Shane Long scores quickest EPL goal in Southampton draw at Watford

Soccer Apr 24, 2019

Shane Long scores quickest EPL goal in Southampton draw at Watford

Shane Long scored the quickest-ever English Premier League goal as Southampton edged another point closer to safety with a 1-1 draw at Watford on Tuesday. The striker netted after 7.69 seconds — more than two seconds quicker than Ledley King managed for Tottenham in 2000 ...

Spurs boost hopes for Champions League spot

Soccer May 1, 2018

Spurs boost hopes for Champions League spot

Tottenham regained its five-point cushion over Chelsea in the race for Champions League qualification by beating Watford 2-0 on Monday, with Harry Kane netting the second goal to keep alive his chances of being the English Premier League top scorer. Dele Alli opened the scoring ...

Watford dismantles struggling Chelsea

Soccer Feb 6, 2018

Watford dismantles struggling Chelsea

Antonio Conte's future as Chelsea manager was cast into further doubt when the struggling English Premier League champion was thrashed by Watford 4-1 on Monday. The west London club, which lost 3-0 at home to Bournemouth last week, was poor again as Tiemoue Bakayoko was ...

Former England coach Taylor passes away at 72

Soccer Jan 13, 2017

Former England coach Taylor passes away at 72

Graham Taylor, who was derided as England coach after failing to qualify for the 1994 World Cup, has died. Taylor, a friend of pop star Elton John, enjoyed considerable success as an English club manager. He was 72. Taylor, who won admiration as manager of ...

Ex-England manager Taylor, 72, passes away

Soccer Jan 12, 2017

Ex-England manager Taylor, 72, passes away

Graham Taylor, the former England soccer manager, has died at the age of 72, according to media reports on Thursday. Taylor, who had a playing career with Grimsby Town and Lincoln City, was a successful manager in English soccer's top flight with Watford and Aston ...

Giroud's work of art sparks Arsenal

Soccer Jan 2, 2017

Giroud's work of art sparks Arsenal

With Alexis Sanchez's cross floating into the penalty area behind him, Olivier Giroud only had one choice: A back-heeled overhead flick. "I was a bit lucky but it was the only thing I could do," Giroud said. "The ball was behind me and I tried ...

Watford stuns Arsenal in F.A. Cup quarters

Soccer Mar 14, 2016

Watford stuns Arsenal in F.A. Cup quarters

The F.A. Cup served up another shock for the established powers of English soccer when Arsenal lost 2-1 at home to Watford on Sunday, ending its bid to win the trophy for a third straight year. A day after Chelsea tumbled out of the competition, ...