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AP Interview: 'Demanding' Ibrahimovic boosts Dalot at Milan

When Diogo Dalot signed for Manchester United, the excitement was mixed with regret at missing out on the chance to play with Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The veteran striker had departed for...

Blend it with Beckham: Neville hired to coach Inter Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Phil Neville and David Beckham won Premier League championships together at Manchester United. They’re teaming up again with hopes of winning more trophies with Inter Miami. ...

Klopp laments slump after Liverpool is held by leader Man U

Four games without a win for the first time since 2017. Three games without scoring for the first time since 2005. The dominance of last season is becoming a distant memory for the d...

Double first: Man U men, women play champs leading 2 leagues

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Heading to the second-placed defending champions in first place on Sunday, Manchester United is on a high. Doubly so. It's not just Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's ...

Spurs held off for 24 mins before beating 8th-tier side 5-0

CROSBY, England (AP) — Marine's part-time players had been holding off Tottenham for 20 minutes when apprentice plumber Neil Kengni spotted his chance. Some 30 yards (meters) from th...

FA Cup trip to unknown at 8th-tier club for Mourinho, Spurs

A bar transformed into a makeshift changing room. One tiny stand with fewer than 400 seats. And just a brick wall separating the gardens of overlooking houses fro...

Amnesty critical of FIFA leader starring in Saudi PR video

Human rights activists are denouncing FIFA President Gianni Infantino's starring turn in a promotional video for the Saudi Arabian government in which he claims the kingdom has made important changes....

English FA concluded Cavani not racist while banning striker

The English Football Association panel banned Edinson Cavani for three matches despite accepting the Manchester United striker was not racist and had not known his language was offensive. ...

Spurs beat Brentford, but will wait 110 days for cup final

LONDON (AP) — Jose Mourinho reached his first final as Tottenham manager after Son Heung-min and Moussa Sissoko clinched a 2-0 victory over Brentford in the League Cup on Tuesday. Bu...

Messages to betting pals that led to Trippier's soccer ban

LONDON (AP) — As Kieran Trippier was trying to secure a move from Tottenham, the England defender was sending messages on WhatsApp to keep friends updated with the progress of the transfer. ...

Pressure on Lampard: City inflicts Chelsea's 4th loss in 6

LONDON (AP) — Even facing a Manchester City side depleted by the coronavirus, Frank Lampard couldn't prevent Chelsea slumping to a fourth loss in its past six games. And Lampard is a...

Man City surges to 3-1 win over Chelsea in Premier League

LONDON (AP) — Manchester City left Chelsea in disarray by sweeping to a 3-1 victory on Sunday with a ruthless attacking display that consigned Frank Lampard's team to a fourth loss in its past six Pre...

Solskjaer joy as Man United opens 2021 level with Liverpool

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In the chill of the Old Trafford night, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer watched anxiously in stoppage time. There was a 2-1 lead for Manchester United to protect agai...

Man United beats Villa 2-1, level on points with Liverpool

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Bruno Fernandes scoring a penalty has become a very familiar sight for Manchester United. Being among the Premier League frontrunners has not been seen in recent years for t...

Analysis: World football's uncertainties as pandemic rages

The disconcerting familiarity of games played in empty stadiums ushered in a new year which carried over the same uncertainties facing world football. With a second wave of COVID-19 ...