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Rooney's spectacular overhead kick in the Manchester derby in February 2011

Wayne Rooney strike for Manchester United voted greatest goal of the Premier League era

Wayne Rooney's spectacular overhead kick in the Manchester derby in February 2011 has been voted as the greatest goal in the 20 seasons of the Premier League.

Stan Collymore works for Channel 5

Robin Scott-Elliot: Collymore excels with Ajax while England are taken to the cleaners

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View From The Sofa: Manchester United v Liverpool, Sky / Country at the BBC, BBC 2

Papiss Cissé gets up and running for Newcastle with a blockbuster debut goal against Villa

Newcastle crown new No 9 as Cissé starts with a bang

Newcastle United 2 Aston Villa 1

Darren Bent has now scored 100 Premier League goals

Darren Bent targets Euro 2012 after reaching Premier League century

Darren Bent became the 21st player to reach 100 goals in the Barclays Premier League and now wants to take his scoring form into Euro 2012.

Shola Ameobi: The 30-year-old striker isn't concerned with the arrival of Papiss Cissé

After seeing off 22 forwards, Ameobi not fazed by Cissé's arrival

There was much deliberation in the North-east yesterday morning – ironically at Sunderland's Academy of Light before Martin O'Neill's press briefing – about how many forwards Shola Ameobi had seen off in his 11 years at Newcastle.

Robin van Persie celebrates scoring the winner

No record, but Van Persie has nothing to fear by the return of Henry

Arsenal 1 Queens Park Rangers 0

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Diary: No pain, no gain at auditions

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Dalglish: Carroll abuse 'a compliment'

Liverpool's interim manager Kenny Dalglish has suggested that the abuse Andy Carroll expects to receive if he is fit to face Newcastle United on Sunday will be an inverted compliment to him.

Shearer hails Carroll for staying 'mentally strong'

Former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer has praised Andy Carroll's mental strength in bouncing back from his off-field problems.

Newcastle director Derek Llambias hits back at Alan Shearer criticism

Newcastle manager director Derek Llambias has hit back at Alan Shearer over his criticism of Andy Carroll's sale to Liverpool, claiming he does not care what the club's record goalscorer and former manager has to say.

Alan Shearer 'staggered' by Andy Carroll sale

Alan Shearer finds it "staggering" that Newcastle allowed striker Andy Carroll to leave for Liverpool without bringing in anyone as a replacement on transfer deadline day.

FA prepare young English coach to work with Fabio Capello

The Football Association yesterday revealed they hope to appoint a young English coach to work under Fabio Capello by the end of next month.

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