Month: January 2021

7:58 PM ET Eleven people, including the former president of the Flamengo football club, were formally charged on Friday in connection with the deaths of 10 teenage footballers in a 2019 fire, public prosecutors said. The boys, ages 14 to 16, were killed on Feb. 8, 2019, when a nighttime blaze swept through the Flamengo
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5:30 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Bruno Fernandes has hit back at Jurgen Klopp’s suggestion that Manchester United get too many penalties, saying he doesn’t care what people think. Klopp has hinted that his Liverpool team are less likely to get penalty decisions than United. Ahead of the crucial top of the table clash between the
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4:57 PM ET Paul Scholes knows all about winning Premier League titles. He won 11 with Manchester United including the club’s 20th, and last, league championship in 2013. Eight years on, he believes they can finally win it again this season if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team clears the psychological hurdle of beating Liverpool at Anfield
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8:57 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said his team are the underdogs heading into Sunday’s top of the table clash with Liverpool and added it will be a “shock” if they win at Anfield. United are three points clear of the 2019-20 champions at the top of the Premier
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12:21 PM ET Swansea City are in “ongoing” discussions to acquire United States winger Jordan Morris from the Seattle Sounders on a six-month loan, a source confirmed to ESPN. The Telegraph was the first to report Swansea’s interest in Morris. – USMNT 2021 to-do list: Find a striker, build depth behind stars– Sources: Juve interested
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11:28 AM ET Juventus and Roma are among the clubs interested in signing American teenager Bryan Reynolds, sources have told ESPN. The 19-year-old FC Dallas full-back is also attracting Club Brugge and another unnamed European team. – USMNT 2021 to-do list: Find a striker, build depth behind stars– Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S.
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9:01 AM ET Jurgen Klopp has said he is not capable of playing “mind games” in the Premier League title race after being accused of attempting to copy Sir Alex Ferguson by ex-referee Mark Clattenburg following the Liverpool manager’s claim that Manchester United have had “more penalties in two years than I have had in
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8:34 AM ET Wayne Rooney joined Derby from D.C. United in January 2020. Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images Wayne Rooney has been appointed permanent manager of Derby County, the club have confirmed. Former England and Manchester United forward Rooney had been in caretaker charge of the EFL Championship club since the departure of Phillip Cocu in
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2:54 PM ET Associated Press Men’s Olympic soccer qualifying in North and Central America and the Caribbean was rescheduled Thursday for March 18-30 in Guadalajara, Mexico where the tournament originally was set to be played last spring. The United States, which failed to qualify for the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, is in Group A of
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6:14 PM ET Adriana Garcia Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane does not consider his team’s elimination from the Spanish Supercopa at the hands of Athletic Bilbao “a failure.” Athletic beat holders Real Madrid, 2-1, in Thursday’s semifinal in Malaga and will face Barcelona in Sunday’s title game in Seville. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on
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