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www.90min.com
6 hours ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Best USWNT players of all time - ranked

USWNT has legendary players who contributed to the team's success over the years, leaving a lasting legacy for future generations. [ more ]
www.90min.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

How many World Cups has USWNT won?

The USWNT has won four World Cups, establishing dominance in international women's soccer. [ more ]
www.90min.com
1 week ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Best USWNT goalies of all time - ranked

The top three USWNT goalies have all won World Cups, contributing significantly to the team's success. [ more ]
www.90min.com
6 hours ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Best USWNT players of all time - ranked

USWNT has legendary players who contributed to the team's success over the years, leaving a lasting legacy for future generations. [ more ]
www.90min.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

How many World Cups has USWNT won?

The USWNT has won four World Cups, establishing dominance in international women's soccer. [ more ]
www.90min.com
1 week ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Best USWNT goalies of all time - ranked

The top three USWNT goalies have all won World Cups, contributing significantly to the team's success. [ more ]
moreuswnt
#national-teams
www.fourfourtwo.com
20 hours ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Nations which won continental championships

Winning the World Cup is difficult, but continental competitions offer other chances for national teams to claim silverware. [ more ]
Irish Independent
3 months ago
France politics

Ronan O'Gara open to coaching France if Ireland don't want him

O'Gara dreams of winning a World Cup with either Ireland or France. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
20 hours ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Nations which won continental championships

Winning the World Cup is difficult, but continental competitions offer other chances for national teams to claim silverware. [ more ]
Irish Independent
3 months ago
France politics

Ronan O'Gara open to coaching France if Ireland don't want him

O'Gara dreams of winning a World Cup with either Ireland or France. [ more ]
morenational-teams
#achievements
ESPN.com
2 days ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ranking the top 25 men's soccer players of the 21st century

The article ranks the top 20 male soccer players of the 21st century and mentions key achievements of players like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. [ more ]
www.90min.com
3 weeks ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Best Brazil players of all time - ranked

Brazil's past icons have achieved unprecedented success that current superstars have yet to surpass. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 days ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Ranking the top 25 men's soccer players of the 21st century

The article ranks the top 20 male soccer players of the 21st century and mentions key achievements of players like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. [ more ]
www.90min.com
3 weeks ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Best Brazil players of all time - ranked

Brazil's past icons have achieved unprecedented success that current superstars have yet to surpass. [ more ]
moreachievements
#international-football
Bavarian Football Works
3 days ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Report: Harry Kane not considering England retirement after EURO 2024

Harry Kane plans to continue playing for England, drawing inspiration from Lionel Messi's persistence in winning a major tournament. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
2 months ago
Graphic design

The best international football kits ever

Choosing the best international football kits requires attention to detail and creativity. [ more ]
Bavarian Football Works
3 days ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Report: Harry Kane not considering England retirement after EURO 2024

Harry Kane plans to continue playing for England, drawing inspiration from Lionel Messi's persistence in winning a major tournament. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
2 months ago
Graphic design

The best international football kits ever

Choosing the best international football kits requires attention to detail and creativity. [ more ]
moreinternational-football
#cricket
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
London politics

We can take any side down': meet the USA's T20 World Cup cricket squad

Ali Khan, a cricket player from Pakistan who started playing in the US, is now a key player for the USA cricket team, aiming to compete at the World Cup. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

The U.S. defeats Pakistan in a dramatic upset at the cricket World Cup

The U.S. cricket team defeated Pakistan in a surprising victory during the men's T20 championship. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
London politics

We can take any side down': meet the USA's T20 World Cup cricket squad

Ali Khan, a cricket player from Pakistan who started playing in the US, is now a key player for the USA cricket team, aiming to compete at the World Cup. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

The U.S. defeats Pakistan in a dramatic upset at the cricket World Cup

The U.S. cricket team defeated Pakistan in a surprising victory during the men's T20 championship. [ more ]
morecricket
#ac-milan
ESPN.com
1 month ago
AC Milan

Mbappe: I'd love to play for AC Milan one day

Kylian Mbappé expresses interest in playing for AC Milan as a childhood fan, despite expected move to Real Madrid. [ more ]
The Athletic
6 months ago
Chelsea

