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Jeff Kassouf May 28, 2024, 12:18 PM ET Open Extended Reactions United States men’s national team and Juventus winger Tim Weah has joined the ownership group of Brooklyn FC, which will operate professional women’s and men’s teams in the United Soccer League beginning later this year. Weah, 24, was born in Brooklyn and played youth
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VfL Bochum clinched Bundesliga survival by coming from three goals down and winning a penalty shootout 6-5 to thwart Fortuna Düsseldorf’s promotion bid on Monday. Second division club Düsseldorf were 3-0 up from the first leg of their playoff on Thursday, but Philipp Hofmann scored twice and Kevin Stöger converted a penalty for Bochum to win
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May 27, 2024, 08:44 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Mason Greenwood thanked Getafe supporters in what appeared to be a goodbye message after spending the season on loan at the LaLiga side. Greenwood, 22, joined Getafe on loan from United in September after a criminal investigation into his alleged attempted rape that was closed by
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Sam Marsden Moises Llorens May 27, 2024, 06:04 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Barcelona teenagers Lamine Yamal and Pau Cubarsí will lead a youthful Spain squad for this summer’s European Championship in Germany as manager Luis de la Fuente named a 29-man squad for the tournament on Monday. Three players are due to be cut
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Sam Marsden, Barcelona correspondentMay 26, 2024, 04:04 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Barcelona president Joan Laporta lauded the club’s “history-making” women’s team for “moving into another dimension” as supporters lined the streets of the city on Sunday to celebrate with the Champions League winners. Aitana Bonmatí and Alexia Putellas scored as Barça beat Lyon 2-0
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May 25, 2024, 03:00 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Barçelona celebrate winning back-to-back Champions League titles. PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP via Getty Images BILBAO, Spain — Reigning champions Barçelona overcame eight-time winners Lyon 2-0 on Saturday to defend their UEFA Women’s Champions League title, in front of a record 50,827 fans. Having lost to Lyon in the finals
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Rob Dawson, CorrespondentMay 25, 2024, 02:29 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Pep Guardiola has taken the blame for Manchester City‘s FA Cup final defeat by saying he got his game-plan wrong against Manchester United. United won 2-1 at Wembley on Saturday thanks to goals from teenagers Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Mainoo. – Stream on ESPN+:
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Adriana Garcia May 24, 2024, 11:54 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Athletic Club forward Iñaki Williams played two years with a two-centimetre shard of glass on his left foot unknowingly, his club coach Ernesto Valverde has said. The Ghana international underwent surgery to treat a painful scar on his left foot on Tuesday and that
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May 24, 2024, 05:56 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Newcastle’s young team were humbled by the A-League All Stars in Melbourne. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Newcastle‘s controversial post-season tour of Australia ended in an embarrassing defeat on Friday as they were thrashed 8-0 by the A-League All Stars in Melbourne. The Australian team’s victory was their first
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Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez May 23, 2024, 07:25 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Real Madrid are close to agreeing new contracts with Luka Modric, Lucas Vázquez and Andriy Lunin, sources have told ESPN, but doubts remain about the future of club captain Nacho Fernández. Midfielder Modric, 38, and full-back Vázquez, 32, will sign one-year extensions,
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Open Extended Reactions Ademola Lookman wrecked Bayer Leverkusen‘s pursuit of a historic unbeaten treble by scoring a stunning hat trick to seal Europa League glory for Atalanta with a 3-0 win in Dublin. Former Everton and RB Leipzig forward Lookman, 26, produced the performance of his career as Gian Piero Gasperini’s team upset the odds
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Associated Press May 22, 2024, 04:32 AM ET FIFA was urged by international lawyers Wednesday to uphold its own policy and scrutinise Saudi Arabia’s human rights record before picking the kingdom to host the men’s 2034 World Cup. A 22-page document was delivered to FIFA headquarters in Zurich on behalf of Mark Pieth and Stefan
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May 21, 2024, 05:00 AM ET Open Extended Reactions MELBOURNE, Australia — Tottenham captain Son Heung-Min said on Tuesday that there is “so much room for improvement” after Ange Postecoglou’s first year at the club and that players will take responsibility for stepping up. Son and his teammates flew into Postecoglou’s hometown of Melbourne on
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Adriana Garcia May 20, 2024, 05:28 AM ET Open Extended Reactions José Mourinho has been without a job since being sacked by Roma in January. Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images Besiktas are in talks to sign coach José Mourinho and Argentina international Ángel Di María according to the Turkish club’s vice-president Huseyin Yucel. Mourinho, 61, has been without
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Alexander Sorloth became the LaLiga top scorer on Sunday following his goals against Real Madrid. Villarreal forward Alexander Sørloth struck four times in 17 minutes to help his side fight back and snatch a 4-4 home draw against champions Real Madrid on Sunday as the Norway international became LaLiga’s top scorer. Real opened the scoring in
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Open Extended Reactions Jurgen Klopp said farewell to Liverpool on Sunday by singing the name of his successor, Arne Slot, in front of the club’s supporters. Klopp’s 8½-year reign as manager came to an end with a 2-0 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Anfield, with first-half goals from Alexis Mac Allister and Jarell Quansah sealing
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