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Liverpool's Jordan Henderson lifts the trophy to celebrate with his teammates winning the Champions League final soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 01, 2019 - 5:41 pm
MADRID (AP) — No tears of pain this time, just redemption for Mohamed Salah. Only 108 seconds were needed to banish the Champions League final heartbreak of a year ago. Once Salah dispatched his early penalty against Tottenham, Liverpool was on the path to a sixth European title with a 2-0 victory...
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A pitch invader interrupts the game during the Champions League final soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
June 01, 2019 - 2:27 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Play was momentarily stopped in the 18th minute of the Champions League final when a scantily dressed woman streaked onto the pitch. The fan reached midfield before stewards swarmed...
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Tottenham midfielder Lucas Moura kicks the ball during a training session at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Friday May 31, 2019. English Premier League teams Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are preparing for the Champions League final which takes place in Madrid on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
May 31, 2019 - 5:36 pm
MADRID (AP) — Lucas Moura and Divock Origi have been the unlikely heroes for Tottenham and Liverpool in the Champions League this season. They kept alive their team's hopes of winning the European title with crucial goals and decisive performances. Without them, the English sides probably wouldn't...
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Chelsea's Olivier Giroud, second left, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Europa League Final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Olympic stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 29, 2019 - 5:28 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — For Eden Hazard, it was the perfect goodbye. For Petr Cech, it was the worst way to retire. Hazard scored twice past his former teammate as Chelsea sliced through Arsenal in the second half of the Europa League final on Wednesday, netting four times in the space of 23...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, center, takes part in a training session at the Liverpool soccer team media open day, in Liverpool, England, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, ahead of their Champions League Final soccer match against Tottenham on Saturday in Madrid. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 28, 2019 - 7:45 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain says it will deploy unprecedented security measures for Saturday's "high risk" Champions League final in Madrid. Spanish authorities say the police operation prepared for the final between Liverpool and Tottenham will be the biggest ever for a sporting event in the Spanish...
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Valencia midfielder Daniel Parejo celebrates after his team's win in the Copa del Rey soccer match final between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Seville, Spain, Saturday. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti)
May 25, 2019 - 4:35 pm
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Valencia beat Barcelona 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday, denying Lionel Messi the chance to lead his team to a fifth consecutive domestic cup title. Strikers Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo Moreno scored after defensive errors by Barcelona in a first half dominated by...
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Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer reacts as celebrates the victory against Leipzig after the German soccer cup, DFB Pokal, final match between RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich at the Olympic stadium in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
May 25, 2019 - 3:40 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Captain Manuel Neuer returned from six weeks out injured to help Bayern Munich complete a domestic double after beating Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final on Saturday. Robert Lewandowski scored twice and Kingsley Coman grabbed the other as Bayern claimed a record-extending 19th cup...
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Celtic's Scott Brown, left, and Mikael Lustig celebrate with the trophy after winning the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday, May 25, 2019. Celtic wrapped up a domestic treble for an unprecedented third straight season after beating Hearts 2-1 in the Scottish Cup Final on Saturday. Having already won the Scottish League Cup and league titles, Celtic rallied at Hampden Park with a brace from striker Odsonne Edouard. (Jeff Holmes/PA via AP)
May 25, 2019 - 12:38 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Celtic wrapped up a domestic treble for an unprecedented third straight season after beating Hearts 2-1 in the Scottish Cup final on Saturday. Immediately afterwards, Celtic offered manager Neil Lennon the job permanently. Lennon said there's "a good chance" he'll accept...
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Megan Rapinoe, a member of the United States women's national soccer team, speaks to reporters during a news conference in New York, Friday, May 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 24, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. star Megan Rapinoe gave FIFA some kicks two weeks ahead of the World Cup, maintaining the sport's top executives are not doing enough to close a huge gender disparity in investment. "They have essentially unlimited resources. I don't think that it's really been a huge change at...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 4, 2014 file photo, Chelsea's John Terry and Frank Lampard walk around the pitch at the end of their English Premier League soccer match against Norwich City, at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London. Derby and Aston Villa meet at Wembley Stadium on Monday, May 27, 2019 in the League Championship playoff final as they look to secure promotion to the Premier League. Derby manager Frank Lampard and Villa assistant manager John Terry are recently retired former teammates for Chelsea and England who are in their first seasons in coaching. (AP Photo/Bogdan Maran, file)
May 24, 2019 - 6:32 am
They've won the Champions League together, were teammates for three Premier League title-winning campaigns, and stood shoulder to shoulder at World Cups and European Championships. Whether in the blue of Chelsea or the white of England, Frank Lampard and John Terry were often inseparable. Now, with...
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