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Chelsea's Christian Pulisic, right, shoots wide, during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Chelsea at the AMEX Stadium, Brighton, England, Wednesday Jan. 1, 2020. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)

Lampard does not have timetable for Pulisic return

Feb. 28, 2020 11:46 AM EST

Chelsea midfielder Christian Pulisic remains sidelined with an injury to his midsection and there is no timetable for his return. The 21-year-old American has not has not played since Jan. 1 because of the injury to his adductor muscle. "The projected time out was a lot less than what it's turned out to be,"...

Dortmund's Giovanni Reyna, middle, moves the ball against Werder's Marco Friedl, left, and Niklas Moisander, right, during a soccer game, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 in Bremen, Germany. (David Hecker/dpa via AP)

17-year-old Gio Reyna to join US national team

Feb. 27, 2020 4:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Reyna is following his father to the U.S. national team. The 17-year-old Borussia Dortmund midfielder will be invited to the American training camp ahead of exhibitions on March 26 at the Netherlands and four days later at Wales. "We want our younger players performing, playing at a...

Chelsea Manager Frank Lampard celebrates his team winning their English Premier League soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur in London, England, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Vital win for Chelsea as VAR calls take center stage again

Feb. 22, 2020 4:15 PM EST

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard made all the rightcallsto mastermind another win overhis old coachJose Mourinho and strike a significant blow in the bunched race for Champions League qualification. Yet, it was a slew of contentious decisionsby video assistant referees which caused the biggest fuss in the English...

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard during the game against Hull City, during their English FA Cup fourth round soccer match at the KCOM Stadium in Hull, England, Saturday Jan. 25, 2020. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)

Tired Tottenham looks to seize on Chelsea's slump in EPL

Feb. 20, 2020 8:31 AM EST

Jose Mourinho had almost reached the end of his lament about the current situation facing his weary Tottenham players when he turned his attention to their next Premier League game against a team he knows so well. “The Chelsea players were watching this game on TV,” Mourinho said after...

Tottenham's Steven Bergwijn, 2nd left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Ian Walton)

Guardiola wonders if league's OK with Liverpool's huge lead

Feb. 2, 2020 6:46 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Pep Guardiola doesn't forget. After Manchester City failed to cut into Liverpool's 22-point lead by losing 2-0 at Tottenham on Sunday, Guardiola's mind turned back to 2018 and irritation at comments from the Premier League leadership. Guardiola's team winning the league by 19 points prompted...

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Saturday, February 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

With a 22-point lead, Liverpool setting new standards in EPL

Feb. 1, 2020 2:44 PM EST

Liverpool is setting standards that have never been seen in English soccer. With a 4-0 win over Southampton on Saturday, Liverpool moved a scarcely believable 22 points clear in the Premier League -- the biggest advantage any leader has had at the end of a day in English top-flight history. Winning the league,...

Southampton's Sofiane Boufal turns to celebrate after scoring his side's first goal of the game during the FA Cup fourth round soccer match between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's Stadium, Southampton, England. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (Steven Paston/PA via AP)

Tottenham held by Southampton in FA Cup, Chelsea wins

Jan. 25, 2020 2:49 PM EST

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton held Tottenham to a 1-1 draw in the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday to force a replay, while Chelsea and Leicester both won. Sofiane Boufal scored his first goal of the season in the 87th minute to level for Southampton after Son Heung-min had given Tottenham the...

Manchester City's goalkeeper Ederson, left, and Manchester City's John Stones react after Manchester City's Fernandinho scores an own goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Man City held by Palace as EPL's big teams drop points

Jan. 18, 2020 3:20 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — On a standout day for the Premier League's underdogs and English managers, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all dropped points Saturday. Pep Guardiola's Manchester City was held 2-2 by Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace, further boosting Liverpool's title hopes, after...

Chelsea's Christian Pulisic fights for the ball against Lille's Boubakary Soumare during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Chelsea and Lille at Stamford Bridge stadium in London Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Chelsea's Pulisic likely out until mid-February

Jan. 17, 2020 4:03 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Christian Pulisic's adductor injury appears likely to keep him out of Chelsea's lineup until mid-February. The 21-year-old American attacker has not played since a 1-1 draw at Brighton on New Year's Day. Chelsea plays at Leicester on Feb. 1 and its next league game after that is not until...

Top young US men's players uncertain for Olympic soccer

Jan. 13, 2020 4:12 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — If the U.S. qualifies for this year's Olympic men's soccer tournament, it might decide that Christian Pulisic is better off remaining with Chelsea than going to Tokyo. "We might have the influence of a player going to the Olympics but not playing for a longer period of time leading into...