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Pep Guardiola defends Manchester City celebrations at Old Trafford

Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City’s celebrations after Sunday’s derby victory at Old Trafford were not excessive. Staff and players from Manchester United are understood to have taken exception to the way City enjoyed their 2-1 success, sparking a fracas in the corridor outside the dressing rooms. There have been reports that United boss Jose Mourinho became involved in an altercation ...

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Jurgen Klopp stands by view of Everton penalty but admits emotions got to him

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he cannot change his emotional responses but said he had not changed his mind about Everton’s penalty at the weekend. The Reds boss has often been criticised for his animated reactions on the touchline but his behaviour came under more scrutiny after a tetchy television interview minutes after Everton secured a 1-1 draw an Anfield ...

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David Moyes: Joe Hart will play again but England spot is not my concern

David Moyes has assured Joe Hart he will get games at West Ham, but warned the goalkeeper: “It’s not my job to pick the England team.” Hart’s World Cup hopes are in jeopardy after Moyes dropped the 30-year-old for Saturday’s win over Chelsea. First goal of the season for @Michailantonio ! 🙌First assist of the season for Joe Hart​! 👏 ...

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Alderweireld ruled out until February by hamstring injury – Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld will be out until February with a hamstring injury. Alderweireld sustained the injury against Real Madrid on November 1 and the Belgian is now expected to miss another eight weeks of competitive action. It means the defender is likely to sit out crunch Premier League games against Manchester City and Manchester United ...

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Chris Hughton: Brighton can't dwell on Huddersfield loss

Brighton boss Chris Hughton says it is important his players react when they tackle Tottenham at Wembley on Wednesday. The Seagulls face Spurs following successive losses against Liverpool and Huddersfield, conceding seven goals in the process. “It’s important we react, and one thing that we’ve tried to do throughout the season so far is to make sure that everybody is ...

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Manchester City charting a course towards holding biggest mid-season lead

Manchester City could be on course to hold the biggest mid-season lead in Premier League history. Pep Guardiola’s men beat Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday to move 11 points clear at the summit with three games to go until the season’s halfway point. If they preserve that advantage until Christmas, they will equal the record midway margin for a 20-team ...

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Wilfried Bony hopes insider knowledge can help Swansea stun Manchester City

Wilfried Bony feels his Manchester City experience can help Swansea shock the runaway Premier League leaders on Wednesday night. City can set a new league record of 15 consecutive victories at the Liberty Stadium by beating Swansea opponents who have won only three times in the top flight all season. But Swansea have been buoyed by the weekend win over ...

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Saints will be professional on Claude Puel's return – Mauricio Pellegrino

Mauricio Pellegrino has insisted Southampton will remain “professional” on welcoming former boss Claude Puel back to St Mary’s with Leicester. New Saints manager Pellegrino admitted he is unsure how the home fans will respond to Frenchman Puel’s return when he pitches up with the Foxes for Wednesday’s Premier League clash. But Pellegrino has claimed Southampton will maintain a businesslike approach ...

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Arsene Wenger: Football celebrations can be offensive, unlike in sumo wrestling

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes over-celebrating victories can be “a little bit offensive” and offered the example of sumo wrestling as the right way to do it. The 68-year-old was responding to reports of a post-match fracas following Sunday’s Manchester derby after Pep Guardiola’s City won 2-1 at Old Trafford to move 11 points clear at the top of the ...

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Watford's appeal over Marvin Zeegelaar's red card rejected

Watford’s appeal against the red card shown to Marvin Zeegelaar against Burnley has been rejected. Zeegelaar will sit out the Premier League fixtures against Crystal Palace, Huddersfield and Brighton after being sent off for a two-footed challenge on Steven Defour in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Turf Moor. “#watfordfc will be without Marvin Zeegelaar for the next three games after the ...

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