Alonso strikes twice as Chelsea down Spurs
Marcos Alonso fired Chelsea ahead late on after Michy Batshuayi's own goal had drawn Spurs level following the Spaniard's superb first-half free kick.
Be afraid: Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could re-sign for Manchester United soon -- and he's keen to show he's fighting fit.
Ibra to sign new Utd deal this week - source
Manchester United expect Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sign a new contract to stay at Old Trafford as early as this week, sources have told ESPN FC.
Nice's Seri set for Barcelona move - reports
Both Diario Sport and Mundo Deportivo reported that Barca expect to finalise a deal for the Ivory Coast international in the coming days.
Bamba set for big campaign after Saint-Etienne return
The Franco-Ivorian has been made to wait to make his impact against ASSE, but another goal -- against Amiens -- suggests he's primed to thrive this term.
Prince offers tactical advice for Eintracht after debut draw
Kevin-Prince Boateng came off the bench for his debut as Eintracht Frankfurt were held at Freiburg.
- Shakespeare not worried by Vardy knock
- City's Nasri set to make Antalyaspor move
- Ibra to sign new Utd deal this week - source
- Mooy nets as Huddersfield beat Newcastle
PSL wrap: Chiefs held in opener
Kaizer Chiefs let a lead slip in Bloemfontein in their Premier League opener on Sunday to mount more pressure on coach Steve Komphela.
City make victorious start to new PSL campaign
Cape Town City made the perfect start to their Absa Premiership campaign when they beat Bidvest Wits 1-0 at the Bidvest Stadium on Friday night.
Liverpool target Keita plays like two men, says Schalke chief
Schalke may have beaten RasenBallsport Leipzig 2-0 in their Bundesliga opener, but the home side's sporting director was very impressed by Naby Keita.
BVB: Dembele to Barcelona less than 50%
Barcelona's chances of signing Ousmane Dembele this month are currently less than 50 percent, according to Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke.
Dembele holdout warning to all clubs - CEO
Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has said that his club must take a stance against Ousmane Dembele's behaviour also for the rest of the leagu
Barca to increase bid for Coutinho?
After three failed bids, Barcelona could be forgiven for walking away from their pursuit of Philippe Coutinho.
Nakoulma wants immediate Nantes exit - sources
The Burkina Faso international only signed for Nantes in January, but is already understood to be keen on a move away.
Mourinho: I want Man United 'to be losing'
While Jose Mourinho is pleased with Manchester United's start to the Premier League season, he wants to see how his side react to going behind.
Mkhi staying grounded after United's start
Henrikh Mkhitaryan says Manchester United are not getting carried away by their impressive start to the Premier League season.
Celtic's Ntcham could easily play for Barcelona - Rodgers
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has backed Franco-Cameroonian midfielder Olivier Ntcham to improve his game and develop in Glasgow.
Mooy nets as Huddersfield beat Newcastle
Aaron Mooy scored the winner as Huddersfield beat Newcastle 1-0 to secure a second straight Premier League win and move up to second in the table.
OnScene at Huddersfield vs. Newcastle
ESPN FC was "OnScene" at the John Smith's Stadium as Huddersfield Town hosted Premier League football for the first-ever time.
Wagner: Huddersfield aiming above 17th
Huddersfield boss David Wagner would not take a 17th-placed finish for his side this season if he were offered it now.
Can Everton get a result at the Etihad?
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City take on a resurgent Everton side led by Wayne Rooney in the lone fixture on Monday.
City's Nasri set to make Antalyaspor move
Nasri, who spent last season on loan at Sevilla, is expected to make a permanent switch from the Etihad Stadium.
Everton seek to turn over a new leaf on road
Everton were poor away from home last season but Ronald Koeman's new-look side are eager to prove themselves on the road, starting at Man City.
Wenger expects Sanchez to face Liverpool
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez should be fit to return to action against Liverpool next week, while he has defended Mesut Ozil.
Allegri: Matuidi is different.
Massimiliano Allegri believes new signing Blaise Matuidi will provide his team with more experience and an extra edge.
Paulo Dybala excels in No. 10 role
Juventus defeated Cagliari 3-0 in the first match of the new season to remind everyone they are still Serie A's team to beat.
Allegri thankful for Buffon after VAR decision
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri said he was thankful for the presence of Gianluigi Buffon after Serie A's first-ever video review went against him.
