Sep 24, 2016

Manchester United manager Mourinho benches Rooney

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been dropped for the English Premier League game against champion Leicester on Saturday. Rooney was put on the bench by United manager Jose Mourinho, who said Friday that the striker had not been the same player since he ...

Mourinho's United stunned by Watford

Sep 19, 2016

Mourinho's United stunned by Watford

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United reign is quickly unravelling, with his new team condemned to a third successive loss by Watford on Sunday. Watford’s 3-1 victory exposed the brittleness of Mourinho’s expensively assembled team as it tasted success over the record 20-time English champions for ...

Sep 3, 2016

Aguero receives three-match ban

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will miss the derby against Manchester United after receiving a three-match ban from the English Football Association on Friday for elbowing an opponent. The F.A. said it retrospectively punished Aguero for violent conduct in last weekend’s win against West ...

Aug 27, 2016

Arsenal loans out Asano to Stuttgart

Japan forward Takuma Asano will open his first season in Europe in the second division of Germany’s Bundesliga on a loan deal, Arsenal announced Friday. Asano, who has been named to the squad for Japan’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers against United Arab Emirates and ...

West Ham victorious in Olympic venue debut

Aug 22, 2016

West Ham victorious in Olympic venue debut

The first Premier League game staged at the centerpiece stadium of the London Olympics in 2012 served up some late drama Sunday, with new tenant West Ham scoring in the 85th minute to earn a 1-0 win over 10-man Bournemouth. Track-and-field stars like Usain ...

Aug 13, 2016

Tottenham's Alli to wear first name on jersey

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli will wear his first name on the back of his shirt this season, rather than his surname, his club announced on Saturday. “I wanted a name on my shirt that represented who I am and I feel I have ...

Aug 10, 2016

Leicester's Ranieri signs new contract until 2020

Manager Claudio Ranieri has signed a new contract with Leicester City that would keep him at the club until June 2020, the Premier League champion announced on Wednesday. Appointed manager in July 2015, the 64-year Italian helped the club defy pre-season odds of 5,000:1 ...

Aug 6, 2016

Man City announces Moreno signing

Manchester City has completed the signing of 19-year-old Colombia international Marlos Moreno from Atletico Nacional, the Premier League team said on Saturday. Moreno, who has signed a five-year contract with City, now moves to La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna on loan until the ...

Jul 23, 2016

Hull announces Bruce's departure

Hull manager Steve Bruce has left the newly promoted Premier League club three weeks before the new season starts. Hull said the 55-year-old Bruce left by “mutual consent” after four years in charge. The departure comes as the club has failed to make major ...