4:56 AM ET Adriana Garcia Shakhtar Donetsk‘s Brazilian players have arrived home after their ordeal to leave Kyiv, Ukraine, following Russia‘s invasion of the country. Thirteen Brazilian players from Shakhtar Donetsk, and Dynamo Kyiv striker Vitinho, had sought refuge with their families in a hotel in Ukraine’s capital last week and asked for help to
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5:09 AM ET Chelsea is up for sale, sources have told ESPN, as the UK government comes under pressure to sanction owner Roman Abramovich. Alexander Hassenstein – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images Roman Abramovich is willing to listen to offers for Chelsea as pressure grows over his ownership amid Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine, sources have told
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4:44 PM ET Riyad Mahrez and Jack Grealish were on target as Premier League leaders Manchester City beat Championship strugglers Peterborough United 2-0 on Tuesday to advance to the FA Cup quarterfinals. – ESPN+ viewers’ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more City struggled to break down the second tier’s bottom club until Mahrez put
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5:32 PM ET Tottenham Hotspur suffered an FA Cup upset at the hands of Championship club Middlesbrough on Tuesday losing 1-0 after extra time in the fifth round at the Riverside Stadium to Chris Wilder’s side. – ESPN+ viewers guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more Josh Coburn drilled in the decisive goal in the
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5:52 PM ET The Houston Dynamo have acquired Atletico Madrid and Mexico international midfielder Hector Herrera on a Designated Player deal, sources confirmed to ESPN. Herrera, 31, will join up with Houston on a free transfer when his contract with Atletico expires in the summer. – MLS on ESPN+: Stream LIVE games, replays (U.S. only)
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12:56 PM ET On Monday, FIFA announced that it was indefinitely suspending Russian representative teams (men’s and women’s). (In a joint statement, UEFA announced they were removing club sides from all competitions.) This means Russia will almost certainly not be participating in the Qatar World Cup in November. The previous day, FIFA had condemned the
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7:05 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United‘s search for a new manager will be “thorough,” according to football director John Murtough, with the new man tasked with returning the club to top of domestic and European football. United are looking for their next permanent manager after placing Ralf Rangnick in charge until the end of
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12:01 PM ET Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel lost his temper at a news conference ahead of their FA Cup match at Luton Town and snapped at journalists after being repeatedly asked about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The world of sports continued to isolate Russia on Tuesday after it launched its invasion of Ukraine by land,
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8:52 AM ET Associated Press Roman Abramovich’s attempt to shift the “stewardship and care” of Chelsea to the Premier League club’s foundation has sparked the trustees to report the move to the British body overseeing charities. The unexpected announcement from the Chelsea owner, which lacked full clarity, was issued on Saturday following calls for him
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8:55 AM ET Associated Press Lokomotiv Moscow coach Markus Gisdol has quit his role. Alexander ShcherbakTASS via Getty Images German coach Markus Gisdol quit his job as coach of Russian soccer club Lokomotiv Moscow on Tuesday in protest at Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Lokomotiv said simply that Gisdol was “removed from the post of head coach”
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5:24 AM ET The Football Association has written to Harvey Elliott for observations after he was seen celebrating Liverpool‘s Carabao Cup victory with a red flare. Liverpool claimed the trophy for a record ninth time after beating Chelsea 11-10 in an epic penalty shootout. – Carabao Cup on ESPN+: Stream LIVE games and replays (U.S.
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6:20 AM ET Everton have received an apology from the Premier League’s head of referees, Mike Riley, after the failure to award an injury time penalty against Manchester City on Saturday, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Everton were trailing the league leaders 1-0 when Rodrigo handled the ball inside the area. Match referee Paul Tierney
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5:12 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona want to create their own cryptocurrency to help them “survive financially” against clubs owned by big corporations and foreign investors, president Joan Laporta has said. Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in the Catalan city this week, Laporta said Barca will launch a range of NFTs (Non-Fungible
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7:08 AM ET Adriana Garcia Javier Aguirre is no longer manager of Monterrey. Angel Martinez – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Mexican club Monterrey fired manager Javier Aguirre on Saturday after a run of disappointing results. The Liga MX side made the move following the 2-0 home loss to fellow strugglers Atletico San Luis. Monterrey have taken
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4:04 PM ET A set of proposed resolutions addressing gender equity and discriminatory chanting are set to be taken up by the U.S. Soccer Federation’s board of directors on Friday. If passed, the resolutions would take immediate effect and become the official position of the USSF. The gender equity proposal consists of three parts. The
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