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English Premier League Football (Soccer) News

Apr 14

Leicester fan in ‘wrong place’ during police clash

Leicester City fan says he and his father were charged by Spanish police for no reason and arrested.

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Apr 14

Liverpool go third with Firmino winner at West Brom

Roberto Firmino scores a winner for the second weekend running as Liverpool beat West Brom to go third in the Premier League.

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Apr 14

Sunderland nine points from safety despite West Ham draw

Sunderland earn a late draw against West Ham at the Stadium of Light, but remain rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table.

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Apr 14

Premier League relegation fight: where clubs’ hopes lie and the impact if they fall

With Crystal Palace and Leicester revitalised, three of four teams look destined for the Championship. We examine how Hull, Swansea, Middlesbrough and Sunderland are shaping up and the impact relegation would havePlayed 32 Points 30 Goal difference -31…

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Apr 14

Palace fight back to draw with Leicester

Crystal Palace edge further towards Premier League survival, fighting back from two goals down to draw with Leicester at Selhurst Park.

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Apr 14

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal face a ‘massive’ challenge to make the top four

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal face a “massive” challenge to make the top four and that “nothing” has changed about his future.

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Apr 14

Shaqiri stunner as Stoke beat Hull

Xherdan Shaqiri’s superb strike seals a first league win in six games for Stoke City as Mark Hughes’ men prove too strong for Hull.

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Apr 14

Swansea remain in trouble with Watford loss

Swansea defender Alfie Mawson makes a costly error as Swansea remain two points adrift of safety following defeat by Watford at Vicarage Road.

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Apr 14

Man City up to third with win at Southampton

Manchester City strengthen their hopes of a top-four Premier League finish as a slick second-half display sees off Southampton.

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Apr 14

Lukaku scores again as Everton ease past Burnley

Romelu Lukaku scores for a ninth successive home game as Everton beat Burnley to make it eight straight Premier League wins at Goodison Park.

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Apr 14

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Eden Hazard looks up for his reunion with José Mourinho, Steve Cook can catch the eye against Spurs and Arsenal could be under pressure at Middlesbrough

At the end of a week in which Eden Hazard has been shortlisted for the player of the year award, what sweeter way to confirm his rehabilitation than by inspiring Chelsea to a win at José Mourinho’s new home? The league leaders are likely to need Hazard to remain on form for this Sunday afternoon fixture because Diego Costa has looked jaded in recent weeks and the champions’ defence has been vulnerable, with their only two clean sheets in their last 11 matches both coming in the FA Cup (against Wolves and, yes, Manchester United). As he attempts to complicate his old team’s title push, Mourinho is likely to send out what he considers to be a strong lineup despite United’s Europa League engagement. That will probably mean United led again by his new Belgian flame, Marouane Fellaini, the sort of player with whom Mourinho feels more comfortable. PD

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Apr 14

MOTD analysis: How Conte has taken Mourinho’s mantle

Antonio Conte has made the kind of impact at Chelsea that MOTD pundit Chris Sutton expected Jose Mourinho to have at Manchester United.

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Apr 13

Premier League must improve security after Dortmund attack, warns safety firm

• Elite Security Professionals provides security for players and managers
• Most clubs are ‘making plans after the events’, says director

The director of a leading security firm has warned a Premier League player could be the victim of a terrorist attack if clubs do not take the issue of safety more seriously in the wake of the bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus.

Jesse Learoyd-Hill, who established Elite Security Professionals in 2014 and provides security for individual players and managers, wrote to almost every Premier League club at the start of last year to urging them to allow his company to conduct audits of their existing plans to ensure they were prepared in case of a terrorist incident, but received only one reply. He believes that is an example of the issue being largely ignored and has insisted clubs must reconsider their positions before it is too late.

Related: Borussia Dortmund’s ‘yellow wall’ stands tall in face of attack on team

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Apr 13

Mesut Ozil: Arsenal contract talks on hold until summer, says Germany midfielder

Mesut Ozil says he will put talks over his future at Arsenal on hold to focus on securing a top-four Premier League finish.

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Apr 13

Tottenham Hotspur v Bournemouth

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday’s Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth.

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Apr 13

Premier League predictions: Lawro v Sting and his son

BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Newcastle fan Sting and his son Joe Sumner in this week’s Premier League predictions.

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