Belmadi ends years of turbulence to lead Algeria to Afcon final

After a turbulent period which saw Algeria employ seven coaches in three years, it has taken Djamel Belmadi less than one year to restore order and turn a dispirited squad into finalists at the Africa Cup of Nations. Although he had only coached in Qatar before taking the job, Belmadi has lifted the Desert Foxes […]

Sources: Madrid will listen to ¬80m Bale offers

With reports from Spain suggesting a Paul Pogba – Gareth Bale swap is in the works, the ESPN FC panel debate whether Manchester United or Real Madrid would prefer that deal more. The ESPN FC crew debate Chelsea’s decision to pay over £40 million to buy Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid after having him on […]


Porto to aid Casillas recovery with coaching role

Iker Casillas will work as link between the coaches and directors to the players. FC Porto announced on Monday that veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas will join the team’s staff as he continues his recovery from a heart attack suffered two-and-a-half months ago. Spain’s 2010 World Cup-winning captain has not been given medical clearance yet to […]

How Copa America could shape 2022 World Cup hopes for South American nations

ESPN FC’s Alejandro Moreno says Brazil came together and proved that they were the best team at the Copa America despite Neymar’s absence. To watch the 2019 Copa America, sign up for ESPN+ In the Copa America final on July 7, Everton gave Brazil the lead, and Paolo Guerrero equalised for Peru before the hosts […]


San Jose rallies to stun Galaxy in Cali Clasico

Valeri Qazaishvili and Danny Hoesen scored goals three minutes apart in the second half as the visiting San Jose Earthquakes dominated the run of play and rallied for a 3-1 California Clasico victory over the LA Galaxy. Jackson Yueill added the finishing touch with a goal in the 85th minute as San Jose won for […]

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