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 ...

Anelka set for exit from West Brom

Mar 15, 2014

Anelka set for exit from West Brom

Striker Nicolas Anelka announced Friday he was leaving West Bromwich Albion and terminating his contract with immediate effect after being suspended for five matches by the Football Association for a racially aggravated goal celebration. The Premier League club responded by saying the player’s statement ...

Chelsea goes top as Arsenal, City slip

Feb 9, 2014

Chelsea goes top as Arsenal, City slip

This season at Chelsea, the “Special One” might well be Eden Hazard. The Belgium international produced another superb display on Saturday, scoring a hat trick as Jose Mourinho’s team moved top of the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Newcastle while its main ...

Wenger poised to sign new deal with Arsenal

Jan 28, 2014

Wenger poised to sign new deal with Arsenal

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis said Monday he expected manager Arsene Wenger to sign a new contract when the Frenchman’s current deal expires at the end of this season. The 64-year-old Wenger is currently the Premier League’s longest-serving manager, having joined north London side ...

Liverpool gives Suarez new deal

Dec 21, 2013

Liverpool gives Suarez new deal

Only four months after publicly pleading to leave the club in the hope of joining Premier League rival Arsenal, Luis Suarez has completed a remarkable U-turn and signed a new long-term contract at Liverpool. The 26-year-old complained in August that Liverpool had broken an ...