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World Cup 2018 Day 4 winners and losers: Mexico’s, Juan Carlos Osorio’s vindication

The chants rung out around the upper deck of Estadio Azteca. Juan Carlos Osorio claimed he didn’t hear them. But others did. For others in Mexico City on June 3, they were loud and clear.

“Fuera Osorio!” came the rhythmic shouts. “Fuera Osorio!”

Osorio Out! Osorio Out!

Exactly two weeks before Mexico’s 2018 World Cup opener against Germany, thousands of El Tri fans were calling for their coach’s head. And they, the ones who made their feelings known during Mexico’s sendoff friendly, certainly weren’t alone……………Read More

Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal teams helped Americans fall in love with soccer … and then showed them how to suffer

Arsene Wenger helped Americans fall in love with soccer.

It’s easy to forget this. Or at least, after Arsenal’s stalling as a club over the last five years, it’s easy to just think about late-period Wenger, the forlorn coach stuffing his hands in his pockets as his team, once again, gave up a silly goal to secure, for the umpteenth time, a fourth-place finish in the Premier League………….Read More

Tim Weah is trusting the process and ready to star for the USMNT at 18 years old

The United States men’s national team squad that will face Paraguay Tuesday night has an average age of just 23. There’s even less experience in the squad than that number suggests — the players have an average of just seven caps apiece. The USMNT’s failure to qualify for the World Cup has led it to hand opportunities to a new generation of young talent, and the most exciting player to take the pitch in North Carolina might be uncapped, 18-year-old Paris Saint-Germain attacker Timothy Weah…………..Read More

Who will win Mourinho v Pogba standoff?

Many of the national outlets in the UK are suggesting that the standoff between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba is intensifying with neither willing to step down.

After Mourinho benched Pogba last month it is believed a rift has developed between the Manchester United manager and his star midfielder with the duo barely interacting and tension in the air on the training ground……………Read More