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Sep 21

USA START QUALIFIERS ON DISAPPOINTING NOTE

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The United States of America (USA) didn’t have the best of starts in the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the Concacaf section after they were held to a goalless draw at El Salvador. The Gold Cup champions could not break down their opponents who had to go through the first and second rounds of qualifiers to get to the final round.

USA were drawn bye into the final round of the qualifiers alongside four others. The likes of Jamiaca, Mexico, Honduras and Costa Rica were the other teams who started the qualifying campaign in the Concacaf region from the final round. Continue reading →


20
Aug 21

DEST REJECTS ARSENAL, BAYERN

Barcelona defender SerginoDest has turned down a move to two of the biggest clubs on the European football stage. This is according to the publication from ESPN which revealed thatthe USA (United States of America) national team star opted to stay with Catalan giants Barcelona rather than leave to sign for Premier League outfit Arsenal and Bavarian giants Bayern Munich.

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Both Arsenal and Bayern Munich wanted to sign Dest amidst the much publicised financial crisis at the Nou Camp but the player is happy at the Spanish club and didn’t see any reason to leave having signed last summer.
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04
Jul 21

MIDFIELDER ON SPURS RADAR

United States midfielder Weston McKenniehas been on the radar of Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur since last summer according to the report from Italian publication Calciomercato. The USA international was linked with a move to Spurs at the start of last season while Jose Mourinho was still at the club. Mourinho was dismissed from the position in April after the league season fell apart under his watch.

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Since sacking Mourinho as their manager, Tottenham Hotspur have not been able to name a replacement for him. Former midfielder Ryan Mason held the position on an interim basis until last season and he led the club to seventh position in the league and a place in the newly formed European Conference League. Also, Mason led the club to the Carabao Cup final defeat to Premier League champions.
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26
Jun 21

PULISIC LINKED WITH DORTMUND RETURN – REPORT

Chelsea attacker Christian Pulisic has been linked with a return to German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund according to the latest reports in the British media. The USA (United States of America) player could leave Chelsea in exchange for Dortmund striker ErlingHaalandas per the specific report from English publication Daily Express.

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USA attacker Pulisic signed for Chelsea from Dortmund at the start of last season and he was a key player for the Blues under club legend Frank Lampard in his debut season in the Premier League. Pulisic scored in the FA Cup final in his first season at Chelsea and went off injured as the Blues lost an early lead to lose 2-1 to Arsenal thanks to the brace from Gunners skipper Pierre-EmerickAubameyang.
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25
May 21

PULISIC IMPRESSES IN CHELSEA WIN

United States of America (USA) player Christian Pulisic impressed off the bench for Chelsea in the Champions League win over Real Madrid on Wednesday night. The USA forward came off the bench to provide the assist for the clinching second goal.

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Pulisicwas introduced into the game in the second half for German player Timo Werner and he went on to provide the second goal for England international Mason Mount. Chelsea had taken the lead in the first half through the aforementioned Werner who was in the right place and at the right time to score the rebound from a KaiHavertz shot that hit the crossbar.
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04
May 21

ORLANDO CLOSE IN ON HENRIQUE SIGNING

According to reports that are already making the rounds and going viral, Major League Soccer giants Orlando City SC have moved an inch closer in their attempt to secure the services of defensive star Henrique. The reports claim that Orlando are now closer than ever and are finalizing negotiations with the player’s club Vasco da Gama for the transfer to take place.

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SuperVasco, one of the news outlets to have reported the news, claimed yesterday that the United States club are currently progressing in negotiations with Vasco da Gama for the completion of the transfer and they will complete the talks in the coming days.
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13
Mar 21

DEST IMPRESSES IN BARCELONA WIN

United States of America (USA) defender Sergino Dest was impressive for Barcelona in the win over Sevilla at the weekend. The USA international right-back played well in the La Liga victory over Sevilla in what was a redemption for the player after his recent showing in the Champions League game with French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG). SerginoDest returned from injury for the first leg of the last 16 tie with the French champions but the USA defender was not at his best as he was bamboozled by the KylianMbappe-led PSG attack. PSG thrashed Barcelona 4-1 away from home to take a dominant lead in the tie. The second leg at the Parc des Princes will take place later this month.


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17
Feb 21

Lescott believes Abraham will be dropped once Christian Pulisic is fit

Former Premier League star Joleon Lescott believes Tammy Abraham could find himself out of the starting lineup once Christian Pulisic returns to full fitness. Abraham’s position was brought into question at the beginning of the campaign after the Blues completed the purchase of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig.


However, the England international has continued to lead the line with manager Frank Lampard happy to play Timo Werner on the left wing. Werner has yet to find the consistency in his gameplay and Lescott feels the German could replace Abraham upfront, once Pulisic is deemed fit to start on the left side of the attack. Continue reading →


28
Jan 21

PHIL NEVILLE CLOSE TO BECOMING INTER MIAMI HEAD COACH

Former Manchester United defender and current manager of the England Women national team Phil Neville is reportedly close to completing a move that will see him become the new Inter Miami head coach. Neville was in talks with Inter Miami to take up the vacant managerial role and it appears as though an agreement has been put in place and the official announcement will be made in the next week.


He is expected to also step down as the Women’s team head coach as the Football Association will look for a caretaker manager that will replace him before Sarina Wiegman will take up the permanent role come September. United States-based club Inter Miami are jointly-owned by Neville’s former Manchester United team-mate David Beckham and it is now only a matter of when, and not if the deal will be happening.
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20
Dec 20

PULISIC DESPERATE FOR WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION

 

USA international Christian Pulisic is determined to make his World Cup debut at the next edition in Qatar in two years time especially after he missed out on the last edition in Russia. Christian Pulisic was the leading marksman for USA as they failed to qualify for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Chelsea player us determined not to repeat the same mistake ahead of the 2022 edition billed to start in Qatar as from November 21, 2022.


Christian Pulisictalked about his desire to seal qualification for the World Cup tournament in Qatar alongside the USA in a chat with USA Today Sports. The Blues forward said that he has not forgotten about the disappointment of not qualifying for the last edition in Russia and that he’s determined to make up for lost time starting with the qualifiers. The United States of America (USA) won’t enter into the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the CONCACAF zone until the final round.
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