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Clash with European season creates Olympic soccer headache

Jul. 03, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

Often the event that connects an Olympic host city with the rest of the nation, soccer could be a source of trepidation rather than excitement in Japan. Players spreading across the country is far from desired as Japan is trying to stage a Games that limits the risks of...

Champions League final averages 3.65 million viewers in US

Jun. 02, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Champions League final on Saturday averaged a combined 3.65 million viewers on English- and Spanish-language television, tying for the second-largest audience for the game since 2011. Nielsen ratings show Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Manchester City...

Kings of Europe: Chelsea beats City to win Champions League

May. 29, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — As Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta cradled the European Cup before thrusting it into the air to the backdrop of fireworks, Pep Guardiola and his distraught Manchester City players stood way behind the winner’s rostrum and looked on in anguish. ...

CBS hitting stride on soccer coverage with Champion's League

May. 28, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

Pete Radovich has directed some of CBS Sports' most memorable openings featuring Jay-Z, John Malkovich and Patrick Stewart. But the most rewarding assignment of Radovich's nearly 20 years at the network comes Saturday when the UEFA Champions League final between Chelsea...

Bereaved families slam ending of UK stadium disaster trial

May. 26, 2021 12:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Families of 96 Liverpool soccer fans who died in a stadium overcrowding disaster in 1989 slammed a British judge's decision to end the trial of two former police officers and an ex-lawyer on charges of perverting the course of justice. After four weeks of...

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...

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...

Protests outside, struggles inside: Man U loses to Liverpool

May. 14, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The beefed-up defense outside Old Trafford was more robust than Manchester United's on the pitch inside. While United supporters again protested against the owning Glazer family — facing riot police and new steel barriers to guard the...

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. ...

Man City title celebrations on hold after losing to Chelsea

May. 08, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In a haze of blue smoke produced by fans, Manchester City's team buses were serenaded into their stadium with chants of “Champions.” They proved premature. There was still a game — closed to crowds due to the pandemic — to be won. ...