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Nov 7, 2017

Technical director Michael Emenalo leaves Chelsea

One of the key confidants of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich quit the reigning Premier League champion for family reasons on Monday. Michael Emenalo spent 10 years at Chelsea, joining as a scout before becoming the assistant coach of the first team and more recently the ...

West Ham fires manager Slaven Bilic

Nov 6, 2017

West Ham fires manager Slaven Bilic

Slaven Bilic was fired as manager of West Ham on Monday after the team dropped into the Premier League's relegation zone following another big loss. Bilic acknowledged his position was precarious after the 4-1 home loss against Liverpool on Saturday. "A change is now necessary in ...

Takumi Minamino bags double for Red Bull Salzburg

Nov 6, 2017

Takumi Minamino bags double for Red Bull Salzburg

Takumi Minamino scored a brace Sunday, including his first goal since the opening match of the season in July, as he helped Austrian Bundesliga champion Red Bull Salzburg to a 3-1 win away at SKN St. Polten. After St. Polten took a 1-0 lead on ...

City beats Arsenal to move eight points clear

Nov 6, 2017

City beats Arsenal to move eight points clear

Manchester City is the team to catch in the Premier League, and it's getting even more challenging. Pep Guardiola's side moved eight points clear with a 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Sunday, while second-place Manchester United lost 1-0 at Chelsea. Tottenham trails United on goal ...

Antlers beat Reds to close in on J. League title

/ Nov 5, 2017

Antlers beat Reds to close in on J. League title

Kashima Antlers closed in on a record-extending ninth J. League championship title with a 1-0 win at home to Asian Champions League finalist Urawa Reds on Sunday. Brazilian midfielder Leandro settled the contest late in the second half as the defending champions opened up a ...

Liverpool thrashes West Ham to continue revival

Nov 5, 2017

Liverpool thrashes West Ham to continue revival

The only member of the English Premier League's top six in action on Saturday, Liverpool took full advantage. Juergen Klopp's side won at West Ham 4-1 to secure successive league victories for the first time since August. Mohamed Salah scored twice, while Joel Matip and Alex ...

Cerezo claim first title with Levain Cup victory

/ Nov 4, 2017

Cerezo claim first title with Levain Cup victory

Cerezo Osaka captured their first major domestic title on Saturday with a 2-0 win over Kawasaki Frontale in the final of the YBC Levain Cup. Japan international Kenyu Sugimoto opened the scoring with an early strike at Saitama Stadium before Brazilian midfielder Souza netted deep ...

Cologne's Yuya Osako nets pair of goals in rout of BATE Borisov

Nov 3, 2017

Cologne's Yuya Osako nets pair of goals in rout of BATE Borisov

Halftime substitute Yuya Osako scored a brace and provided an assist in a dominant second half for Cologne, which beat BATE Borisov 5-2 Thursday in its second Europa League home match of the season. After the Belarusian visitors scored two goals in two minutes to ...

Tottenham, Man City secure knockout spots in Champions League

Nov 2, 2017

Tottenham, Man City secure knockout spots in Champions League

English clubs shone in the Champions League on Wednesday as Tottenham humbled Real Madrid and Manchester City beat Napoli to secure their places in the knockout stages with two games remaining. Tottenham ended Real's five-year unbeaten run in the Champions League group stage with a ...