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Basaksehir's Aziz Behich scores his side's first goal during the Champions League Group H soccer match between Manchester United and Istanbul Basaksehir at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

Man United unable to fully restore systems after cyberattack

Nov. 26, 2020 4:51 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United has been unable to fully restore its computer systems a week after being targeted in a cyberattack. The Premier League club's staff still did not have access to email on Thursday night, and some other functions were also unavailable. “Following the recent...

Players in action during the Champions League group D soccer match between Liverpool and Atalanta at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Jon Super, Pool)

Only half of EPL clubs allowed fans when restrictions eased

Nov. 26, 2020 12:50 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Only half of the Premier League stadiums — mainly in London — will be allowed the return of some fans when coronavirus restrictions are relaxed next week, according to new government measures announced Thursday. Another 10 top division clubs are in areas classified as the...

Woman who bounced among foster homes named Rhodes Scholar

Nov. 25, 2020 1:15 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who as a child bounced among foster homes and often slept on the couches of friends in Missouri has been named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar. Mackenzie Fierceton, 23, is one of just 32 U.S. college students awarded a four-year scholarship for graduate studies at the University of Oxford in...

Tottenham's manager Jose Mourinho, left, cheers Tottenham's Son Heung-min during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (Neil Hall/Pool via AP)

Tottenham top after beating Man City, Villa fades in EPL

Nov. 21, 2020 5:38 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — With his team top of the English Premier League, Jose Mourinho enjoyed bragging rights over Pep Guardiola in their longstanding rivalry as Tottenham beat Manchester City 2-0 on Saturday. Chelsea moved up to second while Aston Villa's strong early form continued to fade. A typical Guardiola...

Manchester United and Arsenal players take part in a minute of silence as a soldier at left lays a wreath during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Arsenal at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. (Shaun Botterill/Pool via AP)

Manchester United announces cyber attack, systems shut down

Nov. 20, 2020 5:56 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Cyber criminals have attacked Manchester United's systems, the English Premier League club said on Friday. The northwest English club said it was confident “critical systems” required for matches to be staged at Old Trafford are secure, ensuring the team can host...

United States' Giovanni Reyna instructs his teammates during the international friendly soccer match between Wales and USA at Liberty stadium in Swansea, Wales, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Reyna follows dad, mom, among 6 debuts as US ties Wales 0-0

Nov. 12, 2020 7:29 PM EST

Gio Reyna walked onto the field for his U.S. national team debut, just like mom Danielle in 1993, just like dad Claudio in 1994. “I wasn’t too nervous, to be honest,” Gio said. “I was just happy. I’m sure it’s a moment I’ll remember forever.” On the day...

Manchester City's goalkeeper Zack Steffen warms up ahead of the English League Cup third round soccer match between Manchester City and Bournemouth at the City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, England, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020.(Laurence Griffiths/Pool via AP)

Steffen US No 1 keeper despite lack of Man City playing time

Nov. 12, 2020 2:02 AM EST

Zack Steffen figures to make a rare appearance in goal Thursday when the United States plays Wales in Swansea. The 25-year-old is the top American goalkeeper but has played two matches since December, missing the second half of last season with a knee injury while on loan to Fortuna Düsseldorf and then...

Leicester's Jamie Vardy scores his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, Pool)

Leicester ends on top after weekend of changing EPL leaders

Nov. 8, 2020 6:04 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — With a trio of unfamiliar leaders, what lightheartedly became “Stop The Count” weekend in the Premier League ended with Leicester on top. Teams and disbelieving fans were riffing off President Donald Trump's post-election demand — starting Friday when...

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates after the end of the Champions League, group D soccer match between Atalanta and Liverpool, at the Gewiss Stadium in Bergamo, Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Liverpool won the game 5-0. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Liverpool routs Atalanta; Real Madrid and Bayern Munich win

Nov. 3, 2020 6:37 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Jürgen Klopp has made no secret of his admiration for Atalanta’s all-out attacking game. Perhaps because it’s similar to the way his Liverpool squad pours forward with speed and precision, often overwhelming its opponents. In the first-ever meeting between the two teams,...

Dortmund's Giovanni Reyna, right, and Zenit's Wilmar Barrios, left, challenge for the ball during the Champions League group F soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Zenit Saint Petersburg in Dortmund, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (Bernd Thissen/Pool via AP)

Gio Reyna among 10 players who could make US debuts at Wales

Nov. 3, 2020 2:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Reyna could make his U.S. debut next week on the eve of his 18th birthday. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder, a son of former U.S. captain Claudio Reyna, is among 10 players on the youthful 24-man American roster who could debut in an exhibition against Wales at Swansea on Nov. 12. The...