The draw ceremony for the group stage of the 2017-18 UEFA Europa League is due to begin at around midday BST, 7 a.m. ET on Friday, Aug, 25. Teams will be drawn into 12 groups of four, and clubs from the same national association cannot be drawn together. All draw pots, which will be confirmed after the playoff round ties have been completed, are decided by UEFA coefficient. However, some teams are already sure to be in...
The draw ceremony for the group stage of the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League is due to begin at around 4.45 p.m. BST, 11.45 a.m. ET on Thursday, Aug, 24. The UEFA Player of the Year award will also be presented as part of the hour-long event.  Teams will be drawn into eight groups of four, and clubs from the same national association cannot be drawn together. Pot 1 contains the champions of the top eight European leagues. Pots...
Milan took advantage of an early red card Crotone to earn an emphatic win in their first Serie A match of the season. Milan took advantage of an early red card Crotone to earn an emphatic win in their first Serie A match of the season. ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti discusses AC Milan's impressive start and VAR's debut in the first week of Serie A action. Gab Marcotti examines Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's perceived desire to return...
LIVERPOOL -- Liverpool under-23s manager Neil Critchley says Steven Gerrard has "thrown himself" into management and that the former club
Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer says Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho is "much too expensive." Sakho, 27, spent the second half of
AFC CL quarterfinal between the SIPG, and Evergrande promises much watch football says FC's Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill. Guangzhou R and F held Shandong Luneng to a 1-1 draw on Sunday at the Yuexiushan Stadium in Guangzhou. Captain Zheng Zhi is confident Guangzhou Evergrande can continue their remarkable run of success at domestic and continental level, despite the loss of influential midfielder Paulinho following the Brazilian's transfer to Barcelona last week. Paulinho's performances and goals...
Manchester United made easy work of Swansea, scoring three goals in four second-half minutes en route to a 4-0 win. Manchester United made easy work of Swansea, scoring three goals in four second-half minutes en route to a 4-0 win. The ESPN FC crew break down their Premier League Team of the Weekend in the second week of action. Jose Mourinho feels Man United are far more disciplined and calm this season as compared to...
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Chelsea looked set to split the points against Spurs after Batshuayi's own-goal, until Marcos Alonso's stunning late winner. Amid suspensions and injury concerns, Antonio Conte acknowledges Chelsea's fighting spirit against Tottenham. ESPN FC's Liam Twomney, Dan Kilpatrick, and Alison Bender check in from Wembley to discuss Chelsea's 2-1 win over Tottenham. Chelsea's ability to tear up the form-book is nothing new, particularly where arch rivals Tottenham Hotspur are concerned. Even so, the reversal of expectation at...
The ESPN FC crew break down their Premier League Team of the Weekend in the second week of action. The bet365 betting blog picks out the home banker, tasty treble, Euro wager, wildcard tip and the bookie basher ahead of the week's European action. A losing weekend on the tipping front but it could have all been so different if our 'Tasty Treble' had landed. Leicester City and Liverpool both obliged and it looked like the...
Émotion et communion étaient au rendez-vous, dimanche, au Camp Nou. Le FC Barcelone a remporté un succès poignant face au Betis Séville (2 - 0) à la reprise du Championnat d'Espagne, rendant un peu le sourire à une ville endeuillée par les attentats en Catalogne.
Neymar a réalisé une performance exceptionnelle dimanche pour sa grande première à domicile face à Toulouse avec deux buts, deux passes décisives et un penalty provoqué pour le plus grand bonheur du Parc des Princes.
Voici un résumé des matchs du dimanche 20 août dans les stades de la MLS.
LONDON -- Antonio Conte revealed that his Chelsea players had been inspired by the prospect of playing at Wembley after Marcos Alonso struck
Bart Schenkeveld made 32 appearances -- scoring one goal -- during his two years at PEC Zwolle. Melbourne City have added a fourth international to their A-League ranks, signing Dutch defender Bart Schenkeveld. The versatile 25-year-old moves to Australia from PEC Zwolle, managed by City's former boss John van 't Schip. Schenkeveld said Van 't Schip's "good advice about me" helped smooth the move. "I'm delighted to become a Melbourne City player, starting in a new league and a...
Le FC Barcelone a remporté un succès poignant face au Betis Séville (2-0) dimanche à domicile pour la reprise du Championnat d'Espagne, rendant un peu le sourire à une ville endeuillée par les attentats en Catalogne.
Les favoris sont au rendez-vous : après la Juventus Turin et Naples samedi, l'AS Rome a réussi son début de saison en Serie A en allant s'imposer dimanche 1-0 sur la pelouse de l'Atalanta Bergame.
Mönchengladbach a débuté sa saison dimanche par une victoire 1-0 contre Cologne pour la première journée de la Bundesliga, dont Dortmund a pris la tête grâce à une victoire 3-0 samedi à Wolfsburg.
Herculez Gomez and Brian McBride discuss Toronto's dominant win over Chicago and their pursuit of MLS history. While the European leagues are just starting up, MLS is nearing the home stretch. Here's a look at the best and worst from the weekend. Heroes Talk about a statement win. Toronto FC departed the Windy City with a decisive 3-1 victory over the Chicago Fire in a battle of arguably the two best teams in the Eastern Conference, if...
From Diego Valeri's strike to Clint Dempsey's late heroics, relive all the goals from the 24th round of MLS action.