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Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Sam Allardyce: 'Crystal Palace should have won a penalty against Burnley'
Sam Allardyce believes that Crystal Palace should have had a penalty in their 2-0 defeat to Burnley, but admits that the Eagles were unable to break the Clarets down.
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Sean Dyche watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Bournemouth on December 11, 2016
Sean Dyche: 'Burnley are not yet safe'
Sean Dyche warns his Burnley charges that their job of securing Premier League survival is not yet finished, despite their 2-0 win at Crystal Palace.
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A general view of the interior of Brisbane Road before the Sky Bet League One match between Leyton Orient and Port Vale at Brisbane Road on September 14, 2013
Leyton Orient, Colchester United fixture finishes after "abandonment"
Saturday's League Two fixture between Leyton Orient and Colchester United concludes with no fans present at Brisbane Road after the game was claimed to have been abandoned.
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Chairman of Sunderland AFC, Ellis Short, during the launch of a pioneering partnership between Invest in Africa and Sunderland AFC at Stadium of Light on June 25, 2012
Ellis Short "truly sorry" for Sunderland relegation
Sunderland chairman Ellis Short says sorry to the club's fans for their relegation from the Premier League, accepting that "mistakes have been made" during his ownership.
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Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Claude Puel hits out at "slow" Southampton after Hull City stalemate
Claude Puel believes that Southampton were devoid of quality, rhythm and intensity in Saturday's Premier League stalemate against Hull City.
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Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid determination after win over Valencia
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane hails his team's determination after a late goal from Marcelo secured a 2-1 win over Valencia and kept the pressure on Barcelona.
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Baggies boss Tony Pulis reacts on September 10, 2016
Tony Pulis: 'West Bromwich Albion need to be more clinical'
Tony Pulis says that West Bromwich Albion are "disappointed" after losing 1-0 to Leicester City on Saturday and should be more clinical in front of goal.
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Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare on March 14, 2017
Craig Shakespeare delighted with "gutsy" Leicester City display
Craig Shakespeare challenges his players to win all their remaining fixtures after effectively making sure of their Premier League status with victory at The Hawthorns.
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Stoke City manager Mark Hughes watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on December 27, 2016
Mark Hughes: 'It was a difficult game for Stoke City'
Mark Hughes praises keeper Jack Butland for his impressive display against West Ham United but insists that his side were the ones more interested in winning the game.
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Marco Silva watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Marco Silva hails 'deserved point' picked up at St Mary's Stadium
Hull City manager Marco Silva was impressed by the "very good performance" produced by his side against Southampton, taking them three point clear of the relegation zone.
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Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Reaching 40 points a real achievement for Bournemouth'
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that he "was not happy" with his side's performance against Sunderland, but says that picking up the points is all that counts.
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West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Slaven Bilic calls for positivity after away draw at Stoke City
Slaven Bilic claims that back-to-back goalless draws has given his defenders "a big dose of self-confidence" heading into the final few games of the season.
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Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: 'Questions on my future at Sunderland not for now'
David Moyes believes that questions over his future at Sunderland are for "a week or two down the line" after the Black Cats were relegated by Bournemouth on Saturday.
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A general shot of Wembley Stadium before the EFL Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United on February 26, 2017
Paul Merson: 'Tottenham Hotspur Wembley move will impact on title hopes'
Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson believes that Tottenham Hotspur's move to Wembley Stadium next season could impact their Premier League title hopes.
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Brendan Rodgers watches on during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Brendan Rodgers hails "exceptional" Celtic after Rangers thrashing
Brendan Rodgers pays tribute to his "exceptional" Celtic players after they thrashed Rangers 5-1 at Ibrox on Saturday.
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A general view prior to the Clydesdale Bank Premier League match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on July 23, 2011
Pedro Caixinha: 'I am to blame for Rangers loss to Celtic'
Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha does not blame his players after their latest humiliation at the hands of Celtic, claiming that the responsibility falls on his lap.
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Tony Adams the Portsmouth manager shouts instructions from the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Portsmouth at the Emirates Stadium on December 28, 2008
Tony Adams fails to save Granada from relegation after defeat at Real Sociedad
Tony Adams fails to save Granada from relegation as the La Liga club fall to a third consecutive defeat, a 2-1 reverse at Real Sociedad on Saturday.
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A general view of the interior of Brisbane Road before the Sky Bet League One match between Leyton Orient and Port Vale at Brisbane Road on September 14, 2013
Leyton Orient say players and staff "paid in full" for April
League Two club Leyton Orient claim that all their players and staff have been "paid in full" for April.
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Rob Holding in action for Arsenal on October 25, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Rob Holding is a future England international'
Rob Holding has a bright future both with Arsenal and in the England setup, according to Arsene Wenger.
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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016
Michael Carrick: Manchester United injury list "no excuse" to do badly
Michael Carrick believes that Manchester United's lengthy injury list, combined with a tricky and congested fixture schedule, is "no excuse" to do badly.
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A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Liverpool FC and Besiktas JK at Anfield on February 19, 2015
Jurgen Klopp: 'Rhian Brewster has made outstanding progress at Liverpool'
Jurgen Klopp hints at Liverpool youngster Rhian Brewster having to wait until next season for his Premier League debut, but admits that he has been making "outstanding steps".
