Ceferin says virus is 'biggest crisis that football faced'

LONDON (AP) — After being forced to postpone the European Chamionship, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said soccer is facing its biggest crisis ever. The coronavirus pandemic has ...

Q&A: UEFA President Čeferin on moving Euros to 2021

LONDON (AP) — UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin talked to The Associated Press after the decision to postpone the 2020 European Championship until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a trans...

AP source: UEFA to decide if it will postpone Euros a year

UEFA is nearing a decision to postpone the European Championship by a year to 2021 as the continent grapples with the outbreak of the coronavirus, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Ass...

UEFA asking governments to ensure Euro 2020 goes ahead

LONDON (AP) — UEFA is asking governments across the continent to ensure the European Championship goes ahead in three months despite the coronavirus outbreak. Based on advice receive...

Old Trafford euphoric again as United completes derby double

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The euphoric roars as fans leaped from their Old Trafford seats took Ole Gunnar Solskjær back to the Alex Ferguson era. Back to when Manchester United's su...

Man United toasts 1st derby double over City in a decade

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United completed a Premier League derby double over Manchester City for the first time in a decade on Sunday with a 2-0 victory helped by goalkeeping blunders. ...

No handshakes in EPL but Klopp fist-pumping again after win

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — No handshakes were allowed but Anfield saw plenty of fist pumps from Jürgen Klopp. The trademark celebration was back, and repeatedly, with added gusto. Suc...

Liverpool rallies to beat Bournemouth and go 25 points ahead

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — A scare survived this time, and Liverpool moved closer to lifting the Premier League trophy. By recovering from conceding early to beat Bournemouth 2-1, Liv...

British government to meet with sports bodies about fan bans

LONDON (AP) — British sports are stepping up preparations for events to take place without spectators as the coronavirus spreads, with the Premier League keen to find a way to complete the season as t...

UEFA seeks to dampen Euro 2020 panic over virus outbreak

AMSTERDAM (AP) — With a European Championship being staged across the continent in three months, UEFA is trying to dampen any panic about the impact of the fast-spreading virus even as uncertainty per...

Man City beats Aston Villa 2-1, wins 3rd straight League Cup

LONDON (AP) — Manchester City won the League Cup for a third consecutive season by beating Aston Villa 2-1 on Sunday, providing the club with a moment of celebration as it fights to protect its reputa...

Man City keeps winning trophies amid bigger off-field fight

LONDON (AP) — Even as the investigations continue into how Manchester City's squad was funded, its ability to collect trophies is undisputed. Particularly the League Cup. ...

Infantino says 'wrong' only men deciding laws of soccer

HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino acknowledged it was “wrong” that the annual laws of football meeting had only men taking the decisions on Saturday. ...

Review of soccer offside law to give advantage to attackers

HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — Changes to the offside law are coming to soccer that will aim to give the benefit of the doubt to attacking players when goal decisions are reviewed by video replays....

5 Serie A games postponed in bid to contain virus outbreak

Five Serie A soccer games in Italy were postponed on Saturday in an attempt to contain the spread of a virus outbreak. The fixtures were originally due to be played without fans this...