Neville irritated with USWNT over hotel visit

England Women’s manager Phil Neville was irritated to discover the Americans scoping out England’s hotel as he prepared for the World Cup semifinal against the United States. U.S. coach Jill Ellis said it was a sign of good preparation rather than arrogance, but Neville suggested it could be a disciplinary matter for the staff dispatched […]

Berhalter insists U.S. ‘happy with the result’

PHILADELPHIA — Gregg Berhalter said he was happy to see the United States advance to the semifinals of the Gold Cup, despite his side struggling Sunday in its 1-0 quarterfinal victory over tournament upstart Curacao. The U.S. scored the game’s only goal in the 25th minute, when Weston McKennie nodded home Christian Pulisic‘s cross, then […]

U.S. squeaks out ugly win against Curacao

The United States held on for an ugly 1-0 win against Curacao at the Gold Cup quarterfinals in Philadelphia on Sunday night to reach the final four of the tournament. Christian Pulisic, wearing the captain’s armband for just the second time, led Gregg Berhalter’s first-choice lineup against Curacao and nearly scored twice inside the first […]

USMNT seek recipe for Gold Cup success

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — When it comes to team-building, U.S. men’s national team manager Gregg Berhalter is not above thinking out of the box. Or, in a recent case, out of the pan. With some free time ahead of the Americans’ Gold Cup group-stage match against Trinidad and Tobago in Minneapolis, former U.S. international Tony Sanneh […]

Sources: Rashford set for £200k-a-week Utd deal

Manchester United are ready to make Marcus Rashford one of their highest paid players after a breakthrough in contract talks, sources have told ESPN FC. Rashford is close to signing a new five-year deal, with the terms of the agreement set to reflect his importance at Old Trafford. Sources have told ESPN FC that Rashford’s […]