Newcastle earns 2-2 draw at Bournemouth with late equalizer

Soccer 03/16/19, 12:55

Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie scored a stoppage-time equalizer against his former club on Saturday to secure a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth in the Premier League.The Scotland international, who left Bournemouth in 2016, lashed the ball home on the half-volley four minutes into added time.Joshua King's second-half double looked to have ...

Morgan gives 10-man Leicester 2-1 win at Burnley in EPL

Soccer 03/16/19, 12:27

Wes Morgan scored a 90th-minute winner to give 10-man Leicester a 2-1 victory at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday as the hosts wasted a great chance to move clear of the relegation zone.Leicester's Harry Maguire earned the quickest Premier League red card in four years when he was ...

Update: Pro-Brexit protest begins muddy march to London

Europe 03/16/19, 05:17

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):10:15 a.m.Between 100 and 200 pro-Brexit protesters have started to march from northeast England to London, accusing politicians of "betrayal" by failing to take Britain out of the European Union.European Union's Frans Timmermans, first vice president of the Commission, center, delivers his speech with ...

As Brexit stalls, supporters protest betrayal of their dream

Europe 03/16/19, 02:24

With Britain's departure from the European Union likely to be put on hold, some Brexit supporters fear their dream is dying.Hard-core Brexiteers led by former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage are setting out on a two-week "Leave Means Leave" march between northern England and London, accusing politicians of "betraying ...

6N: Title or no title, England has score to settle vs Scots

Sports 03/15/19, 08:20

The Six Nations title might be out of reach for England at kickoff in the closing match of the tournament against Scotland at Twickenham.Doesn't mean Eddie Jones won't still be desperate for victory in the oldest international rugby match of them all on Saturday.It still grates the England coach how ...

Brexit uncertainty means anxiety for some UK students

Europe 03/14/19, 12:17

It bills itself as the U.K.'s European university because of its study centers in France, Italy, Belgium and Greece. But now the uncertainty over Brexit is creating anxiety for students at the University of Kent.There is disappointment and anger at lawmakers as they wrangle over Brexit details as the deadline ...

English clubs on the rise again in Champions League

Sports 03/14/19, 10:39

John W. Henry broke his six-week Twitter silence to celebrate."Sweet," the Liverpool owner wrote. "Four for England!"Liverpool's 3-1 win at Bayern Munich on Wednesday, which prompted Henry's celebratory tweet, ensured Premier League clubs filled four of the eight Champions League quarterfinal berths for the first time since the 2008-09 season. ...

Altior ties world record with 18th straight win over jumps

Sports 03/13/19, 11:08

Altior enhanced his reputation as jump racing's biggest superstar by winning the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival for a world record-equaling 18th straight victory.Racing in strong winds that nearly led to a cancellation of Day 2 of the prestigious meeting, Altior overcame an early mistake at the ...

Rice called up by England, a day after getting Ireland award

Sports 03/13/19, 09:11

Declan Rice has been called up by England's national team for the first time, a day after the 20-year-old midfielder was voted as Ireland's young player of the year.Rice, who plays for West Ham in the Premier League, decided last month to switch his international allegiance to England — the ...

Tuilagi rejects move to France, still available for England

Sports 03/13/19, 08:31

Manu Tuilagi will remain available for England's rugby team after turning down a move to France to sign a new contract with Leicester Tigers.With his deal at Leicester due to expire at the end of this season, the powerful center had been weighing up a lucrative move to French club ...

Unprecedented quadruple looms into view for ruthless City

Soccer 03/13/19, 07:37

Schalke posted a GIF of two Power Rangers holding their heads in their hands, accompanied by the message: "MAKE IT STOP."Another tweet popped up minutes later, this time from the goalkeeping coach of Manchester City's next opponent, Swansea, who posted a photo of a TV screen showing Schalke trailing 7-0 ...

City routs Schalke 7-0, eases into Champions League quarters

Soccer 03/12/19, 16:55

Manchester City tied the record for the biggest win in the last 16 of the Champions League by thrashing Schalke 7-0 on Tuesday, completing a 10-2 aggregate victory to reach the quarterfinals for the third time in four seasons.This season's round of 16 has featured some memorable comebacks so far ...

Nissan cuts back on more business at English plant

Europe 03/12/19, 12:08

Infiniti Motor Co., the luxury division of Japanese automaker Nissan, says it's withdrawing from Western Europe — offering another blow to carmakers in the U.K. bracing for Britain's departure from the European Union.The company said Tuesday that as part of its restructuring plan, it will cease making two models, the ...

English soccer attacks highlight limited stadium policing

Sports 03/11/19, 20:50

For a person who's determined to storm a Premier League field and confront — even assault — a player, there isn't much that stands in the way.Seating is packed close to the action, and players — especially when taking corners and throw-ins — are in touching distance of rival fans.With ...

Soccer fan pleads guilty to punching player during game

Sports 03/11/19, 07:19

A Birmingham supporter has pleaded guilty to assaulting Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish during a soccer match.In the League Championship game on Sunday between the city rivals, Paul Mitchell ran onto the field and landed a punch on the player's face.Mitchell entered his guilty plea at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on ...

Liverpool comes from behind to Burnley, go point behind City

Soccer 03/10/19, 09:37

Liverpool came from behind to beat Burnley 4-2 in high winds and occasional driving rain on Sunday, reducing Manchester City's Premier League lead back to one point.Relegation-threatened Burnley took an early lead at Anfield in unusual fashion as Ashley Westwood's sixth-minute corner curled straight into the far top corner of ...

Fan runs onto field, punches player in English soccer derby

Soccer 03/10/19, 08:14

A spectator ran onto the field and threw a punch at Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish during a derby game at Birmingham City on Sunday.The incident happened less than 10 minutes into the second-tier Championship game in central England when Grealish was in the Birmingham penalty area. The fan ran ...

Sterling’s hat trick gives Man City 3-1 win over Watford

Soccer 03/09/19, 15:03

Raheem Sterling scored a 13-minute hat trick as defending champion Manchester City beat Watford 3-1 to open up a four-point lead in the English Premier League on Saturday.The England forward's first goal was controversial but his quickfire treble turned a frustrating game decisively in City's favor early in the second ...

Newcastle rallies from 2-0 down to beat Everton 3-2

Soccer 03/09/19, 13:05

Everton scored twice in the first half before conceding three in the second as Ayoze Perez scored a late double for Newcastle to win 3-2 in the English Premier League, on a Saturday afternoon that Toffees goalkeeper Jordan Pickford will want to forget.Pickford earlier escaped a red card after conceding ...

Southampton stuns Tottenham 2-1 in EPL

Soccer 03/09/19, 13:02

Southampton scored twice in five second-half minutes to stun Tottenham 2-1 on Saturday, boosting its hopes of avoiding relegation from the English Premier League and loosening the visitors' grip on a top-four position.Harry Kane put Tottenham ahead with his 200th career goal for club and country as Spurs dominated the ...

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