Britain Soccer Football - Leicester City celebrate winning Premier League title - Leicester - 3/5/16 Leicester City fans celebrate with flags Action Images via Reuters / Craig Brough LivepicLONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City's remarkable journey from 5,000-1 outsiders to Premier League champions is an "inspiration for the whole world", says vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha.The Foxes were crowned champions of England for the first time on M
Britain Football Soccer - Newcastle United v Crystal Palace - Barclays Premier League - St James' Park - 30/4/16 Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew Action Images via Reuters / Lee Smith Livepic/FilesLONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City have shattered the glass ceiling in English football and given fresh hope to all those clubs that usually make up the numbers in the Premier League, Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew said on Thursday.Claudio Ranieri'
Britain Soccer Football - Leicester City Training - Leicester - 3/5/16 Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri during training Reuters / Darren Staples LivepicLONDON (Reuters) - Claudio Ranieri re-named himself The Thinkerman on Thursday as he reflected on masterminding Leicester City's improbable rise from relegation candidates to Premier League champions.The 64-year-old Italian received a standing ovation from assembled media as he appeared for his f
Sweden's national soccer team player Sebastian Larsson talks to media before a training session at the Friends Arena in Stockholm November 18, 2013. REUTERS/Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency/FilesREUTERS - Midfielder Sebastian Larsson has told his Sunderland team that it must hold its nerve to avoid relegation.Sunderland are third from bottom in the Premier League table ahead of Norwich City and behind Newcastle United, in 17th place, by a single p
Terry just loves giving people a reason to loathe himClass is something that is loved by everyone. Even if one is the adversary of another, a classy demeanor helps build an image that is admired by even rivals. In football, there are some players that are loved by even rival fans for their elegant personality.The likes of Andres Iniesta, Raul Gonzalez, Ledley King and Iker Casillas are adored by fans of arch-rival clubs because of their soft
Mats Hummels has played down his reported move to Bayern MunichBorussia Dortmund captain and centre-back Mats Hummels has told a bunch of fans outside the club's training complex that the statement they had put out a few days ago was 'misleading' and 'sh*tty'. The Ruhr club released a statement last week confirming that the 27-year-old defender had asked the club if he could return to his former club, Bayern Munich. The d
Jose Mourinho reportedly turns down the Manchester United jobJose Mourinho has reportedly turned down the a contract from Manchester United after the English club offered him the position to take over the club come the summer fo 2017. The Portuguese manager has been without a job ever since being sacked by Chelsea in early December of 2015. Having won the Premier League title last year, Mourinho was unable to stay at the job for even six mon
Britain Football Soccer - Manchester United v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford - 15/16 - 1/5/16 Leicester City's Wes Morgan celebrates scoring their first goal Reuters / Darren StaplesBy Martyn HermanLONDON (Reuters) - It will be a party time on Saturday when Leicester City play their first game as Premier League champions, but for the clubs they have left in the shade and those fighting relegation there is serious business
Britain Football Soccer - Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Barclays Premier League - Stamford Bridge - 2/5/16 Tottenham's Mousa Dembele clashes with Chelsea's Diego Costa Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley Livepic By Martyn HermanLONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea have been charged with failing to control their players and officials after Monday's highly-charged London derby boiled over at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea hit back from 2-0
The game between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur saw a number of off-the-bal incidentsAfter the 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on Monday night saw one altercation too many, both clubs were charged by the Football Association for failing to control their players. Tottenham, who were looking to pursue Premier League leaders Leicester City, had taken a 2-0 lead before two second-half goals from the Blues saw their title challenge end.T
Thibaut Courtois has seen Chelsea slump to 9th in the table after winning the title last seasonChelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has asserted that he will stay with the former English Premier League (EPL) champions next season despite the absence of Champions League football and interest from French powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain."I have a contract for three years, so I will say 100 percent. Rumours affect any club where things a
Claudio Ranieri (L) and Guus Hiddink during an EPL encounterClaudio Ranieri’s Leicester City had a fairytale 2015-16 Barclays Premier League season. The Foxes have been crowned as the champions of England a couple of nights back as Chelsea held a formidable Tottenham Hotspur side to a 2-2 stalemate at Stamford Bridge.Although Leicester City, partly, owes the historic night to a valiant Guus Hiddink-led Chelsea side, the 69-year-old Dutch ma
Football Soccer - AFC Bournemouth v Chelsea - Barclays Premier League - Vitality Stadium - 23/4/16 Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates scoring their second goal Action Images via Reuters / Paul Childs Livepic/FilesREUTERS - Chelsea's Belgium forward Eden Hazard said he had recovered his passion for the game after scoring a stunning equaliser to end Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League title hopes on Monday.The 25-year-old came on at halftime in the il
Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino also congratulated the Foxes for winning the titleLeicester City head coach Claudio Ranieri made an emotional phone call to Chelsea's interim chief coach Guus Hiddink to thank his side for gifting the English Premier League (EPL) football title.Tottenham Hotspur who were also in the title race were knocked out of it as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Hiddink's men at the Stamford Bridge on Monday night.