Paul Mariner and Alexis Nunes go toe-to-toe in predicting the outcomes of the weekend's Premier League fixtures. SATURDAY'S GAMES Southampton Hull City 2:00 PM UTC Game Details Home: 4/6  Draw: 3/1  Away: 19/4  Odds from bet365 bet365 PickCenter GameCast Lineups and Stats - SOUTHAMPTON Southampton manager Claude Puel is expected to make changes to the team that on Tuesday lost 4-2 at Chelsea as he continues with his favoured rotation policy. He has been boosted by the return to fitness of Sam McQueen, though the left-back is not expected...
Jose Mourinho jokes that he's prepared to play in defence for Manchester United against Swansea.
Real Madrid's "second XI" has been superb enough to merit a larger role. However, there simply aren't enough big games to go around, which could force the likes of Isco and James Rodriguez to move next season. Sid Lowe »
With Barca firmly back in the La Liga title race, the FC panel don't see how Madrid can focus on both competitions at once. "If you have a problem... if no one else can help... and if you can find them, maybe you can hire... The A Team." Unless your name is Zinedine Zidane, of course. In which case, you'd be better off hiring the B Team instead. That, at least, is the verdict of...
Mauricio Pochettino feels the sky is the limit for Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen.
L'enquête américaine sur la corruption au football international ne cesse de prendre de l'ampleur. Elle a maintenant atteint l'Asie, où un premier haut dirigeant de la FIFA a plaidé coupable.
Craig Burley and Mark Donaldson react to John Terry's decision to leave Chelsea, and what lies ahead for him. John Terry would be an ideal signing for Bournemouth when he leaves Chelsea, the south coast club's midfielder Harry Arter has told the Bournemouth Echo. Terry will leave Stamford Bridge in the summer after 22 years and is available on a free transfer. The 36-year-old defender came off the bench to make his 714th Chelsea appearance, and...
Michail Antonio has led West Ham with nine goals this season. West Ham United face a battle to keep hold of Michail Antonio this summer, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC. Antonio has been left unsettled by a number of matters at the club, sources said, as contract talks have broken down with the club currently unwilling to bring him in line with the club's top earners. Sources said Antonio is unhappy that the club...
FIFA wants Gordon Derrick to be banned for at least four years. FIFA ethics prosecutors have asked for Caribbean football leader Gordon Derrick to be banned for at least four years for financial offences. The ethics committee judging chamber said it had opened a formal case against Derrick, the president of the Caribbean Football Union, based on the prosecutors' final investigation report. Derrick, the general secretary of Antigua and Barbuda's soccer federation, was previously barred from standing last...
Richard Lai is a member of FIFA's audit and compliance committee. FIFA has provisionally suspended a senior Asian Football Confederation (AFC) official from all football-related activity for 90 days after he pleaded guilty to giving and taking bribes. Guam Football Association president Richard Lai, a member of FIFA's audit and compliance committee, entered his plea at a New York court on Thursday. He is a former member of the AFC's executive committee and still sits on the body's...
New England Revolution supporters have put together some special tifo displays in recent years, and prior to Saturday night's meeting with D.C. United, the Midnight Riders presented their first offering for the 2017 season. ... A new stadium for the New England Revolution near UMass Boston "doesn't appear feasible at this point," a university spokesperson said after talks halted with the MLS club's ownership. The Revolution, one of the few MLS teams still playing in an NFL...
Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts discuss whether or not Saturday's first-ever elections to choose the next FAS president and council members should take place. Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts highlight Singapore's high-profile June friendly against Argentina, and the pending FA election. The unbeaten Home United juggernaut continues to roll on as they thrashed Geylang International 3-0 in a televised S.League clash at Jalan Besar Stadium on Friday night. In front of 1,627 fans, Song Uiyoung broke...
Neymar proves he's only human, Marouane Fellaini stole the Manchester derby show and more in The Sweeper.
Columbus Crew SC's Gregg Berhalter says his side are well aware of the attacking threats that NYCFC pose.
Columbus Crew SC midfielder Justin Meram hopes he can keep his run of good form going against NYCFC.
Columbus Crew SC defender Jukka Raitala previewed his side's big clash with NYCFC who he feels pose a tough threat.
ESPN FC's Craig Burley looks back at the Manchester derby. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is among a slew of Premier League managers likely to be looking for a new goalkeeper next season. Despite his manager's repeated public support, Claudio Bravo -- injured in Thursday's 0-0 draw with Manchester United -- is seemingly incapable of making a proper save. Bravo has been an awful mistake but his possible departure, or demotion, does not open the door for...
Craig Shakespeare discusses Leicester's defeat at Arsenal. Craig Shakespeare discusses Leicester's defeat at Arsenal. Leicester City are used to getting vital away wins at the Hawthorns. The Foxes have won 3-2 on their past two trips to the west Midlands -- the most notable of which came in 2014-15 at the beginning of their great escape under Nigel Pearson. This time around, Leicester don't necessarily need a win -- just a point will do to ease any mild...
On the occasion of Manchester United teammate's 29th birthday, Ander Herrera made sure to mark Juan Mata's big day in fitting style. Obviously cake was involved though, rather than eating it as is the norm, Herrera instead came perilously close to ramming it into Mata's face. Happy birthday @juanmata8 and I hope you have enjoyed the cake in your face ���� pic.twitter.com/Z1WJKkqV63 - Ander Herrera (@AnderHerrera) April 28, 2017 Because nothing says "best wishes" like...
Pep Guardiola feels the goalkeepers season may be over after he was stretchered off in the draw against Manchester United. Claudio Bravo's season could be over after the Manchester City goalkeeper was taken off on a stretcher in Thursday's Manchester derby with a calf injury. And that would give Willy Caballero, who is out of contract at the end of the season, a last opportunity to earn a new deal by impressing in City's final five...