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Wenger says he'll manage next season at Arsenal or 'somewhere else'

Arsene Wenger said Friday he will manage next season whether it be at Arsenal “or somewhere else.”

Rooney equals record as Manchester United cruise into round four

Wayne Rooney equalled Manchester United's all-time goalscoring record as his side cruised into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 4-0 win over Reading on Saturday.

Leaders Chelsea win 12th straight; Manchester City up to second

Chelsea set a club record with their 12th straight Premier League win on Monday and extended their lead at the top of the table.

Police say 98 clubs impacted in child abuse investigations

Police say 98 clubs are impacted and 83 potential suspects have been identified in allegations of non-recent child sexual abuse in British football.

Chelsea, Man City charged over scuffle; Aguero, Fernandinho banned

Chelsea and Manchester City face the likelihood of hefty fines after they were charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players during a testy Premier League game on Saturday.

Liverpool lose unbeaten streak at Bournemouth; Man Utd held

Liverpool conceded three late goals as they slipped to a dramatic 4-3 defeat at Bournemouth on Sunday, their first defeat in 16 matches in all competitions.

Leaders Chelsea make statement with comeback win at Man City

Chelsea sent a strong statement to the rest of the Premier League on Saturday with a 3-1 comeback win at Manchester City that extended their lead in the table.

About 350 have reported child sexual abuse in UK football, police say

About 350 victims have come forward to report child sexual abuse within UK football, police said on Thursday.

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho given one-match ban, fine

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been given a one-match touchline ban for being sent off during Sunday's draw with West Ham, the Football Association said.

Gareth Southgate appointed as England manager

Gareth Southgate has been appointed as the England manager on a permanent basis, the Football Association said on Wednesday.

Liverpool back on top after win over Sunderland; Man City second

Liverpool regained top spot in the Premier League on Saturday as they ground out a 2-0 win over Sunderland thanks to two late goals.

More footballers say they were sexually abused as scandal grows

Former England midfielder Paul Stewart believes "hundreds" of former players may have been subjected to sexual abuse when children, as more victims came forward on Friday.

Giroud's late goal earns Arsenal 1-1 draw with Manchester United

Olivier Giroud came off the bench to earn Arsenal a 1-1 draw at Manchester United on Saturday.

Germany, England, France continue down road to World Cup

Germany, England, France continued their progress towards the 2018 World Cup finals on Friday, with wins against San Marino, Scotland and Sweden respectively.

Arsenal miss chance to go top after draw with Tottenham

Arsenal missed the chance to go top of the Premier League as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Tottenham at the Emirates on Sunday.

Chelsea go top as Man City slip up; Sunderland earn first win

Chelsea thumped Everton 5-0 on Saturday to go top in the Premier League as Manchester City slipped up with a 1-1 draw against Middlesbrough.

Man Utd manager Mourinho fined, given touchline ban for indiscretions

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been fined a total of 58,000 pounds (64,000 dollars) and will serve a one-match touchline ban for two separate incidents, the Football Association said on Wednesday.

Manchester Utd manager Mourinho charged with misconduct

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was charged with misconduct by the Football Association for his behaviour during his side's 0-0 draw with Burnley on Saturday.

Man City, Arsenal, Liverpool continue logjam with away wins

Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool remain in a logjam atop the Premier League after each won away on Saturday.

Poll: Most fans would support gay players at clubs

The majority of football fans in Britain would have no issues with their club signing a gay player, according to a BBC Radio 5 live survey published Wednesday.

Manchester City back on top despite 1-1 draw with Southampton

Manchester City went back to the top of the Premier League on Sunday despite a 1-1 draw with Southampton that left them winless in five games.

Arsenal go top despite draw; Tottenham miss chance

Arsenal hit top spot in the Premier League on Saturday but were still frustrated as they could only draw 0-0 with struggling Middlesbrough.

Stekelenburg saves two penalties as Everton hold leaders Man City

Maarten Stekelenburg saves two penalties as Everton draw 1-1 with Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Hart's heroics preserve England's 0-0 draw in Slovenia

Joe Hart's heroics preserved England's 0-0 draw against Slovenia in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

Mourinho left to rue missed chances as Man Utd held by lowly Stoke

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was left to rue his side's wastefulness in front of goal as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by lowly Stoke City on Sunday.

Newspaper investigation alleges corruption in English Championship

Personnel from three clubs in England's second-tier Championship have been linked with corruption allegations in an undercover newspaper investigation.

Manchester United regain form with 4-1 thrashing of Leicester

Manchester United bounced back to form with a 4-1 thrashing of champions Leicester on Saturday to move up to third in the Premier League, for a few hours at least.

Watford give Manchester United third defeat in eight days

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admitted his side have to improve after they suffered their third defeat in eight days with a 3-1 loss at Watford on Sunday.

Manchester City thrash Bournemouth to go five points clear

Manchester City crushed Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday to extend their lead at the top of the table to five points with a fifth win out of five.

Manchester United post record revenue of more than 500 million pounds

Manchester United became the first English club to post revenues of more than 500 million pounds after they published their financial results to the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.

