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Stones has a 'huge future'

John Stones will go on to become a star for club and country, according to Everton team-mate Leighton Baines. Stones scored his first goal in an Everton shirt in Sunday's impressive 3-0 win over Manchester United at Goodison Park. The 20-year-old, who is set to feature for England at this summer's European Under-21 Championship, has already made two senior international appearances under Roy Hodgson. Baines ...
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Memphis Depay 'very talented', admits Liverpool boss Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has refused to deny his club are attempting to sign the PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay and described him as a ‘very talented’ player. The Reds are understood to be competing with Manchester United and several other top clubs in Europe for the Netherlands international’s signature this summer. Rodgers has confirmed that attacking players are ...
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Ardley wants promotion push

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has vowed to build a squad to challenge for promotion next season. The Dons' campaign has tailed off in recent weeks with Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Bury making it seven games without a victory. They lie in 15th place with one game left, at home to relegated Cheltenham, but Ardley is already planning for next term. "I want to send the fans home happy, even if that's ...
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Arsenal 0 Chelsea 0

Chelsea have taken another step towards the Premier League title after playing out a goalless draw againstArsenal at the Emirates. The first effort of the game fell to the hosts, as a Santi Cazorla free kick four minutes in flew kindly into the arms of Thibaut Courtois. Chelsea appealed for a penalty in the seventh minute when Oscar went down in the box under a ...
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Everton 3 Man Utd 0

Everton have moved into the top half of the Premier League table for the first time in four months after thrashing Manchester United 3-0 in their clash at Goodison Park. The visitors were quickest out of the starting blocks as former Toffee Marouane Fellaini had a long-range effort blocked in the first few minutes, while Luke Shaw saw plenty of the ball down the ...
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Allardyce: Adrian one of the best

Sam Allardyce singled out goalkeeper Adrian for praise after West Ham held on to secure a 0-0 draw against relegation-battling QPR. West Ham extended a poor run of form that has seen them win only twice in the league in 2015 but it could have been worse for Allardyce's side had Adrian not saved Charlie Austin's first-half penalty. Adrian has now saved his last three consecutive spot-kicks and Allardyce ...
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Saunders let to pick up pieces

A disbelieving Dean Saunders will look to rally Crawley for some final-day heroics after a dramatic 4-3 defeat at Peterborough. Conor Washington and Michael Bostwick scored in the last three minutes to condemn Crawley to a defeat that leaves them stuck in the relegation zone going into the final week of the season. Saunders' side had twice hit the front at the ABAX Stadium before being undone in ...
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Ben Watson delighted to return to Premier League with promoted Watford

Watford midfielder Ben Watson was a proud man after his side clinched promotion to the Premier League. Victory at Brighton, 2-0 with goals from captain Troy Deeney and substitute Matej Vydra, saw the Hornets keep up their end of the bargain in Saturday's early kick-off. And Middlesbrough's dramatic defeat to Fulham and Norwich's draw at Rotherham meant the celebrations could begin in earnest - meaning ...
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Cotterill pleased with champs

Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill saluted the attitude of his championship-winning team after a 2-0 victory at Chesterfield. Rochdale's loss to MK Dons confirmed Chesterfield 's top-six finish, even though their seven-game unbeaten run was ended by another impressive display from Cotterill's side. There was little between the teams until Chesterfield lost the ball outside the penalty area in ...
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Ronnie Moore basked in Hartlepool's 'astounding' Great Escape

Ronnie Moore basked in Hartlepool's 'astounding' Great Escape after a 2-1 win over Exeter secured their League Two safety. First-half goals from Scott Fenwick and Jordan Hugill secured the decisive three points as Pools, who were 10 points adrift at the foot of the table in January, secured their Football League status. The result consigned Tranmere to a second successive relegation, with Cheltenham ...
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