Arsenal's victory was a much-needed result as it pushes the Gunners closer to fourth place, but it was also an important win for a club whose overall project has stalled due to financial limitations and the departure of key members from its executive staff.
After losing to France, the U.S. women's national team has nine matches left before defending its Women's World Cup title, and in that time Jill Ellis will whittle her player pool down to 23. Here's who's in frame for a ticket to the this summer's tournament.
Between clubs agreeing to transfers six months down the line for players whose contracts are not running down and the loan system that has strayed far from its intended purpose, transfer protocols could use some reeling in.
Confronted with accusations of spying on opponents, Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa did more than just own up to it. He embarked on a PowerPoint-aided masterclass of what goes into his preparation.
Claudio and Danielle Reyna experienced tragedy upon the death of their son, Jack, but his memory and legacy endure and are carried on in part by another son and U.S. youth national team standout, Giovanni.
Christian Pulisic will leave Dortmund for Chelsea in the summer after the two clubs agreed on a fee that shattered the record for an American and presents the 20-year-old with the Premier League opportunity he has craved.
Until its unlikely run, scrappy Chapecoense was an afterthought in Brazilian soccer. But what should have been its magical moment turned into a national tragedy, and now the survivors are struggling to carry on.
Lizandro Claros Saravia was just keeping ICE apprised of his college soccer scholarship. Days later, he and his brother were deported to El Salvador and have continued picking up the pieces of their lives in Nicaragua.