Southampton secures EPL safety with 3-3 draw v Bournemouth

Soccer 04/27/19, 11:45

Southampton secured its Premier League safety on Saturday with a 3-3 draw at home to south-coast rival Bournemouth.With third-to-last Cardiff losing 1-0 at Fulham, Southampton is seven points clear of the relegation zone with two games to play and guaranteed to have an eighth straight season in England's lucrative top ...

Back in his vest, Southgate gets honor at Buckingham Palace

Soccer 04/04/19, 11:37

An unlikely fashion icon during the World Cup, England manager Gareth Southgate was looking sharp again in his trademark vest on Thursday.Not on the sideline of a soccer field but at Buckingham Palace.Southgate was there to collect his OBE — Officer of the Order of the British Empire — from ...

England to complain to UEFA about racist abuse in Montenegro

Sports 03/25/19, 17:22

England manager Gareth Southgate says the English Football Association will make an official complaint to UEFA after alleging at least one of his players received racist abuse during the European Championship qualifier at Montenegro.Asked about suggestions of racist chanting toward some of his players, Southgate says he "definitely heard abuse ...

Rice called up by England, a day after getting Ireland award

Sports 03/13/19, 09:11

Declan Rice has been called up by England's national team for the first time, a day after the 20-year-old midfielder was voted as Ireland's young player of the year.Rice, who plays for West Ham in the Premier League, decided last month to switch his international allegiance to England — the ...

Burnley profits from Fulham own-goals in EPL

Soccer 01/12/19, 12:26

Burnley profited from two Fulham own-goals in quick succession as it came from behind to win 2-1 at Turf Moor despite not registering a shot on target in the English Premier League on Saturday.Andre Schurrle's wonderful early strike was cancelled out in the 20th minute when Jeff Hendrick's effort went ...

Southgate, Kane on Queen’s list for honors after WCup run

Soccer 12/28/18, 17:32

England coach Gareth Southgate and his captain Harry Kane have been rewarded in Queen Elizabeth II's New Year honors list on the back of the team's surprise run to the World Cup semifinals.Away from soccer, Geraint Thomas, who won cycling's Tour de France in July and was named BBC Sports ...

Southgate frustrated less than 25pc EPL starters are English

Soccer 12/03/18, 17:46

Even as the England team's standing rises on the international stage, Premier League clubs are selecting fewer English players than ever before.England coach Gareth Southgate is troubled only 54 players eligible for his team — or 24.5 percent — started in the Premier League last weekend, the lowest since the ...

Croatia beats Spain to set up Nations showdown with England

Soccer 11/15/18, 18:35

Croatia crushed England's World Cup hopes in July. By beating Spain in a thriller on Thursday, the Croats have given Gareth Southgate's side a chance to advance to the final phase of the inaugural UEFA Nations League.Right back Tin Jedvaj scored his second goal three minutes into stoppage time to ...

Southgate defends giving Rooney a final England appearance

Soccer 11/08/18, 12:16

England coach Gareth Southgate says the country needs to be better at honoring the contribution of its soccer stars in a defense of the decision to allow record-scorer Wayne Rooney to make a farewell appearance.The 33-year-old striker will feature for a 120th England appearance during next Thursday's friendly against the ...

Paco Alcacer making most of 2nd chance with Spain

Soccer 10/14/18, 05:21

Close to seeing his career stagnate, Paco Alcacer is making the most of a second chance to become Spain's top striker.Alcacer scored twice in his first appearance for Spain in two-and-a-half years to lead a 4-1 away win at Wales in a friendly last week.On Monday, the former Barcelona player ...

Teenage midfielders get call-ups by England

Soccer 10/04/18, 10:09

Teenage midfielders in the Bundesliga and the English second tier have been selected in a much-changed England squad for UEFA Nations League games against Croatia and Spain.Two of the three newcomers to the 25-man squad are Jadon Sancho, an 18-year-old winger playing at Borussia Dortmund, and Mason Mount, who is ...

Southgate signs new deal as England coach through 2022

Soccer 10/04/18, 05:17

England coach Gareth Southgate has signed a new contract that will keep him in charge of the national team through to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.Southgate, whose deal was due to expire in 2020, has been rewarded for guiding England to the World Cup semifinals in Russia. It was ...

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