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World Cup 2022: Iranians cheer for USA over home country amid ongoing protests

Amid protests in Iran that have lasted close to three months, many Iranians were rooting for the United States to defeat their own home country in Tuesday’s World Cup match. Tuesday’s match was pivotal for both squads. Iran would have advanced to the knockout stage with a draw, while the USMNT needed a win, which … Read more

Gareth Southgate believes England are better prepared for this World Cup than they were in Russia

‘I think there is a different mentality’: Gareth Southgate believes England are better prepared for World Cup knockout stages Russia four years ago… as the Three Lions head into the last-16 with valuable experience By Ian Herbert For Mailonline Published: 23:59 GMT, 29 November 2022 | Updated: 01:03 GMT, 30 November 2022 Gareth Southgate declared that … Read more

World Cup 2022: Christian Pulisic gets praise from US teammates for putting body on line for game-winning goal

Christian Pulisic has rightfully gotten the nickname “Captain America” in recent years. If there’s any sort of future for soccer in the United States, he will be at the forefront. Pulisic and the rest of the United States Men’s National Team had all the pressure on them Tuesday in a win-or-go-home match against Iran. So … Read more

First all-women World Cup trio to referee Germany-Costa Rica

Stephanie Frappart will lead the first-ever all-women referee trio at the World Cup on Thursday. Photo by Laurens Lindhout/Soccrates/Getty Images Stephanie Frappart, Neuza Back and Karen Diaz will become the first all-women refereeing team for a men’s World Cup match as they have been named to take charge of the Costa Rica–Germany Group E match on … Read more

Marcus Rashford shines as Gareth Southgate’s England selection headache comes to the fore against Wales – World Cup hits and misses | Football News

England England’s shuffled pack impress – so who does Southgate pick now? Image: Gareth Southgate embraces Marcus Rashford as the striker is substituted England don’t have long to revel in their win over Wales – attention must swiftly turn to their last-16 tie with Senegal. And Gareth Southgate has some important selection issues to mull … Read more

American soccer fans congratulate USMNT on reaching World Cup knockout stages after beating Iran 1-0

David Beckham, LeBron James and NFL star JJ Watt led tributes pouring in on social media for the USMNT, with the latter hailing Christian Pulisic for putting his body on the line to score against Iran, as the US advance to the Round of 16 at the World Cup.  ‘Sacrificing the crown jewels for a … Read more

Bookmakers stop taking bets on World Cup man-of-the-match award as scammers target voting

EXCLUSIVE: Bookmakers stop taking bets on World Cup man-of-the-match awards as scammers target voting, with Kevin De Bruyne and Gareth Bale among big names to have unexpectedly picked up gongs By Kieran Gill and Matt Hughes For The Daily Mail Published: 22:33 GMT, 29 November 2022 | Updated: 23:37 GMT, 29 November 2022 Leading bookmakers … Read more

World Cup Daily: Cody Gakpo commands global attention with his performance

After each matchday of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Sportsnet.ca’s World Cup Daily blog will recap the day’s events and look ahead to the next day’s slate of games.            Here’s what happened on Tuesday in Qatar, in case you missed it…            THE RESULTS            Ecuador 1, Senegal 2 in Al Rayyan: … Read more

Phil Foden stars for England against Wales: World Cup goal from the left reflects Man City man’s game right now | Football News

“He is a great option in two or three positions and he will have a big impact,” said Gareth Southgate amid the clamour for Phil Foden’s inclusion. He made that impact in his second position of the night in England’s emphatic 3-0 win over Wales. After playing on the right side of the forward line … Read more