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Van Dijk: Something big happening at Liverpool

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Kane's rise to No. 1 in FC 100 is down to versatility

Harry Kane isn't the best at one individual skill, but he may be the best striker on the planet. How is that possible? Musa Okwonga explains.

Walton: Referees the front line against fan racism

Peter Walton calls on his experience to describe how referees can combat racial abuse from fans after an incident involving Raheem Sterling.


Argentina's Madrid takeover: River, Boca at the Bernabeu

Fans from all over the world converged on Madrid to watch the Copa Libertadores final. Here's the best of the best from a historic day of football.



ESPN FC 100: Ranking the best players

Our experts have voted on the best 100 players and managers in men's soccer for 2018. Here's the list.

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FC100: Are Manchester City the attacking midfield kings?

There's Manchester City players on the list of the top attacking midfielders, but it's Arsenal's Mesut Ozil that ignites the debate.


FC100: Messi, Ronaldo, Griezmann fight for forward spot

It's the usual suspects leading the world's best forwards in 2018, but did Lionel Messi really have a better 2018 than Cristiano Ronaldo?


FC100: Is Pogba a top-five central midfielder?

Luka Modric leads a Clasico-dominated list of the best central midfielders, as Paul Pogba's positioning causes a stir.


FC100: De Gea or Ter Stegen for top goalkeeper?

David de Gea is crowned king of goalkeepers in the 2018 FC100, but have some other No.1's been overlooked?


FC100: Cavani, Suarez trail Kane for leading striker

Harry Kane claims top spot amongst the best strikers in 2018 with Sergio Aguero and Edinson Cavani hot on his heels.


FC100: Top centre-back a closed shop

La Liga dominates amongst the top 10 central defenders in the world, but is Sergio Ramos the true pick of the bunch?


FC100: Who reigns at left-back?

Real Madrid's Marcelo holds onto his place as the best left-back, but there's controversy amongst his challengers.


FC100: Was Carvajal the right choice at right-back?

In a competitive list of the 10 best right-backs, Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal comes out on top.


Atlanta's MLS Cup hangover just beginning

Right now, Atlanta United is on top of MLS. But with an offseason of change ahead, how will the champions replace their most influential characters?

Project MLS Cup: Atlanta reigns supreme


Ask the Ref: The foul that led to Atlanta's 2nd goal

Former GM of PRO referees Peter Walton joins the FC crew to dissect the foul on Josef Martinez that led to Atlanta's second goal against Portland.


Atlanta United celebrate city's 1st championship in 23 years

The city of Atlanta turned up to celebrate Atlanta United's MLS Cup victory, the city's first major championship in 23 years.


Atlanta United 2-0 Portland: Martinez & Co. win MLS Cup

Atlanta United lift their first MLS Cup in just their second-ever season with a convincing 2-0 win over the Portland Timbers.


Gomez: Atlanta have to bring in a Tata Martino-level coach

Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar break down Atlanta United's MLS Cup victory and discuss how the team can improve on this season.



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LIVE Transfer Talk: Rashford wanted by AC Milan instead of Ibra?

After ruling out a move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, AC Milan could turn their attention to Manchester United's Marcus Rashford.



Prem: Top goals of Week 16

Relive the top goals from Week 16 of the 2018-19 Premier League season, which include a long-distance strike from Tottenham's Heung-Min Son.


Premier League: 28 goals in 90 seconds

Check out every goal scored in the Premier League this weekend including Mohamed Salah's hat trick, Dele Alli's diving header and more.


Everton 2-2 Watford: Digne rescues Toffees

Lucas Digne's late free kick rescued Everton boss, Marco Silva, and playmaker, Richarlison, from defeat against their former side, Watford.


Top 5 Serie A goals of the week

Riccardo Saponara stunned Lazio with a 99th-minute equalizer, but was the Sampdoria midfielder's stunning finish the best in Serie A on Matchday 15?


ICYMI: Terrific Torreira, Messi magic & down goes Man City

Check out all the action from around Europe this weekend, from Lucas Torreira's overhead kick for Arsenal to Lionel Messi's heroics for Barcelona.


Chelsea 2-0 Man City: Unbeaten run comes to an end

Chelsea handed Manchester City their first league defeat of the season overpowering the league leaders at Stamford Bridge.


USMNT's Sargent scores 2 minutes into Bundesliga debut

American teenager Josh Sargent scores with his first touch in the Bundesliga, heading the ball in two minutes after coming on for Werder Bremen.


Premier League

Another Premier League full of surprises

The Premier League might have the usual suspects at the top of the table but this past weekend showed it can still spring a surprise or two.

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Prem in 90 seconds: How a massage beat Man City

The Exploding Heads wrap up the Premier League weekend in a tidy 90-second (plus stoppages) package.


UEFA Champions League

Champions League: How teams can reach the last 16

Find out who is through and how every team can still qualify in the Champions League.

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Top 10: Teams fighting back from the Champions League abyss

Can Spurs achieve the unlikely against Barca? It's possible. Here are 10 other teams that progressed despite starting the Champions League badly.

EXCLUSIVE Van Dijk: Anfield atmosphere will help us overcome Napoli

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk believes Anfield's special atmosphere on Champions League nights is similar to Celtic Park and can help them progress into the Champions League knockout stages.


Ancelotti: Beating Liverpool would be 'cherry on top' of the cake

Napoli's Carlo Ancelotti insists that his side have a small advantage going to Anfield to face Liverpool and now they must finish the Champions League group phase by progressing with a win.


Will Anfield provide the spark for Liverpool vs. Napoli?

With Liverpool on the brink of elimination, ESPN's Craig Burley expects fireworks at Anfield Stadium when the Reds take on Napoli for their final match of the UCL group stage.


Klopp praises Sterling over handling of alleged racial abuse

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp feels Raheem Sterling's handling of alleged racial abuse shouted at him during Manchester City's loss to Chelsea was brilliant as the fans didn't not deserve any kind of reaction.


Why Napoli may play right into Liverpool's hands

ESPN FC's Steve Nicol believes if Napoli try to take the game to Liverpool, they could be in for a painful night at Anfield.


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