Arsenal faces Chelsea in Europa League final

Soccer 05/29/19, 03:34

Arsenal and Chelsea are gearing up to play a London derby far from home in the Europa League final.Playing three time zones and 2,460 miles (4,000 kilometers) from London in Azerbaijan, the game offers Arsenal coach Unai Emery the chance to win a record fourth Europa League title.It could be ...

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win

Soccer 05/26/19, 15:26

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match — 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final.Fans young and old descended ...

Lampard, Terry subplot in Premier League playoff match

Sports 05/24/19, 04:47

They've won the Champions League together, were teammates for three Premier League title-winning campaigns, and stood shoulder to shoulder at World Cups and European Championships.Whether in the blue of Chelsea or the white of England, Frank Lampard and John Terry were often inseparable.Now, with their playing days over, they are ...

Sarri to discuss future with Chelsea after Europa final

Soccer 05/22/19, 09:17

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will discuss his future with the club after next week's Europa League final against Arsenal.Sarri led the team to third place in the Premier League and a return to the Champions League.With two years remaining on his Chelsea contract, Sarri says he will speak to the ...

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion

Soccer 05/21/19, 11:47

The cost of English Premier League broadcast rights has risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons.Despite a drop in the value of domestic rights, interim chief executive Richard Masters says foreign broadcasters are paying about 30% more for games.Masters says overseas companies who ...

Financial case a cloud over unprecedented City titles’ feat

Soccer 05/18/19, 18:56

After the FA Cup was raised aloft by Manchester City's players, the Wembley Stadium pyrotechnics didn't cast a cloud over the team's unprecedented sweep of English soccer's men's trophies.The only shadow came from the investigations by soccer authorities into leaked documents that allegedly show the game's costliest squad was assembled ...

Man City completes sweep of English trophies with FA Cup win

Soccer 05/18/19, 12:58

Raheem Sterling scored a hat trick as Manchester City completed the first sweep of English men's football trophies by routing Watford 6-0 in a record-equaling FA Cup final victory margin on Saturday.The fourth piece of silverware was sealed with four different scorers at Wembley Stadium, with David Silva, Kevin De ...

Guardiola has ‘trust’ in Man City amid UEFA investigation

Soccer 05/17/19, 09:37

Pep Guardiola has spoken to Manchester City's executives and retains his "trust" in the club amid UEFA's investigation into financial misconduct that could result in the English Premier League winners getting banned from the Champions League."I know exactly what happened, I know exactly what they did," Guardiola said on Friday, ...

Fellow coaches expect Krueger to thrive, adjust with Sabres

Hockey 05/16/19, 14:51

Mike Babcock and Ralph Krueger's relationship goes back to 2004 and countless conversations since about coaching in the NHL.The Toronto Maple Leafs coach just wishes Krueger hadn't join ed the rival Buffalo Sabres to make his job more difficult."It didn't thrill me that he's just down the road, but that's ...

Man City, Watford seek landmark win in FA Cup final

Soccer 05/16/19, 07:27

One team is looking to complete an unprecedented domestic treble, bolstering its status as possibly the greatest ever in English soccer. The other is trying to capture a major trophy for the first time.For either Manchester City or Watford, this FA Cup final will come to represent a landmark moment ...

Ralph Krueger returns to NHL as Sabres coach

Hockey 05/15/19, 11:41

Ralph Krueger changed his mind on returning to coaching in the NHL just in time to give the Buffalo Sabres the experience they wanted behind the bench.Krueger was named Sabres coach on Wednesday after spending the past five years as chairman of English Premier League soccer club Southampton FC. Krueger ...

Man City facing 1-season ban from Champions League

Sports 05/14/19, 09:28

Manchester City has not been cooperating with investigators and is facing a one-season ban from the Champions League for violating financial monitoring rules, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press.City released a statement Tuesday saying the club has provided "comprehensive proof" that it did not break financial ...

Southampton signs Chinese firm as shirt sponsor

Soccer 05/13/19, 09:53

Premier League club Southampton says it has signed a Chinese company which has yet to launch as its new shirt sponsor.Southampton says in a statement that LD Sports is a "sports content, marketing and entertainment platform, which is launching this summer for the Chinese market."The value of the three-year deal ...

Brighton fires manager Hughton after slump in Premier League

Sports 05/13/19, 04:22

Brighton has fired manager Chris Hughton after barely avoiding relegation from the Premier League.Brighton owner Tony Bloom says in a statement it is "one of the most difficult decisions I have had to make ... but ultimately one I have made due to how we struggled in the second half ...

Hazard makes decision on Chelsea future, not made it public

Soccer 05/12/19, 16:54

Eden Hazard says he has made a decision over his future and told Chelsea. The forward just isn't making it public yet.Hazard has a season remaining on his contract and has been regularly linked with a move to Real Madrid.After Chelsea sealed third place in the Premier League with a ...

Man City prolongs Liverpool drought by retaining EPL title

Soccer 05/12/19, 16:37

Earning 97 points is almost always enough to win the Premier League. Not for Liverpool, which had the misfortune of running up against a Manchester City team setting new standards of excellence.Only for 21 minutes during Sunday's season finale was the title in Liverpool's hands.But by completing the season with ...

Key moments as City beats Liverpool to Premier League title

Soccer 05/12/19, 14:15

Manchester City came out on top in one of English soccer's most thrilling and high-quality title races, retaining the Premier League trophy for the first time after finishing a point clear of Liverpool on Sunday.Here's a look at the key moments in their gripping duel:PRESEASON SIGNINGSManchester City's Vincent Kompany lifts ...

With season over, Benitez to hold talks on Newcastle future

Soccer 05/12/19, 14:05

Rafael Benitez will hold talks with Newcastle owner Mike Ashley next week to reach a decision over his future after the Premier League season ended with a 4-0 victory over relegated Fulham on Sunday. Ashley watched from the stands as a noisy contingent of 3,000 traveling fans repeatedly called for Benitez ...

Crystal Palace doctor racially abused before season finale

Soccer 05/12/19, 14:01

Crystal Palace's club doctor has said he and his family were racially abused by a young child near Selhurst Park ahead of the team's 5-3 home victory over Bournemouth on Sunday.Dr. Zafar Iqbal tweeted that he had been left "devastated and speechless" after he and his two youngest children were ...

Huddersfield avoids most losses in Premier League season

Sports 05/12/19, 13:45

Relegated Huddersfield avoided tying the record for most losses in a Premier League season by coming from behind to draw 1-1 at Southampton on the final day of the campaign on Sunday.Nathan Redmond's thunderous first-half strike left the last-place Terriers in danger of a 29th top-flight defeat to cap a ...

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