English Premiership

Liverpool 2-1 Burnley: Reds survive scare to consolidate top 4 spot


Liverpool fought back from a goal down to claim three points in a 2-1 victory over Burnley at Anfield. A week after brushing aside top-four rivals Arsenal, the Reds frustratingly struggled against a team with the worst away record in the Premier League for much of the first half. Ashley Barnes opened the scoring with seven minutes on the clock, ...

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Premier League round-up: Oumar Niasse gifts Hull crucial win, Josh King hits hat-trick for Bournemouth and Everton ease to victory


Hull City 2-1 Swansea City Hull earned a crucial win in their bid to avoid the drop as Oumar Niasse struck twice to gift Marco Silva’s side a precious three points. The Tigers came into the relegation encounter without a win in their last three games and four points adrift of Crystal Palace in 17th place. After a goalless first ...

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Joe Hart: Man City keeper says he is ‘surplus to requirements’

Joe Hart has made 348 appearances for Manchester City, the most recent one coming against Steaua Bucharest in August (Image credit: Getty Images)

England goalkeeper Joe Hart says he is “surplus to requirements” at Manchester City and does not see himself playing for the Premier League club again. Hart joined Italian side Torino on a season-long loan in August after being told he was free to leave City by manager Pep Guardiola. The 29-year-old added that he saw the Spaniard’s decision to drop ...

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Manchester City 0-0 Stoke City: Pep Guardiola’s side left frustrated in goalless draw at Etihad Stadium


Stoke frustrated Manchester City as they held out for a goalless draw in their rearranged Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium. City, who rested the in-form Raheem Sterling, came to life after a drab first half but were unable to find a way through the Potters’ stubborn rearguard. The result lifted City level with second-placed Tottenham but the overwhelming ...

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Cantona slaughters Leicester players: Your standard is 17th in Championship

Jamie Vardy

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has slaughtered Leicester City’s players over their role in Claudio Ranieri’s demise. Cantona even went as far as calling Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and Co ‘traitors’ for their treatment of Ranieri. He told Eurosport: “The magician came into a town and transformed a bunch of half-talented football players into glorious champions but when the first ...

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Jordan Ayew: I care less where I play for Swansea


Swansea City and Ghana forward Jordan Ayew says he has no positional preference as far as helping out his team is concerned. The 25-year-old joined the Swans on a three and a half year deal in a swap transfer that saw Neil Taylor go in the opposite direction. The versatile forward has only made 3 appearances for the team since ...

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It’s time for Arsene Wenger to step down-Gilberto Silva

Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva

Arsenal icon Gilberto Silva feels it is time for Arsene Wenger to step down as manager after a tough start to 2017. Wenger is currently in his 21st season in charge of the Gunners, but they are now 16 points behind Chelsea in the Premier League and are heading out of the Champions League unless they pull off a miracle on Tuesday ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic hit with three-match ban for elbowing Tyrone Mings


Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been slapped with a three-match ban by the Football Association following his controversial elbow on Tyrone Mings. Ibrahimovic accepted the violent conduct charge while Mings and Bournemouth have said they will appeal against the decision. The former Sweden international lashed out on Mings during a coming together in the Cherries’ penalty area after the ...

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Guardiola to continue Man City overhaul


Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says the club are pressing ahead with plans for this summer’s transfer window and will focus on buying young, promising players. City are half-way through a two-stage plan to freshen up the playing squad, having signed John Stones, Claudio Bravo, Leroy Sane, Ilkay Gundogan, Nolito and Gabriel Jesus last summer. Goal has learned that Guardiola ...

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