English Premiership

West Brom’s Berahino arrested for drink-driving.


West Bromwich Albion and England striker Saido Berahino is to be questioned after being arrested for drink-driving. The footballer was stopped on the M6 near junction 20 for Lymm, Cheshire, just before 03:00 GMT on 22 October. A police spokeswoman said the 21-year-old’s car had been travelling at “high speed” on the southbound carriageway. Berahino is due to return to ...

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Aston Villa hold high-flying Southampton at home


Nathaniel Clyne denied Aston Villa a much-needed win as his late goal rescued a point for a disappointing Southampton side. The England right-back buried Ryan Bertrand’s cross to reduce the gap on leaders Chelsea to six points. Villa went ahead when Gabriel Agbonlahor took advantage of an error of judgement from Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster to score. But Saints’ pressure ...

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Players ‘may leave’ if Man City exit Champions League


Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri says players may be replaced if his side fail to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages. City are bottom of Group E, with two points from four matches and could be eliminated if they fail to beat Bayern Munich at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday. “We need to do something or otherwise next year it’s ...

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Michu will not be recalled to Swansea this season – Monk


Swansea boss Garry Monk will not recall striker Michu to the club when Wilfried Bony goes to play in the Africa Cup of Nations. Bony will be on international duty with Ivory Coast for the tournament, which starts in January in Equatorial Guinea. The player could be absent for as many as six Swansea games depending on how his nation ...

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Tottenham earn late win over 10-man Hull City


Tottenham came from behind to beat 10-man Hull to leave the Tigers with only one win in 11 Premier League matches. Jake Livermore powered in from 25 yards for Hull before Hatem Ben Arfa missed a chance for a second from close range. Hull midfielder Gaston Ramirez was shown a straight red card for kicking out at Jan Vertonghen after ...

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Crystal Palace come from behind to beat Liverpool


Liverpool endured another miserable trip to Crystal Palace as two late goals gave the south London club their third win of the season. The Reds, whose title bid last season was damaged by a 3-3 draw at Selhurst Park, took the lead through Rickie Lambert’s strike in the second minute. But Dwight Gayle equalised after Yannick Bolasie’s shot came off ...

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Man Utd fourth after hanging on to beat Arsenal


Louis van Gaal clinched his first away win as Manchester United manager as a battling display saw off Arsenal and moved his side up to fourth in the Premier League. After long spells of dominance by the Gunners, Kieran Gibbs turned Antonio Valencia’s cross into his own net before Wayne Rooney sealed victory with his side’s first shot on target ...

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Osman nets winner for Everton against West Ham


Leon Osman marked his 400th Everton appearance with the winning goal in a 2-1 victory over West Ham United. The 33-year-old midfielder slid in to convert Samuel Eto’o’s low cross as Everton made it six matches unbeaten. Romelu Lukaku’s fifth goal of the season gave Everton the lead after Ross Barkley’s blocked shot fell into his path. Substitute Mauro Zarate ...

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Leicester and Sunderland in stalemate


Leicester failed to score for a fifth game in succession as they battled out a goalless draw with Sunderland. In a match which both sides were desperate not to lose, the Foxes had the best of the chances with Jeffrey Schlupp and Matty James going close. Steven Fletcher missed Sunderland’s best opportunity when he was denied from close range by ...

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Chelsea stretch EPL lead after dominant West Brom win


Chelsea opened up a seven-point lead at the Premier League summit as goals from Diego Costa and Eden Hazard secured a one-sided win over 10-man West Brom. Costa’s chest down and volley got the ball rolling for Jose Mourinho’s side. Hazard was then gifted a cheap second after 25 minutes, firing home after West Brom switched off at a corner. ...

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