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Manchester City v Watford: match preview

The paper covering Manchester City’s cracks was torn down by Norwich but without John Stones’s slack passing they are likely to improve defensively. A strong showing in Ukraine also aids the feeling that their shock defeat was a freak aberration. Watfo…

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Watford give us 11,158 reasons to believe bogey teams do exist | Barry Glendenning

Every side has a team they just can’t beat – and the winless Hornets haven’t toppled City since Thatcher was PMIs there really such a thing as a football bogey team? Opponents whom fans of a particular club dread to see their team face because they see…

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Mesut Özil remains an enigma for Unai Emery, Phil Jagielka returns to Everton and Liverpool’s 100% record could endStill looking for his first home win as Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard will do well to get off the mark against Liverpool at Stamford Bri…

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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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Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka says team were ‘scared’ in second half at Watford

• Gunners let slip 2-0 half-time lead and just hung on for a draw• Xhaka adds that the side had to ‘show more character’ Granit Xhaka reignited the debate about Arsenal’s mental toughness when he said his team had been scared during the second half of …

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Watford look like their old selves now Quique Sánchez Flores is back | Nick Ames

After showing great resilience to earn a draw against Arsenal, having been two goals down, the faithful were more than happy to see the return of a familiar faceIs it still called a “new manager bounce” when the manager is not particularly new? Whateve…

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Roberto Pereyra completes comeback to earn Watford draw against Arsenal

Quique Sánchez Flores had missed all of this – the thrills, the spills and the very peculiar madness that can turn Premier League football matches into the most gripping of spectacles.The returning Watford manager watched his team lose their grip in th…

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Watford v Arsenal: Premier League – live!

Live updates from Vicarage Road, kick-off 4.30pm (BST)Guendouzi can thrive in Arsenal engine roomFlores must plug Watford’s defensive leaksFeel free to email Rob your thoughts 3.42pm BST Bournemouth are beating Everton 3-1 in the early Premier League g…

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Watford v Arsenal: match preview

Quique Sánchez Flores is back at Watford and it is fair to say he knows the score. “We don’t have time,” the manager said, with a nod towards the helter-skelter nature of Premier League football but, also, perhaps the reality that the Watford hot-seat …

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Returning Quique Sánchez Flores must plug Watford’s defensive leaks | Simon Burnton

Manager built a side that was renowned for its solidity at the back during his previous stint in charge at Vicarage RoadThe second coming of Quique Sánchez Flores was completed on Friday when the Spaniard was introduced to the media following his retur…

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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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Watford sack Javi Gracia and reappoint Quique Sánchez Flores

• Gracia leaves bottom-of-the-table club after 20 months at helm• Sánchez Flores returns to Hornets three years after departingWatford have announced the departure of head coach Javi Gracia after four games of the Premier League season and brought back…

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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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Fabian Schär’s scrappy strike salvages draw for Newcastle against Watford

Javi Gracia’s job was probably slightly more secure after his Watford side collected their first point of the season, but the concerning subtext of an incoherent 90 minutes suggested that both he and Steve Bruce are destined for a season of struggle.As…

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Newcastle v Watford: match preview

Teams who end a season badly invariably tend to start the next campaign slowly too. Watford are a case in point, with zero points from three games, picking up where they left off last spring. It leaves Javi Gracia under even greater pressure than Newca…

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Javi Gracia needs to find a way to turn Watford’s worrying form around | Jacob Steinberg

The Spaniard is under pressure after Watford’s opening three Premier League defeats and must arrest their slide quicklyEveryone wanted to know Watford’s secret after they won their opening four league games last season. Javi Gracia, an unknown quantity…

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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…