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Man City show why they are champions; Arsenal’s road woes in a class of their own

Published: April 15, 2018

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With only a month of Premier League football to go, Nick Miller looks back at all the highs and lows in the


Liverpool issue injury update on key players

Published: April 10, 2018

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Jurgen Klopp will have spent most of his weekend sweating on the fitness of key players ahead of Liverpool’s trip to Manchester City on Tuesday. Leading 3-0 from the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal, Klopp and his squad are in a pretty good place. But with Mohamed Salah and Andrew Robertson both missing the Merseyside derby through injury at the weekend, there are injury concerns for Liverpool as they look to reach the UCL semifinals.


Leicester striker Iheanacho breaks hand while with Nigeria

Published: March 29, 2018

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Leicester City could be without one of its strikers this weekend after picking up an injury while on international duty.


Croatian soccer player dies shortly after being hit in chest by ball

Published: March 26, 2018

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A Croatian soccer player died suddenly during a match over the weekend, moments after being struck in the chest by the ball Saturday. NK Marsonia forward Bruno Boban, one of the top scorers in Croatia’s third-tier league, was hit by the ball less than 10 minutes into his team’s game against Slavonija Pozega on Saturday. He continued jogging for about seven seconds after absorbing the hit before abruptly crumpling to the ground


Lukaku bullies Liverpool, Hammers’ shame

Published: March 12, 2018

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Liverpool couldn’t cope with the physical presence of Man United’s Romelu Lukaku. But there was fight at the London Stadium, as West Ham’s fans overstepped the mark in protesting against the owners. Weekend Review »


Premier League DARTS, Week 29: Evaluating criticisms of Conte, Wenger

Published: March 6, 2018

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Because Henry Bushnell will recap the weekend’s biggest games with Discussion, Analysis, Reactions, Takeaways and Superlatives. At the center of them was Antonio Conte, not the only underperforming manager verbally bombarded by fans and pundits after a loss this past weekend, and not the only Premier League title winner bound for an exit door. Conte, to be clear, has no obligation to play a certain style of soccer.


Manchester City’s Guardiola charged for wearing political ribbon

Published: February 28, 2018

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Feb. 26 (UPI) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wore a yellow ribbon on his jacket again this weekend, despite a charge and numerous warnings from the Football Association.


Forest win caps wild weekend

Published: January 7, 2018

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The first major FA Cup weekend of the season did not disappoint. Nottingham Forest’s win over Arsenal was the major talking point among some upsets, brilliant goals, derby heroics and even a managerial change.


Willian, Drinkwater steal the show

Published: December 31, 2017

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With no Eden Hazard, Chelsea relied on Willian and Danny Drinkwater for a win. Roy Hodgson orchestrated the stopping of Man City’s winning streak, which sees him lead our Team of the Weekend


Poch’s plan to stop City juggernaut

Published: December 15, 2017

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Mauricio Pochettino will need all his tactical nous to end Manchester City’s run. His side must attack a defence that can be hurt. To dare is to do, as the Tottenham motto says, and Pochettino must heed that


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