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Viewer's guide for this year's World Cup in Qatar

Aug. 08, 2022 10:46 AM EDT

A last chance for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Kylian Mbappé back on the biggest stage of all. Brazil bidding for a record-extending sixth title. One of the most eagerly anticipated World Cups in memory — as much for off-the-field reasons as those on it — is just around...

Timbers and Dallas draw 1-1, Portland unbeaten in 10 games

Aug. 07, 2022 02:13 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marvin Loria scored on the rebound of his penalty kick in stoppage time for the Timbers, but an own goal moments later pulled Dallas into a 1-1 draw with Portland on Saturday night. The tie extended Portland's undefeated streak to 10 games, the longest in...

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...

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...

Galaxy top Chivas 2-0, América beats LAFC at SoFi Stadium

Aug. 04, 2022 02:24 AM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Dejan Joveljic and Jonathan Pérez scored, and the Los Angeles Galaxy defeated Chivas de Guadalajara 2-0 in a friendly on Wednesday night. It was the first soccer match played at SoFi Stadium, which will host World Cup matches in 2026, and served as a...

Sebastian Lletget traded to Dallas from New England

Aug. 03, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Sebastian Lletget’s tenure with the New England Revolution ended after a little more than half a season when he was traded to Dallas on Wednesday for $300,000 in general allocation money this year and $300,000 in GAM next year. New England acquired the...

England-US women's game at Wembley sells out in one day

Aug. 03, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — England's women's soccer team is continuing to generate unprecedented fan interest following its European Championship victory, with its planned game against the United States at Wembley Stadium in October selling out in less than a day. The game pitting the European...

Chelsea gets 18-year-old Fire keeper Slonina, loans him back

Aug. 02, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina was acquired by Chelsea from the Chicago Fire on Tuesday, then loaned back to the Major League Soccer team for the rest of 2022. Chelsea said he had signed a six-year contract. Chicago claimed the transfer fee for the...