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  1. Young guns state their case as World Cup draws near

    Zach Rodgers

    With many title races tightening up as most European leagues approach the end of their seasons, plenty of the world's elite are playing twice a week across multiple competitions. This past week, some of the best up-and-coming goal scorers put on a sh...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  2. Portugal reveal strong hand in Cameroon demolition

    Andy Brassell

    It was a night of surprises, underpinned by the inevitable. Cristiano Ronaldo became Portugal's outright all-time leading scorer -- ahead of Pedro Pauleta -- in the 21st minute, rolling Joao Pereira's cross around a bemused Nicolas N'Koulou before dr...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  3. Five Aside: Pure goal scorers power the weekend

    Matthew Wittyngham, ESPN Stats & Information

    With 100 days until the World Cup closely approaching, Five Aside's weekly preview of players to watch looks at pure goal scorers -- more specifically, five who combined for 14 goals this past weekend: " Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal): The Portugues...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  4. Without Mitroglou and Saviola, Dominguez can step up for Olympiak...

    Michael Yokhin

    Manchester United can be forgiven for thinking that luck has been smiling on them ahead of the Champions League second-round clashes with Olympiakos. For starters, Kostas Mitroglou -- top scorer for the Greek champions, who had been in sensational...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  5. Yaya Toure breaks Stoke hearts...again

    James Whittaker

    When I wrote in my preview that Stoke fans wouldn't be too disheartened by the same score line suffered in the FA Cup Final three years ago, I didn't quite expect it to happen, nor that the scorer would be the same. The goal was scored a mere four mi...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  6. Chivas win first Liga MX road game in a year

    Tom Marshall

    Guadalajara recorded its first away league victory in almost a year on Sunday, grinding out a 1-0 victory over Puebla in the Estadio Cuauhtemoc in a game of low quality. Aldo de Nigris was the scorer for Chivas after finding himself free in the c...

    Blog | February 09, 2014
  7. Man United's Patrice Evra advised Dimitar Berbatov on Monaco move...

    Ian Holyman, France Correspondent

    Transfer news

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  8. Worried about Colombia in the World Cup? Dont be

    Matthew Wittyngham, ESPN Stats & Info

    With Falcao possibly ruled out of the World Cup due to a torn ACL, Colombia lost its leading goal scorer in qualifiers and biggest name. He led Colombia with nine goals, tied for third in South America behind Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi. His loss cr...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  9. Revs' draft addresses attack needs

    Brian O'Connell

    In recent years, the New England Revolution used the SuperDraft as a vehicle for improving its defense. On Thursday, they changed course by drafting two goal scorers and a possession-oriented midfielder. After their defense posted a franchise-best...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  10. Arsenal must not overlook case for the defence

    James McNicholas

    All fans love to see their team sign a new striker. Goal scorers tend to hog the glamour and the limelight. Celebrating the acquisition of a new centre-forward is understandable: There's an excitement and immediacy about the promise of goals. The ret...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  11. Toronto FC signs Brazilian striker Gilberto as designated player

    ESPN staff

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  12. Gary Hooper is the master of his own destiny

    Paddy Davitt

    Bravery might not top the list of attributes you would associate with Norwich City striker Gary Hooper. The 25-year-old is clearly a prolific scorer of goals and his latest in the Canaries' 2-0 Premier League win at West Brom underlined his predat...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  13. Man Utd suddenly in uncertain terrain

    Musa Okwonga

    Newcastle beat Manchester United 1-0 to end a 41-year wait for an Old Trafford triumph and condemned the Red Devils to back-to-back home Premier League defeats for the first time since 2002. The scorer of the winning goal was Yohan Cabaye, the Fre...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  14. espnW -- St. Norbert College soccer standout Katie Vanden Avond o...

    Graham Hays

    A knee injury in high school led to Katie Vanden Avond playing Division III soccer at Wisconsin's St. Norbert College, and the nation's leading active goal scorer is having the time of her life.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  15. Klinsmann conveying greater message with Donovan substitution

    Jeff Carlisle

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- When it comes to Landon Donovan and his role with the U.S. national team, manager Jurgen Klinsmann has insisted that the team's all-time leading scorer earn everything he gets. Friday's 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Jamaica r...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  16. Van Persie reaches striking greatness

    Mark Payne

    Robin van Persie's hat trick against Hungary on Friday elevated him to the position of highest Dutch goal scorer in history. Considering some of the other strikers to have pulled on the shirt for the Oranje, this is no mean feat. He has now outscored...

    Blog | October 12, 2013