English League

  • Gerrard feels for cousin after penalty miss February 27, 2012

    Wembley: Before heading up the Wembley steps to collect the League Cup on Sunday, Steven Gerrard made sure he sought out cousin Anthony, whose penalty miss gave Liverpool a dramatic victory over Championship side Cardiff City. The match had ended 2-2 after extra time and when the nerve-jangling shoot-out ended with...
  • Liverpool edge battling Cardiff to win League Cup February 27, 2012

    Wembley, London: Liverpool's six-year trophy drought ended on Sunday by winning the League Cup final after beating Cardiff 3-2 in a dramatic penalty shoot-out when captain Steven Gerrard's cousin, Anthony Gerrard, missed the final spot-kick. "I've got mixed emotions," Steven Gerrard said. "Obviously I'm delighted to win the cup for our...
  • Won't be easy to leave Tottenham, admits Redknapp February 10, 2012

    London: While "flattered" to be linked with the vacant England coaching job, Harry Redknapp said on Friday his focus remains on Tottenham's pursuit of Champions League qualification - until an approach is made. With the European Championships only four months away, Redknapp is the leading contender to replace Fabio Capello as...
  • Chelsea reveal hiring Villas-Boas cost $45m February 9, 2012

    London: Chelsea spent 28 million Pounds on firing manager Carlo Ancelotti and hiring Andre Villas-Boas, an outlay that does not appear to be paying off with the team performing worse in the English Premier League this season. Ancelotti was ditched in May after failing to win a trophy in his second...
  • Real Madrid, Barcelona top soccer's rich list February 9, 2012

    London: Real Madrid and Barcelona are soccer's biggest moneymakers for the third straight year and look set to top their rivals for the foreseeable future. The annual review of soccer finance by Deloitte shows Madrid topping the list for the seventh straight year with revenue of $636.5 million for the year...
  • Sunderland win FA Cup replay to enter fifth round February 9, 2012

    Middlesbrough: Sunderland will meet Arsenal in the fifth round of the FA Cup after winning 2-1 at Middlesbrough in a replay from Stephane Sessegnon's extra-time winner. The Benin forward struck in the 113th minute to take Sunderland through to a last-16 clash - their first in eight years - with Arsenal...
  • Liverpool rescued by N'Gog goal against Leeds United September 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Liverpool edged past Leeds United in controversial circumstances with a 1-0 victory at Elland Road. The hosts seemed to have taken the lead through a Lubor Michalik header, but referee Alan Wiley judged strikers Jermaine Beckford and Luciano Becchio to be offside. David Ngog’s strike proved to be enough for...
  • Carlos Vela inspires Arsenal to victory September 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Mexican youngster Carlos Vela came off the bench to lift a young Arsenal side to a 2-0 League Cup victory over 10-man West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium. The 19-year-old, on his return from ankle injury, had a hand in both goals. His shot set up Sanchez Watt...