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Chelsea close in on title after stalemate at Arsenal

Chelsea close in on title after stalemate at Arsenal

Chelsea took another step towards the Premier League title with an eventful 0-0 draw at the Emirates. Referee Michael Oliver waved off three penalty decisions in the first half.

Everton put sorry United to the sword

Everton put sorry United to the sword

Everton scored three goals without reply at Goodison Park as Manchester United suffered a second defeat in succession.

Manchester City back up to second with last-gasp win over Aston Villa

Manchester City back up to second with last-gasp win over Aston Villa

Substitute Fernandinho struck a late winner as Manchester City killed off an Aston Villa comeback to claim a frantic 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium.

Liverpool held at West Brom

Liverpool held at West Brom

Liverpool's slim Champions League hopes suffered a huge blow as they were held to a disappointing 0-0 draw at West Brom.

Tottenham battle back to hold Southampton

Tottenham battle back to hold Southampton

Mauricio Pochettino frustrated the fans that once adored him as Tottenham twice came from behind to secure a draw on his first return to Southampton.

Aston Villa beat Liverpool in FA Cup semifinal

Aston Villa beat Liverpool in FA Cup semifinal

There will be no fairytale end to Steven Gerrard's Liverpool career after Aston Villa came from behind to deservedly book their place in the FA Cup final with a 2-1 win over the Reds.

Kane on target as Tottenham hand Newcastle sixth straight loss

Kane on target as Tottenham hand Newcastle sixth straight loss

Harry Kane struck yet again as Tottenham beat Newcastle 3-1 to condemn the Magpies to a sixth successive Premier League defeat and rekindle their own hopes of European qualification.

Man City ease to win over West Ham

Man City ease to win over West Ham

A bizarre own goal from West Ham's James Collins helped Manchester City back to winning ways in the Premier League.

Arsenal reach FA Cup final

Arsenal reach FA Cup final

A fumble from Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici in extra time handed holders Arsenal a 2-1 victory and a place in the FA Cup final.

Hazard moves Chelse closer to the title

Hazard moves Chelse closer to the title

Chelsea have one hand on the Premier League title after Eden Hazard fired them to a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge.

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Liverpool ease by Newcastle

Raheem Sterling grabbed the headlines on and off the field as Liverpool reignited their Champions League hopes with a 2-0 defeat of 10-man Newcastle.

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Manchester United thrash Manchester City at Old Trafford

Louis van Gaal's dream turned into reality as Manchester United put four goals past City in a superb derby win at Old Trafford.

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Cesc Fabregas nets late Chelsea winner at QPR

Cesc Fabregas scored an 88th-minute winner as Chelsea restored their seven-point lead at the top of the table with a 1-0 victory at West London rivals QPR.

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Arsenal close gap on Chelsea with Burnley win

Aaron Ramsey marked his 150th Premier League appearance with a first half winner as Arsenal closed the gap on leaders Chelsea to four points with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Turf Moor.

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Villa beat Tottenham

Christian Benteke scored his eighth goal in six games to hand Tim Sherwood a winning return to Tottenham and ease Aston Villa's relegation fears.

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Coutinho goal sees Liverpool past Blackburn into FA Cup semifinals

Playmaker Philippe Coutinho was Liverpool's FA Cup saviour again as his solitary goal beat Blackburn 1-0 to book a Wembley semifinal with Aston Villa.

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Crystal Palace leave Manchester City title bid in tatters

Manchester City's grip on the Premier League title was loosened further after a controversial Glenn Murray goal put Crystal Palace on the way to a 2-1 victory.

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Captain Harry Kane fails to inspire Tottenham in drab Burnley draw

Harry Kane's first outing as captain of Tottenham failed to inspire Spurs in an insipid 0-0 draw at Burnley.

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Chelsea beat Stoke despite sensational Charlie Adam strike

Chelsea responded from conceding a Charlie Adam goal from his own half and losing Diego Costa to a hamstring injury to beat Stoke 2-1 and move seven points clear in the Premier League title race.

