LONDON (AP) — Just about every schoolyard in England echoes with a semi-heated debate about which Premier League soccer team is better. This month, with the African Cup of Nations underway in Cameroon, many students in London have plenty more to argue about. Nathan Williams, though, didn’t have to search long among the 24 teams at the tournament to pick his favorite. He’s originally from Ghana, and that’s who he is hoping will win the title in Yaounde on Feb. 6. “It’s just the same when everyone
MADRID (AP) — Francisco “Paco” Gento, a former Real Madrid great who is the only soccer player to win six European Cup titles, has died. He was 88. Madrid announced Gento's passing on Tuesday but did not give a cause of death. Gento played with Madrid for 18 seasons, from 1953-71, and his 23 titles with the club in official competitions is a record he shares with Brazilian defender Marcelo, who tied him on Sunday by winning the Spanish Super Cup. In addition to the six European Cups, Gento also
The Cardinals could not keep up with the Rams’ momentum from early on.