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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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Newcastle Sign Spain Youth International From Dortmund

Newcastle have secured the signature of Spanish U-21 international Mikel Merino on a season-long loan deal from Borussia Dortmund. The midfielder becomes the Magpies fifth signing of the summer transfer window. Before moving to Germany in 2015, Merino made over 60 appearances for his hometown club Osasuna. However, he only made nine appearances last season and new manager Peter Bosz has deemed him surplus …

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PSG’s Capitulation Showed Money Alone Can’t Buy Champions League Success

BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 08: PSG players look dejected as Sergi Roberto of Barcelona scores their sixth goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou on March 8, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Let’s get one thing clear about Barcelona’s incredible 6-1 triumph over Paris Saint-Germain last week. This was not a story of scintillating football. Nor were PSG filleted by a series of mesmeric manoeuvres that no team could possibly hope to withstand. This was not simply another Lionel Messi masterclass, complete with deft touches and intricate wizardry. In fact, this wasn’t really about …

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Antonio Conte Signs New Chelsea Deal [Report]

WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea looks on during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea at Molineux on February 18, 2017 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Antonio Conte has signed a new three-year contract at Chelsea, according to Italian outlet TuttoMercatoWeb (via the Daily Express) The Italian has enjoyed remarkable success at the club so far. Indeed, it is widely accepted that Chelsea’a lead atop the Premier League is so unassailable that a domestic double is the new goal for Conte’s charges. The 47-year-old’s original deal was intended to keep …

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Arsenal Boss Wenger Makes Bizarre Claim About His Critics

PRESTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal reacts as Simon Grayson manager of Preston North End looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Preston North End and Arsenal at Deepdale on January 7, 2017 in Preston, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has blasted certain members of the football community in the wake of his side’s FA Cup win over Southampton, saying that many of them would like to see him “in jail somewhere without any heating”. As reported in The Guardian, Wenger believes he is vilified by his critics to an unfair extent. The manager has been under …

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Video: Relive One Of Liverpool’s Greatest Derby Wins Over United Ahead Of Sunday

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 14: Steven Gerrard of Liverpool scores his team's second goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on March 14, 2009 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

It was in the 2008/09 season, where Liverpool went to Old Trafford and returned to Merseyside with all three points following an emphatic 4-1 victory. Among the goals for Liverpool were Fernando Torres, who levelled the game shortly after Cristiano Ronaldo gave the hosts the lead, Steven Gerrard, from the spot, Fabio Aurelio and Andrea Dossena sealed the win in injury …

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Has Everton’s James McCarthy Finally Won Over Ronald Koeman?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: James McCarthy of Everton is pursued by Francis Coquelin (L) and Mesut Ozil (C) of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 13, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

James McCarthy seems to be firmly back in Everton boss Ronald Koeman’s plans. After an injury-plagued season, the Irish midfielder put in an impressive performance in Everton’s 2-1 win over Arsenal on Tuesday night. Although it will take more than one game to win the full backing of his manager, Tuesday can certainly allow the Glasweigen to gather some momentum. …

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