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Christian Eriksen Bags Long-Range Beauty As Tottenham Finally End Winless Run At Stamford Bridge (Video)

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Tottenham moved a big step closer to securing their place in next season's Champions League after a thrilling 3-1 London derby victory away to Chelsea.

The Blues started strongly and deservedly took the lead on the half-hour mark, with Alvaro Morata heading home from a Victor Moses centre after a flappy mess from Hugo Lloris.

Crystal Palace: Selhurst Park Ballboy Hurries Up West Ham ‘Keeper Adrian As Eagles Lose London Derby (Video)

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Crystal Palace lost their fifth home top-flight London derby in a row on Saturday, with the Eagles going down 1-0 to West Ham in a game which saw Christian Benteke balloon a penalty high, wide and not very handsome.

As the final whistle loomed, the frustration around Selhurst Park grew, with one of the ballboys even taking things into his own hands as the Hammers tried to slow the game down.

English Premier League

Tottenham won’t lose top four battle, vows Pochettino

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London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino insists he isn’t concerned about Tottenham missing out on a top four finish in the Premier League despite their damaging 1-1 draw against West Ham.

Pochettino’s side had to settle for a point in Thursday’s London derby at Wembley after missing a host of chances as they failed to turn their domination into goals.

Tiredness won’t be a factor against Hammers — Pochettino

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino does not believe fatigue will be an issue for Tottenham when they face West Ham in Thursday’s London derby.

Pochettino’s side will host their rivals at Wembley just 48 hours after their 2-0 victory at Swansea on Tuesday, which lifted the visitors above Arsenal into fifth place in the Premier League

An opening goal from former Swansea striker Fernando Llorente that appeared offside and a late strike from Dele Alli made it six victories in seven matches for Tottenham in all competitions.

Most-watched soccer games on US TV for week of November 18-21, 2016

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It was a big weekend for the Bundesliga as Borussia Dortmund's 1-0 home victory against Bayern Munich was watched by 426,000 people on the FOX broadcast network, making it the most-watched Bundesliga broadcast of the season so far. The Bundesliga saw another high on Sunday morning as 102,000 people watched Hoffenheim take on Hamburg on FOX Sports 1, the first time a Bundesliga match has averaged more than 100,000 viewers on the network this season.

Most-watched soccer games on US TV for week of November 18-21, 2016

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It was a big weekend for the Bundesliga as Borussia Dortmund's 1-0 home victory against Bayern Munich was watched by 426,000 people on the FOX broadcast network, making it the most-watched Bundesliga broadcast of the season so far. The Bundesliga saw another high on Sunday morning as 102,000 people watched Hoffenheim take on Hamburg on FOX Sports 1, the first time a Bundesliga match has averaged more than 100,000 viewers on the network this season.

Tottenham 0-0 Chelsea: London Derby ends in a boring draw

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Chelsea kept their first clean sheet away from home since April in the Premier League, as Tottenham were held to a 0-0 draw at White Hart Lane on Sunday.

Walker and Rose, bothdidn't feature against FK Qarabag in the midweek returned to the starting line up, while Mason and Dier marshalled the midfield.

Arsenal vs Chelsea: Gunners Projected Capital One Cup Lineup Features Wilshere and Gnabry

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Arsenal continued their strong English Premier League form with another win over the weekend as they dispatched Crystal Palace with relative ease.

Arsene Wenger knows that a London Derby against Chelsea is a tough prospect in the League Cup as both sides are at the top of the EPL table with the Gunners only two points ahead of the second placed Blues.

How Manchester City Can Unlock West Ham United’s 4-6-0 Formation

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For me, Sam Allardyce's reputation as a soccer "cave man" has been created in large measure by a media that has looked for lazy words to describe managers and needed a tag-line to explain Bolton's mid 2000′s success. But Allardyce has always been an innovator in his own right, from his rigid scouting methods, to his communications tools and to his training methods.

London Derby: Current form of Spurs & Gunners depicted

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Another big match, another defeat, but Sunday's 2-1 defeat in North London Derby at the hands of Tottenham could prove to be too costly for Arsenal's ambition.

The defeat has left the Gunners trailing their North London rivals by seven points and it had struck a devastating blow to their hopes of occupying one of the Champions League spots this season.

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal not scared of Tottenham’s Gareth Bale

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Tottenham star and February Premier League Player of the Month, Gareth Bale has been one of the biggest talking points of the upcoming North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham.

However, despite all the talk Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims that he and his squad will not be scared of the 23-year-old Welshman's achievements as of late, nor of his chances of creating a magical afternoon for Spurs at White Hart Lane:

There is no player that you are scared to meet.

