Football

Arsenal get morale-boosting win over Chelsea

Arsenal get morale-boosting win over Chelsea

LONDON — FA Cup winners Arsenal beat champions Chelsea 1-0 in England’s Community Shield season curtain-raiser at Wembley yesterday (Aug 2) to end a long wait for victory over...

Cech arrival adds substance to Arsenal’s style

Cech arrival adds substance to Arsenal’s style

LONDON — Arsenal have again been cautious spenders in the transfer market but by recruiting Petr Cech, one of the Premier League’s best goalkeepers, they have added some...

Liverpool face devilish start to new season

Liverpool face devilish start to new season

LONDON — Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers could find himself under pressure sooner than expected with a host of new signings to bed in and a devilish run of fixtures to kick...

Predictable Premier League excitement begins

Predictable Premier League excitement begins

LONDON — England’s Premier League is undoubtedly one of the most exciting in world football but as it embarks on its 24th season on Aug 8 is it also becoming one of the most...

'Less money, more football'

'Less money, more football'

SINGAPORE — The race to decide FIFA’s new president is heating up ahead of the elections on Feb 26, with UEFA chief Michel Platini, South Korea’s Chung Mong-joon, Zico of Brazil...

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