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European Weekend Rewind: Arsenal and Man United romp, Bayern wins late, and more

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Big clashes in Englandthis weekend made for some truly eye catching scorelines. Chelsea wasthumped by city rival Arsenal, while champions Leicester City receiveda rude awakeningat Old Trafford. West Ham continued their torrid run to the season, while City's Guardiola stayed perfect.

The top clubs in Italy and Germanyscored victories, though hard-earned ones.

Premier League Team of the Week: Matchday 4

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So the Premier League continues to be as unpredictable as ever. Defeat to Watford completed a dreadful week for Manchester United, while Liverpool picked up victory at Stamford Bridge over a disappointing Chelsea side. Manchester City kept up their excellent start to the season, while it continues to be a torrid start for Stoke City and Sunderland.

Manchester United in crisis as Mourinho struggles to balance attack and defence

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Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United slumped to a third defeat in as many games following a 3-1 loss to Watford at Vicarage Road.

The latest loss leaves the Red Devils seventh in the standings, six points behind leaders and local rivals Manchester City.

Mourinho’s teams are generally known for their defensive solidity but at a club that demand a more open, attacking approach, the Portuguese has been found wanting in a bid to balance attack and defence in these early days.

Premier League Weekend Predictions: Liverpool and Arsenal to win away from home?

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The football season is in full flow with European action this midweek – how will it affect teams in the Premier League this weekend?

Here’s a look at the best bets for this weekend’s Premier League action:

Chelsea vs Liverpool

A heavyweight Premier League clash on Friday night sees Liverpool travel to the capital to take on a Chelsea side who failed to put Swansea City away in a game they dominated, drawing 2-2.

The £1 billion Transfer Window: How The Premier League broke all Transfer Records

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A record-breaking transfer window came to its conclusion last night as Premier League clubs managed to smash the £1 billion mark in terms of transfer expenditure, shattering last year’s record of £870m.

14 out of 20 Premier League clubs managed to break their own transfer record as spending reached a new high this summer.

Premier League Transfers: Summer 2016

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Here we list up all the ‘done deals’ and ‘confirmed signings‘ made by the Premier League clubs in the 2016 summer transfer window.

Premier League Transfers: Ins and Outs Arsenal

Arrivals:

Granit Xhaka (23) Borussia M’glagbach – £38.

Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku, Aaron Ramsey, Joe Allen, Chelsea and Spurs stars start in Wales vs Belgium

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#EURO2016 Quarter Final Here's the #WAL Starting XI. #TogetherStronger pic.twitter.com/ESSSbDqRnF Wales (@FAWales) July 1, 2016...

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Arsenal v Liverpool on opening day, Conte to face tricky London derby; PL 16/17 fixtures revealed

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Arsenal host Liverpool in the opening weekend of the 2016-17 Premier League season as the full season fixtures have just been released. The Gunners then go to Leicester City and Watford in their next two games. Arsène Wenger will be relieved his team don’t have a UEFA Champions League qualifier during that time.

Visualized: Liverpool 1-1 West Brom


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Previous Match Infographics: Chelsea (h), Watford (h), Villarreal (h), Swansea (a), Villarreal (a),Newcastle (h), Everton (h), Bournemouth (a), Dortmund (h), Stoke (h), Dortmund (a), Tottenham (h), Southampton (a), Manchester United (a), Manchester United (h), Crystal Palace (a), Manchester City (h), Manchester City [League Cup] (n), Augsburg (h), Augsburg (a), Aston Villa (a), Sunderland (h), Leicester (a), Stoke [League Cup] (h), Norwich (a), Manchester Utd (h), Arsenal (h), Stoke [League Cup] (a), West Ham (a), Sunderland (a), Leicester (h), Watford (a), West Brom (h), Sion (a), Newcastle (a), Swansea (h), Bordeaux (h), City (a), Crystal Palace (h), Rubin Kazan (a), Chelsea (a), Southampton (h), Rubin Kazan (h), Tottenham (a), Everton (a), FC Sion (h), Aston Villa (h), Norwich (h), Bordeaux (a), Manchester United (a), West Ham (h), Arsenal (a), Bournemouth (h), Stoke (a)


As always, match data from Stats Zone, except shot location from Squawka and average player position from ESPN FC.

Reds End The Season With A Draw

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Liverpool picked up a 1-1 draw at The Hawthorns in the final game of their Premier League season. With the league having ended on an average note, Jurgen Klopp will look to take his team to victory in the Europa League final on Wednesday night to secure Liverpool Champions League football next season.

Liverpool 1-1 West Brom

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Goals:
Rondon 13'
Ibe 23'

That was a game of football. Two teams, 22 starters and six substitute, played some sport for 90 minutes. There were two goals. A couple of other things happened. And that's pretty much all there is to say about that.

