Soccer

FILE--- In this picture taken Nov.27, 2018 Bayern midfielder Franck Ribery celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal during the Champions League group E soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Benfica Lisbon in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
January 06, 2019 - 10:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich has fined winger Franck Ribery for posting expletives and insults on social media after receiving criticism online for posting a video of being served a gold-leaf steak. "He used words that we as Bayern Munich cannot accept and that Franck as a role model, as a player of...
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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær reacts after the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Manchester United and Reading at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
January 05, 2019 - 2:42 pm
Alexis Sanchez was resting up in the Manchester United dugout moments after getting substituted when he got a tap on the arm. It was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, telling him to get out of the manager's seat and find another. There's no doubt who's the boss inside Old Trafford these days. On a day when...
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January 04, 2019 - 4:32 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Two goals away from reaching 100 for her career, forward Alex Morgan is on the roster for the U.S. women's national team as it opens training camp ahead of the World Cup in France this summer. Morgan was among 26 players named to the roster by coach Jill Ellis. The defending...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018 file photo Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic celebrates scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group A soccer match between Club Brugge and Borussia Dortmund at the Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges, Belgium. Borussia Dortmund said in a statement on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 that Chelsea found an agreement with Pulisic but he will remain on loan in Dortmund until the end of the season. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, file)
January 02, 2019 - 11:59 am
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Christian Pulisic became the most expensive American soccer player in history after completing a transfer to English club Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday. Chelsea paid 64 million euros ($73 million) for the 20-year-old United States winger, who will be loaned...
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola looks out prior to the match against Southampton, during their English Premier League soccer match at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England, Sunday Dec. 30, 2018. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 10:43 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — When Manchester City and Liverpool last met in the Premier League, a matchup usually bulging with goals failed to live up to its billing as the most entertaining in English soccer. A 0-0 draw at Anfield in October left a worldwide audience somewhat underwhelmed. Expect a...
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Manchester City's Vincent Kompany, right, tackles Southampton's Mario Lemina, during their English Premier League soccer match at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England, Sunday Dec. 30, 2018. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)
December 30, 2018 - 2:24 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Manchester City got its faltering Premier League title defense back on track with a 3-1 win at Southampton on Sunday thanks to two quick goals just before halftime. After throwing away an early lead, City provided a reminder of its devastating attacking potential by...
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Manchester United's Paul Pogba, foreground, scores his side's first goal of the game against Bournemouth, during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Sunday Dec. 30, 2018. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
December 30, 2018 - 2:21 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Paul Pogba is feeling so good at Manchester United these days that he's practicing his goal celebrations during the pre-game warmup. With good reason, too, as the French World Cup winner is once again finding plenty of reasons to celebrate. Pogba scored another two goals...
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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino, left, celebrates with teammates after he scores his sides 5th goal and his 3rd from the penalty spot during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
December 29, 2018 - 3:39 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Roberto Firmino scored with an impudent no-look finish. There were jubilant cries of "Ole!" as Liverpool played possession football near the end, and the final whistle was met with a chant of "We shall not be moved" from The Kop. Juergen Klopp's players look unstoppable as...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, July 16, 2017, movie director Christopher Nolan poses at the premiere of the movie "Dunkirk," in Dunkirk, northern France. Nolan is among those being recognized in Britain’s royal New Year’s Honors List, according to the list of recipients released Friday Dec. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, FILE)
December 29, 2018 - 5:04 am
LONDON (AP) — British divers who rescued young soccer players trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are among those being recognized in Britain's New Year's Honors List, along with 1960s model Twiggy and Monty Python star Michael Palin. Twiggy, a model who shot to stardom during the Beatles era,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, July 16, 2017, movie director Christopher Nolan poses at the premiere of the movie "Dunkirk," in Dunkirk, northern France. Nolan is among those being recognized in Britain’s royal New Year’s Honors List, according to the list of recipients released Friday Dec. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, FILE)
December 28, 2018 - 6:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — British divers who rescued young soccer players trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are among those being recognized in Britain's New Year's Honors List, along with 1960s model Twiggy and Monty Python star Michael Palin. Twiggy, a model who shot to stardom during the Beatles era,...
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