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Man City prolongs Liverpool drought by retaining EPL title

May. 12, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Earning 97 points is almost always enough to win the Premier League. Not for Liverpool, which had the misfortune of running up against a Manchester City team setting new standards of excellence. Only for 21 minutes during Sunday's season finale was the title in Liverpool's hands....

The long wait: Liverpool looks to win elusive league title

May. 10, 2019 6:11 AM EDT

Celebrating their 10th English league title in 15 years, Liverpool players jumped joyously at Anfield on April 28, 1990, never suspecting a decades-long wait for the next. When they took a nine-point lead in late December, Kopites thought that elusive 19th English championship was just ahead. Not quite. Liverpool...

Man United's top-4 chances over, Chelsea moves to 3rd in EPL

May. 5, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United will have to settle for Europa League football next season after a dismal end to this campaign reached another low. Chelsea, though, can start planning for the Champions League again. The Premier League's top-four picture crystalized on Sunday as Chelsea earned a 3-0 home...

EPL title race to go to last day after late Liverpool winner

May. 4, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

The English Premier League's thrilling title race is going down to the final day after yet another late winner from Liverpool. With Mohamed Salah back in the locker room, shaken by a heavy knock to the head, it fell to his replacement to score the crucial goal. Divock Origi glanced home a deflected 86th-minute...

David de Gea under scrutiny after mistakes at Man United

Apr. 29, 2019 8:53 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It's awards season in English soccer, typically a time to hail David de Gea's contribution at Manchester United. Not this year. There was no chance of the Spain international making it into the Premier League's team of the year for the sixth time in seven seasons when it was...

Technology helps Man City's push for Premier League title

Apr. 28, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

BURNLEY, England (AP) — Cruelly denied by VAR in its agonizing Champions League exit, Manchester City relied on technology to keep its Premier League title charge on course on Sunday. City scraped past Burnley 1-0 thanks to a scruffy strike by Sergio Aguero that needed the confirmation of goal-line...

United keeper De Gea gifts Chelsea equalizer in 1-1 EPL draw

Apr. 28, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — David De Gea made his latest mistake to cost Manchester United more points in its 1-1 draw against Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. The United goalkeeper has come under pressure in recent weeks and did little to answer his critics when he gifted Chelsea the equalizer just...

'Stress and fatigue' hits Spurs at crucial stage of season

Apr. 27, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tottenham's thin and stretched squad might be close to breaking point at the most crucial stage of its season. Three days before making its first appearance in the Champions League semifinals, Tottenham produced a lethargic display in losing to West Ham 1-0 in the English Premier...

Tottenham finally loses in new stadium, 1-0 to West Ham

Apr. 27, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham was beaten for the first time in its new stadium, losing 1-0 against West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday to hurt its chances of finishing in the Champions League qualifying positions. Michail Antonio became the first visiting player to score in the recently built Tottenham...

Lyon, Barca win 1st legs of Women's Champions League semis

Apr. 21, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

LYON, France (AP) — Defending champion Lyon defeated Chelsea 2-1 Sunday in the Women's Champions League semifinals, and Barcelona beat host Bayern Munich 1-0. Watched by a crowd of almost 23,000, Delphine Cascarino opened the scoring for Lyon in the 27th minute and Amandine Henry doubled the lead for the...