Leicester beats Chelsea to claim first F.A. Cup

Soccer May 16, 2021

Leicester beats Chelsea to claim first F.A. Cup

Leicester won the F.A. Cup for the first time in the club's 137-year history on Saturday as Youri Tielemans's sensational strike beat Chelsea 1-0 in front of 22,000 fans at Wembley. The largest crowd for a sports event in England since the coronavirus pandemic hit ...

Man City made to wait for title after last-minute defeat to Chelsea

Soccer May 9, 2021

Man City made to wait for title after last-minute defeat to Chelsea

Hundreds of Manchester City fans gathered outside Etihad Stadium for a Premier League title celebration that proved premature as Chelsea ruined the script with a last-minute 2-1 victory on Saturday. City manager Pep Guardiola left out a host of first-team regulars for a game regarded ...

Manchester United's title hopes take hit after upset loss

Soccer Jan 28, 2021

Manchester United's title hopes take hit after upset loss

Manchester United's Premier League title hopes suffered a huge blow on Wednesday with a 2-1 defeat against last-place Sheffield United, while Chelsea started the Thomas Tuchel era with a scoreless draw against Wolves. The shock result at Old Trafford leaves Manchester City a point clear ...

FIFA report highlights pandemic's impact on transfer market

Soccer Jan 19, 2021

FIFA report highlights pandemic's impact on transfer market

The number of international transfers of male soccer players in 2020 dropped by 5.4% compared to the previous year, while total transfer fees were down significantly — by 23.4% — due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a FIFA report published Monday revealed. In ...

Frank Lampard defends goal celebrations as officials call for restraint

Soccer Jan 15, 2021

Frank Lampard defends goal celebrations as officials call for restraint

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard defended his players on Thursday amid a growing debate about teams celebrating goals with hugs and high-fives while the country is battling the COVID-19 pandemic. England's deputy chief medical officer has urged players to stop such physical contact and a senior ...