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

José Mourinho needs to make drastic changes, Rafael Benítez is getting best out of his players and Jordan Ayew is on a missionHaving so meekly allowed Manchester City to claim the Premier League title, a process of rebuilding Manchester United into fut…

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Jordan Ayew’s equaliser earns Swansea strugglers a draw with Everton

Every point feels precious in the scrap for survival, yet Swansea City will lament the fact that they departed with one, not three, from a game they badly needed to win to allow them to breathe more easily in the relegation battle. A superbly-taken goa…

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Swansea City v Everton: match preview

A huge game for Swansea, who could take a significant step towards survival if they can rack up a fifth successive home win. Jordan Ayew, Swansea’s leading goalscorer, returns from suspension and will go straight back into the team, possibly at the exp…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Tammy Abraham equaliser denies West Brom vital win over Swansea

It has been a long time coming – almost six months to be exact – but Tammy Abraham chose an opportune moment to remember what it feels like to score a Premier League goal as Swansea came from behind to salvage a precious point. The last time that the 2…

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West Bromwich Albion v Swansea City: match preview

Swansea will be feeling much better about visiting the Hawthorns than their trip to Old Trafford last week. Carlos Carvalhal’s mission to save the club can get back on track against West Bromwich Albion who are now 11 points adrift with six games to pl…

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

Arsène Wenger is given a striking decision, Hugo Lloris climbs the wrong table and Christian Benteke’s woes rumble onAlexandre Lacazette heard one of the loudest cheers when he came on for Danny Welbeck against Stoke City. Arsène Wenger said Welbeck ha…

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José Mourinho signals intent to finish second after victory over Swansea – video

José Mourinho came out battling after his side’s 2-0 win over Swansea saying his side will do everything to finish second in the Premier League this season. Mourinho insisted his side deserved to finish second, saying they are ‘better than the third an…

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Jesse Lingard shines as quickfire Manchester United cruise past Swansea

Paul Pogba returned to the starting line up, Romelu Lukaku scored his 100th Premier League goal and Alexis Sánchez rediscovered his finishing prowess, though this comfortable victory over a pedestrian Swansea side was not just about Manchester United’s…

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Manchester United v Swansea City: match preview

Manchester United’s race – for second place and respectability – resumes with the visit of Swansea managed by Carlos Carvalhal, who has inspired his side to build a three-point gap above the relegation zone. Next up for United is Manchester City’s visi…

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

José Mourinho could have Portuguese problem, Nathaniel Clyne might make return and will Arsenal rest their best?Poor José Mourinho! Once he was king but now he cannot even claim to be the Premier’s League best Portuguese manager. Carlos Carvalhal certa…

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From Luke Shaw to Marc Albrighton: 10 underrated Premier League players | Nick Miller

Not every top-flight player gets the plaudits they deserve – here we have a look at some of those who fly under the radarAt various points during their title-winning season, praise was shared around the Leicester side. Jamie Vardy, N’Golo Kanté and Riy…

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FA Cup and Premier League: talking points from the weekend

Álvaro Morata needs to play regularly, rusty Manolo Gabbiadini can solve Southampton’s problems, and Stoke are in big trouble Continue reading…

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

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from the FA Cup and England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Christian Eriksen fires Tottenham past Swansea and into FA Cup semi-finals

On days like this there is no need for Tottenham Hotspur to worry about how they will cope without Harry Kane on the pitch. Christian Eriksen demonstrated why he so much more than a member of the supporting cast as he scored another two splendid goals,…

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Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur: FA Cup quarter-final – live!

FA Cup quarter-final updates from the 12.15pm GMT gameBig interview: Swansea City’s Sam ClucasAnd feel free to email your thoughts to Scott 5.43pm GMT This is Swansea City’s first FA Cup quarter final for 54 years. The last one was a doozy. In 1964, as…

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Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur: match preview

Carlos Carvalhal, Swansea’s manager, has a way with words and it was interesting to hear him say that if Tottenham lose this game it will be “like the end of the world” for them. Tottenham’s progress under Mauricio Pochettino is there for all to see bu…

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Sam Clucas: ‘One fan wrote, If he plays above League Two I’ll eat my hat’

The Swansea midfielder opens up about defying critics, the damage fans do on Twitter and the secrets behind the Carlos Carvalhal revivalRejected by Leicester City, released by Lincoln City and turned down by MK Dons after scoring a hat-trick in a trial…

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

Alex Iwobi is drifting, Pellegrino is on dangerous ground and Manchester United produced a classic performanceIt always feels unfair to single out a young player, not least one who seems with each performance these days to become a one-man Arsenal soci…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…