Leicester's Vardy says he  receives death threats

Mar 21, 2017

Leicester's Vardy says he receives death threats

Jamie Vardy has gone from Premier League champion to a target of hatred. The Leicester striker said he has received death threats amid the bitter fallout from manager Claudio Ranieri being fired by his club last month. Vardy was named as one of the ...

Middlesbrough, manager Karanka part ways

Mar 16, 2017

Middlesbrough, manager Karanka part ways

Aitor Karanka left Middlesbrough on Thursday after more than three years in charge with the club fighting relegation from the Premier League. The Spanish coach has been on a 10-game winless run that has left Middlesbrough next-to-last in the standings, three points from safety ...

Hazard, Costa score as Chelsea extends lead

Mar 7, 2017

Hazard, Costa score as Chelsea extends lead

Chelsea took a confident step closer to the Premier League title with goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa enough to sweep aside London rival West Ham 2-1 on Monday night. The result lifts Chelsea 10 points clear of second-place Tottenham, with 11 games ...

Kane hits double as Tottenham keeps faint title hopes alive

Mar 6, 2017

Kane hits double as Tottenham keeps faint title hopes alive

Whether scoring from distance or performing an intricate goal celebration, Harry Kane makes it look easy. No other player has been as consistently lethal in front of goal in England over the last three years. The Tottenham forward supplemented his repertoire of goals with ...

Struggling Leicester pulls off upset of Liverpool

Feb 28, 2017

Struggling Leicester pulls off upset of Liverpool

Leicester began life without manager Claudio Ranieri by easing its English Premier League relegation fears after a stirring 3-1 home victory over Liverpool on Monday. In its first game since Ranieri was sacked last Thursday by the club’s Thai owners, Jamie Vardy scored twice ...

Chelsea goes 11 points clear at top of Premier League table

Feb 26, 2017

Chelsea goes 11 points clear at top of Premier League table

Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Pedro inspired a 3-1 win over Swansea, while Leicester’s gloom deepened as the troubled champions plunged into the relegation zone on Saturday. Antonio Conte’s leaders won for the 17th time in ...

Struggling Leicester falls to Manchester United

Feb 6, 2017

Struggling Leicester falls to Manchester United

Relegation is looming as a genuine prospect for stuttering Premier League champion Leicester. It’s been 79 years since a defending champion was relegated from England’s top division — the last being Manchester City in 1938 — but Leicester is heading that way after a ...

Ex-Chelsea star Lampard announces retirement

Feb 2, 2017

Ex-Chelsea star Lampard announces retirement

Former Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday after spending last year with New York City FC in Major League Soccer. Lampard, who started his career at West Ham United, established himself as one of Europe’s finest ...

Chelsea comfortable after Liverpool draw

Feb 1, 2017

Chelsea comfortable after Liverpool draw

Diego Costa’s missed second-half penalty cost Premier League leader Chelsea a victory at Liverpool on Tuesday but a 1-1 draw did little damage to its title prospects as closest rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur dropped points. Spain striker Costa was denied by Liverpool keeper ...