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The Incredible Stats Behind Liverpool’s Rampant Goalscoring Form

Under Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool have fast become one of the most entertaining sides in the Premier League. A mixture of pace, dynamism and ruthlessness have meant that at their peak, this side is unplayable. Though the defence may be relatively suspect, those moments of panic are becoming fewer and further between and Liverpool are now firmly in contention for a return …

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Stoke City Lining Up Replacement For Under-Pressure Mark Hughes [Report]

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Mark Hughes, Manager of Stoke City looks on during the Premier League match between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion at the Britannia Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Stoke City’s start to the new Premier League season has been something of a disaster. Mark Hughes’ side have taken just two points from their opening six games, including Saturday’s 1-1 draw against West Brom, and only Sunderland’s worse form is sparing them from being bottom of the table. Despite leading Stoke to three successive ninth-place finishes, their highest top …

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Leicester Will Demand A Man United Player In Exchange For Danny Drinkwater [Report]

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 08: Daniel Drinkwater of Leicester City celebrates his injury time equaliser during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leicester City and Watford at The King Power Stadium on February 08, 2014 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Tim Keeton/Getty Images)

Against the overwhelming force of Manchester United on Saturday, Danny Drinkwater was one of the few Leicester players to emerge with any credit. The midfielder is clearly feeling the loss of N’Golo Kanté as much as his teammates, but the effort was there with Drinkwater yesterday if not the execution. Reports during the past week had linked the England international …

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Jamie Vardy Roundly Mocked For Rejecting Arsenal Following Leicester’s 4-1 Thrashing

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on September 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The last time Jamie Vardy visited Old Trafford with Leicester, his side were one game away from being crowned Premier League champions. This time, the circumstances and outcome were hugely different. Claudio Ranieri’s side have started leaking goals of late, conceding four apiece to Liverpool and Chelsea in recent games. The same fate befell the Foxes this afternoon, as they …

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Manchester United 4-1 Leicester City: Player Ratings On An Easy Afternoon For Mourinho

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Paul Pogba of Manchester United celebrates scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on September 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United looked to bounce back from two successive Premier League defeats this afternoon when they took on Premier League champions Leicester City at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney was left out of the starting lineup today, and it was Chris Smalling, Rooney’s replacement as captain for the day, who opened the scoring for the home side midway through the first …

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Liverpool V Hull City: Confirmed Lineups, Lovren Out, Sturridge Benched

DERBY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool waves to supporters following victory in the EFL Cup Third Round match between Derby County and Liverpool at iPro Stadium on September 20, 2016 in Derby, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Having beaten Arsenal, Leicester and Chelsea already this season, Liverpool now have to overcome another psychological hurdle against Hull City today. Liverpool have tended to struggle with the favourites tag in recent years, a problem which Klopp himself made direct reference to when speaking to the meida earlier this week. For today’s game, as was practically confirmed yesterday, Loris Karius …

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Man United Fans’ Deliriously Happy Reaction To Wayne Rooney Finally Being Dropped


José Mourinho has finally done the necessary and taken Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney out of the firing line. The misfiring 30-year-0ld has been an automatic starter in all of Mourinho’s matches thus far (bar the Europa League defeat at Feyenoord) but despite playing in a variety of positions, his below-par performances have seen him draw criticism from the public …

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