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‘This season will be a reality check like no other’ – Balague on a difficult start for Pochettino’s Spurs

As Mauricio Pochettino endures a difficult spell at Tottenham, Guillem Balague says other managers are asking why he hasn’t walked away.

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Hammers to end Chelsea’s 100% start? Lawro takes on ex-Olympic champion Ennis-Hill

BBC Sport football pundit Mark Lawrenson takes on Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill to predict this weekend’s Premier League results.

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Dejan Lovren: Liverpool centre-back denies perjury allegations

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren says he “did not commit any criminal offence” after being charged with perjury in Croatia, in the trial of Zdravko Mamic.

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Meeting the real Troy Deeney – what is Watford striker like when the cameras stop?

Courteous and curious, as well as candid – Gabby Logan on what Watford striker Troy Deeney was like when she interviewed him for this week’s Premier League Show.

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Ethan Ampadu: Chelsea youngster signs new five-year contract

Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu signs a new five-year contract at the club.

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Beckham, Bierhoff, ping pong and Tord Grip – 10 things you didn’t know about Peter Crouch

Prince Harry put-downs, inventing TV programme formats and beating Brooklyn Beckham at ping-pong – the strange world of Peter Crouch.

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Wolves’ dressing room is Premier League ready

Wolves’ home dressing room at Molineux has a makeover after their return to the Premier League.

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Burnley ‘match day hero’ scheme attacked as ‘free stewarding’

Some Burnley fans say the Match Day Hero scheme is a way of employing “stewards for free”.

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West Ham’s Jack Wilshere faces up to six weeks out after minor ankle surgery

West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere could face six weeks out after having minor ankle surgery.

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Southampton 2-2 Brighton: Chris Hughton says result ‘feels like a win’

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton says “at this moment, it feels like a win” after his team come from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Southampton.

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