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Leicester's Jamie Vardy wipes his face during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Manchester United at the King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England, Sunday, July 26, 2020. (Michael Regan/Pool via AP)

Longest season ends, pandemic issues linger for the EPL

Jul. 27, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

Once the final whistle blew on the longest English Premier League, 352 days after it began, there was a sense of relief and grief for Dean Smith. There was joy at Aston Villa avoiding relegation on the final day of the pandemic-interrupted season, and sadness for the manager who could not share the achievement...

Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Manchester United at the King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England, Sunday, July 26, 2020. (Oli Scarff/Pool via AP)

United, Chelsea into CL; Bournemouth, Watford down from EPL

Jul. 26, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

Manchester United and Chelsea qualified for the Champions League at the expense of Leicester on a frantic final day of the Premier League season on Sunday, while Bournemouth and Watford were relegated to end five-year stays in the top flight. United won 2-0 at Leicester through goals by Bruno Fernandes and Jesse...

Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes, left, scores his side's opening goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Manchester United at the King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England, Sunday, July 26, 2020. (Oli Scarff/Pool via AP)

Fernandes caps Man U revival with CL spot, denying Leicester

Jul. 26, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Six months ago, when the coronavirus outbreak was a distant concern for English football, some things seemed more certain in the Premier League. Manchester United would struggle to break into the Champions League places while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remained in charge. Leicester was...

Leicester's Jamie Vardy walks on the pitch during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, Sunday, July 19, 2020. (Michael Regan/Pool Photo via AP)

MATCHDAY: Final day of Premier League; Juve can seal title

Jul. 26, 2020 3:46 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Sunday: ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE It's the last day of the season and plenty is still at stake: Champions League and Europa League qualification, the final two relegation places, and the Golden Boot scoring trophy. Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester...

Chelsea's Christian Pulisic controls the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Phil Noble/Pool via AP)

White, NBC near end of busy Premier League stretch on Sunday

Jul. 25, 2020 3:16 PM EDT

Arlo White didn't know what to expect when the Premier League season resumed with Project Restart. The only thing he knew was that it beat the alternatives. “Watching exciting top level Premier League football without fans for a stretch is way better than no football at all,” he said. “I...

Manchester United's Paul Pogba runs during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and West Ham at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Cath Ivill/Pool via AP)

Premier League reaches climax with plenty still at stake

Jul. 24, 2020 8:43 AM EDT

The longest season in the history of England's top soccer division comes to an end on Sunday. After nearly 12 months, here's what is still at stake in the Premier League: CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester are fighting for the remaining two Champions League qualification positions behind...

Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates scoring his side's fifth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Laurence Griffiths, Pool via AP)

3 teams to chase 2 Champions League spots on EPL's final day

Jul. 22, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Chelsea was too charitable as Anfield title party guests. Before collecting the the Premier League trophy, Liverpool won 5-3 on Wednesday to prevent Chelsea from sealing a Champions League spot. It leaves two of the four spots in Europe's elite competition still up for grabs in...

Manchester United's goalkeeper David de Gea fails to stop the third goal during the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, July 19, 2020. (Andy Rain, Pool via AP)

De Gea mistakes see Chelsea beat Man U to reach FA Cup final

Jul. 19, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — At least David De Gea was spared having a crowd inside Wembley to witness his latest mistakes in the Manchester United goal. Gifted goals to beat United 3-1 on Sunday, Chelsea will be returning to the national stadium on Aug. 1 to face Arsenal in an all-London FA Cup final. De Gea's first...

Watford's head coach Nigel Pearson before the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Newcastle at the Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, England, Saturday, July 11, 2020. (Mike Egerton/Pool via AP)

Watford fires Nigel Pearson with 2 Premier League games left

Jul. 19, 2020 3:41 PM EDT

WATFORD, England (AP) — Watford fired manager Nigel Pearson on Sunday with only two games remaining this season as the team tries to stay in the Premier League. The surprise move saw Watford announce internal promotions with Hayden Mullins taking charge for the remaining games, assisted by Graham Stack....

Leicester's Dennis Praet reacts after the English Premier League soccer match between Bournemouth and Leicester City at Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England, Sunday, July 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Steele,Pool)

City's court win intensifies top-4 race in Premier League

Jul. 13, 2020 5:48 AM EDT

Manchester City’s success in overturning its Champions League ban on Monday has huge ramifications on the Premier League and the remaining two teams that will qualify for Europe's top club competition. Chelsea, Manchester United and Leicester — and maybe Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sheffield United,...