International Soccer

Brothers like no other: Siblings who played for different national teams

If you've ever found yourself watching a Stoke City match, you probably noticed the towering Harry Souttar. At 6-6, Souttar is a large lad even for an EFL Championship center back. Harry's brother, John, is also a notable defender who features for Rangers and the Scottish national team. 

But while John is a Scottish national, Harry — also an Aberdeen native — represents Australia (his mother's native land) when the international breaks come around.

Chile and Perú are making one last attempt to steal Ecuador's World Cup spot

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered an appeal by the Chilean football federation (FFCH) against FIFA's decision to allow Ecuador to play at the World Cup despite allegations they fielded an ineligible player, it said on Friday.

World governing body FIFA earlier this month dismissed an appeal in the case of Ecuadorean player Byron Castillo, who Chile had alleged was ineligible to play in qualifying since he was born in Colombia.

Spain confirms 15 players will be left off women's team roster for friendlies vs. USWNT and Sweden

MADRID — Spain women's coach Jorge Vilda on Friday left out of his squad the 15 players who have reportedly told the Spanish FA (RFEF) they would quit international duty while he is in charge.

According to sources close to the situation, the players are unhappy with the management of injuries, the atmosphere in the locker room, Vilda's team selection and training sessions.

Fin al destierro, Charlyn Corral retorna a la selección femenil – La convocatoria del Tri vs. Chile

Después del fracaso que significó la no clasificación al Mundial de Australia y Nueva Zelandia 2023, una nueva era comienza en la selección mexicana femenil. Una que tendrá al técnico español Pedro López a la cabeza y una que se inicia con el retorno de una de las figuras más legendarias del fútbol local, la delantera Charlyn Corral.

Qatar confirms that fans will need a negative Covid test for 2022 World Cup

Fans attending the World Cup in Qatar must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test regardless of their vaccination status, organizers said in a statement on Thursday.

All visitors aged six and over must present a negative result from a PCR test taken within 48 hours before their departure or from a rapid antigen test taken in the 24 hours before arriving, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy said.

David Faitelson propone que México lleve la bandera LGBT+ en uno de sus jerseys

Luego de ver que Dinamarca ocultó sus escudos en el diseño de sus jerseys, como protesta a las miles de muertes causadas en la construcción de estadios para el Mundial de Catar, el analista de ESPN México, David Faitelson se inspiró y sugirió en su cuenta de Twitter que el Tri debería llevar la bandera de la comunidnad LGBT+ en una de sus playeras.

Latest USWNT roster full of surprises — Crystal Dunn returns, no Alex Morgan and a new 17-year-old phenom

United States women’s national team head coach Vlatko Andonovski released the 24-women roster that will travel overseas to play England and Spain in a pair of friendlies. The latest USWNT roster had several interesting inclusions like the return of Crystal Dunn and a potential senior debut for 17-year-old Alyssa Thompson.

COVID-19: Catar anuncia los protocolos y requisitos para asistir al Mundial

Si bien la pesadilla del COVID-19 pareciera ir en retirada, aún no estamos totalmente libres. Por lo mismo, en Catar se tomarán algunos resguardos durante la próxima Copa del Mundo para que el evento sea una fiesta del fútbol y no un esparcidor masivo del maldito bicho. 

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