MADRID - After a decade of success in the Premier League, Sergio Agüero is returning to Spain to try to help Barcelona get back on track.The Catalan club announced on Monday that it reached an agreement to sign Agüero on ...
Jun 1, 2021
PORTO, Portugal - As Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta cradled the European Cup before thrusting it into the air to the backdrop of fireworks, Pep Guardiola and his distraught Manchester City players stood way behind the winner's rostrum and looked on in ...
May 30, 2021
MANCHESTER, England - For Sergio Aguero, it's 184 goals and out as he bids farewell to the Premier League.Could there be one final scoring hurrah in the Champions League?The 32-year-old Aguero scored twice in a fairytale last ...
May 24, 2021
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
PARIS - Paris Saint-Germain lost its composure and the match as Manchester City rallied to win 2-1 away from home in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday.PSG led 1-0 through captain Marquinhos' early header ...
Apr 29, 2021
FUELED by a sparkling attacking display, Manchester City's players powered to the top of the Premier League for the first time this season - and even the opposition are stopping to admire their work. In a comical exhibit for VAR' ...
Jan 27, 2021
LONDON - Jose Mourinho reached his first final as Tottenham manager after Son Heung-min and Moussa Sissoko clinched a 2-0 victory over Brentford in the League Cup on Tuesday.But he will have to wait 110 days before Tottenham contests the ...
Jan 6, 2021
MANCHESTER, England - Being shut out of the Manchester derby might not have seemed so bad for fans after all.United and City drew 0-0 in a drab Premier League encounter that saw the rivals manage only two shots each on target ...
Dec 13, 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
WHEN the final whistle blew at a rain-swept Elland Road, with the managers soaked from head to toe, Marcelo Bielsa went over to Pep Guardiola and placed both hands on his shoulders.The mentor wanted an instant assessment from his coaching ...
Oct 4, 2020
IN this congested season like no other, coaches are typically using the English League Cup to rest and rotate key players.Not Pep Guardiola.The Manchester City manager fielded all of his top available stars against Burnley on Wednesday in a bid ...
Oct 1, 2020
WOLVERHAMPTON, England - Kevin De Bruyne scored a penalty and had a hand in two other goals as Manchester City opened its English Premier League account winning at Wolverhampton, 3-1, on Monday.Last season's player of the year in English ...
Sep 22, 2020
LISBON, Portugal - Gabriel Jesus was crouching on the field and crying. Not even the Manchester City jersey covering his face could mask the agony.Raheem Sterling was lying across the turf, his hands crossed over his eyes.Then, the Lyon players broke ...
Aug 16, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale asked not to be included in the squad for the Champions League trip to Manchester City, according to coach Zinedine Zidane.Bale has become a peripheral figure at the Spanish champions after falling out of ...
Aug 7, 2020
LONDON - Seven months after leaving Pep Guardiola's side, Mikel Arteta outwitted his mentor to ensure his first season as Arsenal manager will end with an FA Cup final.In only his 25th match as a manager, Arteta masterminded a 2- ...
Jul 19, 2020
MANCHESTER City will form a guard of honor for new English Premier League champion Liverpool when they meet next Thursday, City manager Pep Guardiola said.Liverpool took the title City have owned for the last two years this week.When English soccer ...
Jun 28, 2020
ENGLISH football club Burnley apologized and vowed to hand out lifetime bans to those responsible for a banner reading "White Lives Matter Burnley" being towed by an aircraft over Etihad Stadium during a Premier League match on Monday.The aircraft circled Manchester ...
Jun 23, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - Exactly 100 days after the last game, the Premier League is back.In stadiums restricted to around 300 people as the pandemic dangers persist, Manchester City will host Arsenal after Aston Villa plays Sheffield United on Wednesday night.It will ...
Jun 17, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - English Premier League jerseys will feature "Black Lives Matter" instead of player names for the first 12 games after the competition's shutdown ends on Wednesday.The movement's campaign logo will then feature elsewhere on jerseys through ...
Jun 13, 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
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