Dec 8, 2016

Police open inquiry into child sex abuse at London clubs

British police said they had launched an investigation into allegations of historical child sex crimes at London soccer clubs following a wave of reports from former players that they had been abused as youngsters. Last week, police said about 350 victims had come forward ...

Clinical Chelsea beats title rival City

Dec 4, 2016

Clinical Chelsea beats title rival City

Chelsea cemented its position on top of the Premier League with a 3-1 victory at title rival Manchester City, while Alexis Sanchez’s hat trick in a 5-1 thrashing of West Ham took Arsenal into second place on Saturday. Gary Cahill’s own goal from a ...

Dec 3, 2016

Ex-Chelsea player speaks out on sexual assault

A former Chelsea player said he was paid £50,000 ($77,500) by the Premier League club to “keep a lid” on sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of its former chief scout. Gary Johnson, who is now 57, told the Daily Mirror newspaper he ...

Chelsea prevails in showdown against Tottenham

Nov 27, 2016

Chelsea prevails in showdown against Tottenham

Chelsea fought back for a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur that cemented its place on top of the Premier League table, while title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool kept pace with the top team on Saturday. Antonio Conte’s Chelsea had been knocked out of ...

Costa sends Chelsea into first place

Nov 21, 2016

Costa sends Chelsea into first place

Chelsea replaced Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table with a comfortable 1-0 win at Middlesbrough thanks to a first-half Diego Costa strike on Sunday. It was the London side’s sixth successive league victory without conceding a goal and gave it 28 ...

Chelsea routs Everton to move top

Nov 6, 2016

Chelsea routs Everton to move top

Chelsea crushed Everton 5-0 on Saturday to storm to the top of the Premier League with a vintage display after Manchester City was held 1-1 at home by a last-minute goal from promoted Middlesbrough. It was the first time City had been knocked off ...

Chelsea humiliates Mourinho's United; Saints hold City

Oct 24, 2016

Chelsea humiliates Mourinho's United; Saints hold City

Pep Guardiola may have thought it a bad day when he suffered a fifth match without a win on Sunday but it was nothing compared to the nightmare that befell his old managerial rival Jose Mourinho on an extraordinary afternoon of Premier League action. ...

Wenger celebrates anniversary with win over Chelsea

Sep 25, 2016

Wenger celebrates anniversary with win over Chelsea

Arsenal overpowered London rival Chelsea 3-0 at Emirates Stadium on Saturday to mark Arsene Wenger’s 20th anniversary as Gunners boss in style. Earlier, Manchester United thrashed defending Premier League champion Leicester City 4-1 to vindicate manager Jose Mourinho’s decision to drop Wayne Rooney while ...