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Man City highlights gulf to fierce rival United in EPL

Aug. 19, 2018 1:33 PM EDT

Manchester City delivered yet another reminder that it is the team to beat in the Premier League this season. On Sunday's evidence, winning the league title looks beyond Manchester United. A few hours after City thrashed Huddersfield 6-1 — mainly thanks to a hat trick by Sergio Aguero — United...

Chelsea tops Arsenal in EPL thriller, Kane ends August curse

Aug. 18, 2018 2:57 PM EDT

Chelsea and Arsenal served up a feast of goals in a thrilling London derby in the Premier League. Across the capital, Harry Kane was happy with just the one goal to end his August hoodoo in England's top division. Chelsea scored twice in the opening 20 minutes, conceded twice before halftime and had a late winner...

Ronaldo's Juventus debut the pick of European soccer weekend

Aug. 16, 2018 3:32 PM EDT

The Italian and Spanish leagues get underway this weekend, a week after the English and French leagues started. In Germany, there are cup matches. What to watch in the leading soccer competitions in Europe this weekend: ITALY Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to make his Juventus debut in the northeastern Italian...

Chelsea, Tottenham dispel doubts with winning starts in EPL

Aug. 11, 2018 3:11 PM EDT

Chelsea and Tottenham dispelled doubts about their readiness to make winning starts to the Premier League on Saturday. A week after being swatted aside by Manchester City in the Community Shield, Chelsea beat Huddersfield 3-0 in Maurizio Sarri's first league match in charge. France World Cup winner N'Golo Kante...

Transfer flurry in EPL for every team apart from Tottenham

Aug. 9, 2018 4:57 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Fulham signaled its determination to stay in the Premier League by becoming the first promoted team to spend over 100 million pounds ($128 million) in the summer transfer window. In an abbreviated trading period when English top-flight clubs collectively spent more than 1.2 billion pounds,...

The Latest: Ings leaves Liverpool for home in Southampton

Aug. 9, 2018 4:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on transfer deadline day in the English Premier League (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Danny Ings is going home. The 26-year-old striker has joined Southampton from Liverpool on an initial loan deal with an agreement struck between the Premier League clubs for the move to become...

Klopp abandons principles to help Liverpool challenge City

Aug. 9, 2018 10:11 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Even before the unexpected run to the Champions League final, Liverpool was planning how to keep challenging for titles. "We can ... outspend other clubs throughout Europe," Liverpool owner John Henry said just before the loss to Real Madrid in May's final. Henry more than delivered, spending...

Community Shield: Man City show of strength, beating Chelsea

Aug. 5, 2018 2:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Despite the tight turnaround after the World Cup, Manchester City's attacking ruthlessness has not been blunted by fatigue or the English heatwave. Winning the Community Shield demonstrated that beyond any doubt on Sunday. Three weeks after the World Cup finished, the Premier League champions...

Gabriel Jesus staying at Man City 2 extra years to 2023

Aug. 3, 2018 11:10 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus extended his Manchester City contract on Friday to 2023, adding two more years to his previous deal. Jesus joined City in January 2017, and has 24 goals in 53 matches. He helped City win the English Premier League and League Cup last season. "I can...

City's solution for midfield backup could lie within squad

Aug. 3, 2018 9:29 AM EDT

The answer to Manchester City's frustrating search for a backup defensive midfielder could lie inside the English champion's squad. City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday the club is looking to get a work permit for 20-year-old Brazilian Douglas Luiz, who was signed from Vasco da Gama in the 2017 offseason and...