How Tottenham can end City's streak
Mauricio Pochettino will need all his tactical nous to end Manchester City's run. His side must attack a defence that can be hurt. To dare is to do, as the Tottenham motto says, and Pochettino must heed that.
Guardiola right to be wary of Tottenham
Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City can't go the Premier League season unbeaten. Tottenham could well be the ones to end City's winning streak.
Don Hutchison's combined XI: City and Spurs.
ESPN's Don Hutchison shares his thoughts on who he would pick as his combined XI as Manchester City prepare to host Tottenham.
Darke's Prem players who need a January transfer.
The ESPN FC panel discuss Ian Darke's list of Premier League players who need a transfer the most this January.
Transfer Rater: Van Dijk to Liverpool
Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool and Willian to Manchester United are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
Man United eyeing Chelsea's Willian
Willian and Jose Mourinho could be reunited at Old Trafford, and Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be headed for the exits. Transfer Talk has the latest.
WATCH: Jozy Altidore talks Toronto's MLS Cup triumph.
Toronto FC hero Jozy Altidore joins SportsCenter to chat all things MLS Cup and how it eased the pain of the U.S.'s WCQ failure.
Ciman 'shocked' by LAFC trade - agent
Belgium international Ciman, 32, will swap Canada for California for the forthcoming MLS campaign.
MLS failing to give young talent a chance?
With just two teens starting regularly in MLS, the FC crew debate whether or not the league is doing a good enough job developing young talent.
W2W4: Can Spurs get at Man City?
Manchester City are being hailed as the new "Invincibles," marching to the title. But can Tottenham give them a real test at the Etihad? Liverpool also need to get back to winning ways -- and is Romelu Lukaku now reborn?
Vote: Weekend Premier League Predictions
Tottenham are next up in the battle to stop Manchester City. Can they do it? Predict that and the rest of the outcomes this Premier League weekend.
Premier League Predictor: Week 18.
Mark Donaldson and Shaka Hislop duke it out in Premier League Predictor ahead of matchday 18, headlined by Tottenham-Manchester City.
The next generation - Star Wars: The Last Jedi-style
Drawing inspiration from the upcoming "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," we select the best players, aged 21 or under, who are primed to rule the football galaxy.
Williams' comments on Bruce Arena don't hold water.
The FC panel don't see any validity in midfielder Danny Williams' comments that Bruce Arena favored MLS players for the USMNT squad.
USSF to redefine presidency, create GM role
The USSF board of directors met in Toronto last Sunday, and took some initial steps towards revamping the responsibilities of several positions.
One USSF president candidate not nominated
The U.S. Soccer says it received the required three letters of nomination for eight candidates in its presidential election, not nine as expected.
Shaka's Power Rankings: Unbeaten City remain top.
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop presents his latest power rankings, as Man City remain top and Real Madrid crack the top 10.
Man City stay top, Real Madrid return
Is there any stopping the top team in England? They stay at No. 1, while below them, their local rivals slip and two Portuguese sides are on the up.
Where do the futures of Ozil and Sanchez lie?
Alison Bender and Don Hutchison discuss the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil after Arsene Wenger stated they'd stay until the summer.
Dormant Arsenal need a spark and new blood
Playing boring football and languishing in seventh place, Arsenal need something or someone to spark them. Could a January transfer be the answer?
Sanchez struggles in draw vs. West Ham
Alex Iwobi hit the post and Jack Wilshere hit the post but this was another poor display from Arsene Wenger's side.
Coming to Man United's defence, Real Madrid in trouble vs. Gremio?
The FC crew answer your tweets defending Manchester United's season so far and question if Gremio can give Real Madrid problems in the Club World Cup final.
FA want Mourinho to clarify comments.
Alison Bender and Don Hutchison discuss Jose Mourinho's trouble with the FA following comments he made prior to the Manchester derby.
Bailly's absence underlines injury woes
Eric Bailly's potential three month injury layoff presents a huge problem for Jose Mourinho and Manchester United.
United finding positives after derby defeat
There's a somewhat defeatist mood around Man United following Sunday's derby defeat but as beating Bournemouth showed, the season's not over yet.
Limp Liverpool must get back on track
Liverpool's morale is fraying at the edges following disappointing back-to-back draws.
Liverpool slip but remain in contention
Liverpool have stumbled in their fight for the top four but there's still positives to be had for Jurgen Klopp and his side.
Liverpool got what they deserved vs. West Brom.
Steve Nicol and the ESPN FC crew delve into Liverpool's lack of sharpness after they dropped points for a second consecutive game.
Darke: Man City entering discussion for best Prem team ever.
While Ian Darke believes Man City are in a league of their own this season, he also points out that they have a ways to go before they're considered the best ever.
Are Man City better than Arsenal's 'Invincibles?'
Man City have set a new record for consecutive Premier League wins. But how does this side compare to Arsene Wenger's great Arsenal "Invincibles" of 2003-04?
