Eden Hazard leads Chelsea to Europa League title

Soccer May 30, 2019

Eden Hazard leads Chelsea to Europa League title

For Eden Hazard, it was the perfect goodbye. For Petr Cech, it was a painful way to retire. Hazard scored twice past his former teammate as Chelsea sliced through Arsenal in the second half of the Europa League final on Wednesday, netting four times in ...

Arsenal, Chelsea take initiative in semifinals of Europa League

Soccer May 3, 2019

Arsenal, Chelsea take initiative in semifinals of Europa League

The possibility of an all-English final in the Europa League grew likelier after Arsenal and Chelsea moved into strong positions in the semifinals on Thursday. Arsenal will take a 3-1 lead into the second leg against Valencia after coming from behind through two goals by ...

Liverpool, City win to set up duel for EPL title

Soccer Feb 28, 2019

Liverpool, City win to set up duel for EPL title

The Premier League title race looks to be a duel between Liverpool and Manchester City after the top two collected contrasting home wins on Wednesday and third-place Tottenham lost at Chelsea for a second defeat in five days. Just when questions were starting to be ...

Gunners on target in testy derby

Soccer Dec 3, 2018

Gunners on target in testy derby

Arsenal scored three goals in the second half to come from behind to beat Tottenham 4-2 in a dramatic north London derby on Sunday that saw clashes between players, fans lighting flares and throwing projectiles onto the field, two penalties and a red card. The ...

Arsenal, Chelsea post  big victories in Europa League

Soccer Nov 30, 2018

Arsenal, Chelsea post big victories in Europa League

Londoners Chelsea and Arsenal both enjoyed high-scoring Europa League wins on Thursday as Glasgow giants Celtic and Rangers were left with work to do on the final matchday to qualify for the next stage. Unai Emery selected a youthful Arsenal to play in the Ukraine ...

Arsene Wenger hints at Japan comeback in 2019

Soccer Oct 19, 2018

Arsene Wenger hints at Japan comeback in 2019

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects to be working again in the new year and has fielded inquiries from all over the world, he told German newspaper Bild. Wenger, who left Arsenal in May after 22 years in charge, said he did not know what ...

Arsenal, Chelsea post Europa League victories

Soccer Sep 21, 2018

Arsenal, Chelsea post Europa League victories

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal defeated Ukraine's Vorskla Poltava 4-2 in the Europa League on Thursday, while in-form Chelsea began its campaign with a 1-0 win away to PAOK in Greece. Aubameyang has struggled to hit top gear in the Premier League so far ...

Soccer Aug 7, 2018

Stan Kroenke makes offer to take full ownership of Arsenal

Majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has made an offer to take full ownership of Arsenal in a deal that would value the Premier League club at £1.8 billion ($2.3 billion). Kroenke Sports and Entertainment owns 67 percent of the club and has offered to purchase ...

Thierry Henry quits TV analyst gig to focus on coaching

Soccer Jul 17, 2018

Thierry Henry quits TV analyst gig to focus on coaching

Retired France and Arsenal star Thierry Henry said on Monday that he was quitting as a soccer analyst with British broadcaster Sky Sports to focus on a coaching career. Henry, who had worked for Sky since 2015, has also been an assistant to Belgium manager ...