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Watch: Controversial Penalty Decision Results In Newcastle Cup Exit

Newcastle’s miserable start to the season suffered another blow with a dramatic late 3-1 defeat to Championship side Nottingham Forest on Wednesday to crash out of the League Cup at the second round. There was no such strife for Premier League high flyers Everton and Watford, who continued their unbeaten starts to the campaign with victories over Rotherham and Reading …

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Jonathan Walters Close To Ipswich Return On Loan Deal

Ipswich Town are close to securing a loan deal for Jonathan Walters from Burnley, according to reports this afternoon.  The Republic of Ireland international had an impressive spell with the club between 2007 and 2010, scoring 30 goals in that period, before making the move to Stoke City. Walters has been with Burnley since last season but is struggling to …

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Daily Discussion: Should Manchester United Really Sack Jose Mourinho?

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is fighting to save his job just three games into the new Premier League season after back-to-back defeats against Brighton and Tottenham. Spurs’ 3-0 win at Old Trafford on Monday was the heaviest home defeat of his coaching career and the team looked a long way from being realistic title challengers. So should Manchester United …

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Pogba: Man United Players In ‘Shock’ After Spurs Humbling

Paul Pogba said Manchester United’s players were in “shock” after a 3-0 defeat to Spurs dealt a heavy blow to their Premier League title ambitions. After a troubled build-up to the season, United have lost two of their first three matches of a campaign for the first time since 1992-93. That season, Alex Ferguson’s men went on to clinch the …

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Gary Cahill & Jamie Vardy Call Time On England Careers

Jamie Vardy and Gary Cahill announced their intention to retire from international duty with England on Tuesday, although both did leave the door open to a return in emergency circumstances. Leicester striker Vardy, 31, and Chelsea defender Cahill, 32, were both part of Gareth Southgate’s squad that reached the semi-finals of the World Cup in Russia. However, both saw their …

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Kane Says Spurs Win At Man Utd Is Statement Of Intent

Harry Kane says Tottenham’s 3-0 win at Manchester United is a powerful statement from a club renowned as slow starters in the Premier League. Kane’s superb header was complemented by two goals from Lucas Moura as Mauricio Pochettino’s side made it three wins out of three on Monday. “We’ve maybe fallen behind at the start of the season the last …

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Kane & Lucas Moura Combine To See Off United In Second-Half

It was a frustrating night for Manchester United as they succumbed to a 3-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at home. United started brightly as things got underway at Old Trafford this evening. Romelu Lukaku had several chances to break the deadlock but he will be kicking himself for one in particular. The Belgian was able to latch onto a sloppy Danny …

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Mourinho An ‘Inspiration’, Says Spurs Boss Pochettino

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says Jose Mourinho is an inspiration despite his current frustrations at Manchester United as he prepares his side for Monday’s Premier League clash at Old Trafford. United have had a turbulent start to the new season, with Mourinho appearing to be at odds with the club’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and French World Cup winner Paul …

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Fabinho Explains Absence From Liverpool First Team

Fabinho joined Liverpool from Monaco in the summer following an almost £44m move. For that sort of price, you might expect the midfielder to immediately become a central tenet of the team. But after a string of pre-season outings, Fabinho has yet to make his competitive debut for the Reds. He was on the bench for the season opener against …

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Five Talking Points From The Premier League On Final August Weekend

Liverpool moved into pole position in the Premier League, while champions Manchester City dropped points for the first time. Chelsea showed patience to extend their perfect start and Arsenal secured their first win. Here are five things we learned from the Premier League this weekend: _____ 1. Is Kompany creaking? Vincent Kompany celebrated a decade at Manchester City this week …

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Sky Sports Commentator Disagrees With Chelsea Penalty Decision

Chelsea dominated proceedings during their successful 2-1 visit to St. James’ Park. The Blues earned their third win to maintain their maximum Premier League points haul, but their first goal wasn’t without controversy. With Eden Hazard back in tow, Chelsea were threatening throughout the first half, but couldn’t make the breakthrough despite an extraordinary amount of possession. It's been a frustrating half for …

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Watch: Jeff Hendrick Smashes Home Rebound In Clash With Fulham

Republic of Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick scored an equaliser for Burnley in their clash with Fulham at Craven Cottage.  The Cottagers took the lead after just four minutes through Michael Seri but Burnley hit back thanks to Jeff Hendrick’s strike. Fulham were dispossessed in midfield and the away side broke quickly. The ball fell to Hendrick in the box but his initial …

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Shearer Unhappy With Owen’s Comments As ‘Contract’ Story Resurfaces

Michael Owen’s straight-laced style has seen his commentary pilloried over the years. That deadpan speaking was appropriate for his thoughts on his injury-ravaged career though, as his candid segment on BT Sport last night received almost widespread praise. A young phenom, Owen starred at the 1998 World Cup for England, and was a prolific goalscorer thanks to his finishing and …

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Michael Keane Sidelined Due To Hairline Skull Fracture

Everton defender Michael Keane has suffered a small hairline fracture of his skull and will be sidelined for up to four weeks. Keane was carried off on a stretcher in stoppage time of the 2-2 Premier League draw at Bournemouth and taken to hospital following a nasty clash of heads with team-mate Idrissa Gueye. Everton on Sunday released a statement …

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