Don't write off Bernardo Silva yet
Bernardo Silva has had a slow start to life at Manchester City but don't write him off yet -- instead learn from the lesson David Silva has given.
Fantasy Football: Safe from rotation XI.
Mark Donaldson presents his Premier League starting XI, but warns of a few notable players who may risk sitting on the bench because of rotation.
Fantasy Premier League preview for Gameweek 18
The busy season of the Premier League calendar is upon is, and that means it's time to set lineups for the second time this week. So whether you're trying to sort out the best elite options or find those hidden values, our preview has you covered.
WATCH: Premier League in 90 seconds.
The Exploding Heads recap the midweek Premier League fixtures, including some social media expertise from Benjamin Mendy.
Relegation battle hot; title race not
With City marching to the title, there's no excitement at the top. But at the bottom, we could be in for the most fascinating dogfight in history.
Who's going down this season in the Premier League?
With the relegation battle shaping up, Mark Donaldson and Shaka Hislop take an early look at who'll go down in the Premier League.
Chelsea's Conte unsure when David Luiz will return.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is unable to provide a timetable for David Luiz's return as club doctors continue to treat his knee injury.
The pros and cons of Chelsea's long-term loans
Chelsea's long-term loans are broadly successful but while the club prepares to keep Andreas Christensen for a decade, they may lose Thibaut Courtois.
Hazard and Kante will need their rest
Antonio Conte has shied away from rotating to his Chelsea team, but with matches coming thick and fast, Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante will need rest.
Nicol: Spurs capable of ending Man City's streak.
Steve Nicol believes that if Spurs play at their full potential on Saturday, they have a true chance of ending Man City's win streak.
Are Spurs kings of the transfer market?
Unable to splash the cash of their Premier League rivals, Tottenham have nevertheless found enough value in the transfer market to be contenders.
Son Spurs' standout performer yet again
Son Heung-Min was again the best player for Spurs, who also saw an encouraging start from Erik Lamela as they moved back into the top four.
Gremio capable of shocking Real Madrid
Underdogs Gremio are not equipped to outplay Real Madrid but if they follow the plan they may have a chance to outscore them in Club World Cup final.
Bale rescue act gives Madrid man hope
Gareth Bale took his first steps on the road to redemption with his Club World Cup rescue act but can the Real Madrid star fully turn his doubters?
Real Madrid's Zidane unimpressed by VAR delays.
Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane seemed unimpressed with the use of video technology in their Club World Cup win over Al-Jazira.
Transfer Rater: Ozil to Man United
Mesut Ozil to Manchester United and Yerry Mina to Barcelona are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
Joao Mario, Milinkovic-Savic England-bound?
With the January window set to open, David Amoyal sorts through the speculation and rates how likely it is that these rumoured moves take place.
Rumour Rater: Alex Sandro, Icardi, Giovinco and more.
Gab Marcotti breaks down some of the headline-grabbing rumours swirling as the January transfer window approaches.
Neymar still has work to do at PSG
Neymar's stats at PSG have been impressive, but he tries to do it all himself when it's not going well. He still has a bit to learn in his new home.
Alves helps PSG get revenge on Strasbourg
PSG successfully launched their Coupe de la Ligue title defence with Angel Di Maria and Dani Alves leading the way in a victory over Strasbourg.
WATCH: Paris Saint-Germain visit Disneyland Paris.
PSG visited Disneyland Paris to travel the park, see the attractions and even pose for a few pictures with Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
Arsenal's fun on Christmas Jumper Day
The puns were out in force as Arsenal celebrated Christmas Jumper Day on Friday to help raise money for Save the Children.
Pogba brings the heat to hairstyle
With winter upon us and the temperature plummeting, Paul Pogba has sought inspiration from a nice, warm, glowing fire for his latest daring hairstyle.
Royal wedding clashes with 2018 FA Cup final
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married on May 19, the same day as the 2018 FA Cup final. Can FA president Prince William make both big days?
WATCH: Marcotti on the latest Donnarumma drama.
Gab Marcotti recaps the timeline of events that led up to Milan fans making a sign saying their 'patience is done' with Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Will Milan lose Donnarumma after all?
Mino Raiola and a legal push could see Gianluigi Donnarumma leave Milan for much less than he's worth. How will the club handle this latest mess?
What's wrong with Dybala at Juventus?
Off-pitch distractions, low confidence, a broken heart? Or is it just a case that expectations are too high for Paulo Dybala at Juventus.
The road to the semifinals.
The Exploding Heads reveal the tattooed footballers who have etched their place in the final four.
Independiente lift Copa Sudamericana again
After a win in the first leg, Independiente fought Flamengo to a 1-1 draw in the second leg to claim the Copa Sudamericana, their first since 2010.
