Jun 30, 2015

Veteran goalkeeper Cech moves to Arsenal

Goalkeeper Petr Cech ended his trophy-filled, 11-year stay at Chelsea by signing with Premier League rival Arsenal on Monday after losing his starting place with the English champion. Arsenal said the 33-year-old Cech has signed a “long-term contract for an undisclosed fee,” with British ...

Jun 11, 2015

Arsenal designates Miyaichi for free transfer

Winger Ryo Miyaichi has been listed for free transfer by Arsenal, the Premier League announced Wednesday. Miyaichi joined the Gunners from Chukyodai Chukyo High School in 2010 but made only one league appearance for the Gunners, spending most of his time away on loan ...

West weighs FIFA options

May 31, 2015

West weighs FIFA options

by Ronald Blum

What would happen if Sepp Blatter hosts a World Cup and most of Europe, several South American powers and the United States don’t show up? Blatter was voted to a fifth term as FIFA president on Friday, but the governing bodies of soccer’s wealthiest ...

Walcott sparks Arsenal flurry in F.A. Cup final

May 31, 2015

Walcott sparks Arsenal flurry in F.A. Cup final

Theo Walcott ended a frustrating season by scoring the first goal as Arsenal won a record 12th F.A. Cup title Saturday with a dominant 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the final at Wembley Stadium. Walcott, who missed most of 2014 with a knee ...

Chelsea closes in on league crown

Apr 19, 2015

Chelsea closes in on league crown

While rarely ruthless, Chelsea is easing to the English Premier League title. With a 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Saturday, Chelsea surged 10 points clear of Arsenal. But as Arsenal’s hopes of a first league title since 2004 took a further hit, the ...

Arsenal sneaks past Burnley to run winning streak to eight

Apr 12, 2015

Arsenal sneaks past Burnley to run winning streak to eight

If Chelsea collapses in the final weeks of the Premier League season, Arsenal will be primed to take advantage. Aaron Ramsey extended Arsenal’s winning run to eight matches on Saturday by clinching a 1-0 victory at Burnley. Arsenal’s resurgence has sent the team four ...

Monaco survives battering from Arsenal to reach quarters

Mar 18, 2015

Monaco survives battering from Arsenal to reach quarters

Monaco withstood Arsenal’s onslaught to reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League despite a 2-0 home defeat on Tuesday, advancing on the away-goals rule after drawing 3-3 on aggregate. Following a 3-1 humiliating defeat at the Emirates three weeks ago in the first leg ...