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From Mesut Ozil to Kevin de Bruyne: The Top 10 Most Creative Players in the Premier League 2016/17

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With the Premier League 2016/17 season done and dusted, the summer is a time for reflection. With the new season lying in wait, who were the most creative players in the Premier League...

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Emre Can, Victor Wanyama, King… Names of the Premier League, week 35

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United top four hopes dealt blow by plucky Swansea

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – A Gylfi Sigurdsson free-kick dealt a blow to Manchester United’s hopes of a top four finish whilst boosting his team Swansea’s chances of escaping the drop in an entertaining 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday.

Wayne Rooney had scored his first home league goal of the season, from a harsh penalty decision, in time added on of the first-half.

Pies’ Alternative Premier League 2016/17 Team Of The Season

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With Chelsea and Tottenham players dominating the official Premier League Team of the Yearknocked out by the PFA this morning, Pies thought we'd have a bash at concocting one of our very own.

Steering clear of any and all the players selected by the PFA, here's our alternative pick of the pops.

8 goals, 11 assists: Everton planning summer move for 27-year-old midfielder

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Everton manager, Ronald Koeman, has said that the club will ‘do the maximum’ to keep star striker, Romelu Lukaku, at the club next season.

Lukaku has expressed his desire to move away from Goodison Park and experience Champions League football with a big team. With 21 goals to his name this season, the Belgian feels the time is right for him to test his calibre at a bigger platform.

Swansea sign Eidur Gudjohnsen’s teenage half-brother

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London (AFP) – Swansea City signed the teenage half-brother of Icelandic football icon Eidur Gudjohnsen on Tuesday on a two-year scholarship.

Arnor Borg Gudjohnsen, 16, impressed on trial at the Premier League club earlier this season and will enter the Swansea academy later this year, British media said.

Swansea sign Eidur Gudjohnsen’s teenage half-brother

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London (AFP) – Swansea City signed the teenage half-brother of Icelandic football icon Eidur Gudjohnsen on Tuesday on a two-year scholarship.

Arnor Borg Gudjohnsen, 16, impressed on trial at the Premier League club earlier this season and will enter the Swansea academy later this year, British media said.

Gabriel Jesus, Jakupovic, Sigurdsson… Names of the Premier League week 23

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Our latest look at the star performers in the Premier League continues now on Just Football. Who were the best players from Premier League week 23, a week full of upsets and poor showings from big...

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Sigurdsson continues Swansea revival against Southampton

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) A goal from Icelandic star Gylfi Sigurdsson secured Swansea a crucial 2-1 win over Southampton on Tuesday the first time they have won two successive Premier League games this term.

Sigurdsson's goal restored the hosts lead after Ireland international Shane Long had levelled following Alfie Mawson's opener.

Sigurdsson continues Swansea revival against Southampton

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) A goal from Icelandic star Gylfi Sigurdsson secured Swansea a crucial 2-1 win over Southampton on Tuesday the first time they have won two successive Premier League games this term.

Sigurdsson's goal restored the hosts lead after Ireland international Shane Long had levelled following Alfie Mawson's opener.

Klopp slams sloppy Liverpool

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Liverpool (AFP) Jurgen Klopp slammed Liverpool's careless defending as his side's Premier League title challenge suffered a damaging blow in a shock 3-2 home defeat against Swansea on Saturday.

Reds boss Klopp was furious Swansea striker Fernando Llorente was allowed to score twice in quick succession in the second half after lapses in concentration from the Liverpool defence.

Klopp slams sloppy Liverpool

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Liverpool (AFP) Jurgen Klopp slammed Liverpool's careless defending as his side's Premier League title challenge suffered a damaging blow in a shock 3-2 home defeat against Swansea on Saturday.

Reds boss Klopp was furious Swansea striker Fernando Llorente was allowed to score twice in quick succession in the second half after lapses in concentration from the Liverpool defence.

Sigurdsson strike stuns Liverpool at Anfield

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Liverpool (AFP) Gylfi Sigurdsson's decisive goal boosted Swansea's hopes of Premier League survival as they inflicted Liverpool's first home defeat for almost a year with a 3-2 triumph at Anfield on Saturday.

Iceland international Sigurdsson, who has repeatedly been linked with a move away from the Welsh club, struck with 16 minutes left after Paul Clement's side had let a two-goal lead slip against title-chasing Liverpool.

