LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, Oct 3: Liverpool almost paid the price, in embarrassing fashion, for taking their foot off the gas as they let a three-goal lead slip against Salzburg at Anfield on Wednesday but manager Juergen Klopp said he felt no anger after this team’s 4-3 win.

LIVERPOOL, Oct 3: Liverpool’s defence could be ripped to shreds by Leicester City’s in-form striker Jamie Vardy in Saturday’s Premier League clash if they switch off like they did in the Champions League victory over Salzburg, manager Juergen Klopp has said.

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LEICESTER, Sept 30: Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has played down his team’s chances of a top-four finish and an automatic Champions League spot despite thumping 10-man Newcastle United 5-0 on Sunday to climb to third in the Premier League.

LIVERPOOL, England, Sept 29: Gabriel Jesus, Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling were on target as champions Manchester City won 3-1 at Everton on Saturday to stay five points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool.

SHEFFIELD, Sept 28: Liverpool extended their perfect start to the season with a seventh successive Premier League victory, beating Sheffield United 1-0 after home keeper Dean Henderson fumbled Georginio Wijnaldum’s 70th-minute shot at Bramall Lane on Saturday.

MANCHESTER, Sept 22: Manchester City issued the perfect response to their first domestic loss since January by posting their biggest-ever Premier League win as a bewildered Watford could not cope with the relentless champions on Saturday.

LEICESTER, England, Sept 21: James Maddison scored a brilliant winner to help Leicester City come from behind and beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday in a match dominated by VAR drama.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, Sept 14: Liverpool came from behind to earn a 3-1 home win over Newcastle United thanks to Sadio Mane’s first-half double and a late goal from Mo Salah on Saturday, maintaining their 100% start to the season and winning their 14 consecutive Premier League match.

Sept 4: Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte has had knee surgery after damaging his cartilage and lateral meniscus in their 4-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion last weekend, the Premier League champions said on Wednesday.

Sept 2: Manchester United’s record signing Harry Maguire wants his team mates to control games and rediscover their swagger after they dropped points in the Premier League for the third game in succession at Southampton.

LONDON, Sept 1: Liverpool’s perfect start to the season continued with a 3-0 win at Burnley, a club-record 13th successive Premier League victory that quickly displaced Manchester City, 4-0 conquerors of Brighton & Hove Albion, at the top of the table.

SOUTHAMPTON, Aug 31: Manchester United’s patchy start to the Premier League season continued with a 1-1 draw at 10-man Southampton after a Jannik Vestergaard header canceled out a brilliant Daniel James goal for the visitors on Saturday.

MANCHESTER, Aug 30: Manchester United’s Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has joined Inter Milan on a season-long loan, the clubs said on Thursday.

BERLIN, Aug 26: Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp said on Monday he expected to take a break from coaching to recharge his batteries once his term at reigning European champions comes to an end.

BOURNEMOUTH, Aug 25: Sergio Aguero struck twice as Manchester City moved into second place in the Premier League, two points behind leaders Liverpool, with a 3-1 win at Bournemouth on Sunday.

LIVERPOOL, Aug 25: Liverpool made it three wins out of three as Mohamed Salah scored twice in a convincing 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Saturday to take control at the top of the Premier League.

MANCHESTER, Aug 25: A stoppage-time goal by defender Patrick van Aanholt gave Crystal Palace their first Premier League win at Old Trafford as they beat a toothless Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday.

NORWICH, Aug 24: Frank Lampard celebrated his first victory as Chelsea manager with Tammy Abraham’s double inspiring their 3-2 win over Norwich City in a pulsating Premier League encounter at Carrow Road on Saturday.

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WOLVERHAMPTON, Aug 20: Manchester United were held 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers and missed out on taking top spot in the Premier League on Monday as a sumptuous Ruben Neves strike cancelled out Anthony Martial’s first-half goal and Paul Pogba missed a late penalty.

LONDON, Aug 18: Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp laughed off stand-in goalkeeper Adrian’s mistake in Saturday’s 2-1 Premier League victory over Southampton, joking that the howler was a “goalie thing” at the Merseyside club.

Aug 17: Superb individual goals by forwards Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino gave Liverpool a 2-1 Premier League win at Southampton and provisionally lifted them to the top of the standings on Saturday.

