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Mohamed Salah called out for diving

Liverpool have yet to secure a place in the top four of the Premier League this season.  That is the minimal aim and if the club fail to beat Real Madrid in the Champions League final and fall out of the top four, there will be no Champions League football at Anfield next season. (more…)
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Premier League update – the race for the top four

With 14 to games to go in the Premier League there's a big race to secure a top four spot and a place a next season's Champions League. Manchester City are long odds on to claim the title, while Manchester United show no signs of relinquishing their grip on second place. Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal complete the top six, but only two of that quartet can join the Manchester duo in Europe's top club competition. Bookmakers rate Chelsea…
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Who will finish in the top four of the Premier League?

With just twelve matches played in this season’s Premier League, we are already getting a good idea of who the main contenders are to lift the trophy in May 2018. So let’s have a look at which teams stand a good chance of ending the season in the top four positions of the Premier League. Manchester City Few people would be willing to bet against Manchester City’s chances of winning the Premier League. Pep Guardiola’s side have shown a goalscoring…
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Chelsea start the weekend’s Premier League action – anything other than a win not acceptable

Chelsea’s season sits at a crossroads ahead of this weekend’s Premier League clash with Watford, as the English champions need to start to show the menacing form of last term or risk being left behind in the race for silverware. The Stamford Bridge outfit were unplayable at times in 2016-17 and worthy winners of the title, but the start of this campaign has sparked questions over whether Antonio Conte’s men have the required quality to retain their crown. Both of…
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Premier League Week 37 in review

Welcome to our weekly review of some of the leading stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games. It’s congratulations to Chelsea as the Blues clinched their sixth top division title and fifth in the Premier League with a Friday night victory at West Bromwich Albion. Antonio Conte became the fourth manager to win the Premier League title in his first season in England while he has also won the league title in four successive seasons as…
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As Chelsea draws closer to the Premier League title – see record of previous winners

It is very sensible to conclude that the Premier League title for 2016/2017 will be won by Chelsea. When a team of Chelsea’s calibre is at the top of the table at this stage, it’s very difficult to push them off. This becomes even more difficult when it is Tottenham that is making the push. The remaining fixtures for the two teams also have a lot to say about this title. Chelsea still has Middlesbrough, West Brom, Watford and Sunderland to…
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Teams to Watch Out for in the FA Cup 3rd Round

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup is one of the most highly anticipated events in the football calendar. With the biggest teams entering the competition, both lower league and non-league clubs and players will have the chance to face some of the best players around the globe at some of the nation’s largest, and most awe-inspiring stadiums. 64 balls will enter the draw for the 32 fixtures, and there are 10 second round ties still to…
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Nine yellow cards for Tottenham Hotspur against Chelsea

Amid the euphoria of Leicester City’s magnificent and historical title success (needless to say, our heartiest congratulations to all concerned), new Premier League ground was also broken elsewhere on Monday night. In the title crunch game at Chelsea, nine yellow cards were shown to Tottenham Hotspur players; the first time in the competition’s history that nine different players from one team had been shown yellow. Considering the importance of the game, Cup Final referee Mark Clattenburg appeared to be in…
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