Tag Archives: Premier League

Premier League round-up: West Ham stage second-half comeback, Manchester City hammer Aston Villa, vital wins for Bournemouth and Swansea

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West Ham staged a stunning second-half comeback to beat ten-man Everton 3-2 at Goodison Park. Seventeen-year-old Reece Oxford, who started the season so well under Slaven Bilic, was handed his first Premier League start since August, following a number of injuries to United’s back four. The home side were ahead after 13 minutes as Romelu Lukaku’s low shot across goal beat ...

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Premier League round-up: Leicester benefit as Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham all lose

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Arsenal 1-2 Swansea Arsenal lost ground in the title race as Swansea captain Ashley Williams condemned Arsene Wenger’s men to back-to-back Premier League defeats. The Gunners took the lead in the 14th minute through Joel Campbell, who was recalled to the starting XI after missing out against Manchester United on Sunday. However, Swansea hit back after a loose Mesut Ozil ...

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Aston Villa 0-6 Liverpool: Six different scorers as Reds run riot against lamentable Villa

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Liverpool cruised to an emphatic 6-0 victory at Villa Park as the home side’s pathetic capitulation left them seven points adrift at the bottom of the table, eight away from safety and utterly bereft of hope as they stare relegation in the face. A week ago Liverpool supporters left Anfield en masse after 77 minutes of a Premier League draw with Sunderland, ...

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Vardy signs new contract with Leicester City

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Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy has signed a new contract with the Premier League leaders. The England striker’s new deal keeps him at the King Power until 2019 and it comes off the back of a red-hot 2015/16. Sheffield-born Vardy has netted 18 goals for the Foxes this season, as they have taken the Premier League by storm and they ...

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Premier League round-up: Tottenham go second with Watford victory and Sunderland stun Liverpool

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Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Watford Tottenham Hotspur leapfrogged Manchester City to go second in the Premier League. Spurs had numerous chances to put themselves in front, and continued to dominate play from deep inside Watford’s half. The hosts, though, failed to take advantage of their possession, leaving the game all square at half time. With the game still within their reach, ...

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Everton 3-0 Newcastle: Aaron Lennon and Ross Barkley help Toffees to first Premier League win since December

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Everton’s first home league win since November eased some of the scrutiny on manager Roberto Martinez in his 100th Premier League game in charge but only increased the pressure on Newcastle counterpart Steve McClaren. A first-half goal from Aaron Lennon, the first time since August 2009 he has scored in back-to-back games, and two late Ross Barkley penalties secured a ...

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