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World Cup Viewer's Guide: US and Iran pulled into politics

Nov. 28, 2022 13:39 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The American and Iranian soccer teams are the only ones putting politics aside as the sides meet in a match to determine if either nation continues in this World Cup. The two met at the 1998 World Cup in France when memories of the 1979 Islamic Revolution were...

After latest milestone, Ronaldo eyes World Cup glory

Nov. 27, 2022 13:52 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Another game, another personal milestone. For all the turmoil that has surrounded Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of what is likely to be his final World Cup, the Portugal great is still making his mark. On Thursday, he became the first man to score in five World Cups. ...

Landon Donovan, DaMarcus Beasley voted to US Soccer Hall

Nov. 26, 2022 14:25 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Landon Donovan and DaMarcus Beasley were elected Saturday to the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame and will be inducted May 6 along with Lauren Cheney Holiday. Donovan was picked on 46 of 48 ballots for 95.8% of the vote. Beasley appeared on 45 ballots (93.8%)...

'Perfectionist' De Bruyne accepts need to adapt at World Cup

Nov. 25, 2022 08:57 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — For Kevin De Bruyne, playing for Belgium at the World Cup feels a lot different to playing for Manchester City in the Premier League. “I know I have to adapt to my teammates,” De Bruyne said Friday, demonstrating the kind of honesty that flared up at times...

Pep Guardiola extends Manchester City contract until 2025

Nov. 23, 2022 05:07 AM EST

Pep Guardiola has signed a new contract with Manchester City that will keep him at the Premier League club until 2025. The Spanish manager's current deal was set to expire at the end of the season, but he has committed to a further two years at the Etihad Stadium. ...

Man United owners prepared to sell Premier League club

Nov. 22, 2022 18:19 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Manchester United's American owners confirmed Tuesday they would consider putting the iconic Premier League club up for sale. United said the Glazer family was exploring outside funding to enhance growth — a move that could pave the way to a potential buyout. ...

Jude Bellingham's World Cup debut keeps him up all night

Nov. 22, 2022 13:27 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Jude Bellingham endured a largely sleepless night after his first international goal and World Cup debut for England. That was partly because of the adrenaline after the 6-2 rout of Iran on Monday — but also the sheer amount of congratulatory messages he...

Bellingham scores, gets serenaded in his World Cup debut

Nov. 21, 2022 15:49 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — He started. He scored. He got serenaded. All in all, a pretty good World Cup debut for 19-year-old Jude Bellingham. The England midfielder, who hadn't even made his professional debut by the time the last World Cup was played four years ago, scored...

England closes in on finally winning another World Cup

Nov. 20, 2022 05:51 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It's been nine years since then-English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke set the national team the bold target of winning the 2022 World Cup. While that aim may not feel as fanciful as it once did, the issues Dyke said had held England back for nearly 50...

Benzema joins list of players who will miss the World Cup

Nov. 20, 2022 04:41 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Not every big soccer star will be playing at the World Cup. Some will be missing from the tournament in Qatar because of injuries or because their countries didn't qualify, including Ballon d'Or winner Karim Benzema of France and runner-up Sadio Mané of Senegal....