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16 - 10 - 2017

Crystal Palace provided the shock of the weekend, scoring their first goal of the season, followed by a second, and beating the reigning Champions at Selhurst Park. The 2-1 victory will come as a huge confidence booster for Roy Hodgson’s men, while Chelsea now sit 9 points adrift of Man City.

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09 - 10 - 2017

Bristol Rovers slotted 6 past Northampton at Sixfields Stadium on Saturday. Billy Bodin scored against his former club to give Rovers a deserved lead at half-time, before the floodgates opened in the second half. It was only Rovers’ second away league win of the season and their goal difference, now...

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02 - 10 - 2017

This week 'Johno' and 'Pittaway65' became the first players of the season to get all 7 predictions correct two weeks in a row! That puts them just two weeks away from the £1,000,000 jackpot! Johno has been playing the game since early last season and is part of the Orford...

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25 - 09 - 2017

Man City have been fantastic to watch this season and their 5-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace came as a shock to no one. Aguero and Sterling have been amongst the goals but David Silva has perhaps been key, pulling the strings in midfield and claiming six assists so far this season.

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18 - 09 - 2017

Man City annihilated a previously unbeaten Watford side to go top of the Premier League. Sergio Aguero took home the match ball after his 6th Premier League hat-trick – the same amount as Wayne Rooney – achieved in 278 fewer games than Wayne.

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12 - 09 - 2017

Frank De Boer’s spell at Crystal Palace will go down in history as the third shortest managerial reign in the Premier League at just 77 days. It’s the fewest number of games ever overseen by a PL manager and the Dutchman has become the first manager to be sacked without...

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11 - 09 - 2017

Harry Kane was free to start scoring again with August out of the way, and he marked his first goal of the season in memorable style in a 3-0 win at Goodison Park. It was his 100th for Spurs, a milestone that took him just 169 games to reach.

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08 - 09 - 2017

The 2017/18 Premier League season is underway and we’ve had our first glimpse of what each side has to offer.  As it currently stands, Man City are the bookies favourites to lift the Premier League trophy, but the 5000-1 payout for Leicester City two seasons ago shows that that means...

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05 - 09 - 2017

Ledley King sits down with Mandy from We Are Tottenham Hotspur to answer fans' questions. See the full interview below. 

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04 - 09 - 2017

Charlton won seven goal thriller at Boundary Park to maintain their promising start to the season. Charlton took a 2-0 lead through Ricky Holmes and Tarique Fosu, before Oldham equalised via a Craig Davies penalty and goal from Eoin Doyle.

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29 - 08 - 2017

Crystal Palace are pointless and goalless after three games in the Premier League. We all know that managers don’t last long in the modern game, but the talk that Frank De Boer's job already hangs in the balance and Sam Allardyce is being lined up as a possible replacement seems crazy.

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22 - 08 - 2017

Every new season begins with a fresh sense of optimism. You’ve had the whole summer to reflect on the previous season, analyse new signings and make your verdicts about each team. The football is finally back and you’re ready to put your money where your mouth is – this is...

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21 - 08 - 2017

Jese Rodrguez made a dream start to his Premier League career with a winner against Arsenal just days after signing for Stoke from PSG. Wenger felt his team should have been given a first-half penalty and thought they had equalised when Alexandre Lacazette’s hit the net, but it was ruled offside.

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14 - 08 - 2017

Wayne Rooney made his first Premier League start for Everton in 13 years on Saturday, bagging the only goal of the game to give Everton all three points. He may not be the explosive player he was when he first emerged at Goodison Park, but his intelligence and experience could be hugely valuable...

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07 - 08 - 2017

Leeds and Bolton share a history of lost Premier League status and financial turmoil, but both will have different objectives for the season ahead. Leeds will look to build on just missing out on the play-offs last season with a top 6 finish this time, while newly promoted Bolton will...

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01 - 08 - 2017

Aston Villa had a disappointing season in the Championship last term, but this year a refreshed side will be looking to clinch automatic promotion. John Terry is the Championship’s signing of the summer, and Christopher Samba, Glenn Whelan and Ahmed Elmohamady will also bring a wealth of experience to the midlands.

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27 - 07 - 2017

Last season we ran a competition to win two Club Wembley tickets to the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal. The lucky winner was April from Basildon, who gave the tickets to her son Harley (7) and his dad Joe. Here's how the big day panned out in April's words.

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25 - 07 - 2017

Morata became the most expensive Spanish player of all-time and Chelsea’s record signing last week. Carlo Ancelotti  described him as “a complete striker” and James Rodriguez added he’s “an excellent player with unique skills.” He scored 15 goals in La Liga last season despite only being started 14 times.

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24 - 07 - 2017

This article originally appeared in the Times of Malta.

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04 - 07 - 2017

It has been a long seven weeks, we know, but you can stop twiddling your thumbs and start thinking about your matchweek 1 selections, because 7 Of The Best is open! You can now make your selections for the opening weekend of the season (Saturday 5th August).