Liverpool’s big win over Manchester United highlights divide in class between England’s historic powers

A second-half brace by substitute Xherdan Shaqiri gave Liverpool a thoroughly deserved 3-1 win against Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday, sending the Reds back atop the Premier League and reinforcing the current divide in class between England’s two most historically successful clubs. Here are three quick thoughts on the match: Sadio Mane opened the…

Arsenal and Liverpool grab dramatic derby spoils

(Reuters) – Arsenal leapfrogged rivals Tottenham Hotspur with a thrilling 4-2 victory and Liverpool’s forgotten man Divock Origi scored a freak 96th minute winner to earn a 1-0 win over Everton on a dramatic ‘derby day’ in the Premier League on Sunday. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shot ahead as the league’s top scorer with his double for…

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha killed in helicopter crash outside stadium

Leicester City have confirmed the death of chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha after his helicopter crashed outside the club’s King Power Stadium on Saturday. More than an hour after the club’s 1-1 draw against West Ham, Srivaddhanaprabha’s helicopter took off from the center of the stadium’s pitch, cleared the stands and crashed seconds later. Srivaddhanaprabha, 60, had…

How Man City changed football forever

Ten years ago, Sheikh Mansour of Abu Dhabi bought Man City, transforming the club from Premier League punchline to a dynasty in the making. by Mark Ogden Sept 1, 2008: Transfer deadline day. Manchester United are haggling with Tottenham Hotspur over a £30 million deal for Dimitar Berbatov. On the blue side of town, all…