Blaming Henderson too easy at Liverpool
Jordan Henderson has been unfairly cast as Liverpool's problem, when realistically he's merely a symbol of their issues.
Can Liverpool's Salah keep up his fast start?
Mohamed Salah has been one of the breakout stars of the Premier League season. But can the Liverpool winger keep up his breakneck pace?
LIVE: West Ham level after Albrighton's opener
David Moyes has dropped club captain Mark Noble in his first game in charge at the London Stadium. Follow all the action live here with ESPN.
Mata: No team will dominate English football again.
In an ESPN FC exclusive, Juan Mata has his say on the title race and whether anyone can emulate Manchester United's past dominance.
Mata: United can catch City
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata tells ESPN FC that Manchester City can be caught in the title race, ahead of a potentially defining part of the Premier League season.
Exclusive: Andreas Pereira talks to ESPN FC
Andy Mitten spoke to Manchester United's Andreas Pereira about life at Valencia and his hopes of playing under Jose Mourinho.
Premier League Predictor: Week 13.
Mark Donaldson and Stevie Nicol battle it out in predictor ahead of matchday 13 in the Premier League.
Vote: Weekend Premier League Predictions
Liverpool vs. Chelsea is the weekend's big match in the Premier League. Predict that and the rest of the games in our match polls.
W2W4: Chelsea face difficult task
Chelsea will try to slow a familiar face -- Mohamed Salah, top scorer in the Premier League -- while Manchester City look to remain undefeated.
Reaction from Cobham to Antonio Conte's press conference.
Conte slams winter schedule.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has hit out at the packed fixture list over the festive period.
Conte gives Chelsea edge at Anfield
Antonio Conte went to an unorthodox 3-5-1-1 setup after a loss to Manchester City and his creativity could be the key for Chelsea against Liverpool.
Klopp: No one really believes in Liverpool.
Jurgen Klopp challenges Liverpool to prove they can perform at their best consistently ahead of their clash with Chelsea.
Jurgen Klopp is extremely loyal to his players and the midweek collapse at Sevilla hasn't changed the Liverpool manager's thinking. Alberto Moreno drew heavy criticism for his poor second-half performance at his former club, but Klopp has completely backed the Spaniard to bounce back at a news conference just then. "I still trust him 100 percent," Klopp said of his left-back.
Same old failings for Klopp, Liverpool
Each recurring setback Liverpool face suggests, after two years under the same manager, that Jurgen Klopp doesn't have any answers.
Why Barcelona are taking Valencia so seriously.
Ahead of the clash between La Liga's top two, ESPN FC's Sid Lowe explains why Barcelona aren't underestimating Valencia.
Barca pose Valencia's toughest test yet
Under the shrewd management of Marcelino, Valencia are a club on the up. But can they compete for the Spanish league title?
Lionel Messi posed with his Golden Shoe alongside Barça directors, including president Josep Maria Bartomeu. But it's another photograph Bartomeu is after, the one of him and Messi signing the forward's new contract
Premier League's lesser lights are thriving
Burnley, Watford, Brighton and Huddersfield are punching above their weight in the Premier League, putting others below them to shame.
What's putting clubs off Sean Dyche?
Sean Dyche, inspired by Brian Clough, Barcelona and the Oxford rowing team, has never seen his stock higher. Why hasn't he landed a high profile job?
Wagner, Huddersfield are back to reality
After a remarkable start and victory over Manchester United, reality has set in for Huddersfield and their manager David Wagner.
Rojo's presence invaluable to Man United
Marcos Rojo has become a solid central defender over the past year and his return from injury brings needed toughness and character to Man United.
Man United's flaws shown in Basel
Defeat in Basel has put Manchester United's failings in focus. There's mixed feelings among the fans while the quality of the squad is open to debate.
Mata: Zlatan and Pogba bring personality to United.
Speaking exclusively to ESPN, Juan Mata discusses the monumental boost that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba bring to Manchester United.
Liverpool's poor record vs. biggest rivals
The visit of Chelsea will tell us plenty about Liverpool's progress under Klopp and whether it is in danger of slipping into reverse.
