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City back to winning ways as VAR hogs limelight

19 Oct 2019

LONDON Manchester City kept up their pursuit of leaders Liverpool with a routine 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on a day when VAR stole the Premier League headlines with a series of decisions that left supporters baffled and managers incensed.

Soccer-Alli grabs Spurs equaliser as VAR dominates Premier League day

19 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 19 Dele Alli scored a second-half equaliser for Tottenham Hotspur to secure a 1-1 home draw with Watford on an afternoon when VAR again emerged as the main talking point across several Premier League games.

Last-gasp Milner keeps Liverpool flying; Spurs crash again

05 Oct 2019

LONDON A stoppage-time James Milner penalty sparked huge celebrations at Anfield as Liverpool beat Leicester City 2-1 on Saturday for an eighth successive Premier League win that moved them eight points clear at the top of the table.

Liverpool march on, Man City keep up chase

28 Sep 2019

LONDON There was more than a touch of fortune about Liverpool's seventh successive Premier League win of the season as a howler by Sheffield United goalkeeper Dean Henderson gifted the leaders a 1-0 win at Bramall Lane on Saturday.

WRAPUP 1-Liverpool march to seventh straight victory, Spurs and Chelsea also win

28 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 28 There was more than a touch of fortune about Liverpool's seventh successive Premier League victory of the season as an embarrassing howler by Sheffield United goalkeeper Dean Henderson gifted the leaders a 1-0 win at Bramall Lane.

Liverpool post club-record 13th league win; City hot in pursuit

31 Aug 2019

LONDON Liverpool's perfect start to the season continued with a 3-0 win at Burnley, a club-record 13th successive Premier League victory that quickly displaced Manchester City, 4-0 conquerors of Brighton & Hove Albion, at the top of the table.

WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Aguero at the double for City; United frustrated by Saints

31 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 31 The gap between Manchester's top two teams appeared as wide as ever on Saturday as Sergio Aguero scored twice in City's 4-0 demolition of Brighton & Hove Albion while United were frustrated 1-1 at 10-man Southampton.

Goals the big issue for returning Chelsea great Lampard

05 Aug 2019

LONDON If Frank Lampard is still Chelsea manager in a year's time it will be because he has succeeded in solving the club's most pressing problem -- how to score without Eden Hazard.

Top four is minimum requirement for unpredictable Arsenal

05 Aug 2019

LONDON With one player on strike and two more forced to fight off knife-wielding attackers on a London street, nothing that unfolds this season can top Arsenal's close season for drama.

'Goofy' Gauff can't believe who is watching her heroics

07 Jul 2019

LONDON Among the many remarkable things that happened to Cori "Coco" Gauff on Saturday, the 15-year-old actually lost a game of tennis. | Video

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