LIVE Football News: Arsenal Beat Chelsea As Manchester Reclaim Top Spot

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08:57, 21 Apr 2022
Last Updated: 16:29, 21 Apr 2022

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest updates throughout the day which is sure to include plenty of reaction to last night's Premier League action as Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-2 at Stamford Bridge and Manchester City moved back to the top of the table with a 3-0 victory over Brighton. 

There is certainly going to be more to come as the day goes, so don't go anywhere!

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Almiron's goal in slow-mo is special

This is great viewing.

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Liverpool saddened by rise in Hillsborough chants

This is something that is inexcusable.

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Leeds' PL2 game sells over 18,000 tickets

This would be a record attendance for an academy fixture.

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Harry Maguire receives bomb threat

Man Utd captain Harry Maguire has received a bomb threat, with police and sniffer dogs going round to his property today. 

Maguire in bomb threat with police & sniffer dogs sent to investigate at mansion
Maguire in bomb threat with police & sniffer dogs sent to investigate at mansion
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Bitcoin to be accepted by Mexican side

Crypto sneaks its way into sport once again... 

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Sharing is caring in the Wednesday side

They'll hope some of these names can find the net a few more times as they look to gain promotion back to the Championship. 

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Sergio Aguero's goal to minute ratio is INSANE

Some striker he was. 

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Pep Guardiola makes history

The Manchester City boss has dominated the Premier League since his arrival. 

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Sean Dyche releases statement
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This is the most expensive shirt in the world

Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt has now broken the record for being the most expensive shirt of all time, with a bid of $4 million breaking the previous record holder, Pele's 1970 World Cup final shirt which sold for £157,750 in 2002. 

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Norwich extend trio's contracts

Norwich have triggered the extension clauses in the contracts of Todd Cantwell, Teemu Pukki and Matthew Dennis for another season at Carrow Road. 

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Court lifts punishment ban on Madrid, Juve & Barca

Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus are all at risk of punishment from the governing body UEFA after a judge in Madrid has ruled that the ban that protected the clubs from further punishment was lifted. Could be huge in terms of the Super League and Champions League going forward!

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Erik ten Hag confirmed as new Man Utd manager

Manchester United have confirmed the appointment of their new manager, Erik ten Hag, who will join the Red Devils on a three year deal with a clause for an extra year. 

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Liverpool's kick-off delay request rejected by PL

According to Anfield Watch, Liverpool have had a request to delay their kick-off time against Newcastle United rejected by the Premier League. Liverpool face Villarreal in the Champions League next Wednesday night, before going up to Newcastle for the early kick-off on Saturday 30th April. The 62-hour turnaround is set to change next season with teams playing on Wednesday in the Champions League being excluded from selection for BT Sport's 12:30pm kick-off time. 

Exclusive: Premier League reject Liverpool's request to move Newcastle fixture - Anfield Watch
Exclusive: Premier League reject Liverpool's request to move Newcastle fixture - Anfield Watch
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Sir Lewis Hamilton & Serena Williams join Chelsea

Former F1 World Champion Sir Lewis Hamilton and 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams have joined Sir Martin Broughton's bid for Chelsea Football Club, with the stars pledging £10 million each. They won't be the first international super-athletes to ever back a Premier League club, with LeBron James confirming his stake in Liverpool two years ago. 

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Ian Wright reacts to Hall of Fame

Arsenal and Crystal Palace legend Ian Wright was inducted into the Premier League's Hall of Fame and he was very grateful of his award on Twitter. 

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The Premier League Hall Of Fame In 2022

Some massive names on this list! 

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Gerrard Spotted In France

Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard was spotted at Orange Velodrome in Marseille, potentially scouting future signings from Ligue 1. 

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One of the rarest feats in football history

The perfect hat-trick, they say, is a goal scored with the right foot, the left foot and a header; so what about three goals in the same game against three different goalkeepers? Well, on April 21st, 1986, that’s just what West Ham’s Alvin Martin did.

On This Day: West Ham's Alvin Martin Scored A Hat-Trick Against Three Different Goalkeepers
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Chelsea vs Arsenal match report

Arsenal put in a phenomenal attacking display at Stamford Bridge to take all three points in a thrilling 4-2 win, which has boosted their hopes of a top four finish. Eddie Nketiah bagged his first Premier League brace and ended a run of 367 days without a league goal as he took Arsenal level on points with fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur. 

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