NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle hired Steve Bruce to replace Rafael Benitez as its manager on Wednesday amid fan unrest at the lack of spending and ambition at the Premier League club under...
LONDON (AP) — Ravel Morrison, the former Manchester United player once regarded as the top English soccer talent of his generation, is back in the Premier League after signing for promoted team...
Sheffield United back in the Premier League
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Sheffield United is returning to the Premier League after a 12-year absence.
The team nicknamed the Blades was guaranteed a top-two finish in the second-tier League...
Norwich promoted to EPL after 3-year absence
LONDON (AP) — Norwich is returning to the English Premier League after a three-year absence, and Sheffield United is likely to be promoted, too.
LONDON (AP) — Sheffield United women's player Sophie Jones has been fired by the club after being banned for five games for racism.
Jones was found guilty by the English Football Association...
US officials honor UK man who tends memorial of US Airmen
LONDON (AP) — U.S. officials have honored a British man who has for decades tended a memorial for 10 U.S. World War II airmen who sacrificed their lives to save children in Sheffield,...
Fly-past honors WWII airmen who died saving UK children
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — U.S. and Royal Air Force planes roared over the English city of Sheffield on Friday to honor 10 American airmen who sacrificed their lives to save British children...
Flypast honors US bomber crew who died saving British kids
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Tony Foulds has a routine when he visits the memorial for 10 American airmen killed in World War II.
First, he kisses his finger and lays it on the metal plate...
Palace knocks Tottenham out of FA Cup, Chelsea advances
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham exited its second competition in four days after losing 2-0 at Crystal Palace in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday, and defending champion Chelsea was boosted by two video reviews in beating Sheffield Wednesday 3-0.
Arsenal drawn against Man United in FA Cup 4th round
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal has been drawn at home to Manchester United in the pick of the fourth-round matches in the FA Cup.
In other all-English Premier League matchups in Monday's draw, Crystal Palace hosts Tottenham, and Manchester City will be at home to Burnley.
Titleholder Chelsea was given a home game against one of two lower-league teams, Sheffield Wednesday or Luton.
Barnet, the only non-league team in the last 32, was drawn at home to second-tier Brentford.
Fan-turned-coach helps FA Cup 3rd round deliver 3 big upsets
Until 11 days ago, Pete Wild had been planning to cheer on Oldham as a fan with his pals in its FA Cup third-round match at Premier League club Fulham.
Wild was indeed at Craven Cottage on Sunday but in the dugout, rather than the stands, guiding the unheralded northern England team to victory in one of three so-called "giant-killings" on a classic day in the famous knockout competition.
DALLAS (AP) — Liam Kirk was on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, about 4,600 miles away from Dallas, on Saturday when he became the first player born and trained in England to be selected in the NHL draft.
Early in the seventh and final round of the draft, the Arizona Coyotes took the 18-year-old Kirk with the 189th overall pick .
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — If 2017 for Anthony Joshua was about becoming the world's No. 1 heavyweight, 2018 is all about creating his legacy.
"No one is on the journey anymore," Joshua said Wednesday. "We're at the destination."
Bold words for someone with just 20 professional fights to his name. Then again, Joshua is no normal boxer.
Man United draws Brighton in FA Cup quarterfinals
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United will host Brighton in the FA Cup quarterfinals next month after all the big guns avoided each other in the draw on Saturday.
Theirs is a repeat of the 1983 final, won by United in a replay.
Wigan or Manchester City, who meet on Monday, will host Southampton.
Southampton pile on misery for West Brom in FA Cup
LONDON (AP) — Misfortune comes in threes, so the saying goes, and West Bromwich Albion knows it well.
Capping a miserable week, West Brom was dumped from the FA Cup by Southampton, a 2-1 winner in the fifth round on Saturday.
The latest defeat for the English Premier League's bottom club came after four West Brom players faced a Spanish judge following the alleged theft of a taxi during a training camp in Barcelona.
Isolated in Gulf, Qatar campaigns to protect 2022 World Cup
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — The birthplace of modern soccer is now an unassuming site: A couple of pitches with no stands for supporters, and a ramshackle indoor facility where damp rises on the walls and paint peels from the goalposts.
US defender Carter-Vickers scores on Sheffield United debut
BOLTON, England (AP) — American teenager Cameron Carter-Vickers scored 33 minutes into his Sheffield United debut Tuesday to clinch a 1-0 victory over Bolton in English soccer's second-tier League Championship.
The 19-year-old Carter-Vickers was sent on loan for the season to the northern English team last month by Premier League side Tottenham to get more game time.
Carter-Vickers signed a new contract at Tottenham through 2020 before his temporary move to Sheffield.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that left 96 people dead (all times local):
British Prime Minister Theresa May says this is a "day of really mixed emotions" for families of 96 soccer fans killed in the Hillsborough disaster.
Prosecutors have announced charges against six people over the April 1989 crush at a match in Sheffield, northern England. Those charged include the police commander on the day and the former chief of South Yorkshire Police.
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Huddersfield is one victory away from sealing a place in England's top division for the first time in 45 years after advancing to the second-tier League Championship playoff final on Wednesday.
The team managed by German-born American coach David Wagner beat Sheffield Wednesday 4-3 in a penalty shootout, after the two-legged semifinal match finished 1-1 on aggregate.
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Sheffield United completed the set of English professional league titles on Saturday after being crowned champions of the third tier.
The club from the northern English steel city has previously won the top flight in 1898, the second division in 1953 and the fourth tier in 1982.