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US striker Daryl Dike out 2 months with muscle tear

Aug. 12, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — West Bromwich Albion striker Daryl Dike will be sidelined for at least two months after a scan confirmed a torn thigh muscle. The injury is a blow to the 22-year-old American's hopes of earning a roster spot with the United States at the World Cup,...

Lionel Messi misses cut for Ballon d’Or list of nominees

Aug. 12, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi was omitted from the 30-man list of nominees for the prestigious award on Friday for the first time since 2005. The Argentina great edged out Poland striker Robert Lewandowski for the Ballon d’Or last year but wasn't nominated this time...

Morocco fires coach Halilhodžić 3 months before World Cup

Aug. 11, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The coach who helped Morocco qualify for the World Cup was fired Thursday, barely three months before the start of the tournament in Qatar. The Moroccan soccer federation said the decision to fire Vahid Halilhodžić was because of disagreements in preparing...

More injury concerns for American forward Daryl Dike

Aug. 09, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — West Bromwich Albion's American forward Daryl Dike is facing another injury layoff at the English club, which could damage his chances of making the United States' World Cup team. The 22-year-old striker missed West Brom's 1-1 draw with Watford on...

Ex-Manchester United star Ryan Giggs starts assault trial

Aug. 08, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, adored by fans throughout a 24-year career, has a more sinister side to his character, prosecutors said Monday as he went on trial on charges of assault and use of coercive behavior against an ex-girlfriend. Prosecutor Peter...

Haaland shines for Man City, United loses under Ten Hag

Aug. 07, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Erik ten Hag pleaded for time after starting his Manchester United reign with a disappointing loss. Erling Haaland didn't need much time at all to show what kind of impact he will have at Manchester City. The two biggest offseason arrivals in Manchester had starkly...

Liverpool stumbles, Tottenham impresses in EPL openers

Aug. 06, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — While Liverpool made a stuttering start to the English Premier League, Tottenham showed it might be ready to take another step forward under Antonio Conte. Liverpool had to come from behind twice to salvage a 2-2 draw at promoted Fulham on Saturday, largely thanks to...

DC United signs Premier League veteran Benteke

Aug. 05, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — D.C. United have signed forward Christian Benteke on a permanent transfer from Crystal Palace. Benteke was signed through 2024 with a club option for 2025. He'll join the club once he obtains his visa and transfer papers. Benteke, 31, has...

US national team star Mewis out for season with knee injury

Aug. 05, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. national team midfielder Sam Mewis will miss the remainder of her season with the Kansas City Current because of what the club called “a long-standing progressive injury to her right leg” that occurred before she joined the team. The 29-year-old...

Arsenal opens EPL with 2-0 win at Crystal Palace

Aug. 05, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal's newcomers made an immediate impact as they opened the English Premier League by beating host Crystal Palace 2-0 on Friday. Left back Oleksandr Zinchenko set up the opening goal in the first half while striker Gabriel Jesus created a number of chances and...