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Premier League weekend preview and Predictions: Leicester to win the Premier League at Old Trafford?

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With just three rounds of the domestic season now remaining, we take a look at the upcoming actions in the Premier League this weekend.

Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle went from 2-0 down at half time to salvage a 2-2 draw at Anfield last week. The Magpies now face a struggling Crystal Palace side at St James’ Park on Saturday, where three points would take them above the drop zone, depending on other results.

Eden Hazard, Leonardo Ulloa, Iheanacho… Names of the Premier League, week 35

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Leicester are just one win away from lifting the Premier League title courtesy of their 4-0 thrashing of Swansea City and Tottenham's unfortunate slip-up as they drew 1-1 against West Brom. At the...

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Can Wilshere really inspire Arsenal to seal Champions League spot?

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After the latest on pitch disappointment from Arsenal, which saw the Gunners fail to break down an obdurate Sunderland side and head back to north London with just a point, Arsene Wenger admitted that he was worried that the Gunners could fail to finish in the top four and make it into the Champions League.

Jack Wilshere on his return to action vs Sunderland

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Great feeling to be back playing in the Premier League, another step in the right direction! Another week of hard work before next weekend! Thanks...

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Photo: Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere warms up at Sunderland

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All smiles in Sunderland... #SFCvAFC pic.twitter.com/EgUIBlD3Wq Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) April 24, 2016 Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere...

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Sunderland vs Arsenal – starting XIs and confirmed team news

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Sunderland team to play Arsenal #SAFC XI v @Arsenal: Mannone, Yedlin, van Aanholt, Kaboul, Kone, Kirchhoff, M'Vila, Cattermole, Borini, Khazri,...

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No excuses if Arsenal don’t match Sunderland energy says Wenger

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Arsene Wenger will hopefully not have to look for any reasons why Arsenal do not win away against relegation threatened Sunderland tomorrow, as we really need a good performance and the right result from the lads to go back above Man City and take a step closer to ensuring that we have a place in [..

Arsenal to use top 3 pressure to perform and prove doubters wrong?

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Arsenal fans and Arsene Wenger could be forgiven for thinking that Stoke are determined to cause the Gunners problems this season. It was back in mid January when Arsenal travelled to the Potteries to face Mark Hughes´ side looking to get back to the top of the table after drawing with Liverpool. As it happened [.

Photos: Arsenal training ahead of Sunderland game

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A photo posted by Arsenal Official (@arsenal) on Apr 23, 2016 at 9:03am PDT Arsenal were on the training pitch at London Colney today for their final...

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4-2-3-1 v Sunderland: Wenger's strongest Arsenal lineup for vital clash; Key Stats and Possible Teams

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Sunderland vs Arsenal
English Premier League
24th April 2016, 14:05 pm BST
Stadium of Light, Sunderland
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Arsenal travel to relegation-threatened Sunderland this weekend and Arsene Wenger's side will be looking to add three points to their tally.

Euro 2016 England squad: 15 outside contenders looking to book their ticket to France

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Now less than two months away, Euro 2016 is fast creeping up on the horizon. With England's squad for France pretty much defined bar a handful of places, the final five weeks of the Premier...

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Leicester City qualify for Champions League for first time

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Premier League leaders Leicester City qualified for the Champions League for the first time in their history on Sunday.

Leicester's 2-0 win away to Sunderland allied to fifth-placed Manchester United's 3-0 loss at Tottenham Hotspur guaranteed the Foxes a top-four finish and with it one of the places on offer to English teams in European club football's elite competition next season.

Leicester City qualify for Champions League for first time

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Premier League leaders Leicester City qualified for the Champions League for the first time in their history on Sunday.

Leicester's 2-0 win away to Sunderland allied to fifth-placed Manchester United's 3-0 loss at Tottenham Hotspur guaranteed the Foxes a top-four finish and with it one of the places on offer to English teams in European club football's elite competition next season.

Sunderland 0-2 Leicester City: Game in 10 Tweets as Foxes edge closer to Premier League title

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A 2-0 victory saw Leicester City go 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League,as a brace from Jamie Vardy defeated relegation-threatened Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. With both teams...

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Leicester Boss Claudio Ranieri In Tears As Foxes Beat Sunderland, Move Step Closer to Fairytale Title Win (Video)

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Leicester City moved a step closer to a wonderfully unexpected Premier League title after beating Sunderland 2-0 on Sunday. The result saw the Foxes temporarily go 10 points clear at the top of the table (now seven points after Spurs beat Man Utd), and with the dream now almost a reality, Foxes' boss Claudio Ranieri became quite emotional.

