FT: Manchester City 2-0 Hull (Negredo, Toure)
FT: Cardiff 0-0 Everton
FT: Newcastle 1-0 Fulham (Ben Arfa)
FT: Norwich 1-0 Southampton (Redmond)
FT: West Ham 0-1 Stoke (Pennant)
16.55: So that's it for me folks. Thankfully we had a few goals in the end and it's an important win for Newcastle who looked far more dangerous in attack when Loic Remy was introduced, while Ben Arfa remains a joy to watch. Let's hope for more goals tomorrow as Liverpool take on Manchester United at Old Trafford and then it's Arsenal against big-spending Spurs. We're expecting a couple of crackers.
16.53: Full time results - West Ham 0-1 Stoke, Newcastle 1-0 Fulham, Norwich 1-0 Southampton, Cardiff 0-0 Everton
16.47: Ben Arfa clearly enjoys playing against Fulham.
3 - Hatem Ben Arfa has scored in all three of his Premier League appearances against Fulham. Plague.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 31, 2013
16.44: Newcastle 1-0 Fulham - NEWCASTLE GOAL - Stop it Hatem Ben Arfa. That is an absolutely stunning strike from the French international.
16.39: West Ham 0-1 Stoke - STOKE GOAL - Jermaine Pennant breaks the deadlock at Upton Park and it is well deserved for Stoke. The former Liverpool winger curls a free-kick from 22 yards into the bottom corner past a helpless Jaaskelainen.
16.38: Newcastle are absolutely hammering Fulham here but they just cannot get a goal. Papiss Cisse hits the bar with a header and then Yoann Gouffran wastes another excellent opportunity.
16.34: Perhaps it would have been better for me to cover the German football today. There were five games in the Bundesliga this Saturday afternoonn and they produced some 17 goals.
16.30: Will the floodgates now open. Somehow I doubt it but we can dream. At least we have one, let's not get greedy.
16.27: Norwich 1-0 Southampton - NORWICH GOAL - Thank you Nathan Redmond. The winger picks it up on the left, runs at the defence before cutting inside and cooly slotting the ball low into the bottom corner.Hurrah.
16.22: Stewart Downing is taken off at Upton Park and it's bad-boy Ravel Moririson who comes on. He seems to have matured of late, perhaps he can finally break the deadlock.
16.20: Close for Norwich. Nathan Redmond really does look like some player as he once again goes on an impresive run and picks out Johan Elmander. The Swedish striker thumps his header goalwards but it goes safely over the bar.
16.16: Speaking of fantasy football, I was pretty chuffed with my team name for this season. Obi One Kenobi Nil. Sure it is far from original, but it made me laugh.
16.10: The long wait continues so let's start having a guess on who will break the deadlock. Dani Osvaldo has just gone close for Southampton but I have a feeling it will be Everton taking the lead and I am going for Kevin Miralles. That has nothing to do with my fantasy football team at all....I promise.
16.03: Right, I'm back and please let the next 45 minutes be a bit more exciting. Just one goal, that's all I'm asking for.
4 - The highest number of goalless draws on a single day in the Premier League is four (on 26 Dec 1994, 15 Aug 1998 & 9 Jan 1999). Blanks.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 31, 2013
15.53: Because we have been dereft of goals to talk about I thought you deserved a little treat. So here is all of Lionel Messi's goals from last season. Enjoy.
15.48: So there it is. The half-time whistle goes in all four games and we don't have a single goal to talk about. Surely the next 45 minutes will be more exciting. Here's hoping.
15.43. So close. We almost have a reason to celebrate as Adam Lallana thunders a long range effort into the post. It's still shaking but Norwich survive.
15.40: Still no goals but we have some breaking transfer news for you. No, it's not Arsenal finally breaking their transfer record it's Sunderland signing Ki Sung-Yueng from Swansea City on a season-long loan.
15.38: Still we await the first goal and I got all excited as it looked we might have had it up at Goodison Park but Phil Jagielka's looping header from a wonderful Leighton Baines cross is just wide.
15.36: West Ham chance - Matt Jarvis delivers a wonderful ball and Maiga has a clear header...but it's a dreadful effort and the wait continues.
15.34: Just one goal, that's all I want. Everton are all over Cardiff and Stoke are bossing West Ham but still we wait.
15.30: While we await the first goal of the day why not have a read of this little doozy - Tottenham plot £17m bid for Coentrao.
15.26: With nearly half an hour gone I'm begging for there to be a goal in one of todays games. No real sign apart from Stoke carving out a couple of chances. Perhaps I should have had a cheeky punt on a few scoreless games today.
