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Football’s name-changing fetish shows the game’s infected with greed | Anthony Clavane

Renaming White Hart Lane station as Tottenham Hotspur is a blow to loyal fans and the neighbourhood’s historyWhat’s in a name? Everything, if you’re a football fan. The sport has always been driven by finance, but the post-1992 fetish for name-changing…

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Premier League: fight for top four is on – just don’t mention the b-word

Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea can all still win a European trophy but, if they don’t, have just eight games each to try to secure a Champions League placeIt is hard to place the exact moment when “bottle” became such an overused par…

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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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A patch of blue emerges through the grey skies over Goodison Park | Jonathan Wilson

Everton have at last beaten a side in the top six to ease the pressure on Marco SilvaAbove the Bullens Road Stand a tear appeared in the clouds and behind there shone, well, not a sun-kissed future exactly but at least a bluer shade of grey. Everton ha…

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‘Why impossible?’: Maurizio Sarri insists top four remains in Chelsea’s grasp – video

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has blamed ‘a mental block’ for his side’s 2-0 loss at Everton following a fine first-half display. The defeat has dented the Blues hopes of finishing in the top four, but Sarri has insisted that ‘it is not impossible’ to ac…

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Maurizio Sarri accuses Chelsea of switching off early in defeat at Everton

• Manager highlights top-four concern without team consistency• ‘At the moment this is our limit, I think,’ says ItalianMaurizio Sarri accused his side of switching off mentally as Chelsea provided Everton’s first top-six scalp in more than two years, …

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Jürgen Klopp praises Liverpool for ‘sensational result’ against Fulham

• Manager says: ‘We had a very intense week’• After Fulham equaliser, ‘I didn’t see us panic’Jürgen Klopp praised his players’ reaction to shipping an unlikely equaliser at Fulham and welcomed a “sensational result” as Liverpool rallied late to move tw…

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‘Nothing is decided’: Jürgen Klopp praises Liverpool’s nervy win at Fulham – video

Jûrgen Klopp has said Liverpool’s 2-1 victory at Fulham was ‘an average game, sensational result.’ The Reds needed a James Milner penalty to beat the London club, who remain in 19th place in the table.Klopp’s side lead the Premier League table heading …

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Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson strike as Everton overcome Chelsea

Chelsea will never find their way into the top four at this rate. They dominated for much of the game without being able to come up with an end product, and eventually conceded from the almost inevitable set-piece to send Everton on the way to their fi…

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Liverpool go back to the top after James Milner converts late penalty at Fulham

There was a brief period here where doubt might have crept into Liverpool’s challenge, just as hope simultaneously flared in distant Manchester. Jürgen Klopp’s team had been so utterly dominant, albeit without ever threatening to run away with this con…

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Everton v Chelsea: Premier League – live!

Live updates from Goodison Park, kick-off 4.30pm (GMT)Silva looks for more ‘emotional balance’ from PickfordFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj to get in touch 4.03pm GMT Another talking point has been Jordan Pickford’s erratic form. But Marco …

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Everton v Chelsea: Premier League – live!

Live updates from Goodison Park, kick-off 4.30pm (GMT)Silva looks for more ‘emotional balance’ from PickfordFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj to get in touch 4.03pm GMT Another talking point has been Jordan Pickford’s erratic form. But Marco …

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Fulham v Liverpool: Premier League – live!

Live updates from Craven Cottage, kick-off 2.15pm (GMT)Millwall v Brighton: FA Cup – live!Klopp loves it too much at Liverpool to be swayed by the KaiserFeel free to email Rob your thoughts 1.45pm GMT Pre-match clickbait Related: Jürgen Klopp loves it …

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Javier Hernández the hero as West Ham beat Huddersfield in seven-goal thriller

Javier Hernández scored twice as West Ham came back from the brink of a humiliating defeat to beat Huddersfield 4-3. Huddersfield, rock-bottom of the Premier League and all but doomed to relegation, were heading towards only their fourth win of the sea…

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Matt Ritchie stuns old club with stoppage-time equaliser for Newcastle

Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie returned to haunt former club Bournemouth by smashing home a sensational stoppage-time equaliser to rescue a point. The Scotland international, who left the Vitality Stadium to join the Magpies in 2016, lashed home on the …

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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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Real Madrid v Celta Vigo, Bournemouth v Newcastle and more – live!

Also: Burnley v Leicester and West Ham v HuddersfieldLive scoreboard! Follow all of the day’s goals and gamesAnd feel free to email Gregg or tweet him @GreggBakowski 2.28pm GMT Pontus Jansson has just legged it from goal up to the Sheffield United pena…

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Fulham v Liverpool: match preview

Liverpool are looking for a return to the top with a ninth successive Premier League win against a promoted side. Jürgen Klopp will be confident after the Champions League victory over Bayern Munich. He may have one eye on the quarter-final against Por…

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Everton v Chelsea: match preview

Confidence should outweigh fatigue for Chelsea on their return from a 5-0 victory at Dynamo Kyiv as they look to close the gap on the Champions League places with victory at Everton. Chelsea have reacted impressively to defeat in the Carabao Cup final,…