Lavelle: Loss to Sweden a blessing in disguise

United States women’s national team (USWNT) midfielder Rose Lavelle has said that the loss against Sweden on the opening day of the Tokyo 2020 women’s soccer tournament was a blessing in disguise for the team. The USWNT were dismantled 3-0 by Sweden on July 21, snapping a 44-game unbeaten streak for Vlatko Andonovski’s side. – Rose Lavelle emerges as the USWNT’s reluctant star – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+

Tottenham sign winger Bryan Gil from Sevilla with Erik Lamela heading to Spain

Tottenham have signed winger Bryan Gil from Sevilla with Erik Lamela joining the Spanish club as part of the deal. Gil, 20, has agreed a contract until 2026 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. He will link up with his new team-mates at the conclusion of the Olympics in Tokyo where he is representing Spain Tottenham are reported to have paid around £21million for Gil, as well as letting Lamela head

Gary Lineker disagrees with Piers Morgan in defiant response to Olympics rant

Gary Lineker has hit back at Piers Morgan after the former Good Morning Britain presenter posted a tweet claiming that "nobody cares about these covid-ravaged Olympics." Lineker was quick to defend the games that began last Saturday despite the slightly controversial circumstances, by claiming it is "exactly what’s needed in these most depressing of times." There has been a surge of positive COVID cases within the Olympic village that has

Katherine Grainger relives Olympics after FINALLY winning Gold - 'Giving up crossed mind'

This team was special: Five-time Olympian Katherine Grainger We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Dame Katherine Grainger is Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian, claiming five medals throughout four Olympic Games. But, she left the very

Michael Edwards makes another transfer masterstroke in Liverpool deal to sell Harry Wilson

Jarrod Bowen: All you need to know about Liverpool target We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Wales international Harry Wilson has left Liverpool permanently for £12m after agreeing a five-year contract with Fulham. The 24-year-old did

Barcelona's 'secret plan' for Antoine Griezmann amid Tottenham transfer interest

Transfer update: Man Utd 'have Varane fears'; Lukaku latest We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Barcelona have been forced to consider making drastic wage reductions to keep Antoine Griezmann if a transfer cannot be arranged. Barca

John Terry leaves Aston Villa as Chelsea legend hunts new role

John Terry has departed his role as assistant head coach at Aston Villa and the Chelsea legend is eyeing a new role in football. The former England captain initially joined the Villans as a player after he departed the Blues on a free transfer in 2017.  He helped the club reach the 2018 Championship play-off final, which they lost 1-0 against Fulham. Terry then became assistant head coach to boss

Samuel Eto'o's brutal response to reporter's question about Lionel Messi

Former Barcelona forward Samuel Eto’o gave an angered response when asked what it was like to play with Lionel Messi at the Camp Nou by insisting that the Argentine played with him. Eto’o was an established striker at the Catalan giants when Messi made his senior debut for the club in the 2004-05 campaign. The Cameroonian netted a remarkable 130 goals across five seasons at the Blaugrana – averaging 26

Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at Juventus training ground for showdown talks

Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived back at Juventus ahead of the new Serie A season – and will reportedly hold crunch talks with the club over his long-term future on Monday. The 36-year-old star had been enjoying an extended holiday following his exploits at Euro 2020 with Portugal, in which he won the Golden Boot after scoring five goals. But is now back in Turin and arrived at Juve's training ground

Man United's hierarchy 'REGRET De Gea's huge £375,000-a-week deal'

Manchester United’s hierarchy ‘REGRET David de Gea’s huge £375,000-a-week deal’ because of the ‘wage inequality’ within the squad… as Paul Pogba rejects a £350,000-a-week contract Keeper David de Gea became Man United’s highest-paid player two years ago Deal, which guaranteed De Gea £75m in salary, reportedly still does not sit well  It’s claimed the bumper contract resulted in inequality in salaries with the squad David de Gea’s long-term deal worth £375,000 a