Professional soccer

AC Milan's Patrick Cutrone celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Roma at the Milan San Siro Stadium, Italy, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. AC Milan won 2-1. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
August 31, 2018 - 4:53 pm
MILAN (AP) — What was hyped as the first "American derby" in Serie A was won by the Italian league's newest U.S.-owned team with a last-gasp goal. Patrick Cutrone came off the bench to score five minutes into stoppage time for AC Milan to beat Roma 2-1 on Friday. It was the first meeting between...
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Usain Bolt participates in a friendly trial match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Central Coast Select in Gosford, Australia, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Bolt, who holds the world records for the 100- and 200-meter sprints and is an eight-time Olympic gold medalist, is hoping to earn a contract with the Mariners for the 2018-19 season in Australia's top-flight competition. (AP Photo/Steve Christo)
August 31, 2018 - 9:18 am
GOSFORD, Australia (AP) — Usain Bolt's soccer debut for the Central Coast Mariners on Friday lasted about 20 minutes against an amateur local team and with almost 10,000 people in the crowd. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist is trying to become a professional soccer player and has been given a...
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho shouts out from the touchline during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
August 30, 2018 - 4:52 pm
What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ___ ENGLAND The pressure on Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will ratchet up if the team loses at Burnley on Sunday for a third straight defeat in the Premier League. United has lost to Brighton and Tottenham in its last two...
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Former Brazilian international soccer player Kaka shows the name of Juventus during the UEFA Champions League draw at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
August 30, 2018 - 4:04 pm
MONACO (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the storied teams were drawn together at the Champions League group stage on Thursday. After winning four titles at Real Madrid, and one with United, Ronaldo aims to end Juventus' 23-year...
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Luka Modric holds his UEFA Men's Player of the Year trophy as he stands next to UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin during the UEFA Champions League draw at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
August 30, 2018 - 3:54 pm
MONACO (AP) — Croatia captain Luka Modric has been voted the best player in Europe last season, edging former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah for the UEFA award. Modric helped Madrid to win a third straight Champions League title, and fourth in five...
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho stands on the touchline during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
August 28, 2018 - 7:45 am
With his team trailing by three goals and Old Trafford rapidly emptying around him, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho stood in his technical area and stared blankly onto the field. There was an air of helplessness around one of soccer's most decorated coaches who was facing the biggest home...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2018, file photo, Egyptian national team soccer player and Liverpool's star striker Mohamed Salah smiles as he greets fans during the final training of the national team at Cairo Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. Salah has revived a months-long dispute with soccer authorities in his native Egypt, accusing them of ignoring his complaints about their unauthorized use of his image. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
August 28, 2018 - 1:36 am
CAIRO (AP) — Mohamed Salah has reignited a months-old dispute with soccer authorities in his native Egypt, accusing them of ignoring his complaints about their unauthorized use of his image. The dispute over image rights — such as the prominent featuring of his image on the national team's plane —...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane, bottom left, fouls Manchester United's Antonio Valencia during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
August 27, 2018 - 4:55 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In four previous Premier League visits to Old Trafford, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino had never seen his team score. He has now — three times. Tottenham humiliated Manchester United 3-0 on Monday to stay perfect after three rounds and increase the pressure on...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, left, duels for the ball with Crystal Palace's James Tomkins during the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park stadium in London, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 27, 2018 - 7:58 am
CAIRO (AP) — Mohamed Salah has revived a months-long dispute with soccer authorities in his native Egypt, accusing them of ignoring his complaints about their unauthorized use of his image. The dispute over image rights and lingering tensions over his treatment during the World Cup have cast doubt...
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Genoa fans display a banner reading "In silence for you, hurt 43 times in the heart. Get back on your feet proudly and become splendid again!" to honor the 43 people who lost their lives when the Morandi highway Bridge collapsed last Aug. 14, prior to the Serie A soccer match Genoa and Empoli at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 5:01 pm
For the first 43 minutes of their club's Serie A opener, Genoa fans remained silent on Sunday. That was one minute for each of the 43 victims of the Morandi Bridge collapse in the port city this month. In the 43rd minute, spectators began applauding respectfully as the names of those who died in...
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