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    Liverpool firm on keeping Coutinho amid Barca interest - sources

    Liverpool firm on keeping Coutinho amid Barca interest - sources


    ROTTACH-EGERN, Germany -- Liverpool remain unmoved in their stance that Philippe Coutinho is not for sale amid interest from...

    ROTTACH-EGERN, Germany -- Liverpool remain unmoved in their stance that Philippe Coutinho is not for sale amid interest from Barcelona,

    USWNT 0-1 Australia: Matildas make history


    Australia began the Tournament of Nations on a high note, beating the United States for the first time...

    Australia began the Tournament of Nations on a high note, beating the United States for the first time ever.
    Franck Ribery injury not as serious as first feared - Bayern's Ancelotti

    Franck Ribery injury not as serious as first feared - Bayern's Ancelotti


    Bayern boss Carlo Ancelotti is pleased with the club's preseason trip to Singapore and views it as a positive experience. Eder's two first half goals for Inter Milan would be enough to sink Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich. Bayern Munich have...

    Bayern boss Carlo Ancelotti is pleased with the club's preseason trip to Singapore and views it as a positive experience. Eder's two first half goals for Inter Milan would be enough to sink Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich. Bayern Munich have received a boost after Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that Franck Ribery's injury is not as serious as at first thought. Ribery was carried from the pitch by two medics on the half hour mark of Bayern's 2-0 defeat to Inter Milan in the International Champions Cup (ICC) in Singapore on Thursday. Ribery, 34, is now Bayern's longest-serving player following the retirement of Philipp Lahm. Captaining the side, Ribery suffered the injury following an innocuous challenge with Inter defender...
    Sydney FC signs former Socceroo defender, midfielder Luke Wilkshire

    Sydney FC signs former Socceroo defender, midfielder Luke Wilkshire


    Luke Wilkshire has been a free agent since leaving Dynamo Moscow at the end of last season. Sydney FC have bolstered their midfield and defence with the signature of former Socceroos utility Luke Wilkshire for the upcoming A-League season. The...

    Luke Wilkshire has been a free agent since leaving Dynamo Moscow at the end of last season. Sydney FC have bolstered their midfield and defence with the signature of former Socceroos utility Luke Wilkshire for the upcoming A-League season. The 35-year-old has been a free agent since leaving Russian Premier League side Dynamo Moscow at the end of last season. The signing gives coach Graham Arnold another solid option at right-back after an ACL injury to Rhyan Grant, while Wilkshire can also cover a variety of other positions. The 80-cap Socceroo has never played club football in Australia...

    Brazil 1-1 Japan: Brazil earn late draw


    A late goal from Camila earned Brazil a draw with Japan in the Tournament of Nations after a plethora of...

    A late goal from Camila earned Brazil a draw with Japan in the Tournament of Nations after a plethora of chances.
    Door open for Bale to Man Utd?

    Door open for Bale to Man Utd?


    Zinedine Zidane has been curiously coy about Gareth Bale's Real Madrid future. That could offer Man United the chance to make a big-money move for the Wales international, who they've coveted for over a decade. Transfer Talk...

    Zinedine Zidane has been curiously coy about Gareth Bale's Real Madrid future. That could offer Man United the chance to make a big-money move for the Wales international, who they've coveted for over a decade. Transfer Talk »
    Man United given hope in latest Gareth Bale pursuit, PSG closer to Neymar

    Man United given hope in latest Gareth Bale pursuit, PSG closer to Neymar


    Stewart Robson thinks Manchester United would be wise to continue their pursuit of Gareth Bale this transfer window. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out a move for Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. ESPN FC's Steve Nicol is...

