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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...

Liverpool's Diogo Jota, center, celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Patched-up Liverpool eases to statement win over Leicester

Nov. 22, 2020 4:28 PM EST

So much for Liverpool struggling under the weight of its growing injury list. Deprived of top scorer Mohamed Salah, captain Jordan Henderson and three-quarters of their first-choice defense, the champions still easily dealt with Leicester -- the team that came into the weekend in first place in the Premier League...

Leeds United's Rodrigo, center, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Leeds United and Manchester City at Elland Road in Leeds, England, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (Cath Ivill/Pool via AP)

Back in Premier League, Leeds turns to Jay-Z agency to grow

Nov. 21, 2020 10:04 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Back in the Premier League after a 16-year absence, Leeds is now being assisted by the sports and entertainment marketing agency founded by Jay-Z to grow the northern English club's brand and global appeal. “To watch the team on the pitch — it’s extraordinarily...

FILE - In this Oct 26, 2013 file photo, England's goalkeeping coach Ray Clemence poses for a photo during an event.  Ray Clemence, the former Liverpool, Tottenham and England goalkeeper, has died. He was 72. The Football Association confirmed the news Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 without giving a cause of death. (Leon Neal/PA via AP, File)

Ray Clemence, former Liverpool goalkeeping great, dies at 72

Nov. 15, 2020 1:55 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Ray Clemence, the former Liverpool, Tottenham and England goalkeeper, has died. He was 72. The Football Association confirmed the news Sunday. Clemence had been living with advanced prostate cancer since 2005. Clemence, one of the greatest English goalkeepers of his generation, won three...

FILE - Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates his goal against Atalanta during the Champions League, group D soccer match between Atalanta and Liverpool, at the Gewiss Stadium in Bergamo, Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Salah has tested positive for the coronavirus. The announcement was made by the Egyptian soccer association on Twitter, Friday, Nov. 13,  ahead of Saturday’s game against Togo. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah positive for coronavirus

Nov. 13, 2020 12:54 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soccer star and Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Egyptian soccer association said on Twitter on Friday, on the eve of the game against Togo. Salah, who has so far shown no symptoms of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus,...

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,...

Liverpool's Diogo Jota celebrates after he scores his sides second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and West Ham United at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP)

Man City, Chelsea, Liverpool win as normality returns to EPL

Oct. 31, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

On a day uncertainty reigned in England as the nation prepared to go back into lockdown, the Premier League returned to something resembling normality. Three of the teams expected to contend for the title — Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool — all picked up wins in back-to-back fixtures on...

Real Madrid's Federico Valverde celebrates after Real Madrid's Casemiro scored his side's second goal during the Champions League group B soccer match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and Real Madrid at the Borussia Park in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Champions League: Madrid in trouble despite late fightback

Oct. 27, 2020 7:41 PM EDT

With one point from its opening two games, Real Madrid is facing another fight to preserve its proud record of qualifying for the knockout stage in all of its seasons in the Champions League. It could have been a whole lot worse for the record 13-time European champions on Tuesday, though. Heading into the 87th...

FC Midtjylland's Pione Sisto, second right, celebrates scoring with teammates in the 3F Superliga match FC Midtjylland against OB at the MCH Arena in Herning, Denmark, Saturday Oct. 17, 2020. FC Midtjylland has been one of the poster teams for analytics in European soccer. Now the Danish club is about to find out how its data-driven and statistical approach fares in the Champions League after qualifying for the competition’s group stage for the first time.  (Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

Data-driven approach taking Midtjylland to heady heights

Oct. 19, 2020 5:00 AM EDT

They are among the poster boys for analytics in European soccer, a team that scores nearly half of its goals from set pieces and operates a “justice league” that has nothing to do with superheroes. Now, FC Midtjylland — an upstart that has already upended the Danish game in its 21-year...