• PA Media: Sport

    Ange Postecoglou urges Tottenham to bounce back from West Ham defeat

    Spurs have not won since October 27 and welcome top-four rivals Newcastle to N17 on Sunday.

  • The Canadian Press

    Unai Emery could come back to hurt former club Arsenal's Premier League title hopes

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sitting atop the Premier League, Arsenal can rightly be happy with its direction of travel under manager Mikel Arteta. But it is fair to ask whether the London club acted too quickly when it fired his predecessor Unai Emery in 2019 after 18 months in charge. Emery has made Aston Villa the surprise package of the season — leading it to third place ahead of Saturday's showdown in Birmingham against his former club. Villa trails Arsenal by four points. “We have to be exci

  • The Canadian Press

    Defending champion Argentina awaits if Canadian men qualify for 2024 Copa America

    MIAMI (CP-AP) — Canada will face World Cup champion Argentina, Peru and Chile at next summer's Copa America if it gets past Trinidad and Tobago in a March playoff. The Canadian men, ranked 48th in the world, dropped into the playoff after losing the CONCACAF Nations League quarterfinal to No. 55 Jamaica on the away goals rule after their two-legged series finished tied at 4-4. Canada takes on No. 96 Trinidad and Tobago on March 23 in Frisco, Tex., in a single-game playoff with the winner slottin

  • The Canadian Press

    Brazil's Santos does some soul-searching after 1st-ever relegation a year after Pelé's death

    SAO PAULO (AP) — The same stadium where Pelé’s funeral took place earlier this year was invaded by angry fans on Thursday, the day after Santos was relegated for the first time in the Brazilian league. The historic black and white club at Vila Belmiro Stadium that once impressed fans worldwide is now in debt, politically divided, searching for new heroes and gloomy about its future with less money in the second division as Brazil's soccer becomes increasingly more competitive and expensive. Abou