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Klopp extends Liverpool deal to project image of stability

Dec. 13, 2019 11:53 AM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Keen to project an image of security and stability for future transfer targets, Jürgen Klopp extended his contract as Liverpool manager until 2024 having re-established the team's elite status in England and Europe. Klopp said he had no intention of signing a new deal with...

Bournemouth in free fall as fairy-tale journey hits problems

Dec. 12, 2019 6:43 AM EST

Eddie Howe has seen far worse crises at Bournemouth. Go back to the 1990s, when he was a player, and there was Howe taking to the streets of the southern seaside town with a bucket, collecting cash to keep the financially stricken club alive. How about New Year’s Day in 2009, when Howe took over as...

Plane carrying 1 of Liverpool's owners skids off runway

Dec. 11, 2019 7:49 AM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — A private jet carrying a member of the American ownership group of English soccer club Liverpool skidded off the runway at an airport on Wednesday. No one was hurt in the incident but Liverpool John Lennon Airport was briefly closed. Mike Gordon, the president of Fenway Sports...

English clubs on the march again in the Champions League

Dec. 10, 2019 6:40 PM EST

The English are on the march again in the Champions League. Liverpool and Chelsea completed a sweep of Premier League clubs into the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday, a season after England had two of its representatives in the final. Liverpool, which beat Tottenham in the title match in June to...

Leicester makes another title bid with 8th straight EPL win

Dec. 8, 2019 2:00 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A club-record eighth successive Premier League victory for Leicester. An eighth straight game scoring for Jamie Vardy. Leicester has rolled the clock back four years with another title challenge that gathered more momentum with Vardy netting twice in a 4-1 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday....

Man City beaten 2-1 by United in blow to title defense

Dec. 7, 2019 2:39 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City fans hurled objects at Manchester United midfielder Fred as their Premier League title defense faded further with a 2-1 loss in the city derby on Saturday. In the same incident, as Fred prepared to take a corner with United leading 2-0, a fan was caught on camera...

Mourinho loses in return to Old Trafford; Liverpool cruises

Dec. 4, 2019 6:06 PM EST

Jose Mourinho was standing on the edge of his technical area near the halfway line when Manchester United midfielder Daniel James came sliding off the field and clattered head-first into the right knee of the Portuguese coach. Mourinho just about stayed on his feet but grimaced as he clutched his knee before...

Messi, US captain Rapinoe win Ballon d’Or awards

Dec. 2, 2019 5:03 PM EST

After becoming the first six-time winner of the Ballon d’Or, Lionel Messi said he’s far from finished. “I hope to continue for a long time,” Messi said on Monday in Paris from behind a row of the trophies which honor the world’s best soccer player. “I realize that I am...

Leicester late winner vs Everton; Ljungberg starts with draw

Dec. 1, 2019 4:30 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Leicester continued another improbable Premier League title run with a last-gasp 2-1 win over Everton on Sunday, while Arsenal great Freddie Ljungberg couldn’t end the Gunners’ winless streak in his first game as interim manager. Kelechi Iheanacho’s 94th-minute winner...

Liverpool opens up 11-point lead over Man City in EPL

Nov. 30, 2019 2:36 PM EST

Liverpool’s march to a first English league championship in 30 years is turning into a procession. Manchester City certainly looks in no state to stop it happening. The gap between the two main title contenders in the Premier League grew to a remarkable 11 points on Saturday, with a match-winning...