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Manchester United up to third as Ander Herrera double downs Aston Villa

Manchester United climbed above their 'noisy neighbours' into third position thanks to a 3-1 win over Aston Villa which included a stunning strike from Wayne Rooney.

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Arsenal blitz stuns Liverpool as Gunners go second

Arsenal kept up the pressure at the top of the Premier League as Liverpool were blown away 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium, where Reds contract rebel Raheem Sterling failed to make an impact.

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Juan Mata brace sees Man United past Liverpool

A moment of madness from Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard saw him sent off just 43 seconds after coming on in his final appearance against Manchester United, whose 2-1 victory at Anfield.

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Loic Remy rescues Chelsea after Hull scare to restore six-point league lead

Chelsea survived a major scare to secure a 3-2 win at Hull City and restore their six-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

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Manchester City ease past West Brom

Referee Neil Swarbrick took the gloss off Manchester City's return to winning ways as the Premier League suffered yet another mistaken identity controversy.

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Harry Kane hits hat trick as Spurs edge Leicester in thriller

Harry Kane's dream week got even better on Saturday as the Tottenham striker followed his first England callup with a maiden Premier League hat trick as embattled Leicester were defeated in a thrilling 4-3 encounter.

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Olivier Giroud scores brace as Arsenal win at Newcastle United

Olivier Giroud's first-half double handed Arsenal a sixth successive Premier League victory as they survived a spirited fightback to win 2-1 at Newcastle.

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Jordan Henderson's goal carries Liverpool to win over Swansea

Liverpool maintained the pressure in the race for Champions League qualification as Jordan Henderson's fortunate second-half goal saw off Swansea at the Liberty Stadium to seal a 1-0 win.

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Man United cruise past Spurs

Wayne Rooney and Manchester United delivered a knockout performance as Tottenham were blown away at Old Trafford.

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Southampton survive late onslaught to draw at Chelsea

Chelsea missed the opportunity to go eight points clear at the top of the Premier League by drawing 1-1 against Southampton.

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George Boyd's strike stuns Manchester City in Burnley's win

George Boyd struck a stunning second-half winner as Burnley enhanced their survival hopes by further ravaging Manchester City's fading title quest with a 1-0 victory at Turf Moor.

Rashford, De Gea the heroes as Solskjaer keeps perfect United start with win over Tottenham
Tottenham 0 - 1 Man United

Rashford, De Gea the heroes as Solskjaer keeps perfect United start with win over Tottenham

Marcus Rashford's first half goal made it six wins out of six at Manchester United for caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 1-0 win at Tottenham.

Pedro, Willian strike as Chelsea beat Newcastle to widen gap to Arsenal in top four battle
Chelsea 2 - 1 Newcastle

Pedro, Willian strike as Chelsea beat Newcastle to widen gap to Arsenal in top four battle

Goals from Pedro and Willian earned Chelsea a hard-fought 2-1 win over Newcastle which opened up a six-point gap to fifth-place Arsenal in the battle for a Champions League place.

Salah penalty sees Liverpool past Brighton to move seven points clear of Manchester City
Brighton 0 - 1 Liverpool

Salah penalty sees Liverpool past Brighton to move seven points clear of Manchester City

Liverpool went seven points clear at the top of the Premier League and bounced back from two successive defeats in all competitions after a Mohamed Salah penalty gave them a 1-0 win at Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday.

Arsenal beaten as teenager Declan Rice nets first West Ham goal
West Ham 1 - 0 Arsenal

Arsenal beaten as teenager Declan Rice nets first West Ham goal

Declan Rice scored his first West Ham goal as Arsenal's top four hopes were dented following defeat at the London Stadium

Manchester City hit nine in Carabao Cup demolition of League One Burton
Manchester City 9 - 0 Burton

Manchester City hit nine in Carabao Cup demolition of League One Burton

Manchester City scored nine goals without reply, four from Gabriel Jesus, as League One Burton were swept aside 9-0 in the Carabao Cup semifinal first leg at the Etihad Stadium.

