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Huddersfield Town's Isaac Mbenza scores against Manchester United during the English Premier League soccer match at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield, England, Sunday May 5, 2019. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
May 05, 2019 - 2:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United will have to settle for Europa League football next season after a dismal end to this campaign reached another low. Chelsea, though, can start planning for the Champions League again. The Premier League's top-four picture crystalized on Sunday as Chelsea earned a 3-0...
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Huddersfield Town's Isaac Mbenza scores against Manchester United during the English Premier League soccer match at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield, England, Sunday May 5, 2019. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
May 05, 2019 - 10:12 am
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Manchester United's hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League ended with a 1-1 draw at already relegated Huddersfield on Sunday, removing the chance of Champions League soccer next season and completing a disappointing end for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team. United...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah lies injured during a Premier League match against Newcastle United at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday May 4, 2019. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
May 04, 2019 - 5:10 pm
The English Premier League's thrilling title race is going down to the final day after yet another late winner from Liverpool. With Mohamed Salah back in the locker room, shaken by a heavy knock to the head, it fell to his replacement to score the crucial goal. Divock Origi glanced home a deflected...
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Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea appears dejected after their English Premier League soccer match against Chelsea at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Sunday, April 28, 2019. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
April 29, 2019 - 7:52 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It's awards season in English soccer, typically a time to hail David de Gea's contribution at Manchester United. Not this year. There was no chance of the Spain international making it into the Premier League's team of the year for the sixth time in seven seasons when it...
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Ajax's Matthijs de Ligt and teammates celebrate at the end of the Champions League, quarterfinal, second leg soccer match between Juventus and Ajax, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Ajax won 2-1 and advances to the semifinal on a 3-2 aggregate. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 28, 2019 - 6:10 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — There's a fresh feel to the lineup for the Champions League semifinals this season, even if it contains some of the most storied teams and recognized players in Europe. This time there's no Real Madrid, the three-time defending champion and Europe's dominant team of this...
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Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, left, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Burnley and Manchester City at Turf Moor in Burnley, England, Sunday, April 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
April 28, 2019 - 2:48 pm
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Cruelly denied by VAR in its agonizing Champions League exit, Manchester City relied on technology to keep its Premier League title charge on course on Sunday. City scraped past Burnley 1-0 thanks to a scruffy strike by Sergio Aguero that needed the confirmation of goal-line...
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Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea sits dejected after Chelsea's Marcos Alonso, not pictured, scores his side's first goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Sunday, April 28, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
April 28, 2019 - 12:53 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — David De Gea made his latest mistake to cost Manchester United more points in its 1-1 draw against Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. The United goalkeeper has come under pressure in recent weeks and did little to answer his critics when he gifted Chelsea the...
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PSG's Neymar sits on the bench after loosing the French Cup soccer final between Rennes and Paris Saint Germain at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, France, Saturday, April 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 28, 2019 - 6:57 am
PARIS (AP) — Neymar appeared to aim a punch at a fan goading him and other Paris Saint-Germain players with provocative language, following the club's surprise French Cup final defeat to Rennes on Saturday. The Brazil forward was walking up the stairs to collect his losers' medal at Stade de France...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Fernando Llorente reacts after missing a scoring chance during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane in London, Saturday, April, 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
April 27, 2019 - 1:35 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tottenham's thin and stretched squad might be close to breaking point at the most crucial stage of its season. Three days before making its first appearance in the Champions League semifinals, Tottenham produced a lethargic display in losing to West Ham 1-0 in the English...
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April 27, 2019 - 10:00 am
BOLTON, England (AP) — Bolton has been ordered to fulfil its final two fixtures in the second-tier League Championship, possibly by fielding its under-18 team, a day after the English soccer team's players announced they were refusing to play in a protest against unpaid wages. It comes as a...
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