NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — New owners. Same old problems.
Callum Wilson headed Newcastle in front only 107 seconds into the new era under Saudi ownership before the hosts lost 3-2 to Tottenham in the Premier League on Sunday.
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham ended a three-match losing run in the Premier League by beating Aston Villa 2-1 on Sunday.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s strike and an own goal by Matt Targett in the 71st minute shortly after Ollie Watkins equalized secured the win that eases the scrutiny on Nuno Espirito Santo heading into the international break.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal tore Tottenham apart with three goals in the opening 34 minutes in a 3-1 victory on Sunday that extended its early-season recovery and completed a miserable September for its north London rival in the Premier League.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Bernardo Silva earned Manchester City its third straight victory in the English Premier League with a second-half goal to see off Leicester 1-0 on Saturday.
Getting City some revenge for last month’s loss to Leicester in the Community Shield, the Portugal midfielder lifted a finish over goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel in the 62nd minute after the ball fell to him when Joao Cancelo's shot from the edge of the box hit Leicester defender Caglar Soyuncu.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — England conceded in the second minute of stoppage time to draw 1-1 at Poland on Wednesday and drop points for the first time in qualifying for next year’s World Cup.
Harry Kane’s goal from a powerful 30-meter shot in the 72nd minute looked like it would give England a sixth straight win in Group I but, in a rare sight of goal for Poland, Damian Szymanski headed home from a cross by Robert Lewandowski.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City didn't need Harry Kane or Cristiano Ronaldo to destroy Arsenal.
With four different scorers in the 5-0 win on Saturday, maybe the attacking options currently available to Pep Guardiola are enough to defend the Premier League title.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — As the transfer talk heated up, the prospect of seeing Cristiano Ronaldo in a Manchester City jersey increasingly dismayed greats from the red half of town — particularly Rio Ferdinand.
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane has been pursuing a route out of Tottenham for months.
There was the interview when he floated his transfer value being 100 million pounds ($137 million) and the desire to play for a title-winning club.
Romelu Lukaku and Harry Kane, two of the world's best strikers, were back in action in the Premier League on Sunday after some time away.
Lukaku made the better impression.
Making the first appearance of his second spell at Chelsea, the Belgium international marked his return to England's top division after a two-year absence by scoring one goal and playing a part in the other in a 2-0 win at Arsenal.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is "very interested” in signing striker Harry Kane but he needs Tottenham to come to the negotiation table.
The England captain wants out of Tottenham and has indicated City is his preferred destination.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola poured cold water on the idea of a reunion with Lionel Messi.
“Right now, (it’s) not in our thoughts, absolutely not,” Guardiola said at a news conference when asked about signing Messi.
LONDON (AP) — At least one star forward wants to stay at Tottenham.
Son Heung-min signed a four-year contract extension Friday to keep him at the Premier League club through June 2025.
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane may want out of Tottenham but new manager Nuno Espirito Santo sent a bold message Friday: “Harry is our player.”
The England captain has indicated he wants a change of scenery after Tottenham's seventh-place finish in the Premier League left it out of the Champions League, but Nuno said he expects the striker to return.
LONDON (AP) — They spilled out into their villages and lined the narrow country roads — in some places four or five rows deep — to wave, cheer, hold up banners and flutter flags as England’s team bus left its St.
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Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand says he cannot understand how a decisive penalty was awarded against his team in the 2-1 loss to England in the European Championship semifinals.
LONDON (AP) — England has broken through its semifinal ceiling at major soccer tournaments. A title match awaits for the first time in 55 years.
Harry Kane converted the rebound after his initial penalty was saved in the 104th minute to give England a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Denmark in extra time in the European Championship semifinals on Wednesday at Wembley Stadium.
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ROME (AP) — England is going back home — with something to play for.
Harry Kane scored twice and England overwhelmed Ukraine 4-0 Saturday to reach the European Championship semifinals.
It was the only match of Euro 2020 that England had to play away from Wembley Stadium and it was the team’s most dominant performance of the tournament.
LONDON (AP) — Few countries have elevated sports' role in society quite as much as Britain, so the absence of crowds during the pandemic has been a constant reminder, if any were needed, of the far-reaching toll of the coronavirus.
LONDON (AP) — Years of despair. Decades of distress. Eons of agony.
It’s nothing but history now, because England has finally beaten Germany again in a knockout match at a major soccer tournament.
LONDON (AP) — There’s an indicator of why England has never won the European Championship. In nine attempts, it's never won an opening match at the tournament.
Not even when its first match was at Wembley in 1996.
Finland will be keeping a close eye on striker Teemu Pukki's ankle injury, hoping it heals in time for the European Championship.
Pukki scored 26 goals this season to help Norwich get promoted to the Premier League and also led Finland into its first international tournament.
Pushing the European Championship back a year because of the coronavirus pandemic has given some teams a chance to rebuild or integrate new players. Others have had their squads hit by injuries and retirements.
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has a chance to become the all-time top scorer with a national team. Kylian Mbappé will attempt to lead France to a second consecutive major title. Robert Lewandowski hopes to keep thriving after winning the player of the year award.