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Pulisic EXCLUSIVE: New USMNT manager must have 'great plan'


McKennie, Adams are the new kings of the U.S. midfield

They're friends, they're products of the U-17 residency program and they're the future of the U.S. midfield. Meet Tyler Adams and Weston McKennie.

Out-of-favor Miazga to 'keep pushing' at Nantes

Matt Miazga is struggling at the moment for loan club Nantes but the 23-year-old has been through this before and isn't about to give up.

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Jordi Alba's form gave Luis Enrique no choice

Spain manager has finally brought his former Barcelona left-back into the national team squad. What took so long? After all, Alba is the best player in La Liga at present.

W2W4: Germany facing shock relegation

Could Germany actually be relegated from European football's top table? Their UEFA Nations League status is in serious jeopardy as the group stage reaches its climax this week.

EXCLUSIVE: Pulisic opens up on Borussia Dortmund future

Christian Pulisic talks exclusively to Taylor Twellman about his future with Borussia Dortmund and the adversity of suffering a few injuries.


Football Agents: Everyone gets an England cap!

The Exploding Heads turned football agents are back! In this edition, they field calls from former England players looking for one final appearance, a la Wayne Rooney.


Griezmann remembers Paris terror attacks three years on

Antoine Griezmann has recalled the Paris terror attacks in 2015 and said football can help 'turn the page' following the atrocity.




Man United legends dream big with Salford City FC

The Class of '92 made their names and won it all at Old Trafford. Now they're trying to take a tiny, working-class team to the Premier League.

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Neville & Scholes: Dreaming big with Salford City

ESPN's Mark Ogden sits down with Gary Neville and Paul Scholes to discuss Salford City's journey so far and what the future holds for the club.


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Football Agents: Everyone gets an England cap!

The Exploding Heads turned football agents are back! In this edition, they field calls from former England players looking for one final appearance, a la Wayne Rooney.


France to Sweden via MLS: Introducing Romain Gall

Romain Gall is the only new name on the U.S. roster for the side's upcoming friendlies in Europe. Here are five things to know about the midfielder.

McKennie: Young USMNT are fearless

U.S. midfielder Weston McKennie explains the advantages of having a young squad ahead of the USMNT's friendly against England at Wembley Stadium.


Twellman: Youth movement will be on full display for U.S.

Taylor Twellman and Ian Darke focus in on Christian Pulisic's return and how a youthful USMNT side will match up against England at Wembley.


Pulisic: Rooney an inspiration for US soccer

Taylor Twellman spoke to Christian Pulisic for ESPN about playing in Wayne Rooney's last England match and how the USMNT can prove themselves among the best teams in the world.


Southgate's 'fearless' for England's youth development

Wayne Rooney said Gareth Southgate is fearless for bringing in so much young talent to the England squad.


Rooney: I might cry on England farewell

Wayne Rooney discusses his emotions ahead of his farewell match with England as they take on the United States.


Horvath: My confidence has been growing at Club Brugge

U.S. goalkeeper Ethan Horvath discusses his return to the national team fold and how his confidence has grown playing in European competition.


Weah: Rooney's a legend & one of my favourite attackers

Timothy Weah talks about a potential loan move away from PSG and his admiration for Wayne Rooney from a young age.


Sarachan: Pulisic vs. Sancho at Wembley will be special

Dave Sarachan says he's excited to see Dortmund teammates Christian Pulisic and Jadon Sancho face off when the U.S. face England at Wembley.


Major League Soccer

Pulisic: Rooney an inspiration for American soccer


Portland, Seattle epitomize unpredictable conference semis

Portland's penalty-shootout win over Seattle will go down in MLS lore, and it perfectly encapsulated the wildly entertaining conference semifinals.

NY Red Bulls vs. Atlanta United: Who has the edge?

The two best teams in MLS during the regular season will meet for a spot in the MLS Cup Final. The FC crew break down the tie and make their picks.


Sporting KC vs. Portland: Can Timbers oust the West's best?

With Sporting KC and Portland Timbers ready to meet for a spot in the MLS Cup Final, the FC crew assess both sides' chances to progress.


MLS Best XI: Which star would Paul Mariner build around?

Paul Mariner breaks down the MLS Best XI for the 2018 season and reveals which superstar in the XI he would build his team around.


Atlanta 3-1 NYCFC: Five Stripes surge into last 4


Sporting KC 4-2 RSL: Sporting survive wild second leg

Sporting KC held on for dear life in the second leg of the Western Conference semifinals against RSL, fending off their rivals in a dramatic win.


New York Red Bulls 3-0 Columbus: Royer provides the spark

Daniel Royer's pair of second-half goals saw the New York Red Bulls overturn a first-leg deficit and advance into the Eastern Conference finals.


Rooney: DC need to build on playoff disappointment

DC United's Wayne Rooney insists the side will take confidence from reaching the playoffs after he felt they exceeded their expectations.


Seattle 3-2 Portland: Timbers advance on penalties

A crazy night in Seattle saw Dairon Asprilla and the Portland Timbers defeat the Sounders on penalties to advance to the Western Conference final.



Transfer Talk: Liverpool lead race to sign Pulisic

Liverpool are favourites to land Christian Pulisic after the Dortmund star admitted he was keen to play in England. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Will a problematic Dembele make a move to Liverpool?

La Liga correspondent Sid Lowe and the FC crew weigh in on the drama surrounding Ousmane Dembele at Barcelona and his links to Liverpool.


Transfer Rater: Todibo to Liverpool

Jean-Clair Todibo to Liverpool and Amadou Diawara to Wolves are two of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

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