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AP Source: Rangnick talks with Man United over manager's job

Nov. 25, 2021 17:17 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United has turned to renowned German coach Ralf Rangnick about rescuing the team's season by taking temporary charge. No final agreement has been reached but discussions with United are ongoing about the former Leipzig coach leaving...

Liverpool, Ajax cruise into Champions League knockout rounds

Nov. 03, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Liverpool and Ajax extended their perfect winning records in the Champions League on Wednesday to advance into the round of 16 — which is starting to take a 1970s throwback look. Liverpool cruised past Atlético Madrid 2-0 at Anfield and Ajax hit 10-man...

Denmark on brink, Kane on streak in WCup qualifying

Oct. 06, 2021 07:56 AM EDT

European countries resume their qualifying campaigns for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this week. Here are some things to look out for: COPING WITHOUT ERIKSEN Christian Eriksen’s future in soccer is still unknown following his...

Germany: Jewish group condemns singer's treatment at hotel

Oct. 05, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A leading Jewish group in Germany said Tuesday it was shocked by a German-Israeli singer's report of being turned away from a hotel in the eastern German city of Leipzig because he was wearing a Star of David pendant. Singer Gil Ofarim, who lives in...

Union condemns German police violence toward journalists

Sep. 20, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German Journalists Association on Monday condemned attacks by police against reporters covering a far-left protest in the eastern city of Leipzig on Saturday. The union, known by its German acronym DJV, said at least three journalists were physically...