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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...

American defender Richards loaned to Hoffenheim by Bayern

Aug. 31, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

American Chris Richards agreed Tuesday to a new contract with Bayern Munich that runs until 2025, and the 21-year-old defender was loaned to Hoffenheim for the rest of the 2021-22 season. Richards, who is from Birmingham, Alabama, joined Bayern Munich from the academy of...

Gerd Müller, 'the best striker in history,' dies at 75

Aug. 15, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Gerd Müller, the Bayern Munich and former West Germany soccer great known as “Der Bomber” for his scoring prowess, has died. He was 75. The Bavarian club announced his death on Sunday, with club president Herbert Hainer saying it was “a sad, dark...

Canada's Davies hurts ankle, to miss CONCACAF Gold Cup

Jul. 10, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Canadian star Alphonso Davies will miss the CONCACAF Gold Cup because of an ankle injury. The Canadian Soccer Association said the 20-year Bayern Munich defender was hurt during training Wednesday and returned to Germany on Friday for a medical...

American coach Jesse Marsch proud to take over at Leipzig

Jul. 09, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Americans are taking their coaching expertise to the Bundesliga. New Leipzig coach Jesse Marsch became the second American in charge of a team in Germany’s top soccer division after Stuttgart's Pellegrino Matarazzo. “The best way...

Belgium edges Portugal, reaches quarterfinals at Euro 2020

Jun. 27, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Belgium stopped Cristiano Ronaldo on one end, and had just enough attacking power on the other. The top-ranked Belgians held Ronaldo scoreless Sunday and held onto a first-half lead to beat Portugal 1-0 and advance to the quarterfinals of the...

Subs give Italy 2-1 win over Austria, spot in Euro 2020 QFs

Jun. 26, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — With three exquisite touches of control, technique and finishing, Federico Chiesa ended 95 minutes of Italian frustration. This record-breaking team is off to the quarterfinals of the European Championship with a defense that finally allowed a goal after...

Long flights frustrate some teams at sprawling Euro 2020

Jun. 25, 2021 09:53 AM EDT

A sprawling European Championship like no other is racking up air miles like never before. Some teams at Euro 2020, which is being held in various countries, have played most or all their games so far at home. Others are flying from one end of the continent to the other...

Strikers search for goals, wing backs shine at Euro 2020

Jun. 24, 2021 06:21 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kylian Mbappé scored the most goals in France last season, and Harry Kane did likewise in the Premier League. It’s not just the fact that neither Paris Saint-Germain nor Tottenham won their leagues that links them. Nor the fact that both strikers are...

Hungary fans bemused by rainbow-flag reception in Munich

Jun. 23, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — Rainbow flags outnumbered German flags when soccer fans arrived for a European Championship game in Munich on Wednesday. Supporters were met at the exit of the Fröttmaning subway station by a host of volunteers from groups including Amnesty International,...