Julián Álvarez earns special praise from Guardiola after wondergoal sends City top

LONDON - Erling Haaland put yet more notches in an incredible first season with Manchester City but Julián Álvarez also received special praise from manager Pep Guardiola after Sunday's 2-1 win at Fulham which put City back on top of the table.

City were dealt a blow with Kevin de Bruyne ruled out with an injury, but even without their Belgian playmaker the combination of Haaland and Álvarez ensured victory.

UEFA president hints about plans for a Champions League final played in the USA

Imagine if the UEFA Champions League final wasn’t played in Europe but instead in the United States of America. While the idea sounds far-fetched, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said on Tuesday that a plan to host UCL games in the U.S. has been discussed before.

Ceferin really peaked fans’ interest when he hinted that the final could be played in the states.

Aaronson shares the time he ditched McKennie on the golf course in humorous interview

The Brenden Aaronson Weston McKennie golf story was the funniest highlight of a 17-minute interview that Men in Blazers did with the Leeds duo and Fulham’s American pair of Tim Ream and Antonee Robinson.

Leeds United and Fulham are America’s favorite Premier League teams as both have multiple U.S. players on the roster. This Saturday the two clubs face off, brutally early at 7:30 a.m. ET, and fans got to see a four-player interview with the Americans.

During the interview Aaronson was asked if he’d ever seen McKennie lost for words. Then came the golf story.

Lampard comes to Boehly's defense after American owner's ‘embarrassing’ dressing-room speech

Chelsea are not a "broken" team this season and co-owner Todd Boehly had every right to address the squad he has invested in, manager Frank Lampard said on Monday ahead of their Champions League quarterfinal against Real Madrid.

Chelsea, who trail Real Madrid 2-0 on aggregate after losing the first leg at the Santiago Bernabéu, come into the game on the back of a six-match winless run, with interim boss Lampard losing his first three games in charge.

Arteta asks Arsenal players to "finish the job" in tight Premier League title race

Arsenal's players must pull out all the stops and "finish the job" if they hope to fend off rivals Manchester City and win the club's first Premier League title since 2004, manager Mikel Arteta said ahead of Sunday's trip to West Ham United.

The leaders' seven-match winning run in the league allowed them to maintain their lead over second-placed City, but a 2-2 draw at Liverpool last weekend has given their pursuers a chance to ratchet up the pressure on the Londoners.

The boys are back! Arriola, Roldan, Miazga and more included in latest USMNT roster

The United States men’s national team announced the 23-man roster for the inaugural Continental Clásico on Wednesday, April 19. The friendly doesn’t take place during an international window meaning the latest USMNT roster is comprised almost entirely of Major League Soccer players.

The 23-man roster only includes one player from a European club, Sergiño Dest. The American right back has essentially been banished from AC Milan’s starting lineup and the club OK’d the decision for him to leave the club to partake in the friendly.

Let’s take a look at the rest of the roster.

Vincent Kompany admits he didn’t expect to get Burnley promoted to EPL after just one season

Burnley manager Vincent Kompany said he did not expect to lead the Lancashire club to promotion to the Premier League in his first season in charge, but having achieved that return to the top tier he said his side are now aiming for more.

Burnley secured automatic promotion to the Premier League with seven games to spare after Friday's 2-1 victory at Middlesbrough ensured Kompany's side will finish in the second-tier Championship's top two.

Mikel Arteta and Arsenal prepared to break Gunners’ 11-year EPL winless streak at Anfield

Arsenal will need to be brave and at their very best if they are to snap their winless run at Anfield, manager Mikel Arteta said on Friday, as the Premier League leaders look to maintain their eight-point lead over Manchester City in the title race.

Arsenal have not won at Anfield in the Premier League since 2012, a game in which Arteta played. Since then they have suffered heavy defeats, including two 5-1 losses.

Even better than beating Barça? Real Madrid players go crazy after getting the day off

Vibes in the Real Madrid camp are through the roof, and after booking their ticket to yet another final in the Carlo Ancelotti era, the Italian chief of Valdebebas gave the world champions a day off following their goalscoring retaliation in Catalonia.

The players' reaction? Reminiscent of a “school has been canceled due to weather” voicemail.

“A la m**rda, ¿neta?” — Piojo Herrera reacciona al rodillazo de Fernando Hernández a Lucas Romero

A Miguel Herrera le preguntaron su opinión sobre el polémico rodillazo que el árbitro Fernando Hernández le aplicó al jugador de León Lucas Romero y su reacción fue de oro.

Reacciones al rodillazo de Fernando Hernández a Lucas Romero

Por si viven debajo de una piedra, en el partido entre América y León de la Jornada 13 del Clausura 2023, el juez espantó una serie de reclamos de los jugadores de la Fiera agrediendo a uno de los jugadores. Sí, un silbante perdiendo los estribos ante un futbolista.