Welbeck penalty at Man United, McTominay red card, Virgil van Dijk foul

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) causes controversy every week in the Premier League, but how are decisions made and are they correct? After each weekend, we take a look at the most high-profile incidents and examine the process both in terms of VAR protocol and the Laws of the Game. – VAR’s wildest moments: Alisson’s two … Read more

Raheem Sterling, Kalidou Koulibaly each 6/10 in win over Everton

Chelsea got off to a positive start despite a sluggish performance in the Premier League opener as they secured a 1-0 victory against Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday evening. A quiet first half saw the home side enjoy the best share of the chances, but it was Thomas Tuchel’s side who took the lead … Read more

Puig joins LA Galaxy from Barcelona, ​​but rival MLS executives are skeptical of the deal

The MLS secondary transfer window closed in very much the same way that it started: With a high-profile player arriving in Los Angeles amid questions of how he would fit on his new club’s salary budget. A little more than a month after LAFC acquired Gareth Bale, the LA Galaxy on Thursday signed Spanish midfielder … Read more

England’s historic Euro 2022 victory has changed the face of women’s football, and this is only the beginning

12:25 PM ET Ian DarkeESPN.com writer Close Darke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN’s lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world’s most recognizable soccer voices. … Read more

Sarina Wiegman proved herself a great football manager in the way she won Euro 2022

Sarina Wiegman now belongs in the pantheon of great football managers. If that sounds like a knee-jerk reaction after England’s victory last night, it’s worth considering that no one has ever won two European Championships — or World Cups, for that matter — with different nations in either the women’s or men’s game. Wiegman was … Read more

Britain’s Biggest Celebrity Scandal Ends With Rebekah Vardy Losing Her Libel Case Against Coleen Rooney

One of the most ridiculous and engrossing trials in modern legal memory finally came to a conclusion on Friday. After one soccer player’s wife accused another of leaking stories about her to the tabloid press in 2019, we could not have foreseen the rollercoaster of secret messages, suspiciously lost evidence, and downright hilarity which was … Read more

NYCFC’s Taty Castellanos loan is proof of the power of multi-club ownership

Valentin “Taty” Castellanos is finally moving abroad — just not in the way many around MLS would have predicted. NYCFC announced on Monday morning that it has sent Castellanos on a year-long loan to Spanish club Girona FC. On the surface, the move seems a little underwhelming. Castellanos won the golden boot and led NYCFC … Read more

Chelsea need new signings, and quickly, to avoid going backwards this season

Preseason games are rarely a reliable guide to a team’s prospects for the campaign ahead, but Thomas Tuchel’s concerns about Chelsea’s readiness for the new Premier League season are. The alarm bells which started ringing six months ago are only getting louder. Chelsea’s 4-0 defeat against London rivals Arsenal in Orlando on Saturday, which prompted … Read more