Soccer

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Winks, right celebrates after scoring his sides 2nd goal with teammates during the English Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur at Craven Cottage in London, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 20, 2019 - 2:41 pm
With Tottenham's attacking options getting increasingly thin amid a striker crisis, Mauricio Pochettino is going to need goals from unlikely sources to keep alive his team's hopes of silverware this season. Harry Winks was the player to step up on Sunday. Nearly 800 days since his first goal for...
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A woman walks down Glenlake Avenue towards North Clark Street as a winter storm batters Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Chicago. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
January 19, 2019 - 11:12 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City following a winter storm that covered many parts of the Midwest in snow and ice. No injuries were reported on the United Airlines...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, of Sweden, celebrates his second goal of the game during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Los Angeles FC in Carson, Calif. The 37-year-old Ibrahimovic is returning to the Galaxy for a second season despite gathering interest from European clubs. The Swedish superstar was disappointed in the Galaxy’s overall performance last year despite his own strong debut in Major League Soccer. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 19, 2019 - 8:07 pm
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — Although Zlatan Ibrahimovic's first season in Major League Soccer was a smashing individual success, his LA Galaxy were a serious disappointment in the standings. The Galaxy's failure to make the MLS playoffs is a major reason why the Swedish superstar is back for...
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France forward Marie-Antoinette Katoto, centre, vies for the ball with US forward Christen Press, left, and defender Becky Sauerbrunn during a women's international friendly soccer match between France and United States at the Oceane stadium in Le Havre, France, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Katoto scored once in France's 3-1 victory. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
January 19, 2019 - 4:58 pm
LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday. The top-ranked United States had not lost since falling 1-0 to Australia in 2017, The Americans were 25-0-3 over the span. Marie-Antoinette Katoto...
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January 17, 2019 - 9:59 am
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — An investigative journalist whose work exposed deep-rooted corruption in African soccer and led to the downfall of a member of the sport's high-powered FIFA Council was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike, police said Thursday. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was killed Wednesday night, with...
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Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, left, react during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium in London, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
January 17, 2019 - 4:42 am
It's a six-day stretch that could make or break Arsenal's season and prompt renewed scrutiny into the machinations of a club that appears to have issues at every level. A home game against Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday, soon followed by the visit of Manchester United in the FA Cup. Lose...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, Atlanta United's Josef Martinez celebrates his goal on a penalty kick against the Philadelphia Union during the first half of an MLS soccer match, in Atlanta. Major League Soccer MVP Josef Martinez has signed a five-year contract extension with Atlanta United, ending speculation that he might be heading back to Europe after a record season. Atlanta United announced the deal Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, which runs through the 2023 season. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
January 16, 2019 - 12:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Major League Soccer MVP Josef Martinez kept insisting he was happy with Atlanta United. He backed it up Wednesday by signing a five-year contract extension with the MLS Cup champion, ending any questions about whether might be looking for another shot in Europe after a record season...
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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, centre, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
January 13, 2019 - 7:13 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — That's 400 and counting. Lionel Messi took his all-time Spanish league scoring record to 400 goals on Sunday after contributing to a 3-0 win over Eibar to keep defending champion Barcelona comfortably at the top. Messi scored Barcelona's second goal shortly after halftime to...
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Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves on a shot by Tottenham's Harry Kane, right, during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley stadium in London, England, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 13, 2019 - 7:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — There were too many saves for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to even remember. Everyone else was certainly counting: Eleven. The most by any goalkeeper in a Premier League match this season. And they were all in the second half to thwart a Tottenham comeback. The Spaniard's...
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January 13, 2019 - 12:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — A women's soccer game between Manchester United and Charlton was abandoned Sunday after an injury to a player. Charlton winger Charlotte Kerr was hurt in a collision as United took the lead in the 10th minute of the second-tier FA Women's Championship match. Charlton said players...
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