Wenger quit Arsenal after 'hurtful' fan protests 2018-04-22T23:48:21Z 2018-04-22T16:14:53Z 2018-04-22T23:48:14Z Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he doesn't resent fan protests but says they didn't reflect how the club is perceived throughout the world.
3 established powers, 1 upstart in Champions League semis 2018-04-22T23:35:09Z 2018-04-22T23:34:58Z 2018-04-22T23:35:09Z The Champions League is down to the semifinals and teams from Europe's four biggest soccer nations still have a shot at the title.
Salah beats De Bruyne to win PFA player of the year award 2018-04-22T22:25:24Z 2018-04-22T22:24:52Z 2018-04-22T22:25:23Z Mohamed Salah has been voted player of the year by his fellow professionals in English football in recognition of an incredible scoring return to the Premier League with Liverpool.
Man City celebrates title, Wenger's farewell starts with win 2018-04-22T21:06:38Z 2018-04-22T18:44:47Z 2018-04-22T21:06:39Z Manchester City's Premier League title celebrations have continued with fans invading the field in a good-natured celebration after a 5-0 win over Swansea.
Chasing records, EPL champion Man City thrashes Swansea 5-0 2018-04-22T19:16:11Z 2018-04-22T17:44:47Z 2018-04-22T19:16:08Z Manchester City is chasing more records now the Premier League title has been wrapped up and a 5-0 win over Swansea got the champions closer to a few of them.
Arsenal beats West Ham 4-1 at start of Wenger's farewell 2018-04-22T14:57:08Z 2018-04-22T14:54:43Z 2018-04-22T14:56:57Z Arsene Wenger saw Arsenal claim a 4-1 victory over West Ham on Sunday in his first game since announcing his 22-year managerial reign will finish at the end of the season.
Sancho nets 1st Dortmund goal; Hamburg boosts Bundesliga bid 2018-04-22T00:05:54Z 2018-04-21T15:54:12Z 2018-04-22T00:05:54Z Lewis Holtby has kept alive Hamburger SV's hopes of a Bundesliga survival with a 1-0 win over fellow relegation candidate Freiburg.
Man United prolongs FA Cup pain for Spurs by reaching final 2018-04-21T23:17:51Z 2018-04-21T18:54:18Z 2018-04-21T23:17:44Z United prolongs Tottenham's FA Cup pain by reaching final.
Barcelona easily wins historic 4th straight Copa del Rey 2018-04-21T23:05:43Z 2018-04-21T21:44:25Z 2018-04-21T23:05:44Z Barcelona has become the first team in 85 years to win four straight Copa del Rey titles after blowing away Sevilla 5-0 in the final in Madrid.
Roma beats Spal 3-0 ahead of Liverpool semi in CL 2018-04-21T22:06:52Z 2018-04-21T15:34:16Z 2018-04-21T22:06:52Z Roma has seen off relegation-threatened Spal 3-0 in Serie A and stayed confident for the trip to Liverpool for the first leg of the Champions League semifinals. After losing Ligue title, Monaco at risk of losing 2nd place 2018-04-21T20:48:29Z 2018-04-21T17:24:12Z 2018-04-21T20:48:22Z Marseille crushed Lille 5-1 on Saturday to stay level with Lyon in the chase for second in the French league and an automatic Champions League spot. Assistant ref hit by object in Spanish football 2018-04-21T19:45:15Z 2018-04-21T19:44:20Z 2018-04-21T19:45:11Z An assistant referee has been hit by an object thrown from the stands causing a second-division football match in Spain to be stopped for about 15 minutes.
Herrera sends Man United into FA Cup final with win vs Spurs 2018-04-21T18:44:37Z 2018-04-21T18:39:34Z 2018-04-21T18:44:37Z Ander Herrera kept Manchester United in with a shot of silverware this season by securing a place in the FA Cup final with a 2-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday. Valencia held again in Spanish league, ties Celta Vigo 1-1 2018-04-21T18:05:47Z 2018-04-21T17:54:43Z 2018-04-21T18:05:45Z Valencia's struggles to clinch a Champions League spot have continued with a 1-1 draw at Celta Vigo.
