Man City completes sweep of English trophies with FA Cup win

Soccer 05/18/19, 12:58

Raheem Sterling scored a hat trick as Manchester City completed the first sweep of English men's football trophies by routing Watford 6-0 in a record-equaling FA Cup final victory margin on Saturday.The fourth piece of silverware was sealed with four different scorers at Wembley Stadium, with David Silva, Kevin De ...

Sterling voted as player of the year by soccer writers

Soccer 04/29/19, 05:03

Raheem Sterling was voted player of the year by soccer writers on Monday for his impact on Manchester City's bid for a domestic treble as well as his influential stance against racism in the game.Sterling won 62% of the votes cast by more than 400 British-based members of the Football ...

Van Dijk voted English soccer’s player of the year

Soccer 04/28/19, 16:51

Virgil van Dijk has been voted English soccer's player of the year in recognition of his commanding performances in Liverpool's defense as it bids to win the top-flight title for the first time since 1990.The Netherlands center back collected the Professional Footballers' Association award at a ceremony in London on ...

Pogba selected in Premier League team of the season

Soccer 04/25/19, 04:41

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is the only player not from Manchester City or Liverpool to be selected in the Premier League's Team of the Year for the 2018-19 season.City had six representatives — Ederson, Aymeric Laporte, Fernandinho, Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero — while Liverpool had four, ...

City beats United 2-0, back on top of Premier League

Soccer 04/24/19, 15:58

Manchester City kept the destination of the Premier League title in its own hands by beating Manchester United 2-0 on Wednesday to climb back above Liverpool with three games left this season.United slumped to a seventh loss in its last nine matches under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thanks to strikes in ...

Sterling, Van Dijk among England’s player of year contenders

Soccer 04/20/19, 07:02

Premier League title contenders Liverpool and Manchester City dominate the six-man shortlist for the Professional Footballers' Association player of the year award, with defender Virgil van Dijk and forward Raheem Sterling the front-runners.Van Dijk joins Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane on the list, while Sterling is included alongside fellow City players ...

Tottenham stuns Man City to reach Champions League semis

Sports 04/17/19, 16:13

Fernando Llorente sent Tottenham into its first European Cup semifinal in 57 years and ended Manchester City's quadruple hopes by scoring the decider in a breathtaking Champions League game that produced seven goals and saw an apparent injury-time winner for City ruled out after a video review.City won the second ...

Sterling double leads Man City to 3-1 win over Palace in EPL

Soccer 04/14/19, 10:10

Raheem Sterling shrugged off a glaring early miss by scoring a goal in each half as Manchester City beat Crystal Palace 3-1 to keep the pressure on Liverpool in the Premier League title race on Sunday.City moved a point clear of Liverpool, which plays Chelsea later Sunday.City manager Pep Guardiola ...

Man City back atop Premier League with 2-0 win over Cardiff

Soccer 04/03/19, 16:10

Manchester City rested many of its best players and was still too strong for Cardiff in a 2-0 win that lifted the defending champions back to the top of the Premier League on Wednesday.Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane scored in the first half as City won an eighth straight ...

Rivals players stand up for Moise Kean after racist abuse

Sports 04/03/19, 10:27

Blamed by his own teammate for the racist abuse hurled at him during an Italian soccer match, Juventus forward Moise Kean received plenty of support from rival players on Wednesday.Kean is a 19-year-old Italian whose parents are from Ivory Coast. He plays for Italy's national team and Juventus, the most ...

England, France win big; Portugal held as Euro defense opens

Sports 03/22/19, 19:03

Big wins for France and England. Not even a goal for Portugal.Even with Cristiano Ronaldo returning to the Portugal side for the first time since last year's World Cup, the European champions could only begin their title defense with a 0-0 home draw against Ukraine.The goals were flowing elsewhere on ...

City routs Schalke 7-0, eases into Champions League quarters

Soccer 03/12/19, 16:55

Manchester City tied the record for the biggest win in the last 16 of the Champions League by thrashing Schalke 7-0 on Tuesday, completing a 10-2 aggregate victory to reach the quarterfinals for the third time in four seasons.This season's round of 16 has featured some memorable comebacks so far ...

Sterling’s hat trick gives Man City 3-1 win over Watford

Soccer 03/09/19, 15:03

Raheem Sterling scored a 13-minute hat trick as defending champion Manchester City beat Watford 3-1 to open up a four-point lead in the English Premier League on Saturday.The England forward's first goal was controversial but his quickfire treble turned a frustrating game decisively in City's favor early in the second ...

Man City back atop Premier League as Mahrez finally delivers

Soccer 03/02/19, 12:45

A club-record signing for $80 million, Riyad Mahrez has struggled to make a significant impact in his first season at Manchester City.Scoring a huge goal in the Premier League title race might just turn things round for the Algeria winger.Mahrez came off the bench and poked in a scruffy goal ...

10-man Man City scores 2 late goals, beats Schalke 3-2

Soccer 02/20/19, 17:08

Manchester City scored two late goals, including a 90th-minute winner from Raheem Sterling, to beat Schalke 3-2 in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday on another night when the video assistant referee was a talking point.After Leroy Sane equalized for 10-man City in the 85th with a ...

Chelsea routed 6-0 by Man City for biggest loss in 28 years

Sports 02/10/19, 13:17

Chelsea was handed its heaviest loss in 28 years on Sunday when Manchester City routed Maurizio Sarri's side 6-0 in the Premier League.The meeting of the last two champions was a complete mismatch as Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick for the second successive weekend.City regained top spot from Liverpool ...

Aguero hat trick leads Man City to 3-1 victory over Arsenal

Soccer 02/03/19, 13:46

Sergio Aguero scored his 10th Premier League hat trick on Sunday to lead Manchester City to a 3-1 victory over Arsenal and close the gap on leader Liverpool to two points.It was an unconventional treble for the striker, using his head, right foot — and left arm.Having scored after 24 ...

Man City’s title hopes dented by 2-1 loss at Newcastle

Soccer 01/29/19, 17:49

Manchester City's chances of retaining the Premier League title were hit after surrendering an early lead to lose 2-1 at relegation-threatened Newcastle on Tuesday.Matt Ritchie's 80th-minute penalty completed a remarkable turnaround by Newcastle, which fell behind to a goal from Sergio Aguero inside 25 seconds. It was the quickest goal ...

City beats Huddersfield 3-0, moves 4 points behind Liverpool

Soccer 01/20/19, 10:30

Manchester City had no problems keeping the pressure on Liverpool in the Premier League title race on Sunday, beating last-placed Huddersfield 3-0 to trim the gap to the leaders to four points.A deflected 18th-minute strike from Danilo was added to in the second half by wingers Raheem Sterling and Leroy ...

Jesus keeps up scoring spree, Man City beats Wolves 3-0

Soccer 01/14/19, 17:02

Gabriel Jesus kept up his scoring spree for Manchester City with two goals in a 3-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English Premier League on Monday, moving the champion back to within four points of Liverpool.The Brazil striker has seven goals across three competitions in the past nine days ...

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