National Teams

England Just Eviscerated The 11th-Best Team In The World 8-0

It was supposed to be one of the standout matches of the Euro 2022 group stage. If it had been boxing, the referee would have called the match off in the first half.

England flexed its offensive muscles with a barnstorming win over Norway, eviscerating the 11th-ranked team in the world by a startling 8-0 score line on Monday at Amex Stadium. It was one of the most impressive performances in recent Euro history, with England scoring six in the first half alone. Beth Mead had a hat trick, Ellen White netted a brace and three other players scored to tear Norway to shreds. 

World Cup Final Records To Impress Your Friends With, Including One That Can Never Be Broken

This is the match every young footballer dreams of playing in one day. The match where legends are created. The match that determines the champion of the world. The final of the most magnificent sporting event on the planet will be played once again on Dec. 18, 2022, in Qatar. So what better time than now to look at some of the most incredible World Cup final records?

Iran Fires Coach 4 Months Before Playing USMNT At World Cup

Dragan Skočić has been dismissed as Iran head coach with little more than four months to go to the World Cup finals in Qatar, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported on Monday.

It said that Iran's football federation had decided to dismiss the 53-year-old, adding that "there are unconfirmed reports that several Iranian candidates have a good chance to replace Skočić."

The move comes after Skočić, who took over from Marc Wilmots as coach in February 2020, secured the Iranians a spot at the World Cup by topping their qualification group ahead of South Korea.

France Puts 5 First-Half Goals Past Italy In Commanding Euro 2022 Win

We've gotten early glimpses of what makes England, Spain, Sweden and the Netherlands favorites at Euro 2022, but the final fixture of the opening round of matches produced a clear frontrunner Sunday after France stormed to a 5-0 halftime lead on Italy — including a h

Belgium And Iceland Curse Missed Chances In Group Opener With France Lying In Wait

With France widely expected to take top spot in Group D at Euro 2022, Iceland and Belgium squared off Sunday at Manchester City's Academy Stadium knowing that three points would prove invaluable in reaching the knockout stage. 

But there was very little between 17th-ranked Iceland and 19th-ranked Belgium over the course of 90 minutes, and although both teams could've won it, a 1-1 result (which will be celebrated by Italy) ultimately seemed fair after Berglind Thorvaldsdóttir's 50th-minute header was canceled out by Justine Vanhaevermaet's 67th-minute penalty.

Sweden-Netherlands Was So Fun I Hope We Get A Rematch In The Euro 2022 Final

If anyone is complaining about the fact the men’s World Cup is not going on right now, they’re not paying attention. With four continental championships taking place across the globe, there’s no shortage of international soccer this summer. On Saturday, we saw two of the best teams in the world go toe to toe in the group stage of Euro 2022. If we’re lucky, we’ll see Netherlands vs. Sweden again in the final.

Spain Claims U-19 Euros Title With One Of The Slickest Team Goals Of The Year

While Women’s Euro 2022 has only just begun, the UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship reached its climax on Saturday. Spain, a rising power in the women’s game, claimed the title thanks to a sparking Julia Bartel goal vs Norway in the 93rd minute, one of the best team goals you’ll see all year regardless of level.

Smith’s Wonder Goals Help USWNT Clinch 2023 Women’s World Cup Berth

The USWNT is cruising right through the Concacaf W Championship. A pair of early Sophia Smith worldies helped the two-time defending world champion smoke Jamaica 5-0 on Thursday in Mexico. The result clinched a spot in the 2023 Women’s World Cup while inching the team closer to a spot in the 2024 Olympics. 

President Biden Explains Why He Gave Megan Rapinoe The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Megan Rapinoe became the first soccer player to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Joe Biden bestowing the highest civilian award in the country on the USWNT star on Thursday at the White House. Biden also explained why Rapinoe was given Presidential Medal Of Freedom honors.

World Cup Stadiums Will Be Alcohol Free In Qatar

DOHA - Qatar's World Cup stadiums are set to be alcohol-free, with beer sales outside arenas only allowed before and after some matches, a source with knowledge of plans for the soccer tournament said.

This year's World Cup is the first to be held in a Muslim country with strict controls on alcohol, presenting unique challenges for organizers of an event often associated with beer drinking fans and sponsored by global brewing brands.

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