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Martinez masterminds another memorable win as Wigan beat Arsenal updated: Tue Apr 17 2012 05:41:00

Arsenal's attempts to cement a place in next season's Champions League were thwarted on Monday as Wigan claimed a notable 2-1 win at the Emirates Stadium in the English Premier League.

Ferguson: EPL title race not overupdated: Tue Apr 17 2012 05:41:00

Is the English Premier League title race done and dusted? Manchester United's Alex Ferguson gives us his opinion.

Ronaldo hat-trick in Real derby win; Man Utd lose in EPLupdated: Thu Apr 12 2012 08:36:00

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed his seventh hat-trick of the season as Real Madrid won the capital derby against Atletico 4-1 Wednesday.

Mata rescues points for Chelsea as Tottenham draw at Sunderland updated: Sat Apr 07 2012 14:43:00

A dramatic injury-time goal by Juan Mata handed Chelsea a 2-1 victory over Wigan in the English Premier League on Saturday to boost their chances of qualifying for next season's Champions League. Peter Berlin: Five things we learned in the Premier Leagueupdated: Sat Apr 07 2012 14:08:00

Five things we learned in Barclays Premier League action Saturday:

Bolton score emotional win in first match since Muamba collapseupdated: Sat Mar 24 2012 15:39:00

Bolton's first match since the on-pitch collapse of their midfielder Fabrice Muamba last weekend ended with an emotional 2-1 victory over local rivals Blackburn Saturday.

Stadium hushed as medics workedupdated: Sun Mar 18 2012 15:23:00

World Sport reporter Zayn Nabbi describes the scene inside the stadium as paramedics tried to revive Muamba.

Man United thrash Wolves to go four points clearupdated: Sun Mar 18 2012 15:23:00

Premier League champions Manchester United have moved four points clear of rivals Manchester City at the top of the table after winning 5-0 at bottom club Wolverhampton on Sunday.

Rooney double puts Manchester United top of tableupdated: Sun Mar 11 2012 16:49:00

Manchester United have overtaken rivals Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table after a double from Wayne Rooney saw the champions defeat West Bromwich 2-0 on Sunday. Avi Creditor: Kljestan's brilliance in Belgium merits look from Klinsmannupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 09:34:00

When the NCAA men's basketball tournament takes center stage in about a month, we'll hear plenty usage of the term "blind résumé." It is a comparison method for decision-makers to look at the body of work for teams on the tournament-field bubble without being clouded by predetermined bias linked to a school's name or conference affiliation.

Aguero and Dzeko fire Man City to victoryupdated: Sat Feb 04 2012 14:43:00

Manchester City reaffirmed their grip on top spot in the English Premier League on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Fulham at the Etihad Stadium.

Soccer agent on tight moneyupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 04:45:00

Football agent says wealthy Europeans aren't investing in soccer as they once did.

Gibson fires Everton to win over Man City updated: Wed Feb 01 2012 04:45:00

Darron Gibson's first goal for Everton gave his old team Manchester United a massive boost as English Premier League leaders Manchester City crashed to a 1-0 defeat at Goodison Park on Tuesday.

What is happening with Tevez?updated: Mon Jan 16 2012 17:19:00

Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri explains the collapse of Carlos Tevez's expected move from Manchester City to Milan.

Dzeko header enough to give City winupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 17:19:00

Manchester City have gone three points clear at the top of the English Premier League after Edin Dzeko's first-half header proved enough to give them a 1-0 win at bottom club Wigan.

Berbatov hat-trick puts United levelupdated: Mon Dec 26 2011 13:26:00

Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov scored a hat-trick as Manchester United thrashed 10-man Wigan Athletic 5-0 at Old Trafford to draw level with rivals Manchester City at the top of the English Premier League.

Manchester clubs move clear in EPL as Liverpool lose groundupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 17:41:00

The Manchester clubs City and United moved further ahead in England's Premier League on Wednesday, while Luis Suarez's Liverpool lost ground on the leaders after dropping points at Wigan.

Cech's error proves costly for Chelseaupdated: Sat Dec 17 2011 15:40:00

Chelsea's English Premier League title hopes suffered a big blow on Saturday as a costly error by goalkeeper Petr Cech allowed lowly Wigan to snatch a 1-1 draw. Peter Berlin: Five things we learned in the Premier Leagueupdated: Sat Dec 10 2011 15:54:00

Five things we learned from Saturday's action in the Barclays Premier League.

