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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.
Marco Silva

Marco Silva: ‘Tough’ December will not define Everton’s season

Everton manager Marco Silva accepts his side has to turn around their poor run of form quickly but he does not believe the next couple of months will determine their season.
Maurizio Sarri Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri struggles to spark misfiring Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri must solve Chelsea’s striker crisis as his spluttering side bid to get back on track against Newcastle on Saturday.
Mohamed Salah has been named Liverpool Player of the Month for October.

Mohamed Salah wins Liverpool Goal of the Month

Having scored twice against Eddie Howe's men, the 26-year-old completed his hat-trick in a scintillating manner, dribbling past his markers including goalkeeper Asmir Begovic before he calmly slotted in the ball to help the Reds to a 4-0 emphatic victory.

Everton set for quiet January transfer window – director

Everton's director of football Marcel Brands has confirmed that the club are not going to make any big signings in the transfer window, saying that there are "no big plans for January".
Cameroon international Samuel Eto’o

Samuel Eto’o: African coaches lack confidence

African coaches lack confidence in themselves despite having the needed qualifications to excel in the round leather game.
Gary Rowett

Stoke City’s Gary Rowett sacked after less than eight months

Gary Rowett has been sacked by Championship side Stoke City after less than eight months in charge.
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.
Paul Warne & Pep Guardiola

FA Cup: Manchester City score seven as Oldham knock out Fulham

Premier League champions Manchester City began their FA Cup campaign with a 7-0 thrashing of Rotherham on Sunday but Fulham, battling to avoid relegation from the Premier League, were beaten 2-1 by fourth-tier Oldham.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Five things we learned from the Premier League’s festive season

Liverpool emerged from the Premier League’s packed festive season with a four-point lead at the top of the table, despite slipping to a first defeat of the campaign to Manchester City on Thursday.

Wilfred Ndidi named in France Football Magazine’s African Team of the Year

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been named in the highly revered and authoritative France Football Magazine African Team of the Year for 2018.
Marco Silva

Leon Osman: Marco Silva needs to improve Everton’s form quickly

Leon Osman says Everton's current form is a "concern" and manager Marco Silva needs to improve results quickly in January.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Manchester City at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on December 26, 2018. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP) /

Defiant Pep Guardiola insists on business as usual

Pep Guardiola says he will never change his football principles even if Manchester City’s poor run of form continues into the new year.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to persuade David de Gea to stay at Manchester United

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that he will do his all to persuade David de Gea and Anthony Martial to sign new long-term deals.
Leon Balogun

Brighton ‘narrow win’ over Everton excites Leon Bologun

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is excited that Brighton Hove Albion finished 2018 with a win after beating Everton on Saturday.
Mauricio Pochettino hopes Tottenham can live up to expectations and become a title-winning side when they move into their new stadium.

Mauricio Pochettino: My players aren’t machines

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has come to the defense of his players saying they “are not machines” after they suffered a shocking defeat to Wolves on Saturday.
Everton’s Seamus Coleman, second left, clears the ball during the game against Brighton & Hove Albion, during their English Premier League soccer match at the AMEX Stadium in Brighton, England, Saturday Dec. 29, 2018. (Mark Kerton-PA via AP)

Juergen Locadia strike gives Brighton win over unlucky Everton

Brighton and Hove Albion’s Dutch striker Juergen Locadia pounced just before the hour as they carved out a 1-0 home win against an unlucky Everton side who hit the woodwork twice in their Premier League clash on Saturday.
Henry Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru eyes a place in Super Eagles 2019 AFCON squad

Galatasary striker Henry Onyekuru has set his sight on a place in Nigeria’s squad for next year’s African Cup of Nations in either South Africa or Egypt.

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