Christian Pulisic interview: 'I want to show the world what the U.S. can do'

Christian Pulisic is already thinking about his legacy as a football player.
Pulisic hopes to inspire a generation of young players and show that Americans can compete at the highest level. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
AC Milan

Mbappe: I'd love to play for AC Milan one day

Kylian Mbappé expresses interest in playing for AC Milan as a childhood fan, despite expected move to Real Madrid. [ more ]
The Athletic
6 months ago
Chelsea

Christian Pulisic interview: 'I want to show the world what the U.S. can do'

Christian Pulisic is already thinking about his legacy as a football player.
Pulisic hopes to inspire a generation of young players and show that Americans can compete at the highest level. [ more ]
moreac-milan
#football-history
www.fourfourtwo.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

The best World Cup hat-tricks

Hat-tricks are significant in World Cup history, with unique players achieving this feat in different editions. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Players who won the World Cup and Euros

Elite players from Germany, France, and Spain who won the World Cup and Euros are analyzed by their impact on their countries' success. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

The best World Cup hat-tricks

Hat-tricks are significant in World Cup history, with unique players achieving this feat in different editions. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Players who won the World Cup and Euros

Elite players from Germany, France, and Spain who won the World Cup and Euros are analyzed by their impact on their countries' success. [ more ]
morefootball-history
BikeMag
1 month ago
Bicycling

Nove Mesto World Cup XCO Elite Results

The weekend of cross-country racing in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic just concluded. [ more ]
#football
www.fourfourtwo.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cup winners without playing a match

Winning the World Cup does not always guarantee personal fulfillment for players who do not get to play. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 year ago
Chelsea

One player from each FIFA World Cup team that could leave their club

Teams will seek standout players post-World Cup for potential transfers. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
2 months ago
Graphic design

Friday Football Quiz, episode 14: Can you get 20 correct answers?

Football quiz questions to test your knowledge. [ more ]
www.90min.com
5 months ago
Manchester City

Pep Guardiola reveals plans for next job after leaving Man City

Guardiola expressed interest in coaching at a World Cup and potentially leaving Europe for international management.
Various national teams like Spain, England, Germany, Brazil, and the USA are plausible job options for Guardiola in the future. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

USA & ex-Man City midfielder Mewis retires aged 31

Sam Mewis, USA midfielder, has retired from football at the age of 31 due to knee injuries.
Mewis won three NWSL titles and was a key part of USA's 2019 World Cup win. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

'The friend of Pele & Moore and a footballing legend'

Franz Beckenbauer was a legendary figure in football as both a player and manager.
He was one of only three men to win the World Cup as both a player and manager.
He captained West Germany to World Cup victory in 1974 and won as a manager in 1990. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cup winners without playing a match

Winning the World Cup does not always guarantee personal fulfillment for players who do not get to play. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 year ago
Chelsea

One player from each FIFA World Cup team that could leave their club

Teams will seek standout players post-World Cup for potential transfers. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
2 months ago
Graphic design

Friday Football Quiz, episode 14: Can you get 20 correct answers?

Football quiz questions to test your knowledge. [ more ]
www.90min.com
5 months ago
Manchester City

Pep Guardiola reveals plans for next job after leaving Man City

Guardiola expressed interest in coaching at a World Cup and potentially leaving Europe for international management.
Various national teams like Spain, England, Germany, Brazil, and the USA are plausible job options for Guardiola in the future. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

USA & ex-Man City midfielder Mewis retires aged 31

Sam Mewis, USA midfielder, has retired from football at the age of 31 due to knee injuries.
Mewis won three NWSL titles and was a key part of USA's 2019 World Cup win. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

'The friend of Pele & Moore and a footballing legend'

Franz Beckenbauer was a legendary figure in football as both a player and manager.
He was one of only three men to win the World Cup as both a player and manager.
He captained West Germany to World Cup victory in 1974 and won as a manager in 1990. [ more ]
morefootball
BikeMag
2 months ago
Bicycling

USA Dominates at Pan-Am MTB Champs

Christopher Blevins and Haley Batten triumphed at the Pan-American Mountain Bike Championships. Their World Cup momentum led to victory against top racers. [ more ]
#fifa
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Azteca box owners protest FIFA World Cup plans

