Former Belgium international Toby Alderweireld sealed Royal Antwerp’s first Belgian league title since 1957 on a dramatic final day of the season with a superb strike deep in added time against title rival Genk.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds’ three-season stay in the Premier League is over after a 4-1 home defeat to Tottenham confirmed the team's relegation on Sunday.
Harry Kane and Pedro Porro scored early in each half to put Spurs 2-0 ahead and, although Jack Harrison reduced the deficit, Kane struck a game-clinching second in what could be his last game for the London club.
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane scored a goal and lost the game in perhaps his final home appearance for Tottenham.
The England captain, who again has been linked with an offseason move away from Tottenham, curled home after an indirect free kick in the eighth minute only for Bryan Mbeumo to score twice and set up another goal in the second half for Brentford in its 3-1 win in the Premier League on Saturday.
Chelsea job would give Pochettino chance to prove he is one of soccer’s elite coachesMay 15, 2023 GMT
Mauricio Pochettino's time in the wilderness looks set to end. And a career that has felt in danger of stagnating could get the jump start it needs.
After a year out from soccer, the former Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain manager is widely expected to take over at Chelsea.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Jacob Ramsey and Douglas Luiz revived Aston Villa’s charge for European qualification by beating Tottenham 2-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Unai Emery’s team moved level on points with sixth-placed Tottenham with two games left in the race for Europe.
Premier League season reaches final weeks with Man City leading Arsenal in title raceMay 11, 2023 GMT
The title race between Manchester City and Arsenal is headed to the wire. The fight for Champions League qualification has tightened up.
Vincent Kompany signs new 5-year deal with promoted BurnleyMay 7, 2023 GMT
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Vincent Kompany signed a new five-year contract with Burnley on Sunday, tying him to the recently promoted club until at least 2028.
Kompany, a Manchester City great as a player, has just led Burnley back into the Premier League in his first season as manager at Turf Moor.
Crystal Palace to ban fan after alleged racial abuse of SonMay 7, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace promised Sunday to issue a club ban to a spectator who is alleged to have racially abused Tottenham forward Son Heung-min during a Premier League match between the teams.
Spurs beats Palace to stay in hunt for European placesMay 6, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane’s first-half header helped Tottenham to beat Crystal Palace 1-0 and keep alive their faint Europa League hopes in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Kane’s 28th goal in all competitions settled a drab contest and moved him ahead of Wayne Rooney into outright second on the league’s all-time leading scorer list with 209.
Tottenham goalkeeper Lloris done for season with leg injuryMay 5, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will miss the rest of the Premier League season because of a thigh injury, interim manager Ryan Mason confirmed Friday.
The 36-year-old Spurs captain, who is in the final year of his contract, hasn't played since being substituted at halftime of Tottenham's 6-1 loss to Newcastle on April 23.
Landmark goals for Haaland, Kane; Man City top of EPLApril 30, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Erling Haaland's goals are propelling Manchester City toward a treble of trophies.
Harry Kane, meanwhile, seems powerless to stop Tottenham's slide.
English soccer's two most prolific strikers both scored landmark goals on Sunday.
Wild finish as Liverpool beats Tottenham 4-3April 30, 2023 GMT
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Substitute Diogo Jota scored a stoppage-time winner as Liverpool beat Tottenham 4-3 after a wild finish to their Premier League game on Sunday.
Trailing 3-0 after only 15 minutes at Anfield, Tottenham rallied to make it 3-3 through Richarlison's strike in the third minute of second-half stoppage time.
Liverpool not ‘out of the woods’ despite winning streakApril 28, 2023 GMT
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool is on a winning streak and talking about European soccer again.
Jurgen Klopp cautioned, though, that his team isn't “out of the woods” yet in what's been a disappointing season.
Rampant Newcastle wins big again as Man United held by SpursApril 27, 2023 GMT
After scoring 10 goals in four days, Newcastle is closing in on Champions League qualification in some style — and quicker than the club's Saudi ownership might have expected.
A finish in the Premier League's top four looks increasingly likely for Newcastle following a 4-1 win at Everton on Thursday.
Tottenham regains pride by recovering to draw 2-2 with Man UApril 27, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham regained some pride after one of the worst losses in its history by coming from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Manchester United in a wild Premier League game on Thursday.
Son Heung-min completed Tottenham’s fightback in the 79th minute by tucking home a cross from Harry Kane, who was the inspiration behind his team’s second-half rally.
