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English soccer mourns after Ehiogu's death

Apr 22, 2017

English soccer mourns after Ehiogu's death

Soccer mourned the untimely death of former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu on Friday, with England’s national team manager Gareth Southgate paying tribute to a “colossus,” friend and true gentleman. Ehiogu, who worked as under-23 coach for Tottenham, collapsed at the North ...

Kubo lifts Gent to draw in playoffs

Apr 22, 2017

Kubo lifts Gent to draw in playoffs

Japan striker Yuya Kubo was on target again to help Gent earn a 1-1 draw at home to Oostende in the Belgian first-division playoffs on Friday. Franck Berrier fired Oostende into a 67th-minute lead from close range, but Kubo, who struck the winner in ...

Former England defender Ehiogu dies after cardiac arrest

Apr 21, 2017

Former England defender Ehiogu dies after cardiac arrest

Ugo Ehiogu, the ex-England defender who was a coach of the Tottenham Under-23s, died on Friday from cardiac arrest. He was 44. The English Premier League club announced the death of Ehiogu a day after he was taken to a hospital after collapsing at ...

United reaches Europa League semis but loses Ibrahimovic

Apr 21, 2017

United reaches Europa League semis but loses Ibrahimovic

Manchester United reached the Europa League semifinals for the first time after beating Anderlecht 2-1 on Thursday, but at the cost of a potentially serious injury to Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The talismanic Swede, 35, had to go off after damaging his right knee late in ...

Monaco, Juventus advance to semifinals

Apr 20, 2017

Monaco, Juventus advance to semifinals

Rising teenage star Kylian Mbappe and resurgent forward Radamel Falcao scored early goals as free-scoring Monaco beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to reach the Champions League semifinals on Wednesday. Dortmund trailed 3-2 from the first leg of the quarterfinal in Germany and conceded twice inside ...

Ronaldo hat trick puts Madrid into Champions League semis

Apr 19, 2017

Ronaldo hat trick puts Madrid into Champions League semis

With a hat trick that made him the first player to score 100 Champions League goals, Cristiano Ronaldo led Real Madrid to a 4-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich after extra time on Tuesday and put the defending champions back in the semifinals. Ronaldo ...

Redknapp takes over as manager of relegation-threatened Birmingham

Apr 18, 2017

Redknapp takes over as manager of relegation-threatened Birmingham

Harry Redknapp, one of English soccer’s most charismatic coaches, was back in management at age 70 on Tuesday when he was hired by relegation-threatened second-tier team Birmingham. Redknapp’s last managerial role in England was at Queens Park Rangers, which he quit in February 2015 ...