Man City Retain Premier League Title

BY BBC Manchester City retained their Premier League title and finally ended Liverpool's magnificent challenge after surviving a scare to come from behind and outclass Brighton 4-1 at the Amex. Pep Guardiola's side started the day knowing victory would ensure they would be the first team to retain the crown since Manchester

Lacazette Strike Sees off Cardiff

Arsenal secured their first away win of the season as they edged Cardiff City 3-2 in a pulsating Premier League encounter. Alexandre Lacazette's powerful late winner proved the difference in a contest full of attacking quality and defensive fragility. The Gunners led twice, through Shkodran Mustafi's header and a curling effort from

Liverpool Edge Stubborn Brighton

Mohamed Salah's first-half strike moved Liverpool top of the Premier League table with a 1-0 victory over a stubborn Brighton side. Salah, who scored a record 38 goals in the Premier League last season, secured the three points with a clinical finish off the inside of the post. Jurgen Klopp's side were

Kop Boss Klopp Rubbishes Title Talks

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he was "not interested in sending a statement" to his side's title rivals after a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace gave them a second successive Premier League win. The Reds - who finished 25 points behind champions Manchester City in fourth last season - were worthy

Brighton Stun Lacklustre Man United

Brighton stunned a lacklustre Manchester United with three first-half goals to secure a famous 3-2 victory at the Amex Stadium. The Seagulls beat United in May to retain their Premier League status, but few expected a repeat on Sunday. However, Brighton capitalised on a poor start from United to take the lead

Premier League Fixtures Out, Chelsea to Host Burnley

Chelsea will begin their title defence at home to Burnley when the 2017-18 Premier League season kicks off on the weekend of 12-13 August. Newly promoted Newcastle host Tottenham, while Brighton welcome Manchester City and Huddersfield visit Crystal Palace. Liverpool will face Watford.  Spurs' first game at Wembley will be

Burnley Earn Premier League Promotion

Burnley secured an immediate return to the Premier League by beating QPR. The Clarets began the game at Turf Moor knowing a win would be enough to confirm a top-two finish after Brighton drew 1-1 with Derby earlier in the day. After an edgy first hour, Sam Vokes headed in Dave

Aston Villa’s Relegation All but Confirmed

Aston Villa are all but relegated after a 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth - their eighth in a row - left them 15 points from safety with five games left. Steve Cook's close-range finish set the visitors on their way before Joshua King scored after a defensive mix-up. Jordan Ayew

Leicester go 8 Points Clear, Chelsea Held

Leicester City moved eight points clear at the top of the Premier League after Riyad Mahrez's goal saw off a stubborn Crystal Palace side. Mahrez missed an early chance after being put clean through but made amends when he turned in Jamie Vardy's cross. Damien Delaney hit the bar