Gulf between Man City and Man United
The Manchester derby really showed the difference between City and United. Plus, Juve underwhelm, Jurgen Klopp rages and Dortmund fire Peter Bosz.
Premier League in 90 seconds: City derby win comes at a cost.
The Exploding Heads wrap up a wild matchday 16 in England with Premier League in 90 seconds (plus stoppages).
W2W4: Man United in need of a rebound
W2W4 previews the week's Premier League action by highlighting its biggest storylines, including Man United's need for a result after a derby defeat.
European giants drawn together in UCL last 16.
Alison Bender and Stewart Robson discuss some of the biggest ties of the UCL last 16 draw as Real Madrid face PSG.
UCL draw: Neymar to haunt Real?
The draw for the Champions League round-of-16 has been made, and there's one clash that stands out as Neymar's PSG take on champions Real Madrid.
Each club's verdict from knockout draw
The business end of the Champions League starts here. The draw for the round-of-16 has been made and there's a bunch of intriguing clashes.
Chelsea have been handed a nightmare draw in the Champions League round of 16 with a tie against Barcelona, but it's better news for the rest of the Premier League clubs.
Fortune favours England, except Chelsea
Chelsea feared the worst and the worst actually happened, but the other English teams have been given decent Champions League draws.
Which English teams will make the UCL quarters?
Stewart Robson joins Alison Bender to assess the chances of the five English teams in the UCL round of 16.
Gulati absence the key election factor
The most important thing about the upcoming USSF presidential election is that Sunil Gulati is not running. The rest is just details.
McKennie looks back on breakout 2017, U.S. debut
In an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Weston McKennie discusses his rapid rise in 2017 from Schalke's youth system to scoring for the United States.
Garber's U.S. Soccer comments 'completely out of touch.'
Herculez Gomez, Kasey Keller and Ale Moreno are incredulous after MLS commissioner Don Garber's comments regarding the U.S.'s WCQ failure.
Keller: Video review did its job on Altidore's goal.
Kasey Keller focuses in on the controversy surrounding Jozy Altidore's opener in MLS Cup, agreeing that all the angles proved he was onside.
Altidore the hero as Toronto lifts MLS Cup
Toronto FC capped off a historic season by earning Major League Soccer's first treble, lifting MLS Cup after beating the Seattle Sounders 2-0.
MLS 2017: The good, the bad and the ugly
With the 2017 MLS season now in the rearview mirror, Graham Parker recalls the year's unforgettable moments, and some we wish we could.
Extra Time: Pineapple pizza, Real-PSG implications, Mbappe future.
The FC crew answer your tweets on the implications Real Madrid vs. PSG will have for both managers and Mbappe's future in Paris. Plus, Dan gets his hands on a pineapple pizza.
Laurens: Emery masking over tough draw for PSG.
Julien Laurens is in disbelief Unai Emery is downplaying PSG drawing Real Madrid for the Champions League last 16.
Burley: Barcelona will clamber past Chelsea.
Craig Burley says Barcelona will have just enough to get past his former side, Chelsea, in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Will Juve prove to be too much for Spurs?
Ross Dyer and Craig Burley evaluate Tottenham's chances of knocking out Juventus in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Arsenal prepare final Ozil offer
Arsenal are ready to make Mesut Ozil the highest-paid player in their history in a bid to keep him in North London. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Transfer Rater: Lloris to Real Madrid
Hugo Lloris to Real Madrid and Sergio Romero to Arsenal are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
Coutinho to Barca more likely next summer
Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho is a potential transfer target for Barcelona. ESPN FC's club correspondents debate the potential move.
Burley: United looked like a lower-league side against City.
Craig Burley compares Manchester United to a small club playing a giant in the FA Cup in their loss to Manchester City.
United, City in post-derby brawl - sources
Manchester United and Manchester City players and staff were involved in a tunnel bust-up following Sunday's derby, sources have told ESPN FC.
