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Everton must restore pride in last three games - Jagielka
Everton must restore pride in last three games - Jagielka

Football Soccer - Everton v Manchester United - FA Cup Semi Final - Wembley Stadium - 23/4/16 Everton's Phil Jagielka applauds the fans after the game Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic (Reuters) - Everton will fight to restore their crumbling reputation with a strong finish to a poor campaign that has left them languishing in mid-table, says captain Phil Jagielka.Everton exited the FA Cup and League Cup in the semi-finals and

May 4 2016
Leicester triumph transcends sport, says Scudamore
Leicester triumph transcends sport, says Scudamore

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/ LivepicREUTERS - Leicester City's remarkable Premier League triumph after starting the season as 5,000-1 outsiders transcends sport and might never be repeated, according to the league's executive chairman Richard Scudamore.Leicester, who were on the brink of relega

May 4 2016
Leicester's
Leicester's "magic" hailed globally as the party goes on

Britain Soccer Football - Leicester City celebrate winning Premier League title - Leicester - 3/5/16 Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri (R) with his players during training Action Images via Reuters / Craig Brough Livepic (Reuters) - Leicester City's exultant players and beaming manager Claudio Ranieri went back to work in a daze on Tuesday as the sports world saluted their outlandish Premier League triumph as the perfect example of the "magic of

May 3 2016
Team spirit was key says Leicester's Captain Morgan
Team spirit was key says Leicester's Captain Morgan

Leicester City's Wes Morgan celebrates scoring their first goal against Manchester United. Reuters / Darren Staples LivepicBy Mitch PhillipsLONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City captain Wes Morgan, the personification of their astonishing transformation, said on Monday it was indomitable team spirit that secured their Premier League title success and he cannot wait to get his hands on the trophy on Saturday.“It’s the best feeling of my career and

May 3 2016
Leicester's amazing year from impending doom to unimagined glory
Leicester's amazing year from impending doom to unimagined glory

Britain Football Soccer - Leicester City players watch the Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur game at Jamie Vardy's house in Melton Mowbray - Leicester - 2/5/16 Leicester City fans celebrate winning the Premier League Reuters / Darren Staples Livepic By Mitch PhillipsLONDON (Reuters) - In April last year Leicester City were seven points adrift at the foot of the Premier League and seemingly going down.After pulling off an incredible escape, they have pr

Leicester's Drinkwater escapes extended ban - reports
Leicester's Drinkwater escapes extended ban - reports

Britain Football Soccer - Manchester United v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford - 1/5/16 Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater looks dejected after being sent off Reuters / Darren Staples LivepicREUTERS - Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater has escaped an extended ban, British media reports said on Monday after he reacted angrily to being sent off in the 1-1 draw at Manchester United over the weekend.Drinkwater is automatically su

May 2 2016
Leicester's Vardy named football writers' player of the year
Leicester's Vardy named football writers' player of the year

Britain Football Soccer - Manchester United v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford - 1/5/16 Leicester's Jamie Vardy at the end of the match Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff LivepicREUTERS - Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has been voted Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association (FWA).The 29-year-old has scored 22 league goals to help fire his team from 5,000-1 outsiders to odds-on favourites to w

May 2 2016
Party time in Bangkok as Leicester inch closer to title
Party time in Bangkok as Leicester inch closer to title

Leicester City fans celebrate after their team scores against Manchester United while watching the game on a big screen, in Bangkok, Thailand, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva BANGKOK (Reuters) - About 900 jubilant fans and employees of the Thai billionaire who owns Leicester City roared when the final whistle blew in their team's 1-1 draw at Manchester United on Sunday that left them on the brink of winning the Premier League title.Victory at Ol

May 1 2016
Ranieri's title viewing plans up in the air
Ranieri's title viewing plans up in the air

Britain Football Soccer - Manchester United v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford - 1/5/16 Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri with Demarai Gray as he prepares to come on Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff Livepic LONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri will not be able to watch the game which could deliver his side their first-ever Premier League title.The Foxes will be crowned champions if Totte

May 1 2016
Leicester draw at Man United to move to brink of title
Leicester draw at Man United to move to brink of title

Britain Football Soccer - Manchester United v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford - 1/5/16 Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez in action with Manchester United's Marcos Rojo Reuters / Darren Staples Livepic May 1 (Reuters) - Leicester City must wait at least one more day for their first-ever Premier League title after drawing 1-1 with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.Claudio Ranieri's side fell short of the victory that w

May 1 2016
Deadly Defoe is Sunderland's away day hero again
Deadly Defoe is Sunderland's away day hero again

Sunderland's Jermain Defoe. March 30, 2016. Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine. Livepic/FilesBy Neil RobinsonLONDON (Reuters) - Nobody is enjoying his away days like Jermain Defoe just now -- and nobody is more appreciative than manager Sam Allardyce, who fancies that Sunderland would already have been relegated from the Premier League if not for his striker's heroics on the road.Defoe's 93rd-minute penalty that rescued a point for Sunderlan

May 1 2016
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
Respite for Martinez as Everton beat Bournemouth
Respite for Martinez as Everton beat Bournemouth

Britain Football Soccer - Everton v AFC Bournemouth - Barclays Premier League - Goodison Park - 30/4/16 Everton fans with a banner regarding Everton manager Roberto Martinez Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff LivepicLONDON, (Reuters) - Under-pressure Everton manager Roberto Martinez enjoyed some respite as his struggling side won for the first time in eight league matches.The Goodison Park clash between two sides with little to play for

Apr 30 2016
5 footballing rivalries that are no more the same
5 footballing rivalries that are no more the same

The United-Arsenal rivalry has lost it’s fiercesnessRivalries are something that make the experience for football fans around the world worthwhile. It shows how the sport is considered a religion in some parts of the world and in some cases the sport is driven by religion as well.Several derbies have stood the test of time becoming a hallmark of the game. But the status of some have changed, either due to the cruel nature of circumstan

Apr 28 2016
Everton's Martinez understands
Everton's Martinez understands "scrutiny", asks fans for unity

Football Soccer - Everton v Manchester United - FA Cup Semi Final - Wembley Stadium - 23/4/16 Everton manager Roberto Martinez Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic/FilesREUTERS - Manager Roberto Martinez said he understands why his future as Everton manager is under scrutiny and asked disgruntled fans to stay behind the team despite their disappointing campaign.The pressure on the Spaniard is arguably at its highest since he took

Apr 28 2016
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