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2026 World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Graham Arnold ready to begin Australia's World Cup journey

Ahead of Australia's first qualifying match for the 2026 World Cup, Socceroos boss Graham Arnold sat down with ESPN for an exclusive interview.


Arnold: Olympics most important program outside of Socceroos




Identifying the Premier League's most impactful players this season

Take a look at the Premier League teams that have improved or regressed the most, and you can pin it to the playing time of these key players.

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Worst. Relegation Battle. Ever: New low for Premier League's promoted teams

They say the table doesn't lie, and it is telling some home truths for the Premier League's bottom three.


Messi goes back to the '90s with new retro Argentina jersey

As modelled by the reigning 8-time Ballon d'Or winner himself, the Argentina kit is a revamp of the one worn by Maradona & Co. at the 1994 World Cup.

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European Team of the Week: Mbappe, Vinicius, Lindelof star

ESPN and WhoScored brings you the best players from around Europe's top five leagues from the last round of action. And there are three perfect 10s.

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Transfer Talk: Manchester United interested in João Neves

Manchester United could look to Portugal in the January transfer window as they eye 19-year-old midfielder João Neves. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Group-by-group preview: Predictions, must-see games, more

The 2023-24 UEFA Women's Champions League group stage is about to start, so what do you need to know about the teams and groups?

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