MATCHDAY: Tottenham faces Man United; Valencia in actionApril 26, 2023 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Thursday:
Tottenham hosts Manchester United in the Premier League and looks to not only make amends for one of the most embarrassing results in its history but also stay alive in the race for Champions League qualification.
Coach Stellini leaves Tottenham after Newcastle routApril 24, 2023 GMT
First the rout and then the fallout at Tottenham.
A day after the humiliating 6-1 loss at Newcastle, Spurs chairman Daniel Levy announced on Monday the departure of interim coach Cristian Stellini and the appointment of another temporary fix in Ryan Mason.
Newcastle routs Tottenham 6-1, boosts Champions League hopesApril 23, 2023 GMT
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle stunned Tottenham in a 6-1 rout in the Premier League on Sunday.
In a clash between two teams hoping to secure Champions League qualification for next season, Newcastle raced to a 5-0 lead inside 21 minutes at St James' Park.
Salah grabs winner as Liverpool beats Forest 3-2April 22, 2023 GMT
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool twice relinquished a lead before scoring a winner through Mohamed Salah as a 3-2 victory over relegation-threatened Nottingham Forest preserved hopes of a top-four finish in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Paratici resigns at Tottenham after losing appeal in ItalyApril 21, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Fabio Paratici, Tottenham’s managing director of football, resigned Friday after losing his appeal against a 30-month ban for his part in a false accounting scandal involving former club Juventus.
Another record for Haaland, another loss for Lampard in EPLApril 15, 2023 GMT
The records keep coming for Erling Haaland at Manchester City. The losses are mounting for Frank Lampard at Chelsea.
City's 3-1 win over Leicester on Saturday, which moved the defending champions three points behind Premier League leader Arsenal, was inevitably propelled by Haaland even though the prolific striker had just 45 minutes on the field.
Tottenham’s top-4 hopes hit with 3-2 EPL loss to BournemouthApril 15, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League were dented after a 3-2 loss to Bournemouth following Dango Ouattara’s stoppage-time winner on Saturday.
A wild Premier League game was won by the visitors after goals by Matias Vina and Dominic Solanke were added to by substitute Ouattara.
Haaland scissor-kick lights up Man City’s big win in EPLApril 8, 2023 GMT
Erling Haaland backed away from his marker, set himself with his back to goal, and leapt high to deliver an acrobatic scissor-kick into the bottom corner.
Kane nets winner for Spurs vs. Brighton; 2 managers sent offApril 8, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane scored his 23rd English Premier League goal to earn Tottenham a 2-1 win over top-four rival Brighton on Saturday in a match that saw both managers sent off after a touchline scuffle.
Interim coaches all the rage in mad period in EPLApril 6, 2023 GMT
Chelsea is days away from playing Real Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals.
Tottenham is engaged in a nip-and-tuck race for a finish in the English Premier League top four.
Leicester is in an even tighter fight to avoid dropping out of England’s lucrative top division.
Late Everton goal earns 1-1 draw with Spurs as 2 sent offApril 3, 2023 GMT
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Michael Keane made amends for conceding a penalty by scoring off a long-range thunderbolt in the 90th minute to earn Everton a 1-1 draw with Tottenham in a feisty English Premier League game that saw both teams finish with 10 men on Monday.
After Bayern, Nagelsmann could interest Chelsea, TottenhamApril 3, 2023 GMT
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Julian Nagelsmann has made a career out of moving fast.
He was a top-division coach at 28 and the youngest ever coach in the Champions League semifinals at 33. Now he's widely considered to be a candidate for two of the top jobs in English soccer — Chelsea and Tottenham — less than two weeks after being fired by Bayern Munich.
MATCHDAY: Tottenham without Conte, Valencia hosts RayoApril 2, 2023 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday:
Tottenham plays for the first time since the departure of Antonio Conte when the London club heads to Everton in the Premier League.
Paratici takes leave of absence to add to chaos at TottenhamMarch 31, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham's attempts at identifying a long-term successor to fired manager Antonio Conte were thrown into more chaos after Fabio Paratici, the club's managing director of football, agreed to take an immediate leave of absence on Friday.
Tottenham official Fabio Paratici to serve worldwide banMarch 29, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tottenham managing director of football Fabio Paratici will serve a worldwide ban for his part in a false accounting scandal involving Juventus, FIFA said Wednesday.
Harry Kane has a decision to make about his futureMarch 27, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Harry Kane likely knew what was awaiting him after he celebrated becoming England’s all-time leading scorer.
