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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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Alisson ‘Looks Like’ Missing Piece For Liverpool, Says Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes £65 million goalkeeper Alisson Becker could be the final piece in putting together a title challenge this season. The Brazilian made a vital save from Pascal Gross two minutes from time to record a third clean sheet in three games since joining from Roma as Klopp’s men beat Brighton 1-0 to move top of the embryonic …

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Loris Karius Seals Two-Year Loan To Besiktas

Loris Karius’ Liverpool nightmare has officially reached its end as he seals a two-year loan to Turkish outfit Besiktas. One game can change so much in this sport and for Loris Karius, no matter what happens next, his name will forever be linked to one of the most shocking high-profile performances in recent memory. Liverpool’s best chance at winning in …

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Watch: Salah Gives Liverpool The Lead With Sublime First-Time Finish

Liverpool have got off to the perfect start in Saturday’s late Premier League kickoff as Mohamed Salah has put the Merseyside club 1-0 up against Brighton after 23 minutes.  The goal will have greatly pleased manager Jurgen Klopp as the move began thanks to some high-pressure defending from the Anfield outfit. James Milner did brilliantly to win the ball off Yves Bissouma who …

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Watch: Harry Maguire Scores Cracking Winner For Leicester

Harry Maguire’s injury-time goal saw the away support at St. Mary’s go absolutely bananas as he secured a valuable three points for Leicester City in their Premier League clash with Southampton.  Southampton had been leading from the 52nd minute thanks to a goal from Ryan Bertrand, but the 2015/16 Premier League champions hit back through Demarai Gray and England’s standout player at …

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