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The long wait ends – Kane finally scores in August as Spurs beat Fulham

Harry Kane hit 1,000 minutes without a Premier League goal in August before finally scoring late on Harry Kane finally scored his first Premier League goal in August as Tottenham maintained their 100% start to the season with victory over newly promoted Fulham. England striker Kane had failed to find the net in 14 previous […]

Kenedy misses injury-time penalty as 10-man Newcastle draw at Cardiff

Newcastle’s Isaac Hayden was sent off 21 minutes after coming on as a second-half substitute Cardiff City goalkeeper Neil Etheridge saved an injury-time penalty from 10-man Newcastle United’s Kenedy, as the newly promoted hosts earned a first point of the Premier League season in dramatic fashion. A full-blooded and evenly contested first half contained chances […]

Below-strength Celtic into League Cup quarter-finals

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths celebrated his first goal of the season Celtic scored twice in the last 12 minutes as they avoided a shock against Partick Thistle to end a testing week by earning a place in the League Cup quarter-finals. After losing at Hearts last Saturday, and going out of the Champions League in […]

Paul Pogba should ‘let his football do the talking’ – Paul Ince

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Palace to hold Liverpool? Lawro’s predictions v singer Tom Grennan

Two of the Premier League’s new managers go head to head on Saturday when Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea host Unai Emery’s Arsenal – but who will come out on top? BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson was not impressed by the Gunners in their defeat by Manchester City last weekend, saying: “I may have to revise […]

Fantasy football tips: A rare weekend to avoid Man City’s attacking stars?

Should James Milner, Joe Hart or Sergio Aguero make the cut in your fantasy team? It is the big question facing millions of football fans every weekend: who should be included in the fantasy team for the next round of matches? We’ve delved into the stats and the history books to give you some tips […]

Palace to hold Liverpool? Lawro’s predictions v singer Tom Grennan

Two of the Premier League’s new managers go head to head on Saturday when Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea host Unai Emery’s Arsenal – but who will come out on top? BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson was not impressed by the Gunners in their defeat by Manchester City last weekend, saying: “I may have to revise […]

Ozil makes cut in your combined Chelsea-Arsenal XI

Mesut Ozil may have his detractors but he is one of only three Gunners players to make it into a combined Arsenal and Chelsea XI. The two sides meet in a Premier League London derby on Saturday (17:30 BST), with some new faces on show as well as plenty of familiar ones. Chelsea’s big-name arrivals […]

It was time to grow up – Shelvey on curbing his temper

Media playback is not supported on this device Newcastle United’s Jonjo Shelvey: It was time to grow up Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey says he knew it was time to “grow up” and speaking to a psychologist has helped him curb his temper on the pitch. The England international has been sent off four times and […]

Record signing Traore could start for Wolves at Leicester

Wolves winger Adama Traore completed 267 dribbles in the Championship last season – 132 more than any other player TEAM NEWS Leicester will again be without Japanese forward Shinji Okazaki, who only recently resumed training after a post-World Cup break. Midfielder Matty James is out with a Achilles injury, while new signing Caglar Soyuncu is […]