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City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

Feb. 16, 2019 3:09 PM EST

Manchester City broke through Newport's stubborn defense in the second half to beat the fourth-tier side 4-1 in the FA Cup on Saturday, although the result wasn't as straightforward as the scoreline suggested. Newport's hopes of an epic fifth-round upset were still intact when Padraig Amond pulled a goal back to...

Sarri state: Humbling loss endangers Chelsea coach's future

Feb. 11, 2019 9:56 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The squad has been publicly undermined. There's been grumbling about the lack of contact from the owner. And the team was just handed its biggest loss in 28 years. Maurizio Sarri's reign at Chelsea already looks like it's approaching the end, and he's not even completed a season. "My job,"...

Chelsea routed 6-0 by Man City for biggest loss in 28 years

Feb. 10, 2019 4:49 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chelsea was handed its heaviest loss in 28 years on Sunday when Manchester City routed Maurizio Sarri's side 6-0 in the Premier League. The meeting of the last two champions was a complete mismatch as Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick for the second successive weekend. City...

Aguero, City humiliate Chelsea _ and referee joins in japes

Feb. 10, 2019 4:38 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Sergio Aguero is scoring for fun, and even referee Mike Dean got in on the japes. Only Chelsea had nothing to smile about after a 6-0 humiliation at Manchester City. Scoring a hat trick for a second successive Sunday in the Premier League meant Aguero was owed another match ball. Not that...

UK police probing damage to Jewish cemetery as hate crime

Feb. 10, 2019 11:29 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Police in northwestern England say they are investigating vandalism at a Jewish cemetery as a hate crime. The Greater Manchester Police department says parts of the Jewish cemetery in Whitefield were damaged on Friday or Saturday. The force says a prominent headstone was damaged, windows and...

From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82

Feb. 8, 2019 12:58 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Albert Finney, one of the most respected and versatile actors of his generation and the star of films as diverse as "Tom Jones" and "Skyfall," has died. He was 82. From his early days as a strikingly handsome and magnetic screen presence to his closing acts as a brilliant character actor,...

American Airlines pilot arrested, suspected of being drunk

Feb. 8, 2019 9:56 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Police say an American Airlines pilot has been arrested at Britain's Manchester Airport on suspicion of being drunk. The Greater Manchester Police force said Friday that police "received a report that an airline pilot may have been under the influence of alcohol" at the airport in...

Liverpool held by West Ham as title challenge falters again

Feb. 4, 2019 9:01 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — With points dropped for the second consecutive game and a title challenge getting jittery, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp is keen to transmit serenity. After all, Liverpool is still top of the English Premier League by three points despite being held 1-1 by West Ham on Monday after also...

Title-chasing Man City beats Arsenal, helping United go 5th

Feb. 3, 2019 3:42 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — As hat tricks go, Sergio Aguero's 14th for Manchester City was unconventionally perfect. It involved three different methods of scoring against Arsenal: A header, a right-footed tap-in and, finally, a nudge with the left arm. "I honestly thought it was my chest," Aguero said after City's 3-1...

Aguero hat trick leads Man City to 3-1 victory over Arsenal

Feb. 3, 2019 1:46 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sergio Aguero scored his 10th Premier League hat trick on Sunday to lead Manchester City to a 3-1 victory over Arsenal and close the gap on leader Liverpool to two points. It was an unconventional treble for the striker, using his head, right foot — and left arm. Having...