Super-sub Correa ignites Atletico rally
After a miserable start and an Antoine Griezmann red card, Atletico Madrid produced a stirring comeback to salvage a 2-2 draw against Girona.
United much more dynamic than last season.
After another convincing 4-0 Man United win, Steve Nicol is most impressed with their ability to have multiple goalscorers.
Arsenal only have themselves to blame for Stoke defeat.
Steve Nicol critiques Arsenal's slow start against Stoke, but still feels Arsene Wenger's side deserved a draw.
Premier League Quotes of the Day.
From Jose Mourinho's state of his team, to Arsene Wenger's offside gripe, relive the best bytes from Saturday's Prem action.
Prem: United stay top, Stoke beat Arsenal
Man United maintained their 100 percent start to the new season with a 4-0 win at Swansea to remain top, while Arsenal suffered defeat to Stoke.
Premier League Saturday midday review.
Steve Nicol and Alexis Nunes recap all the major talking points from Saturday's five midday matches.
Barca are favourites no more
Barca aren't expected to win La Liga, in part because they have not filled the void left by Neymar's departure.
Pique fit to face Betis in Barcelona opener
Gerard Pique has been passed fit for Barcelona's La Liga opener against Real Betis at Camp Nou on Sunday.
Barcelona's Valverde defiant after terrorism
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said his team are not afraid and cannot hide after Thursday's terror attacks in Catalonia.
Zidane: La Liga will be tougher this year
Zinedine Zidane said this year will be even "more difficult" as Real Madrid begin their defence of the La Liga title on Sunday evening at Deportivo.
Excitement builds for Marco Asensio
Real Madrid are back in action, and the question is: What sort of season does Marco Asensio have in store?
Liverpool's Mane makes the difference again
Sadio Mane ended Crystal Palace's three-match winning run at Liverpool while Andy Robertson enjoyed a promising debut, writes Glenn Price.
Abubakar powers Crew SC into the lead.
Major League Soccer: Lalas Abubakar (35') Orlando City 0-1 Columbus Crew SC
WATCH: Kaka supporting Orlando from The Wall.
Kaka is suspended for Orlando City's clash with Columbus, so he is standing in the middle of The Wall for the match.
MLS wrap: TFC wins at Fire, Piatti stays hot
Ignacio Piatti scored twice to lead the Montreal Impact to a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Arsenal 'have too many players' - Wenger
Arsene Wenger says he expects Arsenal to sell some players before the end of the transfer window as the size of the current squad is "not manageable."
Wenger slams Arsenal defence, ref in loss
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger slammed his makeshift defence for being "too sluggish" after the Gunners' 1-0 loss to Stoke on Saturday.
Wenger bitter over '100% on-side' Lacazette goal.
Arsene Wenger places blame on his side for failing to break down Stoke City, but highly contests the offside call on Lacazette.
Klopp laughs off critics after Liverpool win
Jurgen Klopp laughed off criticism of his Liverpool side and praised their defensive display after they kept a clean sheet against Crystal Palace.
Mane, Robertson make the difference
Liverpool's rotated defence was much improved and kept a clean sheet while Sadio Mane did the scoring in a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.
Klopp sees bright Liverpool future for Robertson.
Jurgen Klopp reflects on Andrew Robertson's impact after Liverpool's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.
Stunning Man United win 4-0 again
It looks ominous for the rest -- Manchester United racked up another 4-0 win to underline their title credentials, writes Nick Miller.
Jones, Pogba star for rampant United
Phil Jones and Paul Pogba enjoyed productive afternoons as Manchester United thrashed Swansea to rack up a second successive 4-0 win.
United riding high on team's strong spirit.
Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan reflect on Man United's hot start to the season following another emphatic 4-0 victory.
Kwesé Predictor App: Gameweek Two Predictions
Ahead of Gameweek Two of the Kwesé Predictor app, Ed Dove delivers his predictions for the weekend's games across the top two divisions of English football.
NPFL Matchday 35 Preview
League leaders Plateau United are away at 18th-placed ABS FC in one of the highlight fixtures of NPFL Matchday 35 as we reach the business end of the Nigerian top flight season.
Dortmund 12-year-old scores four for U17s
Youssoufa Moukoko doubled his tally for the season after scoring four goals in Borussia Dortmund under-17's 6-1 win against Viktoria Cologne.