Kane's VAR penalty gives Spurs Carabao Cup semifinal lead over Chelsea
Tottenham 1 - 0 Chelsea

Kane's VAR penalty gives Spurs Carabao Cup semifinal lead over Chelsea

A penalty awarded after a VAR review and converted by Harry Kane was enough to give Tottenham a narrow 1-0 lead after the first leg of their Carabao Cup semifinal against Chelsea at Wembley.

Jimenez, Neves strike as Wolves bounce Liverpool from FA Cup
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 - 1 Liverpool

Jimenez, Neves strike as Wolves bounce Liverpool from FA Cup

Premier League leaders Liverpool paid the price for fielding a weakened side as they were knocked out in the third round of the FA Cup following a 2-1 defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday.

Sterling, De Bruyne star as Man City sweep past Rotherham in FA Cup
Man City 7 - 0 Rotherham

Sterling, De Bruyne star as Man City sweep past Rotherham in FA Cup

Manchester City cruised into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a routine 7-0 victory over Championship strugglers Rotherham at the Etihad.

Arsenal teen Willock scores two in FA Cup win against Blackpool
Blackpool 0 - 3 Arsenal

Arsenal teen Willock scores two in FA Cup win against Blackpool

Joe Willock's two first-half goals sent Arsenal on their way to an easy 3-0 win against Blackpool in the FA Cup third round on Saturday night.

Llorente scores hat trick as Tottenham thrash Tranmere Rovers in FA Cup
Tranmere Rovers 0 - 7 Tottenham

Llorente scores hat trick as Tottenham thrash Tranmere Rovers in FA Cup

Tottenham's Fernando Llorente scored a hat trick as they chalked up their record competitive away win with a 7-0 thrashing of fourth-tier Tranmere Rovers in the opening game of the FA Cup third round at Prenton Park on Friday.

Sergio Aguero, Leroy Sane help Manchester City close gap on Liverpool
Manchester City 2 - 1 Liverpool

Sergio Aguero, Leroy Sane help Manchester City close gap on Liverpool

Leroy Sane struck the winner as Manchester City beat Liverpool 2-1 in a gripping Premier League clash on Thursday, inflicting the first loss of the season on Jurgen Klopp's side and cutting their lead at the top to four points.

Man United beat Newcastle as Solskjaer matches Busby with fourth win in four
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man United

Man United beat Newcastle as Solskjaer matches Busby with fourth win in four

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Midas touch at Manchester United continued at St James' Park as goals from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford earned the caretaker manager a fourth successive win on Wednesday.

Chelsea start Alvaro Morata, slump to home draw against Southampton
Chelsea 0 - 0 Southampton

Chelsea start Alvaro Morata, slump to home draw against Southampton

Chelsea struggled to break down a resolute Southampton as both sides settled for a 0-0 Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Chelsea sign Pulisic from Dortmund for €64m, loan U.S. star back until summer
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Chelsea sign Pulisic from Dortmund for €64m, loan U.S. star back until summer

helsea have signed Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund for €64 million and have loaned the United States international back to the Bundesliga club ahead of him moving to the Premier League in the summer.

Arsenal thrash Fulham to close gap on Chelsea to two points
Arsenal 4 - 1 Fulham

Arsenal thrash Fulham to close gap on Chelsea to two points

Arsenal returned to winning ways on Tuesday with a 4-1 victory over struggling Fulham at the Emirates Stadium that moves them within two points of fourth-placed Chelsea.

Tottenham bounce back from defeat with comfortable win at Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 3 Tottenham

Tottenham bounce back from defeat with comfortable win at Cardiff

Tottenham moved back into second place in the Premier League, six points behind leaders Liverpool, after cruising to a 3-0 win at lowly Cardiff City on Tuesday.

Eden Hazard scores twice as Chelsea beat Watford, back into top four
Watford 1 - 2 Chelsea

Eden Hazard scores twice as Chelsea beat Watford, back into top four

Eden Hazard took his goal tally for Chelsea to triple figures, scoring twice in a 2-1 win at Watford on Wednesday as the Blues stayed fourth in the Premier League.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on target but Arsenal held by Brighton
Brighton 1 - 1 Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on target but Arsenal held by Brighton

Brighton & Hove Albion came from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Arsenal in the Premier League on Wednesday and arrest a run of three straight defeats.

