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Koeman eyes Europe after Everton down Sunderland

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  Ronald Koeman insists he hasn’t given up on a late Europa League challenge after Everton’s 2-0 win against lowly Sunderland. A brilliantly worked finish from Idrissa Gueye in the first half opened the scoring for Everton before Romelu Lukaku’s ...

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Mourinho demands United hunger for Wembley showdown

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15:  Jose Mourinho manager of Manchester United applauds the crowd after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho can win the first major silverware of his Manchester United reign in Sunday’s League Cup final against Southampton and Wayne Rooney might be the man to help him do it. Mourinho will become the first United manager to ...

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Leicester flops in spotlight after Ranieri sacking

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Leicester’s underachieving stars will be in the spotlight when the crisis-torn champions start life without Claudio Ranieri in a crucial clash against Liverpool on Monday. Ranieri was ruthlessly sacked by Leicester’s Thai owners on Thursday amid reports several of the ...

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Zarate injury overshadows Watford stalemate

WATFORD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25:  Mauro Zarate of Watford holds off Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Watford and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on February 25, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Watford forward Mauro Zarate was taken to hospital for scans on a serious knee injury suffered during his side’s 1-1 draw with 10-man West Ham on Saturday. Zarate had won the penalty that Troy Deeney converted to give Watford an ...

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Vardy denies rift with axed Ranieri

HULL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13:  Claudio Ranieri, Manager of Leicester City and Jamie Vardy of Leicester City talk tatics on the sideline during the Premier League match between Hull City and Leicester City at KCOM Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Hull, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Jamie Vardy has slammed claims a breakdown in his relationship with Claudio Ranieri played a key role in the Leicester manager’s shock sacking. Ranieri was dismissed by Leicester’s Thai owners on Thursday, less than a year after masterminding his team’s ...

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Chelsea’s title pedigree key for Conte

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea (R) celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on February 25, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Antonio Conte believes Chelsea’s experience of winning the Premier League two years ago will prove decisive as they attempt to maintain their stranglehold on the title race. A 3-1 victory over Swansea on Saturday gave Conte’s side an 11-point lead ...

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South African police fire rubber bullets at anti-immigrant march

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Saturday February 25, 2017 South African riot policemen fire rubber bullets to disperse Somali and foreign nationals clashing with South African nationals during a protest march against illegal immigrants on February 24, 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa. PHOTO | PHILL ...

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Everton look to Lukaku as Moyes returns

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15:  Romelu Lukaku #10 of Everton scores the opening goal during the Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on January 15, 2017 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Romelu Lukaku’s return to fitness has given Everton extra reason for optimism as they prepare to welcome their former manager David Moyes back to Goodison Park in the Premier League on Saturday. Lukaku was outstanding in Everton’s last home match, ...

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Chelsea’s Conte inspired by rugby ‘winner’ Jones

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26:  Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea reacts during the Premier League match between Chelsea and AFC Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on December 26, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said Thursday he had gained “inspiration” from meeting with England rugby coach Eddie Jones and experiencing the Australian’s “winning” mentality at first hand. The Italian clearly knows something about winning himself, having revived Chelsea’s fortunes since ...

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Cazorla set to miss rest of season

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18:  Santi Cazorla of Arsenal in action during an Arsenal training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League Group A match against Ludogorets Razgrad at London Colney on October 18, 2016 in St Albans, England.  (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla’s recovery from ankle surgery could see the Spain international ruled out of the rest of the English season, British media reported Thursday. The 32-year-old has been sidelined since being forced off during the second half of ...

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