soccer

Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, right, greets Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, left, prior to the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley stadium in London, England, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 13, 2019 - 6:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United's league position hasn't changed. Everything else has under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Surpassing the great Matt Busby in 1946, Solskjaer has now opened his United reign with a club-record six successive victories after beating Tottenham 1-0 in the Premier League on...
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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, centre, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
January 13, 2019 - 5:55 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — That's 400 and counting. Lionel Messi took his all-time Spanish league scoring record to 400 goals on Sunday after contributing to a 3-0 win over Eibar to keep defending champion Barcelona comfortably at the top of the Spanish league. Messi scored Barcelona's second goal...
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Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea saves on a shot by Tottenham's Harry Kane, right, during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley stadium in London, England, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
January 13, 2019 - 3:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — There were too many saves for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to even remember. Everyone else was certainly counting: Eleven. The most by any goalkeeper in a Premier League match this season. And they were all in the second half to thwart a Tottenham comeback. The Spaniard's...
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January 13, 2019 - 12:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — A women's soccer game between Manchester United and Charlton was abandoned Sunday after an injury to a player. Charlton winger Charlotte Kerr was hurt in a collision as United took the lead in the 10th minute of the second-tier FA Women's Championship match. Charlton said players...
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January 13, 2019 - 10:45 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has been released from hospital following successful surgery for stomach bleeding. His lawyer Matias Morla said the 58-year old former Boca Juniors and Napoli player, and current coach of the Dorados de Sinaloa in Mexico's second...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scores his side's first goal of the game from the penalty spot during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Liverpool F.C at the Vitality Stadium, Brighton England. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
January 12, 2019 - 12:10 pm
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah scored from the penalty spot as Liverpool steadied its title-chasing nerves with a 1-0 win at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday. Salah struck his 14th league goal of the season to put Liverpool seven points ahead of second-placed Manchester City...
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West Ham's Declan Rice, right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium in London, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
January 12, 2019 - 9:35 am
LONDON (AP) — West Ham handed Arsenal a second loss in three Premier League matches, damaging Unai Emery's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League. Youth team graduate Declan Rice scored his first West Ham goal in the 1-0 victory over Arsenal on Saturday. The 19-year-old Rice placed the ball...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo waves to supporters and drives his car as he arrives for a training session at the Continassa Juventus center, in Turin, Italy, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Las Vegas police say investigators are asking Italian authorities to obtain a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo in an ongoing rape investigation. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
January 11, 2019 - 10:43 am
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is "very calm" amid the latest developments in a case of alleged rape involving an American woman, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said Friday. Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of the allegation by Kathryn Mayorga...
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In this image made from video, a woman protester marches with a sign outside the building housing the Saudi consulate in Sydney, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Four women held a topless protest in Sydney on Thursday to support runaway Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, as Australia began considering her bid to settle in the country as a refugee.(Australia Broadcast Corporation via AP)
January 10, 2019 - 7:43 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Australia's foreign minister praised Thailand for its handling of a young Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum in Australia, but also reminded it of continuing concern about a Bahraini soccer player granted asylum in Australia who remains in Thai detention. Marise Payne met...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2018, file photo, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo attends a press conference at Old Trafford, Manchester. Ronaldo is being asked by police in the U.S. to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009, the soccer star's lawyer in Las Vegas said Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. England. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP, File)
January 10, 2019 - 6:44 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009 and paid her to keep quiet, the soccer star's lawyer and Las Vegas police said Thursday. Attorney Peter S...
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