Okazaki scores for Leicester in defeat

Sep 24, 2017

Okazaki scores for Leicester in defeat

Japan striker Shinji Okazaki scored his third league goal of the season on Saturday, but Leicester City went down 3-2 at home to Liverpool in the English Premier League. Philippe Coutinho set up Mohamed Salah for the opener and then scored his first goal of ...

Sep 22, 2017

Amazon, Facebook could enrich Premier League teams

Manchester United is anticipating Amazon and Facebook to pursue broadcast rights for the English Premier League. Soccer's wealthiest competition is preparing to sell rights for games for the 2019-2022 cycle, with the most valuable domestic rights due to be auctioned early in 2018. The rights to ...

Manchester City continues scorching run with six-goal outburst

Sep 17, 2017

Manchester City continues scorching run with six-goal outburst

Although it's taken a year longer than many expected, Manchester City is finally beginning to resemble a Pep Guardiola-coached team. City remained in rampant form as it ended Watford's unbeaten start to the English Premier League with a resounding 6-0 victory at Vicarage Road on ...

Crystal Palace pulls plug on De Boer after four games

Sep 12, 2017

Crystal Palace pulls plug on De Boer after four games

The impatience and short-term thinking in modern-day soccer was highlighted Monday when Frank de Boer was fired by Crystal Palace only four Premier League games into his task of changing the ingrained playing style of the English team. Hours after Palace chairman Steve Parish called ...

De Boer's position fragile after another loss for Palace

Sep 11, 2017

De Boer's position fragile after another loss for Palace

Frank de Boer spoke of his "hope for the future" at Crystal Palace despite the team's record-setting fourth straight loss to open the English Premier League season. Whether he'll be part of that future remains to be seen. Palace lost 1-0 at Burnley on Sunday to ...

Manchester City turns on style to trash Liverpool

Sep 10, 2017

Manchester City turns on style to trash Liverpool

Liverpool went from dishing out a humiliation to being on the receiving end of one. A 5-0 loss at Manchester City on Saturday handed Juergen Klopp his biggest loss in two years managing Liverpool. And it quickly punctured the optimism gathering around their English Premier ...

Everton's Rooney arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

Sep 1, 2017

Everton's Rooney arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

Everton striker Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink-driving, British police said Friday. The 31-year-old Everton striker was reportedly stopped by police near him home outside Manchester early Friday. He has been released on bail and is due to appear in court on Sept. 18. "The ...

Liverpool thrashes Arsenal; Burnley holds Spurs to draw

Aug 28, 2017

Liverpool thrashes Arsenal; Burnley holds Spurs to draw

Liverpool delivered a clear statement of its attacking potency by crushing Arsenal 4-0 at Anfield on Sunday as Tottenham Hotspur's Wembley worries continued in a 1-1 draw with Burnley. Champion Chelsea picked up a second successive victory with a 2-0 win over Everton and unbeaten ...

Okazaki strikes early in victory over Brighton

Aug 20, 2017

Okazaki strikes early in victory over Brighton

Japan international Shinji Okazaki struck again on Saturday, pacing Leicester City to its first win of the Premier League season, a 2-0 victory over Brighton. Not a minute had gone by at King Power Stadium when Okazaki pounced on a loose ball in front of ...