Soccer

November 28, 2018 - 9:07 am
DUBLIN (AP) — A death notice for a soccer player was posted in a local newspaper. A game was postponed. Teams across the league held a minute's silence. Soccer clubs in the Leinster Senior League in Ireland united over the weekend to honor the memory of a player who was thought to have been killed...
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Defendant Sergej W. arrives at the Assize Court in Dortmund, Germany, Nov. 27, 2018. The court has convicted W. on 28 counts of attempted murder in last year's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus. The dpa news agency reported that the defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with German privacy rules, was sentenced to 14 years in prison by the Dortmund state court on Tuesday. (Marcel Kusch/dpa via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 10:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday convicted a man of 28 counts of attempted murder in last year's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus and sentenced him to 14 years in prison. The Dortmund state court found the defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with...
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Chelsea's team manager Maurizio Sarri yells during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 26, 2018 - 5:41 am
It took one dreadful 90-minute performance to expose the growing list of shortcomings in the Chelsea team that its coach had forewarned for much of the season. Chelsea was fortunate to come away from Wembley Stadium with only a 3-1 loss to Tottenham on Saturday. So rampant and dominant were...
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Ground staff collect the corner flags after the final Copa Libertadores soccer match against Argentina's Boca Juniors was suspended, at Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. South American soccer body CONMEBOL said on Sunday that the second leg of the final will be rescheduled after Boca’s bus was attacked by River fans on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
November 25, 2018 - 4:56 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Copa Libertadores final between fierce Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate was postponed again Sunday in a major embarrassment for South American football, a day after Boca players were injured in an attack by River fans. The game — the continent's...
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Ground staff collect the corner flags after the final Copa Libertadores soccer match against Argentina's Boca Juniors was suspended, at Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. South American soccer body CONMEBOL said on Sunday that the second leg of the final will be rescheduled after Boca’s bus was attacked by River fans on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
November 25, 2018 - 3:52 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Copa Libertadores final between fierce Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate was postponed Sunday in a major embarrassment for South American football, a day after Boca players were injured in an attack by River fans. The game — the continent's equivalent...
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Ramón Abila of Argentina's Boca Juniors waits with his team on the pitch of the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium after the final soccer match of the Copa Libertadores was rescheduled for Sunday, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. The match was rescheduled after the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players was attacked by River Plate fans, injuring several players including Perez. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
November 25, 2018 - 11:16 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Boca Juniors has requested the suspension of the Copa Libertadores final against River Plate, which is currently set to be played later Sunday. The second leg of the final was postponed 24 hours to Sunday after Boca players were injured when their bus was attacked by...
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Riot police advance with their shotguns at the ready as they confront Argentina River Plate fans outside the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium prior the final soccer match of the Copa Libertadores between River Plate and Boca Juniors, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. The match has been rescheduled after the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players was attacked by River Plate fans, injuring several players. The match will be played on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Pani)
November 24, 2018 - 9:11 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines expected the final of the century between their country's biggest clubs and eternal rivals. Instead, the world witnessed one of the biggest embarrassments in South American soccer history. The Copa Libertadores final was postponed to Sunday after Boca...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and SPAL, at the Turin Allianz Stadium, Italy, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA visa AP)
November 24, 2018 - 2:35 pm
ROME (AP) — Nothing seems to motivate Cristiano Ronaldo more than the suggestion that other players are better than him. That was evident when Ronaldo skipped the UEFA player of the year award ceremony in August when he learned that former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric gained the honor. Now,...
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Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri looks on prior to kick-off of the English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at Craven Cottage, London, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Steven Paston/PA via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 2:32 pm
A stirring fightback. A first win in nearly three months. An attacking partnership already clicking. Welcome back to the English Premier League, Claudio Ranieri. The Italian coach who masterminded the most improbable title triumph in English soccer, with little Leicester in 2016, is back in the...
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West Ham United goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, left, appears dejected as Manchester City's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match at The London Stadium, London, Saturday, Nov 24, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 12:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City wingers Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling produced dazzling displays in a 4-0 win over West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday as the leaders picked up where they left off before the international break. Sterling's deflected cross fell into the path of David Silva to...
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