Football

4:00 AM ET Tor-Kristian Karlsen With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting football clubs’ finances around the world, Europe’s top teams are looking to their youth teams rather than to transfers for ways to freshen up. Already this season we’ve seen teenagers like Borussia Dortmund‘s Giovanni Reyna, Arsenal‘s Bukayo Saka and Manchester United‘s Mason Greenwood make their
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8:05 AM ET AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reaffirmed his belief that athletes should “stick to sports” as he addressed comments aimed at LA Lakers star LeBron James. Speaking in an interview for UEFA for Discovery+ in Sweden last Thursday, Ibrahimovic had said: “[LeBron] is phenomenal at what he’s doing, but I don’t like
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9:08 AM ET Chelsea have stabilized their form under new manager Thomas Tuchel, who replaced Frank Lampard on Jan. 26. The reworked Blues have been unbeaten since, winning six games and drawing three in all competitions, but much of the positivity has been lacking one person in particular: Christian Pulisic. The USMNT international, who has
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1:23 PM ET Milan rose to the challenge of Roma this weekend, putting the derby defeat behind them and keeping the pressure on Inter in the title race. Antonietta Baldassarre/Insidefoto/LightRocket via Getty Images The weekend in soccer was full of surprises, drama and action as per usual. AC Milan and Inter Milan both won their respective
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2:53 PM ET Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Manchester United are receiving fewer penalties as a result of referees being influenced by rival managers. United were held to a 0-0 draw by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge after referee Stuart Attwell opted not to give the visitors a 14th-minute penalty following a handball incident involving Callum
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1:12 PM ET Lewis Dunk remonstrates with referee Lee Mason following Brighton’s loss. Photo by Rui Vieira – Pool/Getty Images Brighton & Hove Albion‘s Lewis Dunk said referee Lee Mason’s performance in their 1-0 Premier League defeat at West Bromwich Albion was “embarrassing” after he allowed and then disallowed a goal before the Video Assistant Referee
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3:50 PM ET The U.S. Soccer Federation’s National Council formally voted to repeal a policy that required players to stand for the national anthem. The vote to repeal Policy 604-1, which took place at the USSF’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday, received 71.34% of the weighted vote. The policy had already been repealed by the
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9:22 AM ET Manchester City extended their record-breaking winning run in the Premier League to 20 games as they beat top four contenders West Ham United 2-1 at the Etihad on Saturday. Ruben Dias scored his first City goal in 32 games before John Stones wrapped up the game in the second half. – ESPN
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