Man City look invincible after derby win
Complacency may become their biggest enemy, with a lack of focus giving somebody the chance to spring a surprise. But who can beat City? And when?
Chelsea's Barca draw is what UCL is all about
Chelsea may rue finishing runners-up in Group C, but a Champions League last-16 clash with Barcelona is as glamourous as the Champions League gets.
Issues that could doom Conte at Chelsea
Antonio Conte is undoubtedly the right man to take Chelsea forward but his days may be numbered if he can't fix some significant personnel and tactical problems.
How seriously will Arsenal take UEL knockout stage?
With Arsenal learning their fate for the UEL round of 32, Craig Burley and Ross Dyer predict how they'll approach Ostersunds.
Ostersunds mock Wenger coat woes
The back and forth between the clubs' social media accounts has begun...
Ostersunds FK, the tiny Swedish team that believe they can rule Europe
"We can win the Europa League. If we couldn't, there's no point competing." Ostersunds FK chairman Daniel Kindberg has big goals for his tiny team.
PSG will be make or break for Zidane
Monday's Champions League draw threw up the worst possible scenario for Zinedine Zidane. Is his career at Real Madrid now on the line?
Salgado: Real need CWC boost
Michel Salgado believes Real Madrid's best prep for the clasico would be to win the Club World Cup and get the confidence that comes with it.
Player Power Rankings: All about Ronaldo.
After scooping up his fifth Ballon d'Or award, Cristiano Ronaldo capped off his week with a brace to top our Player Power Rankings.
Toronto FC: From 'laughing stock' to class of MLS.
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez reflect on Toronto FC's MLS Cup triumph and possible redemption for Altidore and Bradley.
Altidore, Bradley ease their heartbreak with MLS Cup
Two months ago, Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley lived the nightmare of not making the World Cup. Lifting MLS Cup together can ease their pain.
Seattle's chance to cement dynasty slips away
Seattle came into MLS Cup with a chance to become the fourth club to win back-to-back titles. The Sounders' loss to Toronto is an opportunity missed.
Ronaldo celebrates Ballon d'Or by topping Power Rankings
ESPN FC's global editorial desks nominate their top weekend performers. Cristiano Ronaldo, fresh off another Ballon d'Or triumph, tops our list.
WATCH: Tigres celebrate Liga MX title.
Monterrey was a sea of blue and yellow Monday morning as Tigres celebrated their Toreno Apertura title after beating Rayados.
Tigres, Monterrey can stay at the top
After winning a memorable Apertura final, Tigres will be the team to beat in 2018, with Monterrey not at all far behind.
Ferretti guides Tigres to epic MX title win
Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti masterminded a 2-1 win over Monterrey to help Tigres lift their sixth Liga MX crown on Sunday.
Robson: The Manchester derby wasn't won tactically.
With the first Manchester derby of the season set in the books, Stewart Robson reviews the match and the exact moment Manchester City took the win.
Man City's 14-game winning streak
Manchester City's 2-1 victory in the Manchester derby saw them equal Arsenal's record of most successive victories in the Premier League.
Pep Guardiola effect in full flow
The Manchester derby showcased just how far City have developed under Pep Guardiola. His side are miles ahead of Man United -- and anyone else.
WATCH: Klopp argues with reporter after Merseyside draw.
Jurgen Klopp rips into a reporter about the referee's decision to award Everton a penalty in the Merseyside derby.
Klopp's gamble fails to pay off
Jurgen Klopp's rotation policy was the subject of much grumbling in the wake of Liverpool's 1-1 draw at home to Everton.
Rooney penalty makes Liverpool pay for misses
Liverpool looked set for an emphatic win but could not put the game out of reach, which gave Everton an opportunity to fight back.
Ramsey injury allows Wenger to reconfigure Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey won't be back in a hurry, and with only two away wins this season, Arsenal need a jolt heading into a midweek match with West Ham.
Giroud heroics can't paper over cracks
Olivier Giroud's late equaliser salvaged a point for Arsenal at Southampton but the spirited fightback can't paper over the cracks, writes Nick Ames.
