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30  novembre     07h30
Gareth Southgate has a dilemma: try dropping Foden or Rashford now Jonathan Liew
Jonathan Liew at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium    England have shown they can win matches with different players out wide so what will the manager do against Senegal You have to hand it to England really Few other nations can score nine goals and qualify top of their group and still provoke a debate about whether they are fit for purpose In a
29  novembre     23h48
Christian Pulisic taken to hospital after scoring USA winner against Iran
Nick Ames at Al Thumama Stadium    USMNT star sustained pelvic contusion during winning goalAmericans now face Netherlands for place in quarter finalChristian Pulisic was taken to hospital with a pelvic injury sustained while scoring the winner in USA s tense victory over Iran raising concerns about his availability for
Is now the time for Gareth to Bale out? Wales legend is running on empty Ben Fisher
Ben Fisher at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium    Forward was reduced to a pawn on a chessboard of kings and queens as his side crashed out of World Cup after England loss You re going home in the morning came the chorus from the England supporters after Marcus Rashford fired in an early second half free kick and again a little bit louder
Duckett and Livingstone step up as England bring Bazball to Pakistan Ali Martin
Ali Martin in Rawalpindi    First Test series hosted by Pakistan against England for years has generated goodwill over tourists bold approachBen Stokes is an England captain keen to do things differently It includes showing his hand early and in the case of the historic series opener against Pakistan starting on
30  novembre     04h00
World Cup 2022 briefing: the joy of Mbappé and Argentina’s escape plan
Rob Smyth, Martin Belam, Gregg Bakowski , Luke McLaughlin and Will Magee    The France forward has lit up this World Cup can clubmate Lionel Messi join him in the knockout stage Yes yes and you really need to check out a promising band called the Arctic Monkeys as well It s a statement of the offensively obvious that you should watch Kylian Mbappé play football But
Which teams overcame dire starts to qualify for the World Cup knockouts? The Knowledge
Guardian sport    Plus the most debut scorers in a World Cup game more lower league players at the World Cup and pre match vodkaMail us your questions or tweet TheKnowledge GU Before Niklas Fullkrug s equaliser against Spain it looked like Germany would lose their first two games yet still potentially go
29  novembre     20h44
Koulibaly earns emotional victory as Senegal advance at Ecuador’s expense
Andy Hunter at the Khalifa International Stadium    The importance of the occasion was not lost on Kalidou Koulibaly and neither was the poignancy Two years to the day since Papa Bouba Diop died aged his successors in the Senegal shirt honoured the midfielder s memory in the finest way possible advancing into the last and a probable date
Netherlands breeze into last 16 but Van Gaal bristles at boring’ label
Jamie Jackson at Al Bayt Stadium    After the Netherlands coasted into the last as Group A winners Louis van Gaal was in classic defiant form going toe to toe with those claiming that watching his team is akin to grinding teeth The victory featured a Cody Gakpo strike which made him the tournament s joint top goalscorer with
Tiger Woods says Greg Norman has to go,’ to end PGA Tour and LIV hostility
Ewan Murray at Albany    Woods LIV Golf and PGA Tour cannot co exist at the moment American reveals he has had two more operations this yearTiger Woods has taken aim at Greg Norman by insisting the LIV Golf chief executive has to step down in order to end animosity between the rebel circuit and the PGA Tour Woods has
Women who accused Deshaun Watson of assault plan to attend QB’s NFL return
Associated Press    Women want to show that We re still here We still matter Quarterback has served long suspension over allegationsPlayer denies he assaulted or harassed womenWith nearly all of the more than two dozen lawsuits filed against Deshaun Watson settled most of the women who accused the Cleveland
30  novembre     00h01
Gareth Southgate flips switch at right time to show his worth for England Barney Ronay