Wanted: A manager to end Tottenham’s long trophy droughtMarch 27, 2023 GMT
There’s the romanticism of a return for Mauricio Pochettino. The intrigue of the possible arrival of Julian Nagelsmann. Maybe even an audacious attempt to lure the Premier League’s “Next Big Thing” — Roberto De Zerbi.
Antonio Conte leaves Tottenham by mutual agreementMarch 26, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Antonio Conte has left his position as Tottenham manager by mutual agreement, the Premier League club said Sunday.
The Italian's assistant, Cristian Stellini, has been appointed acting head coach for the rest of the season.
Man United forward Rashford pulls out of England squadMarch 20, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Marcus Rashford, Mason Mount and Nick Pope have withdrawn from the England squad for the Euro 2024 qualifiers against Italy and Ukraine, the Football Association said Monday.
Antonio Conte’s Tottenham reign could be nearing the endMarch 20, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Even by Antonio Conte's standards, it was a remarkable outburst that leaves his position as manager at Tottenham in even greater doubt.
The fiery Italian, who will soon be out of contract, has long been expected to leave his post at the end of the season.
Haaland nets 3 as City roll; Conte fumes after Spurs drawMarch 18, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The goals just keep flowing for Erling Haaland and Manchester City, no matter the competition.
Haaland bagged another hat trick to make it eight goals in his last two games as City eased into the FA Cup semifinals with a 6-0 home win over Championship side Burnley on Saturday.
Conte slams ‘selfish’ Tottenham after draw with SouthamptonMarch 18, 2023 GMT
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — The chances of Tottenham returning to the Champions League next season are starting to look a bit slimmer after the team threw away a two-goal lead at last-place Southampton on Saturday.
Richarlison reacts to criticism by helping Spurs beat ForestMarch 11, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Richarlison responded to some pre-match criticism from his own manager by helping Tottenham secure a 3-1 win over Nottingham Forest in the Premier League on Saturday.
The Brazil striker played a key role in the second of Harry Kane's two first-half goals and Tottenham's third by Son Heung-min after the break.
Conte calls Richarlison ‘selfish,’ Tottenham players ‘soft’March 10, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham manager Antonio Conte described Richarlison as “selfish” for complaining about his lack of playing time and said Friday the Brazil striker was correct to assess his season so far as “not good.”
AC Milan reaches Champions League QF with 0-0 draw at SpursMarch 8, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — AC Milan's Champions League credentials were barely tested by Tottenham as the seven-time winners advanced to the quarterfinals.
The Italian champions, however, still have a chance of winning club soccer's biggest prize for the first time since 2007, while Spurs' 15-year wait for a trophy goes on.
Conte back for Tottenham against Milan in Champions LeagueMarch 7, 2023 GMT
After recovering from gallbladder surgery, Tottenham manager Antonio Conte will be back on the sidelines in the Champions League.
Conte's return for the second leg of the round of 16 against AC Milan on Wednesday, trailing 1-0 after the first game, is a boost for a team fighting to keep its season on track.
Arsenal stays in control of EPL race with last-gasp goalMarch 4, 2023 GMT
The first goal could barely have come earlier.
The winning goal couldn't have been scored any later.
Arsenal went through a roller coaster of emotions when pulling off a stirring second-half recovery to beat Bournemouth 3-2 and stay in control of the English Premier League title race on Saturday.
Conte staying in Italy to fully recover from surgeryFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham manager Antonio Conte will remain in Italy to fully recover from gallbladder surgery, the Premier League club said Thursday.
The 53-year-old Conte was on the touchline for his team's 1-0 loss at AC Milan on Tuesday in the Champions League.
Milan tops Tottenham for winning return to CL knockout stageFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
MILAN (AP) — An early goal was enough for troubled AC Milan to edge Tottenham 1-0 on Tuesday in its first Champions League knockout match in nearly 10 years.
Brahim Díaz netted in the seventh minute to give Milan a slender advantage to take to London when the teams meet again in the second leg of the round of 16 on March 8.
Pioli: Right time for Milan to face Tottenham in CLFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan might be turning things around just in time for its Champions League meeting with Tottenham, which is also trying to shake off its poor domestic form.
Milan heads into its first Champions League knockout match since 2014 on the back of a 1-0 win over Torino in Serie A, which ended a run of four straight losses in all competitions.
Cracks appearing in leader Arsenal’s EPL title bidFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
The first cracks are appearing in Arsenal's English Premier League title bid, right before the team's biggest match of the season.
A 1-1 draw at home to Brentford on Saturday came a week after a lackluster 1-0 loss at Everton.
