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Premier League: Association football league in England
The Premier League, often referred to as the English Premier League or the EPL, is the top level of the English football league system. Contested by 20 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the English Football League (EFL). Seasons run from August to May with each team playing 38 matches. Most games are played on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

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Ministers eye vaccine passports for Premier League matches and large events [Video]

Ministers eye vaccine passports for Premier League matches and large events

Only fully-vaccinated football fans may be able to attend Premier League matches and other events with more than 20,000 spectators from October under Government plans.

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Pc convicted of manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson after five-year wait for justice [Video]

Pc convicted of manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson after five-year wait for justice

A police officer has been convicted of the manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson – as the ex-Premier League star’s family criticised the “completely unacceptable” five-year delay in bringing his..

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Kieran Trippier backs Harry Kane to start firing at Euro 2020 [Video]

Kieran Trippier backs Harry Kane to start firing at Euro 2020

Kieran Trippier has backed England captain Harry Kane to end his goalless Euro 2020 campaign. Kane has failed to have a shot on target in the opening two games as the Three Lions beat Croatia before..

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Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City handed Tottenham trip in Premier League opener [Video]

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City handed Tottenham trip in Premier League opener

Premier League champions Manchester City will start the defence of their title away to Tottenham after the fixtures for the 2021-22 season were unveiled.

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Super League six in £22m settlement with Premier League [Video]

Super League six in £22m settlement with Premier League

A financial settlement worth a combined £22million has been reached between England’s six Super League rebel clubs and the Premier League, the PA news agency understands.Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool,..

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PFA Premier League team of the year: City players dominate line-up [Video]

PFA Premier League team of the year: City players dominate line-up

Six of Manchester City's title winners have been named in the PFA Premier League team of the year while Golden Boot and Playmaker winner Harry Kane was also in it.Ederson, Joao Cancelo, John Stones,..

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Championship play-off final match preview: Brentford v Swansea [Video]

Championship play-off final match preview: Brentford v Swansea

A place in the Premier League will be on the line when Brentford take on Swansea in the Championship play-off final at Wembley on May 29. Take a look at the stats here.

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The former Premier League player is charged by police after an incident in London.
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Large events such as Premier League matches could be open only to the fully-vaccinated

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Large events, such as Premier League games, could be open only to fully-vaccinated people from October under government plans.
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Transfer rumours: Federico Chiesa, Joaquin Correa, Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba

Juventus reject Liverpool bid for Federico Chiesa, Premier League clubs chase Lazio forward Joaquin Correa, plus more.
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Manchester City: Premier League champions scrap Troyes pre-season game because of travel rules

Manchester City's pre-season game with Troyes is scrapped because of new Government rules about entering France.
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Players and MPs call on football chiefs to fund defibrillators at all grounds in England

Footballers and MPs write to the Football Association, Premier League and Professional Footballers' Association urging them to fund defibrillators at all grounds in England.
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What the Premier League can learn from VAR at Euro 2020 - by former referee Lee Probert

The Premier League can learn a lot from Uefa's light-touch approach to VAR decisions, says former official Lee Probert.
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Man charged with alleged racial abuse of Rio Ferdinand at Premier League match

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A man has been charged with allegedly racially abusing former Manchester United and England footballer Rio Ferdinand, police have said.
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Watch: James Bissue scores stunning halfway line goal in Ghana top flight

Watch as James Bissue scores from inside his own half for Elmina Sharks in Ghana's Premier League.
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Jose Mourinho defends Premier League record

Jose Mourinho defends his recent record in the Premier League saying what is considered "a disaster for me" other coaches "never achieve".
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Alex Dombrandt to make England Test debut against Canada

Harlequins' Premiership-winning number eight Alex Dombrandt will make his Test debut for England against Canada on Saturday.
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Transfer rumours: Sterling, Bale, Rogers, Tapsoba, White, Williams, Hennessey, Griezmann, Umtiti and more

Raheem Sterling open to offers, Gareth Bale looks to end club career, a potential Premier League destination for Antoine Griezmann, and more.
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Newcastle suitor Staveley accuses Premier League over £300m Saudi bid

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The financier spearheading a £300m takeover of Newcastle United has accused the Premier League of a "closely guarded lack of transparency" and of lacking accountability ahead of legal proceedings that..
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Patrick Vieira takes over as Crystal Palace manager

Crystal Palace appoint Patrick Vieira to succeed Roy Hodgson as the Premier League club's manager.
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Premier League alert! Lionel Messi's contract with Barcelona ends - leaving him a free agent

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Lionel Messi is officially a free agent after his contract with Barcelona came to an end.
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Everton: 'Rafael Benitez appointment is Farhad Moshiri's most risk-loaded move yet'

Rafael Benitez to Everton is one of the most unlikely Premier League stories of recent times, which could prove unexpectedly inspired - or have the capacity to become toxic, writes Phil McNulty.
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Premiership to expand to 14 clubs from 2022-23 season

The Premiership is to expand to 14 clubs from the 2022-23 season with no prospect of relegation until the following campaign.
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Police officer who killed Dalian Atkinson had been found guilty of gross misconduct

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The police officer who killed former Premier League footballer Dalian Atkinson had previously been found guilty of gross misconduct after failing to mention two cautions on his job application.
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Premiership final: Exeter Chiefs v Harlequins

Team news as Exeter take on Harlequins in Saturday's Premiership final at Twickenham (17:30 BST).
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Muslim athletes charter: Premier League clubs sign up to 'first of its kind' code

