Category: Premier League

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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich watches Blues play for first time this season against New England Revolution in the US

ROMAN Abramovich ended his Chelsea exile as he watched the Blues beat New England Revolution in the US last night. The Russian owner was in the stands at Gillette Stadium in Massachusetts for the friendly, which was arranged to raise awareness in the fight against anti-Semitism The Chelsea chief was seen chatting to New England […]

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Nations League: Harry Kane in England squad, Ruben Loftus-Cheek out

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is one of nine Champions League finalists named in England’s initial 27-man squad for the inaugural Nations League finals despite his fitness being “an unknown”. “He’s working to be fit for the [Champions League] final. We are keeping that door open,” said England manager Gareth Southgate “That’s one of the unknowns. […]

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Raheem Sterling: How speaking out on racism has helped make him a role model

In 2018-19, Raheem Sterling shone brighter than ever in Manchester City’s star-studded squad. The 24-year-old is on the cusp of a domestic treble – Premier League champion, Carabao Cup winner and with the FA Cup final to come on Saturday. His personal honours include the PFA Young Player of the Year and the Football Writers’ […]

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Chelsea star Ruben Loftus-Cheek undergoes surgery after rupturing Achilles’ tendon in friendly

RUBEN LOFTUS-CHEEK will undergo surgery on his ruptured Achilles’ tendon this evening. Chelsea confirmed the news in a brief statement on their website today. Loftus-Cheek, 23, was spotted with a protective boot and crutches after suffering the injury in a friendly against New England Revolution. Chelsea said: “Ruben Loftus-Cheek has seen a specialist today (Thursday) […]

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Guardiola wins manager of the year gong after guiding Man City to historic titlePEP GUARDIOLA picked up the manager of the year gong after a historic season.

PEP GUARDIOLA picked up the manager of the year gong after a historic season. The Man City head coach, who lifted his second successive Premier League title on Sunday, beat Nuno Espirito Santo, Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino to the prize. Former Barcelona boss Guardiola paid tribute to his fellow managers after the tightest title race in years. He said: […]

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Aston Villa beat West Brom to reach playoff final

LONDON, United Kingdom, May 15 – Aston Villa progressed to within one game of a return to the Premier League after edging West Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion 4-3 on penalties in the Championship playoff semi-finals on Tuesday. However, the Baggies’ hopes of an immediate return to the top-flight were dented when captain Chris Brunt was sent […]

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Hughton sacking at Brighton was brutal and a major blow to black managers in England

THERE have been two genuinely brutal sackings in English football over the past few months. The first was Darren Moore’s dismissal from West Brom, who stood fourth in the Championship. The second was Chris Hughton being fired by Brighton yesterday, having rescued the club from a Championship relegation scrap, winning promotion to the top flight and establishing them there over two seasons. […]

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Man City hit back at Uefa over one-year Champions League ban investigation leak

MANCHESTER CITY have furiously hit back at claims they are set to be banned from the Champions League for a year. The Premier League winners reportedly face being ousted from Europe’s top football competition for a season over alleged breaches of Financial Fair Play rules. City are believed to have been accused by Uefa of providing “unconvincing” […]

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Yaya Toure: Ex-Manchester City & Barcelona midfielder denies retirement

Former Manchester City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure says he is “still in contention to play for a few more years”, despite his agent announcing his apparent retirement last week. On Friday, Toure’s agent Dimitri Seluk said he had “decided to end his careeras a champion”. “There has been a lot of confusion about my future […]

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss says ‘the week is not over yet’ before Premier League title decider

Liverpool host Wolves while leaders Manchester City travel to Brighton. The Reds beat Barcelona 4-0 in midweek, to overturn a 3-0 first-leg deficit and reach the Champions League final, where they will play Tottenham. “Focus is not a problem,” said Klopp. “We are not used to moments of glory but we win from time to […]

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