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By the numbers: Best stats from the Premier League weekend

Before Brighton & Hove Albion and Stoke City complete the 12th round of Premier League fixtures on Monday, theScore collates the best numbers we’ve seen this weekend. 0: No 2017-18 Premier League player has won possession in the attacking third as many times as Anthony Martial managed (four) against Newcastle United. 0.99: Average goals per game scored by West Bromwich ...

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Hughes: Shaqiri now worth 'a hell of a lot more' than his £12M fee

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes believes his £12-million ace Xherdan Shaqiri has proven himself a bargain over the last two seasons, despite displaying some inconsistency in his performances during that time. The 26-year-old Switzerland man joined the Potters out of Internazionale in 2015 but has only managed to record seven goals and eight assists in his first two seasons at ...

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Wilfried Zaha urges Crystal Palace to be more ruthless following Everton draw

Wilfried Zaha has called on Crystal Palace to develop a “clinical” streak after their inability to convert their dominance into victory in Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Everton. The two dropped points come after a period in which some felt they deserved draws in defeats away to Newcastle and Tottenham, and when they believed their home draw with West Ham should ...

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Chris Coleman named Sunderland manager

by Carlo Campo 51m ago Stu Forster / Getty Images Sport / Getty Chris Coleman is at the Stadium of Light. On Sunday, Coleman was announced as Sunderland‘s manager, as the Welsh tactician put pen to paper on a two-and-a-half-year deal and took charge of his first training session with the Black Cats in the morning. “It’s an honour to ...

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Wilfried Bony urges Swansea to stick together after barren run

Swansea striker Wilfried Bony has called for unity as the club attempt to reverse their desperate run of form. The Swans have now lost their last five matches, including four in the Premier League, and only Crystal Palace’s early-season travails are keeping them off bottom spot. Saturday’s visit to Burnley saw them comfortably beaten 2-0 by Sean Dyche’s side with ...

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Moyes denies West Ham representing his last chance in management

by Carlo Campo 22m ago Jeff Spicer / Getty Images Entertainment / Getty West Ham United‘s supporters are hoping that David Moyes can up his game, as the Scottish manager arrived at London Stadium following disastrous spells at Manchester United, Real Sociedad, and, most recently, Sunderland. But regardless of what happens at West Ham, Moyes insists that the Hammers don’t ...

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Wenger believes Ozil, Sanchez want to stay at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his two star players Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez desire to remain at the Emirates Stadium beyond their expiring contracts, despite neither putting pen to paper to new deals quite yet. Sanchez and Ozil played important roles in Arsenal’s north London derby win over Tottenham on Saturday, a 2-0 win that saw the former score ...

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Has the Premier League grown too sophisticated for Tony Pulis?

(Warning: Story contains coarse language) When Tony Pulis swished and squeaked his way to the Hawthorns’ home dressing room on Saturday, the tracksuit-swamped gaffer may have wondered whether it was the last time he would do so. West Bromwich Albion had been smashed. Chelsea netted four unanswered goals past a side that next travels to Tottenham Hotspur. Baggies owner Guochuan ...

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Who is the Premier League's 2nd best?

With more than two-thirds of the Premier League campaign still to play, it’s still a bit early to make sweeping judgments based on just a dozen matches. One thing is blatantly clear: Manchester City is the best club in England, and by some margin after Saturday’s comprehensive 2-0 victory over Leicester City at the King Power maintained the club’s eight-point ...

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