Month: September 2022

3:25 PM ET Several fans were injured after a section of Santiago’s Estadio Monumental collapsed on Friday during an open training session hosted by Chilean club Colo Colo. Footage on social media showed hundreds of cheering supporters in the stand before it gave way under their weight. “We regret the events that took place today…
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4:28 PM ET Jamal Musiala scored once and set up two more goals as champions Bayern Munich cruised past Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 on Friday to snap a four-game winless run in the Bundesliga. The Germany international delivered a superb performance for a confidence-boosting win ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League group game against Viktoria Plzen and
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12:30 PM ET The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has granted an appeal by the Chilean football federation (FFCH) against FIFA’s decision to allow Ecuador to play at the World Cup despite allegations they fielded an ineligible player, it said on Friday. World governing body FIFA dismissed an appeal earlier this month in the
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12:31 PM ET Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez says he would like international fixtures to be played in one block each year after four players returned injured following games with their countries this past week. Ronald Araujo, Jules Kounde, Frenkie de Jong and Memphis Depay are all set to miss Saturday’s trip to Mallorca after picking
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9:24 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Erik ten Hag has launched a strong defence of under-fire defender Harry Maguire by insisting the Manchester United captain can reverse his slump in form. Maguire has lost his place at Old Trafford and came in for criticism for his performance for England against Germany after making two mistakes in
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12:23 PM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Spain boss Jorge Vilda was adamant that he wouldn’t resign from his role. Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images Spain’s women’s team coach Jorge Vilda said he hasn’t considered resigning after 15 players refused to play for the side while he remains in charge, calling the situation
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9:19 AM ET Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said Trent Alexander-Arnold was “not in a party mood” when he returned from international duty with England. The full-back was selected for the UEFA Nations League matches but was an unused substitute against Italy and omitted from the squad for the Germany clash at Wembley. – Stream
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7:02 AM ET Chelsea have attempted to secure an advantage in the race to sign Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig by arranging for the striker to undergo medical tests ahead of a proposed move, sources have told ESPN. Nkunku, 24, has attracted interest from several top clubs, including Manchester United, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
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4:32 AM ET Adriana Garcia Cristiano Ronaldo‘s sister, Katia Aveiro, has launched a defence of her brother, calling critics “sick and ungrateful” after he came under heavy scrutiny following Portugal‘s 1-0 defeat to Spain. Ronaldo, 37, played 90 minutes on Tuesday as Portugal missed out on a UEFA Nations League final four spot. – Stream
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2:13 AM ET United States women’s coach Vlatko Andonovski is hoping a sold-out Wembley Stadium will create an atmosphere to give his team a real test in next month’s friendly against England, with the World Cup less than a year away. Two-time world champions Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn were joined by an array of
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4:54 PM ET West Bromwich Albion’s women’s team have switched their home-kit white shorts to navy ones due to concerns about players’ comfort on their periods, the English club said on Thursday. Albion Women, who compete in England’s third-tier FA Women’s National League North, will wear blue shorts for the remainder of the 2022-23 season
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5:50 PM ET Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez said Thursday he will be back with the LA Galaxy next season after meeting a goals and minutes clause in his contract. Chicharito revealed the news when asked about his future during a media availability session with reporters. 1 Related “I have a clause,” Chicharito said. “And when I
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6:37 PM ET Cesar Hernandez Liga MX president Mikel Arriola believes that Mexico’s first division can become a top-five league in the world through participation in the Leagues Cup with MLS. “We are evolving in terms of size,” said Arriola during the World Football Summit. “I don’t see why not with MLS, we are going
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3:32 PM ET Arsenal forward Gabriel Jesus said he feels “free” playing under Mikel Arteta and that he decided to leave Manchester City this summer because he needed a change after five years at the Etihad Stadium under Pep Guardiola. Jesus joined Arsenal from City for an initial £45 million this summer after failing to
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1:13 PM ET Associated Press American forward Gio Reyna will be out for up to 10 days with a muscle strain picked up on international duty, Borussia Dortmund coach Edin Terzic said Thursday. The 19-year-old Reyna came off in the 30th minute of the United States‘ 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night. –
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12:44 PM ET The return of Portland Thorns defender Crystal Dunn highlights the 24-player roster selected by United States women’s national team manager Vlatko Andonovski for matches against England and Spain, though a knee injury has prevented San Diego Wave forward Alex Morgan from taking part. The U.S. will play the Lionesses on Oct. 7
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