Alonso gives Chelsea 1-0 win over Newcastle in EPL
LONDON (AP) — Marcos Alonso scored his first goal of the season to give Chelsea a 1-0 win over Newcastle, lifting Frank Lampard's team provisionally into the top four of the Premier...
Pulisic scores 1st 2 goals in Chelsea uniform
American midfielder Christian Pulisic scored his first two goals in a Chelsea uniform and drew a foul that led to a penalty kick in a 5-3 exhibition victory at Red Bull Salzburg in Austria on...
Pulisic makes first exhibition start for Chelsea
American midfielder Christian Pulisic made his first start for Chelsea in a 2-1 exhibition loss to Barcelona at Saitama, Japan, on Tuesday night.
Netherlands beats England 3-1 to reach Nations League final
GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — Another semifinal loss, another missed chance for England to end its title drought.
The Netherlands took advantage of two sloppy defensive mistakes by England in...
Chelsea, Arsenal, Napoli, Inter advance in Europa League
Chelsea shook off their recent troubles and easily advanced in the Europa League with a 3-0 second leg victory over 10-man Malmo on Thursday, a result that takes some pressure off embattled coach...
Kante gives Chelsea 1-0 win over Crystal Palace
LONDON (AP) — N'Golo Kante's second-half goal gave Chelsea a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Sunday to strengthen its grip on fourth place in the Premier League.
After a frustrating first half for the visitors, Kante provided the breakthrough when he ran onto a ball over the top from David Luiz in the 51st minute, chested it down with his first touch and slotted the ball under goalkeeper Vicente Guaita with his second.
Morata double helps Chelsea sink Palace 3-1 in EPL
LONDON (AP) — Alvaro Morata continued his recent resurgence with two goals and fellow Spaniard Pedro added a third to inspire Chelsea to a 3-1 victory against Crystal Palace in the English Premier League on Sunday.
Unbeaten Chelsea made a slow start but Morata cheered the Stamford Bridge crowd by putting his team in front from close range in the 32nd minute after pouncing on a cross by Pedro.
Chelsea coach fined for taunting Mourinho
LONDON (AP) — The member of Chelsea's coaching staff who sparked a touchline skirmish by taunting Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho at the end of a Premier League match has been fined 6,000 pounds ($7,600).
The English Football Association says Marco Ianni was handed the sanction after admitting to a charge of improper conduct in relation to his behavior in the Oct. 20 game at Stamford Bridge.
Without Hazard, Chelsea overwhelms Burnley in 4-0 win
BURNLEY, England (AP) — The absence of star attacker Eden Hazard did not affect Chelsea in its 4-0 thrashing of Burnley that kept the team unbeaten in the Premier League on Sunday.
With Hazard missing because of a back injury, Ross Barkley stepped up as Chelsea's main creative force as the attacking midfielder scored from outside the area and also set up two other goals at Turf Moor.
Mourinho melee as United concedes late, draws 2-2 at Chelsea
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was involved in a touchline skirmish after his team conceded a goal in the sixth minute of injury time to draw 2-2 at former club Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday.
Hazard leads Chelsea to 3-0 win at Southampton
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard kept up his red-hot form with one goal and an assist to inspire Chelsea to a convincing 3-0 victory against Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday.
Unbeaten Chelsea, playing in an unfamiliar pale blue kit with orange socks, made a bright start at St. Mary's and was unfortunate not to be awarded a penalty when Wesley Hoedt fouled Olivier Giroud.
Barkley signs for Chelsea, looks to revive his career
LONDON (AP) — England midfielder Ross Barkley joined Chelsea from Everton on Friday as one of English soccer's unfulfilled talents looked to revive his career.
The 24-year-old Barkley signed a 5½-year deal at the Premier League champions, with British media reporting a transfer fee of 15 million pounds ($20.3 million) for a player whose contract was due to expire at the end of the season.
Barkley rejects Chelsea, Oxlade-Chamberlain joins Liverpool
LONDON (AP) — Ross Barkley became the latest player to reject a move to Premier League champion Chelsea, pulling out of a deal at the end of a summer transfer window in which English clubs spent more than 1.3 billion pounds ($1.7 billion).
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori has undergone further surgery on a knee injury and will not return to action before 2018.
Everton said Wednesday that the Argentina center back, who tore his meniscus while on international duty in March, had an operation in Barcelona that will "require prolonged rehabilitation of a minimum of six to nine months."
The Premier League club also said playmaker Ross Barkley will be out for four weeks after undergoing groin surgery.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ross Barkley gave Everton one more reason to try and keep him as the attacking midfielder scored in a 1-0 win against Watford in the English Premier League on Friday.
Given far too much space to receive Tom Davies' pass, the England midfielder advanced before hitting a low, dipping shot in the 56th minute. Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes may have reached the ball had he not taken a step to his left as it was struck.
Everton coach Koeman gives ultimatum to Barkley
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — England midfielder Ross Barkley has a 10-day deadline to decide on his future at Everton.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman said Thursday that Barkley must sign a new deal at the Premier League club by the final day of the season or he will be sold.
"We don't wait till August," Koeman said. "Next weekend, we need an answer ... Either he accepts the contract or we sell the player."
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ross Barkley inspired Everton to an eighth successive Premier League home success by beating Burnley 3-1 on Saturday at the end of a tricky week for the midfielder.
Barkley was allegedly punched on a night out and was then inadvertently embroiled in a dispute which saw The Sun newspaper banned from the club after derogatory comments about him from columnist Kelvin MacKenzie.
Everton midfielder Barkley assaulted, lawyers say
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ross Barkley's lawyers say the Everton midfielder was attacked by a stranger during a night out.
A Liverpool police force is investigating the incident, footage of which appeared on social media showing Barkley getting punched in the face.
Law firm Himsworths Legal says in a statement that "Ross was the victim of an unprovoked attack by a stranger who approached him on Sunday evening."
Barkley equalizer gives Everton 2-2 draw at Hull in EPL
HULL, England (AP) — Ross Barkley headed a late equalizer to earn Everton a 2-2 draw with struggling Hull in the English Premier League on Friday.
Hull captain Michael Dawson gave his side a sixth-minute lead, only for an own-goal by goalkeeper David Marshall in first-half injury time to make it all square.
Robert Snodgrass restored Hull's lead with a superb free kick in the 65th minute, but Barkley pounced with six minutes left to earn his side a point.
Barkley struggling under weight of expectation at Everton
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — It was natural to put Ross Barkley's nasty challenge on Jordan Henderson down to emotions running high in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park.
Look deeper, though, and it might just have been the moment when months of pent-up frustration inside the Everton midfielder came to a head.
Lukaku scores vs West Ham again in 2-0 win for Everton
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Romelu Lukaku must wish he can play against West Ham every week.
The Everton striker scored a close-range header in the 50th minute to set his team on its way to a 2-0 win over West Ham and a first Premier League victory in five games.
It was Lukaku's ninth game against West Ham for Everton — and he has scored in every one of them.
Antonio in, Barkley out as Allardyce names 1st England squad
LONDON (AP) — Sam Allardyce dropped midfielder Ross Barkley on Sunday and called up uncapped winger Michail Antonio for his first England squad since taking charge after the team's disappointing European Championship campaign.
There were five changes from the 23-man squad that went to France for Euro 2016, with Luke Shaw, Phil Jagielka, Danny Drinkwater and Theo Walcott all returning for the Sept. 4 game against Slovakia in 2018 World Cup qualifying.