Premier League clubs' priorities
As always, the top Premier League clubs have a lot on their plate this season. But which competition is the most important for them?
Wilshere, Shaw among ones to watch
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jack Wilshere, Luke Shaw, Phil Foden and Pape Souare are our players to watch in the Carabao Cup this week.
Prem in 90: Everton channel Angry Birds.
The Exploding Heads discuss shirtsleeve sponsors, Chelsea red cards and misidentified Burnley goalkeepers .
Atletico finally could be near a Costa deal
A "final offer" of £57 million plus add-ons could allow Atletico Madrid to finally land Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
Transfer Rater: Lucas Moura to Arsenal
Lucas Moura to Arsenal and Mirko Antonucci to Man United are two of today's transfer rumours, courtesy of Football Whispers.
De Bruyne set to earn superstar money.
Craig Burley breaks down Kevin de Bruyne's supposed new Man City contract, where he's set to earn significantly more.
Burley: Prem will be a battle royal to the end.
Craig Burley scoffs at the idea of the Premier League title being a two-horse race between United and City this season.
Mata crucial to Mourinho glory bid
Juan Mata may not have added a goal or assist to Manchester United's tally so far but he is emerging as one of their most important attackers.
De Gea is No. 1
He's a man of few words but Man United fans don't care: David De Gea is arguably the world's best goalkeeper, as he showed again on Sunday.
Extra Time: Man City's UCL hopes, Luiz's red card.
The guys respond to your tweets on Man City's UCL hopes, David Luiz's red card and the best players they played with and against.
A big step forward for Arsenal?
Arsenal's 0-0 draw at Chelsea showed a blueprint that just might work for Arsene Wenger. PLUS: Barca get it done and Neymar-Cavani drama looms at PSG.
Manchester clubs set for epic title race
Mourinho vs. Guardiola -- The Sequel is about to be played out in Manchester; they, and everybody else, are simply going to have to get used to it.
Burley: Arsenal can do without Ozil, not Sanchez.
Craig Burley reacts to claims that Arsenal should operate without Sanchez and Ozil, saying one of the two is expendable.
Ox exit opens door for Bellerin
Now restored as Arsene Wenger's first-choice on the right, the main beneficiary of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's departure appears to be Hector Bellerin.
Arsenal find blueprint without Sanchez, Ozil
If Arsene Wenger and Arsenal are looking for a blueprint when it comes to facing the top teams away from home, this was unquestionably it.
Emery doing nothing to fix PSG issues.
Shaka Hislop says Unai Emery needs to be proactive in handling issues with PSG's stars, rather than having them sort it themselves.
Valverde must aim to match Zidane level
The Barca boss has a great deal to do in order to close the gap between him and his Madrid counterpart and, frankly, has a bigger job on his hands.
Dybala on top; Aguero, Mertens also feature
ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks nominate their top performers from the weekend's action. Juventus' hat-trick hero is this week's No. 1.
Coutinho reveals all on failed Barca move.
Philippe Coutinho speaks out after missing out on a move from Liverpool to Barcelona in the summer transfer window.
Salah proves himself vital to Liverpool
It is the combined efforts of Salah, Mane and Roberto Firmino that are exciting fans right now. But without any of those three, there's issues.
Familiar failings for Klopp and Liverpool
Liverpool's usual inability to see off the league's lesser lights reared its head again as Philippe Coutinho struggled in a 1-1 draw with Burnley.
Leicester to take down Liverpool?
The weekend column failed to turn a profit but there's hope with a busy set of midweek fixtures including action from the Carabao Cup and La Liga.
Player Power Rankings: Valeri earns his spot.
Diego Valeri cracks the top 10, while another Paulo Dybala hat trick sees him go top of our player power rankings.
New Recoba? Mendy's Monaco replacement
Scouting Spotlight looks at three players whose performances are making waves. The new Alvaro Recoba, Benjamin Mendy's Monaco replacement among them.
Federico Chiesa, Juventus' nemesis
Fiorentina starlet Federico Chiesa, 19, loves starring against Juventus -- carrying on a family tradition started by his father, Enrico Chiesa.
Man City have the Prem's highest ceiling.
Ale Moreno says Man City's abundance of talent and squad depth is why they're such heavy favourites to win the league.
Steady, unselfish Aguero nears Man City record
Sergio Aguero's speed and power have him closing in on Manchester City's scoring record, but it's his unselfish play that makes him so special.
Why Aguero and Gabriel work so well
Choosing between the two was a potential flashpoint for Guardiola but his twin strikers have so far been a perfect fit. Here are five reasons why.
Should Everton be challenging for the top four?
ESPN's Alison Bender and Stewart Robson discuss the areas Everton need to improve on in order to challenge for a Champions League place.
Was David Luiz's red card the correct call?
ESPN's Alison Bender and Stewart Robson discuss whether David Luiz was right to be sent off in Chelsea's 0-0 draw with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
Conte must keep discipline in check
Ill-discipline and Antonio Conte's team selection is dominating discussion among Chelsea fans ahead of a daunting run of tricky fixtures.
Wenger, Conte go head-to-head on tactics
Throughout the 0-0 draw, the respective managers were involved in a contest that saw formations change and alterations made to counter opponents.
