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Chelsea 3-0 Watford: Blues boost Champions League hopes with comfortable win over struggling Hornets

Chelsea boosted their Champions League qualification hopes with a comfortable win over Premier League strugglers Watford.The result lifts the Blues back up to fourth in the…

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Wolves 0-2 Arsenal: Gunners keep pressure on the hosts

Arsenal dealt a big blow to Wolves’ top-four hopes and boosted their own chances of European qualification with an impressive victory at Molineux.Gunners academy graduate B…

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Leicester 2-0 Crystal Palace: Vardy nets 100th top-flight goal in Leicester win

Jamie Vardy scored his 100th and 101st Premier League goals as Leicester boosted their hopes of achieving a top-four Premier League finish with victory over a lacklustre Cr…

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Leicester 2-0 Crystal Palace: Vardy nets 100th top-flight goal in Leicester win

Jamie Vardy scored his 100th and 101st Premier League goals as Leicester boosted their hopes of achieving a top-four Premier League finish with victory over a lacklustre Cr…

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Manchester United 5-2 Bournemouth: Mason Greenwood scores twice in crushing win

Teenager Mason Greenwood scored two superb goals as Manchester United hammered Bournemouth on Saturday to climb to fourth in the Premier League.Junior Stanislas nutmegged H…

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Five of Jamie Vardy’s best Premier League goals as the striker reaches 100 for Leicester

[unable to retrieve full-text content]BBC Sport looks back at some of Jamie Vardy’s best Premier League goals as he scored for the 100th time in the top flight during their match against Crystal Palace.

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Derby County 1-1 Nottingham Forest: Late Chris Martin strike cancels out Joe Lolley goal

Chris Martin bundled in an injury-time equaliser to salvage a point for Derby County against fellow promotion-hopefuls Nottingham Forest in a dramatic finish to an otherwis…

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Norwich City 0-1 Brighton & Hove Albion: Leandro Trossard hits winner at Carrow Road

Leandro Trossard’s winner nudged Norwich City closer to relegation as Brighton all but ensured a fourth straight season in the Premier League with a rare away win.Norwich b…

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Wigan Athletic: Mayor Andy Burnham and MP Lisa Nandy call for takeover investigation

Local MP Lisa Nandy and Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham have called for an investigation into Wigan Athletic’s recent takeover. The Latics entered administration earl…

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Fleetwood Town 1-4 Wycombe Wanderers: Gareth Ainsworth’s side take control of play-off semi-final

Wycombe Wanderers comfortably beat nine-man Fleetwood Town in an extraordinary League One play-off semi-final which produced three goals in the first six minutes.The frenet…

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Lionel Messi: Why Barcelona captain is becoming increasingly fed up at the Nou Camp

Lionel Messi is fed up.According to the Spanish radio station Cadena Ser, the Barcelona captain has broken off contract talks after finally running out of pati…

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Lionel Messi: Why Barcelona captain is becoming increasingly fed up at the Nou Camp

Lionel Messi is fed up.According to the Spanish radio station Cadena Ser, the Barcelona captain has broken off contract talks after finally running out of pati…

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Premier League fixtures: BBC to show Burnley v Wolves

The BBC will show Burnley v Wolves on 15 July as its fourth free-to-air Premier League match.Top-flight football resumed behind closed doors on 17 June following a 100-day …

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Frank Lampard: Chelsea boss wants ‘big reflection’ on VAR

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says there needs to be a “big reflection” at the end of the season on how to improve the video assistant referee system.Lampard was speaking afte…

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Frank Lampard: Chelsea boss wants ‘big reflection’ on VAR

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says there needs to be a “big reflection” at the end of the season on how to improve the video assistant referee system.Lampard was speaking afte…

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool will not give out appearances like ‘Christmas presents’

Liverpool will not give Premier League appearances like “Christmas presents” to young players despite having already won the title, says boss Jurgen Klopp.Klopp’s side were…

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Wigan Athletic: EFL chairman Rick Parry secretly filmed discussing Wigan rumours

EFL chairman Rick Parry has been secretly recorded by a Wigan fan discussing rumours related to the club’s administration.In the recording, Parry discusses an alleged bet o…

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How to watch Southampton v Manchester City on BBC

Sunday’s Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester City will be shown live on BBC One from 18:35 BST.The Saints have won two of their three matches since the …

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Jurgen Klopp defends Liverpool’s attitude after 4-0 loss at Manchester City

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp took issue with questions from the media as he defended the new champions’ approach to their 4-0 defeat by Manchester City.”If you want to le…

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Leroy Sane completes Bayern Munich move from Manchester City

Leroy Sane says Bayern Munich is a “great club with big goals” after he signed a five-year contract at the Bundesliga side.The Germany winger, 24, has joined f…