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  1. Containment the order of the day as Chelsea head to the cauldron

    Mark Worrall

    Having suffered the ignominy of being beaten at home by the Premier League's basement club Sunderland on Saturday, Chelsea travel to Madrid to face an Atletico side bubbling with confidence after securing an eighth straight victory in La Liga. The...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  2. A tribute to Dylan Tombides

    Peter Thorne

    West Ham United have sadly announced that striker Dylan Tombides has died at the young age of 20 from testicular cancer, an illness the youngster bravely battled since first being diagnosed in the summer of 2011. It was thought that Dylan had won...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  3. Big 12's lunch links

    Brandon Chatmon

    I'm guessing this is how Usain Bolt plays soccer. Rough Wednesday at Oklahoma. One Sooner is being accused of sexual assault and the program lost a commitment from one of its top recruits. Here are five questions that remain after Texas Tech's ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  4. Umenyiora appreciates soccer in Atlanta

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank wasn't just trying to appeal to the gathered crowd when he talked about veteran defensive end Osi Umenyiora being born with a soccer ball in his crib. As Blank stood at the podium Wednesday to introduce his new M...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  5. Time for Pellegrini to face the music

    Simon Curtis

    As Manchester City's mentally tired players stumbled to a desperate, season-defining draw at home to basement dwellers Sunderland, manager Manuel Pellegrini wore the expression of an old lady being introduced to the Internet after 35 years of studiou...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  6. Prem: Manchester City 2-2 Sunderland

    ESPN Staff

    Manchester City saw their title hopes effectively ended after being held to a home draw by the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland. If Sunday's defeat at the hands of Liverpool had deeply wounded City's chances then this frenetic 2-2 draw coul...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  7. For the time being, Corona is left without a crown

    Rafael Ramos Villagrana

    LOS ANGELES - Jesus Corona could be left without a crown. Cruz Azul's goalkeeper received a three-game suspension. He will have to sit out the two legs of CONCACAF Champions League Final, and the first game of the Club World Cup, if "La Maquina" can...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  8. Who do Arsenal miss most?

    Martin Laurence,

    Arsenal's comeback win in midweek moved them back into familiar territory, for the time being at least, with the Gunners having never finished outside the top four during Arsene Wenger's 18-year reign. The fact is that the remarkable record is out of...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  9. Three Things: Arsenal vs. West Ham

    Miguel Delaney

    LONDON -- Reaction to Arsenal's 3-1 Premier League win vs. West Ham. 1. That old feeling ... Arsenal finally experience the feeling of being back in front, and not just in the race for fourth. Remarkably, Olivier Giroud's 55th-minute strike was...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  10. Juve win easy to restore eight-point advantage

    Mina Rzouki

    Juventus manager Antonio Conte puffed out his chest and declared that the whole of Italy were against his side. Their success had made Juventus the most hated team in the peninsula and it was just how they liked it. Being the most hated means opponen...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  11. Gerrard's emotion, an Anfield epic, Martino's mess, more

    Gabriele Marcotti

    Sometimes, the mask falls. Professionalism, leadership, the distance that comes from being both a 1-percenter and a celebrity, the machismo that 30-something young men affect ... all of it slips away. And you're left naked. Steven Gerrard rarel...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  12. Milan prepare to fight for Europe

    Sumeet Paul

    Following Milan's win over Genoa on Monday night, there was conflicting opinion over whether or not the manner in which the result arrived was something to be celebrated. Despite being under pressure for significant periods through the game, Milan ba...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  13. MLS W2W4: McInerney's Montreal debut, Wondo peaking, Torres' futu...

    ESPN staff

    A selection of intriguing storylines to watch this weekend: McInerney's Montreal bow Jack McInerney's first game for the Montreal Impact since being traded from the Philadelphia Union will definitely be worth watching and for a few reasons. ...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  14. Courtois the talking point as Chelsea draw Atletico

    Mark Worrall

    Even before the Champions League semifinal draw against Atletico Madrid was made, the legalities and logistics of Thibaut Courtois being allowed to face his parent club was discussed by one and all. And as fate would have it, the Belgian goalkeepe...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  15. Destiny calls for title-chasing Steven Gerrard

    John Brewin

    Jose Mourinho told you his Chelsea team are not good enough to win it, and seems happy that his prophecy is being confirmed. Manuel Pellegrini just wants Manchester City to win matches and points, nothing more. Brendan Rodgers would rather talk about...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  16. A welcome distraction for Jose Mourinho's Chelsea

    James Dall

    Premier League Spotlight previews the weekend's top flight fixtures, highlighting the key points to keep an eye on as the action unfolds. Will Chelsea relish not being the centre of attention? It's a cavalier statement, sure, but Jose Mourinho ...

    Blog | April 10, 2014