Crystal Palace edges closer to survival with draw at Watford 2018-04-21T16:54:25Z 2018-04-21T16:54:14Z 2018-04-21T16:54:25Z Crystal Palace edged six points clear of the English Premier League relegation zone with a 0-0 draw at Watford on Saturday. Depay scores as Lyon wins at Dijon 5-2 to close in on Monaco 2018-04-21T00:54:46Z 2018-04-20T22:54:13Z 2018-04-21T00:54:46Z Lyon has won at Dijon 5-2 and moved within one point of second-place Monaco in the French league. Deportivo closer to Liga drop after 0-0 draw at Leganes 2018-04-20T22:21:47Z 2018-04-20T21:25:03Z 2018-04-20T22:21:33Z Deportivo La Coruna moved a step closer to relegation from the Spanish league after being held to a 0-0 draw at Leganes on Friday. Wenger stuns Arsenal team by quitting after almost 22 years 2018-04-20T21:45:39Z 2018-04-20T09:12:52Z 2018-04-20T21:45:31Z Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will leave the English club at the end of the season after more than 21 years in charge. Hope for relegation rivals as 'Gladbach beats Wolfsburg 3-0 2018-04-20T21:25:19Z 2018-04-20T21:03:23Z 2018-04-20T21:25:16Z Borussia Moenchengladbach has defeated relegation-troubled Wolfsburg 3-0 in the Bundesliga to give a glimmer of hope to Hamburger SV and Cologne in their fight against the drop.
FIFA queries Morocco World Cup bid, to make 2nd inspection 2018-04-20T21:11:09Z 2018-04-20T20:03:11Z 2018-04-20T21:11:01Z FIFA's inspection of Morocco's 2026 World Cup plans has ended with a demand for more details from the bid ahead of a second unexpected examination of infrastructure.
Intrigue, admiration, unrest: The Wenger years at Arsenal 2018-04-20T16:27:47Z 2018-04-20T10:02:56Z 2018-04-20T16:27:02Z There has been a roller-coaster of emotions at Arsenal in the 21 1/2-year tenure of Arsene Wenger that will come to an end next month.
European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues 2018-04-20T16:08:54Z 2018-04-20T15:53:21Z 2018-04-20T16:08:47Z The race for the Italian title is heating up again with Napoli's visit to Juventus and only four points separates the teams atop Serie A. Champ Eagles vs. Atlanta to open season, also play in London 2018-04-20T09:44:49Z 2018-04-20T00:46:32Z 2018-04-20T09:44:07Z Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night Sept. 6. Green Bay hosts Chicago in the first Sunday night matchup on Sept. 9. Champion Eagles to face host Jaguars in London 2018-04-20T02:37:12Z 2018-04-19T14:48:04Z 2018-04-20T02:37:06Z The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will head to England's home of soccer when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in one of four NFL international games next season. FIFA's handling of racism case sparks Russia World Cup fears 2018-04-19T23:18:45Z 2018-04-19T09:42:00Z 2018-04-19T23:18:39Z FIFA has closed an investigation into a Spain player allegedly racially abusing an England opponent in the Under-17 World Cup final. Russian prosecutors reveal plot to disrupt World Cup 2018-04-17T23:15:31Z 2018-04-17T14:40:31Z 2018-04-17T23:15:29Z Russia's chief prosecutor says law enforcement agencies have thwarted an alleged plot by right-wing soccer fans to derail events of the World Cup this summer.
Animal rights groups slam bear use at Russian soccer match 2018-04-17T13:27:07Z 2018-04-17T10:20:04Z 2018-04-17T13:26:24Z Animal rights groups have condemned the use of a bear that performed before a Russian soccer match.
AP Exclusive: Morocco World Cup bid masks homosexuality ban 2018-04-17T04:54:34Z 2018-04-16T16:51:47Z 2018-04-17T04:54:34Z A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer showpiece: Homosexuality is a criminal offense in the north African country.
Carroll equalizes late as West Ham holds Stoke to 1-1 in EPL 2018-04-16T22:21:14Z 2018-04-16T21:24:54Z 2018-04-16T22:21:06Z Andy Carroll scored a 90th-minute equalizer soon after coming off the bench to earn West Ham a 1-1 draw against Stoke, which was denied a vital win in its bid to escape relegation from the English Premier League.
Mourinho set to drop big names after latest United stumble 2018-04-16T22:11:07Z 2018-04-16T21:43:11Z 2018-04-16T22:10:59Z Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will drop some of the high-profile players who gifted the English Premier League title to Manchester City at the weekend. Bizarre penalty helps Mainz in Bundesliga relegation battle 2018-04-16T21:40:48Z 2018-04-16T21:02:57Z 2018-04-16T21:40:44Z Pablo de Blasis scored twice - the first a penalty during the interval - for Mainz to beat relegation rival Freiburg 2-0 amid fresh protests against Monday night games in the Bundesliga. Rooster thrown on soccer field in Russia to abuse coach 2018-04-16T16:28:53Z 2018-04-16T16:00:25Z 2018-04-16T16:28:50Z A rooster was thrown onto the field in Russia's second-tier soccer league as an apparent act of homophobic abuse against a coach.
