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After one Hammers fan got a tattoo of their 2-0 win over Arsenal, we've got five other tattoos to go with the Premier League's big results.

West Ham put in a fine performance to take all three points against Arsenal at the weekend but in the aftermath of their Emirates win, there was another major talking point elsewhere.

The focus was one particular Hammers supporter who decided to mark the occasion with something he will remember forever.

Yep, he tattooed the scoreline of the game on his body, having pledged to do exactly that in the build-up to the big game.

Now, while many might see such a move as bold, to put it mildly, in a crazy kind of way we can kind of understand it.

Maybe it's because the Premier League has been away for far too long, but there was something special about the weekend's action with plenty in the way of shocks and a few interesting results along the way.

Which kind of got us thinking again: what other Premier League results from the opening round of games would we deem as tattoo-worthy? Here are five suggestions and some imaginative design ideas to boot.

Bournemouth 0 – 1 Aston Villa

Having lost three away games on the bounce, if you include the FA Cup final, Aston Villa fans would have been forgiven for going into Saturday's encounter with Bournemouth a bit on the apprehensive side.

After all, the Cherries were promoted as champions last term and after keeping much of the same team together, with a few key additons, have been tipped to thrive.

That a relatively new Villans side, with several big signings could not only weather the storm but steal a win then, was surely worthy of celebration. More importantly, a fantastic set piece goal from Rudy Gestede could make this game the start of a beautiful new era. 

Alternative design: A skull and crossbones with Gestede's head in place of the skull.

Leicester City 4 – 2 Sunderland

Like Villa, Leicester went into the opening weekend with several questions hanging over the squad. How would Claudio Ranieri compare to Nigel Pearson? Would the team cope without Esteban Cambiasso pulling the strings in the midfield?

Both would be answered in emphatic fashion with a win over an albeit poor Black Cats side that is likely to have Foxes fans feeling good for the campaign ahead.

A result that continued the team's fine form from last term, the win also allowed stars from last season like Jamie Vardy and Riyiad Mahrez to continue their impressive form. 

Alternative design: Claudio Ranieri as Moses, parting the red sea of Sunderland's defence

Newcastle United 2 – 2 Southampton

Could things finally be settling down at St James' Park after a difficult few years at the club? It's hard to say at this stage, but the early signs look good if this result is anything to go by.

A first competitive match for new manager Steve McClaren, the game also saw the Magpies end a run of three consecutive defeats against Southampton.

Holding a team with  Champions League ambitions to a draw was impressive enough but a goal for newboy Georginio Wijnaldum was the icing on the cake and bodes well for the campaign to come –  maybe hold off on getting this inked a couple more weeks.

Alternative design: A giant red heart with the words "Toon Army 4 Wijnaldum"

Stoke City 0 – 1 Liverpool

Many feared the worst for Liverpool and manager Brendan Rodgers when it was revealed that the Reds would be playing Stoke, the team that beat them 6-1 on the last day of last season.

The Potters had bought well in the summer with Ibrahim Afellay among the most notable additions and yet it was the Merseysiders who picked up all three points with a last-gasp goal from Philippe Coutinho.

After picking up two points from the last 15 available on the road in the Premier League, a tattoo could be required to mark what may yet be an upturn in fortunes for the Reds and their gaffer. Watch this space.

Alternative design: Coutinho holding a hammer, smashing loads of pottery.

West Bromwich Albion 0 – 3 Manchester City

Prior to the kick-off of the new season, if you had asked the average to fan to pick which of the so-called top four they felt would slip up, the chances are that one of the Manchester clubs would have featured.

But while United's win over Tottenham was fortunate enough, City shone against Albion with a 3-0 win that sent a message to their title rivals – the Sky Blues won't be the pushovers may seemed to assume they would be this term.

With Raheem Sterling and David Silva looking sharp and Yaya Toure back on the scoresheet, this could be one tattoo to mark City's return to the top of the tree in the Premier League.

Alternative design: Manuel Pellegrini as an angel holding a baby version of Sterling.

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