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Sluggish Tottenham under scrutiny after 3 straight losses

Sep. 20, 2018 6:14 AM EDT

Tottenham had more players in the World Cup semifinals than any other team. It also was the only Premier League club to not sign anyone in the European transfer window. As Mauricio Pochettino's sluggish side stumbles in the first busy period of the season, those factors might be starting to show. Tottenham has...

Hazard inspires Chelsea recovery, shows what team could miss

Sep. 17, 2018 8:06 AM EDT

Chelsea should be savoring Eden Hazard's talents while he is still with the team. As the winger's contract winds down, his future at Stamford Bridge appears more uncertain. Even as manager Maurizio Sarri talks up the contribution of a player, in his prime at 27, who has shown no public indication that he will...

Liverpool exploits Tottenham's World Cup fatigue for 5th win

Sep. 15, 2018 5:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool can cope without Mohamed Salah scoring. Not so Tottenham when a lethargic Harry Kane is misfiring. Chasing a first English title since 1990, Liverpool swept to a fifth successive win at the start of the Premier League on Saturday with goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto...

Chelsea, Liverpool maintain EPL perfection after 5 games

Sep. 15, 2018 4:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The foundations are being laid for one of the English Premier League's most exhilarating and competitive title races. For the first time since the league's inception 26 years ago, two teams — Chelsea and Liverpool — have a 100 percent winning record after five matches. Eden...

No rest for Son after grueling summer of soccer

Sep. 13, 2018 9:03 AM EDT

A grueling summer of soccer for Son Heung-min took in the World Cup in Russia, a preseason tour to the United States, then the Asian Games in Indonesia where he played six games in 18 days in stifling conditions. The South Korea superstar returned to Tottenham on Wednesday with a gold medal, an exemption from...

Mourinho enters calm spell as Man United wins 2-0 at Burnley

Sep. 2, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After the furore that followed straight Premier League defeats for Manchester United, Jose Mourinho's team produced a routine 2-0 victory over Burnley on Sunday. Romelu Lukaku's first-half double put United in control before the second half briefly took a dramatic turn when Burnley goalkeeper...

Mourinho references German philosopher in retort to critics

Aug. 31, 2018 9:58 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Jose Mourinho took to channeling the musings of a famous German philosopher on Friday to remind critics he is still the "special one." The Manchester United manager is under scrutiny after his team's back-to-back losses in the Premier League, which have come after an offseason in...

European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues

Aug. 30, 2018 4:52 PM EDT

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ___ ENGLAND The pressure on Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will ratchet up if the team loses at Burnley on Sunday for a third straight defeat in the Premier League. United has lost to Brighton and Tottenham in its last two games —...

Ronaldo's Juventus drawn with Man United in Champions League

Aug. 30, 2018 4:04 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the storied teams were drawn together at the Champions League group stage on Thursday. After winning four titles at Real Madrid, and one with United, Ronaldo aims to end Juventus' 23-year wait...

US and Sounders striker Clint Dempsey retires from soccer

Aug. 29, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — All Clint Dempsey ever wanted to do was score goals and go fishing. He'll have plenty of time to do the latter after deciding his goal-scoring days are over. In true Dempsey fashion, he's stepping away from soccer on his own terms, with minimal fanfare on his own part but amid a swell of...