For the second season in a row, Tottenham Hotspur challenged for the Premier League title and came up short. Mauricio Pochettino’s side got closer this campaign than it did the last, seven points off Chelsea in 2016-17 instead of the eleven it trailed Leicester City by last May. Spurs’ 86 points would have been enough to win the title in several past Premier League seasons. Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino and striker Harry Kane, left, at the KCOM Stadium, Hull, May 21.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke says he has no interest in selling the Premier League club. The statement from the American sports tycoon comes after The Associated Press reported on Friday that minority Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov offered a $1.3 billion takeover bid. MORE SOCCER NEWS Kroenke's company said Monday that "its shares are not, and never have been, for sale," adding that it "is a committed, long term investor in Arsenal and will remain so." There were chants against Kroenke during Arsenal's game against Everton on Sunday as the team failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years.
Oh no. This is not a moment Chelsea and England defender Fikayo Tomori will want to see again, but he will probably see it for the rest of his career. With England’s U-20 side leading Guinea 1-0 at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea on Tuesday, Tomori played a long-range blind back pass towards goalkeeper Dean Henderson. The only problem was, he over-hit the pass. By a lot. Click play on the video above to see the calamitous own goal as Guinea held on for a 1-1 draw in the second group game for both teams in Group A. England play hosts South Korea on Friday in their final group game and despite this huge error they’re on course to make the knockout stage after a 3-0 win against heavily-favored