Sam Allardyce refused to commit his future to West Brom after suffering his first relegation from the Premier League following defeat at Arsenal.The Baggies are the eighth club Allardyce has managed in the competition but a 3-1 loss at the Emirates Stadium saw them condemned to the drop.The writing had been on the wall for some time and, despite a good start in London, goals from Emile Smith Rowe and Nicolas Pepe had them on the ropes.
Matheus Pereira reduced the arrears with a memorable strike but Willian’s first Arsenal goal from a late free-kick sealed West Brom’s fate.
Manchester City reclaimed the title from Liverpool, while Sheffield United, West Brom and Fulham were relegated in a Premier League season played almost entirely behind closed doors.Here, the PA news agency picks out some of the standout images from an unprecedented top-flight campaign ahead of its conclusion on Sunday.
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Liverpool forward Diogo Jota could make a surprise reappearance for the club’s potentially crucial final match of the season – and is set to be fit for Portugal’s Euro 2020 squad.The 24-year-old did not play at West Brom on Sunday and had been ruled out of the remainder of the season due to a problem with a bone in his foot sustained in the win at Manchester United last week.
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Jurgen Klopp has praised Alisson Becker for his last-minute goal against West Brom in the Premier League. The goalkeeper headed a dramatic stoppage-time winner at West Brom to keep Liverpool’s Champions League hopes alive.
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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 being held to a goalless draw by Scotland. The Tottenham striker won the golden boot at the 2018 World Cup and ended the last Premier League season as top goalscorer and with the most assists. But he has drawn a blank so far during the European Championship and has been substituted in both games.
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The Marble Arch Mound will give Londoners and visitors alike stunning new perspectives on the capital.Leader of Westminster City Council Cllr Rachael Robathan said it was part of a bid to encourage people back to central London, which has been hit hard by coronavirus lockdowns.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a vaccination facility in Finchley, London, helping to prepare a vaccine before watching a jab take place. Report by Taylorjo. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A young businessman has said offering young people from low-income or under-represented backgrounds an entrepreneurial education can help to tackle societal and racial inequality. Born and raised on a South-London council estate, British-Ghanaian William Adoasi, 31, founded high-end watch brand Vitae London in 2016 and recently saw the company surpass one million US dollars in revenue. For every watch sold, Vitae London supports a child in aub-Saharan Africa through education – providing them with two sets of school uniforms and shoes for a year or a solar-powered lamp so they have a light source with which to study.
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Thomas Tuchel shouldered the blame for Chelsea's minds wandering to Saturday's FA Cup final in Wednesday's 1-0 Premier League loss to Arsenal.Jorginho's miscued back-pass left the out-of-position Kepa Arrizabalaga scrambling to parry off his own line, allowing Emile Smith Rowe to slot home the winner at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea saw a Christian Pulisic effort chalked off for offside after a video assistant referee review, while Rob Holding escaped punishment for blocking Mason Mount's shot with his hand on the goalline.
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