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11:24 AM ET England boss Gareth Southgate has said the negativity towards his management is “not healthy” for the team and urged supporters to get behind his side for Monday’s UEFA Nations League clash against Germany. A capacity crowd of 90,000 is expected at Wembley for England’s final game before the World Cup begins in
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8:24 AM ET Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is under pressure after a disappointing start to the season. Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images Juventus lost a record €254 million ($246m) in the financial year ending June 30, as revenue fell and costs rose during the Italian club’s first trophyless campaign in a decade. In a
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4:32 PM ET Richarlison has scored twice for Brazil in their penultimate warm-up before Qatar 2022. EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON Richarlison scored twice as Brazil breezed past Ghana with a comfortable 3-0 victory in a friendly in Le Havre, France on Friday. Brazil’s first-half performance gave fans plenty of reason to be excited by a young team
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4:53 AM ET Adriana Garcia Spain are prepared to play with “younger and less experienced players” after 15 women’s internationals threatened to quit if head coach Jorde Vilda is not dismissed, the Spanish FA’s female football chief Ana Alvarez has said. A statement signed by the unsettled players and sent by email to the Spanish
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4:44 PM ET France kept their hopes of staying in the top tier of the Nations League alive as goals by Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud secured a 2-0 home victory over Austria on Thursday. Mbappe opened the scoring with another stunning goal before Giroud, who again showed coach Didier Deschamps he is more than
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8:07 AM ET Gonzalo Higuain said the damage caused by insults was sometimes irreparable. Lauren Sopourn/Getty Images Inter Miami striker Gonzalo Higuain has called out fan abuse in an interview with ESPN and said insults and bullying “claim lives.” Higuain faced heavy criticism when playing for Argentina and was part of the side who lost three
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1:59 AM ET Mexico has four center-forwards in training for its World Cup warmup matches this week but will take only three strikers to Qatar and Javier Hernandez will not be in either group, coach Tata Martino confirmed Tuesday night. Martino ruled out ‘Chicharito’ from an appearance in his fourth World Cup while speaking on
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1:23 PM ET Associated Press Robert Lewandowski increased his support for Ukraine on Tuesday when the Poland captain pledged to take an armband in the country’s blue-yellow flag colours to the World Cup in November. Lewandowski first showed his opposition to the Russian military invasion of Ukraine within days of it starting in February. He
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11:14 AM ET Associated Press Qatar’s ambassador to Germany was urged Monday to abolish his country’s death penalty for homosexuality at a human rights congress hosted by the German football federation two months before the Middle East country hosts the World Cup. Fan representative Dario Minden switched to English to directly address the Qatari ambassador,
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6:32 PM ET Atletico Madrid fans were filmed racially abusing Real Madrid’s Brazil forward Vinicius Junior outside their Metropolitano Stadium ahead of the Madrid derby on Sunday. Hundreds of Atletico supporters could be heard singing “Vinicius, you are a monkey, you are monkey” in a video published on social media by radio station Cope in
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3:12 PM ET Associated Press American forward Ricardo Pepi ended a 30-match scoreless streak for club and country that reached almost a year, getting his first goal for Groningen in a 2-1 loss at Sparta Rotterdam on Saturday in the Dutch Eredivisie. Pepi outjumped defender Adil Auassar just outside the 6-yard box and headed Isak
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1:08 PM ET United States defender Sergino Dest has said his move to Serie A giants AC Milan will help become a more “complete” defender. Dest, who is set feature for the USMNT at the 2022 World Cup, joined Milan on a season-long loan from Barcelona on Sept. 1, with option to make the deal
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9:40 AM ET Arsenal’s Ben White was left out of the England for the upcoming friendlies. Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has insisted defender Ben White is fit and was left out of the England squad on selection grounds. The 24-year-old was an absentee from Gareth Southgate’s 28-man squad
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1:07 PM ET Associated Press James Rodriguez joins Olympiakos after a short spell with Qatari club Al-Rayyan. KARIM JAAFAR/AFP Former Real Madrid and Bayern Munich attacking midfielder James Rodríguez has joined Olympiakos, the Greek club said Thursday. The 31-year-old Colombian will be reunited with former Madrid teammate Marcelo, who signed with the Greek champions earlier this
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11:42 AM ET The National Football League and the German Bundesliga (DFL) announced an agreement on Thursday that will see two of the world’s most successful sporting operations collaborate to help grow business in their respective markets. Having been informally sharing expertise in various areas since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NFL and
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7:16 PM ET Associated Press Female referees in Spain will return to work after reaching a deal with the government to gain professional status. Getty Images Spain’s new professional women’s league will finally get to start after a deal was struck to end a strike by the referees who demanded better wages and work conditions, the
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