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3:07 PM ET New Wrexham owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney at their first press conference for the club. Getty Images WREXHAM, Wales — Nearly nine months after finalizing a takeover of Wrexham A.F.C., a team based in north Wales that plays in the fifth tier of English football, screen stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney
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7:22 AM ET Emiliano Sala and the plane’s pilot David Ibbotson died in the crash. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images Businessman David Henderson, who organised the flight which crashed leading to the death of footballer Emiliano Sala, has been found guilty of endangering the safety of an aircraft by Cardiff Crown Court. Sala and pilot David Ibbotson died
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9:12 AM ET Lionel Messi missed Paris Saint-Germain‘s collective training session with a muscle problem on Thursday, while Kylian Mbappe was ruled out of their Ligue 1 game at home against champions Lille on Friday. France striker Mbappe also missed the session and the club said he was suffering from an ORL (ear, nose and
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6:06 AM ET Adriana Garcia LaLiga have previously acted out against racist behaviour in the league. Photo by Pedro Salado/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images) LaLiga will report a Barcelona fan to the Spanish authorities for subjecting Real Madrid‘s Vinicius Junior to racist abuse during Sunday’s El Clasico at the Camp Nou. Vinicius, 21, started in Sunday’s 2-1
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6:17 PM ET Lucas Moura headed the winner as Tottenham Hotspur beat Burnley 1-0 to book their place in the Carabao Cup quarterfinals. The score came in the 68th minute when Moura latched onto Emerson Royal’s pass that scooted past Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– ESPN+ viewer’s
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5:49 PM ET Holders Manchester City were eliminated from the League Cup by West Ham United after a penalty shootout at the London Stadium on Wednesday, ending Pep Guardiola’s team’s four-year domination of the competition. The game went to penalties after ending goalless and the Hammers triumphed 5-3 in the spot kicks to end Pep
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6:16 PM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona have sacked coach Ronald Koeman following Wednesday’s 1-0 LaLiga loss to Rayo Vallecano, their third defeat in their last four league games. Following Koeman’s exit, sources have told ESPN that the club will open talks with Xavi Hernandez on Friday regarding the vacancy, with the former team
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4:00 PM ET Manchester United are prepared to lose Paul Pogba for free next summer after accepting the midfielder will not sign a new contract at Old Trafford, sources have told ESPN. The France international, who cost a then-world-record £89.1 million when he signed from Juventus in August 2016, will become a free agent when
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10:33 AM ET Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Tim Melia has been suspended for one match by the MLS Disciplinary Committee following his “Rock Bottom” foul on Seattle Sounders’ Cristian Roldan. Following a goal mouth scramble during the teams’ match on Saturday, Melia wrapped his right arm around Roldan’s shoulders and drove him to the ground
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7:37 AM ET West Ham’s London Stadium is set to increase its capacity. Justin Setterfield/Getty Images West Ham United‘s London Stadium will overtake Arsenal to become the second biggest Premier League ground in the city after being granted permission to increase capacity to 62,500. The extra 2,500 seats — released once the safety application has been
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4:36 AM ET Adriana Garcia Lucas Hernandez instead has to pay a €96,000 fine. Photo by Paulo Nascimento/NurPhoto via Getty Images Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez will not be going to prison in Spain after a court upheld his appeal against a six-month sentence for disobeying a restraining order following a 2017 conviction of domestic violence
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11:28 PM ET A-League player Josh Cavallo has described the ‘immense support’ he’s received since coming out to his Adelaide United teammates. Mark Brake/Getty Images Adelaide United midfielder Josh Cavallo on Wednesday became a rarity in professional sport: an openly gay male athlete. Cavallo hopes more professional footballers will follow his lead and publicly announce that
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4:54 PM ET French striker Olivier Giroud‘s early strike earned AC Milan a narrow 1-0 win over Torino on Tuesday to send Stefano Pioli’s side top of the Serie A standings. In an otherwise uneventful first half, Giroud, starting in place of another veteran Milan forward — Zlatan Ibrahimovic — tapped home his fourth Serie
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5:11 PM ET Reuters Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Arsenal moved into the Carabao Cup quarterfinals with a victory over fellow Premier League side Leeds United. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– ESPN+ viewer’s guide: Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS, FA Cup and more Arsenal eased through with second-half goals from Calum
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6:09 AM ET Walter Smith was the second most successful manager in Rangers’ history. Photo by Steve Welsh/PA Images via Getty Images Former Scotland, Rangers and Everton manager Walter Smith has died at the age of 73, it was announced on Tuesday. Rangers, with whom the former Dundee United defender had two spells as manager from
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8:51 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has said he thought about confronting the people that attacked his car after Sunday’s defeat to Real Madrid but realised that was what they wanted. A large group of supporters surrounded Koeman as he attempted to leave Camp Nou, shouting insults at him and
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6:09 PM ET LaLiga club Barcelona will play Argentine giants Boca Juniors in a December tribute match to mark the one year-anniversary of the death of their former player Diego Maradona, the two sides announced on Monday. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– ESPN+ viewer’s guide: Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS, FA Cup
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