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Quiz: Can you name the Premier League’s oldest managers?

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has been in charge of six clubs in England, as well as the national side between 2012 and 2014 Respect your elders! The Premier League is full of experienced managers and often those at the top of the game are the oldest and most wise. Roy Hodgson will become the oldest man to manage a Premier League game at 71 years and 198 days when his Crystal Palace side visit Leicester on Saturday (17:30 GMT kick-off). But do you know who the oldest managers in…

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Roy Hodgson: The Premier League’s oldest manager – by those who know him best

Roy Hodgson is in charge of his fifth Premier League club – only Mark Hughes (six) and Sam Allardyce (seven) have managed more According to former England defender Gary Neville, Roy Hodgson deserves to be recognised as “one of the great English coaches”. But for the first 31 years of his career, the Crystal Palace manager had barely registered on the radar in his home country. His one job in England had been at Bristol City – an unremarkable four-month spell in 1982 which ended with his departure before the…

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Manchester City 6-0 Chelsea: Sergio Aguero scores hat-trick as City top Premier League

Aguero equalled the record of 11 Premier League hat-tricks Sergio Aguero was Manchester City’s hat-trick hero again as they returned to the top of the Premier League in scintillating style by outclassing Chelsea at Etihad Stadium. Liverpool’s win against Bournemouth meant Pep Guardiola’s side needed victory to return to the summit, albeit having played one game more. And their job was done after a sensational opening burst brought four goals in the first 25 minutes as Chelsea were left bedraggled, humiliated and on the receiving end of their worst defeat…

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Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth: Salah scores again as Reds regain Premier League lead

Wijnaldum used the outside of his right foot to score a sublime lob Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a composed display at Anfield that sent Bournemouth to an eighth successive away defeat. Three days after Manchester City moved top on goal difference, Jurgen Klopp’s side responded to talk of the pressure of a title race showing in their performances in emphatic style. After a fairly cagey opening which saw Ryan Fraser test Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson, Sadio Mane settled any nerves by powerfully heading home James…

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Bernardo Silva: Man City defender says, ‘We thought we’d lost the Premier League’

City went top of the Premier League on Wednesday on goal difference after a win at Everton Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva says he and his team-mates thought they had lost the league when they dropped five points behind rivals Liverpool eight days ago. Pep Guardiola’s side went top for the first time in two months following a 2-0 win at Everton on Wednesday. However, they are only above Liverpool on goal difference and the Reds have a game in hand. “We are still the champions and we know what…

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Premier League Darts: Michael van Gerwen says tournament will miss Gary Anderson

Michael van Gerwen beat Gary Anderson in the 2019 PDC World Championship semi-final Unibet Premier League Darts Dates: 7 February – 23 May Coverage: Reports on each round of the group stage and live text of the play-offs on the BBC Sport website and app Reigning Premier League Darts champion Michael van Gerwen says the competition will miss injured Gary Anderson. Two-time winner Anderson, 48, withdrew with a back injury for which he has been receiving treatment since the PDC World Championship in December. Chris Dobey will initially replace the…

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Quiz: Can you name the top 10 assisters in Premier League history?

James Milner moved into seventh in the all-time list of Premier League assists as he set up Sadio Mane’s goal in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with West Ham. Can you name the top 10? We will give you the Premier League clubs relating to each player. You have three minutes… Can you name the top 10 Premier League assisters? Score: 0 / 10 Start quiz You scored 0/10 Share your score with your friends! Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Copy and share link Rank Hint Answers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7…

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Gary Anderson: Premier League Darts’ two-time winner out with back injury

Gary Anderson won the Premier League in 2011 and 2015 Gary Anderson has withdrawn from the 2019 Premier League with a back injury. The two-time winner has been receiving treatment since exiting the PDC World Championship in December. Anderson, 48, was due to play Austria’s Mensur Suljovic on the tournament’s opening night in Newcastle on Thursday. Chris Dobey will now replace Anderson at the first event, with eight more players, including BDO world champion Glen Durrant, taking his spot over the following eight weeks. “This isn’t a decision I’ve taken…

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Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says club are ‘looking to win trophies’ but can’t win Premier League

Manchester United are unbeaten in all competitions under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United are “looking to win trophies”, says interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, though he thinks a top-three finish is the best they can aim for in the Premier League. United are sixth having won all six of their league games since Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho in December. They are 16 points behind Liverpool in the Premier League table but are still in the FA Cup and Champions League. “We’re Man United, you should always aim to win the…

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Premier League loan players: What is lower league life like and how are they monitored?

Andros Townsend went on loan nine times en route to becoming a senior Premier league player and England international There have been more than 100 loan moves involving English clubs in the January transfer window so far – a touch over 50% of all transfers – and there is time for plenty more. Many of those will involve Premier League youngsters dropping down the leagues to gain first-team experience. Youngsters like Ethan Hamilton (Manchester United), Joe Powell (West Ham) and Luke Bolton (Manchester City), will be hoping to make the…

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