11:54 AM ET Associated Press A player for Orlando City SC and his brother are accused of sexually assaulting a woman, sheriff’s investigators said. Jonathan Suarez-Cortes, 24, was arrested Tuesday night near Orlando, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement posted on Twitter. The team said in a statement officials learned of its
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9:09 AM ET Bayern Munich teenager Jamal Musiala has decided to play for the Germany national team instead of England after a talk with head coach Joachim Low, he said on Wednesday. The 17-year-old attacking midfielder became the youngest English scorer in the Champions League when he netted for Bayern in Tuesday’s 4-1 win over
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9:28 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he is still in touch with Erling Haaland and refused to rule out the possibility of bringing the striker to Manchester United in the future. Solskjaer, who worked with Haaland at Molde, missed out on the Norway international when he chose to sign for Borussia
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8:00 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester City and USMNT goalkeeper Zack Steffen is backing a campaign to end systemic racism in US Soccer. The Anti-Racist Project will fund training for players, coaches, fans and executives from grassroots soccer to professional level across the United States. – Hislop: Football is ideal vehicle to drive social change
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4:59 AM ET Adriana Garcia Jose Luis Valdez had a contract with Quilmes until the summer. Ian Walton/Getty Images Quilmes’ all-time leading youth scorer Jose Luis Valdez has announced his retirement from football at the age of 22. The striker has taken the surprise decision after not being considered by Quilmes coach Facundo Sava for the
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2:47 AM ET Celtic manager Neil Lennon has stepped down following a dismal campaign that has left the Scottish Premiership club 18 points behind leaders Rangers, the club said on Wednesday. Lennon’s last game in charge was Sunday’s 1-0 defeat to Ross County, which left Celtic’s hopes of a 10th consecutive league title further in
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10:30 PM ET UEFA have opened a disciplinary investigation after AC Milan‘s Zlatan Ibrahimovic was subjected to racist abuse in last week’s Europa League match against Red Star Belgrade in Serbia, European football’s governing body said on Wednesday. Serbian media reported that Ibrahimovic, who has Bosnian roots, was insulted by an individual seated in the
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4:53 PM ET Bayern Munich cruised to victory at Lazio on Tuesday. Getty Bayern Munich put one foot in the Champions League quarterfinals with a commanding display in a 4-1 first-leg victory at Lazio on Tuesday. First-half goals from Robert Lewandowski, Jamal Musiala and Leroy Sane put the defending champs on the front foot. Lazio pulled
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5:30 PM ET Danny Lewis Chelsea‘s Champions League Round-of-16 match against Atletico Madrid in Bucharest was always going to be a tight affair, and that’s exactly how it turned out. It was the Blues who managed to get the foothold in the game, as Olivier Giroud‘s superb overhead kick in the 71st minute was given
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3:40 PM ET Eric GomezMexico writer LA Galaxy forward Efrain Alvarez has been selected by both the Mexican and United States under-23 national teams, as the two nations compete to have the 18-year-old represent them at the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic qualifying tournament. On Tuesday, CONCACAF announced the official preliminary rosters for all eight teams participating
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8:50 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said anyone leaking team news before games is “unethical and unprofessional.” Aston Villa have launched an investigation after news broke that midfielder Jack Grealish had suffered an injury in training ahead of their clash with Leicester City. – Stream LIVE games and replays on ESPN+
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12:53 PM ET Australia and Qatar will no longer feature in the postponed Copa America tournament. Photo by JUAN BARRETO/AFP via Getty Images Australia and Qatar, the two non-South American sides due to take part in this year’s Copa America, have pulled out of the tournament, the secretary general of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL)
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9:52 AM ET Jose Mourinho has vowed he “will be in Tottenham‘s history for the good reasons” after claiming he is “more motivated than ever” to halt the club’s slide amid growing speculation over his future. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) ESPN reported on Friday that chairman Daniel Levy wants to
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