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Kyle Fansler

STORIES BY Kyle Fansler

AFC

/ 1 day ago

Concacaf was weakest confederation in World Cup Group Stage

The group stage said many things about each confederation under the FIFA umbrella. Some saw embarrassment as only one team from the area advanced. Others set records for the quantity of teams to reach the round of 16. The 2022 World Cup group stage was wild. Within minutes a pair of teams was safe to […]

World Cup 2022

/ 2 days ago

What is your dream World Cup Final?

Many factors contribute to what we all deem our dream World Cup Final. A favorite team, player, storyline or rivalry are all considerations for what makes the biggest game the best game. At the 2022 World Cup, there are a number of paths for glory for the 16 teams qualifying for the knockout stages. In […]

Christian Pulisic

/ 2 days ago

Berhalter provides different diagnoses for Pulisic and Sargent injuries

Editor's update: US Soccer stated on Friday afternoon that Christian Pulisic has been cleared to play in the round of 16 fixture against the Netherlands on Saturday at 10 a.m. ET. Josh Sargent remains day-to-day with his injury. The injuries to Christian Pulisic and Josh Sargent can affect their availability for the Netherlands clash. That […]

Chelsea

/ 3 days ago

Christian Pulisic's value rising after every World Cup game

Christian Pulisic may not be lighting up the tournament in the goals department like other stars are. However, the American is proving that his potential greatly exceeds his output under Graham Potter at Chelsea. Consequently, Pulisic is skyrocketing his value with each performance by being a game changer for the United States. Pulisic already had […]

Germany

/ 3 days ago

Japan, Spain survive explosive World Cup group, Germany out

In a simply wild 45 minutes, Japan and Spain made their way into the World Cup knockout stage. Meanwhile, Germany won on the day, but failed to advance due to a poor goal differential. At halftime of the games, both Germany and Spain were in a position to advance. By the time each game reached […]

Belgium

/ 3 days ago

World Cup exit spells end for Roberto Martínez at Belgium

Belgium head coach and technical director Roberto Martinez is out following a group stage exit at the World Cup. The Red Devils drew against Croatia, but finished behind the 2018 runner-up by one point. Morocco, which defeated Belgium in matchday two, advanced as group winners following its win over Canada. Following the match, Roberto Martínez […]

United States

/ 4 days ago

Tyler Adams believes anything can happen for US in World Cup

Tyler Adams, who has been the best player for the United States at the World Cup, is leaving all doors open at the tournament. After helping the Stars and Stripes advance to the round of 16, the Leeds United midfielder talked to ABC's Good Morning America about the result. Adams collapsed onto his knees upon […]

Lionel Messi

/ 4 days ago

Messi, Neymar and Pogba all playable characters in Call of Duty

Three soccer stars, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paul Pogba, are available for purchase in the latest Call of Duty. The three players are simply cosmetic characters that gamers can use in both Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2. The addition of Lionel Messi is the latest one. The Argentine joined the game on November 29. […]

World Cup 2022

/ 6 days ago

What each team needs to qualify for the World Cup knockout stage

Entering matchday three of the 2022 World Cup, there are endless group stage scenarios for teams to reach the coveted knockout stage. In fact, only two teams do not have any chance of reaching the last 16. Canada and Qatar are the only teams without a point after two games played. Qatar becomes the second […]

Iran

/ 6 days ago

Tyler Adams takes stoic approach before US-Iran game

With a match against Iran on Tuesday, Tyler Adams faced the media before what is a geopolitically charged match in the group stage against Iran. Joined by manager Gregg Berhalter, the two representatives of the USMNT faced harsh questioning from rightfully displeased Iranian journalists. The harangue largely comes as a result of the USMNT media […]

Chelsea

/ 6 days ago

Christopher Nkunku close to joining Chelsea in summer move

Christopher Nkunku, one of the brightest talents in European soccer, appears to be on his way to Stamford Bridge and Chelsea. The current RB Leipzig forward would join the English side in the summer of 2023. Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reports that Chelsea is dropping around $60 million for the French player. However, this is […]

England

/ 10 days ago

USA vs England: How does USMNT approach the game?

The United States' draw with Wales on Monday is not a bad result. That being said, it is not a stellar result. On one hand, the United States is still alive and well in the competition. On the other, it is far from guaranteed to reach the round of 16. By the time the USMNT […]

USMNT

/ 11 days ago

Give thanks for World Cup, NFL and college football all weekend

Thanksgiving weekend has sports fans covered, regardless of the leagues, competitions or teams they follow. It all starts on Turkey Day, and runs through Sunday night. From sunrise to sunset, and a little bit on either side of then, major sports are on your TV. The biggest of those competitions is the World Cup. On […]

Rangers sack manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst

Rangers relieved manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst of his role as manager on Monday. The Scottish club sits in second in the Scottish Premiership, and failed to make it out of the group in the UEFA Champions League. While those measurements would not be terrible for most Scottish clubs, it is heavily against Rangers' ambitions for […]

World Cup 2022

/ 15 days ago

Everything you need to know about the World Cup

There's an avalanche of information about the 2022 World Cup. So much so that it's sometimes hard to find the details you need. Therefore, we've created this guide about everything you need to know for the World Cup. That could be streaming, cable, radio, satellite or just following along with news updates. In short, the […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 16 days ago

NWSL announces schedule details for 2023 season

The National Women's Soccer League, or simply NWSL, revealed all the schedule details for the 2023 season. The 176-game schedule is the 11th in the league's young history. Last season's champions, the Portland Thorns, had Sophia Smith guide them to the side's third title. That figure is the highest among the teams competing in the […]

Peacock TV

/ 16 days ago

Peacock taking soccer to the streets of New York and Miami

Peacock is broadcasting all 64 games at the World Cup as the main part of its extensive coverage. Of course, those games are in Spanish, as FOX holds the rights to the English-language broadcasts of the World Cup. However, Peacock does not stop its World Cup content at just the live broadcasts of games. In […]

Arsenal

/ 16 days ago

Arsenal raise Edu up to sporting director after success

Arsenal promoted Edu to the club's sporting director on Friday. Previously, the Brazilian held the position of technical director at Arsenal. The difference between sporting and technical director is what Edu oversees. In his prior role, Edu played a key role in transfers involving the men's and women's teams. Now, Edu adds the academy to […]

FIFA

/ 16 days ago

King of Beers gets stadium ban from World Cup hosts

Budweiser, the principal beer sponsor for FIFA over the last three decades, received a stadium ban on beers from Qatar at the World Cup. Kicking off in just days, there is now a ban on the sale of beer to the majority of guests. According to the Financial Times, alcohol is not banned for everybody, […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 16 days ago

Real Madrid theme park sounds fake, but is real

A Real Madrid theme park is coming to the Middle East late in 2023. The Spanish super club announced an agreement with Dubai Parks and Resorts for the launch of the park in the fourth quarter of next year. Real Madrid described it as an innovative experience for fans of all ages. They can immerse […]