COVID-19 crisis hasn't ruined Marcus Rashford's recovery

Soccer Mar 28, 2020

COVID-19 crisis hasn't ruined Marcus Rashford's recovery

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford said his recovery from the back injury that has sidelined him since January has not been affected by the coronavirus crisis. Rashford sustained a double stress fracture in an F.A. Cup tie against Wolverhampton that initially looked set to rule ...

West Ham executive proposes abandoning Premier League season

Soccer Mar 15, 2020

West Ham executive proposes abandoning Premier League season

A leading executive at a relegation-threatened Premier League team has called for the English soccer season to be abandoned, saying officials were in "dreamland" if they thought play could resume early next month after games were suspended amid the coronavirus outbreak. "The only fair and ...

Premier League suspends play until April 4 after spate of COVID-19 cases

Soccer Mar 13, 2020

Premier League suspends play until April 4 after spate of COVID-19 cases

The Premier League suspended all matches until April 4 on Friday after a spate of coronavirus cases, including Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. "Following a meeting of shareholders today, it was unanimously decided to suspend the Premier League with the intention ...

Liverpool moves 25 points clear by beating Bournemouth

Soccer Mar 8, 2020

Liverpool moves 25 points clear by beating Bournemouth

A scare survived this time, Liverpool is three wins from glory. "We weren't at our best," captain James Milner said after the runaway leader beat Bournemouth 2-1 on Saturday. "But many teams would have crumbled after a couple of poor results." Not this side as it ...

Premier League scraps handshakes as part of virus prevention strategy

Soccer Mar 6, 2020

Premier League scraps handshakes as part of virus prevention strategy

The Premier League is scrapping pregame handshakes between players and officials as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. The league said Thursday that the traditional handshakes will not take place "until further notice based on medical advice." "Coronavirus is spread via ...

Man City wins League Cup

Soccer Mar 2, 2020

Man City wins League Cup

Manchester City won the League Cup for a third consecutive season by beating Aston Villa 2-1 on Sunday, providing the club with a moment of celebration as it fights to protect its reputation off the field. City looked to be cruising to victory when Sergio ...