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Dzeko’s our Messi, says Bosnia coach Susic

Bosnia's Edin Dzeko shields the ball from Argentina's Hugo Campagnaro during the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Bosnia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014. AP

Just a few weeks ago, Edin Dzeko was being heralded as the best player in the English Premier League by no less an esteemed judge as Jose Mourinho.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Singapore billionaire Lim new owner of Spanish club Valencia

This file photograph taken on May 21, 2013 shows Singapore's billionaire Peter Lim (2nd L) watching Atletico Madrid football clinic session for school children in Singapore. Singapore billionaire Peter Lim, the new owner of Valencia, has realised a long-held dream by buying a top European football club -- and he will hope for better luck than some of his fellow Asian investors. AFP

Singapore billionaire Peter Lim, the new owner of Valencia, has realized a long-held dream by buying a top European football club — and will hope for better fortunes than some of his fellow Asian investors.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Man United beats Norwich 4-0 as Giggs takes charge

Manchester-United-Football

Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata scored twice to ensure Ryan Giggs’ spell as interim Manchester United manager began with a comfortable 4-0 victory against a mediocre Norwich side in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Man City slips further out of title contention

Sunderland's goalkeeper Vito Mannone, upper left, dives in vain as Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, out of frame, scores from a free kick during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Wednesday March 26, 2014. AP

The Premier League trophy could be out of reach for Manchester City after a 2-2 home draw with last-placed Sunderland on Wednesday that capped a demoralizing four days for title chasers.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Chelsea leads EPL, Atletico stays 1st in Spain

Chelsea's Fernando Torres, center, has his shot on goal saved by Stoke City's Asmir Begovic, right, during their English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Saturday, April, 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Chelsea reclaimed the lead in England — at least for a day — and Atletico Madrid remained in front in Spain on Saturday. Whether they’ll end the season with the trophy is still too early to determine.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

City misses chance to go top after Chelsea loses

Mile Jedinak, Branislav Ivanovic

The Premier League’s most unpredictable title race produced another surprise on Saturday as Chelsea lost at Crystal Palace for the first time since 1990.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

City outclasses United, Arsenal slips up

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, left, and Michael Carrick wait for play to begin after a second goal by Manchester City's Edin Dzeko, out of frame. during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Tuesday March 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Manchester City’s title charge gained further momentum with a humbling 3-0 win at fierce rival Manchester United but Arsenal’s hopes of winning the Premier League were dented by drawing 2-2 with Swansea on Tuesday.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Chelsea routs Arsenal as ref dismisses wrong man

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, right, scores from long range against West Ham United during their English Premier League soccer match at Upton Park, London, Saturday, March 22, 2014. AP

Unlike the Bundesliga, where Bayern Munich is close to wrapping up the title, the English Premier League remains anything but predictable and full of drama.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

United beats Olympiakos, through in Champs League

Manchester United manager David Moyes celebrates after his team's 3-0 Champions League last 16 second leg soccer match win against Olympiakos at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Robin van Persie ushered Manchester United into the Champions League quarterfinals — and potentially saved his manager’s job — with a hat trick in a 3-0 victory over Olympiakos that completed one of the competition’s greatest comebacks on Wednesday.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Man City crushes Tottenham 5-1 to go top of EPL

Manchester City's Stevan Jovetic, left, scores his side's fourth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane stadium in London, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. AP

Manchester City stormed back to the top of the Premier League with a high-tempo 5-1 victory at 10-man Tottenham on Wednesday, taking the free-scoring team’s tally this season to 115.

Posted: January 30th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Mata helps United to 2-0 win over Cardiff

Chelsea's John Terry, left, challenges Manchester United's Danny Welbeck during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge, London, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. AP

With record signing Juan Mata slotting seamlessly into the team and fit-again Robin van Persie back to scoring again, a return to the good times could be just around the corner for Manchester United.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Mata doesn’t train with Chelsea, United move looms

Juan Mata. Photo from http://www.uefa.com/

Juan Mata is edging closer to joining Manchester United from Chelsea as the Premier League champions try to strengthen their squad after a lackluster first half of the season.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Rampant Man City through to League Cup final

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero. AP FILE PHOTO

Manchester City showed no mercy on beleaguered West Ham by romping to a 3-0 victory in the second leg of their League Cup semifinal on Tuesday, completing a 9-0 aggregate thrashing.   Alvaro Negredo scored twice and Sergio Aguero added the other goal to ensure City will contest its first League Cup final since 1976, [...]

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

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