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Nov 17

Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur: match preview

Tottenham will make the short trip to the Emirates more confident than ever of asserting that they are the dominant force in north London. Spurs have the x-factor in Harry Kane who has never failed to score against Arsenal in the league. Arsène Wenger …

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Nov 04

Manchester City v Arsenal: match preview

How Arsenal would love to follow being the last team to defeat Manchester City (in April’s FA Cup semi-final) by being the first this season. City, though, are flying with the manager particularly content with the goal tally – 49 in all competitions – …

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Nov 04

Everton v Watford: match preview

Everton are in free-fall before what could be David Unsworth’s final game as caretaker manager. Ten defeats in 14 matches embarrass an expensive squad and those who assembled it, and fear will deepen around Goodison Park should Marco Silva’s Watford in…

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Nov 04

Chelsea v Manchester United: match preview

It will be fascinating to see whether José Mourinho arrives back at Stamford Bridge with caution on his mind given Chelsea’s defeat in Rome in midweek suggested the champions are there for the taking. Antonio Conte, stung personally by that embarrassme…

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Nov 04

Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace: match preview

It doesn’t get any easier for Roy Hodgson and Crystal Palace. His schedule since taking over from Frank de Boer has seen meetings with the Manchester clubs and Chelsea, and now he runs into a Tottenham team flying after their midweek Champions League t…

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Nov 03

Swansea City v Brighton & Hove Albion: match preview

This feels like a must-win game for Swansea who are outside the relegation zone only on goal difference and have lost four of their five home league games this season. They will be missing Renato Sanches, Martin Olsson and Leon Britton but Wilfried Bon…

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Nov 03

Stoke City v Leicester City: match preview

Claude Puel’s tenure as Southampton manager ended with a home defeat by Stoke City and, now, he will attempt to avenge that and extend his positive start with Leicester City. It will be interesting to see whether he changes to lineup that defeated Ever…

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Nov 03

Huddersfield Town v West Bromwich Albion: match preview

Huddersfield Town could be forgiven for expecting to win on current form especially after beating Manchester United in their last match at home. However West Bromwich Albion showed they still have a huge amount of spirit, in their narrow loss to Manche…

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Nov 03

Newcastle United v Bournemouth: match preview

As Amanda Staveley’s proposed takeover inches closer, Newcastle fans dream of Champions League nights. Meanwhile their team could do with beating Bournemouth. With games against Huddersfield, Swansea and Burnley on the horizon, Simon Francis, Eddie How…

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Nov 03

Southampton v Burnley: match preview

Burnley have lost just once on their travels this season and will go level on points with Chelsea and Arsenal if they win at St Mary’s. That might be easier said than done, with speculation growing that Sean Dyche is set to depart for Everton. Chris Wo…

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Nov 03

West Ham United v Liverpool: match preview

A fortnight on from that thumping by Tottenham, Liverpool have a spring in their step again after successive 3-0 home wins over Huddersfield and Maribor. They won 4-0 at the London Stadium last season and will back themselves to overcome the absence of…

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Nov 02

Tottenham can rival Europe’s best, says Pochettino after win over Real Madrid – video

Mauricio Pochettino believes his Tottenham side can break into the top tier of European football after comprehensively beating Real Madrid 3-1 at Wembley on Wednesday. ‘They will be among the biggest teams
not just in England, but also in Europe,’ says…

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Nov 01

Conte furious with ‘really, really bad’ Chelsea after Roma defeat – video

Antonio Conte lambasts the performance of his Chelsea side following the 3-0 loss to Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday night. ‘Really, really bad,’ says Conte after the emphatic defeat which leaves Chelsea second in the group behind the Italian c…

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Nov 01

José Mourinho: ‘No drama’ in Lukaku penalty decision – video

The Manchester United manager, José Mourinho, says he was just doing his job by instructing Daley Blind to take a penalty in the win over Benfica on Tuesday. Romelu Lukaku was quick to grab the ball when United were awarded the spot-kick in the 78th mi…

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Oct 31

Six Day London cycling event – in pictures

With the Six Day of London cycling event returning to capital for the third consecutive year since it was revived in 2015, it was an ideal chance for freelance photographer and track cycling rider/coach Sam Holden to combine his two passions with a vis…

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Oct 30

Chris Gayle wins defamation case against Fairfax Media: ‘That was a triple century’ – video

Cricketer Chris Gayle speaks outside the New South Wales supreme court after winning his defamation case against Fairfax Media. Fairfax claimed in newspaper articles that he had exposed himself to a female massage therapist. Gayle says he is happy with…

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