Rooney's record-setting strike salvages point for United

Jan 22, 2017

Rooney's record-setting strike salvages point for United

Deep into stoppage time with Manchester United facing defeat, Wayne Rooney bent a free kick high over the defense and into the Stoke goal. A point was salvaged for United but the moment carried a far greater significance. It was Rooney’s 250th goal for ...

Jan 21, 2017

Gerrard to coach at Liverpool academy

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard will return to coach at its academy next month, the Premier League club said on Friday. Gerrard had been widely tipped to join the Anfield coaching staff following his decision to leave LA Galaxy after 18 months with the MLS ...

City loses big; United earns draw

Jan 16, 2017

City loses big; United earns draw

Pep Guardiola suffered the largest league defeat of his managerial career as Manchester City was thrashed 4-0 by Everton, while across town Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s late equalizer gave Manchester United a 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday. Goals from Romelu Lukaku and Kevin Mirallas put ...

Chelsea shrugs off Costa's absence

Jan 15, 2017

Chelsea shrugs off Costa's absence

Chelsea made light of striker Diego Costa’s absence to extend its lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points on Saturday with a 3-0 win at champion Leicester City. After a Harry Kane-inspired Tottenham Hotspur and a ruthless Arsenal side kept ...

Jan 13, 2017

Liverpool's Gerrard awaits special civic honor

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is set to receive the Freedom of the City after his outstanding career with the Premier League club. Gerrard, 36, captained Liverpool to Champions League and F.A. Cup triumphs after emerging from the youth academy to become one of the ...

Chelsea's Mikel on the move to Chinese Super League

Jan 6, 2017

Chelsea's Mikel on the move to Chinese Super League

John Obi Mikel has followed Chelsea midfielder Oscar to the Chinese Super League by leaving Stamford Bridge on Friday to join Tianjin TEDA. The defensive midfielder made over 370 appearances in his 10 1/2 years at the London club but said it was time ...

Jan 6, 2017

Southampton's Fonte seeks transfer

Southampton captain Jose Fonte wants to leave after handing in a transfer request, the English Premier League club said on Thursday. The 33-year-old Portugal defender has rejected opportunities to extend his contract which runs for another 18 months, director of football Les Reed said. ...

Hull City hands reins to Silva as team fights relegation

Jan 5, 2017

Hull City hands reins to Silva as team fights relegation

Hull City has hired Marco Silva to manage the relegation-threatened Premier League club until the end of the season. The announcement was made on Thursday. The 39-year-old Portuguese coach succeeds Mike Phelan at the last-place club. Silva won the Greek title with Olympiakos last ...

Arsenal roars back to claim dramatic draw at Bournemouth

Jan 4, 2017

Arsenal roars back to claim dramatic draw at Bournemouth

Flimsy before halftime, fabulous by the end; Arsenal revealed the split personality that has undermined so many of its Premier League title attempts as it snatched an unforgettable 3-3 draw at Bournemouth on Tuesday. Out-battled for an hour by its modest south coast opponent, ...

Liverpool targets City after crushing Stoke

Dec 28, 2016

Liverpool targets City after crushing Stoke

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is looking forward to pitting his wits against Pep Guardiola again after seeing the Reds fight back to beat Stoke City 4-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday. Liverpool moved back above Manchester City into second place in the table, ...

Klopp laments luck on injury front

Dec 26, 2016

Klopp laments luck on injury front

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes a little more luck on the injury front is all that is separating his team from Premier League leader Chelsea as the Reds prepare to face Stoke City on Tuesday. The Anfield club spent Christmas in second place in ...