Rio prosecutors to probe Copa fan violence
Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro launched an investigation Thursday into the fan violence surrounding the Copa Sudamericana final.
Corona joins America from Tijuana
Joe Corona was brought in to reinforce Miguel Herrera's Club America from Club Tijuana during the Liga MX draft on Wednesday in one of 38 deals done.
Can anyone challenge Tigres, Monterrey?
Tigres and Monterrey have separated themselves from the pack in Liga MX but which teams could potentially challenge Nuevo Leon's current dominance?
Why you should watch Copa MX final
The Copa MX final is normally one game too many at the end of the season but Monterrey and Pachuca's failures elsewhere make it a must-see game.
Heynckes: Bayern looked 'lethargic.'
Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes felt his side were not at their best in their 1-0 win over Cologne.
Starke gets 8/10 with late-game heroics
Bayern Munich's 36-year-old goalkeeper delivered again with his second clean sheet in four days.
Stoger steadies ship after botched Bosz job
Borussia Dortmund choosing Peter Stoger to succeed Petr Bosz has been a classic case of opposites attract, as conservatism rules in Westphalia.
Nicol: Barca an average team without Messi, Ter Stegen.
Steve Nicol argues that Chelsea have a great opportunity against a Barcelona side reliant on Lionel Messi and Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Vermaelen is more than an emergency option
Mentioning Thomas Vermaelen often elicits jeers and sarcasm but the injury-bitten Barca defender is showing he's more than an emergency option.
WATCH: Messi, Suarez show off Golden Shoe awards.
Barca's Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were keen to show off the six Golden Shoe awards they've won between them.
WATCH: Toronto FC throw MLS Cup victory parade.
Thousands of Toronto FC fans gathered in downtown Toronto on Monday morning to celebrate the club's first MLS Cup.
Altidore the hero as Toronto lifts MLS Cup
Toronto FC capped off a historic season by earning Major League Soccer's first treble, lifting MLS Cup after beating the Seattle Sounders 2-0.
MLS 2017: The good, the bad and the ugly
With the 2017 MLS season now in the rearview mirror, Graham Parker recalls the year's unforgettable moments -- and some we wish we could forget.
European giants drawn together in UCL last 16.
Alison Bender and Stewart Robson discuss some of the biggest ties of the UCL last 16 draw as Real Madrid face PSG.
UCL draw: Neymar to haunt Real?
The draw for the Champions League round-of-16 has been made, and there's one clash that stands out as Neymar's PSG take on champions Real Madrid.
Each club's verdict from knockout draw
The business end of the Champions League starts here. The draw for the round-of-16 has been made and there's a bunch of intriguing clashes.
ESPN FC panel's reaction to FIFA World Cup draw.
Dan Thomas and the FC crew believe the top-seeded countries will all be delighted with their matchups at the World Cup.
Work starts now for 32 teams, hosts Russia
Questions remain about controversies associated with Russia but, on Friday at least, the focus was on what we can look forward to next June.
Who has the best World Cup group?
The draw is set and all 32 teams know who they will face in Russia next summer. Here is an in-depth look at each group, as well as predictions as to who will go reach the Round of 16.
#FC100: The world's top soccer players ranked by position
Andrea Pirlo, football's undisputed King of Cool, has officially retired. So who will take over the mantle? We pick four compelling candidates.
You know the kind of player who just divides opinion wherever he goes? Well, ESPN FC has picked out seven of the best.
Cristiano Ronaldo isn't just one of the greatest on the pitch; he's the G.O.A.T. off it, too. Take a trip inside the mad world of CR7's brands.
MLS Rivalry Week is full of contentious clashes. Here are some of the best in unique video game format. Ready ... FIGHT!
The transfer window is over, but here are the biggest completed deals you may have missed from around Europe.
ESPN FC's network of journalists and correspondents have sat down with some of the biggest stars in world football for exclusive interviews this summer.
In November 2016, Brazilian underdogs Chapecoense boarded a plane to play in the game of their lives. Instead, their biggest moment turned into a tragedy no one can forget.
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" has us buzzing, and it got us thinking: Who are football's rogues and who would they play in the Star Wars universe?
Keep track of all the important upcoming fixtures in the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Results and scores from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Updated tables from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
New stars replace old in the Premier League. Gabriel Jesus, Paul Pogba and Alexandre Lacazette have been bought at great expense over the past year and are capable of big things.
The new Premier League season is here and, along with several new faces including Alvaro Morata and Alexandre Lacazette, come a fresh batch of new kits.
There's no bigger game than Real Madrid vs. Barcelona. Over the years, some of the world's best have graced El Clasico, scoring some spectacular goals along the way.
Who wields the most influence in the world game, those men and women who have some combination of money, authority and power to shape the sport?
The summer transfer window (open from July 1 to 11 p.m. GMT on Aug. 31) is always a volatile and exciting time for clubs, players, agents and fans alike. Here's what happens.