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2017 Generation adidas Cup to feature top U-17 clubs, video testing
MLS Fantasy: The best options in an abbreviated Round 4
The goals kept coming in Round 3 of the 2017 MLS Fantasy season, but if you were clean-sheet hunting, odds are you were left a bit disappointed. One manager who played things correctly? Matt Press, who led MLSFLALLSTARS to an impressive score of 114 points. Read more
The Upgrade: Fun with US Men’s National team lineups in ‘EA SPORTS FIFA 17′
Welcome to this week’s edition of the Upgrade, a new series tracking MLS players in EA SPORTS FIFA 17. Check out the previous installment here. This week we’re putting together some USMNT lineups for their Friday night World Cup Qualifying match against Honduras (10:30 pm ET, FS1, UniMás). Read more
Patrick Vieira should succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, says Paul Merson
Paul Merson believes Arsene Wenger will stay at Arsenal for another year, but has backed former team-mate Patrick Vieira to succeed him at the Emirates. Wenger is in the midst of the most turbulent spell of his 20-year stint in north London, with perennial failings on the pitch plunging... Read more
Arsene Wenger’s new contract: Can he really turn Arsenal around?
Arsene Wenger is tipped to sign a new contract as Arsenal manager but what can he hope to achieve in that time? Adam Bate examines the challenge ahead and wonders whether Wenger is the man to exercise real change at the Emirates Stadium… They say that before you can... Read more
Alex Iwobi urges Arsenal fans to show Arsene Wenger more respect
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has insisted the club’s fans must show manager Arsene Wenger more respect. Iwobi, who has made 36 league appearances for Arsenal over the last two seasons since breaking through in 2015, has backed under-fire manager Wenger in the face of several Arsenal fan protests. “They... Read more
Football manager job security at all-time low, Sky Sports study finds
How long do managers last at the top 92 clubs in England? We’ve crunched the numbers to reveal the exact average in days… Job security for managers in England’s top four tiers is at an all-time low, a Sky Sports study has found. A remarkable 75 managers were sacked,... Read more
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny urges players to ease pressure on Arsene Wenger
Laurent Koscielny has urged his Arsenal teammates to take the pressure off Arsene Wenger and says they must take responsibility for their poor form. Six defeats in their last nine matches have seen the Gunners knocked out of the Champions League by Bayern Munich in embarrassing fashion and slip... Read more
The top 10 players outside Europe: The stars in China, MLS and more
The game’s biggest stars are concentrated in Europe’s top leagues but not all of football’s stars confine themselves to the continent. Some are strewn across the globe, starring in North America and Asia or lighting things up in South America. Read more
MLS teams’ top USL prospects in 2017
Since first cracking open its doors to MLS partnerships in 2013, USL has become a vitally locked-in piece of the league’s development landscape. And it’s still expanding. To date, 10 teams own and directly operate their own USL teams, granting them unprecedented access to the identification, signing and development of... Read more