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Soccer fans look to 2026 World Cup after U.S. elimination

NEW YORK -- The United States is out of the 2022 World Cup after a tough 3-1 loss Saturday morning eliminated Team USA.Fans at a well-attended watch party in Chinatown were feeling hopeful, but heartbreak followed.There was momentary elation for Team USA fans at 76-minute mark in a game dominated by the Netherlands. "It's safe to say this is a U.S. crowd," Long Island City resident Jon Zanghi said.READ MORE: U.S. eliminated from World Cup after 3-1 loss to NetherlandsYonkers resident Rox Fontaine went from happy to glum with the Dutch coming back again to take the win."I just think tactically we...
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Netherlands 3-1 USA: World Cup last-16 player ratings

Netherlands (3-4-1-2) Andries Noppert (GK) Was brave to deny Tim Ream three minutes into the second half and made a couple of decent first-half saves. 7/10. Jurriën Timber (CB) A decent night’s work for the 21-year-old Ajax defender. Unruffled but never truly tested. 6. Virgil van Dijk (CB)...
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Alistair Johnston: Celtic agree deal for Canada right-back

Celtic have agreed a deal to sign Canada right-back Alistair Johnston from CF Montreal on a five-year-contract for an undisclosed fee. Johnston, 24, was part of Canada's World Cup squad and featured in their three group matches. He will be Celtic's second signing of the January window with defender Yuki...
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Canadian defender Johnston joins Celtic after standout World Cup

Following a standout performance for Canada at the 2022 World Cup, defender Alistair Johnston is joining Celtic, the Scottish club announced Saturday. The versatile 24-year-old agreed to a five-year deal with Celtic and will officially leave CF Montreal on Jan. 1, when the Scottish transfer window opens. The reigning Scottish champions will pay Montreal around £3 million to acquire Johnston, according to Ben Banks of the Daily Record.

LA Galaxy sanctioned by MLS for violating salary budget and roster guidelines

Major League Soccer has announced sanctions against the LA Galaxy for violating salary budget and roster guidelines during the 2019 campaigns. The Galaxy entered into undisclosed agreements including unaccounted payments for Cristian Pavon’s salary budget and roster category. As a result of the payments, Pavon was improperly classified as...

Canadian international Johnston signs for Celtic

Canada international Alistair Johnston has signed for Celtic on a five-year deal, the Scottish champions announced on Saturday. Johnston will arrive in Glasgow from CF Montreal, where he impressed in Major League Soccer last season. The 24-year-old started all three of Canada's matches at the World Cup as they were knocked out at the group stages. "When a club like Celtic comes calling, it will turn any footballer's head, and especially for myself, growing up in a British household, Celtic was one of the clubs that is near and dear to our hearts," Johnston told the Celtic website.

World Cup Diary, part II

The United States team lost to the Netherlands yesterday at the start of the “knockout” round. At least the Americans made it into that group. They did so by defeating a tough team from Iran on Tuesday afternoon by a score of 1 to 0. The Americans dominated...

Alistair Johnston sends "beyond buzzing" social media message to Celtic supporters

New Celtic defender Alistair Johnston has posted a message to Twitter to share his delight at signing for the Bhoys on a five-year deal today. Johnston arrives from CF Montreal in Major League Soccer, fresh after starring for his national team Canada at the World Cup. Writing on the social...

Botafogo confirms that Carioca will travel to the United States for pre-season games

He announced in an official note that he would not sign Carioca Championship Proposed by Fergeoh Potafogo This Saturday (3/12) reinforced that Will travel to America During the state to prepare Copa Sudamericana🇧🇷 Brazil Cup And Brazilian In the 2023 season. Glorioso plans to host friendlies in the...

Arsenal target Jesus Ferreira criticised after World Cup debut for USMNT

Ahead of the World Cup, it was reported that Arsenal would be scouting Jesus Ferreira in Qatar as the Gunners look to provide further cover for Gabriel Jesus up front. Ferreira went into the tournament off the back of an amazing season with FC Dallas. The 21-year-old scored 18 goals in Major League Soccer.

After World Cup exit, what can the USA build upon ahead of 2026?

AL RAYYAN, Qatar — At first, Tyler Adams bent down with his hands on his knees. It was in that position of exhaustion, and not a moment before, that he was forced to confront reality. The United States‘ World Cup run was over. He dropped to a squat, ran his hands through the grass and sat down.