North London Derby: Check out all the Arsenal and Tottenham Coverage here at SWOL

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Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Lukas Podolski (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

The North London Derby is one of the most classic and timeless fixtures in the history of the English Game. Arsenal and Tottenham have created some of the greatest moments in London Football history between their grounds of White Hart Lane, High Bury and now the Emirates.

Arsenal Comment: Santi Cazorla knows a North London Derby loss is unacceptable

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Tottenham are the current top form club in England after a torrid run of class, and a little luck, in February. Arsenal face a tough challenge in traveling to their bitter rival's famed home ground, White Hart Lane, this afternoon.

Arsenal Analysis: Projected Gunners first team against Tottenham in North London Derby

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While Tottenham have enjoyed a massively successful run as of late, Arsenal have continued to be the up and down club we have seen all season.

The Gunners have some of the best players in the league, however, it seems that they just cannot always have a good day all at the same time.

What Winning the North London Derby Means for Tottenham

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The North London derby is one of the most storied matches in English football but it has long been dominated by Arsenal.

Over the past few years, the tides have been turning in North London as Tottenham have emerged as a perennial top four club.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal: Four Keys to Victory for Arsenal

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Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur (L) is challenged by Bacary Sagna of Arsenal (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

This weekend sees Tottenham take on Arsenal in an absolutely crucial tie at White Hart Lane which will go a long way to deciding which team finishes above which, and also the Champions League fates of both teams.

Tottenham vs Arsenal: Can the Gunners Stop Gareth Bale?

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Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Santi Cazorla of Arsenal (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Arsenal head to White Hart Lane on Sunday to play Tottenham in the north London derby, with Champions League spots potentially at stake. Currently four points behind their hosts, the Gunners will see this match as a must-win of sorts if they want to put themselves into a position to qualify for Europe's top competition.

Arsenal must beat Spurs to stay in contention for top four finish

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This coming Sunday, Arsenal will play their biggest game of the season, when they face North London derby rivals Tottenham at the White Hart Lane.

Yes, you've heard it right. There can't be any game bigger than this for the Gunners taking into consideration of the situation they are in.

London Derby: Spurs to hammer the Hammers

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It's London derby action for Spurs as they take on West Ham at Upton Park and they look cracking value at 2.2 with Betfred and Paddy Power to emerge victorious.

The stats are certainly very good as far as the Lilywhites are concerned as the Hammers have lost three of their last five home league encounters with them winning just one.

Weekend TV: London derby

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Saturday Premier League on ESPN2: Arsenal - Spurs at 7:30am. On Fox Soccer: WBA - Chelsea at 10am, Norwich - Manchester United at 12pm, Liverpool - Wigan at 2:30pm, and Newcastle - Swansea at 5pm. On Fox Soccer Plus: Manchester City - Aston Villa at 10am, Reading - Everton at 12pm, and QPR - Southampton at 2pm.

Tottenham vs. Chelsea: Latest Predicted line ups before kick off

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Scott Parker of Spurs is tackled by Frank Lampard of Chelsea (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Tottenham and Chelsea are set for a battle at White Hart Lane in front of a sold out crowd in the coming hours. Not only is it a test of the credentials of either club for a top four finish, it is also a showdown of philosophies between Andre Villas-Boas and Roberto Di Matteo.

Tottenham vs. Chelsea: 5 Players to Watch as Blues invade White Hart Lane

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Domestic football resumes this weekend, and the Premier League campaign will get back underway with the eagerly anticipated London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at White Hart Lane. There will be plenty up for grabs in Saturday's early kick-off, with the game marking Andre Villas-Boas' first skirmish with his former employers after his premature departure last season.

Talking Tactics: The success behind Chelsea’s lack of width in attack

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The London Derby between Chelsea and Arsenal at the weekend highlighted perfectly the success Chelsea has had early this season because of its lack of width in the final third of the pitch.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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A hugely important London Derby headlines a full slate of matches on Saturday as English Premier League leaders Chelsea take on fierce rivals Arsenal in an early-morning showdown.

The Blues enter Saturday atop the EPL table with four wins and a draw in their first five games, but they face a massive test in the Gunners, who despite sitting in fifth place are also unbeaten themselves.

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Bellerin strikes late to rescue Arsenal in Chelsea thriller

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London (AFP) – Hector Bellerin came to Arsenal’s rescue as the defender’s last-gasp strike earned a dramatic 2-2 draw in a heated London derby against Chelsea on Wednesday.

Bellerin looked set to be the villain of the piece for Arsenal after the Spaniard’s foul on Eden Hazard conceded a penalty that allowed the Chelsea star to cancel out Jack Wilshere’s opener.

