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Holman leaves Aston Villa for Dubai club

Key Socceroos attacking midfielder Brett Holman is set to leave English Premier League side Aston Villa after penning a deal with Dubai club Al Nasr.

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Holman distraught over fall from favour at Aston Villa

Sebastian Hassett TOKYO: Brett Holman has revealed his despair at seeing his English Premier League dream with Aston Villa turn into a nightmare, saying the club's manager, Paul Lambert, still won't talk to him.

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Why Arsenal will not win the Premier League

Alan Hansen dinkus

Alan Hansen Arsenal may be looking down on Chelsea and Manchester City from the top of the Premier League today, but they will not end the season as champions.

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Wanderers' rising star switches to Phoenix

Reece Caira

Australian under-20 international Reece Caira is leaving Western Sydney Wanderers for more playing opportunities with the Wellington Phoenix.

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Heskey, Ono bring star quality to Canberra

Lee Gaskin Former England international Emile Heskey and one of the greatest footballers to come out of Asia, Shinji Ono, are on their way to Canberra as part of a massive week of A-League action in the...

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Ten to watch this EPL season

Roberto Soldado

Dominic Bossi Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Mile Jedinak and more: the players to keep your eye on as the season kicks off.

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Van Persie and Rooney give Moyes a great start

Robin van Persie

Alec Kennedy Manchester United manager David Moyes praised both Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney after his first Premier League match in charge of the English champions ended in a 4-1 win at Swansea.

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Villa stun Arsenal in Premier League

Laurent Koscielny.

Tom Williams Arsenal endured a calamitous start to the Premier League season after conceding two penalties and having Laurent Koscielny dismissed in a 3-1 home defeat by Aston Villa on Saturday.

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Soldado penalty gives Spurs win over Palace

Roberto Soldado

New signing Roberto Soldado proved there is life without Gareth Bale by giving Tottenham Hotspur a 1-0 win at promoted Crystal Palace in their English Premier League opener on Sunday.

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Chelsea win again, but Villa left seething

Tom Williams Chelsea overcame obdurate opposition from Aston Villa to secure a hard-fought 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday that maintained their early momentum in the fledgling Premier League season.

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Ramsey helps puts Arsenal on brink of Champions League

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Wales international Aaron Ramsey scored one goal and set up another to inspire Arsenal to a 3-0 thrashing of Fenerbahce in their Champions League first leg play-off on Wednesday.

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Negredo saves City, first win for Palace

Alvaro Negredo.

Tom Williams Alvaro Negredo came off the bench and scored for the second Premier League game running as Manchester City edged promoted Hull City 2-0 on Saturday.

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Liverpool and Arsenal take derby honours

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge

Tom Williams Daniel Sturridge sent Liverpool top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday, while Arsenal clipped Tottenham Hotspur's wings in the north London derby.

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Mesut Ozil joins Arsenal from Real Madrid

Arsene Wenger and Mesut Ozil.

Jeremy Wilson Arsene Wenger finally joined the big league of European spending when he obliterated Arsenal's transfer record with the £42 million signing of Mesut Ozil.

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Arsenal finally raid piggy bank to win Ozil as EPL transfers set a record

Mesut Ozil

In a busy day of last-minute bargaining in the English Premier League, Arsenal pulled off a coup on Monday's transfer deadline day, smashing their transfer record by signing German playmaker Mesut...

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Holger Osieck must shake up Socceroos or he'll be shipped out

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch The most positive thing the Socceroos coach will have heard recently is silence.

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Rooney returns to sink Palace, Everton stun Mourinho

Mesut Ozil.

Steven Griffiths Wayne Rooney returned to give Manchester United manager David Moyes his maiden win at Old Trafford as the champions beat Crystal Palace 2-0, while Jose Mourinho suffered the first Premier League...

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Chelsea stop rot, go top as Liverpool flop

Tom Williams Chelsea ended a run of four winless games to beat Fulham 2-0 and move to the top of the Premier League on Saturday, after Southampton stunned previous leaders Liverpool.

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Paolo di Canio sacked by Sunderland

Julian Guyer Paolo di Canio was sacked as manager of English Premier League basement club Sunderland on Sunday after just seven months in charge of the north-east side.

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Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur breeze through League Cup ties

Juan Mata

Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur breezed into the League Cup fourth round on Tuesday, while Sunderland began life without Paolo Di Canio by beating Peterborough United.