Manchester United must respond
W2W4 previews the week's Premier League action by highlighting its biggest storylines, including Man United's need for a result after a derby defeat.
Gulf between Man City and Man United
The Manchester derby really showed the difference between City and United. Plus, Juve underwhelm, Jurgen Klopp rages and Dortmund fire Peter Bosz.
Is Mourinho losing his touch?
Following the fracas at Old Trafford, the FC panel turn their sights on Jose Mourinho, his motives behind what he allegedly did and whether or not he has lost his touch.
Chelsea cruise to win at Huddersfield
Chelsea bounced back in fine fashion from a weekend defeat at West Ham with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Huddersfield without Alvaro Morata.
Bakayoko silences critics at Huddersfield
Eden Hazard was his normally excellent self, Tiemoue Bakayoko produced a statement outing and fringe players Willian and Pedro scored at Huddersfield.
What do Chelsea have left to play for?
With the Premier League all but done and a difficult Champions League draw with Barcelona, the FC panel discuss how Chelsea can stay in top form for the rest of the season.
Chelsea see Bailey bid knocked back
Chelsea are all in for Bayer Leverkusen and Jamaica winger Leon Bailey, but how much will they spend? Transfer Talk has the latest.
Lyon's next gem, Besiktas' star striker
Scouting Spotlight takes a look at the new star at Lyon, the man who has Besiktas firing on all cylinders, and a gem from Ajax.
Milinkovic-Savic could earn Man United move
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has been a formidable presence in the Lazio midfield, making the 22-year-old one of the hottest names on the transfer market.
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.
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.
Transfer Rater: Amiri to Manchester United
Nadiem Amiri to Manchester United and Jann-Fiete Arp to Tottenham are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
U.S. Soccer HOF to reopen in Texas in 2018
U.S. Soccer and FC Dallas on Tuesday announced that the new National Soccer Hall of Fame will open in Frisco, Texas on Oct. 20, 2018.
Gulati absence the key election factor
The most important thing about the upcoming USSF presidential election is that Sunil Gulati is not running. The rest is just details.
McKennie on breakout 2017, U.S. debut
In an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Weston McKennie discusses his rapid rise in 2017 from Schalke's youth system to scoring for the United States.
Just how good are Manchester City?
Manchester City are arguably the most exciting side to watch in Premier League history, but they have a long way to go to prove they are the best.
Cox: Sterling has evolved this season
There are many reasons why Man City have started the 2017-18 season in such brilliant form but the biggest might be Raheem Sterling's reinvention.
Guardiola: I encouraged Man City celebrations.
Pep Guardiola says he encouraged his players to celebrate their Manchester derby win, but insists they did it in the changing rooms.
Which manager's style is more boring: Mourinho's or LVG's?
Steve Nicol shares his thoughts on whether Jose Mourinho's team are less pleasing to watch than LVG's Man United side was.
LVG vs. Mourinho: Who's more boring?
Louis van Gaal says Jose Mourinho plays boring football but a glance at these statistics reveals a very different story at Manchester United.
Rojo's journey, from La Plata to Man United
"He comes straight here and asks me to make him his favourite meals." Andy Mitten meets Rojo's mother and family in the defender's home town.
Wenger: Sumo wrestling can teach football.
Arsene Wenger feels players can learn from sumo wrestlers after being asked about the post-match fracas of the Manchester derby.
Wenger must sort Arsenal travel sickness
Arsene Wenger may need to revert to his tried-and-trusted back four in order to shake off Arsenal's travel sickness on the road.
Ramsey injury allows Wenger to reconfigure Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey won't be back in a hurry, and with only two away wins this season, Arsenal need a jolt heading into a midweek match with West Ham.
Dyche: Proudest man in Proudsville.
Sean Dyche was extremely happy with Burnley's 1-0 win against Stoke City.
Dyche future 'never in doubt' - Garlick
Burnley chairman Mike Garlick has told ESPN FC that he was never concerned about manager Sean Dyche leaving the club.
Palace stun Watford with two late goals
Crystal Palace rallied late to stun 10-man Watford 2-1 and escape the relegation places.
Klopp defends fiery Merseyside post-match interview.
Jurgen Klopp insisted he would have no hesitations in giving the same Merseyside post-match interview again.
Lovren will never win full Reds' support
Dejan Lovren has got a raw deal over the penalty he gave away against Everton. He will never truly win every Liverpool fan around as he's error-prone.
Jurgen Klopp is in a better mood with reporters this afternoon at a news conference than he was after Liverpool's frustrating Merseyside derby on Sunday. However, the Liverpool boss defends everything he said postmatch on the weekend. "If I gave the same interview now the information I had to give would be the same but now I'm more relaxed," he said, speaking to preview Wednesday's game against West Bromwich Albion.
Jol: Spurs fave Hughton tipped for top
Chris Hughton takes Brighton to face Tottenham on Wednesday and in an ESPN FC exclusive, ex-Spurs boss Martin Jol discusses his close ally's rise.
Pochettino plays down fears over visible tunnel
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino laughed off concerns about the club's plans to make the players' tunnel visible.
Pochettino downplays impact of Alderweireld's absence.
Toby Alderweireld will be out until February, but Mauricio Pochettino doesn't expect Tottenham's defence to struggle without him.
Dybala told to sort out his private life.
Steve Nicol and Mark Donaldson talk the issues surrounding Juventus' Paulo Dybala off the football pitch.
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.
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.
The road to the semifinals.
The Exploding Heads reveal the tattooed footballers who have etched their place in the final four.
Inter need pens to beat lowly Pordenone
Inter Milan scraped through in the Coppa Italia 5-4 on penalties against third division side Pordenone.
