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How Norwich upset Man City to claim the Premier League season’s most shocking win

[ad_1] 4:46 PM ETIan DarkeESPN.com writer CloseDarke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world's most recognizable soccer voices.NORWICH, England -- What happened at Carrow Road on Saturday is one of the reasons we are
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Zinchenko, entire Man City back four earn 4/10 in damaging defeat at Norwich

[ad_1] Manchester City slipped five points adrift of Premier League leaders Liverpool as Pep Guardiola's side were stunned by Norwich at Carrow Road on Saturday. Goals from Kenny McLean, Todd Cantwell and Teemu Pukki were enough to secure a 3-2 victory for the Canaries, who produced an incredible display to deliver an early blow to City's title ambitions.PositivesAs expected, the reigning champions dictated possession for large periods of the game.
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Liverpool should thrash Newcastle, right? Not so fast. Your Premier League weekend preview

[ad_1] Club football is back! Nick Miller gets you ready for all the Premier League action with a new-look weekend preview.Jump to: Unlikely game to watch | Team that needs luck | Fantasy tips | This will happen | Man to watch | Key stats | Bold / reckless predictionsTHE WEEKEND'S BIG QUESTIONSWill Newcastle pull another performance out of the bag against Liverpool?Newcastle United have a case for being the
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Clubs in big five leagues spend record amount

[ad_1] European clubs from the "big five" leagues spent over €5 billion during the summer transfer window for the first time, according to a Deloitte report.Clubs from the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1 broke the previous record by €0.9bn, which was set last summer, as they spent a total of €5.5bn.- ESPN fantasy: Sign up now!- Transfer Tracker: All the major deals- Marcotti: Anatomy of
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Man United could get a lot worse before they get better thanks to bad transfer business and indecision

[ad_1] There is good news and bad news for Manchester United supporters right now, even though Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team go into the international break having posted the club's worst start to a season since 1992-93.The good news: having identified the need to weed out under-performing (and in some cases, non-performing) players, things will eventually get better at Old Trafford. The bad news: there is a real danger of things
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Arsenal-Spurs match had it all and that’s concerning for both teams

[ad_1] Game of the weekendIn these days of infinite possibilities for interaction between football and the watching public, there should really be button everyone can press which forces a game of football to be extended indefinitely. You can only use it once a season, but if enough people press the button, then the teams must keep on playing for our amusement.That game this weekend would have most certainly been the
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Pogba’s mixed performance sums up Solskjaer’s problems at Man United

[ad_1] SOUTHAMPTON, England -- Is it possible for one man to be his team's best and worst player in the same game?Every time Paul Pogba got the ball during Manchester United's 1-1 draw against Southampton, you sat up, eyes widened, because it looked like something terrific was about to happen, something you would not want to miss. Then, though, more often than not the complete opposite happened.There was a short
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the untold story of Arsenal’s mascot

[ad_1] Arsene Wenger, Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp: None of them can compare to Arsenal's most enduring star, Gunnersaurus. Pete Kiehart for ESPNLONDON -- Gunnersaurus Rex had just finished greeting Burnley off their bus in the bowels of the Emirates, extending his great green claws toward manager Sean Dyche, Ashley Barnes and Ben Mee. Goalkeeper Nick Pope had taken a conspicuously wide turn to avoid him, and someone in the small crowd
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Champions League draw reaction Premier League clubs happy difficult for Spain’s big three

[ad_1] The draw for the UEFA Champions League group stage took place in Monaco on Thursday and, as ever, threw up some intriguing story lines. Mark Ogden picks his highlights and makes some predictions.Jump to: Group A | B | C | D | E | F | G | HEnglish clubs get it easyIt is the luck of draw, but while the likes of Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Atletico