Premier League

Brighton secure spot in Europa League with 30-yard laser to draw Man City 1-1

BRIGHTON — Champions Manchester City's 12-match winning streak in the Premier League came to an end as Julio Enciso's stunner earned sixth-placed Brighton and Hove Albion a 1-1 draw to seal them a Europa League berth on Wednesday.

Treble-chasing City, who wrapped up a fifth title in six seasons at the weekend, lacked their usual intensity but took the lead when Phil Foden slotted home in the 25th minute.

The18’s Premier League manager of the season awards

Hello everyone and welcome to the annual The18 Premier League Manager of the Season Awards. Yes, it’s that time of the year again where all the great and good, the movers and shakers, the winners and losers gather in a large auditorium dressed in their finery and mutter swear words at competitors through fake smiles.

Afición de los Wolves no perdona la canallada que JLo le hizo a Raúl Jiménez

No hay doble lectura: lo que el técnico Julen Lopetegui le hizo a Raúl Jiménez en el duelo entre los Wolves y Everton fue una grotesca canallada. Y los fans del equipo inglés no se lo perdonan.

Jiménez ha tenido una temporada para el olvido, no hay como negarlo. Tan mala que se lo ha pasado las últimas semanas fuera de convocatoria o en el banco de suplentes. Tan mala que es prácticamente un hecho su salida al final de la campaña. 

Weston McKennie gets his first EPL assist with monster throw-in but Leeds fall short

LONDON — West Ham United forward Jarrod Bowen set up one goal and scored another to inspire his side to a 3-1 Premier League victory at the London Stadium on Sunday and deepen the relegation crisis at Leeds United.

Leeds remain in the relegation zone with 31 points from 37 games, two points behind 17th-placed Everton with the home visit of Tottenham Hotspur on the final day of the season next Sunday. Everton welcome Bournemouth to Goodison Park.

Man City claim third EPL title in-a-row after Arsenal lose to Nottingham Forest

NOTTINGHAM — Arsenal's last-flickering hopes of winning the Premier League were extinguished on Saturday by Nottingham Forest, whose 1-0 win courtesy of Taiwo Awoniyi secured their top-flight status.

Eight points clear at the top just two months ago, Mikel Arteta's team have had a dismal end to the season, with their latest defeat ensuring what had become an inevitable-looking consecutive title for Manchester City.

Yerry Mina’s 99th minute goal might have just saved Everton from relegation

WOLVERHAMPTON — Yerry Mina equalized in the 99th minute as relegation-threatened Everton secured a 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday and a precious point in their bid to avoid dropping out of the Premier League.

Wolves took the lead in the first half as winger Adama Traore carried the ball from the edge of his own box before his shot was parried into the path of Hwang Hee-Chan, who had a simple finish for his fourth goal of the campaign.

Roberto Firmino scores dramatic 89th minute equalizer in his final game at Anfield

LIVERPOOL — Roberto Firmino scored a dramatic late equalizer in his final appearance at Anfield for Liverpool to keep the Merseyside squad's slim chances of a top-four finish in the Premier League alive with a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa on Saturday.

Firmino, who is one of four players leaving when his contract runs out, scored in the 89th minute to the delight of the crowd who serenaded the Brazilian after the final whistle.

Roberto Firmino last goal at Anfield

Weston McKennie might have a ticket out of Leeds with another EPL club wanting his signature

Weston McKennie could be playing in the Premier League next season even if Leeds United end up getting relegated. That’s because Brighton manager Roberto De Zerbi is keen on his club signing the American midfielder this summer according to Italian outlet Calciomercato.

When McKennie joined Leeds on loan in January many U.S. fans thought the move was going to be a smashing success. Fans hoped that Tyler Adams and McKennie were going to dominate the midfield for Leeds and form an unstoppable duo.

Brentford star Ivan Toney banned from playing until 2024 after 232 breaches of betting rules

Brentford and England striker Ivan Toney has been banned from soccer for eight months and fined $63,000 after admitting to 232 breaches of the Football Association's (FA) betting rules, the governing body said on Wednesday.

Toney will not be able to play for club or country until Jan. 16, 2024 and he has been warned as to his future conduct. The sanctions were imposed by an independent regulatory commission after a personal hearing.

Arsenal hopes crushed by Brighton as Man City on the brink of title

LONDON - The flickering embers of Arsenal's Premier League title dream were all but extinguished as they suffered a 3-0 home drubbing by Europe-chasing Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday.

With relentless Manchester City winning at Everton in the earlier kickoff to move four points clear, long-time league leaders Arsenal knew only a victory would suffice.