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Apr 19, 2021
Premier League fans and former players slam plans for Super League
Former players and fans groups across the globe have slammed plans for a breakaway competition by some of Europe's top clubs, calling the move a 'soulless' money grab.
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Apr 13, 2021
WBA's Sam Allardyce calls for VAR overhaul
West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce said the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system needs overhauled after his team was controversially denied a goal in Monday's 3-0 Premier League victory over Southampton.
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Apr 5, 2021
Keisuke Honda debuts for Neftchi Baku in Azerbaijan Premier League
Former Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda debuted for Azerbaijan Premier League club Neftchi Baku on Sunday, playing the second half of a 2-0 loss at home to Sumgayit.
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Mar 13, 2021
Premier League chief hopes to have fans at matches by end of season
The Premier League plans to allow up to 10,000 fans in stadiums for the final two rounds of matches this season, chief executive Richard Masters said Friday.
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Mar 5, 2021
Fulham boss says VAR 'killing excitement' after defeat to Tottenham
Fulham manager Scott Parker took aim at the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system and said it was killing soccer's excitement after his side had a goal disallowed in Thursday's 1-0 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur.
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Feb 18, 2021
Pep Guardiola urges Manchester City to embrace 'beautiful challenge' of hectic schedule
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said it would be easy to feel overwhelmed by the club's packed schedule but called on his players to embrace the "beautiful challenge" as they compete for four trophies.
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Feb 8, 2021
Manchester City crush Liverpool, while Chelsea on the up under Tuchel
City's first win at Anfield since 2003 left them top of the Premier League by five points and effectively knocked Liverpool out of the title race.
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Jan 23, 2021
Man City manager Pep Guardiola calls for fewer teams in Premier League
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has called for a reduction in the number of clubs in the Premier League and English Football League to improve the quality of competition amid talk of a breakaway European Super League.
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Jan 22, 2021
Jurgen Klopp says Burnley defeat a 'massive punch in the face'
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said his team's shock 1-0 defeat at home to Burnley on Thursday was a "massive punch in the face" and took responsibility for the champion's dramatic slump in form.
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Jan 16, 2021
Manchester United to use Liverpool clash as litmus test
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Sunday's Premier League match at defending champion Liverpool will be a test of his team's title credentials.
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Jan 15, 2021
Frank Lampard defends goal celebrations as officials call for restraint
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard defended his players on Thursday amid a growing debate about teams celebrating goals with hugs and high-fives while the country is battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Jan 4, 2021
Pep Guardiola hails Manchester City as back after win over Chelsea
City scored three times in the first 16 minutes as Ilkay Gundogan, Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne helped the visiting team send a warning to the other title contenders.
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Jan 2, 2021
Manchester United joins Liverpool at top of Premier League standings
United trails on goal difference with both teams at 33 points after 16 matches ahead of their clash at Anfield on Jan. 17.
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Dec 31, 2020
In 2020, sports was about staying safe and speaking out
When the pandemic subsides, what will endure from 2020 in sports?
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Nov 20, 2020
Frank Lampard says players at risk due to PL's match scheduling
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to scrap early kickoffs on Saturdays to protect player welfare amid a congested schedule.
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Sep 22, 2020
Man City beats Wolves for fast Premier League start
An abnormally short preseason and a lengthy list of injury and coronavirus-related absentees didn’t stop Manchester City getting off to a fast start in the English Premier League on Monday.
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Sep 16, 2020
Arsenal ties down Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with new three-year deal
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new three-year deal, the Premier League club said on Tuesday, ending speculation over a potential exit as he entered the final year of his contract.
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Sep 13, 2020
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hails 'proper spectacle' after close call against Leeds
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he had loved the season-opening entertainment provided by his champion side in their 4-3 win over Leeds United on Saturday but said there was better to come.
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Sep 4, 2020
Premier League cuts off Chinese broadcaster over payments
England's Premier League terminated its lucrative broadcast agreement in China, a move that could exacerbate the financial fallout one of the world’s most-watched sporting competitions is already seeing from COVID-19.
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Jul 5, 2020
Not 'end of the world' if Spurs miss top six, says Jose Mourinho
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho said it would not be the end of the world if his side failed to finish in the top six of the Premier League, something that has not happened since 2009.

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