Kevin De Bruyne has fight on his hands to win back place in squad

9:55 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Pep Guardiola has said Kevin De Bruyne will know he has a fight on his hands to win back his place in the Manchester City team. De... Read more »

NYCFC’s depth outlasts COVID-stricken Philadelphia as MLS Cup calls for Bronx Blues

From the moment word emerged that 11 Philadelphia Union players would miss Sunday’s Eastern Conference final due to MLS health and safety protocols, attention was rightly focused on the five starters who... Read more »

Stoppage-time madness envelops South America

Titles can be won and lost after the 90 minutes have been completed. The introduction of VAR has stretched out stoppage time, and when the nerves are frayed and the limbs are... Read more »

Ralf Rangnick’s Man United debut win hints at new Old Trafford manager’s philosophy

12:29 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent MANCHESTER, England — Ralf Rangnick’s Manchester United revolution is still in its infancy, but the fans who streamed away from Old Trafford, having watched the German’s managerial... Read more »

Emma Hayes leads Chelsea to yet more glory in 50th Women’s FA Cup final

Emma Hayes celebrates FA Cup success with Fran Kirby. Chris Lee – Chelsea FC/Chelsea FC via Getty Images LONDON — On a day where pioneers were remembered and celebrated in the 50th Women’s... Read more »

Portland Timbers’ Major League Soccer dream becomes a reality

Portland Timbers midfielder Santiago Moreno settled the ball with his chest and turned centrally. He had received the pass near midfield and suddenly found himself in acres of space with teammates flanking... Read more »

Chelsea’s loss to West Ham exposed defensive weaknesses in urgent need of fixing

The success of Chelsea’s Premier League title campaign is poised to be decided by how well they can continue their remarkable defensive record under Thomas Tuchel — and therefore West Ham exposed... Read more »

Real Madrid, Barcelona push alternative €2bn investment plan to LaLiga’s CVC deal

Dec 3, 2021 Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Real Madrid, Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao have written to fellow LaLiga clubs proposing a €2 billion investment plan, which they claim is a superior alternative... Read more »

What to watch for in Der Klassiker, Germany’s biggest game

Derbies, rivalry matches and clasicos serve as useful mile markers over the course of a long soccer season. They give us an excuse to check in on two key teams, see how... Read more »

Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois is undervalued but key to club’s success

3:45 AM ET Sid LoweSpain writer “You can say that we have a goalkeeper,” Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti said, smiling. You can, yeah. This was after a game against Sevilla, but... Read more »