Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Aug 24, 2016

Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Watford and West Bromwich Albion were beaten by third-tier opposition in the English League Cup on Tuesday, while fellow Premier League sides Liverpool and Everton enjoyed big wins in the second round. Chelsea was pushed hard by third-tier Bristol Rovers before also advancing to ...

Chelsea's Costa notches 89th-minute goal to down West Ham

Aug 16, 2016

Chelsea's Costa notches 89th-minute goal to down West Ham

Striker Diego Costa struck in the 89th minute as Chelsea won its first competitive match under new manager Antonio Conte, beating West Ham 2-1 Monday night in the English Premier League. “I’m delighted with the performance, I saw a lot of things that are ...

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 ...