EINDHOVEN, Netherlands - Benfica returned to the Champions League group stage on Tuesday, playing the last hour with 10 men at PSV Eindhoven to hang on for a scoreless draw.A 2-1 win in the home leg last week was enough to ...
Aug 25, 2021
MADRID - Real Madrid picked an experienced former coach instead of another former player to try to put the team back on track after a disappointing season.Madrid hired Carlo Ancelotti on Tuesday to replace Zinedine Zidane, who quit last week after the ...
Jun 2, 2021
PORTO, Portugal - As Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta cradled the European Cup before thrusting it into the air to the backdrop of fireworks, Pep Guardiola and his distraught Manchester City players stood way behind the winner's rostrum and looked on in ...
May 30, 2021
LONDON - Thousands of English football fans will be hoping that a ban on international travel ends in time for them to get to Turkey in three weeks to see Chelsea and Manchester City contest the Champions League final without facing restrictions.In ...
May 6, 2021
NEW coronavirus infections among German soccer squads revealed on Monday highlighted the challenge for European leagues to restart during the pandemic.The ongoing severity of the outbreak was not grasped by striker Salomon Kalou, who was suspended by Hertha Berlin for flouting ...
May 5, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - The future of NBA basketball could look like European soccer.Tournaments that take place during the season along with league games intrigue Commissioner Adam Silver as a way to change the format of the NBA's 82-game season. ...
Apr 13, 2019
What to watch in European football this weekend as the leagues resume after the international break.___ENGLANDThe Premier League's fifth round opens with a clash of last season's top scorers when Mohamed Salah's Liverpool travels to ...
Sep 14, 2018
PARIS - Paris Saint-Germain's dream of joining Europe's elite with a Champions League trophy will have to wait another season, as Real Madrid delivered a brutal reality check by cruising through to the quarterfinals with a 2-1 ...
Mar 7, 2018
MANCHESTER, England - Manchester City's sloppiest display of the Champions League brought plenty of reasons to be cheerful for Pep Guardiola.A 1-0 win over Feyenoord on Tuesday, sealed by Raheem Sterling's 88th-minute goal, clinched top spot ...
Nov 22, 2017
MANCHESTER, England - With two weeks left in European soccer's summer transfer window, it cannot close quickly enough for those teams desperate to keep their best players.Many fans can feel short-changed in the early weeks of the season, however, ...
Aug 19, 2017
STOKE, England - Olivier Giroud scored twice and Alexis Sanchez netted his 50th English Premier League goal as Arsenal beat Stoke 4-1 to maintain its push for Champions League qualification on Saturday.Mesut Ozil grabbed the other goal for Arsenal, whose swagger ...
May 14, 2017
LEICESTER, England - Atletico Madrid reached the Champions League semifinals for the third time in four seasons by ending Leicester's fairytale European journey on Tuesday, drawing, 1-1, at the King Power Stadium to advance, 2-1, on aggregate.Once Atletico ...
Apr 19, 2017
SEVILLE, Spain - Sevilla was unable to capitalize on its dominant performance in a 2-1 Champions League win over Leicester on Wednesday as Jamie Vardy scored a crucial goal - his first of the year - to keep the English champions alive in the ...
Feb 23, 2017
IT started with an audacious tweet from a long-serving French club president, and ended with American star Alex Morgan joining Lyon to fulfill her growing ambition of discovering European football.Holding up a No. 13 jersey, Morgan was officially presented to ...
Jan 8, 2017
GLASGOW, Scotland - Manchester City came from behind three times to draw 3-3 at Celtic in a Champions League thriller on Wednesday that ended the English team's 100 percent start to the season under new coach Pep Guardiola.City' ...
Sep 29, 2016
TURIN, Italy - Juventus star striker Gonzalo Higuain was largely anonymous as his new side was held to a disappointing scoreless draw by Sevilla in their opening group match in the Champions League on Wednesday.Higuain transferred from rival Napoli for €90 million ( ...
Sep 15, 2016
MUNICH - Five-time champion Bayern Munich gave Russian debutant Rostov a rude welcome to the Champions League on Tuesday, winning 5-0 in a record 13th consecutive win at home in the competition.Goals from Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Mueller on ...
Sep 14, 2016
MANCHESTER, England - Manchester City and Borussia Moenchengladbach built on commanding first-leg advantages to cruise through the Champions League playoffs on Wednesday, while Russian side Rostov thrashed Ajax, 4-1, to reach the group stage for the first time.City will play ...
Aug 25, 2016
PARIS - Nervous fans planning to attend next year's European soccer championship in 10 cities across France got a guarantee on Sunday from the president of the organizing committee that security will come above everything."I've said it several ...
Nov 16, 2015
GENEVA - After years of waiting, Michel Platini's destiny with Fifa is coming faster than he thought.Platini has his 60th birthday on Sunday with much to celebrate and a big decision to take.Long seen as the heir apparent to ...
Jun 20, 2015
BERLIN - Barcelona's mighty attacking trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar won the Champions League on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Juventus that showed the beauty of fluent and attacking football after days of scandal that have ...
Jun 7, 2015
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