USMNT goalkeeper Matt Turner nearing permanent transfer to Nottingham Forest

No. 1 United States men’s national team goalkeeper Matt Turner could finally get his wish of starting in the Premier League as he nears a transfer to Nottingham Forest.

Turner, 29, made just seven appearances for Arsenal last season after around a $6 million transfer to the Gunners from the New England Revolution last summer.

None of those seven appearances were in the Premier League.

Italian goalkeeper and legend Gianluigi Buffon announces he's hanging up the gloves

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has retired from football, the 45-year-old announced on Wednesday, after 28 years in which he reached exceptional milestones for club and country.

Buffon, who in 2006 lifted the World Cup, won 10 Serie A titles with Juventus and a Ligue 1 title with Paris Saint-Germain.

"That's all folks! You gave me everything. I gave you everything. We did it together," Buffon said in a statement.

Nigeria through to World Cup last 16 after stalemate with Ireland

BRISBANE - Nigeria advanced to the Women's World Cup knockout stages for the third time in their history after a 0-0 draw with Ireland in their final Group B match on Monday, with the African side finishing second in the group behind hosts Australia.

Épico tapaboca de la Liga MX a quienes piden porterías más pequeñas para el fútbol femenil

A la Liga MX no le gusta mucho la idea de achicar las porterías del fútbol femenil que anda rondando en el ambiente y lo hizo saber de manera elocuente con un legendario tapabocas en Twitter.

Exigen porterías más pequeñas para el fútbol femenil

El concepto de empequeñecer los arcos (y también los campos) en el balompié femenino no es nuevo, pero volvió a la palestra esta semana en México luego de una nefasta entrevista que le hizo ESPN a la goleadora de Pumas Desirée Monsiváis. 

Last gasp Vangsgaard header delivers Denmark 1-0 win vs. China

PERTH — Substitute Amalie Vangsgaard headed home a goal in the 90th minute to give Denmark a winning start to their first Women's World Cup campaign since 2007 with a 1-0 victory against China at Perth Oval on Saturday.

The Paris Saint-Germain forward, who was brought on five minutes earlier, found the back of the net with a long-range header from a Pernille Harder corner to break the deadlock.

Denmark goal vs China Women's World Cup

Nigeria's Nnadozie provides clutch penalty save vs. Sinclair to earn massive draw

MELBOURNE — Goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie saved a penalty to help Nigeria secure a valuable 0-0 draw against Olympic champions Canada in their Women's World Cup opener on Friday in a result that threw the group wide open.

Nnadozie denied Christine Sinclair from the spot in the 50th minute with a low dive to her left as the Canada skipper missed out on becoming the first player to score in six World Cups in front of 21,000 fans at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium.

Matt Turner does his best, but the U.S. falls short and Panama advances to Gold Cup final

The United States men’s national team was eliminated by Panama in the Gold Cup semifinals on Wednesday after drawing 1-1 and losing on penalty kicks 5-4.

Turner was the hero in penalty kicks vs. Canada on Sunday, however the U.S. couldn’t repeat the magic against Panama. Turner saved one penalty kick vs. Panama, but Jesus Ferreira and Cristian Roldan failed to convert their penalties resulting in the USMNT’s defeat.

Este facepalm del Tuca Ferretti es la reacción perfecta ante un nuevo osote de Seba Jurado

¡Ufff! Seba Jurado.

Muchos le vieron un potencial ilimitado en el arco, pero de un tiempo a esta parte, su vida pareciera ser un eterno blooper. Sí, de vez en cuando mete una mano espectacular que le salva los papeles al Cruz Azul, sin embago, su nombre pasa más regularmente pegado a la palabra "osote".

Prueba de ello es lo que pasó la noche de este sábado ante Toluca y que dejó una imagen inolvidable del técnico Ricardo Ferretti.

Courtois walks out on Belgium after decision to hand captain's armband to Lukaku

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois asked not to travel with Belgium for their Euro 2024 qualifier in Estonia on Tuesday, telling shocked coach Domenico Tedesco he did not feel respected within the team as he walked out of the squad.

Courtois, 31, played in Saturday's 1-1 home draw with Austria but told Tedesco after the match that he would not make himself available for the Estonia game.

Tedesco says Courtois's unhappiness spilled over when striker Romelu Lukaku was given the captain's armband for the Austria game in the absence of injured regular skipper Kevin De Bruyne.

Former Wales youth international leaves club for "Love Island"

Irish side Shelbourne are grappling with an unconventional transfer after goalkeeper Scott van der Sluis announced he was leaving to participate in dating reality show Love Island.

Van der Sluis, a former Wales youth international, is heading to Spain after requesting an early release from his contact to take a break from his professional career.

The 22-year-old was confirmed as the British show's latest "bombshell" entry on Wednesday.