Luxury box owners at Azteca Stadium expect FIFA to respect a 60-year-old deal giving unlimited access for 99 years. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA seals closer Saudi ties with Aramco deal

FIFA confirmed a sponsorship deal with Saudi Arabia's Aramco, strengthening ties from their selection as the 2034 World Cup host. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA gives Infantino 33% pay rise worth $4.6m

FIFA raised Gianni Infantino's salary by 33% to over $4.67 million, including a $1.87 million bonus.
Infantino was re-elected unopposed for an extended presidency and continues preparations for upcoming World Cups. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

2026 World Cup final will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey

The 2026 World Cup final will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on July 19.
Mexico City's Estadio Azteca will host the tournament opener on June 11. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cups bring scrutiny on hosts' human rights and that includes the US

Fifa's human rights strategy for World Cups will be tested with the choice of host city for the 2026 final.
AT&T Stadium in Texas and MetLife Stadium in New Jersey are the two venues being considered for the final. [ more ]
ESPN.com
7 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

29-day FIFA Club World Cup in U.S. set for '25

FIFA's revamped Club World Cup will be played from June 15 to July 13, 2025, featuring 32 teams.
A new Intercontinental Cup will be played annually from next year, with the UEFA Champions League winner participating. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Azteca box owners protest FIFA World Cup plans

Luxury box owners at Azteca Stadium expect FIFA to respect a 60-year-old deal giving unlimited access for 99 years. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA seals closer Saudi ties with Aramco deal

FIFA confirmed a sponsorship deal with Saudi Arabia's Aramco, strengthening ties from their selection as the 2034 World Cup host. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA gives Infantino 33% pay rise worth $4.6m

FIFA raised Gianni Infantino's salary by 33% to over $4.67 million, including a $1.87 million bonus.
Infantino was re-elected unopposed for an extended presidency and continues preparations for upcoming World Cups. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

2026 World Cup final will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey

The 2026 World Cup final will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on July 19.
Mexico City's Estadio Azteca will host the tournament opener on June 11. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cups bring scrutiny on hosts' human rights and that includes the US

Fifa's human rights strategy for World Cups will be tested with the choice of host city for the 2026 final.
AT&T Stadium in Texas and MetLife Stadium in New Jersey are the two venues being considered for the final. [ more ]
ESPN.com
7 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

29-day FIFA Club World Cup in U.S. set for '25

FIFA's revamped Club World Cup will be played from June 15 to July 13, 2025, featuring 32 teams.
A new Intercontinental Cup will be played annually from next year, with the UEFA Champions League winner participating. [ more ]
morefifa
BikeMag
2 months ago
Bicycling

Frameworks Racing's Bike Fleet Stolen from UK Hotel

Frameworks Racing faced a setback when all team bikes were stolen from a hotel in England, including unique handmade frames by Neko Mulally. [ more ]
BikeMag
2 months ago
Bicycling

UCI Releases Press Conference Ahead of Fort William World Cup

Press conference featuring top riders before World Cup race. [ more ]
BikeMag
2 months ago
Bicycling

Asa Vermette Returns to Race Course 5 Weeks After Breaking Pelvis

Teenage downhill racer Asa Vermette made a remarkable recovery from a broken pelvis, returning to racing in just 5 weeks. [ more ]
#bayern-munich
www.dw.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

Georgia Stanway key to Bayern Munich's domestic double hopes DW 04/30/2024

Footballer Georgia Stanway aims to win German Cup despite facing dominant Wolfsburg team. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Bayern to light up stadium in honour of Beckenbauer

Franz Beckenbauer, the German football legend, passed away at the age of 78.
Beckenbauer won multiple league titles with Bayern Munich and was captain during their European Cup victories in the 1970s. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

Georgia Stanway key to Bayern Munich's domestic double hopes DW 04/30/2024

Footballer Georgia Stanway aims to win German Cup despite facing dominant Wolfsburg team. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Bayern to light up stadium in honour of Beckenbauer

