Man United beats Palace 2-1, Casemiro suspended after redFebruary 4, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — After reigniting hope of an English Premier League title challenge, Manchester United was left counting the cost of Casemiro’s red card after beating Crystal Palace 2-1 on Saturday.
Man United signs Sabitzer to cover for injured EriksenFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United completed the loan signing of midfielder Marcel Sabitzer from Bayern Munich as cover for the injured Christian Eriksen on Tuesday.
Eriksen could miss most of the remainder of the season because of an ankle injury, sustained during United’s 3-1 win against Reading in the FA Cup on Saturday.
MATCHDAY: United aims to reach cup final; PSG without NeymarJanuary 31, 2023 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:
Manchester United's place in the League Cup final looks to be assured ahead of the second leg against Nottingham Forest in the semifinals.
Bills’ Hamlin collapses; medical events that stopped playJanuary 3, 2023 GMT
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin was critically injured Monday night in the first quarter of a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Man United advances, Brighton loses in League CupDecember 21, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Christian Eriksen and Marcus Rashford scored to help Manchester United beat Burnley 2-0 and advance to the quarterfinals of the English League Cup on Wednesday.
Eriksen plays at World Cup after cardiac arrest at Euro 2020November 22, 2022 GMT
AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Christian Eriksen is back playing a major tournament less than a year and a half after his cardiac arrest at the European Championship.
Qatar critic Denmark meets Arab nation Tunisia at World CupNovember 21, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — When Denmark meets Tunisia in the World Cup on Tuesday it will pit one of the most outspoken critics of the tournament being hosted by Qatar against one of the four Arab nations competing.
Christian Eriksen back with Denmark at World Cup in QatarOctober 25, 2022 GMT
When Christian Eriksen returned to training after his cardiac arrest at last year’s European Championship, it was with one main goal in mind.
“I think one of the first conversations I had with the doctor … was about it being my goal to play in the World Cup if everything went well,” Eriksen told the FIFA website in a recent interview.
Man United signs Christian Eriksen to 3-year contractJuly 15, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United signed Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen to a three-year contract on Friday.
The 30-year-old Eriksen played for Brentford in the second half of last season, joining the London club almost eight months after collapsing from cardiac arrest at the European Championship.
Stay at Brentford and get a statue, Frank urges EriksenMay 19, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Christian Eriksen can expect a statue built in his honor outside Brentford's stadium if he extends his stay at the English Premier League team beyond this season, manager Thomas Frank said on Thursday.
Eriksen among scorers as Brentford stuns Chelsea in 4-1 winApril 2, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Christian Eriksen can't stop scoring since his return to competitive soccer.
The Denmark international's latest goal was his first for Brentford in a stunning 4-1 win in the English Premier League on Saturday against a Chelsea team beset by unrelenting takeover talk.
Eriksen scores on Parken Stadium return; Italy, England winMarch 29, 2022 GMT
“Welcome back Christian” read a giant banner held up by Denmark fans in a section of Parken Stadium.
Seeing Christian Eriksen walk out in a Denmark jersey, in the same stadium in Copenhagen where he suffered a cardiac arrest nine months ago, was enough of a reason for the national team's adoring fans to enjoy a big celebration on Tuesday.
Eriksen in contention to make Denmark return on SaturdayMarch 23, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen is set to train with the Denmark squad on Thursday and could make his return to the national team in Saturday’s friendly match against the Netherlands, Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand said.
Eriksen returns, Ukraine in thoughts on emotional day in EPLFebruary 26, 2022 GMT
In a stadium in northwest England, two Ukrainian footballers on opposite teams embrace prior to kickoff, before being brought to tears as teammates line up for a match wearing tops displaying the Ukraine flag and the message: “No War.”
‘Wonderful feeling’: Eriksen’s comeback after heart recoveryFebruary 26, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — On a weekend crying out for an uplifting moment from sports, Christian Eriksen provided it.
Just seeing Eriksen resuming his competitive footballing career, 259 days after collapsing mid-game with a cardiac arrest, was a moment to rejoice in west London on Saturday.
Eriksen set for Brentford debut in comeback from collapseFebruary 25, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Christian Eriksen is set to make his Brentford debut eight months after the Denmark international's cardiac arrest at the European Championship.
Brentford manager Thomas Frank said the 30-year-old playmaker is ready to play Saturday when the west London club hosts Newcastle in an English Premier League match.
Christian Eriksen marks 30th birthday by playing game againFebruary 14, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Christian Eriksen celebrated his 30th birthday on Monday with his first game action since suffering cardiac arrest at the European Championship.
The Denmark playmaker featured in a practice match for Brentford, the London-based Premier League club he signed for last month to resume his playing career.
Eriksen excited to prove he can play after cardiac arrestFebruary 11, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Christian Eriksen says he has no anxiety about playing his first match since a cardiac arrest and believes a return to England was perfect after the incident last summer.
