Sunderland’s relegation was expected long before it became official and as such the discussion surrounding the future of Jermain Defoe has been going on since January. It is clear the veteran striker has an embedded release clause in his contract on Wearside which becomes active upon the club’s relegation from the Premier League. This clause 

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What have you been taking Manchester City? You slay that strategy on Crystal Palace! Playing with someone you subconsciously believe dominates, One knock down, becomes the comfort zone or the safe place. The fear on Crystal, quite visible, couldn’t cover what needed to be covered. The smile on Guardiola vibes, “slay boys this is a 

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While the battle for the Premier League title looks like it will be won by Chelsea, there is still much to play for at both ends of the table. Top-four spots are up for grabs and, following their loss to the Blues, Manchester City will look to bounce back against Hull City at the Etihad. 

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Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois – Yes, a keeper on the losing side. But think about it. The lad has had nothing to do since White Hart Lane, but he still did well to keep the score down to two when Palace came along with their good performance. His name may be hard to spell (I wonder if 

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Appointing Sam Allardyce as manager is historically a sure fire way of avoiding relegation from the Premier League with the Dudley born coach having successfully guided Bolton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United and most recently Sunderland to safety in England’s top flight. Following the 62 year old’s acrimonious departure from his long coveted role 

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GOALKEEPER Victor Valdes – Didn’t do a thing while at United, yet plays against them and helps them win. Jose’s teams 9th game in seven days didn’t seem to hurt them. And with agent Valdes in the opposition goal they were onto a winner. DEFENDERS Craig Dawson – They say doing the same thing over 

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GOALKEEPER Darren Randolph – You have to feel for the guy. I mean, he saves one penalty and sees another almost hit the corner flag yet he lets in 3. I’ve put him in because I like taking the mick out of West Ham.   DEFENDERS John Stones – To be fair even I could 

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Tottenham Hotspur are confident of landing their star-target this summer. Spurs will table a £30 million bid for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha. The story is reported by The Sun, who also believe German side RB Leipzig and Inter Milan are chasing the crafty winger’s signature.   Long term admirer? Pochettino is said to be 

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