Coutinho, Hazard next to leave for Spain?
For most of the past decade, the Premier League's best have left for Real Madrid and Barcelona. Are Philippe Coutinho and Eden Hazard next in line?
Extra Time: Liverpool vs. Chelsea, handing Barcelona the league.
The FC crew answer your tweets on Liverpool's weekend clash against Chelsea, the La Liga title race, Thanksgiving and more.
Reading into Eden Hazard's Real Madrid admiration.
Mark Donaldson and Stevie Nicol try to make sense of Eden Hazard's latest comments regarding his admiration for Real Madrid.
Transfer Rater: Courtois to Juventus
Thibaut Courtois to Juventus and Marouane Fellaini to Paris Saint-Germain are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
PSG step up chase for Fellaini
With his contract expiring next summer, Man United's Marouane Fellaini is attracting interest across Europe. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
PSG hit back at Cantona after 'small club' jibe
Paris Saint-Germain used Eric Cantona's own words against him in response to the former Marseille player cheekily calling them "a small club."
Sergio Ramos ready for battle
After having his nose broken during the Madrid derby last weekend, Sergio Ramos is set to play this weekend ... in a funky protective mask.
Arsenal's 1989 title win immortalised as a comic
Arsenal's dramatic 1989 First Division championship win over Liverpool at Anfield has been immortalised in comic-book form by artist Steve Gulbis.
Arsenal hope fresh legs pay off vs. Burnley
Without needing to field their best XI twice a week for Champions League, Arsenal should be rested and focused against an impressive Burnley side.
Cologne defeat shows Arsenal's lack of depth.
Arsenal lost 1-0 at Cologne and the ESPN FC crew reckon the defeat and performance highlighted Arsene Wenger's lack of depth.
Chambers, Debuchy culpable vs. Cologne
Arsene Wenger's curious decision to play Calum Chambers (rated just 5/10) at wing-back backfired as Arsenal were upset by Cologne in Europa League action.
BT Sport Highlight: Cologne 1-0 Arsenal.
Despite defeat to Cologne, Arsenal have still managed to top Group H with a game to spare.
Del Piero backs Juve for Scudetto, impressed by Napoli.
Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero weighs in on the Serie A title race and highlights the strides Napoli have made.
Marcotti: Why is Milan's future so uncertain?
One of the world's biggest clubs faces a crucial few months. Gab Marcotti looks at Milan's perilous situation.
Icardi still underrated, misunderstood
Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi is world-class but that recognition has been slow in coming due to his immature past and absence from the biggest stages.
Who's better: PSG or Manchester City?
With their perfect starts still intact, the FC crew debate whether PSG or Manchester City are the better team in Europe.
PSG primed for wounded Monaco
For any team in Europe so far this season, the prospect of facing Paris Saint-Germain has been daunting, borderline scary.
Neymar stars as PSG score seven vs. Celtic
They fell behind after one minute but, after that and inspired by their Brazilian star, PSG turned on the style to cruise past the Scottish champions.
BT Sport Highlight: Everton 1-5 Atalanta.
Everton's nightmare season continues as they suffered a 5-1 defeat to Atalanta at Goodison Park.
Unsworth 'unaware' of manager speculation.
Everton's David Unsworth revealed he is unaware of who Farad Moshiri is rumoured to be close to appointing as manager.
Williams, Keane humbled by Atalanta
After a blowout home loss to Atalanta, Everton desperately needs to find a permanent leader and move on from caretaker manager David Unsworth.
Rooney won't blame struggles on manager uncertainty.
After a thrashing by Atalanta, Wayne Rooney said that Everton's search for a manager is not to blame for their struggles.
Rodgers' comments after PSG rout are 'ridiculous.'
The FC guys are perplexed at Brendan Rodgers' comments about Celtic having 'lots of good moments' in their 7-1 loss to PSG.
Naby Keita and Neymar make UCL XI
With the penultimate matches in the group stage over, John Brewin picks the best Champions League XI -- with Neymar in after his super performance.
How can teams reach the Round of 16?
Here's what the teams need to do to seal progress to the knockout stages of the Champions League with one game left to play.
