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FIFA takes on EA Sports video game in soccer’s new rivalry

May 13, 2022 10:21:11 am

FIFA severed the licensing deal partnership with Electronic Arts Inc. on Tuesday, making FIFA23 the last new EA game with the involvement of both sides.

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Karim Benzema draws level with Raúl as Madrid’s 2nd-highest scorer

May 13, 2022 10:16:25 am

Benzema netted in the first half of the team's 6-0 rout of last-place Levante in the Spanish league on Thursday, with Madrid having secured the title a few rounds ago.

Tottenham's Son Heung-min

Tottenham beat Arsenal 3-0 to tighten race for Champions League spot

May 13, 2022 9:49:28 am

There are two games remaining for each team and fifth-place Tottenham's finish to the season looks easier than Arsenal's. While Spurs face two of the bottom four in Burnley and already-relegated Norwich, Arsenal must travel to Newcastle before a home game against a resurgent Everton.

Ukraine players

Ukraine returns to football field with friendly win in Germany

May 12, 2022 10:56:11 am

Gladbach responded five minutes later with a powerful shot from Ireland youth international Conor Noss to level the score.

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Atlético earn the Champions League spot for the 10th straight year

May 12, 2022 10:46:40 am

Real Madrid clinched its record-extending 35th league title in advance. It hosts last-place Levante on Thursday.

Manchester United FA cup

Manchester United win 11th FA Youth Cup in front of record-breaking crowd

May 12, 2022 9:47:25 am

Alejandro Garnacho was the hero for United’s Under-18 side as they beat Nottingham Forest 3-1 to win their first FA Youth Cup since 2011.

Leeds United and Chelsea

10-man Leeds lose 3-0 to Chelsea, stay in EPL bottom three

May 12, 2022 8:16:01 am

Already trailing from Mason Mount's fourth-minute goal, Leeds was reduced to 10 men in the 24th when winger Dan James received a straight red card for a wild lunge on Mateo Kovacic.

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne

De Bruyne impersonates Haaland with 4-goal burst, ‘Zen’ pose

May 12, 2022 8:09:03 am

After the Belgium midfielder completed his hat trick — his first for City — by the 24th minute, he celebrated with the “Zen” pose made famous by Haaland in recent years at Borussia Dortmund.

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FIFA and EA Sports end two-decade video game partnership

May 11, 2022 12:04:49 pm

The game has generated more than $20 billion in sales over the past two decades.

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Borussia Dortmund signs Karim Adeyemi from Salzburg after Erling Haaland move

May 11, 2022 10:15:04 am

The Bundesliga club then said the 20-year-old Adeyemi signed a contract through June 2027 after completing a medical examination earlier in the day.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane,

Liverpool beat Villa 2-1, level on points with City in EPL

May 11, 2022 8:37:24 am

City still leads thanks to its superior goal difference of 3 to Liverpool. The defending champions play their game in hand against Wolverhampton on Wednesday, after which the two title rivals will have only two more league games to play.

Barcelona, FC Barcelona and Celta Vigo

Watch: Barcelona’s Araújo exits field in ambulance after concussion

May 11, 2022 8:28:02 am

Araújo collapsed after clashing heads with Gavi Páez as both players went for a ball in the 61st minute against Celta Vigo at the Camp Nou Stadium. The defender seemed OK at first but went down to the ground after taking a few steps.

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End of an era: EA Sports ends partnership with FIFA

May 11, 2022 12:57:16 pm

With EA Sports and FIFA officially ending the partnership, the iconic name and game will change permanently next year.

8 rounds in expanded Champions League 1st stage from 2024

May 10, 2022 10:06:50 pm

The 2024 European Championship final will be at Berlin's Olympiastadion and the opening match will be at Bayern Munich's stadium, UEFA's executive committee decided on Tuesday.

Igir Stimac

Sunil Chhetri has recovered well, will be team’s main force: Igor Stimac ahead of Asian qualifiers

May 10, 2022 3:49:19 pm

The 37-year-old Chhetri will return to action after six months, having last played for India during their 3-0 win over Nepal in the SAFF Championships final in October.

Pep Guardiola and Fernandinho

Fernandinho backs young Man City defenders to step up

May 10, 2022 8:54:52 am

City, who lead Liverpool by three points, lost Dias to a muscular problem midway through Sunday's 5-0 win over Newcastle United, leaving them with only four senior defenders.

Schalke promoted back to Bundesliga after ending Russia ties

May 9, 2022 8:23:26 pm

Schalke's late surge for promotion this season was mirrored in the game Saturday which secured its return to the Bundesliga. Schalke was down 2-0 at halftime against promotion rival St. Pauli but recovered to win 3-2.

Premier League fight for survival: Everton, Leeds, Burnley in the mix

May 9, 2022 8:11:43 pm

The men leading the three clubs — Leeds, Burnley and Everton — who are engaged in a tense fight to avoid relegation from the Premier League are far from the typical managers English teams would once default to in a crisis.

Klopp laughs off Guardiola barbs as heat-of-moment comments

May 9, 2022 7:28:45 pm

The German coach said he understood why Guardiola had made the remarks, given the manner City exited the Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid on Wednesday — a day after Liverpool advanced to the final by beating Villarreal.

Erling Haaland

Manchester City confirm Erling Haaland agreement with Borussia Dortmund

May 10, 2022 8:33:09 pm

Manchester City confirmed on Twitter, "Manchester City can confirm that we have reached an agreement in principle with Borussia Dortmund for the transfer of striker Erling Haaland to the Club on 1st July 2022. The transfer remains subject to the Club finalising terms with the player."

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Bundesliga: Stuttgart draw in Munich to extend the fight for survival

May 9, 2022 10:32:30 am

Müller struck the post in the 51st before Borna Sosa crossed for Kalajdžić to equalize.

Manchester City v Newcastle United

Pep Guardiola gets spiky with Liverpool over City title rivalry

May 9, 2022 10:21:11 am

It was a groundless claim and an approach the prickly manager carried over from a post-match beIN Sports television interview into the news conference.

PSG's Neymar

PSG held to 2-2 draw; Marseille restore 3-point lead in 2nd

May 9, 2022 8:34:01 am

PSG was in control of the league game after 25 minutes with goals from central defender Marquinhos, after Angel Di Maria's pinpoint cross, and forward Neymar, who scored from the penalty spot after Kylian Mbappe was fouled.

Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid

No honor guard for Real Madrid as Atlético beat champion

May 9, 2022 8:18:20 am

Atlético clinched the victory in the last city derby of the season with a 40th-minute penalty kick converted by Yannick Carrasco in the first win against its rival since 2018.

EPL leader City recovers from CL exit to beat Newcastle 5-0

May 9, 2022 12:33:48 am

Raheem Sterling struck twice while Aymeric Laporte, Rodri and Phil Foden were also on target at the Etihad Stadium as City moved closer to a sixth title in 10 years with three games remaining.

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