It's the last game of the league campaign where neither side had much to play to for.

Confirmed Team News: West Brom vs Liverpool lineups

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West Brom team to play Liverpool #WBA team v @LFC: Foster; Olsson, Yacob, Evans, Gardner, McClean, McAuley, Fletcher, Dawson, Rondon,...

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Liverpool at West Brom 05.15.16

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10am ET, live in the US on NBC Sports Live Extra

Last four head-to-head:
2-2 (h) 12.13.15
0-0 (a) 04.25.15
2-1 Liverpool (h) 10.04.14
1-1 (a) 02.02.14

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 1-1 Chelsea (h); 2-0 Watford (h); 3-0 Villarreal (h)
West Brom: 1-1 Bournemouth (a); 0-3 West Ham (h); 1-1 Tottenham (a)

Goalscorers (league):
Liverpool: Benteke, Firmino 10; Coutinho, Sturridge 8; Milner, Origi 5; Lallana 4; Allen, Henderson, Ings 2; Can, Clyne, Moreno, Sakho, Skrtel, Toure 1
West Brom: Rondon 8; Berahino, Dawson 4; Gardner, Morrison 3; McClean, Sessegnon 2; Evans, Fletcher, Lambert, McAuley, Olsson 1

Referee: Bobby Madley

Guess at a line-up:
Bogdan
Randall Skrtel Lucas Smith
Ojo Stewart Allen Ibe
Benteke Ings

I wouldn't start a single player you'd expect to start on Wednesday.

MATCH PREVIEW: West Brom V Liverpool

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Well, that's another season almost over for Liverpool and it's been a rather eventful one to say the least. With Brendan Rodgers losing his job after the Merseyside derby in October and quickly being replaced by Jurgen Klopp just a couple of weeks later, it's safe to say that the season has been a transitional one for the Reds.

Photos: Liverpool training ahead of West Brom game

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A photo posted by Liverpool Football Club (@liverpoolfc) on May 13, 2016 at 9:39am PDT Liverpool's players have been training at their Melwood...

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Premier League Week 37: Fixtures, TV Timings, Live Stream, Predictions

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The wait is over! Leicester City are the new Premier League champions. While the Premier League title race may have already been decided, there’s plenty to look forward to, as we head for the penultimate round of fixtures.

Attention now shifts towards the relegation battle where three teams – Norwich City, Sunderland and Newcastle United – are fighting for survival.

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.

West Bromwich Albion

West Brom Legend Laurie Cunningham Honoured With English Heritage Blue Plaque (Photo)

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Those good people at English Heritage have paid tribute to Laurie Cunningham by giving the former West Brom and Real Madrid player his very own blue plaque.

Blue plaques are bestowed upon people who are deemed to have excelled in their profession and/or made an exceptional cultural impact. Cunningham, of course, fulfils both criteria.

West Brom: Tony Pulis Gets All Passive-Aggressive Over Failure To Bring In Marquee Signings Of Choice

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The odds ofTony Pulis becoming the first managerial departureof the Premier League season have never been shorter after the West Brom boss publicly refuted claims made by the club's chairman that he wanted any of the five players brought in over the course of the summer transfer window.

Baggies chairman John Williams recently insisted that the aforementioned quintet Hal Robson-Kanu, Nacer Chadli, Matt Phillips, Allan Nyom and Brendan Galloway were all on his manager'slong-list of targets.

West Bromwich Albion 2016/17 adidas Away Kit

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With pre-season friendlies against Paris Saint-Germain and PSV Eindhoven coming up, West Bromwich Albion have [...]

Sessegnon, Anichebe to leave West Brom

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London (AFP) Benin winger Stephane Sessegnon and Nigeria striker Victor Anichebe will leave West Bromwich Albion after the Premier League club decided not to offer the duo new contracts.

Sessegnon made 92 appearances and scored eight goals for Albion after signing from Sunderland in 2013, but he was unable to convince boss Tony Pulis he was worthy of a contract extension.

Sessegnon, Anichebe to leave West Brom

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London (AFP) Benin winger Stephane Sessegnon and Nigeria striker Victor Anichebe will leave West Bromwich Albion after the Premier League club decided not to offer the duo new contracts.

Sessegnon made 92 appearances and scored eight goals for Albion after signing from Sunderland in 2013, but he was unable to convince boss Tony Pulis he was worthy of a contract extension.

West Brom release Stephane Sessegnon and Victor Anichebe

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Stephane Sessegnon and Victor Anichebe have been released by West Bromwich Albion. The pair were both out of contract this summer and the Baggies...

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West Bromwich Albion 2016/17 adidas Home Kit

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West Bromwich Albion FC have dropped their 2016/17 home kit from adidas UK. The new [...]

