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Unlike at Man United, Mourinho is the right man at the right time for Spurs

Nobody knows about the fates of timing quite like Jose Mourinho, but it seems everything has come together at the right time for him and Tottenham. Unlike it did at Old Trafford.

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Why Solskjaer is right to ignore sack rumours

Ale Moreno puts himself in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's shoes and explains why blocking out distractions is so vital.

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YNWA, the auto-correct version - it's Merseyside derby time!

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LIVE Transfer Talk: Man United to target Southgate or Pochettino?

Manchester United may be looking for a new manager by the end of their next two fixtures. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

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Liverpool 'a more favourable' option than United for Sancho

Mark Ogden says Jadon Sancho would prefer to join Liverpool but the club won't go for him at £130m.

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Man City or Bayern? Awkward moment that Pep forgets which club he coaches

Pep Guardiola has won titles wherever he's gone, so maybe it's no surprise he confused Manchester City with Bayern Munich in a news conference...

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Will Giroud pick up the slack in Abraham's absence?

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Messi's Ballon d'Or form might not be enough for Barca

Lionel Messi is having to do so much heavy lifting at Barcelona that the individual trophies inevitably come his way. But can he keep it up?

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Rapinoe wins Ballon d'Or but is so much more than a soccer star

2019's best female player, Rapinoe is just getting started in a much bigger role than soccer superstar.

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  • What's the problem with England fans abroad?

    "Every England overseas match is a risk because it can go wrong. That is what history has taught me." Why do England away games involve trouble?

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  • Sancho will be the next superstar - on his terms

    From playing in the streets of south London to the cusp of worldwide stardom, Jadon Sancho has always done things his own way.

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  • Experience MLS like a die-hard fan

    Take a trip across the country for a look at the raucous fans who make some of the best matchday atmospheres in American pro sports.

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    Imagine for a minute that you own a soccer team and have unlimited resources and sky-high goals. If money were no object, what team would you build?

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  • Lukaku's mission: Win with Inter, prove Man United wrong

    Romelu Lukaku talked exclusively to ESPN about reviving his career at Inter after a failed stint at Old Trafford. Will he prove the haters wrong?

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  • The dark side of English football

    Away from the Premier League's glitz, two clubs with 200-plus years of combined history are struggling. How'd this happen to Bury and Bolton?

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  • Christian Pulisic is not your wonderboy anymore

    Sam Borden: The 20-year-old is about to try what no American's done before and star for one of football's biggest clubs.

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  • Luck Index 2019

    Man City lucky? Man United worse than sixth? Aguero robbed? The second edition of the ESPN Luck Index reveals all.

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  • Zlatan: 'I don't need to dream. I am the dream'

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fueled by anger and, even at 37, is not finished kicking ass. He also has some choice words for those around him.

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  • MLS Player Poll

    We asked MLS players during preseason and the early weeks of the 2019 campaign for their thoughts about some hot-button issues in the sport.

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  • Who are the best 30 players under 21?

    Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the dominant forces in soccer, but who's next? Who will take on the challenge of being the best in soccer?

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  • Adu: 'I'm not ready to give it up'

    Once a teen phenom, Freddy Adu was supposed to save U.S. soccer. His career appeared to fizzle out, but he is not done yet.

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    When Boca Juniors and River Plate were set to meet in Argentina's most important match ever, Buenos Aires lost its mind.

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  • Soccer's greatest captains

    To celebrate the release of "Captain Marvel," ESPN and Marvel teamed up to turn our favorite soccer captains into galaxy-dominating superheroes.

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  • Kane wants to conquer the Premier League... then the NFL

    The world's best striker has his sights set on an NFL career. Why can't he make it happen?

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    The host of 'Always Late' on ESPN+ checked a big item on her bucket list when she visited Anfield.

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  • Flamengo: Tragedy in the Vulture's Nest

    On Feb. 8, a fire at an uninspected youth dormitory at one of Brazil's highest-earning teams caused 10 preventable deaths. How?

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  • In search of Emiliano Sala

    The tragic disappearance of Emiliano Sala, bound for new club Cardiff on a single-engine plane, raises the question: How did this happen?

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    For most clubs, losing a star like Frenkie De Jong would be a killer. For Ajax, it's their business model.

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  • Your guide to football's dark arts

    Sergio Ramos is a master, Wilfried Zaha knows how to win a free kick and chicanery from corners can be crucial. Welcome to the dark arts.

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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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