Five-star City maintain EPL title chargeupdated: Sat Dec 03 2011 18:25:00

Manchester City continued their impressive form in the English Premier League on Saturday as they thrashed Norwich City 5-1 at Eastlands.

Euro 2012 finals match scheduleupdated: Sat Dec 03 2011 18:25:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto breaks down next summer's Euro 2012 football match-ups. Peter Berlin: Manchester United, Van Persie stick to script, more EPL thoughtsupdated: Sat Nov 19 2011 17:43:00

Five things we learned from Saturday's action in the Barclays Premier League: Georgina Turner: Premier League weekend in reviewupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 09:18:00

Dalglish has a sip of the managerial whine Georgina Turner: English Premier League weekend in reviewupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 13:52:00

Just before the 2008-09 season started, the Barclays Premier League launched its Get On With The Game initiative, designed to discourage "unacceptable behavior" from players and managers, usually directed at the officials. It had minimal impact (in fact, this might very well be the first you've heard of it), but given some of last season's dramas -- there were managers who made shrieking pantomime dames look like subtle artisans -- the scheme was revived last week. "There are always going to be incidents," said Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore last week, but he was "confident" that players, managers and referees were committed to improving relations/not behaving like infants.

Gervinho sees red as Gunners draw blankupdated: Sat Aug 13 2011 16:14:00

New striker Gervinho was sent off on his Premier League debut as Arsenal drew 0-0 against Newcastle United at St James Park in their opening match of the season on Saturday.

PSG seal swoop for France duoupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 13:27:00

Paris Saint Germain completed the signings of France internationals Jeremy Menez and Blaise Matuidi from Roma and Saint-Etienne respectively on Monday. Georgina Turner: English Premier League weekend in reviewupdated: Mon May 16 2011 12:57:00

Thoughts on the weekend's action in the Barclays Premier League:

Arsenal slip again as West Ham go downupdated: Sun May 15 2011 15:43:00

Arsenal's hopes of automatic Champions League qualification suffered another blow on Sunday, while London rivals West Ham dropped out of England's top division. Avi Creditor: Futures come into focus for Americans playing abroadupdated: Tue May 10 2011 10:14:00

With most soccer leagues in Europe either finished or within a few games of finishing, the future is becoming even more clear for the contingent of Americans playing overseas.

Man City lose at Everton: Spurs draw with Blackpoolupdated: Sat May 07 2011 19:55:00

Manchester City missed the opportunity to tighten their grip on fourth place in the English Premier League on Saturday as they lost 2-1 to Everton at Goodison Park.

Kalou keeps Chelsea's title hopes aliveupdated: Sat Apr 30 2011 19:31:00

A goal in the 89th minute from substitute Salomon Kalou earned Chelsea a precious 2-1 victory over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.

Wenger fury after Arsenal held to goalless draw at homeupdated: Sat Mar 05 2011 17:04:00

Arsenal were held to a frustrating goalless home draw by Sunderland in the English Premier League Saturday as they missed the chance to close to within a point of leaders Manchester United.

Hernandez brace puts Manchester United four points clearupdated: Sat Feb 26 2011 13:27:00

Two goals from striker Javier Hernandez helped Manchester United go four points clear at the top of the English Premier League on Saturday after a 4-0 win at Wigan Athletic.

Injury blow for United's Park Ji-Sungupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 10:40:00

Park Ji-Sung's Manchester United return has been put on hold after the South Korean midfielder suffered an injury in training.

Rooney double as United maintain advantageupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 17:23:00

England striker Wayne Rooney scored twice, only his second and third goals from open play this season, as Manchester United beat Aston Villa 3-1 to stay five points clear at the top of the Premier League table.

Berbatov rescues Manchester United; Arsenal reach Carling Cup finalupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 05:28:00

A three-goal blitz in 17 minutes preserved Manchester United's unbeaten record in the English Premier League and saved them from an embarrassing defeat at Blackpool.

Santa Cruz goes 'home' to Blackburnupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 15:12:00

Paraguay striker Roque Santa Cruz hopes to revive his stalled career after securing a return to his old stomping ground at English Premier League club Blackburn Rovers.

Ferguson: No need for major signingsupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 08:22:00

Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has revealed that the English Premier League leaders will not make any major signings in the January transfer window.

