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Football News Roundup – December 7, 2016

  • WATCH: PL saves of the week
    There were plenty of goals in the Premier League this weekend, but let's not forget those who kept the ball out of the net.
  • Champions League permutations
    We examine the permutations for each side ahead of matchday six of the Champions League group stage.
  • 'Foxes cannot afford relegation'
    Relegation from the Premier League would severely diminish Leicester City's sensational title victory last season, Jamie Carragher has warned.
  • When is the Champions League draw?
    Arsenal, Leicester and Manchester City are through to the knockout phase of the Champions League - but when will they find out who their opponents are for the round of 16?
  • FA charges WBA, Watford
    West Bromwich Albion and Watford have been charged by the FA after Saturday's match was marred by a late bust-up involving several members of both sides.
  • Premier League hotlist
    Who were the best Premier League players from the weekend games? We take a look at the man-of-the-match performances in our hotlist.
  • Holders Utd face Stam's Reading
    Holders Manchester United will face former defender Jaap Stam when they host Reading in the FA Cup third round.
  • WATCH: MNF Twitter Q&A
    Jamie Carragher shared his views on a wide range of topics in a special Monday Night Football Twitter Q&A.
  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    Watch every goal from this weekend's Premier League games, featuring wins for leaders Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Bournemouth and Middlesbrough.
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Football News Roundup – December 4, 2016

  • Monk: We weren't at our best
    Leeds manager Gary Monk felt his side did not perform to their best despite seeing off Aston Villa with two second-half goals at Elland Road on Saturday.
  • Roofe helps lift Leeds to fourth
    Kemar Roofe and Chris Wood scored in the second half as Leeds United saw off Aston Villa 2-0 at Elland Road on Saturday evening to go fourth in the Sky Bet Championship.
  • Barnsley too good for Blues
    Barnsley bounced back from a 5-2 home hammering against Nottingham Forest to record a shock 3-0 Sky Bet Championship win at lacklustre Birmingham.
  • Champ: Brighton held, Fulham hit five
    Brighton missed the chance to go top of the Sky Bet Championship and finished the game with 10 men as they were held to a goalless draw at Cardiff, while Norwich and Fulham both hit five.
  • Mandeville wins PFA Fans' award
    Doncaster midfielder Liam Mandeville has won the PFA Fans' Sky Bet League Two Player of the Month award for November.
  • Vardy and Mahrez facing axe
    Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri admits he is ready to drop out-of-form Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez.
  • Pulis assured job is safe
    Tony Pulis has been told his job as West Brom boss is safe despite the High Court ruling he must pay former club Crystal Palace £3.7m.
  • WATCH: Premier League previews
    The Premier League drama continues on Sky Sports this weekend and our action-packed video previews are sure to whet your appetite.
  • Rafa: Everything was against us
    Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez vented his anger at Henri Lansbury as the Nottingham Forest captain played a key role in getting two of his players sent off in a 2-1 defeat at the City Ground on Friday night.
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3Dec/16Off

Football News Roundup – December 3, 2016

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Football News Roundup – December 2, 2016

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Football News Roundup – December 1, 2016

  • Kodjia wins PFA Fans' award
    Aston Villa forward Jonathan Kodjia has won the PFA Fans' Championship Player of the Month award for November.
  • LISTEN: EFL Weekly podcast
    Jaap Stam, Karl Robinson, Steve Evans, Danny Ward and Andy Hinchcliffe feature on the EFL Weekly podcast, - and you can listen here.
  • Moses wins PFA Fans' award
    Chelsea star Victor Moses has won the PFA Fans' Premier League Player of the Month award for November, beating the likes of Sergio Aguero and Gylfi Sigurdsson.
  • VOTE: Champ player of the month
    Vote now for your Sky Bet Championship PFA Fans' Player of the Month for November.
  • Walsall end Blades run
    Skipper Billy Sharp missed a late penalty as Sheffield United's 10-game unbeaten run was halted by Walsall, who defended heroically to nick a 1-0 win at Bramall Lane.
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29Nov/16Off

