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Benitez Admits He is ‘Not 100 Per Cent’ Sure He Will Last the Whole Season at Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Benitez admits he is ‘not 100 per cent’ sure he will last the whole season at Chelsea — The Mirror Andy Carroll out injured for two months at West Ham — The Mail Gareth Bale facing up to two weeks out — BBC Sport […]

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Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 15 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Twenty two goals in eight Premier League matches is a decent return for a Premier League Saturday especially given the number of surprise results and end-to-end-action. Here are the video highlights from today’s matches (for US readers only). West Ham United vs Chelsea Video: West Ham v Chelsea Premier League […]

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Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 15: Open Thread

What could be worse than West Ham United versus Chelsea? Perhaps QPR against Chelsea? Lazy jibes aside, let’s hope that the early kick-off between West Ham United and Chelsea is far more entertaining to watch than I fear. In the six matches kicking off at 10am ET/7am PT/3pm UK time, […]

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Harry Redknapp Says He May Not Spend in January If QPR Are ‘Cut Adrift’: The Nightly EPL

I almost fell out of my chair today when I read that Harry Redknapp said he may not spend in the January transfer window if QPR’s survival hopes look doomed. Trust me, even though Redknapp said these words, this sounds like something straight out of the mouth of QPR owner […]

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Lucas Leiva Returns to Liverpool Squad for Visit of Southampton: The Daily EPL

After a three month absence due to injury, Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva returns to Liverpool’s squad for this weekend’s match against Southampton. Anyone who watched the documentary Being Liverpool should feel a pinch of affection for Leiva, as he raced back to full recovery only to limp off in a match early […]

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Real Oviedo: the Remarkable Story of a Club the World (including Michu and Cazorla) United to Save: The Nightly EPL

For a change, our lead story in tonight’s Nightly EPL column is a feel-good story about soccer fans from around the world, including two Premier League footballers, who went on a mission to save Spanish club Real Oviedo from going out of existence. It’s a wonderful story by Sid Lowe […]

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See How Your Premier League Team is Doing After 14 Matches Compared to Last Season

I am the first to admit that comparative tables prove absolutely nothing when it comes to the EPL, but that doesn’t stop me from creating them and pondering over the results. After Wednesday’s matches, it occurred to me to take a look at last season at this time, 14 matches […]

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Arsenal Defender Laurent Koscielny Out Until Christmas With Groin Injury: The Daily EPL

Arsenal suffered another injury this season after defender Laurent Koscielny was taken off early in the match against Everton with a groin injury. The defender will be out until Christmas. Koscielny joins several other injured Arsenal players including Abou Diaby, Lukasz Fabianski and Andre Santos. Here are today’s Premier League […]

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Premier League Wednesday, Gameweek 14 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

There’s something about a full schedule of midweek football in the Premier League. Night games are a completely different feel than a weekend daytime match. Some teams become more inspired. And, as you’ll see below, some footballers shirk responsibility. Here are the highlights from tonight’s matches (video highlights are available […]

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Premier League Wednesday, Gameweek 14: Open Thread

Today’s one of those rare days in the Premier League where we have eight matches being played at the same time. If you live in the United States, four of them will be on ESPN3.com (one of which is on ESPN2), one is on FOX Soccer and the remaining three […]

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Europa League Could Be Scrapped in Favor of Expanding Champions League to 64 teams: The Daily EPL

UEFA is considering scrapping the Europa League and expanding the Champions League from 32 to 64 teams. UEFA says it’ll make a decision in 2014, but if the proposed move is approved, it could mean that 7 Premier League clubs will enter the Champions League instead of just the top […]

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Roy Hodgson Questions Hunger & Desire of Young Footballers Making Their Way in the Game: The Nightly EPL

Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Roy Hodgson questions hunger & desire of young footballers making their way in the game — The Telegraph Fox Sports actively is positioning Fox Sports 1 to sports industry insiders — Sports Business Daily Rafael Benítez unsure if Fernando Torres can reclaim form for […]

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West Ham Fans Filmed Making Nazi Salutes Towards Tottenham: The Daily EPL

A small segment of West Ham United supporters have dragged the club’s name through the mud this weekend after sickening “Adolf Hitler is coming for you” chants and Nazi salutes aimed at Tottenham Hotspur supporters in this past weekend’s derby match. Here are today’s Premier League news headlines: West Ham fans […]

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Why Rafael Benítez May Never Be Accepted by Chelsea Fans: The Nightly EPL

Sure, I go away for a week on holiday and nothing happens! Well, not exactly. Mark Hughes and Roberto Di Matteo get sacked. English clubs sputter in Europe. Harry Redknapp and Rafael Benitez return to Premier League management. And West Bromwich Albion move to third in the table. I should […]

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Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 13: Open Thread

After last Sunday’s solitary Premier League match, we have four in store today. Kicking off the action is Swansea City against Liverpool, live from the Liberty Stadium in Wales (8:30am ET kickoff time on ESPN2 for viewers in the United States). The three other matches today are Southampton vs Newcastle […]

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Lazio vs Spurs, Liverpool vs Young Boys and Newcastle vs Maritimo: Europa League Open Thread

How about some traditional football on Thanksgiving Day? No, not that football, but some real football with three live Europa League matches featuring Lazio versus Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool against Young Boys and Newcastle United versus Maritimo. A victory for Liverpool against Young Boys will see them through to the next […]

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Sam Allardyce Open to Nicolas Anelka Deal to Bring French Striker to West Ham United: The Daily EPL

Big Sam is open to bringing Nicolas Anelka under his wing. The West Ham United manager gave Anelka a new lease of life when he managed the mercurial striker at Bolton Wanderers. I don’t know about you, but I’d love to see Anelka playing in the Premier League again as […]

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Sir Alex Ferguson Claims Liverpool Halted Michael Owen’s Potential: The Nightly EPL

Here are the Premier League news headlines tonight: Sir Alex Ferguson claims Liverpool halted Michael Owen’s potential — The Mail Mark Hughes insists he has no intention of resigning as QPR boss — BBC Sport Hillsborough police accused of sexually harassing survivor — The Guardian Everton’s Phil Neville will be missing […]

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