American Soccer News for 23 Nov 2022
With seven players from Brampton on Canada's World Cup roster, the diverse city near Toronto has played a big part in the country's return to the world's biggest stage.
England captain Harry Kane will go for a scan on his ankle ahead of the Three Lions’ next World Cup encounter against the United States. Kane was brought down in a heavy challenge by Morteza... Pouraliganji three minutes into the second half of England’s 6-2 thrashing of Iran on Monday. After some treatment, the striker […] The post Kane to undergo ankle scan in injury scare for England at World Cup appeared first on Soccer News.
Manchester United’s owners the Glazer family will explore a sale of the club as part of a process aimed at enhancing the club’s future growth. The club confirmed on Tuesday it is... “commencing a process to explore strategic alternatives”. A statement from Manchester United PLC read in part: “The process is designed to enhance the […] The post Glazer family exploring possibility of Manchester United sale appeared first on Soccer News.
Sophie Ingle and Erin Cuthbert scored second-half strikes as Chelsea beat Real Madrid to take complete control of their Champions League group.
It has been, yes, 36 years since the Canadian men's national team played in a World Cup. Scott Stinson documented their return in Qatar.
Michy Batshuayi steered Belgium to an unconvincing 1-0 victory over Canada in the opening game of their 2022 World Cup campaign.
Michy Batshuayi scored the only goal as Belgium scraped past a spirited Canada 1-0 in their 2022 World Cup opener at the Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium. Leading the line in Romelu Lukaku's absence,... Batshuayi’s 44th-minute strike was enough to settle a nervy Group F clash in the Red Devils’ favour. Roberto Martinez’s side were grateful […] The post Belgium 1-0 Canada: Batshuayi gives nervy Red Devils winning start after Davies penalty saved appeared first on Soccer News.
Denmark midfielder Thomas Delaney has been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup after he was forced off with an injury in their Group D opener with Tunisia. The Sevilla player started for... Kasper Hjulmand’s side in Tuesday’s goalless draw in Al Rayyan, but exited the game during first-half injury time to be […] The post Denmark midfielder Delaney ruled out for remainder of World Cup appeared first on Soccer News.
Luis Enrique believes Gavi will become one of the “stars of football” after the teenager scored his first World Cup goal as Spain thrashed Costa Rica 7-0 on Wednesday. Gavi netted the... fifth goal in a one-sided clash, getting on the end of an Alvaro Morata pass to fire in off the right post with […] The post Gavi to be a ´star of football´ - Luis Enrique praises Spain teenager after World Cup goal appeared first on Soccer News.
Full-time score from the Juventus Stadium as Juve draw with Arsenal in Group C of the Women's Champions League.
Follow all the action from the Kingsmeadow Stadium as Chelsea host Real Madrid in Group A of the Women's Champions League.
Bukayo Saka is one of the best young players in the world and will be a huge threat to the United States’ hopes when they meet England, according to goalkeeper Matt Turner. The USA began their... World Cup campaign with a 1-1 draw against Wales on Monday, and they will face a stern test of […] The post ´Young star´ Saka a major threat to American dream, warns Turner appeared first on Soccer News.
Manchester United want to sign Memphis Depay from Barcelona in January to replace the departing Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Sport. Depay has, of course, already played for the 20-time English... champions, having arrived at Old Trafford back in 2015 when current Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal sat in the dugout there. He made a total […] The post Man United want Depay back appeared first on Soccer News.
Brazil begin their Qatar 2022 campaign against Serbia as tournament favourites and with high hopes, but head coach Tite accepts lessons must be learned from recent failures. The Selecao have won a... record five World Cups, though not since 2002 - when beating Germany 2-0 in the final - have they lifted the most famous […] The post Brazil v Serbia: Selecao hoping to learn from recent failures appeared first on Soccer News.
The scoreless tie between Croatia and Morocco earlier in the day took some pressure off Canada heading into its game against Belgium here at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
Japan’s winning goal in Wednesday’s surprise victory over Germany was one of the easiest ever scored at a World Cup, according to Ilkay Gundogan. Gundogan appeared to have put Germany on... course for victory when he converted a first-half penalty, but Japan hit back in sensational fashion after half-time through two Bundesliga attackers. Freiburg’s Ritsu […] The post Japan´s winning goal one of the easiest in World Cup history, claims Gundogan appeared first on Soccer News.
Aleksandar Mitrovic is back training with Serbia and out of pain after his foot injury, as his country hope he will be fit to feature against Brazil on Thursday. Mitrovic scored the goal to send... Serbia to the World Cup, heading home in the 90th minute against Portugal in November 2021 to clinch top spot […] The post Serbia´s Mitrovic back in training ahead of Brazil clash in World Cup opener appeared first on Soccer News.
Gavi marked becoming Spain’s youngest player at a major tournament with a goal in an emphatic 7-0 win over Costa Rica as La Roja began their Qatar 2022 campaign in record style. Group E rivals... Germany suffered a shock 2-1 loss to Japan earlier on Wednesday, but Spain did not look under any threat after […] The post Spain 7-0 Costa Rica: Gavi among the goals as La Roja register record win appeared first on Soccer News.
Spain began their World Cup campaign with a display of total dominance as they thrashed Costa Rica 7-0 to provide an early statement about their tournament credentials.
Soccer's governing body had moved to block a plan by seven European team captains to wear armbands promoting gay rights by threatening them with yellow cards.
Bastian Schweinsteiger criticised Germany’s defence after a shock 2-1 defeat in their World Cup opener against Japan on Wednesday. The former Germany international and 2014 World Cup winner... singled out Niklas Sule, who was utilised at right-back by head coach Hansi Flick instead of his usual position as centre-back. Germany took the lead through an […] The post Schweinsteiger slams Germany defending after shock World Cup defeat to Japan appeared first on Soccer News.
Kenny Dalglish is among those who have paid tribute to former Liverpool and England striker David Johnson, after he died at the age of 71. The attacker, who lifted four top-flight titles and the... European Cup three times during his time at Anfield, won eight caps for the Three Lions and scored six times. A […] The post Dalglish leads tributes to late Liverpool team-mate and England striker Johnson appeared first on Soccer News.
Few are giving Canada a chance to win the contest, but for the side which has defied the odds to this point, it's all just white noise.
More than 130 players at the World Cup represent a country other than that of their birth. A few of them committed only months before the World Cup.
Breel Embolo, a Cameroon native, scored the only goal of a cagey game to earn Switzerland a winning start to their Group G campaign.