Ex-England striker Peter Crouch announces retirement

Soccer Jul 12, 2019

Ex-England striker Peter Crouch announces retirement

Former England striker Peter Crouch announced on Friday his retirement from soccer after more than two decades as a professional. The 38-year-old former Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Stoke City striker spent last season at Burnley but his contract ended last month. Crouch was capped 42 times ...

Mauricio Pochettino loses cool after Tottenham lose to Burnley

Soccer Feb 24, 2019

Mauricio Pochettino loses cool after Tottenham lose to Burnley

After Tottenham lost vital ground in the Premier League title race, Mauricio Pochettino lost his temper as well. The Tottenham coach angrily squared up to referee Mike Dean after the 2-1 loss at Burnley on Saturday, venting his frustration over a decision that led to ...

Leicester, Southampton play to scoreless draw

Soccer 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 ...

Ragnar Klavan gives Liverpool win  over Burnley

Soccer Jan 2, 2018

Ragnar Klavan gives Liverpool win over Burnley

Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan's 94th-minute header snatched a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Monday as the visitors coped without the injured Mohamed Salah and Philippe Coutinho and made up ground on their rivals near the top of the Premier League. With Chelsea and table-topping Manchester ...

Record-breaker Harry Kane eclipses Lionel Messi in Tottenham win

Soccer Dec 27, 2017

Record-breaker Harry Kane eclipses Lionel Messi in Tottenham win

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane became Europe's most lethal marksman of 2017 with a second hat-trick in four days to break a 22-year-old Premier League record as his side thumped Southampton 5-2 on Tuesday. Another young England striker was also among the goals as Jesse Lingard ...

Non-league Lincoln reaches F.A. Cup quarterfinals

Soccer Feb 19, 2017

Non-league Lincoln reaches F.A. Cup quarterfinals

The players and coaches of non-league team Lincoln wandered the field, some singing and celebrating between themselves, some on their phones to family and friends, others just in shock at the size of their achievement. Behind one of the goals, the club's jubilant supporters belted ...

Soccer May 3, 2016

Burnley promoted to Premier League

Burnley returned to the Premier League at the first attempt with a 1-0 home win over Queens Park Rangers guaranteeing promotion from the Championship on Monday. Brighton & Hove Albion's earlier 1-1 draw with Derby County meant Burnley would go up with a game to ...

Burnley deals Man City loss

Soccer Mar 15, 2015

Burnley deals Man City loss

Manchester City's Premier League title defense was dealt a further blow Saturday with a first loss to Burnley in 41 years. George Boyd clinched a 1-0 victory for relegation-threatened Burnley after meeting City captain Vincent Kompany's clearance from Kieran Trippier's free kick with a half-volley ...