City must confront painful reality of life after Guardiola 2018-04-16T11:02:14Z 2018-04-16T10:58:28Z 2018-04-16T11:01:40Z Once the celebrations die down, Manchester City might be struck with a slight sense of foreboding as the club assesses the most convincing of its three Premier League title victories.
Man City wins Premier League after United loses to West Brom 2018-04-15T22:34:12Z 2018-04-15T17:07:57Z 2018-04-15T22:34:12Z Manchester City won the Premier League title without even playing on Sunday when nearest challenger Manchester United surprisingly lost 1-0 at home to last-place West Bromwich Albion.
Guardiola to play golf, not watch if Man City can seal title 2018-04-15T01:14:25Z 2018-04-14T16:25:58Z 2018-04-15T01:14:25Z Crystal Palace and Huddersfield boost their hopes of staying in the English Premier League with wins after Southampton squanders a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Chelsea.
Qatar wants FIFA talks on logistics of a 48-team World Cup 2018-04-14T22:19:08Z 2018-04-14T16:51:35Z 2018-04-14T22:19:08Z Qatar wants talks with FIFA to discuss the logistics of increasing the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams.
Inter draws at Atalanta 0-0 in Serie A, hurting CL hopes 2018-04-14T22:17:59Z 2018-04-14T15:30:52Z 2018-04-14T22:17:59Z Cagliari comes from behind to beat Udinese 2-1 and inch further away from the bottom three on a crucial day in the battle to avoid relegation from Serie A.
Barcelona unbeaten in record 39 straight La Liga games 2018-04-14T21:51:53Z 2018-04-14T16:36:00Z 2018-04-14T21:51:54Z Barcelona set a Spanish league record of 39 consecutive games unbeaten after defeating Valencia 2-1 as it tries to rebound from its Champions League exit.
City recovers from setbacks to beat Spurs, on brink of title 2018-04-14T21:48:21Z 2018-04-14T21:33:18Z 2018-04-14T21:48:21Z Manchester City recovered from a troubled period to put one hand on the English Premier League title with a 3-1 win at Tottenham. In-form Depay stars again as 3rd-place Lyon beats Amiens 3-0 2018-04-14T21:07:10Z 2018-04-14T18:00:44Z 2018-04-14T21:07:07Z The irrepressible Memphis Depay stars again as third-place Lyon wins at home to Amiens 3-0 to secure a fifth straight French league win.
Salah nets 40th of season in Liverpool win vs Bournemouth 2018-04-14T20:06:06Z 2018-04-14T19:31:40Z 2018-04-14T20:06:06Z Mohamed Salah became the third Liverpool player in history to score 40 goals in a single season by netting once again in a 3-0 win over Bournemouth.
Burnley edges closer to Europa League qualification 2018-04-14T19:56:28Z 2018-04-14T19:14:52Z 2018-04-14T19:56:25Z Burnley started the English Premier League as one of the favorites for relegation and will likely finish it with a place in the Europa League.
Swansea grabs draw against Everton to boost survival hopes 2018-04-14T17:46:02Z 2018-04-14T17:41:33Z 2018-04-14T17:46:02Z Jordan Ayew boosted Swansea's fight for English Premier League survival by grabbing a 1-1 draw against Everton on Saturday.
Zaha scores 2, Palace beats Brighton 3-2 in EPL 2018-04-14T16:24:48Z 2018-04-14T16:15:58Z 2018-04-14T16:23:36Z Wilfried Zaha has scored twice as Crystal Palace has beaten local rival Brighton 3-2 and moved six points clear of the English Premier League relegation zone.
Giroud leads Chelsea fightback in 3-2 win at Southampton 2018-04-14T15:36:01Z 2018-04-14T15:31:00Z 2018-04-14T15:36:01Z Chelsea scored three goals in eight minutes in a stirring comeback from 2-0 down to beat Southampton 3-2 in the English Premier League.
Madrid-Bayern, Liverpool-Roma in Champions League semifinals 2018-04-13T20:33:16Z 2018-04-13T11:55:47Z 2018-04-13T20:33:16Z Two-time defending champion Real Madrid will play Bayern Munich in the Champions League semifinals, while Liverpool faces Roma.
