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Aguero equals Man City scoring record

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sergio Aguero equalled Manchester City’s all-time scoring record after netting a penalty in the first half of his side’s Premier League home game against Burnley on Saturday.

It was the Argentina striker’s 177th goal in City’s colours, taking him level with Eric Brook, who played for the club between 1928 and 1939.

Aguero equals Man City scoring record

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sergio Aguero equalled Manchester City’s all-time scoring record after netting a penalty in the first half of his side’s Premier League home game against Burnley on Saturday.

It was the Argentina striker’s 177th goal in City’s colours, taking him level with Eric Brook, who played for the club between 1928 and 1939.

This is the latest manager to turn down the Leicester City job

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Burnley manager Sean Dyche has ruled himself out of the running for the Leicester City vacancy, insisting he’s happy with the Clarets and not looking to move, reports the Guardian.

The 46-year-old has been in charge of Burnley since October 2012, presiding over 228 games, and having won promotion twice to the Premier League.

4-3-3 v Burnley: Pep Guardiola without these 2 Man City stars for this week's game; Team News, Stats and Predictions

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Manchester City vs Burnley
English Premier League 2017/18
21st October, 15:00 pm BST
Etihad, Manchester

Manchester City vs Burnley Preview

Manchester City host Burnley in the Premier League this weekend and the home side will be looking to extend their lead at the top of the table with a big win.

Surging Manchester City eye title charge, Chelsea need a lift

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London (AFP) – Manchester City will be aiming to continue their recent scintillating form when the free-scoring Premier League leaders host Burnley on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola’s side are two points clear of second-placed Manchester United as they chase a first English title since 2014.

Man City and Tottenham lead exciting December live TV line-up

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Football fans are set for a packed schedule of live Premier League action on BT Sport this December, with nine matches being shown across the month exclusively live, including the clash between Arsenal and Manchester United and fellow Champions League hopefuls Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.

Ian Wright tips Burnley boss to replace Arsene Wenger

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Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes that Burnley manager Sean Dyche has all the necessary attributes to succeed at a top club and even manage the England national team in the future.

Burnley recorded an impressive 1-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday and are currently occupying the sixth spot on the league table.

Burnley win piles pressure on Everton boss Koeman

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Liverpool (AFP) – 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.

Defeat left the big-spending Toffees, who have won just twice in seven league matches so far this season, a mere two points above the relegation zone.

Leeds United star sends out a message to the fans after last night's thrilling win over Burnley

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Leeds United picked up a morale-boosting win over Burnley in the Carabao Cup last night and goalscorer Hadi Sacko was delighted with his goal and the performance last night.

The 23-year-old winger came on in the second half and scored the first goal of the game. The match ended 2-2 and the Championship outfit managed to beat Burnley in a penalty shootout.

4-2-3-1 v Burnley: Leeds set to field strong lineup for cup game, these 4 stars should start; Team News & Predicted Lineup

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Burnley host Leeds United in the third round of the Carabao Cup this week and the Championship outfit will be hoping to pull off an upset here.

The Whites travel to Turf Moor tomorrow and they will be hoping to continue their good run of form against Sean Dyche’s men.

Former Leeds United duo Charlie Taylor and Chris Wood will be looking to make an impression against their former side and this should be an interesting contest.

Tweets and Photos: Liverpool players react to Burnley draw

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Philippe Coutinho could start against Burnley

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England keeper Heaton ‘out for months’

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton is set to be sidelined “for months” after undergoing surgery on his shoulder, Clarets manager Sean Dyche said Thursday.

Heaton, capped three times by England, landed awkwardly on his shoulder after colliding with team-mate Ben Mee as he caught the ball in the first half of Burnley’s 1-0 Premier League win at home to Crystal Palace last weekend.

Burnley set to sign Huddersfield striker, Everton winger also a target

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Burnley are reportedly close to signing out of favour Huddersfield Town forward Nahki Wells.

The Clarets are believed to have agreed a £5 million deal to bring the Bermuda international to Turf Moor after their bid for Lorient striker Majeed Waris was rejected.

Signed from Bradford City in 2014, Wells was one of the key figures in the Terriers’ push for promotion last season.

On This Day in Football: Villa put 10 past Burnley, Ronaldo opens Real account

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On this day in 1925, Aston Villa hammered Burnley 10-0 in front of 43,000 fans at Villa Park.

It was the opening day of the 1925/26 season and Villa were determined to make a strong start in the new campaign after finishing at a disappointing 15th the previous season – their joint-lowest ever position in league football.

