The Premier League never ceases to amaze with another wild weekend of action around England. Liverpool and Manchester City remain the pacesetters with victories, the latter emphatically thrashing Watford 8-0. AFP or licensors Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold celebrates his goal against Chelsea But elsewhere everyone else are both capable of impressive wins and humbling defeats
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Note to Premier League managers: Manchester City are best avoided straight after a defeat. Just ask Watford. The Hornets had conceded 38 in 11 matches against City before Saturday’s 8-0 drubbing added to their despair. But where does that result stand in the history books? Three more questions: Who is Arsenal’s latest Premier League young
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5:29 AM ET Matt Roller Close Matt Roller is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. He tweets at @mroller98 Cameron Bancroft will return to Durham as the club’s overseas player for the 2020 season. Bancroft captained Durham in the County Championship and the Royal London Cup this year, which represented a controversial appointment in the wake
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Manchester City star Bernardo Silva could be investigated by The Football Association over a tweet he sent to team-mate Benjamin Mendy. The tweet comprised a picture of Mendy as a child alongside the logo for Spanish chocolate company Conguitos. The above tweet was posted by Silva then quickly deleted In response to the message from
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Gianni Infantino was elected Fifa president in 2016 Italian football should apply English-style punishments to supporters guilty of racism, says Gianni Infantino, the president of world governing body Fifa. Sunday’s game between Atalanta and Fiorentina was halted after reports of racist chanting, the latest in a line of similar incidents in Italy. In England, fans
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Manchester United recorded just three shots on target during their defeat by West Ham, and the Red Devils’ attacking failures were ‘the most damning aspect’ of their performance on Sunday afternoon. This is according to Tony Cascarino, the former Chelsea and Ireland striker, who says United will continue to struggle until they have a striker
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France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rallied from a set down to beat Aljaz Bedene 6-7(4) 7-6(4) 6-3 in the Moselle Open final Sunday for his fourth title in the tournament. Playing in his fifth title clash in Metz, Tsonga, 34, fired 19 aces and won 92% of points on his first serve as he overcame a wobbly
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Peter O’Mahony receives treatment from Ireland medics during the win over Scotland Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki could be available for selection for Ireland’s second World Cup Pool A match against hosts Japan in Shizuoka on Saturday. Both players suffered head injuries during Sunday’s 27-3 win over Scotland. Ireland say the players have passed phase
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Roy Keane was ‘shocked’ and ‘saddened’ by Manchester United’s performance against West Ham and believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could soon find himself in real trouble. United have won just two of their opening six Premier League games and goals from Andriy Yarmolenko and Aaron Cresswell on Saturday condemned them to a second defeat of the season.
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