Franz Beckenbauer, the German football legend, passed away at the age of 78.
Beckenbauer won multiple league titles with Bayern Munich and was captain during their European Cup victories in the 1970s. [ more ]
morebayern-munich
#retirement
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Farrelly calls time on Republic of Ireland career

Sinead Farrelly retires from international football after a year, playing for Republic of Ireland, expressing gratitude for the opportunity and experience. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 weeks ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Muller retires from Germany duty with 131 caps -

Thomas Müller retired from Germany duty after Euro 2024, ending a successful international career with 131 caps and 45 goals. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Farrelly calls time on Republic of Ireland career

Sinead Farrelly retires from international football after a year, playing for Republic of Ireland, expressing gratitude for the opportunity and experience. [ more ]
ESPN.com
2 weeks ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Muller retires from Germany duty with 131 caps -

Thomas Müller retired from Germany duty after Euro 2024, ending a successful international career with 131 caps and 45 goals. [ more ]
moreretirement
BikeMag
3 months ago
Bicycling

Peter Sagan Gets Quite The Reception Arriving At First Cross Country World Cup

Peter Sagan, a renowned road cyclist, is transitioning back to mountain biking, generating excitement in the sport. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cup helps FAW post record 36.2m revenues

FAW posted record revenues of £36.2m due to Wales qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.
Investments in grassroots football and a profitable investment portfolio helped FAW achieve a post-tax profit. [ more ]
#six-nations
Independent
3 months ago
France news

'Thank God my granny didn't see me getting smashed to bits against France'

Eve Higgins aims to qualify for the World Cup
Higgins faced a tough challenge in her recent Six Nations game [ more ]
Independent.ie
5 months ago
France politics

France v Ireland, Six Nations: Andy Farrell's men kick off campaign in Marseille

Ireland looks to move on from World Cup disappointment
Six Nations opener against France [ more ]
Independent
3 months ago
France news

'Thank God my granny didn't see me getting smashed to bits against France'

Eve Higgins aims to qualify for the World Cup
Higgins faced a tough challenge in her recent Six Nations game [ more ]
Independent.ie
5 months ago
France politics

France v Ireland, Six Nations: Andy Farrell's men kick off campaign in Marseille

Ireland looks to move on from World Cup disappointment
Six Nations opener against France [ more ]
moresix-nations
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Japan awarded forfeit 3-0 win against North Korea

Japan awarded 3-0 win after North Korea forfeits game
Japan advances to third round of World Cup qualifiers [ more ]
#brazilian-football
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil's football in crisis: No longer 'the beautiful game' DW 03/26/2024

Brazil's Olympic team didn't qualify for Paris 2024, the Selecao is struggling in World Cup qualifiers, and their football identity is eroding.
Brazil has been losing its football identity due to numerous transfers abroad, impacting the development of soccer in the country. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
4 months ago
Chelsea

The best Brazilian attackers ever

Richarlison impressed in the Premier League and made a significant impact at the 2022 World Cup.
Ailton, a journeyman striker, achieved success in the Bundesliga, scoring 102 goals in six-and-a-half years. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil's football in crisis: No longer 'the beautiful game' DW 03/26/2024

Brazil's Olympic team didn't qualify for Paris 2024, the Selecao is struggling in World Cup qualifiers, and their football identity is eroding.
Brazil has been losing its football identity due to numerous transfers abroad, impacting the development of soccer in the country. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
4 months ago
Chelsea

The best Brazilian attackers ever

Richarlison impressed in the Premier League and made a significant impact at the 2022 World Cup.
Ailton, a journeyman striker, achieved success in the Bundesliga, scoring 102 goals in six-and-a-half years. [ more ]
morebrazilian-football
#conmebol
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Why European friendlies are crucial for Brazil and other South American teams

International friendlies are losing prestige, but matches between Europe and South America are crucial for practice.
Europe has been dominant in World Cup games against Brazil, leading to an obsession with beating European teams. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 weeks ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Conmebol defends Copa pitches after criticism

Conmebol defended Copa América 2024 playing surfaces quality against teams' complaints. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Why European friendlies are crucial for Brazil and other South American teams

