Professional soccer

PSG's Adrien Rabiot, right, celebrates with his teammate PSG's Angel Di Maria after scoring his side's second goal during the French League One soccer match between Paris-Saint-Germain and Amiens at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
October 20, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PARIS (AP) — Neymar was not missed as runaway French league leader Paris Saint-Germain crushed Amiens 5-0 on Saturday for a 10th straight league win. Neymar was given a few days off by coach Thomas Tuchel after playing for Brazil in the international break. PSG faces Napoli in the Champions League...
Read More
Cardiff City's Bobby Reid, left, celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with teammates Souleymane Bamba, second left, Josh Murphy, and Aron Gunnarsson, during the English Premier League soccer match between Cardiff City and Fulham, at the Cardiff City Stadium, in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)
October 20, 2018 - 12:56 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Cardiff recorded its first win of the season in the English Premier League by beating Fulham 4-2 and moved off the bottom of the standings on Saturday. Fulham scored the best goal of the game — through Andre Schurrle's 30-meter strike — but the league's leakiest defense soon...
Read More
Real Madrid's coach Julen Lopetegui gestures during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
October 20, 2018 - 10:58 am
MADRID (AP) — Without Cristiano Ronaldo for the first time in nearly a decade, Real Madrid reached the worst scoring drought in its history. Madrid went more than 465 minutes without finding the net in a 2-1 home loss to Levante in the Spanish league on Saturday, leaving new coach Julen Lopetegui...
Read More
ManU coach Jose Mourinho flashes three fingers after the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge stadium in London Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
October 20, 2018 - 10:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was involved in a touchline skirmish after his team conceded a goal in the sixth minute of injury time to draw 2-2 at former club Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday. One of Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri's assistants celebrated wildly in...
Read More
Manchester United's manager Jose Mourinho walks from the pitch after the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.Man Utd won the game 3-2. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 19, 2018 - 11:00 am
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has fined Manchester United 15,000 euros ($17,250) and warned coach Jose Mourinho after the team was late to arrive for a Champions League home game and then late for the delayed kickoff. Mourinho blamed police in Manchester for the team's arrival at Old Trafford only...
Read More
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, center, celebrates after scoring against Valencia during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valencia and Barcelona, at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
October 19, 2018 - 7:42 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Leagues group has urged UEFA to allocate club competition entries and billions in Champions League prize money more fairly. The proposal on Friday includes reversing changes made this season giving four guaranteed Champions League entries to Spain, England,...
Read More
Norway's Mohamed Elyounoussi, center, in action with Slovenia's Nemanja Mitrovic during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Norway and Slovenia at Ullevaal Stadium, Norway, Saturday Oct. 13, 2018. (Terje Bendiksby/NTB scanpix via AP)
October 13, 2018 - 2:50 pm
Substitute striker Patrik Schick scored the winning goal for the visiting Czech Republic to beat Slovakia 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League in Trnava on Saturday, and Gibraltar won its first competitive game. All the goals in Trnava were in the second half. Three minutes after coming off the bench,...
Read More
Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry holds two balls during a warm up prior the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Belgium and Switzerland at the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
October 13, 2018 - 5:21 am
PARIS (AP) — Thierry Henry is back where it all started. France's all-time leading scorer and an Arsenal great landed his first managerial job on Saturday after Monaco hired him as a replacement for Leonardo Jardim, who was dismissed this week. The 41-year-old Henry started his professional career...
Read More
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 Dortmund fans set off flares as Club Brugge players stand on the pitch prior their Champions League group A soccer match with Dortmund at the Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges. Belgian authorities charged five people Thursday in relation to a massive financial fraud and match-fixing probe into soccer. Financial fraud centered on two agents who had contacts with many of the leading clubs, including Anderlecht, Club Brugge and Standard Liege. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 12, 2018 - 10:14 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Three days into Belgium's biggest football scandal in decades, nine people are behind bars, including one top referee and three agents. In all, 19 people faced charges ranging from match fixing to money laundering. Yet, after Wednesday's extraordinary police operation covering 57...
Read More
Colombia midfielder Mateus Uribe (15) goes up for a header against United States' Antonee Robinson, left, during the first half of an international friendly soccer match Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
October 11, 2018 - 10:07 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Bacca, Radamel Falcao and Miguel Borja scored second-half goals to lead Colombia over the United States 4-2 on Thursday night in an exhibition that marked the return of American captain Michael Bradley to the national team following a one-year absence. James Rodriguez put...
Read More

Pages