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Fire goalie Slonina to stay with US, rejects Poland invite

May. 20, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gabriel Slonina, the 18-year-old Chicago Fire goalkeeper who's viewed as a potential future standout, will remain with the American national team program and turn down an invitation to join Poland. Slonina announced his decision Friday in a statement. ...

Entering US Soccer Hall, Dempsey finds pressure eased

May. 20, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

Clint Dempsey acknowledges the limelight changed him later in his career as he felt responsible for his club and American soccer. Four years removed from playing and on the eve of his induction into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame, he is free to be himself. “I...

'Wagatha Christie' libel lawyer says evidence was destroyed

May. 19, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A high-profile libel court battle between two British soccer spouses concluded Thursday, with one lawyer accusing the claimant, Rebekah Vardy, of deliberately destroying key evidence that allegedly showed she leaked her opponent's private social media posts to tabloid reporters. ...

History on City's side as EPL title race heads into last day

May. 19, 2022 09:49 AM EDT

Manchester City has history on its side ahead of the final-day title showdown with Liverpool in the English Premier League. Sunday will mark the ninth time in the Premier League era — since 1992 — that the title race has been decided in the last round. On each of...

Slonina, viewed as US future keeper, listed on Poland roster

May. 17, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

The Chicago Fire's Gabriel Slonina, an 18-year-old viewed as a goalkeeper of the future for the U.S. national team, was listed on Poland's 39-man roster announced by coach Czesław Michniewicz on Tuesday ahead of four Nations League matches next month. Slonina, who turned 18 on...

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. ...

'Disastrous': Arsenal loses again to damage top-4 bid in EPL

May. 16, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — With his team's Champions League qualification ambitions in ruins, Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka felt it was time to deliver some home truths. “Disastrous” was how Xhaka summed up Arsenal's 2-0 loss to Newcastle on Monday that left Tottenham in...

Dempsey: Steffen, Turner should consider loans next season

May. 16, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Demspey says he thinks American goalkeepers Zack Steffen and Matt Turner should consider going on loans for the start of next season to get sharp ahead of the World Cup if they are not going to be playing regularly for their Premier League clubs. Turner is...

FIFA clears Cameroon to pick new recruits ahead of World Cup

May. 16, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — Cameroon’s recruitment drive ahead of the World Cup continued on Monday with FIFA approving the change in international eligibility of former France Under-21 winger Georges-Kévin Nkoudou. Nkoudou, who was with Marseille and Tottenham before joining current club...

'Wagatha Christie' offers her side in whodunnit libel case

May. 16, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The woman known to British tabloid readers as Wagatha Christie testified Monday about the sleuthing techniques that led to her nickname, saying she posted fake news about herself on social media as a ruse to discover who was leaking stories about her family to the press. ...