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May 14, 2021
Report: Barcelona eyeing summer moves for Aguero, Depay

Barcelona are gearing up for a busy summer that could feature numerous notable arrivals at the Camp Nou. The Catalan side has been in contact with representatives for Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero and Lyon star Memphis Depay, report ESPN FC’s Sam Marsden and Moises Llorens. Completing a deal for at least one of the…

May 6, 2021
Real Madrid's rebuild is overdue, but should Zidane be trusted with it?

It took until the eighth minute for Sergio Ramos to do Sergio Ramos things. The Spaniard strutted down his well-trodden path between excellent defending and grievous bodily harm as he disregarded the ball and shoved Timo Werner aside, letting possession roll into the hands of Thibaut Courtois and the Chelsea forward crash into the advertising…

May 6, 2021
8 thoughts from this week's Champions League action

The Champions League final is set. Below, we dissect the biggest talking points from this week’s semifinal action and examine the significance of those events going into the showpiece match between Manchester City and Chelsea. Pep’s un-Pep-like defense Blocking a shot in the 55th minute wouldn’t normally be followed by a chest-bumping hug and bestial…

May 4, 2021
10 managerial appointments that shocked world football

In honor of Jose Mourinho’s shocking return to coaching with his appointment at AS Roma, theScore looks back at other managerial unveilings that have surprised the football world over the past 10 years. David Moyes – Real Sociedad (2013) Instead of a nice sunny holiday in Spain to get his mind off a disastrous 10-month…

May 2, 2021
United fans storm Old Trafford, force postponement of Liverpool game

Warning: Videos contain coarse language The Manchester United fan protests against the Glazer family’s ownership of the club spilled onto the Old Trafford pitch, eventually forcing Sunday’s match against Liverpool to be postponed. Supporters broke into the stadium and flooded the field as separate demonstrations took place outside the team hotel and the ground. There…

April 29, 2021
5 thoughts from this week's Champions League action

The Champions League returned this week with a pair of fascinating semifinal matchups. Below, we dissect the biggest talking points from the action and examine the significance of those events going into the second legs. Zidane gave Chelsea too much respect Zinedine Zidane doesn’t usually plump for a three-man backline. The only other time he…

April 21, 2021
Fans target owners, VAR in government-backed 'overhaul' of English football

The Football Supporters’ Association (FSA) and the U.K. government are overseeing an extensive review of football in England and Wales designed to put fans at the center of the sport’s governance. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspur were set to join the European Super League until they bowed to fan pressure…

April 20, 2021
Why European Super League is going up in flames after only 2 days

The collapse is underway. Chelsea fans danced and chanted on the streets outside Stamford Bridge. First it was them, then Manchester City, then Barcelona. The European Super League started to disintegrate when Chelsea reportedly became the first club to request its removal from the competition Tuesday, only two days after it was introduced. And the…

April 20, 2021
How managers and players reacted to Super League chaos

The announcement of the controversial European Super League on Sunday angered legions of fans and some of the game’s biggest names, including managers and players. Their responses may just have worked. Plans for a breakaway league now hang in the balance, as founding members Manchester City and Chelsea signaled their intention to exit the deal…