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 - A 12-year-old boy was arrested by police after Crystal Palace player Wilfried Zaha highlighted racist abuse he received ahead of Sunday's Premier League match at Aston Villa.The racist messages and images referenced the Ivory Coast international ...
Jul 13, 2020
LIVERPOOL, England - Liverpool's perfect home record in its title-winning campaign in the English Premier League was ended when Burnley battled back for a 1-1 draw against the champion at Anfield on Saturday.Jürgen Klopp's team ...
Jul 12, 2020
WITH four straight wins in the Premier League, Manchester United is on track for a return to the Champions League as the team goes from strength to strength under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.Meanwhile, the man he replaced at Old Trafford, Jose Mourinho, ...
Jul 10, 2020
BRIGHTON, England - Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah stepped up his bid to win the Golden Boot for a third straight season by scoring twice for the champions in their 3-1 win over Brighton in the Premier League on Wednesday.Salah moved onto ...
Jul 9, 2020
LIVERPOOL, England - Liverpool kept alive its bid to finish the Premier League season with a perfect home record after laboring to a 2-0 win against relegation-threatened Aston Villa on Sunday in its first match at Anfield since winning the title. ...
Jul 6, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - Teenage Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood enhanced his burgeoning reputation with wonderful finishes off either foot for a double in a 5-2 win over relegation-threatened Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday.The 18-year-old Greenwood took ...
Jul 5, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - As they stepped onto the pitch, Liverpool's players were given a guard of honor from Manchester City. It was the only time they looked like Premier League champions on Thursday (Friday, Manila time)."I think they drank a ...
Jul 3, 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
LIVERPOOL, England - English champion Liverpool has condemned the behavior of some fans who gathered in the city to celebrate the club's Premier League title win after a 30-year wait.Merseyside Police issued a dispersal order for Liverpool city center ...
Jun 28, 2020
WOLVERHAMPTON Wanderers stayed on course for next season's Champions League by beating Aston Villa, 1-0, while Manchester United scraped past 10-man Norwich 2-1 in extra time to reach the FA Cup semifinals on Saturday.Norwich goalie Tim ...
Jun 28, 2020
LIVERPOOL, England - The 30-year wait is over. Liverpool is champion of England again.Liverpool clinched its first league title since 1990 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), ending an agonizing title drought without the players even having to take the field.Instead, ...
Jun 26, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - Converting from a winger to a central striker is bringing the best out of Anthony Martial at Manchester United this season.The French forward scored his first hat trick for United in the 3-0 win over Sheffield United in ...
Jun 25, 2020
LONDON - Harry Kane had to watch helplessly while recovering from surgery as Tottenham's Champions League qualification hopes slipped away.It looked like Kane's season was over - until the Premier League was suspended for three months.Now, at a ...
Jun 24, 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
LIVERPOOL, England - No win for Liverpool on the longest day of the year, and an even longer wait maybe to clinch the Premier League title.When you've been waiting 30 years - and then had the coronation delayed by three months ...
Jun 22, 2020
ANOTHER loss. Another big injury. Things are going from bad to worse for Arsenal in the early days of the Premier League's resumption.A 2-1 defeat at Brighton on Saturday came only three days after a 3-0 beating ...
Jun 21, 2020
LONDON - Jose Mourinho was proved right. Just not how he wanted to be.Having feared the temporary rule allowing two additional substitutions would benefit stronger teams, Mourinho saw Manchester United do just that at his Tottenham on Friday.Tottenham's lead - ...
Jun 20, 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
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