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Five things we learned in the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Tottenham Hotspur closed to within seven points of leaders Chelsea and Manchester City stayed in touch after defeating basement club Sunderland but Arsenal lost ground in the race for a top-four finish with a defeat by Champions League place rivals Liverpool. Here are five …

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ALERT: Premier League champions Leicester sack Ranieri 

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as manager of Leicester City just months after leading the club to the Premier League title, the Midlands side announced Thursday. The Italian’s position has come under intense scrutiny this season during a slump that has left the Foxes, …

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When love turned sour for five managerial icons

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger and Claudio Ranieri who guided Leicester City to the unlikeliest of titles last season are facing rocky futures for different reasons. Wenger — whose side tackle non league Sutton in the FA Cup on Monday — is in the spotlight …

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Five things we learned in the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Chelsea coped admirably without Diego Costa as the leaders battered Leicester, while Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola suffered one of the worst days of his career and Manchester United drew with bitter rivals Liverpool. AFP Sports looks at five things we learnt from the …

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The Premier League’s longest winning streaks

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea fell short of becoming the first team to win 14 consecutive matches within the same English top-flight season after losing 2-0 at Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday. Here are the longest winning streaks since England’s top division was relaunched as the Premier League in …

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Five things we learned in the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Premier League leaders Chelsea registered a record-equalling 13th straight win over the New Year weekend, while Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City slipped out of the top four after losing at Liverpool. Here are five things we learned:   A fitting way to win on Sir …

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FOOTBALL: FA urged to ban heading for Under-10s

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) has urged the English Football Association to ban children under 10 heading balls amid growing fears of brain injuries. A new study from the University of Stirling found heading a ball could cause memory problems for 24 hours and …

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Five things we learnt in the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea went marching on at the top but Liverpool lost ground and Pep Guardiola is facing his first real test as Manchester City boss as they crashed 4-2 at champions Leicester. AFP Sports looks at five things we learnt from the weekend Premier League …

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WENGER: Arsenal won’t lose Ozil, Sanchez

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Arsenal lynchpins Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will not be allowed to leave the club before their contracts expire in 18 months’ time, manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday. British media reports this week suggested Chilean forward Sanchez and German playmaker Ozil want new …

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Mourinho, Ronaldo deny tax evasion claims

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday denied hiding millions of euros in offshore accounts in a effort to avoid the tax man. An international consortium of media organisations claimed that a huge data leak involving 18 million …

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