Connect in the back of the net

Our popular crossword makes an all-action comeback this week celebrating all things Premier League. So if you think you know your Coutinhos from your Mourinhos, come with us on another puzzle adventure!


Clues Across

7     Stellar Spurs midfielder – PFA Young Player of the Year (4,4)

8     Mr Albrighton, Leicester player (4)

9     Frenchman brought in to rescue Villa’s season in November (5)

10   Spanish keeper shipped out to Standard Liège in January after falling out with LVG (6)

11   Congolese winger at Palace (7)

13   _ Mahrez, PFA Player of the Year (5)

15   Fox in the box – Premier League Player of the Season (5)

17   West Brom’s nickname (7)

20   _ foot, early-season injury that sidelined Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson (6)

21   It was effectively decided in Tottenham’s bad-tempered 2-2 draw at the Bridge (5)

23   Liverpudlian who scored five goals from defence for Palace this term (4)

24   A 4-0 win over Villa here saw Arsenal pinch the runners-up spot from Spurs (8)



Clues Down

1     _ Aguero, Harry Kane pipped him to this season’s Premier League Golden Boot award (6)

2     _ Cech, Arsenal’s first-choice stopper (4)

3     Mahrez plays for them, internationally (7)

4     Diminutive Spanish attacker at Man City, previously with Valencia (5)

5     Man United centre-back and England international, once of Fulham (8)

6     Spaniard who made his farewell appearance for the Gunners in their final-day win against Villa (6)

12   Wales international in Leicester City’s midfield (4,4)

14   John Terry’s role at Chelsea (7)

16   West Ham goalkeeper (6)

18   Jamie Vardy scored in a record-breaking how many consecutive games this season? (6)

19   Little-used Swiss midfielder at Leicester City (5)

22   A word we connect with bus, selection and spirit (4)



Created by Aleric Linden

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