International friendlies are losing prestige, but matches between Europe and South America are crucial for practice.
Europe has been dominant in World Cup games against Brazil, leading to an obsession with beating European teams. [ more ]
ESPN.com
3 weeks ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Conmebol defends Copa pitches after criticism

Conmebol defended Copa América 2024 playing surfaces quality against teams' complaints. [ more ]
moreconmebol
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Saudi Arabia launches formal 2034 World Cup bid

Saudi Arabia is the only contender for the 2034 World Cup after Australia withdrew.
Saudi Arabia launched their bid for the World Cup using the slogan 'Growing. Together'. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Juventus

Paul Pogba hit with four-year doping ban DW 02/29/2024

Paul Pogba banned for four years from professional football due to doping offense.
Bans can be reduced based on athlete proving unintentional doping, contamination, or providing substantial assistance to investigators. [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
FC Barcelona

City's Guardiola eyes international job in future

Guardiola aims to manage a national team at a major tournament.
He values the experience of coaching in a World Cup, Euros or Copa America. [ more ]
#asian-cup
ESPN.com
5 months ago
Chelsea

Predicting the Socceroos' 2026 World Cup squad

Australia coach Graham Arnold aimed for success in both the Asian Cup and the upcoming World Cup, but their campaign ended in the quarterfinals.
The Socceroos had a strong defensive record but struggled to create chances and relied on their underdog status to perform well. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Lionel Messi and the World Cup have left Qatar with a richer sports legacy

Qatar's hosting of the World Cup and Asian Cup has raised questions about the lasting sporting legacy of these events.
The passion for soccer in Qatar is evident through the high attendance at games during the Asian Cup. [ more ]
ESPN.com
5 months ago
Chelsea

Predicting the Socceroos' 2026 World Cup squad

Australia coach Graham Arnold aimed for success in both the Asian Cup and the upcoming World Cup, but their campaign ended in the quarterfinals.
The Socceroos had a strong defensive record but struggled to create chances and relied on their underdog status to perform well. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Lionel Messi and the World Cup have left Qatar with a richer sports legacy

Qatar's hosting of the World Cup and Asian Cup has raised questions about the lasting sporting legacy of these events.
The passion for soccer in Qatar is evident through the high attendance at games during the Asian Cup. [ more ]
moreasian-cup
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Afcon 2023: Ivory Coast triumph 'revenge' for Emerse Fae after early retirement

Fae's ambitions to win the World Cup and defend the Nations Cup title
Uncertainty about Fae's future as Ivory Coast manager [ more ]
#england-national-team
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FA keen for England boss Southgate to stay after Euros

The Football Association wants Gareth Southgate to remain as England boss after the European Championships.
Southgate has not ruled out staying in the job until the 2026 World Cup. [ more ]
BBC Sport
7 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Earps England shirts sell out in five minutes

Replica England goalkeeper shirts sold out within five minutes on the England online store.
Nike faced backlash for not producing keeper shirts during the World Cup. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FA keen for England boss Southgate to stay after Euros

The Football Association wants Gareth Southgate to remain as England boss after the European Championships.
Southgate has not ruled out staying in the job until the 2026 World Cup. [ more ]
BBC Sport
7 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Earps England shirts sell out in five minutes

Replica England goalkeeper shirts sold out within five minutes on the England online store.
Nike faced backlash for not producing keeper shirts during the World Cup. [ more ]
moreengland-national-team
#mexico
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cup 2026: These are all the U.S. cities and stadiums hosting games

The 2026 World Cup will be hosted by Canada, the United States, and Mexico, with 16 cities in total.
This is the first time that three countries are sharing hosting duties for the World Cup. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

New Jersey to host 2026 FIFA World Cup final on July 19

The 2026 World Cup will be held in 16 cities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
The final will be held at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on July 11. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cup 2026: These are all the U.S. cities and stadiums hosting games

The 2026 World Cup will be hosted by Canada, the United States, and Mexico, with 16 cities in total.
This is the first time that three countries are sharing hosting duties for the World Cup. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

New Jersey to host 2026 FIFA World Cup final on July 19

The 2026 World Cup will be held in 16 cities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
The final will be held at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on July 11. [ more ]
moremexico
#metlife-stadium
Soccer News
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

New Jersey to host 2026 World Cup final and Mexico City to stage opening game - Soccer News

