LEICESTER, England (AP) — Brendan Rodgers celebrated a third victory in four games at the start of his managerial reign as Leicester beat Bournemouth 2-0 in the English Premier League on a day of...
Morgan gives 10-man Leicester 2-1 win at Burnley in EPL
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Wes Morgan scored a 90th-minute winner to give 10-man Leicester a 2-1 victory at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday as the hosts wasted a great chance to move clear...
Liverpool extends lead to 5 points after draw with Leicester
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool missed a chance to move seven points clear of Manchester City in the Premier League after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Leicester on Wednesday.
The leaders couldn't build on a goal after 121 seconds by Sadio Mane at a snowy Anfield, with Leicester equalizing through Harry Maguire in first-half injury time and causing Liverpool problems in the second half.
Leicester held 0-0 by Burnley in first home game since crash
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester was held by Burnley to 0-0 in an emotional first home game since the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha on Saturday.
The Thai entrepreneur died with four other people when his helicopter crashed shortly after taking off following Leicester's last English Premier League game at King Power Stadium two weeks ago.
Fans, players, and staff remembered Vichai before, during, and after the game against Burnley.
The Latest: Players mourn Leicester owner Vichai after crash
LEICESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the helicopter crash at English soccer club Leicester City (all times local):
Leicester players have expressed their sense of deep loss after Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the club's owner, and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash.
Newcastle owner on hand to see 5th EPL loss to Leicester
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle owner Mike Ashley witnessed the problems he's wrought for his winless side as it lost for the fifth time in seven matches in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Ashley was at a game at St. James' Park for the first time since May 2017 as Newcastle lost to Leicester 2-0 on goals by Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire.
The sportswear magnate's transfer policy of not investing in a proven scorer came back to haunt Newcastle as chances went begging.
Maguire commits to Leicester with 5-year contract
LEICESTER, England (AP) — England defender Harry Maguire has signed a new five-year contract with Leicester.
The 25-year-old joined the Foxes from Hull in 2017 and played every minute of their Premier League campaign last season before helping England reach the World Cup semifinals in Russia.
Maguire had reportedly attracted interest from Manchester United over the summer.
Liverpool survives Alisson’s mistake, beats Leicester 2-1
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Liverpool survived an embarrassing mistake from Brazil goalkeeper Alisson to beat Leicester 2-1 on Saturday for a fourth straight win to open the Premier League season.
Attempting a Cruyff turn in his own area to get round Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho, Alisson got the ball caught in his feet and lost possession. Iheanacho squared the ball for Rachid Ghezzal to make it 2-1 in the 63rd minute.
Revenge for Puel as Leicester defeats Southampton
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — England World Cup defender Harry Maguire drilled in a late stoppage-time winner to help Claude Puel get one over his former club as Leicester defeated 10-man Southampton 2-1 in the Premier League on Saturday.
Ryan Bertrand's venomous shot, on his 150th appearance for the club, had put the hosts in front in the 52nd minute before Demarai Gray equalized four minutes later.
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — England achieved something David Beckham's generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.
Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored with headers in a 2-0 win over Sweden on Saturday, earning England's youthful team a match against Croatia for a place in the final on July 15.
"We looked composed," England captain Harry Kane said. "We looked like we controlled the game."
Butland error keeps Stoke in Premier League relegation zone
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland cost his team a precious victory in its fight against relegation from the Premier League by spilling the ball into his own net in a 1-1 draw at Leicester on Saturday.
The England international failed to hold onto Marc Albrighton's driven cross from the right, instead fumbling it sideways to gift Leicester a 70th-minute equalizer.
Mourinho berates ‘childish’ Man United after dropping points
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Jose Mourinho berated his wasteful players after Manchester United conceded a stoppage-time equalizer against 10-man Leicester.
The performance was "childish." Players lacked intelligence and showed "no maturity." There were "joke chances" missed before collapsing to draw 2-2 that further imploded United's faint title hopes.
Man United into League Cup final despite 2-1 loss to Hull
HULL, England (AP) — Manchester United reached the English League Cup final despite surrendering its 17-match unbeaten record with a 2-1 loss to Hull in the second leg of their semifinal on Thursday.
United, which won the first leg 2-0, advanced with a 3-2 win on aggregate and will play Southampton in the final at Wembley Stadium on Feb. 26.
On-loan striker Oumar Niasse scored the winner with an 85th-minute tap-in, and another goal for Hull would have sent the game into extra time.
Silva opens Hull Premier League career with Bournemouth win
HULL, England (AP) — Abel Hernandez scored twice as Hull beat Bournemouth 3-1 to register its first English Premier League win on Saturday since Nov. 6, when the striker also last started a game for the relegation-threatened side.
It gave Marco Silva, the former Olympiakos and Sporting Lisbon coach, a winning start to his career as a Premier League manager.