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Former ref lambasts festive Premier League refereeing

Former Fifa ref Keith Hackett has named five referees he says should be dropped from the English Premier League for "major errors" over Christmas.

Footballer Evans released after serving half sentence for rape

The 25-year-old footballer served half his five-year sentence for rape and his old team is discussing the possibility of his return despite petitions.

Will Man City seal the deal?

City need just four points to take the English Premier League top spot in one of the most unpredictable title races in years.

Stormy week for Premier League championship

From match postponements to teams surviving wild winds, bad weather across Britain has affected a series of gruelling English Premier League games.

English football clubs the biggest spenders

English Premier League clubs spent a record £725mn in this season's transfer windows, with Man United's Juan Mata the most expensive January signing.

Arsenal beat Liverpool to open gap at the top

Arsenal maintained their challenge for the Premier League title after beating Liverpool 2-0 to open up a five-point lead at the top of the log.

Di Canio’s Sunderland ease relegation fears with derby win

Sunderland won their first match under new manager Paolo Di Canio, beating Newcastle United 3-0 in a thunderous derby to ease their relegation woes.

Manchester City await FA Cup holders Chelsea or United

Holders Chelsea or Manchester United will face Manchester City in the FA Cup semifinals.

Liverpool end Tottenham’s unbeaten streak

Liverpool ended Tottenham Hotspur's 12-match unbeaten Premier League run when a late Steven Gerrard penalty sealed a 3-2 win at Anfield on Sunday.

Togo to go home after succumbing to Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso reached the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1998 after a 1-0 win over fellow outsiders Togo on Sunday.

Champions Zambia draw 1-1 as Ethiopia’s goalie is red-carded

Zambia defended their Afcon crown in frustrating fashion with a 1-1 draw against an Ethiopia side whose goalkeeper was red-carded.

Liverpool’s young stars shine against Norwich

A Luis Suarez hat-trick and goals from Steven Gerrard and Nuri Sahin has ended Liverpool's worst start to a Premier League season for 101 years.

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