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Nemanja Matic, Wayne Rooney, Sam Vokes… Names of the Premier League, week 1

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The Premier League returned this past weekend, and what a return. With 31 goals over the weekend's fixtures, there was plenty to keep the world's eyeballs glued to the games. But which...

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Cesc Fabregas, Manuel Lanzini, De Bruyne… Names of the Premier League, week 36

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We're entering the final stretch in the Premier League 2016/17 season now and Chelsea's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough means the destination of the title is close to wrapped up. But who were...

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Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea, Aguero downs Brighton

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London (AFP) – Sam Vokes scored twice as Burnley torpedoed defending champions Chelsea 3-2 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in one of the most sensational opening-weekend results in English top-flight history.

Chelsea had captain Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas sent off and Burnley took full advantage through Vokes’s brace and a superb Stephen Ward effort, with goals from Alvaro Morata and David Luiz coming in vain.

Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea, Aguero downs Brighton

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London (AFP) – Sam Vokes scored twice as Burnley torpedoed defending champions Chelsea 3-2 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in one of the most sensational opening-weekend results in English top-flight history.

Chelsea had captain Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas sent off and Burnley took full advantage through Vokes’s brace and a superb Stephen Ward effort, with goals from Alvaro Morata and David Luiz coming in vain.

Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea, Huddersfield go top

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London (AFP) – Sam Vokes scored twice as Burnley torpedoed defending champions Chelsea 3-2 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in one of the most sensational opening-weekend results in English top flight history.

Chelsea had captain Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas sent off and Burnley took full advantage through Vokes’s brace and a superb Stephen Ward effort, with goals from Alvaro Morata and David Luiz coming in vain.

Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea, Huddersfield go top

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London (AFP) – Sam Vokes scored twice as Burnley torpedoed defending champions Chelsea 3-2 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in one of the most sensational opening-weekend results in English top flight history.

Chelsea had captain Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas sent off and Burnley took full advantage through Vokes’s brace and a superb Stephen Ward effort, with goals from Alvaro Morata and David Luiz coming in vain.

Vokes at double as Burnley catch Chelsea cold

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London (AFP) – Champions Chelsea had Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas sent off as the defence of their Premier League title began with a stunning 3-2 home defeat by Burnley on Saturday.

Disjointed and embarrassed in the first half, Chelsea threatened to mount the most unlikely of comebacks in a stirring second-half display, but just failed to overcome their numerical disadvantage.

Vokes at double as Burnley catch Chelsea cold

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London (AFP) – Champions Chelsea had Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas sent off as the defence of their Premier League title began with a stunning 3-2 home defeat by Burnley on Saturday.

Disjointed and embarrassed in the first half, Chelsea threatened to mount the most unlikely of comebacks in a stirring second-half display, but just failed to overcome their numerical disadvantage.

Ayew nods West Ham to victory at Burnley

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Andre Ayew scored a second-half winner and made the other with a backheel as West Ham finished a disappointing Premier League season with a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Sunday.

Sam Vokes scored his 10th goal of the campaign to hand Burnley the lead at Turf Moor on 23 minutes, but Sofiane Feghouli responded with a swift equaliser for the Hammers.

Vokes extends Burnley’s home form, Leicester woes

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) Wales striker Sam Vokes hit a late winner to snap Burnley's 10-match winless streak against defending Premier League champions Leicester on Tuesday.

Vokes got on the end of a Michael Keane headed pass to tap in from close range in the 87th minute with the game looking set for a goalless draw.

Vokes extends Burnley’s home form, Leicester woes

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Burnley (United Kingdom) (AFP) Wales striker Sam Vokes hit a late winner to snap Burnley's 10-match winless streak against defending Premier League champions Leicester on Tuesday.

Vokes got on the end of a Michael Keane headed pass to tap in from close range in the 87th minute with the game looking set for a goalless draw.

Austin double takes Saints into Premier League top eight

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Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) Charlie Austin scored twice as Southampton beat Burnley 3-1 at St Mary's on Sunday to climb into the top eight of the Premier League.

The south coast club were in dominant form, with Nathan Redmond also on target before Sam Vokes pulled a goal back for the visitors late on.

Austin double takes Saints into Premier League top eight

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Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) Charlie Austin scored twice as Southampton beat Burnley 3-1 at St Mary's on Sunday to climb into the top eight of the Premier League.

The south coast club were in dominant form, with Nathan Redmond also on target before Sam Vokes pulled a goal back for the visitors late on.

Austin double takes Saints into top eight of Premier League

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Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) Charlie Austin scored twice as Southampton beat Burnley 3-1 at St Mary's on Sunday to climb into the top eight of the Premier League.

The south coast club were in dominant form, with Nathan Redmond also on target before Sam Vokes pulled a goal back for the visitors late on.

Bale fires Euro stars Wales in Moldova stroll

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Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) Gareth Bale scored two goals and created another as Euro 2016 sensations Wales crushed Moldova 4-0 in their opening 2018 World Cup qualifier in Cardiff on Monday.

The Real Madrid forward teed up Sam Vokes for a 38th-minute opener and then scored his 23rd and 24th international goals either side of an effort by Joe Allen, who registered his first.

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Arsenal: Shkodran Mustafi Gets Intimate With Ref As Gunners Leave It Late Against Burnley (Video)

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Arsenal needed a late and rather dodgy goal to finally break down Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday, with captain Laurent Koscielny nudging the ball over the line with his elbow from an offside position.

The game also saw summer-signingShkodran Mustafi once again produce a fine, muscular display at the back as well as getting rather intimate with referee Craig Pawson.

Kevin, The High Priest of British White Witches, Offers To Help Burnley With Their Cruciate Ligament Curse

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With Sam Vokes, Kevin Long, Dean Marney,Ashley Barnes and nowLucas Jutkiewicz all blowing out their cruciate ligaments in the last 18 months, many are beginning to wonder if Burnley are indeed cursed in that particular department.

The Clarets' injury epidemic hasn't gone unnoticed in the pagan community either.

Return of Sam Vokes Will Boost Burnley’s Chances of Avoiding Relegation

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Many pundits predicted that Sean Dyche's Burnley team would be among the worst in Premier League history. Following promotion to England's top flight, the Clarets sticked to a tried and tested (and wise) economic model, spending very little money and opting not to engage heavily in the international transfer market.

Return of Sam Vokes Will Boost Burnley’s Chances of Avoiding Relegation

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Many pundits predicted that Sean Dyche's Burnley team would be among the worst in Premier League history. Following promotion to England's top flight, the Clarets sticked to a tried and tested (and wise) economic model, spending very little money and opting not to engage heavily in the international transfer market.

Are Burnley Serious Contenders for Promotion Back to the Premier League?

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In the SkyBet Championship in England, Burnley have made an outstanding start to the season. After a hard-fought 1-0 win at Portman Road last weekend, the Clarets sit proudly at the top of the Championship table with an impressive 29 points off their first 12 games.

The mood wasn't so positive at the start of the season.