Michallik: Arsenal's stars choose when to play well.
After Arsenal's slow start against Southampton, Janusz Michallik re-opens the discussion regarding their poor concentration levels.
Messi ties goal record in Barcelona victory.
Lionel Messi tied Gerd Muller for most goals for one club in the top five European leagues with his 525th in Barca's 2-0 win over 10-man Villarreal.
Rakitic hits back at Ronaldo 'best ever' claim
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic politely disagreed with Cristiano Ronaldo's assumption that he's the best player in the history of football.
La Liga: Barcelona extend lead with win; Atleti go third
Barcelona extended their lead at the top of La Liga to five points after a 2-0 victory over 10-man Villarreal at Estadio de la Ceramica.
WATCH: Balotelli stunner helps Nice down Nantes.
Mario Balotelli's sweet strike with a quarter of an hour remaining was the difference as Nice defeated Nantes, 2-1.
Ronaldinho scores from own half
Ronaldinho has been racking up the appearances in exhibition matches and judging by this clip, the Barcelona and Brazil legend has still got it.
Ref loses penalty spot in snow at Cologne
Two penalties in the final minutes of the match saw winless Cologne capitulate as they threw away a 3-0 lead to lose 4-3 -- while the referee managed to lose the penalty spot amid heavy snow.
Batshuayi needs hot water bottle on bench
Television cameras caught Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi snuggling up to a hot water bottle on the bench against West Ham on Saturday.
Son Heung-Min form a boost
Son Heung-Min's status might be changing after he helped make Tottenham's woes against defensive teams look like a thing of the past against Stoke.
Son 8/10 as Spurs thrash Stoke
Heung-Min Son was excellent in helping Tottenham shrug off some rust and complete a 5-1 victory over Stoke City.
Wanyama's fans take to streets
Victor Wanyama's fans are so eager to see the injured Kenyan return to the pitch, they took to the streets ahead of Tottenham's 5-1 win over Stoke.
Stoger a strange replacement for Bosz at Dortmund?
ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti shares his thinking on why Dortmund hired former Cologne manager Peter Stoger to replace Peter Bosz.
Dortmund sack coach Bosz; Stoger hired
Borussia Dortmund have sacked head coach Peter Bosz following the team's 2-1 home defeat against Werder Bremen on Saturday.
Dortmund listless in another loss
Dortmund had poor performances all around, yielded another goal on a set piece and remained winless in their last eight Bundesliga matches.
Bayern prevail with academy coach in goal
Bayern Munich shrugged off a goalkeeping crisis to extend their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to eight points with a 1-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
A 'revidalized' Vidal earns 7/10 for Bayern
That's four goals in four Bundesliga matches for Bayern Munich's Arturo Vidal, who rates 7/10 following a 1-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt.
Heynckes hails Vidal after Frankfurt win
Jupp Heynckes paid tribute to a revitalised Arturo Vidal's match-winning performance as Bayern Munich claimed a 1-0 victory at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Bonaventura's brace lifts Milan
Italy international Giacomo Bonaventura displayed from some decisive brilliance to help Gennaro Gattuso finally get his first win as Rossoneri boss.
Lazio claim Serie A conspiracy in defeat
Lazio players, coaches and directors were claiming scandal after a controversial loss to Torino in which Ciro Immobile was sent off.
Juventus defenders dominate Inter in draw
All that was missing was a goal for Juventus in the Derby d'Italia as the Bianconeri were in complete control in a 0-0 draw.
Di Maria 7/10 as PSG beat Lille
Angel Di Maria turned in a much-needed positive performance, scoring once and assisting another in PSG's 3-1 win vs. Lille.
Neymar to Brazil for family issue - source
Neymar has received permission from Paris Saint-Germain to fly to Brazil for a family emergency, a source confirmed to ESPN FC.
