Tottenham defeatupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 18:06:00

John Terry shrugged off his off-field problems to save Chelsea from a damaging defeat by English Premier League rivals Tottenham on Thursday. Peter Berlin: United's problems, Vermaelen's bittersweet day, more EPL thoughtsupdated: Sat Nov 26 2011 18:43:00

Five things we learned from Saturday's action in the Barclays Premier League:

Fergie fury as draw dents Man United hopesupdated: Sat Nov 26 2011 14:57:00

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson was furious after his team's hopes of retaining the English Premier League title were dented by a controversial 1-1 draw with Newcastle on Saturday.

Adebayor double lifts Spurs up to thirdupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 17:36:00

Tottenham moved up to third in the English Premier League as Emmanuel Adebayor helped welcome manager Harry Redknapp back to the dugout with both goals in Monday's 2-0 win against Aston Villa. Ben Lyttleton: Manchester City outcast Adebayor finds peace of mind at Real Madridupdated: Sun Apr 10 2011 12:18:00

Before he scored the first two goals in Real Madrid's 4-0 Champions League win over Tottenham Hotspur last week, Emmanuel Adebayor did what he does before every game. He thought of all the people that had written him off. It's not a short list. It starts with the friends of his parents back in Kodjoviakope, a Togolese town on the border of Ghana, who said he should not play soccerl, includes coaches at Metz and Monaco who criticized his attitude, and takes in senior figures at Arsenal and Manchester City, with whom he has not always seen eye-to-eye.

Superb Real Madrid overpower 10-man Tottenham at Bernabeuupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 04:46:00

Emmanuel Adebayor scored a header in each half, while Angel Di Maria and Cristiano Ronaldo added further goals, as Real Madrid overpowered 10-man Tottenham 4-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal at the Bernabeu.

Adebayor full of praise for Real Madrid coach Mourinhoupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 13:24:00

Emmanuel Adebayor has praised the impact Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has had on his career, following his loan move from Manchester City last month.

Real Madrid set up Spanish Cup final showdown against Barcelonaupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 18:58:00

Real Madrid will face arch-rivals Barcelona in the final of the Spanish Cup after both teams won the second legs of their semifinals on Wednesday.

Adebayor seals Real Madrid switch; Atletico reject Aguero bidsupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 11:59:00

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has joined Real Madrid on loan with a view to a permanent deal at the end of the season. Georgina Turner: Premier League report cardupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 14:19:00

With a quarter of the Premier League season done and dusted, now feels like a good time to take a look at a few player/manager report cards.

Adebayor hat-trick gives Man City Europa League victoryupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 17:20:00

Togo international Emmanuel Adebayor scored a timely hat-trick as Manchester City all but guaranteed their passage into the knockout stage of the Europa League with a 3-1 win over Lech Poznan at Eastlands.

Arsenal post record pre-tax profitsupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 10:17:00

English Premier League club Arsenal have posted record pre-tax profits of $88 million.

Adebayor ends Togo career due to trauma of Angola gun attackupdated: Mon Apr 12 2010 14:07:00

African soccer star Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed that he is quitting international football in the wake of the deadly gun attack on the Togo team bus in Angola in January.

Goalless draw dents United's title hopesupdated: Sun Apr 11 2010 13:22:00

Manchester United's hopes of claiming a fourth successive English Premier League title have taken a huge knock after they were held to a 0-0 draw at Blackburn on Sunday.

Manchester City beaten by Stoke in cupupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 23:48:00

Big-spending Manchester City have crashed out of the FA Cup, beaten 3-1 by Stoke City on Wednesday after their fifth round replay went into extra time.

Adebayor slams 'outrageous' decision to ban his teamupdated: Sun Jan 31 2010 13:59:00

Togo captain Emmanuel Adebayor has labeled as "outrageous" the controversial decision to ban his side from the next two Africa Cup of Nations. The Limey: EPL race tightens; the top five goal celebrations everupdated: Tue Dec 01 2009 14:08:00

Last weekend's English Premier League results had a season-defining air about them, with the destination of the trophy suddenly looking much clearer and the race for the remaining Champion League places looking more open than ever.

Adebayor hails Ghana's Under-20 successupdated: Sun Nov 01 2009 15:16:00

Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor has heaped praise on recent Under-20 World Cup winners Ghana describing their success as a major advancement in the progress of African football.

Adebayor speaks to CNNupdated: Sun Nov 01 2009 15:16:00

Emmanuel Adebayor speaks to CNN's Pedro Pinto about leaving, Arsenal, life at Manchester City and his expectations for 2010.

