DERBY, England (AP) — An American businessman is looking to rescue English second-tier club Derby from bankruptcy protection.
Chris Kirchner, the founder of global logistics technology provider Slync.io, has written to inform supporters of his desire to buy Derby out of administration.
WHITEHAVEN, England (AP) — In the patchwork of hills, lakes and sea that make up England’s northwest corner, most people see beauty. Dave Cradduck sees broken dreams.
The coal mine where the 74-year-old once worked has long closed.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was utterly devastated, at his lowest ebb at Manchester United. Humiliated by a 5-0 loss to Liverpool, the manager still had to reach his car to leave Old Trafford.
LONDON (AP) — Star allrounder Ben Stokes has been added to England’s squad for the Ashes cricket tour to Australia.
The England Cricket Board issued a statement Monday saying Stokes had been cleared by its medical team to resume training following his leave to mentally refresh and undergo a second operation on his fractured left index finger.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Of all Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's miserable moments as Manchester United manager, losing 5-0 to Liverpool felt the lowest.
Especially when it came at Old Trafford against United's greatest rival in the season when the team should be challenging for the title after so much more spending.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — There was a pick of moments that confirmed Manchester United’s humiliation against Liverpool.
Maybe it came with Mohamed Salah completing his hat trick by the 50th minute.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday, when some of the world's biggest rivalries play out:
Liverpool takes the Premier League’s only unbeaten record to Manchester United for what is historically the biggest match in England.
OITA, Japan (AP) — At a stadium full of recent bad memories, Australia experienced moments of anxiety before beating Japan 32-23 Saturday to start its annual rugby tour to the northern hemisphere.
The Showa Denko Dome which hosted Saturday’s match was the venue where the Wallabies lost to England in the quarterfinals of the 2019 World Cup.
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Phil Foden led a masterful first half from Manchester City in a 4-1 win at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday.
The defending champions were untouchable before halftime as Phil Foden scored in the 28th and 31st minutes after the recalled Ilkay Gundogan had opened the scoring at Amex Stadium.
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Claudio Ranieri claimed his first win as Watford manager as Josh King scored a hat trick in a 5-2 thrashing of Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.
Watford bounced back from a 5-0 loss to Liverpool last weekend in Ranieri's first game in charge, signaling the impact the 70-year-old Italian might already be having at the club.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Spain striker Rodrigo converted a penalty in the fourth minute of stoppage time to earn Leeds a 1-1 draw against Wolverhampton in the Premier League on Saturday.
Trailing to South Korea forward Hwang Hee-chan's fourth goal in six league games since his loan move from Leipzig, Leeds also lost key player Raphinha to injury early in the second half but finished strongly and was awarded a penalty when substitute Joe Gelhardt was pushed over.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle has backtracked on its request for fans to stop wearing imitation Arab clothing to mark the purchase of the Premier League team by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Interim Newcastle manager Graeme Jones said Friday he has been asked to be in charge for the next two Premier League games while the club's new ownership conducts its search for a successor to Steve Bruce.
Three-time Pro Bowl safety Malcolm Jenkins spent his bye week building his portfolio.
Jenkins, a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Saints and Eagles, became a minority investor in the Premier League’s Burnley Football Club this week after touring historic Turf Moor stadium in England and watching the Clarets play Manchester City last Saturday.
LONDON (AP) — The decisive match of the test series between England and India has been rearranged for next July after the original date was called off last month amid health concerns among India’s players following a coronavirus outbreak in their camp.
OITA, Japan (AP) — Australia begins its late-season tour with a match Saturday against Japan at the Shona Denko Dome on the southern island of Kyushu — a stadium with recent bad memories for the Wallabies.
An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it's put up for auction in London next month.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo fell to his knees at the final whistle and looked to the sky as Manchester United's fans sang his name.
The Portugal star had saved his team again in the Champions League.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Premier League club Newcastle has asked fans to stop wearing imitation Arab head coverings and robes that some have adopted to mark the new ownership by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — The new Saudi ownership of Newcastle made its first big call since buying the English club, firing manager Steve Bruce on Wednesday as part of its efforts to reshape the team and stay in the Premier League.
LONDON (AP) — England rugby players Luke Cowan-Dickie and Anthony Watson were ruled out of the team's November tests on Tuesday.
Cowan-Dickie, the first-choice hooker, has an ankle problem sustained while playing Exeter last weekend and has been replaced in Eddie Jones’ 34-man squad by Jamie George, the 59-cap veteran who was contentiously left out of the original squad.
LONDON (AP) — A giant puppet of a Syrian refugee child created to symbolize millions of displaced children landed Tuesday on the coast of southeast England on the last leg of a 5,000-mile (8,000-kilometer) journey across Europe from the border of Syria.
LONDON (AP) — Life has returned to normal for millions in Britain since coronavirus restrictions were lifted over the summer. But while the rules have vanished, the virus hasn't.
Many scientists are now calling on the government to reimpose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as coronavirus infection rates, already Europe’s highest, rise still further.
LONDON (AP) — England will enter the November rugby internationals without four of its biggest names after an improvement in club form failed to earn Mako and Billy Vunipola, Jamie George and George Ford recalls to the squad on Monday.
