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Chelsea's goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga dives but fails to stop a shot by Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge who scores 1-1 during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
September 29, 2018 - 2:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — Daniel Sturridge scored after three minutes on the pitch to prevent Liverpool falling to its first loss of the English Premier League, recovering a 1-1 draw at Chelsea on Saturday. The substitute striker sent a shot from outside of the penalty area swerving into the top right of the...
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Leicester City's Jamie Vardy scores his side's first goal of the game from the penalty spot during their English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
September 29, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle owner Mike Ashley witnessed the problems he's wrought for his winless side as it lost for the fifth time in seven matches in the English Premier League on Saturday. Ashley was at a game at St. James' Park for the first time since May 2017 as Newcastle lost to...
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Diyanet President Ali Eras cover their faces during a prayer on occasion of the opening of the new mosque in Cologne, Germany, on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 29, 2018 - 1:12 pm
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wound up a sometimes-fraught visit to Germany on Saturday by condemning the treatment of soccer players of Turkish descent and urging "a joint stance against this racist drift." Erdogan specifically decried the treatment of the German...
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Manchester United's Marcus Rashford, left, and Manchester United's Juan Mata, right, walk off the pitch after the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Manchester United at London Stadium in London in London, England, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
September 29, 2018 - 1:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — Far from turning Manchester United back into title contenders, Jose Mourinho is instead matching the lows of David Moyes. A 3-1 loss at West Ham on Saturday left United with 10 points from seven games — matching the club's previous worst English Premier League start under Moyes in...
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September 28, 2018 - 5:28 am
PARIS (AP) — In a story Sept. 27 about the Paris Fashion Week, The Associated Press reported erroneously that French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier's new musical review would open at the Folies Pigalle theater. The venue is actually the Folies Bergere. A corrected version of the story is below: The...
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September 27, 2018 - 12:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — A London speeding case against former soccer star David Beckham was dropped Thursday after his lawyer successfully argued that notice of the intended prosecution had not been served within the legal deadline. Beckham was accused of driving a borrowed Bentley at 59 mph (95 kph) in a 40...
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FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2018 fie photo, PSG's Kylian Mbappe kicks the ball during the League One soccer match between Nimes and Paris Saint-Germain at Jean-Bouin stadium in Nimes, southern France. The spotlight will be on Kylian Mbappe when Paris Saint-Germain plays at Nice on Saturday Sept. 29, 2018, as the 19-year-old France star returns from a three-game suspension with questions being raised about his attitude. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)
September 27, 2018 - 11:18 am
PARIS (AP) — The spotlight will be on Kylian Mbappe for different reasons this weekend. Not for his silky skills, his searing speed, or his ruthless finishing, but for his behavior. The 19-year-old Paris Saint-Germain forward will return from a three-game suspension on Saturday at Nice with...
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FILE - The April 15, 2016 file photo shows the President of German Soccer Federation Reinhard Grindel, left, posing with the coach of German national soccer team Joachim Loew after a meeting of the German Football Federation DFB in Frankfurt, Germany. UEFA will decide Thursday, Sept 27, 2018 on the host country for the 2024 soccer Euro. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
September 27, 2018 - 9:57 am
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Germany won the right to host soccer's 2024 European Championship on Thursday, beating Turkey following a politically charged campaign. Germany, which successfully hosted the 2006 World Cup, was the long-time favorite and won the UEFA executive committee vote 12-4. There...
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Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after receiving a red card during the Champions League, group H soccer match between Valencia and Juventus, at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
September 27, 2018 - 7:03 am
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Video review will start being used to help referees next season in the Champions League, after the technology makes its UEFA debut at the Super Cup. The UEFA executive committee also decided Thursday to approve the video assistant referee system for the 2020 European...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 15, 2018 file photo, stewards pull a woman off the pitch after she stormed onto the field and interrupted the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. The chief organizer of Russia’s World Cup says police stopped 170 people from invading the pitch during games before four members of the Pussy Riot protest group eventually stormed the final dressed as police officers. Organizing committee CEO Alexei Sorokin has downplayed security problems despite the pitch invasion that happened in the final between France and Croatia on July 15. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
September 25, 2018 - 10:58 am
MADRID (AP) — Two months after the World Cup final was disrupted by four members of the Pussy Riot protest group running onto the field, the head of the local organizing committee claimed security stopped 170 others from doing the same during the tournament. Organizing committee CEO Alexei Sorokin...
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