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Lampard unfazed by new-look Chelsea's tough start to season

Aug. 16, 2019 10:13 AM EDT

As the club's record scorer and one of its greatest and most popular players, Frank Lampard was always going to be given plenty of goodwill and leeway in his first few months as Chelsea manager. Less than a week into the new English season, it seems like he'll need it. Two losses in four days — one,...

UEFA postpones Champions League talks as clubs, leagues row

Aug. 15, 2019 10:11 AM EDT

Changes to the Champions League are unlikely to be decided this year after UEFA on Thursday called off joint talks with the heads of European clubs and leagues who have spent months arguing over a potential radical overhaul of the formats of European competitions. European Club Association chairman Andrea...

Liverpool beats Chelsea on penalties to lift Super Cup

Aug. 14, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Adrian may never play more than a smattering of games for Liverpool, but he'll be remembered for his "crazy week." The backup goalkeeper turned penalty hero with a save on the final kick of the shootout as Liverpool beat Chelsea to win the Super Cup and kick off a new European season. After...

Maguire's United routs Chelsea in EPL opener; Arsenal wins

Aug. 11, 2019 4:03 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United started its Premier League campaign with a morale-boosting 4-0 win over old rival Chelsea with the world's most expensive defender Harry Maguire impressing on his debut for the hosts. Maguire, who completed his 80 million pound ($97 million) transfer from...

Man U beats Chelsea 4-0 to ruin Lampard's EPL coaching debut

Aug. 11, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United beat Chelsea 4-0 to ruin Frank Lampard's debut as a Premier League coach in their season-opening game on Sunday. Marcus Rashford scored twice, Anthony Martial grabbed another and substitute Daniel James completed the rout on his debut, but it was also an...

Wayne Rooney returning to England from DC to play for Derby

Aug. 6, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

DERBY, England (AP) — Wayne Rooney will be leaving Major League Soccer after less than two seasons to return to play in England and be closer to his family. The 33-year-old former England captain will remain at D.C. United until the end of the season before joining second-tier Championship team Derby...

AP Source: Man United to pay $97M for defender Maguire

Aug. 2, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United is set to break the world transfer record for a defender after agreeing to pay 80 million pounds ($97 million) to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because...

Pulisic scores 1st 2 goals in Chelsea uniform

Jul. 31, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

American midfielder Christian Pulisic scored his first two goals in a Chelsea uniform and drew a foul that led to a penalty kick in a 5-3 exhibition victory at Red Bull Salzburg in Austria on Wednesday night. The 20-year-old from Hershey, Pennsylvania, scored in the 20th and 28th minutes. After Pulisic was...

NBC heading to England for start of Premier League season

Jul. 31, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

For the third straight year, NBC's Premier League broadcast crew will be in England for the start of the season. The network announced plans Wednesday for the opening weekend for its seventh season, featuring on-site coverage from three stadiums from Aug. 9-11 as well as showing off its synergy with Britain's Sky...

Anfield's next expansion may be larger than 1st planned

Jul. 24, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The next proposed expansion of Anfield may be more substantial than initially envisioned. Capacity at Liverpool's stadium rose by about 8,500 to approximately 54,000 with the opening of a new Main Stand for the 2016-17 season. Chief executive Peter Moore, during an interview Wednesday at...