LONDON - Thousands of English football fans will be hoping that a ban on international travel ends in time for them to get to Turkey in three weeks to see Chelsea and Manchester City contest the Champions League final without facing restrictions.In ...
May 6, 2021
LONDON - Chelsea's decision to fire a club legend suddenly doesn't seem so callous after all.While Frank Lampard's name has hardly been forgotten by the Chelsea fans - there were chants outside Stamford Bridge before kickoff on ...
May 6, 2021
FIVE straight home losses for the first time in the club's 128-year history. More than 10 hours since a goal from open play at Anfield.The stadium that was once a fortress for Liverpool is the now the scene ...
Mar 5, 2021
SENTIMENTALITY couldn't save Frank Lampard. Being Chelsea's record scorer counted for little when the team's decline, on Lampard's watch as manager, alarmed owner Roman Abramovich after $300 million invested in new talent for this ...
Jan 26, 2021
WOLVERHAMPTON, England - Chelsea lost in the Premier League for the second time in four days as Pedro Neto scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to earn Wolverhampton a 2-1 win on Tuesday.Arriving at Molineux on the back of ...
Dec 16, 2020
SEVILLE, Spain - Striker Olivier Giroud became the oldest player to score a hat trick in the Champions League era on Wednesday, finishing with four goals to help Chelsea comfortably beat Sevilla, 4-0, and secure first place in Group E.At age ...
Dec 3, 2020
ON a day uncertainty reigned in England as the nation prepared to go back into lockdown, the Premier League returned to something resembling normality.Three of the teams expected to contend for the title - Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool - all picked up ...
Nov 1, 2020
MONEY was tight, his girlfriend was expecting their first child, and Edouard Mendy was getting concerned.It was 2014 and Mendy - aged 22 at the time - had been without a soccer club for a few months. Realizing unemployment benefit wasn't ...
Oct 23, 2020
LONDON - Jose Mourinho had just completed his third and final Tottenham substitution when Eric Dier sprinted off the field past him.With Tottenham behind, 1-0, to Chelsea on Tuesday, the manager chased after his midfielder into the dressing room."He wasn&# ...
Sep 30, 2020
THE clock was approaching 100 minutes and the final whistle had long been blown when Bruno Fernandes stroked home yet another penalty to secure a wild win for Manchester United.Chelsea also left it late in the English Premier League on Saturday, ...
Sep 27, 2020
LONDON - Chelsea has spent more than any other English Premier League team in a summer transfer window at well over $300 million. Manchester United and Tottenham are among other sides looking to spend more on reinforcements before the window shuts in a ...
Sep 26, 2020
LONDON - Olivier Giroud put Chelsea closer to Champions League qualification by sealing a 1-0 victory over relegated Norwich on Tuesday.Giroud headed in Christian Pulisic's cross from the left wing in first-half stoppage time."I was delighted with ...
Jul 15, 2020
LONDON - With Leicester and Chelsea both losing, the race for European spots is heating up in the Premier League.Leicester once looked certain of returning to the Champions League, but is now winless in four games after a 2-1 loss to ...
Jul 2, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - The Premier League was given government approval on Saturday to press ahead with its June 17 restart although players will have to stay apart during goal celebrations and disputes to maintain social distancing.Further details of the league's ...
May 31, 2020
LONDON - Peter Bonetti, the former Chelsea and England goalkeeper nicknamed "The Cat" for his outstanding reflexes and agility, has died. He was 78.Bonetti died after suffering from long-term illness, Chelsea said on Sunday.He kept 208 clean sheets in 729 ...
Apr 13, 2020
LONDON - Manchester United threw open the race for the final Champions League qualification spots in the Premier League by beating fourth-place Chelsea, 2-0, thanks to headers by Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire on Monday.With 12 games remaining, seven points ...
Feb 18, 2020
LONDON - Chelsea scored twice in four minutes to come from behind and beat Arsenal 2-1 in the Premier League on Sunday, ruining Mikel Arteta's first home match in charge of the north London club.Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno missed ...
Dec 30, 2019
LILLE, France - Willian marked his 300th Chelsea appearance by volleying in the deciding goal to secure a 2-1 victory at Lille in the Champions League on Wednesday, handing manager Frank Lampard his first win in Europe.Tammy Abraham also marked his ...
Oct 3, 2019
LONDON - Liverpool restored its five-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League after Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino clinched a 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Sunday.Chasing a first English title since 1990, Liverpool claimed ...
Sep 23, 2019
FRANK Lampard climbed the steps in the tunnel and emerged to rapturous applause from Chelsea fans, a flame display and a giant banner at one end of Stamford Bridge that read "Welcome Home Super Frank.""The stuff of dreams," Lampard described his ...
Aug 19, 2019
ISTANBUL - Adrian may never play more than a smattering of games for Liverpool, but he'll be remembered for his "crazy week."The backup goalkeeper turned penalty hero with a save on the final kick of the shootout as Liverpool beat ...
Aug 15, 2019
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