West Ham ousts Liverpool in Cup

Feb 10, 2016

West Ham ousts Liverpool in Cup

Angelo Ogbonna headed home a winning goal in stoppage time of extra time to give West Ham a dramatic 2-1 victory over Liverpool in their F.A. Cup fourth round replay on Tuesday. Ogbonna’s strike in the 121st minute at Upton Park earned West Ham ...

City starlet Iheanacho takes chance in F.A. Cup

Jan 31, 2016

City starlet Iheanacho takes chance in F.A. Cup

Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham eased into the fifth round of the F.A. Cup on Saturday, as the English Premier League title contenders showed their strength in depth. Though many fringe players got a rare chance to start, none made more of the opportunity ...

Oxford stuns Swansea in F.A. Cup

Jan 11, 2016

Oxford stuns Swansea in F.A. Cup

Swansea was humbled by fourth-tier Oxford for the first big shock in the third round of the F.A. Cup, while Tottenham needed an 89th-minute penalty from Harry Kane to salvage a 2-2 draw against Leicester on Sunday. Chelsea endured a third-round humiliation at the ...

West weighs FIFA options

May 31, 2015

West weighs FIFA options

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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 ...

Man United advances to F.A. Cup quarterfinals

Feb 17, 2015

Man United advances to F.A. Cup quarterfinals

Manchester United survived a scare against third-tier Preston North End to reach the F.A. Cup quarterfinals with a hard-fought 3-1 win at Deepdale on Monday. Louis Van Gaal’s star-studded side was in danger of an embarrassing fifth-round exit when the unheralded hosts took a ...

Messi scores three in win

Feb 16, 2015

Messi scores three in win

Lionel Messi kept up his scoring streak by netting a hat trick as Barcelona swept aside an outclassed Levante 5-0 in the Spanish League on Sunday. Messi scored his 12th, 13th and 14th goals in Barcelona’s 11-game winning run after Neymar had put the ...

United beats Cambridge in replay

Feb 4, 2015

United beats Cambridge in replay

Manchester United overcame fourth-tier Cambridge in an F.A. Cup replay on Tuesday, winning 3-0 less than two weeks after a humbling 0-0 draw. Juan Mata, Marcos Rojo and second-half substitute James Wilson scored to send United through to a fifth-round match at third-tier Preston. ...