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Chelsea's Christian Pulisic is assisted from the field after getting injured during the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. (Adam Davy/Pool via AP)

Pulisic pain: Injury after scoring in first FA Cup final

Aug. 1, 2020 3:54 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A dream scoring start to his first FA Cup final ended in agony for Christian Pulisic. Now the American will miss the chance to help Chelsea overturn a 3-0 deficit against Bayern Munich in the Champions League last-16 next Saturday. The 21-year-old winger had to be helped off the field in...

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang holds the trophy celebrating with team mates players celebrate with the trophy after the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, England, Saturday, Aug.1, 2020. (Catherine Ivill/Pool via AP)

Aubameyang goals clinch FA Cup for Arsenal, beating Chelsea

Aug. 1, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang clinched a record-extending 14th FA Cup for Arsenal on Saturday, scoring twice in a 2-1 victory against Chelsea at an empty Wembley Stadium. Christian Pulisic had become the first American man to score in an FA Cup final but his fifth-minute opener was canceled out...

Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup in first final to be played without supporters

Aug. 1, 2020 2:35 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup in first final to be played without supporters.
FILE - This Oct. 3, 2018 file photo shows a view of the exterior of Wembley Stadium in London. Supporters will attend soccer in Britain on Friday, July 31, 2020 for the first time since the country’s coronavirus lockdown four months ago. In a pilot event for the planned widespread return of supporters, 500 will be allowed into the Irish Cup final at 18,500-capacity Windsor Park. Northern Ireland is ahead of the rest of the U.K. Over in London on Saturday, England’s FA Cup final will be played without any spectators at Wembley. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

1st FA Cup final without fans becomes campaigning platform

Jul. 31, 2020 11:41 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — There will be no walk up to the royal box. No Prince William to hand over the trophy. Either Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Chelsea counterpart César Azpilicueta will have to pick it up themselves on the pitch. Even the traditional pre-match “Abide With Me”...

Leicester's Jamie Vardy wipes his face 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. (Michael Regan/Pool via AP)

Longest season ends, pandemic issues linger for the EPL

Jul. 27, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

Once the final whistle blew on the longest English Premier League, 352 days after it began, there was a sense of relief and grief for Dean Smith. There was joy at Aston Villa avoiding relegation on the final day of the pandemic-interrupted season, and sadness for the manager who could not share the achievement...

Aston Villa's Matt Targett, top, celebrates with teammate Trezeguet after the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Powell,Pool)

$250M+ at stake for teams fighting relegation in EPL finale

Jul. 25, 2020 3:28 PM EDT

The anguish of Leeds and Nottingham Forest provides a reminder of just what is at stake on the final day of the English Premier League for the teams fighting relegation. Leeds has only just secured a ticket back after 16 years in exile. Forest's attempt to gain promotion will extend into a 22nd season after...

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...

Aston Villa's Matt Targett, top, celebrates with teammate Trezeguet after the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Powell,Pool)

Relegation fight heads to last day of Premier League season

Jul. 21, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

Aston Villa is out of the Premier League’s relegation zone for the first time in five months. Watford is back in it, despite its latest change of manager. The fight to avoid dropping out of the world’s richest domestic league is heading to the final day of the season, with two relegation places...

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Manchester City at the Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, England, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (Adrian Dennis/Pool via AP)

4-0 rout by Man City deepens Watford's relegation concerns

Jul. 21, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

WATFORD, England (AP) — As the ball rolled past him and Manchester City's score racked up, goalkeeper Ben Foster increasingly feared for Watford's Premier League survival. “You get into a state of trying to minimize as much damage as you can,” he said, “and it’s a dangerous way...

Manchester United's goalkeeper David de Gea fails to stop the third goal during the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Sunday, July 19, 2020. (Andy Rain, Pool via AP)

De Gea mistakes see Chelsea beat Man U to reach FA Cup final

Jul. 19, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — At least David De Gea was spared having a crowd inside Wembley to witness his latest mistakes in the Manchester United goal. Gifted goals to beat United 3-1 on Sunday, Chelsea will be returning to the national stadium on Aug. 1 to face Arsenal in an all-London FA Cup final. De Gea's first...