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Arsene Wenger certain to get many job offers after leaving Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will have plenty of clubs interested in his services after he leaves the job, according to the Premier League club's former vice-chairman David Dein. He was instrumental in hiring Wenger at Arsenal in 1996 and after more than two decades in charge, the Frenchman has announced that ...

Apr 24, 2018

Marseille's Hiroki Sakai sidelined with knee injury

Marseille defender Hiroki Sakai will be out at least three weeks with a knee injury, the French first-division club said Monday. The Japan international hurt the medial collateral ligament in his left knee Saturday in Marseille's 5-1 home victory over Lille in Ligue 1. The recovery ...

Arsene Wenger says fan protests led to decision to leave Arsenal

Apr 23, 2018

Arsene Wenger says fan protests led to decision to leave Arsenal

Arsene Wenger said he wasn't tired of managing Arsenal but quit after finding fan protests calling for his departure "hurtful" and damaging to the club's image. The 68-year-old Frenchman was initially reticent on Sunday to discuss the precise reason for his decision after 22 years ...

Yuya Kubo scores on return to Gent lineup

Apr 23, 2018

Yuya Kubo scores on return to Gent lineup

Yuya Kubo scored for Belgian Pro League side Gent in its 2-1 playoff loss away to Charleroi on Sunday. Returning to the starting lineup for the first time in six games, the 24-year-old netted in the 60th minute for his ninth goal of the season. Playing ...

V-Varen hold off Reysol for third straight win

/ Apr 22, 2018

V-Varen hold off Reysol for third straight win

Shu Hiramatsu scored a 50th-minute header and promoted V-Varen Nagasaki held on for a 1-0 victory over Kashiwa Reysol in the J. League first division on Sunday. Despite conceding the bulk of possession to Reysol at Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, the hosts defended well and Hiramatsu ...

Man United stops Tottenham to advance to final of F.A. Cup

Apr 22, 2018

Man United stops Tottenham to advance to final of F.A. Cup

A third cup final with Manchester United for Jose Mourinho. More F.A. Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham. While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of soccer, the manager has yet to actually win a trophy. A 2-1 collapse to United at Wembley Stadium on Saturday ...

Frontale heap misery on Antlers once again

/ Apr 21, 2018

Frontale heap misery on Antlers once again

by Andrew McKirdy

Defending J. League champions Kawasaki Frontale rubbed more salt into Kashima Antlers' wounds with a resounding 4-1 win over last season's runners-up on Saturday. Frontale, who snatched the title from under Kashima's noses on the final day of last season, took a fifth-minute lead at ...

Apr 21, 2018

Players are saddened that Wenger is stepping down

Arsene Wenger is leaving Arsenal after more than 21 years, ending a revolutionary reign that saw him introduce new methods to the Premier League and become the club's most successful manager. While the 68-year-old Frenchman was able to announce his own departure plans on Friday, ...

Nadeshiko wins Asian Cup again

Apr 21, 2018

Nadeshiko wins Asian Cup again

Japan won its second straight Women's Asian Cup on Friday night with a 1-0 victory over Australia in the tournament final. Substitute Kumi Yokoyama scored the 84th-minute winner at Amman International Stadium in a replay of the 2014 final, when Nadeshiko Japan edged the Matildas ...

Leicester, Southampton play to scoreless draw

Apr 20, 2018

Leicester, Southampton play to scoreless draw

Southampton remained deep in relegation trouble after it was held to a 0-0 draw at a lackluster Leicester City in the Premier League on Thursday. Leicester, managed by former Southampton boss Claude Puel, has now gone five home matches without a win but the ...