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Premier League Recap

Premier League recap: Jermain Defoe and Daniel Sturridge on target

England manager Roy Hodgson spent his Saturday afternoon at a gloriously sunny Craven Cottage and was rewarded with a full-blooded game between two London sides. As ever, the most noteworthy developments took place near the bottom of the table and in the fumble for the final UEFA Champions League spot. Manchester United are the champions.

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Premier League Recap

Premier League Recap: English players save Southampton, but Arsenal don’t select a single one

A glorious, sunny weekend provided the backdrop for a full Premier League programme. At the top, the dull title race at least had the grace to keep itself to itself with a Manchester derby, but the big winners in the bottom half are the teams that really enjoyed themselves. Southampton, Newcastle United and Aston Villa supporters had smiles on their faces on Monday morning.

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Premier League Recap

Premier League Recap: Andy Carroll scores two, Liverpool duo overpower Aston Villa

The bottom end of the Premier League has been getting ever tighter, and now a larger crop of teams are looking over their shoulders at what seems certain to be the one remaining spot in the relegation zone. Defeat for Aston Villa and a win for Wigan Athletic mean Paul Lambert’s team are once again the ones needing to vacate it.

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Premier League Recap

Premier League Recap: goals for Wayne Rooney, Stewart Downing and Aaron Lennon

With Manchesters United and City both winning and keeping up the 12-point gap at the top, the really interesting battle in the Premier League at the moment is the one at the bottom. Aston Villa, Reading and Queens Park Rangers remain in the bottom three but Wigan Athletic in particular are in danger of dropping back in next weekend.

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Everton’s Phil Jagielka out for “at least a few weeks” after Adam Le Fondre lunge

Everton and England defender Phil Jagielka only made it to the fifth minute of the Toffees’ emphatic 3-1 victory over Reading yesterday after finding himself on the wrong end of a late tackle by Adam Le Fondre. Jagielka suffered an ankle injury as a result of Le Fondre’s over-exuberant challenge and Everton manager David Moyes was understandably unhappy.

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