Premier League giant Manchester City confirms it will sign Norwegian star Erling Haaland

Manchester City have agreed to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund, bringing in one of the world’s most exciting young players as a belated replacement for club great Sergio Aguero. Key points: Erling Haaland will join Manchester City on July 1, expanding the club’s attacking options Haaland has been a sensation in the German Bundesliga … Read more

Melbourne City claim A-League Men Premiership by a single point after final-day win over Wellington Phoenix

Patrick Kisnorbo has hailed Melbourne City’s resilience through a difficult season after reigning champions clinched a second consecutive A-League Men Premiership with a 2-1 win over Wellington Phoenix. Key points: City became just the second ALM club to win a second consecutive Premier’s Plate after their 2-1 win over Wellington They pipped cross-town rivals Melbourne … Read more

Norwegian prodigy Erling Haaland poised for Manchester City move after passing medical

After months of speculation, Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Haaland is finally set to become a Manchester City player after agreeing personal terms and spending a medical this week with the reigning Premier League champions. Key points: Haaland is set to sign a five-year deal with the Premier League champions The 21-year-old striker has … Read more

As Man City near fourth Premier League title in five years, they’re more than just Liverpool spoilers

6:53 PM GMT Rob DawsonCorrespondent MANCHESTER, England – Maybe this season will always be remembered for Liverpool’s bid to win everything, but Manchester City deserve better than to be cast as quadruple party-poopers. After Liverpool’s draw with Tottenham Hotspur and City’s 5-0 win over Newcastle United this weekend, Pep Guardiola’s side need seven points from … Read more

Liverpool’s Quadruple hopes look less likely after Tottenham expose vulnerabilities in draw

LIVERPOOL, England – The Quadruple is still on the horizon for Liverpool, but it is beginning to look like a more distant dream after Jurgen Klopp’s team finally stumbled into their pursuit of history. Even though a 1-1 draw at home to Tottenham on Saturday took Liverpool back to the top of the Premier League … Read more

Liverpool or Real Madrid to win final? Benzema the star of knockout phase? Good riddance to away goals?

The Champions League final will be between Liverpool and Real Madrid – a rematch of the 2018 final – in Paris on May 28 after two thrilling semifinal second-leg clashes ended with Manchester City and Villarreal eliminated. ESPN’s Gabriele Marcotti, Mark Ogden and Julien Laurens give us their thoughts on the knockout phase and which … Read more

Roma’s ‘sense of family’ key to reaching Europa Conference League final

A tearful Jose Mourinho greets Roma supporters after beating Leicester in the Europa Conference League semifinals. Getty Images Jose Mourinho said a “sense of family” between his AS Roma club and their supporters was the biggest reason they reached the final of the Europa Conference League. The outspoken Portuguese coach told Roma supporters ahead of … Read more

Young Matilda Jacynta Galabadaarachchi has just won two prestigious awards but may never play for Australia

Australia’s national women’s football team the Matildas risks losing emerging star Jacynta Galabadaarachchi to Argentina. Key points: Australian soccer player Jacynta Galabadaarachchi has just won two major awards in Scotland The 20-year-old is weighing up whether to represent Australia or Argentina at the international level She says she’s waiting for a call from Matildas coach … Read more

Matildas star Ellie Carpenter makes Champions League history with Olympique Lyonnais

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter has become the first Australian woman to qualify for two Champions League finals after her French club Olympique Lyonnais beat domestic rivals Paris Saint-Germain to book their spot in the big dance against reigning title-holders Barcelona later this month. Lyon won both of their semi-final legs against PSG – who bundled … Read more