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Premier League round-up: Arsenal move into third, Hull boost safety hopes and West Ham see off Crystal Palace


Swansea City 0-4 Arsenal Arsenal moved into third place after beating Swansea on Paul Clement’s debut as a Premier League manager. Strikes from Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez, as well as own goals from Jack Cork and Kyle Naughton helped the Gunners overcome their bogey side in recent years, in what was a comfortable afternoon at the Liberty Stadium. The ...

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Odion Ighalo signs new five-year deal with Watford

Odion Ighalo has scored 35 goals in 72 league appearances for Watford (Image credit: Getty Images)

Watford striker Odion Ighalo has signed a new five-year deal. The 27-year-old Nigerian joined the Hornets from Udinese in July 2014 and helped them win promotion to the Premier League in 2014-15. He scored 17 goals in 42 games last season as the Vicarage Road side finished 13th in the top flight and reached the FA Cup semi-final. Walter Mazzarri’s ...

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Quique Sanchez Flores to leave Watford


Watford Football Club can confirm that Quique Sanchez Flores will leave Vicarage Road at the end of the season following the Sunderland game this weekend. We would like to thank Quique. He and the team achieved the target set them at the start of the season of staying in the Premier League for a second year. Quique leaves with all ...

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Guediora stunner knocks Arsenal out of FA Cup


Adlene Guedioura’s stunning goal helped Watford down Arsenal and book a place in the FA Cup semi-final. Arsenal were aiming this season to win a third successive FA Cup, but were undone by an Odion Igahlo finish and Guedioura’s superlative strike. Danny Welbeck’s late goal ensured it was a nervy end to the game for the Hornets, who have never claimed the ...

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Mahrez strikes as Leicester beat Watford


Riyad Mahrez scored the only goal of the game as Leicester City went five points clear at the top of the Premier League with victory over Watford at Vicarage Road. It was a tight first half with Watford coming the closest to breaking the deadlock when Nathan Ake hit the bar. However, Mahrez scored a stunning strike early in the ...

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


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


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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Premier League round-up: Jamie Vardy double downs Liverpool, Arsenal draw and Manchester United win


Leicester 2-0 Liverpool A Jamie Vardy-inspired Leicester continued to top the Premier League table after a convincing win over Liverpool at the King Power Stadium. After an exciting, attacking, end-to-end first half which provided no goals, Vardy made up for it with a fantastic hit on the hour mark, in front of England boss Roy Hodgson. Leicester punted the ball ...

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Watford 1-2 Manchester United: Depay and a Deeney own goal saves Red Devils


Manchester United briefly went top of the Premier League table after sealing a 2-1 victory over Watford at Vicarage Road, with Memphis Depay and an own goal from Troy Deeney clinching the three points. With Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial, Michael Carrick, Antonio Valencia and Marouane Fellaini ruled out through injury and illness, respectively, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was forced ...

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