Month: June 2021

9:48 AM ET Denmark manager Kasper Hjulmand said Christian Eriksen will watch their next Euro 2020 match against Belgium from hospital. Eriksen, 29, suffered a cardiac arrest in the 42nd minute of Denmark’s opening match against Finland on Saturday and remains in hospital. He is being monitored in the Rigshospitalet, which is just 500 metres
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8:52 AM ET Louis van Gaal is set to briefly return to coaching for the first time since leaving Manchester United in 2016 by taking over Dutch second division side SC Telstar. However, Van Gaal will only be in charge for one match next season, with Telstar offering supporters the chance to be his assistant.
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6:23 AM ET Inter Miami striker Gonzalo Higuain has said he thought Major League Soccer would be easy enough for him to play with a “cigarette” in his mouth. The Argentina forward, who has scored four goals in seven league games this season, said that he has been surprised by the competitiveness of MLS, comparing
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11:18 PM ET The United States men’s national team will open up their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign in September with a visit to El Salvador. Along with El Salvador, Canada and Panama also advanced on Tuesday to join the USMNT, Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, and Mexico in CONCACAF’s final round of qualifying for
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4:55 PM ET France outclassed Germany in a 2020 European Championship victory whose scoreline belied the dominance of Didier Deschamps’ team in their Group F match in Munich on Tuesday. – Euro 2020 on ESPN: Stream LIVE games and replays (U.S. only) The star-studded match between defending World Cup champions France and Germany was delayed
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11:30 AM ET England defender Tyrone Mings has rejected the suggestion from UK Home Secretary Priti Patel that taking a knee is “gesture politics” and vowed the squad will continue “educating the minority” by promoting racial equality. Manager Gareth Southgate held two meetings with his players earlier this month at which they decided to carry
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12:00 PM ET Adriana Garcia Cristiano Ronaldo made history on Tuesday afternoon when he became the first man to play in five European Championship tournaments when he started for Portugal against Hungary (noon ET, stream live on ESPN) in Budapest. The Portugal captain led his team on to the pitch in their Group F opener
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10:19 AM ET Jamie Vardy is one of the Premier League’s most recognisable players. Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images Premier League striker Jamie Vardy has bought a stake in U.S. football club Rochester Rhinos. The Rhinos have been out of action for four years, but are targeting a 2022 comeback. Vardy, 34, has said
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8:20 AM ET Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld has said Thursday’s European Championship match against Denmark in Copenhagen “won’t be fun,” coming so soon after Christian Eriksen‘s on-field collapse. Eriksen suffered a heart attack just before half-time in the game against Finland and received CPR on the pitch before being taken to hospital, where he is
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