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A way-too-early look at the USMNT depth chart for 2026 World Cup

How will the US player pool take shape for the 2026 World Cup? Here is a position-by-position breakdown.

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WORLD CUP DAILY

Spain knocked out and Ronaldo-less Portugal dominate

Morocco showed up Spain while Goncalo Ramos' hat trick suggests maybe Portugal don't need Cristiano Ronaldo after all. Here's the latest from Qatar.

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MAN UNITED'S CLIMB IN THE WSL

Man United have lacked support and success of other WSL teams. Is that changing?

Man United have only lost once this WSL campaign. Despite the forces working against them, is a first Women's Super League title possible?

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BRAZIL PUNCH TICKET TO QUARTERFINALS

Brazil's dancing goal celebrations: Rehearsed on TikTok, performed on the pitch

Some may call them disrespectful, but Brazil don't care. Neymar & Co. are going to keep on dancing every time they score a goal at the World Cup.

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Moreno: There is no stopping Brazil

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TRANSFERS

Transfer Talk: Man United close in on £75m-rated Gakpo

Manchester United will reportedly have to part with £75 million to land Netherlands star Cody Gakpo in January. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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DYNAMIC DUTCH

Van Gaal: Netherlands goal was just as good as Brazil's

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CROATIA INTO THE WORLD CUP QUARTERFINALS

Resilience, not veteran stars, the key to Croatia beating Japan

For the longest time, the likes of Luka Modric and Ivan Perisic have been central to Croatia's greatest moments. Not so in the win over Japan.

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