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Man City loses attempt at CAS to block UEFA investigation

Nov. 15, 2019 9:36 AM EST

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City lost its attempt Friday to block an investigation into allegations it deceived UEFA while violating rules that monitor soccer club finances. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that City’s appeal against UEFA’s handling of the investigation...

Manchester City has lost its attempt to block a UEFA investigation into financial fair play violations

Nov. 15, 2019 6:56 AM EST
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City has lost its attempt to block a UEFA investigation into financial fair play violations.

Spanish league loses court battle, won’t play match in US

Nov. 15, 2019 6:28 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league lost another battle against the Spanish soccer federation on Friday and won’t be allowed to take a regular-season match to the United States, at least not for now. The game between Villarreal and Atlético Madrid next month was called off after the league lost a...

Massive soccer tournament set for this weekend in W Virginia

Nov. 15, 2019 4:43 AM EST

DUNBAR, W.Va. (AP) — The massive, second annual Friends of Coal Cup soccer tournament is set to kick off. The Kanawha County Commission says the games will start Friday evening and carry on into the weekend with 90 teams playing at the Shawnee Sports Complex in Dunbar, West Virginia. The matches are...

AP Source: Champions League TV rights in Britain kept by BT

Nov. 14, 2019 8:34 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The rights to broadcast Champions League games in Britain have been retained by BT Sport for another three seasons in a deal worth more than $1.5 billion, The Associated Press has learned. The telecommunications company will continue to show every game live and air highlights in the 2021-2024...

Kane nets hat trick and helps England seal Euro 2020 spot

Nov. 14, 2019 8:08 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane scored a first-half hat trick as England secured qualification for the 2020 European Championship with a 7-0 victory over Montenegro on Thursday in the team’s 1,000th game. On a landmark night that saw England field its youngest starting lineup in 60 years, the 22-year-old...

England, Czech Republic, France and Turkey reach Euro 2020

Nov. 14, 2019 6:37 PM EST

England qualified in style for the 2020 European Championship, while the Czech Republic, France and Turkey also booked their places Thursday at next year’s tournament. England only needed a draw to qualify but Harry Kane scored a hat trick in a 7-0 win over Montenegro, and the Czech Republic also advanced...

Police: Man had sexual relationship with underage girl

Nov. 14, 2019 3:16 PM EST

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say a former Connecticut youth soccer coach charged with having a sexual relationship with an underage girl told investigators he was “in love” with her but knew the relationship was wrong. The Republican-American reports that 45-year-old Dennis Szantyr, of...

Protesters in Iraq celebrate soccer win against Iran

Nov. 14, 2019 2:59 PM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of anti-government protesters in Iraq’s capital city celebrated with fireworks a 2-1 win over Iran in a much-anticipated World Cup qualifying match, hoping it would return momentum to their movement that has been hit by a deadly security crackdown. Crowds watched the game...

Iraqi protests celebrate 2-1 win over Iran in soccer match

Nov. 14, 2019 12:37 PM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters in Iraq’s capital city are celebrating with fireworks a 2-1 win over Iran in a much-anticipated World Cup qualifying match, hoping it’ll return momentum to their movement. Crowds watched the game Thursday on a large screen in Baghdad’s main...