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Twitter Reacts As Bournemouth Thump Chelsea 3-0 At Stamford Bridge

There was a surprise result at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night as relegation-threatened Bournemouth came away with all three points following a commanding 3-0 win over Chelsea.  The Premier League champions lined out without a recognised striker, with Eden Hazard playing up top. Olivier Giroud joined from Arsenal earlier in the day, meaning he was not signed in time to …

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In The Era Of Managerial Hyperbole Hughton & Howe Provide A Welcome Antidote

The era of the galactico manager is here: the egos and the complicated philosophies, the mind games and coded messages, the sniping and arrogant post-match interviews all adding to the spectacle and feeding into the all-pervasive world of the Premier League. Football’s equivalent to the Queens of the Stone Age, Antonio Conte at Chelsea, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and the big-hitters in Manchester …

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Sunderland’s Star Man Jermain Defoe Set To Stay In The Premier League Next Season

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - MAY 13: Jermain Defoe of Sunderland applauds the fans at the end of the match during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at Stadium of Light on May 13, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Jermain Defoe hasn’t wasted any time in ensuring Premier League football for next season.  Defoe is said to be very close to signing on a free transfer for Bournemouth in a three-year deal worth £65,000, according to The Guardian. The England striker signed for Sunderland in January 2015 and has scored 15 goals this season as the Black Cats slumped to relegation from …

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Premier League Duo Pursuing Future Ireland Prospect Ryan Manning

Premier League Duo Pursuing Future Ireland Prospect Ryan Manning

Ryan Manning’s impressive first season for Queens Park Rangers has attracted Premier League interest, according to The Mirror. The 20-year-old midfielder made the breakthrough at Loftus Road this season, with Ian Holloway promoting him to the first team in December. Manning has shown tremendous promise since given the opportunity and this has reportedly led to interest from fellow London side Crystal Palace …

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Which PL Relegations Would Have The Biggest Impact On The Ireland Team?

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: John O'Shea of Sunderland reacts during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Sunderland at Bet365 Stadium on October 15, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Having looked at the best outcome for the Republic of Ireland national team resulting from potential Premier League promotions, we now look at the scenario for Irish players in the relegation scrap. In the past the relegation of Reading, Wolves and Hull has wiped out a large proportion of Irishmen from the top flight. Last season, three regulars in Rob Elliot, Wes Hoolahan …

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Harry Arter Responds To Vile Troll In Revealing Interview

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Harry Arter of Bournemouth celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and West Ham United at Vitality Stadium on January 12, 2016 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

In an intriguing and wide-ranging interview with the Daily Mail, Harry Arter spoke about a number of issues – his injury torment, the influence of Eddie Howe, and the heartbreak of his still-born daughter. Talking to Jamie Redknapp, Arter had a quick and forthright answer when asked about an idiot who abused him about the worst thing that can happen to …

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Arsenal Rekindle Interest In Juventus Midfielder But Face Competition From Two Clubs

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Arsenal have relaunched their interest in Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina, but face serious competition from Bundesliga outfit Schalke and defending Premier League champions Leicester City. We earmarked Lemina as one of three possible moves the Gunners could make at the end of August, and it now seems that Wenger is plotting a move for the Gabon international in the January transfer …

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Eddie Howe Has Optimistic Hopes For Jack Wilshere At Bournemouth

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Eddie Howe has hopes that Jack Wilshere’s time with Arsenal will see him return to the club a stronger player. Wilshere joined the Cherries on a season-long loan on transfer deadline day, despite interest from Roma and AC Milan. And Howe believes that Wilshere’s game will develop in a positive environment where he can thrive after suffering various injuries and …

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Manchester United Legend Slams Jack Wilshere For Having No Ambition

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has slammed Jack Wilshere for lacking ambition after choosing Bournemouth over a host of top European clubs. Scholes was speaking to Sky Sports News HQ following the England international’s move to the Cherries, and he admitted to being disappointed with Wilshere for setting his sights low. “I would have liked to have seen him, if …

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Jack Wilshere’s Move To Roma Breaks Down, Bournemouth Loan Likely

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will not be moving to Serie A after his move to Italian giants AS Roma broke down this afternoon. Reliable journalist James Horncastle has tweeted from one of his sources that Wilshere will not be leaving the Gunners for a move abroad. Wilshere to Roma has apparently broken down via @ManuBaio — James Horncastle (@JamesHorncastle) 31 …

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Newcastle Set To Sign These Two Premier League Players For £20.5m

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The Guardian have reported that Newcastle are close to sealing an £8.5m deal to sign Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle, whilst Sky Sports have said the Tyneside club are in talks with Bournemouth to buy star winger Matt Ritchie for £12m. Eddie Howe said in May that Bournemouth had no interest in selling Ritchie after rejecting a bid from West …

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Five Managers Who Could Replace Roy Hodgson At England After Euro 2016

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Roy Hodgson, manager of England looks on prior to the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Despite coming through the Euro 2016 qualifying group with a 100% win rate, the future of England manager Roy Hodgson will not be resolved until after the tournament this summer. Though his side looked impressive in what was admittedly a relatively handy qualifying group, England’s subpar showing at the World cup in Brazil two years ago has not been forgotten …

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Statistically, This Is The Premier League Team Of The Season So Far

With the Premier League entering the final stretch, it’s almost time for everyone’s favourite part of the season – the divvying out of needlessly contentious awards. With the PFA Player, Young Player and Team awards still several weeks away from being announced (though voting will probably already have taken place), one cursory glance at the stats should point out who …

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Alan Shearer Launches Savage Attack At Newcastle Flops

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 16: Former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer talks on stage during the official launch to mark the FA's 150th Anniversary Year at the Grand Connaught Rooms on January 16, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens - The FA/The FA via Getty Images

Newcastle United look doomed in their bid to avoid relegation, and their greatest ever striker is not afraid of telling people who feels is to blame. Despite spending nearly £80million pounds over the course of the last two transfer windows, the Magpies find themselves mired deep within the relegation battle with hope that they can retain their place in the Premier …

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