Latest Premier League News

West Bromwich Albion players react after Manchester City's Joao Cancelo scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at the Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, England, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (Michael Regan/Pool via AP)

Watch and admire: Man City goes top of EPL after 5-0 win

Jan. 26, 2021 6:43 PM EST

Fueled by a sparkling attacking display, Manchester City's players powered to the top of the Premier League for the first time this season — and even the opposition are stopping to admire their work. In a comical exhibit for VAR's ever-lengthening highlights reel, West Bromwich Albion's defenders virtually...

FILE - in this file photo dated Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, PSG's head coach Thomas Tuchel gestures from the touchline during the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Rennes at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France.  Thomas Tuchel is confirmed as the new Chelsea soccer team manager, Tuesday Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, FILE)

Chelsea hires Thomas Tuchel as manager on 18-month contract

Jan. 26, 2021 2:32 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea hired Thomas Tuchel as manager on Tuesday on an 18-month contract to replace the fired Frank Lampard. Tuchel, a 47-year-old German, is back in work a month after losing his job at Paris Saint-Germain following a power struggle with the club. In his 2 1/2 years in Paris, he led the...

A general view of the Stamford Bridge Stadium ahead of the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sheffield United in London, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (Mike Hewitt/Pool via AP)

Chelsea owner Abramovich issues Holocaust Memorial Day plea

Jan. 26, 2021 1:59 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has issued a plea for discrimination to be challenged at the Premier League club and across the world as part of the club's campaign against anti-Semitism. The Russian made the comments in a book, “49 Flames," that the club has published to mark Holocaust...

Chelsea hires Thomas Tuchel to coach Premier League club

Jan. 26, 2021 1:17 PM EST
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea hires Thomas Tuchel to coach Premier League club.

Sporting KC hires Feilhaber as part of technical staff

Jan. 26, 2021 12:23 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City has hired longtime midfielder and former U.S. national team standout Benny Feilhaber as part of the Major League Soccer club's technical staff for the upcoming season. The club also announced Tuesday the hiring of trainers Randi Lininger and Eric Schwartz....

American midfielder Duane Holmes reacquired by Huddersfield

Jan. 25, 2021 11:46 AM EST

American midfielder Duane Holmes has been reacquired by Huddersfield from fellow League Championship club Derby. Holmes agreed to a 3 1/2-year contract with Huddersfield, the second-tier League Championship team said Monday. The deal includes a one-year option for an extension, the club said. Holmes, 26, played...

Chelsea fires manager Frank Lampard

Jan. 25, 2021 6:29 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea fires manager Frank Lampard.
Leeds United players huddle before the English Premier League soccer match between Leeds United and Brighton and Hove Albion at Elland Road Stadium in Leeds, England, Saturday, Jan.16, 2021. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP)

49ers take bigger role at Leeds after raising EPL club stake

Jan. 25, 2021 6:08 AM EST

The San Francisco 49ers will take a greater role in the running of English Premier League club Leeds after raising their stake to 37% on Monday. Paraag Marathe, the president of 49ers Enterprises, will become vice chairman of the northern English club under Andrea Radrizzani, who remains the majority owner. The...

Arsenal's Nicolas Pepe, center, battles for the ball with Southampton's James Ward-Prowse, left, and Stuart Armstrong during the Emirates FA Cup fourth round soccer match at St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton, England, Saturday Jan. 23, 2021. (Catherine Ivill/PA via AP)

FA Cup holder Arsenal eliminated, Man City survives scare

Jan. 23, 2021 6:29 PM EST

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Last season’s FA Cup winner Arsenal was eliminated from the competition in the fourth round on Saturday thanks to Gabriel’s own-goal in a 1-0 loss to Southampton, while Manchester City survived a scare to beat fourth-tier Cheltenham 3-1. In an otherwise close game,...

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, Peter Bevacqua, then CEO of the PGA of America, speaks during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. NBC will shut down the NBC Sports Network at the end of the year. NBC Sports Chairman Bevacqua announced the move Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in an internal memo to staff. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

NBC to shut down NBC Sports Network at end of 2021

Jan. 22, 2021 6:40 PM EST

The NBC Sports Network, which is best known for its coverage of the NHL and English Premier League, will be going away at the end of the year. NBC Sports Chairman Pete Bevacqua announced the channel's shutdown on Friday in an internal memo to staff. “At the conclusion of 2021, we have decided that the best...