Barney Ronay at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium    A tactical tweak against Wales turned England into fun entertainers and for that Southgate deserves huge creditIn praise of Gareth Can we take a moment to do this now Can we just suck that sweetness down Because this was a very good game for England and their manager a manager who has for all
29  novembre     09h00
Shoaib Akhtar: Had I been the fittest, I would’ve been the greatest ever’
James Wallace    The Rawalpindi Express remains the fastest bowler of all time and is delighted to welcome England back to Pakistan years after he blew them away on their last visit Let me ask you a question Shoaib Akhtar fixes me with those saucer eyes Tell me truthfully when were you happiest Erm I
Stéphanie Frappart to become first female referee at men’s World Cup game
Reuters    Frappart leads all female team for Costa Rica v GermanyNeuza Back and Karen Dà az Medina will be her assistantsThe French referee Stéphanie Frappart will lead the first all female officiating team for a men s World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica v Germany Frappart who will be the
Racism experienced by 14% of professional cricketers, survey finds
Andy Bull    More than players report discrimination in Fica survey tempted to reject central contract for domestic leagueMore than professional cricketers from around the world have said they have been the victims of racial discrimination within the sport A global survey of more than current
The Breakdown It’s the scars I wear’: Chris Robshaw on England, leadership and what comes next
Will Hooley    Reflecting on highs and lows of an year career the former England captain wants to use his experience to help othersFew understand the highs and lows of playing for England better than Chris Robshaw Even now after his retirement from the professional game at the age of he still wonders
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto resigns after season of errors
Giles Richards    I am leaving a company I love a united and growing team Binotto carries can after Leclerc finishes second to VerstappenThe Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto has resigned and will leave his post at the end of December It has been reported that Binotto may be replaced by the current Alfa
Jeff Saturday defends clock management as Colts lose to Steelers
Associated Press    Pittsburgh Steelers Indianapolis ColtsBenny Snell Jr gets first carries of season and scores crucial TDBenny Snell Jr kept waiting for his first carry of the season When he finally got the chance in Week during prime time Snell showed everyone what he could do He ran for yards
28  novembre     20h27
Rory McIlroy believes he gave Tiger Woods Covid in run-up to the Open
Guardian sport    World No says he lost sense of taste during tournamentMcIlroy finished third and Woods missed cut at St Andrew sRory McIlroy believes he gave Tiger Woods Covid as the two prepared for his year s Open McIlroy says he and Woods had been playing at the the JP McManus Pro Am in Ireland in the run up
Doddie Weir obituary
Ian Malin    Scotland and Lions rugby player who became a campaigner after being diagnosed with motor neurone diseaseDoddie Weir who has died aged after suffering from motor neurone disease MND was an old school rugby union player whose career straddled the amateur and professional eras For the former
29  novembre     14h00
I feel like I’m ready’: blind surfer chases world’s biggest wave at Nazaré Kieran Pender
Kieran Pender    Australian champion Matt Formston says his vision impairment gives him an advantage as he continues to push boundaries in the water This week some of the world s best big wave surfers are in Nazaré Portugal home to the biggest wave on the planet An early season winter swell is pulsing into the
Lewandowski and Messi lead Poland and Argentina in clash of styles Louise Taylor
Louise Taylor in Doha    The two veteran superstars have competed for individual awards before and will both carry their nations hopesMirror mirror on the wall who is the sharpest of them all On Wednesday night all eyes at Stadium will be drawn inexorably to football s version of a beauty contest can Lionel Messi
30  novembre     07h49
Can Graham Arnold’s Socceroos create the legacy he craves in do-or-die Denmark game?