Saturday sees the official launch of the "first of its kind" Muslim athletes charter, which has been described as a "gamechanger".
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Championship fixtures: West Brom visit Bournemouth, home games for Fulham and Sheffield United

Relegated Premier League side West Brom will start their 2021-22 Championship season at Bournemouth.
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Bobby Zamora scores spectacular goal for friend's team in Colchester

The ex-Premier League player was spotted playing for a friend's team in Colchester
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Saracens 57-15 Ealing: Players 'showed faith in club', says Mark McCall as Sarries promoted back to Premiership

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall has thanked his players for "showing faith in the club" after promotion.
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Premiership semi-final: Bristol Bears 36-43 Harlequins (AET) - Quins reach Twickenham after stunning fightback

Harlequins stage a thrilling fightback from 28-0 down to beat Bristol after extra time and reach the Premiership final.
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Dave Ewers and Sam Skinner: Exeter Chiefs forwards banned for play-offs

Exeter forwards Sam Skinner and Dave Ewers will miss the Premiership play-offs as they serve four-week bans for dangerous tackles.
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Premier League fixtures: Man City face Spurs, Brentford host Arsenal, Liverpool at Norwich

Champions Manchester City face a testing trip to Spurs on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season.
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SPFL fixtures 2021-22: Rangers begin Premiership title defence against Livingston

Rangers will begin their Scottish Premiership title defence against Livingston at Ibrox on 31 July.
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Norwich City: Premier League club says sorry and cancels controversial sponsor deal

Norwich City says sorry to its supporters after confirming it has cancelled its controversial sponsorship deal with Asian gambling firm BK8.
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European Super League: Six English clubs set be fined £20m by Premier League

The six Premier League clubs involved in plans for a breakaway European Super League are set to be fined over £20m between them.
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Super League six face £25m fines if ESL debacle repeated

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The six English football clubs which secretly agreed to play in a European Super League (ESL) are to pay a combined £22m penalty but face a much higher bill if such a breakaway is attempted in future,..
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Super League six count £20m cost of Premier League 'fines'

The six English clubs which secretly agreed to play in a European Super League (ESL) will pay just over £20m to draw a line under their ensuing row with the Premier League.
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Euro 2020: 20 young players to watch - including the Spider, Golden Boy, the New Cafu and the King of Dribbles

BBC Sport commentators and experts highlight 20 of the best young players from outside the Premier League and home nations to look out for at the European Championship.
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Harry Kane: Tracking England captain's evolution into world-class scoring machine

From sitting on the bench to becoming a scoring machine and the Premier League's best creator, we track Harry Kane's footballing evolution.
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Uefa Euro 2020: Premier League players face test of endurance after long, hard season

After a packed domestic season, the players face a testing Euro 2020, but which countries will be feeling the strain the most?
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British and Irish Lions in South Africa: Five Sale players in Springboks squad

Five of Sale's Premiership title-chasing side are named in South Africa's preliminary 46-man squad to face the British and Irish Lions.
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Premiership: Leicester Tigers 23-26 Bristol - Bears secure home semi-final

Premiership leaders Bristol Bears secure a home semi-final tie with a battling 26-23 bonus-point win at Leicester Tigers.
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Ruben Dias: Man City defender is Premier League player of the season

Manchester City defender Ruben Dias marks an impressive debut campaign by being named Premier League player of the season.
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Robertson: From part-time player to Euros

From part-time player to Champions League and Premier League winner to leading Scotland to the Euros, Andy Robertson's journey has been one to savour.
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Bruno Lage: Wolves able to appoint Portuguese as manager

Bruno Lage is closer to becoming the next Wolves boss after being cleared to move to the Premier League.
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PFA Player of the Year: Phil Foden up for both awards as Manchester City dominate nominations

Premier League winners Manchester City dominate the nominations for the Men's Professional Footballers' Association Players' Player of the Year award.
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Chelsea & Leicester fined for melee in Premier League fixture

The Football Association fines Chelsea and Leicester after their players clashed in a Premier League game in May.
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Norwich City: Why Premier League survival will not be bought

After dancing with financial ruin before, Norwich will resist the temptation to spend heavily to stay in the Premier League.
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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel congratulates his team on their 1-0 win over Premier League champions Manchester City in the 2021 Champions League final in Porto.
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Captain Cesar Azpilicueta hailed a "special, special day" as Chelsea beat Premier League winners Manchester City to win the Champions League.
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Thomas Frank: Brentford boss says Bees set promotion 'blueprint' after reaching Premier League

Head coach Thomas Frank says Brentford have provided a blueprint for promotion after sealing a place in the Premier League.
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The richest prize in English football has been won by Brentford, after they beat Swansea 2-0 in the Championship play-off final and, with it, sealed promotion to the Premier League.
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Premiership: Harlequins 44-33 Bath - hosts win 10-try thriller to book play-off spot

Harlequins secure a Premiership play-off place with a bonus-point victory against Bath at The Stoop.
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Enthusiastic darts commentator misses final after shouting so loudly that he lost his voice

A Sky Sports darts commentator's overexcited shouting has caused him to miss the Premier League finals night after he lost his voice.
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Match of the Day Top 10 podcast: Lineker, Shearer & Richards rank Premier League winners

Premier League title winners are ranked by Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Micah Richards in the Match of The Day: Top 10 podcast.
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Match of the Day Top 10: Alan Shearer cheekily compares his best season with Cristiano Ronaldo's

Alan Shearer draws a cheeky comparison between his best Premier League season in terms of goals and Cristiano Ronaldo's best campaign with Manchester United.
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Watch Sportscene highlights from Scottish Premiership play off.
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