Vegas, US tour and more signings: Wrexham has plenty of fun and work ahead after latest promotion

[ad_1] Wrexham and its Hollywood owners are halfway to the promised land. Playing in the Premier League — the world’s richest and most popular soccer league — might not be such a fanciful notion, after all, for a club that not so long ago was success-starved, financially stricken and languishing in the fifth tier of … Read more

Advantage Man City in the Premier League title race after losses for Arsenal and Liverpool

[ad_1] With a certain inevitability, Manchester City is suddenly in charge of the Premier League title race. Arsenal and Liverpool both produced lethargic performances under pressure and lost home matches on Sunday, leaving City — seeking an unprecedented fourth straight English top-flight title — with a two-point lead with six games remaining. After Liverpool lost … Read more

All to play for in Champions League quarterfinals as Mbappe looks to rekindle form for PSG

[ad_1] Eighteen goals. Talking points aplenty. And, crucially, all four matchups still very much alive. The Champions League quarterfinals are certainly living up to their billing heading into the second legs. If the drama wasn’t enough on Tuesday when Real Madrid drew 3-3 at home to defending champion Manchester City and Bayern Munich was held … Read more

Ryan Reynolds celebrates ‘ride of our lives’ as Wrexham gains promotion to English 3rd division

[ad_1] WREXHAM, Wales — The sequel turned out to be just as good for Wrexham. The Welsh team co-owned by actor Ryan Reynolds clinched promotion to the third tier of English soccer thanks to a 6-0 home win over Forest Green on Saturday. That’s back-to-back promotions for the team since it was thrust into the … Read more

Spirit down Dash 3-1 in NWSL. Marta scores in Pride’s 1-0 win over Royals

[ad_1] The Washington Spirit scored all of their goals in the second half for a 3-1 victory over the Houston Dash on Friday night in the National Women’s Soccer League. Hal Hershfelt tied it at 1 in the 52nd minute before Brittany Ratcliffe’s blast from distance put the Spirit in front in the 82nd. Croix … Read more

Ryan Giggs and football: A very complicated relationship

[ad_1] The celebration was almost as glorious as the goal itself. The fuzz of chest hair, the twirling shirt, the body swerve to evade the Manchester United fans who had run on the pitch in their euphoria. On Sunday, it is 25 years since Patrick Vieira, a genuine great of Arsenal’s midfield, played a wayward … Read more

Atalanta stuns Liverpool 3-0 at Anfield, Leverkusen beats West Ham 2-0 in the Europa League

[ad_1] Gianluca Scamacca struck twice as visiting Atalanta upset Liverpool 3-0 in the first leg of the Europa League quarterfinals on Thursday. The loss damages Liverpool’s hopes of a treble of trophies in manager Jurgen Klopp’s final season at Anfield. Against the run of play, Scamacca put the visitors ahead 1-0 in the 38th minute … Read more

Inter Miami dumped from Champions Cup: Three takeaways

[ad_1] Lionel Messi’s Inter Miami saw its dream of a continental trophy ended Wednesday night in Monterrey, Mexico in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions Cup. Liga MX power Monterrey overwhelmed Miami, 3-1, leaving no doubt in the two-leg series that ended with a 5-2 aggregate scoreline. Miami went into the night fighting an uphill … Read more