Spurs’ problems all in the mind, says Pochettino

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London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino said Tottenham Hotspur have a “mental problem, not a Wembley problem” after their hoodoo at their temporary home struck again against Burnley.

Spurs could not hold onto Dele Alli’s 49th-minute opener in Sunday’s game, with Chris Wood’s injury-time strike earning visitors Burnley a 1-1 Premier League draw.

Burnley’s Wood prolongs Spurs’ Wembley jinx

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London (AFP) – Chris Wood scored his first goal for Burnley to rescue a 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday as Tottenham Hotspur’s Wembley Stadium hoodoo struck again.

Spurs looked on course for a first victory since moving to their temporary home while White Hart Lane is being rebuilt when Dele Alli gave them a second-half lead.

Burnley’s Wood prolongs Spurs’ Wembley jinx

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London (AFP) – Chris Wood scored his first goal for Burnley to rescue a 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday as Tottenham Hotspur’s Wembley Stadium hoodoo struck again.

Spurs looked on course for a first victory since moving to their temporary home while White Hart Lane is being rebuilt when Dele Alli gave them a second-half lead.

Spurs keen to improve Wembley form against Burnley

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London (AFP) – Tottenham are still getting used to calling Wembley home, but need a sharp improvement as Burnley prepare to visit in the Premier League on Sunday.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side struggled at England’s national stadium when playing European home fixtures there last season, and have so far fared no better in the Premier League.

Spurs keen to improve Wembley form against Burnley

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London (AFP) – Tottenham are still getting used to calling Wembley home, but need a sharp improvement as Burnley prepare to visit in the Premier League on Sunday.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side struggled at England’s national stadium when playing European home fixtures there last season, and have so far fared no better in the Premier League.

Burnley want Leicester star on loan

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Burnley are willing to offer a lucrative loan fee to sign Leicester City attacker Ahmed Musa on a season long loan this summer.

Signed from CSKA Moscow in 2016, Musa was a regular under former Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri. But the Nigerian has fallen back in the pecking order at the King Power Stadium since Craig Shakespeare took over towards the end of last season.

Burnley will see the best of me, believes Wood

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Burnley’s club record signing Chris Wood believes his best days are ahead of him.

The clarets paid a record sum of £15 million to sign Wood from Leeds United. The New Zealand international scored 44 goals in 88 appearances for Leeds since his move Leicester City in 2015.

Five Things: Manchester United “dream team” runs riot, Conte smiling as Chelsea beat Tottenham

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The second weekend of the new Premier League season provided plenty of talking points.

Manchester United’s second impressive victory, Jese’s starring role for Stoke against Arsenal and Chelsea’s Wembley success over Tottenham Hotspur were amongst the week two highlights.

Sportslens takes a look at five big talking points from this week’s Premier League games.

Conte Salutes Chelsea After Battling Display

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For all the talk of crisis at Stamford Bridge following last week's meltdown against Burnley, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was left saluting his side on Sunday after they edged Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in a match they could just as easily have lost.

Conte was forced to field a makeshift side against Spurs after suspensions and injury ate into his options, with David Luiz forced into midfield and Andreas Christensen handed a first start in the Premier League.

Leeds transfer complete, Christiansen drops major hint; Star travelled for medical today

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Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen has confirmed that Chris Wood is heading to Burnley on a permanent transfer.

The 25-year-old striker arrived in Burnley for a medical earlier today and the Express are claiming that an offer of £15million has been accepted by the Whites.

The New Zealand international was prolific for Leeds last season and his departure will be a massive blow for them.

Jonathan Walters brands Arsenal as ‘worst sore losers’

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Former Stoke City player Jonathan Walters has labelled Arsenal as the ‘worst sore losers’ ahead of Saturday’s Premier League fixture between the two sides.

Walters signed for Burnley this summer after seven years at the Britannia Stadium. The Clarets shocked the footballing world on opening weekend of the new league campaign by beating Chelsea 3-2 at Stamford Bridge.

Leeds United transfer looking likely now, 30-goal star set to complete £15m move

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Leeds United striker Chris Wood has been linked with a move to the Premier League this summer.

According to Daily Mirror, Burnley are set to sign the New Zealand international from the Championship outfit as a replacement for Andre Gray. Gray joined Watford earlier this summer.

Wood has been a key player for Leeds and his departure will be a major blow to their promotion hopes.

Leeds willing to sanction move for 27-goal attacker for £20m, Player wants summer transfer

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Leeds United striker Chris Wood has been linked with a move away from Elland Road this summer.

The 25-year-old forward is a target for Premier League outfit Burnley and Daily Star are reporting that the player is keen on the move.

