Conte: Chelsea are not already in the FA Cup final

Antonio Conte insisted Chelsea are not already in the FA Cup final, despite playing relegation candidates Southampton in the semi-final.

Joey Barton backed by Sam Allardyce after landing Fleetwood job

Barton was released by Burnley in May 2017, as he was banned from football for 18 months after admitting a Football Association charge in relation to betting. Joey Barton has taken on his biggest challenge yet by making the first step into management as head coach at Fleetwood, according to…

Tottenham’s curious relationship with FA Cup, Morata needs a goal, Liverpool’s revenge

After the Bournemouth win, the FC panel talk who’s in line to make the squad for Manchester United’s FA Cup semifinal against Spurs. W2W4 previews the weekend’s action by highlighting its most compelling storylines as Manchester United and Tottenham vie for a place in the FA Cup final, Alvaro Morata…

Mediapro reassures Serie A clubs over TV rights amid legal standoff

Juventus’ shock draw against Crotone opens up the door for Napoli in the Serie A title race. Gab Marcotti and the FC boys recap it all. Mediapro has reassured Serie A clubs that there is nothing to fear about its acquisition of the 2018-21 TV rights after Sky Italia obtained…

Rangers can prevent Celtic achieving 10 titles in succession – director

Celtic brushed Rangers aside in the Scottish Cup semifinal. Rangers director Alastair Johnston has said it is not a foregone conclusion that Celtic will notch up 10 Scottish titles in a row. Celtic are one win away from a seventh successive Premiership title, 13 points clear of their Glasgow rivals,…

Manchester United may find it ‘impossible’ to win Premier League next season – Jose Mourinho

LONDON — Jose Mourinho has admitted it may be “impossible” for Manchester United to win the Premier League title next season if Manchester

Chelsea, Southampton learn true value of a No. 9 in calamitous campaigns

The ESPN FC guys debate whether Alvaro Morata is overrated or just a bad fit for Chelsea. It could be their last meeting for years. Southampton and Chelsea are separated by 13 places now and could be divided by a division next season. Southampton have gone 42 years without a…

LFP refutes report that Neymar’s PSG deal has ¬300m release clause

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) have rubbished a report in <a

Arsenal to be ‘open-minded and brave’ in seeking next coach – CEO Ivan Gazidis

Arsenal CEO Ivan Gazidis has pledged to start immediately on making “an open-minded and brave” decision in appointing Arsene Wenger’s

Why Wenger decided to leave Arsenal

Officially, Arsene Wenger wasn’t pushed out of Arsenal. But he had to jump. It was the sort of leap you take when there’s no way out and based on moves around him at the club, it was clear he had no choice. Gab Marcotti »

Carlo Ancelotti-type best fit for next Arsenal manager – David Seaman

Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman called on the club to hire an experienced manager like Carlo Ancelotti to take over for Arsene Wenger, and hopes the

Alex Ferguson leads praise of Arsene Wenger’s legacy at Arsenal

Sir Alex Ferguson has led the tributes to outgoing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger by calling the Frenchman “without doubt one of the greatest

Chelsea’s Antonio Conte: Arsene Wenger’s longevity at Arsenal won’t be matched

LONDON — Antonio Conte claimed that Arsene Wenger’s longevity at Arsenal is unlikely to be repeated because managers are forced to “live in

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez defends Everton’s Sam Allardyce after fan poll

Everton’s Sam Allardyce addresses questions about Wayne Rooney’s reaction to being substituted. Everton boss Sam Allardyce did not get disappointed when only a few journalists turned up to his press-conference ahead of Liverpool game. Rafael Benitez has leapt to the defence of old foe Sam Allardyce after Everton fans were…

Jose Mourinho: Arsene Wenger and I share ‘respect’ despite rows

LONDON — Jose Mourinho insists he always had respect for Arsene Wenger even during their heated run-ins. Wenger announced on Friday

Transfer Rater: Richarlison to Manchester United, Layvin Kurzawa to Chelsea

WATCH: Arsenal’s tribute to Arsene Wenger

Journey back in time to soak in Arsene Wenger’s finest moments at Arsenal during his nearly 22-year career with the club.

Transfer Talk: PSG ‘suspicious’ of Neymar pushing for Real Madrid move

Clubs are slowly turning their eyes toward the summer window. Transfer Talk has the updates on all the latest

Leganes vs. Deportivo La Coruna – F…

Deportivo La Coruna moved a step closer to relegation from the Spanish top division after being held to 0-0 at Leganes.

Klopp: Football will be different without Wenger

Jurgen Klopp said Arsene Wenger was and still is an influencer in football after Arsenal announced the Frenchman will step down at the end of the season.

WATCH: Guardiola’s heartfelt speech to Man City

Pep Guardiola gathers Man City players and staff to reiterate everyone’s importance on route to the Premier League title this season.

WATCH: Managers pay tribute to Arsene Wenger

‘One of the best.’ ‘He moved the goalposts.’ Premier League managers are full of praise for outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

Arsene Wenger’s top five African success stories at Arsenal

Outgoing Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has relied heavily on African players during his 22-year tenure, with several continental stars playing a part in some of the Frenchman’s greatest triumphs. While Wenger is set to depart without truly seeing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fulfil his undoubted potential with the Gunners, a handful of…

Tottenham’s Christian Erikson on level of Kevin de Bruyne, David Silva – Poch

Mauricio Pochettino admitted the FA Cup won’t take Tottenham to the next level and to do that they must win either the Premier League or Champions League. LONDON — Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has said Christian Eriksen is in the same class as Manchester City pair Kevin De Bruyne and…

Arsene Wenger right to leave Arsenal – fans must pay respect to their greatest boss

The only hint from Arsene Wenger during his Thursday news conference that he was even considering stepping down as Arsenal manager came when he was asked whether it would be his decision to stay in the job or not. “That doesn’t really matter,” he said. “If you look back at…

Premier League champions Man City to get guard of honour from Swansea

Manchester City will receive a guard of honour from Swansea City players after clinching the Premier League title. Swansea boss

Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino: We have more FA Cup experience now

Mauricio Pochettino looks back on Tottenham’s 1-1 draw at Brighton, as they fight to remain in the top four. LONDON — Mauricio Pochettino has said Tottenham are more experienced than a year ago, when they lost to Chelsea in last season’s FA Cup, but he warned it will count for…

Toby Alderweireld exit should not halt Tottenham progress under Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino looks back on Tottenham’s 1-1 draw at Brighton, as they fight to remain in the top four. Tottenham’s 1-1 draw with Brighton on Wednesday wasn’t especially significant in the wider scheme of things. But one notable aspect to the game was the return of Toby Alderweireld, starting a…

Extra Time: Ranking Wenger, Arsenal’s future and more

The guys respond to your tweets about Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal exit, his place among the all-time greats and more.

Real Madrid’s Marcelo reported for coaching without credential at his academy

The Spanish Nacional Academy of Football Coaches (ANEFF) has reported Real Madrid left-back Marcelo’s company, Campus 12, to the regional