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  • Shaw, Shelvey recalled by England for Euro qualifiers

    Shaw, Shelvey recalled by England for Euro qualifiers

    Associated Press
    Shaw, Shelvey recalled by England for Euro qualifiers

    LONDON (AP) — Manchester United defender Luke Shaw and Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey have been rewarded for strong starts to the Premier League season by earning recalls to the England squad for upcoming European Championship qualifiers. …

  • Roma send Juventus to second straight defeat

    Roma send Juventus to second straight defeat

    AFP News
    Roma send Juventus to second straight defeat

    Roma condemned Juventus to a second straight defeat at the start of the season for the first time in the Old Lady of Turin's history with a 2-1 Serie A victory on Sunday. Runners-up to Juventus the past two seasons, Roma raced into a 2-0 lead with 11 minutes to play thanks to Bosnia pair Miralem Pjanic and Edin Dzeko after Juventus had been reduced to 10 men following Patrice Evra's sending-off. The champions pulled a consolation goal back, their first of the league season, through Paulo …

  • Shelvey and Vardy get England call-ups

    Shelvey and Vardy get England call-ups

    AFP News
    Shelvey and Vardy get England call-ups

    Jonjo Shelvey was recalled and Jamie Vardy retained his place in the England squad announced on Sunday for the forthcoming 2016 European Championship qualifiers against San Marino and Switzerland. Central midfielder Shelvey, 23, won his only cap against San Marino three years ago and has been called up again by manager Roy Hodgson after some impressive early-season performances for Swansea City. …

  • Roma hand Juve second successive league defeat

    Roma hand Juve second successive league defeat

    Reuters
    Roma hand Juve second successive league defeat

    After losing only three league games last season Juventus have now lost the first two of the new campaign as a deserved 2-1 defeat at AS Roma on Sunday condemned the champions to their worst-ever Serie A start. Not since Bologna in 1941 have the champions of Italy begun the defence of their title with successive defeats and Juve, beaten 1-0 at home by Udinese last week, have never previously suffered such a start. Roma were on top throughout and unlucky not to be ahead at halftime after …

  • 'Unbelievable' Swansea becoming Premier League force, says Monk

    'Unbelievable' Swansea becoming Premier League force, says Monk

    Reuters
    'Unbelievable' Swansea becoming Premier League force, says Monk

    By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Swansea City are quickly becoming a force in the Premier League after they maintained their unbeaten start with am impressive come-from-behind 2-1 victory against Manchester United, manager Garry Monk said. Sunday's victory was Swansea's third in a row against United and extended an excellent start to the season which began with an impressive opening-day draw at champions Chelsea. "We're a good team," Monk told Sky Sports. …