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Tottenham approaching a crossroads

Tottenham have tons of talent but nothing tangible to show for it. As such, Mauricio Pochettino & Co. are approaching a critical junction.

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Sanchez delivers, Man United reach FA Cup final

After going down early, Man United and partifulary Alexis Sanchez rose to the occasion against Tottenham and now sit one step from FA Cup glory.

Mou: United have been criticised too much

Jose Mourinho hit out at Manchester United's critics after they booked their place in the FA Cup final.

Man United 2-1 Tottenham: Herrera the hero.


Man United win over Spurs a tale of 2 managers.


Iniesta, Barca deliver masterclass in Copa del Rey stroll

Barcelona picked a poor Sevilla apart in the Copa del Rey final, as Andres Iniesta turned back the clock to treat the fans to one final masterpiece.

I'd have 'given arm' for Iniesta's touch - Valverde

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said he'd have "given his arm" for the touch of Andres Iniesta after a Copa del Rey finals win against Sevilla.

Iniesta 9/10 in likely his last Barca final

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta scored a goal and rated 9/10 in the Copa del Rey final vs. Sevilla, in what was likely his last final with Barca.

Sevilla 0-5 Barcelona: History for Barca.


WATCH: Iniesta lifts the Copa del Rey trophy for Barcelona.


WATCH: Iniesta gets standing ovation after being subbed off.


Coutinho's penalty makes it 5-0 Barcelona.


Iniesta dances his way to Barcelona's fourth goal.


Suarez makes it 3-0 on give-and-go with Messi.


Alba sets up Messi goal with backheel pass.


Suarez puts Barcelona ahead in the Copa del Rey final.



MLS highlights

Montreal 3-5 LAFC: Impact implode - Via MLS.


Houston 5-1 Toronto: Dynamo rout TFC reserves - Via MLS.


WATCH: LAFC score fifth goal on Montreal howler.


Sporting KC 6-0 Vancouver: SKC thrash 9-man Whitecaps - Via MLS.


How Liverpool's back line is shaping up ahead of Roma.

ESPN FC's Craig Burley delves into Liverpool's defensive structure against West Brom and how Mo Salah & Co. will come together against Roma.


Salah equals record in West Brom draw

Three thoughts as Liverpool threw away a 2-0 lead, despite Mohamed Salah's 31st Premier League goal, as West Brom hit back for a draw.

WATCH: Klopp irate with West Brom pitch & officiating.


West Brom 2-2 Liverpool: Salah equals record.


West Brom 2-2 Liverpool: Salah equals record.


Rondon heads in West Brom's equalizer.


Livermore gets one back for West Brom.


Salah ties Premier League all-time goalscoring record.


Liverpool's Ings scores first goal since October 2015.


WATCH: Klopp irate with West Brom pitch & officiating.


Rondon: It feels like West Brom just got relegated.



Wenger announces his exit

Can Gazidis, Arsenal get Wenger replacement right?

Ivan Gazidis sounded confident in the club's ability to find Arsene Wenger's successor but as Man United showed after Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement, transition is a messy business.

Top Tenner: Tricky managerial transitions

It's hard to replace a club legend as manager. Here are some other notably tricky transitions as Arsenal prepare for one of their own after Wenger.

Who will be Arsenal's next manager?


Major League Soccer

Houston 5-1 Toronto: Dynamo rout TFC reserves - Via MLS.

Toronto FC's decision to rest players for the Champions League once again cost them points in MLS as Houston put five goals past the Reds.


LAFC rallies from two down to beat Impact

LAFC rallied from two goals down in the second half to win 5-3 at the 10-man Montreal Impact on Saturday.

Youthful MLS audience perfect for Earth Day push

MLS, Adidas and Parley are partnering to raise awareness of ocean plastic pollution, and the league's young audience is perfect for the project.

Transfer rumours

Transfer Talk: PSG worry Neymar may push for exit

A year after Neymar abruptly left Barca for PSG, Les Parisiens are worried he may suddenly push for a move to Madrid. Transfer Talk has the latest.

Transfer Rater: Richarlison to Man United

Richarlison to Manchester United and Layvin Kurzawa to Chelsea are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.

Dortmund keen to sign Chelsea's Batshuayi

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has confirmed the club's interest in signing Michy Batshuayi.

