"He will be a big miss," said City manager Pep Guardiola, after the news was broken by the club. De Bruyne, who came on as a substitute in City's 2-0 victory over Arsenal in their first league match of the season last weekend, suffered the injury in training this week. "Manchester City can confirm Kevin De Bruyne has suffered a lateral collateral ligament lesion in his right knee," the club said in a statement.
Barcelona is vulnerable to regression. Real Madrid is an unknown. Could Atletico Madrid take advantage? Time to delve into the 2018-19 La Liga title race.
Despite Thursday’s joint announcement by Spain’s vaunted first division – the home to global juggernauts Barcelona and Real Madrid and perhaps the best domestic soccer league in the world – and Relevent Sports, its North American marketing partner, that La Liga “plans” to play at least one official match in the U.S. or Canada every season for the next 15 years, it’s highly unlikely to happen, according to multiple sources. The main hurdle La Liga and Relevant face is getting the required approval from various governing bodies at the international, regional, and national levels, starting with FIFA. As global soccer’s gatekeeper, FIFA would have to rubber-stamp any plan that would involve official matches in a country’s domestic competition to be played outside that country.
German star Toni Kroos followed teammates Manuel Neuer and Thomas Muller in disputing Mesut Ozil's accusations of "racism and disrespect."
La Liga's groundbreaking North American partnership will break actual league games stateside. Here's what you need to know about the plan.
Atletico Madrid came back to beat Real Madrid 4-2 in extra time with a stunning goal from Saul. Diego Costa was also in vintage villain mode.
A Manchester City scout allegedly used the acronym "BBQs" to describe black youth players during a meeting in June. The club is investigating.
Kevin De Bruyne, the best player on Manchester City's record-breaking, Premier League title-winning team, suffered a potentially serious injury.
Soccer is as taxing as ever. Yet the Premier League's offseason was its shortest ever. Everybody knows this has to change. But money won't let it.
In many ways, Carlos Vela has never been in a better place. The 29-year-old Mexican forward is playing some of the best soccer of his career for MLS expansion team Los Angeles FC, which is on track to qualify for the playoffs in its maiden season.
With some of the biggest leagues in Europe now under way, U.S. national team supporters can start paying close attention to how their players are doing overseas. With more than 30 USMNT-eligible players employed overseas there’s no shortage of options, even if Newcastle’s DeAndre Yedlin could be sidelined awhile after suffering a knee injury against Tottenham on the English Premier League’s opening weekend. Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino took a long look at Carter Vickers during preseason, giving him 90 minutes against the likes of Roma and Barelona.
Premier League DARTS is back for a second season! We begin 2018-19 with a look at Manchester City's fullback inverting and N'Golo Kante's role at Chelsea.
Wayne Rooney raced back 50 yards to make a game-saving tackle, then pinged a 60-yard pass for the winning goal in the 96th minute.
Tim Weah is off the mark for PSG in Ligue 1! He replaced Neymar, then scored the third goal of PSG's 3-0 season-opening victory.
You have to feel a little sorry for new Arsenal coach Unai Emery following Sunday’s 2-0 defeat to Manchester City. What the Spaniard really didn’t need when the fixture list was announced three weeks after he took the job was to draw the record-smashing defending Premier League champions in his debut. Facing City was the nightmare scenario.