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Neville's compassion for players shows new England culture

Jun. 15, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — In the celebratory moments after England advanced to the next round of the Women's World Cup, coach Phil Neville gently kissed the head of forward Fran Kirby in recognition of her personal journey. England's 1-0 victory over Argentina came on the 11th anniversary of Kirby's mother...

Teenager João Félix drawing comparisons to Ronaldo

Jun. 11, 2019 4:01 AM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — When João Félix first found himself in the same locker room as Cristiano Ronaldo, he said it felt like being in a video game. "It was weird. I had never seen him live, so close to me like that," the Portuguese teenage sensation said. "I told my friends later that it looked...

Sam Kerr and Australia look to open World Cup with a win

Jun. 9, 2019 2:15 AM EDT

Sam Kerr hopes there will be plenty reasons to flip for this Women's World Cup. But even if Australia's prolific scorer known for backflip celebrations doesn't find the back of the net, she'd happily take a trophy instead. "Every time I step on the field I want to score for my country, but to do it in a World Cup...

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win

May. 26, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match — 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final. Fans young and...

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for political reasons

May. 21, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

The choice of Baku as host of the Europa League final provided Arsenal with further grounds for discontent Tuesday when one of the team's most talented players pulled out of the game for political reasons. After holding lengthy talks with Arsenal, Henrikh Mkhitaryan said he would not be traveling to Azerbaijan...

UEFA launch women's soccer strategy plan ahead of World Cup

May. 17, 2019 6:21 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — With the World Cup looming and women's soccer gaining ground around Europe, UEFA launched a new five-year plan for the sport on Friday. The strategy document, Time for Action , sets out how the European soccer body aims to double the number of women and girls playing the game, and...

UEFA investigators send Manchester City case to judges

May. 16, 2019 5:58 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Manchester City's possible one-year ban from the Champions League is in the hands of a panel of independent judges. UEFA said Thursday its club finance investigators have sent the file on the Premier League champions to the judges, but the governing body did not publish the recommended...

Title addict Guardiola retains Premier League with Man City

May. 12, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — All the strain Pep Guardiola feels during the pursuit of titles becomes worthwhile when a winners' medal is placed around his neck. It happens a lot. Manchester City won its second straight Premier League trophy on Sunday, finishing one point ahead of Liverpool in a thrilling title...

Man City prolongs Liverpool drought by retaining EPL title

May. 12, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Earning 97 points is almost always enough to win the Premier League. Not for Liverpool, which had the misfortune of running up against a Manchester City team setting new standards of excellence. Only for 21 minutes during Sunday's season finale was the title in Liverpool's hands....

Key moments as City beats Liverpool to Premier League title

May. 12, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Manchester City came out on top in one of English soccer's most thrilling and high-quality title races, retaining the Premier League trophy for the first time after finishing a point clear of Liverpool on Sunday. Here's a look at the key moments in their gripping duel: PRESEASON...