Latest Premier League News

More injury concerns for American forward Daryl Dike

Aug. 09, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — West Bromwich Albion's American forward Daryl Dike is facing another injury layoff at the English club, which could damage his chances of making the United States' World Cup team. The 22-year-old striker missed West Brom's 1-1 draw with Watford on...

Ex-Manchester United star Ryan Giggs starts assault trial

Aug. 08, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, adored by fans throughout a 24-year career, has a more sinister side to his character, prosecutors said Monday as he went on trial on charges of assault and use of coercive behavior against an ex-girlfriend. Prosecutor Peter...

Haaland shines for Man City, United loses under Ten Hag

Aug. 07, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Erik ten Hag pleaded for time after starting his Manchester United reign with a disappointing loss. Erling Haaland didn't need much time at all to show what kind of impact he will have at Manchester City. The two biggest offseason arrivals in Manchester had starkly...

Liverpool stumbles, Tottenham impresses in EPL openers

Aug. 06, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — While Liverpool made a stuttering start to the English Premier League, Tottenham showed it might be ready to take another step forward under Antonio Conte. Liverpool had to come from behind twice to salvage a 2-2 draw at promoted Fulham on Saturday, largely thanks to...

DC United signs Premier League veteran Benteke

Aug. 05, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — D.C. United have signed forward Christian Benteke on a permanent transfer from Crystal Palace. Benteke was signed through 2024 with a club option for 2025. He'll join the club once he obtains his visa and transfer papers. Benteke, 31, has...

US national team star Mewis out for season with knee injury

Aug. 05, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. national team midfielder Sam Mewis will miss the remainder of her season with the Kansas City Current because of what the club called “a long-standing progressive injury to her right leg” that occurred before she joined the team. The 29-year-old...

Arsenal opens EPL with 2-0 win at Crystal Palace

Aug. 05, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal's newcomers made an immediate impact as they opened the English Premier League by beating host Crystal Palace 2-0 on Friday. Left back Oleksandr Zinchenko set up the opening goal in the first half while striker Gabriel Jesus created a number of chances and...

Defender Miazga returns to MLS with FC Cincinnati

Aug. 05, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — FC Cincinnati has acquired center back Matt Miazga from Premier League club Chelsea. Miazga, who has also played for the U.S. national team, signed a contract that will keep him in Cincinnati through 2025 with an option for 2026. Miazga has been...

New voice Drury set as NBC opens 10th Premier League season

Aug. 04, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

Peter Drury's voice has been synonymous with the Premier League for over 20 years. As he embarks on his first season as NBC's play-by-play announcer, his new bosses have made one thing clear — don't change the style. “That’s a very strong message I get,” Drury said as he...

EPL sets high bar in European soccer, finances and glamor

Aug. 04, 2022 10:48 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The world’s richest soccer league starts a new season in England on Friday as the rest of Europe looks for ways to catch up. Off the field, the English Premier League is a commercial juggernaut with broadcasting deals worldwide fueling player transfers and wages...