Cologne coach Stefan Ruthenbeck to leave at end of season 2018-04-12T17:00:34Z 2018-04-12T16:55:24Z 2018-04-12T17:00:26Z Cologne will part ways with Stefan Ruthenbeck at the end of the season regardless of whether his side clinches Bundesliga survival or not.
NBA's best: Lebron vs. MJ. How about Magic? 2018-04-12T02:38:04Z 2018-04-10T15:19:00Z 2018-04-12T02:38:04Z The midweek Champions League matches finds "AP Sports Weekly" podcast co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg staking out opposing positions on the beautiful game.
Late Ronaldo penalty keeps Madrid alive in Champions League 2018-04-11T23:07:18Z 2018-04-11T21:04:48Z 2018-04-11T23:07:18Z Juventus came close to pulling off another stunning comeback in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, but Cristiano Ronaldo converted an injury-time penalty kick in a thrilling 3-1 loss that to send Real Madrid to the semifinals.
Bayern Munich reaches Champions League semifinals 2018-04-11T21:58:09Z 2018-04-11T21:05:08Z 2018-04-11T21:58:07Z Bayern Munich has reached its sixth Champions League semifinal in seven seasons with a goalless draw against Sevilla in the second leg of their quarterfinal.
FIFA looks for $25 billion, 12-year deal for new tournaments 2018-04-11T16:10:18Z 2018-04-11T10:04:11Z 2018-04-11T16:10:03Z FIFA is planning to team up with Saudi Arabian, Chinese and American investors in a $25 billion, 12-year deal that could add two major international tournaments to an already crowded soccer calendar. EU officials inspect 21st Century Fox unit in London 2018-04-11T13:25:33Z 2018-04-11T09:04:08Z 2018-04-11T13:25:32Z European Commission officials have carried out "unannounced inspections" of the offices of a unit of 21st Century Fox as part of an investigation into the distribution of media rights for "various sporting events.''.
Klopp saw off Man City and thought Barca collapse was a joke 2018-04-11T03:56:04Z 2018-04-11T03:54:08Z 2018-04-11T03:56:04Z Juergen Klopp says he thought Barcelona's collapse at Roma was a joke.
'It seems untrue': Roma stuns Barcelona in Champions League 2018-04-11T01:47:18Z 2018-04-10T20:57:07Z 2018-04-11T01:47:18Z Roma pulled off an extraordinary comeback with a 3-0 win over Barcelona to reach the Champions League semifinals Tuesday and overturn a three-goal deficit from the first leg.
Salah lands knockout blow as Liverpool reaches CL semifinals 2018-04-11T01:19:50Z 2018-04-10T20:52:17Z 2018-04-11T01:19:50Z Liverpool reached the Champions League semifinals after recovering from conceding a goal inside two minutes against Manchester City to win 2-1 thanks to second-half strikes by Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino on Tuesday. Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay agree on 2030 World Cup bid 2018-04-10T03:30:16Z 2018-04-09T20:19:05Z 2018-04-10T03:30:11Z Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay say they have agreed on 12 cities where they would like to host the centenary World Cup in 2030.
Roma seeks a 'miracle' against Barcelona armada in CL 2018-04-10T02:24:27Z 2018-04-09T17:39:07Z 2018-04-10T02:24:20Z Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco is seeking a "miracle" to overturn a 4-1 deficit to Barcelona in the second leg of the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Leverkusen beats Leipzig 4-1 in showdown for Champs League 2018-04-09T23:35:34Z 2018-04-09T20:41:37Z 2018-04-09T23:35:35Z Julian Brandt starred as Bayer Leverkusen outclassed Leipzig 4-1 to move above the home side into the Bundesliga's last qualification spot for the Champions League. Villarreal loses again, drops to sixth in Spanish league 2018-04-09T22:24:12Z 2018-04-09T22:02:04Z 2018-04-09T22:24:12Z Villarreal has followed its surprise loss to last-place Malaga by falling at home to Athletic Bilbao 3-1, dropping to sixth place in the Spanish league. Salah trains to boost Liverpool ahead of Man City game 2018-04-09T17:09:27Z 2018-04-09T17:03:14Z 2018-04-09T17:09:23Z Liverpool's hopes of having Mohamed Salah available for its Champions League quarterfinal second leg against Manchester City were boosted when the forward took part in a training session on Monday.
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