MetLife Stadium will host the 2026 World Cup final
The tournament will kick off at Mexico City's Aztec Stadium [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

MetLife Stadium to adjust in bid to host WC final

MetLife Stadium plans to remove seats to widen the field for World Cup matches.
The stadium in New Jersey is a contender to host the 2026 World Cup final. [ more ]
Soccer News
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

New Jersey to host 2026 World Cup final and Mexico City to stage opening game - Soccer News

MetLife Stadium will host the 2026 World Cup final
The tournament will kick off at Mexico City's Aztec Stadium [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

MetLife Stadium to adjust in bid to host WC final

MetLife Stadium plans to remove seats to widen the field for World Cup matches.
The stadium in New Jersey is a contender to host the 2026 World Cup final. [ more ]
moremetlife-stadium
Independent.ie
5 months ago
France news

France v Ireland, Six Nations: Andy Farrell's men lead in Marseille

Ireland's World Cup disappointment
Six Nations opener against France [ more ]
Independent.ie
5 months ago
France news

As it happened: Ireland magic in Marseille to see off France in Six Nations opener

Ireland is looking to move past their disappointment in the World Cup
They are starting the Six Nations by defending their crown against France [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
5 months ago
Liverpool FC

Liverpool report: Jurgen Klopp's next job named by top German journalist

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is being touted as a potential candidate for the vacant Germany national team job.
Germany hopes Klopp will succeed Julian Nagelsmann as the national team manager and lead them into the 2026 World Cup. [ more ]
#lionel-scaloni
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cup winner Scaloni to remain Argentina coach

Lionel Scaloni will remain in charge of the Argentina national team.
Scaloni led Argentina to victory in the Copa America in 2021 and the World Cup in 2022. [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
FC Barcelona

Scaloni says he will remain as Argentina coach

Lionel Scaloni confirms he will continue as coach of Argentina
Scaloni led Argentina to Copa America title and World Cup triumph [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cup winner Scaloni to remain Argentina coach

Lionel Scaloni will remain in charge of the Argentina national team.
Scaloni led Argentina to victory in the Copa America in 2021 and the World Cup in 2022. [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
FC Barcelona

Scaloni says he will remain as Argentina coach

Lionel Scaloni confirms he will continue as coach of Argentina
Scaloni led Argentina to Copa America title and World Cup triumph [ more ]
morelionel-scaloni
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Running

French skier Alexis Pinturault airlifted from course after super-G crash

French ski star Alexis Pinturault crashed in a World Cup super-G race and was airlifted from the course.
Pinturault became a father for the first time six days prior to the race. [ more ]
www.france24.com
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

World Cup stars Morocco seek end to 48-year Africa Cup of Nations drought

Morocco is seeking a second Africa Cup of Nations title after winning in 1976.
Morocco had a successful run in the 2022 World Cup, becoming the first African and Arab semi-finalists. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Former England boss diagnosed with terminal cancer

Sven-Goran Eriksson, former England coach, has been diagnosed with cancer and says he has a maximum of one year to live.
Eriksson led England to the quarter-finals of the 2002 and 2006 World Cup and 2004 Euros. [ more ]
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ESPN.com
6 months ago
FC Barcelona

PSG chief criticises Messi for lacking 'respect'

Nasser Al-Khelaifi criticizes Lionel Messi for lacking respect towards PSG after his departure.
Al-Khelaifi emphasizes the importance of speaking positively about PSG and shows support for Kylian Mbappé. [ more ]
BBC Sport
7 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Six of Messi's 2022 World Cup shirts sell for 6.1m

Six of Lionel Messi's shirts from the 2022 World Cup sold for $7.8 million at auction.
The jerseys were from key matches, including the final, semi-final, quarter-final, and group games. [ more ]
ESPN.com
7 months ago
FC Barcelona

Messi's Argentina 2022 WC shirts sell for $7.8m

Six of Lionel Messi's shirts from Argentina's 2022 World Cup campaign sold for $7.8 million at auction.
The shirts fell short of the record price paid for a game-worn jersey at auction. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
FC Barcelona

