• The Canadian Press

    Man United wins hat trick of Premier League awards as crisis talk quietens for Ten Hag

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United won a hat trick of monthly Premier League awards on Friday to push back talk of a crisis for manager Erik ten Hag. Ten Hag and Harry Maguire were voted Premier League manager and player of the month, respectively, for November, while Alejandro Garnacho's stunning overhead kick against Everton was named the best goal. The awards came at the end of a week when Ten Hag faced reports of player unrest in the locker room, which led to journalists being bann

  • The Canadian Press

    Gala ceremony for Best FIFA Football Awards to be held in London in January

    LONDON (AP) — The Best FIFA Football Awards will be staged in London in January, world soccer's governing body said Friday. The gala event, which will see the likes of Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland, Pep Guardiola, Aitana Bonmati and Emma Hayes in contention for big prizes, will be held on Jan. 15. It is the eighth edition of the awards, which celebrates the “planet’s top players, coaches, fans, goals, and acts of fair play.” It is the third time it has been hosted in London, following previous ce

  • PA Media: Sport

    Mauricio Pochettino insists pressure is always ‘massive’ at Chelsea

    The Blues failed to build on Sunday’s 3-2 victory over Brighton when they fell to Scott McTominay’s late header at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

  • The Canadian Press

    Saudi sports minister says 2034 World Cup could be hosted in summer or winter despite desert heat

    GENEVA (AP) — Saudi Arabia is looking into the possibility of hosting the 2034 men's World Cup during the traditional months of June-July despite daily temperatures above 100 degrees F (38 C), according to the desert kingdom's sports minister. In a rare interview since FIFA fast-tracked the 2034 tournament toward Saudi Arabia in October, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal told British broadcaster BBC that either a summer or winter tournament was possible. “Definitely we are studying both optio