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Tottenham's manager Jose Mourinho, left, cheers Tottenham's Son Heung-min during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (Neil Hall/Pool via AP)

Tottenham top after beating Man City, Villa fades in EPL

Nov. 21, 2020 5:38 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — With his team top of the English Premier League, Jose Mourinho enjoyed bragging rights over Pep Guardiola in their longstanding rivalry as Tottenham beat Manchester City 2-0 on Saturday. Chelsea moved up to second while Aston Villa's strong early form continued to fade. A typical Guardiola...

Manchester United and Arsenal players take part in a minute of silence as a soldier at left lays a wreath during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Arsenal at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. (Shaun Botterill/Pool via AP)

Manchester United announces cyber attack, systems shut down

Nov. 20, 2020 5:56 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Cyber criminals have attacked Manchester United's systems, the English Premier League club said on Friday. The northwest English club said it was confident “critical systems” required for matches to be staged at Old Trafford are secure, ensuring the team can host...

United States' Giovanni Reyna instructs his teammates during the international friendly soccer match between Wales and USA at Liberty stadium in Swansea, Wales, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Reyna follows dad, mom, among 6 debuts as US ties Wales 0-0

Nov. 12, 2020 7:29 PM EST

Gio Reyna walked onto the field for his U.S. national team debut, just like mom Danielle in 1993, just like dad Claudio in 1994. “I wasn’t too nervous, to be honest,” Gio said. “I was just happy. I’m sure it’s a moment I’ll remember forever.” On the day...

Manchester City's goalkeeper Zack Steffen warms up ahead of the English League Cup third round soccer match between Manchester City and Bournemouth at the City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, England, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020.(Laurence Griffiths/Pool via AP)

Steffen US No 1 keeper despite lack of Man City playing time

Nov. 12, 2020 2:02 AM EST

Zack Steffen figures to make a rare appearance in goal Thursday when the United States plays Wales in Swansea. The 25-year-old is the top American goalkeeper but has played two matches since December, missing the second half of last season with a knee injury while on loan to Fortuna Düsseldorf and then...

Leicester's Jamie Vardy scores his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, Pool)

Leicester ends on top after weekend of changing EPL leaders

Nov. 8, 2020 6:04 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — With a trio of unfamiliar leaders, what lightheartedly became “Stop The Count” weekend in the Premier League ended with Leicester on top. Teams and disbelieving fans were riffing off President Donald Trump's post-election demand — starting Friday when...

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates after the end of the Champions League, group D soccer match between Atalanta and Liverpool, at the Gewiss Stadium in Bergamo, Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Liverpool won the game 5-0. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Liverpool routs Atalanta; Real Madrid and Bayern Munich win

Nov. 3, 2020 6:37 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Jürgen Klopp has made no secret of his admiration for Atalanta’s all-out attacking game. Perhaps because it’s similar to the way his Liverpool squad pours forward with speed and precision, often overwhelming its opponents. In the first-ever meeting between the two teams,...

Dortmund's Giovanni Reyna, right, and Zenit's Wilmar Barrios, left, challenge for the ball during the Champions League group F soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Zenit Saint Petersburg in Dortmund, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (Bernd Thissen/Pool via AP)

Gio Reyna among 10 players who could make US debuts at Wales

Nov. 3, 2020 2:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Reyna could make his U.S. debut next week on the eve of his 18th birthday. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder, a son of former U.S. captain Claudio Reyna, is among 10 players on the youthful 24-man American roster who could debut in an exhibition against Wales at Swansea on Nov. 12. The...

Manchester City's Sam Mewis celebrates after scoring her side's first goal during the Women's FA Cup final soccer match between Everton and Manchester City at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. (Adam Davy/Pool via AP)

Sam Mewis scores to help Man City retain Women's FA Cup

Nov. 1, 2020 3:10 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Just when it really mattered, the routine Sam Mewis worked on at Manchester City with teammate Alex Greenwood in the days before the FA Cup final finally came off. “Obviously I kept missing in practice, so it felt great to put one away,” Mewis said after heading into the net...

Liverpool's Diogo Jota celebrates after he scores his sides second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and West Ham United at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP)

Man City, Chelsea, Liverpool win as normality returns to EPL

Oct. 31, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

On a day uncertainty reigned in England as the nation prepared to go back into lockdown, the Premier League returned to something resembling normality. Three of the teams expected to contend for the title — Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool — all picked up wins in back-to-back fixtures on...

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 file photo, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks from 10 Downing Street to a meeting with his ministers at the Foreign Office, in London. All politicians have opponents, but Boris Johnson’s list is exceptional. Amid a global pandemic, Britain’s prime minister is battling the European Union, a resurgent political opposition, angry English mayors and a beloved soccer star who wants to feed poor children.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)

As virus surges, isolated UK leader Johnson faces many foes

Oct. 28, 2020 11:05 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — All politicians have opponents, but Boris Johnson’s list is exceptional. Amid a global pandemic, Britain’s prime minister is battling the European Union, a resurgent political opposition, angry English mayors and a beloved soccer star who wants to feed poor children. Even...