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Serie A 2018-19: Empoli, Parma, Frosinone make return
The Italian league begins this weekend with Parma returning to the top flight only three years after being declared bankrupt.
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VAR at the World Cup cemented its place in our soccer brains
On opening weekend in the Premier League it was hard to not find yourself, for better or worse, drawing an imaginary rectangle.
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Sarri relaxing rules around Chelsea to court players
In the words of Craig Finn, it's one thing to start it with a positive jam, and it's another thing to see it all through.
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USL D-III applies for USSF sanctioning with “at least 10” teams
"As a professional league, we are committed to providing a thrilling experience for fans and a top-notch experience for players," Papadakis said.
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League Cup wrap: Final round pre-Premier League clubs rolls on
Ten ties went to penalty kicks and only one remains on the docket before the 13 PL clubs who are not in European competition join the fray.
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Champions League wrap: Celtic bounced; Benfica, Ajax through
"We gave AEK a lot of problems but you have to defend properly and we didn’t do that," Brendan Rodgers said.
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Valencia to sign Russia forward Denis Cheryshev on loan
Valencia finished fourth in the Spanish league last season.
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2011: Chelsea, Arsenal combine for eight goals
Back in 2011, Robin van Persie scored a hat trick to lead the Gunners to an exciting 5-3 win over Chelsea. The two sides clash again this Saturday at 12:30pm ET on NBC.
Premier League Matchweek 1 moments
Relive all the top moments from an exciting opening weekend in the Premier League.
Ex-Arsenal co-owner Usmanov could invest in Everton
Everton could see additional investment in the club from a billionaire with experience as a PL owner.
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Klopp, Guardiola top PL manager power rankings
Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola led their sides to big wins on the opening weekend. Check out which manager tops Joe Prince-Wright’s manager power rankings and the rest of the top five.
Richarlison tops PL player power rankings
After two goals in Everton’s draw with Wolves, Richarlison sits at the top of Joe Prince-Wright’s Premier League player power rankings. Check out the rest of the top five.
Eriksen, Ronaldo headline UEFA Goal of the Year shortlist
Christian Eriksen and Cristiano Ronaldo were each nominated for UEFA's Goal of the Season.
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Chelsea loan Bakayoko to AC Milan
Tiémoué Bakayoko lasted just one season at Stamford Bridge.
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Brazilian Ronaldo released from hospital
Ronaldo was released from the hospital in Ibiza after overcoming a severe bout of the flu.
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FIFA gives Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid bans
FIFA has given Nigeria and Ghana final deadlines to avoid international suspensions because of outside interference in their soccer associations.
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What’s next for Micah Richards?
Capped by England as a teenager, it’s almost inexplicable how Micah Richards has arrived at this point in his career. According to multiple reports in England, Aston Villa and manager Steve Bruce are...
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Could Eriksen leave Tottenham this summer?
The Danish playmaker's contract is running dangerously low.
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Report: FIFA eliminates “corruption” from code of ethics
FIFA's new code of ethics has made a number of quiet changes that detract from the organization's fight against corruption.
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Report: Schalke hoping to snag Loftus-Cheek on loan
The 22-year-old is currently part of a crowded midfield at Chelsea.
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Weah making early mark on PSG squad
Another 18-year-old American international is scoring goals for a top European club in a competitive environment.
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Reports: Manchester United readying a De Gea extension
The Spaniard is in the final year of his deal at Old Trafford.
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Report: Roma to sign French international Nzonzi
The 29-year-old will be sold for slightly under his $40 million release clause.
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Petr Cech criticizes Bayer Leverkusen for Twitter banter
Bernd Leno's former club took a shot at Arsenal's starting goalkeeper that he didn't appreciate.
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Spurs announce new stadium delays, will continue to play at Wembley
Due to "issues with critical safety systems" the new Spurs stadium will be opening at least a month late.
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Premier League Matchday 1: Top goals
The opening weekend of the Premier League saw a number of incredible goals. Here are the best of the bunch.
Premier League Matchday 1: Best saves
David De Gea and Hugo Lloris had some of the best saves of Matchday 1. Find out which other saves made the cut.
Guardiola demands more from Manchester City
Reigning champs got off to a great start, but that doesn't mean Pep is overly impressed.
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Biggest summer signings of Premier League teams
After a busy summer of deals, many Premier League sides will be hoping their impact signings can bring their clubs to new heights.
Jurgen Klopp asks why Liverpool are title contenders
Is Klopp trying to lower expectation levels at Anfield at the start of the new season?
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A day on-location in England with NBC Sports’ broadcast team
What was it like to be with the Premier League broadcast time on-location in England for the opening weekend of the new season?
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All rise for Chelsea v. Arsenal
Chelsea host Arsenal this Saturday at 12:30pm ET on NBCSN to cap off Premier League Mornings.
Premier League player Power Rankings: Week 1
A look at the top 20 players from the opening weekend of the Premier League season.
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Amid European interest, Geoff Cameron close to Stoke exit
USMNT veteran likely to leave recently relegated Stoke before August 31 transfer deadline.
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Which new signings impressed on opening weekend?
Plenty of money was spent this summer on new players.
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Incredible moment ignites Rooney’s MLS career
Wayne Rooney's amazing hustle perfectly summed up why DC United brought him to MLS.
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Kovac’s Bayern routs Frankfurt 5-0 in German curtain raiser
Robert Lewandowski scored a hat trick as Bayern Munich won the German Super Cup.
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Sounders top FCD for 5th straight win, inch closer to playoffs
Don't look now, but the Sounders are peaking and making a serious playoff push.
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Rooney saves the day defensively, sets up DCU’s stoppage-time winner
For those that questioned Rooney's commitment and effort, Wayne would like a word.
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Messi wins record 33rd title as Barcelona lift Super Cup
Ho-hum, another trophy for Lionel Messi, making him the all-time winningest player in club history.
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NYCFC hold off 10-man TFC to make Shield race even tighter
It's a three-horse race for the Supporters' Shield, and Toronto FC are going the wrong way in the playoff race.
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VIDEO: USMNT’s Weah scores first Ligue 1 goal in goofy fashion
The first of many goals from 18-year-old PSG attacker Tim Weah?
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Ronaldo made Juventus fans wait only eight minutes for first goal
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first of what will surely be many goals for Juventus.
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Highlights: Southampton 0, Burnley 0
Neither Southampton nor Burnley could get on the board in the first weekend of the 2018-19 PL season.
Highlights: Man City 2, Arsenal 0
Manchester City easily shut out Arsenal in Unai Emery's managerial debut for the Gunners.
Highlights: Liverpool 4, West Ham 0
Liverpool shut out West Ham United with a dominating offensive performance.
Pep: Man City at ‘high level’ given complicated preseason
Guardiola also had a funny little nugget for his gregarious and very talented left back, Benjamin Mendy.
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Cech talks tactics in Arsenal loss, Wenger-Emery differences
Arsenal's text match comes Saturday at Chelsea, Cech's old team.
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Man City eases to win at Arsenal
Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva scored in each half as Manchester City cruised to a 2-0 win over Arsenal.
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Klopp loves win, says Liverpool needs to be ready for bigger opponents
Jurgen Klopp did not start Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri, and Jordan Henderson in Liverpool's 4-0 demolition of West Ham United.
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