Category Archives: North England

Jese scores debut goal as Stoke beats Arsenal 1-0 in EPL

STOKE, England — Spanish forward Jese marked his debut for Stoke by scoring in a 1-0 win over Arsenal in the English Premier League on Saturday. Three days after joining on a season-long loan from Paris Saint-Germain, Jese was handed a start by Stoke manager Mark Hughes and showed why he was once regarded as…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/jese-scores-debut-goal-as-stoke-beats-arsenal-1-0-in-epl/wcm/d7e5c0bc-a146-4f1f-9da8-cf7c1e4815d6

Klopp reveals love for Anfield, Liverpool’s goal in victory

German coach has been waxing lyrical about Liverpool’s scrappy game-winner against Palace.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/19/klopp-reveals-love-for-anfield-liverpools-goal-in-victory/

Liverpool leave Coutinho out of Champions League squad

Back injury, or Barcelona bound? Reds will have to do without Coutinho for first leg of UCL playoff in Germany.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/14/liverpool-leave-coutinho-out-of-champions-league-squad/

Guardiola fine with favorite tag after Chelsea “killed” Man City

Labelled the favorites once again, not winning the title last season is still on Pep’s mind.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/12/guardiola-fine-with-favorite-tag-after-chelsea-killed-man-city/

Newcastle United 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Dele breaks through 10-man Magpies

Jonjo Shelvey was sent off and will face a significant ban for stepping on Dele’s ankle early in the second half.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/13/newcastle-united-0-2-tottenham-hotspur-dele-breaks-through-10-man-magpies/

9-man Chelsea loses 3-2 to Burnley to open EPL title defence

LONDON — Chelsea had two players sent off and lost 3-2 to Burnley as it started its English Premier League title defence on Saturday. Captain Gary Cahill was shown a straight red card for a studs-first lunge in the 13th minute, before the champions conceded three goals in a 20-minute period before halftime. Striker Sam…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/9-man-chelsea-loses-3-2-to-burnley-to-open-epl-title-defence/wcm/4a028858-7696-422d-9f6d-7061322ab0db

Crystal Palace 0-3 Huddersfield Town: Mounie sends Town top

Frank De Boer’s Selhurst Park bow only saw one ball go into the goal via a Palace player, a first half Joel Ward own goal.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/12/crystal-palace-0-3-huddersfield-town-mounie-sends-town-top/

Rooney on Everton winner: “It doesn’t get much better”

Everton next faces Man City, Chelsea, and Manchester United away, with a visit from Spurs for good measure.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/12/rooney-on-everton-winner-it-doesnt-get-much-better/

Jose Mourinho slams “dangerous” summer of spending

Mourinho has lambasted a “very strange and out of control market” this summer.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/07/26/jose-mourinho-slams-dangerous-summer-of-spending/

Alves will reportedly not join Man City, heads to PSG

The Dani Alves-Pep Guardiola reunion at Manchester City looks unlikely.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/07/11/alves-will-reportedly-not-join-man-city-heads-to-psg/