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Late Sterling goal earns Man City 1-1 draw vs Everton in EPL

MANCHESTER, England — Raheem Sterling scored an 82nd-minute equalizer as Manchester City fought back to draw with Everton 1-1 while playing with 10 men for more than half of the English Premier League game on Monday. The substitute’s fierce volley cancelled out a 35th-minute opener by Wayne Rooney, who was jeered relentlessly by City’s fans…

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NZ striker Wood joins EPL side Burnley for club-record fee

BURNLEY, England — New Zealand striker Chris Wood is back in the English Premier League after joining Burnley for a club-record fee from Leeds. Burnley didn’t disclose the fee for the 25-year-old Wood on Monday. British media reported he cost 15 million pounds ($19.4 million). The Auckland-born Wood, who was the top scorer in the…

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Column: English soccer embraces payback for Asian money

LONDON — Perhaps it’s just a clever ploy to sell the caffeine-packed drinks produced by the competition’s title sponsor. Domestic supporters of English clubs wanting to instantly discover their next opponent in the League Cup will have to be awake at 4:15 a.m. on Thursday. The second-ranked cup competition’s draw masters aren’t pulling an all-nighter.…

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Jese scores debut goal as Stoke beats Arsenal 1-0 in EPL

STOKE, England — Spanish forward Jese marked his debut for Stoke by scoring in a 1-0 win over Arsenal in the English Premier League on Saturday. Three days after joining on a season-long loan from Paris Saint-Germain, Jese was handed a start by Stoke manager Mark Hughes and showed why he was once regarded as…

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Watford beats Bournemouth 2-0 in EPL

BOURNEMOUTH, England — Watford came away from Bournemouth with a deserved 2-0 win in the English Premier League on Saturday. Richarlison rewarded Watford’s second-half superiority with the winner 17 minutes from time, and his first goal for the club since his arrival from Fluminense in the off-season. Then, with time near, substitute Etienne Capoue struck…

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Southampton scores late penalty, beats 10-man West Ham 3-2

SOUTHAMPTON, England — Charlie Austin converted a penalty in the third minute of stoppage time as Southampton recovered from squandering a two-goal lead to beat 10-man West Ham 3-2 in the Premier League on Saturday. A double from Javier Hernandez, his first goals since returning to English soccer for this season, looked like earning West…

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Transfer-seeking Mahrez stars in Leicester win in EPL

LEICESTER, England — Riyad Mahrez showed potential suitors what they could be getting by inspiring Leicester to a 2-0 win over Brighton in the English Premier League on Saturday. The Algeria winger put in a transfer request during the off-season but Leicester hasn’t received a suitable offer, rejecting three bids from Italian side Roma. Setting…

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Robson-Kanu sent off after scoring winner for West Brom

BURNLEY, England — Substitute Hal Robson-Kanu came on in the 63rd minute, scored the winner in the 71st and was sent off in the 83rd as West Bromwich Albion beat Burnley 1-0 on Saturday to maintain its perfect English Premier League start. Robson-Kanu held off two Clarets defenders to fire home the only goal at…

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Klopp reveals love for Anfield, Liverpool’s goal in victory

German coach has been waxing lyrical about Liverpool’s scrappy game-winner against Palace.

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Klopp still failing to apply the correct formula

Salah not the answer to Liverpool problems BY Sduduzo Masuku There is only one formula in winning a football match and to winning trophies as well. It is simple but very difficult for many managers to apply. The solution is to strike a balance between the goals that you score and the goals that you […]

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