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League Cup: Man City, Liverpool ease through; Everton out

Sep. 21, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

Bidding to win the English League Cup for a fifth straight season, Manchester City’s players fell behind during a game in the competition for the first time in nearly four years on Tuesday. They immediately put that right. City responded to...

Pulisic among UK-based who could miss US qualifier at Panama

Sep. 17, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

The British government is keeping Panama on its red list, which means the United States may have to play without star Christian Pulisic and several other U.K.-based players for its World Cup qualifier at the Central American nation on Oct. 10. The U.S. plays at Panama...

Guardiola defends his plea for 'more fans' at Man City game

Sep. 17, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

For Pep Guardiola, it was a rallying cry ahead of what he expects to be a tough game. For some Manchester City supporters, it was an ill-timed comment that questioned the loyalty of the club’s fan base. A clash has broken out between City’s...

Viva Ronaldo: Cristiano's 2 goals on glorious United return

Sep. 11, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The leap, swivel and landing with outstretched arms were roared on by the Old Trafford crowd. If anyone missed it the first time on Saturday — and it’s hard to imagine when so many eyes were transfixed on Cristiano Ronaldo — they got...

CONMEBOL, Klopp and Nagelsmann decry biennial World Cup push

Sep. 10, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — South American football's governing body joined Europe in opposing FIFA's push for World Cups every two years, while leading coaches Jürgen Klopp and Julian Nagelsmann also voiced concerns on Friday. CONMEBOL's resistance to doubling the frequency of...

Pressure mounts on US after 2 draws in World Cup qualifying

Sep. 06, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Players walked off the field dejected. Nervous American fans are in an uproar. No, this wasn't four years ago. This is the here and now for the U.S. soccer team, which has just two points after its first two World Cup qualifiers, three injured...

McKennie sent back to Italy after violating US team rules

Sep. 06, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Midfielder Weston McKennie is being sent back to Italy and will miss his second straight World Cup qualifier after breaking U.S. team COVID-19 protocols. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter made the announcement Monday, a day after the U.S. and Canada...

Pulisic uncertain for World Cup qualifier vs Canada

Sep. 05, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Winning home games is the key to World Cup qualifying, and the Americans go into Sunday night's match against visiting Canada uncertain whether star attacker Christian Pulisic will be available and knowing No. 1 goalkeeper Zack Steffen remains out. ...

Pulisic, Steffen to miss US qualifying opener at El Salvador

Sep. 01, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Star attacker Christian Pulisic and goalkeeper Zack Steffen will miss the Americans' opening World Cup qualifier at El Salvador on Thursday night, two major absences as the United States tries to rebound from its failure to qualify for the 2018 tournament. ...

Carter-Vickers, Palmer-Brown, Gioacchini loaned to new teams

Sep. 01, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

American defenders Cameron Carter-Vickers and Erik Palmer-Brown, and forward Nicholas Gioacchini were loaned before Europe's summer transfer window closed. Carter-Vickers was sent to Scotland's Glasgow Celtic from England's Tottenham Hotspur on a season-long loan Tuesday....