Professional soccer

April 29, 2018 - 1:39 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Premier League leading scorer Mohamed Salah says he's insulted over the representation of his image amid a dispute with the Egyptian Football Association ahead of the World Cup in Russia in June. The Egyptian soccer star is furious his image features prominently on the outside of the...
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Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Arsenal at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, April 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
April 29, 2018 - 1:38 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Arsene Wenger endured more agony at Old Trafford as his depleted Arsenal side conceded an injury-time goal by Marouane Fellaini to lose 2-1 to Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday. Fellaini headed in Ashley Young's inswinging cross in the first minute of...
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April 29, 2018 - 1:00 am
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Alejandro Romero Gamarra scored a late goal and Bradley Wright-Phillips had two assists to help the New York Red Bulls beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-2 on Saturday night. Gamarra converted from the spot to give New York a 3-2 lead in the 84th minute after the Galaxy's Dave...
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Swansea City's Ki Sung-yueng, left, and Chelsea's N'Golo Kante battle for the ball during their English Premier League soccer match at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales, Saturday, April 28, 2018. (David Davies/PA via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 3:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea could squeeze into the Champions League after all. In the space of 20 days, Antonio Conte's side has reduced Tottenham's hold on fourth place in the English Premier League from 10 to two points. Cesc Fabregas was set up by Eden Hazard to secure a 1-0 victory over Swansea that...
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Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger, top, and Swansea City's Jordan Ayew battle for the ball during their English Premier League soccer match at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales, Saturday, April 28, 2018. (David Davies/PA via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 2:56 pm
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Chelsea's chase for Champions League qualification gathered pace on Saturday when Cesc Fabregas clinched a 1-0 win at Swansea that deepened the hosts' concerns about being relegated from the English Premier League. Fabregas struck his 50th Premier League goal in the fourth...
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Burnley's Johann Berg Gudmundsson with an unsuccessful shot at goal against Brighton and Hove Albion during their English Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor in Burnley, England, Saturday April 28, 2018. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 12:37 pm
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Burnley is virtually assured of playing in Europe for the first time in over 50 years after picking up a point in a 0-0 draw with Brighton in the English Premier League on Saturday. A spot in the Europa League qualifying will be clinched if Burnley holds onto seventh place...
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Crystal Palace's Ruben Loftus-Cheek, left, celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game with team mate Wilfried Zaha during their English Premier League soccer match Leicester City at Selhurst Park, London, Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 12:31 pm
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace moved to the brink of English Premier League safety by beating 10-man Leicester 5-0 on Saturday. Palace, which looked destined for relegation after losing its opening seven fixtures without scoring a goal, has climbed to 11th place to sit six points clear of the bottom...
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F.C. Barcelona player Andres Iniesta during a news conference announcing he is leaving the club, in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, April. 27, 2018. Andres Iniesta says that he will leave Barcelona this summer after 16 trophy-packed seasons with the Spanish club. Iniesta, who turns 34 on May 11, says Friday "this season is the last." (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
April 27, 2018 - 11:52 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Andres Iniesta, the midfielder who embodied Barcelona's creative attacking style and helped the team win dozens of trophies, is leaving the Spanish club after 16 seasons. In an emotional news conference attended by most of his teammates, his family and club executives,...
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ARCHIVO - En esta foto del 31 de octubre de 2010, vista del estadio Wembley de Londres previo al partido entre los Broncos de Denver y los 49ers de San Francisco de la NFL. (AP Foto/Dave Shopland, pool, archivo)
April 27, 2018 - 10:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Prospective Wembley owner Shahid Khan wants to host 2030 World Cup matches and has assured the English Football Association the national stadium can remain the centerpiece of major tournaments if the sale is completed. England has been exploring a bid for the 2030 centenary World Cup...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 file photo, Brazilian Football Confederation President Marco Polo del Nero listens to questions during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FIFA’s ethics committee has banned top Brazilian soccer official Marco Polo del Nero for life for bribery and corruption. FIFA saysFriday April 27, 2018 Del Nero, the former Brazilian football federation president and one-time FIFA executive committee member, is also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 million). (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
April 27, 2018 - 8:33 am
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA's ethics committee has banned top Brazilian soccer official Marco Polo del Nero for life for bribery and corruption. FIFA says Del Nero, the former Brazilian Football Confederation president and one-time FIFA executive committee member, is also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1...
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