Who's in, who's out? Breaking down Euro 2020 qualifying, playoffs, draws
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Who's in, who's out? Breaking down Euro 2020 qualifying, playoffs, draws

Euro 2020 continues to take shape. The 20 automatic qualifying spots for next summer’s tournament were solidified on Tuesday, as Wales grabbed the final berth by virtue of…

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Koeman meets the criteria to coach Barcelona, says sporting director
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Koeman meets the criteria to coach Barcelona, says sporting director

Barcelona could turn to a familiar face if manager Ernesto Valverde needs to be replaced. Former Barca star Ronald Koeman, who is currently managing the Netherlands national team,…

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Inside Europe: Atletico Madrid are failing to reinvent themselves
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Inside Europe: Atletico Madrid are failing to reinvent themselves

Welcome to theScore’s weekly column on European football. Every Monday, Anthony Lopopolo will break down the weekend that was in the continent’s top leagues. When Diego Simeone took…

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Outside looking in: 6 notable Ballon d'Or snubs
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Outside looking in: 6 notable Ballon d'Or snubs

France Football announced the 30-man shortlist for the 2019 Ballon d’Or award, and among the nominees are most of the usual suspects expected to make a menu of…

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Inside Europe: Martin Odegaard is trying to be more than a child prodigy
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Inside Europe: Martin Odegaard is trying to be more than a child prodigy

Welcome to theScore’s weekly column on European football. Every Monday, Anthony Lopopolo will break down the weekend that was in the continent’s top leagues. It seems so long…

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Inside Europe: AC Milan's decline shows no sign of stopping
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Inside Europe: AC Milan's decline shows no sign of stopping

Welcome to theScore’s weekly column on European football. Every Monday, Anthony Lopopolo will break down the weekend that was in the continent’s top leagues. With 10 minutes to…

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Klopp, Ellis named best coaches at FIFA awards
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Klopp, Ellis named best coaches at FIFA awards

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp beat Premier League rivals Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino to win the 2019 Best FIFA Men’s Coach award Monday. The German was recognized for…

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10 takeaways from this week's Champions League action
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10 takeaways from this week's Champions League action

With the Champions League group stage in full swing, theScore examines 10 takeaways from Europe’s preeminent club football competition. Unwanted trend continues for Spurs ARIS MESSINIS / AFP…

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Benzema finally basking in the spotlight after years of grunt work
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Benzema finally basking in the spotlight after years of grunt work

For nine years, Karim Benzema was Cristiano Ronaldo’s muse, doing everything to benefit his Portuguese teammate. Ronaldo wouldn’t have scored as many goals as he did without Benzema’s…

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Inside Europe: No one's bigger than PSG, not even Neymar
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Inside Europe: No one's bigger than PSG, not even Neymar

Welcome to theScore’s weekly column on European football. Every Monday, Anthony Lopopolo will break down the weekend that was in the continent’s top leagues. Neymar Sr. was up…

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