Report: Mainz rejects Leicester bid for Okazaki

Jan 10, 2015

Report: Mainz rejects Leicester bid for Okazaki

Mainz has turned down an offer from English Premier League club Leicester City for Japan international striker Shinji Okazaki, according to a report on Friday in the online edition of Allgemeine Zeitung. “People always say we could get €12 or €13 million if we ...

Chelsea draws against Southampton; City misses chance

Dec 29, 2014

Chelsea draws against Southampton; City misses chance

Chelsea retained its three-point lead at the midpoint of the Premier League season on Sunday despite being held to a draw by Southampton, thanks to Manchester City collapsing against struggling Burnley. After Eden Hazard recovered a 1-1 draw for Chelsea at fourth-place Southampton, defending ...

Rodgers admits Balotelli ill-suited to Liverpool's style of play

Dec 26, 2014

Rodgers admits Balotelli ill-suited to Liverpool's style of play

Mario Balotelli will return to Liverpool’s squad for the festive program but manager Brendan Rodgers was hardly effusive in his praise of the Italy striker’s credentials on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Balotelli has struggled to make an impact at Anfield since his £16 million ($24.88 ...

Skrtel rescues point for Liverpool

Dec 22, 2014

Skrtel rescues point for Liverpool

Martin Skrtel powered home a header deep into stoppage time to earn 10-man Liverpool a 2-2 draw against Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. In the seventh of nine minutes of injury time, Skrtel leaped high to head a rightwing corner from Adam ...

City hands Southampton first home loss, jumps into second

Dec 1, 2014

City hands Southampton first home loss, jumps into second

Manchester City cut Southampton down to size by dislodging the overachieving side from second place in the Premier League on Sunday, while Tottenham produced another comeback to beat Everton. Defending champion City was frustrated in the first half at St. Mary’s, but Yaya Toure, ...

Southampton crushes Sunderland

Oct 19, 2014

Southampton crushes Sunderland

Southampton demolished Sunderland 8-0 in one of the biggest wins in the Premier League’s 22-year history, overshadowing Sergio Aguero’s four-goal haul in Manchester City’s latest thrashing of Tottenham on Saturday. On an incident-packed day of goals, red cards and drama in England’s top flight, ...

Chelsea beats Arsenal to consolidate first place

Oct 6, 2014

Chelsea beats Arsenal to consolidate first place

Arsene Wenger got in a push, but Jose Mourinho landed the bigger blow. Chelsea consolidated its lead in the Premier League by beating London rival Arsenal 2-0 on Sunday in a feisty encounter that may be best remembered for Wenger losing his normal cool ...

Lampard stuns former club Chelsea

Sep 22, 2014

Lampard stuns former club Chelsea

Chelsea’s winning start to the Premier League was ended by a dramatic goal from one of its greatest ever players while Manchester United’s all-star attack was undermined by its jittery defense in a 5-3 loss at Leicester on Sunday. Frank Lampard struggled to contain ...

Costa stars in wild Chelsea victory

Aug 31, 2014

Costa stars in wild Chelsea victory

Chelsea showed off its new-found attacking sparkle in a 6-3 win over Everton on a day Manchester City lost its cutting edge to slip to a surprise first defeat in its Premier League title defense. City’s 1-0 home loss to Stoke on Saturday was ...