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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.(AP Photo/Jon Super)

Liverpool fans already celebrating title after United win

Jan. 19, 2020 4:06 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — After providing the assist, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson wasn't going to miss out on joining the celebrations. Even if it meant racing the length of the field to slide into Mohamed Salah. By that time, on a freezing winter's evening on Merseyside, Salah was shirtless, torso...

Manchester City's goalkeeper Ederson, left, and Manchester City's John Stones react after Manchester City's Fernandinho scores an own goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Man City held by Palace as EPL's big teams drop points

Jan. 18, 2020 3:20 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — On a standout day for the Premier League's underdogs and English managers, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all dropped points Saturday. Pep Guardiola's Manchester City was held 2-2 by Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace, further boosting Liverpool's title hopes, after...

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford waits to restart after Manchester City scored their third goal of the game during the English League Cup semifinal first leg soccer match between Manchester United and Manchester City and at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery

Jan. 17, 2020 3:05 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A trip to Anfield is a journey into Manchester United's deepest anxieties. Liverpool is the club setting the standards which United tries to emulate while dreading replicating Liverpool's three decades of anguish to reach this point. When United plays the world and European champions on...

A Flybe flight departs from Manchester Airport, England, Monday Jan. 13, 2020. Britain's leaders are considering whether to support a rescue deal for the struggling regional airline Flybe, with discussions under way as to whether the carrier should receive tax relief on passenger duty levies. (Pete Byrne/PA via AP)

UK says it has struck deal to save troubled airline Flybe

Jan. 14, 2020 4:16 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Tuesday it had reached a deal to save the struggling regional airline Flybe. Though full financial details were not revealed, shareholders backed a plan to inject an undisclosed cash sum into the airline, whose network includes more than half of British domestic...

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates after scoring his side's sixth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Humble Aguero still the standard bearer for strikers in EPL

Jan. 13, 2020 7:12 AM EST

There’s a shelf above the television in his home in a plush area of northwest England where Sergio Aguero keeps the match balls — signed by all his teammates — from the hat tricks he has scored for Manchester City. He might have to put up another one soon. Make that 16 hat tricks for the...

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Aguero overtakes Henry as record EPL foreign scorer

Jan. 12, 2020 2:30 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has set the record for most English Premier League goals by a foreign player. Aguero moved to 177 career EPL goals after scoring a hat trick on Sunday for Man City in a 6-1 win at Aston Villa in his 255th league appearance. His second goal...

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero applauds to supporters at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Manchester City won the game 1-6. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Aguero record EPL foreign scorer, City routs Villa to go 2nd

Jan. 12, 2020 2:16 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick, set two records and lifted Manchester City back to second in the English Premier League on Sunday with a 6-1 rout at Aston Villa. City's Argentine striker is now the highest-scoring foreign player in EPL history with 177 goals from 255 games, overtaking...

Man City's women's coach to become NYC men's assistant

Jan. 9, 2020 1:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Cushing is moving to Major League Soccer as an assistant coach for New York City after six seasons as head coach of Manchester City's women's team. Both teams are owned by City Football Group. At Manchester City, Cushing won the 2016 Women's Super League and led the team to the...

Former Celtic manager Deila hired as New York City coach

Jan. 6, 2020 1:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Glasgow Celtic manager Ronny Deila was hired Monday as the fourth coach in six seasons for Major League Soccer's New York City team. Delia replaced Domènec Torrent, who left in November following the season-ending loss to Toronto in the Eastern Conference semifinals. A former...

This is an undated handout photo issued by  Greater Manchester Police (GMP) on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 of Reynhard Sinaga.  A man described as “the most prolific rapist in British legal history” has been sentenced to life in prison with a possible release after 30 years following his conviction for sexual offenses against 48 men. (GMP via AP)

UK's most prolific rapist targeted men, gets life in prison

Jan. 6, 2020 9:34 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A man described as “the most prolific rapist in British legal history” has been sentenced to life in prison with a possible release after 30 years following his conviction for sexual offenses against 48 men. Authorities said the evidence against 36-year-old Reynhard Sinaga...