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#Premier League

# premier-league - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'We lost our heads': Conte frustrated with Chelsea's discipline during shock defeat to Burnley

Conte is looking to become the first Premier League manager to win consecutive titles since Alex Ferguson in 2008.

Ireland's Stephen Ward scores absolute stunner as Burnley conjure big shock at the Bridge

Reigning champions Chelsea were embarrassed on home soil.

Relegation favourites Huddersfield go top of the Premier League

Elsewhere, there were wins for Everton and West Brom in this afternoon’s 3pm games.

'The season started with a beautiful game': Cech hails Arsenal's thrilling 4-3 win

It was the goalkeeper’s first win on the opening day of the season for Arsenal at the third time of asking.

Wayne Rooney makes perfect start on second Everton debut

The England international has put his side ahead against Stoke.

Chelsea left reeling after Gary Cahill sent off for horror challenge

Chelsea are 3-0 down at Stamford Bridge with captain Cahill dismissed early in the first half.

Watford's late leveller leaves Jurgen Klopp fuming

Miguel Britos’s stoppage-time strike capped a rollercoaster encounter at Vicarage Road

Last-minute equaliser sees Watford break Liverpool hearts in thrilling 3-3 draw

Jurgen Klopp’s 100th game in charge was not an a happy landmark.

No Coutinho as Liverpool name first Premier League starting XI of the season

Adam Lallana also misses the Reds’ opening game with a thigh problem.

"People will recognise me and the street kid in me looks back and thinks: 'What the f**k are you looking at?'"

As the Premier League season gets underway, The Secret Footballer chats to us about coping with fame and some of the other big issues impacting on footballers today.

As it happened: Watford vs Liverpool, Premier League

Watford host Liverpool at Vicarage Road as the opening weekend of the Premier League continues.

A complete guide to Irish footballers playing in the Premier League this season

There will be a record low of Irish players in the Premier League in 2017/18.

# premier-league - Friday 11 August, 2017

Arsenal edge 7-goal thriller in Premier League opener

Olivier Giroud emerged the hero in a game ridden with defensive errors.

Arsenal's new €53 million man enjoys dream start to Premier League life

Alexandre Lacazette took less than two minutes to score this evening.

Mourinho: Ibrahimovic could stay at Manchester United

The Portuguese is eyeing up having the former Sweden striker fit and ready for the second half of the Premier League campaign

The42's writers make our 2017/18 Premier League predictions

Whatever you do, don’t screengrab this for when we’re wrong at the end of the season.

Everton's top four hopes, Irish World Cup contingent and more Premier League talking points

After less than 12 weeks away from our screens, England’s top flight is back.

Win a trip to a Premier League game on our new weekly video show

We’ll be previewing the season this afternoon.

Wenger doubts Tottenham can fill Wembley this season

The Frenchman believes Spurs’ troubles are ‘all in the head’ as they prepare for a campaign away from their White Hart Lane home.

# premier-league - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Klopp: No amount of money could convince Liverpool to sell Coutinho

The Brazilian is the subject of interest from Barcelona, but the Reds don’t want to sell.

Arsene Wenger explains why he's 'convinced' the Premier League will soon see a female manager

Wenger also shed light on the uncertainty surrounding his future last season, and how it affected his players.

'Not players you have to Google and say, ‘Who’s that?’: Danny Rose in remarkable Spurs criticism

The full-back will surely be spoken to by Tottenham’s top-brass after questioning the club’s transfer policy.

# premier-league - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

With or without Coutinho, Liverpool will not win a top trophy this season, says club legend

Graeme Souness believes the timing of the transfer saga has left Jurgen Klopp in a sticky situation regarding possible replacements.

4 Irish players we've got high hopes for at Premier League clubs

Sean Scannell of newly-promoted Huddersfield Town and Burnley defender Kevin Long both feature.

Alexis Sanchez out for the start of the season as speculation around Arsenal exit remains

The Chile international, who has been linked with a summer move, won’t feature in the Premier League opener on Friday.

Departing Diego Costa 'will be missed' by Chelsea

The striker has been told he has no future at Stamford Bridge and captain Gary Cahill admits he will be a significant loss.

# premier-league - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Southampton seal record €18 million deal for Juventus midfielder

Southampton seal record €18 million deal for Juventus midfielder

After two seasons in Turin, Mario Lemina is gearing up for a new challenge in the Premier League

Watford win the race to sign highly-rated Brazilian forward

Richarlison has joined from Fluminense, despite reported interest from the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United.

'He's an absolute tank!' - Arsenal's Kolasinac could prove the bargain of the summer

The Bosnian full-back arrived on a free from Schalke and scored in Sunday’s Community Shield win.

# premier-league - Monday 7 August, 2017

Do you agree with our all-time Premier League XI?

It’s 25 years since the beginning of a new era in English football.

Guardiola: 'Intelligent' Bernardo Silva ready to make immediate impact

“Thanks so much to the club for picking him up,” Guardiola said.

Man United bid for Barca star rejected, Coutinho latest and all today's transfer gossip

Meanwhile, the Catalan side are eyeing Tottenham’s Dele Alli.

Another young player departs Old Trafford as highly-rated Fosu-Mensah set for Palace loan

The 19-year-old is a defender by trade but can also operate in midfield.

Chelsea's Batshuayi denies laughing at team-mate's penalty miss

The Belgian striker appeared to be caught on camera mocking Alvaro Morata.

Man United youngster joins Leeds in season-long loan

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has linked up with the Championship outfit.

Klopp: Liverpool do not need another centre-back

The German coach insists his side won’t be signing Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.

# premier-league - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'Courtois one of the best penalty takers': Conte defends wild miss

The Belgian took Chelsea’s second penalty but fluffed his lines at Wembley.

'We want to be united and together throughout the season' - Wenger calls for backing of Arsenal supporters

The Arsenal boss was speaking after his side beat Chelsea on penalties in Sunday’s Community Shield.

Liverpool youngsters took the next step in Dublin - Klopp

Ben Woodburn and Dominic Solanke earned the praise of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp following their 3-1 win over Athletic Bilbao.

Rooney: Only Messi or Ronaldo could break my Man United record

The striker left Old Trafford as the record goalscorer this summer and he cannot imagine his name being knocked off the charts any time soon.