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PREMIER LEAGUE

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Apr 29, 2016
Leicester's feel-good story drawing nearer to fairy-tale conclusion
Seeing a team win the Premier League title at Old Trafford is nothing new, but on Saturday that honor could go to Leicester City, not Manchester United.
Japan Times
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Apr 14, 2016
Leicester mayor sings Okazaki's praises, says player could be honored with street name
Shinji Okazaki and his teammates could have streets named after them to commemorate their achievements should Leicester City win the Premier League, according the mayor of Leicester.
Japan Times
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Apr 11, 2016
Leicester closes in on Premier League title
Leicester City continued its inexorable march towards the Premier League title as Jamie Vardy's brace earned the Foxes victory at Sunderland on Sunday, but Tottenham Hotspur showed it will not give up the chase after demolishing Manchester United 3-0.
Japan Times
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Apr 8, 2016
Payet, West Ham defying expectations as showdown with Arsenal looms
At the time we did not realize it, but Arsenal 0, West Ham 2 on the opening day of the season was a sign of things to come for both clubs.
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Jan 15, 2016
Liverpool-Man United battle a difficult one to forecast
It remains the fiercest rivalry in English football, but when Liverpool plays Manchester United on Sunday the main interest is how boring or enjoyable the game will be. Not whether we shall see a blood and thunder clash or two managers who do not like each other (notably Rafa Benitez and Alex Ferguson)...
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Dec 26, 2015
Muto may be on move to Manchester United: report
Japan and Mainz striker Yoshinori Muto could be in line for a move to Manchester United, according to the Guardian newspaper's online edition on Friday.
Japan Times
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Dec 24, 2015
Watford's consistent form one of surprises of season
If Watford beats champion Chelsea on Saturday and other results go in its favor, the Hornets, who were promoted in May, could be in fourth place in the Premier League. For the record, they are words I never thought I would write.
Japan Times
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Nov 6, 2015
Leicester City continues to confound experts with play
We were all wrong.
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Nov 3, 2015
Kashima approves move to Scottish club Dundee pending work permit: BBC
Two-time Japan World Cup goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima has agreed to join Scottish Premier League provided he is granted a work permit, the BBC reported Tuesday.
Japan Times
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Oct 19, 2015
Wijnaldum lifts Newcastle to victory
Newcastle United's Dutchman Georginio Wijnaldum scored four times as the club won its first Premier League match this season at the ninth attempt by thrashing Norwich City 6-2 to climb off the bottom of the table on Sunday.
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Sep 2, 2015
Berahino angry, Stones, De Gea stuck after transfer deadline
West Bromwich Albion's Saido Berahino has suggested he will never play for the club again after failing to secure a last-minute transfer to Tottenham Hotspur as several players did not get the moves they wanted on a frenetic deadline day.
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Jul 25, 2015
Okazaki eager to make mark with Leicester City
Leicester City's new signing Shinji Okazaki expressed his delight at the chance to play in the Premier League when introduced by the British club at a news conference on Friday.
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Jun 25, 2015
Wilkins hired as Aston Villa assistant manager
Ray Wilkins has been appointed as assistant manager to Tim Sherwood at Premier League club Aston Villa, the former England captain said on Thursday.
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Jun 11, 2015
Arsenal designates Miyaichi for free transfer
Winger Ryo Miyaichi has been listed for free transfer by Arsenal, the Premier League announced Wednesday.
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May 12, 2015
FC Tokyo's Muto expected to join Bundesliga side Mainz
Japan striker Yoshinori Muto's European destination will likely not be Chelsea but Mainz of the Bundesliga, sources with knowledge of the FC Tokyo player's decision told Kyodo News through Tuesday.
Japan Times
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Jan 30, 2015
Mourinho's tactics, whining tarnish impressive record
Having been fined £25,000 by the Football Association for comments made about match officials after last month's game against Southampton and seeing his star striker Diego Costa charged with violent conduct on successive days, in the private world of Jose Mourinho it was further proof, if indeed it...
Japan Times
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Jan 16, 2015
Manchester United's high-priced squad fails to inspire
It is only Louis van Gaal's cv that is preventing him from receiving the sort of merciless criticism directed at David Moyes last season.
Japan Times
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Jan 10, 2015
Report: Mainz rejects Leicester bid for Okazaki
Mainz has turned down an offer from English Premier League club Leicester City for Japan international striker Shinji Okazaki, according to a report on Friday in the online edition of Allgemeine Zeitung.
Japan Times
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Dec 26, 2014
Rodgers admits Balotelli ill-suited to Liverpool's style of play
Mario Balotelli will return to Liverpool's squad for the festive program but manager Brendan Rodgers was hardly effusive in his praise of the Italy striker's credentials on Wednesday.
Japan Times
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Nov 28, 2014
Chelsea easily Premier League's standout club
The jury is out on whether this is the worst or potentially the most exciting season in the 22-year history of the Premier League.

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