Chelsea clinch vital Premier League win; Ten-man Wigan deny Arsenalupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 06:07:00

Defending champions Chelsea secured their first win in seven league games to beat Bolton 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night, but title rivals Arsenal dropped vital points. Georgina Turner: Avram Grant, Roberto Martinez among managers in danger of getting the axeupdated: Mon Dec 20 2010 14:15:00

Christmas is a time for sharing, a time for caring and a time for firing your manager before the yawning jaws of relegation snap shut. Since the weather put paid to seven of the weekend's nine fixtures, let's have a look at who's in the danger zone: Avi Creditor: Americans abroad roundupupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 17:42:00

For at least one week, the discussion about the lack of U.S. goal scorers can be put to rest.

Chelsea extend Premier League leadupdated: Sat Oct 23 2010 16:03:00

Defending champions Chelsea marched five points clear at the top of the English Premier League on Saturday with a 2-0 victory that left Wolverhampton in the relegation zone.

Van Der Sar gifts West Brom a pointupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 18:30:00

Manchester United were held to a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford by West Bromwich Albion in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Man United held; Van der Vaart brace earns Spurs winupdated: Sat Oct 02 2010 18:58:00

Sunderland had the better of the chances against Manchester United at the Stadium of Light in the English Premier League on Saturday, but had to settle for a 0-0 draw against the 2009 champions. Georgina Turner: City blunts Chelsea, Premiership newcomers continue to surpriseupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 17:34:00

Notes from the weekend in the Premier League:

Chelsea win again; Wigan shock Spursupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 16:19:00

Chelsea have maintained their 100 percent record in the English Premier League with a comfortable victory over Stoke City. Jonathan Wilson: Competitive balance an issue in EPLupdated: Tue Aug 24 2010 12:47:00

Watch the television coverage of any English Premier League game between a side near the top of the table and a side near the bottom and you can guarantee that before kickoff one of the pundits will say something along these lines: "The great thing about this league is that on any given day anybody can beat anybody." Except it's not true, not anymore.

Chelsea run rampant again to match Arsenal's six-goal effortupdated: Sat Aug 21 2010 14:47:00

English champions Chelsea scored six goals for the second successive match of the new Premier League season at home to Wigan Athletic to match Arsenal's effort earlier on Saturday.

Drogba nets hat-trick as Chelsea smash six goals past West Bromupdated: Sat Aug 14 2010 14:40:00

Double winners Chelsea began the defense of their English Premier League title with a 6-0 drubbing of West Brom, while another promoted club provided the shock of the day as Blackpool thrashed Wigan 4-0.

Chelsea romp to title with eight-goal triumphupdated: Sun May 09 2010 16:36:00

Chelsea routed 10-man Wigan Athletic 8-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday to dethrone Manchester United as English Premier League champions. Georgina Turner: Title, bragging rights at stake as Premiership season concludesupdated: Thu May 06 2010 15:45:00

With the final day's Premier League action looming, it had seemed appropriate to engineer a way to have dramatic music boom out at you as you clicked on this page. But after Tottenham went and beat Manchester City on Wednesday to secure at least fourth place and a berth in the Champions League, bringing resolution to one suspenseful storyline, we didn't bother.

Arsenal fail to clinch third spot; Hull relegation confirmedupdated: Mon May 03 2010 15:58:00

Arsenal failed to seal third place in the English Premier League after losing 2-1 to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Monday. Georgina Turner: Birmingham, Bent the biggest surprises of the seasonupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 13:54:00

With just a few matches remaining of this Premiership season, the time has come for a spot of deliberation, cogitation and digestion. What's happened since last August to confound the surest of expectations and put paid to the sincerest of hopes? Quite a bit, is the simple answer; this season has provided a lasting ride for more than half of a league that has spent several years fending off accusations of soul-crushing predictability. Things we didn't expect: Georgina Turner: Contrasting fortunes for North London rivals Arsenal and Spursupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 08:06:00

How the crowing must be reverberating around London's N17 postcode, the home of Tottenham Hotspur and 36,000 fans who don't know whether to stock their medicine cabinet with uppers or downers these days. One minute they're having to cope with defeat to Sunderland and a muted reverse at the hands of Portsmouth in the FA Cup semifinal, the next they've secured spine-tingling 2-1 wins over beloved neighbors Arsenal and old chums Chelsea.

Tevez hits hat-trick as Manchester City sink Wiganupdated: Tue Mar 30 2010 05:22:00

Carlos Tevez hit a hat-trick as Manchester City climbed into fifth in the English Premier League with a 3-0 win over Wigan.

Liverpool sunk by Rodallega strikeupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 18:01:00

Liverpool's hopes of claiming the fourth and final Champions League place in the English Premier League suffered a setback as a first half Hugo Rodallega goal gave struggling Wigan a 1-0 home victory on Monday.

