Posts Tagged Soccer

Clarke could ask Gerrard to address Europe’s Ryder Cup team

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard removes the captains armband after being sent off by referee Martin Atkinson during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Darren Clarke says he could ask Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard to address Europe’s Ryder Cup team before it takes on the United States at Hazeltine next year.

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Sweden gives man 10 months for killing rival in soccer fight

STOCKHOLM (AP) — In a March 23 story about a court sentencing a football fan, The Associated Press erroneously reported that he had been given a 10-year prison term for killing a supporter of a rival team. The court sentenced him to 10 months in prison, not 10 years.

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Sao Paulo decision to come after release of Olympic schedule

SAO PAULO (AP) — Sao Paulo will not be able to guarantee its participation in the Olympic football tournament by the time the match schedule must be completed next week, local officials said Monday.

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Skrtel charged for stamp on goalkeeper De Gea

Manchester United's goalkeeper David De Gea, right, reacts after a challenge with Liverpool's Martin Skrtel during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has been charged with violent conduct by the FA following an incident with Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.

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New English work permit rules to curb foreign soccer imports

Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham and Leicester City at White Hart Lane, London, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — The number of foreign players in English Premier League squads is set to be reduced under new rules designed to prevent the development of homegrown youngsters being stifled by imports.

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