Arsenal sneaks past Burnley to run winning streak to eight

Apr 12, 2015

Arsenal sneaks past Burnley to run winning streak to eight

If Chelsea collapses in the final weeks of the Premier League season, Arsenal will be primed to take advantage. Aaron Ramsey extended Arsenal’s winning run to eight matches on Saturday by clinching a 1-0 victory at Burnley. Arsenal’s resurgence has sent the team four ...

Benteke treble saves point for Villa

Apr 8, 2015

Benteke treble saves point for Villa

Christian Benteke scored a hat trick as Aston Villa twice came from behind against Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday to draw 3-3 and stay out of the relegation zone. Benteke’s final goal came directly from a free kick in the 83rd minute of a ...

Villa, Saints grab dramatic late wins

Mar 4, 2015

Villa, Saints grab dramatic late wins

Southampton and Aston Villa scored late winners in matches affecting opposite ends of the Premier League on Tuesday, while a touchline spat between the managers marred Sunderland’s 1-1 draw at Hull. Southampton revived its unlikely tilt at Champions League qualification thanks to Sadio Mane’s ...

Balotelli gives Liverpool win

Feb 11, 2015

Balotelli gives Liverpool win

Mario Balotelli went from forgotten man to match-winner at Liverpool as his late goal against Tottenham tightened up the race for Champions League qualification in the Premier League on Tuesday. The maverick Italy striker came off the bench for just his second appearance in ...

Arsenal pounds Villa; Saints slip up

Feb 2, 2015

Arsenal pounds Villa; Saints slip up

The fight for Champions League qualification from the Premier League intensified Sunday, with Arsenal dismantling Aston Villa in its biggest win of the season and Southampton surrendering third place after a surprise home loss to Swansea. Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott — starting their ...

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, ...