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Premier League 2018-19 review: our predictions versus reality

We thought Manchester City would pip Liverpool to the title, but we also said Watford would go downWhat we said: “Pep Guardiola’s talented side look well placed to become the first team to retain the Premier League title since Manchester United did it …

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Unforgettable photos: the best of the 2018-19 Premier League season

Photo editor Jonny Weeks reviews a tumultuous football season through some of its best, weirdest and most defining imagesOn an average weekend, The Guardian receives around 12,000 photographs from Premier League matches via its staff, agency and contri…

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The Dozen: the final weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flightView the Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Chelsea secure third place in Premier League with goalless draw at Leicester

There was sunshine and fond farewells but no goals on an afternoon when Leicester and Chelsea served up the Premier League’s only final-day stalemate. Spills but not enough thrills was the story of a game that saw Leicester supporters recognise the con…

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Premier League final day: Tottenham v Everton, Manchester United v Cardiff and more – live!

All the action from the final day of the Premier League seasonPremier League fans’ verdicts: part one and part twoFeel free to email Daniel or to tweet @DanielHarris 12.05pm BST In football more than in any other walk of life, people “run out of superl…

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Premier League 2018-19 fans’ verdicts. Part two: Leicester to Wolves

Fans review the season with one game to play – the stars, the flops and the moments that made them smile• Part 1: Arsenal to HuddersfieldI think “all’s well that ends well” is a good enough way to sum up Leicester’s season. Try as he might Claude Puel’…

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Leicester v Chelsea: match preview

On the face of it, there is little for either club to play for here, with Chelsea guaranteed a top-four spot and Leicester no longer in with a chance of catching seventh-placed Wolves. Brendan Rodgers will, however, want to sign off the season in style…

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Premier League finale: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Liverpool seek another miracle as relentless City close on title, changing of the guard at Leicester and a Zaha swansong?Brighton are the 17th best team in the league, are already safe and can at best move up one place; Manchester City are the best tea…

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Relegation blues: how a football team’s fortunes can affect a whole city

Sunderland fans could end this season celebrating promotion – but the team’s 2017 and 2018 relegations hurt more than local prideWhen Sunderland AFC take on Portsmouth in the promotion playoff semi-finals this weekend, it won’t just be diehard fans che…

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Pep Guardiola hits out at Liverpool as Manchester City reclaim top spot

• ‘Liverpool play without the pressure … It is easy,’ says manager• Guardiola salutes ‘incredible human being’ Vincent KompanyAfter Manchester City placed one hand on the Premier League trophy Pep Guardiola hit back at Liverpool, claiming that City’s t…

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Bernardo Silva catches the eye before Kompany leaves indelible mark

The Portuguese tried to fill the gap left by Kevin De Bruyne before Manchester City’s captain stepped up to overcome LeicesterBlue Moon, Blue Moon!” This breathless contest ended with Vincent Kompany in tears and the champions’ supporters in fine voice…

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‘I said no shoot, Vinnie’: Pep Guardiola on Kompany’s long-range stunner for Manchester City – video

Manchester City are one win away from the Premier League title after captain Vincent Kompany scored from 30 yards to give his side a 1-0 victory over Leicester City.City, who are now top having won 13 straight league games, will once again lift th…

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Manchester City take title advantage into last day after Kompany strike against Leicester

Perhaps Gary Neville put it best in his commentary duties from the television gantry: “Where do you want your statue, Vincent Kompany?” It was, without question, the goal-of-a-lifetime from the Manchester City captain and the rewards will be considerab…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

The best photos from around the grounds chosen by our picture editors Continue reading…

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Manchester City v Leicester: Premier League – live!

Live updates from the 8pm BST kick-off at the EtihadPremier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s actionDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 7.03pm BST Here are tonight’s line-ups. Phil Foden, as you can see, starts for the home side:Man C…

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Liverpool’s dogged pursuit could push Pep Guardiola’s side to their limit

Manchester City have been unable to shake off their title rivals and Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester could provide a decisive twistAre Manchester City human? Do they doubt? Do they wonder? Is their faith in their own ability as implacable as it often appear…

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Manchester City v Leicester: match preview

Manchester City can retain the title by defeating Leicester on Monday if Liverpool lose at Newcastle United in Saturday’s evening kick-off. Yet as Jürgen Klopp’s side will surely not slip up then City will have a tricky proposition in Leicester, who be…

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Brendan Rodgers hails Liverpool ‘dynamic’ as Reds pin hopes on Leicester

Leicester’s manager says Liverpool have been transformed since his Anfield spell as he looks to do them a favour when he takes his revitalised Leicester to the EtihadSunday marks five years to the day since Liverpool blew a three-goal lead at Selhurst …

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Leicester can test City but Liverpool face a challenge of their own, it’s all or nothing for Cardiff and Watford need to regroupFollowing the disappointment of their reasonably heroic Champions League defeat at Barcelona, Liverpool must rouse themselve…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Chris Hughton’s position looks uncertain after five successful years, Youri Tielemans catches the eye but Leicester will face a battle to keep him and Wolves show the way forwardWhen was the last time Manchester City finished a Premier League match wit…