PSG confirm Lucas, Ben Arfa transfer talks
PSG have spoken with unwanted pair Lucas Moura and Hatem Ben Arfa about possible January transfers away from Parc des Princes, coach Unai Emery says.
FC 100: Deeper data on the players
We dug into the FC 100 data to look at the age and value of those included, as well as where they play and where they are from.
Neuer, Lewandowski talk to ESPN FC
Despite being named top goalkeeper and top striker in the ESPN FC 100, Manuel Neuer and Robert Lewandowski are still focused on victory with Bayern.
FC 100 trio Suarez, Cavani, Godin talk to ESPN
Three of the top South American stars in the FC 100, Luis Suarez, Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani, talk to ESPN about their progress and style of play.
Garber: Crew could still stay in Columbus.
ESPN's Taylor Twellman catches up with MLS Commissioner Don Garber to discuss the current situation at the Columbus Crew.
Garber Q&A: Talking U.S., pro/rel and much more
Prior to giving his state of the league address, MLS commissioner Don Garber sat down for an exclusive interview with ESPN FC's Jeff Carlisle.
EXCLUSIVE: McKennie chats with ESPN FC.
Weston McKennie talks about the future of the USMNT, why he's happy he bypassed MLS for the Bundesliga and more.
Twellman: WC draw without U.S. 'makes you sick.'
Taylor Twellman says if the World Cup draw doesn't motivate everyone involved with U.S. soccer, "then we're doing something wrong."
Reasons for U.S. fans to enjoy 2018
If you're a U.S. soccer fan, 2018 looks pretty dismal without the World Cup. But have no fear: We've got 12 reasons to love the next year in soccer.
Which World Cup Team Should You Root For?
With the U.S. not participating at Russia 2018, take our quiz to find the best team for you.
ESPN FC panel's reaction to FIFA World Cup draw.
Dan Thomas and the FC crew believe the top-seeded countries will all be delighted with their matchups at the World Cup.
Work starts now for 32 teams, hosts Russia
Questions remain about controversies associated with Russia but, on Friday at least, the focus was on what we can look forward to next June.
Who has the best World Cup group?
The draw is set and all 32 teams know who they will face in Russia next summer. Here is an in-depth look at each group, as well as predictions as to who will go reach the Round of 16.
#FC100: The world's top soccer players ranked by position
Andrea Pirlo, football's undisputed King of Cool, has officially retired. So who will take over the mantle? We pick four compelling candidates.
You know the kind of player who just divides opinion wherever he goes? Well, ESPN FC has picked out seven of the best.
Cristiano Ronaldo isn't just one of the greatest on the pitch; he's the G.O.A.T. off it, too. Take a trip inside the mad world of CR7's brands.
MLS Rivalry Week is full of contentious clashes. Here are some of the best in unique video game format. Ready ... FIGHT!
The transfer window is over, but here are the biggest completed deals you may have missed from around Europe.
ESPN FC's network of journalists and correspondents have sat down with some of the biggest stars in world football for exclusive interviews this summer.
In November 2016, Brazilian underdogs Chapecoense boarded a plane to play in the game of their lives. Instead, their biggest moment turned into a tragedy no one can forget.
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" has us buzzing, and it got us thinking: Who are football's rogues and who would they play in the Star Wars universe?
Keep track of all the important upcoming fixtures in the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Results and scores from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Updated tables from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
New stars replace old in the Premier League. Gabriel Jesus, Paul Pogba and Alexandre Lacazette have been bought at great expense over the past year and are capable of big things.
The new Premier League season is here and, along with several new faces including Alvaro Morata and Alexandre Lacazette, come a fresh batch of new kits.
There's no bigger game than Real Madrid vs. Barcelona. Over the years, some of the world's best have graced El Clasico, scoring some spectacular goals along the way.
Who wields the most influence in the world game, those men and women who have some combination of money, authority and power to shape the sport?
The summer transfer window (open from July 1 to 11 p.m. GMT on Aug. 31) is always a volatile and exciting time for clubs, players, agents and fans alike. Here's what happens.