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The Latest: Italians celebrate Euro 2020 victory in Rome

Jul. 11, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Celebrations erupted in downtown Rome as thousands of people took to the streets after Italy beat England in a penalty shootout to win the European Championship at Wembley Stadium in London. ...

Jamie Vardy buys stake in US soccer team Rochester Rhinos

Jun. 15, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Leicester striker Jamie Vardy became co-owner of the Rochester Rhinos on Tuesday, buying a minority stake in the western New York team that hasn't played a competitive match in nearly four years. The Rhinos last played in the second-tier United...

Premier League: Liverpool, Chelsea into CL, Leicester 5th

May. 23, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool and Chelsea secured the final two Champions League qualification spots on a thrilling last day of the Premier League season, with Leicester missing out in the three-way fight for a top-four finish on Sunday. Chelsea's 2-1 defeat at Aston Villa...

Hoppe on US roster for Switzerland friendly, Yedlin returns

May. 20, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Schalke forward Matthew Hoppe and Bayern Munich youth team defender Justin Che were among 27 players selected Thursday for a training camp ahead of the United States’ exhibition against Switzerland in St. Gallen on May 30. Galatasaray defender DeAndre...

Goalkeeper Alisson heads his way into EPL history books

May. 16, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson made the 80-meter journey into West Bromwich Albion's penalty area more in hope than any expectation of scoring the goal that would keep alive his team's chances of reaching the Champions League. After all, he'd never scored a goal in his...

Leicester wins FA Cup for the first time after beating Chelsea 1-0

May. 15, 2021 14:22 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Leicester wins FA Cup for the first time after beating Chelsea 1-0.

Back-up to star man: Iheanacho's stunning rise at Leicester

May. 14, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

Being a back-up was all Kelechi Iheanacho ever knew. Fresh from being voted the best player at the Under-17 World Cup in 2013, the Nigeria striker signed his first professional contract at Manchester City the following year but had Sergio Aguero, among others, ahead of...

Manchester City reclaims Premier League title after Manchester United loses to Leicester

May. 11, 2021 14:58 PM EDT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City reclaims Premier League title after Manchester United loses to Leicester.

United makes City wait to capture EPL title, West Brom down

May. 09, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

The wait goes on for Manchester City. Time is up for West Bromwich Albion. Manchester United underlined its determination to make City, its fierce local rival, fight to clinch the Premier League trophy by prolonging the title race for at least a couple more days. ...

Newcastle close to EPL safety after stunning Leicester 4-2

May. 07, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Newcastle stunned Leicester 4-2 to inch closer to survival in the English Premier League and deal a potentially damaging blow to the Foxes’ Champions League hopes on Friday. Callum Wilson struck twice to all but secure the Magpies’ Premier...