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Newcastle boost survival hopes, Sunderland snatch draw
Newcastle boost survival hopes, Sunderland snatch draw

Britain Football Soccer - Stoke City v Sunderland - Barclays Premier League - The Britannia Stadium - 30/4/16 Sunderland's Lamine Kone in action with Stoke's Peter Crouch Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine LivepicBy Martyn HermanLONDON (Reuters) - Two crucial penalties, one saved and one converted, added a fresh twist to a desperate relegation dogfight between bitter north-east rivals Newcastle United and Sunderland on Saturday.With Leiceste

Apr 30 2016
Glorious summer in sight for Leicester City after many winters of discontent
Glorious summer in sight for Leicester City after many winters of discontent

Football Soccer - Leicester City v Swansea City - Barclays Premier League - The King Power Stadium - 15/16 - 24/4/16 Leicester fans hold up banners Action Images via Reuters / Jason CairnduffBy Michael HoldenLEICESTER, England (Reuters) - When King Richard III was reinterred in Leicester in March last year 500 years after his death, fans of the English city's unheralded soccer club might have thought it too was dead and buried.Richard's remains h

Apr 29 2016
Manchester City's Silva to miss Champions League semi against Real
Manchester City's Silva to miss Champions League semi against Real

Football Soccer - Manchester City v Stoke City - Barclays Premier League - Etihad Stadium - 23/4/16 Manchester City's David Silva Action Images via Reuters / Craig Brough/ LivepicREUTERS - Manchester City will be without playmaker David Silva for two to three weeks, ensuring he will definitely miss Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg tie at Real Madrid, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday.Pellegrini expressed his hope that the

Apr 29 2016
Pardew hopes warning from England rugby's Jones can inspire Palace
Pardew hopes warning from England rugby's Jones can inspire Palace

Football Soccer - Crystal Palace v Watford - FA Cup Semi Final - Wembley Stadium - 24/4/16. Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge/Livepic(Reuters) - Manager Alan Pardew said Crystal Palace has been warned by England rugby head coach Eddie Jones not to be complacent after they booked their place in the FA Cup final with a 2-1 victory over Watford on Sunday.Jones was invited to Palace's training ground Beck

Apr 29 2016
Liverpool must pay Burnley up to 8 mln pounds for Ings - tribunal
Liverpool must pay Burnley up to 8 mln pounds for Ings - tribunal

12/10/15. Danny Ings during a UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying match. Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine/Files(Reuters) - Liverpool have been told by a tribunal to pay Championship (second-tier) leaders Burnley up to eight million pounds ($11.7 million) for striker Danny Ings.Ings, who has missed most of the season with a cruciate ligament injury, left Burnley when his contract expired at the end of last season.Burnley were entitled to compensation f

Tottenham's Alli banned for rest of season
Tottenham's Alli banned for rest of season

Football Soccer - Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion - Barclays Premier League - White Hart Lane - 25/4/16 Tottenham's Dele Alli Reuters / Dylan Martinez LivepicLONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli will miss the rest of the season after he was give a three-match ban for violent conduct by the Football Association on Thursday.The 20-year-old, voted the PFA Young Player of the Year last weekend after a sensational first

Apr 28 2016
Agbonlahor quits as Villa captain, fined by club
Agbonlahor quits as Villa captain, fined by club

Football Soccer - Swansea City v Aston Villa - Barclays Premier League - Liberty Stadium - 19/3/16 Aston Villa's Gabriel Agbonlahor Action Images via Reuters / Peter Cziborra LivepicLONDON (Reuters) - Striker Gabriel Agbonlahor stepped down as Aston Villa captain on Thursday and was handed a heavy fine by the relegated Premier League club following his recent behaviour.The 29-year-old was suspended by Villa after allegedly going on an alcohol-fu

Apr 28 2016
Let's get ready to rumble at Bernabeu, says City's Hart
Let's get ready to rumble at Bernabeu, says City's Hart

Football Soccer - Manchester City v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League Semi Final First Leg - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England - 26/4/16 Manchester City's Joe Hart applauds the fans at the end of the match Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine LivepicMANCHESTER (Reuters) - Manchester City are set up to land Real Madrid a knockout blow at the Bernabeu next week and earn a place in the Champions League final, Joe Hart said after his saves hel

Apr 27 2016
Manchester City hold Real to stay in hunt for final
Manchester City hold Real to stay in hunt for final

Football Soccer - Manchester City v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League Semi Final First Leg - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England - 26/4/16 Manchester City's Joe Hart celebrates at the end of the match Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine LivepicMANCHESTER (Reuters) - Manchester City survived a late grilling by Real Madrid to hold on for a 0-0 home draw on Tuesday that keeps alive their hopes of reaching the Champions League final for the fir

Apr 27 2016
Leicester's Ranieri still waiting for title maths to add up
Leicester's Ranieri still waiting for title maths to add up

Football Soccer - Leicester City v Swansea City - Barclays Premier League - The King Power Stadium - 24/4/16 Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff Livepic/FilesBy Neil RobinsonLONDON (Reuters)Claudio Ranieri - Leicester City manager has said he will start to celebrate "only when the mathematics are certain" as the club close in on the first top-tier title in their 132-year history.Victory at Manchester

Apr 26 2016
Spurs' Dele Alli facing ban after violent conduct charge
Spurs' Dele Alli facing ban after violent conduct charge

Football Soccer - Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion - Barclays Premier League - White Hart Lane - 25/4/16 Tottenham's Dele Alli Reuters / Dylan Martinez Livepic/FilesLONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli is facing a three-match ban after he was charged with violent conduct having appeared to punch West Bromwich Albion's Claudio Yacob in Monday's Premier League game.Alli, the PFA's Young Player of the Year, swung his ar

Apr 26 2016
Leicester's fairy tale saddles bookmakers with biggest loss in Premier League history
Leicester's fairy tale saddles bookmakers with biggest loss in Premier League history

Football Soccer - Leicester City v Swansea City - Barclays Premier League - The King Power Stadium - 15/16 - 24/4/16 Leicester fans hold up banners Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please c

Apr 26 2016
Spurs left looking second best in title chase
Spurs left looking second best in title chase

Football Soccer - Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion - Barclays Premier League - White Hart Lane - 25/4/16 Tottenham's Son Heung Min and Ryan Mason look dejected after the game Reuters / Dylan Martinez Livepic By Neil Robinson(Reuters) - For all Mauricio Pochettino's fighting talk about remaining in the Premier League title chase, it was hard not to glimpse a white flag over White Hart Lane after Tottenham Hotspurs' lacklustre draw with Wes

Apr 26 2016
Fit-again Wilshere eyes England spot for Euro 2016
Fit-again Wilshere eyes England spot for Euro 2016

Football Soccer - Sunderland v Arsenal - Barclays Premier League - Stadium of Light - 24/4/16 Arsenal's Jack Wilshere applauds fans after the game Action Images via Reuters / Lee Smith Livepic (Reuters) - Injury-plagued Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has set his sights on making the 23-man England squad that will be flying to France for the European Championships this summer.The 24-year-old had been missing in action for 11 months after undergo

Apr 26 2016
In love with England, Mahrez rules out PSG move
In love with England, Mahrez rules out PSG move

Football Soccer - Leicester City v Swansea City - Barclays Premier League - The King Power Stadium - 24/4/16Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez applauds fans after the gameReuters / Darren StaplesLivepic(Reuters) - Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez is convinced his future lies in England and has ruled out a move to French champions Paris St Germain this summer.The 25-year-old, who joined Leicester from Ligue 2 club Le Havre in 2014, has been one of t

Apr 26 2016
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