Padelli: Inter 'underestimated' 3rd-tier club
"We clearly underestimated it too much at times and we only just got away with it," goalkeeper Daniele Padelli said.
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.
WATCH: Real Madrid opponent pokes fun at Mourinho.
Al-Jazira manager Henk ten Cate jokes his side may need Jose Mourinho to park two buses in front of their goal to beat Real Madrid in the Club World Cup.
Real to reimburse fans for Club World Cup
Real Madrid have said they will reimburse ticket costs for club members and fans who travel to Abu Dhabi for the Club World Cup.
Gremio defeat Pachuca to reach CWC final
Brazil's Gremio defeated Mexico's Pachuca 1-0 in extra-time to advance to the Club World Cup final on Tuesday.
WATCH: Ronaldo's diving header in Club World Cup training.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored this acrobatic header in Real Madrid's training session ahead of their Club World Cup semifinal tie against Al Jazira.
Real must embrace Club World Cup
The Club World Cup is often seen as a distraction for the European Champions but Real Madrid could benefit from embracing and winning the tournament.
Salgado: Real need CWC boost
Michel Salgado believes Real Madrid's best prep for the clasico would be to win the Club World Cup and get the confidence that comes with it.
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.
Hunter: Draw will bring best out of Euro giants
It's a shame that the Champions League will see some heavyweights knocked out early but the round of 16 draw has plenty of excitement and drama.
Fortune favours England, except Chelsea
Chelsea feared the worst and the worst actually happened, but the other English teams have been given decent Champions League draws.
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.
Papastathopoulos ends Dortmund's slide
Dortmund played a more compact style under Peter Stoger, recording a clean sheet and getting goals from Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Shinji Kagawa.
Uniting Dortmund Stoger's first priority
To turn Dortmund around, Peter Stoger must fix the defense. But before solving their problems on the pitch, he has to bring his squad together off it.
Stoger credits Bosz after Dortmund win
Dortmund manager Peter Stoger described the work of predecessor Peter Bosz as a big reason for his team's first Bundesliga win since September.
Burnley's Garlick: I'm the poorest chairman in the Prem.
Burnley chairman Mike Garlick on a superb start to the season, manager Sean Dyche and success with limited resources.
Burnley chairman Garlick talks to ESPN
"We are now at the ultimate high, and we want to stay there." Burnley chairman Mike Garlick talks exclusively to ESPN FC about the club's ambitions.
Burnley chairman warns Prem's elite against breakaway.
Mike Garlick says the Premier League is better for the success of less globally renowned teams like Burnley.
Watch: Origi's horror miss for Wolfsburg
Divock Origi managed to produce a solid contender in the Miss of the Season award stakes as Wolfsburg hammered out a 1-1 draw with RB Leipzig.
Dodgy Diego Maradona statue unveiled
A 12-foot statue supposed to depict a young Diego Maradona lifting the 1986 World Cup hasn't exactly captured his likeness.
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.
All about Ronaldo.
After scooping up his fifth Ballon d'Or award, Cristiano Ronaldo capped off his week with a brace to top our Player Power Rankings.
Ronaldo celebrates Ballon d'Or by topping Power Rankings
ESPN FC's global editorial desks nominate their top weekend performers. Cristiano Ronaldo, fresh off another Ballon d'Or triumph, tops our list.
How seriously will Arsenal take UEL knockout stage?
With Arsenal learning their fate for the UEL round of 32, Craig Burley and Ross Dyer predict how they'll approach Ostersunds.
Ostersunds mock Wenger coat woes
The back and forth between the clubs' social media accounts has begun...
Ostersunds, the tiny team with huge belief
"We can win the Europa League. If we couldn't, there's no point competing." Ostersunds FK chairman Daniel Kindberg has big goals for his tiny team.
Toronto FC: From 'laughing stock' to class of MLS.
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez reflect on Toronto FC's MLS Cup triumph and possible redemption for Altidore and Bradley.
Altidore, Bradley ease their heartbreak with MLS Cup
Two months ago, Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley lived the nightmare of not making the World Cup. Lifting MLS Cup together can ease their pain.
Seattle's chance to cement dynasty slips away
Seattle came into MLS Cup with a chance to become the fourth club to win back-to-back titles. The Sounders' loss to Toronto is an opportunity missed.
WATCH: Tigres celebrate Liga MX title.
Monterrey was a sea of blue and yellow Monday morning as Tigres celebrated their Toreno Apertura title after beating Rayados.
Tigres, Monterrey lead Apertura Best XI
It's no surprise that the best teams in Liga MX, Tigres and Monterrey, dominate the 2017 Apertura Best XI. Who else makes the cut?
Liga MX Apertura end-of-season awards
Nuevo Leon teams Monterrey and Tigres dominated until the end. A look at their success and everything in between during Liga MX's Apertura 2017.
FC 100: Deeper data on the players
We dug into the FC 100 data to look at the age and value of those included, as well as where they play and where they are from.
Neuer, Lewandowski talk to ESPN FC
Despite being named top goalkeeper and top striker in the ESPN FC 100, Manuel Neuer and Robert Lewandowski are still focused on victory with Bayern.
FC 100 trio Suarez, Cavani, Godin talk to ESPN
Three of the top South American stars in the FC 100, Luis Suarez, Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani, talk to ESPN about their progress and style of play.
Twellman: WC draw without U.S. 'makes you sick.'
Taylor Twellman says if the World Cup draw doesn't motivate everyone involved with U.S. soccer, "then we're doing something wrong."
Reasons for U.S. fans to enjoy 2018
If you're a U.S. soccer fan, 2018 looks pretty dismal without the World Cup. But have no fear: We've got 12 reasons to love the next year in soccer.
Which World Cup Team Should You Root For?
With the U.S. not participating at Russia 2018, take our quiz to find the best team for you.
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.