Premier League

Arsenal can’t finish off Crystal Palace

Arsenal can’t finish off Crystal Palace

LONDON, England ● Yannick Bolasie put a dent in Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League with an equaliser for Crystal Palace nine minutes from time in a 1-1 draw at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Arsene Wenger’s side appeared on course for victory following Alexis Sanchez’s headed goal in first-half stoppage-time. But Palace, […]

Brilliant Sturridge leads Liverpool

Brilliant Sturridge leads Liverpool

BOURNEMOUTH, England ● Daniel Sturridge provided more evidence his injury problems were behind him on Sunday, setting up Roberto Firmino’s opening goal before adding the second in Liverpool’s 2-1 victory at Bournemouth. The England striker proved to be the difference with Sturridge’s header in first-half added-time putting Liverpool in control five minutes after Firmino had […]

Chelsea, Chelsea, Chelsea…

Chelsea, Chelsea, Chelsea…

LONDON, England ● Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in a 3-0 win away to Chelsea on Saturday as Manchester City rounded off a memorable week in style. Victory against the soon-to-be-deposed Premier League title-holders came just days after City reached the semi-finals of the Champions League by knocking out fellow big-spenders Paris Saint-Germain. Aguero was […]

Martinez confronted by fan after Southampton game

Martinez confronted by fan after Southampton game

LIVERPOOL, England ● A disgruntled Everton fan confronted manager Roberto Martinez on the field after a 1-1 draw with Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday. Within eight second-half minutes, Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori scored and then missed a tackle that allowed Southampton striker Sadio Mane to equalize. Discontent at Everton’s underachievement has been […]

United’s Rashford sends Villa to Championship

United’s Rashford sends Villa to Championship

MANCHESTER, England  ● Marcus Rashford continued his stunning start to life in Manchester United’s first-team as his fine finish secured a laboured 1-0 win over Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Saturday that relegated the bottom-of-the-table club from the Premier League. Rashford scored the only goal of a forgettable game in the 32nd minute to […]

Leicester dominate player of the year shortlist

Leicester dominate player of the year shortlist

LONDON, England   ●   Leicester City trio Jamie Vardy, N’Golo Kante and Riyad Mahrez, Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane and West Ham United’s Dimitri Payet are the nominees for the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Players’ player of the year. Leicester’s unexpected Premier League title charge this season has been led […]