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England Women score late to grab 3-2 win over Czechs

CESKE BUDEJOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) -- England Women ended their year with a much-needed 3-2 win in a friendly game against the Czech Republic on Tuesday.Lionesses head coach Phil Neville had called for a response from his players...

Most to gain (or lose) from decisive USMNT matches

The United States men’s national team will not be changing coaches regardless of the scores against Canada and Cuba this month, giving added incentive to 23 men called into the team to get the job done.Long- and short-term...

Europa League top scorers: Munir making waves | UEFA Europa League

UEFA.com keeps track of the top scorers in the UEFA Europa League this season; if players are level on goals, then the player with the most...

Raheem Sterling dropped by England after altercation with teammate Joe Gomez

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Top teams in good shape as Euro qualifying reaches climax

With the Netherlands missing out on Euro 2016 and Italy absent from the World Cup in 2018, some of Europe's traditional soccer powers have surprisingly failed to advance to recent major international tournaments.Don't expect any big shocks when...

UEFA signs Takeaway.com to replace McDonald’s at Euro 2020

NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- UEFA has announced a new food sector sponsor for the European Championship, replacing McDonald's which owned the slot since 1992.UEFA says food delivery platform Takeaway.com has signed for the Euro 2020 tournament. The value...

Emotions got the better of me, says dropped Sterling

London (AFP) - Raheem Sterling said he allowed his "emotions" to get the better of him leading to a brief altercation with Liverpool's Joe Gomez that resulted in the Manchester City player being dropped for Thursday's Euro 2020...

Borussia Dortmund hurting after heavy loss in Munich

BERLIN (AP) Borussia Dortmund is hurting again after another heavy Bundesliga defeat in Munich.Dortmund lost 4-0 in the “der Klassiker” against rival Bayern Munich on Saturday, being fortunate not to concede more goals.Dortmund’s lackluster performance has been criticized...

Looking ahead to unbeaten Liverpool’s Premier League slate

Liverpool’s incredible season took a major step toward greatness Sunday with a 3-1 win over Manchester City at Anfield.The Reds now boast an eight-point lead on the field after 12 matches, and lead Man City by nine points...

Sterling dropped by England after training ground “disturbance” [Video]

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PL Club Power Rankings: Week 12

Wolves are rising, Gunners misfiring, and Spurs just linking self-inflicted wounds as the Premier League club power rankings head for Week 12.Green: New season-high rankingRed: New season-low20. Norwich City — Just dreadful right now, and in dire need of...

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

Johannesburg (AFP) - English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.New Arsenal captain Aubameyang has claimed eight league goals...

Liverpool reportedly “in advanced talks” to add Bournemouth’s Fraser

Liverpool wants to add to its depth this January, and will give competition to Xherdan Shaqiri by signing a Scottish player who, honestly, looks a lot like him.Ryan Fraser of Bournemouth is on Jurgen Klopp’s radar, and Talksport...

Sterling out of England squad after Gomez bust-up

Raheem Sterling will be left out of the England squad versus Montenegro after a bust-up with teammate Joe Gomez.Sterling went head-to-head with the Liverpool center back on Sunday in City’s 3-1 loss to the Reds at Anfield, and...

VAR hot topic at UEFA coaches’ meeting [Video]

SHOWS:NYON, SWITZERLAND (NOVEMBER 11, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)1. (SOUNDBITE) (Italian) A.S. ROMA COACH, PAULO FONSECA, SAYING:"We talked a lot about it, but with no conclusion. It is a very, very difficult situation. Yes, it's difficult to...

LSU’s Ed Orgeron calls locker room speech ‘a fiery moment’

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU coach Ed Orgeron says his boisterous and sometimes profane locker room speech after the top-ranked Tigers beat Alabama was not meant for public consumption and not meant to hurt anyone.An unidentified LSU player...

Nick Saban says Alabama focused on this week, not playoff scenarios

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama's playoff hopes took a hit when it suffered its first lost of the season at home to LSU on Saturday, but coach Nick Saban didn't want to talk about the long-term ramifications of the...

Messi will not trigger exit clause this summer

Barcelona is confident that Lionel Messi is not going anywhere, but the best attacker of his generation and probably ever will not sign a new deal before the end of his current contract.Yes, that means Barca risks losing...

Seattle puts stamp on its first 10 years with 2nd MLS title

SEATTLE (AP) -- - As the week progressed, Adrian Hanauer's appreciation for what was going on with his club and his city was growing.Yet it was only in the final moments, when the Seattle Sounders held a three-goal...

Berhalter trims USMNT roster to 23, Pulisic out

Here we go!Gregg Berhalter has taken the axe to his training camp roster and announced the 23 men who will hopefully lead the USMNT into the CONCACAF Nations League semifinals.The Yanks need to beat Canada in Orlando on...

Pulisic absence confirmed for decisive USMNT matches

USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter has confirmed that star midfielder Christian Pulisic will not play in this month’s decisive CONCACAF Nations League matches.The Yanks need to beat Canada at home on Friday and Cuba in the Cayman Islands...

How USMNT can top Canada without Bradley, Pulisic

There’s definitely neither Michael Bradley, Zack Steffen, nor Christian Pulisic for the United States men’s national team in their last bids to qualify for the CONCACAF Nations League semifinals.Some have joked, “Who cares?” about the new competition, but...

Saudi Arabia staging revamped 4-team Spanish Super Cup

MADRID (AP) -- Saudi Arabia will stage a newly expanded four-team Spanish Super Cup for the first time in January.The Spanish Football Federation cited its ambitions to host the 2030 World Cup as a factor in giving Saudi...

Van Bronckhorst to take NYCFC job as Man City pre-test

Giovanni van Bronckorst is going to get a sort of Man City dress rehearsal in Major League Soccer.On the heels of a September report that Van Bronckhorst was being eased into City Football Group with an “all-access pass”...

Dest in US squad for CONCACAF Nations League games

Los Angeles (AFP) - Netherlands-born teenager Sergino Dest was named in the United States squad for upcoming CONCACAF Nations League qualifiers on Monday for the first time since rejecting overtures from the country of his birth.The talented Ajax...

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