Martinez: Don't see Copa as Messi's last tourney

The Argentina national team believes Lionel Messi may not retire after the 2024 Copa América and continues to excel as the world's best player. [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
FC Barcelona

PSG chief criticises Messi for lacking 'respect'

Nasser Al-Khelaifi criticizes Lionel Messi for lacking respect towards PSG after his departure.
Al-Khelaifi emphasizes the importance of speaking positively about PSG and shows support for Kylian Mbappé. [ more ]
BBC Sport
7 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Six of Messi's 2022 World Cup shirts sell for 6.1m

Six of Lionel Messi's shirts from the 2022 World Cup sold for $7.8 million at auction.
The jerseys were from key matches, including the final, semi-final, quarter-final, and group games. [ more ]
ESPN.com
7 months ago
FC Barcelona

Messi's Argentina 2022 WC shirts sell for $7.8m

Six of Lionel Messi's shirts from Argentina's 2022 World Cup campaign sold for $7.8 million at auction.
The shirts fell short of the record price paid for a game-worn jersey at auction. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
FC Barcelona

Martinez: Don't see Copa as Messi's last tourney

The Argentina national team believes Lionel Messi may not retire after the 2024 Copa América and continues to excel as the world's best player. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Lula declares three-day national mourning for Brazil football great Zagallo

Mario Zagallo was one of three footballers to win the FIFA World Cup both as a player and manager.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has declared three days of national mourning for Zagallo. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil football legend Zagallo dies aged 92

Brazilian football legend Mario Zagallo, who won four World Cups as a player and coach, has died aged 92.
Zagallo was part of the Brazil team who won back-to-back World Cups in 1958 and 1962, starting in both finals.
He managed the side widely regarded as the greatest international team of all time, including Pele, Jairzinho and Carlos Alberto, to glory in 1970.
Zagallo's final World Cup triumph came as Carlos Alberto Parreira's assistant coach in 1994.
He returned as Brazil manager after that tournament and led them to the final in 1998, where they were beaten by hosts France. [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Chelsea

Four-time WC champion Zagallo dies at 92

Mario Zagallo, a legendary figure in Brazilian soccer, has passed away at the age of 92.
Zagallo is the first person to win the World Cup both as a player and a manager, and his legacy is one of patriotism, grit, and glory. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Lula declares three-day national mourning for Brazil football great Zagallo

Mario Zagallo was one of three footballers to win the FIFA World Cup both as a player and manager.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has declared three days of national mourning for Zagallo. [ more ]
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Brazil football legend Zagallo dies aged 92

Brazilian football legend Mario Zagallo, who won four World Cups as a player and coach, has died aged 92.
Zagallo was part of the Brazil team who won back-to-back World Cups in 1958 and 1962, starting in both finals.
He managed the side widely regarded as the greatest international team of all time, including Pele, Jairzinho and Carlos Alberto, to glory in 1970.
Zagallo's final World Cup triumph came as Carlos Alberto Parreira's assistant coach in 1994.
He returned as Brazil manager after that tournament and led them to the final in 1998, where they were beaten by hosts France. [ more ]
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Chelsea

Four-time WC champion Zagallo dies at 92

Mario Zagallo, a legendary figure in Brazilian soccer, has passed away at the age of 92.
Zagallo is the first person to win the World Cup both as a player and a manager, and his legacy is one of patriotism, grit, and glory. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Europe news

Spanish Soccer Star Testifies About Unwanted Kiss

Jennifer Hermoso, the Spanish soccer star who received an unsolicited kiss on the mouth after her team won the World Cup, gave evidence in Spain's National Court Tuesday morning against Luis Rubiales, the former Spanish former soccer boss who is being investigated over allegations of sexual assault and coercion in connection with the episode.
BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

'My best year' - McCabe reflects on historic 2023

After unrelenting rain in Perth on a July evening, the skies had finally cleared as the Republic of Ireland kicked off against Canada.
www.fourfourtwo.com
6 months ago
Graphic design

The best football shirts ever

Settling on the best football shirts of all time was never going to be an easy task (although it did prove to be a lot of fun).
Independent
7 months ago
Chelsea

From League One to the World Cup in five years - what could Anthony Barry bring to the Ireland job?

