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LONDON (AP) — Serbia striker Aleksandar Mitrovic scored his fifth Premier League goal of the season to earn Fulham a 1-1 home draw with Watford on Saturday. Watford, chasing a fifth victory from six league games, went in front after two minutes when Andre Gray latched on to a throughball from Will Hughes and beat …

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford on Saturday for Manchester United’s Premier League game against Wolverhampton, following his emergency brain surgery in May. Ferguson spent almost 27 years as manager of United before retiring in 2013 as the most successful coach in British soccer history. The 76-year-old Scot …

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Crystal Dunn says the North Carolina Courage just need to stick with what’s worked all season when the team faces the Portland Thorns for the National Women’s Soccer League championship on Saturday. The Courage (18-1-6) won the league’s Supporters’ Shield for best record and never dropped a game on the road, …

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LONDON (AP) — Former England defender Gary Cahill, who has won every major club trophy since joining Chelsea from Bolton in 2012, is likely to ask the London team for a move in the January transfer window unless he gets back in the side. The 32-year-old center back is out of contract at the end …

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SAO PAULO (AP) — As UEFA resists introducing video assistant referees in Europe’s Champions League, the technology’s debut in South America’s most prestigious club competition hasn’t cut out complaints about major decisions. Brazilian team Cruzeiro even believes it has been on the receiving end of “one of the biggest refereeing mistakes in football history.” Boca …

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has been recalled by Brazil for friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Argentina in October. Coach Tite announced his squad on Friday, with three new faces: Bordeaux defender Pablo, Hannover midfielder Wallace, and Barcelona striker Malcom. He also brought in under-21 goalkeeper Phelipe to give him …

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A week before the 2024 European Championship vote, UEFA expressed concern on Friday about Turkey’s human rights record and raised no significant issues with Germany’s proposals in an evaluation of the two bids. Turkey has taken an increasingly repressive direction under Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidency and European football’s governing body is troubled by the lack …

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sergio Aguero has signed a one-year contract extension at Manchester City, tying him to the Premier League club until 2021. If the Argentina striker sees out his new deal, he will have been at City for a decade after joining from Atletico Madrid in 2011. City announced the contract extension on …

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Chelsea maintained its perfect start to the campaign when Brazil forward Willian scored in a 1-0 Europa League victory at PAOK Thessaloniki on Thursday. Sitting atop the Premier League with five wins from five games, the London club rested Eden Hazard for its opening game in Europe this season after the Belgium playmaker claimed a …

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