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Pogba mentoring starlet from rivals Man City

Paul Pogba plays on the 'Red' side of Manchester but the World Cup winner has taken a special interest in someone on the "Blue" side of the city.

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Qatar's mystery men may not be 2022 flops after all

Xherdan Shaqiri admitted Qatar "deserved to win" against Switzerland this week. Can the unknown players of the next World Cup hosts shock the world?

Woodward, Mourinho united to regain momentum

Manchester United have not won the Premier League title since 2013, but Ed Woodward has said the club have the power to compete.

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Super Eagles in focus

Can John Ogu take his opportunity against Bafana?

For the first time since September 2015, Nigeria approach a match without any of their three first-choice midfielders in a matchday squad.

Will Onyekuru ever realise his potential with Nigeria?

Despite his fine form, Henry Onyekuru is unlikely to start for Nigeria in this weekend's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

Are Nigeria stronger without Victor Moses?

The Chelsea forward's retirement came as something of a shock, but Gernot Rohr's has made the most of a tricky situation.

Farewell, Rooney

Exits with a win over U.S.

Rooney's time is over, but England's future looks bright

Wayne Rooney earned his final England cap in the 3-0 win over the U.S., a match that showcased a Three Lions team no longer dependent on one man.


Rooney: It was an emotional moment for me

Wayne Rooney reflects on his final game for England and discusses the initiatives of the Wayne Rooney Foundation, for which his farewell match was dedicated.


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vs. Liberia, Nov. 18

Can Zimbabwe sustain their recent resurgence?

Zimbabwe are on the brink of reaching the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, but can they sustain this success?

Can Zimbabwe get over the line vs. Liberia?

Zimbabwe face a stern test when they travel away to Liberia in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Can Kadewere return complete Zimbabwe's jigsaw?

Tinotenda Kadewere's return to full fitness after four months out with a knee complaint should prove a great lift for Zimbabwe.

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UEFA Nations League

Croatia shock 'unfair' to Spain - Luis Enrique

The 2010 World Cup winners had to chase the game twice in the second half before losing on a late stoppage-time winner from Croatia.

New-look Germany ease past Russia in Leipzig

Leroy Sane, Niklas Suele and Serge Gnabry secured the victory for a side with just two 2014 World Cup winners in the starting lineup.

Belgium close on Nations League finals with win

Stand-in striker Michy Batshuayi scored twice as Belgium laboured to a 2-0 victory over Iceland on Thursday.

Football Talking Points

Neymar: Emery will bring good things for Arsenal

Neymar backs his former PSG coach Unai Emery to continue his strong start to life as Arsenal manager.


Extra Time: Ranking Rooney; Zlatan back to Europe?

The FC guys answer your tweets on where Wayne Rooney ranks among the all-time England greats, if Zlatan will return to Europe and much more.


Will VAR clean up costly errors in Premier League next year?

With VAR coming to the Premier League next season, ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop breaks down what it means for referee's and the entire league.


Would Ramsey be an asset at Bayern Munich?

The FC panel assess Aaron Ramsey's links to Bayern Munich and question if he's the answer to their struggles this campaign.


Kenya Premier League

Dylan Kerr resigns from Gor Mahia

The Kenyan Premier League champions have parted ways with their English coach.

Lookman scores as Everton thump Gor Mahia

The Toffees' fringe players comfortably dispatched K'Ogalo in the Sportpesa Cup.

Bernard Mwalala: Africa's next star manager?

Hewn from hardship, Bernard Mwalala has overcome the premature end of his playing career to emerge as one of Africa's most promising coaches.

Baxter under the microscope as Bafana seek Nations Cup tonic

While a defeat to Nigeria wouldn't be a disaster for South Africa, the AFCON qualifier has the feel of a pivotal moment for the country's football.

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South Africa vs. Nigeria: Where will the game be won and lost?

Which are the key areas that could decide the Super Eagles' showdown with Bafana Bafana at the FNB Stadium?

Picking a Super Eagles-Bafana Combined XI

Ahead of Nigeria's clash against South Africa in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying, ESPN picks a combined XI of players from both sides.

Super Eagles ready for South Africa test

Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa say Nigeria will go to South Africa with eyes set on victory.


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