MLS
From Paul Pogba to Romelu Lukaku: Jose Mourinho’s giants at Manchester United
An in-depth look at how the Portuguese’s penchant for imposing players has resurfaced at Old Trafford After Manchester United completed the signing of Romelu Lukaku, we examine whether the Belgian underlines Jose Mourinho’s preference of physically imposing players and how this translates to the pitch. Read more
Manchester United third on Forbes rich list, behind Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees
Manchester United have been named by Forbes Magazine as the world’s third most valuable sports team, behind the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Yankees. United, who topped the annual list in 2011 and 2012, leapfrogged Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid to take the title of the world’s... Read more
Sam Nicholson joins Minnesota United after leaving Hearts
Sam Nicholson has joined MLS side Minnesota United on a two-and-a-half-year deal after leaving Hearts. The 22-year-old has signed on a free transfer but the Scottish Premiership club have included a sell-on clause as part of the deal. Read more
MLS round-up: Sebastian Giovinco at the double for Toronto
Sebastian Giovinco hit a brace as Toronto FC climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference with a 3-1 win over Orlando City. Jozy Altidore scored his eighth goal of the season to put TFC ahead in the 18th minute when he fired past Joe Bendik from just inside... Read more
LA Galaxy’s Ashley Cole eyes Chelsea return as scout or coach
Ashley Cole hopes to return to Chelsea in the future as either a scout or a coach. The defender spent eight years at Stamford Bridge from 2006-14, making 338 appearances in all competitions and winning the Premier League and Champions League. Now 36, Cole has been playing for LA... Read more
John Terry targets Chelsea return as manager after joining Aston Villa
John Terry admits he intends to one day return to Chelsea as manager after signing for Aston Villa as a player. The 36-year-old left Stamford Bridge after 22 years at the end of last season and has now signed a one-year contract at Sky Bet Championship side Villa after... Read more
Tammy Abraham to Swansea: Why the Chelsea striker will be a success
What makes Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham so special? As the teenager completes his loan move to Swansea, Adam Bate spoke to his old coach to find out. It has been another busy summer for Tammy Abraham. Last year it was Germany for the European Under-19 Championships. This year he... Read more
MLS round-up: FC Dallas move top with win over DC United
Roland Lamah scored twice as FC Dallas came from behind to beat DC United 4-2 and move top of MLS’ Western Conference. Ian Harkes opened the scoring after 30 minutes from DC United, but four goals in 15 minutes from Dallas turned the game around. Atiba Harris levelled after... Read more
MLS: Philadelphia move above New England after comfortable win
The Philadelphia Union moved up to eighth in the MLS Eastern Conference after easing to a 3-0 victory over fellow strugglers the New England Revolution. CJ Sapong’s cross hit a hand in the area and the forward made no mistake from the resulting penalty as he blasted his spot-kick... Read more
Chicago Fire moved to the top of the MLS Eastern Conference after a 4-0 thrashing of Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday. The win was Chicago’s ninth from their last 10 matches as they put four past an opponent for the second time in a week, with three goals in the... Read more