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Alan Pardew

Embattled Pardew vows to fight on as Toon sink to new low

Embattled Newcastle manager Alan Pardew vowed to fight on despite last night’s 1-0 defeat to Stoke.

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ANGRY FANS: Newcastle United fans hold up 'SackPardew.com' banners during the Barclays Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium last night. Stoke won 1-0, putting more pressure on Pardew.

Crouch ups pressure on Pardew

Premier League Stoke City 1 Newcastle United 0

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Diego Costa

Mourinho to unleash Costa on Lisbon

Champions League Group G
Sporting v Chelsea
Tonight, 7.45pm

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Joe Hart

Hart: No positives to getting rested

Champions League Group E
Man City v Roma
Tonight, 7.45pm

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Robin van Persie

Van Persie says United’s offensive power will strike fear into opponents

Robin van Persie believes Manchester United formidable attacking force will instil fear into their rivals.

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Pep Guardiola

Guardiola unfazed by hotel drama

A hotel evacuation caused by a fire alarm is not going to knock Bayern Munich off their stride when they face CSKA Moscow in the Champions League today (kick-off 5pm), according to their coach Pep Guardiola.

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Uninspired rivals avoid pain for now

Arsenal 1 Tottenham 1
North London derbies tend to lead to sore heads on Monday mornings, but the fear from both of these sides after this uninspiring stalemate is that they could be united in feeling utterly wretched in a week’s time.

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Roo red a blow to Van Gaal

Manchester United 2 West Ham 1
Such is the magnitude of the task facing Louis van Gaal at Manchester United that, even in victory, there is little opportunity for the club’s new manager to savour the moment and, on this occasion, it was left to his captain, Wayne Rooney, to make certain of that.

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TERRACE TALK: Reaction from the weekend’s top Premier League action

Liverpool: A stinging finish from hoofer Jagielka

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A re-make just as good as original

Chelsea 3 Aston Villa 0
Ten years and 250 matches after writing the original script, Jose Mourinho’s digitally re-mastered re-make of his 2004-5 title-winning side looks to be on course for another happy ending following a victory over Aston Villa that felt eerily familiar.

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Silva: More to come from City

Hull City 2 Manchester City 4
After 180 minutes of target practice, Manchester City have got their eye in.

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Sakho could face FA action

West Ham striker Diafra Sakho could face FA action after allegations he head-butted Manchester United defender Luke Shaw in Saturday’s Premier League clash at Old Trafford.

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Adebayor regrets celebration

Emmanuel Adebayor regrets his controversial ‘knee-slide’ celebration against Arsenal and says he bears no ill-will to his former club.

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Gerrard holds up to derby scrutiny

Liverpool 1 Everton 1
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard cupped his ears in celebration after scoring against Everton, defiantly asking what his critics had to say now.

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Moore says Foxes must learn to scrap

Crystal Palace 0 Leicester 0
Liam Moore believes Leicester need to learn the art of ‘winning ugly’ after a disappointing performance in Saturday’s defeat at Crystal Palace.

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Jones hails ‘united front’

Sunderland 0 Swansea 0
New recruit Billy Jones is confident Sunderland’s united front will help them to finally break their Premier League duck.

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Bertrand and Clyde can fire up Saints

Southampton 2 QPR 1
Ryan Bertrand and Nathaniel Clyne can add a vital extra goal threat to Southampton’s expansive attacking style, according to Ronald Koeman.

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Baggies sink Clarets

West Brom 4 Burnley 0
West Brom striker Saido Berahino’s double saw the Baggies add to Burnley’s woes.

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