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Manchester United's Marcus Rashford celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester Utd and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Tuesday,Dec. 29, 2020. (Michael Regan, Pool via AP)

Ferguson encouraged Man United's Rashford to take on UK govt

Jan. 14, 2021 4:23 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The latest campaigning by Manchester United star Marcus Rashford forced British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to act on inadequate meal parcels being sent to needy children. And the 23-year-old England striker said Thursday that legendary United manager Alex Ferguson encouraged...

Everton and West Ham players commemorates COVID-19 victims during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and West Ham at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (Jan Kruger,Pool via AP)

Analysis: World football's uncertainties as pandemic rages

Jan. 1, 2021 2:16 PM EST

The disconcerting familiarity of games played in empty stadiums ushered in a new year which carried over the same uncertainties facing world football. With a second wave of COVID-19 ravaging so many countries — accelerated by mutant strains — even continuing competitions without disruption remains a...

Arsenal's Bukayo Saka, second left, celebrates after scoring his sides 3rd goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates stadium in London, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. (Andrew Boyers/ Pool via AP)

Youngsters deliver for Arsenal as scrutiny shifts to Lampard

Dec. 26, 2020 5:12 PM EST

With his job increasingly on the line after an alarming start to the season, Mikel Arteta placed his faith in Arsenal's kids to get the team out of trouble. They delivered for their under-pressure manager. Powered by two 19-year-olds — Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka — and a 20-year-old in Emile...

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne takes a shot at goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. There have been 150 top-flight Man U v Man City derbies with United having won 58 and City 45, with 47 draws. (AP Photo/Paul Ellis/ Pool via AP)

No fans, no goals: United, City draw Manchester derby 0-0

Dec. 12, 2020 2:44 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Being shut out of the Manchester derby might not have seemed so bad for fans after all. United and City drew 0-0 in a drab Premier League encounter that saw the rivals manage only two shots each on target between them on Saturday. How different from 279 days earlier when a United...

Chelsea's Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between between Chelsea and Leeds United at Stamford Bridge in London, England, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Matthew Childs/Pool via AP)

Fans return to the EPL as Chelsea, Man U enjoy comeback wins

Dec. 5, 2020 5:16 PM EST

They filed into the stadiums for the first time in nine months, clutching treasured match tickets and with their masks partially hiding the glee on their faces. What once might have been taken for granted — going to watch their teams play in the English Premier League — felt like a huge privilege...

Arsenal's David Luiz holds a towel on a cut to his head following a clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers' Raul Jimenez during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium, London, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. (John Walton/Pool via AP)

Clash of heads raises concerns as Wolves beat Arsenal

Nov. 29, 2020 6:30 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The sound of the thud from a clash of heads just added to concern. The game was only five minutes old at the Emirates Stadium when Wolverhampton forward Raul Jimenez and Arsenal defender David Luiz collided while jumping for the ball. The emptiness of the Emirates Stadium — with fans...