LONDON - Kasper Schmeichel saved two penalties Wednesday as Leicester beat Newcastle 4-2 in a shootout to reach the third round of the English League Cup.Schmeichel saved efforts from Jonjo Shelvey and Isaac Hayden at St. James' Park after the ...
Aug 29, 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
LONDON - Manchester United is set to break the world transfer record for a defender after agreeing to pay £80 million (US$97 million) to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester, a person with knowledge of the deal said on Friday.The person spoke ...
Aug 3, 2019
MANCHESTER, England - Manchester City returned to the top of the English Premier League with one round left after captain Vincent Kompany hit a sensational goal to beat Leicester 1-0 in a dramatic and tense match on Monday.The ferocious long-range ...
May 6, 2019
LIVERPOOL, England - Liverpool missed a chance to move seven points clear of Manchester City in the Premier League after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Leicester on Wednesday.The leaders couldn't build on a goal after ...
Jan 31, 2019
LIVERPOOL, England - Jamie Vardy scored the Premier League's first goal of 2019 to earn Leicester a 1-0 win at Everton in a low-quality match to begin the new year on Tuesday.In a goal that summed up the ...
Jan 2, 2019
LONDON - Leicester won at Chelsea for the first time in 18 years after a goal by former England striker Jamie Vardy clinched a surprise 1-0 away victory in the English Premier League on Saturday.Eden Hazard struck the crossbar in the ...
Dec 23, 2018
BACK in favor at Leicester, Riyad Mahrez helped the team reach the FA Cup quarterfinals by resuming his lethal partnership with Jamie Vardy on Friday.Vardy earned Leicester a 1-0 win over second-tier Sheffield United in the fifth round by ...
Feb 17, 2018
MANCHESTER, England - Sergio Aguero scored four goals as English Premier League leader Manchester City showed Riyad Mahrez what he was missing in a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester on Saturday.Aguero scored his goals in the second half, propelling City to a ...
Feb 11, 2018
LEICESTER, England - Riyad Mahrez resumed training with Leicester on Friday after failing to secure a move in the January transfer window but he is yet to publicly explain his absence.The Algeria winger missed Leicester's last two Premier League matches ...
Feb 10, 2018
LIVERPOOL, England - Mohamed Salah scored twice to match Roger Hunt's club record for goals scored before the turn of the year as Liverpool came from behind to beat Leicester, 2-1, in the Premier League on Saturday.Salah's ...
Dec 31, 2017
LEICESTER, England - Jose Mourinho berated his wasteful players after Manchester United conceded a stoppage-time equalizer against 10-man Leicester.The performance was "childish." Players lacked intelligence and showed "no maturity." There were "joke chances" missed before collapsing to draw 2-2 ...
Dec 24, 2017
LONDON - Manchester City kept its hopes of a quadruple alive as it beat Leicester 4-3 on penalties to reach the semifinals of the English League Cup on Tuesday.Arsenal is also through after beating West Ham 1-0.City goalkeeper Claudio ...
Dec 20, 2017
LIVERPOOL failed to finish off a slew of chances and conceded a sloppy goal in a 2-0 loss at Leicester in the English League Cup, arousing the ire of its frustrated manager Juergen Klopp on Tuesday.It is becoming a familiar ...
Sep 20, 2017
MANCHESTER, England - Three wins out of three for Manchester United, just like the start of last season. No wonder Jose Mourinho is so restrained this time around.Far from laying the foundations for an English Premier League title challenge, United faded after ...
Aug 27, 2017
LEICESTER, England - Riyad Mahrez showed potential suitors what they could be getting by inspiring Leicester to a 2-0 win over Brighton in the English Premier League on Saturday.The Algeria winger put in a transfer request during the offseason but Leicester ...
Aug 20, 2017
LONDON - The Premier League made a thrilling return, and Arsenal finally had something to celebrate on the opening weekend.It took the arrival of Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud from the bench in the second half to turn it around against Leicester ...
Aug 12, 2017
NANTES, France - Claudio Ranieri will try to revive his career in France after the French soccer league gave permission to Nantes to hire the former Leicester manager on Tuesday.According to several media reports in France, the Italian coach will sign a ...
Jun 14, 2017
LEICESTER, England - Leicester hired Craig Shakespeare as the club's permanent manager on a three-year deal on Thursday following his successful interim spell in charge of the 2015-16 Premier League champion.Shakespeare replaced title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri in ...
Jun 9, 2017
LEICESTER, England - Leicester could lose another of its Premier League title-winning stars from the 2015-16 season after Riyad Mahrez announced Tuesday his intention to leave the English club for a new challenge."I wanted to be totally honest and transparent ...
May 31, 2017
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