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Bruce Gottesman

STORIES BY Bruce Gottesman

Japan

/ 9 days ago

Japan World Cup 2022 preview

Japan’s national team navigated a mediocre group in 2018 (Colombia, Senegal, and Poland) to earn four points and a trip to the knockout rounds. How will they fare at World Cup 2022? Even with a better squad – their FIFA ranking has improved from 50 to 24 in four years – the draw provides a […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 30 days ago

Secret behind Newcastle's success as good times return

Newcastle United have played 13 matches this season, and have only lost once – a record matched only by Arsenal and Manchester City. After defeating Aston Villa 4-0 on Saturday, they currently sit fourth in the Premier League. If they end in the top four, they would play Champions League football for the first time […]