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‘Fantastic’ Manchester City set Premier League record as incredible winning run continues at Everton to leave Man United chasing shadows

‘Fantastic’ Manchester City set Premier League record as incredible winning run continues at Everton to leave Man United chasing shadows

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Manchester City are running away with the Premier League title as a 3-1 victory at Everton created a ten-point lead at the top of the table. Pep Guardiola’s men won for the 17th match in a row, despite being pegged back by Richarlison, as goals from Phil Foden, Riyad Mahrez and Bernardo Silva left Manchester United two-figures behind them in second. Getty Images - Getty Mahrez’s goal was the pick of the bunch It’s the first time in top-flight history that an English team has won all ten of their opening matches in a calendar year as their incredible 2021 continues. While there was a bit of fortune about Foden and Richarlison’s first-half goals, Mahrez’s curling effort was unstoppable before Silva rounded off a fabulous team move. Describing the last ...

Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United eye Faivre, Everton in for West Ham outcast, Leeds can complete £10.8m signing, Arsenal’s Tierney wanted

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and biggest football gossip with the January window now open. HEADLINES Premier League done deals: Every completed transfer in the 2021 January window Man United considered bid for Kieran Trippier and Atletico Madrid defender was keen before ban West Ham in race against Newcastle and West Brom […] talkSPORT
Sheffield United 0-1 Everton: Gylfi Sigurdsson’s late winner sends Blues second

Sheffield United 0-1 Everton: Gylfi Sigurdsson’s late winner sends Blues second

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Everton moved up to second in the Premier League after edging a tight contest against Sheffield United at rain-lashed Bramall Lane.Gylfi Sigurdsson's late effort, which found the bottom-left corner, saw Carlo Ancelotti's side extend their winning run to four matches as they leapfrogged Leicester and Manchester United in the process. It also inflicted more heartbreak on the Blades, who remain without a win and rooted to the bottom of the table.In a game of few chances, Oliver Burke's flashing drive represented the hosts' best effort. Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Sigurdsson had both threatened to break the deadlock for the visitors before the Iceland midfielder sealed all three points.Ancelotti's side get the job doneWhile Everton looked resolute in defence and competent in midfield there was a...
Everton 1-0 Chelsea: Gylfi Sigurdsson penalty gives hosts Goodison Park win

Everton 1-0 Chelsea: Gylfi Sigurdsson penalty gives hosts Goodison Park win

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Everton rewarded their returning fans with a much-needed victory at Goodison Park which ended Chelsea's 17-game unbeaten run. Carlo Ancelotti's side, who hosted 2,000 fans for the first time this season, went ahead when Gylfi Sigurdsson tucked away from the spot following Edouard Mendy's foul on Dominic Calvert-Lewin. That woke up Frank Lampard's side who then drew three saves from Jordan Pickford, one of which saw the goalkeeper brilliantly tip Reece James' shot onto the post. Mason Mount also hit the woodwork for the visitors after 81 minutes, yet they struggled to find the fluidity which has made them potential title challengers this season. That was in part down to some fine Everton defending, but Ancelotti's side also had good chances, with Richarlison twice having shots saved and Yer...
Everton transfer news: Ben Godfrey signs from Norwich City

Everton transfer news: Ben Godfrey signs from Norwich City

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Everton have signed defender Ben Godfrey from Norwich City in a deal worth an initial £25m, potentially rising to £30m.Godfrey, 22, joins the Toffees on a five-year contract.He is Everton's fifth signing of the summer after midfielders Allan and Abdoulaye Doucoure, playmaker James Rodriguez and left-back Niels Nkounkou."It is an honour to sign for Everton and to be part of a huge club," said the England Under-21 centre-back."This is a club full of history that has an exciting team full of world-class players who will help me kick on to the next level. I am looking forward to working with them and, hopefully, having great times with Everton."Everton are the early Premier League leaders after winning their opening four matches.However, manager Carlo Ancelotti wanted to increase his options i...