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Manchester City tops Manchester United, moves into first place

Soccer Apr 25, 2019

Manchester City tops Manchester United, moves into first place

Manchester City is closing in on another Premier League title. Manchester United is increasingly unlikely to even make the top four. In a derby match that highlighted the chasm that has formed between the two fierce rivals, City kept the destination of the title in ...

Title conquest sets Ronaldo apart from peers

Soccer Apr 23, 2019

Title conquest sets Ronaldo apart from peers

The breakthrough under Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. Then the coronation at Real Madrid. And now another title at Juventus. If ever there was a need to emphasize Cristiano Ronaldo's impact as a soccer player, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner did it again last weekend ...

Liverpool moves to top of Premier League standings

Soccer Apr 22, 2019

Liverpool moves to top of Premier League standings

Before returning to the top of the Premier League, Liverpool got to savor a Manchester United humiliation. Now, unusually, Liverpool needs a swift recovery by its great rival after United's despair at being routed 4-0 by Everton on Sunday. Liverpool's hopes of ending a 29-year English ...

Ajax stuns Juventus to reach Champions League semifinals

Soccer Apr 17, 2019

Ajax stuns Juventus to reach Champions League semifinals

Cristiano Ronaldo shook his head as he walked off the field, while the Ajax players and staff celebrated with their fans long after the final whistle. The youth-filled Ajax team knocked off another one of Europe's giants on Tuesday, beating Juventus 2-1 in Turin to ...

Ajax, Juventus settle for tie; Barcelona tops Man United

Soccer Apr 11, 2019

Ajax, Juventus settle for tie; Barcelona tops Man United

After showing no fear against Real Madrid, a young Ajax squad didn't back down against Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus either. Ajax replied quickly after Ronaldo scored on the stroke of halftime Wednesday, with David Neres equalizing 30 seconds after the break to secure a 1-1 ...

United stumbles at Wolves

Soccer Apr 3, 2019

United stumbles at Wolves

Manchester United's ambitions of securing a spot in the Champions League next season were damaged by a 2-1 loss at Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English Premier League on Tuesday. United squandered a 13th-minute lead earned through Scott McTominay's first goal for the club, as Wolves ...

Manchester United makes coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer permanent hire

Soccer Mar 28, 2019

Manchester United makes coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer permanent hire

Manchester United hired Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as its permanent manager on Thursday as a reward for leading the team to 14 wins in 19 games in his impressive interim spell. The former United striker has turned United's season around after replacing Jose Mourinho as coach ...

Jose Mourinho avoids jail but fined for tax fraud in Spain

Soccer Feb 5, 2019

Jose Mourinho avoids jail but fined for tax fraud in Spain

Ex-Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has avoided jail for tax fraud as part of a deal with Spanish prosecutors revealed Tuesday but will pay a fine of close to €2 million. The 56-year-old is accused of committing tax fraud in 2011 and 2012 when he ...

Wayne Rooney charged with public intoxication

Soccer Jan 7, 2019

Wayne Rooney charged with public intoxication

Soccer star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month on a public intoxication charge and taken to jail to sober up after he triggered a door alarm at a Washington-area airport, authorities said Sunday. Rooney was arrested Dec. 16 by police at Dulles International Airport in ...

United eases past Reading in F.A. Cup

Soccer Jan 6, 2019

United eases past Reading in F.A. Cup

Alexis Sanchez was resting up in the Manchester United dugout moments after getting substituted when he got a tap on the arm. It was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, telling him to get out of the manager's seat and find another. There's no doubt who's the boss inside ...