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Germany's Timo Werner out of World Cup with ankle injury

Nov. 03, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Germany forward Timo Werner will miss the World Cup because of a torn ankle ligament. Werner went off in the first half of Leipzig's 4-0 Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday after signaling to the bench and showing visible discomfort....

Ukraine soccer body asks FIFA to remove Iran from World Cup

Oct. 31, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian soccer federation urged FIFA on Monday to remove Iran from the World Cup next month, alleging human rights violations and supplying the Russian military with weapons. The call was made three weeks before Iran is due to face England in the first...

Ukrainian club urges FIFA to remove Iran from World Cup

Oct. 24, 2022 08:32 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Ukraine’s top soccer club on Monday urged FIFA to remove Iran from the World Cup because of the country's alleged military support to the Russian invasion. Shakhtar Donetsk chief executive Sergei Palkin accused Iran of “direct participation in terrorist attacks on...

English clubs underwhelming early in Champions League

Oct. 02, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

The Premier League has provided six of the last 10 Champions League finalists and its clubs were by far the biggest spenders in the summer transfer window, strengthening their already-deep squads and weakening some of their European rivals in the process. No wonder many were...

Mbappé, Haaland shine in Champions League, Benzema injured

Sep. 06, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland took their high-flying scoring acts into Europe as the Champions League returned on Tuesday, while last season's standout star Karim Benzema limped off with an injury after less than 30 minutes. Mbappé and Haaland both netted two goals as their...