Moukoko, 12, stars again for BVB U17s
Twelve-year-old attacker Youssoufa Moukoko scored another brace in his second appearance for Borussia Dortmund's under-17 side.
Mourinho's men off to historic start
Manchester United are on fire. Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku have all found their shooting boots in their fine start to the season.
Mourinho hails squad depth after win
Jose Mourinho hailed the depth of his squad after watching his Manchester United team record another 4-0 win in the Premier League.
Mourinho: United confident and disciplined.
Jose Mourinho feels Man United are far more disciplined and calm this season as compared to last year.
Serie A: Juventus, Napoli cruise in openers
Juventus launched their bid for a seventh successive Serie A title with a routine 3-0 home win over Cagliari on Saturday.
Too many questions for Inter
Inter's schedule is fairly easy to start and they have played well in friendlies, but an immediate charge up the Serie A table appears unlikely.
Roma's obvious flaws in Serie A
Roma's preseason highlighted some obvious flaws which has dampened enthusiasm heading into their Serie A opener against Atalanta.
Pochettino reflects on ex-roommate Maradona
It didn't last long, but Mauricio Pochettino can never forget the time he got to live with his idol, Diego Maradona, at Newell's Old Boys.
Asensio set for €500m buyout clause
Marco Asensio set for €500m Real Madrid buyout clause; Man City won't be held ransom over Jonny Evans. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Guardiola 'happy' with squad how it is
Pep Guardiola is convinced his Manchester City squad is already good enough for the coming season, despite the continuing search for new players.
Spurs working to resolve Wembley woes
With their poor record at Wembley no secret, Tottenham are experimenting with different ways to better suit themselves to their new, larger home.
Spurs' structure ahead of Chelsea - Conte
Antonio Conte has claimed that it could take Chelsea up to four years to build the kind of "foundation" that Tottenham have established.
Pochettino: Row with Conte 'not a big issue'
Mauricio Pochettino says he has cleared the air with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte ahead of Tottenham's Premier League match against their London rivals.
Klopp to be cautious with Alexander-Arnold
Jurgen Klopp is wary of overburdening Trent Alexander-Arnold, despite there being no timeframe on fellow right-back Nathaniel Clyne's return.
West Ham lucky to have Sullivan, Gold - Bilic
Slaven Bilic insists West Ham are lucky to have David Sullivan and David Gold running the club.
I can't change what Ashley said - Benitez
Rafael Benitez is adopting a philosophical approach after an apparent change of heart from Newcastle owner Mike Ashley over transfers.
Man City sign striker Kayode, loan him out
Manchester City have signed Nigerian striker Larry Kayode from Austria Vienna and immediately loaned him out to Girona.
Iheanacho sees specialist over toe injury
Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho has visited a specialist as he continues to struggle with a toe complaint which is hampering his start at his new club.
Chelsea have no excuses this season - Mou
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea should be strong enough to challenge for the Premier League title this season.
Matic: Man Utd biggest club I've played for
Nemanja Matic has told Sky Sports that Manchester United are one of the three biggest clubs in the world after swapping Chelsea for Old Trafford.
Less work for Herrera as Man United evolve
Ander Herrera was Man United's fireman last season. But now he plays for a team who didn't have a fire in sight last weekend.
With sale, Wenger shows trust in Arsenal youth
Arsene Wenger has shipped off Gabriel and passed the torch to Calum Chambers and Rob Holding, again showing confidence in Arsenal's youth.
Wenger: Signing Kolasinac was 'no-brainer'
Arsene Wenger hopes the strength and physicality that new signing Sead Kolasinac brings to the team will set the tone for both his teammates and fans.
Gabriel leaves Arsenal for Valencia move
Arsenal have sold centre-back Gabriel Paulista to Spanish club Valencia in a deal reportedly worth around £10 million.
Ghanaian Crew form 'brotherhood' in Columbus
Columbus Crew has a strong connection with the Ghana Black Stars, with players like Harrison Afful and Jonathan Mensah playing a prominent role.
Boateng completes move to Frankfurt
Earlier this week, Kevin-Prince Boateng terminated his contract at Las Palmas and returns to the Bundesliga on a three-year deal with Eintracht Frankfurt.
Conte on Costa interview: It's funny!
