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Liverpool have been beaten. Yes, the runaway league leaders finally suffered their first Premier League defeat as they were humbled 3-0 by relegation threatened Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday evening.
So we are halfway through January and it looks all over bar the shouting as Liverpool extended their enormous lead at the top to 14 points with a hard fought 1-0 success over Spurs in north London. Elsewhere Watford's great escape continues to gather momentum as they defeated fellow strugglers Bournemouth 3-0 on Sunday to climb at of the relegation zone for the first time this season; Man City annihilated Aston Villa 6-1; and Southampton exacted revenge for their 9-0 hammering in October, inflicting a 2-1 defeat on Leicester to all but kill off The Foxes' faint title hopes.
The final whistle at the Etihad Stadium also brought the conclusion of December which means it is time to the name the Advertiser Tribal League's Manager of the Month in association with Monroe's Tavern.
It was ultimately a disappointing international break for Irish fans as the 1-1 draw with Denmark in Dublin on Monday night was not enough to secure a place at Euro 2020. Mick McCarthy's men will have another shot at qualifying for the continent's football jamboree next summer but that is at the end of March and we have plenty of Premier League action to keep us occupied over the coming months.
The Premier League came back with a bang last weekend.
It was another special week of European football as Ajax continued their wonderful form in the competition with 1-0 victory over Spurs in London and Lionel Messi staked another claim as the greatest player to grace a football pitch with another brilliant brace against Liverpool on Wednesday night at the Camp Nou.
The commencement of round four sees the first league matches of September and the Premier League table starting to take shape.
Praise the Lord the Premier League is back. Tuesday night was arguably one of the biggest disappointments Irish football has ever seen and many of the team's supporters need club action to distract them from the awful thought of missing out on football's big jamboree next summer and painting Red Square green.
Round 10 of the Premier League is upon us and Fantasy managers again will be hoping that their lineups do not come a cropper as they have done so in recent weeks.
Week two of the Premier League is on the horizon and that means there are more points up for grabs for Fantasy Football managers and more importantly, positions to be gained in the Galway Advertiser Tribal Leader League sponsored by St Anthony's and Claddagh Credit Union.