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Why Wenger decided to leave Arsenal: The inside story

Officially, Arsene Wenger wasn't pushed out of Arsenal. He jumped. But it's the sort of leap you take when there's no way out and events over this season made it clear he had no choice, writes Gab Marcotti.

Wenger leaves Arsenal with tarnished legacy

Mark Ogden: Arsene Wenger leaves Arsenal with a tarnished legacy after staying on too long but in time, fondness and respect for his achievements will return.

How Wenger revolutionised football at Arsenal.

The FC crew discuss the timing of Arsene Wenger's decision to leave Arsenal, his legacy after 22 years at the club and what he will do next.


Premier League Highlights

Watford 0-0 Crystal Palace: Eagles nab valuable point.


West Brom 2-2 Liverpool: Salah equals record.


Burnley 1-2 Chelsea: Chelsea five points from 4th.


Leicester City 0-0 Southampton: Spoils shared.


Bournemouth 0-2 Manchester United: "B" squad does just fine.


Brighton 1-1 Tottenham: Hosts earn valuable point.


Prem: Top goals of Week 34.


WATCH: Manchester City's top goals of the season.



A 'Max Minute' on the Champions League semis.

Max Bretos checks in from Miami and holds fast to his earlier prediction that Liverpool is the team to beat.


German Bundesliga

Bayern warm up for Real with easy Hannover win.


Muller, Mai 8/10 as Bayern rout Hannover

Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski impressed off the bench while debutant Lukas Mai anchored the defence as Bayern routed Hannover.

Sancho, Reus 9/10 as Dortmund thrash Leverkusen

Jadon Sancho and Marco Reus were Dortmund's stars, earning high marks for their roles in a massive win over Bayer Leverkusen.


Arsenal Fan TV host reacts to Wenger leaving.


Gazidis: Wenger made art out of football.


WATCH: Arsenal's tribute to Arsene Wenger.


Fans’ Eye View: Wenger is a fraud.


Conte: Wenger one of the best mangers in the world.


Klopp: Football will be different without Wenger.


Hughes: Wenger moved the goalposts for everybody.




WATCH: Exploding Heads lay Wenger's coat to rest.


What the world was like when Wenger joined Arsenal

Arsene Wenger joined Arsenal in September 1996 and would go on to oversee vast change at the club. The world's changed a lot since then, too.

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal reign in numbers

Arsene Wenger has announced that he will leave Arsenal after more than 21 years of service this summer. Here are some key stats about him.

Chris Smalling Exclusive Interview

EXCLUSIVE: Man United's Smalling chats to ESPN FC.


Smalling ignoring talk of Man United exit

Chris Smalling says he is ignoring any talk that he could leave Manchester United this summer.

Utd season success with FA Cup - Smalling

Chris Smalling said ending the season second in the Premier League and lifting a trophy would represent a successful campaign for Manchester United.

Chelsea, Saints learn true value of a No. 9

Chelsea and Southampton have little in common, but the FA Cup semifinalists do share this trait: a lack of goal scoring from their strikers.

Conte doubtful over Chelsea's FA Cup chances

Antonio Conte admitted that it will be harder for Chelsea to win the FA Cup after the "great chance" they wasted against Arsenal last season.

FA Cup can be a salvo for Conte, Chelsea

Chelsea have things going in the right direction again and while it might be too little, too late for the league, the FA Cup is still attainable.


Last Train to Russia: Ekaterinburg.


Last Train to Russia: Kazan.


Last Train to Russia: Samara.


Last Train to Russia: Saransk.


Last Train to Russia: Nizhny Novgorod.


Last Train to Russia: St. Petersburg.


Italian Serie A

Are Napoli capable of winning at Juventus?


Napoli visit Juventus with title race firmly back on

Just days ago, Napoli's title challenge seemed to be dead but favourable results Wednesday make Sunday's trip to Juventus the "mother of all games."

AC Milan in freefall; Roma stay hot for UCL

AC Milan's hopes of any European football took another hit in a loss to Benevento, while Roma warmed up for Liverpool in the UCL with a 3-0 win.

