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'It was breathtaking': Man City crushes Watford 8-0 in EPL

Sep. 21, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

With his team leading 5-0 after 18 minutes and threatening Premier League scoring records, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola sat with his arms folded in his dugout and might even have looked a little guilty. Whether it's in the FA Cup final or just a run-of-the mill league game, Watford just does not know how...

Man City falls just short of EPL record with 8-0 win

Sep. 21, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Bernardo Silva scored a hat trick as Manchester City thrashed Watford 8-0 on Saturday, falling one goal short of tying the record for the heaviest victory in Premier League history. There were also goals for David Silva, Sergio Aguero, Riyad Mahrez, Nicolas Otamendi and Kevin De...

63,000 attend Women's Super League opening weekend games

Sep. 8, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The opening weekend of the Women's Super League season attracted almost 63,000 fans across six games as England enjoyed an unprecedented increase in crowds, building on a surge in interest in women's soccer during the World Cup. The cumulative crowd was a 12-fold increase on the start of the...

England embraces rivalries, big venues for Women's WCup lift

Sep. 6, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — From her new home in Manchester, Jackie Groenen will gaze across to the nearby stands of Old Trafford visualizing the day she can play in the stadium. Groenen can dream big this year. Even before helping the Netherlands reach its first Women's World Cup final in July, Groenen had signed up as...

Tottenham throws away lead against Arsenal, unease persists

Sep. 1, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A wide-open north London derby fizzing with tension and littered with errors highlighted flaws that show why Arsenal and Tottenham are some way off from challenging for the Premier League title. A 2-2 draw allowed the neighbors, though, to take some comfort on Sunday heading into the...

Big wins for Liverpool, City; more woe for United, Chelsea

Aug. 31, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

A fourth straight win for Liverpool. Another big victory for Manchester City. More disappointment for Manchester United and Chelsea. Oh, and the usual dose of VAR controversy. Just a typical afternoon in this season's Premier League. By beating Burnley 3-0 on Saturday, Liverpool achieved a club-record 13th...

Man City, Spurs discover high bar for VAR on penalty calls

Aug. 25, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — With VAR in its third weekend in the Premier League, Manchester City and Tottenham now know just how high the threshold is for penalty calls to be overturned by video reviews. City was denied a penalty even when Bournemouth midfielder Jefferson Lerma stood on David Silva's foot. The champions...

VAR denies Man City again in latest wild match with Spurs

Aug. 17, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

Four months later, Manchester City was denied another crucial late goal against Tottenham by an intervention from the video assistant referee. Gabriel Jesus thought he scored the winner in the second minute of injury time in a wild English Premier League match at Etihad Stadium on Saturday when he curled home a...

Maguire's United routs Chelsea in EPL opener; Arsenal wins

Aug. 11, 2019 4:03 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United started its Premier League campaign with a morale-boosting 4-0 win over old rival Chelsea with the world's most expensive defender Harry Maguire impressing on his debut for the hosts. Maguire, who completed his 80 million pound ($97 million) transfer from...

Man U beats Chelsea 4-0 to ruin Lampard's EPL coaching debut

Aug. 11, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United beat Chelsea 4-0 to ruin Frank Lampard's debut as a Premier League coach in their season-opening game on Sunday. Marcus Rashford scored twice, Anthony Martial grabbed another and substitute Daniel James completed the rout on his debut, but it was also an...