Premier League round-up: Leicester go eight points clear

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Riyad Mahrez celebrates his goal

Leicester created an eight point gap between them and their rivals, further cementing their bid for the Premier League title. Continue reading “Premier League round-up: Leicester go eight points clear”

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Premier League round-up: West Ham shock Arsenal

The Premier League returned this weekend, with West Ham’s 2-0 victory over title hopefuls Arsenal the major talking point. Other significant results included Man City’s comprehensive 3-0 win against West Brom and reigning champions Chelsea surviving a scare to draw 2-2 with Welsh side Swansea.

16-year-old Reece Oxford, who made his West Ham debut

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Premier League Predictions 2015-16

Who will raise the Premier League trophy next May?

It’s that time again, as football fans up and down the country start to eagerly anticipate the beginning of the new football season. Will Chelsea triumph once more, or will the title return to Manchester? Will Manchester United and Liverpool’s high-spending summer pay off? How will the teams promoted from the Championship fare? This post will tackle all those questions and more, as Teen Sport News tries to predict where each team will finish in thirty-eight games time. Continue reading “Premier League Predictions 2015-16”

League Cup round-up: Liverpool and Chelsea survive scares to progress

Chelsea legend Drogba returned to the club in the summer

League Two Shrewsbury gave Chelsea a run for their money in the League Cup but eventually succumbed 2-1 to the Premier League leaders.

After a goalless first half, Didier Drogba proved he’s still got it with a goal to add to the one he scored against Manchester United on Sunday.

However, Shrewsbury fought back and equalised, but a late own goal saved Chelsea from extra-time and a potential giant-killing to win 2-1.

Mario Balotelli may have just kickstarted his season after inspiring Liverpool to come back to beat Swansea.

Swansea, who beat Liverpool 3-1 two years ago in the competition before going on to win it, lead from Marvin Emnes’ second-half goal.

However, when Balotelli came on late in the game, the Italian turned the game around with an equaliser before Dejan Lovren’s late header gave Liverpool a 2-1 lead.

In other games, Bournemouth followed up on their amazing 8-0 win over Birmingham in the Championship with a 2-1 win over Premier League West Brom. Derby also came back from 2-0 against Fulham to win 5-2.

The full results are:

  • Fulham 2-5 Derby
  • Shrewsbury 1-2 Chelsea
  • MK Dons 1-2 Sheffield United
  • Liverpool 2-1 Swansea
  • Bournemouth 2-1 West Brom