Liga MX


W2W4: Liga MX to bid farewell to Marquez, Estadio Azul

Week 16 of Liga MX's Clausura boasts matchups between playoff contenders, a home farewell to a Liga MX legend, as well as the age-old Estadio Azul.

How to fix the Copa MX

The Copa MX has been completely overshadowed by other competitions this time around. What can be done to restore its prestige?

Unravelling the Liga MX playoff picture with two rounds to go

With the Liga MX playoff picture far from settled with just two weeks remaining, Cesar Hernandez breaks down all 18 teams' chances into four tiers.



Enjoy Marquez while you still can

Rafa Marquez's playing career is coming to a close, and with it the opportunity to appreciate one of the greatest players in Mexican soccer history.

EXCLUSIVE: Marquez opens up about World Cup hopes.

Mexican legend Rafa Marquez sits down with ESPN to discuss his lengthy career and the possibility of playing in a fifth World Cup before retiring.


Osorio's big idea for Mexico's World Cup prep

Juan Carlos Osorio has developed an online platform of learning and nutrition for his Mexico players as they prep for the World Cup.

Moreno: Toronto looked like they didn't belong.


Toronto must discover ruthless streak

After missing chances in the first leg, Toronto must now score two goals at minimum, something no team has done to Chivas in this tournament.

Chivas' attacking endeavor surprises Toronto FC

After delivering a gritty performance to get past NYRB in the previous round, no one expected Chivas to stun Toronto like it did on Tuesday night.

The Toe Poke

Drogba backs Salah after Liverpool milestone

Didier Drogba sent Mohamed Salah a message of congratulations after the Egyptian became the highest scoring African player in a single season.

Zlatan as a movie star? Yes, please!

Everyone's favourite Swashbuckling Swede -- the one and only Zlatan Ibrahimovic -- has admitted he's considering a career as a film star.

WATCH: Conte's wife calls during press conference.

Antonio Conte was embarrassed in front of a room full of journalists as a phone call from his wife interrupted his press conference.


Premier League

Premier League winter break plan not fit for purpose

A mid-season break is long overdue in England, but the current proposals are deeply flawed and nothing more than a lame attempt at ticking a box.

Premier League winter break: How it could work

The Premier League in February confirmed it is open to the idea of introducing a winter break, and reports suggest it could be announced soon.

Safe standing should return to English football

Football grounds are safer than they have ever been. Safe standing provides a chance to further reduce the risk to matchgoing supporters.

Real Madrid


Bale deserved better at Real Madrid if this is the end

Gareth Bale's Real Madrid career looks to be coming to a unceremonious end but if this is in fact how it ends, he should be remembered favourably.

Money won't deter Perez over Arrizabalaga

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is keen on signing Athletic 'keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and when Perez wants you, cost isn't normally an issue.

Zidane: Real Madrid don't listen to you guys.

Zinedine Zidane defended his side's recent performances and admitted that they try to avoid what the press have said about them.


fifa world cup

Ibrahimovic: I am going to the World Cup.


Baggio's penalty, Poll's card trick in World Cup bloopers

Roberto Baggio's penalty, Graham Poll's three-card trick and Rene Higuita's walkabout feature in Nick Miller's World Cup Top Tenner of bloopers.

World Cup auditions highlight Libertadores

One of the early trends in this year's Copa Libertadores is that players are getting a chance to audition for European clubs and World Cup spots.

international champions cup

ICC includes Madrid, Barca, Manchester clubs, Liverpool

The International Champions Cup announced its full 2018 schedule, featuring games like Real Madrid-Man United and Man United-Liverpool.

Man Utd-Liverpool, Madrid-Juve among the biggest games

The International Champions Cup is back for 2018 and will see the game's top teams face off in preseason. Here are six must-see games.

WATCH: Stars heap praise on International Champions Cup.

Luis Garcia, Michael Essien and many more former stars heap praise on the ICC tournament and how it prepares for the long season ahead.


UEFA Champions League

Marcotti reveals Roma's weakness vs. Liverpool.


Are Real Madrid underdogs against Bayern?

The FC crew are split on whether Bayern Munich or Real Madrid is the likelier side to prevail in their Champions League semifinal tie.


Who will go through in UCL/UEL?

With the draws made for the semifinals in the Champions League and Europa League, here's a look at how the big games will pan out.

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