Trio edge closer to 2018 World Cup

/ Mar 27, 2017

Trio edge closer to 2018 World Cup

Germany, England and Poland all took another step toward World Cup qualification but the Netherlands’ failure to do the same cost national team coach Danny Blind his job on Sunday. The Dutch association fired Blind one day after his team’s humiliating 2-0 defeat to ...

/ Mar 17, 2017

U.K.'s Brexit fight with Scotland escalates as May rejects vote

Prime Minister Theresa May rejected Scotland’s bid to hold a referendum on independence before the U.K. leaves the European Union, the latest twist in the increasingly acrimonious fight over Brexit with the nationalist government in Edinburgh. While not ruling one out eventually, May’s team ...

Former England coach Taylor passes away at 72

Jan 13, 2017

Former England coach Taylor passes away at 72

Graham Taylor, who was derided as England coach after failing to qualify for the 1994 World Cup, has died. Taylor, a friend of pop star Elton John, enjoyed considerable success as an English club manager. He was 72. Taylor, who won admiration as manager ...

Ex-England manager Taylor, 72, passes away

Jan 12, 2017

Ex-England manager Taylor, 72, passes away

Graham Taylor, the former England soccer manager, has died at the age of 72, according to media reports on Thursday. Taylor, who had a playing career with Grimsby Town and Lincoln City, was a successful manager in English soccer’s top flight with Watford and ...

India routs England after Root, Hameed defiance

/ Nov 29, 2016

India routs England after Root, Hameed defiance

Joe Root’s determination and Haseem Hameed’s grit were not enough for England as India won the third test by eight wickets inside four days to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Tuesday. Playing his first test in eight years, Parthiv Patel smashed ...

Nov 12, 2016

England, France record victories

England shrugged aside the potential ramifications of sanctions over poppy emblems Friday with a 3-0 Wembley win over Scotland to bring a 2018 World Cup berth a step closer. A trio of headers from Liverpool pair Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana and Chelsea’s Gary ...

Wenger stays coy on future

Oct 1, 2016

Wenger stays coy on future

Arsene Wenger’s 20th anniversary celebrations climax with a trip to Burnley on Sunday, but there are still questions over his future with Arsenal beyond the current campaign. Wenger, 66, is out of contract at the end of the season and the Gunners boss has ...