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Having the World Cup in Qatar creates unique tight schedule

Nov. 14, 2022 10:03 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — There has never been a World Cup match schedule like this one. The first World Cup ever played in November and December — to avoid Qatar's desert heat — is just the starting point for other unique features. For players and fans in Qatar, and viewers...

South Korea striker Son is Messi and Ronaldo rolled into one

Nov. 09, 2022 08:08 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — When Son Heung-min went down clutching his face in a recent Champions League match, the pain was not confined to the Tottenham striker's fractured eye socket. The shockwaves were felt all the way back in his homeland of South Korea, where the nation...

Liverpool owner FSG prepared to sell shares in EPL club

Nov. 07, 2022 12:08 PM EST

The owner of Liverpool confirmed on Monday it was open to selling shares in the club amid speculation it was inviting offers from potential buyers. Fenway Sports Group said in a statement it remained committed to the club it bought in 2010 and has guided to a new era of success. ...

Manchester City announces record profits for 2021-22

Nov. 07, 2022 04:11 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City reported record revenues and profits for the club in its latest financial statement released on Monday, saying “beautiful football” was the main reason for its success. Revenues of 613 million pounds ($693 million) for the 2021-22...

Rising stars to watch at World Cup: Pedri, Bellingham, Reyna

Nov. 01, 2022 06:07 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Spain’s Pedri González will highlight the list of teenagers who could make an impact at the World Cup. Others include England’s Jude Bellingham, Germany’s Jamal Musiala and American teammates Gio Reyna and Yunus Musah. All five players are 19, although Reyna...

Potter has losing return to Brighton; City tops EPL with win

Oct. 29, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Well before halftime, Brighton supporters were already taunting the manager they once adored with chants of “You’re getting sacked in the morning.” Graham Potter may not have to worry about being fired just yet, but his return to Brighton created the closest...

Has Klopp run out of gas in the face of Man City dominance?

Oct. 13, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Jurgen Klopp’s trademark toothy grin has become somewhat of a rare sight in the Premier League this season. More frequently, he has worn the look of a man with pressing concerns, perhaps having come to the crushing realization that even his special...

Rodgers relishes Packers long-awaited London game vs. Giants

Oct. 06, 2022 11:10 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur has done the London trip twice before as an offensive coordinator and “didn't leave the hotel either time.” Safe to say he'd prefer star quarterback Aaron Rodgers — a Manchester City fan — not try to venture north for the...

Haaland's goal prowess evoking memories of Ronaldo, Messi

Oct. 03, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The contrast could hardly have been more stark. While Erling Haaland plundered his latest hat trick in a season that threatens to see him smash English Premier League scoring records, Cristiano Ronaldo sat glum-faced on the sideline. Here...

World Cup, Euro 2024 already weigh on Nations League games

Sep. 20, 2022 09:58 AM EDT

The 13 European national teams going to this year’s World Cup will play their last competitive soccer games in the Nations League this week, two months before the tournament starts in Qatar. For the rest of continent’s teams — with the exception of Russia, which has been...