Man Utd go top with five-star win over hapless Portsmouthupdated: Sat Feb 06 2010 14:33:00

Manchester United returned to the top of English Premier League with a 5-0 crushing of crisis club Portsmouth on Saturday, while Liverpool kept their Champions League bid on track with a 1-0 victory in the derby against Everton.

Snow plays havoc with English programupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 13:27:00

The freezing weather has ripped into this weekend's English football program with Liverpool's clash against Tottenham becoming the fourth Premier League match to be called off.

Easy wins for Man United and Arsenalupdated: Wed Dec 30 2009 17:09:00

Manchester United and Arsenal both claimed easy victories on Wednesday to remain in touch with Chelsea at the top of the English Premier League.

Chelsea held as Villa stun Man Utdupdated: Sat Dec 12 2009 16:33:00

Chelsea extended their lead despite dropping points at home for the first time this season, as second-placed Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 defeat by visiting Aston Villa on a day of upset results in the English Premier League.

Arsenal and Liverpool secure vital winsupdated: Sun Nov 29 2009 12:44:00

Arsenal and Liverpool boosted their English Premier League title challenges with contrasting victories on Saturday.

Wigan refund tickets after thrashingupdated: Tue Nov 24 2009 15:54:00

Premier League side Wigan Athletic have offered to refund tickets paid for by supporters who travelled to their 9-1 thrashing at Tottenham Hotspur.

Defoe gets five as Spurs score nineupdated: Sun Nov 22 2009 13:18:00

Tottenham Hotspur humiliated Wigan 9-1 with England striker Jermain Defoe scoring five to move into the Champions League spots in the English Premier League.

Petrov goal rescues point for Manchester Cityupdated: Sun Oct 18 2009 14:58:00

Bulgarian winger Martin Petrov scored a second-half equalizer to rescue a point for big-spending Manchester City in a 1-1 English Premier League draw at Wigan on Sunday.

Man Utd go top as Chelsea stumble at Wiganupdated: Sat Sep 26 2009 14:45:00

Manchester United went to the top of the English Premier League as Chelsea lost 3-1 at Wigan to see their perfect start to the season ruined.

Adebayor again Manchester City's match-winnerupdated: Sun Aug 30 2009 15:03:00

Big-spending Manchester City continued their perfect start to the English Premier League season on Sunday, winning 1-0 at struggling Portsmouth thanks to Emmanuel Adebayor's third goal in as many games.

Tottenham continue superb start to seasonupdated: Wed Aug 26 2009 17:41:00

Tottenham Hotspur continued their dominant start to the new season with a 5-1 victory at second-flight Doncaster Rovers in the English League Cup.

Man United thump Wigan as Arsenal top tableupdated: Sat Aug 22 2009 14:18:00

Michael Owen scored his first goal for Manchester United, and fellow-striker Wayne Rooney his 100th, as the English Premier League champions returned to winning form with a thumping 5-0 victory at Wigan on Saturday.

Man United sign Valencia to replace Ronaldoupdated: Tue Jun 30 2009 16:12:00

Manchester United have made their first signing of the summer after confirming a deal has been done for Wigan Athletic winger Antonio Valencia.

Manchester Utd edge closer to Valencia dealupdated: Sun Jun 14 2009 10:08:00

English Premier League side Wigan Athletic have confirmed that negotiations over the transfer of winger Antonio Valencia to Manchester United are expected to start "very shortly".

Man United recover to edge closer to titleupdated: Thu May 14 2009 09:23:00

Manchester United need just one point from their final two matches to retain the English Premier League title after fighting back from going a goal behind to win 2-1 at Wigan Athletic on Wednesday.

Man Utd check on Rio ahead of Wigan gameupdated: Tue May 12 2009 10:21:00

Manchester United are waiting on the fitness of England international Rio Ferdinand ahead of their vital trip to Wigan Athletic on Wednesday night.

When football players go 'AWOL'updated: Fri Apr 17 2009 12:56:00

After a week when he could not be traced, Egyptian striker Amir Zaki is back at his Premier League club side Wigan Athletic in northern England.

United fight back to increase lead at topupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 05:13:00

Goals from Wayne Rooney and Dimitar Berbatov saw Manchester United come from behind to win 2-1 at Newcastle, a result that restores their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

Boro hammer blow to Liverpool title hopesupdated: Sat Feb 28 2009 12:29:00

Liverpool's Premier League title hopes suffered another severe setback as they went down 2-0 to relegation strugglers Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday.

