LONDON (AP) — Tottenham finished its Premier League campaign with a lively 2-2 draw against Everton on Sunday to secure fourth place.
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — In the latest setback since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was handed the manager's job on a permanent basis, Everton humiliated Manchester United 4-0 in the Premier League on...
Vardy opens 2019 with winner for Leicester at Everton in EPL
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Jamie Vardy scored the Premier League's first goal of 2019 to earn Leicester a 1-0 win at Everton in a low-quality match to begin the new year on Tuesday.
In a goal that summed up the home side's sloppy display, Everton winger Theo Walcott misdirected a header from a clearance and teammate Michael Keane then miscontrolled the ball to allow Ricardo Pereira to play in Vardy.
Tottenham crushes Everton 6-2 to go 2 points behind Man City
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Tottenham crushed Everton 6-2 Sunday to move within two points of second-placed Manchester City in the Premier League.
England captain Harry Kane returned to Tottenham's starting lineup and scored two goals at Goodison Park.
After 18 rounds, league leader Liverpool has 48 points, Man City 44 and Tottenham 42.
Everton moves up to 6th in EPL after beating Cardiff 1-0
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton climbed above Manchester United to sixth place in the Premier League after beating Cardiff 1-0 at Goodison Park on Saturday.
The Welsh visitors made life difficult for the Toffees but Marco Silva's team ultimately deserved the win given to them by Gylfi Sigurdsson's 59th-minute goal, securing a fourth consecutive home success.
Sigurdsson’s double helps Everton beat Fulham 3-0 in EPL
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Gylfi Sigurdsson atoned for an earlier penalty miss with a second-half double to help Everton defeat Fulham 3-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
The Iceland forward hit a 52nd-minute spot kick against the bar but four minutes later drilled home the opener from the edge of the box after Jonjoe Kenny's deep cross was half-cleared into his path.
Everton held to a 1-1 draw by Huddersfield in Premier League
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Huddersfield collected only its second point of the Premier League season after grinding a way to a 1-1 draw at injury-hit Everton on Saturday.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored for Everton 87 seconds after Philip Billing gave Huddersfield the lead against the run of play in the 34th minute at Goodison Park.
Everton found little rhythm without eight first-team members, including record signing Richarlison, and saw in-form winger Theo Walcott limp off early in the second half.
Bournemouth, Everton draw 2-2 as both teams end with 10 men
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Bournemouth scored twice in five second-half minutes to claim a 2-2 draw with Everton after both sides were reduced to 10 men in the Premier League on Saturday.
Goals from Theo Walcott and Michael Keane put Marco Silva's Everton on course for three points at the Vitality Stadium following Richarlison's red card for headbutting Adam Smith in the 41st minute.
Richarlison scores again as Everton beats Southampton 2-1
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Brazilian Richarlison continued his fine start to the season as Everton beat Southampton 2-1 Saturday to give manager Marco Silva his first Premier League victory with the club.
The victory confirmed a successful Goodison Park debut for Silva and his main summer acquisition, Richarlison, who the Portuguese manager previously coached at Watford.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Southampton's hopes of avoiding relegation took a blow as Everton midfielder Tom Davies scored an equalizer in the sixth minute of added time to rescue a 1-1 draw on Saturday.
Substitute Nathan Redmond's first goal in almost a year appeared to put the fight very much back in Saints' hands as it would have left them needing a win at fellow struggler Swansea on Tuesday to guarantee safety.
Everton beats Newcastle 1-0 to move up to 8th in EPL
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Theo Walcott's second-half strike helped Everton beat Newcastle 1-0 on Monday and move up to eighth in the English Premier League, its highest position since August.
The result ended Newcastle's four-match winning streak and prevented Rafael Benitez's side from leapfrogging the Toffees in the standings.
There were 31 minutes on the clock before either side registered a shot on target, and when it did Ayoze Perez's tame effort was underwhelming.
Walcott double leads Everton to 2-1 win over Leicester
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Theo Walcott scored his first goals for Everton in a 2-1 Premier League victory over Leicester on Wednesday.
The former Arsenal winger's first-half double put the home side in control before Jamie Vardy's penalty ensured a nervous finish for the hosts.
The victory provided some respite for Everton, which had slipped to within five points of the relegation zone after failing to win its previous six league games.
Walcott leaves Arsenal after 12 years to join Everton
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Theo Walcott joined Everton on Wednesday in a bid to revive his career after 12 years at Premier League rival Arsenal.
"It felt like it was time for me to move on," said Walcott, who has reportedly moved for around 20 million pounds ($28 million). "It was sad, but it's exciting at the same time."
Giroud’s overhead kick gives Arsenal 1-0 win at Red Star
Olivier Giroud scored late in the second half for Arsenal to maintain its perfect Europa League campaign with a 1-0 win over 10-man Red Star Belgrade on Thursday.
Five minutes after Milan Rodic was sent off for a second yellow card, Giroud struck with an overhead kick five minutes before the final whistle after Theo Walcott headed the ball to him.
"It was a great combination before the goal as well and he finished well," Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said.
Giroud scores 100th goal for Arsenal in 4-2 win over BATE
Olivier Giroud scored his 100th goal for Arsenal as the Gunners beat BATE Borisov 4-2 to go two-for-two in Europa League group play on Thursday.
Arsenal rested nine front-line players including Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette for the English Premier League and still had enough firepower at a venue usually hostile to visitors. Within 25 minutes, Arsenal was a decisive 3-0 up through two goals by Theo Walcott and Rob Holding.
Goals flow for England’s top clubs in League Cup
England's top clubs showcased their strength in depth in the League Cup on Wednesday, with Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Everton all advancing to the last 16 despite fielding virtual second-string lineups.
