Soccer

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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West Ham's Michail Antonio, left, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal 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 - 8:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham was beaten for the first time in its new stadium, losing 1-0 against West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday to hurt its chances of finishing in the Champions League qualifying positions. Michail Antonio became the first visiting player to score in the recently built...
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April 27, 2019 - 6:24 am
FIFA assured human rights groups on Saturday it will talk to them about risks associated with expanding the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf beyond host Qatar before taking a final decision. FIFA is formulating a formal plan on how logistical and political complexities can be overcome to expand...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, TobyMacFarlane departs federal court in Boston after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Authorities said Tuesday, April 23, that MacFarlane, a former senior executive at a title insurance company, will plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy and cooperate with federal authorities in the case. (AP Photos/Michael Dwyer, File)
April 23, 2019 - 12:09 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach and a California insurance executive became the latest people to agree to plead guilty in a college admissions cheating scandal that has netted prominent parents and Hollywood stars, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Laura Janke...
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