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 ...

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 ...

Frank Lampard says players at risk due to PL's match scheduling

Soccer Nov 20, 2020

Frank Lampard says players at risk due to PL's match scheduling

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to scrap early kickoffs on Saturdays to protect player welfare amid a congested schedule. His side is scheduled to visit Newcastle United in the early lunchtime slot on Saturday and Lampard is concerned with the ...

Rakuten's Barca-Chelsea show misses mark

Soccer | From the Spot Jul 24, 2019

Rakuten's Barca-Chelsea show misses mark

by Dan Orlowitz

The possibility exists that Tuesday's Rakuten Cup match between Barcelona and Chelsea was being considered by some influential soccer figure or another as an audition for Japan's inclusion in the increasingly popular International Champions Cup, the international preseason tournament that is currently taking place ...