Casemiro’s Man United transfer fee is second-biggest ever for a player over 30

9:00 AM ET Alex KirklandESPN FC Manchester United‘s swift move to agree a deal to sign Casemiro this week made headlines, while the potential fee they’ll pay Real Madrid — which sources have told ESPN is an initial £60 million (€70m), with another £10m (€11m) in add-ons — has raised eyebrows for a player who … Read more

Crouch ‘The Robot’: FIFA 23 Ultimate Team turns legends into Marvel superheroes

EA Sports and Marvel have joined forces to introduce some exciting new additions to the FIFA 23 Ultimate Team experience. A whole new cast of footballing superheroes are to be added to the FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) roster featuring real-life legends reimagined as their Marvel Comics alter egos, all with superpowers relating to defining moments … Read more

Ranking every Premier League transfer ever between the Big Six clubs

When looking back over 30 years of the Premier League, it might feel as though transfers between the Big Six — Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur — are a rare occurrence, but they are not quite as rare as you might think. 2 Related Up to and including Oleksandr Zinchenko‘s switch … Read more

Premier League’s best and worst kits of the past 30 years

There have been hundreds, nay, thousands of kits to grace the Premier League since the league’s inception in 1992-93. Some have been good, some have been bad, some have faded from memory and some have simply been so downright diabolical that they are likely to be forever emblazoned in the mind’s eye. 2 Related When … Read more

100 days to 2022 World Cup: Why your team will (and won’t) win in Qatar

Your team is going to lose the World Cup. Probably. Almost every team is going to lose the World Cup. That’s just the way the World Cup works. One team wins, and most teams lose. The odds are not in your favor. 2 Related But the World Cup is officially only 100 days away, which … Read more

Premier League 2022-23 kit ranking: Which club’s jerseys are this season’s best?

With the 2022-23 Premier League season upon us, clubs in England’s top flight have spent the past few weeks unveiling their new selection of playing kits for the campaign to their fans. 2 Related As always, inspiration has been sourced from far and wide, with some teams delving into their past in search of design … Read more

Man United coach McClaren’s masterplan to rebuild ‘winning culture’ at Old Trafford

Sir Alex Ferguson’s former No. 2 Steve McClaren has returned to Manchester United for a second spell as assistant coach, and he has already sent a strong message to the set of players responsible for the club’s worst Premier League performance and the supporters who had to endure watching it. McClaren is back at Old … Read more

Ranking every PSG coach of Qatar era: How does Poch compare?

Mauricio Pochettino’s tenure as Paris Saint-Germain head coach has come to an end, mere weeks after lifting the Ligue 1 title with the club. Well, that is not official yet, but when the president of the club has spoken publicly about being in talks with his replacement, it’s not a good sign for the former … Read more

Vacation watch: Where soccer stars are enjoying summer holidays

Players and coaches from the top leagues are taking a much-needed rest amid a busy year in club and international soccer. Instagram @mosalah With preseason mere weeks away and the start of the 2022-23 already beginning to crown over the horizon, many of football’s top names have been seizing the opportunity to squeeze a hard-earned vacation … Read more