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Carrick confident United can upset rivals

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Manchester United have not given up the fight to clinch a top four finish this season, despite being six points adrift of fourth-placed Manchester City, said Michael Carrick.

United dropped two points away at Stamford Bridge on Sunday when they conceded a late equaliser, meaning they're now six points behind Manuel Pellegrini's men, which still have to welcome United at the Etihad, and with a largely inferior goal difference.

Video: Chris Smalling says Man Utd don’t care about Pep joining Man City

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Manchester United defender Chris Smalling says his club do not care about Manchester City appointing Pep Guardiola as their new manager. The Bayern...

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Man City star Raheem Sterling moves in next to ex-Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson

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Former Manchester United has now got his very own 'noisy neighbour' after Manchester City star Raheem Sterling moved in next door. Fergie...

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English Premier League

Leicester’s fairytale title bid is piece of cake for relaxed Claudio Ranieri

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As Claudio Ranieri returned to Leicester's Belvoir Drive training base on Monday to start plotting the latest chapter in his club's fairytale challenge for the Premier League title, it was hard to believe that just seven months ago the Italian's arrival at the plush facility was greeted with widespread ridicule.

Leicester’s fairytale title bid is piece of cake for relaxed Claudio Ranieri

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As Claudio Ranieri returned to Leicester's Belvoir Drive training base on Monday to start plotting the latest chapter in his club's fairytale challenge for the Premier League title, it was hard to believe that just seven months ago the Italian's arrival at the plush facility was greeted with widespread ridicule.

December suggests Ramsey is right about Arsenal momentum

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The Arsenal and Wales international star Aaron Ramsey was a key figure in the victory over AFC Bournemouth at the weekend, earning himself the Man of the Match award from the TV pundits with a performance full of energy, desire and ability and having a big hand in both goals which gave the Gunners a [.

Them’s the Breaks: The Plight of the Premiership Manager

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On the 1st of February, Manchester City confirmed the long rumored news that their current manager, Manuel Pellegrini, would be replaced at the end of the year by Pep Guardiola, the current Bayern Munich manager. Guardiola, long considered one of the best managers in the game, has had a great deal of success at both.

Agent hints at move for £70m Chelsea target, could spark a bidding war among PL clubs in summer

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Robert Lewandowski has been in sensational form this season for Bayern Munich. The Polish striker has scored 24 goals this season for the German champions in all competitions, and several top European clubs are vying for his signaturenext summer.

Leicester move 5 points ahead in league after convincing win against Man City

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Leicester City's fairytale season scaled new heights on Saturday as they opened up a five-point lead at the Premier League summit by winning 3-1 at title rivals Manchester City.

Centre-back Robert Huth scored twice, either side of a brilliant Riyad Mahrez goal, as Leicester recorded the finest win of their sensational 12-month rise from bottom to top of the English top flight.

Leicester move 5 points ahead in league after convincing win against Man City

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Leicester City's fairytale season scaled new heights on Saturday as they opened up a five-point lead at the Premier League summit by winning 3-1 at title rivals Manchester City.

Centre-back Robert Huth scored twice, either side of a brilliant Riyad Mahrez goal, as Leicester recorded the finest win of their sensational 12-month rise from bottom to top of the English top flight.

Spurs surge into second after downing Watford at White Hart Lane

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Tottenham Hotspur strengthened their Premier League title challenge as Kieran Trippier's goal moved Mauricio Pochettino's side up to second place following a 1-0 victory over Watford on Saturday.

The north London club took full advantage of Manchester City's 3-1 loss to Leicester City earlier in the day to move above Manuel Pellegrini's side and to within five points of leaders Leicester.

Spurs surge into second after downing Watford at White Hart Lane

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Tottenham Hotspur strengthened their Premier League title challenge as Kieran Trippier's goal moved Mauricio Pochettino's side up to second place following a 1-0 victory over Watford on Saturday.

The north London club took full advantage of Manchester City's 3-1 loss to Leicester City earlier in the day to move above Manuel Pellegrini's side and to within five points of leaders Leicester.

