Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo and Chelsea lead AP Global Football 10

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Sevilla and Real Madrid at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla, Spain, Saturday, May 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

LONDON (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo beat Lionel Messi to the top of the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday, and Chelsea took team of the week honors after winning the Premier League title.

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Jimmy Greaves faces ‘long period of rehab’ after stroke

LONDON (AP) — Former England striker Jimmy Greaves is “conscious but unable to speak” after a severe stroke, his agent, Terry Baker, said Tuesday.

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More violence in Poland after autopsy of fan shot by police

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nine people have been arrested following the third night of violence in Knurow, in southern Poland, triggered by the death of a football fan hit by a rubber bullet fired by the police.

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With no ambition and a revolt by fans, Newcastle in freefall

In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 file photo, Newcastle United's owner Mike Ashley watches the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James' Park, Newcastle, England. There was a time when Newcastle owner Mike Ashley gave the impression, in public at least, that he cared about the team and that it was more than just a profit-making offshoot of his sports retail empire. It wasn't just the way Ashley would squeeze into a tightly-fitting Newcastle jersey and down pints of beers with supporters, or the crowd-pleasing managerial appointments of club legends Kevin Keegan and Alan Shearer. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)

LONDON (AP) — There was a time when Newcastle owner Mike Ashley gave the impression, in public at least, that he cared about the team and that it was more than just a profit-making offshoot of his sports retail empire.

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30 people arrested in renewed soccer violence in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thirty people were arrested and five police vans damaged during a second night of violence in Knurow, southern Poland, following the death of a soccer fan hit by a rubber bullet fired by police.

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