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Premier League: Winners And Losers As The Manchester Clubs Turn On The Style

The latest weekend of Premier League action saw Manchester City tear Watford a new one, Manchester United pick Everton off, and Arsenal finally emerge from Stamford Bridge with a point and some dignity. Liverpool huffed and puffed but couldn’t blow the Burnley house down, Tottenham encountered similar problems at home to Swansea, and Roy Hodgson’s reign at Crystal Palace began just …

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Barely Believable Stat Illustrates Just How Talented Jose Mourinho Is As A Manager

Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on September 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

From his humble beginnings, starting out as an interpreter for Bobby Robson at Sporting Lisbon, Jose Mourinho has since grown into one of the most well-respected managers of his generation.  Learning more and more about the game during his stints as an assistant at Porto, Barcelona and Benfica in the 1990s and early 2000s, the 54-year-old would eventually stand on his own …

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Opinion: Liverpool Are Not Improving Under Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool’s 4-0 victory over Arsenal before the international break was seen by many as a sign that the club had finally taken the mould of Jurgen Klopp’s famous counter-attacking Borussia Dortmund side. It had convinced many that the Reds were now finally ready to mount a serious Premier League title challenge. What has followed in the aftermath has been quite …

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Watch: Antonio Valencia Scores Thunderous Early Goal Of The Season Contender

Antonio Valencia’s spectacular effort against Everton characterises Manchester United’s new-found attacking venom. The Red Devils have put their goalscoring woes behind them, having plundered 15 goals in their first five games of the season. The attacking threat of Romelu Lukaku, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and co. has delivered, but a former winger-turned-full back has topped the lot today at Old Trafford. Just …

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Alexis Sanchez’s Reaction To Arsenal Teammate Miss Has Fans Up In Arms

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Alexis Sanchez has been the subject of much speculation this past year as Arsenal have still yet to convince the Chile international to remain at the Emirates beyond this season. Having been linked with a number of clubs, including Chelsea, this summer, the 28-year-old remains a Gunner for now but with the end of his contract fast approaching, manager Arsene …

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This Stat Shows How Bleak Times Really Are For Crystal Palace Right Now

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Life at Selhurst Park right now represents the direct antithesis of plain sailing. Roy Hodgson has a big job on his hand as at Crystal Palace.  Crystal Palace are struggling, there’s no two ways about it. Lying bottom of the league, the only team in the division without a single point following Bournemouth’s win over Brighton on Friday night, times are …

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Watch: Naby Keita Emulates Future Liverpool Teammate Sadio Mane In Getting Red Card For A High Kick

Upon his impending arrival at Anfield next year, it is hoped that Naby Keita will link up with the likes of Sadio Mane in order to bolster Liverpool’s already potent attack. Liverpool agreed a club record transfer fee with RB Leipzig for the midfielder in the summer, with a view to bringing him to the club in 2018. Although the Guinean has …

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