Bellerin strikes late to rescue Arsenal in Chelsea thriller

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London (AFP) – Hector Bellerin came to Arsenal’s rescue as the defender’s last-gasp strike earned a dramatic 2-2 draw in a heated London derby against Chelsea on Wednesday.

Bellerin looked set to be the villain of the piece for Arsenal after the Spaniard’s foul on Eden Hazard conceded a penalty that allowed the Chelsea star to cancel out Jack Wilshere’s opener.

Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal: Player Ratings

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This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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Following the conclusion ofleague play, cup finals in England, Spain, France and Germany join a Liga MX final to headline this weekend's soccer action.

Just a weekafter lifting the Premier League trophy for a sixth time, Chelsea, once again, looks to add to their silverware collection. The Blueswill have to rally past Arsenal, who are desperateto lift a cup after a lamentable season.

Theo Walcott sees signs of Arsenal revival

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London (AFP) – Theo Walcott says Arsenal have finally steadied the ship after ending a “challenging few weeks” with an important victory over West Ham.

Arsene Wenger’s fifth placed side won the London derby 3-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday for their first league win since February.

Chelsea Star Ramires Celebrates Victory Over Arsenal

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Chelsea visited the Emirates last night and defeated Arsenal 2-0 in the Capital One Cup. The London Derby was highly anticipated because it mean both Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger would get the chance to meet once more on English soil in opposite dugouts.

Though just a League Cup match, both sides fielded quite strong teams, but it was Chelsea who were better on the evening.

DAVID MOYES - A SERIOUS CHELSEA TARGET?

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Over the course of the weekend, one article caught my eye. With a massive London derby against the Arsenal a couple of hours away, you would be forgiven if you thought it was about the game. It wasn't. It was an article in The Telegraph stating that David Moyes had now become a serious contender to take over at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea vs Arsenal: London Clubs Take Center Stage in England’s Forgotten Rivalry

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While they are not direct rivals, there is a long history of heated competition between the two clubs dating all the way back to their first encounter at Stamford Bridge in 1907.

It was the first match between two London sides in the First Division and drew a record crowd of over 65,000.

Weekend TV: London derby

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Saturday Fox Soccer has the US Women - Germany friendly at 6:30pm. Premier League on ESPN2: Spurs - Chelsea at 7:30am. On Fox Soccer: Manchester United - Stoke City at 9:30am, Norwich - Arsenal at 12pm, and Liverpool - Reading at 3:30pm. Fox Soccer Plus has WBA - Manchester City at 9:45am, Fulham - Aston Villa at 12pm, and West Ham United - Southampton at 2pm.

Weekend TV: London derby

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Saturday Premier League on ESPN2: Arsenal - Chelsea at 7:30am. On Fox Soccer: Fulham - Manchester City at 9:30am, Manchester United - Spurs at 12pm, Reading - Newcastle at 2:30pm, and Sunderland - Wigan at 4:30pm. Fox Soccer Plus has Norwich - Liverpool at 9:45am, Everton - Southampton at 2pm, and Stoke - Swansea at 4pm.

John Terry

JOHN TERRY URGES FOCUS.

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John Terry is featured heavily in the written press this morning ahead of our London Derby against West Ham this afternoon and has been keen to point out the recent character shown by the team against Manchester United and Steaua Bucharest, finishing in the top four and his loyalty to the Football Club and the Chelsea fans.

‘A Symbol of Everything That’s Wrong With The Club’- Word From The Enemy

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If everyone can stop doing racisms for just one minute! Phew. Glad we got that sorted. Rightio, ahead of tonight's big game with Chelsea, I've roped in one of the chaps behind the fabulous movie trailer review site, Trailer Trash. It's Harry Thompson and he just happens to have the grave misfortune of being a Blues fan.

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Fulham Preview |A Chink in Man City’s Expensive Armour?

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Today is our 3rd London derby in a month that has consisted of straightforward London derbies. Seems an odd sentence that one, as though it ascends a perfectly symmetrical hill to immediately fall down the other side. Anyway.

Little has changed for Fulham since they appointed Muelenstein, or at least that seems to be [.

European Look Ahead: Rivalries take spotlight with El Clasico, London derby

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By JOHN BOSCHINI

El Clasico is one of the few events in the world in which the result routinely lives up to the hype, and Saturday will see another chapter written in the storied rivalry.

With a title on the line and both teams looking to recover from surprising UEFA Champions League defeats, Real Madrid travels to Barcelona holding a four-point advantage in La Liga with five games to play.