1:21 PM ET Associated Press Gabriel Slonina, 18, has already established himself as a regular for Chicago Fire FC. Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Chicago Fire FC‘s Gabriel Slonina, an 18-year-old viewed as a goalkeeper of the future for the U.S. national team, was listed on Poland‘s 39-man roster announced by coach Czesław Michniewicz
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6:22 AM ET The Premier League are set to approve the Todd Boehly-led consortium’s takeover of Chelsea — but a key stumbling block remains as talks between Roman Abramovich and the U.K. government continue, sources have told ESPN. Although the league has described the process as “ongoing,” sources suggest the bid spearheaded by Los Angeles
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5:01 PM ET Associated Press Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says next month’s planned friendly between his nation and Iran is ill-advised. Preparing for its first World Cup since 1986, Canada hosts Iran on June 5 at B.C. Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia. “This was a choice by Soccer Canada,” Trudeau said Tuesday. “I
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2:25 AM ET Nottingham Forest’s win over Sheffield United sparked a pitch invasion. Michael Regan/Getty Images A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp was knocked to the ground following a pitch invasion after their Championship semifinal playoff defeat to Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night. Forest won 3-2 on
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5:57 PM ET Associated Press Nottingham Forest will play Huddersfield for a place in the Premier League after reaching the Championship playoff final thanks to a penalty shootout victory over Sheffield United on Tuesday. Forest lost the second leg of the semifinals 2-1 after extra time, making it 3-3 on aggregate, but won 3-2 on
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8:03 PM ET Sheffield United manager Paul Heckingbottom condemned what he called “assault” on team captain Billy Sharp by a fan following a loss to Nottingham Forest in their Championship playoff match second-leg on Tuesday night. Video showed a fan run up to Sharp and headbutt him to the ground as supporters stormed the pitch
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1:00 PM ET The Chicago Fire FC‘s Xherdan Shaqiri is Major League Soccer’s highest-paid player with a guaranteed compensation of $8.15 million, according to salary data published by the MLS Players Association. Shaqiri beat Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez of the LA Galaxy for the top spot, with the Mexico international guaranteed $6m. Inter Miami’s Gonzalo Higuain
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9:15 AM ET American Chris Kirchner (left) is likely to become Derby’s new owner by the end of May. Nathan Stirk/Getty Images American businessman Chris Kirchner is set to be the new owner of Derby County by the end of this month after administrators for the English club said they had exchanged contracts. Completion of the
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9:41 AM ET Paris Saint-Germain have given up on keeping Kylian Mbappe at the club next season and expect the forward to announce a move to Real Madrid imminently, sources have told ESPN. There are still some details to be sorted out between Mbappe’s attorney and LaLiga champions Madrid, but nothing that would prevent the
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8:07 AM ET Spain’s chief of police warned of the potential for “serious problems” as Seville braces for an expected of 150,000 Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt fans for Wednesday’s Europa League final. “It’s too many people with too much alcohol, the majority without tickets for the game and lots of construction sites around the city,
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4:55 AM ET Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka said his teammates did not deserve to be on the pitch following their 2-0 defeat to Newcastle United on Monday, putting a major dent in their Champions League qualification hopes. Arsenal were chasing a top four spot, sitting two points behind fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur (68), but were second
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5:00 PM ET A stoppage-time goal from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic earned Lazio a dramatic 2-2 draw at Juventus in Serie A on Monday, a point that sealed the Rome club’s spot in next season’s Europa League and overshadowed farewells from Giorgio Chiellini and Paulo Dybala. Already assured of a fourth-placed finish this term, Juventus could take
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1:46 PM ET Cesar Hernandez Marcelo Flores announced he is committed to playing for Mexico at international level. Getty Images Midfielder Marcelo Flores has officially committed his professional future to the Mexico national team. On Monday, the promising 18-year-old Arsenal academy player, who was also eligible for Canada and England, confirmed his allegiance to El Tri
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4:24 PM ET Associated Press The British government has yet to approve the sale of Premier League club Chelsea to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly. Outgoing Russian owner Roman Abramovich is not allowed to profit from the proceeds of the sale since he was sanctioned and his assets were frozen
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