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The Run-In: Analysing The Title Contenders’ Remaining Fixtures

On Wednesday evening, Manchester City returned to the top of the table for the first time since December following a victory over Everton at Goodison Park. Guardiola’s side overtook rivals Liverpool on goal difference, although the Reds still have a game in hand over their Manchester counterparts. The victory also took City five points clear of third place Tottenham who have …

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Emiliano Sala Plane Wreckage Has Been Located

The plane at the centre of the search for footballer Emiliano Sala has been found. The aircraft, containing Cardiff City signing Sala and pilot David Ibbotson, went missing over the English Channel on January 21. Having flown from Nantes, where Sala played for the Ligue 1 namesake club, the flight was the subject of an intensive three day search by Guernsey …

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12 Quick Conclusions From Manchester City’s 3-1 Win Over Arsenal

After a shocking defeat to Newcastle in midweek, Premier League champions Manchester City righted the ship against Arsenal at the Etihad. Following Liverpool’s surprising draw against Leicester, City have now thrown down the gauntlet to the Reds, who lead by just two points with a game in hand. They visit West Ham on Monday night in the knowledge that they …

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3 PM Round-Up: Higuain The Hero For Chelsea As Wolves Win Away

Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain was the hero for Chelsea as he scored his first two goals for the club in their 5-0 victory over bottom of the table Huddersfield. Higuain failed to score in his first two games but proved his worth against Jan Siewart’s charges scoring two fantastic goals as Chelsea bounced back from midweek defeat to Bournemouth. Eden …

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Credit To Pochettino, But How Long Can Spurs Keep This Escape Act Up?

For the third Premier League game in a row, Tottenham required a late goal to see off their opponents, as talismanic Heung-Min Son grabbed an 81st-minute winner to help see off Newcastle United on Saturday. Buoyed by their stunning victory over champions Manchester City, Newcastle looked chock full of confidence as they attempted to spring another upset in their bid …

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Smith-Rowe, Oxford Become Latest UK Prospects To Make German Move

English Under-17 world champion Emile Smith-Rowe and West Ham defender Reece Oxford on Thursday joined the trend of UK youngsters heading for the Bundesliga as the pair signed loan deals with separate German clubs. Arsenal midfielder Smith-Rowe, 18, completed a medical and signed for RB Leipzig until the end of the season, just before the transfer window closed at 17:00 …

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Brighton Ban Three Fans For Life After West Brom Trouble

Brighton have banned three fans for life after they were involved in serious crowd trouble at the FA Cup tie against West Bromwich Albion. The three individuals have had their season tickets cancelled with immediate effect following the incidents before and during the 0-0 fourth round draw at the Amex Stadium on Saturday. West Brom fans, a female crowd doctor …

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Seat Cushions Found “Likely” From Missing Sala Plane

British investigators said on Wednesday it was “likely” that two seat cushions that washed up on the French shore this week were from the missing plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala. Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), which is probing the disappearance of the light aircraft over the Channel on January 21, said the cushions were discovered on the Normandy coastline …

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Confirmed: Neymar To Miss Both Legs Of United Clash

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Neymar will miss both legs of Paris Saint-Germain’s upcoming Champions League last-16 tie against Manchester United after the French club confirmed on Tuesday that the world’s most expensive player would be out for 10 weeks with a metatarsal injury. However, Neymar will not undergo an operation, with PSG saying the Brazilian had instead agreed on “a conservative treatment” that could …

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City Lose Ground On Leaders Liverpool With Shock Defeat To Newcastle

Manchester City’s Premier League title challenge was rocked by a stunning 2-1 defeat at Newcastle, while Manchester United’s late escape preserved Ole Gunner Solskjaer’s unbeaten start in a dramatic 2-2 draw with Burnley on Tuesday. City needed a win at St James’ Park to close the gap on leaders Liverpool to one point ahead of the Reds’ clash with Leicester …

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Klopp: I Don’t Sit In Front Of The TV And Think ‘Damn’ When City Score

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Manchester City will provide relentless opposition in the race for the Premier League title this season. Klopp’s table-toppers lead second-placed reigning champions City by four points heading into this week’s matches. But this week, for the first time since December 15, City will play a league match before title rivals Liverpool, with Pep Guardiola’s men …

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