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Former Chelsea forward Atsu rescued after Turkey earthquake

Feb. 07, 2023 18:33 PM EST

Former Chelsea and Newcastle forward Christian Atsu was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building following the deadly earthquake that struck Turkey, the Ghana Football Association said in a Twitter post Tuesday. The Ghana international plays for Turkish club Hatayspor. A club...

FA Cup dream over for Wrexham and its Hollywood owners

Feb. 07, 2023 17:30 PM EST

For Wrexham’s Hollywood owners, the sequel proved to be a heartbreaker. The Welsh soccer club owned by celebrities Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney lost its FA Cup replay with Sheffield United 3-1 on Tuesday, conceding two goals deep into stoppage time. A win for...

Leipzig defender Willi Orbán readies for stem-cell donation

Feb. 07, 2023 10:47 AM EST

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig defender Willi Orbán could miss a key game in his team's Bundesliga title challenge because he is taking time out to make a potentially life-saving donation of stem cells to a cancer patient. Leipzig said Tuesday that the Hungary international has...

Manchester City's problems mount for manager Pep Guardiola

Feb. 07, 2023 10:00 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Pep Guardiola had enough to worry about even before Manchester City became embroiled in probably the biggest Premier League scandal of all time. Off the field, City is facing accusations that the club breached a slew of financial regulations with its...

Timpson QB Bussey leads TSWA 2A all-state football team

Feb. 06, 2023 18:36 PM EST

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Timpson quarterback Terry Bussey is the offensive player of the year on the Blue Bell/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 2A all-state football team, while Shiner defensive back Dalton Brooks and Albany defensive back Wyatt Wyndam share defensive honors. ...

How Manchester City came to face Premier League charges

Feb. 06, 2023 13:47 PM EST

GENEVA (AP) — The English Premier League vs. Manchester City: a legal fixture for the ages. Soccer’s richest and most watched league challenged its defending champion on Monday with more than 100 charges of alleged financial wrongdoing and failures to cooperate with an...

Jesse Marsch fired by Leeds after nearly a year in charge

Feb. 06, 2023 13:35 PM EST

Jesse Marsch didn't get the chance to save Leeds from relegation again. The American coach was fired on Monday after nearly a year in charge of the English team, which looks set to be battling against relegation for the second straight season in the Premier League. ...

Man City accused of misleading Premier League over finances

Feb. 06, 2023 12:09 PM EST

Manchester City was accused by the Premier League on Monday of providing misleading information about its finances over a nine-year period when the club was attempting to establish itself as a force in English and European soccer following its takeover by Abu Dhabi’s ruling family. ...

Vinícius Júnior again targeted by racist insults in Spain

Feb. 06, 2023 06:31 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — The hate attacks against Vinícius Júnior continued in Spain over the weekend, with the Brazil forward again being targeted by racist insults in a league match. The Spanish league said Monday it will investigate the latest attacks after television images showed...

Premier League accuses Manchester City of numerous breaches of financial regulations between 2009-18

Feb. 06, 2023 05:37 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — Premier League accuses Manchester City of numerous breaches of financial regulations between 2009-18.