Chelsea lose perfect record after draw at Swansea

Chelsea lost their perfect record in this season's Premier League after an entertaining 2-2 draw at Swansea on Sunday.

City win Manchester derby 2-1 as Guardiola bests Mourinho

Manchester City threw down an early marker in the Premier League title race by beating rivals Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday.

Germany, England win away in World Cup qualifiers

Heavyweights Germany and England won away from home as European qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup began Sunday.

Rooney says he'll quit international football after 2018 World Cup

England captain Wayne Rooney said Tuesday that he'll retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Man Utd beat Hull with late goal, Chelsea stay perfect

Substitute Marcus Rashford scored an injury-time winner as Manchester United beat Hull City 1-0 on Saturday.

Manchester City sign goalkeeper Bravo from Barcelona

Manchester City completed the signing of Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo for 18 million euros (15.4 million dollars) on Thursday.

Schweinsteiger says Manchester United is his final European club

Bastian Schweinsteiger said Wednesday that Manchester United will be his final European club even though he's fallen out of favour with manager Jose Mourinho.

West Ham win first league game at new stadium; Stuani leads Boro

West Ham made a winning Premier League debut in their new stadium on Sunday while promoted Middlesbrough picked up their first victory of the young season.

Barcelona keeper Bravo set for move to Manchester City

Barcelona are poised to sell veteran goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to Manchester City, the club's sporting director Robert Fernandez said Saturday.

Late goals help Man City, Chelsea win again; Liverpool beaten

Late goals were the order of the day on Saturday as Manchester City and Chelsea maintained their winning starts to the Premier League season.

Ibrahimovic double helps Manchester United maintain perfect start

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored both goals as Manchester United beat Southampton 2-0 on Friday to maintain their perfect start to the season.

Guardiola says goalkeeper Hart will decide his own Man City future

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday that it is up to goalkeeper Joe Hart whether he wants to stay and fight for his place in the team.

Manchester City striker Iheanacho extends contract to 2021

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has extended his contract by two years until 2021.

West Ham confirm Ayew to miss four months with thigh injury

West Ham confirmed on Thursday that their record signing, Andre Ayew, will be out for around four months because of a thigh injury.

West Ham striker Ayew faces lengthy absence with "significant injury"

New West Ham signing Andre Ayew faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after sustaining a "significant" thigh injury in his side's loss at Chelsea on Monday.

Conte's Chelsea open season with narrow win

Antonio Conte made a successful start to his reign as Chelsea manager as his side pinched a 2-1 win over London rivals West Ham on Monday.

Manchester City staff evacuated from plane after smoke incident

A plane carrying Manchester City staff had to be evacuated on Monday when smoke was seen in the cabin, the BBC reported.

Arsenal's Wenger says players weren't fit for start of season

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his players were "not physically ready" for the start of the season after they were beaten 4-3 at home by Liverpool on Sunday.

Ibrahimovic scores in Man Utd win; Liverpool win thriller at Arsenal

Manchester United made a winning start under Jose Mourinho and Liverpool won 4-3 at Arsenal in a seven-goal thriller on Sunday.

Guardiola starts Man City era with win; Champions Leicester beaten

The Pep Guardiola era began with a win on Saturday as Manchester City eked out a 2-1 victory over Sunderland on the opening day of the Premier League season.

Champions Leicester beaten in first match of new season

The new Premier League season kicked off on Saturday with champions Leicester suffering a 2-1 defeat at newly-promoted Hull City.

Guardiola demands Man City play with soul as he prepares for debut

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday it would take time to create a team in his image but he expects them to give 100 per cent from the start.

Pogba suspended for Manchester United's opening match of season

World-record signing Paul Pogba will miss Manchester United's first game of the season at Bournemouth, the FA confirmed on Friday.

Big names jostle for Premier League title as Leicester open defence

Can Leicester City repeat their magic from last season? The Premier League opens this weekend with all 20 teams dreaming of hoisting the trophy at season's end.

Leicester manager Ranieri signs new contract until 2020

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League champions on Wednesday, tying him to the club until summer 2020.

Record-breaking Pogba says it was destiny to rejoin Manchester Utd

France midfielder Paul Pogba said he felt it was his destiny to return to Manchester United after he completed his move from Juventus on Tuesday for a world-record 105 million euros (116 million dollars).

Honour killing suspected in British woman mystery death in Pakistan

Police in central Pakistan are investigating whether a British woman who recently died under mysterious circumstances at her parents’ home was killed by relatives for marrying the man of her choice, officials said on Thursday.

Hamilton triumphs at British Grand Prix for Silverstone hat-trick

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix before delighted home fans Sunday to make it a hat trick of victories at Silverstone.

Mourinho ready for challenge of managing Manchester United

Jose Mourinho says he is more than ready for the pressure that comes with being Manchester United manager.

Ibrahimovic says he'll join Manchester United

Former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said Thursday he will sign for Manchester United.

What next for England following Euros embarrassment?

There are plenty of unknowns surrounding England after their humiliating exit from Euro 2016.

