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US to play England, Iran and possibly Ukraine at World Cup

After failing to qualify for the 2018 tournament, the 15th-ranked U.S. will open in Qatar on Nov. 21

The United States was drawn to play England in a Black Friday match at the World Cup, a high-profile game that gives American soccer a chance to gain respect in its return to the global showcase. “It’s the biggest stage…

Italy defeats England 3-2

Italy wins Euro 2020, beats England in penalty shootout

Italian soccer’s redemption story is complete. England’s painful half-century wait for a major title goes on. And it just had to be because of a penalty shootout. Italy won the European Championship for the second time by beating England 3-2…

Italy and England meet in the European Championship finals

Where Italy and England can win or lose

LONDON (AP) — It’s being billed as the best team of the tournament against, in effect, the host nation. The European Championship final between Italy and England at Wembley Stadium on Sunday has all the makings of a tight and…

England passes the semifinals after 55 years

England beats Denmark 2-1, reaches Euro 2020 final

LONDON (AP) — England has broken through its semifinal ceiling at major soccer tournaments. A title match awaits for the first time in 55 years. Harry Kane converted the rebound after his initial penalty was saved in the 104th minute…

Jose Mourinho humbled on return to Old Trafford

Jose Mourinho's return to Old Trafford on Wednesday was anything but special. The former Manchester United boss was humbled as his Spurs side succumbed 2-1 with two goals from Marcus Rashford outweighing a first half strike from Dele Ali.

NATO leaders brace for Trump 'fireworks'

NATO leaders gathering to mark the alliance's 70th anniversary in London face multiple challenges -- including the uncertainty of what President Donald Trump might do.