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Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez ends goal drought

Mohamed Salah was Liverpool's hero yet again as the Egypt star clinched a dramatic 2-1 win at Crystal Palace, while Alexis Sanchez ended his Manchester United goal drought in a 2-0 victory over Swansea on Saturday.

West Ham fans invade pitch, confront players

West Ham captain Mark Noble shoved a pitch invader to the ground as frustrations boiled over in their match against Burnley at the London Stadium.

Chris Wood back with a bang as Burnley end barren run

Burnley ended an 11-match winless run in the Premier League as Chris Wood's late header sealed a 2-1 victory over Everton on Saturday.

Manchester City players unfazed by fixture pile-up

Manchester City's players do not appear to share manager Pep Guardiola's concern about a congested fixture list as they prepare to host Burnley in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

Burnley have money to spend in January – Sean Dyche

Sean Dyche says Burnley have money to spend during the transfer window, but admits it is a difficult time to do business.

Harry Kane nets hat trick as Tottenham thrash Burnley at Turf Moor

Harry Kane fired a hat trick to equal Alan Shearer's Premier League record of goals scored in a calendar year as Tottenham won 3-0 at Burnley.

I am happy with Mesut Ozil form – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger believes Mesut Ozil’s recent resurgence is down to the Arsenal playmaker’s improved fitness levels.

Everton transfer business really poor – Tony Cottee

Everton's slow start to the season is down to their failure to replace Romelu Lukaku, says former player Tony Cottee.

Manchester City crush Stoke City with magnificent seven, Crystal Palace stun Chelsea

Manchester City maintained their blistering start to the season as the Premier League leaders demolished Stoke 7-2, while champions Chelsea crashed to a shock 2-1 defeat at lowly Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Burnley win piles pressure on Everton boss Koeman

Everton manager Ronald Koeman was set for an uncomfortable international break after Jeff Hendrick's goal gave visitors Burnley a 1-0 win in the Premier League at Goodison Park on Sunday.

Liverpool held to 1-1 draw by stubborn Burnley

Jurgen Klopp’s frustrating start to the season continued as Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley at Anfield on Saturday, despite Mohamed Salah’s fifth goal of the season.

Spurs fight to end Wembley woe

Frustrated by a series of miserable experiences at Wembley, Tottenham Hotspur host Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday desperate to finally vanquish the ghosts that haunt them at the national stadium.

Wood’s debut winner piles pressure on De Boer

Chris Wood's dream debut for Burnley pushed Frank De Boer to the brink of the sack as Crystal Palace crashed to a 1-0 defeat at Turf Moor on Sunday.

Five things we learned in the Premier League

Arsenal’s 4-0 thrashing by Liverpool thrust manager Arsene Wenger back into the firing line, while leaders Manchester United now own the last unbeaten record in the Premier League.

Tottenham’s Pochettino confident on three more signings

Mauricio Pochettino says he is confident about bringing in three more signings before the end of the transfer window this week.

Holders Man United host Burton in EFL Cup

Holders Manchester United will begin their defence of the EFL Cup with a home tie against Championship club Burton Albion at Old Trafford.

Robson-Kanu comes on, scores, sent-off as Baggies down Burnley

Welsh international forward Hal Robson-Kanu scored and was then sent-off in a dramatic 20-minute cameo as West Bromwich Albion defeated Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor on Saturday.

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It was pomp on Wednesday as Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, received the certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) while a huge crowd of supporters rallied round him.

Man remanded for allegedly defiling 14-year-old boy

A 52- year-old trader, Emeka Nwobochi, who allegedly defiled a 14-year-old boy was on Wednesday remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos, by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.