Opinion

Jesse Marsch And Leeds Escape Relegation Zone Thanks To Genius Assist In 92nd-Minute

The Premier League's relegation battle took another dramatic twist Sunday with Burnley's 1-0 defeat to Tottenham and Leeds United's improbable 1-1 draw against Brighton seeing Jesse Marsch's side climb to the safety of 17th while Burnley fell to 18th.

Elsewhere, Everton came undone at Goodison Park with red cards for both Jarrad Branthwaite and Salomón Rondón to finish with nine men in a 3-2 defeat to Brentford, meaning the Toffees are still right in the thick of it.

ESPN Doing A ManningCast For Golf — Now Do Soccer You Cowards

For those who follow American handegg, Peyton and Eli Manning’s “ManningCast” of Monday Night Football was a huge hit last year, offering fans a different way to watch the NFL. ESPN simultaneously broadcast a traditional broadcast with announcers talking about the game, but for those tired of the usual commentating tropes or less invested in the action, the ManningCast on ESPN2 provided an excellent alternative focused more on entertainment than pure football.

Amazing Scissor-Kick Goal From Malaysia Super League Is Pure Technique

That's it. We've seen enough to hand out today's Global Goal of the Day Award™. 

While we foolishly slept through the early hours of Tuesday morning in America, the Malaysia Super League was busy producing a 3-2 classic between Kuala Lumpur City and Penang FC, featuring an otherworldly scissor-kick/match-winner from Kuala Lumpur's Zhafri Yahya. 

Miles Robinson Suffers Torn Achilles — Who Can Replace Starting CB At World Cup?

One of the most important things Gregg Berhalter and the USMNT established over the course of qualifying was the trusted centerback pairing of Miles Robinson and Walker Zimmerman. On Monday, however, Atlanta United confirmed that Robinson had suffered a ruptured left Achilles tendon during Saturday's win over the Chicago Fire.

David Beckham Gives His Take On United's ‘Tough’ Season And Ronaldo's Uncertain Future

Manchester United are set to undergo major changes after another disappointing season but former midfielder David Beckham hopes Cristiano Ronaldo sticks around for at least another year.

United's 4-0 hammering at Brighton & Hove Albion at the weekend means they cannot finish higher than sixth.

Remember Lille's Title-Winning Squad From Less Than A Year Ago? They've All Jumped Ship

The cycle of an underdog team capturing an unbelievable title and then providing one of the worst title defenses ever seen is a tale as old as time. After all, winning back-to-back championships is classified as one of the most difficult exercises across sports, even when you're strapped to the teeth with finances, resources and world-class depth like Manchester City.

The Biggest Free Agents This Summer And Where They're Headed

The list of soccer free agents 2022 is full of players we've spent an ungodly amount of time speculating over the last few years — Kylian Mbappé, Paul Pogba, Paulo Dybala, Ousmane Dembélé — so it's somewhat strange to see them all leaving their respective clubs on free transfers as out of contract footballers.  

East/West Coast USMNT Fans Snubbed Again — U.S. To Play Uruguay In Kansas City On June 5

The United States men’s national team has scheduled a juicy, enticing friendly game against Uruguay on June 5. This will be one of four games the USMNT plays in June. Uruguay — ranked 13th in the world — will be the highest ranked non-Concacaf opponent the U.S. has faced in over a year.

The18's Champions League Semifinal Predictions

Our Champions League predictions arrive at the semifinal stage with Europe's premier club competition showcasing England's two best teams, Manchester City and Liverpool, Spain's top side, Real Madrid, and another Spanish representative, Villarreal, that's thoroughly deserving of its place having knocked out Bayern Munich, Juventus and Atalanta on its memorable journey.

Who will contest the final on May 28 at the Stade de France in Paris? Let's turn to our collective of Nostradamus-minded people.

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