    Stewart Robson thinks Manchester United would be wise to continue their pursuit of Gareth Bale this transfer window. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out a move for Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. ESPN FC's Steve Nicol is adamant that Gareth Bale is the clear-cut starter over any possible challengers and won't want to leave Real Madrid. The football world is awash with gossip! Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. United have clear path to Bale Manchester United could finally be set to land Gareth Bale after being given encouragement from Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane that "anything can happen" before the transfer window closes on Aug. 31. United have failed in attempts to sign Bale before. Sir Alex Ferguson missed out when Bale left...
    Bob Bradley exclusive interview: LAFC is 'what I want to do from here on out'

    Bob Bradley exclusive interview: LAFC is 'what I want to do from here on out'


    ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno breaks down the best in MLS with his weekly awards. Bradley is excited to get to work with LAFC, a project that fits his current state of mind. It was Friedrich Nietzsche -- and Rustin "Rust" Cohle from HBO's "True...

    ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno breaks down the best in MLS with his weekly awards. Bradley is excited to get to work with LAFC, a project that fits his current state of mind. It was Friedrich Nietzsche -- and Rustin "Rust" Cohle from HBO's "True Detective" -- who said, "Time is a flat circle." Everything we do, we'll do over and over again, forever. As Bob Bradley takes on the head-coaching job with Los Angeles FC, it seems he's intent on proving that theory correct. To be clear, Bradley has the most unique managerial career of any American. He's coached two different national teams on two different continents (the U.S. and Egypt). He remains one of the few Americans...
    LA Galaxy complete deal to sign Jonathan dos Santos from Villarreal

    LA Galaxy complete deal to sign Jonathan dos Santos from Villarreal


    ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno shares his thoughts on the LA Galaxy's signing of Jonathan dos Santos. New England outlasted the Galaxy in a 7-goal thriller to earn three points at home. The LA Galaxy have announced the signing of Mexico...

    ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno shares his thoughts on the LA Galaxy's signing of Jonathan dos Santos. New England outlasted the Galaxy in a 7-goal thriller to earn three points at home. The LA Galaxy have announced the signing of Mexico international midfielder Jonathan dos Santos from Villarreal.  The 27-year-old brother of Galaxy star Giovani dos Santos becomes the franchise's third designated player, along with Romain Alessandrini and Jelle Van Damme, who both signed DP deals before the season. "Jonathan is a quality player that we think instantly becomes a top midfielder in Major League Soccer," Galaxy general manager Pete Vagenas said. "His signing will significantly...

    El Clásico will thrill U.S. audience


    For the first time in history, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid bring their epic rivalry to the United...

    For the first time in history, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid bring their epic rivalry to the United States.
    Zinedine Zidane wants Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo stay; coy on Mbappe chances

    Zinedine Zidane wants Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo stay; coy on Mbappe chances


    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he hopes to keep Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo at the club, while remaining...

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he hopes to keep Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo at the club, while remaining coy
    Joey Barton's 18-month betting ban reduced to 13 months

    Joey Barton's 18-month betting ban reduced to 13 months


    Joey Barton has had his ban reduced to 13 months. Joey Barton's 18-month ban for breaking Football Association betting rules has been reduced to 13 months, the governing body has announced. In April, the FA handed Barton the ban and fined the former...

    Joey Barton has had his ban reduced to 13 months. Joey Barton's 18-month ban for breaking Football Association betting rules has been reduced to 13 months, the governing body has announced. In April, the FA handed Barton the ban and fined the former England midfielder £30,000 after he admitted placing bets on 1,260 football matches. He was later released by club Burnley, who said his departure was brought about by "obvious reasons" given he will miss the whole of the upcoming season. The revised ban means Barton will be free to play again...

    Silva: Watford board knows what I need


    Marco Silva says he and the Watford board have a clear understanding of what their targets are in the transfer...

    Marco Silva says he and the Watford board have a clear understanding of what their targets are in the transfer market.
    Madrid rout highlights City's promise as Guardiola's men click into gear

    Madrid rout highlights City's promise as Guardiola's men click into gear


    Pep Guardiola has hit back at Gary Neville's comments regarding Manchester City's youth prospects. It might only have been a preseason friendly, but Manchester City fans can be forgiven for feeling fairly confident going into 2017-18 after their 4-1...

