LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton missed the chance to secure its place in the Premier League for another season after having two players sent off in losing 3-2 at home to Brentford on Sunday.
Everton said it was helping police after Brentford’s Rico Henry — who scored the winning goal — and Ivan Toney said that members of their family were racially abused.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Substitute Jeffrey Schlupp scored an 81st-minute equalizer as Crystal Palace secured a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa in a match between two midtable teams in the Premier League on Sunday.
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Arsenal looks to reclaim its place in the Premier League's top four, at the expense of north London rival Tottenham, with a win at Newcastle.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds climbed out of the Premier League's relegation zone in dramatic style Sunday after Pascal Struijk's stoppage-time equalizer secured a 1-1 draw against Brighton.
Struijk, an 83rd-minute substitute, headed home at the far post in the second minute of added-on time to lift Leeds a point clear of Burnley after Danny Welbeck had given Albion a halftime lead at Elland Road.
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Manchester City can take a big step toward retaining its Premier League title by overcoming its shortage of fit defenders to win at West Ham and take a six-point lead in its penultimate match.
LONDON (AP) — The owner of a rural English pub says he was asked to change the bar's name by a fashion magazine because of the village where it’s located: Vogue.
Mark Graham, who runs the Star Inn at Vogue, said he received a letter from British Vogue publisher Conde Nast, saying the name could “cause problems” because members of the public might confuse the two businesses.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds striker Patrick Bamford could return from injury to help the Premier League club fight relegation with two games left in the season.
Bamford has been limited to nine league appearances this season but manager Jesse Marsch is hopeful for Sunday's game against Brighton at Elland Road.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City unveiled a statue of Sergio Aguero on the 10th anniversary of the retired striker's dramatic stoppage-time goal that clinched the club's first Premier League title.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Allrounder Jimmy Neesham has been omitted from New Zealand Cricket’s list of contracted players for the first time in three years, making way for the Wellington off-spin allrounder Michael Bracewell.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho completed a permanent move to Aston Villa from Barcelona on Thursday for a reported fee of 20 million euros ($20.75 million).
Coutinho, who has been on loan at Villa since January, has signed a contract until 2026.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool midfielder Fabinho will miss the FA Cup final on Saturday but has a chance of playing in the Champions League final on May 28, manager Jurgen Klopp said Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — Greg Norman's brushing off of Jamal Khashoggi's killing as a “mistake” has been condemned by the fiancee of the late Washington Post columnist.
The former No. 1 golfer is leading a series of Saudi Arabia-funded tournaments in England and has come under criticism for his comments about Khashoggi's gruesome death on Oct.
New Zealand cricket great Brendon McCullum was hired as head coach of England's test team on Thursday in another bold appointment coming soon after the decision to select allrounder Ben Stokes as captain.
So, an American consortium has bought an English soccer team with the ultimate aim of winning the Premier League title.
Nothing especially new there, right?
Well, when it comes to the recent purchase of Crawley Town, an unheralded club located 28 miles (44 kilometers) south of London, there’s a huge catch.
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter didn't want to talk about the PGA Tour's decision to deny releases to members who asked to play in the first of a series of Saudi-funded tournaments next month in England.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Thursday:
In one of the biggest north London derbies in years, Tottenham hosts Arsenal for a match between rivals looking to secure a Champions League spot.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Everton moved further away from the bottom three in the Premier League after playing out a lackluster 0-0 draw at already relegated Watford on Wednesday.
Frank Lampard’s team went into the match having taken 10 points from its last five matches, lifting it out of the relegation zone and up to 16th — one point ahead of Burnley and Leeds.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Kevin De Bruyne produced a string of devastating finishes in scoring four of Manchester City's goals in a 5-1 win at Wolverhampton to restore its three-point lead over Liverpool in the Premier League title race on Wednesday.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Hampered by another first-half red card, Leeds lost 3-0 at home to Chelsea on Wednesday to remain rooted in the Premier League's relegation zone heading into the final week of the season.
The PGA Tour is denying releases to golfers who asked to play in the first of a series of Saudi-funded tournaments next month in England, a bold move by Commissioner Jay Monahan in trying to quash Greg Norman’s latest bid to start a lucrative rival league.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:
Manchester City can move in front of Liverpool again in the Premier League title race when it visits Wolverhampton. City, the defending champions, are tied on points with Liverpool but have a game in hand.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Liverpool has ensured the Premier League's thrilling title race will stretch into the final week of the season.
A come-from-behind 2-1 win at Aston Villa, sealed by a 65th-minute header by Sadio Mane, showed Liverpool's heart for the fight and moved Jürgen Klopp's team level on points with Manchester City on Tuesday.
LONDON (AP) — A trial involving two soccer spouses, one of whom publicly called out the other for allegedly leaking her private social media posts to a British tabloid newspaper, opened Tuesday in London.
LONDON (AP) — Former England batter and coach Graham Thorpe has been hospitalized with a serious illness, the country’s players’ union said on Tuesday.
The 52-year-old Thorpe left his role in England’s coaching staff after the Ashes in January and has since accepted the job as head coach of Afghanistan.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian singer-songwriter Nick Cave has confirmed the death of his son Jethro Lazenby at age 31.
