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#Premier League

# premier-league - Monday 6 March, 2017

'Alexis training ground bust-up rumours are completely false'

Arsene Wenger has insisted that such stories were created with the sole purpose of filling space in newspapers.

3-match ban would be 'clearly insufficient' - Bournemouth star in hot water over Zlatan stamp

The Swedish striker and Tyrone Mings have both been charged by the FA for violent conduct.

Alexis Sanchez' future at Arsenal in serious doubt as training ground bust-up is revealed

The Chilean was dropped for the recent loss to Liverpool – a decision Arsene Wenger described as ‘tactical’.

# premier-league - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Aguero and Sane strike to keep Man City's slim title hopes alive

Pep Guardiola’s side handed rock-bottom Sunderland a 2-0 defeat at the Stadium of Light.

Kane outshines Lukaku with clinical brace as Spurs close the gap on Chelsea

The Tottenham striker moved ahead of his Everton rival in the top goalscorer charts after today’s 3-2 win at White Hart Lane.

Zlatan and Rooney insult our intelligence and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why Alexis Sanchez’s Arsenal exit is starting to look inevitable.

# premier-league - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Arsene Wenger defends decision to drop Alexis Sanchez

The manager downplayed the significance of his decision to leave out the Chile international.

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Ireland's Daryl Murphy helps Newcastle stretch lead at top of Championship

The Waterford native scored his fourth goal in 10 appearances for the Magpies.

Liverpool maintain excellent top-6 record with deserved win over Arsenal

Goals from Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Georginio Wijnaldum earned the Reds a big victory.

Ibrahimovic: Unfortunately Mings jumped into my elbow

The striker has given his own, unique take on the incident between the two players and says he hopes the defender is not injured

As it happened: Liverpool v Arsenal, Premier League

Liverpool took on Arsenal, in what was a big game in the race for a top-four spot.

Vardy and Mahrez hit form as revived Leicester produce comeback win over Hull

A performance of champions in a relegation six-pointer.

'I don't like to speak after matches about what happened during matches'

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho chose not to blame referee Kevin Friend for the Old Trafford draw against 10-man Bournemouth.

'Off the ball stuff isn't part of my game' - Mings denies deliberate stamp on Ibrahimovic

Wayne Rooney condemned the Bournemouth defender, adding that he didn’t see the Swedish striker’s elbow.

Zlatan misses penalty as Man United left frustrated by 10-man Bournemouth

Andrew Surman was sent off, while others were fortunate not to be dismissed in a heated affair.

Bournemouth defender lambasted for 'cowardly' stamp on Ibrahimovic

Both Tyrone Mings and the Swedish superstar were fortunate not to receive red cards today.

As It Happened: Manchester United v Bournemouth, Premier League

We went minute-by-minute at Old Trafford as Bournemouth held the hosts to a 1-1 draw.

Liverpool to get the better of Arsenal and 4 more Premier League bets to consider

Plus, Sergio Aguero to score two or more goals against Sunderland.

How well do you remember these sporting bloopers?

In the wake of the now-infamous Oscars moment, we look back on some of the more memorable slip-ups in sport from down through the years.

Can Liverpool continue fine record against top 6 and the other Premier League talking points

There’s a big one at Anfield on Saturday evening, while leaders Chelsea have a London derby on Monday night.

'We are working on it already' - Klopp promises summer spending

Money will not be a concern for the German when he looks to strengthen his squad for next season.

# premier-league - Friday 3 March, 2017

'Liverpool need a Roy Keane'

Former Reds defender Phil Thompson has slammed the attitude of the club’s squad and called for the team to buy a new core in the transfer market.

Boost for Ireland ahead of crucial Wales qualifier as Walters declared fit

The 33-year-old attacker has not played since completing 90 minutes in Stoke’s 2-0 defeat of Watford on 3 January.

# premier-league - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Wenger plays down link to Barcelona job as speculation mounts on Luis Enrique's successor

The 67-year-old insists his “preference has always been Arsenal”.

# premier-league - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'I have no idea' – Klopp unsure over Sturridge's Liverpool future

Manager Jurgen Klopp is offering no guarantees to the England international.

'I cried when I left Chelsea' - Damien Duff airs Stamford Bridge regret

The ex- Ireland international admits he departed the Blues at the wrong time and says he had several opportunities to join Liverpool.

Pep Guardiola rules out Joe Hart return to Man City

The City manager decided that the England goalkeeper was not suited to a possession-based style of football.

# premier-league - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Former England boss Hodgson emerges as front-runner for Leicester job

Caretaker manager Craig Shakespeare seems to be his main rival for the job after last night’s victory against Liverpool.

7 Irish players who could have a big say as the Championship promotion race heats up

With the top two facing each other tonight, the fight for a Premier League place is set to intensify.

'He could make Everton stronger' - Koeman hints at Rooney move

The Dutchman says that the England striker would be “welcome” at Goodison Park amid ongoing speculation regarding a summer transfer

'Animal' Ibrahimovic thanks kids, Mourinho for Man United chance

The Swedish striker has denied his future depends on the club qualifying for the Champions League.

Leicester win a reaction to bad press - Vardy

The club’s players have been unfairly criticised over their part in Claudio Ranieri’s downfall, said the two-goal hero.

Thank God we aren't playing tomorrow - Klopp tears into woeful Liverpool

The manager gave no excuses for the Reds’ dreadful showing in the 3-1 Premier League loss to managerless Leicester City.

Liverpool name Electronic Arts boss Moore as the club's new chief executive

The 61-year-old American will take over from the departing Ian Ayre.

# premier-league - Monday 27 February, 2017

Liverpool play into Leicester's hands and more Premier League talking points

Plus, why the Foxes, contrary to popular belief, are not back yet.

'The champions are back!' Jamie Vardy-inspired Leicester earn stunning win over Liverpool

The Foxes began life without Claudio Ranieri in impressive fashion.

As it happened: Leicester City v Liverpool, Premier League

The managerless champions hosted Jurgen Klopp’s men at the King Power Stadium this evening.

Long's plight another stark reminder of issues for Irish players at elite level

The Tipperary native had to be content with a bit-part role in Sunday’s League Cup final.

# premier-league - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Jose Mourinho admits that EFL Cup final should have gone to extra-time

The Saints didn’t deserve to lose after 90 minutes, according to the Old Trafford boss.

Kane 'one of the top strikers in the world' says Pochettino as Spurs demolish Stoke

Pochettino says Spurs should ‘feel proud’ of their performance after being knocked out of the Europa League by Gent.