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England striker Rashford set to resume life on the margins

Sep. 12, 2018 8:45 AM EDT

With goals in each of England's two games over the international break, Marcus Rashford might have nailed down a starting place for his country. Doing the same at his club won't be quite so easy. Rashford was back at Manchester United on Wednesday, likely resuming life on the margins of English soccer's biggest...

England World Cup glee punctured by homecoming loss to Spain

Sep. 8, 2018 8:26 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Gareth Southgate's trademark garment has gone. England's World Cup feel-good factor also has faded. The football fervor that swept through the country during June and July was punctured by a 2-1 loss to Spain as England's homecoming that turned into a letdown at Wembley Stadium on Saturday....

England seeks improvement after unlikely World Cup journey

Sep. 7, 2018 11:18 AM EDT

For English soccer, the first two-week international period of the new season often doubles as the next phase of a post-mortem into the national team's failings at a recent tournament. Not so much this time. As the squad gathered at its St. George's Park training base this week ahead of matches against Spain and...

England keen to extend Southgate's contract

Aug. 1, 2018 6:49 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — England manager Gareth Southgate's employers want him to extend his contract beyond the end of the 2020 European Championship. Southgate's popularity with the fans rocketed last month when England reached the semifinals of the World Cup, where the team was beaten by Croatia. He was handed a...

Mbappe, Modric on 10-man list for FIFA best player award

Jul. 24, 2018 10:57 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — World Cup stars Kylian Mbappe and Luka Modric will lead the challenge against a decade-long dominance of FIFA's best player award by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Mbappe, the teenage star of France's World Cup-winning team, and Modric, the Croatia captain who was named the tournament's...