Starting Teams, Live Football Scores and Results – Feb. 9

The following are the starting line-ups for the Barclays Premier League games on Saturday. This page will also provide a way of watching live football scores from one of these Premier League games as well.

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In the highlighted team news ahead of kick-off – Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has decided to start with his countryman Fernando Torres as his main striker with Demba Ba being named to the substitutes bench. Frank Lampard also starts today and will captain the team.

Arsenal, meanwhile, have recalled Carl Jenkinson, who comes in for Laurent Koscielny in a late change, while Aaron Ramsey and Santi Cazorla return for Abou Diaby and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Elsewhere, QPR are without new signing and striker Loic Remy, who has a groin injury and didn’t make the squad. Manager Harry Redknapp did start Jermaine Jenas and Nedum Onuoha though, while Michel Vorm back in goal for Swansea City.

Southampton will host Manchester City in the late game.

Below are all the starting line-ups for the later kick-offs in the EPL.

 

Stoke v Reading

Stoke: Begovic, Shotton, Shawcross, Huth, Wilkinson, Kightly, Nzonzi, Whelan, Etherington, Walters, Crouch. Subs: Sorensen, Cameron, Jones, Owen, Adam, Whitehead, Jerome.

Reading: Federici, Kelly, Pearce, Mariappa, Harte, Kebe, Akpan, Leigertwood, McAnuff, Blackman, Pogrebnyak. Subs: Stuart Taylor, Shorey, Karacan, Le Fondre, Hunt, McCleary, Morrison.

Referee: Michael Oliver (Northumberland)

Chelsea v Wigan

Chelsea: Cech, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Cahill, Cole, Luiz, Ramires, Oscar, Lampard, Hazard, Torres. Subs: Turnbull, Mata, Ferreira, Marin, Ba, Benayoun, Bertrand.

Wigan: Al Habsi, Stam, Scharner, Caldwell, Figueroa, McCarthy, McArthur, Beausejour, Espinoza, Maloney, Di Santo. Subs: Robles, Kone, Jones, Henriquez, Gomez, McManaman, Golobart.

Referee: Mike Dean (Wirral)

 

Norwich City v Fulham 

Norwich: Bunn, Martin, Bassong, Turner, Garrido, Snodgrass, Tettey, Johnson, Elliott Bennett, Hoolahan, Becchio. Subs: Camp, Whittaker, Howson, Jackson, Surman, Kamara, Tierney.

Fulham: Schwarzer, Manolev, Senderos, Hangeland, Riise, Sidwell, Frimpong, Duff, Ruiz, Berbatov, Rodallega. Subs: Etheridge, Petric, Karagounis, Hughes, Dejagah, Emanuelson, Kacaniklic.

Referee: Howard Webb (S Yorkshire)

Sunderland v Arsenal

Sunderland: Mignolet, Gardner, Bramble, O’Shea, Rose, Sessegnon, Cattermole, N’Diaye, Colback, Johnson, Fletcher. Subs: Westwood, Bardsley, Larsson, Graham, Vaughan, Mangane, Cuellar.

Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Jenkinson, Monreal, Arteta, Wilshere, Ramsey, Walcott, Giroud, Cazorla. Subs: Mannone, Diaby, Rosicky, Podolski, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Miquel.

Referee: Anthony Taylor (Cheshire)

Swansea v QPR

Swansea: Vorm, Rangel, Chico, Williams, Davies, Hernandez, de Guzman, Ki, Routledge, Dyer, Michu. Subs: Tremmel, Bartley, Lamah, Shechter, Moore, Tiendalli, Agustien.

QPR: Julio Cesar, Onuoha, Samba, Hill, Traore, Townsend, Derry, Mbia, Jenas, Taarabt, Mackie. Subs: Green, Park, Wright-Phillips, Granero, Ben Haim, Zamora, Bothroyd.

Referee: Neil Swarbrick (Lancashire)

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