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Ramsey's goal vs. United gives local rivals hope

Three games to go in the English Premiership and long-time leaders Manchester United (73 points) have had their lead cut to three points. Arsenal's chances of winning the title disappeared after a series of draws in recent weeks, but on Sunday The Gunners (on 67) beat United 1-0 at The Emirates to open up the title race. Aaron Ramsey's goal for the Gunners has given London neighbors Chelsea (70) real hope of catching United. And as luck would have it Chelsea travel to Old Trafford on Sunday next to play United. The teams have the same goal difference - plus 38.

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On a weekend when there have been further calls for Hawk-Eye technology to decide on goal-line decisions, Chelsea had a controversial 2-1 win over Spurs (55) to keep their title hopes alive. Manchester City (62) took full advantage of Spurs defeat, beating West Ham 2-1 and push for the fourth place Champions League place for next season.

Liverpool (55) has made up great ground since Kenny Daglish was appointed manager in January and they are now level on points with Spurs after a 3-0 defeat of Newcastle.

In Scotland Celtic beat Dundee United 4-1 on Sunday to keep them just one point behind leaders Rangers, who had beaten Motherwell 5-0 on Saturday. Celtic have a game on hand on their great rivals.