Will Arsenal fans hope again if Leicester and Spurs LOSE today?

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I can perfectly understand the attitude of most Arsenal fans in throwing their hands up and abandoning any lingering hopes that the Gunners could mount a stirring comeback in the Premier League title race. After all, most of us had already given up before the game against West Ham. The five 1-0 wins in the [.

Arsenal fans now need Leicester to win and Spurs to totter

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Arsene Wenger has already admitted himself that Arsenal had to win all of the remaining Premier League games to have any chance of being champions and even that looked unlikely as Leicester City kept grinding out 1-0 wins and riding their luck. So I think we can all now finally stop hoping and accept that [.

EPL 2016, Week 33: League Table, Fixtures, Score predictions & Live Stream

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Premier League is back later today and the English clubs will be looking to finish their season strongly after their European exploits during the midweek.

The title race heats up with Spurs hosting Manchester United and Leicester City taking on the relegation hopefuls Sunderland.

The likes of Arsenal and Manchester City will be fighting to secure their status as a Champions League club for next season.

Miniature Hero: Newcastle Reward 7-Year-Old Fan Who Stayed Behind To Help Police Clean Up After Sunderland Derby

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Having roped in the police to help track him down, Newcastle have rewarded a young fan who stayed behind after last month's derby draw against Sunderland to help clean up St James' Park.

Seven-year-old Tyler Heaviside, from County Durham, stuck around after the final whistle and lent the police on duty a hand by clearing up rolls of tape that had been scattered outside the stadium.

EPL, week 32: Liverpool & Man Utd to win at home, streaming info & predictions

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Week 32 of the Premier League is upon us and it could potentially be a defining week as far as the title race, relegation battle and the top four race is concerned.

League leaders Leicester City have a great chance of increasing their lead at the top of the table if they can win their game against a spirited Southampton side.

Crystal Palace, Norwich, Sunderland, Newcastle – Who stays, who goes? The Premier League relegation battle assessed

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With the final international break of the season now concluded, our focus turns back to club matters and the Premier League relegation fight. It's now at the stage where only points matter. A...

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Sunderland to sack Emmanuel Eboue after FIFA ban

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Sunderland said Thursday they intend to terminate the contract of Emmanuel Eboue before he had even kicked a ball in anger for the club after FIFA ordered the defender to serve a one-year ban over fees owed to a former agent.

However, the Ivory Coast international can automatically end the ban if he pays the money to his ex-agent Sebastien Boisseau, the world governing body said.

Sunderland to sack Emmanuel Eboue after FIFA ban

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Sunderland said Thursday they intend to terminate the contract of Emmanuel Eboue before he had even kicked a ball in anger for the club after FIFA ordered the defender to serve a one-year ban over fees owed to a former agent.

However, the Ivory Coast international can automatically end the ban if he pays the money to his ex-agent Sebastien Boisseau, the world governing body said.

Ex-England winger Adam Johnson jailed for under-age sex offenses

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Former England footballer Adam Johnson was sentenced to six years in prison at Bradford Crown Court on Thursday after being found guilty of sexual activity with a 15-year-old fan.

Johnson, once a winger with Sunderland and Manchester City, was found guilty following an incident in his Range Rover car in County Durham, north-east England, last year.

Ex-England winger Adam Johnson jailed for under-age sex offenses

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Former England footballer Adam Johnson was sentenced to six years in prison at Bradford Crown Court on Thursday after being found guilty of sexual activity with a 15-year-old fan.

Johnson, once a winger with Sunderland and Manchester City, was found guilty following an incident in his Range Rover car in County Durham, north-east England, last year.

Premier League star sentenced to six years in prison for child sex

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Former Manchester City and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has been sentenced to six years in prison today.

The England footballer has also been stripped of his national team caps during the verdict.

The 28-year-old was found guilty of engaging in sexual activities with a child. Johnson admitted to grooming the 15-year-old schoolgirl and kissing her in a sexual manner.

Liverpool

Midday Ticker: Alli, Hillsborough, Hummels and more

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A key member of Tottenham's attack force may be sidelined for the remainder of the 2015-16 English Premier League season.

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli faces a minimum three-game ban after the English FA charged him with violent conduct for striking West Bromwich Albion's Claudio Yacob on Monday.

