Category: Premier League

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Justin Edinburgh: Leyton Orient fans and players share grief over late manager

Leyton Orient captain Jobi McAnuff says players and fans sharing their grief over the death of boss Justin Edinburgh can help them deal with their loss. McAnuff, as well as some more of the club’s players, joined fans at Orient’s Brisbane Road ground to mourn Edinburgh on Sunday. “Obviously we wanted to pay our respects […]

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Emmanuel Eboue recalls heartbreaking lie he told his children over career decline

Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue admits the decline of his career forced him to lie to his children. Eboue lifted the lid on his riches-to-rags story in an exclusive interview with Mirror Sport in January 2018. The 36-year-old admitted he had been driven to the brink of suicide due to his financial problems. Eboue left Arsenal in 2011 […]

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Mesut Ozil: Arsenal midfielder and fiancee to fund surgery for 1,000 children

The couple, who tie the knot on Friday, are paying for 1,000 children to have life-changing surgery. Ozil has chosen to forego receiving traditional gifts and asked guests to donate to a charity which funds operations for children in developing countries who suffer from burns, club feet, and cleft lip and palate. In 2014, the […]

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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears as a guest at Mesut Ozil’s wedding in Istanbul

The Arsenal star and partner Amine Gulse were married in Istanbul at a lavish ceremony surrounded by family and friends. It was reported last month when Ozil attended a banquet in the city with the president that the couple had invited Erdogan to be a witness at their wedding. And it appears that he accepted their invitation as he was […]

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Manchester City lodge Cas appeal over Uefa’s FFP allegations

The city is challenging Uefa’s decision to refer them to its financial watchdog, the Club Financial Control Body (CFCB), which would decide on any punishment. If found guilty, the Premier League champions could face expulsion from competing in the Champions League. The club has denied any financial wrongdoing. Cas said in a statement: “The appeal is […]

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Former Arsenal star Jose Antonio Reyes, 35, dies in car crash

Ex-Arsenal striker Jose Antonio Reyes, 35, has died in a car crash, his former club Sevilla FC has confirmed. Posting an image of the club’s crest with a black ribbon, the club said on Twitter: “We couldn’t be confirming worse news. Beloved Sevilla star Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision. Rest in […]

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Sheikh bin Zayed al Nehayan: Man City owner’s cousin has ‘agreed terms’ to buy Newcastle FC

The cousin of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour has confirmed they have “agreed with terms” to buy Premier League club Newcastle United. In a statement, the Bin Zayed Group said “We can confirm the representatives of his Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed al Nahyan are in discussions with Mike Ashley and his team about the […]

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Aston Villa promoted to Premier League after winning ‘richest game in football’

Aston Villa has been promoted the Premier League after beating Derby County 2-1 in what has been dubbed as “the richest game in football”. They join Norwich City and Sheffield United, who secured automatic promotion to the league. Aston Villa will reportedly pocket at least £170m after their win, including a cash boost of £95m […]

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Aston Villa: Prince William enjoys emotional rollercoaster as his side are promoted at Wembley

Prince William lived every twist and turn as Aston Villa secured their return to the Premier League with a 2-1 play-off final victory against Derby at Wembley. He instead opted for a “middle of the table” side that would give him “emotional rollercoaster moments” and a team he could connect with. Though William admitted he should have […]

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Jack Grealish’s boots, Gareth Bale’s socks, Arjen Robben’s tights: Football’s strangest kit choices

Aston Villa may have been promoted to the Premier League but will Jack Grealish’s boots survive until the start of the new season? Grealish’s battered boots were one of the surprise stars of Villa’s Championship play-off final win over Derby County, and after the game, the 23-year-old explained his reason for keeping them. “I came […]

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