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'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...

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...

EPL title contenders Liverpool and City leave it late to win

Nov. 2, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

Manchester City left it late to win. Liverpool left it even later. The two teams leading the English Premier League each staged late comebacks to win 2-1 against unfavored opponents on Saturday. The gap between leader Liverpool and second-placed City stayed at six points, but only after some late drama. For City,...

Arsenal captain Xhaka enraged; Liverpool beats Tottenham

Oct. 27, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal and Tottenham scored early before it all started to unravel for the north London clubs in the Premier League on Sunday. Arsenal established a two-goal lead over Crystal Palace before capitulating, conceding twice and seeing its captain appearing to storm off in anger in a 2-2 draw....

Leicester ties biggest EPL win with 9-0 rout of Southampton

Oct. 25, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester scored five first-half goals and another four after the break to destroy 10-man Southampton 9-0 on Friday and tie the biggest win in Premier League history. Manchester United beat Ipswich by the same score in 1995, three years after the English top tier was rebranded....

Real Madrid, Tottenham get vital wins in Champions League

Oct. 22, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

Just when some of Europe's top teams risked failing to advance from their Champions League groups, they steadied the ship. Real Madrid and Tottenham both earned their first European wins of the season Tuesday against overmatched opponents — but in very different style. Real had to work hard to win 1-0...

Liverpool drops first points in 1-1 draw at Man United

Oct. 20, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Dropping points doesn't seem so frustrating this time for Manchester United. Even against Liverpool. While holding on to inflict Liverpool's first loss of the season was beyond this patched-up United squad, a 1-1 draw still ended the Premier League leader's perfect start on...

Knife suspect detained under UK's Mental Health Act

Oct. 12, 2019 7:20 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police said Saturday that a man who allegedly lunged at shoppers with a knife at a northwestern England mall has been detained under the Mental Health Act. Five people were hurt during the attack Friday at the Arndale Centre in Manchester. Thee of the injured needed hospital treatment but...

Police arrest UK stabbing suspect on suspicion of terrorism

Oct. 11, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A man wielding a large knife who allegedly lunged at shoppers and chased unarmed police in a northwestern England mall was arrested Friday on suspicion of terrorism. Five people were hurt, three of whom needed hospital treatment for stab wounds, and the 41-year-old suspect was detained....