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McCabe v Prince Abdullah: how battle for control of Sheffield United unfolded

A long battle for taking sole charge of the club has been played out in court and on Monday the judge ruled in favour of Prince Abdullah, a Saudi royalThis summer, as Sheffield United prepared for their first Premier League campaign in 12 years, the fu…

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

Buendía the architect of City’s bad day, Arsenal were woeful in defence and Maguire deserved better from Leicester fansThe Dozen: our pick of the weekend’s best picturesThe way in which Norwich turned a negative into a positive was quite something. Wit…

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The Dozen: Guardiola’s grief and David Luiz’s lunge – the best Premier League pictures

Our picture editors choose their favourite images from the weekend’s matches Continue reading…

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Moussa Djenepo’s solo strike seals points for Saints at Sheffield United

Being billed as the new Sadio Mané gives the 21-year-old Moussa Djenepo a lot to live up to, though in his brief appearances since his £15m move the Malian winger has proved he can score spectacular goals.This was his first start in Southampton colours…

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Sheffield United v Southampton: match preview

Sheffield United have made the best start of the three promoted sides and did well to draw 2-2 at Chelsea. Chris Wilder will surely fancy his players’ chances at home to a talented but inconsistent Southampton. It is early days, and luck as well as sci…

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Bruce might have what it takes at Anfield, Manchester United and Spurs under pressure and a six-pointer at the Amex?Newcastle don’t have much of a record at Anfield. They’ve not won there since Steve Watson knocked Roy Evans’s side out of the League Cu…

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Shift from power to possession allows Chris Wilder to set centre-backs free | Jonathan Wilson

Sheffield United’s innovative tactics are derived from the influence of Pep Guardiola and changes in the lawsL ast Saturday, Rochdale scored a brilliant goal against Southend, working the ball from front to back in 16 rapid passes. As is the way of thi…

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

There are defensive issues for Arsenal, Bournemouth, Chelsea and Manchester City, while Fabinho shone for LiverpoolThe Dozen: our pick of the weekend’s best photosYou have to wonder what was going through the minds of the Arsenal hierarchy over the sum…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Our picture editors choose their favourite photos from the weekend’s Premier League action Continue reading…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Our picture editors choose their favourite photos from the weekend’s Premier League action Continue reading…

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Kurt Zouma’s late own-goal gives Sheffield United a point at Chelsea

Chelsea have a striker who knows how to find the back of the net but there will be no end to their early teething problems under Frank Lampard until they remember how to defend. They were far too open at the back again and did not have the experience t…

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Sheffield United’s John Egan: ‘I wanted to play GAA like my father’

The Sheffield United defender has a special fixture in Ireland after Saturday’s visit to Stamford BridgeThis is a special weekend for Sheffield United’s John Egan. On Saturday he will play against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. On Sunday he will be one of…

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Chelsea v Sheffield United: match preview

N’Golo Kanté’s continued absence with an ankle injury is a blow for Chelsea, who will also be without Pedro against Sheffield United. However Frank Lampard will be confident of earning his second win as Chelsea’s manager. Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham …

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Carabao Cup roundup: Norwich are dumped out by League Two Crawley

• Crystal Palace lose to Colchester after penalty shootout• Sheffield United, Brighton, Watford and Southampton winNorwich were dumped out of the Carabao Cup by League Two Crawley as Bez Lubala’s deflected first-half strike was enough to secure a 1-0 w…

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

Cahill shows his worth to Palace, Lacazette proves Emery’s odd one out again and Wilson could be the signing of the seasonIt will not end the culture war between Newcastle fans and Mike Ashley, but victory at the Tottenham Stadium might just lift a few…

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

Cahill shows his worth to Palace, Lacazette proves Emery’s odd one out again and Wilson could be the signing of the seasonIt will not end the culture war between Newcastle fans and Mike Ashley, but victory at the Tottenham Stadium might just lift a few…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Referees, bicycle kicks and ‘giving it back’ in this week’s roundup of the best top-flight picturesView the Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Harvey Barnes scorcher earns points for Leicester at Sheffield United

Six minutes after being sprung from the bench, Harvey Barnes lashed in a terrific winning goal here to leave two managers very happy. Chris Wilder was not one of them, bemoaning an uncharacteristically slack start to the game by his team. But Brendan R…

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Harvey Barnes scorcher earns points for Leicester at Sheffield United

Six minutes after being sprung from the bench, Harvey Barnes lashed in a terrific winning goal here to leave two managers very happy. Chris Wilder was not one of them, bemoaning an uncharacteristically slack start to the game by his team. But Brendan R…

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Sheffield United v Leicester: match preview

Sheffield United have enjoyed an impressive reintroduction to Premier League life but their manager, Chris Wilder, is rightly wary about the threat posed by Jamie Vardy. Like Wilder, Leicester’s star striker, is from Sheffield and began his career in n…