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  • Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July

    Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July

    Reuters
    Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July

    (Reuters) - English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal will face the best of Major League Soccer in the MLS All-Star game in San Jose, California this summer, MLS announced on Thursday. The match will be held at the Avaya Stadium on July 28. Arsenal are currently in contention for the EPL title, five points behind leaders Leicester with 13 games remaining. The Gunners team, managed by Arsene Wenger, includes global stars such as Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez, German attacking midfielder Mesut …

  • Clinton aims to reset campaign with focus on black voters

    Clinton aims to reset campaign with focus on black voters

    Associated Press
    Clinton aims to reset campaign with focus on black voters

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the center of her strategy to retool her 2016 bid. …

  • Payet signs new five-year West Ham contract

    Payet signs new five-year West Ham contract

    Reuters
    Payet signs new five-year West Ham contract

    (Reuters) - West Ham United's influential France international playmaker Dimitri Payet has signed a new long-term contract until 2021, the Premier League club said on Thursday. Payet signed a 5-1/2 year deal with the east London outfit when he joined from Olympique de Marseille last year, but his performances this season have attracted interest from rival clubs, including some in the big-spending Chinese Super League. Payet, who has played 15 times for France, has scored six league goals and …

  • Sunderland sack Johnson after child sex charge admission

    Sunderland sack Johnson after child sex charge admission

    Reuters
    Sunderland sack Johnson after child sex charge admission

    England international Adam Johnson has been sacked by Premier League Sunderland after he pleaded guilty to sexual activity with a child, the club said on Thursday. "In light of Adam Johnson's guilty pleas, the club has today terminated his contract with immediate effect," Sunderland said in a statement. "The club will make no further comment." Johnson pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child, but denied two other charges, when he appeared at Bradford Crown Court on …

  • Sunderland sack Johnson after sex charge guilty plea

    Sunderland sack Johnson after sex charge guilty plea

    AFP News
    Sunderland sack Johnson after sex charge guilty plea

    Sunderland sacked Adam Johnson on Thursday after the former England winger pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl and one count of grooming. Johnson, 28, is due to stand trial in Bradford, northern England on Friday on two counts of sexual activity with a child, which he denies. "In light of Adam Johnson's guilty pleas, the club has today terminated his contract with immediate effect. …