Antonio Conte laughs off Diego Costa's comments from his exclusive interview with ESPN.
Conflicting priorities cause problems
Shifting their focus between winning, youth development and boosting profits undermines the long-term success of both Chelsea and their manager.
Costa: Chelsea asking Atleti too much
Wantaway striker Diego Costa has told ESPN Brasil that he believes Chelsea are pricing him out of a move away from Stamford Bridge as his exit saga continues.
Matuidi is a great fit for Juve
Fans likely wanted more, but signing Blaise Matuidi from PSG brings quality, experience and energy to a Juventus midfield that needed depth.
Matuidi gave all he had to PSG
Blaise Matuidi will be remembered for his loyal service and heart during his six years with PSG.
Can Juventus be challenged in Serie A?
Paolo Bandini previews the Serie A season and explains how several clubs can complicate Juve's hope of continued dominance.
Barcelona shirt backs to carry city's name
The back of Barcelona's shirts will feature the city rather than players' names for Sunday's game in homage to the victims of Thursday's attack.
Lowe: Messi more important than ever
Approaching his 14th season in Barcelona's first team, Lionel Messi might have to carry his team more than ever. But that's not an ideal scenario.
Messi will sign his new deal soon - Mestre
Argentina superstar Messi agreed terms on a new deal until 2021 last month, with the club saying it would be signed in the near future.
Draxler sale not an option for PSG - source
Paris Saint-Germain are not entertaining the possibility of selling Julian Draxler this summer, a source has told ESPN FC.
Real back in for David De Gea
Feeling they've missed their chance at Kylian Mbappe, Real Madrid are back in for Man United's David De Gea. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Liverpool reject third Coutinho bid - source
Liverpool have rejected a third bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho, a source has told ESPN FC.
Davinson Sanchez: Five things to know
Club-record Spurs signing Davinson Sanchez is a proven winner who will be the first Colombian to play for Tottenham.
Pochettino wants four new Spurs signings
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has targeted four new signings but refused to discuss the imminent arrival of Davinson Sanchez from Ajax.
Wanyama: No thoughts of Wembley revenge.
Victor Wanyama says Tottenham won't be out for revenge against Chelsea at Wembley. Wanyama was speaking at Leagoo's unveiling as Spurs' official mobile phone partner.
Pep wants Aguero, Gabriel to take chances
Pep Guardiola says he has not yet seen in an improvement from his forwards after criticising their lack of ruthlessness last season.
City have a chance to prove Pep progress
The Everton clash provides an opportunity for Guardiola to prove that some of the ills from last season have been solved.
Man City bid for Evans rejected by WBA
West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has said it would take a "very, very good offer" to persuade the club to sell Manchester City target Jonny Evans.
Sigurdsson hopes to feature vs. Man City
Gylfi Sigurdsson has spoken of his relief at completing his £45m move to Everton from Swansea City after admitting to a "mentally difficult" wait.
Everton want a striker, winger - sources
Koeman is determined to continue his club record summer spending spree, sources have told ESPN FC.
Everton catching up to storied rivals City
Everton appeared stuck in ancient times behind Manchester City, but their takeover is putting the old rival on a common path once more.
Dangote wants to buy Arsenal, fire Wenger
Africa's richest man has again stated that he is plotting a bid to take over Arsenal -- and that his first move as owner would be to fire manager Arsene Wenger.
KweséESPN's complete Premier League predictions
Colin Udoh, Michael Oti Adjei and Ed Dove reveal their complete Premier League predictions ahead of the 2017-18 campaign.
Which African in the Prem has you most excited this season?
The KweséESPN team profile the African players that have got them excited ahead of the new Premier League campaign.
- Shakespeare not worried by Vardy knock
- City's Nasri set to make Antalyaspor move
- Ibra to sign new Utd deal this week - source
- Mooy nets as Huddersfield beat Newcastle
- Nice's Seri set for Barcelona move - reports
- Poch: Domestic cup wins mean nothing
- Palace's Parish questions FFP compliance
- Hughes: Stoke's Jese is an elite footballer
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Russia's oldest club, Znamya Truda, have experienced plenty of tragedy since forming in 1909, but hopes remain for a bright future.
Seven months ago, Brazilian underdogs Chapecoense boarded a plane to play in the game of their lives. Instead, their biggest moment turned into a tragedy no-one can forget.