Wood has already informed Leeds about his desire to join the Clarets and the Whites are willing to sell the player as well.

Hull City reject improved offer from Burnley for Clucas

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Hull City have rejected another bid for midfielder Sam Clucas from Premier League club Burnley.

Sean Dyche’s side failed with a £5 million offer for Clucas last week but came back with a £10 million bid for the 26-year-old which has also been rejected by the Tigers.

Hull manager Lenoid Slutsky is determined to keep hold of his star midfielder and is believed to be preparing a contract extension for the player to keep him out of Burnley’s clutches.

Liverpool

Visualized: Liverpool 1-1 Burnley

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Previous Match Infographics: Sevilla (h), Manchester City (a), Arsenal (h), Hoffenheim (h), Crystal Palace (h), Hoffenheim (a), Watford (a)

Match data from WhoScored, except average position from the SofaScore app.



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‘I’m Angry With The Result But Pleased With The Performance’ – Mixed Emotions For Jurgen Klopp As Liverpool Draw With Burnley (Video)

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Jurgen Klopp watched his Liverpool side dominate the game against Burnley at Anfield on Sunday, but only come away with a point on a frustrating afternoon for the Reds.

Klopp gave Philippe Coutinho his first start of the season, and the Brazilian impressed as the hosts mustered a total of 35 shots in the game.

Liverpool v Burnley 09.16.17

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Last four head-to-head:
2-1 Liverpool (h) 03.12.17
0-2 Burnley (a) 08.20.16
2-0 Liverpool (h) 03.04.15
1-0 Liverpool (a) 12.26.14

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 2-2 Sevilla (h); 0-5 City (a); 4-0 Arsenal (h)
Burnley: 1-0 Palace (h); 1-1 Tottenham (a); 2-0 Blackburn (a)

Goalscorers (league):
Liverpool: Mané 3; Firmino, Salah 2; Sturridge 1
Burnley: Vokes, Wood 2; Ward 1

Referee: Roger East (LFC History) (WhoScored)

Guess at a line-up:
Mignolet
Trent A-A Matip Lovren Robertson
Alex O-C Henderson Wijnaldum
Salah Firmino Coutinho

As against Crystal Palace two weeks ago, there will be rotation.

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Wood’s winner piles pressure on Palace boss De Boer

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Chris Wood’s dream home debut for Burnley pushed Frank De Boer to the brink of the sack as Crystal Palace crashed to a 1-0 defeat on Sunday.

New Zealand international Wood marked his maiden appearance for Burnley at Turf Moor following his club record £15 million ($19 million, 16 million euros) move by firing the winner early in the first half.

Wood’s winner piles pressure on Palace boss De Boer

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Chris Wood’s dream home debut for Burnley pushed Frank De Boer to the brink of the sack as Crystal Palace crashed to a 1-0 defeat on Sunday.

New Zealand international Wood marked his maiden appearance for Burnley at Turf Moor following his club record £15 million ($19 million, 16 million euros) move by firing the winner early in the first half.

Wood’s debut winner piles pressure on Palace boss De Boer

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – 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.

New Zealand international Wood marked his maiden appearance for Burnley following his club record £15 million ($19 million, 16 million euros) move by firing the winner early in the first half.

Wood’s debut winner piles pressure on Palace boss De Boer

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – 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.

New Zealand international Wood marked his maiden appearance for Burnley following his club record £15 million ($19 million, 16 million euros) move by firing the winner early in the first half.

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

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – 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.

It was a second successive win of the new season for West Brom who had beaten Bournemouth 1-0 last weekend.

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

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – 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.

It was a second successive win of the new season for West Brom who had beaten Bournemouth 1-0 last weekend.

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‘At Some Stage, He Needs To Go To The Next Level’ – Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Backs Burnley Boss Sean Dyche To Take Over From Arsene Wenger

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Arsenal hero Ian Wright has suggested that Sean Dyche should be considered a prime candidate to take over from Arsene Wenger as and when the wiry Frenchman vacates his post at the Emirates.

Discussing Dyche's merits after Sunday's 1-0 win over Everton elevated the Clarets to sixth in the table, Wright was asked if he'd be happy to see the Swarfega-gargling copper-top given a chance to manage his beloved Arsenal in the future.

Official: Burnley Mulch Club Transfer Record To Bring In Bulky Target Man Chris Wood From Leeds (Photo)

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Burnley have broken their club transfer record to bring in Chris Woods from Leeds, with the fee involved reported to be £15million (plus add-ons).

The pointy 6'2" target man, who finished top goalscorer in the Championship last season with 27 goals in 44 appearances, has signed a four-year deal with the Clarets.