'Egotistical megastars' at heart of PSG penalty feud.
Craig Burley has his say on the back and forth between Edinson Cavani and Neymar during PSG's 2-0 victory against Lyon.
Neymar, Cavani clash shows PSG problem
Despite winning all their games, two public spats between Edinson Cavani and Neymar over a free kick and a penalty suggest not all is good at PSG.
Neymar and Hamilton party in London
Taking a break from squabbling over penalties, Neymar touched down in London on Monday to attend a swanky celebrity party in Mayfair.
Prem Team of the Weekend: Week 5.
Steve Nicol and Gab Marcotti defend and debate their selections for the Premier League Team of the Weekend.
Man City romp, Arsenal will rue misses
Man City look like a juggernaut, while Arsenal might rue being so wasteful at Chelsea, and Liverpool's defending hurts them again.
Man Utd rout Everton to keep pace with City
Man United left it late to pull away from Everton, but a flurry of goals in the final 10 minutes gave Jose Mourinho's side the 4-0 win they deserved.
Neville laughs off Rio's boxing plan
Gary Neville has poked fun at Rio Ferdinand's bid to become a professional boxer.
Dog on the pitch in Argentina
San Lorenzo vs. Arsenal di Sarandi was brought to a temporary halt by one of the cutest pitch invasions you're ever likely to see.
Gerrard enjoys kickabout with infant son
Steven Gerrard's son is already being primed to follow in his father's footsteps if this Instagram video is anything to go by...
Playing away in North Korea
Football was always going to be a sideshow when Bengaluru FC travelled to one of the world's most restrictive countries for an AFC Cup away match.
Opponents want to play Spurs at Wembley.
The FC crew discuss Spurs' persisting struggles at Wembley and the differences playing there instead of White Hart Lane.
Poch 'not worried' by Spurs' home troubles
Mauricio Pochettino insists he is not concerned about Tottenham's struggles at Wembley despite them being held by Swansea.
Ratings: Son gets 6/10 as Spurs draw blank
Tottenham changed tactics and forced the issue in the second half, but they failed to find a way through the Swansea back line.
Do Real Madrid need to sign a No. 9?
Questions about Real Madrid's specialist goal scoring strength in depth have been raised. But is Borja Mayoral enough to see them through?
Bale 'not at his best' - Zidane
Real Madrid striker Gareth Bale admitted to "ups and downs," while his manager Zinedine Zidane said there are still better days ahead for the forward.
Is Borja Mayoral Real's next Asensio?
The FC crew evaluate Real Madrid's win over Sociedad, including Gareth Bale's goal and the emergence of Borja Mayoral.
Valverde: Dembele injury partly down to inexperience.
Ernesto Valverde says inexperience played a part in the injury that has sidelined Ousmane Dembele for the next four months.
Dembele flies to Finland for surgery
Ousmane Dembele was making only his third appearance for Barca, and his first La Liga start, when he pulled up after 25 minutes against Getafe.
Door open for Deulofeu to seize starting spot
Gerard Deulofeu has seemingly had chance after chance at Barcelona and with Ousmane Dembele now out long-term, gets his latest starting vs. Eibar.
MLS Goals of the Week: Week 28.
Relive the top goals from Week 28 throughout Major League Soccer.
WATCH: Assessing Pulisic's rise on his 19th birthday.
The FC crew mark Christian Pulisic's 19th birthday by evaluating his progress and his ceiling for both club and country.
Pulisic's maturity, play belie his tender age
The U.S. international, who turned 19 on Monday, has seen off rivals for his position in Germany and is improving due to hard work and fearlessness.
Dortmund's fast start inspiring confidence
Borussia Dortmund's place atop the Bundesliga and corresponding streak of clean sheets has them feeling confident about a title challenge.
Allegri: Higuain helps Dybala to shine.
Max Allegri praises Gonzalo Higuain for bringing the best out of Paulo Dybala, whose hat trick led Juve past Sassuolo.
Dybala gets 9/10 in stunning performance
Paulo Dybala's second Serie A hat trick of the season saw off Sassuolo and helped Juve put their Champions League humbling to Barcelona behind them.
Dybala, Mertens hit three as Milan edge win
Paulo Dybala and Dries Mertens both scored hat-tricks as Juventus and Napoli maintained their 100 per cent records in Serie A.
Football Mascots: What are they really saying?
The Exploding Heads delve into the often overlooked aspect of football, the mascots and their emotions.
The transfer window is over, but here are the biggest completed deals you may have missed from around Europe.
Tens of millions of pounds are changing hands every day. We asked Iain Macintosh to talk us through a transfer via the medium of the GIF.
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.
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 an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Paul Pogba says Manchester United can win the Premier League this season -- and have no reason to fear anyone.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic tells ESPN FC why he is staying at Manchester United -- to win the Premier League.
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.
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.
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 boys over at Exploding Heads have a laugh at the latest kit launches as Wayne Rooney has the look of a man who will never play in the new shirt... how prophetic that was.
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.
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.
We polled our top writers and analysts to rank the best players and managers in world football. Here are their selections. It's #FC100.
"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?