    Pep Guardiola has hit back at Gary Neville's comments regarding Manchester City's youth prospects. It might only have been a preseason friendly, but Manchester City fans can be forgiven for feeling fairly confident going into 2017-18 after their 4-1 demolition of Real Madrid in Los Angeles. After it looked like the summer might have taken a couple of hitches -- with Dani Alves snubbing Pep Guardiola for Paris Saint-Germain, rumours long-time target Alexis Sanchez was off limits and a 2-0 defeat to Manchester United -- there were more positive signs on Wednesday evening. Of course, following the...
    Shinnie hits winner as Aberdeen gain edge on Apollon Limassol

    Shinnie hits winner as Aberdeen gain edge on Apollon Limassol


    Aberdeen Apollon Limassol 2 1 FT Leg 1 Game Details Live football odds with bet365....

    Aberdeen Apollon Limassol 2 1 FT Leg 1 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Graeme Shinnie struck a majestic winner as Aberdeen recorded a 2-1 Europa League victory over Apollon Limassol at Pittodrie. The Dons skipper capped an inspirational display by swerving a 25-yard effort into the top corner in the 78th minute of the third qualifying-round first leg. Aberdeen have lost at this stage for three seasons running and conceding the opener in 1-1 draws at Pittodrie ultimately cost them in narrow aggregate losses to Kairat Almaty and Maribor in the past two years. So they...
    Liverpool new boy Andy Robertson talks being cut, dream move to Anfield

    Liverpool new boy Andy Robertson talks being cut, dream move to Anfield


    Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol has his say on how Liverpool should proceed with Philippe Coutinho and Leipzig's Naby Keita. Former Liverpool midfielder John Barnes addresses Coutinho's future, the belief in Klopp and Liverpool's UCL...

    Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol has his say on how Liverpool should proceed with Philippe Coutinho and Leipzig's Naby Keita. Former Liverpool midfielder John Barnes addresses Coutinho's future, the belief in Klopp and Liverpool's UCL ambitions. The FC crew discuss how losing Philippe Coutinho would affect Liverpool and where he could potentially fit in at Barcelona. ROTTACH-EGERN, Germany -- Andrew Robertson believes Jurgen Klopp is an admirer of his unique journey to Liverpool after overcoming some major setbacks along the way. Robertson completed an £8 million switch, which could rise to £10m, to Anfield last week and is part of Liverpool's squad for their training camp in Germany. The Scotland international was released by his boyhood Celtic at 15 and had to re-climb the ladder via the Scottish third division, while working a part-time job. The...

    Christian Karembeu talks Neymar, Mbappe and France


    Former France midfielder Christian Karembeu joins the FC crew to discuss Mbappe's link to Real Madrid and the Neymar...

    Former France midfielder Christian Karembeu joins the FC crew to discuss Mbappe's link to Real Madrid and the Neymar saga.

    WATCH: Gaizka Mendieta joins the FC desk


    Former Valencia midfielder Gaizka Mendieta discusses the first Clasico on U.S. soil and explains what he would do if he was...

    Former Valencia midfielder Gaizka Mendieta discusses the first Clasico on U.S. soil and explains what he would do if he was Neymar.
    Mexico federation fined again for fans' goalkeeper chant

    Mexico federation fined again for fans' goalkeeper chant


    The Mexican football federation (FMF) has been fined and warned by FIFA for the goalkeeper chant carried out by fans in home World...

    The Mexican football federation (FMF) has been fined and warned by FIFA for the goalkeeper chant carried out by fans in home World Cup

    Marcotti: PSG bid for Neymar almost ready


    Gab Marcotti breaks down the latest in PSG's pursuit of Neymar and explains what it would take for him to leave...

    Gab Marcotti breaks down the latest in PSG's pursuit of Neymar and explains what it would take for him to leave Barcelona.
    Neymar to fly to China after <i>Clasico</i> vs. Real Madrid - source

    Neymar to fly to China after Clasico vs. Real Madrid - source


    Neymar is not expected to fly back to Barcelona with the squad following Saturday's Clasico matchup against Real Madrid in Miami,...

    Neymar is not expected to fly back to Barcelona with the squad following Saturday's Clasico matchup against Real Madrid in Miami,