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Chelsea Is Stunned in Its Premier League Opener

New York Times - 15 Aug 2017
Two Chelsea players were sent off Saturday during a 3-2 loss to visiting Burnley in the first game of Chelsea's Premier League title defense. The defeat intensified the concerns surrounding Chelsea after its frustrating off-season in the transfer market.
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How the Premier League became a global playground

CNN - 15 Aug 2017
Before the Premier League became awash with cash, some players did come from overseas but most hailed from Scandinavia -- a far cry from the global influx of today -- with Danish goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel helping Manchester United to the title.
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Premier League Heeds the Siren Song of Spend, Spend, Spend

New York Times - 14 Aug 2017
Gray's move ensured that — for the second summer in a row — the 20 clubs of the Premier League had combined to spend more than a billion pounds in a single transfer window. Last year, the spree topped out at £1.194 billion. When Gray moved, the clubs ...

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