City title hopes in tatters as United take derby spoils

Manchester City’s Premier League title hopes were in tatters after suffering a 2-1 derby defeat at home to Manchester United on Saturday, leaving Pep Guardiola’s champions 14 points behind leaders Liverpool. Goals from Marcus Rashford (penalty) and Anthony Martial put Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side 2-0 up at the break and City only pulled one back…

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Liverpool romping clear as City lose at United

Liverpool took a giant step towards their first title since 1990 on Saturday when their 3-0 win at Bournemouth combined with Manchester United’s 2-1 victory at Manchester City to leave the champions 14 points adrift of the Premier League leaders. With second-placed Leicester, who play on Sunday, 11 points behind Liverpool, Juergen Klopp’s side are…

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Manchester United sign new partnership deal with Alibaba

Premier League soccer club Manchester United have agreed a partnership with e-commerce giant Alibaba in an effort to extend the club’s engagement with fans in China. The deal will see Alibaba provide club content on its online video platform Youku and develop a future club store on the company’s business-to-consumer platform Tmall.com. The deal is…

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Arsenal slump to first home defeat by Brighton

Arsenal lost to Brighton & Hove Albion at home for the first time ever on Thursday night as goals by Adam Webster and Neal Maupay lifted the visitors to a 2-1 victory in the Premier League. Arsenal, who fired Unai Emery as manager last week and appointed former player Freddie Ljungberg as caretaker boss, now…

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Liverpool enjoy derby demolition, Leicester still chasing

Liverpool’s bandwagon rolled on as they crushed Merseyside rivals Everton 5-2 at Anfield but Leicester City’s pursuit continued with a seventh successive Premier League victory to stay eight points behind on Wednesday. Even with strikers Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino warming the bench, Juergen Klopp’s side had far too much firepower with Divock Origi scoring…

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Lampard happy, but wants more from Chelsea

Frank Lampard said he was happy but wants more from his Chelsea side after they got back to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa on Wednesday to consolidate fourth spot in the Premier League. Back-to-back defeats by Manchester City and West Ham United had followed six straight league wins, but the return…

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Rashford double as United spoil Mourinho’s return

Jose Mourinho’s return to Old Trafford ended in defeat as Marcus Rashford scored twice for Manchester United in a deserved 2-1 Premier League victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday. Mourinho was sacked as United manager almost a year ago and this was his first defeat in four games since taking over from Mauricio Pochettino at…

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Abraham return helps Chelsea beat Villa

Tammy Abraham scored a goal and set up another on his return from injury as Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-1 on Wednesday to put their Premier League campaign back on track after two straight defeats. Abraham headed home from close range for his 11th league goal of the season in the 24th minute after a…

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Wushu team brings first SEA Games gold to Brunei

Mohammad Adi Salihin Roslan gave the sultanate its first gold after topping the combined nandao and nangun event held at the World Trade Centre Arena in Manila, Philippines yesterday. The national athlete went ahead of his competition with a score of 19.28 altogether, only 0.02 points from the runner up Harris Horatius of Indonesia and…

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