Leicester takes big step toward league title

Apr 4, 2016

Leicester takes big step toward league title

After a fourth successive 1-0 victory sent Leicester into a seven-point lead, some giddy fans started to unfurl Premier League “champions” scarves in the King Power Stadium. Although there are still six games remaining after Sunday’s gritty win over Southampton, celebrations are already under ...

United wins Manchester derby; Spurs prevail

Mar 21, 2016

United wins Manchester derby; Spurs prevail

Pep Guardiola might have thought he’d be taking over the champions of England when he agreed to join Manchester City from next season. If City’s current form is anything to go by, the world’s best manager may be coaching a side in the Europa ...

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

Mar 20, 2016

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

The lethal striking duo of Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy combined again to nudge Leicester closer to the title on Saturday, although Arsenal remains primed to pounce on any slip-ups by the leaders after ending a three-game winless run in the Premier League. Vardy, ...

Newcastle hires Benitez

Mar 12, 2016

Newcastle hires Benitez

Rafa Benitez started this season tasked with winning the Champions League with Real Madrid. He will end it trying to keep Newcastle in the English Premier League. The Spaniard replaced Steve McClaren as manager on Friday, signing a three-year deal with the club that ...

Mar 11, 2016

Newcastle fires McClaren

Steve McClaren was fired as Newcastle manager on Friday after just nine months in charge, with the club struggling to retain its Premier League status following nine defeats in its last 12 matches. Newcastle is in 19th place in the 20-club league, and its ...

United stumbles at West Brom; Liverpool wins

Mar 7, 2016

United stumbles at West Brom; Liverpool wins

Playing with 10 men proved to be no problem for Liverpool in the English Premier League on Sunday. The same cannot be said of Manchester United. Liverpool responded to James Milner’s sending-off in the 62nd minute against Crystal Palace by coming from 1-0 down ...

Leicester retains lead as rivals stumble

Mar 3, 2016

Leicester retains lead as rivals stumble

Leicester strengthened its position atop the Premier League without even playing on Wednesday, after its three main title rivals all lost to cap another unpredictable round in England’s top division. Tottenham could have climbed above Leicester into first place — for the first time ...

Leicester misses chance to pull clear in Premier League title race

Mar 2, 2016

Leicester misses chance to pull clear in Premier League title race

Leicester’s unlikely Premier League title challenge faltered with a 2-2 home draw with West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday, offering Tottenham the chance to go top in another twist to the most unpredictable race for the championship in years. Moving three points clear of the ...

Van Gaal despondent as United crashes at Sunderland

Feb 14, 2016

Van Gaal despondent as United crashes at Sunderland

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal cast doubt on his team’s chances of qualifying for next season’s Champions League after a 2-1 loss at relegation-threatened Sunderland in the Premier League, placing the Dutchman under fresh scrutiny on Saturday. The latest embarrassing loss for United ...

Arsenal draws six-goal thriller at Liverpool; Leicester wins

Jan 14, 2016

Arsenal draws six-goal thriller at Liverpool; Leicester wins

Arsenal conceded a 90th-minute equalizer at Liverpool to lose its outright lead in the Premier League on Wednesday, as Leicester kept up its surprising title challenge with a 1-0 win at Tottenham. Only a superior goal difference is keeping Arsenal above Leicester after the ...