English Premiership

EPL on Citi: Chelsea fall to Crystal Palace, Man City thrash Stoke


Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea Crystal Palace secured an unlikely victory over champions Chelsea to register their first points and goals of the season. Roy Hodgson’s men came into the clash with renewed hope, following the return of star man Wilfried Zaha, and his inclusion proved pivotal. Cesar Azpilicueta’s own-goal gave the Eagles the lead before Tiemoue Bakayoko equalised for the visitors with a ...

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Liverpool 0-0 Man United: Wasteful Reds frustrated at Anfield


Liverpool were held to a frustrating draw despite dominating Manchester United at Anfield and have now won just once in eight games. The Reds were on top for long periods and peppered the United goal with 19 shots, but a combination of outstanding goalkeeping by David de Gea and poor finishing denied them a decisive moment. The most noteworthy incident ...

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Kane, Guardiola and Valencia win September Premier League honours


Harry Kane’s September goal blitz has earned him the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award. The Tottenham Hotspur striker scored six goals in four appearances last month and wins the award for the fifth time, moving level with Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie. Only Steven Gerrard, with six, has won the accolade on more occasions. The 24-year-old received ...

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Anthony Kodjoe is winner of Citi FM Premier League Preview Show quiz

Anthony Kodjoe (left) holding his prize with Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao

Winner of Citi Fm’s Premier League Preview Show quiz, Anthony Kodjoe, joined Wednesday’s preview show to pick up his prize. Anthony, a staunch Manchester United fan, and former student of Reagent University received a Manchester United jersey after answering correctly in last Wednesday’s quiz. Viewers were required to provide an answer to who was Arsenal’s first scorer in this season’s ...

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Chelsea interested in Ghanaian striker Boakye-Yiadom – Reports


Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, is rumoured to be interested in signing Ghanaian international and Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye. According to GhanaSoccernet, the news has been confirmed by a “credible Stamford Bridge source.” Boakye, 24, has enjoyed an impressive start this season, scoring 10 goals and providing three assists in 16 appearances with Red Star Belgrade. Scouts on their way ...

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Mane out six weeks with hamstring injury

Liverpool have been dealt a major injury blow with the news Sadio Mane has injured his hamstring on international duty with Senegal and is out for six weeks. Mane, who has three goals in four Premier League games so far this season, was substituted off after 89 minutes in Senegal’s 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday. ...

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Premier League TV rights: Clubs fail to reach decision on overseas rights payments

Chelsea and Manchester City are two of the teams applying pressure for a new deal (Image credit: Getty Images)

Plans to end the equal distribution of overseas Premier League TV money have been put on hold because of a lack of support. The six richest clubs – Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea – want their appeal reflected in their income. And a proposal – put by Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore – suggested 35% ...

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Premier League sweat over top six TV deal demands


The Big Six clubs are playing hardball with their TV rights demands ahead of Wednesday’s Premier League summit, which is crucial to executive chairman Richard Scudamore keeping orderly control of the top flight. It has emerged that one of their minimum demands is a 35 per cent share of overseas money, allocated by position in the table rather than being shared equally. ...

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Chelsea striker Álvaro Morata facing up to six weeks out with hamstring injury

Alvaro Morata talks to Chelsea medical staff after pulling up in the first half during the home defeat by Manchester City. The striker was taken off as a precaution. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Chelsea have been dealt a blow after the Spanish Football Federation said Álvaro Morata had sustained a myofascial injury to his hamstring muscles, an injury which could keep the forward out for more than a month. Morata, who has scored six goals in seven Premier League games for his new club, pulled up 10 minutes before half‑time in the 1-0 defeat by Manchester City at ...

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Coutinho scores stunner but wasteful Liverpool held at Newcastle


Liverpool endured a familiar frustrating afternoon in front of goal as they were held to a draw at Newcastle. Manager Jurgen Klopp once again saw his side dominate possession and create chances but once again saw them fail to capitalise as former Reds boss Rafael Benitez guided the hosts to a draw. Philippe Coutinho gave Liverpool the lead with a ...

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