Spain depleted for Nations League game against England

Soccer 10/04/18, 06:49

Spain will be without some key players when it hosts England in the UEFA Nations League this month, including Francisco "Isco" Alarcon, Dani Carvajal, and Diego Costa.Luis Enrique could not include the players in the list he announced on Thursday because of injuries. Sergi Roberto and Inigo Martinez are also ...

Southgate signs new deal as England coach through 2022

Soccer 10/04/18, 05:17

England coach Gareth Southgate has signed a new contract that will keep him in charge of the national team through to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.Southgate, whose deal was due to expire in 2020, has been rewarded for guiding England to the World Cup semifinals in Russia. It was ...

UK’s May tells party to drop dream of a ‘perfect’ Brexit

Europe 10/03/18, 09:54

British Prime Minister Theresa May told her fractured Conservative Party on Wednesday to abandon dreams of a "perfect" Brexit and back her as divorce negotiations with the European Union enter their "toughest" final phase.May used a punchy speech to lay down a challenge to her detractors, a day after her ...

Update: UK’s May: No-deal Brexit will be tough at first

Europe 10/03/18, 07:41

The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech at her party's annual conference (all times local):12:30 p.m.Prime Minister Theresa May says leaving the European Union without a divorce deal would be "tough at first" for Britain, and "a bad outcome" for both sides.May is urging her fractious Conservative Party ...

UK’s May aims to gain Conservative control after storm Boris

Europe 10/03/18, 02:47

Prime Minister Theresa May will urge her fractured Conservative Party on Wednesday to unite behind "decent, moderate and patriotic" policies, a day after her rival Boris Johnson trashed her Brexit plan and challenged her authority with a crowd-pleasing speech of his own.May is ending the governing Conservatives' annual conference with ...

United stutters to 0-0 draw vs Valencia after arriving late

Soccer 10/02/18, 17:23

Manchester United turned up late for the match and produced another lackluster performance in a 0-0 home draw with Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday, increasing the scrutiny on under-fire manager Jose Mourinho.Kickoff was delayed by five minutes at Old Trafford because United's team bus got stuck in traffic ...

Boris Johnson to turn up heat on May at Conservative meeting

Europe 10/02/18, 05:45

He's not a member of the government and he's not speaking on the main stage, but Boris Johnson is a star at Britain's Conservative Party conference.The former foreign secretary and — some hope — future prime minister is addressing hundreds of delegates Tuesday at the gathering in Birmingham, central England.Advance ...

UK says EU immigrants won’t get priority after Brexit

Europe 10/02/18, 02:39

The British government says that new post-Brexit immigration rules will give people with needed skills priority over low-skilled migrants — and there won't be preferential treatment for citizens of the European Union.All EU nationals can currently live and work in Britain, but that will change after the country leaves the ...

Barcelona’s memories of Wembley highlight European failure

Soccer 10/02/18, 00:39

When Barcelona plays Tottenham on Wednesday it will bring back fond memories for the Catalan soccer giant.With continuing uncertainty over when the rebuilding of White Hart Lane will be finished, Tottenham is still playing its home matches at Wembley — England's national stadium.Barcelona won the Champions League title at Wembley ...

Bournemouth beats Crystal Palace 2-1 on late penalty in EPL

Soccer 10/01/18, 20:17

Mamadou Sakho elbowed Jefferson Lerma in the face and conceded the penalty which Bournemouth converted to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the English Premier League on Monday.Substitute Junior Stanislas hit the winner in the 87th minute for Bournemouth to climb from ninth to seventh in the standings.Bournemouth's Callum Wilson, left, ...

UK Brexit chief says no deal better than being tied to bloc

Europe 10/01/18, 03:16

Britain's chief Brexit minister is warning the European Union, and his divided party, that the country will leave the bloc without a deal rather than accept close adherence to its rules and obligations.Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab will tell Conservative Party members on Monday that if the EU tries to "lock ...

Newcastle owner on hand to see 5th EPL loss to Leicester

Soccer 09/29/18, 14:19

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley witnessed the problems he's wrought for his winless side as it lost for the fifth time in seven matches in the English Premier League on Saturday.Ashley was at a game at St. James' Park for the first time since May 2017 as Newcastle lost to Leicester ...

Cavaleiro scores with first touch in EPL, Wolves beat Saints

Soccer 09/29/18, 13:34

Ivan Cavaleiro scored with his first touch in the English Premier League to help Wolverhampton to a 2-0 victory over Southampton on Saturday.After missing the start of the season with a back injury, Cavaleiro was teed up by Raul Jimenez to score in the 79th minute after 94 seconds on ...

Sigurdsson’s double helps Everton beat Fulham 3-0 in EPL

Soccer 09/29/18, 13:34

Gylfi Sigurdsson atoned for an earlier penalty miss with a second-half double to help Everton defeat Fulham 3-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.The Iceland forward hit a 52nd-minute spot kick against the bar but four minutes later drilled home the opener from the edge of the box after ...

Man City beats Brighton ahead of next Champions League test

Soccer 09/29/18, 13:04

Manchester City began an important week with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday.Goals from Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero earned City the three points in a game where it had 80 percent possession and 28 shots to Brighton's four at the Etihad Stadium.Manchester City ...

Kane’s double gives Tottenham 2-0 win at Huddersfield

Soccer 09/29/18, 13:03

Harry Kane's first-half double gave Tottenham a 2-0 victory at Huddersfield, extending the hosts' winless English Premier League start to seven matches on Saturday.Kane headed in the opener against the run of play and converted a penalty as Mauricio Pochettino's side took control before cruising to a fourth league win ...

British government offers support for 2030 World Cup bid

Soccer 09/29/18, 08:06

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the government would support an England-led bid for the 2030 World Cup soccer tournament.English Football Association officials are conducting a feasibility study on jointly bidding with their British Isles counterparts from Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland.May says "the decision on whether to bid ...

Under siege: UK leader tries to solve her Brexit conundrum

Europe 09/29/18, 02:18

Britain's governing Conservative Party is at war — with itself.The divide is over Europe, and only thing the two feuding factions agree on is that their leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, is heading in the wrong direction.So May will be under attack from all sides when the Conservatives open their ...

European soccer weekend: What to watch in main competitions

Soccer 09/27/18, 19:11

What to watch in the leading soccer competitions in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDFresh from inflicting Liverpool's first loss of the season in the League Cup, Chelsea hosts Juergen Klopp's side in the Premier League on Saturday.Chelsea winger Eden Hazard, who scored the winner at Anfield on Wednesday after dribbling past several ...

British love affair with Ryder Cup to persist beyond Brexit

Golf 09/27/18, 05:10

Eu-Rope! Eu-Rope!For one weekend every two years, many people in Britain become big fans of Europe — regardless of how they voted in the Brexit referendum in 2016. Their support doesn't have anything to do politics or Britain's departure from the European Union in March, however. It's just about golf ...

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