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Southampton manager Claude Puel on August 27, 2016
Southampton boss Claude Puel explains why he subbed Jake Hesketh after 34 minutes
Southampton manager Claude Puel reveals that he substituted Jake Hesketh after 34 minutes against Hapoel Be'er Sheva to "protect" him.
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Virgil van Dijk of Southampton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Swansea City at St Mary's Stadium on September 26, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Southampton's Virgil van Dijk "satisfied" with point against Hapoel Be'er Sheva
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk says that the team can be "satisfied" with a point against Hapoel Be'er Sheva in their Europa League Group K match in Israel.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp serves up some side-eye on September 24, 2016
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool must continue to work'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that the Merseyside giants cannot afford to become complacent after their excellent start to the season.
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Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin looking shifty on September 11, 2016
Francesco Guidolin focused on Swansea City's clash with Liverpool
Swansea City boss Francesco Guidolin insists that his position at the club is "not important" during their preparation for the game with Liverpool.
17:42
Federico Macheda of Doncaster Rovers warms up during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Doncaster Rovers at Vicarage Road on September 17, 2013
Federico Macheda on trial with Premier League club Watford
Former Manchester United and Cardiff City striker Federico Macheda is handed a trial with Watford.
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Wales manager Chris Coleman looks on during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Wales and Macedonia at Cardiff City Stadium on October 11, 2013
Chris Coleman: 'I'm disappointed for Sam Allardyce'
Wales boss Chris Coleman says that he is "really disappointed" for Sam Allardyce after he left his role with England earlier this week.
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Claudio Yacob of West Brom in action during the Pre-Season Friendly between Walsall and West Bromwich Albion at Banks' Stadium on July 28, 2015
Claudio Yacob signs new deal with West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion announce that midfielder Claudio Yacob has signed a new two-year contract with the club.
16:38
A general view of Wembley Stadium on May 3, 2012
Football Association considering move for Ralf Rangnick?
The Football Association are reportedly interested in speaking with Ralf Rangnick over the vacant managerial position with England.
16:21
Craig Gordon of Celtic in action during the UEFA Europa League Group D match between FC Salzburg and Celtic FC on September 18, 2014
Craig Gordon hails 'incredible atmosphere'
Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon pays tribute to his club's supporters following Wednesday's 3-3 draw with Manchester City in the Champions League.
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Diego Simeone gestures during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Diego Simeone "lucky" to be Atletico Madrid boss
Diego Simeone says that he 'feels lucky' to be manager of Atletico Madrid after Wednesday's 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
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Head coach Carlo Ancelotti of Real Madrid CF holds the UEFA Champions League cup celebrating their victory on the UEFA Champions League Final match against Club Atletico de Madrid at Cibeles square on the early morning of May, 25, 2014
Carlo Ancelotti: 'Atletico Madrid match was tough'
Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti admits that his team struggled to produce their best form in Wednesday's 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.
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Rayo Vallecano's coach Paco Jemez reacts during the Spanish league football match Sevilla FC vs Rayo Vallecano de Madrid at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on April 26, 2015
Paco Jemez blasts early dismissal from Granada
Paco Jemez blasts the lack of patience in football after being sacked by Granada just six games into his tenure with the Spanish club.
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Gregoire Defrel of Sassuolo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between US Sassuolo Calcio and AC Chievo Verona at Mapei Stadium - Città del Tricolore on September 27, 2015
Report: Arsenal, Liverpool watch Gregoire Defrel
A report claims that Premier League duo Arsenal and Liverpool are monitoring the form of Sassuolo forward Gregoire Defrel.
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gives instructions on August 24, 2016
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola unfazed by end of 100% win record
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that he is unfazed by Celtic ending the team's winning run as they prepare to face Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.
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Porto's Brazilian defender Danilo (L) scores a penalty kick past Basel's Czech goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik (2nd R) to equalize during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match on February 18, 2015
Tomas Vaclik 'dreams' of Premier League move
Basel goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik says that he "loves England" and wants to sample life in the Premier League before hanging up his boots.
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Marcos Llorente of Real Madrid runs with the ball during the UEFA Youth League Semi Final match between Real Madrid and Benfica Lisbon at Colovray Stadion on April 11, 2014 in Nyon, Switzerland.
Real Madrid unable to recall Marcos Llorente
Spanish midfielder Marcos Llorente reveals that Real Madrid will be unable to cut short his season-long loan at Alaves.
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Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Report: Real Madrid, Barcelona monitor Alexander Isak
A report claims that AIK's 17-year-old forward Alexander Isak is interesting both Barcelona and Real Madrid.
14:22
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben (L) and Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) react after the second goal for Munich during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between FCB Bayern Munich and Olympiakos Piraeus on November 24
Agent: 'Arjen Robben wants new Bayern Munich deal'
The father and agent of Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben reveals that the Dutchman wants to sign a new deal at the Allianz Arena.
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Diego Godin is violated from all angles during the game between Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid on January 10, 2016
Diego Godin suffers ankle ligament damage
Atletico Madrid reveal that Diego Godin suffered ankle ligament damage during Wednesday's 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
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General View of Oakwell Stadium, Barnsley Football Club during the npower Championship match between Barnsley and Blackpool at Oakwell Stadium on September 15, 2012
Tommy Wright sacked by Barnsley
Barnsley sack assistant manager Tommy Wright following The Telegraph's latest findings.
