Gareth Bale dismisses retirement talk after World Cup exit

Gareth Bale has increased the likelihood of a further season in MLS with LAFC by rejecting speculation he will retire from football after Wales’ World Cup elimination from the World Cup in a 3-0 defeat to England on Tuesday. Bale, 33, was substituted at half-time in the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium after suffering a hamstring… Continue reading Gareth Bale dismisses retirement talk after World Cup exit

Iran vs. United States – Football Match Report – November 29, 2022

The United States men’s national team advanced to the knockout stage of the 2022 World Cup, beating Iran 1-0 at Al Thumama Stadium on Tuesday to finish second in Group B and book a last-16 matchup against the Netherlands. Christian Pulisic turned in Sergino Dest’s headed cross in the 38th minute to get the crucial… Continue reading Iran vs. United States – Football Match Report – November 29, 2022

USA start Sargent, Carter-Vickers for Iran World Cup clash

United States coach Gregg Berhalter has made two changes for Tuesday’s decisive World Cup Group B match against Iran in Qatar. After being replaced by Haji Wright for Friday’s 0-0 draw with England, Josh Sargent returns to the lineup to lead the attack, while there is a first World Cup start for Cameron Carter-Vickers. The… Continue reading USA start Sargent, Carter-Vickers for Iran World Cup clash

Senegal advance as Kalidou Koulibaly sends Ecuador home

12:00 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly is mobbed by teammates after scoring to take the lead back against Ecuador. Matteo Ciambelli/DeFodi Images via Getty Images AL RAYYAN, Qatar — Senegal are through to the World Cup round of 16 for just the second time in their history after beating Ecuador 2-1 at the… Continue reading Senegal advance as Kalidou Koulibaly sends Ecuador home

Netherlands vs. Qatar – Football Match Report – November 29, 2022

Cody Gakpo netted his third goal in three games as the Netherlands comfortably beat World Cup hosts Qatar 2-0 at the Al Bayt Stadium on Tuesday to secure the top spot in Group A and advance to the knockout stages. The Dutch, who finished with seven points from their three group games, will be joined… Continue reading Netherlands vs. Qatar – Football Match Report – November 29, 2022

Ecuador vs. Senegal – Football Match Report – November 29, 2022

Kalidou Koulibaly celebrates after scoring the winning goal for Senegal. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Winger Ismaila Sarr kept his cool to score a first half penalty and captain Kalidou Koulibaly netted a second goal as Senegal beat Ecuador 2-1 at the Khalifa International Stadium on Tuesday to earn a place in the last 16 of the… Continue reading Ecuador vs. Senegal – Football Match Report – November 29, 2022