The Denmark international has not played a competitive match since June 12, when he collapsed and in his own words was “gone from this world for five minutes” during a European Championship match against Finland.
MATCHDAY: City looks to extend EPL lead, Copa semis commenceFebruary 8, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:
Brentford gives Eriksen comeback chance; City signs AlvarezFebruary 1, 2022 GMT
With a thumbs up to the camera, Christian Eriksen revealed the team for his return to soccer, almost eight months after collapsing from cardiac arrest at the European Championship.
“I’m happy to announce that I’ve signed for Brentford Football Club," Eriksen said in Monday's social media video.
Back to the future: Christian Eriksen is training with AjaxJanuary 25, 2022 GMT
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen is training with Ajax's reserves to regain fitness while seeking a new team, his former club said Tuesday.
The 29-year-old Eriksen has not played since suffering a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s opening match at the European Championship against Finland in June.
Eriksen eyes comeback from cardiac arrest, targets World CupJanuary 4, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Christian Eriksen is targeting a comeback from his cardiac arrest to play for Denmark in the World Cup in November.
The 29-year-old Eriksen has not played since collapsing during Denmark’s opening match at the European Championship against Finland in June.
Eriksen’s contract at Inter terminated in mutual agreementDecember 17, 2021 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Christian Eriksen’s contract with Inter Milan was terminated by mutual agreement on Friday, six months after he had a cardiac arrest at the European Championship.
The 29-year-old Eriksen is prohibited from playing in Italy with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator due to local health regulations.
Eriksen uses Danish training field as part of rehabilitationDecember 2, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Christian Eriksen has resumed training in Denmark as part of his rehabilitation after suffering a cardiac arrest at the European Championship.
The 29-year-old midfielder is using a field at Odense Boldklub, the club where he started his career before playing for Ajax, Tottenham and most recently Inter Milan before collapsing while playing for Denmark in June.
Denmark qualifies for World Cup after 8th straight winOctober 12, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark became the second European team to qualify for next year's World Cup by beating Austria 1-0 on Tuesday to maintain the team's perfect record in its group.
Joakim Maehle's 53rd-minute goal at Parken Stadium secured an eighth straight qualifying win for the Danes, who have yet to concede in Group F and have the only 100% record.
Denmark on brink, Kane on streak in WCup qualifyingOctober 6, 2021 GMT
European countries resume their qualifying campaigns for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this week.
Eriksen ‘doing well’ after visit to Inter training complexAugust 4, 2021 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen is in “excellent physical and mental shape” less than two months after his near-tragic collapse at the European Championship, the Italian club said.
Eriksen returns to Milan after cardiac arrest at EurosAugust 3, 2021 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen is back in Italy for the first time since his near-tragic collapse at the European Championship.
Italian media reports Eriksen landed in Milan on Tuesday and has already met with Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta.
Denmark taking Eriksen inspiration to Wembley at Euro 2020July 4, 2021 GMT
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Christian Eriksen’s absence makes it even harder to forget what happened to him.
Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand found that out on Saturday, his mind wandering from the match even as his team was playing in the European Championship quarterfinals.
Denmark beats Czechs 2-1 to reach Euro 2020 semifinalsJuly 3, 2021 GMT
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Denmark's journey at the European Championship is headed to London.
The Danes, who have developed into a surprise contender after their tournament began with midfielder Christian Eriksen suffering cardiac arrest on the field, advanced to the Euro 2020 semifinals on Saturday by beating the Czech Republic 2-1.
Denmark takes on Czechs for spot in Euro 2020 semifinalsJuly 2, 2021 GMT
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — From the despair of seeing a teammate suffer cardiac arrest to the European Championship quarterfinals, somehow Denmark keeps on going.
Denmark will face the Czech Republic on Saturday, exactly three weeks after midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field in the team's opening game and had to be resuscitated with a defibrillator.
‘Euphoria’ for Denmark after difficult start at Euro 2020June 22, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Kasper Schmeichel described his feelings after Denmark’s win over Russia at the European Championship with one word.
”Euphoria,” the goalkeeper said.
That sense of unbridled joy is a nice feeling for a team that’s been through, as Schmeichel put it, ”a turbulent emotional roller coaster” at Euro 2020 but now has every reason to look forward with optimism.
Denmark beats Russia 4-1 to advance at Euro 2020June 21, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — After scoring a goal to help Denmark advance at the European Championship, Joakim Maehle walked straight to a TV camera and formed a “10” with his fingers.
Schmeichel: Outpouring of support shows ‘the reason I play’June 20, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — The outpouring of support in the wake of Christian Eriksen's collapse has shown how soccer can unite an entire country and why it's so special to play for a national team, Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel said Sunday.