Jamie Vardy extends Leicester contract to 2019

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Leicester City capped a memorable day on Saturday by announcing that star striker Jamie Vardy has extended his contract by one year until June 2019.

"I'm absolutely delighted to be fighting to achieve something special with this club," Vardy said in comments published on the club website.

Jamie Vardy extends Leicester contract to 2019

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Leicester City capped a memorable day on Saturday by announcing that star striker Jamie Vardy has extended his contract by one year until June 2019.

"I'm absolutely delighted to be fighting to achieve something special with this club," Vardy said in comments published on the club website.

Snapshot: Huth Heads Leicester To Etihad Victory As Foxes’ Title Tilt Gets Serious…

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The dream continues for Claudio Ranieri's Leicester City side, who find themselves five points clear in the race for the Premier League title after a deserved 3-1 win away to Manchester City.

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Ex-Chelsea centre-half Robert Huth was the star of the show for the Foxes, netting two headers for the visitors, who were sharper and quicker than their heavyweight hosts throughout the 90 minutes.

Video: Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri on beating Man City

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"Our fans are dreaming!" Ranieri reacts to @LCFC's victory at @MCFC, ending "we have to try, why not!" #MCILEI...

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Is Wenger right to brush off Arsenal fans’ growing EPL doubts?

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Arsene Wenger has had since Tuesday night to pick up his Arsenal players after they went a fourth Premier League match without a win and three in a row without scoring a goal, so I can understand why the manager would want to instill some confidence in his squad and try to regain some belief [...]

Pep Guardiola unfazed by juggling Bayern Munich and Man City tasks

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Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has dismissed concerns about his ability to remain focused on the job at hand with the German champions after committing his future to Premier League side Manchester City as of next season.

"I'm like a woman, capable of doing multiple things at once," Guardiola told reporters on Friday, in his first appearance since signing a three-year deal to take over from Manuel Pellegrini at City next term.

Pep Guardiola unfazed by juggling Bayern Munich and Man City tasks

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Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has dismissed concerns about his ability to remain focused on the job at hand with the German champions after committing his future to Premier League side Manchester City as of next season.

"I'm like a woman, capable of doing multiple things at once," Guardiola told reporters on Friday, in his first appearance since signing a three-year deal to take over from Manuel Pellegrini at City next term.

Pellegrini in spotlight as Manchester City brace for Leicester showdown

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Manchester City's home supporters will have their first opportunity to begin a drawn out farewell to Manual Pellegrini when their team face Leicester in a contest that will play a major role in deciding the Premier League title race.

Until Monday's announcement that City boss Pellegrini will be replaced by Bayern Munich's Pep Guardiola at the end of the season, it appeared this game would be all about first place in the table and the displays of City's Sergio Aguero and Leicester's Jamie Vardy, two of the division's most in-form stars.

Pellegrini in spotlight as Manchester City brace for Leicester showdown

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Manchester City's home supporters will have their first opportunity to begin a drawn out farewell to Manual Pellegrini when their team face Leicester in a contest that will play a major role in deciding the Premier League title race.

Until Monday's announcement that City boss Pellegrini will be replaced by Bayern Munich's Pep Guardiola at the end of the season, it appeared this game would be all about first place in the table and the displays of City's Sergio Aguero and Leicester's Jamie Vardy, two of the division's most in-form stars.

Manchester City vs. Leicester predicted lineups and team news

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The first match of this weekend's Premier League action sees title contenders Leicester City travel to Manchester City knowing that a win at the Etihad will see them go at least five points clear at the top of the table.

The Foxes have been the most consistent side all season and they have continued to prove their naysayers wrong with each passing game.

Manchester City vs. Leicester predicted lineups and team news

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The first match of this weekend's Premier League action sees title contenders Leicester City travel to Manchester City knowing that a win at the Etihad will see them go at least five points clear at the top of the table.

The Foxes have been the most consistent side all season and they have continued to prove their naysayers wrong with each passing game.

Photo: Man City’s Sergio Aguero wins player of the month award

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been named player of the month for January. The Argentina international played four games over the course...

