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9:19 PM ET Longtime star Megan Rapinoe had two goals and newcomer Catarina Macario scored once as the U.S. women’s national team defeated Colombia 6-0 on Friday in Orlando. – McNamee: Trinity Rodman set for soccer stardom– Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) The victory came as expected for the two-time defending World
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1:30 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Pep Guardiola has said he is happy for his Manchester City players to change in the bar ahead of their FA Cup tie with Cheltenham (Saturday at 12.30 p.m. ET, live on ESPN+) but has asked the hosts to make sure they do not leave any beer lying around because
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1:32 PM ET Swansea City announced on Friday that the club had secured a loan deal for Seattle Sounders FC forward Jordan Morris. ESPN reported last week that the two clubs were in talks over the proposed move. – MLS on ESPN+: Stream LIVE games and replays (U.S. only)– Insider Notebook: Chelsea‘s problem over Lampard
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10:47 AM ET PSV Eindhoven and USMNT youth international left back Chris Gloster has drawn interest from Newcastle United, a source with knowledge of the situation told ESPN. Any move to the Premier League side would be subject to Gloster obtaining a U.K. work permit. – How USMNT prospects adapt to life in Europe –
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5:36 AM ET Bryan Reynolds is the subject of interest from across Europe. Matthew Visinsky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Roma are leading the race to sign USMNT right-back Bryan Reynolds, sources have told ESPN. Reynolds, 19, has drawn interest from Juventus, Club Brugge and another unnamed club during the January transfer window, but Roma are now
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7:24 PM ET U.S. women’s soccer team head coach Vlatko Andonovski said the four-time World Cup winners are in a constant state of evolution, with the COVID-19-delayed Tokyo Games on the horizon at long last. The team defeated Colombia 4-0 in Monday’s friendly in Orlando, Florida, their first match of 2021, with midfielder Sam Mewis
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5:56 PM ET Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp called his side’s Premier League loss to Burnley on Thursday a “massive punch in the face” and downplayed the Reds’ chances of staying in the title race. Burnley stunned Liverpool 1-0 at Anfield, ending their 68-match home Premier League unbeaten streak in the process. The defeat dropped Liverpool
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2:23 PM ET Jeff CarlisleU.S. soccer correspondent Close Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Expansion club Austin FC selected Daniel Pereira, a midfielder from Virginia Tech, first in the MLS SuperDraft, with Wake Forest forward Calvin Harris taken second by FC Cincinnati. –
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7:12 AM ET FIFA are unhappy about reports of a breakaway league. Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images World football’s governing body FIFA has said players who feature in any breakaway European Super League would be banned from playing in FIFA competitions, including the World Cup. Sources told ESPN in October that any breakaway tournament, which would effectively replace
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5:03 AM ET There’s a familiar ritual whenever Chelsea struggle in midseason — and make no mistake about it, seven points out of a possible 24 in their past eight Premier League outings is a massive tailspin — and it centres around an impatient Roman Abramovich, surrounded by a virtual (possibly Zoom or, more likely,
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11:54 PM ET Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola’s delight at their 2-0 win over Aston Villa on Wednesday was tempered by injuries to playmaker Kevin De Bruyne and defender Kyle Walker. Belgian De Bruyne looked to have sustained a leg muscle injury and was replaced on the hour mark at the Etihad Stadium, while full-back
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3:20 PM ET Associated Press American teenager Matthew Hoppe scored for the third consecutive Bundesliga game but couldn’t prevent Schalke 04 from slumping to a 2-1 loss to fellow strugglers FC Cologne. – Karlsen: Meet Matthew Hoppe, the next U.S. teen sensation– Stream Bundesliga matches on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Jan Thielmann struck in the third
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