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October 10, 2018 - 6:14 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities say 57 police raids are ongoing in Belgium and six other European nations in a vast probe into financial fraud and match-fixing in soccer. The federal prosecutor's office says 44 raids were being held in Belgium and 13 more in France, Luxembourg, Cyprus,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2004, file photo, United States women's soccer coach April Heinrichs talks with players during a team training session in Athens, Greece. Former national team coach and player Heinrichs will step down director of the women’s youth national teams for U.S. Soccer at the end of this year. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)
October 08, 2018 - 10:02 pm
Former national team coach and player April Heinrichs will step down as director of the women's youth national teams for U.S. Soccer at the end of this year. Heinrichs was a forward on the national team that won the first Women's World Cup in 1991. She served as head coach of the team from 2000-...
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Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, right, celebrates after he scored his side's fifth goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 08, 2018 - 6:14 am
As the goals piled up and a ninth straight win began to look increasingly secure, a chant of "We've got our Arsenal back" boomed out from the away end at Craven Cottage. So much for life after Arsene Wenger being fraught and a worrying leap into the unknown. Arsenal hasn't had it this good in years...
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PSG's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the French League One soccer match between Paris-Saint-Germain and Lyon at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 08, 2018 - 6:01 am
PARIS (AP) — Three months removed from scoring in the World Cup final and still three months shy of his 20th birthday, Kylian Mbappe is already a serious title contender for the Ballon d'Or award as the best soccer player in the world. The Paris Saint-Germain striker helped his case over the...
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Manchester City manager Josep Guardiola appeals for a foul after Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum, standing, and Manchester City's Fernandinho, sitting, collided during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
October 07, 2018 - 3:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Premier League's two title favorites huffed and puffed but, ultimately, neither team was able to blow the house down at Anfield. Liverpool and Manchester City can generally be relied upon to provide open, expansive tussles with goals aplenty. Sunday's 0-0 draw, however, was a drab...
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Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 07, 2018 - 9:05 am
LONDON (AP) — Two goals each from Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang led rampant Arsenal to a 5-1 thrashing of Fulham in the English Premier League on Sunday. Arsenal went into the game at Craven Cottage in confident mood after a run of five straight league victories and took the...
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Juventus's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between AC Udinese and Juventus at the Dacia Arena Stadium, in Udine, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
October 06, 2018 - 5:12 pm
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo asked his Juventus teammates to leave him alone. For all that he's embroiled in — accused of rape nine years ago — the soccer superstar wanted some space so he could celebrate his goal on Saturday all by himself in front of a TV camera. He leaped into the air...
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Juventus's forward Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates with his teammates Paulo Dybala, left, and Rodrigo Bentancur after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Udinese and Juventus, at the Dacia Arena stadium in Udine, Italy, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018. (Stefano Lancia/Ansa via AP)
October 06, 2018 - 2:20 pm
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's form doesn't appear affected by a lawsuit accusing him of rape. Ronaldo scored Juventus' second goal in a 2-0 win at Udinese to extend the Bianconeri's perfect start in Serie A on Saturday. Shortly before the break, Ronaldo blasted a powerful shot from 10...
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October 06, 2018 - 12:40 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Forward Sergi Enrich scored a second-half header for Eibar to beat Girona 3-2 after a first half that ended 2-2 thanks to two video reviews in the Spanish league on Saturday. The referee consulted the VAR to adjudge a handball that led to Charles scoring Eibar's opening goal...
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Huddersfield Town's Christopher Schindler celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between Burnley and Huddersfield Town, at Turf Moor, Burnley, England, Saturday Oct. 6, 2018. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)
October 06, 2018 - 12:17 pm
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Huddersfield moved off the bottom of the English Premier League standings after drawing with Burnley 1-1 on Saturday. Christopher Schindler's first league goal tied the score in the 66th minute, and ended up giving visiting Huddersfield only its third point in the league...
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