UEFA bans Ajax, Eintracht ticket sales for fan disorder
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has banned Ajax and Eintracht Frankfurt from selling tickets to fans for games in London next month as punishment for disorder.
Northern Ireland bid to stifle De Jong falls short
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Northern Ireland defender Paddy McNair snapped at the heels of Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong for 93 minutes. It still wasn't quite enough.
Ledezma on roster for US Under-23 training camp
CHICAGO (AP) — PSV Eindhoven youth midfielder Richie Ledezma, eligible to play for the United States and Mexico, is among 25 players picked for the American Under-23 team's training camp ahead of...
Hertha ends wait to beat Düsseldorf, stretch Bundesliga run
BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin ended a long wait to beat Fortuna Düsseldorf 3-1 for its third successive Bundesliga win on Friday.
Vedad Ibisevic, Javairo Dilrosun and Vladimir Darida scored as...
UEFA charges Ajax, Dortmund for fans damaging stadiums
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Ajax and Borussia Dortmund after their fans damaged stadiums they visited in the Champions League this week.
Arsenal cruises, United held scoreless in Europa League
Manchester United’s scoring woes were on display again as the English powerhouse labored to a 0-0 draw at AZ Alkmaar in another poor display in the Europa League on Thursday. Arsenal had no such...
Liverpool, Barcelona dig out wins in Champions League
With Liverpool throwing away a three-goal lead at Anfield and Barcelona trailing at the Nou Camp, two of the favorites for the Champions League title were in a spot of bother in their iconic...
Ajax beats Valencia for 2nd straight win in Champions League
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Ajax beat Valencia 3-0 to stay perfect in Group H in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Hakim Ziyech and Quincy Promes scored in the first half, and Donny van de Beek...
Willian’s winner gives Chelsea 2-1 victory at Lille in CL
LILLE, France (AP) — Willian marked his 300th Chelsea appearance by volleying in the deciding goal to secure a 2-1 victory at Lille in the Champions League on Wednesday, handing manager Frank...
Man U: Pogba managing foot injury, out of Europa League game
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United says Paul Pogba has been managing a foot injury for more than a month and requires "a period of further rest and conservative treatment."
Lyon to play Fortuna Hjørring in Women’s Champions League
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Four-time defending champion Lyon has been drawn to play Fortuna Hjørring in the round of 16 of the Women's Champions League.
Draw for UEFA Women’s Champions League round of 16
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Monday's draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Women's Champions League:
Hertha routs 10-man Cologne 4-0, Freiburg moves 3rd
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Substitute Vedad Ibisevic scored two goals with his first two touches of the ball in Hertha Berlin's 4-0 rout of 10-man Cologne in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Ajax beats Lille 3-0 to open Champions League campaign
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Two of Ajax's summer signings scored as last season's semifinalist opened its Champions League campaign by beating Lille 3-0 in Group H on Tuesday.
Amsterdam police detain 100 Lille fans ahead of Ajax match
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam police say they have detained about 100 Lille fans ahead of the French club's Champions League match against Ajax.
Liverpool begins Champions League defense at Napoli
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Liverpool and Barcelona open their Champions League campaigns with difficult away games on Tuesday as Europe's top club competition...
Dest, Ajax agree to a 1-year extension through 2021-22
Ajax has agreed to a one-year contract extension with American defender Sergiño Dest through the 2021-22 season.
The 18-year-old outside back played for the U.S. at the 2017 Under-17 World...
Ball out of play but VAR allows disputed goal in Germany
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Fortuna Düsseldorf lived up to its name after having a disputed goal allowed by VAR in a 1-1 draw with Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga on Friday.
American midfielder Alfredo Morales has strained right groin
ST. LOUIS (AP) — American midfielder Alfredo Morales has been diagnosed with a strained right groin.
Morales was hurt near the end of a 3-0 exhibition loss to Mexico on Friday night at East...
Dest debuts against Mexico as US makes 6 changes
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sergiño Dest made his U.S. debut at left back in Friday night's exhibition against Mexico, among six changes from the lineup that started the 1-0 loss to El Tri in the...
Dest set for US debut but could switch to Netherlands
SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Sergiño Dest's tenure with the U.S. national team could be lengthy. Or he might cut it short.
The 18-year-old defender is scheduled to start Friday night's...
UEFA punishes Rangers again for sectarian chants by fans
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Rangers has been punished by UEFA for the second time in eight days for sectarian chants by fans at Europa League games.
Man United facing grueling travel in Europa League
MONACO (AP) — Manchester United will have a long trip to Kazakhstan as well as flights to Serbia and the Netherlands in the group stage of the Europa League.
Japan midfielder Ritsu Doan joins Dutch team PSV Eindhoven
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Japan midfielder Ritsu Doan has moved from Groningen to Dutch rival PSV Eindhoven.
PSV says Doan signed a five-year deal. It did not reveal financial...
