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Furor erupts over Ronaldo's apparent obscene taunt in Saudi league match

Furor erupts over Ronaldo's apparent obscene taunt in Saudi league match

Feb 26, 2024 / 8:26 am

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly being investigated for making an alleged offensive gesture while playing for Al Nassr in the Saudi...

Klopp's last dance has one trophy and the Liverpool manager is targeting more

Klopp's last dance has one trophy and the Liverpool manager is targeting more

Feb 26, 2024 / 5:57 am

MANCHESTER, England — Jurgen Klopp's last dance at Liverpool is off to the perfect start. Klopp steps down as manager at the end of the season but he and...

Everton earns reprieve as points deduction for breaching EPL's financial rules reduced from 10 to 6

Everton earns reprieve as points deduction for breaching EPL's financial rules reduced from 10 to 6

Feb 26, 2024 / 5:30 am

LONDON — Everton has regained four points in its latest bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League. The northwest club's record 10-point deduction for...

Chelsea looks to respond to Neville's bottle jobs taunt by staying on course in FA Cup

Chelsea looks to respond to Neville's "bottle jobs" taunt by staying on course in FA Cup

Feb 26, 2024 / 2:55 am

Chelsea's underperforming players were described by one leading British soccer pundit as “billion-pound bottle jobs” after their loss in the English League...

Wounded Bayern Munich appoints new sports director to oversee shakeup

Wounded Bayern Munich appoints new sports director to oversee shakeup

Feb 26, 2024 / 2:12 am

BERLIN (AP) — Stung by the prospect of a first season without a major trophy for 12 years, Bayern Munich appointed Max Eberl as its new sporting director to...

US midfielder Weston McKennie likely to miss national team games with dislocated shoulder

US midfielder Weston McKennie likely to miss national team games with dislocated shoulder

Feb 26, 2024 / 2:04 am

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Midfielder Weston McKennie will likely miss the CONCACAF Nations League finals at the Dallas Cowboys' stadium next month after dislocating...

Lionel Messi scores in injury time, and Inter Miami salvages a 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy

Lionel Messi scores in injury time, and Inter Miami salvages a 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy

Feb 25, 2024 / 8:25 pm

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Anyone who thought Lionel Messi and Inter Miami would steamroll over the rest of Major League Soccer this year has already been proven...

Nashville, Red Bulls kick off season with scoreless draw

Nashville, Red Bulls kick off season with scoreless draw

Feb 25, 2024 / 4:18 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's Joe Willis and Carlos Coronel of the New York Red Bulls both opened the season with clean sheets in a scoreless season...

Leon scores three goals as Canada defeats Paraguay 4-0 at CONCACAF W Gold Cup

Leon scores three goals as Canada defeats Paraguay 4-0 at CONCACAF W Gold Cup

Feb 25, 2024 / 4:11 pm

HOUSTON — Adriana Leon scored three goals and teenage forward Olivia Smith celebrated her first senior start with a goal to help Canada defeat Paraguay 4-0 on...

Canada blanks St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4-0 in CONCACAF U-20 qualifying play

Canada blanks St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4-0 in CONCACAF U-20 qualifying play

Feb 25, 2024 / 3:25 pm

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad And Tobago — Tavio Ciccarelli scored three goals to help Canada defeat St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4-0 on Sunday and improve to...

Luka Modric comes off the bench to give Spanish leader Real Madrid 1-0 win over Sevilla

Luka Modric comes off the bench to give Spanish leader Real Madrid 1-0 win over Sevilla

Feb 25, 2024 / 2:38 pm

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luka Modric leapt atop the advertising board, pumped his arms and joined the collective roar of the Santiago Bernabeu. The veteran...

Johnson helps Toronto earn scoreless draw with Cincinnati in opener

Johnson helps Toronto earn scoreless draw with Cincinnati in opener

Feb 25, 2024 / 2:14 pm

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sean Johnson made seven saves and Toronto FC played FC Cincinnati to a scoreless draw in a season opener on Sunday. Johnson turned away four...

Toronto FC shows signs of new life in scoreless draw in season opener at Cincinnati

Toronto FC shows signs of new life in scoreless draw in season opener at Cincinnati

Feb 25, 2024 / 1:47 pm

CINCINNATI — Toronto FC, showing signs of new life under coach John Herdman, gave supporters something to cheer about in a 0-0 draw with FC Cincinnati in the...

Sassuolo fires Dionisi and puts youth team coach Bigica temporarily in charge

Sassuolo fires Dionisi and puts youth team coach Bigica temporarily in charge

Feb 25, 2024 / 12:54 pm

SASSUOLO, Italy (AP) — Sassuolo fired Alessio Dionisi as coach on Sunday and put youth team manager Emiliano Bigica temporarily in charge, with the team...

Whistles from home fans as Borussia Dortmund slumps to first loss of 2024

Whistles from home fans as Borussia Dortmund slumps to first loss of 2024

Feb 25, 2024 / 11:12 am

BERLIN (AP) — Emre Can headed over with the goal at his mercy in stoppage time as Borussia Dortmund slumped to its first defeat of 2024 with a 3-2 loss at...

PSG needs stoppage-time penalty to draw with Rennes. American Balogun scores in Monaco's win

PSG needs stoppage-time penalty to draw with Rennes. American Balogun scores in Monaco's win

Feb 25, 2024 / 10:35 am

PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappé was kept quiet as French league leader Paris Saint-Germain needed a penalty from substitute Gonçalo Ramos seven minutes into...

Van Dijk's extra-time header wins English League Cup for Liverpool over Chelsea

Van Dijk's extra-time header wins English League Cup for Liverpool over Chelsea

Feb 25, 2024 / 9:55 am

LONDON (AP) — Virgil van Dijk came up with a crucial header to secure Liverpool a record-extending 10th English League Cup trophy on Sunday. The center back's...

Klopp savors his 'most special trophy' as Liverpool wins the English League Cup

Klopp savors his 'most special trophy' as Liverpool wins the English League Cup

Feb 25, 2024 / 9:10 am

LONDON (AP) — Jurgen Klopp just couldn't keep the smile from his face. It was deep into extra time at Wembley on Sunday and the English League Cup final...

Fans continue Bundesliga protests against outside investors. Frankfurt game briefly interrupted

Fans continue Bundesliga protests against outside investors. Frankfurt game briefly interrupted

Feb 25, 2024 / 8:19 am

BERLIN (AP) — If the German soccer league thought it had ended fans' protests against outside investors, it was proven wrong on Sunday. Both Borussia Dortmund...

Sarabia's goal secures Wolves a 1-0 win against last-place Sheffield United

Sarabia's goal secures Wolves a 1-0 win against last-place Sheffield United

Feb 25, 2024 / 7:59 am

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Pablo Sarabia headed Wolverhampton to a 1-0 win against last-place Sheffield United in the Premier League on Sunday. Sarabia's...

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