Errors cost Liverpool, United points

Dec 5, 2016

Errors cost Liverpool, United points

Premier League heavyweights Liverpool and Manchester United were caught by late sucker punches in two games that finished far more dramatically than they began on Sunday. Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool wasted a chance to return to second place in the table, a point behind Chelsea, ...

Clinical Chelsea beats title rival City

Dec 4, 2016

Clinical Chelsea beats title rival City

Chelsea cemented its position on top of the Premier League with a 3-1 victory at title rival Manchester City, while Alexis Sanchez’s hat trick in a 5-1 thrashing of West Ham took Arsenal into second place on Saturday. Gary Cahill’s own goal from a ...

Dec 3, 2016

Ex-Chelsea player speaks out on sexual assault

A former Chelsea player said he was paid £50,000 ($77,500) by the Premier League club to “keep a lid” on sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of its former chief scout. Gary Johnson, who is now 57, told the Daily Mirror newspaper he ...

Mourinho sent off on bad day for United

Nov 28, 2016

Mourinho sent off on bad day for United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was sent off for the second time in a month on Sunday as the controversial coach watched his side draw 1-1 at home to West Ham United and lose more ground in the Premier League title race. On an ...

Toure returns to lift City past Palace

Nov 20, 2016

Toure returns to lift City past Palace

Yaya Toure returned to Manchester City’s ranks on Saturday after a public apology to manager Pep Guardiola and scored twice in a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace that took the team to the top of the Premier League alongside Liverpool. While Liverpool’s progress was ...

Liverpool thrashes Watford to move top

Nov 7, 2016

Liverpool thrashes Watford to move top

Liverpool swept to the top of the Premier League as Sadio Mane’s double inspired a 6-1 rout of Watford, while Tottenham rescued a 1-1 draw at north London rival Arsenal on Sunday. While Liverpool dazzled, its old rival Manchester United ended a four-match winless ...

Bony powers Stoke past Swansea

Nov 1, 2016

Bony powers Stoke past Swansea

Cote d’Ivoire striker Wilfried Bony ended a 10-month goal drought with a brace against former club Swansea City as Stoke City’s revival continued with a 3-1 win in Monday’s Premier League clash. Both goals for the 27-year-old Manchester City loanee were set up by ...

Okazaki gets first goal of season in Leicester victory

Oct 23, 2016

Okazaki gets first goal of season in Leicester victory

Shinji Okazaki reveled in his first goal of the season on Saturday as champions Leicester downed Crystal Palace 3-1 at home in the Premier League. Named in Claudio Ranieri’s starting lineup for the first time in five league games, Okazaki drilled in low to ...

Austin double sends Southampton past Burnley

Oct 17, 2016

Austin double sends Southampton past Burnley

Southampton’s rich vein of form in the Premier League continued as it beat Burnley 3-1 with two goals from Charlie Austin on Sunday while another promoted side, Middlesbrough, fared just as poorly, losing 1-0 at home to Watford. With Hull City having crashed 6-1 ...