Evian were relegated from the top flight in 2014-15. Evian, a Ligue 1 side only two seasons ago, will start from scratch in the seventh tier of French football after being disbanded and re-formed. The club, who once counted Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane and fellow World Cup-winner Bixente Lizarazu among their minority shareholders, were
The FC panel debate the rumours of Cristiano Ronaldo requesting a move out of Spain, possibly back to Manchester United. ESPN FC’s Mark Ogden addresses the latest news on Cristiano Ronaldo and looks ahead to his upcoming press availability. The FC crew evaluate Cristiano Ronaldo’s future with Real Madrid and assess the possibility of a
ESPN FC is “OnScene” in Russia ahead of the opening weekend of Confederations Cup play. Stay in touch with everything our correspondents have been getting up to. FRIDAY, June 16 El Tri supporters have made it to Kazan! Found some Mexico fans! Claudia and Jorge from Los Ángeles #eltrieng #kazan @lafc pic.twitter.com/zEoh1xx4r1 – Tom Marshall
Hector Moreno’s late header salvaged a precious point for Mexico in a riveting draw with Portugal. Hector Moreno’s late header salvaged a precious point for Mexico in a riveting draw with Portugal. With a few controversial decisions already in the books, the FC crew provide their early thoughts on the impact of VAR. Alexis Nunes
NYCFC had star man David Villa to thank for their three points against Seattle, as his brace turned around a 1-0 deficit. Janusz Michallik breaks down the controversial decisions and David Villa’s star performance in NYCFC’s win over Seattle. David Villa scored his 50th and 51st career MLS goals to help New York City FC
While Russia defeated New Zealand in the Confederations Cup opener, many questions still surround their predictability. Hosts Russia earned a well-deserved 2-0 win over New Zealand courtesy of goals from Denis Glushakov and Fedor Smolov. Hosts Russia earned a well-deserved 2-0 win over New Zealand courtesy of goals from Denis Glushakov and Fedor Smolov. ST.
Tim Cahill will be part of the Australia squad at the age of 37. AUSTRALIA Goalkeepers: Mathew Ryan (Genk), Mitchell Langerak (Stuttgart), Daniel Vukovic (Sydney FC) Defenders: Milos Degenek (Yokohama F Marinos), Alex Gersbach (Rosenborg), Dylan McGowan (Pacos de Ferreira), Bailey Wright (Bristol City), Aziz Behich (Bursaspor), Ryan McGowan (Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng), Trent Sainsbury (Inter
Shaka Hislop feels Jordan Pickford has done enough to warrant a potential starting job at Everton. Brian McBride talks Ross Barkley’s future as the Everton midfielder finishes up a forgetful season with Everton. Liverpool has unveiled its plans for hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which features a running track at Everton’s new ground. The city
Bernd Storck and his players react after Hungary’s historic loss to Andorra in a World Cup qualifier. BUDAPEST, Hungary — The coach of Hungary is offering free tickets to a pair of World Cup qualifiers to fans who attended the team’s 1-0 loss in Andorra last week. Bernd Storck said on state television on Friday
Shaka Hislop feels Jordan Pickford has done enough to warrant a potential starting job at Everton. Jordan Pickford palmed away Linus Wahlqvist’s cheeky penalty kick to keep England on level terms with Sweden. England under-21 boss Aidy Boothroyd hailed “super” Jordan Pickford after the goalkeeper’s penalty save rescued the Young Lions against Sweden. The new
With Ronaldo reportedly intending to quit Real Madrid, ESPN FC’s Mark Ogden assesses the chances of a Man United return. Mark Ogden isn’t overly convinced Cristiano Ronaldo will be leaving Real Madrid after recent reports suggesting otherwise. Reports in Portugal on Friday morning suggesting that Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to leave Real Madrid this summer
Jackson Irvine made 42 appearances for Burton Albion this season, scoring 10 goals. Australia international Jackson Irvine feels vindicated for turning down a Chinese offer that would have increased his wage 20-fold. A Chinese Super League club made three separate offers to him in last January’s transfer window. But Irvine refused the offers, believed to
The FC guys answer questions regarding Ronaldo’s peak age, Sergio Ramos’ diving, and Mohamed Salah’s fit with Liverpool. Monday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending… CHELSEA: Chelsea are waiting to discover if Eden Hazard will be fit for the start of next season after he fractured his right ankle.
The FC crew debate whether the time is right for Antoine Griezmann to leave Atletico Madrid for Manchester United. Stewart Robson breaks down why United rumours are cooling around Griezmann, and explains which striker he’d sign. For now, at least, Antoine Griezmann joins the list of top players who, after being heavily linked to Manchester
England manager Gareth Southgate believes that Wayne Rooney’s international career is not finished as long as the striker plays regular football. Harry Kane is eager to prove his leadership credentials for England when he makes his expected return to the side against Scotland. The Tottenham striker, who won the Premier League Golden Boot with 29
As varying reports surround David De Gea’s United future, where does Gab Marcotti feel the Spaniard will play next season? Media reports in England suggest Manchester United have slapped a £66 million ($85m) valuation on David De Gea. And if, say, Real Madrid wanted to include Alvaro Morata in part-exchange, they’d be willing to value