Villa and Arsenal miss chance to close gapupdated: Sat Jan 31 2009 15:22:00

Aston Villa and Arsenal missed the chance to take closer order in the Premier League title race as both were held to goalless draws on Saturday.

Villa swoop to sign England striker Heskeyupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 13:40:00

Premier League high-flyers Aston Villa have secured the signing of England international striker Emile Heskey from Wigan Athletic for a fee of £3.5 million ($4.8m) on a three-and-a-half year contract -- the official Villa Web site has confirmed.

Honduran star Palacios bound for Tottenhamupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 11:54:00

Tottenham Hotspur have clinched the signing of midfielder Wilson Palacios from Wigan in a transfer reported to be worth £14 million ($19.77 million)

Tottenham ease into FA Cup fourth roundupdated: Sat Jan 03 2009 05:36:00

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp's defense of the FA Cup he won with Portsmouth last season started with a comfortable 3-1 third round home victory over Wigan on Friday night.

Wigan climb to safety after win over Evertonupdated: Tue Nov 25 2008 04:26:00

Henri Camara scored his first Premier League goal in almost two years, as Wigan beat Everton 1-0 at the JJB Stadium.

Arsenal's teen stars reach League Cup last 8updated: Wed Nov 12 2008 07:38:00

Jay Simpson scored his first Arsenal goals in a 3-0 victory over Wigan as the club's teenage stars swept their north London club into the League Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday.

How did your team fare last weekend?updated: Tue Sep 30 2008 08:23:00

Controversy reigned in the big European leagues this weekend, and some big local derbies were played out, testing the metal of the top names.

Defoe and Crouch leave Spurs rock bottomupdated: Sun Sep 28 2008 16:05:00

Jermain Defoe scored a first-half penalty against his former club before Peter Crouch added a second, as Portmouth beat Tottenham 2-0 to leave Juande Ramos' hapless side rooted to the bottom of the English Premier League.

Deco curls in early winner for Chelseaupdated: Sun Aug 24 2008 13:40:00

Portuguese international Deco gave Chelsea a 1-0 Premier League victory at Wigan when he curled in a superb fourth minute free kick at the JJB Stadium on Sunday.

Drogba to miss start of Chelsea seasonupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 13:16:00

Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has admitted that star striker Didier Drogba is unlikely to feature for his side until the very end of August.

Egypt hitman Zaki clinches English switchupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 08:53:00

Egypt international Amr Zaki is hoping to prove himself in the English Premier League after clinching a season-long loan deal with Wigan Athletic on Tuesday. The Limey: Manchester United draws first bloodupdated: Mon May 19 2008 12:10:00

First Blood to Manchester United, as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Ryan Giggs made them the John Rambo to Chelsea's bumbling small town sheriff in last Sunday's EPL finale. At the moment it's anyone's guess who'll play the muscle-bound Vietnam veteran, and who'll be the hapless Vietnamese soldiers in next week's sequel.

No title for Chelseaupdated: Sun May 11 2008 21:05:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto reports on Chelsea's defeat against Bolton. The championship title went to Manchester United.

United claim 10th Premier League titleupdated: Sun May 11 2008 15:45:00

Manchester United claimed their 10th Premier League title with a 2-0 victory at Wigan Athletic on a dramatic final day of the season. The Limey: Answers forthcoming as EPL race enters home stretchupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 13:18:00

After eight months and 32 games, the destination of this season's English Premier League title has been decided in the space of five days.

Grant insists Chelsea can still win titleupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 04:58:00

Chelsea manager Avram Grant still believes that his side can win the English Premier League title, despite dropping two points in Monday night's home match against Wigan.

Late Heskey goal dents Chelsea's hopesupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 17:30:00

Emile Heskey's shock injury-time equalizer blew a massive hole in Chelsea's hunt for the English Premier League title as visitors Wigan held the Blues to a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. The Limey: Man. United runs rampant; panic down at the bottomupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 16:08:00

Manchester United is running rampant. Last Saturday, the Red Devils demolished eighth-place Aston Villa 4-0 at Old Trafford and remain five points clear of Chelsea in the English Premier League race. The standard of United's soccer was so sublime, the score line actually flattered the losers.

McBride ends drought with Fulham winnerupdated: Sun Mar 16 2008 14:55:00

Brian McBride's first goal since August gave Fulham their second league win in 18 games and dented Everton's hopes of a top-four finish in the English Premier League on Sunday.

Wigan Athletic axe coach Hutchingsupdated: Mon Nov 05 2007 08:13:00

English Premier League club Wigan Athletic sacked manager Chris Hutchings on Monday.

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