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FILE - In this Sunday, June 23, 2019 file photo, Colombia's James Rodriguez gives a thumbs up before a Copa America Group B soccer match against Paraguay at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil. James Rodriguez joined Premier League club Everton on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 in an attempt to revive a career that faltered at Real Madrid. Signed by the Spanish giants after capturing world football with a stunning goal for Colombia at the 2014 World Cup, Rodriguez couldn’t match those highs in Madrid. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, file)

PREMIER LEAGUE 2020-21: Rodriguez, Havertz among signings

Sep. 9, 2020 11:01 AM EDT

A look at some of the most high-profile new signings across the Premier League ahead of the new season starting Saturday: JAMES RODRIGUEZ (Everton) The fact the Colombia playmaker is still best known for that incredible volley he scored at the 2014 World Cup signals two things: that it was a strike of the highest...

FILE - In this Sunday, May 31, 2020, substitutes for Borussia Dortmund, wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, look on from the stands during the German Bundesliga soccer match between SC Paderborn 07 and Borussia Dortmund at Benteler Arena in Paderborn, Germany. The German Bundesliga will keep five substitutions for the 2020-21 season because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 36 clubs in the top two German men’s soccer leagues voted at a German Football League meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 to continue the rule for next season. (Lars Baron/Pool via AP, file)

The Latest: Spanish league hopes for fan return in February

Sep. 7, 2020 10:45 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Spanish league president Javier Tebas says he expects fans back in the country’s soccer stadiums by next February if vaccine trials are successful. Tebas says the decision on fans attending games ultimately belongs to...

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp, left, celebrates following the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Liverpool are champions of the EPL for the season 2019-2020. The trophy is presented at the teams last home game of the season. Liverpool won the match against Chelsea 5-3. (Laurence Griffiths, Pool via AP)

Liverpool opens title defense against promoted Leeds

Aug. 20, 2020 6:03 AM EDT

Leeds' first game in the Premier League in 16 years couldn't be tougher: a trip to champion Liverpool. The schedule for the new season was released on Thursday, with Manchester City and Manchester United not playing on the opening weekend to give them more rest after their involvement in European competition this...

Manchester United's manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gestures during the Europa League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Manchester United and LASK at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

Man United's Solskjaer faces old teammate in Europa League

Aug. 9, 2020 9:08 AM EDT

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The Europa League will set up a reunion for Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as he takes on an old friend in the quarterfinals. When Solskjaer's team faces Copenhagen in Cologne on Monday, the opposing coach will be his old Norway teammate Stale Solbakken. ...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 file photo, Olympiakos' head coach Pedro Martins smiles during a news conference in Piraeus port, near Athens. Olympiakos coach Pedro Martins heads to England for the Europa League meeting with Wolverhampton keen to manage in the Premier League one day. On the final night of action before the suspension of UEFA competitions, Olympiakos drew 1-1 with Wolves in Athens on March 12. Almost 150 days later, their Europa League last-16 second leg will finally be played on Thursday Aug. 6, 2020 in central England. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)

AP Interview: Martins is Portugal's latest coaching success

Aug. 5, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

Fresh from winning the Greek league with Olympiakos, Pedro Martins looks around the world with pride at the achievements of his fellow Portuguese coaches. Lockdown provided a rare chance to catch up with many of them at length. “This pandemic creates something special with this problem — we have...

Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Manchester United at the King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England, Sunday, July 26, 2020. (Oli Scarff/Pool via AP)

United, Chelsea into CL; Bournemouth, Watford down from EPL

Jul. 26, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

Manchester United and Chelsea qualified for the Champions League at the expense of Leicester on a frantic final day of the Premier League season on Sunday, while Bournemouth and Watford were relegated to end five-year stays in the top flight. United won 2-0 at Leicester through goals by Bruno Fernandes and Jesse...

Leicester's Jamie Vardy walks on the pitch during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, Sunday, July 19, 2020. (Michael Regan/Pool Photo via AP)

MATCHDAY: Final day of Premier League; Juve can seal title

Jul. 26, 2020 3:46 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Sunday: ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE It's the last day of the season and plenty is still at stake: Champions League and Europa League qualification, the final two relegation places, and the Golden Boot scoring trophy. Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester...

Manchester United's Paul Pogba runs during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and West Ham at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Cath Ivill/Pool via AP)

Premier League reaches climax with plenty still at stake

Jul. 24, 2020 8:43 AM EDT

The longest season in the history of England's top soccer division comes to an end on Sunday. After nearly 12 months, here's what is still at stake in the Premier League: CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester are fighting for the remaining two Champions League qualification positions behind...

Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates scoring his side's fifth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Laurence Griffiths, Pool via AP)

3 teams to chase 2 Champions League spots on EPL's final day

Jul. 22, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Chelsea was too charitable as Anfield title party guests. Before collecting the the Premier League trophy, Liverpool won 5-3 on Wednesday to prevent Chelsea from sealing a Champions League spot. It leaves two of the four spots in Europe's elite competition still up for grabs in...

Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum, right turns and celebrates after scoring his sides 3rd goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Phil Noble/Pool via AP)

Liverpool beats Chelsea 5-3 before collecting PL trophy

Jul. 22, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Fireworks on and off the field at Anfield. As the fans shut out of the stadium lit the sky with pyrotechnics, Liverpool and Chelsea provided their own explosive moments in an eight-goal thriller. A 5-3 victory before receiving the Premier League trophy was an entertaining way for...