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Man United players targeted with racist abuse at Man City

Dec. 7, 2019 4:53 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United players were targeted with racist abuse and had objects thrown at them by Manchester City fans during Saturday's Premier League derby at the Etihad Stadium. English football's anti-racism body, Kick It Out, said it had been “inundated with reports of...

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...

MLS hopes to put 30th team in Charlotte, North Carolina

Dec. 5, 2019 6:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer will try to reach an agreement for ïts 30th team to be Charlotte, North Carolina, which could start play as soon as 2021. Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper made a presentation to MLS owners Thursday when they met in a hotel near the Brooklyn Bridge. Tepper would...

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...

Miedema scores 6 to lead Arsenal to record 11-1 WSL win

Dec. 1, 2019 3:47 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Vivianne Miedema scored a double hat trick to lead Arsenal to a record Women's Super League 11-1 victory over Bristol City on Sunday. Miedema netted three times in each half and also provided four assists as the reigning champion moved top of the standings. Lisa Evans netted twice, while...

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%...

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...