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May 28, 2017 8:00 PM Zenit sack Mircea Lucescu after second straight UCL failure

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Zenit St. Petersburg have sacked coach Mircea Lucescu after the Russian team failed to qualify for the Champions League for the second straight year. A brief club statement thanked the Romanian for his year in charge and said the board decided on "early termination" of his contract, without specifying why. Lucescu arrived from Zenit 14

May 24, 2017 4:50 PM Russia set to reclaim a seat on FIFA Council

Russia is set to reclaim the spot on the FIFA Council stripped from the country's deputy prime minister. UEFA says 2018 World Cup organising committee CEO Alexei Sorokin is the only applicant to fill Vitaly Mutko's seat. Sorokin must pass an eligibility test by a FIFA review panel to be the candidate for a Sept. 20 vote. Mutko, who is also the chairman 18

May 23, 2017 10:11 PM Manchester United vs. Ajax stream info, TV, time, odds, prediction: Watch Europa League final 2017

This is the Red Devils' last opportunity to quality for next year's Champions League Manchester United and Ajax will battle in Stockholm, Sweden on Wednesday in the Europa League final. The Red Devils and Dutch side enter the match failing to meet expectations domestically, with United finishing sixth in the Premier League and Ajax ending up second in the Eredivisie 18

May 21, 2017 7:49 PM Cristiano Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to first La Liga title in 5 years, capping off dominant season

After a five-year wait to reclaim the La Liga title, Los Blancos put the final touches on a dominant season in Spain, cruising past Malaga on Sunday, 2-0, and finishing three points clear of second-place Barcelona. Karim Benzema would later add one more in the second half on a scramble in the box for the final 2-0 score line. With the result, Real Madrid 24

May 21, 2017 4:02 PM Liverpool Qualify for Champions League with 3-0 Win over Middlesbrough

Liverpool booked their ticket for next year's UEFA Champions League on Sunday, beating Middlesbrough 3-0 to ensure a top-four finish in the Premier League. Georginio Wijnaldum gave the hosts the lead late in the first half, and a quick double from Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana after the break set off the celebrations at Anfield. The Reds needed 10

May 16, 2017 9:40 PM England hang on to beat Turkey in UEFA U17 European Championship

England under-17s beat Turkey 2-1 in Croatia to reach the UEFA U17 European Championship final on Friday. The Young Lions will face Germany or Spain in Varazdin as the 2010 and 2014 champions look to become the first nation to win the competition for a third time. Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi opened the scoring before Manchester City prospect Jadon 26

May 15, 2017 4:59 PM A closer look at Cristiano Ronaldo's 400 goals for Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 400th goal for Real Madrid on Sunday when he put back a rebound from James Rodriguez in the 23rd minute of a 4-1 victory over Sevilla. The first of two goals Ronaldo scored on the day, it became the latest milestone for the Portuguese forward, who last month became the first player to reach 100 goals in the UEFA Champions 19

April 29, 2017 9:17 PM Carli Lloyd, Manchester City eliminated from Champions League

Carli Lloyd's Champions League dream has ended, but not without a couple of goals. The Dash midfielder scored the only goal in Manchester City's 1-0 victory over Olympique Lyonnaise in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinal series Saturday in Lyon, France. It was not enough for Manchester City to advance because Lyon already had a 3-1 advantage 32

April 28, 2017 9:33 PM Brussels Euro 2020 host city status in jeopardy over new stadium delay

MACOLIN, Switzerland -- Belgium's most-senior football official doubts that a planned new stadium in Brussels can be ready for the 2020 European Championship. FIFA Council member Michel D'Hooghe tells The Associated Press time is running out to solve political problems with the 60,000-capacity Eurostadium project. D'Hooghe said: "If they want to build 20

April 22, 2017 4:20 PM "Para el Barcelona es su última bala": Raúl

“Si gana el Real Madrid, (saldrá campeón) completamente seguro. Si gana el Barcelona va a haber un final muy emocionante. Es su última bala”. Los madridistas están por delante en la clasificación, con tres puntos de ventaja y un partido menos. Se encuentran ante una oportunidad de oro para dar el zarpazo final de cara a la consecución del campeonato 20