Eriksen’s surprise visit gave ‘good energy’ to Denmark teamJune 19, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen surprised the Denmark team with a visit in the middle of a training session and then gave them all a hug, his teammates said Saturday.
Eriksen was discharged from a Copenhagen hospital on Friday and immediately went to see his teammates at their European Championship base camp outside the capital.
Eriksen to be fitted with implanted heart monitoring deviceJune 17, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen will be fitted with an implantable device to monitor his heart rhythm, the Danish soccer federation said Thursday.
The 29-year-old Eriksen is recovering in a Copenhagen hospital after suffering cardiac arrest during Denmark’s game against Finland at the European Championship.
Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium gameJune 17, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute’s applause for Christian Eriksen.
Belgium stopped play after the clock hit 10 minutes as the 25,000 fans at Parken Stadium rose to applaud Eriksen.
Denmark ready to ‘show who we are’ vs. Belgium at Euro 2020June 16, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — For Denmark, it’s time to somehow focus on soccer again at the European Championship.
Five days after Christian Eriksen’s collapse against Finland, the Danes will return to Parken Stadium on Thursday to face top-ranked Belgium in their second Group B game.
Belgium to stop game against Denmark for Eriksen tributeJune 16, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Belgium's players will kick the ball out of play in the 10th minute of their European Championship game against Denmark so the stadium can pay tribute to Christian Eriksen with a minute’s applause, striker Romelu Lukaku said Wednesday.
Delaney: Shielding Eriksen was to protect his familyJune 16, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — When Denmark midfielder Thomas Delaney ordered his teammates to form a circle around Christian Eriksen on the field, he was acting partly on instinct and partly from experience.
Delaney was the player who first initiated the protective circle to shield Eriksen from public view after he collapsed during the game against Finland at the European Championship.
UEFA defends itself from claims it pressured Denmark to playJune 14, 2021 GMT
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA defended itself Monday from claims that Denmark players were put under pressure to resume their European Championship game against Finland after Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field.
Eriksen’s collapse creates ‘national shock’ in DenmarkJune 14, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Interest in CPR and defibrillators has been pulling the attention of Danes away from soccer’s European Championship since the collapse of Christian Eriksen.
The tournament, with the national team playing all three of its group games at home in Copenhagen, was supposed to create a two-week party in the capital — with many hoping Denmark would be able to repeat its improbable triumph from the 1992 tournament.
Eriksen’s teammates to ‘play for Christian’ at Euro 2020June 14, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen had a simple message for his Denmark teammates when he spoke to them from the hospital for the first time following his collapse at the European Championship.
”He told us to look forward, and to look forward to the game on Thursday,” Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg said Monday.
Daley Blind hit hard by Eriksen’s collapse at Euro 2020June 13, 2021 GMT
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Netherlands defender Daley Blind had to overcome a “mental hurdle” to play in Sunday’s European Championship match against Ukraine after watching television images of former teammate Christian Eriksen collapse a day earlier.
The Latest: Blind overcame ‘mental hurdle’ at Euro 2020June 13, 2021 GMT
The Latest on soccer’s European Championship:
Netherlands defender Daley Blind says he had to overcome a “mental hurdle” to play in the European Championship match against Ukraine after watching television images of former teammate Christian Eriksen collapse on Saturday.
Doctor: Eriksen ‘was gone’ before being resuscitatedJune 13, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Denmark's team doctor said Sunday that Christian Eriksen's heart stopped and that “he was gone” before being resuscitated with a defibrillator at the European Championship.
Eriksen collapsed during Denmark's opening Euro 2020 group game against Finland on Saturday and was given lengthy medical treatment before regaining consciousness.
In scary scene at Euro 2020, Eriksen collapses on the fieldJune 13, 2021 GMT
COPENHAGEN (AP) — As Christian Eriksen lay unconscious on the field, his pulse slipping away, Denmark team doctor Morten Boesen quickly realized there wasn’t a second to lose.
Lukaku sends message to Eriksen as Belgium wins at Euro 2020June 12, 2021 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Romelu Lukaku’s first thought after scoring at the European Championship wasn’t to celebrate with his Belgium teammates.
Instead, the striker wanted to send a heartfelt message to a close friend who was in the hospital.
The Latest: Belgium’s Castagne to miss rest of Euro 2020June 12, 2021 GMT
The Latest on soccer’s European Championship:
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez says wing back Timothy Castagne will miss the rest of the European Championship after sustaining a double fracture of his right eye socket during the match against Russia.
Winning ugly is the hallmark of Conte’s coaching successApril 8, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Antonio Conte is a master at winning ugly.
He did it as a defensive, over-achieving midfielder at Juventus who was able to take advantage of opponents’ weaknesses...
The Latest: Subasic ties World Cup record in shootoutJuly 1, 2018 GMT
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local):
Danijel Subasic has tied a World Cup record with his three saves in the penalty shootout that helped Croatia beat Denmark for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.