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Atlético, Inter, AC Milan, Juventus drop out of Super League

Apr. 21, 2021 09:29 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus all dropped out of the Super League on Wednesday, leaving the new competition essentially extinct before it even started. Only Spanish clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona are still officially involved. ...

UK leader denies breaking lobbying rules with texts to Dyson

Apr. 21, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that he did nothing wrong when he exchanged text messages with a wealthy industrialist and promised he would “fix” the tax rules for him. The BBC reported that it had seen messages between Johnson and...

Liverpool owner leads Super League sorrow as fan anger grows

Apr. 21, 2021 07:28 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After the aborted attempt to form a European Super League, Liverpool owner John Henry attempted to regain the trust of fans with an apology video on Wednesday. The same public contrition was yet to come from all six of the Premier League clubs who faced...

Super League collapses after the 6 English clubs withdraw

Apr. 21, 2021 03:35 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Super League collapsed before a ball was kicked in the European breakaway competition after being abandoned by the six English clubs, leaving the Spanish and Italian participants stranded. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester...

AP source: Arsenal follows Chelsea, Manchester City in withdrawing from Super League

Apr. 20, 2021 18:22 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — AP source: Arsenal follows Chelsea, Manchester City in withdrawing from Super League.

Manchester City is first club to confirm it is withdrawing from Super League plan

Apr. 20, 2021 17:02 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City is first club to confirm it is withdrawing from Super League plan.

UK government minister says "good news" that Chelsea and Manchester City "have seen sense" to abandon Super League

Apr. 20, 2021 16:24 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — UK government minister says "good news" that Chelsea and Manchester City "have seen sense" to abandon Super League.

Jim Steinman, hitmaker for Meat Loaf and Celine Dion, dies

Apr. 20, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Steinman, the Grammy-winning composer who wrote Meat Loaf's best-selling “Bat Out Of Hell" debut album as well as hits for Celine Dion, Air Supply and Bonnie Tyler, has died, his brother said. He was 73. Bill Steinman told The Associated Press that...

Louisiana soccer team sues US after coach is denied entry

Apr. 20, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

A youth soccer club hoping to welcome its new coach from the United Kingdom to the U.S. has been caught up in a morass of bureaucracy deeper than any Louisiana bayou, according to a federal lawsuit recently filed by the team. The case involves a Louisiana soccer team, the...

UEFA president urges Super League owners to reverse decision

Apr. 20, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — Seeking a weak link in the unity of 12 rebel clubs in the Super League, UEFA on Tuesday targeted owners in England who signed up to the project that threatens to tear apart soccer's traditional structure including the Champions League. UEFA...