Watching England v USMNT with footballers and a subs coach: Where’s Foden? ‘Stop crosses!’

Watching England v USMNT with footballers and a subs coach: Where’s Foden? ‘Stop crosses!’

Surely Luke Shaw had to slide that cross into the six-yard box. Why is Phil Foden still on the bench? Look how much winning a tackle means to Tyler Adams. How can you cross a ball in a pair of Dr Martens? Why does Harry Kane have nobody to pass to on England’s right? Did … Read more

England 0-0 USA – World Cup 2022 LIVE: Harry Maguire ‘magnificent’ but Three Lions second best in boring draw

England 0-0 USA – World Cup 2022 LIVE: Harry Maguire ‘magnificent’ but Three Lions second best in boring draw

England were held to a dull draw by the US in their second game of the 2022 World Cup. Just days after their 6-2 hammering of Iran, Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions struggled to score the ball, with Harry Kane missing a stoppage-time header. USA dominated much of the game and had the better chances as … Read more

Sober or clear? Europe stands for holidays during the energy crisis

Sober or clear?  Europe stands for holidays during the energy crisis

VERONA, Italy — Early-season revelers sipping mulled wine and shopping for Christmas decorations filled Verona’s Christmas market on its opening weekend. But beyond the wooden market stalls, the Italian city still hasn’t decked out its granite-clad pedestrian streets with twinkling Christmas lights as officials debate how bright the season should be during an energy crisis. … Read more

Group scenarios USMNT World Cup: what does the US need to qualify for the round of 16?

Group scenarios USMNT World Cup: what does the US need to qualify for the round of 16?

In Friday’s first match, Iran defeated Wales 2-0 after sensational late goals from Rouzbeh Cheshmi and Ramin Rezaeian at Al-Rayyan Stadium. Iran had the most chances, hitting the woodwork several times, but luck seemed to be on the Welsh side despite Wayne Hennessey’s late red card. However, Cheshmi’s attack from outside the area in the … Read more

Supporters of Iran’s government confront protesters at the World Cup

Supporters of Iran’s government confront protesters at the World Cup

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Tensions rose during Iran’s second match at the World Cup on Friday as fans supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting and stadium security seized flags, T-shirts and other items who expressed their support for the protest movement that has gripped the Islamic Republic. Some fans were stopped by stadium … Read more

England vs USA: USMNT take on England in potentially decisive World Cup encounter

England vs USA: USMNT take on England in potentially decisive World Cup encounter

CNN — After a frustrating 1-1 draw against Wales, this World Cup is not getting any easier for the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT). A promising first-half performance and a well-taken goal from Timothy Weah were canceled out by Gareth Bale’s late penalty on Monday as the youthful USMNT team were denied victory at … Read more

Four areas of London named in the top 10 ‘greenest’ urban centers in Britain

Four areas of London named in the top 10 ‘greenest’ urban centers in Britain

Islington came second in the new study from the University of Sheffield that ranked 68 towns in Britain with at least 100,000 inhabitants, based on their tree cover, vegetation and the presence of parks. The North London borough was beaten only by Exeter, moving it to first place. It beat leafy Bristol, Bournemouth and Cambridge, … Read more

Germany vs. Japan: German players cover their mouths in protest against FIFA crackdown on freedom of expression in ‘OneLove’ bracelet series

Germany vs.  Japan: German players cover their mouths in protest against FIFA crackdown on freedom of expression in ‘OneLove’ bracelet series

CNN — It was a moment so brief that the thousands of fans at Khalifa International Stadium on Wednesday could easily have missed it. But a moment, the time it took the photographers to get a shot for Germany’s World Cup team, was all it took for the four-time winners to send a message to … Read more