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Arsenal climbs to third; many fans steer clear

Apr 22, 2016

Arsenal climbs to third; many fans steer clear

Alexis Sanchez was surrounded by thousands of empty seats inside Emirates Stadium as he scored twice against West Bromwich Albion to ease Arsenal back into third place with a 2-0 win on Thursday. Because Arsenal announced 59,568 tickets were sold for the English Premier ...

Kagawa plays central role as Dortmund beats Berlin

Apr 21, 2016

Kagawa plays central role as Dortmund beats Berlin

Shinji Kagawa had a hand in all three of his team’s goals as Borussia Dortmund whipped Genki Haraguchi and Hertha Berlin 3-0 in the semifinals of the German Cup on Wednesday night. Gonzalo Castro, Marco Reus and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were all on target to ...

Apr 20, 2016

Nadeshiko to play extra match against U.S.

Former women’s world champions Nadeshiko Japan will play a second exhibition match against United States away in June, the Japan Football Association said Wednesday. In addition to its game against the Americans in Colorado on June 2, Japan will take on the world champions ...

Newcastle claims point from City

Apr 20, 2016

Newcastle claims point from City

Sergio Aguero’s 100th Premier League goal was not enough for Manchester City to force victory as it was held to a 1-1 draw at relegation-threatened Newcastle United on Tuesday. Aguero, City’s top scorer, claimed his landmark goal after 14 minutes, but Manuel Pellegrini’s side ...

Suwon eliminates Gamba from Asian Champions League

Apr 19, 2016

Suwon eliminates Gamba from Asian Champions League

Gamba Osaka crashed out of the Asian Champions League in the first round on Tuesday after a 2-1 defeat at home to South Korea’s Suwon Samsung Bluewings. Gamba striker Takashi Usami missed a twice-taken penalty and Santos gave Suwon the lead early in the ...

Apr 19, 2016

PSG mum on Mourinho reports

Paris St. Germain on Tuesday issued a terse “no comment” following reports in England that the French champions had approached Jose Mourinho to become their new manager. Sky Sports News flashed the development across their programming, billing it “Breaking News” and citing “Sky sources.” ...

Spurs thrash Stoke to narrow gap on Leicester

Apr 19, 2016

Spurs thrash Stoke to narrow gap on Leicester

Harry Kane and Dele Alli both scored twice Monday as Tottenham crushed Stoke 4-0 with a devastating attacking display to close the gap on Premier League leader Leicester to five points. Tottenham’s fearless performance was an emphatic response to Leicester dropping points in Sunday’s ...