Football News Roundup – November 29, 2016

  • November's PFA Award shortlists
    The contenders for the PFA Fans' Player of the Month awards for November can be revealed by Sky Sports.
  • Premier League hotlist
    Who were the best Premier League players from the weekend games? We take a look at the man-of-the-match performances in our hotlist.
  • WATCH: PL Funnies of the Week
    From Loris Karius' memorable goal kick to Wilfried Zaha's dancing, here are the most amusing moments from the weekend's Premier League games...
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28Nov/16Off

Football News Roundup – November 28, 2016

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Football News Roundup – November 27, 2016

  • Villa win again under Bruce
    Aston Villa continued their recent revival under Steve Bruce with an impressive 3-1 Sky Bet Championship win over Cardiff at Villa Park.
  • Forestieri inspires Owls win
    Sheffield Wednesday striker Fernando Forestieri ruined Paul Lambert's first home game in charge of Wolves as the visitors triumphed 2-0 at Molineux.
  • Donaldson returns to haunt Bees
    Former Brentford striker Clayton Donaldson scored and set up a second for Birmingham to consign his former side to their third home defeat in a row in an end-to-end 2-1 win.
  • Championship: Newcastle upset
    Newcastle missed out on the chance to make history as they suffered a shock defeat to Blackburn and had their lead at the top of the Sky Bet Championship cut to two points by Brighton.
  • Pulis: We need to sign quality
    West Brom manager Tony Pulis says he will take a quality over quantity approach during the January transfer window.
  • Lansbury treble routs Barnsley
    Henri Lansbury scored a hat-trick as Nottingham Forest beat 10-man Barnsley 5-2 in a highly-entertaining Sky Bet Championship clash on Friday night.
  • Bruce: Good times returning
    Steve Bruce hopes the good times will get even better for Aston Villa after a hard-fought 3-1 win over Cardiff extended their unbeaten run to seven games.
  • Hull v West Brom preview
    West Brom could be buoyed by the return of club-record signing Nacer Chadli as they look to keep up momentum in the Premier League when they face relegation candidates Hull on Saturday.
  • Barnsley 2-5 N Forest recap
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26Nov/16Off

Football News Roundup – November 26, 2016

  • Sky Bet EFL build-up recap
  • Aston Villa v Cardiff preview
    Forwards Ross McCormack and Gabriel Agbonlahor are doubtful for Aston Villa's Championship clash with Cardiff with ankle knocks.
  • Merson's predictions
    Sky Sports football pundit Paul Merson is back with another round of predictions, as he looks ahead to all the action in week 13 of the Premier League.
  • Who uses English players most?
    Which Premier League team uses English players most, and who relies heavily on foreign talent?
  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton is back with his latest predictions for the EFL this weekend, including the outcomes for Aston Villa, Leeds, Derby and Newcastle.
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25Nov/16Off

Football News Roundup – November 25, 2016

  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton is back with his latest predictions for the EFL this weekend, including the outcomes for Aston Villa, Leeds, Derby and Newcastle.
  • WATCH: Vardy's first signings
    Jamie Vardy has signed the first three players for his new V9 Academy as he looks to find non-league's next big talent.
  • January transfers – The odds
    The January transfer window is fast approaching – but which Premier League players could be on the move this winter?
  • Is Hourihane the Championship's best?
    Newcastle are dominating the Sky Bet Championship, but the stats suggest it's Barnsley skipper Conor Hourihane who's the star player in the second tier.
  • Champions League permutations
    We examine the permutations for each side ahead of matchday six of the Champions League group stage.
  • Fuchs: Why can't Foxes win it?
    Leicester defender Christian Fuchs is hoping to draw one of European football's top clubs in the next round of the Champions League, after the Foxes secured their place in the last-16 with one group game to spare.
  • West Brom CEO to step down
    Martin Goodman will replace Mark Jenkins as West Brom's chief executive in December.
  • Juve 16-year-old makes history
    Juventus' Moise Kean made history when he became the first player born in the year 2000 to feature in the Champions League on Tuesday night. Here, we profile the teenager and take a look at young talent on the rise in England...
  • Palace's worst record in England
    Crystal Palace are bottom of the pile for points won per game in 2016 from England's top four divisions.
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