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2:39 PM ET Two members of the Colombia delegation to Copa America tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, meaning three competing teams have players or officials infected before the tournament even kicks off. Eight Venezuela players tested positive on Saturday, as did three from Bolivia. Host nation Brazil play the opening match against Venezuela on
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12:00 PM ET LONDON — Gareth Southgate is aiming to chip away at the historic tournament failings that have perennially undermined England‘s chances and Sunday’s 1-0 win over Croatia at Wembley is another notable step along that path. The 50-year-old is steeped in Three Lions history, standing prominently in the lineage of biannual disappointment dating
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10:09 AM ET Connor O’Halloran Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen was “gone” before he was resuscitated after suffering a cardiac arrest, the team’s doctor Morten Boesen said in a news conference on Sunday. Eriksen, 29, was taken to a hospital in Copenhagen on Saturday after he collapsed on the pitch during Denmark’s Euro 2020 opener against
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4:53 PM ET Belgium beat Russia 3-0 on the back of a Romelu Lukaku double to open their European Championship campaign on Saturday. – Euro 2020 on ESPN: Stream LIVE games and replays (U.S. only) Lukaku opened the scoring for Belgium early on and then ran to the pitchside camera and appeared to pay tribute
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1:02 PM ET Denmark players surround stricken Christian Eriksen. WOLFGANG RATTAY/AFP via Getty Images Denmark‘s Euro 2020 Group B game with Finland was suspended just before half-time after Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field. Medics ran onto the field to help the Internazionale midfielder as he lay stricken on the ground. Players from both sides looked
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11:01 AM ET Wales striker Kieffer Moore snatched his side a point with a powerful header in a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in their Euro 2020 opener at the Baku Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Switzerland’s Breel Embolo opened the scoring in Azerbaijan with a header from a Xherdan Shaqiri corner shortly after the restart. –
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7:23 AM ET England manager Gareth Southgate and Netherlands counterpart Frank de Boer both received tactical advice from planes flying banners over their training bases on the eve of their Euro 2020 campaigns. A plane flew over England’s St George’s Park base on Saturday, with the message “Most Croatia goals come down the left apparently”
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5:25 PM ET Chelsea and U.S. international attacker Christian Pulisic said that the U.S. team’s CONCACAF Nations League triumph over Mexico was “something we really needed” and will give Gregg Berhalter’s side a significant increase in belief ahead of the start of World Cup qualifying in September. Pulisic was back home in Hershey, Pa. on
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4:51 PM ET Italy rode three second-half goals to a 3-0 win over Turkey in Group A of the opening match of the 2020 European Championship in Rome on Friday. – Euro 2020 on ESPN: Stream LIVE games and replays (U.S. only)– Euro 2020 bracket and fixture schedule Postponed by a year, the biggest footballing
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11:06 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent David De Gea is still in the dark about his Manchester United future, sources have told ESPN. De Gea shared the job as United’s goalkeeper with Dean Henderson last season and even though he started the Europa League final defeat to Villarreal, the Spain international was only picked for two
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9:32 AM ET Scotland captain Andy Robertson has confirmed his team will join England in taking the knee in an anti-racism gesture when the two sides meet at Wembley in Euro 2020 on June 18. This U-turn follows their original statement on Thursday which said the team would collectively stand, rather than kneel, in their
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7:00 AM ET Adriana Garcia Spain‘s players and coaches were given COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday morning, three days before their Euro 2020 Group E opener against Sweden in Seville. The army arrived at the national team’s headquarters in Las Rozas, Madrid, to administer different vaccines “depending on the situation of each member.” The Spanish Football
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3:41 AM ET Jadon Sancho to Manchester United is creeping closer but Borussia Dortmund continue to drive a hard bargain — ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. PLUS: Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling’s uncertain Man City futures. Jump to: City’s Grealish move could be funded by Mahrez, Sterling exit | Gundogan to stay amid Barca
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