Professional soccer

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Arsenal at the AMEX Stadium, in Brighton, England, Sunday March 4, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
March 04, 2018 - 10:29 am
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Arsenal completed a dreadful week by losing 2-1 at Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday to slip 13 points off the Champions League qualification positions and pile more pressure on manager Arsene Wenger. After back-to-back 3-0 losses to Manchester City across two...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scores his side's first goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Newcastle United, at Anfield, in Liverpool, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 3:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — Liverpool and Tottenham put the squeeze on Chelsea in the race for Champions League qualification next season after chalking up 2-0 victories in the English Premier League on Saturday. Mohamed Salah struck his 32nd goal in all competitions and Sadio Mane made sure of victory as second...
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Newcastle United's Paul Dummett, centre and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, battle for the ball, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Newcastle United, at Anfield, in Liverpool, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 3:28 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah netted in a seventh successive match to continue the best scoring spree in Europe's big five leagues as Liverpool defeated Newcastle 2-0 on Saturday. It was Salah's 32nd goal in all competitions, and the 26th club match he has scored in, eclipsing the likes...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scores his side's first goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Newcastle United, at Anfield, in Liverpool, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 2:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — Liverpool and Tottenham put the squeeze on Chelsea in the race for Champions League qualification next season after chalking up 2-0 victories in the English Premier League on Saturday. Mohamed Salah struck his 32nd goal in all competitions and Sadio Mane made sure of victory as second...
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Fifa's president, Gianni Infantino speaks during the press conference of the 132nd IFAB Annual General Meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 1:20 pm
ZURICH (AP) — In one of the most fundamental changes ever to soccer's 155-year-old rules, FIFA approved video review on Saturday and cleared the way to use it at the World Cup in June. World soccer's panel overseeing the laws of the game voted to add video assistant referees (VAR) despite mixed...
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Swansea City's Mike van der Hoorn celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game against West Ham United, during their English Premier League soccer match at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 1:14 pm
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Swansea climbed out of the English Premier League drop zone after beating West Ham 4-1 on Saturday. Goals from Ki Sung-yueng, Mike van der Hoorn, Andy King, and Jordan Ayew deepened West Ham's relegation worries. Michail Antonio struck a consolation goal for the visitors. The...
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Stoke City's Kostas Stafylidis, left, and Southampton's Josh Sims in action during their English Premier League soccer match at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 1:00 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton still hasn't won at home in more than three months after a goal-less draw with Stoke in the English Premier League on Saturday. Southampton dominated the second half but Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland keep out efforts from Josh Sims, Cedric Soares, and Nathan...
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Watford's Andre Carrillo, left, attempts a shot against West Bromwich Albion during their English Premier League soccer match at Vicarage Road in Watford, England, Saturday March 3, 2018. (Mark Kerton/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 12:47 pm
WATFORD, England (AP) — A second-half goal by captain Troy Deeney steered Watford over West Bromwich Albion 1-0 on Saturday, the bottom club's fifth consecutive English Premier League defeat. Visiting West Brom created most of the chances at Vicarage Road and Deeney scored against the run of play...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-Min scores his side's first goal of the game against Huddersfield, during their English Premier League soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday March 3, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 12:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min reinforced his status as one of the English Premier League's best players with his 14th and 15th goals to guide Tottenham past Huddersfield 2-0 at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Swansea continued its revival under new manager Carlos Carvalhal by thrashing West Ham 4-1, and...
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Brazil soccer star Neymar, right, and his doctor Rodrigo Lasmar, left, arrive to the Mater Dei Hospital, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Friday, March 2, 2018. Neymar will have surgery on a fractured toe in his right foot and could be out for up to three months, an estimate that would take the Brazil striker right up to the World Cup. Neymar was injured Sunday in Paris Saint-Germain's match against Marseille in the French league. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio)
March 03, 2018 - 10:59 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Neymar has successfully undergone surgery on his injured right foot, the Brazilian soccer confederation said Saturday. The 26-year-old Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil forward was injured Feb. 25 in a French league game against Marseille. Neymar was signed by PSG for a world record...
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