You ask, Adebayor answersupdated: Mon Oct 26 2009 15:01:00

Football Fanzone gave you the chance to quiz Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor about his life and a football career that has seen the lanky hitman play for some of the biggest clubs in the world -- and now the star has answered.

You ask, Adebayor answers.updated: Mon Oct 26 2009 15:01:00

Manchester City's Emmanuel Adebayor answers questions submitted by Football Fanzone readers.

Ask Emmanuel Adebayor your questionsupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 13:19:00

When Emmanuel Adebayor signed for English Premier League side Manchester City for a reported $41 million this summer, he became one of the world's most valuable strikers.

Bellamy strike earns Manchester City drawupdated: Mon Oct 05 2009 17:32:00

Welsh striker Craig Bellamy maintained his impressive recent form with a second-half equalizer as Manchester City fought back to draw 1-1 at Aston Villa in Monday's Premier League match. The Limey: Giggs discovers fountain of youth for Manchester Unitedupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 15:03:00

In this early stage of the English Premier League season, experience has played a major role in two contrasting ways. The club at the top of the league is reaping the benefits of it, with Ryan Giggs flourishing for Manchester United. At the other end of the standings, judging by its current plight, rock-bottom Portsmouth hasn't taken heed of history.

Man City striker Adebayor escapes another banupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 10:19:00

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been fined £25,000 ($40,000) for his controversial goal celebration against his former club Arsenal, but only received a suspended two-match ban -- partly due to fans provoking him. The Limey: Does punishment levied upon Adebayor fit the crime?updated: Fri Sep 18 2009 19:15:00

Manchester City's headline-grabbing 4-2 home win over Arsenal last weekend delivered more talking points than a double-bill Oprah healthcare special. City struggled to contain a probing, possession-heavy Arsenal offense. But on the break, the speed of Emmanuel Adebayor, Craig Bellamy and Shaun Wright-Phillips pierced a dispersed Gunners defense three times over a frenetic 10-minute second-half spell.

Man City contesting Adebayor improper conduct chargeupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 16:54:00

Manchester City manager Mark Hughes has confirmed the English Premier League club will contest the improper conduct charge handed out to striker Emmanuel Adebayor by the Football Association.

Adebayor: Hero or villain?updated: Fri Sep 18 2009 11:46:00

Emmanuel Adebayor has been charged twice by the English FA following last Saturday's bad-tempered match between his former team Arsenal and current paymasters Manchester City.

Adebayor hits back as stamping row ragesupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 05:52:00

An unrepentant Emmanuel Adebayor has launched an outspoken attack on his former Arsenal teammates after receiving a three-match ban for stamping on Robin van Persie in Manchester City's 4-2 win on Saturday.

Adebayor banned three matches for Van Persie stampupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 11:10:00

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been handed a three-match suspension for his stamp on Arsenal's Robin Van Persie last weekend.

Adebayor not appealing violent conduct chargeupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 14:37:00

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor will miss the Manchester derby against United this weekend after not appealing the violent conduct charge lodged against him by the English Football Association on Tuesday.

Adebayor charged for Arsenal incidentsupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 15:11:00

The English Football Association has hit Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor with charges of violent and improper conduct following the Togo captain's performance against his former club Arsenal.

Van Persie accuses Adebayor of deliberate stampupdated: Sun Sep 13 2009 11:54:00

Arsenal forward Robin van Persie has accused former teammate Emmanuel Adebayor of deliberately trying to injure him with a stamp during their English Premier League defeat to Manchester City.

Adebayor helps Manchester City stun Gunnersupdated: Sat Sep 12 2009 15:29:00

Emmanuel Adebayor scored for his fourth successive match as Manchester City crushed his former club Arsenal 4-2 on Saturday, while English Premier League leaders Chelsea came from behind to beat Stoke 2-1 for a fifth straight win. The Limey: Who will be the top scorer in the English Premier League?updated: Fri Sep 04 2009 11:50:00

Deadly, lethal, prolific -- just a few adjectives often used to describe Team Limey's nightclub performances on a Saturday night. Back in the real world, these are apt descriptions of the elite goal-scorers discussed in this week's column. More specifically, we're looking at who we think will be donning the Golden Boot as the English Premier League's top scorer this season.

Adebayor again Manchester City's match-winnerupdated: Sun Aug 30 2009 15:03:00

Big-spending Manchester City continued their perfect start to the English Premier League season on Sunday, winning 1-0 at struggling Portsmouth thanks to Emmanuel Adebayor's third goal in as many games.

