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Premier League: Brentford boss Thomas Frank signs new deal until 2025
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Premier League: Brentford boss Thomas Frank signs new deal until 2025

Frank guided Brentford to promotion last season via the Championship play-offs and they are currently 14th in the Premier League table.

Premier League: Dean Smith named boss of struggling Norwich City
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Premier League: Dean Smith named boss of struggling Norwich City

The 50-year-old Smith, who was axed by Villa on 7 November after five successive defeats, takes over at Carrow Road on a two-and-a-half-year contract, the club said

Premier League: Ex-Aston Villa boss Dean Smith set for Norwich City job, say reports
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Premier League: Ex-Aston Villa boss Dean Smith set for Norwich City job, say reports

Norwich have reportedly offered Smith the chance to succeed Daniel Farke, who was sacked on 6 November with the club rooted to the bottom of the Premier League.

Premier league: Steven Gerrard appointed new Aston Villa manager
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Premier league: Steven Gerrard appointed new Aston Villa manager

Gerrard guided Rangers to the Scottish Premiership title last season.

Premier League: West Ham end Liverpool's unbeaten run; Arsenal hand 10-man Watford 1-0 defeat
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Premier League: West Ham end Liverpool's unbeaten run; Arsenal hand 10-man Watford 1-0 defeat

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side were one game away from setting a new club record of 26 games unbeaten in all competitions but three costly errors from goalkeeper Alisson Becker cost them dear.

Premier League: Aston Villa fire manager Dean Smith after five-match losing run
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Premier League: Aston Villa fire manager Dean Smith after five-match losing run

The Premier League club made the announcement on Sunday. Smith, who guided the club back to the top flight, has paid the price for the team’s disappointing form this season.

Premier League: Southampton beat Aston Villa to heap more misery on Dean Smith
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Premier League: Southampton beat Aston Villa to heap more misery on Dean Smith

Adam Armstrong scored the only goal after just three minutes as he ended a nine-game goal drought in style by smashing into the top corner.

Premier League: Thomas Partey ends goal drought as Arsenal beat Aston Villa
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Premier League: Thomas Partey ends goal drought as Arsenal beat Aston Villa

Partey's first half header broke the Ghana midfielder's goal drought in his 40th appearance in all competitions since his move from Atletico Madrid 12 months ago.

Premier League: Aston Villa's Trezeguet set for knee surgery after picking up injury against Liverpool
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Premier League: Aston Villa's Trezeguet set for knee surgery after picking up injury against Liverpool

Aston Villa winger Trezeguet requires knee surgery after suffering an injury at the weekend, the Premier League club said on Monday

Premier League: Jurgen Klopp calls on Liverpool to 'put things right' against Aston Villa
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Premier League: Jurgen Klopp calls on Liverpool to 'put things right' against Aston Villa

It is a loss that lingers in the memory for Klopp, who dismissed suggestions a 4-1 FA Cup win in January counted as any sort of payback as Villa fielded an academy side following a coronavirus outbreak among the first-team ranks.

Premier League: Manager Dean Smith hopes Jack Grealish's return will revive Aston Villa's form
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Premier League: Manager Dean Smith hopes Jack Grealish's return will revive Aston Villa's form

Aston Villa have won just once in the six Premier League matches that Grealish has been on the sidelines.

Concerns grow as footballers playing Fantasy Premier League unwittingly reveal inside information
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Concerns grow as footballers playing Fantasy Premier League unwittingly reveal inside information

If a Premier League team wants the inside track on an opponent’s injury status ahead of a game, there’s an online resource it can increasingly lean on to get crucial information. The Fantasy Premier League football competition.

FA Cup: Non-league Chorley shock COVID-19 ravaged Derby County, Everton beat Rotherham in extra time
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FA Cup: Non-league Chorley shock COVID-19 ravaged Derby County, Everton beat Rotherham in extra time

Derby were forced to play with only Under-23 and Under-18 players after their first-team squad and interim manager Wayne Rooney were ruled out following a virus outbreak at the Championship club.

Premier League: Fulham move out of relegation zone with win over Leicester; West Ham beat Aston Villa
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Premier League: Fulham move out of relegation zone with win over Leicester; West Ham beat Aston Villa

Fulham had missed three of their four previous penalties this term, but Cavaleiro held his nerve to convert from the spot for the crucial second goal.

Premier League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's penalty sees Arsenal beat Manchester United; Gareth Bale scores in Spurs' win
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Premier League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's penalty sees Arsenal beat Manchester United; Gareth Bale scores in Spurs' win

Aubameyang ended a five-game goal drought in the league when he stepped up to convert a 69th-minute spot-kick after Paul Pogba fouled Hector Bellerin.

Premier League: Patrick Bamford hat-trick fires Leeds United to third place as Aston Villa suffer first defeat of season
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Premier League: Patrick Bamford hat-trick fires Leeds United to third place as Aston Villa suffer first defeat of season

Bamford had one goal in 27 Premier League appearances prior to this season, but he already has six in six games this term.

Premier League: Aston Villa sign Burkina Faso forward Bertrand Traore from Lyon for $21.9 million
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Premier League: Aston Villa sign Burkina Faso forward Bertrand Traore from Lyon for $21.9 million

Lyon said the fee was around $21.9 million, with an additional $2.6 million in bonuses and the club receiving 15% of a profitable future sale.

Premier League 2019/20 season comes to a close: What the outcomes mean for clubs and managers
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Premier League 2019/20 season comes to a close: What the outcomes mean for clubs and managers

Let's take a look at the 17 teams who will still be playing in the Premier League next year and reasons why managers of almost all of these clubs might have been pleased with the way the league has ended.

Premier League: Aston Villa boss Dean Smith unsure about captain Jack Grealish's future at club
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Premier League: Aston Villa boss Dean Smith unsure about captain Jack Grealish's future at club

Grealish has been linked to a host of English clubs and Smith said he had no idea what the future holds for the 24-year-old.

Premier League: We’ll be going all out to win against West Ham United, says Aston Villa manager Dean Smith
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Premier League: We’ll be going all out to win against West Ham United, says Aston Villa manager Dean Smith

Villa had struggled for form since the season restarted last month, with a six-match winless run denting their survival bid. However, Smith’s side have picked up seven points from their last three games.