Month: May 2022

9:02 PM ET Associated Press Shakhtar Donetsk are heading directly to the next Champions League group stage after Villarreal were eliminated in the semifinals on Tuesday. Amid so much turmoil in Ukrainian football, the upgrade should guarantee tens of millions of euros in Champions League prize money next season for Shakhtar, who have been touring
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3:57 PM ET Bournemouth will be back in the Premier League next season after the south-coast club sealed promotion from the Championship with a 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday. Kieffer Moore scored the only goal of the game, via a smartly worked free kick, with just seven minutes of the 90 remaining to
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6:23 PM ET Mohamed Salah is in no doubt who he wants Liverpool to face in the Champions League final. Speaking after Liverpool clinched their place in the showpiece occasion at the Stade de France later this month, the Egyptian star did not have to think twice when asked whether he would rather face Manchester
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2:34 PM ET Carlo Ancelotti has revealed he is likely to retire when his current spell in charge of Real Madrid comes to an end, though he could be tempted by an opportunity to coach the Canada men’s national team in the future. Madrid were crowned LaLiga champions on Saturday, making Ancelotti the first coach
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10:14 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Midfielder Kevin De Bruyne says winning the Champions League for the first time would “change the perspective” of Manchester City. City face Real Madrid in the Bernabeu on Wednesday for a place in the final and a chance to lift the trophy for the first time in their history. –
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11:27 AM ET David Brooks said he is looking to continue his football career after revealing he is cancer free. Photo by Robin Jones – AFC Bournemouth/AFC Bournemouth via Getty Images Wales and Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks said on Tuesday he is cancer-free, nearly seven months after being diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma. The 24-year-old, who was
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2:07 PM ET Bayern Munich and Manchester City will play a July 23 exhibition match at Lambeau Field, the Green Bay Packers confirmed on Monday The game will be the first soccer match played at the 65-year-old Wisconsin stadium, whose playing surface has been known affectionately as “The Frozen Tundra” ever since the 1967 NFL
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6:02 PM ET Associated Press FIFA President Gianni Infantino said migrant workers gain pride from hard work when he was questioned on Monday about workers suffering in Qatar while building World Cup infrastructure. Despite the abuses, Infantino claimed workers would feel proud at being given the chance to construct stadiums for the tournament in the
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2:43 PM ET Fulham were in seventh heaven as they sealed the second-tier Championship title with a 7-0 win over Luton Town on Monday, giving them an unassailable lead at the top of the standings with a game to spare. The win also marked a record night for the home side’s Aleksandar Mitrovic, who netted
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8:43 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Jesse Lingard’s career at Manchester United has spanned 20 years and more than 200 senior appearances. Manchester United/Manchester United via Getty Images Jesse Lingard is set to play at Old Trafford for the final time as a Manchester United player with AC Milan and Juventus leading the chase to land the
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1:18 PM ET Russia has had its bid to host Euro 2028 or 2032 kicked out by UEFA, paving the way for a straight run-off between Turkey and a British Isles bid. UEFA also extended the suspension of all Russian teams from European competitions to include this summer’s Women’s Euros and next season’s club tournaments.
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4:50 PM ET Manchester United beat Brentford 3-0 on a rainy Monday night at Old Trafford with Portugal internationals Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo scoring to keep their team in sixth place in the Premier League. The hosts took the lead in the ninth minute when Bruno Fernandes swept home in the centre of the
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