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D.C. United enters finale knowing a win will firm up travel plans

As D.C. United prepares for the end of the regular season and start of the MLS playoffs, an unsuspecting figure in the organization has moved to the forefront. He’s not a player, coach or executive. He is the director of team operations, Francisco Tobar. His chief responsibility: travel. United will play in Orlando on Sunday. […]

Russia chooses wolf as 2018 World Cup mascot

7 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Moscow (AFP) – Russia has chosen a goggled wolf as mascot for the 2018 World Cup.  The wolf, unveiled to the public early Saturday after a month of online voting, prevailed over a cat and a tiger dressed in a space suit after receiving...Show More Summary

Guardiola won’t change despite Barca mauling

7 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he would rather quit than change his footballing philosophy. City have gone four matches in all competitions without a win and head into Sunday’s Premier League clash home to Southampton on the back of a 4-0 thrashing at Barcelona in the Champions League. Show More Summary

Arsenal can last pace in title race, says Wenger

8 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal are finally equipped to last the pace in the Premier League title race. Wenger’s side have struggled to match the financial muscle and strength in depth of the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City in recent years. Show More Summary

Mourinho braces for Chelsea return

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Less than 12 months since his second spell as Chelsea manager ended amid on-pitch turmoil and bitter off-pitch recrimination, Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge with Manchester United on Sunday. With three Premier...Show More Summary

Drogba fined by league over Impact no-show

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

New York (AFP) – Didier Drogba has been fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Soccer chiefs after his refusal to play for the Montreal Impact last weekend, the league said Friday. Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast star Drogba stunned...Show More Summary

Rangers vs. Celtic League Cup semi-final to air live in USA on FOX Soccer 2GO

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Sunday’s Scottish League Cup semi-final between Rangers and Celtic will be shown live on FOX Soccer 2GO, the legal streaming service in the U.S. The match, which will be beamed live from Hampden Park in Glasgow, is scheduled to kick off at 9:15am ET (6:15am PT). Show More Summary

Falcao on target as rampant Monaco go second

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Monaco (AFP) – Radamel Falcao scored on his return from a month out to help Monaco dismantle Montpellier 6-2 to move within a point of Ligue 1 leaders Nice on Friday. Rampant Monaco leap-frog champions Paris Saint-Germain into second with PSG and Nice both in action on Sunday. Show More Summary

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 9

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester United face off this Sunday, October 23, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this week. The Blues most recently defeated Leicester City 3-0 with a goal from leading Premier League scorer Diego Costa (7 goals). Show More Summary

Messi back for Argentina’s World Cup duel with Brazil

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Lionel Messi was named in Argentina’s squad for their heavyweight World Cup clash against bitter rivals Brazil on Friday having missed the last three fixtures through injury. Messi had been sidelined from international...Show More Summary

MLS fines NYCFC player for swearing at D.C. United ball kid

Major League Soccer on Friday fined New York City FC player Diego Martinez an undisclosed amount for swearing at a D.C. United ball kid during last Sunday’s match at RFK Stadium. However, the league was unable to corroborate claims by fans in the vicinity of the sideline incident that Martinez had directed a homophobic slur […]

Garcia plots return to Europe at Marseille

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Marseille (AFP) – Marseille coach Rudi Garcia set the struggling French giants the goal of qualifying for Europe next season, a day after he was appointed the Ligue 1 club’s new boss. The former Lille and Roma manager has penned a three-year...Show More Summary

How D.C. United turned a slog of an MLS season into its liveliest soccer in years

For more than a year, D.C. United had harvested goals like precious minerals excavated from deep in the earth, with backbreaking sweat and toil. One gem, maybe two, but there often was nothing to show for dogged work. “We used to come in [the locker room] after games and say, ‘Jeez, we were under pressure […]

Liverpool-Man United game breaks record for most streamed game ever on NBC

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Monday’s match between Liverpool and Manchester United broke the record for the most streamed Premier League game ever on NBC Sports. The broadcast, a 0-0 draw between the two rivals, ranks as NBC Sports Group’s most-streamed match ever. Show More Summary

Oscar out as Brazil name Real duo

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Chelsea star Oscar misses out but Brazil include the Real Madrid pair of Marcelo and Casemiro for the crunch clash next month with old rivals Argentina in World Cup qualifying. Coach Tite on Friday named a strong 24-man squad for the games at home to Argentina on November 10 and away in Peru five days later. Show More Summary

Tim Sherwood thinks Manchester City could buy Michael Carrick in January (Video)

Bold prediction from Sherwood Carrick and Sherwood By Paul Morrissey Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 00:02 Michael Carrick on the periphery under Jose Mourinho Michael Carrick is one of Manchester United’s longest serving players, but Jose Mourinho is showing that sentiment doesn’t count for much with him, as the midfielder has hardly featured this season. Mourinho […]

Jose Mourinho told Howard Webb that ‘The Man’ was going to fire him back in 2007 (Video)

Mourinho and Abramovich appeared to have a fraught relationship Mourinho and Abramovich By Paul Morrissey Friday, October 21st, 2016 23:39 Howard Webb Autobiography Retired referee Howard Webb has just released his autobiography, which recounts his career as a professional referee for over a decade, which saw him refereed the 2010 World Cup final, the pinnacle […]

No 'crazy kid' celebrations if Man Utd score at Chelsea - Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he will not jump around like "a crazy kid" if his side score against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

The Mirror completely twist Pep Guardiola’s words about Sergio Aguero (Backpage & Video)

Classic tabloid twisting from the Mirror The Mirror’s sensational backpage on Aguero By Paul Morrissey Friday, October 21st, 2016 23:10 The Mirror’s sensational backpage on Sergio Aguero Anyone who has a glance at the backpage of Saturday’s Mirror will be immediately drawn by the headline: ‘You can go Aguero.’ Without providing any context, the Mirror […]

Aguero & Kompany have Man City future - Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola rejects stories that he is trying to force Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany out of the club.

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