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From Craig Cathcart to André Gomes: 10 underrated Premier League players

Underrated they may be but from the Premier League’s unsung heroes are quietly going about their businessNomination for the October player of the month award (well, one of them – he made the PFA’s shortlist, but not the official Premier League-endorsed…

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Premier League’s new chief right at home doing multibillion TV deals | Mark Sweney

Fulham fan Susanna Dinnage is no stranger to high-powered negotiations and will know how to package the Premier League for the digital ageSusanna Dinnage is one of the most senior female executives in British television with more than two decades’ expe…

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Clubs asked for £250,000 each to give Scudamore £5m farewell gift

Premier League clubs are asked for a £250,000 contribution in order to give outgoing executive chairman Richard Scudamore a £5m farewell gift.

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Why have no Premier League managers been sacked?

At this stage of last season a quarter of Premier League clubs had sacked their managers – fast forward 12 months and club owners seem to be demonstrating unusual restraint.

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Joe Cole retires: Former England, Chelsea & West Ham midfielder quits at 37

Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole, who has been playing for Tampa Bay Rowdies, retires at the age of 37.

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Arsenal forward Welbeck has second ankle operation

Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck undergoes a second operation on his broken right ankle.

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Man Utd boss Mourinho ‘behaving like a big baby’

Jose Mourinho is “behaving like a big baby” and Manchester United will only improve under a different manager, says Chris Sutton.

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Liverpool’s Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is charged by the FA with misconduct over alleged breaches of its betting rules.

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West Ham reinstate under-18s coach after investigation

West Ham coach Mark Phillips is reinstated following an investigation into posts he made on social media.

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Ashley Young: Manchester United in talks to extend right-back’s contract

Manchester United are in talks with right-back Ashley Young about a one-year contract extension.

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Football’s collective voice must be mobilised to rid the streets of knives | Richard Williams

Top players, the FA and the Premier League need to devote time, energy and influence to persuading teenagers to ‘drop the knife and save a life’Like many 10-year-old boys throughout Britain in the year 2000, Damilola Taylor was a fan of Manchester Unit…

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Five charts that show the Manchester derby divide

Is there a gulf in class between Manchester United and Manchester City? BBC Sport looks at whether the stats back this up.

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Guardiola asked to explain pre-derby ref comments

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is asked by the FA to explain comments on the referee before Sunday’s derby with Manchester United.

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Former Man City midfielder Nasri to have West Ham medical

Former Manchester City playmaker Samir Nasri to undergo medical at West Ham before a proposed move to the London club.

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Why Jokanovic deserves more time at Fulham, despite his stats – Shearer analysis

Statistically, Fulham are one of the worst teams in Premier League history but they should stick with their manager, says MOTD2 pundit Alan Shearer.

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José Mourinho’s midfield dogs of war yap harmlessly at City ankles | Jonathan Wilson

Coach deployed Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini as defensive block – but City simply skirted round itTwo contrasting philosophies, a clash of styles, possession against directness, attack against defence – all that discussion and, in …

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