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Hazard puts Chelsea closer to title

Scores only goal to send Jose Mourinho's side 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League and end Manchester United's recent unbeaten league run.

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Messi scores 400th for Barca

Lionel Messi reached yet another milestone in Barcelona colours when he notched his 400th goal for the club in Saturday's La Liga meeting with Valencia at the Camp Nou.

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City 'not getting what they deserve'

Manuel Pellegrini is looking for a response from Manchester City as they prepare to return to action after last week's derby defeat at Manchester United.

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Matic hails Chelsea character

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic believes his side have shown a title winning mentality in their last three matches as they close in on winning the Premier League's top prize.

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Arteta confident over new deal

Manager Arsene Wenger is keen to retain the services of Arteta, who is out of contract in the summer and expected to agree a 12-month extension.

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Mou can't comprehend City flak

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho struggles to comprehend the scrutiny heaped on Manchester City and their manager Manuel Pellegrini after the collapse of their Premier League title defence.

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Kompany may miss run-in

Manchester City are unsure if their captain Vincent Kompany will be fit to play again this season.

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Costa boost, Remy fit?

Jose Mourinho has said Diego Costa is set to return to training next week and Loic Remy has a better than 50-50 chance of being fit to face Manchester United.

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Carver: Newcastle United need points

Newcastle head coach John Carver has said he is looking for results rather than performances as he attempts to halt the club's alarming Premier League slide.


Pellegrini: Toure must improve

Toure has only struck eight times this season and struggled for form both at the start of the campaign and after returning from the African Nations Cup.

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Poch: Kane's impact greater than Hazard's

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane's "massive impact" on English football makes him more worthy of the PFA Player of the Year award than Eden Hazard.


Sources: Clyne, Schneiderlin to leave Saints

While tentative talks over a new deal have for Clyne have been staged, his advisers have made it clear that the 23-year-old will not be signing a new deal with Southampton.

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Balotelli racial abuse highlighted in report

Mario Balotelli has been targeted with more than 4,000 racist messages via social media this season, according to new research from anti-discrimination body Kick It Out.

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Torres: Gerrard best I've played with

Steven Gerrard is the best footballer Fernando Torres has ever played alongside, the Atletico Madrid striker said of his former Liverpool teammate.

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Oscar 'very happy' at Chelsea

Oscar has said he has no intention of leaving Chelsea despite speculation over his future, telling Sky Sports: "I'm very happy here."

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Bradford fire judge wants new investigation

Sir Oliver Popplewell, the judge who conducted the 1985 Bradford fire public inquiry, says police should look at eight other fires allegedly connected to the then club chairman.

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PFA Player of the Year contenders

The Professional Footballers' Association player of the Year award has been announced with a whole host of stellar names hoping to land the prize. Sanchez or Costa? Kane or Hazard?

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Victory for Utd at Chelsea could be telling

Victory for Man United against Chelsea could have repercussions for next season's inevitable title defence, so don't be surprised to see Mourinho set his side up to avoid defeat on Saturday.

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Sources: City not looking at Klopp

Jurgen Klopp would not be a candidate to manage Manchester City if the Premier League champions were to sack Manuel Pellegrini, sources have told ESPN FC.

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Capello: Terry should be in England team

John Terry should still be playing for England as he is among the best defenders in the country, according to former Three Lions boss Fabio Capello.

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Labadie banned for 6 months for biting

The Football Association has banned Dagenham & Redbridge midfielder Joss Labadie for six months following a second biting offence by the player.

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Newcastle have £34.1m war chest

£38.6m was transferred into Newcastle's bank account as a cash-flow sum -- paying off a £4.5m overdraft and leaving £34.1m available.



WATCH: Lamar Neagle scored twice and Obafemi Martins added another to seal a 3-1 win for the Sounders vs. the Rapids.


WATCH: A slick Federico Higuain backheel goal put the Columbus Crew on their way to 3-0 win over 10-man Orlando City:


STAT: Eden Hazard has had a hand in 15 goals (eight goals, seven assists) in his last 17 Premier League appearances (via @Opta)


Messi has 168 more goals than any other player in Barca history, having broken César Rodríguez’s club record back in 2012 (@ESPNStatsInfo)