Soccer

Pep: Aguero meant no harm by touching ref

Pep Guardiola has reiterated his defence of Sergio Aguero while the striker continues to receive condemnation for touching an official. ... Continue Reading

Where would Man United be without Ronaldo? How he saved a grim season from total meltdown

At 37 years old, Ronaldo leads Man United with 24 goals during a woeful season and has justified his presence in the team. ... Continue Reading

Clubs condemn fan 'assault' on Sheff Utd captain

Sheffield United manager Paul Heckingbottom condemned "assault" on team captain Billy Sharp by a fan following a loss to Nottingham Forest. ... Continue Reading

Canadian PM Trudeau critical of Iran friendly

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says next month's planned friendly between his nation and Iran is ill-advised. ... Continue Reading

Forest to play Huddersfield for final Prem. place

Nottingham Forest will play Huddersfield for a place in the Premier League after beating Sheffield United to reach the Championship playoff final. ... Continue Reading

Barca pres. hopeful of avoiding painful player sales

Barcelona president Joan Laporta says painful player sales may not be necessary to pull off a big summer signing. ... Continue Reading

Arsenal's Flores included in latest Mexico roster

Mexico's men's national team have released a 38-man roster that will take part in three friendlies and two CONCACAF Nations League matches. ... Continue Reading

U.S. youth keeper Slonina called up by Poland

The Chicago Fire's Gabriel Slonina, an 18-year-old viewed as a goalkeeper of the future for the U.S. national team, has been called up by Poland. ... Continue Reading

Shaqiri edges Chicharito as MLS' top-paid

The Chicago Fire's Xherdan Shaqiri is the highest-paid player in MLS at $8.15m, according to salary data from the MLS Players Association. ... Continue Reading

Cold beer, big problem: Police's UEL worry

Spain's chief of police warned of the potential for "serious problems" as Seville braces for an expected 150,000 fans for the Europa League final. ... Continue Reading

Klopp: Liverpool backups 'like Ferraris in garage'

Jurgen Klopp has described Liverpool's fringe players as "like having Ferraris in the garage" after beating Southampton with a second-choice XI. ... Continue Reading

Arsenal's lack of leadership and desire could cost them a Champions League spot

Arsenal players showed a lack of fight at Newcastle with the Champions League on the line. ... Continue Reading

Liverpool's deep bench pushes Premier League race to the end but destiny may decide with Man City in control

Liverpool's squad players stepped up against Southampton, giving Quadruple-chasing Liverpool a chance to see if destiny will fall in their favour. ... Continue Reading

Xhaka slams teammates in Arsenal 'disaster'

Arsenal's Granit Xhaka said after 2-0 defeat to Newcastle United on Monday that he and his teammates did not deserve to be on the pitch. ... Continue Reading

Arsenal lack leadership and desire, and they could miss the Champions League because of it

Arsenal players showed a lack of fight at Newcastle with the Champions League on the line. ... Continue Reading

Transfer Talk: Gundogan ready to leave Man City

Ilkay Gundogan has been told that he is surplus to requirements at Manchester City. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest. ... Continue Reading

Liverpool rally takes Premier League race to final day

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Follow live: Liverpool seeks must-win to keep Premiere title hopes alive

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U.S. tycoon to become owner of Rooney's Derby

American businessman Chris Kirchner is set to be the new Derby County owner after club administrators said they had exchanged contracts. ... Continue Reading

Arteta: Arsenal must 'swallow the poison' after loss

Mikel Arteta said Arsenal must "swallow the poison" after a 2-0 loss at Newcastle left his team facing failure to qualify for the Champions League. ... Continue Reading