newsfootball8 days ago

EPL Round-up| Arsenal defeat Leicester in a thriller while nine-man Chelsea lose to Burnley 3-2

Premier League 2017-18 opened with a cracking early kick-off game where Arsenal edged out 2015-16 league champions Leicester City in a 4-3 thriller. Their London rivals, Chelsea, encountered a shocking defeat at the hands of Burnley as the nine-man side went down 3-2 in their season opener.
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newsfootball14 days ago

Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-1 on penalties to claim the FA Community Shield

Arsenal overcame London rivals Chelsea for the 2nd time in 3 months as the Gunners came from behind to win on penalties to claim the FA Community Shield. Though the achievement means little for both the sides, the rivalry was clearly visible in the rash tackles and the "hot" nature of the game.
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newsfootball19 days ago

Hosting of FIFA U-17 World Cup may pave way for pre-season EPL matches in India

India will host the FIFA U-17 World Cup in October this year and the infrastructure for the event could pave the way for hosting pre-season English Premier League matches. Sports Secretary Injeti Srinivas discussed the idea with English Premier League’s International Relations Manager Tim Vine.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Football roundup | Sweden beat France; EPL clubs release list of retained players

Sweden overcame France in added time when French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris faltered to stop an Ola Toivonen lob to top Group A of the qualifiers. Meanwhile, Chelsea has confirmed the release of star defender John Terry and Manchester United have decided to let go off Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Football Roundup | Arsene Wenger gets two-year extension; Borussia Dortmund part ways with Tuchel

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been awarded a two-year contract extension after leading the club to a record 13th FA Cup title in a 21-year reign. In another notable development in Europe, Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel has parted ways with the Bundesliga side.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Champions League Roundup | Barcelona pulls off greatest comeback; Bayern thrash Arsenal again

Barcelona pulled off what is arguably the greatest comeback in the history of the Champions League on Wednesday against PSG as they overturned a four-goal deficit to win 6-1 and book a quarter-final spot. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich thrashed Arsenal 5-1 away from home to complete a 10-2 win.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Wenger worried about artificial pitch ahead of Arsenal's FA Cup clash

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is concerned that the artificial pitch could prove worrisome in their fifth round FA Cup clash against Sutton United tonight. Wenger also warned the Arsenal players against complacency when facing the lower-league club and called on them to be ready for a big fight.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Arsene Wenger: My preference is always to manage Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has expressed his desire to extend his association as manager with Arsenal, a club that he has been associated with for the past 20 years. Wenger, 67, said he wasn't contemplating retirement as yet and would look to manage elsewhere if Arsenal shut the doors on him.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Premier League | Who said what ahead of Gameweek 25

After a disappointing result against Chelsea last week, Arsene Wenger has refused to accept defeat in the title race stating that if they are out of it, so is everyone else. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte echoed Wenger's comments saying that all six teams are still capable of winning the Premier League.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Which are the most hated clubs in England? Reddit answers

The results of an EPL-focused Reddit survey, which had received over 15000 responses, are out, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, Manchester United top the most-hated-clubs list in England, followed by Liverpool and Chelsea. Interestingly, Watford are the least-hated club in England at the moment.
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