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How Norwich upset Man City to claim the Premier League season’s most shocking win

[ad_1] 4:46 PM ETIan DarkeESPN.com writer CloseDarke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world's most recognizable soccer voices.NORWICH, England -- What happened at Carrow Road on Saturday is one of the reasons we are
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Liverpool should thrash Newcastle, right? Not so fast. Your Premier League weekend preview

[ad_1] Club football is back! Nick Miller gets you ready for all the Premier League action with a new-look weekend preview.Jump to: Unlikely game to watch | Team that needs luck | Fantasy tips | This will happen | Man to watch | Key stats | Bold / reckless predictionsTHE WEEKEND'S BIG QUESTIONSWill Newcastle pull another performance out of the bag against Liverpool?Newcastle United have a case for being the
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where they’re strong and where they should worry ahead of World Cup 2022

[ad_1] 10:40 AM ETNoah DavisESPN It has been eight months and 13 matches since Gregg Berhalter took over as head coach of the United States men's national team. He arrived with a mandate to remake a floundering program in his image, a project that's very much still a work in progress. The manager spent his time handing starts to new players, evaluating the veterans and attempting to find a lineup
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Sergino Dest could be U.S. Soccer’s ‘Next Big Thing’ but even if he’s not, he’s proof of progress

[ad_1] The list of American soccer's Next Big Things extends back further than you might think, at least all the way to Steve Snow.Uh, who?Snow was the Parade magazine High School Player of the Year in 1988. In suburban Chicago, he scored a goal in 49 consecutive high school games and earned a place on the 1989 U.S. Under-20 World Cup team. Snow scored five goals in seven qualification games
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Clubs use deadline day announcements to troll rivals

[ad_1] 6:59 AM ETChris WrightToe Poke writer FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailThe Toe Poke Daily is here every day to bring you all the weirdest stories, quirkiest viral content and top trolling that the internet has to offer, all in one place.Jump to: Cristiano Ronaldo walks red carpet at Portugal awards galaMonday saw the transfer deadline finally pass across Europe, several weeks after the Premier League window shut.There were some big moves made
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Juventus vs. Napoli suggests Serie A will be fun, wide-open and wild this season after epic seven-goal battle

[ad_1] TURIN, Italy -- Maurizio Sarri's predecessor at Juventus, Massimiliano Allegri, liked to say "if you want to be entertained, go to the circus." To him, the result tended to be all that mattered. How Juventus arrived at it obviously held an importance. Allegri never wanted the team to put in a bad performance as they catch up with you in the end, but winning ugly never bothered him.By contrast,
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Philly faces Atlanta in crunch East match; Portland needing playoff push

[ad_1] Philadelphia hosts cup winners Atlanta in a big Eastern Conference clash, while Minnesota United will try to get over its U.S. Open Cup final loss with a visit to LAFC, plus Portland seeks a rebound from its rivalry loss to Seattle.Walk-the-walk time for Philly against AtlantaOne could say that these are uncharted waters for the Philadelphia Union. Being in the mix for a conference crown on Labor Day weekend
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Who will dethrone Mohamed Salah?

[ad_1] Liverpool's Salah has been sublime since returning to the Premier League. John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty ImagesThe most valuable thing you can do on a soccer field is score a goal. The second-most valuable thing you can do on a soccer field? Play the pass that leads to a goal. The market agrees: the 12-most expensive transfers of all time include 11 attackers and one midfielder, Paul Pogba, who is
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NYCFC seek revenge in Hudson River Derby; Seattle-Portland play for Cascadia Cup

[ad_1] MLS Rivalry Week brings a festival of intriguing grudge matchups to the networks of ESPN. The fun starts Friday on ESPN with Orlando City looking to break their Atlanta United curse (8pm ET), followed by a Cascadia clash between Portland and Seattle (10 pm ET). Last but certainly not least, Hudson River Derby rivals New York Red Bulls and New York City FC clash Saturday in the Big Apple
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Arsenal will surpass Spurs, only VAR can stop City

[ad_1] 9:00 AM ETNick AmesESPN.com writer The 2019-20 Premier League season has had two games to show us what we can expect, so we have some wild predictions based on what we have learned so far.Only VAR can stop Manchester City's title marchPermit us to jump ahead to the final day of the Premier League season on May 17: Manchester City have hogged 78% of the possession against Norwich, while