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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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Holman leaves Aston Villa for Dubai club

Brett Holman.

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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Manchester United beat Liverpool in League Cup

Steven Griffiths Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez ruined Luis Suarez's long-awaited return from suspension as the Mexican clinched a 1-0 win against Liverpool in the League Cup third round on Wednesday.

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Returning Luis Suarez sends Liverpool second

Luis Suarez.

Tom Williams Luis Suarez crowned his Premier League return with a brace as Liverpool won 3-1 at bottom club Sunderland on Sunday to climb to second place in the table.

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Why Arsenal will not win the Premier League

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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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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.

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Forget about signing strikers, Arsenal's problems begin at the back

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Alan Hansen Arsene Wenger has spent the summer trying - and so far failing - to add a £40million striker to his squad, but it took Aston Villa just 90 minutes to show where the Arsenal manager should really be...

Woe for Terry as Chelsea held, Man City goes second

Chelsea's John Terry and Liverpool's Luis Suarez

John Terry scored a goal on his comeback but went off injured as Chelsea drew 1-1 with Liverpool, allowing Manchester City to go second in the Premier League by beating Tottenham Hotspur.

Heavyweights muscle up while battlers try to avoid knockout blow

Joe Hart

Julian Guyer LONDON: The battle for the English Premier League title might be compelling, with three heavyweights in contention, but the fight to avoid relegation from the top flight is almost as fierce.

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Five-goal City go top as Chelsea, United stumble

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Tom WIlliams Unexpected defeats for Chelsea and Manchester United allowed champions Manchester City to stroll into first place in the Premier League on Saturday by crushing Aston Villa 5-0.