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EPL sets high bar in European soccer, finances and glamor

Aug. 04, 2022 10:48 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The world’s richest soccer league starts a new season in England on Friday as the rest of Europe looks for ways to catch up. Off the field, the English Premier League is a commercial juggernaut with broadcasting deals worldwide fueling player transfers and wages...

Saudi-funded Newcastle on inexorable path to soccer's summit

Aug. 02, 2022 05:55 AM EDT

Kylian Mbappe has yet to join. There’s no sign of Lionel Messi becoming part of the “Toon Army,” either. Erling Haaland, meanwhile, has moved elsewhere in the Premier League. Turns out it’s way too soon for Newcastle, the club which all of a sudden has the richest owners in...

Lyon aiming for past glory under new American owner Textor

Aug. 01, 2022 07:29 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The last time Lyon won the French league title in 2008, the club's new American owner was celebrating a prize of his own. John Textor's visual effects company won an Academy Award for its groundbreaking work on the making of “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a...

Benzema looks to cap great season with 5th European title

May. 26, 2022 07:38 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The last time Karim Benzema was in a Champions League final, it was in a supporting role to Cristiano Ronaldo. He was just another forward on a Real Madrid team in which Ronaldo attracted most of the attention. It will be a lot different when Benzema...

Style clash: Klopp, Ancelotti take different path to the top

May. 26, 2022 05:02 AM EDT

One is a chest-beating, arm-waving, emotionally fuelled leader whose team’s high-energy style is in his own image. The other is unruffled, unflappable, so nonchalant he almost appears uncaring, transmitting calm all around him with his seen-it-all-done-it-all approach. ...

Salah on revenge mission in Champions League final

May. 25, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

Mohamed Salah could easily have given the kind of diplomatic answer trotted out by most soccer players. He just couldn’t. Was there a preference, Salah was asked minutes after Liverpool reached the Champions League final three weeks ago, over which team he faced in...

Madrid tries to forget Mbappé, focus on Champions League

May. 24, 2022 10:30 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid wants to quickly forget about Kylian Mbappé and turn its focus back on the Champions League final against Liverpool. Four days before the final in suburban Paris, Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti and his players tried their best to avoid talking about the...

Mbappé signs new 3-year PSG deal after rejecting Real Madrid

May. 21, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappé celebrated with fans at Parc des Princes then scored a hat trick after signing a new three-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday and turning down the chance again to join Real Madrid. Before PSG beat Metz 5-0 in its final home game,...

PSG player criticized for missing anti-homophobia day game

May. 17, 2022 14:58 PM EDT

A group fighting homophobia in soccer has called on the French league and Paris Saint-Germain to ask player Idrissa Gueye for an explanation after he missed a game last week amid reports that he refused to play because he did not want to wear a rainbow-colored number on the back of his jersey. ...

English soccer player Jake Daniels says he is gay

May. 16, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — English soccer player Jake Daniels said he is gay on Monday in a trailblazing moment for the European men's game. The 17-year-old forward made the announcement at the end of his first season as a professional player with second division club Blackpool. ...