Wayne Rooney

The utterly beguiling genius of Ronaldinho

An international star of the sport, one of the most exciting players to ever grace a football pitch, gifted with the most Brazilian of Brazilian flair - Ronaldinho has retired from football.<p>Watching Ronaldinho play made you want to be a footballer, a footballer exactly like Ronaldinho - a guy who …

Soccer

Theo Walcott’s £20m Everton move spells trouble for Lookman and Vlasic

Sam Allardyce says Theo Walcott ‘should be at the peak of his career’ and he is an experienced goalscorer but his arrival is bad news for Everton’s youngsters<p>Sam Allardyce believes Theo Walcott “should be at the peak of his career” at 28 and with the experience of 397 games played over a dozen …

English Premier League

Why Harry Kane isn’t a world class striker

Tottenham have marched themselves back into contention for the top four with four victories in their last six fixtures, and few would bet against …

Soccer

Jamie Vardy backed to make Everton transfer from Leicester City

Having already beefed up his forward line with Cenk Tosun and Theo Walcott, could Everton manager Sam Allardyce really make a move for Leicester …

Soccer

UAE's 'golden generation' must prove its worth at 2019 Asian Cup

DUBAI: It is hard to say for sure precisely when the term “golden generation” was first used to describe the talented group of United Arab Emirates …

FIFA

Scouting Report: Theo Walcott

Taking a close look at what the goal-scoring winger could bring to Goodison Park.<p><i>Given the</i> <i>signing of Theo Walcott</i><i>, Royal Blue Mersey reached out to our friends at</i> <i>The Short Fuse</i> <i>for a scouting report.</i><p><i>In the blockquotes below are thoughts on the winger from</i> <i>Travis King</i> <i>at TSF while RBM’s Adam Braun</i> …

Everton FC

Montreal to nab Algerian DP Taider from Bologna

The loss of Swiss power Blerim Dzemaili is a big one for the Montreal Impact, but another World Cup player may be taking his place in Quebec.<p><b>[ MLS:</b> …

Soccer

Louis Saha interview: Romelu Lukaku brings Robin van Persie-like ferocity in the box; criticising the Belgian is unfair - Firstpost

It was a dream start for Manchester United this season as Jose Mourinho's men scored for fun in season-opener against West Ham United and then …

Manchester

Why Manchester United's Potential Signing of Alexis Sanchez Is Not Beneficial in the Long Term

According to various reports, Manchester United are inching ever close to completing a deal for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez.<p>Of course, United fans are …

Sports

Transfer rumor roundup: Fred to Man City; Aubameyang wanted

Could this January transfer window rival last season’s in terms of activity?<p><b>[ MORE: FA Cup replay roundup ]</b><p>Last season saw Crystal Palace save its …

Soccer

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcome third child via surrogate

View Gallery14 photos<p>1 / 14<p>© PA Images<p>The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge<p>Kensington Palace confirmed Prince William and Kate are expecting their third …

Aston Merrygold

Alex Ferguson's son in trouble for saying he'd 'shoot' refs

LONDON (AP) — It clearly runs in the family.<p>Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson was known for having an explosive temper during his nearly 27 years at Old Trafford, and it seems he has passed it down to his son.<p>Darren Ferguson, who is the manager of third-tier English team Doncaster, is …

Soccer

Tyler's stats and facts

Will Liverpool break goalscoring records this season? How bad are Arsenal's troubles on the road? And how does Harry Kane's consistency compare?

Soccer

Africa`s psychological woundedness - OPINION

OPINION<p>Africa's psychological woundedness<p>Trevor Grundy writes on Dr. Dixon Chibanda's recent account of the mental scars carried by many</b> …

South African Politics

Man United, Moscow, 'killing' Arsenal and more -- Anderson talks to ESPN

<i>Having joined Manchester United as a 19-year-old, Anderson became a cult hero with fans. A decade after the Brazilian midfielder arrived at Old</i> …

Soccer

Javier Hernandez just doesn't seem to fit with West Ham United

HUDDERSFIELD, England -- Sir Alex Ferguson's presence in the stands for West Ham's 4-1 victory over Huddersfield Town on Saturday offered a reminder …

Soccer

Everton hammered as Kane claims Spurs record

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 13: Wayne Rooney of Everton during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at Wembley Stadium on …

Soccer

With Moyes Effect Limiting Chicharito at West Ham, What Are Mexico Star's Options?

West Ham’s impressive 4-1 victory against Huddersfield Town helped the East Londoners jump to 11th place in the Premier League and ease some …

Soccer

Sport24.co.za | Allardyce fears Everton relegation scrap

Everton boss Sam Allardyce admits his honeymoon period in charge at Goodison Park is over and fears the club could be sucked into a relegation scrap.

Soccer

How To Treat Male Hair Loss

Receding hairlines and male-pattern baldness are extremely common, but they are also very treatable. It’s just knowing who to turn to, what to use and escaping the barrage of snake-oil remedies out there which will cost you a fortune and most likely not work.<p>Here is an easy step-by-step guide to …

Medicine

Bournemouth 2-1 Arsenal: Cherries keep Gunners down

Callum Wilson and Jordon Ibe scored second half goals as Bournemouth came back to beat Arsenal 2-1 on Sunday at the Vitality Stadium, securing its …

Soccer

Oxlade-Chamberlain, Son Heung-Min, Harry Kane in Team of the Weekend

After each round of Premier League fixtures, ESPN FC brings you its Team of the Weekend. Our panel of experts carefully selects 11 star performers …

Soccer

Manchester United vs Stoke City Preview: Classic Encounter, Recent Form, Team News & More

Manchester United will be looking to continue their dazzling home form when they face a managerless Stoke City side on Monday night.<p>After falling 15 …

Soccer

These Built to Spill Blues - Everton Aren't We

<i>The plan keeps coming up again</i><i><br>And the plan means nothing stays the same<br>But the plan won’t accomplish anything<br>If it’s not implemented…</i><p>Hit shuffle on …

Everton FC

Playback: Blueprint on how to beat Man City

<b>BLUEPRINT EMERGES TO BEAT MAN CITY</b><p>Manchester City will probably still win the Premier League this season, but a blueprint has emerged as to how you …

Soccer

Two lessons Allardyce needs to learn from Everton embarrassment

Big Sam should already know better, but here we are.<p>Look, I don’t want to think about Saturday’s utter humiliation against Tottenham Hotspur anymore than you do.<p>Everton traveled to Wembley (the players were physically present, at a minimum), and absolutely collapsed in the second half. It was a …

Soccer

Cenk Tosun's Wembley debut has sent out a clear message to Everton

He was, by Sam Allardyce's own admission, thrown in at the deep end, one of very few players to make their competitive debut in English league …

Soccer

Tottenham 4 Everton 0: A complete collapse at Wembley

Three Thoughts from Saturday’s humiliation<p>Everton outclassed by superior opponent<p>Save for their draws against Manchester City and Liverpool, Everton have shown an inability to compete with the Premier League’s top teams. This team is clearly not good enough in their current set-up to grab a …

Everton FC

Sam Allardyce, Everton and the real not-so-boring problem he must address

Sam Allardyce knew the point he was trying to make, but it served only to tweak the tail of disgruntled Evertonians even further.<p>When immediately …

Soccer

Harry Kane breaks Teddy Sheringham’s Tottenham record in Everton rout

Unfortunately for Cenk Tosun, his first taste of English football will be remembered for all the wrong reasons from Everton’s perspective. The Turkish striker certainly did not disgrace himself on his debut and his performance was the only bright spot for Sam Allardyce. Yet there was little that …

Soccer