Sunderland’s DeAndre Yedlin rages at Liverpool defender

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What kind of tackle was that? Trying to injure my dude @cpulisic_10

Arsenal

Wenger expects battle with Big Sam’s Sunderland

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Arsenal's win against Palace has now put the Gunners in the driving seat to hold on to third place in the League, and most pundits believe that we have the easiest run in of the challengers but there is little chance of us having an easy game against Sunderland tomorrow. Arsene Wenger and the players [.

Sunderland boss looking to exploit Arsenal defensive weaknesses

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Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is upbeat about his side's chances this weekend, citing confidence from their win last week. The Black Cats are currently sat in the relegation zone, but gave themselves a huge boost by beating Norwich City last week, leaving them only one point into the drop zone. The former Newcastle and West [.

Sunderland sack ex-Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue after one-year ban

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Sunderland have terminated Emmanuel Eboue's contract after he was given a one-year ban by FIFA. The former Arsenal defender, aged 32, signed...

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Americans Abroad

Lynden Gooch inks three-year deal with Sunderland

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No matter Sunderland's fate this season, American midfielder Lynden Gooch will be a Black Cat for a few more years to come.

The 20-year-old agreed to a new three-year deal with the English Premier League club on Thursday.

Gooch has been a member of the Black Cats since 2012, but he has only made one professional appearance for the club.

Yedlin credits Sunderland experience for improving his defensive game

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DeAndre Yedlin may not be enjoying the thrill of a title chase with Tottenham this season, but he believes he's gaining something far more valuable during his time with relegation battlers Sunderland.

The Tottenham loanee joined the Black Cats a couple of games into the current EPL campaign, and he has featured more regularly at right back in recent weeks as the club attempts to avoid being relegated to the English Championship.

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Sunderland: Fabio Borini And Jack Rodwell Show Us Just What £18m Gets You These Days (Video)

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It's fair to say that Sunderland haven't had the best season. Scratch that, they haven't had the best decade really, have they?

As the north-east club stare relegation in the face, they need their best players to stand up and be counted; to take the team by the scruff of the neck and pull them out of the mire and ensure survival for another year.

West Brom Winger James McClean Has Pop At Sunderland Fans’ Dodgy Teeth After Online Spat With Lamine Kone

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Never one to mince his words, West Brom's James McClean found himself in a little contretemps with Sunderland's Lamine Koné at the weekend. After the clash between the two sides at the Stadium of Light which saw the two players go head to head, the Black Cats' defender Tweeted "By the way, who is James McClean?

FIFA

That Went Well: Emmanuel Eboue Has Sunderland Contract Terminated After Being Hit With One-Year FIFA Ban

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Emmanuel Eboue, the man brought in to save Sunderland's season, has seen his contract terminated today after the defender was hit with a one-year ban from FIFA.

Indeed, Eboue has been banned from all football-related activity for one year over a dispute relating to money owed to a former agent that dates from 2013.

Sunderland’s Chief Executive Margaret Byrne Sinks

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In the modern era of professional sports, many teams have erred on the safe and responsible side when it comes to judging a player's actions off the field. The NFL is a perfect example in which teams will promptly release a player following the emergence of illicit activities that ought to warrant concern.

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Strange Comments From Sunderland Manager

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Sam Allardyce, the Sunderland manager, thinks that it´s almost a forgone conclusion that Newcastle will win against Crystal Palace on Saturday. No, it´s not because we got 5 points out of the last three games and held both Manchester City at home and Liverpool away after we were two goals behind.

Sunderland: Lee Cattermole Caps Heroic Shift Against Norwich By Giving ‘Man Of The Match’ Award To Fan (Photo)

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In desperate need of a win going into the game, Sunderland banded together and grafted their way to a massive 3-0 win over fellow relegation-flirtersNorwich in today's early Premier League kick-off.

Lee Cattermole played an instrumental role in protecting the Black Cats' precious winning margin, hacking several goal-bound efforts off the line and generally getting throughall the niggly, knackering midfield dirty workyou'd normally associate with Lee Cattermole.

5 Of The Worst Premier League Campaigns Ever (Since Football Began In 1992)

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Derby's 2007/08 top-scorer Kenny Miller celebrates one of his four Premier League goals

On 29th March 2008, Derby County finally secured the record that they'd been dutifully working towards the entire season.The Rams' 2-2 draw with Fulham meant that they were relegated, and at earliest stage a club had ever been jettisoned from the Premier League before or since.