Premier League

LONDON | De Gea’s saves help United beat Tottenham in Premier League

LONDON —Jan 13, 2019— There were too many saves for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to even remember. Everyone else was certainly counting: Eleven. The most by any goalkeeper in a Premier League match this season. And they were all in the second half to thwart a Tottenham comeback. The Spaniard’s virtuoso goalkeeping performance … Continue reading LONDON | De Gea’s saves help United beat Tottenham in Premier League

BRIGHTON, England | Salah steadies Liverpool’s EPL nerves with win at Brighton

BRIGHTON, England —Jan 12, 2019— Mohamed Salah scored from the penalty spot as Liverpool steadied its title-chasing nerves with a 1-0 win at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday. Salah struck his 14th league goal of the season to put Liverpool seven points ahead of second-placed Manchester City. Liverpool went into the game with … Continue reading BRIGHTON, England | Salah steadies Liverpool’s EPL nerves with win at Brighton

DORTMUND, Germany | US midfielder Pulisic to join Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund

DORTMUND, Germany—Jan 02, 2019—Borussia Dortmund says United States midfielder Christian Pulisic will join Chelsea next season. Dortmund says the 64 million euro ($73 million) transfer is effective immediately but the 20-year-old Pulisic will be loaned back to the German club for the rest of this season. It won’t have to pay Chelsea a fee for … Continue reading DORTMUND, Germany | US midfielder Pulisic to join Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund

Blow for Premier League as Dinnage pulls out of CEO role

The English Premier League has restarted its search for a chief executive after Susanna Dinnage withdrew from the job before starting work leading the world’s richest soccer competition. Having announced in November that Dinnage would start in early 2019, the league disclosed Sunday that the broadcasting executive had now rejected the chance to succeed Richard … Continue reading Blow for Premier League as Dinnage pulls out of CEO role

MANCHESTER, England | Jose Mourinho leaves Man United after 2½ years

MANCHESTER, England  — Manchester United says Jose Mourinho has left the Premier League club with immediate effect. The decision was announced Tuesday, two days after a 3-1 loss to Liverpool left United 19 points off the top of the Premier League after 17 games. Mourinho lasted 2½ years at United and won two titles, the … Continue reading MANCHESTER, England | Jose Mourinho leaves Man United after 2½ years

LIVERPOOL, England | Shaqiri double earns Liverpool 3-1 win over Man United

LIVERPOOL, England — Substitute Xherdan Shaqiri scored two goals from deflected shots to help Liverpool beat fierce rival Manchester United 3-1 and lift his team back atop the Premier League on Sunday. Days after keeping Liverpool in the Champions League with a stunning late save against Napoli, Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker made a dreadful mistake … Continue reading LIVERPOOL, England | Shaqiri double earns Liverpool 3-1 win over Man United

English announcer Champion to become lead MLS voice for ESPN

Jon Champion is making a Brexit of his own, leaving England to become ESPN’s lead announcer for Major League Soccer. The 53-year-old has been broadcasting British matches since 1988 and is heard around the world calling games for Premier League Productions. He has been working part-time for ESPN during international fixture breaks and starts an … Continue reading English announcer Champion to become lead MLS voice for ESPN

NEWCASTLE, England | Wolves beat 10-man Newcastle with late goal

NEWCASTLE, England — Newcastle held on with 10 men for most of the second half before conceding in injury time to give Wolverhampton Wanderers a 2-1 win in the Premier League on Sunday. The visitors took the lead at St. James’ Park in the 17th minute when a cross from the right from Helder Costa … Continue reading NEWCASTLE, England | Wolves beat 10-man Newcastle with late goal