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Messi ensures Argentina live to fight another day

Argentina needed a late penalty to secure a nervy draw vs. Paraguay. Lionel Scaloni must use this reprieve to work out how to best deploy Leo Messi.

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Messi's penalty keeps Argentina's Copa America hopes alive

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LIVE Transfer Talk: Brooks on the books for Manchester United?

Bournemouth starlet David Brooks could go to Manchester United this summer, for the cool price of £50m. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

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Sid Lowe: Barcelona player swap for Neymar not likely

ESPN FC's La Liga correspondent Sid Lowe delves into the intricacies of player swap deals and why they've become increasingly difficult to pull off.

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Five relegated players who could prove bargain buys

The Premier League's top six rarely buy players from relegated clubs but this season there's a few diamonds in the rough worth dumpster diving for.

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The truth hurts: Tough questions facing all 24 clubs

With MLS paused for the Gold Cup and the secondary transfer window opening next month, we asked the uncomfortable questions facing all 24 clubs.

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Why the U.S. will be its best possible self in showdown against Sweden

The loss against Sweden in the 2016 Olympics did not sit well with the Americans. They have a chance to prove this is a very different team.

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Mia Hamm: USWNT are monsters, they're not ducking anyone

Two-time World Cup champion Mia Hamm praises the USWNT for embracing every challenge that's been thrown at them ahead of their World Cup clash against Sweden.

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