Wales

Gareth Bale Confirms LAFC Move (From What Looks Like A Golf Course)

Wales forward Gareth Bale on Sunday appeared to confirm his move to Major League Soccer (MLS) side Los Angeles FC (LAFC) following his departure from LaLiga champions Real Madrid.

The 32-year-old, who signed for Spanish giants Real from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur in 2013 for a then-record transfer fee of $105.54 million, is set to join as a free agent with his contract due to end this summer.

The USMNT Only Has 2 More Games Before The World Cup

The U.S. men’s national team can breathe a sigh of relief after finishing World Cup qualifying in March with just enough points (and goals) to ensure its spot among the 32 teams in Qatar. The team can also take a bit of a break, as there are just two matches remaining on the 2022 USMNT schedule before the start of the 2022 World Cup in November.

Ryan Giggs Steps Down As Wales Coach Five Months Before World Cup

Ryan Giggs confirmed on Monday that he has resigned as coach of Wales' national team.

The former Manchester United winger is awaiting trial after being charged with controlling and coercive behaviour and assault against his ex-girlfriend and her sister.

Giggs has pleaded not guilty to all charges and remains on bail. The trial at Manchester Crown Court had been due to start on Jan. 24, but has been delayed until Aug. 8 — a factor that lead to the 48-year-old deciding to step down now.

Wales Coach Provides Early Bulletin Board Material For USMNT

CARDIFF - It has been 62 years since Wales last appeared in the World Cup finals but their interim manager Rob Page believes his side can make a real impact in Qatar and progress from their group.

Wales beat Ukraine 1-0 in their qualification playoff final on Sunday and will now play in Group B along with the United States, Iran and neighbors England in the tournament which starts on November 21.

Ukraine's World Cup Dream Crushed By Wales In Dramatic Playoff Final

You get the feeling that if Ukraine had been playing any other nation on the planet in Sunday's playoff, they'd be going to the World Cup. The team picked up where it left off against Scotland — playing with a passion, verve and energy that saw the visitors threaten to play Wales off the park at Cardiff City Stadium.

Gareth Bale Given Green Light To Play In Vital Qualifier Vs. Ukraine Where Winner Goes To Qatar

CARDIFF — Wales manager Rob Page believes his team’s talisman Gareth Bale will be ready for Sunday’s World Cup playoff against Ukraine after sitting out last Wednesday’s Nations League clash in Poland.

The Welsh have the chance to make their first World Cup finals appearance in 64 years when they take on Ukraine, who won 3-1 in their playoff semifinal against Scotland in Glasgow on Wednesday.

MLS Team In Talks With Gareth Bale

D.C. United have "exchanged proposals" with star winger Gareth Bale, the Washington Post reported Thursday.

The MLS club initially spoke with the 32-year-old Welsh captain's representatives months ago "but it didn't go anywhere," the newspaper's soccer writer posted on Twitter.

In a reply to his own tweet, the writer characterized a scenario that would bring Bale to the nation's capital as "very far-fetched."

USMNT History vs. Its World Cup Group B Opponents — Is This An Easy Group Or Not?

The 2022 World Cup draw released on Friday, April 1, placed the USMNT into a group with England, Iran and the winner of the UEFA playoff between Ukraine, Scotland and Wales. It’s a group a lot of American fans celebrated on social media as an easy group. Do the numbers back it up? Here’s a brief history of U.S. men’s soccer against its Group B opponents, including a spicy USMNT vs England history in World Cup play.

The Groups Are Drawn — Here’s How Likely Each Concacaf Team Is To Make The Knockout Stages

The World Cup groups are ready to go and boy oh boy are there some tantalizing games awaiting the soccer world this winter. In case you missed the draw, here is how the eight groups look.

3 Good Things (And 3 Bad Things) About USMNT’s World Cup Group

No, this isn’t some cruel April Fools’ Day joke. The USMNT World Cup group really is one perhaps the most interesting possible group the Americans could have drawn on Friday. 

The U.S. will play England, Iran and the winner of the European playoff — Ukraine, Scotland or Wales — in the 2022 World Cup starting in November. It’s a fascinating group for many reasons, and one from which I think most USA fans will expect their team to advance. 

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