Inside the United States’ Amputee Soccer World Cup campaign

ISTANBUL — Dr. Eric Lamberg gathers his players together. “All right guys, you hear that?” the coach asks. “That was a shock. Everybody’s shocked. You guys just took down England!” There are cheers, applause and crutches hoisted into the air in celebration from the assembled players and staff of the United States’ national amputee soccer … Read more

Matt Turner hasn’t had enough reps before World Cup

LONDON — Arsenal beat PSV Eindhoven 1-0 on Thursday and stayed perfect in their Europa League quest, continuing the good form that has them top of the Premier League. – Report: Arsenal vs. PSV | Europa League table | Upcoming fixtures Although the match stayed deadlocked much of the night as Arsenal failed to put … Read more

USMNT’s McKennie to exit Juventus for Tottenham?

The summer transfer window is closed for the major leagues in Europe. However, with an eye on January, there’s plenty of gossip swirling about who’s moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings, goings and, of course, done deals! TOP STORY: Juventus accepting offers for Weston McKennie; Tottenham Hotspur interested … Read more

NWSL playoffs begin, how are players feeling after Yates report

The National Women’s Soccer League playoffs are here, a time of year when the best players and teams from one of the world’s top leagues are on display. For the second straight year, however, there is a heaviness around what would otherwise be a celebratory moment. NWSL players again enter the postseason shortly after publicly … Read more

Saka, Sargent climb; Hazard falls

The days are counting down to the start of the World Cup in Qatar, with the host nation kicking it all off on Nov. 20 when they take on Ecuador. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, more (U.S.) All 32 finalists are making their closing plans for the tournament, hoping that star players don’t … Read more

USSF’s Parlow Cone says further cases have come forward

U.S. Soccer Federation president Cindy Parlow Cone said that additional allegations of abuse have come to light since the publication of the Yates report on Monday. Parlow Cone made the disclosure of at least three additional cases in a pair of interviews with CNN. According to CNN’s report, Parlow Cone didn’t provide any additional details … Read more

USWNT coach – Proud of players for even being on field vs. England after ‘extremely difficult week’

LONDON — United States women’s national coach Vlatko Andonovski said he was proud of his players for “even being on the field” after they lost 2-1 to England at Wembley Stadium on Friday, just days after the release of a report detailing systemic abuse in women’s soccer in the U.S. The independent investigative report from … Read more

England beats US women’s national soccer team at Wembley

LONDON — Reigning European champions England added another notch to their goalposts with a win over current World Cup champions the United States in a friendly at Wembley. The Lionesses prevailed 2-1, with Georgia Stanway‘s penalty the difference after Lauren Hemp and Sophia Smith had both struck. – Report: England 2-1 United States Here are … Read more

Predictions, what’s at stake, rivalry chat

As friendlies go, Friday’s matchup between the U.S. women’s national team and England is about as enticing as they get. Fresh off winning the 2022 Euros, the Lionesses will be eager to keep manager Sarina Wiegman’s incredible unbeaten streak going against the reigning World Cup champions. The U.S., meanwhile, might have won the biggest trophy … Read more