English Premiership

Iker Casillas offered contract by Liverpool

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Iker Casillas was back in familiar territory on Tuesday as he enjoyed a night out in Madrid with his wife Sara Carbonero. Casillas and Carbonero were spotted leaving a restaurant in the Spanish capital before getting into a car parked nearby. Carbonero is a sports journalist by trade and famously kissed Casillas when she interviewed him after Spain won the ...

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Sam Allardyce resigns as Crystal Palace manager after five months

Sam Allardyce won eight of his 21 Premier League games as Crystal Palace manager (Image credit: Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce has resigned as Crystal Palace manager five months after he joined the Premier League club. Allardyce replaced Alan Pardew in December on a two-and-half-year deal with the Eagles one point above the relegation zone. But the 62-year-old, who had an ill-fated one-game spell as England boss,led the club to eight wins in 21 games to guide them to ...

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Antonio Conte: named manager of the year by LMA

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte won the top two prizes at the League Managers’ Association’s annual awards evening. The Italian was named manager of the year and Premier League manager of the year after leading the Blues to the title in his first season in charge. Brighton manager Chris Hughton won the Championship award after guiding his side to promotion. Sheffield ...

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6 Lessons from Chelsea’s Successful EPL season

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Last season, when Leicester City won the Premier League title, I penned down a few lessons I thought people in business in management could learn and apply to get them success in their work. This season, the ribbons on the Premier League trophy belong to Chelsea and their journey has some brilliant points of wisdom people can note of and ...

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Premier League: Ayew Brothers score at same time on final day

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Ghana’s Jordan and Andre Ayew scored on the final day of the English Premier League season for the respective clubs. Jordan Ayew scored the first of Swansea City’s two goals in their 2-1 win over West Brom while Andre Ayew’s second half strike helped West Ham win 2-1 at Burnley. Coincidentally, both goals were headers and were scored in the ...

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Leicester 1-6 Tottenham: Harry Kane bags four goals to take charge of Golden Boot race

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Ruthless Harry Kane struck four goals as Tottenham dismantled Leicester 6-1. The England forward’s haul moved him two ahead of Romelu Lukaku in the race for the Premier League’s golden boot with 26 goals ahead of Sunday’s season-finale at Hull. Son Heung-min also scored twice at the King Power Stadium as Spurs continued to shrug off any disappointment following Chelsea’s ...

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Diving bans: Football Association approves retrospective action

Middlesbrough's Gaston Ramirez was shown a yellow card for simulation at Bournemouth - before picking up a second and being sent off (Image credit: Getty Images)

Players who dive in English football will face bans from next season under new Football Association regulations. Under the new rules, passed by the governing body at its annual general meeting on Thursday, a panel will review footage from the weekend each Monday looking for cases of simulation. Any player unanimously found guilty of diving would be given a suspension. ...

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Southampton 0-0 Manchester United: Sergio Romero ensures Red Devils avoid third straight Premier League defeat

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Southampton struggled to relieve the pressure building on manager Claude Puel after an under-strength Manchester United held them to a 0-0 home draw. Saints chairman Ralph Krueger has refused to offer assurances surrounding the Frenchman’s future despite him leading them to the brink of an eighth-placed finish and this partly demonstrated why. Puel’s future is to be discussed at the ...

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