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  • Jul 27, 2014
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Premier League

Wilshere’s smoking-hot shot rescues point for Gunners

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere responded to criticism over a photograph of him smoking by scoring the equaliser that rescued a 1-1 draw for the Premier League leaders at West Bromwich Albion.

Monday, 7 October, 2013, 12:20pm

Palace into Premier League after beating Watford

Crystal Palace will play in the Premier League next season after winning the most lucrative match in world football, beating Watford 1-0 at Wembley Stadium after Kevin Phillips scored an extra-time penalty.

28 May 2013 - 11:48am 1 comment

Alex Ferguson bows out with emotional home win

Alex Ferguson thanked Manchester United’s supporters and urged them to stand behind his successor, David Moyes, after an emotional final home game as manager on Sunday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

West Ham check Man United’s title charge

Robin van Persie struck a late equaliser at West Ham United for the second time this season as champions-elect Manchester United scraped a 2-2 draw in the Premier League on Wednesday.

Just as he had in the 2-2 FA Cup draw at Upton Park in January, van Persie found the net in front of the Sir Trevor Brooking Stand to rescue United from being penalised for a sluggish start.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Van Persie breaks drought as United close in on title

Manchester United took a step closer to the Premier League title with a 2-0 win at Stoke City yesterday that saw them re-establish a 15-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the table.

Michael Carrick gave United an early lead and Robin van Persie completed victory by claiming his first club goal in 11 games from the penalty spot midway through the second half.

15 Apr 2013 - 4:55am

Struggling Reading sack manager Brian McDermott

Reading sacked manager Brian McDermott on Monday as the Premier League strugglers look to breathe new life into their bid to avoid relegation.

McDermott led Reading into the top-flight as Championship winners last season, but he has paid the price for failing to lift the Royals away from the bottom three.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Manchester United eye title as Everton brushed aside

Ryan Giggs and Robin van Persie scored the goals as Manchester United opened up a commanding 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League after a 2-0 win over Everton on Sunday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Title hope almost over for City slackers, says Mancini

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has conceded that his side may have surrendered their Premier League title in Saturday’s embarrassing 3-1 defeat to Southampton.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

The latest Premier League transfer fee … HK$398

There will be a mixture of pleasure and pain for soccer fans as the broadcasting rights for the Barclays Premier League switches from Cable TV to Now TV next season - there will be new features but a bigger bill.

7 Feb 2013 - 4:16am

Sergio Aguero brilliance thwarts bold Liverpool

Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City avoid a damaging home defeat by Liverpool with an impressive equaliser in a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

The result leaves the defending champions nine points behind leaders Manchester United, although Liverpool looked well capable of inflicting a loss that would have left the deficit in double digits.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am