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Why Firmino is so important to Liverpool

Barcelona's motto is 'more than a club' but, in Roberto Firmino, Liverpool have 'more than a striker'. He does the simple things but is key to everything they do in defence and attack.

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Major League Soccer

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MLS W2W4: Rooney looks to channel Tiger; NYRB to snap skid?

Wayne Rooney and D.C. had a rough start to April but need inspiration (Sun. 4 p.m. ET, ESPN), while the Red Bulls look for a first win this year.

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MLS adopting training compensation: What does it mean?

With MLS clubs now able to collect training compensation and solidarity payments, Jeff Carlisle details the implications on North American soccer.

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The history behind Atlanta United's golden spike


Whitecaps take down LAFC for 1st win of the season


Kaku sent off for kicking ball into stands





LIVE Transfer Talk: Hazard to Madrid to be announced in days?

The long-discussed deal of Chelsea star Eden Hazard to Real Madrid could be officially announced in days. Transfer Talk has the latest.


Keep or Dump? Paul Mariner rates Arsenal's squad

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner decides who Unai Emery and Arsenal should keep or dump during the upcoming summer transfer window.


English Premier League

Mind the gap: Why the Premier League is more competitive than Europe

The Premier League has some issues given the dominance of the "big six" but Serie A, the Bundesliga and Ligue 1 wish they had such competition.


W2W4: After their Champions League epic, how will Man City and Spurs recover?

What do Man City and Spurs have for a Premier League encore after their UCL epic? Man United are focused on top four, while Liverpool will be wary of Cardiff.

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