• #UltimateXI: Voting has closed and the results are in. This is ESPN FC's Ultimate XI: Brazil 2014. Read »
  • Jeff Carlisle: MLS's requirements for expansion are evolving with each addition as evidenced with Atlanta. Read »
  • MLS W2W4: Can Clint Dempsey add to his impressive goalscoring run this weekend against Chivas USA? Read »
  • Manchester United's Robin van Persie (right) and Michael Carrick stand dejected after they concede a second goal.
    Andy Mitten: The post-Ferguson era at Man United has begun with a season-long slump that very few saw coming.  Read »
  • Bale's late winner sealed the first major trophy of his career.
    Sid Lowe: Gareth Bale's Copa del Rey winner capped his fine first season and sunk Barcelona to new depths. Read »
  • Aaron Ramsey in training.
    John Cross: Boosted by players returning, Arsenal can't afford a slip up against a tough Hull City. Read »
  • Hull boss Steve Bruce celebrates promotion from the stands at the KC Stadium
    John Brewin: Hull have an FA Cup final to look forward to, but they face Arsenal in the Premier League first. Read »
  • Fernando Duarte: Ex-Flamengo captain Bruno will continue his career, despite a 22-year prison sentence. Read »
  • Two wins on the spin see Felix Magath's Fulham back in with a chance of survival.
    James Dall: Some improbable results involving those fighting against relegation mean a tense finale awaits. Read »
  • Nick Miller: Lionel Messi stars in our Top Tenner showcasing top footballers who dominate certain teams. Read »
  • Power Rankings
    Power Rankings: Real Madrid's Copa del Rey win pushes the club up in Shaka Hislop's latest top ten. Read »
  • James Horncastle: AS Roma's magical season is a credit to the work of manager Rudi Garcia. Read »
  • The Football Writer: A new family member prompts Andy Mitten to re-evaluate the tricky issue of fandom. Read »
  • The concrete terraces are not seen as family friendly in many of Brazil's stadiums.
    James Young: Amid all the preparation for the World Cup, the Brazilian domestic league kicks off this weekend. Read »
  • Diego Maradona lifts the 1986 World Cup trophy.
    John Brewin: Argentina's Diego Maradona is No. 2 on our Top 20 all-time World Cup greatest list. Read »
  • Graham Hunter: Gareth Bale proved in the Copa del Rey final which Spanish club got the better mega-deal. Read »
  • Michael Cox: Here's some tactical suggestions for Liverpool to get through their remaining games and win the Prem. Read »
  • Iain Macintosh: Though you may hate him, Real Madrid's Pepe is a man you want on your side. Read »
  • Mesut Ozil
    James McNicholas: Ozil's return against Hull City will immediately slicken Arsenal's stiffened style. Read »
  • Samir Nasri rues a late missed chance in the 2-2 draw with Sunderland.
    Richard Jolly: Samir Nasri struck late but missed another chance for a winner as Man City's title hopes dwindled. Read »
  • Miguel Delaney: Gareth Bale became a Real Madrid hero in sealing their Copa del Rey win over Barcelona. Read »
  • Tim Sherwood reversed the actions of Andre Villas-Boas by bringing Emmanuel Adebayor back in from the cold.
    Richard Jolly: Spurs have a history of following the managerial lead of others in their search for success. Read »
  • Gab Marcotti: Should Man City or PSG fear FFP censure? We break down what it all might mean for Europe's top clubs. Read »
  • Raphael Honigstein: The increasingly tight race for fourth place in the Bundesliga is flying under the radar. Read »
  • Wilfried Zaha failed to really sparkle on his first competitive start for Manchester United.
    Rory Smith: Unable to get in the team on loan at Cardiff, Man United's Wilfried Zaha must kickstart his career. 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »





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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