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FA Cup and Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend

Ross Barkley’s difficult return, VAR inconsistency in the FA Cup, Nuno Espírito Santo impresses and James Maddison’s classRoss Barkley would have known what kind of reception awaited him at Goodison Park: the type rained down on previous Everton escape…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League and FA Cup photos

Your weekend roundup of the best photography from the FA Cup and Premier League View the Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Wes Morgan snatches last-minute win for 10-man Leicester at Burnley

It is not often a substitute scores 84 minutes after coming on. If this was a rarity, it represented rather more than that. Summoned in the sixth minute, after Harry Maguire got the division’s earliest red card since 2015, Wes Morgan capped his contrib…

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Burnley v Leicester: match preview

Burnley are back in the relegation mix after losing their last three games, one of half a dozen teams worried about finishing 18th if it is assumed Huddersfield and Fulham have too much ground to recover. Cardiff’s visit to Turf Moor next month already…

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

Emery has Arsenal on course for top-four finish, Camarasa’s class is vital for Cardiff and Coady leads Wolves from the backManchester United arrived in north London having won every away game under Ole Gunnar Solskjær, including a comprehensive FA Cup …

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Brendan Rodgers looks like a natural fit at Leicester City

Jamie Vardy is only one player who seems a lot happier at the new manager’s arrivalTime is not something habitually afforded managers in the modern age. Whatever Brendan Rodgers’s motivations for taking the Leicester City job now, rather than waiting u…

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Jamie Vardy brings up century with double to finish Fulham resistance

As demonstrations of intent go, this was encouraging for Leicester. Brendan Rodgers’s first home match in charge was not perfect – his team were flummoxed for a while in the second half after Floyd Ayité cancelled out Youri Tielemans’s goal – but the h…

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Leicester v Fulham: match preview

The first home game of the Brendan Rodgers era at Leicester and, on the face of it, a great opportunity to pick up three points. Fulham have lost eight of their last nine league matches, including five in a row, and, realistically, it is a matter of wh…

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Brendan Rodgers: I won’t let home break-in cloud my time at Celtic – video

The Leicester manager, Brendan Rodgers, has spoken for the first time about the ‘horrendous’ break-in at his family’s home in Glasgow, insisting it will not dampen his memories of managing Celtic. Burglars entered his daughter’s bedroom and stole much …

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Brendan Rodgers describes burglary at family home as ‘horrendous’

• Rodgers’ wife and step-daughter inside property at the time• Leicester manager had several medals stolen in the incidentBrendan Rodgers has spoken of his family’s “horrendous” ordeal after their home in Scotland was broken into while they were sleepi…

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Football transfer rumours: Liverpool battling Juventus for Marco Asensio?

Today’s gossip is hungry like the wolfThe confetti has barely been cleared off the Bernabéu pitch after Ajax emphatically ended Real Madrid’s Big Cup golden age, but attention is already turning to the inevitable summer clearout. Gareth Bale is being m…

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

Mkhitaryan makes a timely return to form, Bournemouth set unwanted record and Wolves should snap up JiménezHow do you deal with Manchester City? Take them on? Or get 11 players behind the ball and hang on for grim life. It was certainly a curious game …

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The Dozen: the 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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‘It was a blow’: Brendan Rodgers frustrated to lose first game as Leicester City boss – video

Brendan Rodgers’ return to the Premier League ended in disappointment as he lost his first game in charge of Leicester with a 2-1 defeat at Watford. Andre Gray scored an injury-time winner for the Hornets after Jamie Vardy had cancelled out Troy Deeney…

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Andre Gray ruins Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester start with late Watford winner

Nobody said Brendan Rodgers had taken the easy option in swapping Celtic for Leicester. His new charges seemed to have done enough to draw against a committed, dynamic Watford team who led for much of the game after Troy Deeney’s fifth-minute goal. The…

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Watford v Leicester City: Premier League – live!

All the latest from the 12pm GMT kick-off at Vicarage RoadGrateful players, angry fans: the Rodgers legacy at WatfordFeel free to email Daniel | or tweet @DanielHarris 11.50am GMT Graeme Souness says the Leicester players didn’t put it in for Puel, and…

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Grateful players, angry fans: the Brendan Rodgers legacy at Watford

The new Leicester City manager is likely to get a hostile reception at Vicarage Road after an abrupt departure in 2009 but his players remember him warmlyWhen Brendan Rodgers takes Leicester to Vicarage Road on Sunday, it will be the third successive h…

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Brendan Rodgers intent on staying positive at Leicester despite the haters | Nick Ames

City’s new manager says some dismiss his leadership style as ‘deluded’ but he is a better coach than he was at LiverpoolBrendan Rodgers was reflecting on the circularity of a managerial career that, but for a change of heart by Leicester City’s former …

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Watford v Leicester City: match preview

Watford lost their last game 5-0 and won the one before that 5-1, while Leicester are under new management, making this match hard to predict. After Sunday’s game, Leicester will not meet another team now in the top half until late April, giving Brenda…

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Brendan Rodgers: ‘If I was making the decision with my heart, I’d be with Celtic for life’ – video

Brendan Rodgers was unveiled as Leicester City manager on Friday. The former Liverpool and Swansea boss revealed how it was ‘a very, very difficult decision to leave’ Celtic midway through a season in which they were on course for a treble of trophies….