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 ...

Barcelona, City secure spots in Champions League last 16

Nov 24, 2016

Barcelona, City secure spots in Champions League last 16

Lionel Messi fired Barcelona into the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday after a 2-0 win at Celtic, and the Spaniards were joined in the knockout rounds by Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. The Argentine star returned from illness to score both goals ...

Toure returns to lift City past Palace

Nov 20, 2016

Toure returns to lift City past Palace

Yaya Toure returned to Manchester City’s ranks on Saturday after a public apology to manager Pep Guardiola and scored twice in a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace that took the team to the top of the Premier League alongside Liverpool. While Liverpool’s progress was ...

Toure apologizes to Guardiola

Nov 5, 2016

Toure apologizes to Guardiola

Seeking to mend his relationship with manager Pep Guardiola, Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure apologized Friday for outbursts by his agent. A statement of contrition was demanded two months ago by Guardiola before Toure would be considered for selection again. But it’s still not ...

City ends winless run at West Brom

Oct 30, 2016

City ends winless run at West Brom

Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan each scored twice as Manchester City crushed West Bromwich Albion 4-0 on Saturday to keep its nose in front in the Premier League. Arsenal won 4-1 at Sunderland and Liverpool prevailed 4-2 at Crystal Palace, but City’s win kept ...

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. ...

City misses two penalties, salvages point against Everton

Oct 16, 2016

City misses two penalties, salvages point against Everton

First-place Manchester City missed two penalties in a 1-1 draw with Everton, allowing 10-man Arsenal to move into a tie atop the Premier League table with a 3-2 win over Swansea on Saturday. Arsenal leapfrogged Tottenham into second place after its north London rival ...

Oct 15, 2016

Evans found not guilty of rape

A former English Premier League soccer player has been found not guilty of rape following a retrial, ending a five-year fight to clear his name. Ched Evans, a Wales international who has played for Manchester City and Sheffield United, wept and hugged his partner ...

Spurs hand City first defeat of Guardiola era

Oct 3, 2016

Spurs hand City first defeat of Guardiola era

Manchester City suffered its first defeat under manager Pep Guardiola as Tottenham Hotspur underlined its Premier League title credentials with a 2-0 win at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Victory saw Spurs move to within a point of leader City. And later on Sunday, ...