Leicester City completes miracle season with title

May 3, 2016

Leicester City completes miracle season with title

Leicester City players crowded around a television inside the house of teammate Jamie Vardy, locked arm in arm, watching the action 160 km away. And when the final whistle blew at Stamford Bridge, they raised their arms in triumph. One of the greatest sporting ...

Leicester two points away from title after draw

May 2, 2016

Leicester two points away from title after draw

Leicester missed its initial chance to clinch a first English league title. Over to you, Tottenham. Needing three points to pull off the ultimate underdog success story in sports, Leicester only managed to pick up one from a 1-1 draw at Manchester United in ...

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 ...

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, ...

Watford stuns Arsenal in F.A. Cup quarters

Mar 14, 2016

Watford stuns Arsenal in F.A. Cup quarters

The F.A. Cup served up another shock for the established powers of English soccer when Arsenal lost 2-1 at home to Watford on Sunday, ending its bid to win the trophy for a third straight year. A day after Chelsea tumbled out of the ...

Leicester adds to lead as rivals draw

Mar 6, 2016

Leicester adds to lead as rivals draw

Another goal for Riyad Mahrez. Another victory for Leicester in its bid to become the English Premier League’s most unlikely champion. Hours after seeing fellow title rivals Tottenham and Arsenal draw 2-2 in the north London derby, Leicester beat Watford 1-0 to extend its ...

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 ...

Arsenal, Spurs shake up title race

Feb 15, 2016

Arsenal, Spurs shake up title race

Arsenal and Tottenham grabbed late winning goals against title rivals on Sunday to move two points off the lead as the race to win the English Premier League crown tightened up. Leicester started the weekend with an unlikely five-point lead but conceded in the ...

Chelsea fires on all cylinders in win

Jan 4, 2016

Chelsea fires on all cylinders in win

Chelsea signaled its intent to surge up the Premier League by crushing Crystal Palace 3-0 on Sunday in a stylish display that had shades of last season’s cruise to the championship. Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa scored for Chelsea, which is out of realistic ...

Liverpool, Spurs advance to last 32 of Europa League

Nov 27, 2015

Liverpool, Spurs advance to last 32 of Europa League

Liverpool and Tottenham reached the Europa League last 32 on Thursday while Scottish interest in continental competition came to another sobering end when Celtic were knocked out. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool defeated Bordeaux 2-1 at Anfield having endured the worst possible start when injury-plagued England ...

Spurs sweep into League Cup final

Jan 29, 2015

Spurs sweep into League Cup final

Christian Eriksen added a late goal to his sublime early free kick to help Tottenham scrape a 2-2 draw with third-tier Sheffield United on Wednesday and secure a place in the League Cup final against Chelsea. Tottenham advanced 3-2 on aggregate and will play ...