Liverpool go six clear after Newcastle thrashing at Anfield
Liverpool 4 - 0 Newcastle

Liverpool go six clear after Newcastle thrashing at Anfield

Liverpool treated their fans to some Christmas cheer with a 4-0 thrashing of Newcastle United at Anfield on Wednesday, extending their lead at the top of the table.

Man City slip to third as Leicester win through Ricardo Pereira stunner
Leicester City 2 - 1 Man City

Man City slip to third as Leicester win through Ricardo Pereira stunner

Manchester City slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat by Leicester City on Wednesday as Ricardo Pereira's superb late strike condemned the champions to a second successive Premier League loss.

Paul Pogba double gives Ole Gunnar Solskjaer winning Old Trafford debut
Manchester United 3 - 1 Huddersfield

Paul Pogba double gives Ole Gunnar Solskjaer winning Old Trafford debut

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continued his dream start as Manchester United caretaker manager with a 3-1 Premier League win over Huddersfield on his Old Trafford debut in the dugout on Wednesday.

Tottenham hammer Bournemouth as Son Heung-Min nets double
Tottenham 5 - 0 Bournemouth

Tottenham hammer Bournemouth as Son Heung-Min nets double

Tottenham Hotspur delivered a Boxing Day knockout to Bournemouth with a 5-0 win in the Premier League on Wednesday to move them up to second in the standings.

Tottenham two points off Manchester City after emphatic win at Everton
Everton 2 - 6 Tottenham

Tottenham two points off Manchester City after emphatic win at Everton

Tottenham moved to within two points of second place Manchester City after coming from behind to earn a 6-2 victory at Everton.

Manchester United win in style in first game since Jose Mourinho sacking
Cardiff 1 - 5 Manchester United

Manchester United win in style in first game since Jose Mourinho sacking

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enjoyed the perfect start to life as Manchester United manager with an emphatic 5-1 victory away at former club Cardiff -- the first time they had scored five since Sir Alex Ferguson's last match in charge in 2013.

Jamie Vardy strike earns Leicester narrow win at Chelsea
Chelsea 0 - 1 Leicester

Jamie Vardy strike earns Leicester narrow win at Chelsea

Jamie Vardy's well-taken breakaway goal earned Leicester a 1-0 win at Chelsea on Saturday to ease the pressure on coach Claude Puel and inflict the hosts' first home Premier League defeat of the season.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hits top spot in scoring charts with two in Arsenal win over Burnley
Arsenal 3 - 1 Burnley

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hits top spot in scoring charts with two in Arsenal win over Burnley

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice to go to the top of the Premier League scoring charts as Arsenal beat Burnley 3-1.

Salah helps Liverpool extend Premier League lead with win at Wolves
Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 - 2 Liverpool

Salah helps Liverpool extend Premier League lead with win at Wolves

Liverpool will spend Christmas on top of the Premier League after goals from Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk earned them a 2-0 win at Wolves on Friday, opening up a four-point lead over second-placed Manchester City.

Eden Hazard gives Chelsea passage to Carabao Cup semifinals over Bournemouth
Chelsea 1 - 0 Bournemouth

Eden Hazard gives Chelsea passage to Carabao Cup semifinals over Bournemouth

An 84th-minute Eden Hazard goal, that spun into the net after a heavy deflection, earned Chelsea a place in the Carabao Cup semifinals after a 1-0 win over Bournemouth in an entertaining tie on Wednesday.

Tottenham's Dele Alli hit by bottle in Carabao Cup win against Arsenal
Arsenal 0 - 2 Tottenham

Tottenham's Dele Alli hit by bottle in Carabao Cup win against Arsenal

Tottenham's Dele Alli was hit in the back of the head with what appeared to be a plastic bottle during his side's 2-0 win over Arsenal in the Carabao Cup quarterfinals at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday.