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Arsenal Heading To Wembley

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Arsenal are a step close to ending their nine year trophy drought ager beating Everton 4-1 at the Emirates on Saturday, a result that will send them into the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley next month.

Mesut Ozil ended his three-month wait for a goal to give the Gunners a perfect start before Romelu Lukaku's first half equaliser.

Transfer Window Review: Everton

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BARRY DELIGHT: England international speaks to evertontv upon signing for the Blues! #EFC Official Everton (@Everton) September 3, 2013 Five word review: Are you Wigan in disguise? In: James McCarthy (Wigan, £13m), Arouna Koné (Wigan, £6m), Joel Robles (Atletico Madrid, £2m), Antolín Alcaraz (Wigan, Free), Gerard Deulofeu (Barcelona, Loan), Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea, [.

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Hazard, Suarez, Barry: Names of the Premier League, week 21

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Hazard, Suarez, Barry: Names of the Premier League, week 21 is a post from: Just Football

In this edition ofNames of thePremier Leaguewe offer some outside bets so far outside you need the Hubble telescope to see them.Here are the star names of week 21:

Eden Hazard

Is Eden Hazard the best player in the Premier League behind Luis Suarez at this moment?

World Soccer Talk Names Its Premier League Team of the Season For 2013/14 So Far

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After careful consideration, World Soccer Talk has selected a squad of 18 players as the best footballers so far during this 2013/14 Premier League season.

We tried to balance the side though obviously we've gone heavy in central midfield (with two additional central midfielders on the bench) while including some players from sides such as Southampton and Hull that have played out of their skins thus far this season.

Arsenal 1-1 Everton: Ramsey, Barkley & Other Major Talking Points

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Arsenal and Everton played out a high-quality spectacle on Sunday, with two second-half goals resulting the in the spoils being shared at the Emirates Stadium.

Mesut Ozil looked to have given the hosts victory with a late strike, but Toffees' substitute Gerard Deulofeu struck a swift equaliser to seal a draw.

Gareth Barry hopeful over England recall after Everton move

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Gareth Barry, pictured left, with Everton manager Roberto Martinez.

Gareth Barry has not given up hope of playing for England again and believes his loan spell at Everton may help his cause.

Tactics, Not Joe Hart, Are To Blame For Manchester City’s Woes

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A simple narrative blaming Joe Hart for Manchester City's problems has emerged. This one-dimensional analysis ignores the realities of the Blues new style and tactics under Manuel Pellegrini, a system that leaves City open to quick counter attacks by the opposition. While Hart has had more than his fair share of howlers early this season, the failure of the central midfield, which is often outnumbered in matches (with City playing a 4-2-2-2 versus the opposition's 4-2-3-1 or 4-5-1), has led more directly to the problems Manchester City currently experience than any other factor.

500 EPL Appearances and Counting: What Has Gareth Barry Brought To The Premier League?

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Yesterday, Gareth Barry became the 10th player to join the elite 500 club, an exclusive club for players who have made 500 or more Premier League appearances.

In this article, I'll be taking the time to look at Barry's footballing career to celebrate the player's achievement.

Talking about reaching the milestone, Barry told Sky Sports 1:

"It's fantastic.

Everton vs Newcastle EPL Projected Lineups include Lukaku and Tiote

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The weekend of Premier League action has already seen some interesting results take place and now both Everton and Newcastle have the chance to take advantage of other club's slip ups on Saturday and Sunday.

Everton remain the only club unbeaten in the league and with two straight wins on the bounce they are hoping to continue to keep up their run under Roberto Martinez.

Howard Webb Will Referee Manchester City vs Manchester United Derby: Nightly Soccer Report

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The referee for this Sunday's Manchester derby has been decided, and it's going to be Howard Webb. That means that neither Manchester City nor Manchester United supporters will be satisfied as they both will argue that Webb favors the other side.

Hopefully Webb will be referee a good game so that the main talking points are the match itself, not the officiating.

Everton 1-0 Chelsea: CHELSEA PUNISHED!!

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How many times have we heard it before? You MUST take your chances in the Premier League and if you don't you will ALWAYS be susceptible to being punished. That is exactly what happened to Chelsea yesterday and it's the first major blip of our season.

Yes it's early days and we shouldn't get carried away but we should all be waking up this morning sitting top of the league with three points last night!

Everton signing admits he was worried

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Gareth Barry revealed he was getting very nervous prior to the confirmation that he would be going to Everton on loan for the season. The English midfielder had been told he would not be part of new Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini's plans this year and as such Barry wanted a move. The 32 year old is looking at one last chance to feature for England in another World Cup and knew he wouldn't be able to achieve that goal if he wasn't playing.

Are Everton now a stronger team after Fellaini’s departure?

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Usually the Blue half of the Merseyside remains quieter than other top ten clubs in the transfer window. However, this season it has been different. While Liverpool with more financial back-up are expected to splurge cash on players, but their derby rivals Everton have done some shrewd business too.

