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English Premier League Football (Soccer) News

Dec 15

Man City are ‘best team in Europe’ – Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says this weekend’s opponents Manchester City are the “best team in Europe”.

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Dec 15

Stoke City v West Ham United: match preview

The league’s most porous defences meet but, as if by magic, West Ham United’s has dramatically improved of late. They have kept two consecutive clean sheets since Joe Hart vanished from the goalmouth. David Moyes will be delighted those blanks took fou…

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Dec 15

Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur: match preview

Manchester City have not beaten Tottenham Hotspur since May 2015, which means Pep Guardiola is yet to defeat Mauricio Pochetinno’s side since taking over. The smart money, though, says Saturday will be the day as City are 18 points better off and flyin…

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Dec 15

I wouldn’t get in Man City team – Guardiola

Pep Guardiola says his record-breaking Manchester City team is so good he would not have been able to get into it during his successful playing career.

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Dec 15

Arsenal v Newcastle United: match preview

Rafael Benítez has tried everything in recent games – different formations, different personnel – and the captain, Jamaal Lascelles, admitted there had been harsh words after Wednesday’s loss to Everton. But Newcastle United have been unable to stop th…

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Dec 15

Chelsea v Southampton: match preview

Antonio Conte expects to “suffer” against Southampton, which was a surprising choice of words before the visit of a team thrashed at home in midweek by Leicester. Yet Chelsea expect their visitors to be stung by that loss, and therefore much improved f…

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Dec 15

Arsène Wenger: Manchester City ‘have petrol and ideas’– video

Arsène Wenger has used his press conference ahead of his Arsenal side’s match against Newcastle to give an update on Jack Wilshere’s future contract prospects and whether he thinks Manchester City can be caught this season Continue reading…

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Dec 15

Aaron Ramsey: Injured Arsenal midfielder set for three weeks out

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey could miss five Premier League games with a hamstring injury picked up against Southampton.

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Dec 15

Leicester City v Crystal Palace: match preview

Leicester City and Crystal Palace are on fine respective runs of form and the latter could escape the relegation zone with a draw. A problem Roy Hodgson has to solve though is Palace’s goal tally of zero from eight games away from Selhurst Park. Leices…

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Dec 15

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Will there be goals galore again at the Etihad, could West Ham finish off Hughes and is Jack Wilshere the man to bring some beauty back into Arsenal’s play?Since 2010-11, when the two games between these sides featured one goal between them, this has n…

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Dec 14

MOTD analysis: Why Tottenham have a point to prove at Man City

Tottenham’s title hopes are over but Mauricio Pochettino’s side need to show they belong at the top when they play Manchester City on Saturday, says Jermaine Jenas.

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Dec 14

Calvert-Lewin, Kenny and Holgate sign new deals at Everton

Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin and defenders Jonjoe Kenny and Mason Holgate sign long-term deals at the club.

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Dec 14

Premier League predictions: Lawro v actor & WWE star John Cena

Mark Lawrenson takes on actor & WWE star John Cena in the latest round of Premier League matches.

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Dec 14

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss asked to clarify comments about Man City

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is asked to clarify the comments he made before Sunday’s derby defeat by Manchester City.

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Dec 14

Bournemouth’s training-ground plan approved

Premier League club Bournemouth have plans for a new training-ground complex approved by a local council.

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Dec 14

‘We want authentic’: how NBC’s British commentators won the US audience

For the British natives enlisted for NBC’s Premier League play-by-play duties, tailoring a style to fit an American audience has come quite naturallyMore than 30 years have passed since Arlo White, then a teenager, traveled from England to Chicago to v…

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