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Chris Moore

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Argentina

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Messi scores to keep Argentina's World Cup dreams alive

Argentina superstar Lionel Messi put on a show on Saturday night for the nearly 89,000 people in attendance, as well as millions around the world. The 35-year-old forward helped Argentina beat Mexico with a goal and an assist. It was the seventh consecutive match that the superstar either scored or assisted for his country. All […]

Taliban helped build World Cup stadiums in Qatar, says report

The Taliban reportedly subcontracted heavy machinery used to construct World Cup stadiums in Qatar. In the process, the group made millions of dollars from Qatari officials. The Telegraph is claiming that the Taliban used salaries tied to peace talks to purchase and then rent out the equipment. “The Taliban invested heavily in the World Cup […]

Norway

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Germany and Norway fans boycotting World Cup

Soccer fans in Germany and Norway appear to be boycotting the World Cup in Qatar. Viewership inside both of these more progressive European countries has been significantly down compared to previous tournaments. In Norway, soccer fans tuning in to NRK to watch the World Cup have fallen dramatically. In fact, the average number of viewers […]

FOX News tweets US advances to World Cup knockout round

In a now deleted tweet, FOX News mistakenly claimed that the U.S. had qualified for the World Cup knockout stage. The erroneous tweet also included a link to the 'story.' MailOnline, however, was quick to catch the error. While the USMNT did play very well against powerhouse England, the Americans have not qualified for the […]

A deserved tie: Three statistics for the USA vs England draw

The USA game against England ended in a draw on Monday. Despite England entering the game as overwhelming favorites, the two sides looked fairly equal in their major opportunities. Of course, that comes in waves. At one point, England looked ripe to score, particularly during the period of play around the arrival of Jack Grealish. […]

England

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Wembley Stadium lit up in rainbow colors on Friday

Historic Wembley Stadium glowed in rainbow colors Friday evening in a protest against FIFA. The world's governing body of the sport essentially banned OneLove captain armbands only hours before the World Cup began. FIFA previously okayed the armbands leading up to the November 20th start of the tournament. Seven teams, including England, Wales and Germany, […]

Leagues: EPL

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Glazers could find it difficult to get asking price in Man United sale

Reports surfaced earlier in the week that the Glazer family will be looking for new investors at Manchester United. This could potentially be a full sale of the club to the highest bidder. However, determining just how much the Glazers could make from the deal is difficult to answer. Avram and Joel Glazer previously issued […]

Canada

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Croatia newspaper attacks Canada World Cup coach

Canada head coach John Herdman made headlines following his team's 1-0 defeat to Belgium on Wednesday, headlines a Croatia newspaper jumped on. The Canadians played very well against one of the World Cup favorites, but failed to collect any points on the night. Herdman also made an interesting speech to his players following the game. […]

Don Garber

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MLS commissioner seeks time-wasting rule, more microphones

Major League Soccer, or MLS, commissioner Don Garber wants to make some interesting rule changes to the sport, including the addition of a time-wasting rule. The 65-year-old American recently spoke with The Times about a wide range of issues. That includes the aforementioned time wasting, as well as microphones on players and referee explanations for […]

Brazil

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Neymar out for remainder of World Cup group stage with injury

Brazil began their 2022 World Cup with a bang. The top-ranked team at the tournament beat Serbia 2-0 on Thursday. Tottenham Hotspur striker Richarlison scored both goals on the day for the Brazilians. However, there was some bad news that came out of the match as well. Superstar Neymar had to be substituted late in […]

Leagues: Liga MX

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Liga MX launches facial verification technology at stadiums

Liga MX has agreed to a new partnership with Incode Technologies that uses facial technology. The deal brings new ways to verify each and every fan inside stadiums around the country. Incode is a technology company that helps banks, healthcare systems, retailers, and now stadiums, perform secure transactions. Liga MX utilizes the company's 'Fan ID' […]

Belgium

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Belgium edges Canada as underdogs fail to convert chances

Belgium went top of Group F of the World Cup after a narrow 1-0 victory against Canada. The underdogs had plenty of chances to take something away from the match, but failed to score their first ever World Cup goal. Canada entered the match ranked 41st in the FIFA rankings and had not played in […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

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Report suggests American investment fund eyeing PSG minority stake

A report out of France has suggested that an American investment fund is interested in purchasing a portion of Paris Saint-Germain, or simply PSG. L'Equipe is claiming that the investors could buy up to a 15% stake in the Ligue 1 champions. The French outlet has not revealed any names of the potential investors. However, […]

England

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Harry Kane trains ahead of England fixture vs USMNT

England center forward Harry Kane has reportedly trained on Wednesday in advance of the England contest against the USMNT. The team's No. 1 goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford, claimed that the star striker practiced alongside his teammates. "I think [Kane's] good," stated Pickford. "Probably feeling a little bit sore, but I think he's fine. He was out […]

Germany

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Germany players cover their mouths in FIFA World Cup protest

The Germany national soccer team made a protest towards FIFA and the Qatar World Cup during their prematch team photo. Players covered their mouths, alluding to the lack of voice for the players. FIFA banned the use of OneLove captain armbands at the World Cup in Qatar and has asked teams to 'focus on football' […]

Leagues: EPL

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Manchester United owners seeking sale

The Glazers, who own Manchester United, are seeking a sale of the club in the near future. The club's owners want new ownership investment. Whether it will become a full sale or partial investment remains to be seen. Sky Sports claims the Glazer family should soon formally announce plans to sell the club. Later in […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo departs Manchester United by mutual consent

Cristiano Ronaldo is out at Manchester United. The Red Devils parted ways with their superstar after a series of controversial decisions by the Portugal international. "Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect," an official statement by the Premier League club read. "The club thanks him for his immense contribution […]

Qatar

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"World Cup shouldn't be here": Roy Keane attacks Qatar

Former Manchester United legend and current ITV analyst Roy Keane has made his opinion quite clear on the World Cup in Qatar. The 51-year-old former Republic of Ireland international lambasted FIFA for allowing the Middle Eastern country to host the tournament. "The World Cup shouldn't be here. It shouldn't be here," Keane said live on […]

Uncategorized

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Belgium forced to remove 'love' from kits during World Cup

FIFA will not allow Belgium to wear jerseys with the word 'love' on them at the World Cup. Originally, Belgium's white away shirt featured the word on the inside collar. Typically, tags go there on shirts. The world's governing body of the sport defends the decision. It claims commercial reasons are the principal cause for […]

Germany

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Germany claims 'extreme blackmail' forced armbands change

FIFA has imposed sanctions against any team that wears the OneLove captain armbands throughout the World Cup in Qatar, which Germany calls blackmail. Originally, Belgium, Denmark, England, Wales, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland were all set to wear the armband. However, the world's governing body of the sport changed their minds at the last minute […]