Soccer

Sheffield United's goalkeeper Dean Henderson reacts during the English Premier League soccer match between Sheffield United and Liverpool at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
September 28, 2019 - 3:19 pm
It was a day of goalkeeping blunders in the English Premier League. Liverpool and Manchester City, seemingly set for another duel for the title, benefited from two of them in hard-fought away wins on Saturday. Liverpool eked out a 1-0 victory at Sheffield United but only after home goalkeeper Dean...
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September 28, 2019 - 3:05 am
Atlanta United FC (17-12-3, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Montreal Impact (11-17-4, ninth in the Eastern Conference) Montreal; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Montreal aims to break a three-game slide with a victory against Atlanta United FC. The Impact are 6-11-3 against conference...
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Re-elected Swiss Federal Prosecutor Michael Lauber, on the left, receives congratulations from Nicoletta della Valle, Director Fedpol, right, during the autumn session of the Swiss Federal Council in Bern, Switzerland, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Switzerland’s lawmakers have given attorney general Michael Lauber four more years in office, he was renewed for a third mandate. (Peter Schneider/Keystone via AP)
September 25, 2019 - 5:32 am
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland's lawmakers have given embattled attorney general Michael Lauber four more years in office despite criticism of his handling of corruption investigations linked to soccer governing body FIFA. Lauber was renewed for a third mandate with the support of 129 federal...
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September 25, 2019 - 5:00 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Sebastian Coe has been re-elected to lead track and field's governing body for another four years. Ahead of the world championships opening Friday in Doha, Coe was unopposed at the IAAF congress in Qatar to continue in the presidency he first assumed in 2015. Coe has overseen...
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September 24, 2019 - 3:05 am
Atlanta United FC (17-11-3, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York City FC (16-5-10, first in the Eastern Conference) New York; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Conference-leader New York City FC plays Atlanta United FC. New York City FC is 9-3-7 in Eastern Conference play. New...
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Dancers preform during the Best FIFA soccer awards ceremony, in Milan's La Scala theater, northern Italy, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Virgil van Dijk is up against five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the FIFA best player award and United States forward Megan Rapinoe is the favorite for the women's award. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 23, 2019 - 3:43 pm
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on FIFA Best awards at Milan's Teatro alla Scala (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The men's goalkeeper award at the FIFA Best ceremony has gone to Alisson of Liverpool and Brazil. The 26-year-old Alisson helped Liverpool to the Champions League title in June and kept the most...
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September 23, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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September 23, 2019 - 10:22 am
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta United captain Michael Parkhurst will retire after the season. Parkhurst announced his decision Monday before the team trained for a crucial match at New York City FC. Atlanta trails first-place NYCFC by four points in the Eastern Conference with three games left in the...
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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the British Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Liverpool, at the Stamford Bridge Stadium, London, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
September 22, 2019 - 2:12 pm
LONDON (AP) — Liverpool restored its five-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League after Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino clinched a 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Sunday. Chasing a first English title since 1990, Liverpool claimed a sixth successive league win at the...
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Manchester United's Scott McTominay salutes supporters at at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham and Manchester United at London stadium in London, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. West Ham beat Manchester United 2-0. (AP Photo/Leila Coker)
September 22, 2019 - 12:10 pm
LONDON (AP) — Manchester United lost 2-0 at West Ham on Sunday to leave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side winless in seven Premier League matches on the road stretching back into last season. To compound United's problems, Marcus Rashford limped off early in the second half after Andriy Yarmolenko had...
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