Back-up forwards had a particularly fruitful time on an evening when the yawning gap between the Premier League and the lower leagues was highlighted.
British ‘core’ broken up at Arsenal
It was a picture that was supposed to bring hope to everyone connected with Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger, the longtime coach, stood proudly behind five young, talented players who were sitting side by side with pens in their hands and smiles on their faces. They'd all just signed long-term contracts with the Premier League club.
"The plan," Wenger said back then, in December 2012, "is to build a team around a strong basis of young players in order to get them to develop their talent at the club."
A year-by-year look at Wayne Rooney’s England career
LONDON (AP) — A look at Wayne Rooney's England career year-by-year as the striker retires from international duty.
Becomes the youngest player to play for England at 17 years and 111 days in a friendly loss to Australia in February — a record eclipsed by Theo Walcott in 2006.
Scores first England goal in September in a 2-1 away win over Macedonia in a Euro 2004 qualifier.
Scores four goals at Euro 2004, but injures foot in quarterfinal loss to host Portugal.
Arsenal humiliated again in 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal produced another dreadful away performance in losing at relegation-threatened Crystal Palace 3-0 in the English Premier League on Monday, further damaging the team's chances of qualifying for next season's Champions League.
Palace exploited Arsenal's weakness and lack of leadership in defense, scoring in the 18th minute through Andros Townsend before midfielders Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic — from the penalty spot — added more goals in the second half.
Arsenal overcomes West Ham with inspired second half
LONDON (AP) — An inspired second-half display gave Arsenal a much-needed 3-0 victory on Wednesday as West Ham continued its fall toward the Premier League relegation zone.
A goalkeeping error from Darren Randolph allowed Mesut Ozil to give Arsenal the lead before Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud wrapped up the victory at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal overcomes West Ham with inspired second half
LONDON (AP) — An inspired second-half display gave Arsenal a much-needed 3-0 victory on Wednesday as West Ham continued its fall towards the Premier League relegation zone.
A goalkeeping error from Darren Randolph allowed Mesut Ozil to give Arsenal the lead before Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud wrapped up the victory.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal twice fought back to hold Manchester City 2-2 in the Premier League on Sunday after the attacking resilience of Arsene Wenger's side was undermined by defensive deficiencies.
Although goals from Theo Walcott and Shkodran Mustafi prevented Arsenal from sinking to a fifth loss in six league games, the failure to collect three points further damages the team's bid to qualify for the Champions League.
LONDON (AP) — When Arsene Wenger named a full-strength lineup to face Lincoln City, any hopes the fifth-tier side had of competing with Arsenal should have been extinguished.
But the first non-league side to reach the FA Cup quarterfinals for 103 years defied the odds again, making its more illustrious opponent toil for 45 minutes on Saturday before Theo Walcott scored.
Saints defy talent drain to make Wembley final a reality
LONDON (AP) — Southampton is one win away from proving that a club can succeed despite losing a string of top players.
The team from the England's south coast will be at Wembley Stadium on Sunday to face Manchester United in the League Cup final, looking to win its first major trophy in 41 years.
Man City rallies for 2-1 win over Arsenal in Premier League
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Raheem Sterling capped a rousing second-half comeback by Manchester City with the winning goal as Arsenal squandered a lead to lose 2-1 for the second time in five days in the English Premier League on Sunday.
The England winger collected Kevin De Bruyne's sensational cross-field pass before cutting inside and driving home a low finish in the 71st minute at Etihad Stadium.
Sanchez’s double leads Arsenal to 3-1 win over Bournemouth
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal rediscovered its attacking potency as Alexis Sanchez's double secured a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth in the Premier League on Sunday.
Theo Walcott was also on target with a header as Arsenal overcame a contentious penalty that Callum Wilson converted in a fiercely fought game at the Emirates Stadium.
Bradley makes losing start to life in Premier League
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Welcome to the Premier League, Bob Bradley.
The first American coach in the 24-year history of the Premier League got a taste of the frantic nature of England's top division in his debut match in charge of Swansea, a 3-2 loss at Arsenal on Saturday.
Arsenal beats Burnley 1-0 after injury-time goal
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Arsenal scored with virtually the last touch of the game to beat Burnley 1-0 and extend its winning run in the Premier League to five games on Sunday.
After a short corner in the second minute of injury time, Theo Walcott flicked on a cross and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain appeared to turn the ball in at the far post — via the unintentional hand of teammate Laurent Koscielny just in front of him.
Walcott brace guides Arsenal to 2-0 win over Basel
LONDON (AP) — Theo Walcott's first-half goals and Alexis Sanchez's boundless energy helped Arsenal to a straightforward 2-0 win over Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Walcott opened the scoring in the seventh minute when a long ball over the top found Sanchez, who ran down the left before crossing into the box. An unmarked Walcott darted behind the defense to power a header beyond the reach of Basel goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik.
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.
Sanchez inspires Arsenal to 3-1 win at Watford
WATFORD, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez scored one goal, set up another and also earned a penalty as Arsenal used a dominant first-half display to beat Watford 3-1 for its first win of the Premier League season on Saturday.
The Chile forward tumbled to the ground in the area after being challenged by Nordin Amrabat, giving Santi Cazorla the opportunity to slot a penalty kick down the middle to put Arsenal ahead in the 9th minute.
Contrasting fortunes for Wenger and Mourinho
LONDON (AP) — While a defeated Arsene Wenger was counting the cost of Arsenal's young defenders, a triumphant Jose Mourinho highlighted the value of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's experience to Manchester United on a day of contrasts for the two managers on Sunday.
With three of his first-team defenders unavailable to face Liverpool, Wenger gave an English Premier League debut to 20-year-old Rob Holding, alongside 21-year-old Calum Chambers in central defense.