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#Premier League

# premier-league - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Man United make it three wins in a row as Solskjaer's men hit four past Bournemouth

Paul Pogba scored a brace, while there were also goals for Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku.

Hodgson confirms interest in Liverpool's 'proven goalscorer' Solanke

‘He’s being kept out of the [Liverpool] team by some very strong players,’ said the Crystal Palace boss.

As it happened: Man United vs Bournemouth, Premier League

Man United welcomed Bournemouth to Old Trafford looking for a third Premier League win on the bounce.

As it happened: Southampton v Manchester City, Premier League

Can the champions halt their festive slump and cut Liverpool’s lead to seven points? Join us for live minute-by-minute coverage.

Kante on target as Chelsea climb into top four with back-to-back Premier League wins On The Up This post contains videos

Kante on target as Chelsea climb into top four with back-to-back Premier League wins

N’Golo Kante’s second-half goal was enough for Chelsea to see off Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Sunday.

'Nothing has been achieved this year' - Robertson warns Liverpool must convert dominance

The Reds are riding high at the top of the Premier League after a superb run but trophies must follow in 2019.

'A generation of footballers are dying without even knowing that they were footballers'

Michael Calvin discusses dementia and various other football-related issues from his book, State of Play.

# premier-league - Saturday 29 December, 2018

'I almost cried. It was really nice' - Klopp nearly became emotional after Mo Salah's penalty gesture

The Liverpool star allowed his teammate Roberto Firmino take a spot-kick and complete his hat-trick in their win over Arsenal.

Firmino nets hat-trick as Liverpool thrash Arsenal to move nine points clear at the summit

The table-toppers made short work of fifth-placed Arsenal, scoring five against the Gunners for the second time in four years.

Spurs suffer title blow in late Wolves ambush as Fulham and Cardiff secure vital wins

Harry Kane found the net for Spurs but they fell to three Wolves goals in the last 18 minutes.

As it happened: Liverpool v Arsenal, Premier League

Follow us for live updates as table-topping Liverpool host fifth-placed Arsenal at Anfield. Kick-off is at 17:30.

'It felt like a depression here' - Klopp notes change in lively Liverpool

The manager admits the Reds needed a lift when he took over from Brendan Rodgers three years ago.

Shaw hails huge changes made by 'really positive manager' Solskjaer

‘He’s bringing that attacking, quick play back to Old Trafford,’ said the Manchester United defender.

Pochettino wants no repeat of Hazard comments: 'Some opinions you cannot make public'

The Chelsea star said ‘we don’t want Tottenham to win the Premier League’ before an ill-tempered 2016 game.

'Paul Merson once rang in the middle of the night because, while asleep, he’d poked himself in the eye'

Ex-Arsenal forward Alan Smith recalls memories of his time with the Gunners and the ultimately premature end to his career.

# premier-league - Friday 28 December, 2018

'I want to stay involved in the game': Joe Cole returns to Chelsea in new coaching role

Having announced his retirement from football recently, Joe Cole has landed a new coaching job with Chelsea.

'Gascoigne was kicking pillows and volleying bars of soap... The club doctor gave him some tablets to calm down'

In this extract from ‘Gazza in Italy,’ the star’s brutal injury in the 1991 FA Cup final between Nottingham Forest and Spurs is recalled.

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League year?

Just how closely were you paying attention to proceedings in the Premier League in 2018?

Gerrard: Talk of succeeding Klopp at Liverpool is 'very presumptuous'

Steven Gerrard says the Rangers job has ‘all his attention’ ahead of Saturday’s Old Firm derby with Celtic.

Klopp delivers Liverpool injury update as Milner ruled out of Arsenal clash

The Reds’ vice-captain is sidelined with a muscular issue.

Solskjaer: United can build around 'top class' Pogba

Paul Pogba is one of the top players in world football and Manchester United can build around him, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Former Arsenal chairman Hill-Wood dies aged 82 RIP

Former Arsenal chairman Hill-Wood dies aged 82

Peter Hill-Wood served as Arsenal’s chairman for 31 years.

Hazard - who wants to be a Chelsea legend - to decide on future at end of season

The rumoured Real Madrid target is in no rush to make a decision.

Sir Alex turned to Claire and said, ‘Here’s the lad who would have played for England’

Former Manchester United youngster Ben Thornley recalls being the Class of ’92 star who never got to graduate.

# premier-league - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Van Dijk proud of record-breaking Liverpool defence Difference Maker This post contains videos

Van Dijk proud of record-breaking Liverpool defence

With the Dutchman at the heart of their defence, the Premier League leaders have conceded just seven goals in 19 matches so far.

Man United players were 'affected' by poor results under Mourinho

Jesse Lingard has spoken about the psychological strain created by the poor form of recent months.

Ireland-linked attacker on target, as Southampton fall to Anderson-inspired West Ham

Nathan Redmond’s goal was not enough for the relegation-threatened Saints to prevail.

‘Man United have spent £200m more than Klopp’

Liverpool are not buying success, insists Jamie Redknapp.

'It was tactical' - Arsenal boss defends Ozil half-time substitution

The Spaniard has claimed that substituting his star playmaker off after just 45 minutes was a strategic move

'It must have been television gold for the watching millions. Was I ranting? Yes, I suppose I was' Looking Back This post contains videos

'It must have been television gold for the watching millions. Was I ranting? Yes, I suppose I was'

In an extract from his autobiography, Kevin Keegan recalls the infamous interview he gave amid the dramatic end to the 1995-96 Premier League season.

'Ramsey is a great purchase' - Pirlo wants Juventus to sign Arsenal midfielder

The Wales international is set to leave the Premier League side at the end of the season.

At the halfway point of the Premier League season, is it Liverpool's title to lose?

Recent history suggests the Reds are poised for glory.

Sarri blasts 'stupid' fans as Chelsea face fresh allegations of racist chanting

The Blues boss insists that the majority of the club’s supporters are ‘wonderful’.

'I disliked the way that Klopp has treated me but I understand his situation'

Alberto Moreno has expressed disappointment after losing his place in the Liverpool side.

Tottenham sad to lose on-fire star once more

Son Heung-min has scored five goals in his last three games, but is set to compete in the Asian Cup next month.

'My ears blocked. I couldn't hear!' - Man United teen stunned by Old Trafford reception

Angel Gomes made his third Premier League appearance against Huddersfield.

Salah free to face Arsenal and Man City after avoiding FA diving charge

The Liverpool striker will face no retrospective action over the penalty he won against Newcastle United

Hazard wants legendary status at Chelsea after reaching landmark

‘I want to score more goals for the club, and become a legend, like Lampard and Terry.’

Who do you think will win the Premier League? Poll This post contains a poll

Who do you think will win the Premier League?

Liverpool, Spurs and Man City now appear to be the main contenders for the title.

Solskjaer hails impact of 'happy boy' Pogba

The Frenchman’s two goals that spoke volumes about the change in mood at the club.