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Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict

The 2016-17 accounts of all top-flight clubs and what the figures say about their health. Manchester United top the charts again with a £581m income and £57m profitFinancial figures for 2016-17, for the 20 clubs that were in the Premier League during 2…

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West Brom to appoint Darren Moore as manager after successful interim spell

• Moore took charge for final six games of Premier League season• Former defender has not been a full-time manager beforeWest Bromwich Albion will appoint Darren Moore as their manager after his successful stint in interim charge.Moore took over in Apr…

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Wilfried Zaha strikes as Crystal Palace brush aside West Brom

This game ended up a celebration of Roy Hodgson, with the affection bellowed by both sets of supporters. The home support in the Holmesdale end waited until early in the second half to unfurl their banners of appreciation, with the ground then united i…

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Newcastle v Chelsea, Southampton v Manchester City and more: Premier League clockwatch – live!

Keep up with all the 3pm BST Premier League kick-offsFollow Liverpool v Brighton – live!Latest in-running Premier League tableFeel free to email Simon or tweet: @Simon_Burnton 2.12pm BST Burnley: Pope, Lowton, Long, Tarkowski, Ward, Lennon, Cork, Westw…

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Premier League 2017-18 fans’ verdicts part two: Man City to West Ham

Featuring: City’s outrageous play, Pogba’s haircuts, Pellegrino’s credentials, and have the Baggies found their Special One?• Part 1: Arsenal to LiverpoolPre-season prediction 1st; Current position: 1st Continue reading…

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Premier League of stasis still has a compelling narrative all of its own | Barney Ronay

Somehow, with no title race since 2014 and Manchester City all but wrapping up this one in October, it has still been enthrallingAnd now the end is near. And so we face the final curtain or at best a rather demob-happy, oddly tension-free final flutter…

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Crystal Palace v West Brom: match preview

Two of the division’s form teams meet on the final day, with the occasion little more than a celebration of the two managers. Roy Hodgson’s feat in steering Crystal Palace to safety, despite a chronic injury crisis, having been pointless in mid-October…

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

A wake is in store in Swansea, Klopp faced with a juggling act and a swansong for Conte and Benítez?This feature, you will note, is called ‘10 Things to Look Out For’ rather than ‘10 Things to Look Forward To’. Thank goodness for that, because there mi…

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The curious case of West Brom, Darren Moore and their relegation | Liam Rosenior

The caretaker manager has had a startling effect on the players and the club must stick with him in the Championship – not only for their own benefit but for that of the national gameHaving secured our Premier League status with the great victory again…

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Chin up West Brom fans. You’ve been through an even worse relegation

In 1985-86, West Brom employed three managers (including two brothers-in-law), lost 26 games, conceded 89 goals, didn’t win a game until late October and were relegated in early AprilBy Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports BlogThe 1985-86 season was a pret…

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

Aubameyang can revive Arsenal, Butland lays bare Stoke’s shameful truth and West Ham would be foolish to ditch MoyesPierre-Emerick Aubameyang might not be a classic Arsène Wenger signing because he cost a lot of money and is already close to his peak b…

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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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Jake Livermore’s late winner keeps alive West Brom hopes of staying up

West Brom prolonged their hopes of staging a sensational late escape from relegation thanks to Jake Livermore’s scrambled winning goal in stoppage time against Tottenham.The stay of execution will last only a few hours if Southampton win at Goodison Pa…

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West Brom v Tottenham Hotspur: match preview

West Bromwich Albion have to win against Tottenham and if successful they must rely on Swansea losing again to avoid relegation for another week. This feels highly unlikely, despite Darren Moore’s positive influence on the Baggies, as West Brom last be…

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Premier League relegation run-in: where the battle will be won and lost

As the fight to avoid the drop intensifies, we look at why the clubs are struggling, what will decide their fate and how much the manager is to blamePl 35 GD -15 Pts 37 Continue reading…

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

The Gaëtan Bong/Jay Rodriguez story takes another ugly turn, and Mark Hughes tries to summon the spirit of ‘99The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photosOn they go, refusing even to the consider the possibility of lowering their untouchable sta…

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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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West Brom give themselves hope with Matt Phillips winner against Newcastle

As job auditions go it was pretty convincing. Darren Moore may have taken charge at West Brom far too late to prevent a relegation merely awaiting mathematical confirmation but the caretaker has breathed new life into a team who had lost their way unde…

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Stoke and Southampton cling to hopes of rescue in the fading light | Barry Glendenning

There is precedent for survival when all appears lost with Sunderland’s relegation escape under Gus Poyet in 2014 a beacon for fans of the Premier League clubs facing the dropLike the hapless Brian Stimpson, so splendidly portrayed by John Cleese in th…

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Newcastle United v West Brom: match preview

Darren Moore has presided over the collection of five points from three games since assuming caretaker charge of West Brom but he could still see his side’s long inevitable relegation confirmed on Saturday night. Meanwhile Rafa Benítez has announced th…