Leicester's Vardy named Football Writers' Player of Year

May 2, 2016

Leicester's Vardy named Football Writers' Player of Year

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy has been voted Player of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association (FWA) in the latest twist to his fairy-tale ride from minor-league journeyman to international striker. The 29-year-old, who built his career at clubs like Stocksbridge, Halifax Town and ...

Apr 26, 2016

Leicester's Vardy suspended for upcoming game

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has been banned for an extra game and will miss Sunday’s trip to Manchester United, where the Foxes could clinch the English Premier League title. The England forward has also been fined £10,000 ($14,500) following his outburst at referee Jon ...

Spurs stumble hands Leicester keys to title

Apr 26, 2016

Spurs stumble hands Leicester keys to title

Leicester is one victory from becoming one of the unlikeliest champions in English soccer history — a year after nearly being relegated from the Premier League. The path to the trophy became clearer Monday after closest challenger Tottenham was held to a 1-1 draw ...

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

Apr 25, 2016

Leicester moves closer to EPL title

No Jamie Vardy, no problem for Leicester. Even with their top-scorer suspended, the Premier League leaders still overpowered Swansea 4-0 on Sunday to move another step closer to collecting the trophy. The only team that can catch Leicester is Tottenham, but the preseason 5,000-1 ...

Arsenal climbs to third; many fans steer clear

Apr 22, 2016

Arsenal climbs to third; many fans steer clear

Alexis Sanchez was surrounded by thousands of empty seats inside Emirates Stadium as he scored twice against West Bromwich Albion to ease Arsenal back into third place with a 2-0 win on Thursday. Because Arsenal announced 59,568 tickets were sold for the English Premier ...

Newcastle claims point from City

Apr 20, 2016

Newcastle claims point from City

Sergio Aguero’s 100th Premier League goal was not enough for Manchester City to force victory as it was held to a 1-1 draw at relegation-threatened Newcastle United on Tuesday. Aguero, City’s top scorer, claimed his landmark goal after 14 minutes, but Manuel Pellegrini’s side ...

Spurs thrash Stoke to narrow gap on Leicester

Apr 19, 2016

Spurs thrash Stoke to narrow gap on Leicester

Harry Kane and Dele Alli both scored twice Monday as Tottenham crushed Stoke 4-0 with a devastating attacking display to close the gap on Premier League leader Leicester to five points. Tottenham’s fearless performance was an emphatic response to Leicester dropping points in Sunday’s ...

Leicester closes in on Premier League title

Apr 11, 2016

Leicester closes in on Premier League title

Leicester City continued its inexorable march towards the Premier League title as Jamie Vardy’s brace earned the Foxes victory at Sunderland on Sunday, but Tottenham Hotspur showed it will not give up the chase after demolishing Manchester United 3-0. Vardy’s late goals in a ...

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 ...