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Norwich Punish Lacklustre Leeds To Claim Championship Top Spot

Norwich City leapfrogged Leeds United at the top of the Championship table following a 1-3 victory at Elland Road. The home side dominated possession in the first five minutes but it was Norwich who took the lead against the run of play when Mario Vrancic’s freekick took a deflection off Adam Forshaw in the Leeds wall and left Casilla scrambling. …

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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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January Transfer Deadline Day Round-Up From Across Europe

With the January transfer window closing on Thursday evening, Pundit Arena picks out some of the main deals to go through around Europe on deadline day: ENGLAND – Newcastle United have signed Paraguay midfielder Miguel Almiron from MLS Cup winners Atlanta United, reportedly for a club-record fee. The 24-year-old penned a five-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee believed to be …

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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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Aaron Connolly Joins League One Leaders Luton On Loan Deal

Highly-rated Irish striker Aaron Connolly has signed a new three-year contract at Premier League club Brighton and has joined League One leaders Luton on loan. Connolly has been in excellent form for Brighton’s U23s this season scoring 16 goals and winning the Premier League 2 Player of the Month for November. His form at underage level had led to speculation …

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