Alexis Sanchez, Nemanja Matic, Negredo… Names of the Premier League, week 13

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After a Premier League weekend that featured a nine-goal, stoppage time thriller in Swansea, more woe for Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford and another impressive win for resurgent Chelsea, we pick out...

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Llorente late double cheers Swans as Palace choke

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Spanish striker Fernando Llorente scored twice in injury-time Saturday to give Swansea a thrilling 5-4 win over fellow strugglers Crystal Palace and drag the Welsh club off the foot of the Premier League.

The astonishing finale left Palace bemoaning a sixth straight loss which has sucked them to the brink of the drop zone.

Llorente late double cheers Swans as Palace choke

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Spanish striker Fernando Llorente scored twice in injury-time Saturday to give Swansea a thrilling 5-4 win over fellow strugglers Crystal Palace and drag the Welsh club off the foot of the Premier League.

The astonishing finale left Palace bemoaning a sixth straight loss which has sucked them to the brink of the drop zone.

Swansea end Chelsea’s unbeaten run under Hiddink [VIDEO]

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Gylfi Sigurdsson handed Chelsea their first Premier League defeat under interim manager Guus Hiddink as Swansea beat the Blues 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

Iceland midfielder Sigurdsson struck in the 25th minute to earn Swansea a victory that should ensure they avoid relegation, while Chelsea were left pointless for the first time since a 2-1 loss at Leicester on December 14 signaled the end of the Jose Mourinho era.

Swansea end Chelsea’s unbeaten run under Hiddink [VIDEO]

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Gylfi Sigurdsson handed Chelsea their first Premier League defeat under interim manager Guus Hiddink as Swansea beat the Blues 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

Iceland midfielder Sigurdsson struck in the 25th minute to earn Swansea a victory that should ensure they avoid relegation, while Chelsea were left pointless for the first time since a 2-1 loss at Leicester on December 14 signaled the end of the Jose Mourinho era.

Bertrand Traore, Riyad Mahrez, Rondon… Names of the Premier League, week 29

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It's time for another edition of Names of the Premier League on Just Football. Here are the star performers from week 29... Salomon Rondon, West Bromwich Albion Sometimes, players who are...

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Wayne Rooney, Coutinho, Chelsea FC… 10 Premier League underachievers this season so far

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Swansea City and Garry Monk: The remarkable rise of a model club and one of England’s brightest young managers

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John Terry, John Stones, N’Doye… Names of the Premier League, week 34

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Premier League Player of the Season: Halftime Review

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We're over half way through this season's 2014/15 Premier League campaign, and at this midway point it's worth taking a look at who are the front runners for this years Premier League Player of the Season Award.

Rooney, Fabregas, Sterling… Names of the Premier League, week 18

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Stuffed full of Christmas turkey and don't know what to make of the Premier League Boxing Day action? Fear not, dear reader, we've got you covered. Here are the five star names of the Premier League for week 18.

Swansea City

Sigurdsson: Blame players, not Bradley, for Swansea struggles

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While Bob Bradley's Swansea City tenure has not gotten off to an ideal start, he certainly has the support of his players.

Star midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson rushed to his manager's defense as Bradley has come under fire after earning only two points from his first five matches in charge of the last-place club.

Arsenal: Granit Xhaka Sees Red For Cynical Swipe On Modou Barrow But Gunners Hold Out To Beat Swansea 3-2 (Video)

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Granit Xhaka endured a bit of a nightmare on Saturday against Swansea at the Emirates, with Arsenal's big-money summer signing gifting the Swans a goal before seeing red for a silly swipe atModou Barrow.

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The Gunners started well, with two close-range Theo Walcott goals putting the hosts 2-0 up within 33 minutes.

GIF Goal Video- Gylfi Sigurdsson freekick vs Aston Villa 2014 Swansea

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GIF Goal Video- Gylfi Sigurdsson freekick vs Aston Villa 2014 Swansea is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter This cracking Sigurdsson goal vs Aston Villa (GIF VIDEO BELOW) helped Swansea beat Aston Villa 1-0 in the league clash between the two sides on 26 December, 2014.

Iceland

Late own goal saves Hungary from being frozen out

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Marseille (AFP) An own-goal by Iceland's Birkir Savarsson in the dying seconds rescued a draw for Hungary in a frenetic Euro 2016 clash that keeps both team's hopes alive of a second round berth.

