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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...

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...

Mourinho calls and players come running to join him at Roma

Aug. 02, 2022 05:56 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Always known as a great motivator, José Mourinho is also excelling as a pitchman in his latest coaching job at Roma. When “Mou” calls, players come running to the Italian capital. It all started a year ago when Mourinho lured Tammy Abraham away from...

Coleen Rooney victorious in ‘Wagatha Christie’ court battle

Jul. 29, 2022 09:55 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In a legal showdown between soccer spouses that mixed celebrity, social media and amateur sleuthing, a judge has ruled whodunnit. Judge Karen Steyn on Friday cleared Coleen Rooney of libeling Rebekah Vardy by claiming that Vardy had leaked her private social media...

England and Germany set for historic Euro 2022 final

Jul. 28, 2022 11:22 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — England against Germany at Wembley Stadium. A final that underlines the growing stature of women's soccer in Europe and echoes decades of history. When host nation England takes on Germany in the European Championship final Sunday, it will have a tournament-record...

How England's national team became a power in women's soccer

Jul. 27, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

There have been messages of support and praise from the royal family and Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The coverage is widespread, across the rolling news channels and both the front and back pages of the nation's newspapers. The “Football’s Coming Home” chant is...

Ronaldo back at Man United, future shrouded in uncertainty

Jul. 26, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Manchester United remained shrouded in uncertainty after the Portugal great returned to the club's training ground with his agent on Tuesday. Ronaldo has yet to start preseason training with United — he missed the team’s...

Stay or go? Ronaldo's future uncertain at Manchester United

Jul. 21, 2022 04:54 AM EDT

The weekly social media posts published by Cristiano Ronaldo this offseason typically have shown the soccer superstar half-dressed, muscles bulging, either working out or promoting one of his many brands. Remaining relevant and highly visible is clearly so important to the player...

World Cup winner Kleberson becomes NYC assistant coach

Jul. 20, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kleberson, a midfielder on Brazil's 2002 World Cup champions, was hired by Major League Soccer's New York City on Wednesday as an assistant coach. Now 43, Kleberson made 32 appearances for Brazil from 2002-10 and was with Manchester United (2003-05) and Beşiktaş...