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Manchester United ignites race for Champions League by beating Chelsea

Soccer Feb 18, 2020

Manchester United ignites race for Champions League by beating Chelsea

Manchester United threw the race for the final Champions League qualification spots in the Premier League open by beating fourth-place Chelsea 2-0 thanks to headers by Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire on Monday. With 12 games remaining, seven points separate Chelsea and 11th-place Burnley, with ...

Scandal-hit Man City facing uncertain future

Soccer Feb 16, 2020

Scandal-hit Man City facing uncertain future

by Rob Harris

Manchester City is now a tainted champion. A club transformed by lavish investment, in part to promote the emirate of Abu Dhabi on the world stage, is damaged by deceptions in the pursuit of glory on the soccer field. Cut through all the raging against the ...

UEFA hands Manchester City two-season ban from Champions League

Soccer Feb 15, 2020

UEFA hands Manchester City two-season ban from Champions League

English Premier League champion Manchester City was banned from the Champions League for two seasons by UEFA on Friday for "serious breaches" of spending rules and failing to cooperate with investigators in a seismic ruling against one of world soccer's wealthiest clubs. The Abu Dhabi-owned ...

Pele dismisses talk of depression, says he's 'doing fine'

Soccer Feb 14, 2020

Pele dismisses talk of depression, says he's 'doing fine'

Pele sought to reassure fans on Thursday that he was doing fine, after his son alluded to depression and said the aging star now barely leaves home. "Thanks for your prayers and your worry. I am doing fine. I will be 80 this year," Pele, ...