Rashford: I play for moments like this

Paul Garcia Manchester United FC

Having netted from the bench in their tournament opener against Iran, Rashford is now the tournament’s joint-top scorer. “It’s a great feeling [to score twice],” Rashford told BBC Sport at full-time.  “We were a little bit disappointed as a team after the last game against the USA. I thought we …

Malacia’s Netherlands progress to the last 16

Paul Garcia Manchester United FC

The hosts had the first opportunity of the match within the first few minutes, when a rogue pass out from the Dutch defence fell to Abdulaziz Hatem just outside the box, but his drive was thwarted by Andries Noppert. Minutes later, the Netherlands went close, when Memphis drove into the box and …

Cafu defends Trent Alexander-Arnold by insisting he ‘doesn’t understand’ why he isn’t being picked

Scott Polacek Manchester City FC

Brazil legend Cafu defends Trent Alexander-Arnold again by insisting he ‘doesn’t understand’ why Gareth Southgate isn’t picking him at the World Cup, insisting the Liverpool star has ‘everything’ to flourish for England By Jacob Ranson For Mailonline Published: 11:03 EST, 29 November 2022 | Updated: 11:03 EST, 29 November 2022 …

Micah Richards: England’s Gareth Southgate should let ‘fearless’ Phil Foden set the World Cup alight

Scott Polacek Manchester City FC

‘He’s in the form of his LIFE’: It’s time for Gareth Southgate to unleash ‘fearless’ Phil Foden and let him set England’s World Cup alight, Micah Richards tells WORLD CUP CONFIDENTIAL ahead of crunch Wales clash England boss Gareth Southgate’s doubts over Phil Foden have been questioned Sportsmail columnist Micah …

World Cup round-up: Ronaldo loses his touch

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

If you’ve read this blog for any period of time, you will know that Cristiano Ronaldo is far from my favourite player. That has been true for a long time, and when you consider some of the company he keeps these days, it’s even more so. So, when he did …