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Humble One: Mourinho says emotionally stronger at Tottenham

Nov. 21, 2019 9:51 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Call him the Humble One. After 11 months analyzing how his reign at a fractured Manchester United ended, Jose Mourinho believes he is taking charge of Tottenham emotionally stronger. The Portuguese was handed a route back into English Premier League management this week following Mauricio...

AP Interview: Commisso promises to keep Fiorentina ‘forever’

Nov. 21, 2019 9:22 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Less than six months into his tenure as Fiorentina owner and president, Rocco Commisso is already starting to grapple with Italy’s infamous bureaucracy as he attempts to build a new stadium for the club. First, Commisso’s plan to overhaul the existing Stadio Artemio Franchi was...

MLS to meet Mexican league counterparts in All-Star Game

Nov. 20, 2019 6:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Landon Donovan can be excused for thinking Major League Soccer’s top players had faced their Mexican league counterparts in an All-Star game before. The MLS showcase has had various formats over the years, so it can be hard for former players and fans to keep track. Next...

It’s World Children’s Day and anniversary of child rights

Nov. 20, 2019 6:19 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — It was World Children’s Day on Wednesday, and British teenage actress Millie Bobby Brown and former England soccer star David Beckham urged people everywhere to listen to youngsters and ensure their rights and their futures. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the U.N. adoption...

USL could bring soccer club to Buffalo, NY

Nov. 20, 2019 8:59 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The United Soccer League has reached an agreement that could bring a Division Two soccer franchise to Buffalo, New York in 2023. The league says the move is dependent on the construction of a soccer-specific stadium and completion of economic feasibility studies. The co-owner of soccer...

Tottenham hires Jose Mourinho as manager

Nov. 20, 2019 1:46 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham hires Jose Mourinho as manager.

US beats Cuba 4-0 to reach Nations League semifinals

Nov. 19, 2019 11:35 PM EST

Five weeks after a dismal loss in Canada left the United States on the verge of elimination from the first CONCACAF Nations League, the Americans advanced to the semifinals with their second straight win and started looking ahead to World Cup qualifying next year. Josh Sargent scored the first of his two goals 34...

Miami and Nashville stock rosters in expansion draft

Nov. 19, 2019 7:52 PM EST

Major League Soccer expansion teams Nashville and Miami filled out their rosters for next season via the league’s expansion draft Tuesday. The two teams selected five players each from a pool of 222 left unprotected by their current MLS teams. Miami added defender Ben Sweat, a Florida native, from NYCFC...

Bale in Madrid jibe after helping Wales reach Euro 2020

Nov. 19, 2019 7:02 PM EST

Gareth Bale laughed and danced with his Welsh international teammates behind a flag that had the message: “Wales. Golf. Madrid. In That Order.” The forward can look forward to playing in another major tournament with Wales after helping the national team secure a place in next year’s European...

Pochettino fired by Tottenham after magic wears off

Nov. 19, 2019 6:45 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Mauricio Pochettino was widely lauded as something of a miracle worker by elevating Tottenham into English soccer’s established elite and inspiring its improbable run to a Champions League final. In his sixth season at the north London club, the magic of the Argentine coach finally...