English Premiership

Sunderland 0-2 Swansea City: Fernando Llorente and Kyle Naughton edge Swans closer to Premier League safety


Kyle Naughton’s first goal in more than six years helped Swansea to the brink of Premier League safety, as relegated Sunderland capitulated horribly. Naughton’s piledriver in first-half injury time coupled with Fernando Llorente’s early header eased the Welsh club to a 2-0 victory, and four points clear of Hull with a better goal difference. And Paul Clement’s men will stay ...

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West Brom 0-1 Chelsea: Michy Batshuayi hits late winner to seal Premier League title


Chelsea are Premier League champions after Michy Batshuayi scored late to secure Friday night’s 1-0 victory over West Brom. Second-placed Tottenham’s loss at West Ham last Friday and Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat of Middlesbrough on Monday meant the Blues needed three points from three games to clinch the championship. Conte wanted to secure the trophy at the earliest opportunity and Batshuayi ...

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Fabregas breaks Premier League assist record


Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas has broken a Premier League record after his assist for the Blues against Middlesbrough on Sunday. The Spanish midfielder teed up Nemanja Matic in the second half as Antonio Conte’s side added their third goal in a 3-0 win over the Teesiders at Stamford Bridge. And in doing so, he reached a mark never before achieved in the ...

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Chelsea 3-0 Middlesbrough: Blues edge closer to Premier League title as Boro are relegated


Chelsea moved within three points of the Premier League title and consigned Middlesbrough to relegation with a dominant 3-0 victory at Stamford Bridge. Goals from Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic saw Chelsea re-establish a seven-point lead over Tottenham. And Antonio Conte’s men can win the title before Spurs next play with victory at West Brom on Friday night. ...

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Virgil van Dijk: Southampton directors ‘want to keep’ captain


Southampton boss Claude Puel says the club do not want to sell captain Virgil van Dijk. The 25-year-old, who suffered an ankle injury in January which ruled him out for the remainder of the season, has been linked with a move away from St Mary’s. Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool have all been reported to be interested in the ...

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Arsenal 2-0 Manchester United: Arsene Wenger claims first competitive win over Jose Mourinho


Arsene Wenger finally recorded a Premier League victory against Jose Mourinho as Arsenal kept their slim top-four hopes alive with a well-deserved win over Manchester United. The under-fire Frenchman had failed to beat Mourinho in the pair’s previous 12 league meetings but he got his first three points against the former Chelsea boss just when he needed it. Granit Xhaka’s ...

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