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Liverpool players celebrate at the end of the English League Cup soccer match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 30, 2019 - 6:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — After 19 goals on a wild night at Anfield — nine in a penalty shootout — Liverpool ousted Arsenal in the League Cup to reach the quarterfinals. Arsenal was moments away from advancing in regulation time on Wednesday until Divock Origi's equalizer in the fourth minute of stoppage time...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, Sergino Dest of the U.S controls the ball during the FIFA U-17 World Cup match against Paraguay in New Delhi, India. Ajax right back Sergino Dest has pledged his international future to the United States. The 18-year-old, who has a Surinamese-American father and Dutch mother, put an end Monday, Oct 28, 2019 to intense speculation about whether he would choose to play for the United States or the Netherlands, his country of birth. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
October 28, 2019 - 12:35 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ajax defender Sergiño Dest has decided to remain with the United States national team rather than switch to the Netherlands. The 18-year-old outside back, who has a Surinamese-American father and Dutch mother, played for the U.S. in the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups...
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North Carolina Courage's Heather O'Reilly, center, holds the championship trophy following the team's win over the Chicago Red Stars in an NWSL championship soccer game in Cary, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
October 28, 2019 - 10:43 am
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Debinha scored in the fourth minute and the North Carolina Courage beat the Chicago Red Stars 4-0 Sunday for their second straight National Women's Soccer League title. Jessica McDonald, Crystal Dunn and Sam Mewis added goals for the Courage, which won the NWSL Shield for the...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, celebrates with his teammate Jordan Henderson after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 27, 2019 - 5:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal and Tottenham scored early before all it started to unravel for the north London clubs in the Premier League on Sunday. Arsenal established a two-goal lead over Crystal Palace before capitulating, conceding twice and seeing its captain appearing to storm off in anger in a 2-2...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, celebrates with his teammate Jordan Henderson after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 27, 2019 - 4:38 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Tottenham transformed its first-minute fortunes against Liverpool, just not the outcome. A goal after 47 seconds by Tottenham captain Harry Kane at Anfield on Sunday contrasted with the misery of Madrid in June when a penalty was conceded 22 seconds into the Champions...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, celebrates with his teammate Jordan Henderson after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 27, 2019 - 2:51 pm
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah completed the recovery after Liverpool conceded in the first minute against Tottenham on Sunday, clinching a 2-1 victory from the penalty spot and restoring a six-point Premier League lead. Salah's 75th-minute winner — after Serge Aurier clumsily clipped...
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Leicester's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring his side's ninth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's stadium in Southampton, England Friday, Oct., 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
October 25, 2019 - 6:22 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester scored five first-half goals and another four after the break to destroy 10-man Southampton 9-0 on Friday and tie the biggest win in Premier League history. Manchester United beat Ipswich by the same score in 1995, three years after the English top tier was...
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Leicester's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring his side's ninth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's stadium in Southampton, England Friday, Oct., 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
October 25, 2019 - 5:24 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester scored five first-half goals and another four after the break to destroy 10-man Southampton 9-0 on Friday and tie the biggest win in Premier League history. Manchester United beat Ipswich by the same score in 1995, three years after the English top tier was...
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Leicester's Ayoze Perez celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's stadium in Southampton, England Friday, Oct., 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
October 25, 2019 - 5:00 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester scored five first-half goals and another four after the break to destroy 10-man Southampton 9-0 on Friday and tie the biggest win in Premier League history. Manchester United beat Ipswich by the same score in 1995, three years after the English league was...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, Real Madrid's Marcelo holds the trophy after winning the Club World Cup final soccer match against Al Ain at Zayed Sport City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. FIFA selected China as host of the inaugural edition of the expanded Club World Cup to be played in 2021, it is announced Thursday Oct. 24, 2019, but delayed a decision on how the 24 slots for the tournament will be distributed. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, FILE)
October 24, 2019 - 3:23 pm
FIFA President Gianni Infantino glossed over questions about human rights violations in China while celebrating the country's selection as the first host of soccer's expanded Club World Cup. "We have a social responsibility due to the magnitude and the power that football brings with it," Infantino...
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