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Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez Bites Chelsea Defender (Video)

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Liverpool striker Luis Suárez bit Chelsea player Branislav Ivanonic on the arm in the second half of the Premier League match at Anfield Road on Sunday. It was the second time in three years that the Uruguayan player bit an opponent. The bite wasn’t seen by the referee and Suàrez went on to score the [...]

Premier League reveals 2012-13 match fixtures

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LONDON (AP) – Fourteen weeks after winning its first English title in 44 years in the most dramatic of circumstances, Manchester City will return to the Etihad Stadium to begin the defense of the championship with a match against newly promoted Southampton on Aug. 18. City, which scored twice in injury time on the final [...]

Brad Guzan released by Aston Villa

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BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – United States goalkeeper Brad Guzan and two other Aston Villa players have been released by the English Premier League club. Guzan, who joined Villa four years ago, made just nine appearances last season, mainly covering for the injured Shay Given. The contracts of striker Emile Heskey and defender Carlos Cuellar have [...]

Man City to offer Roberto Mancini new contract

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MANCHESTER, England – Manchester City have one hand on their first Premier League title since 1968 and the management would like to celebrate the accolade by signing manager Roberto Mancini for another four-years. The Sun reports  that the Italian manager could soon become one of England’s best-paid bosses If he does sign a contract extension, [...]

Man City has ‘hands on the trophy’ says Ferguson

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LONDON – Only the most unlikely of turnarounds can now prevent Manchester City from beating Manchester United to the English Premier League title. ”They probably have two hands on the trophy,” United manager Alex Ferguson said. City’s 2-0 win at Champions League hopeful Newcastle means the league leader effectively needs only to beat struggling Queens Park [...]

Man City have one hand on the Premier League title

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MANCHESTER, England – Manchester City have one hand on the Premier League after Yaya Touré hit a double in yesterday’s match against Newcastle. The Ivory Coast midfielder delivered in arguably City’s most important match since their first Premier League title in 1968. Touré scored in the 70th and in the 89th minute in City’s win [...]

Carlos Tevez to stay at Man City

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MANCHESTER, England – Carlos Tevez says he wants to stay at Manchester City and repay owner Sheikh Mansour’s faith. The Argentina striker recently returned to action for the Premier League title-chasers after a breakdown in relations with manager Roberto Mancini. Tevez refused to warm up and come on as substitute during a Champions League match in [...]

Fernando Torres scores hat trick in Chelsea 6-1 route over QPR

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LONDON – Fernando Torres scored his first hat trick in more than 2½ years on Sunday to lead Chelsea to a 6-1 Premier League win over Queens Park Rangers. In their first match since reaching the Champions League final, the Blues hit four goals in the opening 25 minutes at Stamford Bridge to humiliate their [...]

Southampton promoted to Premier League

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LONDON – Southampton was promoted to the Premier League on Saturday after a 4-0 win over Coventry sealed its return to England’s topflight after a seven-year absence. The Saints scored twice in each half to clinch a second straight promotion and finish as runner-up to Reading in the second-tier League Championship. West Ham finished third [...]

Mancini fed up with Balotelli’s attitude

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MANCHETER, England – Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini never seems to be completely satisfied with Mario Balotelli’s performances lately. The Italian striker scored two goals in yesterday’s entertaining match between City and Sunderland but Mancini told the press he wanted to substitute Baltoelli just five minutes into the match. “Mario didn’t play well. In a [...]

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