Lloyd, US women ease past Portugal in front of record crowd
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carli Lloyd had a goal and an assist in front of her hometown fans, and the U.S. women's national team continued its post-World Cup victory tour with a 4-0 win over Portugal in...
Ronaldo’s Juve gets Atletico rematch in CL group-stage draw
MONACO (AP) — Missing out on the Champions League title in his first season at Juventus still pains Cristiano Ronaldo.
Had it not been for the quarterfinal loss to Ajax last season, Ronaldo...
Ineos-owned Nice signs Kasper Dolberg from Ajax
NICE, France (AP) — Nice has completed its first big transfer under Jim Ratcliffe's ownership, signing Denmark forward Kasper Dolberg from Ajax.
Liverpool leads 32-team Champions League draw on Thursday
GENEVA (AP) — Ajax has completed the 32-team Champions League lineup that sees Liverpool spearhead another English challenge in the group-stage draw on Thursday.
Ajax, Brugge, Slavia Prague advance to the Champions League
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Edson Álvarez, the defender Ajax bought to replace departed captain Matthijs de Ligt, scored the decisive goal Wednesday to give the Dutch team a place in the Champions League...
Dest, Pomykal among newcomers on US soccer roster
NEW YORK (AP) — A year ahead of the start of World Cup qualifying, U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter is bringing in a trio of young players for exhibitions next month against Mexico and Uruguay, adding...
Napoli signs Mexico winger Lozano from PSV Eindhoven
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Napoli has signed Mexico winger Hirving Lozano from PSV Eindhoven.
Napoli announced the deal Friday but did not disclose the transfer fee, which is reported to be up to...
5 new signings to watch out for Serie A
MILAN (AP) — The transfer window in the Italian league will close on Sept. 2. Here's the pick of the signings so far ahead of the season which starts this weekend:
10-men Ajax struggles to draw in Champions League qualifying
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Champions League semifinalist Ajax faces a fight to qualify for this season's group stage after drawing at Cypriot team APOEL Nicosia 0-0 in the first leg of their playoff...
Report shows cause of AZ Alkmaar stadium roof collapse
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A preliminary report into the collapse of part of the stadium roof at Dutch team AZ Alkmaar says that weld connections failing led to a section of the roof falling...
UEFA postpones Champions League talks as clubs, leagues row
Changes to the Champions League are unlikely to be decided this year after UEFA on Thursday called off joint talks with the heads of European clubs and leagues who have spent months arguing over a...
Ajax escapes early Champions League exit against PAOK
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Last season's Champions League semifinalist Ajax came close to crashing out in qualifying Tuesday, coming from behind to beat PAOK Thessaloniki 5-4 on aggregate.
MLS-leading LAFC signs Ecuadorian defender Diego Palacios
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ecuadorian defender Diego Palacios has joined Major League Soccer-leading Los Angeles FC.
American defender Chris Gloster signs with PSV
American defender Chris Gloster has signed a three-year contract with the Dutch club PSV Eindhoven.
The 19-year-old left back from Montclair, New Jersey, made his debut for Red Bulls II in...
Roof collapses at AZ Alkmaar’s stadium; nobody injured
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Strong winds caused part of a roof to collapse at Dutch top-flight team AZ Alkmaar's ground on Saturday, a regional emergency services coordinator said in a...
Brazilian youngsters could get midseason transfers to Europe
SAO PAULO (AP) — Several young Brazilian players are in the middle of their seasons and could be bargains for European clubs needing last-minute deals.
Palmer-Brown lent by Man City to Austria Vienna
American defender Erik Palmer-Brown has been lent from Manchester City to Austria Vienna for the 2019-20 season.
The Austrian team said Monday it has an option to buy the 22-year-old center...
Ajax to play APOEL or Qarabag if it reaches CL playoffs
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Ajax will face either APOEL or Qarabag if it reaches the Champions League playoffs, after the draw was made Monday.
American midfielder Alex Mendez signs with Dutch club Ajax
Midfielder Alex Mendez, among the top American players at this year's Under-20 World Cup, has transferred to the Dutch club Ajax from Germany's Freiburg.
US defender Sergiño Dest makes Ajax debut
Defender Sergiño Dest, a member of the U.S. team at this year's Under-20 World Cup, has made his competitive debut for Ajax.
The 18-year-old started at left back and moved to left wing later...
Ajax to play PAOK of Greece in Champions League qualifying
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Last season's semifinalist Ajax will start its Champions League campaign against unbeaten Greek title winner PAOK Thessaloniki in the third qualifying round, after the...
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Draw Monday for Champions League's third qualifying round:
De Ligt not fazed by price tag after Juventus move
If you can't beat them, buy them. That appears to be Juventus' philosophy as it continues its quest for the Champions League title.
In 2018, Cristiano Ronaldo scored for Real Madrid against...
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Matthijs de Ligt became the most expensive defender in Serie A history after completing a 75 million euro ($85 million) transfer from Ajax on Thursday.
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Matthijs de Ligt has undergone medical exams with Juventus ahead of an expected 70-million euro ($80 million) transfer from Ajax.