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  • Hammers end 52-year wait for Anfield triumph

    Hammers end 52-year wait for Anfield triumph

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    Hammers end 52-year wait for Anfield triumph

    West Ham handed Liverpool their first defeat of the new Premier League season with a 3-0 win on Saturday that ended the east London club's 52-year wait for success at Anfield. Goals from Manuel Lanzini and Mark Noble put Slaven Bilic's side firmly in control of a fixture in which they had not tasted victory since a 2-1 triumph in September 1963 before Diafra Sakho's late effort completed the rout. The dismissal of Liverpool's midfielder Philippe Coutinho early in the second half left the home …

  • City slickers down Watford to set club record

    City slickers down Watford to set club record

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    City slickers down Watford to set club record

    Manchester City set a club record of 10 successive league victories by maintaining their 100 per cent start to the season with a 2-0 win over Watford at Eastlands on Saturday. Raheem Sterling's first competitive goal for City since his £49 million ($75.4 million, 67.4 million euros) move from Liverpool set up the win early in the second half, before Fernandinho added a second with a fierce drive to end the newly-promoted visitors' unbeaten league start. Manuel Pellegrini's side are three …

  • Pulis celebrates Stoke return with West Brom win

    Pulis celebrates Stoke return with West Brom win

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    Pulis celebrates Stoke return with West Brom win

    Tony Pulis celebrated his return to the Britannia Stadium as West Bromwich Albion won for the first time this season with a 1-0 victory over nine-man Stoke on Saturday. The match was decided by a headed goal on the stroke of half-time by new Venezuelan signing Salomon Rondon following a deft cross from former Southampton and Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert. Pulis, who led Stoke back into the Premier League in 2008 and also guided the club to the 2011 FA Cup final where they were beaten by …

  • Sterling gets 1st goal as Man City keeps perfect record

    Sterling gets 1st goal as Man City keeps perfect record

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    Sterling gets 1st goal as Man City keeps perfect record

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Raheem Sterling scored his first Premier League goal for Manchester City as Manuel Pellegrini's team beat Watford 2-0 Saturday to keep its perfect record. …

  • Comeback win sees Cologne claim surprise second

    Comeback win sees Cologne claim surprise second

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    Comeback win sees Cologne claim surprise second

    Cologne's impressive start to the season continued on Saturday when they went second in the Bundesliga with a 2-1 comeback win at home to Hamburg. Wolfsburg moved to the top of the table on Friday with a 3-0 win at home to Schalke without Manchester City-bound Kevin de Bruyne, but Cologne claimed second after gleaning seven points from their opening three games. After ex-Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Lewis Holtby put Hamburg ahead early in the second half, Cologne levelled through Philipp …