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Mourinho and Solskjaer fire back at Klopp after derby

20 Oct 2019

MANCHESTER, England The journey from the bench to the pundit's studio is so quick in the modern game that some could be forgiven for thinking Manchester United had two managers after Sunday's 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Old Trafford.

Liverpool winning streak ends with draw at United

20 Oct 2019

MANCHESTER, England Manchester United ended Liverpool's 100 percent start to the Premier League season -- and their 17 match winning streak -- with a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Soccer-Liverpool winning streak ends with draw at United

20 Oct 2019

MANCHESTER, England, Oct 20 Manchester United ended Liverpool's 100 percent start to the Premier League season -- and their 17 match winning streak -- with a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Irish clubs set to meet to discuss a new cross-border league

18 Oct 2019

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland While the political focus has been on the Irish border as part of the Brexit negotiations, the island's soccer clubs are set to come together to discuss a plan to create a new all-Ireland league.

Manager draws on history to put Derry City on road to Europe

18 Oct 2019

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland At a time when so much focus on both sides of the Irish border is on the European Union and its future relationship with the United Kingdom, Declan Devine has another kind of Europe on his mind.

Bogside club Derry City worry about life after Brexit

17 Oct 2019

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland As politicians from Britain and the European Union wrangled over the fate of the Irish border and post-Brexit customs arrangements, the fans of a League of Ireland football club are unlikely to have been uppermost in their thoughts.

Liverpool head to United with widest gulf in years

17 Oct 2019

LONDON Premier League leaders Liverpool head to Old Trafford on Sunday to face Manchester United and rarely have the odds been so in favour of an away win.

UPDATE 2-Soccer-Iranian women attend first soccer match in 40 years

10 Oct 2019

Oct 10 Iranian women watched the country's national soccer team for the first time in 40 years on Thursday, celebrating their long-awaited access to the national stadium but also paying tribute to the 'Blue Girl' fan who died last month.

Soccer-Iranian women attend first soccer match in 40 years

10 Oct 2019

Oct 10 Iranian women entered the country's national stadium in Tehran on Thursday after being able to purchase tickets for a national team game for the first time in 40 years.

Exclusive: Iran stadium campaigner says women attending match will 'break a taboo'

09 Oct 2019

LONDON Iranian women will be allowed to watch the national soccer team play on Thursday for the first time in over 40 years, but campaigners are not convinced the match against Cambodia heralds a wider opening up of sports by the government. | Video

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