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Nigeria are a hot mess, again, as they go into AFCON qualifiers

Seriously, when will Nigeria's Super Eagles be able to go into camp without controversy and financial drama taking focus away from their players?

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Can Osimhen transfer his form to Nigeria, and other AFCON talking points

Will Osimhen's form shift from club to country? How will Haller's Ivory Coast return go? Will a Chelsea youngster make his Cameroon debut?




Kgatlana tips Morocco to become Africa's top women's team

Racing Louisville FC forward Thembi Kgatlana has tipped Morocco to become the dominant force in Africa, unless South Africa develops a pro league.

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Racing Louisville's Thembi Kgatlana loves the USA's focus on girls' soccer

South Africa and Racing Louisville striker Thembi Kgatlana hopes her country will one day put as much focus on girls' youth football as the US does.

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France's 'Mbappe era' begins with unhappy Griezmann and questions for Deschamps

The new France era has begun as Kylian Mbappe received the captaincy over an unhappy Antoine Griezmann. Now the hard work begins.

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Why Sterling will play for England when it matters most, no matter what

Amid a tough first season at Chelsea, Raheem Sterling isn't in England's latest squad, but he still has a big role to play for the Three Lions.


Transfer Talk: Juventus tracking USMNT star Timothy Weah

United States star Timothy Weah could be in line for a blockbuster move to Serie A giants Juventus. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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'It definitely is spicy': Barcelona's Walsh can't wait for Clasico vs. Real Madrid

Saturday is El Clasico in Spain's Liga F, the kind of occasion and atmosphere that led England midfielder Keira Walsh to join Barcelona last summer.

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Most big clubs like Barcelona and Liverpool are trending down in 2022-23 ... here's why it matters

Barcelona could cruise to the league title and still feel uncertain about the future. Most big clubs are in the same boat, too. Why?

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How Kaiserslautern are working to become America's team

Kaiserslautern's neighbour is the U.S. Air Force's Ramstein Air Base, and they're leaning on history and proximity to win over new American fans.

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Ramsdale on playing with a smile, interacting with fans, Arteta's motivation

Aaron Ramsdale has become a cult hero at Arsenal by exhibiting a strength of personality the club have lacked in recent years. He talks to ESPN.

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Sack Conte? Tottenham should give him a new contract so he can fix them

Antonio Conte called out Tottenham's players and owners after the draw at Southampton. Rather than fire him, they should back him to fix the club.

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