England

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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With QPR, West Ham, Southampton, Hull City and Stoke City their next five opponents, the Frenchman believes the Gunners are in prime position to make up ground

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Liverpool have won just two of their last nine Premier League matches but our tipster is backing Brendan Rodgers' side to take maximum points when they make the trip to Turf Moor

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The New Zealand international has played a key role for the high-flying Hammers and insists that he will continue to give his all for the club despite speculation over his future

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The Chelsea stalwart would consider a move to their London rivals and would also provide the perfect solution to Brendan Rodgers' goalkeeping conundrum, according to his agent

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Roberto Martinez bemoaned his side's inability to defend after last weekend's 3-0 defeat against Southampton, and Al Hain-Cole expects that weakness to cost them yet again here

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The Portuguese boasts Champions League triumphs with Porto and Inter as well as 14 other major titles across four countries, and also speaks five languages fluently

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The Blues held their nerve to beat Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium and climb back above Manchester City in the table as they look to claim their first league title since 2010

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The Stoke City boss admits his side got off to the worst possible start, conceding to John Terry's header inside two minutes, but was happy with how the team responded

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The former footballer and PFA chairman is reportedly fighting for his life after a collision on the A64, with a host of the 35-year-old's former clubs tweeting their well wishes

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The Portuguese coach believes his side have the most testing festive matches to contend with over the coming weeks, facing the likes of Southampton, Tottenham and West Ham

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The Blues moved three points ahead of Manchester City and will spend Christmas Day top of the Premier League table after a comfortable 2-0 win away at the Britannia Stadium

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The Blues went ahead inside two minutes thanks to their skipper, before the Spanish playmaker wrapped up the three points late on to keep second-placed Manchester City at bay

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The former Manchester United manager was full of praise for the England international, while he urged fans to “watch United go” when Louis van Gaal's stars return from injury

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The midfielder, who has cemented his first-team place after spending last season on loan, is "a little bit disappointed" that the tournament will impact his current domestic form

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The England Under-21 international, out of contract in the summer, has been linked with a January move away from Turf Moor but the Clarets boss is determined to keep hold of him

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Jose Mourinho can re-open a three-point lead over the Blues' Premier League title rivals with victory on Monday, but will remember last season's loss at the Britannia Stadium

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The Gunners have a long list of injury absentees - including the likes of Mesut Ozil and Jack Wilshere - and the midfielder has underlined that impact on the club's fortunes

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The 31-year-old played 87 minutes of an Under-21 League Cup win over West Ham, his first appearance since overcoming testicular cancer earlier in December