12:04 AM ET Lindsey Horan says it’s been difficult for the U.S. women’s national team to read about additional allegations of misconduct by male coaches in the NWSL while it’s in Australia training for two upcoming friendlies there. Rory Dames resigned from the Chicago Red Stars late on Sunday night after allegations of abuse, making
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4:48 PM ET Gabriel Jesus slotted home from a delicate Bernardo Silva layoff as Manchester City claimed top spot in Group A. Getty Striker Gabriel Jesus scored a late winner as Manchester City came from behind to beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, with both sides advancing through to the last 16
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2:44 PM ET New York City FC and the Portland Timbers were convincing in their Round 1 victories, and their rewards are dates with Major League Soccer’s 2021 conference champions: the New England Revolution and Colorado Rapids. The opening salvo of the MLS Cup playoffs contained its fair share of drama as well, none more
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5:26 PM ET A stunning header from Junior Messias in the dying minutes handed AC Milan a 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid and kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the last-16 in the Champions League on Wednesday. – What every team needs to get out of their UCL group– ESPN+ viewers’ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga,
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6:22 PM ET MANCHESTER, England — Publicly at least, Mauricio Pochettino is happy at Paris Saint-Germain and not distracted by the possibility of managing Manchester United, but you would never have guessed it from his pained expression on the touchline during his team’s 2-1 Champions League defeat at Manchester City. Second-half goals from Raheem Sterling
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10:57 AM ET The United States men’s national team will host El Salvador in Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, and Honduras in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Feb. 2 in the next World Cup qualifying window, U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday. The fixtures will be part of a three-game window, that includes a trip to play first-place
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11:15 AM ET The Chicago Fire has named former Columbus Crew assistant Ezra Hendrickson to be the team’s next coach. The Fire had been without a manager since firing Raphael Wicky back on Sept. 30. Chicago finished the season in 12th place in the 14-team Eastern Conference, 14 points outside the seventh and final playoff
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Nov 23, 2021 When Carlo Ancelotti described Real Madrid‘s three regal midfielders, ahead of Wednesday’s crucial Champions League revenge match against Sheriff in Tiraspol, he was actually speaking for every confused kid who’s ever asked his parents “Why do racehorses wear blinkers?” or “Who’s that guy wielding a small stick and waving his arms around
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9:26 AM ET Major League Soccer side Toronto FC has hired Bob Bradley as the team’s new head coach and sporting director, the club announced. Bradley joins the Canadian club after leaving LAFC, where he had served from 2017 as the team’s first ever manager. – ESPN+ viewers guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more
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1:48 PM ET Even by Kylian Mbappe‘s really high standards, his form heading into Wednesday’s Champions League game at Manchester City is breathtaking: 10 games, 11 goals and nine assists. In his last 10 matches for France and Paris Saint-Germain, across the UEFA Nations League, World Cup qualifying, Ligue 1 and the Champions League, against
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6:17 AM ET A FIFA proposal for a World Cup every two years and changes to the Club World Cup could cost the big domestic football leagues and UEFA around €8 billion ($9bn) per season in lost TV rights and match day and commercial agreements, according to a report commissioned by the leagues. More frequent
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7:00 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United have had an initial enquiry about the immediate availability of Mauricio Pochettino knocked back by Paris Saint-Germain, sources have told ESPN. United have made Pochettino their top target as their next permanent manager following the dismissal of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Sunday. The club are open to appointing
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2:52 AM ET UEFA has welcomed a European parliament resolution opposing “breakaway competitions,” but the backers of the proposed European Super League defended their project, saying the EU needed to ensure “fair and open competition.” Twelve of Europe’s leading clubs announced in April that they intended to create a new Super League and break away
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4:02 AM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Karim Benzema did not attend the three-day trial in France. Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images Karim Benzema has been handed a one-year suspended prison sentence and a €75,000 fine for his involvement in the attempted blackmail of former teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. Benzema’s lawyer told
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4:49 PM ET Barcelona and Benfica drew 0-0 at Camp Nou on UCL matchday five. Pedro Salado/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Barcelona and Benfica played out a thrilling goalless draw in the Champions League in Xavi Hernandez’s second match in charge on a rainy night at the Camp Nou. – What every team needs to get out
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5:48 PM ET Chelsea claimed a thumping 4-0 victory over Juventus thanks to goals from home-grown trio Trevoh Chalobah, Reece James and Callum Hudson-Odoi and a fourth by Timo Werner to top Champions League Group H and cruise into the knockout stage. European champions Chelsea took control from the outset and never relaxed as they
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7:01 PM ET Xavi Hernandez is optimistic Barcelona can beat Bayern Munich next month after a goalless draw with Benfica on Wednesday left their Champions League hopes hanging in the balance. Barca will have to win at the Allianz Arena on Dec. 8 to make sure of their place in the last 16 if Benfica
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4:16 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United have held discussions with former Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde about the possibility of becoming interim manager, sources have told ESPN. United began their search for a short-term appointment to take the team until the end of the season on Sunday after dismissing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Valverde, who led
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