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PREMIER LEAGUE

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Mar 6, 2018
Manchester United wins five-goal thriller over Crystal Palace
Manchester United's Nemanja Matic volleyed a stunning added-time winner as it fought back from two goals down to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 at Selhurst Park and climbed to second place in the Premier League on Monday night.
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Mar 4, 2018
Salah helps Liverpool ease past Newcastle
Liverpool moved into second place in the Premier League as Egyptian international Mohamed Salah continued his remarkable scoring run in a 2-0 victory at home against Newcastle United on Saturday.
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Jan 26, 2018
Clock ticking on Conte's time with Chelsea
"Antonio Conte has left his post as head coach of Chelsea. The club would like to thank him for his contribution and wish him well for the future."
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Jan 12, 2018
Liverpool moving on with Coutinho gone
Come May, Philippe Coutinho will probably have a La Liga and possibly a Copa del Rey winners' medal. He cannot play for Barcelona in the Champions League as he is ineligible, but two — even one — medal would be welcome because they would be the first club honors the Brazil midfielder, 25,...
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Jan 3, 2018
Man City eases past Watford to restore lead to 15 points
Manchester City returned to winning ways and restored its Premier League lead to 15 points with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Watford at its Etihad Stadium stronghold on Tuesday.
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Jan 2, 2018
Ragnar Klavan gives Liverpool win over Burnley
Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan's 94th-minute header snatched a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Monday as the visitors coped without the injured Mohamed Salah and Philippe Coutinho and made up ground on their rivals near the top of the Premier League.
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Dec 15, 2017
Sean Dyche has Burnley moving in right direction
The Visit Lancashire website lists as one of the things to see in Burnley as the "iconic Singing Ringing Tree which towers high above Burnley on Crown Point Moor and has been named in the top 10 pieces of 'sound art' in the world."
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Dec 1, 2017
Everton turns to Sam Allardyce in bid to stay up
"Sam Allardyce has resigned as manager of Crystal Palace and says he has 'no ambition to take another job' in football."
Japan Times
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Nov 17, 2017
Spurs likely to come up short again in title hunt
Such is the standard Manchester City are setting this season, an away draw against a title rival can no longer be considered a good result.
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Nov 3, 2017
Mourinho's strategy not yielding desired results
Jose Mourinho returns to Chelsea on Sunday and it is the safest of bets that Saturday's press conference will fire the first bullets ahead of a match neither side can afford to lose. Antonio Conte will inevitably be in Mourinho's sights, but to the many targets for the Vitriolic One was added Manchester...
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Oct 20, 2017
Man City's De Bruyne in a league of his own
To death and taxes as the only certainties in life can, for managers on Planet Football, be added a blunder in the transfer market that comes back to haunt them.
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Oct 2, 2017
Burnley heaps pressure on Everton's Ronald Koeman
Everton manager Ronald Koeman is under mounting pressure after his team lost 1-0 at home to Burnley on Sunday, while Liverpool drew 1-1 at Newcastle United as the Merseyside clubs continued to struggle in the Premier League.
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Sep 24, 2017
Okazaki scores for Leicester in defeat
Japan striker Shinji Okazaki scored his third league goal of the season on Saturday, but Leicester City went down 3-2 at home to Liverpool in the English Premier League.
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Sep 22, 2017
Multiple issues keep Liverpool from contending
Despite being only five points behind joint-leaders Manchester City and Manchester United, Jürgen Klopp knows that Liverpool will not win the Premier League title. If Liverpool is some way behind the Manchester duo plus Chelsea in terms of defensive quality if not points, it has been lapped by the cream...
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Sep 8, 2017
Arsenal's decline tarnishing Wenger's legacy
It has been necessary to remind ourselves that Arsenal FC remains one of the great clubs in English football and Arsene Wenger is second only to Sir Alex Ferguson on the list of Premier League managers who have won the most trophies with their English clubs.
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Aug 28, 2017
Liverpool thrashes Arsenal; Burnley holds Spurs to draw
Liverpool delivered a clear statement of its attacking potency by crushing Arsenal 4-0 at Anfield on Sunday as Tottenham Hotspur's Wembley worries continued in a 1-1 draw with Burnley.
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Aug 11, 2017
Manchester City primed to capture Premier League title
Antonio Conte is not happy. Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho are not happy. Arsene Wenger is reasonably happy and so is Mauricio Pochettino.
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May 22, 2017
Liverpool, City deny Arsenal top-four finish
Manchester City and Liverpool claimed the last two Champions League qualifying spots with comfortable wins on Sunday that meant Arsene Wenger's Arsenal missed out on Europe's elite club competition for the first time in 20 years.
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May 19, 2017
Premier League season winds down to underwhelming finish
A Premier League season that began with justified hopes of a competitive, high quality battle between six heavyweight clubs with some of the finest coaches in football ends with a whimper on Sunday.
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May 19, 2017
Kane scores four as Spurs thrash Leicester
A rampant Harry Kane netted four goals and livewire Son Heung-min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur thrashed Leicester City 6-1 in an action-packed Premier League clash on Thursday.

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