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Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy, left, challenges for the ball with Fulham's Mario Lemina during an English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Fulham at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

Man City's Mendy the latest EPL player to breach virus rules

Jan. 3, 2021 11:35 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Manchester City expressed disappointment Sunday that defender Benjamin Mendy became the latest partying Premier League player to breach English coronavirus rules by hosting friends at his house on New Year’s Eve. Mendy’s rule-breaking took place as City was already dealing with...

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, right, talks to assistant coaches Becky Hammon, center, and Will Hardy during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 119-114. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

The Latest: ETSU to allow 10% capacity for basketball games

Dec. 28, 2020 6:26 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ East Tennessee State will allow 10% of capacity for basketball games starting Wednesday night at the Buccaneers’ men’s game with Western Carolina. School officials announced the decision Monday for games at Freedom...

West Bromwich Albion's manager Sam Allardyce shouts during an English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. (Clive Brunskill/Pool via AP)

'Big Sam' pulls off another stunner at Anfield in EPL

Dec. 27, 2020 4:27 PM EST

A trip to Anfield has become the most daunting match in English soccer. Unless, that is, you are Sam Allardyce. “Big Sam” — as he is widely known — pulled off another masterstroke Sunday, guiding likely relegation contender West Bromwich Albion to a 1-1 draw at Liverpool as the...

Arsenal's Bukayo Saka, second left, celebrates after scoring his sides 3rd goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates stadium in London, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. (Andrew Boyers/ Pool via AP)

Youngsters deliver for Arsenal as scrutiny shifts to Lampard

Dec. 26, 2020 5:12 PM EST

With his job increasingly on the line after an alarming start to the season, Mikel Arteta placed his faith in Arsenal's kids to get the team out of trouble. They delivered for their under-pressure manager. Powered by two 19-year-olds — Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka — and a 20-year-old in Emile...

Arsenal fans sit in spaced out seats for coronavirus rules during an English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Burnley at the Emirates stadium in London, England, Sunday Dec. 13, 2020. (Catherine Ivill/Pool via AP)

Virus spike sees EPL games in London closed to fans again

Dec. 14, 2020 2:05 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — London's six Premier League clubs won't be allowed supporters at games again after the British capital was placed under the toughest level of coronavirus restrictions due to a spike in cases. The decision by the British government, which takes effect on Wednesday, leaves only four top...

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Liverpool, at Craven Cottage stadium, London, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)

Draws for Liverpool, Spurs cap tough weekend for EPL powers

Dec. 13, 2020 4:30 PM EST

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp had just seen his team fall behind after getting outplayed in the opening 25 minutes by a supposed contender for relegation, and he’d had enough. “WAKE UP!” Klopp barked to his players, his chest out and his teeth gritted. Liverpool ended up escaping from...

Aston Villa's Anwar El Ghazi, center, celebrates scoring their first goal with Matty Cash, right, and Jack Grealish during the English Premier League soccer match between Wolverhampton and Aston Villa at Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton, England, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (Tim Keeton/Pool via AP)

Chelsea beaten by Everton; Manchester derby stalemate

Dec. 12, 2020 6:51 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The People's Club welcomed back its fans and Chelsea felt the full force. With 2,000 supporters allowed back into Goodison Park after nine months, Everton won 1-0 on Saturday to end Chelsea's 17-match unbeaten run in all competitions. It means third-place Chelsea can be...

Chelsea's Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between between Chelsea and Leeds United at Stamford Bridge in London, England, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Matthew Childs/Pool via AP)

Fans return to the EPL as Chelsea, Man U enjoy comeback wins

Dec. 5, 2020 5:16 PM EST

They filed into the stadiums for the first time in nine months, clutching treasured match tickets and with their masks partially hiding the glee on their faces. What once might have been taken for granted — going to watch their teams play in the English Premier League — felt like a huge privilege...

Players in action during the Champions League group D soccer match between Liverpool and Atalanta at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Jon Super, Pool)

Only half of EPL clubs allowed fans when restrictions eased

Nov. 26, 2020 12:50 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Only half of the Premier League stadiums — mainly in London — will be allowed the return of some fans when coronavirus restrictions are relaxed next week, according to new government measures announced Thursday. Another 10 top division clubs are in areas classified as the...