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Manchester City win thrilling EPL title race, break Liverpool hearts

Manchester City retained the Premier League title after surviving a scare on the final day to see off Brighton 4-1 at the Amex and beat Liverpool to top spot.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri gestures on the touchline during the UEFA Europa League round of 32, 2nd leg football match between Chelsea and Malmo at Stamford Bridge in London on February 21, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS - AFP)

Maurizio Sarri urges Chelsea to finish on a high note

Maurizio Sarri has challenged Chelsea to secure an upbeat finish to a turbulent season that plunged the club into chaos and threatened to cost the Italian his job.
Sergio Aguero’s goal at Burnley this afternoon means he is only the second player to score 20 goals or more in six different Premier League seasons.

Sergio Aguero inches Manchester City closer to title

Sergio Aguero’s 20th Premier League goal of the season left Manchester City just two wins from the title after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche rejects ‘anti-football’ claims by David Luiz

Sean Dyche has hit back at comments suggesting Burnley use 'anti-football' tactics ahead of Sunday's showdown with Manchester City.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Maurizio Sarri fined £8,000 after admitting misconduct charge

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has been fined £8,000 after admitting a Football Association (FA) charge of misconduct.
Chelsea Italian head coach, Maurizio Sarri - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF

Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri charged with misconduct following sending-off against Burnley

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has been charged with misconduct following his sending-off against Burnley, the FA have announced on their official website.
Gonzalo Higuain

Gonzalo Higuain angry with Maurizio Sarri after being subbed against Burnley

Gonzalo Higuain is angry with Maurizio Sarri after he was substituted in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Burnley on Monday night.
N’Golo Kante

N’Golo Kante warns Chelsea to curb their second half slumps

N’Golo Kante has warned Chelsea to cut out their sloppy second halfs as the Blues look to boost their bid to finish in the Premier League’s top four against Burnley on Monday.
Cardiff City’s English manager Neil Warnock walks on the pitch at the end of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cardiff City at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Neil Warnock: Burnley match crucial if Cardiff City are to stay up

Neil Warnock says Cardiff City's trip to Burnley on April 13 will be pivotal in their battle to avoid relegation from the Premier League this season.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Tottenham Hotspur at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on September 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

Mauricio Pochettino hit with two-match touchline ban for Mike Dean row

Mauricio Pochettino has been handed a two-match touchline ban by the Football Association following his angry exchange with referee Mike Dean after Tottenham's defeat to Burnley last month.

Stoke City’s Peter Crouch set to return to Premier League return with Burnley

Stoke City striker Peter Crouch, who turned 38 on Wednesday, is set to return to the Premier League at Burnley as part of a deal which will see Sam Vokes go the other way.
Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus celebrates after scoring his third goal and City’s fifth during the League Cup first leg semi-final football match between Manchester City and Burton Albion at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, northwest England on January 9, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Gabriel Jesus: I’m in top form

Gabriel Jesus described himself as "on fire" after helping Manchester City maintain their blistering start to 2019 by thrashing Burnley 5-0.
Mohamed Salah penalty enough for Liverpool

Mo Salah extends Liverpool lead as Arsenal suffer Hammers blow

Mohamed Salah’s second-half penalty was enough to give Premier League leaders Liverpool a 1-0 win away to Brighton on Saturday that saw them go seven points clear at the top of the table.
Nick Pope made his first appearance of the season for Burnley in the FA Cup after a spell on the sidelines with a dislocated shoulder. Reuters

Nick Pope: Gareth Southgate contact helped him through injury

Nick Pope has spoken of the lift he got from a phone call from England boss Gareth Southgate during his spell out injured.
Mesut Ozil Arsenal

Unai Emery: Arsenal needed Mesut Ozil against Burnley and he delivered

Unai Emery has hailed Mesut Ozil for delivering when Arsenal “needed him to” during a Premier League clash with Burnley.
Mohamed Salah scored three times in what was a comfortable Liverpool win. GETTY IMAGES

Mo Salah scores hat-trick to send Liverpool to top of Premier League

Liverpool delivered a clear sign they intend to push Manchester City all the way in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday that was capped by a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah.
Liverpool’s German coach Jurgen Klopp reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Liverpool FC at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on November 28, 2018. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE - AFP)

Jurgen Klopp criticises Burnley approach after Gomez injury

Jurgen Klopp hit out at Burnley’s physical approach as Liverpool were left with a major injury worry after battling back from a goal down to maintain their unbeaten start to the Premier League season on Wednesday.
Roberto Firmino and Virgil van Dijk combined for Liverpool's second goal. REUTERS

Liverpool fight back to win at Burnley

Substitute Roberto Firmino scored with his first touch as Liverpool came from behind to beat struggling Burnley and stay in touch with leaders Manchester City in the Premier League table.

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