8:26 AM ET Tom King overtook the previous record held by Asmir Begovic. Photo by Simon Galloway/PA Images via Getty Images Newport County goalkeeper Tom King has broken the Guinness World record for the longest goal scored in a competitive football match. King’s 105 yard (96.01 metre) shot helped Newport County draw 1-1 with Cheltenham Town
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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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10:58 AM ET Real Madrid want to keep Zinedine Zidane until the end of the season despite the disappointment following the team’s early exit from the Copa del Rey, club sources have told ESPN. Madrid lost 2-1 to Spanish third division club Alcoyano in extra-time to crash out of the Copa in the last 32,
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5:08 AM ET Mikel Arteta has expressed his relief at trimming an “unmanageable” Arsenal squad but added he is hopeful of negotiating a tough market to make additions before the January transfer window closes. Arsenal have terminated the contracts of Mesut Ozil and Sokratis Papastathopoulos and are allowing Sead Kolasinac to see out the remaining
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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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4:46 AM ET Michail Antonio joined West Ham in 2015. Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images West Ham United forward Michail Antonio has said he had to get car insurance through a specialist company who charged him $27,000 (£20,000) following his Christmas Day crash in 2019. Sources told ESPN that Antonio crashed his Lamborghini into a bin
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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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5:57 PM ET Jordan Morris has left training camp for the United States men’s national team the U.S. Soccer Federation announced on Wednesday. Morris’ departure had the blessing of U.S. manager Gregg Berhalter, with one source confirming to ESPN reports that the Seattle Sounders winger is in the process of finalizing a six-month loan to
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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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5:33 PM ET Real Madrid were stunned in extra time by third-division side Alcoyano, 2-1, in the Copa del Rey round of 32 on Wednesday. The loss for Los Blancos marks the first time since 2015-16 the club has been eliminated at this stage. Then, they were forced to forfeit against Cadiz after fielding an
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2:54 PM ET Bernardo Silva‘s controversial first Premier League goal of the season helped earn Manchester City a hard-fought 2-0 against Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. City knew that victory would see them go to the top of the Premier League — at least temporarily — while Villa’s first team was playing
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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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9:37 AM ET Martin Odegaard wants to leave Real Madrid in search of playing time to continue to progress in his career, several sources have confirmed to ESPN. The Norwegian playmaker was a starter in his team’s opening two league games but has seen limited action since. Odegaard was not included in Zinedine Zidane’s travelling
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9:58 AM ET Adriana Garcia Tigres manager Ricardo Ferretti has been banned for one match. Alex Menendez/Getty Images Ricardo “Tuca” Ferretti, coach of Mexican top division club Tigres, has been handed a one-match ban for smoking during a league game. A photograph captured the Brazilian-born boss smoking a cigarette on the bench during his team’s 2-0
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