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Wealth prevails as Chelsea, Man City contest European final

May. 28, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Looming over Liberdade Square, the giant European Cup replica that supporters of Chelsea and Manchester City crane their necks to photograph is a reminder of the prize being sought in Saturday's Champions League final. And the footballing heritage...

9 Super League clubs accept UEFA fines, 3 rebels face bans

May. 07, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

Only nine of the 12 European clubs who launched an ill-fated bid to form a Super League have agreed to a peace deal with UEFA and accepted being fined millions of dollars. The remaining trio of rebels are at risk of being banned from the Champions League for not...

Chelsea beats Madrid to set up all-English CL final vs City

May. 05, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea's decision to fire a club legend suddenly doesn't seem so callous after all. While Frank Lampard's name has hardly been forgotten by the Chelsea fans — there were chants outside Stamford Bridge before kickoff on Wednesday — new manager Thomas...

Man United violence the peak of toxic fan-owner relationship

May. 03, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The storming of Old Trafford crystalized 16 years of disconnect between Manchester United fans and its distant ownership. While choosing not to engage with the supporters who are the lifeblood of any club, the Glazer family can't have avoided...