• Tata Martino and Carlo Ancelotti embrace ahead of the clasico.
    50-50 Challenge: Our Clasico correspondents face each other ahead of the Copa del Rey final. Read »
  • Johan Cruyff led the Total Football revolution in the 1970s.
    WC Greatest: Johan Cruyff led the Total Football revolution in the 1970s and is No. 3. Read »
  • Sardar Azmoun (C) has been tipped for a bright future.
    Michael Yokhin: Iran's Sardar Azmoun is being tipped for a bright future -- and could be playing for Arsenal soon. Read »
  • Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa is just one of a number of Asian stars ready to impress in Brazil.
    John Duerden: Asia has a treasure trove of talent and they'll get their chance to impress at the World Cup. Read »
  • Pep Guardiola's decisions and tactics have come under scrutiny recently.
    Susie Schaaf: Pep Guardiola needs to get Bayern Munich firing again after recent slips. Read »
  • Arsene Wenger faces a familiar situation at Arsenal.
    John Brewin: Once again, experience and grit are being relied upon to bring success to Arsenal. Read »
  • ESPN FC Ultimate XI: The best players in the world are available for selection -- pick your team (and manager)! Read »
  • Graham Hunter: The managers of Real Madrid and Barcelona are under pressure to win the Copa del Rey. Read »
  • Andre Villas-Boas is smiling again after a fine start to life back in management.
    Eliot Rothwell: A winter of discontent gave way to a spring of hope for Zenit and new manager Andre Villas-Boas. Read »
  • Lukas Podolski celebrates after scoring his second against West Ham.
    Miguel Delaney: As crisis threatened, Arsenal's forwards dragged the Gunners past West Ham and back into fourth. Read »
  • Jeff Carlisle: Chris Wondolowski is one of several in the tension-filled position that is the World Cup bubble.  Read »
  • Captains Steven Gerrard and Gabi have been inspirational in Liverpool and Atletico Madrid's respective title challenges.
    Andy Brassell: Liverpool and Atletico Madrid are demonstrating that football can still rise above the balance sheets. Read »
  • Fernando Duarte: Selecao legend Roberto Rivelino fears for Brazil's future, he reveals in an exclusive chat with ESPN FC. Read »
  • Robert Lewandowski celebrates his 100th Dortmund goal in the DFB-Pokal semifinal against VfL Wolfsburg.
    Stefan Buczko: Borussia Dortmund turned a good season into a great one by reaching the DFB Pokal final. Read »
  • Julien Laurens: A surprising recent slump by PSG has fans and critics concerned for the future. Read »
  • Tom Marshall: Club America's Miguel Layun stood out in an otherwise down week for Mexico's internationals. Read »
  • Monday Musings: BVB deserved to rout Bayern but what does it say about Pep Guardiola's side, wonders Gab Marcotti. Read »
  • Arsene Wenger is keen on Sardar Azmoun -- and the feeling is mutual.
    Ian Darke: Whether or not Arsenal's nine-year trophyless run ends, the future of their manager is uncertain. Read »
  • Daniel Sturridge and Wayne Rooney are struggling with injuries towards the end of the season.
    John Brewin: Sturridge and Rooney are suffering from issues that could impact England. Read »
  • Michael Cox: Andrea Pirlo's autobiography is a refreshing, honest change from the usual footballer's books. Read »
  • Nicholas Rigg: It is Gareth Bale's time in the spotlight for Real Madrid in Wednesday's Copa final. Read »
  • David Hirshey: Arsenal's joy over a possible FA Cup pales in comparison to LFC's impressive title quest. Read »
  • Andre Breitenreiter has seamlessly made the step up to 2. Bundesliga management.
    Uli Hesse: Hard work, rather than major investment, has taken German minnows Paderborn to the brink of the Bundesliga. Read »
  • Iain Macintosh: Sure, Neymar's a good player but is he Ultimate XI-worthy? Picking a dream team isn't easy. Read »
  • Jason Davis: This week in MLS saw Dempsey shine and Jack McInerney make a fine debut for Montreal. Read »
  • Ryan Giggs danced through the Arsenal defence to score a super goal in an FA Cup semi-final replay in 1999.
    Andy Mitten: After 23 years, is Ryan Giggs' legendary Manchester United career about to come to an end? Read »
  • Tim Vickery: Romel Quinonez's form has been a major reason for Bolivar's fine Copa Libertadores campaign. Read »




Gunners edge through Title thriller
  • Liverpool beat Man City at Anfield, while Fulham did well in their bid to avoid relegation.
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Show of strength
  • Bayern Munich burst into life to knockout Man United while Atletico dumped out Barcelona.
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Raising the Ba
  • Demba Ba's heroics put Chelsea into the semifinals while Dortmund came close to shocking Real Madrid.
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