Kyle Walker
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — James Maddison was a surprising inclusion for England when coach Gareth Southgate named his 26-man squad for the World Cup on Thursday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Kyle Walker and Kalvin Phillips should recover from their injuries in time to be available to England for the World Cup, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Tuesday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Kyle Walker and Kalvin Phillips will not play before the World Cup, Pep Guardiola said Friday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chelsea and England defender Reece James will see a specialist to determine the extent of his knee injury amid concerns ahead of the World Cup.
England’s resources at right back are being tested ahead of the World Cup.

Reece James was forced off with a right knee injury in the second half of Chelsea’s 2-0 win over AC Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — England defender Kyle Walker is in doubt for this year’s World Cup after undergoing groin surgery this week.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City’s defensive problems appear to have improved ahead of the final round of the English Premier League on Sunday, when the team requires a victory over Aston Villa to guarantee retaining the title.
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.
A look at what’s happening in the Champions League on Wednesday:

It’s England vs. Spain in the Champions League semifinals.

English teams Manchester City and Liverpool are up against Spanish teams Real Madrid and Villarreal, respectively, in Europe’s top competition.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:


The defense of the Premier League title is still in Manchester City’s hands as the champions host Brighton needing to reclaim top spot from Liverpool.
Atlético Madrid’s rough approach didn’t end at the final whistle against Manchester City.

The melee in Madrid spilled into the tunnel long after full time had blown on a Champions League campaign that Diego Simeone’s side tried to keep going with a variety of dark arts and rough tactics.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Wednesday:


MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez both scored twice to allow Manchester City to outclass Manchester United for the second time this season, winning the derby 4-1 on Sunday.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Tuesday:


Three of the competition’s top teams are in action in the first games in the last 16.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City defender Kyle Walker will miss round-of-16 games against Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League after receiving a three-match European ban from UEFA on Friday.
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Manchester City’s long winning run in the Premier League ended at 12 matches on Saturday after a 1-1 draw at Southampton, which took points off the leaders for the second time this season.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig defeated Manchester City 2-1 in their final Champions League group game on Tuesday to ensure a Europa League playoff place in the team’s first match since firing American coach Jesse Marsch.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:


Chelsea leads Manchester City in the Premier League by a point but manager Thomas Tuchel has not been happy with his side’s last two performances.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Fresh from scoring Manchester City’s winner, Gabriel Jesus surely would not have intended to have a dig at Paris Saint-Germain.
Gareth Southgate once said he’d love to pick six right backs in his England squads, such are the national team’s riches in that position.
BRUGGE, Belgium (AP) — Manchester City put on a dominant display of slick passing and movement to rout Club Brugge 5-1 on Tuesday in the Champions League.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A near-capacity crowd failed to inspire Manchester City as the English Premier League champion was held by Southampton to a frustrating 0-0 at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
LONDON (AP) — As the oldest member of the England squad, Kyle Walker will have needed every minute of the extended lie-in until lunchtime on Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — Five games, no goals conceded.

England’s defense at the European Championship has proved to be an impenetrable part of Gareth Southgate’s winning formula in the team’s run to the semifinals.
Trent Alexander-Arnold was one of four specialist right backs selected in England’s final 26-man squad for the European Championship on Tuesday, while Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson were included despite ongoing fitness concerns which make them doubtful for group-stage matches.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — England defender Kyle Walker is facing disciplinary action from English Premier League team Manchester City after appearing to break lockdown conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.