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Premier League: what we learned from the opening weekend
Erling Haaland scored both goals on his Premier League debut for Manchester City
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Premier League: what we learned from the opening weekend

Haaland opens Man City goal account and it’s the same old story for Man Utd
8 Aug 2022
Online abuse in football: ‘the dark side to the beautiful game’
Man Utd’s Harry Maguire and Cristiano Ronaldo are two players regularly targeted
Talking point

Online abuse in football: ‘the dark side to the beautiful game’

New study reveals the true extent of the abuse suffered by Premier League players
3 Aug 2022
Premier League predictions: title winners and relegation
The Premier League trophy
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Premier League predictions: title winners and relegation

Will Manchester City retain their crown and can the three promoted sides stay up?
2 Aug 2022
Raheem Sterling: Chelsea move ‘makes sense for all’
Raheem Sterling has captained England under Gareth Southgate
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Raheem Sterling: Chelsea move ‘makes sense for all’

England star set for return to west London from Manchester City
11 Jul 2022
Darwin Nunez: the ‘modern striker’ signing for Liverpool
Darwin Nunez scored against Liverpool in both legs of the Champions League quarter-final
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Darwin Nunez: the ‘modern striker’ signing for Liverpool

Portuguese club Benfica confirm a deal for the Uruguay international worth up to €100m
13 Jun 2022
Life after Roman: a new era begins at Chelsea 
Todd Boehly was at Stamford Bridge to watch Chelsea against Watford on 22 May 
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Life after Roman: a new era begins at Chelsea 

Todd Boehly reveals his vision for the club, plus a look at the possible ins and outs at the Bridge 
31 May 2022
A stunning end to the Premier League season
A remarkable comeback sealed Man City’s fourth title in five years
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A stunning end to the Premier League season

How Man City pipped Liverpool to the title on a wild final day
26 May 2022

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Premier League goes to the wire: the ‘most exciting’ final day ever?
Will Man City or Liverpool lift the Premier League trophy?
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Premier League goes to the wire: the ‘most exciting’ final day ever?

A look at the title, top four and relegation permutations ahead of Sunday’s fixtures 
20 May 2022
Erling Haaland: are Man City signing the ‘next best player in the world’?
Erling Haaland in action against Man City in last season’s Champions League
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Erling Haaland: are Man City signing the ‘next best player in the world’?

City have reached an agreement in principle for the Borussia Dortmund goal machine
11 May 2022
Tottenham vs. Arsenal predictions: race for the top four
Bukayo Saka scored in Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Tottenham in September
The big match

Tottenham vs. Arsenal predictions: race for the top four

Expect a ‘seismic’ north London derby with Champions League qualification on the line
10 May 2022
Erik ten Hag: can he bring the glory days back to Man Utd?
Erik ten Hag will leave Ajax for Manchester United this summer
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Erik ten Hag: can he bring the glory days back to Man Utd?

The Dutchman has a huge rebuilding job on his hands at Old Trafford
22 Apr 2022
Is this the worst Man Utd team for 30 years?
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring Liverpool’s fourth goal against Man Utd
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Is this the worst Man Utd team for 30 years?

Gary Neville calls his former side a ‘waste of space’ after 4-0 thrashing at Liverpool
20 Apr 2022
Premier League: will Man City or Liverpool win the title race?
Man City and Liverpool played out a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium on 10 April
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Premier League: will Man City or Liverpool win the title race?

There’s just one point between the top two with seven games remaining
12 Apr 2022
Christian Eriksen: a fairytale return and World Cup dream
Christian Eriksen in action for Denmark against Finland at Euro 2020
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Christian Eriksen: a fairytale return and World Cup dream

Danish star has signed for Brentford just eight months after suffering a cardiac arrest
2 Feb 2022
Man Utd have ‘no identity, no clue and no chance’ under Solskjaer
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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Man Utd have ‘no identity, no clue and no chance’ under Solskjaer

It was a dark day for the Red Devils as Liverpool ran riot at Old Trafford 
25 Oct 2021
Newcastle’s first battle is to avoid relegation
Newcastle’s new chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan and part-owner Amanda Staveley
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Newcastle’s first battle is to avoid relegation

After Steve Bruce’s departure, there’s plenty on the to-do list for the new owners
21 Oct 2021
Newcastle’s Saudi takeover
Newcastle play their home games at St James’ Park
Why we’re talking about . . .

