Nations League piquing interest, reaches final qualifiers

It has plunged Germany into renewed crisis, provoked scenes of jubilation in Kosovo and Gibraltar, and set up what could be an exciting week of international soccer in a summer usually bereft of compe...

Cut-price Shaqiri proving the difference at Liverpool

It was one of the more under-the-radar purchases of the offseason, coming late on a Friday when soccer fans around the globe were eagerly anticipating the World Cup final between France and Croatia tw...

Tottenham scrapes to another win in English Premier League

Tottenham defender Juan Foyth had an uncomfortable English Premier League debut last weekend. His second game in England's top flight went a whole lot better. The 2...

In-form Sterling no longer the fall-guy at Man City

Forget about Raheem Sterling tripping himself up and still winning a penalty. He's no longer the fall-guy at Manchester City. In fact, the oft-criticized winger has become one of the...

Soon-to-be-retired Bellew eyes perfect farewell against Usyk

In Oleksandr Usyk, boxing has an unbeaten and rising star ready to further shake up a revitalized heavyweight division. The Ukrainian fighter just has one last job to finish off at c...

Liverpool to offer test of Arsenal's improvement under Emery

It's time to find out if Unai Emery's new-look Arsenal is the real deal. Since losing its opening two games of the season to Manchester City and then Chelsea, Arsenal has taken advan...

Son double sends Tottenham to English League Cup quarters

Son Heung-min burst out of a 19-game goal drought to help Tottenham into the English League Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday, while a pair of early own-goals ruined Frank Lampard's return to former club...

Dropped Lukaku set for time out of spotlight at Man United

Romelu Lukaku spends a lot of his spare time watching videos and YouTube clips of some of the world's greatest strikers in a bid to improve his own game. If he watches footage of his...

Chelsea, Man United win in EPL without their Belgian stars

The attackers who spearheaded Belgium's run to the World Cup semifinals were missing when Chelsea and Manchester United took to the field for their Premier League games on Sunday. It...

The year of the fullback? It's looking that way in the EPL

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It has often been viewed as the least glamorous position in soccer, a role no kid wanted to have on the school field and one that was long overlooked even in the professiona...

Salah scores 2 as Liverpool beats Red Star 4-0

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah scored in each half to lead Liverpool to a 4-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League on Wednesday, taking the Egypt winger to a half-century of goa...

Mourinho's warning underlines extent of Man United's fall

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The presence of Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford revived memories of much better times at Manchester United, when England's biggest club had a slew of the world's best play...

Ronaldo wins again at Old Trafford as Juve beats United 1-0

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo made another winning return to Old Trafford as Juventus beat his former club Manchester United 1-0 on Tuesday for a third straight victory in the Champions...

Mourinho walks to Old Trafford amid heavy traffic

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho chose to walk to Old Trafford for the Champions League match against Juventus as traffic problems struck England's biggest club once ...

Ronaldo defends himself against rape accusations

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Speaking publicly for the first time since being accused of rape, Cristiano Ronaldo has defended himself against the allegations and says he is confident the truth will come...