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Liverpool stumbles, Tottenham impresses in EPL openers

Aug. 06, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — While Liverpool made a stuttering start to the English Premier League, Tottenham showed it might be ready to take another step forward under Antonio Conte. Liverpool had to come from behind twice to salvage a 2-2 draw at promoted Fulham on Saturday, largely thanks to...

Defender Miazga returns to MLS with FC Cincinnati

Aug. 05, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — FC Cincinnati has acquired center back Matt Miazga from Premier League club Chelsea. Miazga, who has also played for the U.S. national team, signed a contract that will keep him in Cincinnati through 2025 with an option for 2026. Miazga has been...

New voice Drury set as NBC opens 10th Premier League season

Aug. 04, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

Peter Drury's voice has been synonymous with the Premier League for over 20 years. As he embarks on his first season as NBC's play-by-play announcer, his new bosses have made one thing clear — don't change the style. “That’s a very strong message I get,” Drury said as he...

EPL sets high bar in European soccer, finances and glamor

Aug. 04, 2022 10:48 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The world’s richest soccer league starts a new season in England on Friday as the rest of Europe looks for ways to catch up. Off the field, the English Premier League is a commercial juggernaut with broadcasting deals worldwide fueling player transfers and wages...

Chelsea gets 18-year-old Fire keeper Slonina, loans him back

Aug. 02, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina was acquired by Chelsea from the Chicago Fire on Tuesday, then loaned back to the Major League Soccer team for the rest of 2022. Chelsea said he had signed a six-year contract. Chicago claimed the transfer fee for the...

Mourinho calls and players come running to join him at Roma

Aug. 02, 2022 05:56 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Always known as a great motivator, José Mourinho is also excelling as a pitchman in his latest coaching job at Roma. When “Mou” calls, players come running to the Italian capital. It all started a year ago when Mourinho lured Tammy Abraham away from...

Bayern, Chelsea teens play in Holocaust memorial tournament

Jul. 31, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Silence endured long after Holocaust survivor Shaul Paul Ladany had finished speaking to some of the most talented young soccer players in Europe. The 86-year-old Ladany hadn’t even mentioned that he completed a half-marathon 10 days before. There was...

Stay or go? Ronaldo's future uncertain at Manchester United

Jul. 21, 2022 04:54 AM EDT

The weekly social media posts published by Cristiano Ronaldo this offseason typically have shown the soccer superstar half-dressed, muscles bulging, either working out or promoting one of his many brands. Remaining relevant and highly visible is clearly so important to the player...

Kante, Loftus-Cheek miss Chelsea US tour over vaccine rules

Jul. 09, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea will be without N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek for its preseason training camp and games in the United States because they do not meet the coronavirus vaccination requirements. Foreign travelers to the U.S. have to show proof of vaccination to enter the...

Chelsea, Lyon, Monterrey and Thorns to play in Women's ICC

Jun. 08, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Women’s International Champions Cup will feature European teams Chelsea and Lyon, as well as Mexico’s Monterrey and the host Portland Thorns. The annual club competition will run from Aug. 17-20 at Providence Park, organizers announced Wednesday. ...