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Chelsea’s Best XI Since The Turn Of The Millennium

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 24: John Terry and Didier Drogba of Chelsea hold the trophy after the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge on May 24, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

With the 2016/17 Premier League season nearing its conclusion, Chelsea seem very likely to win another title, and much of this, of course, has been down to the vast level of talent currently available to manager Antonio Conte. Taking inspiration from this season’s all-conquering side, here we have named the Blues’ best XI since the turn of the millennium.  _________ (GK) Petr …

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Klopp Opens Up On Current Relationship With Liverpool Owners

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of LiverpJurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool(L) celebrates victory during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on February 11, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted a top four finish will be a ‘big success’ for his side, although a place in the Europa League would be ‘a step in the right direction’. Defeat to Leicester on Monday night means Liverpool head into this weekend’s clash with Arsenal in fifth place, a point behind their opponents. They’ve won just one …

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Manchester United Youngster Named Europe’s Best Under-20 Prospect

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Last season was a standout year for Manchester United’s academy with a number of massively talented youngsters breaking into Louis van Gaal’s first team. This campaign, Jose Mourinho has been less accommodating to the prodigies at the club with several sent out on loan at the start of the season while both Timothy Fosu-Mensah and, to a lesser extent, Marcus …

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Manchester Police Mercilessly Mock Liverpool On Twitter

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on December 19, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Liverpool’s humbling at the hands of a rejuvenated Leicester City was a fitting end to a dreadful month for the Reds. A 2-0 defeat against Hull proceeded a deserved victory against an admittedly poor Spurs side. Jamie Vardy and co. struck the final blow on Monday night, running out 3-1 winners at the King Power Stadium. To add insult to …

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Manchester United Vs Southampton: Confirmed Lineups From Wembley

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: The League Cup trophy is carried prior to the Capital One Cup third round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on September 23, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Manchester United face Southampton this afternoon with the season’s first piece of silverware up for grabs. Jose Mourinho has constantly reiterated to win as many trophies as possible in his first season, regardless of perceived importance. While for the Saints, today represents an opportunity for Claude Puel to write his name into the history books and secure the side’s first …

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Could Anthony Pilkington’s Form Put Him Back In The Frame For The Ireland-Wales Game?

CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 17: Anthony Pilkington of Cardiff (l) is challenged by Craig Conway of Blackburn during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Blackburn Rovers at Cardiff City Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Cardiff, Wwales.. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

It has been an impressive season for Irish players in the Championship. Conor Hourihane, Ryan Manning and Daryl Horgan have made great strides but one man has slipped under the radar. Anthony Pilkington, remember him? Lancashire-born Pilkington burst onto the scene with Stockport County and made the steep climb from non-league to the Premier League. He benefited from ex-Norwich boss …

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Watch: Sky Sports’ Tear-Jerking Tribute To Claudio Ranieri

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It’s been one of the most shocking and divisive stories in recent sporting memories. Claudio Ranieri was sacked this week just months after achieving the impossible. Leicester were crowned Premier League in May but this season, they’ve struggled massively domestically despite progressing comfortably to the knockout rounds of the Champions League. The Foxes lie just a point above the relegation …

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Watch: The Best And Most Controversial Moments From Jose Mourinho’s Unforgettable First League Cup Final

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Manchester United take on Southampton in Wembley this Sunday as Jose Mourinho aims to win a trophy that’s always been close to his heart. In his first season in England, The Special One lifted the League Cup trophy with Chelsea, beating Liverpool in one of the most entertaining finals in recent memory. John Arne Riise rocketed home the opener less …

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All The Quotes From Jose Mourinho’s Revealing Press Conference

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Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United take on Southampton on Sunday in Wembley with the first trophy of the season up for grabs. It represents what could be an important moment come the end of the season for the Reds with some early silverware likely to give a boost to the side in the hunt for a Champions League qualification spot. The …

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A Hypothetical Rugby XV Made Up Of Premier League Footballers

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Peter Crouch of Stoke City (R) wins a header during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Bet365 Stadium on January 21, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

With the Six Nations well underway, here we take a look at some Premier League stars that would make admirable rugby players if they switched to the oval ball.  _________ 1. Loosehead Prop: Jonathan Walters A powerful, physical and terrifying opponent, Walters would be perfect for the front row. _________ 2. Hooker: Wayne Rooney The perfect build for hooker, Rooney’s vision …

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