Emma Kemp in Doha    Arnold in possible last pre match press conference as coachHe won his country its first World Cup game in yearsHow Socceroos can advance to World Cup knockout stageHow and what time to watch the Socceroos vs Denmark World Cup match live in AustraliaIn Graham Arnold marched through the side
Christian Pulisic’s bravery the difference in World Cup’s Great Satan v Iran II
Bryan Armen Graham at the Al Thumama Stadium    The Americans enter the business end of the tournament on a tailwind of confidence after the Chelsea player put his body on the lineIt was never going to be easy Then again neither has the grinding pressure of being American soccer s chosen one But when the right opportunity arrived Christian
28  novembre     08h15
What’s better than 2.8in per play on offense? For the Jets, almost anything
Dave Caldwell    Mike White was superb for New York on Sunday But after the shambles that had gone on before things could only improveNew York Jets coach Robert Saleh sounded as if he did not want to make too big of a deal of the nice things he saw Sunday from Mike White the quarterback whom Saleh tapped last
29  novembre     23h33
Marcus Rashford different player’ after return to form, says Gareth Southgate
Jacob Steinberg at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium    Southgate We ve got a different version of the Euro player Disappointed Rob Page insists Bale will carry on with WalesGareth Southgate paid tribute to Marcus Rashford for his comeback after goals from the forward and Phil Foden helped England set up a last tie with Senegal and sent
Iran supporters continue World Cup protests on tense evening in Qatar
Paul MacInnes at Al Thumama Stadium    Protest messages on T shirts and flags at match against USASecurity presence and rumours of plants add to tensionThe propaganda war playing out in the background of Iran s World Cup campaign continued on Tuesday night but fears of ugly scenes at the Al Thumama stadium failed to materialise The
World Cup permutations: breaking down the final round of group games
Martin Belam    With one group game left what does each nation have to do to qualify for the last of the Qatar World Cup Here is how the possible scenarios play out for qualifying for the last of the World Cup from the final group games Group C Argentina Mexico Poland Saudi ArabiaFinal matches
Christian Pulisic strike guides USA past Iran to set up Netherlands meeting
Nick Ames at Al Thumama Stadium    This proved a game too far for Iran As their players took in the significance of the final whistle many of them falling to the floor it was impossible not to wonder what was running through their minds Rarely has a team contested a World Cup facing such an extraordinary set of external
World Cup 2022: England win ends Wales journey - in pictures
Tom Jenkins and agencies    Highlights from the crunch fixture in Qatar as England secured top spot in Group B with a resounding second half display Continue reading
Maurice Norman obituary
Brian Glanville    Powerful Tottenham Hotspur and England footballer who was a mainstay of the Spurs double winning team of The footballer Maurice Norman a tall powerfully built defender who has died aged was a mainstay of Tottenham Hotspur s famous double winning team of and played times for
Protester who ran on to pitch banned by Qatar from World Cup matches
Sean Ingle in Doha    Man also has Hayya card entry permit removed He ran on to support Ukraine Iran s women and gay rightsQatari authorities have banned a protester who ran on to the pitch during Portugal s match with Uruguay to express support for Ukraine Iran s women and gay rights from attending any more World Cup
28  novembre     21h24
Bruno Fernandes double sinks Uruguay and sends Portugal into last 16
Andy Hunter at Lusail Stadium    Cristiano Ronaldo was claiming the goal long after the final whistle and despite all available evidence to the contrary The superstar without a club was denied and denied another slice of Portuguese football history too and may eventually have to accept his country s serene progress into the
29  novembre     15h37
Emotional Denmark focused on must-win clash with Australia
Emma Kemp in Doha    Manager Hjulmand says fear of losing very much involved Danes have one point from two World Cup group matchesHow Socceroos can advance to World Cup knockout stageHow and what time to watch the Socceroos vs Denmark World Cup match live in AustraliaKasper Hjulmand leaned into the microphone
England fans celebrate World Cup win over Wales and top spot in Group B - video
Presented by Max Rushden with Barry Glendenning, Troy Townsend, Elis James, Barney Ronay and Nick Ames. Produced by Joel Grove and our executive producer is Christian Bennett.    England fans celebrated after Gareth Southgate s side eased to a win against Wales The Three Lions finished top of Group B as two goals from Rashford and one from Foden saw them win the a local derby giving them two wins and a draw from three matches Rashford s double puts England top
28  novembre     12h52
Litter-picking Japanese fan explains the importance of clearing up at World Cup - video
David Squires    Japan fans at the World Cup in Qatar have been picking up litter in the stands after matches win lose or draw Japan s Football Association supplied blue rubbish bags to fans which fittingly colour the stadiums Samurai Blue the Japanese team s nickname Each bag is covered with thank
27  novembre     21h39
Chaos erupts in Brussels after Morocco beat Belgium at World Cup - video
