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Liverpool stumbles, Tottenham impresses in EPL openers

Aug. 06, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — While Liverpool made a stuttering start to the English Premier League, Tottenham showed it might be ready to take another step forward under Antonio Conte. Liverpool had to come from behind twice to salvage a 2-2 draw at promoted Fulham on Saturday, largely thanks to...

DC United signs Premier League veteran Benteke

Aug. 05, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — D.C. United have signed forward Christian Benteke on a permanent transfer from Crystal Palace. Benteke was signed through 2024 with a club option for 2025. He'll join the club once he obtains his visa and transfer papers. Benteke, 31, has...

EPL sets high bar in European soccer, finances and glamor

Aug. 04, 2022 10:48 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The world’s richest soccer league starts a new season in England on Friday as the rest of Europe looks for ways to catch up. Off the field, the English Premier League is a commercial juggernaut with broadcasting deals worldwide fueling player transfers and wages...

Nunez scores as Liverpool wins Community Shield

Jul. 30, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Darwin Nunez shaded Erling Haaland in their first matchup by scoring Liverpool's final goal as they beat Manchester City 3-1 in the Community Shield on Saturday. City, last season's English Premier League champion, and Liverpool, the FA and League Cup...

Luis Suárez looks to return to his soccer roots in Uruguay

Jul. 26, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Luis Suárez says he wants to return to his soccer roots in Uruguay. The 35-year-old striker announced Tuesday that he is looking to rejoin Nacional de Montevideo, the club where he began a glittering career in 2005. In a video posted on...

Report: Mistakes, not Liverpool fans, caused CL final fiasco

Jul. 13, 2022 09:38 AM EDT

French senators said the chaos outside the national stadium that marred the Champions League soccer final was due to a series of mistakes by police and officials — and not the actions of previously blamed Liverpool fans — with “malfunction at every stage” before, during and after the game. ...

DC defender Brad Smith needs surgery for torn left ACL

Jul. 10, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. United defender Brad Smith will have surgery to repair a torn left ACL and will miss the rest of the season. The 28-year-old Australian was injured during Friday's 7-0 loss at Philadelphia. He entered the match as a 42nd-minute substitute and came out in the...

Former Brazil player Richarlyson says he is bisexual

Jun. 24, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil and Sao Paulo midfielder Richarlyson said in a podcast on Friday that he is bisexual, a rare revelation in a country where macho culture in soccer is rife. He is the first player from a Brazilian top-flight team to say he's bisexual. ...

French senators seek action over Champions League final mess

Jun. 16, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French senators demanded Thursday that the state recognize responsibility and identify guilty parties behind the chaos outside the national stadium that marred the Champions League final last month. They also questioned why surveillance video of the scene — in which...

Paris police chief's partial apology over CL final 'failure'

Jun. 09, 2022 11:45 AM EDT

The Paris police chief apologized for and justified the pepper spraying of fans and families amid the chaos that engulfed the Champions League final last month outside the Stade de France. At a French Senate hearing looking for explanations for the organizational fiasco, Paris police...