Men's soccer

January 17, 2019 - 12:41 pm
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike as he drove home alone at night, police said Thursday. His employers said he was assassinated. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was...
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Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, left, react during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium in London, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
January 17, 2019 - 3:42 am
It's a six-day stretch that could make or break Arsenal's season and prompt renewed scrutiny into the machinations of a club that appears to have issues at every level. A home game against Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday, soon followed by the visit of Manchester United in the FA Cup. Lose...
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Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, right, greets Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, left, prior to the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley stadium in London, England, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 13, 2019 - 5:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United's league position hasn't changed. Everything else has under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Surpassing the great Matt Busby in 1946, Solskjaer has now opened his United reign with a club-record six successive victories after beating Tottenham 1-0 in the Premier League on...
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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, centre, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
January 13, 2019 - 4:55 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — That's 400 and counting. Lionel Messi took his all-time Spanish league scoring record to 400 goals on Sunday after contributing to a 3-0 win over Eibar to keep defending champion Barcelona comfortably at the top of the Spanish league. Messi scored Barcelona's second goal...
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Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves on a shot by Tottenham's Harry Kane, right, during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley stadium in London, England, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 13, 2019 - 2:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — There were too many saves for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to even remember. Everyone else was certainly counting: Eleven. The most by any goalkeeper in a Premier League match this season. And they were all in the second half to thwart a Tottenham comeback. The Spaniard's...
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January 13, 2019 - 11:26 am
LONDON (AP) — A women's soccer game between Manchester United and Charlton was abandoned Sunday after an injury to a player. Charlton winger Charlotte Kerr was hurt in a collision as United took the lead in the 10th minute of the second-tier FA Women's Championship match. Charlton said players...
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January 13, 2019 - 9:45 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has been released from hospital following successful surgery for stomach bleeding. His lawyer Matias Morla said the 58-year old former Boca Juniors and Napoli player, and current coach of the Dorados de Sinaloa in Mexico's second...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo waves to supporters and drives his car as he arrives for a training session at the Continassa Juventus center, in Turin, Italy, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Las Vegas police say investigators are asking Italian authorities to obtain a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo in an ongoing rape investigation. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
January 11, 2019 - 9:43 am
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is "very calm" amid the latest developments in a case of alleged rape involving an American woman, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said Friday. Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of the allegation by Kathryn Mayorga...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2018, file photo, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo attends a press conference at Old Trafford, Manchester. Ronaldo is being asked by police in the U.S. to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009, the soccer star's lawyer in Las Vegas said Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. England. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP, File)
January 10, 2019 - 5:44 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009 and paid her to keep quiet, the soccer star's lawyer and Las Vegas police said Thursday. Attorney Peter S...
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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini speaks to reporters following his talks with Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of Poland's Law and Justice party, at the Italian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. His visit is seen as sounding out a possible alliance with Poland's ruling EU-skeptic party ahead of spring elections for the European Parliament..(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
January 10, 2019 - 8:40 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Members of Poland's populist ruling party are signaling some reservations about forming an alliance with the anti-migrant Italian League party. The head of the League, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, was in Warsaw on Wednesday trying to forge an alliance with Poland's ruling...
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