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Kompany eyes ‘Derby Day’ title win after victory at Stoke


Captain Vincent Kompany says Manchester City side have “a once in a lifetime opportunity” to win the title against rivals Manchester United after they restored their 16-point lead at the top of the table with victory at Stoke. David Silva scored both goals at the relegation-threatened Potters to ensure the Blues can clinch the title at home to United if ...

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Stoke City sack Mark Hughes after poor run


Mark Hughes has been sacked as manager of Stoke City, just hours after the club’s FA Cup third-round exit at the hands of League Two side Coventry City. A run of five defeats in seven Premier League games also contributed to Hughes’ departure and he leaves with the club in the relegation zone. The 54-year-old had been in charge of the ...

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Brighton stretch unbeaten run with Stoke draw

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored his first goal since a draw with Manchester United in September (Image credit: Reuters)

Brighton stretched their unbeaten run in the Premier League to five games as they and visitors Stoke drew a lively encounter at the Amex. Jose Izquierdo secured a point for the Seagulls with a scrappy second-half goal that kept them ninth in the table. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting had poked Stoke into the lead from a wonderful Xherdan Shaqiri pass in ...

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


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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