Newcastle’s Saudi takeover

Amnesty calls for meeting with the Premier League over owners’ and directors’ test
14 Oct 2021
Mo Salah: is Liverpool’s ‘genius’ now the best player in Europe?
Liverpool and Egypt striker Mohamed Salah
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Mo Salah: is Liverpool’s ‘genius’ now the best player in Europe?

Pundits praise the ‘Egyptian king’ after his wonder goal against Man City
4 Oct 2021
The Ronaldo effect: what big players mean for the finances of major football clubs
Pin badges showing face of Cristiano Ronaldo
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The Ronaldo effect: what big players mean for the finances of major football clubs

Manchester United hoping to cash in big after securing the Portuguese star’s signature on two-year contract
13 Sep 2021
The heavy consequences of ‘light touch’ refereeing
Man Utd’s Bruno Fernandes confronts Southampton’s Jack Stephens
Why we’re talking about . . .

The heavy consequences of ‘light touch’ refereeing

New refereeing protocol is intended to make football more free-flowing
27 Aug 2021
‘Kane has found a gentlemen’s agreement is meaningless in the brutal world of football’
Harry Kane
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‘Kane has found a gentlemen’s agreement is meaningless in the brutal world of football’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
26 Aug 2021
Premier League: pundit predictions
Manchester City are the Premier League defending champions
Expert’s view

Premier League: pundit predictions

A look at the major talking points ahead of the new season
13 Aug 2021
One-horse race: Man City march towards the Premier League title
Bernardo Silva scored Man City’s third goal against Everton at Goodison
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One-horse race: Man City march towards the Premier League title

As their rivals falter, Pep Guardiola’s side maintain the momentum
18 Feb 2021
Premier League title race: excitement builds at the top of the table
Manchester United and Manchester City are contenders for the Premier League title
Why we’re talking about . . .

Premier League title race: excitement builds at the top of the table

At the midway stage of the season the lead is changing hands on a regular basis 
22 Jan 2021
Should the Premier League carry on playing?
Manchester City players celebrate their goal in the 1-0 win over Brighton on 13 January
Today’s big question

Should the Premier League carry on playing?

Concerns grow over player goal celebrations, fixture changes and effects of long-Covid
14 Jan 2021
Head injuries: ‘how many warnings does football need?’
Arsenal’s David Luiz and Wolves’s Raul Jimenez lie injured after their clash of heads
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Head injuries: ‘how many warnings does football need?’

Wolves striker Raul Jiménez suffered a fractured skull after clash with Arsenal’s David Luiz
1 Dec 2020
Fans to return but Premier League warns of financial losses
In a test event at the Amex Stadium in August fans watched Brighton’s pre-season friendly with Chelsea
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Fans to return but Premier League warns of financial losses

Even with 4,000 supporters all 20 top-flight teams would lose vast sums of money
24 Nov 2020
Southgate urges Premier League to rethink five subs rule
England manager Gareth Southgate
In Brief

Southgate urges Premier League to rethink five subs rule

Player welfare concerns England head coach after a number of injuries
17 Nov 2020
Premier League star accused of rape and false imprisonment
A premier league football.
In Brief

Premier League star accused of rape and false imprisonment

Sports star arrested over alleged attack at his home
13 Nov 2020
Premier League to scrap unpopular pay-per-view scheme
Liverpool take on Manchester United in a Premier League match.
In Brief

Premier League to scrap unpopular pay-per-view scheme

£14.95 charge for additional games expected to be dropped after fan backlash
6 Nov 2020
European Premier League: radical breakaway plot is revealed
Liverpool and Man Utd are reportedly in talks to join the European Premier League
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European Premier League: radical breakaway plot is revealed

Liverpool and Man Utd are reportedly in talks to join new Fifa-backed tournament
21 Oct 2020
EPL pay-per-view: are fans being priced out of football?
West Bromwich Albion drew 0-0 with Burnley in a Premier League pay-per-view match
In Depth

EPL pay-per-view: are fans being priced out of football?

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic airs his concerns and Newcastle fans launch ‘Charity Not PPV’ campaign
20 Oct 2020
Van Dijk injury: Liverpool’s title defence suffers huge blow
Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk was injured following this tackle by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford
In Brief

Van Dijk injury: Liverpool’s title defence suffers huge blow

Dutch defender requires knee surgery and faces many months on the sidelines
19 Oct 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Project Big Picture
Liverpool beat Man Utd 2-0 in the Premier League clash at Anfield on 19 January 2020
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about Project Big Picture

Liverpool and Man Utd drive ‘biggest shake-up in a generation’ but critics accuse big clubs of a ‘power grab’
12 Oct 2020
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