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FILE- In this file photo dated Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson waits for the start of the Europa League group A soccer match against Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford, Manchester, England. Manchester United said Saturday May 5, 2018, that former manager Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson, FILE)
May 06, 2018 - 12:25 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A day after former manager Alex Ferguson underwent emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage, Manchester United tweeted Sunday: "Please. Be strong. Win this one." The online post, which provided no update on the 76-year-old Ferguson's condition, came 21 hours after United...
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Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri reacts after Stoke City are relegated following the English Premier League soccer match between Stoke City and Crystal Palace, at the bet365 Stadium, in Stoke, England, Saturday May 5, 2018. (Dave Thompson/PA via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 5:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — Stoke was relegated from the English Premier League after a 10-year stay while West Bromwich Albion earned a stay of execution on Saturday. Jake Livemore's dramatic injury-time goal helped West Brom stun Tottenham 1-0, and Everton's equally late equalizer against Southampton ensured...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson waits for the start of the Europa League group A soccer match against Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford, Manchester, England. Manchester United said Saturday May 5, 2018, that former manager Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson, FILE)
May 05, 2018 - 5:02 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was in intensive care after emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage on Saturday amid an outpouring of affection and get-well messages from across football. Since retiring from United after almost 27 years in charge in...
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Southampton's Nathan Redmond celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game against Everton during their English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, Saturday May 5, 2018. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 3:21 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Southampton's hopes of avoiding relegation took a blow as Everton midfielder Tom Davies scored an equalizer in the sixth minute of added time to rescue a 1-1 draw on Saturday. Substitute Nathan Redmond's first goal in almost a year appeared to put the fight very much back...
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May 05, 2018 - 3:15 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson underwent emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage on Saturday, the English Premier League club said. The 76-year-old Ferguson retired from managing in 2013 after almost 27 years in charge of United but he has continued...
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May 05, 2018 - 3:04 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United says former manager Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage. The English Premier League club says "the procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to optimize his recovery. His family request privacy...
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Swansea City's Tammy Abraham, left, reacts at the end of the match against AFC Bournemouth as their players celebrate winning 1-0, during the English Premier League soccer match at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England, Saturday May 5, 2018. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 12:44 pm
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Swansea missed out on the chance to ease its relegation fears after it lost at Bournemouth 1-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday. With Stoke having been condemned to the drop hours earlier, the Swans would have gone a long way to ensuring they do not take one of...
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Crystal Palace's Patrick van Aanholt, right and Stoke City's Peter Crouch battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Stoke City and Crystal Palace, at the bet365 Stadium, in Stoke, England, Saturday May 5, 2018. (Dave Thompson/PA via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 10:01 am
STOKE, England (AP) — Stoke was relegated from the Premier League after a 10-year stay as it crashed to a 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday. The 19th-placed Potters went into their penultimate game of the season desperate to boost their survival hopes with what would have been a first victory...
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Brighton & Hove Albion's Pascal Gross, right, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with teammate Anthony Knockaert during their English Premier League soccer match against Manchester United at the AMEX Stadium, Brighton, England, Friday, May 4, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
May 04, 2018 - 5:43 pm
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton secured English Premier League football for another season by beating Manchester United 1-0 on Friday. Pascal Gross scored early in the second half and Brighton ended a seven-match winless run. United arrived on the south coast knowing a win would all-but seal...
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Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp celebrates at the end of the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Roma and Liverpool at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Liverpool advanced to its first Champions League final in more than a decade despite a 4-2 loss at Roma on Wednesday. The Reds scored two early goals and that was all they needed to advance 7-6 on aggregate after a 5-2 win in the first leg. (Ettore Ferrari/ANSA via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 6:37 pm
ROME (AP) — Way back in August when Liverpool was sweating its way through the playoffs just to qualify for the Champions League group phase, going all the way to the final wasn't even on the Reds radar. Not after a season in which Liverpool didn't even play in Europe. Not when no one could have...
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