15.25: Cracking save from Jaaskalainen once again as Stoke really are piling on the pressure at Upton Park. The veteran keeper first repels Marc Wilson's drive and then blocks Jon Walters' follow up effort too.
15.21: Cardiff are piling on the pressure as Peter Whittingham takes a succession of dangerous looking corners. Everton stopper Tim Howard is under plenty od pressure but he copes better than Joe Hart last week and manages to clear the danger.
15.15: Early chance for Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam who is clearly flourishing under his new boss. The former Liverpool man tries his luck with a free-kick 25 yards from goal but Jussi Jaaskelainen is right behind it.
15.11: No goals in the Premier League yet but Nottingham Forest have taken the lead against Wigan and it's Andy Reid with his third goal of the season. Remember when he was a big new signing for Spurs, how thigs have changed.
15.06: Newcastle chance - a free header for captain Coloccinni is blocked by a mixture of defender and attacker but good early signs for Pardew's side. It's important they get a result today or else his job could come into question.
15.04: There is some atmosphere once again at Cardiff today. Pretty sure no side will look forward to visiting the Welsh capital this season. The fans are making plenty of noise and if the side can play like they did against Manchester City, then supporters will be in for a treat.
15.00: Peep, peep. We have kick off across the country and what are everyone's predictions for today's games?
14.58: So we're nearly ready for kick-off and do we think that Newcastle can finally improve on this dreadful statistic.
1 - Newcastle have had only one shot on target so far this season; fewer than any other Premier League side. Dearth.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 30, 2013
14.50: Before the action gets underway we'll just update you on how Manchester City got on against Hull. The newly promoted Tigers impressed for the first hour but a superb header from Alvaro Negredo handed Manuel Pellegrini's side the lead, before Yaya Toure added a late second.
14.48: Line ups - Cardiff v Everton
Cardiff: Marshall, Connolly, Caulker, Turner, Taylor, Bellamy, Gunnarsson, Kim, Medel, Whittingham, Campbell. Subs: Hudson, Gestede, Noone, Mutch, Cowie, Maynard, Lewis.
Everton: Howard, Coleman, Jagielka, Distin, Baines, Osman, Fellaini, Mirallas, Barkley, Pienaar, Jelavic. Subs: Robles, Heitinga, Oviedo, Kone, Deulofeu, Naismith, Stones.
Referee: Anthony Taylor (Cheshire)
14.47: Line ups - Norwich v Southampton
Norwich: Ruddy, Garrido, Turner, Bassong, Whittaker, Redmond, Fer, Johnson, Snodgrass, Elmander, van Wolfswinkel. Subs: Martin, Howson, Pilkington, Bunn, Hoolahan, Becchio, Tettey.
Southampton: Boruc, Chambers, Fonte, Lovren, Fox, Schneiderlin, Wanyama, Ward-Prowse, Osvaldo, Lallana, Lambert. Subs: Kelvin Davis, Clyne, Yoshida, Steven Davis, Rodriguez, Ramirez, Shaw.
Referee: Howard Webb (S Yorkshire)
14.46: Line Ups - West Ham v Stoke
West Ham: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Collins, Reid, O'Brien, Noble, Diame, Downing, Nolan, Jarvis, Maiga. Subs: Tomkins, Rat, Collison, Adrian, Taylor, Morrison, Lee.
Stoke: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Huth, Pieters, Walters, Nzonzi, Adam, Wilson, Etherington, Jones. Subs: Muniesa, Whelan, Pennant, Assaidi, Crouch, Sorensen, Jerome.
Referee: Jon Moss (W Yorkshire)
14.45: Line Ups - Newcastle v Fulham
Newcastle: Krul, Debuchy, Yanga-Mbiwa, Coloccini, Santon, Ben Arfa, Sissoko, Anita, Marveaux, Shola Ameobi, Cisse. Subs: Cabaye, Gouffran, Remy, Gosling, Elliot, Sammy Ameobi, Dummett.
Fulham: Stockdale, Riether, Hangeland, Hughes, Riise, Kacaniklic, Sidwell, Parker, Ruiz, Berbatov, Bent. Subs: Karagounis, Duff, Briggs, Taarabt, Rodallega, Boateng, Etheridge.
Referee: Chris Foy (Merseyside)
14.45: To begin let's get some team news from today's games.
14.42: There may only be four 3pm kick-offs today but that doesn't mean we won;t be short of action. It's definitely a big day for Newcastle boss Alan Pardew who has told Yohan Cabaye that he has to make himself available today and we can tell you that the French midfielder starts on the bench.
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