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  1. La Liga president Javier Tebas eyes American dream

    ESPN staff

    La Liga news

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  2. Colombia overcome their stage fright

    Damian Didonato


    Blog | June 15, 2014
  3. Can Klinsmann's magic rub off on Altidore?

    Colin Randall

    Few people reflecting on their own disappointments in life could keep a straight face if challenging the idea that everyone -- even footballers -- deserve a second chance. Let Jozy Altidore, whose two spells in the Premier League have so far produ...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  4. Alex Bruce eyes family FA Cup glory

    Richard Jolly

    Alex Bruce remembers the last time his family decamped en masse to Wembley for the FA Cup final. The Hull City defender remembers the bitter disappointment and the moment of farce. He remembers arriving thinking his father, Steve, would captain Manch...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  5. Europa League final an historically charged affair

    Mark Lomas

    TURIN -- The Europa League final makes its way to Italian shores for the first time in its current guise this Wednesday, although the showpiece is tinged with disappointment for the host city. The Mayor of Turin has been trumpeting the slogan "scegli...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  6. End of season review: Liverpool

    David Usher

    Despite the ultimate disappointment of falling just short of what would have been an almost miraculous Premier League title win, it's been a season of great achievement and huge promise for surprise package Liverpool. It's easy for opposing fans to m...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  7. Meisterschale and beer showers for all

    Susie Schaaf

    Doubts over manager Pep Guardiola and his tactics; disappointment with Bayern Munich's thrashing at the hands of Real Madrid; a last quarter of a season that seemed to go awry after everything was coming up roses: It all goes away -- temporarily -- i...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  8. Disappointment over Kakas failure to make World Cup

    Sumeet Paul

    Having secured a move back to Milan in September last year, Kaka arguably had two targets in mind: First, the Brazilian wished to rediscover the joy of playing football after a generally frustrating spell at Real Madrid. In addition, representing his...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  9. Arsenal defeat highlights squad shortcomings

    Matthew Evans

    West Brom's 1-0 defeat to Arsenal was disappointing, but that disappointment was counteracted with relief, as later results all but secured the Baggies Premier League safety for another season. It has been a very poor season for West Brom and the ...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  10. Man United's season sauntering to nowhere

    Mark Payne

    The relationship between expectations and disappointment is unbreakable. While United fans perhaps expected a downturn this time last year, they cannot have been prepared for 12 league defeats with two games to go. It is woeful. At least Sunderland f...

    Blog | May 04, 2014
  11. Liverpool are playground bullies - next stop, top of the class

    Steven Kelly

    In the immediate aftermath of a crushing disappointment, the fightback of Liverpool supporters was admirable. There was much discussion about Everton's home record against Manchester City, references to other league seasons when fortunes have swung l...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  12. Positive attitudes can't hide Bayern's Bernabeu disappointment

    Raphael Honigstein

    Arjen Robben was smiling beatifically. Pep Guardiola was proud of his team. Captain Philipp Lahm said it was pleasing to see that his side could now dominate any opposition, even Real Madrid in the Bernabeu, and more than that: "I can't recall any Ba...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  13. Dortmund with willpower against the Wolves

    Stefan Buczko

    After their Champions League disappointment against Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund go against VfL Wolfsburg in this week's Bundesliga top match. - Buczko: Dortmund done in by Ronaldo Bayer Leverkusen lost their game on Friday night, which mean...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  14. El Tri grades: Strong fight, but some disappointments

    Cesar Hernandez

    After a dismal first half, Mexico was able to more than compensate for their poor performance and score two crucial goals against the United States in the second. While there are still many things to worry about in various spots on the team, El Tri f...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  15. Plot thickens for unpredictable Chelsea

    Mark Worrall

    With the bitter disappointment of Saturday's defeat at relegation-threatened Crystal Palace still fresh in their collective memories, Chelsea's shell-shocked players travel to France for a midweek Champions League tie with runaway Ligue 1 leaders Par...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  16. Disappointment reigns again in Inter stalemate

    David Wilson

    Another home game and another bitterly disappointing performance by Inter as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Udinese on Thursday. The point keeps Inter in fifth place, but instead of looking up at Fiorentina and Napoli as Inter have been doing for...

    Blog | March 28, 2014