FIFA fines Arsenal over sell-on clauses for player transfers

Arsenal was fined 40,000 Swiss francs ($42,300) by FIFA and warned about its conduct regarding player transfers after the club used variable sell-on clauses that were found to give it influence over o...

Liverpool thrashed 4-0 by Man City in 1st game as champions

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — As they stepped onto the pitch, Liverpool's players were given a guard of honor from Manchester City. It was the only time they looked like Premier League champions on Thurs...

Week after toasting title, Klopp hurting after rout by City

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Even a 4-0 drubbing is forgivable for Jürgen Klopp now the Premier League trophy has been sealed. But losing so comprehensively — to Liverpool's closest ye...

West Ham beats Chelsea 3-2 to boost EPL survival bid

LONDON (AP) — Andriy Yarmolenko boosted West Ham’s hopes of staying in the Premier League by clinching a 3-2 victory over Champions League-chasing Chelsea on Wednesday. The substitut...

Chelsea, Leicester losses open up Champions League chase

LONDON (AP) — With Leicester and Chelsea both losing, the race for European spots is heating up in the Premier League. Leicester once looked certain of returning to the Champions Le...

Wembley empty for match for first time, FA cuts 82 jobs

As the 90,000-capacity Wembley held its first game without fans, the financial impact of the pandemic on English soccer was revealed by the national stadium's owners. The English Foo...

Ending title drought deepens Klopp's affinity with Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — From her doorstep opposite Anfield, Sue Humphreys has had a front row seat to the glory, grief and fall from grace at Liverpool Football Club. The 69-year-o...

Liverpool police warn of virus threat after Anfield party

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Warning about the ongoing threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic, police have criticized Liverpool fans for partying on the streets in their thousands to celebrate the club...

Liverpool clinches league title, ends 30-year drought

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — The 30-year wait is over. Liverpool is champion of England again. Liverpool clinched its first league title since 1990 on Thursday, ending an agonizing tit...

England unclear when Neville exits with successor hired soon

England is planning to shortly appoint a new coach of the women's national team, although it's unclear when the person will start as Phil Neville is still under contract for another year. ...

Liverpool on brink of title after beating Crystal Palace 4-0

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool is on the verge of ending its 30-year league title drought after cruising to a 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Wednesday with an attacking display that exemplifi...

Kop quiet, Liverpool roars to verge of 1st title since 1990

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — For once, Liverpool's players were alone. But even though the Kop was quiet, Liverpool's relentless title charge roared on. The Reds mov...

Kane back scoring for Tottenham thanks to pause in season

LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane had to watch helplessly while recovering from surgery as Tottenham's Champions League qualification hopes slipped away. It looked like Kane's season was over...

Liverpool held by Everton on resumed mission to seal title

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — There was no victory for Liverpool on the longest day of the year, which could mean an even longer wait to clinch the Premier League title. When you've been...

Faltering restart for Liverpool title charge after shutdown

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool’s title charge has been slowed by the pandemic, and its attacking ruthlessness blunted. After a wait of 103 days, Jürgen Klopp's team returned to ...