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Sunday, April 13

- Swansea 0 Chelsea 1 (Ba 68)

- Liverpool 3 (Sterling 6, Martin Skrtel 26, Philippe Coutinho 78) Manchester City 2 (Silva 57, Johnson 62)

Saturday, April 12

- West Bromwich Albion 3 (Vydra 1, Brunt 4, Sessegnon 31) Tottenham 3 (Olsson 34 OG, Kane 70, Eriksen 90+4)

- Crystal Palace 1 (Puncheon 76) Aston Villa 0

- Fulham 1 (Rodallega 40) Norwich City 0

- Southampton 0 Cardiff City 1 (Cala 65)

- Stoke City 1 (Pieters 42) Newcastle United 0

- Sunderland 0 Everton 1 (Brown 75 OG)

Tuesday, April 8

- Tottenham 5 (Adebayor 28, 86, Kane 59, Eriksen 78, Sigurdsson 90+2) Sunderland 1 (Cattermole 17)

Sunday, April 6

- West Ham 1 (Demel 45+2) Liverpool 2 (Gerrard 44 pen, 71 pen)

- Everton 3 (Naismith 14, Lukaku 34, Arteta 61 OG) Arsenal 0

- Chelsea 3 (Salah 32, Lampard 61, Willian 72) Stoke City 0

Match previews

LONDON (AFP) - Veteran midfielder Ryan Giggs was appointed interim manager of Manchester United on Tuesday, shortly after the club announced the sacking of David Moyes.
NEW YORK (AFP) - Shares of Manchester United jumped 6 per cent on Tuesday after the struggling Premier League giant sacked manager David Moyes just 10 months into the job.
The Twitterverse had a fairly typical reaction to news of David Moyes' sacking by Manchester United - that is, for the memes to come out in full force.
The Straits Times looks at six reasons why the dethroned English champions have decided to wield the axe less than 12 months into Moyes' six-year contract.
LONDON - David Moyes has been sacked by Manchester United with immediate effect, the English football club tweeted on Tuesday.
LONDON - British reports are saying that Manchester United manager David Moyes is facing the sack on Monday, as the club's owners, the Glazer family, are preparing to call time on the Scot's disastrous tenure at Old Trafford.
Every month, Jose Mourinho answers questions posed to him by Chelsea fans on the official Chelsea FC magazine. This month: the manager talks about his hopes for Mohamed Salah, the importance of attacking players pressing high up the pitch and how the Premier League has changed since his first spell.
(REUTERS) - Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is an injury concern ahead of the English Premier League leaders' trip to Norwich City on Sunday because of a muscle strain.
(REUTERS) - Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has dismissed speculation suggesting that he is poised to leave the relegation-threatened English side after telling reporters earlier this week that there was "something wrong" at the club.
LONDON (AFP) - Arsenal came from behind to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League as Lukas Podolski's double inspired a vital 3-1 win over West Ham on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
As the English Premier League season enters its final stretch, three teams still have a realistic chance of winning the title: Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea.
LONDON (AFP) - Liverpool took a giant stride towards their first English championship of the Premier League era with a thrilling 3-2 win over title rivals Manchester City on Sunday at an emotional Anfield, where fans marked the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.
SWANSEA (AFP) - Demba Ba's fourth league goal of the Premier League season kept Chelsea in touch with leaders Liverpool as they won 1-0 away to 10-man Swansea on Sunday, April 13, 2014.
LONDON (REUTERS) - Premier League Hull City were given a fright as they had to come from behind twice to beat obstinate third tier side Sheffield United 5-3 in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on Sunday to reach the final for the first time.
Season-defining games can be tight, tense affairs. Not this, however. Anfield's biggest match since the 2008 Champions League semi-final - against Chelsea - comes with such a guarantee of goals.
LONDON (AFP) - Carried by a wave of raw emotion, leaders Liverpool will look to land a potentially decisive blow in the Premier League title race when they host Manchester City on Sunday.
LONDON (AFP) - Chelsea's looming Champions League semi-final with Atletico Madrid will be put to one side as Jose Mourinho's side attempt to strengthen their Premier League title challenge at Swansea.
LONDON (AFP) - Arsenal will bid to get their spluttering season back on track by booking a place in the FA Cup final on Saturday, while Everton have their sights set on the Gunners' top-four berth in the Premier League.
MUNICH (REUTERS) - David Moyes said his focus was on building a team to get Manchester United back in the Champions League after they lost to Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals on Wednesday, all but ending their hopes of playing in next season's competition.
MUNICH (AFP) - Holders Bayern Munich romped into the Champions League semi-finals with a 3-1 victory at home to Manchester United in Wednesday's, April 9, 2014, quarter-final, second-leg to win 4-2 on aggregate.
LONDON (AFP) - Chelsea reached the Champions League semi-finals with a thrilling 2-0 win over Paris Saint Germain in their quarter-final second leg match on Tuesday to go through on the away goal rule after the tie ended 3-3 on aggregate.
LONDON - Brendan Rodgers has pledged that Liverpool will adopt a fearless approach to Sunday's potential Premier League title decider against Manchester City.
LONDON (AFP) - Liverpool moved a step closer to the Premier League title in controversial fashion as Steven Gerrard's penalty sealed a 2-1 victory at West Ham and capped a miserable afternoon for referee Anthony Taylor on Sunday, April 6, 2014.

Ask the experts

The questions asked this week are
1. Is Norwich right to sack Chris Hughton with five games left in the season and a relegation battle to fight?
2. Which of the top three clubs has the easiest title run-in?
3. Does Tim Sherwood deserve to stay at Tottenham?

Simply send your queries to and we will pose them to these experts. Click here for the latest instalment of the segment.


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