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Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique shouts from the sidelines during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 25, 2015
Luis Enrique pleased with Borussia Monchengladbach success
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique hails his team's 2-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach in Wednesday's Champions League clash.
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Aaron Ramsey eyes the ball during the Euro 2016 Group B match between Russia and Wales on June 20, 2016
Aaron Ramsey ruled out of Wales' World Cup qualifiers due to injury
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is left out of Wales' upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Austria and Georgia due to a hamstring injury.
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Slaven Bilic manager of West Ham United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom
Slaven Bilic feels "very sorry" for Sam Allardyce following England axe
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic says that he feels "very sorry" for Sam Allardyce following his sacking as England manager.
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Coventry City Manager Tony Mowbray looks on during the Sky Bet League One match between Swindon Town and Coventry City at The County Ground on October 24, 2015
Tony Mowbray resigns as Coventry City manager
Coventry City announce the resignation of manager Tony Mowbray following a winless start to the season.
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 Slaven Bilic looks on prior to the Premier League match between Norwich City and West Ham United on February 13, 2016
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic 'concerned by bad start' to the season
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic admits that he is "concerned" about his team's "bad start" to the season.
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Eddie Howe ahead of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Bournemouth on April 9, 2016
Eddie Howe: 'England is the ultimate job, but I'm committed to Bournemouth'
Eddie Howe admits that managing England is the "ultimate job", but has no plans to walk away from Bournemouth.
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Massimo Cellino President and Director of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Fulham at Elland Road on December 13, 2014
Leeds United defend owner Massimo Cellino amid corruption allegations
Leeds United issue a statement defending Massimo Cellino after the club's owner was implicated in The Telegraph's investigation into corruption in football.
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Ayoze Perez of Newcastle United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Newcastle United at Vitality Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Bournemouth, England.
Transfer Talk Daily Update: Ayoze Perez, Leandro Paredes, Francesco Totti
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
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Tanned, 6'4" defender Gerard Pique in action during the game between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao on January 17, 2016
Gerard Pique: 'We knew it would be difficult'
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique admits that his side knew that they were in for a tough test against Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League.
Sep 28, 23:56
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Basel on September 28, 2016
Arsene Wenger refuses to rule out England job
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that he is flattered with reports linking him to the England job and refuses to rule out accepting it.
Sep 28, 23:45
Head coach of England Gareth Southgate is seen before the international friendly match between U21 Czech Republic and U21 England at Letna Stadium on March 27, 2015
Gareth Southgate: 'Huge honour to manage England'
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate says that it is "an honour" to manage the side for their next four games.
Sep 28, 23:09
New Queens Park Rangers manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink at Loftus Road on December 7, 2015
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink denies all allegations
Queens Park Rangers manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink issues a statement strongly denying any wrongdoing.
Sep 28, 22:45
Arsene Wenger looks on prior to the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
FA to approach Arsenal Wenger over England job?
The FA will reportedly make a fresh approach to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to convince him to take the England job.
Sep 28, 22:29
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers on the bench during his side's 7-0 Champions League loss to Barcelona at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Brendan Rodgers hails "magnificent" Celtic
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers describes his side's performance during their 3-3 Champions League draw with Manchester City as "brilliant" and "magnificent".
Sep 28, 22:28
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gives instructions on August 24, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'We should have beaten Celtic'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola claims that his side should have beaten Celtic despite needing to come from behind three times in their 3-3 draw.
Sep 28, 22:20
A general view of the inside of Celtic Park prior to the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Dundee on September 22, 2012
Scott Sinclair: 'Celtic learned from Barcelona defeat'
Celtic winger Scott Sinclair says that his side learned from their 7-0 defeat to Barcelona and put the lessons into practice during their 3-3 draw with Manchester City.
Sep 28, 22:12
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Manager of Burton Albion during the Pre Season Friendly match between Burton Albion and Leicester City at Pirelli Stadium on July 28, 2015
'Telegraph' investigation implicates three more
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Tommy Wright and Massimo Cellino are named in The Telegraph's investigation.
Sep 28, 21:53
Gary Rowett of Birmingham City looks on during the pre season friendly match between Nuneaton Town and Birmingham City at the James Parnell Stadium on July 14, 2015
Derby want Gary Rowett to replace Nigel Pearson?
Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett emerges as the favourite to replace the suspended Nigel Pearson at Derby County.
Sep 28, 20:55
A beaming Sam Allardyce on September 6, 2016
Report: FA give Sam Allardyce '£1m payoff'
Sam Allardyce was allegedly given a payment of more than £1m by The FA as he left his post as England manager.
Sep 28, 20:42
Wayne Rooney of England applauds the supporters after his team's 1-2 defeat in the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 27, 2016 in Nice, France
Gareth Southgate 'to hold talks with Wayne Rooney'
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate will reportedly meet with Wayne Rooney on Thursday ahead of his squad announcement.
Sep 28, 20:25

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City66001851318
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs6420103714
3Arsenal6411157813
4Liverpool6411169713
5Everton6411104613
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd6402127512
7Crystal Palace6312107310
8Chelsea6312109110
9Southampton62227618
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom62227618
11Watford62131011-17
12Leicester CityLeicester6213811-37
13Burnley621358-37
14Hull City6213712-57
15Bournemouth621349-57
16Middlesbrough612369-35
17Swansea CitySwansea6114510-54
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham6105716-93
19Stoke CityStoke6024415-112
20Sunderland6015512-71