• Evans to face new rape trial in October

    CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — A former Premier League player whose rape conviction was overturned will face a new trial in October.

  • Mourinho-Guardiola rivalry set to rekindle in England

    MADRID (AP) — The rivalry between Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola is about to be renewed.

  • FILE- In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 file photo, former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho smiles as he attends a group photo session pitchside as a guest of FIFA Presidential Candidate Gianni Infantino at Wembley Stadium in London. Manchester United has announced Friday, May 27, 2016, they have hired Jose Mourinho as its new manager, entrusting one of soccer’s most successful coaches to restore the fortunes of England’s most prestigious club,  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

    Man United hires Mourinho as manager on 3-year deal

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United hired Jose Mourinho as its third manager in three years on Friday, entrusting the highly successful Portuguese coach with the job of restoring the status of England’s most prestigious club.

  • Manchester United hires Jose Mourinho as manager on initial 3-year deal

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United hires Jose Mourinho as manager on initial 3-year deal.

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leaves after a press conference of the Group of Seven Summit in Shima, central Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. The G-7 host, Abe appealed to his fellow leaders to act to avert another global crisis, comparing the current global economic situation to conditions just before the 2008 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    G7 leaders pledge action on terrorism, refugees, slow growth

    SHIMA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed success Friday in winning support for his approach to fighting off a possible economic crisis from fellow leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations, despite mounting evidence the formula is failing to yield promised results in Japan.

  • Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho gets into a waiting car as he leaves his home in London, Wednesday May 25, 2016. Jose Mourinho's imminent appointment as Manchester United manager is set to usher in one of the most exciting eras in its history. (John Stillwell/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    United not commenting on report that Mourinho is new manager

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United is not commenting on a report that Jose Mourinho has signed a contract to become the club’s new manager.

  • England's Marcus Rashford kicks a ball during a training session at the Manchester City Football Academy, Manchester, England, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    Sturridge injured again, Rashford set for England debut

    GATESHEAD, England (AP) — England striker Daniel Sturridge has picked up another injury, potentially affecting his chances of being selected for the European Championship.

  • Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic smiles during a presser following the training with Sweden's national soccer team at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Thursday, May 26, 2016. Still looking for a team for next season, Ibrahimovic says he has "concrete offers" from England, Italy and other countries. (Marcus Ericsson / TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT

    Ibrahimovic says he has received offers from England, Italy

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic deliberated, tapped his fingers on the desk in front of him and let out a beaming smile.

  • Britain’s small businesses may hold key to EU vote

    LONDON (AP) — With sparks flying from a welder at work behind him, Simon Boyd’s voice rises as he explains why he believes the United Kingdom should leave the European Union even though his company, REIDsteel, has put up buildings across the 28-nation bloc, from the Netherlands to Poland and Italy.

  • Benitez stays at Newcastle despite relegation from EPL

    NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Rafa Benitez started this season as coach of Spanish giant Real Madrid, facing Barcelona among others. He’ll begin next season in the second tier of English football and working out how to beat the likes of Burton Albion and Brentford.