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Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus has surgery, out of World Cup

Dec. 06, 2022 12:40 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus has undergone surgery on a knee injury that ended his involvement at the World Cup, Arsenal said Tuesday. Jesus was hurt in Brazil's 1-0 loss to Cameroon in the group stage on Friday. Arsenal, the Premier League leader,...

FIFA official Wenger knocks teams protesting at World Cup

Dec. 04, 2022 09:04 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — FIFA official Arsène Wenger took a shot at World Cup teams who tried to make political statements in Qatar, saying Sunday they lacked focus for their first games. Wenger said teams who had a good opening game were mentally ready to focus on the competition and...

England's Ben White exits World Cup for personal reasons

Nov. 30, 2022 14:09 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — England defender Ben White has returned home from the World Cup for personal reasons, the Football Association said Wednesday. The FA didn't provide a reason for White's departure. The Arsenal center back isn't expected to join back up with England coach Gareth...

U.S. World Cup assistant's dad wants England record expunged

Nov. 22, 2022 13:48 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As the son of a celebrated former England soccer player, United States assistant coach Anthony Hudson might have conflicted emotions ahead of the World Cup match against his home country. His father? Possibly less so. Alan Hudson was renowned in...

Saka ready to thrive at World Cup after racist attacks

Nov. 18, 2022 09:19 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Bukayo Saka has put the racist abuse he experienced at last year's European Championship behind him, England teammate Aaron Ramsdale said Friday. The Arsenal forward was targeted on social media after missing a penalty in the shootout loss to Italy in the Euro...

France faces weight of history in bid to retain World Cup

Nov. 17, 2022 04:29 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — As well as coping with injuries to key players again, France has the weight of World Cup history to contend with in Qatar. Good luck, Les Bleus. Not since Brazil lost the 1998 final to France has the defending champion come close to retaining the title....

Ghana without its top 2 goalkeepers for World Cup

Nov. 14, 2022 11:30 AM EST

Ghana had to leave its top two goalkeepers out of the World Cup squad after they were injured ahead of the announcement on Monday. First-choice goalkeeper Jojo Wollacott broke his finger in the warmup ahead of a game with his English club side Charlton Athletic this weekend and has...

Arsenal takes 5-point lead over City into World Cup break

Nov. 12, 2022 17:05 PM EST

As the Premier League gets ready to pause for the World Cup, some unlikely storylines are in place for the second half of the season. Arsenal has a five-point lead and is undoubtedly Manchester City's biggest challenger for its title. Newcastle is increasingly looking...

Sargent beats Steffen, heads to World Cup after 9th goal

Nov. 12, 2022 12:34 PM EST

World Cup-bound Josh Sargent scored his ninth goal of the season, beating fellow American Zack Steffen in the seventh minute in Norwich's 2-1 loss to visiting Middlesbrough on Saturday in England's second-tier League Championship. Sargent ran onto a ball Kenny McLean knocked into the...

Ivan Toney stuns Man City and sends message to England

Nov. 12, 2022 10:31 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ivan Toney issued the perfect response to being omitted from England's World Cup squad by scoring both goals in Brentford's shock 2-1 Premier League win at Manchester City on Saturday. The striker was left out of Gareth Southgate's 26-man squad for...