A first-half penalty by Gylfi Sigurdsson put little Iceland on course for a fairytale win. But the European Championship newcomers succumbed to waves of late Hungarian pressure.

Late own goal saves Hungary from being frozen out

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Marseille (AFP) An own-goal by Iceland's Birkir Savarsson in the dying seconds rescued a draw for Hungary in a frenetic Euro 2016 clash that keeps both team's hopes alive of a second round berth.

A first-half penalty by Gylfi Sigurdsson put little Iceland on course for a fairytale win. But the European Championship newcomers succumbed to waves of late Hungarian pressure.

Iceland own goal saves Hungary’s blushes at Euro 2016

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Marseille (AFP) Iceland's Birkir Savarsson directed the ball into his own net to let Hungary steal a 1-1 draw in their Euro 2016 Group F game on Saturday.

Gylfi Sigurdsson scored from the penalty spot in the 40th minute to put Iceland ahead. And the Nordic islanders, who brilliantly held Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal 1-1 in their opening match, seemed to be heading for a famous win until Savarsson's heartbreaking interception of a cross.

Iceland own goal saves Hungary’s blushes at Euro 2016

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Marseille (AFP) Iceland's Birkir Savarsson directed the ball into his own net to let Hungary steal a 1-1 draw in their Euro 2016 Group F game on Saturday.

Gylfi Sigurdsson scored from the penalty spot in the 40th minute to put Iceland ahead. And the Nordic islanders, who brilliantly held Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal 1-1 in their opening match, seemed to be heading for a famous win until Savarsson's heartbreaking interception of a cross.

Hungary pulls out tie against Iceland after late pressure

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Iceland made their mark at Euro 2016 in their opening tie against Portugal,but couldn't quite pull out a historic win on Saturday.

Hungary rescued a point against Iceland in a1-1 draw, afterBirkir Mar Saevarsson leveled the match with an own goal in the dying minutes.

The Hungary attack was relentless down the stretch as they searched for a goal, andSaevarsson's costly mistake in the 87th minute cancelled out an otherwise flawless performance from the Iceland defense.

Icelandic Beckham propels Euro debutants

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Reykjavik (AFP) With his status as the star player of his country's golden generation and his prowess from a dead ball, it is no surprise that Gylfi Sigurdsson has been labelled the Icelandic David Beckham.

The 26-year-old attacking midfielder with a fierce right foot shot admits that he loved watching England stars Beckham and Frank Lampard when he was growing up.

Icelandic Beckham propels Euro debutants

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Reykjavik (AFP) With his status as the star player of his country's golden generation and his prowess from a dead ball, it is no surprise that Gylfi Sigurdsson has been labelled the Icelandic David Beckham.

The 26-year-old attacking midfielder with a fierce right foot shot admits that he loved watching England stars Beckham and Frank Lampard when he was growing up.

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Newcastle Have Big Competition For Talented Transfer Target

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Ther's news that if Swansea playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson is indeed a transfer target for Newcastle this summer we may face very strong competition from Everton. The Sunday Express has reported the Toffees are willing to offer the Icelandic International £140K/week to join them this summer and it's difficult to see if Newcastle would be willing [.

Jesus saves Man City with last-gasp winner

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Gabriel Jesus scored two goals including an injury-time winner as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City recorded a dramatic 2-1 victory over struggling Swansea City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

The home side looked in complete control during a dominant first-half showing only to surrender an 81st-minute equaliser to Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Klopp Complains About Quiet Kop As Liverpool Struggles Continue

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Jurgen Klopp complained about the atmosphere inside Anfield after his Liverpool side crashed to defeat to lowly Swansea in the Premier League.

Klopp, who has made his displeasure about early kick-offs known regularly during his reign at Anfield, watched Fernando Llorente fire the Swans into a 2-0 lead early in the second half on Saturday.

Euro 2016: Toni Kroos and Andres Iniesta lead midfield maestros taking centre stage

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Brilliant Gylfi Sigurdsson Goal v Blackburn (Vine)

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Ten man Swansea take the lead against Blackburn at Ewood Park courtesy of this brilliant strike from Gylfi Sigurdsson who is no stranger to scoring crackers.

Blackburn equalised just two minutes later through a fine finish from Chris Taylor as the two sides go into the break at 1-1!

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