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Frank Leboeuf joins ESPN FC to talk Paul Pogba and Manchester United, explaining why the France star might be ill-suited for the United captaincy. Paul Mariner says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s wealth of experience and knowledge will be an asset for Marcus Rashford to find consistency at Man United. ESPN FC’s Shaka Hislop looks at a
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9:58 PM ET Brian Fernandez scored twice in his first MLS start as the Portland Timbers completed their season-opening 12-game road stretch with a 3-1 victory against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night. Diego Valeri scored an insurance goal in the 87th minute for the Timbers (4-6-2, 14 points), who are spending the first three
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Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea must be prepared if Eden Hazard leaves the club, and also addresses his own future. Chelsea are braced for Real Madrid to step up their pursuit of Eden Hazard after the Europa League final with the player still hopeful of a swift resolution, sources have told ESPN FC. Hazard wants his
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By Andrew Cesare Richardson Gerson’s late own goal gives Parma a vital win and hands Fiorentina their fifth consecutive Serie A defeat. New York Cosmos owner Rocco B. Commisso is close to completing a deal to purchase Serie A club Fiorentina for around $150 million, according to ESPN FC sources. Billionaire Commisso moved to the
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Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop are at odds to whether Ernesto Valverde or the Barcelona players were at fault for their Champions League exit. BARCELONA, Spain — Ernesto Valverde said he doesn’t see Saturday’s Copa del Rey final as a chance for him to strengthen his position as Barcelona coach amid doubts over his future.
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10:04 PM ET Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 19th minute and David Bingham stopped a first-half penalty kick as the Los Angeles Galaxy won 1-0 at Orlando City on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak. It was a much-needed result for the Galaxy (8-5-1, 25 points), whose previous victory came against Real
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Craig Burley makes his very premature prediction of Premier League’s top six next season one day after Manchester City secured the 2018-19 title. Do Bayern have their sights set on Leroy Sane? Is Kieran Trippier on his way to Juventus? Plus, the latest on Lorenzo Insigne and Nicolas Otamendi. Real Madrid have denied Tottenham Hotspur
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8:45 PM ET The Columbus Crew have four more wins and 11 more points than the Colorado Rapids, but the numbers are deceiving. It’s the Crew who are struggling heading into a Saturday matchup at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. The Rapids have a league-low five points (1-9-2) but are upbeat following
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The FC guys mention Manchester United’s ’99 treble winners and Arsenal’s ’98 side when questioning if Man City are the best team of the Premier League era. ESPN FC’s Alexis Nunes joins the party in Manchester to get the fans’ thoughts on City’s treble-winning season and Vincent Kompany’s departure. Manchester City are ready for a
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