Chelsea completed another staggering spending spree by its new American ownership — more than $350 million this time — by signing Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez for a British-record fee on the final day of the January transfer window on Tuesday. A day of negotiations between Benfica and Chelsea’s co-owners ended with the Premier League club agreeing to pay the release clause of 106.7 million pounds ($131.4 million) in the 22-year-old World Cup winner’s contract. The Portuguese club announce
Sean Longstaff’s double on Tyneside secured a 3-1 aggregate victory over Southampton and a trip to Wembley.
Expansion CPL side Vancouver FC has been drawn to visit York United in the preliminary round of the 2023 Canadian Championship and could host the Vancouver Whitecaps in the quarterfinal if it advances. The York United game will be just the second outing for Vancouver FC, which opens Canadian Premier League play on April 14 at provincial rival Pacific FC. Tuesday night's draw, conducted on TV at the OneSoccer studio, also threw up a potential quarterfinal matchup between CF Montreal and Toronto F