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English Premier League 2017-18


The English Premier League turns 25 years old when its 2017/18 season starts. Since its first season in 1992/93, the Premier League has grown into arguably the biggest annual sporting event in the world. Clubs like Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal have gone on to become sporting empires in their own rights. Chelsea start the 2017/18 season as the defending champions. They dominated a better part of the previous season which was also their very first title under Antonio Conte. Manchester United, who are the most successful club in league history, have experienced a dry spell since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013. But with the likes of Nemanja Matic and Romely Lukaku being added to the team, one could expect them to challenge in the upper echelons of the league table. Where Arsenal will go under Arsene Wenger is another interesting sub-story for the season and the same can be said about Pep Guardiola and Manchester City. Everton could be dark horses of the season as they have made some smart moves in the transfer window and quietly built, at least on paper, a strong side. Newcastle United, who once used to consistently challenge for the title, make a return to the Premier League this season under Rafa Benitez. Bright and Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town are the two teams that have been promoted and both are making their Premier League debuts.

Former Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui open to Premier League switch

February 14, 2019 4:07:57 pm

Julen Lopetegui is open to the prospect of managing a team in the Premier League if he gets an opportunity.

Jose Mourinho charged with abusive language

October 16, 2018 8:18:47 pm

Jose Mourinho was reported to have directed an insult in his native language towards a camera which was live tracking him down the touchline after his side's 3-2 comeback win at Old Trafford.

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Ryan Sessegnon will stay at Fulham next season, says club owner

May 29, 2018 9:27:01 pm

Ryan Sessegnon will remain at Craven Cottage next season despite being linked with a move to a top-six Premier League outfit, according to club owner Shahid Khan.

Manchester City eye era of dominance under ‘relentless’ Pep Guardiola

May 21, 2018 10:16:29 am

Former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola joined Manchester City in 2016 and guided them to the league title with a record tally of 100 points this season.

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Paul Lambert leaves Stoke City after Premier League relegation

May 18, 2018 10:51:59 pm

Manager Paul Lambert has left Stoke City by mutual consent after they were relegated from the Premier League, the club announced on Friday.

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Carlos Carvalhal leaves Swansea after Premier League relegation

May 18, 2018 7:40:24 pm

Carlos Carvalhal's contract expired at the end of the campaign and Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins said the club had decided to "move in a new direction".

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Manchester City receive lesser payments than Manchester United despite Premier League title

May 18, 2018 2:12:09 pm

In total, English Premier League clubs received £2.42bn which is £2.1m more than last season.

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David Moyes departs West Ham United despite keeping them up

May 16, 2018 8:29:25 pm

West Ham United have parted company with manager David Moyes, who successfully kept the club in the Premier League after replacing Slaven Bilic on a short-term deal in November.

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Sam Allardyce out as Everton manager after seven months

May 16, 2018 5:51:01 pm

Sam Allardyce was fired as Everton manager on Wednesday after his pragmatic style of football proved unpopular with fans despite helping to keep the team in the Premier League.

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‘Big 6’ pulling further clear in top-heavy Premier League

May 14, 2018 8:56:48 pm

The Premier League prides itself on being the most competitive in the world and points to Leicester's 2016 title triumph at preseason odds of 5,000-1 as the ultimate evidence.

Arsene Wenger leaves Arsenal: Former and current players pay their respects

May 14, 2018 5:16:32 pm

Arsene Wenger walked out for the last time as Arsenal manager on Sunday, thus ending a 22-year-long career at the helm of the North London club.

Mauricio Pochettino to hold talks over Tottenham Hotspur’s future direction

May 14, 2018 9:13:35 am

Mauricio Pochettino's side beat Leicester City 5-4 at Wembley on Sunday to seal third spot in the Premier League.

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Arsene Wenger says his future lies outside Premier League

May 14, 2018 9:06:34 am

Arsene Wenger watched his team beat Huddersfield Town 1-0 in their final game of the season and his last match in charge after nearly 22 years at the North London club.

Manchester City’s 100-point record will remain for a long time, says Pep Guardiola

May 14, 2018 8:59:09 am

Manchester City became the first team in Premier League history to finish the season with 100 points.

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English Premier League Roundup: Liverpool into Champions League, Manchester City reach 100 points

May 13, 2018 10:25:25 pm

Mohamed Salah scored one of the goals, taking the Egyptian to a league-high 32 goals for the campaign - the most in a 38-game Premier League season.

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EPL Final Match Day Highlights: Liverpool finish fourth to qualify for Champions League, Swansea City relegated to Championship

May 13, 2018 9:57:06 pm

English Premier League Final Matchday: Liverpool beat Brighton to clinch the fourth and final UCL spot while Swansea dropped to the Championship.

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What is at stake on final matchday in English Premier League

May 12, 2018 7:09:10 pm

All the things to look forward to on the final matchday of English Premier League 2017-18 season including top-four finish, relegation battle and records.

Liverpool remain Manchester United’s biggest rivals, says Michael Carrick

May 11, 2018 8:36:33 pm

Michael Carrick, said that despite the rise of Manchester City, the historical rivalry between Manchester United and Liverpool makes it a more significant fixture in the dressing room.

Antonio Conte defends Chelsea’s season ahead of final league game

May 11, 2018 8:27:28 pm

Antonio Conte led Chelsea to the Premier League title in his first season in charge but the club could miss out on Champions League qualification this year.

Chasing records kept the team focus, says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

May 11, 2018 8:18:23 pm

Manchester City broke the Premier League points record by taking their season's tally to 97 with a 3-1 win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Wednesday.

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