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Five Things We Learned As Liverpool Triumph Despite Alisson Blunder

Liverpool maintained their perfect start to the Premier League season following a 1-2 victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium this afternoon. First-half goals from Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino were enough for Liverpool to see off the Foxes who got back into the game through Rachid Ghezzal’s goal from Alisson’s blunder but could not nick a draw. …

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Watch: Alisson Horror-Show Gifts Leicester Goal Against Liverpool

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker gifted Leicester City a goal in the second-half of their clash in the King Power Stadium. Oh Alisson, what have you done! After capturing the imaginations of the Liverpool fanbase following a string of impressive performances, it really did look as though the club would be able to put the memories of the blunders of their prior …

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Irish International Eunan O’Kane Secures Loan Move Away From Leeds

Leeds United are flying high under new boss Marcelo Bielsa, but a club favourite likely won’t feature in their title charge. Eunan O’Kane was made captain of the side back in February under previous manager Paul Heckingbottom, but Bielsa made comments recently to the effect of saying that the Irishman was not a part of his plans. This came after the revelation …

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Klopp Tells Mignolet To Keep Complaints In-House

Jurgen Klopp has told Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet to stop complaining publicly about his role as understudy to Alisson Becker. Mignolet has been reduced to back-up status since last season when he lost his place to Loris Karius. Having endured a Champions League final nightmare last term, Karius has since been sent on loan to Besiktas after being replaced by …

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The PA Premier League Team Of The Month- August

It may seem like only yesterday when the Premier League season began once more, but already we are a month in and have witnessed some fantastic entertainment. Liverpool lead the pack, while Watford and Bournemouth have impressed with Manchester United struggling. Many players have started the campaign as they mean to go on – and with this in mind, we’ve compiled …

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Chelsea, Arsenal, Celtic & Rangers Discover Europa League Fate

The Europa League group stage draw took place this afternoon with British clubs Chelsea, Arsenal, Celtic and Rangers all learning who they will face in the first stage of the competition. Chelsea who finished fifth in the Premier League last campaign have arguably the easiest group as they face Greek side PAOK, Belarusian outfit BATE Borisov and Vidi of Hungary. …

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Firmino Eyes End To Goal Drought As Liverpool Face Leicester

Roberto Firmino will seek to end a rare goal drought when Liverpool take on Leicester although his manager Jurgen Klopp has no concerns about a drop-off in productivity. The Brazil international has formed one of the most feared forward lines in European football over the past 12 months with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane. And the 26-year-old, signed for £29 …

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Manchester City’s Unthinkable Rise To Power: Ten Years Later

Just 10 years after he bought struggling Manchester City, Sheikh Mansour has the satisfaction of knowing his billions have transformed the club from perennial underachievers into the kings of English football. Inspired by Pep Guardiola’s managerial genius and the brilliance of Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero and company, City’s record-breaking Premier League title triumph last season signalled the club have …

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Gareth Southgate Unveils First Post-World Cup Squad

Gareth Southgate has officially unveiled his 23-man squad for next month’s UEFA Nations League. England’s World Cup campaign, though unsuccessful, managed to fill an entire nation with an infectious sense of belief in their team’s chances. It was a young and talented group that were led by fantastic performances from the likes of Harry Kane and Harry Maguire and while …

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Fantasy Football Fairy Outlines The Key Picks For Gameweek 4

The Fantasy Football Fairy is back with his top picks for Gameweek 4. Last season’s Championship winners Wolves produced the surprise performance of Gameweek 3 by holding last season’s Premier League Champions to a hard-fought draw at Molineux Stadium. Aleksandar Mitrovic was tipped as a mid-priced forward to consider for Fulham’s home clash with Burney and he well and truly …

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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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