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 ...

Aug 10, 2014

Nasri announces he's finished playing for France

Manchester City’s French midfielder Samir Nasri has decided to quit international soccer over a breakdown in his relationship with national coach Didier Deschamps and the French media. The 27-year-old playmaker won the Premier League last season with City but was left out of the ...

May 30, 2014

Wenger, Arsenal finalize three-year contract

Arsene Wenger signed a new three-year deal to manage Arsenal until 2017, renewing his commitment to the club on Friday after ending a nine-year trophy drought. The new deal was announced by Arsenal to the London Stock Exchange and will take Wenger into his ...

Liverpool squanders three-goal lead, title hopes vanish

May 6, 2014

Liverpool squanders three-goal lead, title hopes vanish

Luis Suarez dropped into a crouch after the final whistle and sobbed, his chest heaving, until Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard walked over, pulled him up and tried to console him. The star forward pulled his jersey over his face, not wanting the world to ...

Liverpool turns focus to Chelsea showdown

Apr 21, 2014

Liverpool turns focus to Chelsea showdown

Brendan Rodgers is confident his Liverpool players possess the necessary ingredients to get the better of title rival Chelsea when the two teams meet at Anfield this weekend. Liverpool will go into that game five points ahead of Jose Mourinho’s side following its 3-2 ...