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Jamie Vardy’s shot at golden boot is one of season’s great unfinished subplots | Barney Ronay

Spare a thought for the Premier League’s current top scorer, whose own season is one of the great unfinished subplotsThere have been a lot of lists doing the rounds this week of the best foods to boost your immune system. These seem to be mainly things…

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Pay cuts, furlough or deferrals: what are the Premier League clubs doing?

From Arsenal to Wolves, we look at what the clubs are doing regarding pay for players, non-playing staff and casual staffArsenal continue to monitor the situation regarding player and staff wages and are playing an active role in the Premier League’s d…

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Leicester City trio in self-isolation after showing coronavirus symptoms

Brendan Rodgers confirms news at press conferenceFoxes are due to play Watford on SaturdayThree Leicester City players have displayed symptoms of the coronavirus and have been isolated from the rest of the squad, the manager, Brendan Rodgers, has said….

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Who should play attacking midfield for England at Euro 2020?

Jesse Lingard was England’s creator in chief at the World Cup in 2018. Who should take his place this time around?By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredWhile the FA work out whether England will play their scheduled friendlies against Italy and Denmark later…

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Vardy and Barnes put Villa to sword as Leicester end winless run in style

If Leicester end up qualifying for the Champions League next season then Brendan Rodgers may be tempted to send his regards to Pepe Reina. The Aston Villa goalkeeper fell out spectacularly with Rodgers when he took over at Liverpool before being shown …

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Vardy and Barnes put Villa to sword as Leicester end winless run in style

If Leicester end up qualifying for the Champions League next season then Brendan Rodgers may be tempted to send his regards to Pepe Reina. The Aston Villa goalkeeper fell out spectacularly with Rodgers when he took over at Liverpool before being shown …

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Leicester City v Aston Villa: Premier League – live!

Follow the action as third hosts second-bottom (8pm GMT KO)Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s actionEmail Nick or tweet him with your thoughts on the game 7.33pm GMT For your ears only – it’s the brand new Football Weekly! Related: Ma…

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Leicester v Aston Villa: match preview

Aston Villa fought valiantly in the Carabao Cup final and will have hope of staying up if they can maintain such defensive improvement. The worry is still end product in front of goal though and the need for those around Jack Grealish to match his ende…

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

A chance for Bournemouth at Anfield, Burnley and Spurs battle for European slots and Fernandes can seize big derby stageGiven their 22-point lead at the top of the table, no one at Liverpool is likely to be concerned by three recent defeats in four gam…

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Ricardo Pereira strikes for Leicester to knock out battling Birmingham

The FA Cup can so often be seen by bigger clubs as a distraction but for Leicester this run could hardly have come at a better time. Ricardo Pereira’s goal eight minutes from time allowed Brendan Rodgers’ side, flagging in the Premier League since the …

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The evolution of football nutrition: from chocolate to ‘Kevin Carbonara’

Diets have changed a lot since Arsenal players ate Mars bars en route to matches – but bull testicles are still off the menuBy Richard Foster for the Guardian Sport NetworkWhen Arsène Wenger arrived in England in 1996 he was alarmed at the diet – or mo…

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Premier League, Carabao Cup and clásico: the weekend’s talking points

Underrated Pearson has transformed Watford, Wolves’ unsung hero comes to fore and Messi and Griezmann just don’t clickThe sound of a top-flight stadium reverberating to “We’ve got super Nigel Pearson, he knows exactly what we need” (tune: Bad Moon Risi…

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Jamal Lewis’s precise strike gives Norwich win over Leicester

Against the great escapologists of old Norwich pulled off a crucial win that suddenly brings a Houdini act of their own into view. Nobody expects them to emulate Leicester in steaming on to win next season’s Premier League but survival this year now se…

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Norwich City v Leicester City: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offLive scores: all the goals from around the UK and EuropeAnd feel free to email Ed here or tweet @ed_aarons 7.48pm GMT Perhaps they could do with some kryptonite at the back, suggests Richard T. W. Arthur …

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Norwich City v Leicester City: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offLive scores: all the goals from around the UK and EuropeAnd feel free to email Ed here or tweet @ed_aarons 7.48pm GMT Perhaps they could do with some kryptonite at the back, suggests Richard T. W. Arthur …

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The Premier League players who make their teams better … or worse

Marcos Alonso, Romain Saïss and Patrick van Aanholt bring wins. James Tomkins and Pedro should look away nowBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredEvery footballer in the Premier League would like to think he is essential to his club, but which players have t…

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Football players and their relationship with Love Island

The winner and runner-up on the latest series were both footballers. Why is sport such a natural fit for reality TV?By Gavin Willacy for Playing in the ShadowsWhat is it about young footballers and romance-based reality shows? Both the male winner and …

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Premier League and Carabao Cup: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Villa try to break Manchester City’s League Cup stranglehold, Vardy needs a goal and Moyes must rouse HammersSince he scored 14 goals in 12 league games between late September and 21 December, in which he failed to find the net in only two matches (one…

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Premier League and Carabao Cup: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Villa try to break Manchester City’s League Cup stranglehold, Vardy needs a goal and Moyes must rouse HammersSince he scored 14 goals in 12 league games between late September and 21 December, in which he failed to find the net in only two matches (one…

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Premier League and Carabao Cup: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Villa try to break Manchester City’s League Cup stranglehold, Vardy needs a goal and Moyes must rouse HammersSince he scored 14 goals in 12 league games between late September and 21 December, in which he failed to find the net in only two matches (one…