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Pulisic makes 1st appearance for Chelsea, in exhibition

Jul. 19, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

Christian Pulisic made his first appearance for Chelsea, entering in the 65th minute of a 1-0 exhibition loss to Kawasaki Frontale in Yokohama, Japan, on Friday. The 20-year-old American midfielder was acquired by Chelsea in January from Borussia Dortmund for a 64 million euro (then $73 million) transfer fee,...

Challenging times ahead as Lampard returns to Chelsea

Jul. 4, 2019 7:10 AM EDT

Frank Lampard was hired as the first English manager of Chelsea in 23 years on Thursday, making a return to the club where he is the all-time record scorer from his trophy-laden 13 years as a player. The appointment of the 41-year-old Lampard is something of a gamble — he has had just one year in senior...

Chelsea hires its former midfielder Frank Lampard as manager

Jul. 4, 2019 4:07 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea hires its former midfielder Frank Lampard as manager.

Chelsea mired in uncertainty as challenges grow

Jun. 17, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

If there's any English club that thrives in chaos and adversity, it's Chelsea. And there's plenty of that at Stamford Bridge this offseason. Days after selling Eden Hazard — the club's best player and one of the greatest to pull on the blue shirt — Chelsea allowed manager Maurizio Sarri to leave...

Maurizio Sarri leaves Chelsea to take charge of Juventus

Jun. 16, 2019 9:37 AM EDT

Maurizio Sarri left Chelsea on Sunday after one season to return to Italy to manage Juventus. The former Napoli coach has joined Serie A champion Juventus on a three-year contract to replace Massimiliano Allegri. The 60-year-old Sarri won the Europa League with Chelsea, beating Arsenal in his final game in charge...

Injured American midfielder Holmes replaced by Mihailovic

Jun. 15, 2019 12:04 PM EDT

Midfielder Duane Holmes has been dropped from the U.S. CONCACAF Gold Cup roster because of a reoccurrence of a left quadriceps strain, and he has been replaced by midfielder Djordje Mihailovic. The U.S. Soccer Federation announced the change Saturday, four days after the Americans replaced injured midfielder and...

Tyler Adams will miss Gold Cup with injured groin

Jun. 11, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. midfielder and defender Tyler Adams will miss the CONCACAF Gold Cup because of an injured groin, the third regular starter who will not be available to the struggling American team. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Tuesday that Adams has acute chronic groin issues requiring six to eight...

Willian practices with Brazilian team ahead of Copa América

Jun. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Chelsea forward who is replacing injured soccer star Neymar on Brazil's Copa América squad began practicing with the team on Saturday. The naming of Willian to Brazil's national team comes after Neymar suffered an ankle injury in a friendly against Qatar Wednesday and as the...

US forward Josh Sargent dropped from Gold Cup roster

Jun. 6, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Turns out Josh Sargent won't play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup or the Under-20 World Cup. The 19-year-old forward was among seven cuts from the national team roster Thursday, another setback that follows limited playing time during the second half of his Bundesliga season with Werder Bremen....

Hazard scores 2 as Chelsea beats Arsenal 4-1 in EL final

May. 29, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — For Eden Hazard, it was the perfect goodbye. For Petr Cech, it was a painful way to retire. Hazard scored twice past his former teammate as Chelsea sliced through Arsenal in the second half of the Europa League final on Wednesday, netting four times in the space of 23 minutes to win...