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Pulisic to miss US Nations League games vs Canada, Cuba

Nov. 11, 2019 10:50 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Christian Pulisic will miss the United States' CONCACAF Nations League games against Canada and Cuba after leaving Chelsea's match against Crystal Palace with a hip injury. The 21-year-old attacker from Hershey, Pennsylvania, appeared to get hurt when he scored his fifth goal in...

AP Interview: Rossi back home in Spain for another comeback

Nov. 11, 2019 5:23 AM EST

VILLARREAL, Spain (AP) — Giuseppe Rossi is back home — in Spain. The American-born striker, originally from New Jersey and who played for the Italian national team before a series of injuries slowed his career, is back at Villarreal, the Spanish club where he thrived in his prime. "It's been a rough...

'That's crazy': Klopp's Liverpool surges ahead in title bid

Nov. 10, 2019 7:07 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Even Jürgen Klopp cannot quite believe Liverpool's lead over Manchester City this early in the season. "That's crazy, nine points," the Liverpool manager said. "You cannot imagine that something like this can happen." It's very real after Liverpool beat City 3-1 on Sunday...

Man City falls 9 points behind Liverpool after Anfield loss

Nov. 10, 2019 6:42 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Pep Guardiola approached the referee with a parting shot: "Thank you so much." The Manchester City manager's comment in earshot of the onfield camera was dripping with disdain. Regardless of later assurances to the media — "it was not sarcastic" — there was no...

Vardy fires Leicester to 2nd in EPL, Chelsea extends run

Nov. 9, 2019 2:38 PM EST

Could Leicester do it again? Even if another shock Premier League title isn't on the cards, the outsider which won in 2016 is firmly a part of English soccer's top four this season. Beating Arsenal 2-0 on Saturday leaves Leicester second, five points off leader Liverpool, and with a nine-point cushion to the...

Pulisic keeps up scoring run for Chelsea in win over Palace

Nov. 9, 2019 10:24 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — American midfielder Christian Pulisic scored his fifth goal in three Premier League games as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on Saturday. Palace's defense survived a Chelsea onslaught at Stamford Bridge in the first half — the Blues recording 11 shots to zero for Palace at the break....

Judge praises Kolasinac bravery as armed mugger jailed

Nov. 8, 2019 3:20 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — An armed mugger was jailed for 10 years on Friday after attempting to rob Arsenal soccer players Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac of luxury watches worth 200,000 pounds ($255,000). Harrow Crown Court in London heard that Ashley Smith and his accomplice did not count on Bosnia defender Kolasinac...

Sold-out Wembley set for record England women's soccer crowd

Nov. 8, 2019 2:29 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Returning to play at Wembley Stadium for a third time is a chance for England midfielder Jill Scott to reflect. But not so much on her experience five years ago against Germany. "I remember coming on," Scott said, "and missing a sitter." The 32-year-old Scott will instead use the return visit...

Villarreal to showcase its flair _ and ceramics _ in US

Nov. 8, 2019 8:07 AM EST

VILLARREAL, Spain (AP) — A short drive through the narrow streets of Villarreal can give you an idea about what matters most in this small city in eastern Spain. Only a few buildings stand out — the large ceramics factories that fuel the local economy and the iconic La Cerámica Stadium that is...

Steffen hurt and will miss US CONCACAF Nations League games

Nov. 7, 2019 10:40 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Zack Steffen is hurt and will miss the United States' CONCACAF Nations League games against Canada and Cuba. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Thursday the Fortuna Duesseldorf starter has left knee tendinitis. Nine Europe-based players were added to the training camp roster,...