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Record Women’s Super League crowd sees Arsenal win at Spurs

Nov. 17, 2019 5:35 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The drive to raise women’s football attendance in England is taking on a more persuasive tone, almost obliging supporters of the men’s game to see the quality on offer. The Women’s Super League campaign — “ a true fan supports their whole club ”...

In second spell at Man United, Zelem leads transformed club

Nov. 16, 2019 6:56 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Katie Zelem had to leave Manchester United to chase her dream, just to get a chance of making a career out of playing the game she loves. Zelem’s journey — from the return to United to becoming captain and a face of Adidas marketing — captures the rapid advances in...

Pulisic to miss US Nations League games vs Canada, Cuba

Nov. 11, 2019 10:50 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Christian Pulisic will miss the United States' CONCACAF Nations League games against Canada and Cuba after leaving Chelsea's match against Crystal Palace with a hip injury. The 21-year-old attacker from Hershey, Pennsylvania, appeared to get hurt when he scored his fifth goal in...

'That's crazy': Klopp's Liverpool surges ahead in title bid

Nov. 10, 2019 7:07 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Even Jürgen Klopp cannot quite believe Liverpool's lead over Manchester City this early in the season. "That's crazy, nine points," the Liverpool manager said. "You cannot imagine that something like this can happen." It's very real after Liverpool beat City 3-1 on Sunday...

Vardy fires Leicester to 2nd in EPL, Chelsea extends run

Nov. 9, 2019 2:38 PM EST

Could Leicester do it again? Even if another shock Premier League title isn't on the cards, the outsider which won in 2016 is firmly a part of English soccer's top four this season. Beating Arsenal 2-0 on Saturday leaves Leicester second, five points off leader Liverpool, and with a nine-point cushion to the...

Pulisic keeps up scoring run for Chelsea in win over Palace

Nov. 9, 2019 10:24 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — American midfielder Christian Pulisic scored his fifth goal in three Premier League games as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on Saturday. Palace's defense survived a Chelsea onslaught at Stamford Bridge in the first half — the Blues recording 11 shots to zero for Palace at the break....

Steffen hurt and will miss US CONCACAF Nations League games

Nov. 7, 2019 10:40 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Zack Steffen is hurt and will miss the United States' CONCACAF Nations League games against Canada and Cuba. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Thursday the Fortuna Duesseldorf starter has left knee tendinitis. Nine Europe-based players were added to the training camp roster,...

Dortmund, Chelsea stage big Champions League comebacks

Nov. 5, 2019 7:04 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — On a night of big comebacks in the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund came from two goals down to beat Inter Milan 3-2 Tuesday while Chelsea erased a three-goal deficit to draw 4-4 against nine-man Ajax. Napoli fluffed a chance to qualify for the knockout stage after drawing 1-1 home at home...

EPL title contenders Liverpool and City leave it late to win

Nov. 2, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

Manchester City left it late to win. Liverpool left it even later. The two teams leading the English Premier League each staged late comebacks to win 2-1 against unfavored opponents on Saturday. The gap between leader Liverpool and second-placed City stayed at six points, but only after some late drama. For City,...

Liverpool ousts Arsenal 5-4 in shootout after 5-5 draw

Oct. 30, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After 19 goals on a wild night at Anfield — nine in a penalty shootout — Liverpool ousted Arsenal in the League Cup to reach the quarterfinals. Arsenal was moments away from advancing in regulation time on Wednesday until Divock Origi's equalizer in the fourth minute of stoppage...