Everton Unveil Third Shirt for 2013-14 Season [PHOTO]

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Everton unveiled their third shirt for the 2013-14 season today.

New Everton loan signing Gareth Barry is pictured in the new shirt alongside Everton manager Roberto Martinez. According to the Everton club website "the 2013/14 third shirt is a dazzling white pearl and dark navy combination and features a high v-neck collarless design.

City midfielder reveals motivation for move

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Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry has explained his motivation for completing a deadline-day loan move to Everton. The English midfielder made it clear that he accepted the fact that he needed to move away from the Etihad in order to secure first team football, and insisted that he is "grateful" for the chance to play at Goodison Park this season.

[Photos]: Everton’s latest signing speaks to the media at Finch Farm

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Everton wasted no time to fill the void left by the departed Marouane Fellaini, who moved to Manchester United on deadline day. The Toffees did so by landing Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry.

City midfielder moves to Everton

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Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry has joined Everton on a season-long loan deal. The two clubs announced the deal as the transfer deadline slammed shut, following a flurry of activity from Goodison Park.

Barry's arrival on Merseyside comes as a result of the sale of Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini to Manchester United.

Everton roundup: Fellaini, Lukaku, McCarthy, and more

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Premier League side Everton have been very busy in the transfer market on deadline day.

After it had appeared Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku was set to join West Bromwich Albion on a season-long loan, Everton swooped in and have the Belgium international until next summer.

Everton Eager to Recruit Gareth Barry From Manchester City But Face Problems Over His Wages: Nightly Soccer Report

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Everton are eager to sign Gareth Barry from Manchester City, but the Merseyside club have been unable to agree personal terms. The 32-year-old midfielder is on wages of £100,000 per week at City, and both Everton and Manchester City are now stalled to figure out how they can fund his wage demands.

Talks of Manchester City having the best squad in England are premature

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini boasts of having the have the best squad in England at the moment.

City have spent over £90 million pounds on four players combined Fernandinho, Jesus Navas, Alvaro Negredo and Stevan Jovetic – and the Chilean feels they have improved enough to win back the title from rivals Manchester United.

Napoli boss Rafa Benitez eyes Manchester City’s Gareth Barry

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Rafa Benitez is set to continue his attempt to build a decent Premier League side circa 2008 at new club Napoli with a bid for Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry. Former Liverpool boss Benitez has already signed Pepe Reina on a year-long loan deal and yesterday he was linked with a move for Reds defender [.

City Duo Applaud Toure Acquisition

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Kolo Toure's level of experience and leadership makes his free transfer to Liverpool an 'astute' signing according to two of his former colleagues at Barclays Premier League rivals Manchester City.
The Ivorian defender plied his trade with City for four seasons, winning a championship medal and the FA Cup as well as sharing a dressing room with Gareth Barry and Joleon Lescott.

Several reasons why the next Premier League season will be so much better than this one

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The 2012/13 Premier League season is over and, to be honest, it wasn't that great. We were definitely spoiled by the dizzying last-minute climax of the 2011/12 season, but watching Manchester United trudge to a 20th title while the rest of the league floundered and groaned had all the excitement of bingo night at Gareth Barry's house.

Downsizing Cuts Aston Villa Loses To £17.7m

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Aston Villa have announced a loss of £17.7m for the year to 31 May 2012 compared with a £54m loss in 2011.

Since Martin O'Neill left, Villa have been furiously trying to slash expenses, through lower wages and the sale of their best players. Last year Villa reported a profit of £26m from the sale of players.

Manchester City

Fernandinho Turning Into Manchester City Stalwart

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This summer Manchester City took what many, including myself thought was a huge risk in buying Fernandinho who had played the last eight seasons in Ukraine for £30 million. The signing was not only City's most expensive of the summer but the third most expensive in club history. This for a player who at 28 has only four caps for his national team and who has never played in a top European league.

Everton and Monaco Set for Transfer Battle Over Brazilian Midfielder

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English club Everton and French side Monaco are believed to be setting up for a long transfer battle for Brazilian defensive midfielder Fernando. The 26-year-old currently is in the midst of a five-year contract with Portuguese side FC Porto, but new Toffee's boss Roberto Martinez is a keen admirer of the player's skills.

Man City car washers gutted to lose big tipper Gareth Barry to Everton

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Gareth Barry at carrington jackie allen (@TOJMCFC) June 23, 2012 Gareth Barry's departure from Manchester City has not exactly been mourned by the club's supporters except those responsible for washing the players' cars. While his on-pitch exploits were not always appreciated at City, his tipping certainly was.

Transfer Window Review: Manchester City

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DEMICHELIS: Follow our new signing on Twitter @demichelisok #MCFC Manchester City FC (@MCFC) September 2, 2013 Five word review: Revolution not evolution for Pellegrini In: Fernandinho (Shakhtar Donetsk, £30m), Stevan Jovetic (Fiorentina, £22m), Jésus Navas (Seville, £17m rising to £22.

