Eden Hazard - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Eden Hazard Arsenal, Wenger fail to make Champions League after 20 years LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger's proud record is over: Arsenal has failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. Arsenal's hope of squeezing into the Premier League top four relied on Liverpool or Manchester City slipping up, but they both won easily on Sunday to join Chelsea and Tottenham in entering the Champions League. ... Sun, 21 May 2017 19:51:00 GMT 2017-05-21T19:51:00Z Chelsea celebrates title with 5-1 win over Sunderland LONDON (AP) — Premier League champion Chelsea celebrated its title in style with a 5-1 victory over relegated Sunderland on Sunday. For once the football took a back seat at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea fans bid farewell to John Terry as the club's long-serving captain made his final home appearance. Sunderland took a shock lead through J... Sun, 21 May 2017 19:03:00 GMT 2017-05-21T19:03:00Z Conte makes champion Chelsea a happy family again WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Antonio Conte was fielding a question in his post-match news conference when David Luiz and Diego Costa appeared from out of nowhere, barged past a couple of reporters and dragged their manager out of his chair and out of the room. "Guys, champions! Enough, enough!" Luiz roared. Chelsea's Premier League title-winning celebrat... Sat, 13 May 2017 12:15:00 GMT 2017-05-13T12:15:00Z Back on top: Chelsea wins the English Premier League WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has had the golden touch in his first season in the English Premier League, all the way through to the title-clinching game. With Chelsea scoreless at West Bromwich Albion on Friday and looking like squandering the first of three opportunities to regain the trophy, Conte took the bold decision to remove star winger ... Fri, 12 May 2017 23:46:00 GMT 2017-05-12T23:46:00Z Key players behind Chelsea's Premier League title win LONDON (AP) — Influential players in Chelsea's English Premier League title success: N'GOLO KANTE The midfielder was a priority signing for Chelsea and he joined from surprise champion Leicester. The France international soon demonstrated his ability and was recognized by his peers as the Professional Footballers' Association player of the year, for his ceaseless energy and ... Fri, 12 May 2017 23:07:00 GMT 2017-05-12T23:07:00Z Chelsea takes wild ride back to summit of English soccer WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Chelsea is back at the summit of English soccer, completing a wild roller-coaster ride over the past three years. After cruising to the Premier League trophy by eight points in 2015, the London club finished in 10th place the following year in the worst title defense in league history. On Friday, Chelsea re... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:22:00 GMT 2017-05-12T21:22:00Z Conte wins battle of super-coaches in English Premier League WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — In the first year of English soccer's 'super coach' era, one has stood out from the rest. Chelsea was a huge club drifting and in need of a proper shake-up when Antonio Conte arrived in July, around the time the Premier League's PR machine was in overdrive about the impending renewal of the Pep Guardiola-Jose Mourinho rivalry up in Manchester. ... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:16:00 GMT 2017-05-12T21:16:00Z Kante wins 2nd individual award in English soccer LONDON (AP) — N'Golo Kante's impact in guiding Chelsea to the brink of the Premier League title was rewarded on Monday when he was voted the 2017 Footballer of the Year by soccer writers. The France international topped the poll of journalists just weeks after being voted Player of the Year by his fellow professionals. A strong defensiv... Mon, 08 May 2017 09:35:00 GMT 2017-05-08T09:35:00Z Chelsea keeps Tottenham 4 points behind in title pursuit LONDON (AP) — Chelsea passed the toughest test of the title run-in to keep Tottenham at arm's length. Antonio Conte's side took 66 minutes to break through Everton's resistance on Sunday before winning 3-0 to remain four points ahead of Tottenham. Even if Tottenham cannot overhaul Chelsea in the final four games to win the title for the... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:08:00 GMT 2017-04-30T21:08:00Z Chelsea beats Everton to close in on Premier League title LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Pedro Rodriguez scored an eye-catching long-range goal as Chelsea closed in on the Premier League title by beating Everton 3-0 on Sunday. Chelsea stayed four points ahead of Tottenham, which beat Arsenal 2-0 in the north London derby. Antonio Conte will be guaranteed the trophy in his first season in charge of Chelsea if the leaders win three of the... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:58:00 GMT 2017-04-30T19:58:00Z Costa ends goal drought to help Chelsea open up 7-point lead LONDON (AP) — Diego Costa ended a seven-game goal drought in style to help Chelsea open up a seven-point lead in the Premier League with a 4-2 victory over Southampton on Tuesday. The second-half double halted a barren run that began shortly after a reported dispute at the club as Costa was linked with a move to the financially-flush Chinese Super League. ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:49:00 GMT 2017-04-25T23:49:00Z Beating Spurs in FA Cup has no bearing on league, says Conte LONDON (AP) — If former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was a master at playing mind games with his rivals, his Italian successor Antonio Conte seems reluctant to follow suit. Mourinho, now at Manchester United, might well have made much of Chelsea's 4-2 victory over Premier League title rival Tottenham in an enthralling FA Cup semifinal on Saturday. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:01:00 GMT 2017-04-24T16:01:00Z Kante voted England's player of year; Beckham also honored LONDON (AP) — Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has been voted the player of the year by his fellow professionals, collecting the award at a ceremony on Sunday that honored David Beckham's contribution to English football. The 26-year-old Kante has some way to go to match Beckham's six Premier League titles with Manchester United but he is closing in on the... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:48:00 GMT 2017-04-23T21:48:00Z Hazard sends Chelsea into FA Cup final with victory vs Spurs LONDON (AP) — Eden Hazard had a rare view from the Chelsea bench, and it wasn't comfortable viewing. Twice Willian scored, but each time Tottenham struck back in the FA Cup semifinal on Saturday. Approaching an hour in with a sharper, slicker Spurs seizing the initiative at Wembley Stadium, Chelsea coach Antonio Conte finally deployed Hazard. ... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:48:00 GMT 2017-04-22T21:48:00Z Momentum with Spurs for FA Cup semifinal showdown vs Chelsea MANCHESTER, England (AP) — They can't keep a clean sheet. Their striker has stopped scoring. Their opponents have worked out how to stifle them. The Chelsea juggernaut might just be starting to slow, just when English soccer's major trophies are about to be decided. Chelsea and Tottenham park their battle for the Premier League title fo... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:15:00 GMT 2017-04-20T18:15:00Z It's on: EPL title race heats up as Chelsea loses at United MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A tactical masterclass from Jose Mourinho ensured the path to the English Premier League title will no longer be a procession for his former club, Chelsea. Only four points separate Chelsea and second-placed Tottenham with six games left after Manchester United's 2-0 win over the lackluster leaders opened up the title race on Sunday. At one stage f... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 20:42:00 GMT 2017-04-16T20:42:00Z Man United beats Chelsea 2-0 to open up EPL title race MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ander Herrera scored one goal, set up another and executed the perfect man-marking job on Eden Hazard to set up Manchester United's 2-0 win over Chelsea that opened up the Premier League title race on Sunday. United didn't even need rested top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic to consign the leaders to their fifth league loss of the sea... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 18:43:00 GMT 2017-04-16T18:43:00Z Spurs surprise: Alli overlooked by fellow pros for accolade LONDON (AP) — When the shortlist for English soccer's player of the year was released on Thursday, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino found Harry Kane's name as expected. But where was Dele Alli? Not among the six leading players in the country, according to the midfielder's fellow professionals who voted. "He show... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:19:00 GMT 2017-04-13T18:19:00Z All 11 City players touch ball in 2nd goal of win over Hull LONDON (AP) — Manchester City didn't just appoint Pep Guardiola to win trophies. City hired him to do it with the sort of style his iconic Barcelona and magnificent Bayern Munich sides did. The Spaniard's first season in England has been far from smooth sailing with a Champions League qualification spot not yet secure, but his side's second goal during a 3-1 victory over Hul... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 19:29:00 GMT 2017-04-08T19:29:00Z Chelsea maintains EPL title charge beating Bournemouth 3-1 BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Chelsea answered Tottenham's win with its own by beating Bournemouth 3-1 to restore its seven-point lead in the English Premier League on Saturday. Tottenham, Chelsea's only remaining title rival, applied pressure by defeating Watford 4-0 hours earlier. But Chelsea got going early through a fortuitous own goa... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 18:33:00 GMT 2017-04-08T18:33:00Z Chelsea back on track for Premier League title Chelsea re-established its position as hot favorite to win the Premier League trophy on Wednesday, virtually eliminating Manchester City from the title race and leaving Tottenham as the only realistic challenger to the long-time leader. On a night when the title race could have been thrown open, Chelsea pulled off one of its most significant results of th... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:22:00 GMT 2017-04-05T23:22:00Z Hazard double returns Chelsea to winning path with City win LONDON (AP) — The symbol of Chelsea's collapse last season, Eden Hazard has spearheaded the revival under Antonio Conte. With another two goals on Wednesday sealing a 2-1 victory over Manchester City, Hazard set the runaway leaders back on the winning track after a shock weekend setback. Stamford Bridge now regularly rises to acclaim th... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:53:00 GMT 2017-04-05T22:53:00Z Zaha inspires Crystal Palace to shock victory over Chelsea LONDON (AP) — Premier League leader Chelsea lost for the first time in nearly three months as relegation-threatened Crystal Palace produced a daring attacking display to win 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Three goals in the opening 11 minutes decided the game as Wilfried Zaha inspired Sam Allardyce's side to its fourth consecutive victory as he cance... Sat, 01 Apr 2017 17:27:00 GMT 2017-04-01T17:27:00Z EPL leader Chelsea loses 2-1 to Crystal Palace LONDON (AP) — Premier League leader Chelsea lost for the first time in nearly three months as relegation-threatened Crystal Palace won 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday to keep up its resurgence under Sam Allardyce. Wilfried Zaha sparked Palace's comeback after Cesc Fabregas' fifth-minute opener for Chelsea, with the winger equalizing in the 9th and sett... Sat, 01 Apr 2017 16:16:00 GMT 2017-04-01T16:16:00Z EPL leader Chelsea beats Stoke 2-1 through late Cahill goal STOKE, England (AP) — Gary Cahill made amends for conceding a penalty by scoring a late winner as Chelsea beat Stoke 2-1 to move 13 points clear atop the English Premier League on Saturday. The England center back smashed home from close range following a corner in the 87th minute to seal a fifth straight victory for the likely champions. ... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:17:00 GMT 2017-03-18T17:17:00Z Chelsea beats United, sets up FA Cup semifinal vs Spurs LONDON (AP) — Chelsea prevailed over Jose Mourinho's forceful, spoiling tactics to end Manchester United's FA Cup defense and set up a semifinal derby with Tottenham. On another gloomy return to Stamford Bridge for Mourinho, United's aggressive attempts to neutralize Eden Hazard backfired when Ander Herrera was booked twice for fouling the winger and dismissed 35 minutes int... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:49:00 GMT 2017-03-14T00:49:00Z Hazard scores, avoids West Ham fan as Chelsea extends lead LONDON (AP) — Chelsea took a confident step closer to the Premier League title with goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa enough to sweep aside London rivals West Ham 2-1 Monday. The result lifts Chelsea 10 points clear of second-placed Tottenham, with 11 games left. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte celebrated with away fans at the end of... Mon, 06 Mar 2017 23:56:00 GMT 2017-03-06T23:56:00Z Leicester in relegation zone after results go against champs LONDON (AP) — Hours after fired coach Claudio Ranieri bid farewell to the Leicester players, the calamitous champions slipped into the English Premier League's relegation zone. It was Crystal Palace's 1-0 victory over Middlesbrough on Saturday that ensured Leicester will take to the field at the King Power Stadium on Monday against Liverpool in the bottom three. ... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:01:00 GMT 2017-02-25T20:01:00Z Fabregas helps Chelsea go 11 points clear with goal, assist LONDON (AP) — Cesc Fabregas made the most of a rare Chelsea start with a goal and an assist in his 300th English Premier League appearance helping the leaders beat Swansea 3-1 to go 11 points clear on Saturday. After dislodging Nemanja Matic from the lineup to make only his sixth start in 26 league matches, Fabregas put Chelsea in front in the 19th minute... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:21:00 GMT 2017-02-25T19:21:00Z Want to win the Premier League? Sign N'Golo Kante There's a link between the revival of the Premier League's champion-elect, Chelsea, and the demise of its beleaguered titleholder, Leicester. N'Golo Kante swapped Leicester for Chelsea for 30 million pounds (then $40 million) in July, an offseason deal that barely caused a ripple compared to the razzmatazz over France teammate Paul Pogba's world-record transfer to Manchester... 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