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Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes is brought down in the penalty area by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster, during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Sunday Feb. 23, 2020. Fernandes went on to score from the penalty spot. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)

Fernandes the conductor already proving a big hit at Man Utd

Feb. 23, 2020 2:21 PM EST

If Paul Pogba ends up leaving Old Trafford in the coming months, Manchester United already has the midfield entertainer in place to spearhead a rebuild. Bruno Fernandes has only been at United a matter of weeks following his protracted move from Sporting Lisbon, but he is delivering the kind of wizardry and...

Manchester City's head coach Pep Guardiola gestures during the English League Cup semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

UEFA bans Man City from Champions League for 2 seasons

Feb. 14, 2020 8:45 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — English Premier League champion Manchester City was banned from the Champions League for two seasons by UEFA on Friday for “serious breaches” of spending rules and failing to cooperate with investigators in a seismic ruling against one of world football's wealthiest clubs. The...

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Saturday, February 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

With a 22-point lead, Liverpool setting new standards in EPL

Feb. 1, 2020 2:44 PM EST

Liverpool is setting standards that have never been seen in English soccer. With a 4-0 win over Southampton on Saturday, Liverpool moved a scarcely believable 22 points clear in the Premier League -- the biggest advantage any leader has had at the end of a day in English top-flight history. Winning the league,...