PSG stay top, Valencia climb, Chelsea return
The big movers this week are the surprise team in Spain, while England's champions and Italy's top two make their presences felt.
Goals galore in Liverpool vs. Chelsea?
After some Champions League wins, the focus now returns to the Premier League -- including Liverpool's big clash against Chelsea on Saturday.
Pep challenges Man City's Sterling to keep improving.
Man City's Pep Guardiola admits he's delighted at the number of goals Raheem Sterling's scored this season.
Manchester City momentum building
It has been a near-impeccable start for Manchester City but the question begs to be asked: just how long can they keep this run going?
Five bargain stars Guardiola could sign
Manchester City are flying but Pep Guardiola still wants a bigger squad. Alexis Sanchez and Emre Can are among five cut-price possible additions.
Steffen building off German stint with Crew
For many U.S. players, an early return from Europe is failure, but amid a playoff run in Columbus, Zack Steffen is proving that's not always the case.
Sid Lowe: Real Madrid aren't done yet.
Sid Lowe has his say for why Real Madrid shouldn't be counted out of the La Liga title race just yet.
Xabi Alonso: Ronaldo will deliver for Real.
Xabi Alonso has no doubt that Cristiano Ronaldo will be "decisive" again for Real Madrid come the end of the season.
Real's critical week to get title race on
If results go their way this weekend, Real's rally for a La Liga title is on. If they don't, the headlines won't make for good reading in Madrid.
Tottenham's Wembley challenge
Tottenham continue to impress in Europe, especially away from home, but now Mauricio Pochettino must get things back on track at home.
Tottenham learn from their mistakes
Tottenham topped a tough group including Real Madrid, a year on from their Champions League failure at the first hurdle. Here's what's changed...
German clubs losing ground in UCL
Six points in three games on Matchday 5 was one of the better returns for the three German clubs in this year's rather wretched Champions League.
The best of Germany's true Klassiker
Here's five memorable meetings to whet the appetite before Saturday's true Klassiker between Bayern Munich and Borussia Monchengladbach.
9/10 Ulreich saves Bayern, James a 7/10
Stellar play in goal by Sven Ulreich and a solid substitute appearance by James helped Bayern eke out a 2-1 win against Anderlecht.
The game's most polarizing players
You know the kind of player that just divides opinion wherever they go? Well, ESPN FC has picked out seven of the best.
Andrea Pirlo, football's undisputed King of Cool, has officially retired. So who will take over the mantle? We pick four compelling candidates.
You know the kind of player who just divides opinion wherever he goes? Well, ESPN FC has picked out seven of the best.
Cristiano Ronaldo isn't just one of the greatest on the pitch; he's the G.O.A.T. off it, too. Take a trip inside the mad world of CR7's brands.
The transfer window is over, but here are the biggest completed deals you may have missed from around Europe.
ESPN FC's network of journalists and correspondents have sat down with some of the biggest stars in world football for exclusive interviews this summer.
In November 2016, 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.
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" has us buzzing, and it got us thinking: Who are football's rogues and who would they play in the Star Wars universe?
Keep track of all the important upcoming fixtures in the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Results and scores from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
Updated tables from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
New stars replace old in the Premier League. Gabriel Jesus, Paul Pogba and Alexandre Lacazette have been bought at great expense over the past year and are capable of big things.
The new Premier League season is here and, along with several new faces including Alvaro Morata and Alexandre Lacazette, come a fresh batch of new kits.
There's no bigger game than Real Madrid vs. Barcelona. Over the years, some of the world's best have graced El Clasico, scoring some spectacular goals along the way.
MLS Rivalry Week is full of contentious clashes. Here are some of the best in unique video game format. Ready ... FIGHT!
Who wields the most influence in the world game, those men and women who have some combination of money, authority and power to shape the sport?
The summer transfer window (open from July 1 to 11 p.m. GMT on Aug. 31) is always a volatile and exciting time for clubs, players, agents and fans alike. Here's what happens.
We polled our top writers and analysts to rank the best players and managers in world football. Here are their selections. It's #FC100.