Football

Jul 24, 2024, 12:22 PM ET Open Extended Reactions A fan invasion in the opening match of the Olympic football tournament between Argentina and Morocco on Wednesday caused chaos, with Argentina eventually beaten 2-1 following a VAR review after play was suspended with the score tied at 2-2. Argentina’s Cristian Medina scored deep in injury
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Sam Borden, ESPN Senior WriterJul 23, 2024, 09:52 AM ET Close Sam Borden is a senior writer for ESPN.com. Open Extended Reactions The USWNT will play in their first major tournament after hiring a new coach, while the men’s side returns to the Olympics after a 16-year wait. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images) The
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Jul 23, 2024, 02:24 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said reports linking Kevin De Bruyne with a move away from the club are not right amid speculation the Belgium midfielder may depart for Saudi Arabia. De Bruyne, whose contract expires in 2025, said last month that he is not
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Jul 22, 2024, 03:53 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The match in the Norwegian top-flight between Rosenborg BK and Lillestrom was suspended on Sunday after fans showed their displeasure with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) by throwing fishcakes on the field. The protests started from kickoff and after a two-minute bombardment of fishcakes, the referee
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Jul 21, 2024, 07:26 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag said they are on the front foot in the transfer market thanks to the club’s leadership making quick and decisive moves to secure new players following the signings of Leny Yoro and Joshua Zirkzee. Since British billionaire and INEOS chairman
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Leny Yoro impressed on his debut for Manchester United at Murrayfield. New signing Leny Yoro made his first appearance for Manchester United in their 2-0 preseason win over Rangers on Saturday. The 18-year-old was thrown straight into the starting lineup, just a couple of days after his €62 million ($67.6m) move from Lille. Jadon Sancho
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Jeff Carlisle, U.S. soccer correspondentJul 19, 2024, 10:58 PM ET Close Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Open Extended Reactions AFC Bournemouth and United States men’s national team midfielder Tyler Adams is looking at yet another lengthy spell on the sidelines after undergoing back surgery, according to the Cherries
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Adriana Garcia Jul 19, 2024, 06:25 AM ET Liverpool midfielder Alexis Mac Allister has said Argentina teammate Enzo Fernández is facing undeserved backlash for the video that shows the Chelsea midfielder singing a discriminatory chant. Fernández apologised this week after he posted a video on Instagram following his team’s 1-0 win over Colombia in the
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Jul 18, 2024, 03:02 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Manchester United have completed the signing of 18-year-old defender Leny Yoro from French Ligue 1 side Lille, the clubs confirmed Thursday. United agreed a fee of €62 million ($67.6m), plus a potential €8m ($8.7m) in add-ons, to sign the France under-21 international, sources told ESPN. Yoro
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Jul 18, 2024, 07:45 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Multiple lawsuits have been filed by fans against South American soccer’s governing body CONMEBOL and the operators of Hard Rock Stadium in the wake of the chaos surrounding Sunday’s Copa América final. The complainants claim that they purchased tickets for the final but that crowd-control issues
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