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Atlético Madrid says it is pulling out of Super League

Apr. 21, 2021 06:20 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid says it is pulling out of Super League.

Super League collapses after the 6 English clubs withdraw

Apr. 21, 2021 03:35 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Super League collapsed before a ball was kicked in the European breakaway competition after being abandoned by the six English clubs, leaving the Spanish and Italian participants stranded. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester...

UEFA president urges Super League owners to reverse decision

Apr. 20, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — Seeking a weak link in the unity of 12 rebel clubs in the Super League, UEFA on Tuesday targeted owners in England who signed up to the project that threatens to tear apart soccer's traditional structure including the Champions League. UEFA...

Spain dismantles Chinese gang selling cannabis across Europe

Apr. 20, 2021 07:30 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police in Spain said Tuesday they have dismantled one of the largest criminal gangs growing cannabis in the country and trafficking it across Europe. At least 65 people, most of them Chinese nationals, were arrested in several Spanish cities,...

The Latest: Schools reopen in Mexico's Campeche state

Apr. 19, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY — For the first time in a year, Mexican school children have returned to classrooms — at least in the southern state of Campeche. The Gulf coast state has been the state least affected by the pandemic in Mexico, and it was the first to get its teachers...

Threats of expulsion as UEFA confronts Super League rebel 12

Apr. 19, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — The deceptions, distrust and divisions in European soccer erupted in public on Monday between teams and even within the clubs breaking away to form a Super League that could leave them and their players outcasts in the global game. ...

European soccer split as 12 clubs launch breakaway league

Apr. 18, 2021 21:05 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A group of 12 elite English, Spanish and Italian clubs dramatically split European soccer on Sunday by announcing the formation of a largely-closed Super League. They are leaving the existing UEFA-run Champions League structure despite warnings they could be kicked out of...

Spanish police bust clandestine 3D gun-printing workshop

Apr. 18, 2021 09:53 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police said Sunday that they have uncovered the first workshop using a 3D printer to make illegal firearms in the country. Police said that one person was arrested on Tenerife in the Canary Islands after being linked to the clandestine workshop...

Messi nets 2, Barcelona beats Bilbao 4-0 to win Copa del Rey

Apr. 17, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 4-0 to win the Copa del Rey final on Saturday, giving Ronald Koeman his first title as coach of the Catalan club. Messi's two goals came after Antoine Griezmann finally beat Bilbao...

Barcelona beats Athletic Bilbao 4-0 to win Copa del Rey for 31st time, Messi scores 2

Apr. 17, 2021 17:28 PM EDT
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Barcelona beats Athletic Bilbao 4-0 to win Copa del Rey for 31st time, Messi scores 2.