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League clash at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Jurgen Klopp: Manchester United fixture congestion "is not unfair"
Jurgen Klopp tells Jose Mourinho to stop complaining about the number of fixtures Manchester United have faced this season.
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Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare on March 14, 2017
Jamie Vardy calls for "perfect" Craig Shakespeare to stay on
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy insists that the appointment of Craig Shakespeare in February has "definitely benefited" the side.
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Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Inter Milan join Arsenal in race to sign Barcelona's Arda Turan?
A report claims that Inter Milan have joined Arsenal in declaring their interest in Barcelona ace Arda Turan, who could be available to sign for £25m.
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Marco Silva watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Marco Silva calls for improvement from Lazar Markovic
Marco Silva describes Lazar Markovic as a "big talent" who has plenty more to offer Hull City during his time on loan from Liverpool.
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Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Bayer Leverkusen at Parc des Princes on March 12, 2014
Manchester United 'increasingly confident of signing Marquinhos'
A report claims that Manchester United will offer Paris Saint-Germain £50m for defender Marquinhos, who they hope will help to push through a summer transfer.
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A frustrated Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the Europa League game between Manchester United and Anderlecht on April 20, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Injury problems could be a blessing'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho attempts to take positives from his side's "unlucky" run of injuries, which has seen a number of key players ruled out of action.
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Alexis Sanchez warms up before the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Arsenal on April 17, 2017
Karren Brady: 'Arsene Wenger can't beat player power'
There is only likely to be one outcome if Alexis Sanchez asks to leave Arsenal in the summer, according to West Ham United vice-chairwoman Karren Brady.
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Wilfried Zaha of Manchester United runs for the ball during the FA Community Shield match between Manchester United and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium on August 11, 2013
Wilfried Zaha: 'Manchester United criticism hurt'
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha reveals that his mental strength was key to getting him through the frustration of not being given a chance to impress at Man United.
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A general view during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Zaragoza at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 30, 2011
Real Madrid hoping to nab Barcelona youngster Marc Cucurella?
Barcelona defender Marc Cucurella, yet to make his senior bow at Camp Nou, is reportedly a summer transfer target for Spanish rivals Real Madrid.
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Vincent Janssen in action for Tottenham Hotspur on September 14, 2016
Vincent Janssen rules out leaving Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur striker Vincent Janssen admits that he is "disappointed" by his lack of impact in front of goal but has no intention of leaving the club.
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Toulouse's Italian-Argentinian midfielder Oscar Trejo vies with Monaco's French Midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko during the French L1 football match between Toulouse and Monaco on August 22, 2015
Report: Chelsea lead race for AS Monaco ace Tiemoue Bakayoko
A report claims that Chelsea have stolen a march on their rivals in pursuit of AS Monaco's defensive midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.
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Arsene Wenger shows off his Winter 2016 look during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on November 19, 2016
Disgruntled fans project 'Wenger Out' sign onto Emirates Stadium
A 'Wenger Out' banner is projected onto the side of the Emirates Stadium, as well as other locations around London, as the pressure continues to grow on Arsene Wenger.
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Mauricio Pochettino shouts during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton on March 19, 2017
Mauricio Pochettino: 'Tottenham Hotspur more mature this season'
Mauricio Pochettino talks up the mental strength of his Tottenham Hotspur side and insists that they have what it takes to continue pushing Chelsea all the way.
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For some reason Ronald Koeman applauds after the Premier League game between Liverpool and Everton on April 1, 2017
Ronald Koeman: 'Change of mentality required at Everton'
Everton boss Ronald Koeman urges his players to 'change their mentality' following on from last weekend's disappointing goalless draw against West Ham United.
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Formation change getting best out of players'
Arsene Wenger held off reverting to a three-man defence as he did not want to "destroy" the way Arsenal play, but is happy with the results since doing so.
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A general shot of Wembley Stadium before the EFL Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United on February 26, 2017
Arsene Wenger predicts "difficult" spell for Tottenham Hotspur
Arsene Wenger expects Tottenham Hotspur to take a couple of years to "adjust" to their new surroundings after confirming that they are to leave White Hart Lane.
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Eden Hazard in action for Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Transfer Talk Daily Update: Eden Hazard, Joe Hart, Carlos Bacca
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
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Eden Hazard in action for Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Antonio Conte: 'Impossible to guarantee Eden Hazard stay'
Antonio Conte admits that his hand may be forced if a record bid is tabled by Real Madrid for Chelsea forward Eden Hazard this summer.
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Yaya Toure in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Yaya Toure: 'Manchester United need to be more attacking'
Yaya Toure predicts that Manchester City will be "much, much stronger" next season, while Manchester United will only improve if they "attack a little bit more".
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea33253569294078
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs33228369224774
3Liverpool34199670422866
4Manchester CityMan City33198663352865
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd331713350242664
6Arsenal32186864402460
7Everton341610860372358
8West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom34128143943-444
9Southampton33118143944-541
10Bournemouth35118165063-1341
11Leicester CityLeicester34117164254-1240
12Stoke CityStoke351010153750-1340
13Watford33117153754-1740
14Burnley35116183549-1439
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham35109164459-1539
16Crystal Palace35115194656-1038
17Hull City3597193667-3134
18Swansea CitySwansea3494213968-2931
19Middlesbrough34512172443-1927
RSunderland3456232660-3421