With his team top of the English Premier League, Jose Mourinho enjoyed bragging rights over Pep Guardiola in their longstanding rivalry as Tottenham beat Manchester City 2-0 on Saturday.Chelsea moved up to second while Aston Villa’s strong early form continued to fade.
Back in the Premier League after a 16-year absence, Leeds is now being assisted by the sports and entertainment marketing agency founded by Jay-Z to grow the northern English club’s brand and global appeal.“To watch the team on the pitch — it’s extraordinarily fun,” Michael Yormark, president of Roc Nation Sports International, told The Associated Press. “It’s great entertainment.”
Sam Mewis emulated fellow American Carli Lloyd by scoring in an FA Cup final for Manchester City as the defending champions beat Everton 3-1 after extra time on Sunday.
Three of the teams expected to contend for the title — Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool — all picked up wins in back-to-back fixtures on Saturday. There was also the familiar sight of Liverpool, the defending champion, back atop the standings thanks to a late goal that is becoming its trademark.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Alex Morgan’s wait to regain fitness for her Tottenham debut goes on. The other American imports are already making an impact in the Women’s Super League. Sam Mewis made it two goals in two games for Manchester City by scoring the third in a 4-1 victory over Tottenham on Sunday that […]
When the final whistle blew at a rain-swept Elland Road, with the managers soaked from head to toe, Marcelo Bielsa went over to Pep Guardiola and placed both hands on his shoulders. The mentor wanted an instant assessment from his coaching disciple. Such an exhilarating game of end-to-end attacking football left Guardiola’s mind still a […]
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ilkay Gundogan has become the latest Manchester City player to test positive for the coronavirus. The Premier League club gave no details of Gundogan’s condition on Monday, only saying he would be self isolating for 10 days based on government protocols. “Everyone at the club wishes Ilkay a speedy recovery,” City […]
LONDON (AP) — In a summer of high-profile acquisitions in the Women’s Super League, Tottenham secured the biggest one yet Saturday by signing United States striker Alex Morgan on a one-season deal. The 31-year-old Morgan will play in England for the first time and moves four months after giving birth to her first child. She […]
A look at some of the most high-profile new signings across the Premier League ahead of the new season starting Saturday: JAMES RODRIGUEZ (Everton) The fact the Colombia playmaker is still best known for that incredible volley he scored at the 2014 World Cup signals two things: that it was a strike of the highest […]
Its youngest-ever scorer and two goals from a captain twice his age. Spain couldn’t ask for more from its rebuild. The 17-year-old Barcelona forward Ansu Fati scored in Sunday’s 4-0 Nations League win over Ukraine and won a penalty for 34-year-old Sergio Ramos too as an influx of young talent blended well with experienced stalwarts. […]