Everton Look to Loan Signing to Strengthen Midfield

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The Blue side of Merseyside looks to be making moves to complete another signing before their summer transfer work is done. According to The Guardian, Everton are in talks with Manchester City to bring defensive midfielder Gareth Barry to Goodison Park for a season long loan.

Barry has been a huge part of the Citizens transformation in the last four seasons since his move from Aston Villa under Mark Hughes.

Fernandinho Signing May Signal Big Changes For Gareth Barry and Man City’s Playing Style

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Manchester City's signing of Fernandinho has raised eyebrows largely because of the massive transfer fee reportedly paid for a 28-year old that has never been a regular international.

While we've seen some dazzling play from the player in the Champions League and in important Ukrainian League fixtures, Fernandinho is an adept passer out of a deep-lying midfield spot and has the athleticism and pace to get forward and join the attack when needed.

OTP Rebounds: Manchester City’s summer clear-out, Gary Neville’s guide to assassination and Tottenham keeper Brad Friedel’s mum

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Playing tiki-taka with the interwebs Uber-pundit Gary Neville knows everything. Here's his guide to assassination [YouTube] Carlos Tevez, Gareth Barry, Edin Dzeko and Samir Nasri could all be sold by Manchester City this summer [Guardian] Young Athletic Bilbao fan not pleased by Fernando Llorente's impending move to Juventus [101GG] Brad Friedel inherits his boundless energy [.


Everton vs Chelsea Projected Lineups Feature Barry and Torres

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Everton made a major move by selling Marouane Fellaini to Manchester United on transfer deadline day, and the replacement crew of James McCarthy and loan signing Gareth Barry are set to see their first action when Chelsea come to Goodison Park Saturday.

Although Chelsea have bought big this summer it looks like only newcomer Andre Schurrle is set for a first team starting place as Juan Mata continues to be an outcast for the Toffees trip.

Chelsea Skipper and EPL Stars to Play in Martin Petrov Charity Match

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Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov announced his retirement from football before Chelsea's game at Villa Park back in May earlier this year. The midfielder has been battling acute leukemia for some time and although he is now in remission, there is certain to be a long road ahead for the Villan's former no.

Chelsea Skipper and EPL Stars to Play in Stiliyan Petrov Charity Match

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Former Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov announced his retirement from football before Chelsea's game at Villa Park back in May earlier this year. The midfielder has been battling acute leukemia for some time and although he is now in remission, there is certain to be a long road ahead for the Villan's former no.

Transfer Deadline Day Live: Follow the latest Arsenal, United and other Premier League signings here

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13:09 Gareth Barry holds the key to Fellaini's move to United. Everton trying to sign the Man City midfielder on loan, wages a serious obstacle.

Nasri brace leads Man City over Chelsea at Yankee Stadium

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BRONX, N.Y. For the final time in the 2012-2013 season, Chelsea and Manchester City took the field, putting on an eight-goal thriller in the Bronx.

City finished off their post-season tour of the U.S. with their second win in as many games, beating Chelsea 5-3 in front of 39,462 fans on Saturday night at Yankee Stadium.

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100 Caps and Counting: Frank Lampard Deserves One Last Crack At Major Tournament With England

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England were 3-0 up against Estonia at Wembley on 12th May 2007; cruising to victory and playing well under a new manager. But suddenly, midway through the second half, boos rang out around the home of English football. The reason? Had an opposition player put in a deplorable challenge? Had an overexcited fan ran onto the pitch?

Gabriel Agbonlahor knocks One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson out of Stiliyan Petrov charity match

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There were 60,000 people at Celtic Park for Stiliyan Petrov's emotional charity match, but all anyone talked about after it was over was how Aston Villa's Gabriel Agbonlahor knocked One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson out of the game. Former Celtic and Aston Villa midfielder Petrov, who is in remission from leukemia, assembled a team including the likes of John Terry, Dimitar Berbatov, Gareth Barry and other footballers and celebrities to face a Celtic squad including Henrik Larsson and Neil Lennon.

EPL Injury Report: City Shines Without Star While Spurs Crash Without Bale

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The biggest match of the week saw Chelsea travel north to face Manchester City in a FA Cup semifinal clash between two teams also in the middle of a fight for Champions League qualification in the Premiership standings.

Coming into Sunday's match with home pitch advantage, Manchester City clearly had the upper hand.

The robots have taken over the Bundesliga (well, the pitch mowing at least)

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We've seen robots decapitate themselves in their attempts to play football, so now they are attempting to take control of the game in a different way. By mowing the pitch with minimal help from humans. That sound you just heard is all the Groundskeeper Willies of the world gasping in horror.

Prior t0 the Bundesliga match between Augsburg and Hannover 96, the pitch was mowed by automatic mowing machines created by Augsburg's shirt sponsor Al-Ko.