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Sterling leaves England World Cup camp after home break-in

Dec. 05, 2022 10:45 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — England forward Raheem Sterling has left the team's World Cup camp in Qatar and returned to Britain after a break-in at his home. The 27-year-old Chelsea player missed England’s 3-0 victory over Senegal in the round of 16 on Sunday and it was not known if he...

Pulisic listed as day-to-day with pelvic injury at World Cup

Nov. 30, 2022 11:24 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. forward Christian Pulisic is listed as day to day after sustaining a pelvic injury during his team's 1-0 World Cup win against Iran that sent the Americans to the round of 16 of the tournament on Tuesday. Pulisic scored the 38th-minute winning goal against...

Why are Man United and Liverpool suddenly on the market?

Nov. 27, 2022 07:06 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — English soccer’s two most storied teams are suddenly in play. Manchester United has joined great rival Liverpool in opening its doors to a potential buyout that could be the biggest in sporting history. Following the sale of Chelsea in May, it...

Big upset puts global spotlight on Saudi Arabia's players

Nov. 23, 2022 09:23 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — With a squad full of domestic league players and a French coach, Saudi Arabia's shocking upset of Lionel Messi and Argentina suddenly put the team in the international spotlight. A skyscraper in downtown Doha was lit up with the image of Saudi Arabia's flag...

Man United owners prepared to sell Premier League club

Nov. 22, 2022 18:19 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Manchester United's American owners confirmed Tuesday they would consider putting the iconic Premier League club up for sale. United said the Glazer family was exploring outside funding to enhance growth — a move that could pave the way to a potential buyout. ...

U.S. World Cup assistant's dad wants England record expunged

Nov. 22, 2022 13:48 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As the son of a celebrated former England soccer player, United States assistant coach Anthony Hudson might have conflicted emotions ahead of the World Cup match against his home country. His father? Possibly less so. Alan Hudson was renowned in...

Giroud gets chance to spearhead France's attack at World Cup

Nov. 20, 2022 14:14 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Karim Benzema’s injury has opened the door for veteran striker Olivier Giroud to spearhead France’s attack at the World Cup in Qatar. Benzema entered the tournament as arguably the world’s most complete forward while Giroud was a likely substitute in the...

England closes in on finally winning another World Cup

Nov. 20, 2022 05:51 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It's been nine years since then-English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke set the national team the bold target of winning the 2022 World Cup. While that aim may not feel as fanciful as it once did, the issues Dyke said had held England back for nearly 50...

Arsenal takes 5-point lead over City into World Cup break

Nov. 12, 2022 17:05 PM EST

As the Premier League gets ready to pause for the World Cup, some unlikely storylines are in place for the second half of the season. Arsenal has a five-point lead and is undoubtedly Manchester City's biggest challenger for its title. Newcastle is increasingly looking...

Hoping to be man of hour, Pulisic has few minutes before Cup

Nov. 10, 2022 16:39 PM EST

Hoping to be the U.S. man of the hour, Christian Pulisic heads to the World Cup a man of few minutes. He is the first American to play in and win a Champions League final and he was already a three-time U.S. Soccer Federation player of the year before turning 24 in September, but...