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1:14 PM ET The United States men’s national team will face Costa Rica in a World Cup qualifier in Columbus, Ohio, on Oct. 13, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced on Thursday. It will be the first international match at Lower.com Field, the new home of the Columbus Crew. – Carlisle: Expectations high on Hoppe after
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11:26 AM ET Sebastian Driussi has enjoyed previous spells at River Plater and Zenit St. Petersburg. Epsilon/Getty Images Austin FC has signed Argentine midfielder Sebastian Driussi, the club announced on Thursday. Driussi signed a multi-year, designated player contract after exercising a buyout clause with former club Zenit St. Petersburg. Additional financial terms were not disclosed. –
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3:03 AM ET The 2019-20 season was finished with no fans in stadiums due to COVID-19. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images The effect of the coronavirus pandemic is beginning to impact European football, with overall revenues falling by €3.7 billion during the 2019-20 season, according to Deloitte. As part of the first collective reduction in revenues
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4:59 PM ET Rob Dawson Manchester United teenager Anthony Elanga continued his good form in preseason with another goal against Brentford, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team could only draw 2-2 at Old Trafford. Elanga, 19, scored for the second game in a row while Andreas Pereira was also on the scoresheet with an outrageous volley,
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9:06 AM ET The United States women’s national team has been handed $1 million from a small California-based athletic apparel company so they can get a taste of being rewarded like their male counterparts as they fight for equal pay. After watching the recently-released “LFG” documentary that chronicles the USWNT’s battle for equal pay, Title
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7:39 AM ET Chelsea and Sevilla have entered talks over a deal that will take defender Jules Kounde to Stamford Bridge this summer, sources have told ESPN. Sources have told ESPN that the deal could be worth around €70 million — €10m less than Kounde’s buyout clause. Chelsea are considering including Kurt Zouma in the
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4:08 PM ET Rob Dawson A stunning free kick from Riyad Mahrez helped a depleted Manchester City side beat Preston North End 2-0 in their first preseason friendly of the summer. Mahrez, one of only a handful of senior players available to Pep Guardiola following the European Championships and the Copa America, opened the scoring
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2:56 PM ET KANSAS CITY — Patrick Mahomes added to the collection of sports franchises that he has a stake in by buying into the ownership group of MLS club Sporting Kansas City. “I am grateful for the opportunity to join Sporting Kansas City’s ownership team and strengthen my connection to the fans and the
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10:30 AM ET Andrew Cesare Richardson Returning Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri said he expects “more responsibility” from Cristiano Ronaldo. Allegri returned to Juve two years after leaving his position, having been succeeded first by Maurizio Sarri and then Andrea Pirlo. – Don’t have ESPN? Get instant access Since Allegri’s departure in 2019, experienced players such
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7:53 AM ET United States Women’s National Team forward Alex Morgan has said the quarterfinals is when the Olympic tournament really starts, after they qualified second in their group for the knockout stage. The USWNT played out a 0-0 draw against Australia on Tuesday to ensure that they finished second in Group G behind Sweden.
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5:52 AM ET United States Women’s National Team forward Alex Morgan had a goal disallowed by VAR as Vlatko Andonovski’s side drew 0-0 with Australia in their final game of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics group stage. The result means that the USWNT qualifies in second position while Australia wait for later results to see if
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9:16 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar have settled a number of long-running legal disputes out of court, the Catalan club have confirmed. Barca did not specify the details of the agreement, nor did they reveal which issues had remained unsettled prior to Monday’s agreement. – La Liga on
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8:38 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Tottenham have signed winger Bryan Gil from Sevilla on a five-year contract, the club announced on Monday. The transfer also sees Erik Lamela leave the north London club to join Sevilla on a three-year deal. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– Don’t
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6:49 AM ET United States women’s national team (USWNT) midfielder Rose Lavelle has said that the loss against Sweden on the opening day of the Tokyo 2020 women’s soccer tournament was a blessing in disguise for the team. The USWNT were dismantled 3-0 by Sweden on July 21, snapping a 44-game unbeaten streak for Vlatko
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5:13 AM ET Adriana Garcia Raphael Varane trained with some of his Real Madrid teammates on Monday morning amid speculation his transfer to Manchester United could be completed this week. Reports in Spain claim that United have started negotiating with Madrid regarding Varane’s transfer to Old Trafford. – Don’t have ESPN? Get instant access Varane,
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