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PREMIER LEAGUE

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Dec 2, 2016
Guardiola, Conte set to match wits in tactical battle
Pep Guardiola kept up with the progress of a penalty shootout with a difference this week. It was in the World Chess Championship between Norway's Magnus Carlsen, the reigning champion, and Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin.
Japan Times
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Nov 28, 2016
Mourinho sent off on bad day for United
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was sent off for the second time in a month on Sunday as the controversial coach watched his side draw 1-1 at home to West Ham United and lose more ground in the Premier League title race.
Japan Times
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Nov 21, 2016
Costa sends Chelsea into first place
Chelsea replaced Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table with a comfortable 1-0 win at Middlesbrough thanks to a first-half Diego Costa strike on Sunday.
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Nov 20, 2016
Toure returns to lift City past Palace
Yaya Toure returned to Manchester City's ranks on Saturday after a public apology to manager Pep Guardiola and scored twice in a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace that took the team to the top of the Premier League alongside Liverpool.
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Nov 11, 2016
Rangers part ways with Barton
Joey Barton's tumultuous spell at Rangers was ended on Thursday as the club announced it had terminated the midfielder's contract with immediate effect.
Japan Times
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Oct 28, 2016
Premier League teams remain behind rest of Europe
The Premier League is awash with money. Middle-class clubs can afford to pay fees of £30 million. Never has the top flight been so prosperous.
Japan Times
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Oct 23, 2016
Okazaki gets first goal of season in Leicester victory
Shinji Okazaki reveled in his first goal of the season on Saturday as champions Leicester downed Crystal Palace 3-1 at home in the Premier League.
Japan Times
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Oct 21, 2016
Mourinho's match tactics not the most entertaining
If Jose Mourinho sets up Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday as he did against Liverpool on Monday, his return to Chelsea should carry a government health warning: "Watching Manchester United can severely damage your health."
Japan Times
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Oct 17, 2016
Austin double sends Southampton past Burnley
Southampton's rich vein of form in the Premier League continued as it beat Burnley 3-1 with two goals from Charlie Austin on Sunday while another promoted side, Middlesbrough, fared just as poorly, losing 1-0 at home to Watford.
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Oct 2, 2016
Liverpool regroups in second half to rally past Swansea
Liverpool recovered from a poor start to beat Swansea 2-1 and move up to second in the Premier League table on Saturday, while Chelsea got back to winning ways against Hull.
Japan Times
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Sep 9, 2016
Mourinho, Guardiola set to renew bitter rivalry in Manchester Derby
The most toxic, incendiary and darkly entertaining managerial rivalry continues Saturday at Old Trafford when José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola resume hostilities. For the first time in a Manchester derby there will be as much attention on the technical area as the pitch.
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Aug 27, 2016
Arsenal loans out Asano to Stuttgart
Japan forward Takuma Asano will open his first season in Europe in the second division of Germany's Bundesliga on a loan deal, Arsenal announced Friday.
Japan Times
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Aug 26, 2016
Strong managerial ranks highlight start of new season
This is the season the Premier League has been waiting for since its inception in 1992.
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Aug 10, 2016
Leicester's Ranieri signs new contract until 2020
Manager Claudio Ranieri has signed a new contract with Leicester City that would keep him at the club until June 2020, the Premier League champion announced on Wednesday.
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Aug 6, 2016
Man City announces Moreno signing
Manchester City has completed the signing of 19-year-old Colombia international Marlos Moreno from Atletico Nacional, the Premier League team said on Saturday.
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Jul 22, 2016
Liverpool acquires veteran goalkeeper Manninger
Liverpool has signed veteran goalkeeper Alex Manninger on a short-term contract, the Premier League club said on Friday.
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May 13, 2016
Arsenal's Wenger says future undecided
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has not yet decided on his future, with his contract due to expire at the end of next season, the Frenchman said on Friday.
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May 4, 2016
Okazaki in wonderland after Leicester's Premier League triumph
Count Shinji Okazaki as one of those people who are having a hard time believing that Leicester City has actually won the Premier League.
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May 3, 2016
Burnley promoted to Premier League
Burnley returned to the Premier League at the first attempt with a 1-0 home win over Queens Park Rangers guaranteeing promotion from the Championship on Monday.
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May 2, 2016
Leicester's Vardy named Football Writers' Player of Year
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy has been voted Player of the Year by the Football Writers' Association (FWA) in the latest twist to his fairy-tale ride from minor-league journeyman to international striker.

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