Anthony Barry is a candidate to succeed Stephen Kenny as the manager of the Irish national team.
Barry has made a rapid rise in coaching, going from League One to the World Cup in just five years. [ more ]
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ESPN.com
7 months ago
FC Barcelona

Messi: Argentina hated me, now fans love me

Lionel Messi reflects on his journey to winning the World Cup and Copa América with Argentina and the criticism he faced
Messi expresses his satisfaction in winning over the people of Argentina and being loved by 95-100% of Argentines [ more ]
The Drum
7 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Why Budweiser's World Cup influencer strategy went big

BUDX Doha won an award for Large Scale Activation at The Drum Awards for Experience for its work during the World Cup.
The goal was to generate earned media and put Budweiser at the center of cultural conversation during the event. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
8 months ago
FC Barcelona

Legendary Barcelona ace that played alongside Messi could be jailed for nine years

Lionel Messi and Dani Alves formed a great partnership at Barcelona.
Alves provided the second most assists to Messi during his time at the club. [ more ]
ESPN.com
8 months ago
English Premier League

Matches are longer, and there's more late goals - the Premier League's top clubs are the big winners

Increased stoppage time was seen at the 2022 World Cup, and now it has hit the club game.
Average stoppage time in the 2022 World Cup was 10:11, compared to 6:30 in 2018.
The introduction of VAR did not significantly impact stoppage time in European leagues. [ more ]
ESPN.com
8 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

One year on from the 2022 World Cup, has anything changed in Qatar?

One year has passed since the controversial World Cup in Qatar began.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino defended Qatar's human rights record and criticized the West for double standards. [ more ]
ESPN.com
8 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA renews Qatar Airways deal for '26, '30 WCs

Qatar Airways has been renewed as the airline sponsor for the FIFA men's World Cup in 2026 and 2030.
The deal is likely worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
The 2030 World Cup is set to include more long-haul travel than originally expected. [ more ]
ESPN.com
7 months ago
FC Barcelona

Messi: Argentina hated me, now fans love me

Lionel Messi reflects on his journey to winning the World Cup and Copa América with Argentina and the criticism he faced
Messi expresses his satisfaction in winning over the people of Argentina and being loved by 95-100% of Argentines [ more ]
The Drum
7 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Why Budweiser's World Cup influencer strategy went big

BUDX Doha won an award for Large Scale Activation at The Drum Awards for Experience for its work during the World Cup.
The goal was to generate earned media and put Budweiser at the center of cultural conversation during the event. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
8 months ago
FC Barcelona

Legendary Barcelona ace that played alongside Messi could be jailed for nine years

Lionel Messi and Dani Alves formed a great partnership at Barcelona.
Alves provided the second most assists to Messi during his time at the club. [ more ]
ESPN.com
8 months ago
English Premier League

Matches are longer, and there's more late goals - the Premier League's top clubs are the big winners

Increased stoppage time was seen at the 2022 World Cup, and now it has hit the club game.
Average stoppage time in the 2022 World Cup was 10:11, compared to 6:30 in 2018.
The introduction of VAR did not significantly impact stoppage time in European leagues. [ more ]
ESPN.com
8 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

One year on from the 2022 World Cup, has anything changed in Qatar?

One year has passed since the controversial World Cup in Qatar began.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino defended Qatar's human rights record and criticized the West for double standards. [ more ]
ESPN.com
8 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

FIFA renews Qatar Airways deal for '26, '30 WCs

Qatar Airways has been renewed as the airline sponsor for the FIFA men's World Cup in 2026 and 2030.
The deal is likely worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
The 2030 World Cup is set to include more long-haul travel than originally expected. [ more ]
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ESPN.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Australian FA: Palestine assoc. entry a gov. matter

Football Australia aware of Palestine Football president being denied entry into Australia for World Cup match due to technicality in visa application. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Mediocre Euros and Copa America show there is such a thing as too much football

Football authorities need major improvements in event organization to avoid chaos and maintain security. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
3 weeks ago
France politics

Line-up quiz! Can you name the France line-up from their 2018 World Cup win over Belgium?

Didier Deschamps has won World Cup as player and manager. [ more ]
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