Professional soccer

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, setup preparations take place for the World Athletics Championships at London Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Tickets for Major League Baseball's first games in Britain will cost a king’s ransom. Premium seats at London's Olympic Stadium will cost 385 pounds ($493) for the games between the New York Yankees and World Series champion Boston Red Sox on June 29 and 30. The top non-premium seats near the infield cost 320 pounds ($410). (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
November 28, 2018 - 8:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is charging princely prices for its first games in Britain. Premium seats at London's Olympic Stadium will cost 385 pounds ($493) for the games between the New York Yankees and World Series champion Boston Red Sox on June 29 and 30. The top non-premium seats...
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Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group B soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan at Wembley stadium in London, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 28, 2018 - 6:05 pm
LONDON (AP) — With Tottenham facing early Champions League elimination, Christian Eriksen came to the rescue against Inter Milan. The Dane came off the bench in the 70th minute and made an immediate contribution to thwart an ultra-defensive Inter Milan side that only needed a draw to advance to the...
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PSG defender Juan Bernat, center, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal with teammates Neymar, right, and Kylian Mbappe during the Champions League Group C second leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Liverpool at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
November 28, 2018 - 5:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — With its Champions League campaign in danger, Paris Saint-Germain finally showed the grit and fighting spirit that is supposedly the hallmark of a proud English side like Liverpool. PSG beat Liverpool 2-1 in a tense match on Wednesday to move above the five-time European champion and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, Vancouver Whitecaps' Kekuta Manneh, left center, and New York Red Bulls' Aurelien Collin, right center, fight for the ball during a CONCACAF Quarter-final Champions League soccer game in Harrison, N.J. High school junior and soccer player Giovanni Calderon thought he was just going to an interview for a scholarship application. Instead he got a visit from Collin who presented Calderon with a $5,000 college scholarship, tickets to the second leg of the Red Bulls' Eastern Conference final against Atlanta United on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, and a trip to the MLS Cup. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)
November 28, 2018 - 2:31 am
High school junior and soccer player Giovanni Calderon thought he was just going to an interview for a scholarship application. Instead he got a visit from New York Red Bulls defender Aurelien Collin. Collin presented Calderon with a $5,000 college scholarship, tickets to the second leg of the Red...
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Bayern forward Robert Lewandowski, left, and Benfica's Ruben Dias challenge for the ball during the Champions League group E soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Benfica Lisbon in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
November 27, 2018 - 5:03 pm
PARIS (AP) — Real Madrid and Bayern Munich put aside their domestic worries to impress on the European stage and qualify for the knockout rounds of the Champions League on Tuesday, as both Manchester clubs, Roma, Ajax and Juventus also advanced to the last 16 with one game to spare. Following a 3-0...
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Bayern midfielder Arjen Robben celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League group E soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Benfica Lisbon in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
November 27, 2018 - 4:27 pm
MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich secured its place in the knockout stage of the Champions League with a 5-1 rout of Benfica on Tuesday, easing the pressure on coach Niko Kovac. Arjen Robben and Robert Lewandowski both scored twice for the home side, ensuring Bayern qualified for the round of 16 with a...
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Defendant Sergej W. arrives at the Assize Court in Dortmund, Germany, Nov. 27, 2018. The court has convicted W. on 28 counts of attempted murder in last year's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus. The dpa news agency reported that the defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with German privacy rules, was sentenced to 14 years in prison by the Dortmund state court on Tuesday. (Marcel Kusch/dpa via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 9:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday convicted a man of 28 counts of attempted murder in last year's attack on the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus and sentenced him to 14 years in prison. The Dortmund state court found the defendant, who has been identified only as Sergej W. in line with...
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November 26, 2018 - 2:13 pm
BURNLEY, England (AP) — The start of the English Premier League game between Burnley and Newcastle has been delayed by 30 minutes because of a medical emergency. Britain's Press Association said referees' assessor, Eddie Wolstenholme, collapsed in the tunnel and was taken to hospital. The Premier...
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Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game against Bournemouth during their English Premier League soccer match at The Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England, Sunday Nov. 25, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)
November 25, 2018 - 3:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — In its second season away from the Champions League, Arsenal is showing signs it intends to return to the elite competition. The Gunners won 2-1 at Bournemouth on Sunday to move within one point of fourth-placed Chelsea and the Champions League spots. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored...
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Riot police stand in line with their shields outside Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium prior to the final Copa Libertadores match between Boca Juniors and River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
November 25, 2018 - 11:26 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Copa Libertadores final between fierce Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate has been suspended. South American soccer body CONMEBOL said on Sunday that the second leg of the final will be rescheduled after Boca's team bus was attacked by River fans on...
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