EPL final-day drama: Man U match abandoned after bomb scare

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The drama on the final day of the English Premier League (EPL) began even before kick-off. Manchester United's match against Bournemouth was abandoned after Old Trafford was evacuated following the discovery of a suspicious package in the stands.

United were pipped to fourth spot - and the final coveted Champions League place after cross-town rivals Manchester City drew 1-1 with Swansea, thanks to a strike from Kelechi Iheanacho (far right, with Aguero). But there was heartbreak for Tottenham, who surrendered second spot to bitter North London rivals Arsenal after being thrashed 5-1 by relegated Newcastle. The Gunners beat relegated Aston Villa 4-0.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 16, 2016, with the headline 'EPL final-day drama: Man U match abandoned after bomb scare'. Print Edition | Subscribe