Men's soccer

Manchester City's Taylor Harwood-Bellis, right, celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game with teammate John Stones during the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Manchester City and Port Vale at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
January 04, 2020 - 2:48 pm
Watching John Stones make defensive mistakes while playing for England in the Nations League finals in June, Port Vale striker Tom Pope took to Twitter to say he’d “love to play … every week” against the Manchester City center back. “I’d get 40 a season!” wrote Pope, who described Stones as “soft”...
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January 04, 2020 - 1:17 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men’s soccer team has canceled its plan to train in Doha, Qatar, from Jan. 5-25 “due to the developing situation in the region.” The U.S. Soccer Federation announced the decision Friday, a day after a U.S. military air strike killed a top Iranian military commander. Instead...
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Rochdale's Aaron Wilbraham celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Rochdale and Newcastle United at The Crown Oil Arena, Rochdale, England, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. Newcastle has been taken to a replay by third-tier Rochdale in the third round of the FA Cup to continue its poor recent record in the world’s oldest club knockout competition. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP)
January 04, 2020 - 12:32 pm
Top-flight sides Brighton and Aston Villa lost to lower-league opposition in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday, while Watford and Newcastle squandered first-half leads to teams in relegation trouble in the third tier to be taken to replays. The upsets kept coming in the world's oldest club...
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January 04, 2020 - 8:54 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men’s soccer team has canceled its plan to train in Doha, Qatar, from Jan. 5-25 “due to the developing situation in the region.” The U.S. Soccer Federation announced the decision Friday, a day after a U.S. military air strike killed a top Iranian military commander. The...
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Aston Villa goalkeeper Tom Heaton, centre, is carried off the pitch on a stretcher, during the English Premier League soccer match between Burnley and Aston Villa, at Turf Moor, Burnley, England, Wednesday Jan. 1, 2020. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
January 03, 2020 - 12:18 pm
It's tough to know who had the bigger workload during a Premier League festive period perhaps like no other - the players or the clubs’ medical departments. Newcastle manager Steve Bruce lost four of his players to injury - and was forced to keep on the field a player, American DeAndre Yedlin, with...
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Everton's manager Carlo Ancelotti looks out from the bench before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Everton at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
January 03, 2020 - 7:08 am
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti was setting the scene for the latest Merseyside derby against Liverpool when he trotted out a cliché seemingly used for any match between local rivals. “In a derby,” Ancelotti said with a smile, “you never know what’s going to happen.” Except, that is, on Merseyside...
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic wears an AC Milan scarf as he acknowledges his fans outside the AC Milan team headquarters, in Milan, Italy, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. The 38-year-old striker has been presented by AC Milan after signing a deal until the end of the season with an option to extend for another year. (Spada/LaPresse via AP)
January 03, 2020 - 6:38 am
MILAN (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimović is giving himself six months to see if he can still play elite-level soccer with one of Europe’s storied clubs. The 38-year-old striker was presented by AC Milan on Friday after signing a deal until the end of the season with an option to extend for another year. “...
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic wears an AC Milan jersey as he poses photos at the team's headquarters, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. The 38-year-old striker has returned to the club he left nearly eight years ago and needs to make an immediate impact on a team in 11th place and still reeling from a 5-0 defeat to Atalanta. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)
January 03, 2020 - 5:15 am
MILAN (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimović is giving himself six months to see if he can still play elite-level soccer with one of Europe’s storied clubs. The 38-year-old striker was presented by AC Milan on Friday after signing a deal until the end of the season with an option to extend for another year. “...
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Dallas Stars right wing Alexander Radulov (47) celebrates his goal with defenseman John Klingberg (3) in the third period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game against the Nashville Predators at the Cotton Bowl, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Dallas. Dallas won 4-2. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
January 01, 2020 - 7:10 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Stars interim coach Rick Bowness had just seen a very similar comeback by his team, though the surroundings for this one were drastically different. While pigs raced during timeouts next to the outdoor rink, which was built in the middle of a historic football stadium and...
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Brighton's Alireza Jahanbakhsh, centre, scores his side's first goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Chelsea at the AMEX Stadium, Brighton, England, Wednesday Jan. 1, 2020. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
January 01, 2020 - 5:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — Having finally ended a goal drought, Alireza Jahanbakhsh is now celebrating the greatest strike of his career. With an acrobatic overhead kick, the Brighton forward stunned not just Chelsea but his own team, too. The south-coast club's record signing had endured 18 months without a...
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