Man City splash cash on African star Adebayorupdated: Sun Aug 30 2009 11:34:00

African striker Emmanuel Adebayor has become the latest big-money acquisition by English Premier League club Manchester City.

Big-spending Man City make confident startupdated: Sun Aug 16 2009 06:31:00

Manchester City's expensively-assembled team began their English Premier League campaign with a 2-0 win at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday, while Arsenal crushed Everton 6-1 in the late kick-off.

Premier League gains global fansupdated: Sun Aug 16 2009 06:31:00

Correspondents in Japan, China and Thailand report on the English Premier League's growing popularity. The Limey: Sven a day late, several million short as City flaunts cashupdated: Fri Jul 24 2009 16:12:00

Sven-Göran Eriksson must be kicking himself for not surviving the sack at Manchester City. After being given a top-10 target after he took the job in July 2007, the former England manager steered the club to ninth place in the Premier League that season, his first in charge. Notorious City fan and Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher told the BBC that Eriksson "gave us a bit of style and dignity and grace. He bought some great players." It was "the best season I can remember." Gabriele Marcotti: 11 questions for 11 clubs in strange transfer seasonupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 15:25:00

It has been a weird summer of transfers. Most of Europe's top leagues kick off next month and yet, with a few exceptions (Real Madrid and, to a lesser degree, Juventus and Bayern Munich), there hasn't been too much going on. The window won't close until Aug. 31. In the meantime, here's an attempt at making sense of it all, with 11 questions facing 11 big clubs:

First XI: The world's best strikersupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 10:19:00

This week's Champions League semi-finals are poised to offer a feast of the world's best strikers. The Limey: England giddy over yet another three CL semifinalistsupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 17:55:00

Three English teams clinched the semifinals of the European Champions League this week, representing the Premier League's finest hour since ... well, since last season, when three English teams achieved the same feat. As they did the season before that. Indeed, only a much-fancied Barcelona side can prevent a second all-England final. With Team Limey all cock-a-hoop with jingoistic cockiness, we look back at those quarterfinal second legs, starting with the thriller at Stamford Bridge.

In-form Arsenal too strong for Villarrealupdated: Wed Apr 15 2009 17:41:00

Arsenal continued their impressive run of form with a 3-0 home victory over Villarreal to reach the Champions League semifinals 4-1 on aggregate on Wednesday.

Spectacular Adebayor earns Arsenal drawupdated: Tue Apr 07 2009 17:39:00

Emmanuel Adebayor grabbed a critical away goal as Arsenal came from behind to secure a 1-1 draw against Villarreal in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at El Madrigal.

Adebayor returns to earn Togo shock winupdated: Sat Mar 28 2009 17:41:00

Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor returned from injury to score the winner as Togo rocked Cameroon 1-0 Saturday at the start of the final 2010 World Cup-African Nations Cup qualifying phase.

Togo risk Arsenal wrath by playing Adebayorupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 12:34:00

Togo look set to risk the wrath of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger by playing striker Emmanuel Adebayor in their World Cup qualifier against Cameroon this weekend.

Arsenal's Adebayor wins top African honorupdated: Wed Feb 11 2009 13:10:00

Emmanuel Adebayor was Tuesday crowned African football player of the year.

Who will win African footballer of the year?updated: Tue Feb 10 2009 10:52:00

It is one of the most prestigious awards in world football, one that recognizes some of the finest footballers in the game, whilst alerting the best teams in Europe to a huge pool of untapped talent.

Arsenal hold Reds after Adebayor dismissalupdated: Sun Dec 21 2008 13:45:00

Emmanuel Adebayor was sent off and skipper Cesc Fabregas suffered a worrying knee problem as Arsenal battled to hold Premier League leaders Liverpool to a 1-1 draw at the Emirates Stadium.

Rampant Arsenal hit five past Fenerbahceupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 17:04:00

A stunning first half paved the way for Arsenal to beat Fenerbahce 5-2 in their Champions League Group G match in Istanbul -- the Turkish side's first European home defeat in 16 matches.

Van Persie inspires Arsenal's four-goal showupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 17:27:00

Robin Van Persie scored two goals and set up another Tuesday to lead Arsenal to a 4-0 win over FC Porto in the Champions League.

How did your team fare last weekend?updated: Mon Sep 15 2008 13:48:00

Domestic football returned to action last weekend after the international break. Here, on, we review all the action from Europe's top leagues.

