Toby's Feed
Apr 11, 2015

Soccer-Sherwood hails win after spurring Villa closer to safety

LONDON, April 11 (Reuters) – Three points were gained and one was made by Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood who returned to Tottenham Hotspur and offered a reminder of his talents to his former employers with a 1-0 victory on Saturday.

As well as helping Villa take a further step towards Premier League safety, Sherwood’s return to White Hart Lane for the first time since losing his job 11 months ago will have had many Spurs fans wondering whether the club made the right decision.

Apr 11, 2015

Benteke strikes again as Villa sink Spurs

LONDON (Reuters) – Aston Villa took another step towards Premier League safety after Christian Benteke’s goal secured a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday as manager Tim Sherwood enjoyed a winning return to his former club.

The Belgian striker’s eighth goal in his last six games helped Villa move up to 15th on 32 points, six clear of the relegation zone.

Apr 11, 2015

Soccer-Benteke strikes again as Villa sink Spurs

LONDON, April 11 (Reuters) – Aston Villa took another step towards Premier League safety after Christian Benteke’s goal secured a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday as manager Tim Sherwood enjoyed a winning return to his former club.

The Belgian striker’s eighth goal in his last six games helped Villa move up to 15th on 32 points, six clear of the relegation zone.

Apr 4, 2015

Arsenal hit top gear but Wenger still ruing slow start

LONDON (Reuters) – Ten wins in 11 Premier League matches is title-winning form but ultimately it will probably prove in vain for an Arsenal side paying dearly for misfiring at the start of the season.

Saturday’s thumping 4-1 victory over Liverpool sent Arsenal into second place, four points behind Chelsea who have two games in hand of the surging Gunners.

Apr 4, 2015

Soccer-Arsenal hit top gear but Wenger still ruing slow start

LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) – Ten wins in 11 Premier League matches is title-winning form but ultimately it will probably prove in vain for an Arsenal side paying dearly for misfiring at the start of the season.

Saturday’s thumping 4-1 victory over Liverpool sent Arsenal into second place, four points behind Chelsea who have two games in hand of the surging Gunners.

Apr 4, 2015

Rodgers rallies behind Sterling after heavy loss at Arsenal

LONDON (Reuters) – If Raheem Sterling does decide to leave Liverpool he may struggle to find a manager more loyal than Brendan Rodgers.

After Saturday’s crushing 4-1 defeat by Arsenal, Rodgers rallied in support of his forward, labelling him Liverpool’s best player when a less generous manager could have criticised him for disrupting the build-up to one of their most important games of the season.

Apr 4, 2015

Soccer-Rodgers rallies behind Sterling after heavy loss at Arsenal

LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) – If Raheem Sterling does decide to leave Liverpool he may struggle to find a manager more loyal than Brendan Rodgers.

After Saturday’s crushing 4-1 defeat by Arsenal, Rodgers rallied in support of his forward, labelling him Liverpool’s best player when a less generous manager could have criticised him for disrupting the build-up to one of their most important games of the season.

Apr 4, 2015

Arsenal turn on the style to crush Liverpool 4-1

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal delivered a brutal lesson in fast-paced Premier League football to beat Liverpool 4-1 on Saturday, maintaining their faint title aspirations and almost certainly dashing their opponents’ hopes of a top-four finish.

While Liverpool’s defending was catastrophic at times, Arsenal fizzed with intent and three goals in eight first-half minutes from Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez and a late curler from Olivier Giroud secured a 10th Premier League win in 11 matches.

Apr 4, 2015

Soccer-Arsenal turn on the style to crush Liverpool 4-1

LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) – Arsenal delivered a brutal lesson in fast-paced Premier League football to beat Liverpool 4-1 on Saturday, maintaining their faint title aspirations and almost certainly dashing their opponents’ hopes of a top-four finish.

While Liverpool’s defending was catastrophic at times, Arsenal fizzed with intent and three goals in eight first-half minutes from Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez and a late curler from Olivier Giroud secured a 10th Premier League win in 11 matches.

Apr 3, 2015

Soccer-Middlesbrough go top after Bamford scores again

LONDON, April 3 (Reuters) – Middlesbrough’s on-loan Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford netted his 15th league goal of the season to help the second-tier promotion chasers top the Championship table with a 1-0 home win over Wigan Athletic on Friday.

Aitor Karanka’s Middlesbrough have 75 points, one ahead of Bournemouth who drew 1-1 at Ipswich Town, and two in front of third-placed Norwich City after the Canaries won 1-0 at Brighton and Hove Albion thanks to Bradley Johnson’s second-half goal.