• Hull City's Shaun Maloney, center, celebrates scoring during their English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)

    Hull confounding grim preseason forecasts in Premier League

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Hull started the season as the English Premier League’s “crisis club,” regarded by some as the worst-prepared team ever to begin a top-flight campaign.

  • Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahiovic, right, scores a penalty during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Pogba to start for United vs Southampton

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice and Paul Pogba excelled in his first game back at Manchester United as the team’s high-profile offseason signings starred in a 2-0 win over Southampton in the Premier League on Friday.

  • Manchester United's Team Manager Jose Mourinho grimaces during the English Premier League soccer match between Bournemouth and Manchester United at Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Pogba set to play ‘some minutes’ in 2nd debut for Man United

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba “is OK to play some minutes” against Southampton on Friday in the English Premier League.