Americans are falling in love with football and we should all be worried

Watching Americans fall in love with football is like watching the fires of Mount Doom light up the dark sky over Mordor. Here in this New York bar, described by several online listicles as “the best soccer venue in the city”, I am Gandalf gazing at a pulsating orange glow in the distance with foreboding – a silent witness to the rise of a power that, once unleashed, will be almost impossible to stop.It’s no secret that the United States is a country that takes sports very seriously, but it’s hard to describe to people who don’t live here just...
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England 0-0 USA: player ratings from the World Cup Group B game

England (4-3-3) Jordan Pickford (GK)Relieved to see the USA spurn three big chances in the first half. Kept a clean sheet. 6. Kieran Trippier (RB) Ropey in possession and unusually shaky defensively. Lack of quality in attack was a concern. 5. John Stones (CB) Could have helped England by being...
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USA impress as they hold England to draw

The USA impressed massively as Gregg Berhalter’s young side drew 0-0 with England and were unlucky not to win their Group B game. Christian Pulisic hit the crossbar in the first half and Weston McKennie should have put them ahead as the young Americans were by far the more aggressive team.
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Neymar ruled out after ankle injury – Latest news, updates

Neymar looks likely to miss the rest of the group stage at the World Cup, as the Brazil superstar suffered a nasty ankle injury in their 2-0 win against Serbia. The Paris Saint-Germain superstar came off in the second half and pictures taken when he had his right boot and sock off on the sidelines showed that his ankle had severe swelling.

Gregg Berhalter made World Cup history two decades ago

Ahead of the much-anticipated US vs. England match in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, much has been written about Americans in the Premier League. But before any of the current players debuted in England’s top league, their coach, Gregg Berhalter, played for Crystal Palace and became its first player to make a World Cup squad in 2002.

What Happened To Dodi Fayed's Father, Mohamed?

Mohamed Al-Fayed came from a poor Egyptian background, but he always dreamed big. The BBC reports he was the son of an impoverished schoolteacher and had four siblings. Mohamed developed an obsession with British high society from a young age. He worked hard to be accepted into royal circles, but soon learned new money is too tacky for the aristocracy's tastes.
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Denis Odoi’s wife Katleen expects husband to play for Ghana in Qatar

Katleen Thijsm, the wife of Black Stars defender Denis Odoi, hopes her husband gets to enjoy some game time for Ghana in the on-going FIFA World Cup. The 34-year-old made Ghana’s final squad for the World Cup after making his debut in March in the World Cup playoff against Nigeria.

St. Louis Localites Josh Sargent & Tim Ream Selected for U.S. World Cup Roster

The USMNT is looking to show what they are capable of at the FIFA World Cup, a sporting event held every four years that never fails to bring excitement and unity to soccer fans across the globe. From Nov. 20 to Dec. 18, 32 nations, this time including the Yanks (who were not able to qualify in 2018), will be competing in the international tournament set in Qatar.

England player ratings vs USA: Kane struggles but Maguire stays solid in tepid World Cup 2022 draw

England escaped the Al Bayt Stadium with a lucky point after coming up second best for a third time against the USA at a World Cup. Having suffered the humiliating 1-0 defeat to the Americans in 1950, and arguably an even more embarrassing 1-1 draw in 2010, England once again failed to live up to the favourites tag against their noisy neighbours from across the Atlantic.

USMNT lineup vs. England: Haji Wright gets first World Cup start

Head coach Gregg Berhalter has made one starting XI change from the US men’s national team’s first 2022 FIFA World Cup match, swapping strikers – Haji Wright for Josh Sargent – in Friday’s high-profile game against Group B leaders England (2 pm ET | FOX, Telemundo).

Christian Pulisic can help land Chelsea alternative World Cup tactic proves Mason Mount point

Group B includes a lot of familiar names for Chelsea supporters at the World Cup in Qatar. Five players currently contracted to the club are involved across three nations. Raheem Sterling, Mason Mount and Conor Gallagher for England, whilst Christian Pulisic and Ethan Ampadu are the lone representatives for the USA and Wales respectively.


Christian Pulisic would be the Golden Boy of American soccer, the first U.S. nationwide workers participant to play in and win a Champions League closing, and the face of the 2002 World Cup workers heading into Friday’s titanic Group B match in the direction of England. Nevertheless, no matter...