NWSL expansion franchise Racing Louisville FC brought plenty of firepower to their team during the NWSL Draft with players Emily Fox, Emina Ekic, Taylor Otto, Kirsten Davis and Emily Smith being selected.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The latest campaigning by Manchester United star Marcus Rashford forced British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to act on inadequate meal parcels being sent to needy children. And the 23-year-old England striker said Thursday that legendary United manager Alex Ferguson encouraged him to continue taking on the government over its help for […]
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency last week for Tokyo and surrounding areas. Amid the surging virus, he again promised the postponed Tokyo Olympics would be “safe and secure” and tried to disconnect the state of emergency from the fate of the games. But opposition to the Olympics is […]
It was quite a year for Megan Rapinoe. Her book came out, she hosted an HBO special and she got engaged to girlfriend Sue Bird. One thing was largely missing, however: soccer. That’s changing now that Rapinoe has returned to the U.S. national team for its January training camp in Florida after sitting out most […]
Sat on an upturned bucket next to the touchline, Marcelo Bielsa stared at the ground after seeing his Leeds team concede yet another goal in the latest big shock in the FA Cup. For the widely admired Argentine coach, it’s played three, lost three in the famous old club competition. Fourth-tier Crawley caused a major […]
Sky Blue FC’s Carli Lloyd went from jogging for the first time in months back in September to joining the USWNT training camp at the start of the new year following her knee recovery.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ten players from Aston Villa’s squad are isolating after testing positive for the coronavirus, forcing the club to field youth players for its FA Cup match against Liverpool on Friday. Villa said the third-round game against the English champions will go ahead as scheduled at Villa Park despite the virus outbreak […]
Over the next seven days, Manchester United can reach a cup final and climb to the top of the Premier League — all at the expense of its two biggest rivals, Manchester City and Liverpool. It makes for a potentially transformative week for United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who just a month ago was under […]
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City expressed disappointment Sunday that defender Benjamin Mendy became the latest partying Premier League player to breach English coronavirus rules by hosting friends at his house on New Year’s Eve. The revelation about Mendy’s rule-breaking comes as City deals with the impact of a coronavirus outbreak at the club that led […]
LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min reached a century of Tottenham goals as his team ended a four-game winless run in the Premier League, and Arsenal surged to a third successive victory that allays relegation jitters in a bright start to 2021 for the north London rivals on Saturday. Alexandre Lacazette scored twice in a 4-0 […]