Adebayor signs new contract with Arsenalupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 11:59:00

Striker Emmanuel Adebayor has committed himself to Arsenal by signing a new contract with the English Premier League club.

Adebayor double helps Arsenal gun down Ajaxupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 17:44:00

Emmanuel Adebayor scored twice in the second half as Arsenal came from two goals down to beat hosts Ajax 3-2 in the pre-season Amsterdam Tournament on Friday night.

English Premier League Previewupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 14:05:00's Football Fan Zone looks ahead to the new season in the English Premier League, which kicks off August 16.

Adebayor's effort wins over Arsenal fansupdated: Sun Aug 03 2008 14:54:00

Emmanuel Adebayor believes he still has the backing of Arsenal's fans despite his reported attempts to leave the English club this summer.

Adebayor insists he is staying at Arsenalupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 11:30:00

Striker Emmanuel Adebayor has dismissed speculation of a big money move to Italy with AC Milan, insisting on Friday that he is "staying at Arsenal."

Adebayor treble as Arsenal score sixupdated: Mon Apr 28 2008 17:39:00

Substitute Emmanuel Adebayor struck his second hat-trick against Derby this season as Arsenal ran riot with a 6-2 Premier League victory at Pride Park.

Ronaldo retains top English players' awardupdated: Mon Apr 28 2008 13:10:00

Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo has been named as England's top player by his peers for the second year in a row.

Hargreaves free-kick sinks Arsenalupdated: Sun Apr 13 2008 13:29:00

Owen Hargreaves curled in a superb free-kick, 18 minutes from time, to give Manchester United a 2-1 Premier League victory over Arsenal at Old Trafford. The Limey: Man. United runs rampant; panic down at the bottomupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 16:08:00

Manchester United is running rampant. Last Saturday, the Red Devils demolished eighth-place Aston Villa 4-0 at Old Trafford and remain five points clear of Chelsea in the English Premier League race. The standard of United's soccer was so sublime, the score line actually flattered the losers.

Frustrated Arsenal held by Liverpoolupdated: Wed Apr 02 2008 17:44:00

Arsenal were left frustrated as Premier League rivals Liverpool held on for what could prove to be a crucial 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal clash at the Emirates.

Arsenal send holders Milan crashing outupdated: Tue Mar 04 2008 17:30:00

Arsenal dumped holders AC Milan out of the Champions League in the San Siro with late goals from Cesc Fabregas and Emmanuel Adebayor securing a 2-0 win and a place in the quarterfinals.

Arsenal fail to breach stubborn Milanupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 17:35:00

Arsenal missed a host of chances as they failed to capitalize on their superiority by drawing 0-0 with holders AC Milan in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash at the Emirates.

Arsenal injury crisis for United showdownupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 14:33:00

Arsenal have an injury crisis ahead of their FA Cup fifth round showdown with Premier League title rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Arsenal surge 5 points clear in title raceupdated: Mon Feb 11 2008 17:21:00

Emmanuel Adebayor added an emphatic final touch as Arsenal powered five points clear of Manchester United in the Premier League title race with a 2-0 victory over Blackburn Rovers.

Arsenal back on top as United scrape drawupdated: Sat Feb 02 2008 14:24:00

Emmanuel Adebayor maintained his prodigious recent scoring rate with two more goals as Arsenal went to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win at Manchester City in the early kick-off on Saturday.

Adebayor helps put Arsenal back on topupdated: Tue Jan 29 2008 17:39:00

Arsenal returned to the top of the English Premier League with a 3-0 home victory on Tuesday night which left Kevin Keegan still seeking his first win since returning to Newcastle as manager for the second time.

Adebayor escapes punishment from FAupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 13:26:00

Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has escaped punishment for his alleged headbutt on team-mate Nicklas Bendtner, the English Football Association have announced.

Arsenal duo could face English FA actionupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 11:21:00

English FA officials have requested television footage of a clash between Arsenal team-mates Emmamuel Adebayor and Nicklas Bendtner during the 5-1 Carling Cup semifinal defeat at Tottenham on Tuesday.

Rampant Ronaldo puts United topupdated: Sat Jan 12 2008 15:34:00

Manchester United returned to the top of the English Premier League after thrashing crisis club Newcastle 6-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Arsenal stay two points in frontupdated: Tue Jan 01 2008 13:05:00

First-half goals from Eduardo (above) and Emmanuel Adebayor gave Arsenal a 2-0 home victory over West Ham, which kept them two points clear of Manchester United at the top of the English Premier League.