Leonard Barden    Chaos erupted in Brussels on Sunday after Morocco beat Belgium at the World Cup in Qatar About officers in riot gear used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the rioters who lit fires on the street and threw missiles at police Authorities asked the public to avoid the central Brussels
28  novembre     01h52
We support women’s rights’: USA World Cup players respond to backlash after Iran flag post - video
Greg Wood    USA defenders Tim Ream and Walker Zimmerman say they are huge supporters of women s rights as a controversy sparked by the doctoring of the Iranian flag on social media platforms threatens to overshadow a must win World Cup game against their Group B rivalsIran want USA banned for offending
27  novembre     18h58
One of my idols’: Marcus Rashford pays tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo - video
Tanya Aldred    Marcus Rashford has said his former Manchester United teammate Cristiano Ronaldo is one of my idols and to have had the experience of playing alongside him was unbelievable The England forward said of Ronaldo He s someone I ve always looked up to So to have the opportunity to play
We are going to be champions’: Argentina fans relieved after win over Mexico - video
Jàºlia Belas Trindade    Argentina fans celebrated following their victory over Mexico in their World Cup Group C match Argentinians breathed a collective sigh of relief as their country won dissipating doubts that had emerged about Lionel Messi s team after the shock loss against Saudi Arabia earlier in the week
29  novembre     23h47
Wales wave goodbye as England wrap up first place in Group B - Football Daily
David Squires    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning Troy Townsend Elis James Barney Ronay and Nick Ames as England seal their neighbours fateRate review share on Apple Podcasts Soundcloud Audioboom Mixcloud Acast and Stitcher and join the conversation on Facebook Twitter and email Today England
David Squires on ... the workers’ view of Qatar’s World Cup moments so far
Simon Hattenstone    Our cartoonist on how the stories from the second round of group games might look from a migrant worker s angleLike what David does Consider supporting our journalismBuy a Squires cartoon from the Guardian Print Store Continue reading
25  novembre     07h30
Chess: Magnus Carlsen wins online and will face the new generation at Wijk
Robert Kitson at Twickenham    Norway s world champion made a clean sweep of his seven matches in the Meltwater Tour final and will take on five of the world s best teenagers at Tata Steel Wijk aan Zee in JanuaryMagnus Carlsen won all his seven matches at last week s Meltwater Tour online final in San Francisco
Talking Horses: bank on improving Our Power to lift Newbury’s Gold Cup
Donald McRae in Los Angeles    Historic chase is the big betting race of the day as Constitution Hill returns in a clash with stablemate EpatanteThe first running of Newbury s most historic handicap chase in its new guise as the Coral Gold Cup is one of the most competitive renewals this century with no fewer than five horses
23  novembre     12h42
The Spin Winter now brings big paydays not empty schedules for English cricketers
Marcus Christenson, Steven Bloor and Garry Blight    Long gone are the six months of no cricket for the county crew as today s players can fill their boots across the globeIt was just over years ago that Surrey s Ed Giddins and Nadeem Shahid spent the first half of the off season getting needles in their socks flogging Christmas trees at
Each player can be a Wonder Woman’: How Tigres UANL grew their fanbase
   The Monterrey club won the Mexican title while expanding their brand internationally and plan to become biggerWelcome to Moving the Goalposts the Guardian s free women s football newsletter Here s an extract from this week s edition To receive the full version once a week just pop your email in
18  novembre     11h23
David Squires on ... Qatar 2022. We’re really doing this then, are we?
   Our cartoonist gets ready for the World Cup s big kick off and asks the burning question on so many people s mindsThe whistleblower s story Qatar s invisible manLike what David does Consider supporting our journalism Continue reading
26  novembre     07h00
After a while it eats you up’: Kevin De Bruyne on dealing with the spotlight, life at home and whether he gets paid too much
   The Manchester City midfielder currently leading Belgium s golden generation in their last stab at World Cup glory is football s quiet genius He gives a rare look at the family life of a Premier League superstarConfession I m a Manchester City fan Another confession Kevin De Bruyne is my
27  novembre     18h00
Defeat by South Africa lays bare the deeper problems facing England Robert Kitson
   With a World Cup approaching Eddie Jones needs to arrest an alarming slide with six defeats and a draw from Tests in Sometimes the scoreboard reflects only one part of a wider story Yes England have underperformed this autumn en route to their worst calendar year since Yes South
Your night, champ’: inside Prograis’ locker room for his world title fight
   Regis Prograis had worked for three years to get another shot at the highest level of his sport I was with the fighter and his team as he prepared for the boutThe late autumn sun which had lit up Los Angeles on a beautiful afternoon slipped away when Regis Prograis arrived at the Dignity Health
16  novembre     12h00
World Cup 2022: complete guide to all 830 players
   Everything you need to know and more about every squad member in Qatar Click on the player pictures for a fuller profile and match ratingsQatar beyond the football a World Cup like no otherSupport our journalism from as little as a month Continue reading