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May 23, 2017

Moyes resigns after Sunderland's relegation from Premier League

David Moyes quit as Sunderland manager on Monday following relegation from the English Premier League, having failed to revive a reputation damaged so badly at Manchester United. After impressing during 11 years at Everton, Moyes has lasted less than a year in his three ...

May 22, 2017

Report: Promoted Brighton chasing Haraguchi

Brighton & Hove Albion is chasing Hertha Berlin’s Japan attacker Genki Haraguchi as it prepares for its return to the English top flight next season, German sports magazine Kicker reported Monday. Hertha has been trying to tie Haraguchi down to a new contract with ...

Honda set for AC Milan exit

May 22, 2017

Honda set for AC Milan exit

Midfielder Keisuke Honda said on Twitter on Sunday he will be departing AC Milan at the end of the season, bringing an end to a difficult stint at the Italian giant that was characterized by frustratingly limited playing time. But the 30-year-old Japan international ...

Liverpool, City deny Arsenal top-four finish

May 22, 2017

Liverpool, City deny Arsenal top-four finish

Manchester City and Liverpool claimed the last two Champions League qualifying spots with comfortable wins on Sunday that meant Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal missed out on Europe’s elite club competition for the first time in 20 years. The big guns blew away the rest on ...

Kubo sparks triumphant Japan in Under-20 World Cup opener

May 21, 2017

Kubo sparks triumphant Japan in Under-20 World Cup opener

Takefusa Kubo came off the bench and set up Ritsu Doan’s winner as Japan came from behind to defeat South Africa 2-1 on Sunday in its Group D opener at the Under-20 World Cup. Grant Margeman handed South Africa the lead in the seventh ...

Frontale cruise past spluttering Antlers

/ May 19, 2017

Frontale cruise past spluttering Antlers

Kashima Antlers suffered a humbling 3-0 defeat at home to Kawasaki Frontale on Friday as the away side won its third straight and moved above the reigning champs ahead of the weekend fixtures. Kashima, which fell from the top of the table last weekend, ...

May 19, 2017

Kane scores four as Spurs thrash Leicester

A rampant Harry Kane netted four goals and livewire Son Heung-min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur thrashed Leicester City 6-1 in an action-packed Premier League clash on Thursday. The match was a effectively a dead rubber with Spurs already assured of finishing second behind ...

Manchester United, Southampton play to scoreless draw

May 18, 2017

Manchester United, Southampton play to scoreless draw

Sergio Romero showed Manchester United will be in safe hands in the Europa League final by saving an early penalty and producing many other great stops in a 0-0 draw at Southampton in the Premier League on Wednesday. Filling in for the rested David ...

Feyenoord captain Kuyt announces retirement

May 18, 2017

Feyenoord captain Kuyt announces retirement

Dirk Kuyt, the veteran Feyenoord captain who led his team to its first Dutch League title in 18 years, is retiring. The 36-year-old Kuyt, who returned to Rotterdam two years ago saying he wanted to win the league, told coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst of ...

Arsenal takes top-four race down to wire

May 17, 2017

Arsenal takes top-four race down to wire

The race for the final two tickets to next season’s Champions League will go to the wire after Arsenal retained its slim hopes of finishing in the Premier League’s top four thanks to a late burst from Alexis Sanchez against Sunderland on Tuesday. Arsenal’s ...