A year ago, Christian Pulisic appeared to have the football world at his feet. Becoming an increasingly key player at club level with Borussia Dortmund, the Hershey, Pennsylvania, native had assumed a central role on the senior international stage with the USA and was one of the most-wanted young attackers in the world. Now, though, as the USA prepare to face England in a Wembley friendly, Pulisic...
It had taken him 45 minutes to find his rhythm, but by the time he burst clear of Mats Hummels, leaving the World Cup winner grasping at air in his wake, Jadon Sancho had taken control. The 18-year-old Englishman had already made quite the impression in the early weeks of the 2018/19 Bundesliga season, gradually working his way into a starting berth for Borussia Dortmund thanks to a string of impr...
With Didier Drogba expected to announce his retirement, we take a look back at the Chelsea legend's time in the Premier League.
Two Palmeiras goals early in the second half threatened to deprive the football world of a unique historical moment. Trailing 2-0 from the first leg and 1-0 down in the return fixture, the Brazilians, chasing four goals in order to progress to the 2018 Copa Libertadores final, came out swinging. But Boca Juniors regained control and composure, sealing a comfortable 4-2 aggregate victory thanks to...
Linked with a big-money move to Manchester City, we look at Crystal Palace youngster Aaron Wan-Bissaka's evolution from youth-team forward to one of Europe's best young right-backs
Chelsea have been linked with a move for Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson. After two seasons disrupted by injury the frontman is proving himself to be one of the Premier League's best. He would be ready for a move to Stamford Bridge.
It was supposed to be easy they said, Liverpool were in control of their Champions League group they said. Red Star Belgrade had other ideas, and after two first half goals, beat the Reds 2-0 on Tuesday. Even before kick-off, you knew it was going to be an interesting night with the home crowd in full voice, looking to wash away memories of their away trips to Anfield and Paris. Liverpool dominate...
After conceding four against Bournemouth, we take a look at Fulham's defensive issues
The creation of the UEFA Nations League has meant that international breaks no longer feel quite so disappointing, and this break was full of action. The Netherlands surprised everyone with their 3-0 win over Germany, but the big surprise result of the week was Gibraltar travelling to Armenia and getting a 1-0 win, their first-ever competitive victory. Joseph Chipolina will go down in history as...
Xherdan Shaqiri admits he has found life at Liverpool tough-going but the Swiss star can still shine for the Reds.
With rumours that Arsenal are lining up a move for the teenage playmaker, this article from November details why cubs should - and indeed are - interested in him.
One of the most gifted players to star in the Premier League and a hero to Barcelona legend Xavi. As he celebrates his 50th birthday read about what made Matt Le Tissier so special.
With Bayern Munich struggling and Borussia Dortmund's attacking swagger returning, the Bundesliga the German top flight may actually have its first title race for several years.
In an eerily empty Station HNK in Rijeka, England and Croatia played out a game as bereft of life and atmosphere as it was of goals. The Three Lions picked up their first point of the inaugural UEFA Nations League and manager Gareth Southgate will take encouragement from the way his side were unthreatened by the team who knocked them out of the 2018 World Cup at the semi-final stage back in July....
Coming soon to a Football League club near you? We've profile the best midfielders in the Vanarama National League
We spoke to former Tottenham defender Justin Edinburgh about his plans for Leyton Orient
The Vanarama National League has become a breeding ground for ex-pros taking their first steps into management. Here, we look at eight National League managers who featured regularly in the Premier League before they hung up their boots and addressed a tactics board.
The Vanarama National Leagues are currently home to a handful of exciting projects, clubs with lofty plans propped up by owners with deep pockets. Here, we look at four such teams.
On Sunday night, John Terry called time on his 23 year career. Long-remembered as Chelsea's captain and leader, he ended his spell as a player with a stint at Aston Villa. We looked back at all he achieved. How will you remember the former England international?
This Vanarama National League side share many similarities with Spurs, from style of play, to history and ethos.
The opening weeks of the 2018/19 season have been kind on Chelsea fans. Their side is playing entertaining attacking football under a forward-thinking manager. Eden Hazard is in the best form of his career at Stamford Bridge. And an unlikely tilt at the Premier League title seems possible. And yet there is one fairly large area of concern for Blues supporters; the lack of goals from their strikers...
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Mauricio Pochettino said it is always a gamble to sign young players from lower-league clubs and that Tottenham got lucky with Gareth Bale.
Conte and Sarri's approaches at Chelsea could hardly be more different, and you can say something similar for Kante and Jorginho. But one is key.
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has described Liverpool's form as "scary" and earmarked them as potential Premier League champions.
If even one Premier League point were dropped due to Liverpool progressing in the Carabao Cup, it would have been a disaster. It's good Chelsea won.
Virgil van Dijk is yet to return to full training after aggravating a rib injury during the recent win over Southampton.
Can Liverpool's first-choice defence redeem the Reds against Chelsea? And will Man United's disruptive week come to a positive end?
Contract talks between Arsenal and Aaron Ramsey have collapsed, a source has told ESPN FC, meaning the midfielder could leave for free next summer.
Man United are on the back pages for the wrong reasons again. And while no player is bigger than the club, fed-up fans want to enjoy football again.
Jordan Pickford was linked with Chelsea in the summer window after helping England reach the World Cup semifinals.
Midfielder Christian Eriksen missed Wednesday's Carabao Cup victory over Watford.
Wales international Aaron Ramsey is into the final year of his contract, which expires at the end of next June.
Juventus fans told ESPN FC after Wednesday's win over Bologna that they want Paul Pogba to return. Would bringing #POGBACK be a good move for him?
Arsenal's defence is still a work in progress, but Unai Emery looks to have found a solution at centre-back in Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
Get a report of the Liverpool vs. Chelsea 2018/19 English Carabao Cup, Third Round football match.