Leicester fires title-winning manager Ranieri

Feb 24, 2017

Leicester fires title-winning manager Ranieri

Masterminding one of the greatest upsets in sporting history wasn’t enough for Claudio Ranieri to keep his job at Leicester. Ranieri was fired by Leicester on Thursday, nine months after the 65-year-old Italian manager guided the club to the English Premier League title at ...

Burnley earns draw against Chelsea

Feb 13, 2017

Burnley earns draw against Chelsea

Premier League leader Chelsea dropped points for only the third time since September after getting pegged back by dogged Burnley in a 1-1 draw at a snowy Turf Moor on Sunday. The result meant Chelsea extended its lead to 10 points over second-placed Tottenham, ...

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 ...

Hazard, Chelsea run circles around Arsenal

Feb 5, 2017

Hazard, Chelsea run circles around Arsenal

Fusing strength, aggression and pace, Eden Hazard received the ball inside Chelsea’s own half and just kept on running, fending off every frail barrier of Arsenal’s resistance. Laurent Koscielny was the first opponent brushed aside and Francis Coquelin was left spinning, trying forlornly to ...

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 ...

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 ...