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson led a somber British Parliament on Monday in honoring the Conservative lawmaker stabbed to death as he met constituents at a church hall, an attack that has raised questions about how the country protects it politicians and grapples with extremism at home.
LONDON (AP) — England's expanded tour of the West Indies at the start of next year will contain five Twenty20s and three test matches, the teams said on Monday.
The tour will be split, starting with the T20 series played across a nine-day period (Jan 22-30) that includes two straight weekends of back-to-back matches.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA ordered England on Monday to play one men's national team game in an empty stadium as punishment for chaotic disorder around Wembley Stadium at the European Championship final in July.
LONDON (AP) — Ford Motor Co. plans to spend up to 230 million pounds ($315 million) to turn a transmission factory in northwest England into a plant that will make electric power units for cars and trucks sold throughout Europe.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — A Newcastle fan is “stable and responsive” in the hospital after requiring emergency medical treatment that led to a 20-minute suspension of Sunday's Premier League match against Tottenham, the northeast club said.
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.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Newcastle will have to get used to the taunts they faced from Tottenham fans.
“No noise from the Saudi boys," they chanted at St. James' Park.
The celebratory noise quickly faded Sunday from the supporter base now directly associated with the Saudi state since the buyout 11 days earlier.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Wearing a mock Arab headdress, Chris Greenslade, between swigs from a bottle of Newcastle Brown Ale, was proudly embracing his club’s new status as one of the richest in world sports.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — West Ham manager David Moyes was thankful for Angelo Ogbonna’s 74th-minute headed goal in Sunday’s 1-0 victory over former club Everton but annoyed that his side had not scored more before then.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday decried recent deadly attacks in Norway, Afghanistan and Britain, expressing closeness to the families of victims and calling violence “a defeat for everyone.”
There seemed to be no route to goal for Mohamed Salah when he received the ball at a standing start just inside the area with three opponents around him.
The Liverpool forward is in the form of his life, though, and after a series of feints, deft touches and shoulder drops, Salah somehow created enough room to give himself a sight of goal on his trusty left foot.
LEIGH-ON-SEA, England (AP) — David Amess was a man of the people, a hard-working British lawmaker who had no grand political ambitions beyond serving those who had elected him for nigh-on 40 years.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday:
Newcastle plays its first game under new ownership when Tottenham travels to St. James’ Park in the Premier League. Newcastle was bought out last week by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, whose vast resources are likely to turn the northeast club into one of the biggest in the country within a few years.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Bernardo Silva and Kevin De Bruyne scored as Manchester City claimed a hard-fought 2-0 win over Burnley in the English Premier League on Saturday.
City's players were not at their fluid best after manager Pep Guardiola rang the changes for the first game after the international break but they still did enough to earn a customary home win over the Clarets, who had lost 5-0 in their last four trips to Etihad Stadium in all competitions.
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Armando Broja struck his first English Premier League goal as Southampton picked up an overdue first win of the season by beating Leeds 1-0 at home on Saturday.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl expressed doubt ahead of kickoff about whether Broja, a Chelsea loanee, was ready to start top-flight games.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ruben Neves struck in stoppage time to seal a dramatic win for Wolverhampton which recovered from a 2-0 deficit with 10 minutes left to beat Aston Villa 3-2 in the Premier League on Saturday.
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester consigned Manchester United to a first away loss in the English Premier League in nearly two years thanks to late goals by Jamie Vardy and Patson Daka in a wild 4-2 victory on Saturday.
WATFORD, England (AP) — With a deft touch, a roll of the ball with his studs, a dummy and then a sublime finish into the bottom corner, Mohamed Salah produced another goal-of-the-season contender to headline Liverpool’s 5-0 win at Watford in the Premier League on Saturday.
LEIGH-ON-SEA, England (AP) — A long-serving member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in England, in what police said was a terrorist incident. A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the attack, which united Britain's fractious politicians in shock and sorrow.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer promised Friday to not miss another team flight.
The last time he did, Meyer ended up embarrassing the franchise and drawing a public reprimand from owner Shad Khan after videos surfaced of the coach's behavior in an Ohio bar.
Barring a setback, Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is ready for his comeback.
Tagovailoa returns to his starting role Sunday when the Dolphins play the Jacksonville Jaguars in London, after missing most of the last four games — all of them Miami losses — with fractured ribs.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Brazil players Alisson Becker and Fabinho are travelling directly to Spain to complete their 10-day quarantine period after international duty and are in line to feature for Liverpool against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said Friday he cannot give assurances to Raheem Sterling about more regular playing time after the winger said he was open to leaving the Premier League champion.
LONDON (AP) — British health officials said Friday that 43,000 people may have been wrongly told they don’t have the coronavirus because of problems at a private laboratory.
The U.K. Health Security Agency said the Immensa Health Clinic Ltd.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Raheem Sterling is open to leaving Manchester City to be sure of more regular playing time and says he dreams of moving away from England.
The winger, who is regular starter for European Championship runner-up England, has fallen down the pecking order at the Premier League champions.