Australia picks young squad for first World Cup qualifier
SYDNEY (AP) — Coach Graham Arnold has picked 12 players with 10 or fewer international appearances in his 23-man squad for Australia's opening World Cup qualifier against Kuwait on Sept....
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Jamie Vardy scored twice as Leicester beat Huddersfield 4-1 on Saturday to make it four successive wins in the Premier League.
Midfielder Aaron Mooy out of Australia squad for Asian Cup
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia midfielder Aaron Mooy has been officially ruled out of the Asian Cup due to a right knee injury sustained in Huddersfield's English Premier League defeat to Arsenal this month.
An independent assessment involving a Socceroos physiotherapist determined Mooy would not be fit until after the quarterfinals, and coach Graham Arnold decided to go with a player who would be ready from the outset of the tournament.
Injured Socceroo Mooy included in 23-man squad for Asian Cup
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia coach Graham Arnold has named Aaron Mooy in his 23-man squad for the Asian Cup, hoping the injured midfielder can be fit for next month's tournament in the United Arab Emirates.
Mooy injured his right knee on club duty with Huddersfield Town and was initially expected not to play. But Socceroos staff travelled to England this week to assess whether the 28-year-old Mooy can take some part in the Asian Cup.
Injured Mooy to miss Australia’s Asian Cup title defense
SYDNEY (AP) — Aaron Mooy has a right knee injury and will miss Australia's Asian Cup title defense next month.
Mooy's English Premier League club Huddersfield has confirmed the midfielder had sustained a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee during last weekend's 1-0 loss to Arsenal.
Huddersfield said Mooy will be sidelined until February, ruling him out for the full length of the Jan. 5-Feb. 1 Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
Mooy scores 2 as Huddersfield jumps to 14th from last
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Aaron Mooy scored twice as Huddersfield climbed off the bottom of the Premier League table with a 2-0 win against Wolverhampton on Sunday.
The Australia midfielder found the net in each half as the Terriers were deserved winners at Molineux, where the hosts looked off the pace on their return from the international break.
Tottenham forward Son wins Asian Player of the Year award
BANGKOK (AP) — Tottenham forward Son Heung-min has won the International Asian Player of the Year award.
The South Korean finished at the top of a three-man shortlist reserved for Asians who play overseas, finishing ahead of Huddersfield midfielder Aaron Mooy (Australia) and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa (Japan).
The 25-year-old Son helped Tottenham finish second in the English league last season, scoring 14 goals. He also helped South Korea qualify for its ninth straight World Cup.
Man United loses to Huddersfield for first time in 65 years
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Manchester United finally lost in the English Premier League, and not where anyone thought it would.
Promoted Huddersfield won 2-1 for its first win over United in 65 years on Saturday.
Huddersfield last beat United in March 1952, just a month after Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne.
Huddersfield beats Newcastle to make it 2 wins out of 2
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Huddersfield made it two wins out of two at the start of its first Premier League season by beating Newcastle 1-0 on Sunday, condemning its fellow promoted team to a second successive loss.
Australia midfielder Aaron Mooy scored in the 50th minute, curling in a shot from 18 yards (meters) following a one-two with Elias Kachunga to secure the victory for David Wagner's team.
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Premier League newcomer Huddersfield has broken its transfer record for the third time in 12 days by signing Benin striker Steve Mounie from French club Montpellier.
The northern England club said Wednesday that Mounie has signed a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee, which British media are reporting is 11.5 million pounds ($14.8 million).
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Huddersfield has added another three players to reinforce the squad for its Premier League debut next season.
Midfielders Danny Williams and Kasey Palmer, along with winger Tom Ince, signed up on Tuesday for Huddersfield's first top-flight campaign since 1972 — two decades before the Premier League's inception.
Bournemouth and Huddersfield broke their transfer-fee records on Friday as two of the smallest English Premier League clubs signaled their ambitions ahead of the new season.
Netherlands defender Nathan Ake joined Bournemouth from Chelsea for a reported fee of 20 million pounds ($26 million), in what appears another astute purchase following the arrival of goalkeeper Asmir Begovic and striker Jermain Defoe this offseason.