Surprise package Iceland eliminate dismal England

Iceland's romantic Euro 2016 saga continued Monday with a surprise 2-1 comeback defeat of dismal England, in an eventful round of 16 clash.

Post-Brexit crises deepen for Britain's two main political parties

Post-Brexit crises engulfing Britain's two main political parties deepened on Sunday as Scotland's leader threatened to obstruct the ruling Conservatives' implementation of Brexit legislation, and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faced growing calls to step down.

Brexit timeline: What happens next between Britain and the EU?

Britain's decision to leave the European Union has plunged the bloc into crisis, with a slew of meetings called to determine the next steps.

England go into Euros ko stage with poor win and penalty record

England will be hoping to improve their poor record in the knock-out stages of major tournaments when they play Iceland in Nice on Monday - and if necessary banish their penalty shoot-out demons.

Rooney targeting Euro 2016 victory rather than mere progress

After a series of failures at major tournaments, England are once again eyeing the path to success at Euro 2016. Iceland stand in their way in the last 16.

Iceland into last 16 date with England after beating Austria 2-1

Arnor Ingvi Traustason scored on the last play of the match as tiny Iceland beat Austria 2-1 and earned themselves a last 16 date with England at Euro 2016 on Wednesday.

England already practising penalties - but not doomed to spot-kicks

From Stuart Pearce and Chris Waddle in 1990 to Ashley Young and Ashley Cole in 2012, several stars have missed penalties to end England's involvement in tournament finals

Toothless England runners-up after frustrating Slovakia draw

A heavily rotated England were held to a frustrating goalless draw by Slovakia in St Etienne on Monday and enter the Euro 2016 knock-out phase as Group B runners-up behind winners Wales.

Sturridge pounces late to give England famous win over Wales

Substitute Daniel Sturridge prodded home in injury time to hand England a 2-1 comeback win over neighbours Wales in a dramatic end to their Euro 2016 Group B clash on Thursday.

UEFA says Russia, England could be kicked out if violence continues

England and Russia were warned Sunday they could be disqualified from Euro 2016 if there is further violence involving their fans at the tournament.

UEFA disciplinary committee to investigate fan violence in Marseille

The UEFA disciplinary committee is to investigate the violence between fans which marred the conclusion of the England-Russia Euro 2016 match in Marseille, the European governing body confirmed Sunday.

Late goal gives Russia 1-1 draw with England

Vasili Berezutski's stoppage-time goal earned Russia a dramatic 1-1 draw with England in their Euro 2016 opener on Saturday.Berezutski looped a header over England keeper Joe Hart in the second of three added minutes at Stade Velodrome.It canceled out Eric Dier's free-kick that gave England the lead in the 73rd minute.

Manchester United appoint Mourinho as manager to replace van Gaal

 Manchester United appointed Jose Mourinho as manager on Friday on a three-year contract.

Suspicious item in British stadium was training device, police say

A suspicious item that forced the evacuation of Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium on Sunday was later identified as a training device left behind by a private company, police said.

Controlled explosion carried out on "not viable" Old Trafford device

A controlled explosion was carried out at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium on Sunday after a suspect package was found prior to a football match against Bournemouth.

Ruling on Hillsborough football crush met with praise, police apology

A ruling that the 96 people who died in the 1989 crush at Britain's Hillsborough football stadium were "unlawfully killed" was met with praise, celebration and apologies Tuesday, following a long campaign by relatives of the victims.

Cameron hails "extraordinary courage" of Hillsborough campaigners

London (dpa) - Prime Minister David Cameron praises campaigners after the "landmark" verdict of unlawful killing, which "provides long overdue justice" for 96 football fans who died in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster.

Jury rules 96 fans "unlawfully killed" in Hillsborough stadium crush

A jury ruled on Tuesday that 96 people were "unlawfully killed" in the 1989 crush at Hillsborough football stadium in the northern British city of Sheffield, saying "errors and omissions" by the police had contributed to the disaster.

Sunderland boost survival hopes with Man Utd win; Southampton sixth

Sunderland gave their Premier League survival hopes a huge boost as they upset Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday to pile the pressure on United manager Louis van Gaal.

Arsenal back to winning ways; Man Utd held by Chelsea

Arsenal ended a run of four league games without victory as they won 2-0 at Bournemouth on Sunday to go joint-second in the Premier League.

England and France enjoy opening Six Nations victories

England opened their Six Nations campaign with a 15-9 victory over Scotland Saturday while France suffered a scare against Italy before prevailing 23-21 thanks to a late long-range penalty from Jules Plisson.

Leicester boost title hopes after win at Man City; Tottenham second

Leicester City took another step closer to the most unlikely of Premier League titles when they clinched a stunning 3-1 win at rivals Manchester City on Saturday.

Liverpool sign Serbian teenager Grujic from Red Star Belgrade

Juergen Klopp made his first signing as Liverpool manager on Wednesday, bringing in teenage Serbian midfielder Marko Grujic from Red Star Belgrade.

Britain experiencing record rain and floods, army deployed

The British government also has the military involved in building temporary flood defences in the north-west and evacuating residents in Lancashire.