Taylor goal holds leaders Arsenalupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 17:09:00

Defender Steven Taylor scored a second-half equalizer to help Newcastle hold Premier League leaders Arsenal to a 1-1 draw at St James' Park, a result that lifts the Gunners four points clear at the top of the table.

Arsenal march on at top in Englandupdated: Sat Dec 01 2007 14:53:00

Arsenal recovered from a goal down to win 2-1 at Aston Villa on Saturday to extend their advantage at the top of the English Premier League to five points.

Arsenal back on top in Premiershipupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 04:01:00

Free-scoring Arsenal notched their 1,000th Premier League goal as a 3-1 win over Reading at the Madejski Stadium saw them leapfrog champions Manchester United at the top in England.

Arsenal rest key players in Pragueupdated: Tue Nov 06 2007 09:58:00

Premier League leaders Arsenal have rested midfield stars Cesc Fabregas and Alexander Hleb for the Champions League trip to Sparta Prague on Wednesday.

Adebayor hat-trick punishes Derbyupdated: Sat Sep 22 2007 14:47:00

Emmanuel Adebayor scored a hat-trick as English Premier League leaders Arsenal gave strugglers Derby County a 5-0 trouncing at the Emirates Stadium.

Villa shatter unbeaten Chelsea runupdated: Sun Sep 02 2007 01:56:00

Defender Zat Knight scored on his debut to help Aston Villa defeat Chelsea 2-0 and shatter the London club's seven-month unbeaten Premier League run.

Adebayor extends stay at Arsenalupdated: Tue May 22 2007 08:59:00

Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal.

Adebayor worried by death threatsupdated: Sun Mar 25 2007 05:50:00

Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor said he was considering his international future after receiving death threats before Togo's 3-1 win over Sierra Leone in an African Nations Cup qualifier on Saturday. The All-England clubupdated: Fri Mar 09 2007 12:27:00

And the English Football Association rejoices. Three of the four Premier League teams in this week's Champions League action reached the final eight, and thanks to UEFA's random fumbling of their balls, none of them will face each other in the quarterfinals.

Eboue and Adebayor deny FA chargesupdated: Tue Feb 27 2007 08:22:00

Arsenal players Emmanuel Eboue and Emmanuel Adebayor have denied Football Association charges following the fracas at the end of Sunday's League Cup final.

FA await referee's report on brawlupdated: Mon Feb 26 2007 04:32:00

England's Football Association is awaiting League Cup final referee Howard Webb's official report of the brawl near the end of Sunday's clash in Cardiff.

Arsenal grab dramatic cup victoryupdated: Wed Feb 14 2007 17:29:00

Arsenal needed two extra-time goals from Fredrik Ljungberg and Emmanuel Adebayor to defeat Bolton Wanderers 3-1 in Wednesday's FA Cup fourth-round replay.

Aliadiere fires Arsenal into finalupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 18:02:00

French striker Jeremie Aliadiere fired Arsenal to a 3-1 extra-time victory over arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday and a place in next month's League Cup final against Chelsea.

Adebayor returns to Arsenal squadupdated: Fri Jan 12 2007 12:23:00

Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has recovered from a thigh injury and is available for Saturday's Premier League game at Blackburn Rovers.

Adebayor injury hits Arsenal plansupdated: Wed Dec 27 2006 11:07:00

Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor will miss Saturday's Premier League match at struggling Sheffield United with a thigh strain.

Adebayor halts United's great runupdated: Sun Sep 17 2006 13:20:00

Emmanuel Adebayor ended Manchester United's winning start and ignited Arsenal's season with an 85th minute goal to earn Arsene Wenger's side a 1-0 victory at Old Trafford on Sunday.

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Togo's Adebayor threatens to quitupdated: Sat Jan 21 2006 17:13:00

Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor said he intended leaving the African Nations Cup on Sunday after a row with coach Stephen Keshi.

Eto'o in line to keep Africa honorupdated: Mon Nov 07 2005 14:42:00

Barcelona's Samuel Eto'o and Chelsea's Didier Drogba and Michael Essien are among five players nominated for the African Footballer of the Year award.

Monaco stay on course for all fourupdated: Wed Jan 19 2005 17:13:00

Monaco remain on course for four potential trophies as a mainly reserve team beat second division Montpellier 2-1 to ease into the French League Cup semi-finals.

Adebayor sends Monaco out in frontupdated: Sun Sep 19 2004 17:21:00

Monaco moved top of Ligue 1 after a late winner by striker Emmanuel Adebayor on Sunday sealed troubled Paris St Germain's second consecutive home defeat.

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