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Kia Joorabchian’s growing involvement with MLS demands further scrutiny

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LastWednesday, the LA Galaxy announced the signing of defensive midfielder Nigel De Jong who started the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final for the Netherlands and won the 2012 Premier League title with Manchester City. De Jong is yet another prestige signing for MLS' signature club but raises questions about how he got to MLS and why he is signing.

Kia Joorabchian’s growing involvement with MLS demands further scrutiny

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LastWednesday, the LA Galaxy announced the signing of defensive midfielder Nigel De Jong who started the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final for the Netherlands and won the 2012 Premier League title with Manchester City. De Jong is yet another prestige signing for MLS' signature club but raises questions about how he got to MLS and why he is signing.

Games against Manchester City and Arsenal will shape Leicester City’s destiny

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Whether it's World Soccer Talk, NBC Sports or the most watched news bulletin in the UK, people just cannot stop talking about Leicester City.

Leicester fans have been living in dreamland since April 18 after the club beat Swansea and that slim possibility of safety became clearer. Not to be swayed by the departure of Nigel Pearson, the arrival of Claudio Ranieri ensured that the dream continued.

Transfer News and Gossip

Man City in box-seat to sign Sergio Busquets

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Manchester City are in pole position to sign Barcelona star Sergio Busquets after he admitted that Pep Guardiola is one of only two people who could...

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Chelsea target Anderlecht’s Leander Dendoncker

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Chelsea are tracking Anderlecht youngster Leander Dendoncker, according to the Daily Star Sunday. The report claims the defensive midfielder, aged...

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Incoming Man City boss Pep Guardiola wants Neymar, Sergio Busquets, Paul Pogba and John Stones

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Manchester City's manager-in-waiting Pep Guardiola has earmarked a double-raid on former club Barcelona as one of his top transfer priorities,...

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Pep Guardiola makes ex-Liverpool star Luis Suarez his top Man City target

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Incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has made Barcelona striker Luis Suarez his top transfer target for the summer, according to the Sunday...

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Man City to tie Sergio Aguero down to new deal for Pep Guardiola’s arrival

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Manchester City are hoping to tie star striker Sergio Aguero down to a new contract in time for Pep Guardiola's arrival at the club this...

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Neuer insists it’s business as usual at Bayern Munich despite distractions

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Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer insists it's business as usual at Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich despite a turbulent week off the pitch for the Bavarian giants.

On the pitch, Bayern are in rude health with an eight-point lead in the German league table and have only lost twice all season ahead of Saturday's away match at fourth-placed Bayer Leverkusen.

Neuer insists it’s business as usual at Bayern Munich despite distractions

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Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer insists it's business as usual at Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich despite a turbulent week off the pitch for the Bavarian giants.

On the pitch, Bayern are in rude health with an eight-point lead in the German league table and have only lost twice all season ahead of Saturday's away match at fourth-placed Bayer Leverkusen.

Leicester City

Video: Leicester’s Robert Huth and Riyad Mahrez deny they’re title favourites after Man City win

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"We're still underdogs." @robert_huth insists @LCFC do not consider themselves title favourites. #MCILEI https://t.co/vaMXmFbxTc ...

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European Weekend Preview: Man City-Leicester City; Leverkusen-Bayern and more

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The European club season is hitting a critical stageas teams jockey for position at the top of the table, while many sides will be looking to distance themselves from the relegation zone.

English Premier League leader Leicester City will continue its historic campaign on Saturday against Manchester City.

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Video: Gael Clichy scores a 60-yard wondergoal in Man City training

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Manchester City left-back Gael Clichy has demonstrated that he could take some of the goalscoring burden off Sergio Aguero if necessary. The former...

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Michael Oliver to referee Liverpool vs Man City in Capital One Cup Final

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Michael Oliver has been appointed as the referee to the 2016 #CapitalOneCupFinal >> https://t.co/jh3iZlGwpp. pic.twitter.com/OGbOCaDkl1...

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Photos: Pep Guardiola scarves for sale outside Man City

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Pep Guardiola merchandise already on sale/mercancías de Pep ya a la venta ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/2X8ieviD4y Sammy Lee (@Sammy_Goal) February 6,...

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