Month: June 2021

10:44 AM ET In December 2020, Mara Gomez made history as the first transgender footballer to play in Argentina’s women’s championship. Her debut for Villa San Carlos in Berisso, Argentina, against Lanus in the Primera Division was the culmination of years of struggles, having dealt with persecution, discrimination and abuse. She says football has saved
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3:29 PM ET Tottenham Hotspur have named Nuno Espirito Santo as their new manager after the Portuguese left Wolverhampton Wanderers at the end of last season, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. Nuno left Wolves after four seasons where they achieved promotion to the Premier League in 2018 after a six-year absence and retained
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12:36 PM ET Alex KirklandESPN FC Barcelona will host Real Sociedad on the opening weekend of the 2021-22 La Liga season while Real Madrid visit Alaves with the first Clasico of the campaign on the weekend of Oct. 24, the Spanish football federation (RFEF) announced. Champions Atletico Madrid, meanwhile, will begin the defence of their
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10:25 AM ET Former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez has been appointed as new manager of Merseyside rivals Everton. The 61-year-old has put pen to paper on a three-year deal with the Premier League club and replaces Carlo Ancelotti, who made a shock return to Real Madrid on June 1. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on
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5:58 AM ET Arsenal are in talks to sign Benfica left-back Nuno Tavares, sources have told ESPN. The 21-year-old is viewed as a back-up option for Kieran Tierney, who agreed a new five-year contract with the club last week. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– When does the transfer window re-open? |
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5:36 PM ET Artem Dovbyk scored a late extra-time winner as Ukraine beat 10-man Sweden 2-1 at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Tuesday night to reach the 2020 European Championship quarterfinals. – Marcotti: Sweden-Ukraine deliver in another Euro thriller– Euro 2020 on ESPN: Stream LIVE games and replays (U.S. only) Oleksandr Zinchenko opened the scoring
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3:13 PM ET Outgoing Germany coach Joachim Low regretted his team’s missed opportunities in a 2-0 defeat by England in their Euro 2020 last-16 game on Tuesday after his 15-year run at the helm of the national team came to an end at Wembley. In what turned out to be Low’s last game in charge,
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8:14 PM ET France international Adrien Rabiot‘s mother had words with Kylian Mbappe‘s father in the stands of the National Arena in Bucharest on Monday during a shootout loss to Switzerland, sources told ESPN. Veronique Rabiot, who is her son Adrien’s agent, told Wilfried Mbappe to speak with his son because he was too arrogant
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4:31 PM ET England are at a dangerous moment, coach Gareth Southgate warned on Tuesday as he urged caution about getting over-excited after their 2-0 win over Germany in the last-16 of Euro 2020 at a raucous Wembley. Goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane gave England a 2-0 win which was their first triumph
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4:06 PM ET LONDON — Gareth Southgate’s biggest test as England manager ended with a result that can redefine how the nation views itself at major tournaments, beating Germany 2-0 on Tuesday in the round of 16 at Euro 2020 and ending Joachim Low’s time in charge of Die Nationalmannschaft. The Three Lions may have
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2:19 PM ET England beat Germany 2-0 at Wembley on Tuesday to reach the Euro 2020 quarterfinals thanks to second-half goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane. Both sides came into this match with question marks over them after unconvincing group stage performances with England scoring just twice despite topping the group while Germany needed
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11:54 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Marseille have completed the signing of United States winger Konrad De La Fuente from Barcelona for €3 million, the French club has announced. De la Fuente, 19, has agreed a four-year deal with Marseille, who are owned by American businessman Frank McCourt, the former owner of the Los
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9:24 AM ET France coach Didier Deschamps will remain in charge of the national team despite their shock 5-4 defeat to Switzerland on penalties at Euro 2020, sources have told ESPN. Kylian Mbappe missed the decisive penalty in Monday’s round-of-16 shootout after the 2018 World Cup winners drew 3-3 with Switzerland after extra-time. Euro 2020:
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10:57 AM ET Frank de Boer has left his role as Netherlands manager following the team’s elimination from Euro 2020, the Dutch FA announced on Tuesday. The announcement comes two days after their shock defeat to Czech Republic in the round of 16. Euro 2020: News and features | Fixtures and bracket | Standings |
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