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PSG appeal over UEFA re-opening FFP case upheld by CAS

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Angel Di María looked unstoppable against Marseille, scoring twice and providing the opening goal assist in a strong win at Le Parc des Princes. French Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappé (45'+2') PSG 1-0 Marseille Kylian Mbappe's 30th goal in all competitions is now just one shy of Lionel Messi for the lead among Europe's top five leagues. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced that it has upheld Paris Saint-Germain's appeal against UEFA regarding financial fair play (FFP). PSG filed an appeal to CAS in October 2018 against the Adjudicatory Chamber of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body's (CFCB) decision to reinvestigate the French champions' FFP situation in June and subsequent delay until September, and that appeal has been upheld. This means that UEFA's original decision back in June is final, so PSG have avoided...
Jonathan Johnson, PSG Correspondent

Atalanta sink Napoli to move closer to top four finish and Champions League

8 hours 33 minutes ago
Napoli Atalanta 1 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Atalanta are level on points with fourth place Milan in the race for Champions League qualification after pulling off a surprising win at Napoli. Atalanta surged into contention for a top-four finish in Serie A with a 2-1 victory at Napoli on Monday. While second-placed Napoli have 67 points and are six clear of third-placed Inter Milan, Atalanta climbed to fifth with 56 points. They are level on points with AC Milan in fourth and one ahead of sixth-placed AS Roma with five games to play. Napoli will feel they should have taken at least a point, if not all three, after dominating long spells of the game. But they came away empty handed thanks...
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Manchester United performance in Everton loss 'disrespectful' - Pogba

10 hours 15 minutes ago
Following another lacklustre performance, the FC crew question if Paul Pogba has his sights set on leaving Man United at the end of the season. Paul Pogba has branded Manchester United's performance at Everton as "disrespectful" to all involved on Sunday.  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side crashed to a 4-0 defeat at Goodison Park and the Frenchman did not hold back in his assessment of his, and the team's, display. - Ogden: United rebuild must follow in footsteps of Liverpool - Dawson: United's worst day since Fergie retired "It is not good at all what we did," Pogba told Sky Sports. Editor's Picks ESPN FC 100: The top players and managers in men's soccer Captain Marvel: Soccer's greatest captains from Messi to Marta - Viewers' guide: Watch ESPN+ in U.S. - Follow Transfer Talk LIVE - Fantasy: Set lineups, check scores! "Losing a game is something really bad that we don't...
Rob Dawson

Karim Benzema leads trio of hat trick heroes in Player Power Rankings

11 hours 27 minutes ago
A trio of hat-trick heroes made their way on to our top 10 list, but Karim Benzema's stood out in Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. Our global editors pick their top 10 performers from the weekend. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Also receiving votes: Ishak Belfodil (TSG Hoffenheim), Carlos Bacca (Villarreal). Let us know what you think of the countdown by commenting on Twitter using #ESPNFCrankings.
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U.S. Soccer faces suit from Relevent Sports over planned match in Miami

11 hours 58 minutes ago
Kristine Lilly and Brandi Chastain talk about the USWNT's lawsuit against U.S. Soccer and how proud they are of others carrying the torch. U.S. Head Coach Gregg Berhalter joins the Heineken ESPN FC Boot Room to talk all things Gold Cup and his ambition to win the tournament. 1999 Women's World Cup winner Brandi Chastain expresses her support for the USWNT's lawsuit against U.S. Soccer and reflects on its global impact. Multimedia sports and entertainment company Relevent, a promoter of international soccer matches, has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation and its secretary general, Dan Flynn, after the USSF refused to sanction the playing of an Ecuadorian league match in Miami. According to the filing, Relevent was attempting to stage a match between Ecuadorian sides Barcelona SC and Guayaquil City FC, to be held May 5 at Miami's Hard Rock Stadium. As the national governing body for soccer, the USSF...
Jeff Carlisle

U.S. Soccer faces suit from Relevant Sports over planned match in Miami

11 hours 58 minutes ago
Kristine Lilly and Brandi Chastain talk about the USWNT's lawsuit against U.S. Soccer and how proud they are of others carrying the torch. U.S. Head Coach Gregg Berhalter joins the Heineken ESPN FC Boot Room to talk all things Gold Cup and his ambition to win the tournament. 1999 Women's World Cup winner Brandi Chastain expresses her support for the USWNT's lawsuit against U.S. Soccer and reflects on its global impact. Multimedia sports and entertainment company Relevent, a promoter of international soccer matches, has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation and its secretary general, Dan Flynn, after the USSF refused to sanction the playing of an Ecuadorian league match in Miami. According to the filing, Relevent was attempting to stage a match between Ecuadorian sides Barcelona SC and Guayaquil City FC, to be held May 5 at Miami's Hard Rock Stadium. As the national governing body for soccer, the USSF...
Jeff Carlisle

Manchester City one of best teams ever if they defend title - Foden

14 hours ago
Shaka Hislop wasn't too impressed by Manchester City's win over Tottenham but says they have proven they can hold off Liverpool in the title race. Bernardo Silva sets his sights on the remaining Premier League fixtures as Manchester City stay on course for the title by beating Tottenham. Manchester City must be considered one of the best teams ever if they defend their Premier League title this season, midfielder Phil Foden has said. City are aiming to become the first team in a decade to win the top-flight title for two years in a row. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); With 86 points from 34 games, they are two points behind Liverpool, who have played a game more. Foden, who scored in Saturday's 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur, said this campaign was a better challenge than last season, when City won the title...
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Man United rebuild must follow in footsteps of hated rivals Liverpool

16 hours 18 minutes ago
For Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, Sunday's humiliating 4-0 defeat against Everton at Goodison Park had at least one positive. If every cloud really does have a silver lining, this one offered validation of United's determination to rip it up and start again under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and follow the example set by, of all clubs, their biggest rivals, Liverpool. You will hear plenty of talk this week about the United-Liverpool rivalry and how the men from Old Trafford have...
Mark Ogden

Man United have to follow Liverpool transfer blueprint as Solskjaer rebuilds

16 hours 18 minutes ago
For Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, Sunday's humiliating 4-0 defeat against Everton at Goodison Park had at least one positive. If every cloud really does have a silver lining, this one offered validation of United's determination to rip it up and start again under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and follow the example set by, of all clubs, their biggest rivals, Liverpool. You will hear plenty of talk this week about the United-Liverpool rivalry and how the men from Old Trafford have...
Mark Ogden

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler to be named new Brisbane Roar boss - sources

17 hours 3 minutes ago
Robbie Fowler has previously played for two A-League clubs. Robbie Fowler will be appointed as the new manager of A-League side Brisbane Roar, sources close to the former Liverpool and England striker have told ESPN FC. Fowler is expected to be presented on Tuesday, ahead of Brisbane's final game of the A-League season at home to Adelaide United on Thursday. A-League A-League table: Check out where your team sits on the ladder. The appointment ends a long search by the Roar for a replacement for John Aloisi, who resigned in December, with Fowler set to begin work in June. The 44-year-old, who played for both North Queensland...
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