May 14, 2016

Chelsea offers Terry new one-year deal

Chelsea captain John Terry has been offered a contract for another season and the club is awaiting his response. The 35-year-old Terry is out of contract at the end of this season and in January said he would not be extending his stay. “The ...

Leicester City completes miracle season with title

May 3, 2016

Leicester City completes miracle season with title

Leicester City players crowded around a television inside the house of teammate Jamie Vardy, locked arm in arm, watching the action 160 km away. And when the final whistle blew at Stamford Bridge, they raised their arms in triumph. One of the greatest sporting ...

Villa relegated after 28 years in top flight

Apr 17, 2016

Villa relegated after 28 years in top flight

Aston Villa’s 28-year stay in the English top flight ended on Saturday with a 1-0 loss at Manchester United, while Newcastle and Sunderland gave themselves hope of escaping the Premier League relegation zone by both winning 3-0. The threat of relegation ended some time ...

Chelsea hires Conte to revitalize fortunes

Apr 5, 2016

Chelsea hires Conte to revitalize fortunes

Chelsea has turned to another manager renowned for his abrasive temperament as Jose Mourinho’s successor. Having seen Antonio Conte revitalize Italy’s national team in the last two years, Chelsea is hoping the three-time Serie A-winning coach can rouse the London club from its slumber. ...

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

Mar 20, 2016

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

The lethal striking duo of Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy combined again to nudge Leicester closer to the title on Saturday, although Arsenal remains primed to pounce on any slip-ups by the leaders after ending a three-game winless run in the Premier League. Vardy, ...

Leicester misses chance to pull clear in Premier League title race

Mar 2, 2016

Leicester misses chance to pull clear in Premier League title race

Leicester’s unlikely Premier League title challenge faltered with a 2-2 home draw with West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday, offering Tottenham the chance to go top in another twist to the most unpredictable race for the championship in years. Moving three points clear of the ...

Late strikes lift Leicester, Chelsea

Feb 28, 2016

Late strikes lift Leicester, Chelsea

Premier League leader Leicester and reigning champion Chelsea needed winning goals in the 89th minute Saturday to keep their respective campaigns for the English title and European soccer next season on track. Leonardo Ulloa came off the bench in the 78th to score the ...

Chelsea routs Manchester City

Feb 22, 2016

Chelsea routs Manchester City

Chelsea reached the quarterfinals of the F.A. Cup with a 5-1 victory against an understrength Manchester City side on Sunday, while London rivals Crystal Palace and West Ham also advanced. Palace defeated Tottenham 1-0, and West Ham came from behind to thrash second-tier Blackburn ...

PSG tops Chelsea in first leg

Feb 17, 2016

PSG tops Chelsea in first leg

Struggling striker Edinson Cavani came off the bench to score the winner as Paris Saint-Germain beat Chelsea 2-1 in a pulsating first leg in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday. Cavani, who has lost his place in the side in recent ...