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Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Brighton at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
November 30, 2019 - 12:16 pm
Liverpool’s march to a first English league championship in 30 years is turning into a procession. Manchester City certainly looks in no state to stop it happening. The gap between the two main title contenders grew to a remarkable 11 points on Saturday, with a match-winning performance by...
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Berlin's head coach Juergen Klinsmann looks up before the start of the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and Borussia Dortmund in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Andreas Gora/dpa via AP)
November 30, 2019 - 12:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Jürgen Klinsmann’s debut as Hertha Berlin coach ended in defeat on Saturday as 10-man Borussia Dortmund held on for a 2-1 win in the Bundesliga. Two early goals from Jadon Sancho and Thorgan Hazard were enough for Dortmund to ease the pressure on coach Lucien Favre with his team’s...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, Arsenal's head coach Unai Emery during the Europa League soccer match against Vitoria at the D. Afonso Henriques stadium in Guimaraes, Portugal. Emery was fired by Arsenal on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, 18 months after succeeding Arsene Wenger as manager of the English Premier League club. (AP Photo/Luis Vieira, FILE)
November 29, 2019 - 1:51 pm
There's another managerial vacancy at a north London club in the English Premier League, this time at Arsenal. Unai Emery was fired on Friday after 18 months as the successor to long-time coach Arsene Wenger, with Arsenal on its worst run of results in 27 years. The Spaniard arrived at training the...
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Arsenal's head coach Unai Emery reacts during the Europa League Group F soccer match between Arsenal and Eintracht Frankfurt at the Emirates Stadium, in London, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 29, 2019 - 9:14 am
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal fired Unai Emery on Friday following its worst run of form in 27 years, and 18 months after the Spaniard succeeded Arsene Wenger as manager of the Premier League club. The north London team lost to Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 in the Europa League on Thursday in front of a sparse...
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Arsenal's head coach Unai Emery reacts during the Europa League Group F soccer match between Arsenal and Eintracht Frankfurt at the Emirates Stadium, in London, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 29, 2019 - 7:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal fired Unai Emery on Friday following its worst run of form in 27 years, and 18 months after the Spaniard succeeded Arsene Wenger as manager of the Premier League club. The north London team lost to Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 in the Europa League on Thursday in front of a sparse...
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Arsenal's head coach Unai Emery reacts during the Europa League Group F soccer match between Arsenal and Eintracht Frankfurt at the Emirates Stadium, in London, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 29, 2019 - 5:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Unai Emery was fired by Arsenal on Friday, 18 months after succeeding Arsene Wenger as manager of the Premier League club. The north London team lost to Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 in the Europa League on Thursday to extend its winless run to seven matches. Arsenal’s slump in the Premier...
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Arsenal's head coach Unai Emery reacts during the Europa League Group F soccer match between Arsenal and Eintracht Frankfurt at the Emirates Stadium, in London, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 29, 2019 - 5:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Unai Emery has been fired by Arsenal, 18 months after succeeding Arsene Wenger as manager of the Premier League club. The north London team lost to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday to extend its winless run to seven matches. Arsenal’s slump in the Premier League...
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Barcelona's Lionel Messi drives the ball past Dortmund's Lukasz Piszczek, right, during a Champions League group F soccer match between Barcelona and Dortmund at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
November 27, 2019 - 6:24 pm
Another day to celebrate for Lionel Messi. Another frustrating day for Liverpool against a familiar opponent. Messi marked his 700th game for Barcelona with a goal and two assists in a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund 3-1 that sent his team into the knockout rounds of the Champions League on...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2018 file photo Los Angeles Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, of Sweden, acknowledges fans as he walks off the field after an MLS soccer match against the Los Angeles FC in Carson, Calif. Ibrahimovic and the LA Galaxy both announced Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 they are officially parting ways after two seasons. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, file)
November 27, 2019 - 5:32 pm
A statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic was vandalized and apparently set on fire outside the stadium of his boyhood club, Malmo, as fans reacted with fury at the Swedish soccer star buying a stake in one of its biggest rivals on Wednesday. Ibrahimovic outlined his desire to make Hammarby the “best in...
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Tottenham's manager Jose Mourinho celebrates his team second goal during the Champions League Group B soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Olympiakos at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 26, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Tottenham came from two goals down in Jose Mourinho’s first home game in charge to beat Olympiakos 4-2 and advance from the Champions League group stage, with Real Madrid and Manchester City also reaching the last 16 with a game to spare on Tuesday. Mourinho, taking charge of his third English club...
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