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Premier League stats: Walcott, Watford, Arsenal and Man Utd

Theo Walcott ends a 14-month wait for a Premier League assist, Watford start with a different goalkeeper for the first time in 100 top-flight matches, and Arsenal reach a French milestone. Here are the best stats from Saturday’s Premier League games. Theo Walcott registered his first Premier League assist in 475 days – on his […]

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Premier League – alternative view of the table after 23 games

Breathing space for Manchester City, a scramble for Champions League places and huge congestion in the bottom half. This alternative view of the Premier League table – with teams spaced by the points they have – shows very clearly City’s dominance and the huge scramble taking place down below. This time last season it was […]

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Premier League predictions: Lawro v Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz

Manchester United needed a last-gasp Jesse Lingard goal to rescue a draw against Burnley at Old Trafford in December – how will they fare at Turf Moor on Saturday? BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson: “Burnley’s poor run continued with their defeat by Crystal Palace on Saturday, and they are now without a win in […]

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Tickets, wages, crowds: Premier League v Europe in five charts

West Ham’s gate receipts and attendances have increased since their move to the London Stadium in 2016 English football fans pay more. Their clubs have larger wage bills. But attendances are, on average, higher in the Premier League than anywhere in Europe. Uefa has released its ‘benchmark’ report for 2016, documenting everything from club revenues […]

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BBC & Premier League start ‘Super Movers’

Arsenal Women’s captain Alex Scott MBE is a Super Movers ambassador The BBC and Premier League have started a campaign called Super Movers to help primary school teachers encourage children to become more active. The initiative intends to inspire children to become more active throughout their school day and enhance their learning. The scheme will […]