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Arsenal seek to pile pressure on Koeman

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 04:35:00 PDT

Arsenal head to Everton seeking a win that may put the hosts in the drop zone. Arsene Wenger's side, meanwhile, could move level on points with fourth-placed Chelsea. Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil both start. Team news &#187

FA technical director Dan Ashworth's position 'untenable' - Heather Rabbatts

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 02:33:00 PDT

Dan Ashworth was responsible for the appointment of former England women's manager Mark Sampson. Dan Ashworth's position as technical director of the Football Association is "untenable," according to former FA board member Heather Rabbatts. Ashworth, along with FA chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn, are under scrutiny after three inquiries were needed to establish that former England women's manager Mark Sampson made discriminatory comments towards Chelsea forward Eni Aluko and midfielder Drew Spence. Ashworth was responsible for the appointment of Sampson and is also set...

Kedah to play JDT in Malaysia Cup final dress rehearsal in MSL

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:15:00 PDT

John Wilkinson feels Malaysia's Nelo Vingada should be given more time in charge despite a winless 2017 campaign. Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill discuss Kelantan's struggles in the Malaysia Super League. Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson discuss how ex-Argentina international Luciano Figueroa will adapt to his new role at JDT. Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) will prepare for the Malaysia Cup final with an unoffficial dress rehearsal against Kedah in the Malaysia Super League (MSL) next Saturday. As fate has it, the two giants will face off on the final day of the MSL season at Alor Setar, with JDT already crowned league champions. Kedah Johor Darul Ta'zim 1:00 PM UTC Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats The Johor giants secured a place in their second Malaysia Cup final by brushing aside Perak 3-0 in the second-leg semifinal on Saturday night. Gonzalo Cabrera's second-half brace, plus a Gabriel Guerra...

Steve Gans, Eric Wynalda deliver first salvos in USSF presidential race

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:49:00 PDT

Sebastian Salazar joins the guys for a heated debate about the U.S.'s World Cup failure, who's to blame and how to recover. INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada -- The Lake Tahoe area is as tranquil and scenic as they come. This time of year the days are still balmy enough, though the dusting of snow on the surrounding mountains is a reminder that winter isn't far away. It is here that the race for the presidency of the U.S. Soccer Federation began to heat up on Saturday. The gathering was ostensibly the annual meeting for the National Council of the U.S. Adult Soccer Association, where the mundane tasks of approving budgets and...

Transfer Talk: Manchester City's Yaya Toure to join New York City FC

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 06:57:00 PDT

Yaya Toure, 34, has won two Premier League titles with Manchester City. Yaya Toure is set to end his eight-year stay at Manchester City at the end of the season, with the Star reporting that the Ivorian will join the Blues' sister club New York City FC in MLS. For more on Yaya and NYCFC, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking here.

Steve Gans and Eric Wynalda make pitches to be U.S. Soccer president

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 05:38:00 PDT

The FC pundits share their thoughts and experiences with coaches in the U.S. youth system and how it has contributed to the national team's World Cup failure. INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada -- Steve Gans and Eric Wynalda stated their respective cases to replace current U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati on Saturday. Speaking before the National Council of the U.S. Adult Soccer Association, both candidates were given five minutes to lay out their vision, and then answered several questions. Gulati was in attendance, but declined to make a formal presentation, having spoken earlier in the day to smaller, region-based groups. Another announced candidate,...

Sanchez challenges Spurs to carry Madrid mentality into Liverpool match

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:45:00 PDT

The ESPN FC crew preview the top Premier League fixtures this Sunday and discuss what's at stake for each club. Robbie Fowler says Liverpool's squad is as good as Tottenham's, as the two prepare for their clash at Wembley this weekend. Tottenham defender Davinson Sanchez is urging his teammates to carry their Real Madrid momentum into Sunday's Premier League clash against Liverpool. Spurs are riding high on the back of a hard-earned draw at the home of the European champions on Tuesday, which extended their unbeaten run to 10 matches in all competitions. They had also won five in a row before the trip to the Santiago Bernabeu and the challenge now is to maintain form, with West Ham in the Carabao Cup, Manchester United, the return...

Napoli more motivated to peform in Serie A than Champions League - Sarri

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:32:00 PDT

Napoli remain unbeaten in Serie A after settling for a draw against Inter on Saturday. Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri admitted his side are more motivated in Serie A than in the Champions League after his side "dropped two points" in Saturday's top-of-the-table draw with Inter Milan. Sarri's men had the better of the chances to find a winner and saw their 100 percent record came to start the Serie A season came to an end as they failed to win in the league for the first time since April. They're still unbeaten in the league, but Napoli have already suffered two defeats in Europe...


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