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Man United owners prepared to sell Premier League club

Nov. 22, 2022 18:19 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Manchester United's American owners confirmed Tuesday they would consider putting the iconic Premier League club up for sale. United said the Glazer family was exploring outside funding to enhance growth — a move that could pave the way to a potential buyout. ...

Wales midfielder Joe Allen to miss World Cup opener

Nov. 20, 2022 09:34 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Wales midfielder Joe Allen will miss his team's World Cup opener against the United States on Monday because of a hamstring injury that has sidelined him for more than two months. Allen left Swansea's match against Hull on Sept. 17 in the 30th minute, and the...

Benzema joins list of players who will miss the World Cup

Nov. 20, 2022 04:41 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Not every big soccer star will be playing at the World Cup. Some will be missing from the tournament in Qatar because of injuries or because their countries didn't qualify, including Ballon d'Or winner Karim Benzema of France and runner-up Sadio Mané of Senegal....

Arsenal takes 5-point lead over City into World Cup break

Nov. 12, 2022 17:05 PM EST

As the Premier League gets ready to pause for the World Cup, some unlikely storylines are in place for the second half of the season. Arsenal has a five-point lead and is undoubtedly Manchester City's biggest challenger for its title. Newcastle is increasingly looking...

Qatar hoping to show its soccer passion as World Cup host

Nov. 11, 2022 18:13 PM EST

Qatar made a promise to fans 12 years ago when it started campaigning to host the World Cup: We love soccer just like you, so come and enjoy it with us. The message acknowledged there would be skeptics that a tiny emirate whose team had never been to a World Cup — never played a...

VAR still controversial 4 years after its World Cup debut

Nov. 11, 2022 05:52 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The introduction of VAR at the last World Cup proved one thing for sure: It's nigh impossible to remove controversy from soccer even at the highest level. The technology — short for Video Assistant Referee — has transformed the game, but not everyone...

Ronaldo to lead talented Portugal squad in Qatar World Cup

Nov. 10, 2022 13:35 PM EST

Cristiano Ronaldo will enter his fifth World Cup with a Portugal squad filled with talented players but that will be missing some national team regulars. Ronaldo will team up with Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes and João Félix, but among those not included in the list of 26 players...

James Maddison makes England's World Cup squad

Nov. 10, 2022 11:13 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — James Maddison was a surprising inclusion for England when coach Gareth Southgate named his 26-man squad for the World Cup on Thursday. The Leicester playmaker has made only one appearance for his country, coming on as a substitute in a European...

MLS Cup final averages combined 2.155 million viewers

Nov. 08, 2022 15:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC’s victory over the Philadelphia Union on penalty kicks in the MLS Cup final was the second highest in the league's 27-year history for combined U.S. viewers. Saturday's game averaged a combined 2.155 million viewers on Fox and Univision, a 38%...

Brazil World Cup squad includes 9 forwards, Dani Alves

Nov. 07, 2022 16:24 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's wealth of attacking options was highlighted when nine forwards were picked in the World Cup squad on Monday. Neymar spearheaded the group of forwards including relative youngsters Vinicius Jr., Gabriel Martinelli and Rodrygo. Liverpool's Roberto...