PODGORICA, Montenegro - It should have been the night to celebrate the emergence of another prodigious teenage forward in the latest joyous display by Gareth Southgate's young England team.Instead, England's 5-1 win over Montenegro on Monday will ...
Mar 26, 2019
LONDON - The Football Association will honor Wayne Rooney by allowing the DC United striker to make his 120th and final England appearance against the United States at Wembley Stadium on Nov. 15.The friendly fixture will be called the Wayne Rooney Foundation ...
Nov 5, 2018
LONDON - Manchester United defender Luke Shaw's right leg nearly had to be amputated following an injury that saw him consider quitting football.Shaw could this week make his first England start since facing Switzerland in September 2015, a week before ...
Sep 5, 2018
LONDON - Whatever setbacks and humiliations England's players have endured in recent years, they only have to look to neighbor Scotland to see how much worse it could be.They are in the same World Cup qualifying group, but Saturday' ...
Oct 9, 2016
LONDON - Injury has denied Raheem Sterling the chance to take his fine Manchester City form away with England.The 21-year-old winger has responded to a tough European Championship after which he called himself "the hated one" by flourishing under Pep ...
Oct 4, 2016
WAYNE Rooney will remain as England captain but his midfield experiment with the national team is over, with the Manchester United veteran set to revert to playing as a deep-lying forward under new coach Sam Allardyce."Wayne has been an excellent ...
Aug 30, 2016
LONDON - Gary Cahill has signed a new contract with Chelsea that will keep the England defender at the Premier League champions until 2019.The 29-year-old center half joined Chelsea from Bolton in January 2012 and has made 177 appearances for ...
Dec 3, 2015
LONDON - Odion Ighalo scored twice to guide Watford to a 2-0 victory against West Ham on Saturday in the Premier League at Vicarage Road.Watford and Ighalo's first goal came on 39 minutes, when the Nigeria striker converted Nathan ...
Nov 1, 2015
LONDON - Switzerland will return to the European Championship for the first time since co-hosting the tournament eight years earlier after thrashing San Marino, 7-0, on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) with seven different scorers.As the Swiss secured second place, Group ...
Oct 10, 2015
LIVERPOOL, England - Liverpool eased the pressure on much-criticized manager Brendan Rodgers following a 3-2 win over Aston Villa on Saturday.Rodgers' side was without a league victory since the second game of the season. Two defeats and two draws ...
Sep 27, 2015
LIVERPOOL, England - Steven Naismith scored a hat trick to guide Everton to a convincing 3-1 victory over Chelsea on Saturday, as the new season took another sharp turn for the worse for Jose Mourinho's champions.Having come on as ...
Sep 13, 2015
SERRAVALLE, San Marino - England became the first team to qualify for the 2016 European Championship by beating San Marino, 6-0, on Saturday, with Wayne Rooney's opening goal tying him for first place on the country's all-time ...
Sep 6, 2015
MANCHESTER, England - Manchester City demonstrated its financial might by breaking the club's transfer record for the second time this summer to sign Kevin de Bruyne on Sunday, making the Belgium midfielder the second most-expensive player in English football history. ...
Aug 31, 2015
PEDRO Rodriguez scored one goal and set up another in his first half-hour of Premier League football, setting Chelsea on its way to a 3-2 win over West Bromwich Albion and the first victory of its title defense.League-leading ...
Aug 24, 2015
LONDON - Arsene Wenger finally earned his first win over Jose Mourinho on Sunday as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's first-half goal gave Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield.Oxlade-Chamberlain received the ball on the right ...
Aug 3, 2015
CHELSEA is set to make a higher offer for Everton's John Stones, according to reports, after the initial bid of £20 million (US$31 million) was rejected.The Premier League champions' manager Jose Mourinho confirmed they will make another bid for ...
Jul 19, 2015
CHELSEA rallied to beat Leicester 3-1 on Wednesday to move within three points of winning the Premier League.Jose Mourinho's side holds a 13-point lead and can wrap up its first league title in five years by beating ...
Apr 30, 2015
DEFENDING champion Arsenal ousted Middlesbrough, 2-0, on Sunday, while third-tier Bradford produced another FA Cup upset against Premier League opposition by beating Sunderland by the same score to reach the quarterfinals for the first time in 39 years.It was ...
Feb 16, 2015
LONDON - Shifted to midfield by Manchester United, Wayne Rooney was reassured by England coach Roy Hodgson on Thursday that his status as the national team's leading forward was secure.Hodgson also is embracing younger talent, and Tottenham striker Harry Kane ...
Feb 13, 2015
MARIO Balotelli scored the tiebreaking goal in the 83rd minute, nine minutes after entering the match, giving Liverpool a 3-2 win over Tottenham on Tuesday night that tightened Premier League race for Champions League qualification.Liverpool had given up the lead ...
Feb 11, 2015
LONDON - Branislav Ivanovic scored on a header from Willian's free kick in the fourth minute of overtime, and Chelsea beat Liverpool, 1-0, Tuesday night to reach England's League Cup final on 2-1 aggregate.By denying Brendan ...
Jan 28, 2015
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