Sheffield United, RB Leipzig, Leicester, Atalanta: How the minnows manage to compete with soccer's elite

There are two primary truths in modern European soccer. 1. Possession is nine-tenths of the law. Of the 12 teams averaging at least two points per match in Europe’s five biggest leagues (Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue…

Schalke midfielder Harit fined for attending 'corona party'

Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka start initiative for fight against coronavirus. Sid Lowe details the next steps for La Liga to complete the season in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta explains how coronavirus…

The best soccer photos of 2020 (so far): Iconic images that remind us why we love football

Phil Foden’s still on the bench! The Exploding Heads pit the Premier League’s youngsters against the veterans. ESPN’s 2014 World Cup crew describe the emotion and pain that came with the host nation’s defeat vs. Germany. The FC guys recall…

Inter Milan's Diego Godin: Health crisis in Italy became 'untenable'

Relive Romelu Lukaku’s best goals for Inter Milan so far this season. Watch Serie A on ESPN+. Gab Marcotti says leagues need to prepare for the reality that seasons may not be completed. Inter Milan’s Ashley Young sends a message…

Man United renew interest in Juventus defender De Ligt – sources

Frank Leboeuf says he would pursue a Paul Pogba-Matthijs de Ligt swap with Juventus if he ran Man United. Gab Marcotti outlines the wage cuts Cristiano Ronaldo, Maurizo Sarri and the Juventus squad are taking. Gab Marcotti explains how much…

Coronavirus lockdown Liverpool’s Alisson hurls ball through own roof celebrates like Ronaldo

Phil Foden’s still on the bench! The Exploding Heads pit the Premier League’s youngsters against the veterans. With almost all football postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic, star players have found themselves at a loose end. With many training…

Premier League stars lack morals in coronavirus crisis – politicians

Julien Laurens reveals how wages will be impacted for players and non-playing staff in the Premier League. Jon Champion says there are $900 million reasons why the Premier League wants to finish the season. Julien Laurens reacts to the latest…

Man Utd to battle Real Madrid for Dortmund’s Haaland – sources

Rob Dawson explains how a spectacular Erling Haaland move to Man United could materialize. Manchester United are ready to rival Real Madrid for Erling Haaland if the striker leaves Borussia Dortmund, sources have told ESPN. Haaland decided against a move…

Man City’s De Bruyne plans career extension after coronavirus

Pep Guardiola urges fans to stay at home and listen to scientists during the coronavirus outbreak. Craig Burley says he has “no idea” how the Premier League will resolve the Champions League race. Man City defender Nicolas Otamendi puts together…

Man City’s Walker jokes over Fortnite use in isolation

Pep Guardiola urges fans to stay at home and listen to scientists during the coronavirus outbreak. Bernardo Silva takes part in the United for Portugal campaign which funds medical personnel and equipment. Man City defender Nicolas Otamendi puts together a…

Coronavirus: Bundesliga likely to be without fans for rest of 2020 – CEO

Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka start initiative for fight against coronavirus. Sid Lowe details the next steps for La Liga to complete the season in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. German league (DFL) CEO Christian Seifert has…

Soccer’s looming transfer window crisis Explaining FIFA’s bold plan to handle player contracts

Think of it as football’s Y2K, the legal bug in the system that could — if unaddressed — unleash havoc if 2019-20 competitions continue past June 30. More than one out of five players in Europe’s Big Five leagues —…

LIVE Transfer Talk Ronaldo to leave Juventus for either PSG Man United

The winter transfer window is closed, but now it’s time to look ahead to the summer! Here are the new rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. TOP STORY: Ronaldo options limited to PSG or Manchester United It looks…

Transfer Talk Ronaldo to leave Juventus for either PSG Man United

The winter transfer window is closed, but now it’s time to look ahead to the summer! Here are the new rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. Ronaldo options limited to PSG or Manchester United It looks increasingly likely…

Solskjaer – Wives and girlfriends can help Man United players with drills

Mark Ogden says recent performances have earned Solskjaer a shot at another season as United manager. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his Manchester United players should ask their wives and girlfriends to help with football drills so they can keep sharp…

Fiorentina, Torino owners express doubt Serie A season will finish

Gab Marcotti explains how much money Juventus will save after the players accepted a four-month wage cut. The heads of Fiorentina and Torino said in separate interviews on Monday that they believed that the Serie A season was unlikely to…

Man United renew interest in Juventus defender De Ligt – sources

Gab Marcotti outlines the wage cuts Cristiano Ronaldo, Maurizo Sarri and the Juventus squad are taking. Gab Marcotti explains how much money Juventus will save after the players accepted a four-month wage cut. Count down Juventus and Portugal star Cristiano…