“With much sadness, I can confirm that my son, Jethro, has passed away,” the frontman of rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds said in a statement Tuesday.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Tuesday:
Liverpool heads to Aston Villa looking to keep alive the Premier League title race with Manchester City. Liverpool lost ground over the weekend because of its 1-1 draw with Tottenham and is three points behind City with an inferior goal difference with three games remaining.
LONDON (AP) — The leader of Britain’s main opposition party said Monday that he will resign if he is fined by police for having a beer and food with colleagues while the U.K. was under coronavirus restrictions.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp laughed off some barbs from counterpart Pep Guardiola that have inflamed the Premier League title race, saying Monday they were heat-of-the-moment comments likely fueled by Manchester City’s painful elimination from the Champions League.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City will have to cope without injured defenders Rúben Dias, Kyle Walker and John Stones for the final three matches of the Premier League title run-in.
Dias came off at halftime of City's 5-0 rout of Newcastle on Sunday with a hamstring problem and had to be replaced by the 37-year-old Fernandinho, who is leaving at the end of the season.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Pep Guardiola has become irritated over Liverpool's stature and he wants everyone to know it.
After seeing his Manchester City side go three points clear of Liverpool, Guardiola launched an outburst that gives this title rivalry a more spiky edge with three games remaining.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City started celebrations to mark a decade since its first Premier League title by trying to prevent the sixth success being as tense or dramatic with a rout started and ended by Raheem Sterling.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City moved on from the disappointment of its Champions League exit with a 5-0 rout of Newcastle that sent the defending Premier League champions three points clear of Liverpool at the top on Sunday.
SUTTON COLDFIELD, England (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen finished eagle-birdie for the second straight day to win the British Masters by one shot in a dramatic fashion Sunday, earning his first European tour title in nearly four years and igniting his career after a damaging court case.
NORWICH, England (AP) — Said Benrahma's double helped West Ham to a 4-0 victory over Norwich on Sunday that boosted the east London club's bid to overtake Manchester United and qualify for the Europa League.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Everton held on for a 2-1 victory over Leicester in the Premier League on Sunday that gave the team renewed hope of avoiding relegation.
The win moves Everton up to 16th in the table with 35 points, one more than Burnley and Leeds and still with a game in hand over its relegation rivals.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Frustration but no moaning from Jürgen Klopp, even after a title setback for Liverpool.
Klopp's side being held 1-1 by tactically disciplined and defensively robust Tottenham on Saturday handed Manchester City an even greater initiative in the Premier League title race.
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Manchester City can go three points clear at the top of the Premier League by beating Newcastle. It's a meeting of the team that has benefited from Abu Dhabi funding for 14 years against the visitor that has started to see investment flow from Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund since last year.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool drew with Tottenham 1-1 and went to the top of the English Premier League on Saturday but handed Manchester City a chance to pull three points clear.
The end of a 12-match league winning run at Anfield dampened Liverpool’s bid for a quadruple of trophies.
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Manchester United must want this season to end now.
Make that five straight away losses for United in the English Premier League after a chastening 4-0 thrashing by Brighton on Saturday.
SUTTON COLDFIELD, England (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen finished eagle-birdie to shoot 3-under 69 and take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the British Masters as he bids for a first win in four years amid a career rebuild.
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Burnley's relegation woes deepened after losing to Aston Villa 3-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday for the team's first defeat under interim manager Mike Jackson.
Steven Gerrard's Villa did both Everton and Leeds a big favor by ripping Burnley apart.
Pro football in the springtime.
An idea that once had so much promise.
Now, no matter how many of these leagues keep popping up, there's little chance of carving out even a tiny niche on the American sports scene.
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservatives suffered local election losses Friday in their few London strongholds and other parts of the U.K. — results that will pile more pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson amid ethics scandals and a worsening economic picture.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:
Quadruple-chasing Liverpool turns its attention back to the pursuit of the Premier League title against Tottenham after reaching the Champions League final.
SUTTON COLDFIELD, England (AP) — German golfer Hurly Long was the halfway leader at the British Masters by a stroke on Friday.
Tournament host Danny Willett was among seven players within two strokes of Long, who is in his first season on the European tour.
CRAWLEY, England (AP) — Fourth-tier English soccer team Crawley Town announced the departure of manager John Yems on Friday following allegations he used discriminatory language and conduct toward his squad, including discouraging Black players from using the same locker room as whites.
SUTTON COLDFIELD, England (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen shot a 6-under 66 to share the lead after the opening round of the British Masters on Thursday in his bid to end a four-year title drought and get his career back on track after a damaging court case.
LONDON (AP) — People in Britain voted Thursday in local elections that will decide the makeup of local authorities across the country — and possibly the fate of embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
SUTTON COLDFIELD, England (AP) — Lee Westwood has requested a release to play the first event of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational series in Britain next month.
Westwood said he has asked both the European tour and the PGA Tour for the release required to contest the $25 million event at Centurion Club from June 9-11.
LONDON (AP) — The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored the controversial “Hand of God” goal against England in the 1986 World Cup has sold for 7.1 million pounds ($9.3 million), the highest price ever paid at auction for a piece of sports memorabilia.