Soccer Jul 9, 2013

Chelsea signs Nadeshiko Japan striker Ogimi

Chelsea announced Monday it has signed Japan striker Yuki Ogimi from Turbine Potsdam. Ogimi, 25, is scheduled to join the English Super League women's club following Japan's appearance in the East Asian Cup at the end of this month. "This club has high targets. I am ...

Beckham's impact was immense

Soccer | PREMIER REPORT May 18, 2013

Beckham's impact was immense

by Christopher Davies

The England coach was pulling away after a training session when suddenly David Beckham asked the driver to stop. Beckham stepped out of the coach and signed autographs for two fans he had missed earlier. Sometimes it is the small things that define a person. Sorry Jose, ...

Soccer | PREMIER REPORT Mar 2, 2013

Benitez never had chance with Chelsea

by Christopher Davies

Like all Chelsea managers, Rafa Benitez was a dead man walking from day one. Of the previous eight during the Abramovich era, only Guus Hiddink wasn't fired, but the Dutchman was on loan from the Russian Football Federation for three months. Even the trigger-happy Abramovich ...