Roma boss Jose Mourinho among four sent off in friendly defeat to Real Betis

Jose Mourinho was sent off against Real Betis on Saturday for approaching the ref during the match. David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images AS Roma boss Jose Mourinho was sent off as his side ended... Read more »

USWNT underwhelmed in bronze-medal Olympic run, so what comes next for ageing Americans?

The U.S. women’s national team will leave the Tokyo Olympics with a bronze medal in hand, and a final performance that looked a bit more like what we all expected to see... Read more »

PSG ready to offer Lionel Messi three-year deal to join Ligue 1 club

Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to offer Lionel Messi a three-year contract to move to the French capital, sources have told ESPN, and feel a deal is close after positive initial talks with... Read more »

Explaining Laporta vs. LaLiga, PSG’s interest, FFP implications, what’s next

In a news conference on Friday, Barcelona president Joan Laporta reiterated what the club had announced on their website Thursday: after 21 years, Lionel Messi would not be returning to the club.... Read more »

Bernardo Silva desperate for Barcelona move after Man City exit

The summer transfer window is into its final month for the major European leagues, which means the biggest clubs are looking to make a splash in the market before the new season... Read more »

Breaking down the scenarios on how this saga will play out

Ninety-nine words to wipe out 21 years walking hand in hand…not to mention 810 professional games, 683 goals, 10 Liga titles, seven Copas del Rey, four Champions League crowns and three FIFA... Read more »

As Spurs play hardball with Man City over Harry Kane, who will blink first?

With less than four weeks to go until the summer transfer window closes on Aug. 31, the biggest deal has yet to get off the ground with England captain Harry Kane still... Read more »

Tottenham to sign Serie A Defender of the Year Cristian Romero from Atalanta for €55m

Cristian Romero in action for Argentina during the Copa America. Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images Tottenham Hotspur are expected to confirm the €55 million ($65m) signing of Atalanta defender Cristian Romero within the next 48... Read more »

Rating impact of roster age, rotation, tactics, no crowds and more

Why has the No. 1-ranked U.S. women’s national team struggled so much at the Tokyo Olympics? Not even the players and staff seem to know. “I don’t know,” Carli Lloyd said after... Read more »

FIFA wants Uruguay to remove two of four ‘World Cup’ stars on shirt

Uruguay are determined to prove that the four stars on their crest correspond to four World titles won. Puma, sponsors of the Uruguay national teams, communicated on Tuesday to the Uruguay Football... Read more »