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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...

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

Nov. 30, 2019 12:17 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 grew to a remarkable 11 points on Saturday, with a match-winning performance by...

Emery fired by Arsenal after team’s worst run in 27 years

Nov. 29, 2019 1:52 PM EST

There's another managerial vacancy at a north London club in the English Premier League, this time at Arsenal. Unai Emery was fired on Friday after 18 months as the successor to long-time coach Arsene Wenger, with Arsenal on its worst run of results in 27 years. The Spaniard arrived at training the morning after...

Man City owners expand worldwide portfolio with Mumbai deal

Nov. 28, 2019 6:16 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi ownership has expanded its portfolio of worldwide soccer clubs to eight by buying a majority stake in Indian Super League team Mumbai City FC. City Football Group, of which English champion Man City is the flagship team, says it has acquired 65%...

UK judge sentences extremist to minimum 11 year term

Nov. 27, 2019 10:07 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. judge has sentenced an extremist who stabbed commuters at random in Manchester’s Victoria Train station on New Year’s Eve to at least 11 years in prison. Judge Jeremy Stuart-Smith sentenced Mahdi Mohamud on Wednesday and ordered that his sentence begin in a high-security...

US private equity firm buys $500M stake in City ownership

Nov. 27, 2019 4:39 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A U.S. private equity firm has bought a $500-million stake in the Abu Dhabi-controlled ownership group that runs Manchester City and other soccer clubs around the world. City says in a statement that Silver Lake now owns just over 10% of City Football Group, of which the English...

Mourinho, ball boy inspire Spurs comeback in Champs League

Nov. 26, 2019 6:34 PM EST

Jose Mourinho is showing his old magic touch in his early days at Tottenham. The team is winning again. And its ball boys are proving to be as sharp as his players. Tottenham marked Mourinho’s first home match in charge by coming from two goals down to beat Olympiakos 4-2 and reach the Champions...

Mourinho wins first game at Spurs, Liverpool leaves it late

Nov. 23, 2019 2:34 PM EST

Tottenham’s decision to switch managers reaped instant rewards as Jose Mourinho got off to a winning start in his highly anticipated fourth coaching stint in the English Premier League. How long before a slew of other teams — including Tottenham’s north London neighbor, Arsenal — opt...

White to call 400th Premier League game for NBC

Nov. 22, 2019 5:09 PM EST

Arlo White might be the busiest announcer in the Premier League. Further proof of that will come on Saturday when he reaches another milestone. White will call his 400th Premier League game for NBC when Manchester City faces Chelsea. Not one to rest on his laurels, White will be in Sheffield less than 24 hours...