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  • UEFA will be tough on clubs in breach of FFP - president

    Exclusive: UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin tells Gab Marcotti UEFA will do everything in their power to ensure a fair financial playing field. Gab Marcotti expects UEFA to hand down AC Milan's punishment in the coming weeks and Milan should brace for the worst case scenario. PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says he is not concerned by Financial Fair Play rulings despite the big-money acquisitions. ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti sits down exclusively with UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, who defends the process for selecting a UCL final host city. UEFA president and FIFA vice-president Aleksander Ceferin speaks exclusively with ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti about FIFA's recent proposal of a Global Nations League. KIEV, Ukraine -- UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says he has faith in the Financial Fair Play (FFP) process, which he believes treats every club the same. In August, Ceferin said his organisation would not be a "tiger without teeth" when it came to clubs who breach FFP regulations, the set of rules that link club spending to revenues over a three-year period. "I completely trust the division of UEFA that is taking care of it and I trust our independent bodies," Ceferin told ESPN on Friday. "We...

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    Source: www.espnfc.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 17:30:50

  • Reus: Favre the best coach I've ever had

    He has a maiden World Cup campaign to get through first, but the German winger already has reason to be excited about the new Bundesliga season

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    Source: www.goal.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 17:15:54

  • When is the 2018 Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool?

    Irish golf star and Manchester United fan Rory McIlroy hopes arch rivals Liverpool will win the UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday. Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum insists Mo Salah must replicate his form for many years to be mentioned with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. ESPN FC's Stewart Robson reveals his best XI comprised of both Liverpool and Real Madrid players. As Real Madrid prepare for Kiev we go behind the scenes at the Bernabeu as Ronaldo grabs a lift to training, Zidane speaks about Liverpool and Kroos talks Klopp. Former Real Madrid coach Vicente del Bosque has claimed that no Liverpool player would get in the current Real Madrid side. Real Madrid and Liverpool will face off in the final of the 2017-18 Champions League this weekend. Defending champions Madrid are aiming to win the competition for a third consecutive season, whle Liverpool are looking for their sixth European crown and a first in 13 years. Neither side managed to finish in the top two of their domestic leagues, but victory on the grandest stage would more than compensate for the lack of a league title. Where is the 2018 Champions League final being played? The...

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    Source: www.espnfc.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 17:15:45

  • Manchester United U23 captain Joe Riley signs for Bradford City

    Joe RileyDefender Joe Riley has left Manchester United to join League One side Bradford City on a two-year contract. The 21-year-old right-back, who captained United's under-23s last season, made two first-team appearances for the Premier League club. "Manchester United has been my home, my family for the last 15 years," Riley wrote on Twitter. "It is every boy's dream to play for this club and I can proudly say I have achieved this. "I have so many unforgettable memories and experiences that I'll forever...

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    Source: www.espnfc.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 17:15:45

  • How many Champions League titles have Liverpool won?

    The English club are one of the most successful teams to take part in the vaunted European tournament, enjoying success in three different decades

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    Source: www.goal.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 16:45:56

  • Klopp defends Zidane's tactical nous

    The Frenchman's management skills have been defended by an opposite number at Liverpool who claims to have faced similar criticism in the past

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    Source: www.goal.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 16:31:16

  • Fekir would be happy for Real Madrid win

    The Lyon playmaker has been heavily linked with a move to Anfield, but fellow France internationals will be facing the Reds in Kiev on Saturday

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    Source: www.goal.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 16:31:16

  • Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool aiming to bring Real Madrid down 'to our level'

    Liverpool fans at John Lennon airport gave their score predictions as they prepared to fly to Kiev to watch their team in the Champions League final. ESPN FC's Dan Thomas and Mark Ogden build up to the UCL final and discuss the latest issues plaguing Liverpool supporters in Kiev. ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti and Stewart Robson discuss this weekend's Champions League final, specifically what Real Madrid must do to stop Mohamed Salah. Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah is looking forward to facing Cristiano Ronaldo in the UEFA Champions League final with Real Madrid on Saturday. KIEV, Ukraine -- Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool can overcome Real Madrid's Champions League-winning experience by "bringing them to our level" in Saturday's final in Kiev. Real go into the game aiming to win the European Cup for a third successive season, following wins against Atletico Madrid in 2016 and Juventus 12 months ago. Liverpool, who won the last of their five European Cups in Istanbul in 2005, did not even compete in Europe last season, leaving Klopp's team without the Champions League...

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    Source: www.espnfc.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 16:31:09

  • Klopp: Salah comparisons to Ronaldo not important

    The Egyptian's extraordinary form has dominated the agenda of late and sparked Ballon d'Or discussion, but his manager has more immediate concerns

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    Source: www.goal.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 16:16:08

  • O'Malley to put exams on hold for ROI

    Peterborough goalkeeper Conor O'Malley has been drafted into the Republic of Ireland squad and puts his exams on hold.

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    Source: www.skysports.com | Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 16:00:54