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Manchester City smash Aston Villa and take top spot in EPL

Manchester City are within touching distance of the Premier League title after overwhelming Aston Villa 4-0 on Wednesday to close to within a point of the championship.

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Aston Villa earn breathing space after downing Norwich

Julian Guyer Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert was a happy man after his side came back from the shock of conceding an early goal to beat Norwich City 4-1 in the Premier League on Sunday.

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FA Cup: Arsenal beats Tottenham Hotspur, as Aston Villa beaten by third-tier Sheffield United

London Premier League leader Arsenal overcomes fierce rival Tottenham Hotspur.

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Aston Villa beats Arsenal in English Premier League opener

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the Emirates stadium in North London.

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

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Newcastle down Aston Villa 2-1

London Senegal striker Papiss Demba Cisse enjoyed a dream debut for Newcastle as his second-half strike secured a 2-1 win against Aston Villa at St James' Park on Sunday.

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Holman signs with EPL club Aston Villa

Brett Holman.

London Australian Brett Holman will join English Premier League club Aston Villa at the end of the current season.

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Herd plays as Aston Villa earn EPL safety

Chris Herd

Chris Herd's humbling week ended on a positive note as Aston Villa guaranteed their place in the English Premier League next season with a 1-1 draw against Tottenham.

Aston Villa up to fifth despite draw

Aston Villa leapfrogged Liverpool into fifth place in the English Premier League on Saturday despite being held to a 1-1 draw at home by Blackburn Rovers.

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Chris Herd returns to training, hopes to play in Asian Cup

Forgotten Socceroo prospect Chris Herd is back training and hopeful he can force himself into Ange Postecoglou's Asian Cup plans.

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Jose Mourinho's political own goal

The 'Political One' is threatening to field a shadow side at Anfield and treat the match as a rude interruption to his quest to scrape past Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals.

Paul Hayward Fixture No. 36 in Chelsea's Premier League season was sent by the gods to let Jose Mourinho take revenge on all his enemies.

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United start life under Giggs by thrashing Norwich

Kick start: Wayne Rooney scores a penalty in the first of four goals for Manchester United.

Toby Davis Manchester United ushered in a new era under interim manager Ryan Giggs with a 4-0 Premier League win over Norwich City on Saturday full of the verve and attacking intent often absent under the...

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Liverpool lose grip on EPL title following 2-0 home defeat by Chelsea

Hard to take: A Steven Gerrard howler gifted Chelsea the opening goal.

Steve Tongue With a first title in 24 years close enough to touch Liverpool were undone by old nemesis Jose Mourinho whose Chelsea side inflicted a potentially mortal blow with a 2-0 win at Anfield on Sunday.

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Arsene Wenger frustrated by Arsenal's season

Arsene Wenger says a couple more wins at home could have made the difference

Arsene Wenger claims he will look back on the season as a missed opportunity even if Arsenal clinch a place in the Champions League this weekend.

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Man City edge closer to title as Fulham and Cardiff relegated

Striker Romelu Lukaku heads a goal for Everton.

Martyn Herman Edin Dzeko's double at Everton helped Manchester City clear the biggest obstacle blocking their route to a second English title in three years on Saturday but Cardiff City and Fulham fell through the...

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English Premiership title race: Liverpool must heed the harsh lessons of 1989

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Alan Hansen The race for the Premier League title is now a straight fight between Manchester City and Liverpool and I know from personal experience that it's never over until it's over.

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Manager Brendan Rodgers concedes EPL title as Liverpool slip

Liverpool's Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has conceded the English Premier League title to Manchester City after his side's 3-3 draw away to Crystal Palace.

Liverpool EPL title blow as Crystal Palace fight back from 3-0 down to draw

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Liverpool suffered a huge blow in their bid to win the Premier League title after squandering a three goal lead in a stunning 3-3 draw away to Crystal Palace on Monday.

Palace draw shreds Liverpool's title chances

London Liverpool's English Premier League title bid looks to be over after Crystal Palace mounted a sensational comeback from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 at Selhurst Park.

Edin Dzeko sends Man City to brink of EPL title with double

Manchester City are within touching distance of the Premier League title after overwhelming Aston Villa 4-0 on Wednesday to close within a point of the championship.

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Manchester City confident of making their point

Manuel Pellegrini:

Mike Collett, London Manager Manuel Pellegrini expects Manchester City to be crowned English champions for the second time in three seasons with his side needing only a point from their final home game against West Ham...