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Manchester United's Victor Lindelof reacts after a penalty is awarded to Crystal Palace upon VAR review during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Richard Heathcote/Pool via AP)

Disjointed and overrun, Man Utd slumps to loss on EPL return

Sep. 19, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

Manchester United began its Premier League campaign with a performance as disjointed as its offseason. Maybe the 3-1 home loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday shouldn’t really have come as a surprise. After all, United only ended a pandemic-prolonged 2019-20 season 33 days ago with a demoralizing loss to...

Courage and Pride play to scoreless draw in NWSL fall series

Sep. 19, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

CARY. N.C. (AP) — Goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris had four saves and the Orlando Pride, playing their first game in nearly a year, played to a scoreless draw with the North Carolina Courage in the National Women's Soccer League on Saturday. Orlando did not play in the NWSL's Challenge Cup tournament in Utah this...

Soccer player Gareth Bale gestures to fans as he arrives at the training ground of Tottenham Hotspur in London, Friday Sept. 18, 2020. Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale is in London to complete his return to Tottenham. Bale left Tottenham for Madrid in 2013 for 100 million euros. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Bale back at 'special club' Tottenham to reignite career

Sep. 19, 2020 1:56 PM EDT

Seven years after leaving for a world-record fee to Real Madrid, Gareth Bale is back at Tottenham in a bid to reignite his career. He has brought a teammate with him, too. Tottenham confirmed the season-long loan signing of Bale on Saturday in one of the most high-profile moves of the transfer window, minutes...

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 22, 2020 file photo, Chelsea's Christian Pulisic controls the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England. Frank Lampard’s squad has certainly seen the most intriguing changes ahead of the new campaign - having been banned from signing players last summer, they have looked to make up for lost time and recruited some big names to replace long-term servants such as Pedro and Willian. (Phil Noble/Pool via AP, file)

8 of 10 Premier League matches this weekend streamed in US

Sep. 18, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC moved eight of this weekend’s 10 Premier League matches to its online streaming service Peacock behind a pay wall because it wanted to broadcast golf's U.S. Open and the Tour de France on its television networks. NBC took over Premier League U.S. broadcasts from Fox starting...

Juventus' Gonzalo Higuain plays the ball during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Roma, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Saturday, Aug.1, 2020. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Gonzolo Higuaín signs with Miami after leaving Juventus

Sep. 18, 2020 1:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Gonzalo Higuaín signed with Major League Soccer’s Inter Miami on Friday, a day after the 32-year-old forward terminated his contract with Italian champion Juventus. Higuaín signed as a designated player whose salary largest is not counted under the league’s salary cap....

Sounders bring back defender Brad Smith for MLS stretch run

Sep. 17, 2020 2:44 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders are bringing back Australian defender Brad Smith after signing the left back to a new contract Thursday. Smith spent the 2018 and 2019 seasons with Seattle on loan from English club Bournemouth and had eight assists in 35 appearances for the Sounders while helping to...

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, scores his side's third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Leeds United, at the Anfield stadium, in Liverpool, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (Paul Ellis, Pool via AP)

EPL to air in China again through Tencent deal

Sep. 17, 2020 7:11 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League has found a new broadcast partner in China, with digital media platform Tencent Sports showing games for the rest of the season. The previous deal with streaming service PPTV was terminated this month due to a financial dispute. More than half of the remaining 372...

Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin, top, scores his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Alex Pantling/Pool via AP)

Mourinho woe, Ancelotti joy: Everton opens with win at Spurs

Sep. 13, 2020 2:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Twenty years into his managerial career, Jose Mourinho recorded an unwelcome first on Sunday: Making a losing start to a league season. “I didn’t like my team," the Tottenham manager said after Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s second-half header gave Everton a 1-0 win in the...

Debinha scored twice and Courage down Dash 4-3

Sep. 12, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Debinha scored twice, including the winner in the 86th minute, and the North Carolina Courage downed the Houston Dash 4-3 in a National Women's Soccer League fall series match Saturday. Abby Dahlkemper converted a penalty kick in the 18th minute to give the Courage the early lead, but...

Leeds United's head coach Marcelo Bielsa calls out to his players during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Leeds United, at the Anfield stadium, in Liverpool, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (Phil Noble, Pool via AP)

Liverpool wins wild opener, Arsenal coasts as EPL begins

Sep. 12, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

Adopting his trademark crouching position in the technical area, Marcelo Bielsa closely studied the mayhem unfolding in front of him on the Anfield pitch. Bielsa’s first English Premier League game as a manager was barely a half-hour old and already there’d been five goals, countless chances and...