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Jose Mourinho's Last Stand

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

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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.

Ibrahimovic: Quality of Premier League 'overrated'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said the quality of the Premier League is 'overrated' but that very few can handle the pace required to succeed.

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'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?

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.

New Salah statue might be the worst of all

Mohamed Salah follows Cristiano Ronaldo, Radamadel Falcao and many more with questionable and/or slightly insulting statues.

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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.


Why Bale is an easy target for criticism at Real Madrid

Steve Nicol comes to the defence of oft-criticised Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, asking where his high-profile teammates have gone.


Bayern's Bundesliga dominance coming to an end?

Gab Marcotti breaks down the issues between Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovach and his players, and how it could affect their title defence.


Extra Time: Southampton's locker room; Lukaku's time up?

The FC panel answer your tweets on the atmosphere inside Southampton's locker room after their defeat at Man City and Romelu Lukaku's future at Man United.


Injured Uzoho out of South Africa clash

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will miss the Super Eagles' 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa due to injury.

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.

Serero gets surprise recall for Bafana Bafana

Thulani Serero has received a surprise recall to the South African national side for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria.



After title triumph, FC Platinum need to show mettle in Africa

Despite winning the domestic title last weekend, FC Platinum needs to impress in the CAF Champions League to silence some of their doubters.

Macauley Bonne: Zimbabwe's next in line?

Zimbabwe prospect Macauley Bonne is taking the National League by storm at Leyton Orient, and could be a massive asset for the Warriors.

Chibuku Super Cup exposes deepening rot at CAPS, Dembare

Zimbabwe's traditional giants might be grateful the season is coming to an end, but the near future does not look any better.

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UEFA Champions League

UCL group stage's most intriguing story lines

With the Champions League group stage at its midway point, Michael Cox dives into what's intrigued him most about Europe's premier club competition.

Liverpool omit Shaqiri for Red Star trip

Xherdan Shaqiri has not made the trip to Serbia for Liverpool's Champions League clash with Red Star Belgrade.

Utd 'in awe' of Juve but can win - Smalling

Manchester United were beaten 1-0 at Old Trafford after a poor first-half performance and face a trip to Turin on Wednesday.

Weekend Recap

Iwobi, Odey the best Nigerian performers

In this round-up, KweséESPN reviews the performances of Nigerian players across European leagues over the weekend.

Weekend numbers: De Gea's worst start

ESPN brings you the best numbers from Europe's top leagues, including a start to the season to forget for David De Gea.

Mourinho deserves some credit, Milner is like a fine wine

Does Jose Mourinho deserve credit for Manchester United's fortitude? What about James Milner getting better with age? Nick Miller's weekend review.

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Football: Essentials

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    Updated tables from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.

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    Keep track of all the important upcoming fixtures in the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.

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    Results and scores from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.

Move Over, Batman!

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  • Inked: Neymar's new comic book

    PSG star Neymar was the muse for the main character of a new comic book series, "Inked," in which tattoos come alive to help fight crime.

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