Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named Cardiff City manager
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named Cardiff City manager

The 40-year-old joins from Norwegian club Molde and succeeds Malky Mackay, who was sacked on December 27 after his relationship with club owner Vincent Tan broke down.

David Moyes says that Wayne Rooney likely to miss future games
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David Moyes says that Wayne Rooney likely to miss future games

Wayne Rooney sat out United's 1-0 victory at Norwich City in the Premier League on Saturday, but played for the entirety of the 2-1 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur on New Year's Day.

Manuel Pellegrini buoyed by Manchester City's away-day upturn
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Manuel Pellegrini buoyed by Manchester City's away-day upturn

Goals from Fernandinho, Yaya Toure and Aleksandar Kolarov in a 3-2 win at Swansea City on Wednesday earned Pellegrini's side another valuable three points in their pursuit of the title.

Arsene Wenger sees title heart from Arsenal
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Arsene Wenger sees title heart from Arsenal

It is nine years since Arsenal last won a trophy and 10 years since they won the league, but the last-gasp 2-0 New Year's Day win over Cardiff City confirmed their credentials as championship contenders.

EPL: David Moyes furious with referee Howard Webb after latest defeat
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EPL: David Moyes furious with referee Howard Webb after latest defeat

The Manchester United manager was incensed by a late decision not to award United a penalty kick in a

EPL: Oscar told me he dived, admits Jose Mourinho
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EPL: Oscar told me he dived, admits Jose Mourinho

Brazil midfielder Oscar had only been on the pitch for a matter of seconds in Chelsea's 3-0 win over Southampton when he went into the book for diving in a failed attempt to win a penalty.

EPL: Tottenham sink Manchester United 2-1, climb above the champions
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EPL: Tottenham sink Manchester United 2-1, climb above the champions

Emmanuel Adebayor and Christian Eriksen scored fpr Spurs to all but end United's hopes of retaining the Premier League title.

EPL: Nicklas Bendtner, Theo Walcott save Arsenal to keep Manchester City waiting
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EPL: Nicklas Bendtner, Theo Walcott save Arsenal to keep Manchester City waiting

Goals from Theo Walcott and Niklas Bendtner gave Arsenal a 2-0 win over Cardiff City to ensure they stayed at the top of the table.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expected to be named Cardiff manager
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expected to be named Cardiff manager

Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, who is coaching Molde in Norway, is expected to replace the sacked Malky Mackay and could be confirmed on Thursday.

EPL: Manchester City stay on course with 3-2 win over Swansea
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EPL: Manchester City stay on course with 3-2 win over Swansea

Yaya Toure restored City's lead in the 58th with an angled shot into the far corner and Kolarov rifled home in the 66th to secure the points.

Luis Suarez has a wild nature, can't change his spots, claims Jose Mourinho
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Luis Suarez has a wild nature, can't change his spots, claims Jose Mourinho

Mourinho claimed that Suarez attempted 'an acrobatic swimming pool jump to try to get a penalty' during Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Liverpool.

EPL: Roberto Soldado converts penalty in Tottenham's 3-0 rout of Stoke City
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EPL: Roberto Soldado converts penalty in Tottenham's 3-0 rout of Stoke City

Roberto Soldado converted his fifth penalty of the season in the first half while Aaron Lennon and Mousa Dembele added goals in the second for a comfortable win.

EPL: Eden Hazard, Samuel Eto'o score as Chelsea beat Liverpool 2-1
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EPL: Eden Hazard, Samuel Eto'o score as Chelsea beat Liverpool 2-1

After Martin Skrtel put the Reds in front from close range at Stamford Bridge after only four minutes, Hazard hit back in the 17th with a superb strike. Eto'o gave Jose Mourinho's team a decisive lead from Oscar's back pass in the 34th.

EPL: Romelu Lukaku stars in Everton's 2-1 win over Southampton
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EPL: Romelu Lukaku stars in Everton's 2-1 win over Southampton

Romelu Lukaku scored his first goal after five matches to seal a 2-1 win over Southampton at Goodison Park.

EPL: Olivier Giroud scores as Arsenal go top of the table
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EPL: Olivier Giroud scores as Arsenal go top of the table

The France striker ended a run of seven matches without a goal when he broke the deadlock with a header from Theo Walcott's free kick in the 65th minute.

Sunderland striker Fabio Borini hospitalised
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Sunderland striker Fabio Borini hospitalised

Borini was substituted at half-time of the match at the Cardiff City Stadium, with Sky Sports reporting that the 22-year-old Italian had subsequently collapsed in the changing room.

EPL: Hair-raiser Tom Huddlestone gets pitch-side trim
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EPL: Hair-raiser Tom Huddlestone gets pitch-side trim

The English midfielder made a bet that he would not cut his hair until he next scored a goal. Two and a half years later he finally got an an impromptu pitch-side haircut.

French footballer Nicolas Anelka sparks row with 'Nazi-style' salute
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French footballer Nicolas Anelka sparks row with 'Nazi-style' salute

The 34-year-old striker thrust his straightened right arm downwards while tapping his bicep with the other hand after scoring a goal in a game in Britain between his West Bromwich Albion team and West Ham United.

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