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The longest unbeaten streaks in the Premier League

11 wins – Chelsea (April to September 2009) After a tumultuous 2008-09 season under Felipe Scolari, Roman Abramovich sacked Scolari at the fag end of the season. Guus Hiddink, their crisis man had to step up and play as an Interim manager. Chelsea finished the league with 5 consecutive wins. The new season saw Carlo Ancelotti take up the charges and he tasted success immediately. Chelsea won the first 6 league matches on the trot, taking the tally up to 11 wins in a row before losing their streak to…

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What would Ilkay Gundogan bring to the Premier League?

Reports in Germany claim Borussia Dortmund will sell Ilkay Gundogan this summer after contract talks between club and player broke down – so would the midfielder suit a Premier League move? Manchester United were keeping tabs on the Germany international before he signed a two-year extension in the summer, but that deal runs out at the end of next season. He refused to be drawn on a possible reunion with Jurgen Klopp in December, while Arsenal have been linked by several national newspapers in England and Juventus the same in…

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Wayne Rooney misses Midtjylland trip amid injury fears

Wayne Rooney will miss Manchester United’s Europa League game at FC Midtjylland amid unconfirmed reports he is out for up to two months. The United captain was left in England when the rest of the squad travelled to Denmark on Wednesday for Thursday’s round-of-32 first-leg tie. Louis van Gaal is expected to clarify Rooney’s condition when he speaks to the press at around 5pm, but an absence of two months would rule him out of important Premier League, FA Cup and European games, as well as England’s friendlies against Germany…

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Henderson: Sturridge ‘hurt’ by critics

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says teammate Daniel Sturridge was hurt by the widespread criticism he faced during what has been an injury-plagued campaign. The 26-year-old forward made just his fourth Premier League start of the season on Sunday, and opened the scoring in his side’s emphatic 6-0 win away to Aston Villa, nodding in Philippe Coutinho’s cross after sixteen minutes. However, he is now back in the frame just in time for the side’s Capital One Cup final clash with Manchester Cityon February 28th, with last weekend’s victory also being…

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