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Wilshere off to winning Bournemouth start

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jack Wilshere made a winning start to life at Bournemouth as he came off the bench in a 1-0 success against West Brom to give the Cherries their first victory of the season on Saturday.

England midfielder Wilshere, who joined the south coast club in a dramatic deadline-day loan move for the season, came on after 63 minutes with the match still goalless.

Wilshere off to winning Bournemouth start

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jack Wilshere made a winning start to life at Bournemouth as he came off the bench in a 1-0 success against West Brom to give the Cherries their first victory of the season on Saturday.

England midfielder Wilshere, who joined the south coast club in a dramatic deadline-day loan move for the season, came on after 63 minutes with the match still goalless.

Arsenal

Former Everton striker claims he is on his way to Arsenal

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Victor Anichebe has claimed he is on his way to Arsenal on Twitter, sending shockwaves through social media. The striker is currently out of contract, having left West Bromwich Albion at the end of the previous term, and has been on the lookout for a new club ever since. The 28 year-old has now claimed [.

Arsenal fail in bid for West Brom’s Jonny Evans

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Arsenal have made a failed attempt to sign West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans, according to The Sun. The Gunners' approach has been...

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Arsenal plot £15m bid for ex-Man Utd defender Jonny Evans

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West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans is a £15m target for Arsenal, according to the Daily Mirror. The Northern Ireland international joined the...

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Arsenal eyeing move to sign former Man United defender

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Arsenal are linked with a move to sign Jonny Evans from West Bromwich Albion this summer. The Gunners lost Per Mertesacker to injury in recent weeks, forcing the club to reconsider their defensive options coming into the new season, with the German expected to miss the opening five months of the campaign.

Mata: We do everything for the fans

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Juan Mata scored the match winner in our 1-0 win over Norwich today. If Manchester City lose to Arsenal, and we win our game in hand against West Brom, we replace our rivals in the top four.

Mata has spoken about the importance of getting three points today and his hopes for the rest of the season.

Tottenham Hotspur

Evening Ticker: Modric, Marseille, Mustafi and more

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The new captain of the Croatian National Team has been named following Darijo Srna's retirement, the early-season shuffle of players continues as the transfer window winds down, while a massive club in France has been sold.

Croatia coachAnte Cacic has named Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric captain as a successor to Darijo Srna, who retired in the wake of this summer's European Championship.

Video: Nacer Chadli’s first interview since joining West Brom from Spurs

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West Bromwich Albion's new signing Nacer Chadli has given his first interview since signing for the club earlier today. The Belgium winger,...

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Premier League Results, Table After Saturday Week 1

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Premier League champions Leicester City suffered a shock 2-1 defeat against newcomer Hull City in the opening match of the brand new 2016-17 Premier League season at the KCOM stadium.

Week 1 Scores & Results

Hull City 2-1 Leicester City

Burnley 0-0 Swansea

Crystal Palace 0-1 West Brom

Everton 1-1 Tottenham

Middlesbrough 1-1 Stoke

Southampton 1-1 Watford

Man City – Sunderland

Premier League Standings

Claudio Ranieri said after the match his team played “individually” and “not as a team” as the Foxes suffered a shock defeat against Hull City.

Three-match ban for Dele Alli

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Dele Alli is to serve a three-match suspension with immediate effect after accepting an FA charge. Read more: https://t.co/rLcwf5MZkR The FA...

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Videos

Video: Ex-Chelsea defender David Luiz scores an own goal vs West Brom

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Former Chelsea defender David Luiz rolled back the years by throwing in a hapless performance against an English defence today. The Paris...

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Video: Ex-Fulham and West Brom midfielder Zoltan Gera scores a beauty for Hungary vs Portugal

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Newcastle United

West Brom Make Move For Moussa Sissoko

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News today that West Brom seem to fancy their chances of signing wantaway Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko, who at the moment is with the French squad preparing for tonight's game Albania and Moussa may even get a start for France tonight. Moussa had made it clear he wants to leave second division NewcastleUnited and move [.

Three Premier League Clubs Interested In Newcastle Midfielder

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West Brom are said to be interested in Newcastle's central midfielder Cheick Tiote, who we had half expected to go either to a Chinese or Qatar league side in the summer, but it seems West Brom's Tony Pulis is interested in the Ivory Coast International. Whether Rafa Benitez will let Cheick go in the summer [.

The Rest

Fine Margins As The Title Slips Away

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Fine margins at the top of the table. Spurs hit the woodwork three times but the chances bounced away and with them all realistic hopes of the title. After a bright start, Tottenham could not find a solution to the problems posed by a rejuvenated West Brom. With twenty minutes to find a winner, the pressure that Spurs have swatted away so frequently in this wonderful run-in finally exacted its revenge.