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Premier League clubs reject controversial overhaul plan

LONDON (AP) — A plan to transform English soccer engineered by Liverpool and Manchester United was rejected by Premier League rivals at a meeting on Wednesday. Liverpool and United w...

English FA head says clubs threaten breakaway in power grab

The head of English soccer said he walked away from talks about a reshaping of the leagues being spearheaded by Liverpool and Manchester United over their pursuit of more power and threats to break aw...

Just like 3 decades ago, English soccer shakeup plan divides

LONDON (AP) — When Liverpool and Manchester United sought someone to front a push to shake up the English soccer system, they turned to the man who pulled it off before. “When we for...

Liverpool, United in EPL power grab with lower-league plan

LONDON (AP) — American-owned Liverpool and Manchester United want more control over Premier League decision-making and are behind proposals that will also reduce the size of the topflight to 18 teams....

Premier League yet to agree bailout for lower league clubs

LONDON (AP) — Premier League clubs are yet to agree to a financial bailout for England's lower-division clubs, who are struggling to cope with games being played without fans. The 20...

MATCHDAY: Tottenham to field weakened team vs Chelsea in cup

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Tuesday: ENGLAND Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is likely to field a weakened lineup for the match against Che...

Premier League asked by government to help struggling clubs

LONDON (AP) — The British government increased the pressure on the Premier League on Sunday to provide financial assistance for football clubs struggling financially in lower divisions, with supporter...

EPL clubs see duty to help struggling lower-level sides

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has spent more than any other English Premier League team in a summer transfer window at well over $300 million. Manchester United and Tottenham are among other sides looking to ...

Orient-Spurs cup game off after positive tests for COVID-19

LONDON (AP) — The English League Cup match between Tottenham and Leyton Orient was canceled two hours before kickoff on Tuesday because Orient players contracted the coronavirus. “Di...

Sevilla beats Man United 2-1 to reach Europa League final

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Manchester United made it an unwanted hat trick of semifinal defeats this season after losing 2-1 in the Europa League to Sevilla on Sunday. After losing in t...

MATCHDAY: Man United takes on Sevilla in Europa League semi

A look at Sunday's Europa League semifinal game between Manchester United and Sevilla: STORYLINE Manchester United must beat five-time Europa League winner Sevilla ...

Man United in stern test vs 5-time Europa League champions

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — There's one way to find out if a team deserves to win the Europa League. Play Sevilla. Manchester United takes on the ultimate Europa League experts Sunday...

Salary caps for teams in lower leagues of English football

LONDON (AP) — Clubs in the third and fourth professional divisions in English football have voted to introduce squad salary caps. The cap will be set at 2.5 million pounds ($3.2 mill...

$250M+ at stake for teams fighting relegation in EPL finale

The anguish of Leeds and Nottingham Forest provides a reminder of just what is at stake on the final day of the English Premier League for the teams fighting relegation. Leeds has on...

2013 FA Cup winner Wigan enters bankruptcy protection

WIGAN, England (AP) — Wigan, the 2013 FA Cup winner now in the second division, entered bankruptcy protection on Wednesday due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic and lack of funding f...