LONDON, Aug 17: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang grabbed the winner as Arsenal overcame a stubborn Burnley to maintain their winning start in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

Aug 16: Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is doubtful for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Southampton after sustaining a freak injury while celebrating their UEFA Super Cup victory over Chelsea, manager Juergen Klopp said on Friday.

LONDON, August 13: Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker’s calf injury in their Premier League season opener will keep him sidelined for ‘the next few weeks’, manager Juergen Klopp said on Monday.

LONDON, Aug 12: Wolverhampton Wanderers’ skipper Conor Coady has criticized officials after his team had a goal disallowed by the video assistant referee (VAR) for a handball in their 0-0 Premier League draw with Leicester City on Sunday.

MANCHESTER, Aug 12: Marcus Rashford struck twice as Manchester United opened their Premier League account with a resounding 4-0 victory over Frank Lampard’s Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.

LONDON, Aug 11: Wolverhampton Wanderers had a goal by Leander Dendoncker ruled out by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in an entertaining 0-0 Premier League draw against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Sunday.

LONDON, Aug 10: Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as champions Manchester City made a hugely convincing start to their title defense with a 5-0 win at West Ham United on Saturday, in a game which saw heavy use of video review.

LIVERPOOL, Aug 10: European champions Liverpool made an emphatic start to the new Premier League season by scoring three times in the opening half an hour as they taught promoted Norwich City a harsh lesson with a 4-1 thrashing at Anfield on Friday.

Bournemouth have brought in Liverpool’s versatile 22-year-old Wales midfielder Harry Wilson on a season-long loan, the two Premier League clubs announced on Tuesday.

July 29: Liverpool have completed the signing of teenage winger Harvey Elliott from Fulham, the Premier League club said on Sunday.

Chelsea have appointed their former goalkeeper Petr Cech as technical and performance advisor, the Premier League club announced on Friday.

TOKYO, June 16: Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suggested on Sunday that he could be open to a move away from the Premier League side, telling reporters in Tokyo that now “could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else”.

MADRID, June 2: Liverpool ended an incredible season by winning Europe’s biggest prize after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Saturday’s all-English Champions League final, earning sweet redemption after agonisingly missing out on the Premier League title.

LONDON, May 19: Belgian defender Vincent Kompany said on Sunday he would be leaving Manchester City after helping the Premier League club to a become the first team to win the English treble of the league championship and both domestic cups.

May 13: Chris Hughton was sacked as manager of Brighton and Hove Albion after four-and-a-half years at the helm on Monday, the Premier League club said in a statement.

Liverpool will learn from their mistakes after coming agonisingly close to winning the Premier League title and hope to come back stronger next season, defender Andy Robertson has said.

LIVERPOOL, May 13: Manchester City retained their Premier League crown on Sunday, pipping Liverpool to the title by a single point, but while the remarkable numbers of this campaign tell their own story this season was about much more than just consistent point accumulation.

LIVERPOOL, May 13: Liverpool’s 29-year wait for a league title will continue after they had to settle for runners-up spot behind Manchester City despite a 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on the final day of the Premier League season.

Manchester City clinched the Premier League title with the win required to finally end Liverpool’s relentless attempt to dethrone them as champions by crushing Brighton & Hove Albion 4-1 on the south-coast on Sunday.

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LONDON, May 12: Having absorbed everything Liverpool could throw at them in a titanic title battle, Manchester City will retain their crown with victory at Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday.

If Liverpool upset the odds and pip Manchester City to the Premier League title on Sunday, the silver trophy they lift for the first time will not be the original but a replica, The Times reported on Thursday.

LIVERPOOL, May 8: Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool wrote one of the most amazing chapters in the history of the club’s European triumphs with a 4-0 victory over Lionel Messi’s Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday that stunned the world of football.

MANCHESTER, May 7: Just as nerves and an enterprising Leicester City threatened to wreck Manchester City’s title hopes, their long-serving captain Vincent Kompany stepped up and fired home in the most emphatic fashion.

MANCHESTER, April 29: Chelsea bolstered their top-four hopes with a 1-1 draw at Manchester United after the home side’s Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea gifted the Londoners an equaliser in the Premier league on Sunday.

LONDON, April 28: Ten-man Arsenal suffered a 3-0 Premier League defeat at Leicester City on Sunday in another blow to their hopes of finishing in the top four and qualifying for the Champions League.

LONDON, April 27: Chelsea’s crucial Premier League clash at Manchester United on Sunday is “like a final” for the London club as both sides seek a top-four finish, winger Pedro has said.