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  • Transfer Talk: Chelsea's Loftus-Cheek a loan target for West Ham, Bournemouth

    Fri, 14 Dec 2018 04:23:00 GMT Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek spoke out on the alleged racism his England team mate Raheem Sterling received by some 'Blues' fans in Man City's 2-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs might be closed, but they are still working tirelessly behind the scenes to line up the arrival of their next star. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media to see who could be heading to your club when Jan. 1 arrives. TOP STORY: Away from the Bridge Bournemouth and West Ham are looking to make a move for Ruben Loftus-Cheek, according to The Sun. Both clubs will make bids in January to bring Loftus-Cheek in on loan before making the move...
  • David Villa posts emotional farewell to city of New York, NYCFC, fans ahead of his move to Japan

    Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:13:00 GMT David Villa announces he is ready for another challenge as he bids farewell to New York City FC. Steve Nicol reflects on the impact David Villa has had on Major League Soccer after announcing his departure from NYCFC after four seasons. Superstar striker David Villa made quite an impact in New York and on MLS when he signed for New York City FC in June 2014, becoming one of the most high-profile European stars to ever take his footballing talents to the United States. Recently, after four fantastic seasons, including an MVP-winning campaign in 2016, Villa announced he would be leaving the league and the United States to begin the next step of his playing career. Villa will soon be joining friend Andres Iniesta in Japan with Vissel...
  • ESPN FC Best of the Week

    Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:07:34 GMT Check out the best of ESPN FC from the past week, including the crew's coffee orders, and worst training punishments.
  • Extra Time: Alisson vs. De Gea, and Adrian Healey push-ups

    Fri, 14 Dec 2018 02:45:31 GMT The guys respond to your tweets about Serie A in Europe, Alisson and De Gea, a big move in MLS and Adrian Healey's ability to do a push-up.
  • Toronto FC trades GK Clint Irwin to Colorado Rapids for 2019 draft pick

    Fri, 14 Dec 2018 02:31:00 GMT Toronto FC goalkeeper Clint Irwin has been traded back to the Colorado Rapids. Toronto FC sent backup goalkeeper Clint Irwin to the Colorado Rapids on Friday for a second-round pick (39th overall) in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft. Toronto had announced in November it was not exercising its contract option on the 29-year-old Irwin. The goalie joined Toronto from Colorado in a January 2016 trade. He lost his starting job to Alex Bono. With a salary of $221,300 last season, he became expendable. Meanwhile, Brazilian striker Sergio Santos has signed with the Philadelphia Union, the...
  • Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid sanctioned for international transfers of minors

    Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:13:00 GMTThe FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned Spanish clubs Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18. Both clubs are to serve a transfer ban that prevents them from registering any players at national and international level for the next two complete and consecutive registration periods
  • Exploring the 11 World XIs

    Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:34:00 GMT takes a look back at some of the key figures from the 11 FIFA/FIFPro World XIs since the inaugural team was unveiled in 2005. 

  • Senamuang spurs Thailand?s rise

    Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:25:00 looks closer at the progress made by Kiatisuk Senamuang's Thailand, who became the biggest movers in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.
  • A legend, a king deposed and a natty dresser

    Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:27:00 GMT

    With their leading players in the running for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or, the media in Argentina, Portugal and Brazil had plenty to say about Monday’s Gala. reveals more.

  • Stars line up to laud Messi

    Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:00:00 examines the reactions of Lionel Messi’s Barcelona and Argentina team-mates on the back of his historic fifth Ballon d’Or triumph.