Conte’s return ruined as Tottenham loses at Leicester 4-1February 11, 2023 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Manager Antonio Conte's return to the dugout was a miserable one as his Tottenham was humiliated at Leicester 4-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Nampalys Mendy’s first goal in more than six years inspired Leicester to the comeback win after Rodrigo Bentancur briefly gave Spurs the lead.
Lloris out for up to 7 weeks, Bissouma needs operationFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will be out for up to seven weeks because of a knee injury.
Lloris was hurt late in the 1-0 win over Manchester City on Sunday in the English Premier League and was pictured wearing a brace on his leg.
FA Cup dream over for Wrexham and its Hollywood ownersFebruary 7, 2023 GMT
For Wrexham’s Hollywood owners, the sequel proved to be a heartbreaker.
The Welsh soccer club owned by celebrities Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney lost its FA Cup replay with Sheffield United 3-1 on Tuesday, conceding two goals deep into stoppage time.
Kane’s milestone goal gives Tottenham win, helps Arsenal tooFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
Harry Kane broke Tottenham's all-time scoring record with a goal — his 267th for the club — that will have been celebrated almost as jubilantly by the other team in north London.
The England captain's milestone strike earned Tottenham a 1-0 win Sunday over Manchester City, which was looking for a victory to trim the gap to Premier League leader Arsenal to two points.
Harry Kane becomes outright leading scorer for TottenhamFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane became Tottenham's outright all-time leading scorer with his goal in the 1-0 win over Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday.
It was the England captain's 267th goal for the club — one more than the late Jimmy Greaves, who played for Tottenham from 1961-70.
Kane’s record goal earns Tottenham 1-0 win over Man CityFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane’s record-breaking goal pushed Tottenham to a 1-0 win over Manchester City on Sunday to further dent the champions’ hopes of retaining the Premier League title.
Kane slotted home after 15 minutes and moved past the late Jimmy Greaves as Spurs’ all-time leading scorer on 267 goals.
Tottenham’s Conte ‘feeling better’ after gallbladder surgeryFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham manager Antonio Conte said surgery to remove his gallbladder had “gone well” on Wednesday.
The 53-year-old Conte had been diagnosed as having cholecystitis after recently experiencing “severe abdominal pain,” the Premier League club said in a statement.
Slow transfer day in Spain; Barcelona gets to register GaviJanuary 31, 2023 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Forget about signing new players. Barcelona had to work just to register the ones it already had.
As part of a slow day for Spanish clubs at the end of the winter transfer window, Barcelona was unable to significantly boost its squad and instead had to work to rearrange its finances and make sure it could fit some of its current players under the salary cap.
Top teams kept apart in FA Cup; Wrexham could face TottenhamJanuary 30, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The biggest teams remaining in the FA Cup were kept apart in the draw for the fifth round on Monday.
Manchester City must travel to second-tier Bristol City while Manchester United was given another home match against West Ham, which beat third-tier Derby 2-0 a few hours after the draw.
Tottenham signs forward Danjuma on loan from VillarrealJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham strengthened its attacking options for the second half of the season by signing Dutch forward Arnaut Danjuma on loan from Villarreal on Wednesday.
Danjuma joined Tottenham until the end of the season and will start his second stint in English soccer, having played for Bournemouth from 2019-21.
Kane becomes Tottenham’s joint-leading scorer with winnerJanuary 23, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane became Tottenham’s joint-leading scorer of all time by netting in a 1-0 win over Fulham that moved his team three points off the Premier League’s top four on Monday.
Kane received a pass with his back to goal at the edge of the area, swiveled and curled a shot into the bottom corner for his 266th goal for Tottenham, putting him level with the late Jimmy Greaves.
Man City beats Tottenham 4-2, but Guardiola criticizes teamJanuary 19, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — After four Premier League titles in five years, Pep Guardiola publicly questioned Manchester City's credentials to win another this season, even after cutting Arsenal's lead at the top to five points on Thursday.
Arsenal 8 points clear, commanding Premier League title raceJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
Eight points clear in the Premier League, playing the most free-flowing soccer in England, and now humbling its fiercest rivals in front of their own fans.
For Arsenal, this season can hardly get any better.
Arsenal beats Tottenham 2-0 to stretch EPL lead to 8 pointsJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal extended its Premier League lead to eight points with a 2-0 win at Tottenham in the north London derby on Sunday that was helped by an own-goal by goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
Lloris turned a cross from Bukayo Saka into his own net in the 14th minute to hand Arsenal the lead and Martin Odegaard doubled the advantage with a low shot from distance in the 36th as the visitors totally dominated the first half against a lackluster Spurs side.