10:02 PM ETEd DoveSpecial to ESPN CloseEd Dove is a writer and scout who has a deep and enduring passion for African sport, politics and literature. Instagram: @EddyDove22, Facebook: @EddyDoveAfrica Gabon believe the departure of captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can be a source of strength for the national side as they look
5:10 AM ET The 2022 January transfer window is open (find out when it closes here), and there's plenty of gossip swirling about who's moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings and goings and, of course, done deals! TOP STORY: Inter eye Dybala amid Juve drama Serie
4:38 AM ETAlex KirklandESPN FC Real Madrid icon Paco Gento won six European Cups. David R. Anchuelo/Real Madrid via Getty Images Paco Gento, Real Madrid's honorary president and the only player to win six European Cups, has died at the age of 88. The club announced the news in a statement on Tuesday,
11:00 PM ETCesar Hernandez Mexico fans who partake in anti-gay chanting will be given a five-year ban, Mexican Football Federation (FMF) president Yon de Luisa announced on Monday. The FMF has struggled to curtail an anti-gay chant that is often yelled by Mexico supporters when an opposing goalkeeper takes a goal kick.
Brazilian midfielder Fred has hit back at claims there are cliques in the dressing room at Manchester United by dismissing the reports as "fake news". United's players have had to field accusations that the squad is divided, particularly after Luke Shaw said the team were "not all there together" after the
1:40 PM ET Giovanni Reyna probably won't play for Borussia Dortmund until after the international break, making it unlikely he will make the roster for the United States' next three World Cup qualifiers. Reyna has not played in any games since injuring his right hamstring during the Americans' opening qualifier at El
12:32 PM ET It was another fun weekend in European soccer as Real Madrid picked up a trophy (the Spanish Supercopa) and Manchester City appeared to all but end the Premier League title race... or have they? Elsewhere, Bayern Munich and PSG labored to victory, Liverpool scored three vs. Brentford (but
8:00 AM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick is open to the idea of rebuilding his relationship with Anthony Martial because the striker could yet remain at the club during the January transfer window, sources have told ESPN. Rangnick has held clear the air talks with Martial after the