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LIVE: Inter-Barca goalless; Spurs trail vs. PSV

Lionel Messi has been left out of Barca's squad as he continues to recover from a broken arm. Elsewhere, Spurs face a must-win game vs. PSV, while Napoli host PSG.

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Manchester City


Guardiola defends City after Football Leaks claims

German magazine Der Spiegel released a number of stories based on so-called Football Leaks data set alleging City had avoided FFP regulations.

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La Liga urges UEFA to act against City, PSG

German magazine Der Spiegel released stories based on so-called Football Leaks data set alleging City and PSG had avoided FFP regulations.

Shakhtar boss Fonseca tells ESPN how to stop Man City

Paulo Fonseca will be facing Man City for the fourth time in two years this week. He shared his approach in an exclusive interview with ESPN FC.

Manchester United

Pogba: Mourinho relationship one of 'happiness'

"I'm just a player. I do what he tells me to do. He's the boss. He's the manager and I listen. I enjoy it, I just listen and I do it with happiness"

Jose Mourinho's Last Stand

Deliberate isolation. Petty feuds. Constant turmoil. The Manchester United manager wouldn't have it any other way.

Juventus away means memories of Keane and Co. in 1999

Jose Mourinho's men are making a habit of winning from behind, but nothing achieved recently compares to the events of April 21, 1999.

Football Talking Points

Extra Time: Defining a bad day at work; Morata or Lukaku?

The FC crew answer your tweets on what constitutes a bad day at work, if Alvaro Morata or Romelu Lukaku will score more goals this season and more.


Premier League in 90 Seconds: Raheem Sterling's 'Hall of Shame'

The Exploding Heads also explore some interesting Mo Salah statue lookalikes and look at some curious goal celebrations over the Premier League weekend.


Boca vs. River: A Copa Libertadores final for the ages

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti explains what a Superclasico in the Copa Libertadores final means to the players and supporters alike.


Top Football Reads

Depay's attitude stinks but his talent is indispensable

It looked like Memphis Depay had turned a corner at Lyon. Then he went and attacked his own manager for not playing him more.

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Man United not in top 10 of Fan Club Power Rankings

ESPN FC counted up how many official supporters' clubs each of Europe's top teams has across the globe and the numbers threw up plenty of surprises.

'Big six' dominance is demoralising for everyone else

The Premier League used to be unpredictable, but with the big guns pulling further and further away is there any hope for anyone else?

Real Madrid


Madrid consider Jardim as manager - source

Real Madrid are looking for a new manager following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui and Leonardo Jardim is one of the candidates.

Madrid keen on Villarreal's Pedraza

Alfonso Pedraza, 22, has over 100 senior appearances and can play either left-back or left-wing. He is under contract to 2021.

It's on Real Madrid's players to get club back on track

Real Madrid is an unhappy club right now, and it's up to the players to change it. PLUS: Man United were lucky vs. Bournemouth. But you knew that.

Francis Uzoho absence reopens door to Ezenwa, Akpeyi

Nigeria find themselves in a goalkeeping pickle as they prepare to face South Africa in an upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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End to Thulani Serero saga is welcome news

Thulani Serero's return to Bafana Bafana for the AFCON qualifier vs. Nigeria came as a welcome surprise, and one that finally sees sanity prevail.

Bafana will use high altitude against Nigeria

South Africa's decision to take their Nations Cup qualifier against Nigeria to FNB Stadium is a boost to their chances of reaching the finals.

CAF Champions League

Ahly's Azaro suspended after first-leg antics

CAF have suspended Al-Ahly's Walid Azaro for unsporting behaviour following his actions in the first leg of the CAF Champions League final.

Al Ahly claim advantage in CAF Champions League final

Al Ahly have claimed the advantage in the CAF Champions League final with a controversial 3-1 victory over visitors Esperance in the first leg.

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