Okazaki awed by huge turnout at Leicester's victory parade

May 17, 2016

Okazaki awed by huge turnout at Leicester's victory parade

Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki admitted that the magnitude of what the Foxes have achieved in winning the Premier League title finally sunk in after hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets to watch the team parade the trophy on open-top buses on ...

Leicester two points away from title after draw

May 2, 2016

Leicester two points away from title after draw

Leicester missed its initial chance to clinch a first English league title. Over to you, Tottenham. Needing three points to pull off the ultimate underdog success story in sports, Leicester only managed to pick up one from a 1-1 draw at Manchester United in ...

Former Leicester player Abe praises Okazaki

Apr 30, 2016

Former Leicester player Abe praises Okazaki

Ex-Leicester City midfielder Yuki Abe has hailed Shinji Okazaki’s contribution to the Foxes as their Premier League season draws to a fairy-tale climax, and says he is not surprised that the Japan striker has become a hit at King Power Stadium. Leicester — 5,000-1 ...

Watford stuns Arsenal in F.A. Cup quarters

Mar 14, 2016

Watford stuns Arsenal in F.A. Cup quarters

The F.A. Cup served up another shock for the established powers of English soccer when Arsenal lost 2-1 at home to Watford on Sunday, ending its bid to win the trophy for a third straight year. A day after Chelsea tumbled out of the ...

Leicester adds to lead as rivals draw

Mar 6, 2016

Leicester adds to lead as rivals draw

Another goal for Riyad Mahrez. Another victory for Leicester in its bid to become the English Premier League’s most unlikely champion. Hours after seeing fellow title rivals Tottenham and Arsenal draw 2-2 in the north London derby, Leicester beat Watford 1-0 to extend its ...

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 fires on all cylinders in win

Jan 4, 2016

Chelsea fires on all cylinders in win

Chelsea signaled its intent to surge up the Premier League by crushing Crystal Palace 3-0 on Sunday in a stylish display that had shades of last season’s cruise to the championship. Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa scored for Chelsea, which is out of realistic ...

Jun 18, 2015

Leicester fires three players over sex tape

English Premier League club Leicester fired three players on Wednesday over a video showing them in an apparent orgy with Thai sex workers, one of whom was racially abused. Manager Nigel Pearson’s son James, Adam Smith and Tom Hopper had their contracts terminated on ...

Mar 17, 2015

Advocaat named Sunderland boss

Sunderland has hired former Netherlands manager Dick Advocaat as head coach until the end of the season, tasked with keeping the northeast club in the Premier League. Sunderland made the appointment on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after firing Gus Poyet with the team ...

Costa, Terry lift Chelsea to victory

Dec 27, 2014

Costa, Terry lift Chelsea to victory

Chelsea and Manchester City kicked off the Premier League’s hectic festive schedule with commanding victories Friday to keep the title race finely poised, while Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool also won on a successful day for the country’s top teams. John Terry and Diego ...