English Premiership

Alexis Sanchez suffers muscle injury on Chile duty

Sanchez won his 100th cap for his country earlier this year (Image credit: AFP)

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has picked up a “low grade muscle injury” on international duty with Chile. Sanchez, 27, will miss Chile’s World Cup qualifier in Colombia on Thursday. But the Chilean team’s medical staff say the former Barcelona player could return for the home game against Uruguay next Tuesday. “He will remain in Santiago, under treatment and in evaluation ...

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Swansea1-3 Man Utd: Pogba, Zlatan on target in Utd win [Photos]

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Jose Mourinho suffered no ill-effects from his touchline ban as Manchester United returned to winning ways with a 3-1 victory at Swansea. Paul Pogba’s blistering volley and a Zlatan Ibrahimovic double – his first Premier League goals since September 10 – put United in cruise control inside 33 minutes and secured a first win in five in the league. Ibrahimovic, ...

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Liverpool 6-1 Watford: Reds go top after emphatic win [Photos]

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Liverpool dismantled Watford at Anfield on Sunday afternoon, moving top of the Premier League table with a 6-1 victory. A scintillating showing was rewarded with goals from Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho and Emre Can in the first half, with Roberto Firmino, Mane again and Georginio Wijnaldum netting in the second period. However, Daryl Janmaat grabbed a consolation goal for the ...

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Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham: Points shared in North London derby [Photos]

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It was a breathtaking, intense north London derby, but a point each for Arsenal and Tottenham was probably about right. A win would have seen the Gunners open up a six-point lead on their bitter rivals, end Spurs’ unbeaten start to the Premier League season and top the table. Harry Kane, making his first appearance since the win against Sunderland in ...

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Chelsea 5-0 Everton: 5-star display from brilliant Blues [Photos]

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Chelsea moved to the top of the Premier League after thrashing Ronald Koeman’s Everton at Stamford Bridge. Goals from Eden Hazard, Marcos Alonso and Diego Costa gave the Blues a commanding half time before second half strikes from Hazard and Pedro sealed a comprehensive victory. The result sees Chelsea move to the top of the table following Manchester City’s 1-1 ...

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Atsu on target again as Newcastle beat Cardiff

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Newcastle and Ghana winger Christian Atsu scored his team’s opening goal in their championship match week 16 game against Cardiff City. Hs started off on a bright note positioning himself to tap in from close range after striker Mitrovic had danced his way through a number of Cardiff defenders before squaring the ball. The goal which came in the 3rd ...

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Premier League round-up: Man City held, Sunderland claim first win [Photos]

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Manchester City were left frustrated and Sunderland ended their losing run… Man City 1-1 Middlesbrough Middlesbrough scored a stoppage-time minute equaliser to seal a smash-and-grab point against Premier League leaders Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s men dominated the game but were frustrated in the first-half against Boro’s dogged ten-man defence and in-form goalkeeper Victor Valdes, who pulled of a series of ...

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Yaya Toure apologises for ‘misunderstandings’

Yaya Toure's only appearance in a Manchester City shirt this season came in a Champions League qualifier against Steaua Bucharest - with his team already 5-0 up after the first leg (Image credit: Reuters)

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has apologised to the club for “misunderstandings from the past”. City manager Pep Guardiola has said he will not pick Toure until his agent Dimitri Seluk apologises for criticising the decision to leave him out of the Champions League squad. “I wish to apologise – on behalf of myself and those who represent me,” said ...

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Photos: CITI FM’s Rahman Osman visits West Ham United

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Citi FM’s Rahman Osman, who is on a working visit to the United Kingdom, made his way to the Hammers training ground in Chadwell where he had an opportunity to meet the clubs captain Mark Noble and Ghana international Andre Ayew among other players. Osman is in the UK to have a closer feel of the workings of the Premier ...

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