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Roy Hodgson signs midfielder Erdal Rakip on loan from Benifica

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson makes his first signing for the club by bringing in Erdal Rakip on loan from Benfica for the rest of the season.
Via BBC Sport
15 hours ago

Ezequiel Barco's unlimited potential is huge plus for MLS, Atlanta United

Alejandro Moreno explains why Atlanta United's record move for 18-year-old Independiente standout Ezequiel Barco is a significant moment for MLS. Max and Herc are in California for MLS Media Day, where they chat with Sacha Kljestan, fresh off his move to Orlando City, and 2017 Golden Boot winner Nemanja Nikolic. It took longer than anticipated to finalise but at last,...
Via ESPN
15 hours ago

Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United: but what about his dogs?

Alexis Sanchez and his beloved dogs are heading to Manchester -- but where will Atom and Humber play?
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

Hamburg appoint Bernd Hollerbach as club's new manager

Hamburg are fighting relegation from the Bundesliga this season. Hamburg have appointed Bernd Hollerbach as their new coach on a deal until June 2019. Hollerbach, who played almost 200 games for the club between 1996 and 2004, took training for the first time on Monday afternoon. The 48-year-old, who replaces Markus Gisdol after he was sacked on Sunday, was a coach at Wolfsburg and...
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

Ronaldo uses doc’s phone to look at bloody face

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal late in the team’s 7-1 blowout win over Deportivo La Coruna, but he paid for it.Ronaldo scored a goal in the 78th minute of the game, helping pad the team’s lead, but he didn’t stop there. The star striker got free in the box shortly after, and then headed the ball into the corner of the net in the 84th minute. His diving header was...
Via The Sports Daily
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should players be sent off for accidental injuries?

Following James McCarthy's injury, Peter Walton remembers when he sent off Ryan Shawcross after he injured Aaron Ramsey, but admits that the injury influenced his decision.
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

Has Mkhitaryan accidentally confirmed Arsenal's Aubameyang deal?

Arsene Wenger refutes claims that Arsenal have made contact with Borussia Dortmund over a move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Stewart Robson and Alison Bender discuss what role Henrikh Mkhitaryan will play for Arsenal now that his move from Manchester United is complete. Bayern's Jupp Heynckes slams Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for adopting a 'selfish' attitude ahead...
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

What Mkhitaryan brings to Arsenal

Stewart Robson and Alison Bender discuss what role Henrikh Mkhitaryan will play for Arsenal now that his move from Manchester United is complete.
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

Robson: Centre forward most important in Conte teams

Stewart Robson analyses Chelsea's performance against Brighton, highlighting exactly why the centre forward position is so important for Antonio Conte.
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

PSG's Kylian Mbappe 'fine' after colliding with Lyon keeper Anthony Lopes

Paris Saint-Germain have issued a reassuring update over Kylian Mbappe's health after the France international was involved in a collision
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill turns down Scotland offer

Michael O'Neill is set to continue as Northern Ireland manager. Michael O'Neill is set to continue as manager of Northern Ireland after turning down the Scotland job, Press Association Sport reports. The 48-year-old was believed to be close to taking over as Scotland boss following talks last week with the Scottish Football Association. The SFA had agreed to meet a £500,000 compensation...
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

'Kessie is far better than I ever was', says AC Milan's Gennaro Gattuso

The Rossoneri boss believes that the youngster's ability in the final third makes him the better player
Via Sporting News
16 hours ago

George Weah sworn in as Liberian president

Former World Player of the Year George Weah was on Monday sworn in as Liberia's president in front of a packed crowd at the Samuel K. Doe Stadium in Monrovia, and immediately promised to continue the fight against corruption. The 51-year-old takes over from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who became Africa's first female head of state when she defeated Weah 12 years ago, and steps down after...
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

Premier League equals January sacking record after Marco Silva exit

Paul Mariner examines Watford's decision to sack Marco Silva as a result of the fallout from Everton's approach for the manager. Marco Silva's sacking by Watford on Sunday means there have never been more managerial changes by this stage of a Premier League season. The Hornets became the eighth club to change their manager since the season started, when they parted company with...
Via ESPN
16 hours ago

Serie A title race round-up

Check out all the action from Serie A's top four sides at the weekend, including Lazio's resounding win to vault over Inter into third.
Via ESPN
17 hours ago

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen ruled out for two weeks

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both scored twice in Barcelona's 5-0 win at Real Betis, but Paul Mariner says it was Ivan Rakitic who pulled the strings. Barcelona's Thomas Vermaelen will miss the next two weeks with a hamstring strain, the Catalan club confirmed on Monday after the defender underwent tests at the training ground. Vermaelen, 32, pulled up during a foot race with Real...
Via ESPN
17 hours ago

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's Arsenal deal hinges on Olivier Giroud exchange

The transfer window is heating up! Transfer Talk brings you live updates on all the latest rumours and done deals. Check out all the confirmed January
Via ESPN
17 hours ago

Cristiano Ronaldo reignites Lionel Messi rivalry with quip: 'He is bad'

While Cristiano Ronaldo ended Real Madrid's 7-1 thrashing of Deportivo la Coruna with a bloodied shirt and a sore face, the forward was in good spirits in the tunnel before kick-off. Talking to his matchday mascot, conversation turned to Lionel Messi only for Ronaldo to quickly cut in and crack a witty quip at the Barcelona forward's expense. "For me, you are the best player in...
Via ESPN
17 hours ago

Should Brighton's Schelotto have had a penalty?

Peter Walton, Stewart Robson and Alison Bender discuss Ezequiel Schelotto's penalty appeals against Chelsea and ask if Jonathan Moss made a mistake.
Via ESPN
17 hours ago

Should Schelotto have had a penalty?

Peter Walton, Stewart Robson and Alison Bender discuss Ezequiel Schelotto's penalty appeals against Chelsea and ask if Jonathan Moss made a mistake.
Via ESPN
17 hours ago

LISTEN: Liverpool slip up at Swans

Via ESPN
17 hours ago

Ernie Merrick set to name 'fresh line-up' in effort to reinvigorate Newcastle

Wellington Phoenix have hung on to record a 3-2 victory over the Newcastle Jets and claim just their third win of the season. Newcastle coach Ernie Merrick has hinted at a host of changes for Thursday's A-League clash against Melbourne City following their tired performance last week. Merrick confirmed Ben Kantarovski and Joe Champness will enter calculations for a spot in the starting...
Via ESPN
17 hours ago

Transfer Rater: Ashley Barnes to Chelsea, Islam Slimani to Monaco

Things change in the blink of an eye in football. 
Via ESPN
17 hours ago

LA Galaxy sign former Philadelphia Union midfielder Chris Pontius

Max and Herc are in California for MLS Media Day, where they chat with Sacha Kljestan, fresh off his move to Orlando City, and 2017 Golden Boot winner Nemanja Nikolic. LA Galaxy midfielder Romain Alessandrini discusses how the five-time MLS Cup champions can recover from the worst season in club history. Veteran Major League Soccer midfielder Chris Pontius has signed with...
Via ESPN
18 hours ago

Yeovil's Otis Khan makes Manchester United FA Cup plea after suspension

Yeovil Town midfielder Otis Khan has urged the Football Association
Via ESPN
18 hours ago
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