Soccer Oct 2, 2017

Burnley heaps pressure on Everton's Ronald Koeman

Everton manager Ronald Koeman is under mounting pressure after his team lost 1-0 at home to Burnley on Sunday, while Liverpool drew 1-1 at Newcastle United as the Merseyside clubs continued to struggle in the Premier League. Liverpool's latest slip allowed Arsenal, which beat Brighton ...

England record-holder Rooney abruptly ends international career

Soccer Aug 24, 2017

England record-holder Rooney abruptly ends international career

England record-scorer Wayne Rooney retired from international soccer on Wednesday after spurning an offer to return to the squad. "I believe now is the time to bow out," the former England captain said in a statement. "I will always remain a passionate England fan." A return ...

Soccer Dec 20, 2016

Mane lifts Liverpool over Everton in extra time

Sadio Mane grabbed the winner in the fourth minute of injury time as Liverpool beat Everton 1-0 on Monday to head into Christmas in second place in the Premier League and extend its recent dominance of Merseyside derbies. Substitute Daniel Sturridge's low long-range shot dribbled ...

Chelsea routs Everton to move top

Soccer Nov 6, 2016

Chelsea routs Everton to move top

Chelsea crushed Everton 5-0 on Saturday to storm to the top of the Premier League with a vintage display after Manchester City was held 1-1 at home by a last-minute goal from promoted Middlesbrough. It was the first time City had been knocked off the ...

Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Soccer Aug 24, 2016

Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea advance in English League Cup

Watford and West Bromwich Albion were beaten by third-tier opposition in the English League Cup on Tuesday, while fellow Premier League sides Liverpool and Everton enjoyed big wins in the second round. Chelsea was pushed hard by third-tier Bristol Rovers before also advancing to the ...

Soccer Jun 14, 2016

Koeman steps down at Southampton, takes managerial post at Everton

Ronald Koeman was hired to manage Everton on Tuesday after quitting English Premier League rival Southampton. Southampton said it has begun a search for Koeman's replacement. The 53-year-old former Barcelona player had only a year remaining on his contract at Southampton, which he led to ...

Aguero sends City into League Cup final

Soccer Jan 28, 2016

Aguero sends City into League Cup final

Manchester City relied on a controversial decision by officials and another decisive late goal from Sergio Aguero to set up an English League Cup final against Liverpool on Wednesday. City came from behind to beat Everton 3-1 in a compelling second leg and seal a ...

Everton beats Man City in first leg of semifinals

Soccer Jan 7, 2016

Everton beats Man City in first leg of semifinals

A Merseyside derby in the English League Cup final was closer to reality after Everton beat Manchester City 2-1 in the first leg of their semifinal on Wednesday, with in-form Romelu Lukaku grabbing the winner. Lukaku scored his 19th goal of the season when he ...