Source: Minnesota hires Man Utd asst. Ramsay

Source: Minnesota hires Man Utd asst. Ramsay

Jeff Carlisle, U.S. soccer correspondentFeb 22, 2024, 08:40 PM ET Close Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Manchester United assistant Eric Ramsay signed a contract to coach MLS side Minnesota United on Thursday, a source confirmed to ESPN. The Loons had been without a permanent manager since Adrian Heath … Read more

MLS jersey Power Rankings: Who are 2024’s style icons?

MLS jersey Power Rankings: Who are 2024's style icons?

Feb 22, 2024, 10:31 AM ET Remember the MLS days of plain white shirts with a crest and sponsor? Kits so bland that even copywriters could do little else than call them “clean”? Thankfully, those days are gone as the league is delivering us some surefire heat now. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, more … Read more

Dyche urges clarity amid points deduction appeal

Dyche urges clarity amid points deduction appeal

Feb 22, 2024, 11:23 AM ET Sean Dyche has called for clarity around his Everton team’s 10-point deduction over breaches of the Premier League‘s profit and sustainability rules (PSR) and subsequent appeal, saying a swift decision is “for the greater good of football.” Everton were docked the points in November for the for the season … Read more

Al Ittihad 2-1 Navbahor (Feb 22, 2024) Game Analysis – ESPN

Al Ittihad 2-1 Navbahor (Feb 22, 2024) Game Analysis - ESPN

Toma Tabatadze’s late own goal spared Karim Benzema‘s blushes as the defender gifted Saudi Arabia’sĀ Al-Ittihad a 2-1 win over Navbahor of UzbekistanĀ on Thursday to set up an Asian Champions League quarterfinal meeting with compatriots Al Hilal. The French striker headed Jamshid Iskanderov‘s free kick into his own net in the 25th minute to give the … Read more

City’s Guardiola eyes international job in future

City's Guardiola eyes international job in future

Rob Dawson, CorrespondentFeb 22, 2024, 07:53 AM ET Pep Guardiola has said he wants to manage a national team at a major tournament before he retires from coaching. Guardiola has a contract at Manchester City until 2025 and has not ruled out signing an extension. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, more (U.S.) He has … Read more

Alonso tight-lipped amid Liverpool, Bayern links

Alonso tight-lipped amid Liverpool, Bayern links

Feb 22, 2024, 08:49 AM ET Bayer Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso would not be drawn on reports linking him with a potential move to the Premier League or Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich, saying on Thursday he had nothing new to add. The Spanish coach has a contract with Leverkusen until 2026, and his team are … Read more

Kroos announces Germany return ahead of Euros

Kroos announces Germany return ahead of Euros

Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Feb 22, 2024, 09:14 AM ET Toni Kroos will return to the Germany national team ahead of this summer’s European Championship, the Real Madrid midfielder confirmed on social media on Thursday. Kroos, 34 — who retired from international football in 2021 — had revealed earlier this month that he was considering … Read more

Spain boss De La Fuente extended until ’26 WC

Spain boss De La Fuente extended until '26 WC

Feb 22, 2024, 09:41 AM ET The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced the renewal of men’s national team manager Luis de la Fuente’s contract until 2026 on Thursday. De La Fuente’s previous deal with Spain was due to expire this summer but the RFEF activated a renewal clause in his contract to extend his stay. … Read more

Which clubs are most active when it comes to transfers?

Which clubs are most active when it comes to transfers?

Chris Wright, Toe Poke writerFeb 22, 2024, 04:00 AM ET Have Chelsea and Manchester United gotten value for their transfer spending? Do Real Madrid need to spend big to stay on top in Europe? And how is Barcelona‘s transfer balance sheet looking? In its latest statistical breakdown of the game’s finances, the CIES Football Observatory … Read more