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Manchester City, Leyton Orient report new COVID-19 cases

Sep. 21, 2020 10:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The fourth-division team scheduled to host Tottenham in a League Cup match reported several coronavirus cases among its players Monday, and a Manchester City player also tested positive. Leyton Orient closed its stadium and training grounds after “a number of our first-team...

Germany's Ilkay Gundogan, center, runs with the ball past Spain's Thiago Alcantara, left, and Spain's Fabian Ruiz during their UEFA Nations League soccer match at the Mercedes-Benz Arena stadium in Stuttgart, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Gundogan the latest Man City player to contract coronavirus

Sep. 21, 2020 6:15 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ilkay Gundogan has become the latest Manchester City player to test positive for the coronavirus. The Premier League club gave no details of Gundogan's condition on Monday, only saying he would be self isolating for 10 days based on government protocols. “Everyone at the...

Courage and Pride play to scoreless draw in NWSL fall series

Sep. 19, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

CARY. N.C. (AP) — Goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris had four saves and the Orlando Pride, playing their first game in nearly a year, played to a scoreless draw with the North Carolina Courage in the National Women's Soccer League on Saturday. Orlando did not play in the NWSL's Challenge Cup tournament in Utah this...

FILE - In this July 7, 2019, file photo, United States' Alex Morgan controls the ball during the Women's World Cup final soccer match against The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France. Tottenham secured the biggest signing yet in a summer of high-profile acquisitions in the Women’s Super League by bringing in United States striker Alex Morgan on a one-season deal. The 31-year-old Morgan will play in England for the first time and moves four months after giving birth to her first child. (AP Photo/David Vincent, File)

Alex Morgan joins influx of top Americans in English league

Sep. 12, 2020 2:02 PM EDT

Alex Morgan once famously celebrated a goal against England by pretending to sip a cup of tea. Now she’ll get to try out the English way of life for real. “Shall we get the teabags in?" read a post on the official Twitter account of the England Women's team after Tottenham announced the signing of...

American stars Heath, Press join Man United Women in England

Sep. 9, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tobin Heath and Christen Press became the latest high-profile American arrivals in the Women's Super League after signing for Manchester United on Wednesday. United joined local rival Manchester City in bringing two members of the U.S. national team to England's top league for...

FILE - In this Sunday, June 23, 2019 file photo, Colombia's James Rodriguez gives a thumbs up before a Copa America Group B soccer match against Paraguay at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil. James Rodriguez joined Premier League club Everton on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 in an attempt to revive a career that faltered at Real Madrid. Signed by the Spanish giants after capturing world football with a stunning goal for Colombia at the 2014 World Cup, Rodriguez couldn’t match those highs in Madrid. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, file)

PREMIER LEAGUE 2020-21: Rodriguez, Havertz among signings

Sep. 9, 2020 11:01 AM EDT

A look at some of the most high-profile new signings across the Premier League ahead of the new season starting Saturday: JAMES RODRIGUEZ (Everton) The fact the Colombia playmaker is still best known for that incredible volley he scored at the 2014 World Cup signals two things: that it was a strike of the highest...

FILE - In this Sunday, May 31, 2020, substitutes for Borussia Dortmund, wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, look on from the stands during the German Bundesliga soccer match between SC Paderborn 07 and Borussia Dortmund at Benteler Arena in Paderborn, Germany. The German Bundesliga will keep five substitutions for the 2020-21 season because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 36 clubs in the top two German men’s soccer leagues voted at a German Football League meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 to continue the rule for next season. (Lars Baron/Pool via AP, file)

The Latest: Spanish league hopes for fan return in February

Sep. 7, 2020 10:45 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Spanish league president Javier Tebas says he expects fans back in the country’s soccer stadiums by next February if vaccine trials are successful. Tebas says the decision on fans attending games ultimately belongs to...

Spain's Ansu Fati is airborne as he attempts to control the ball during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Spain and Ukraine at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Nations League: Record-breaker Fati stars in Spain rebuild

Sep. 6, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

Its youngest-ever scorer and two goals from a captain twice his age. Spain couldn't ask for more from its rebuild. The 17-year-old Barcelona forward Ansu Fati scored in Sunday's 4-0 Nations League win over Ukraine and won a penalty for 34-year-old Sergio Ramos too as an influx of young talent blended well with...

France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates his goal during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Sweden and France at Friends Arena, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Stockholm, Sweden. (Christine Olsson/TT via AP)

Mbappé, Sterling rediscover scoring touch in Nations League

Sep. 5, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

Kylian Mbappé and Raheem Sterling have started their new seasons a lot better than they finished their last. With an individual goal that combined fortune and inspired impudence, Mbappé earned France a 1-0 win at Sweden in the Nations League on Saturday. Earlier, Sterling converted a penalty in...

US star Mewis makes winning start in Women's Super League

Sep. 5, 2020 11:56 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — United States midfielder Sam Mewis had a winning start for Manchester City in the Women’s Super League as the competition got underway in England on Saturday. Mewis played the full game — and almost scored in second-half injury time — in City’s 2-0...