Tag: Qatar World Cup 2022

DOHA, QATAR - DECEMBER 03: Matt Turner of United States looks on during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between Netherlands and USA at Khalifa International Stadium on December 03, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Arsenal man told to 'find another club' by national legend

USA goalkeeping legend, Brad Friedel, believes that Matt Turner should leave Arsenal to join a club where he is playing regularly, saying he is 'too good' to sit on the Gunner's bench.
DOHA, QATAR - NOVEMBER 26: Ben White of England looks on during the England Training Session at Al Wakrah Stadium on November 26, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Southgate denies Ben White England bust-up claims

Gareth Southgate has denied claims that Ben White left the World Cup because he had a bust-up with one of the England coaches in front of the whole group.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between England and Senegal at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on December 4, 2022.(Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka buzzing after England 3-0 win

Bukayo Saka scored his third World Cup goal as England brushed Senegal aside on Sunday night to set up a showdown with France in the quarter-finals and the Arsenal man couldn't have been happier after the final whistle.
DOHA, QATAR - NOVEMBER 26: Ben White of England looks on during the England Training Session at Al Wakrah Stadium on November 26, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Ben White returns home from World Cup

On Wednesday evening, Arsenal and the FA confirmed that Ben White had returned from the World Cup in Qatar due to 'personal reasons'.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka (L) fights for the ball with USA's defender #05 Antonee Robinson during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between England and USA at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on November 25, 2022. (Photo by ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka given lowest England rating by Daily Mail

England did not enjoy a good night in their second group game against the USA, coming away with only a point after a boring match with few chances created by either side.
DOHA, QATAR - NOVEMBER 23: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Japan competes for a header against the Germany defence during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group E match between Germany and Japan at Khalifa International Stadium on November 23, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Takuma Asano downs Germany as Tomiyasu helps comeback

Japan provided another World Cup shock on Wednesday afternoon as they came from behind to beat Germany 2-1.
LEIPZIG, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 23: Close Up of the Captains 1 Love (One Love) armband of Germany during the UEFA Nations League League A Group 3 match between Germany and Hungary at Red Bull Arena on September 23, 2022 in Leipzig, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Germany consider legal action over FIFA OneLove armband ban

The German Football Association (DFB) are considering taking legal action against FIFA after the sport's governing body banned teams from wearing a OneLove captain's armband.
DOHA, QATAR - NOVEMBER 21: Bukayo Saka of England celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between England and IR Iran at Khalifa International Stadium on November 21, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Unbelievable: Declan Rice hails Bukayo Saka’s ‘strength of character’

Bukayo Saka needs no reminder of what happened at the last major tournament England played in but after his special performance in their first World Cup game, Declan Rice has hailed his teammate for his strength of character.
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Free 2022 World Cup wall chart printables

Here we go - the infamous Qatar World Cup is upon us and it's time to grab your free 2022 World Cup wall chart printable.
TRING, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: World XI FC Manager, Arsene Wenger during a Soccer Aid for Unicef 2022 Training Session at Champneys Tring on June 10, 2022 in Tring, England. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger predicts England’s World Cup

Arsene Wenger has tipped England to do well in the World Cup as they get ready to kick-off their tournament on Monday against Iran, but he doesn't think they will win it.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta gives players World Cup injury advice

Mikel Arteta has been speaking to the press ahead of Arsenal's last game before the World Cup and was asked about players being worried about getting injured before the tournament.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Matt Turner of Arsenal celebrates after their side's first goal during the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

1 in, 1 out: Arsenal man reacts to missing World Cup squad

Matt Turner was called up to the United States Men's National Team for the World Cup on Wednesday, but Auston Trusty missed out.
BODO, NORWAY - OCTOBER 13: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates scoring their side's first goal with teammates during the UEFA Europa League group A match between FK Bodo/Glimt and Arsenal FC at Aspmyra Stadion on October 13, 2022 in Bodo, Norway. (Photo by David Lidstrom/Getty Images)

New details emerge on Arsenal’s World Cup break plans

Further details have emerged on Arsenal's plans for the World Cup break, with a trip to Dubai and three friendlies planned.
Arsenal's French defender William Saliba celebrates as Arsenal's Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes scores during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Fulham at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 27, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

5th Arsenal player officially called up for the World Cup

William Saliba has been called up for the France World Cup squad, making him the 5th Arsenal man to get the nod so far.
BODO, NORWAY - OCTOBER 13: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal runs with the ball during the UEFA Europa League group A match between FK Bodo/Glimt and Arsenal FC at Aspmyra Stadion on October 13, 2022 in Bodo, Norway. (Photo by David Lidstrom/Getty Images)

Brazilian pundit goes on bizarre rant about Gabriel Martinelli

Brazilian pundit and former player Neto believes there was a conspiracy to get Gabriel Martinelli called up for the World Cup.
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka gives a thumb up to supporters prior to the UEFA Nations League - League A group 2 football match between Switzerland and Portugal at the Stade de Geneve in Geneva, on June 12, 2022. (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

4th Arsenal player officially called up for the World Cup

Granit Xhaka has become the fourth Arsenal player called up for the World Cup, making the Switzerland squad on Wednesday.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: William Saliba of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Arsenal FC at Brentford Community Stadium on September 18, 2022 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal 21yo to receive starting role at World Cup

William Saliba is set to be a starter for France at the World Cup, according to reports in his home country.
A fan of Ghana's national football team poses with the FIFA World Cup countdown clock in Doha on November 7, 2022, ahead of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup football tournament. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) (Photo by KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)

Sepp Blatter: Qatar World Cup a ‘mistake’

Sepp Blatter has admitted that awarding the World Cup to Qatar was a mistake.
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA: Gabriel Martinelli of Brazil takes a shot during a match between Bolivia and Brazil as part of a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifier at Hernando Siles Stadium on March 29, 2022. (Photo by Javier Mamani/Getty Images)

Brazil boss explains why he called up Arsenal forward for World Cup

Gabriel Martinelli joined Gabriel Jesus in receiving a call-up for the Brazil squad on Monday, and team manager Tite explained why.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Bukayo Saka and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gather the players during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at Friends Provident St. Mary's Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Arsenal close to confirming 3 World Cup break friendlies

Arsenal are close to announcing their plans for the World Cup break, including a round-robin tournament with AC Milan, Lyon, and Liverpool.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal goes off injured during the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Zurich at Emirates Stadium on November 03, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal report injured 24yo should be fit for World Cup

Arsenal report that Takehiro Tomiyasu should be fit to fulfil his international duties with Japan over the World Cup, but he may not play before that.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus (R) celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 1, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Exciting Emirates Stadium friendly planned for World Cup break

Arsenal may be set to play a friendly at the Emirates Stadium over the World Cup break in addition to their reported training camp in Dubai.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND: Auston Trusty of Birmingham City celebrates scoring their first goal of the match with Head Coach John Eustace during the Sky Bet Championship between Birmingham City and Bristol City at St Andrews (stadium) on October 08, 2022. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee makes Team of the Month amid World Cup push

Arsenal loanee Auston Trusty has made it into the Championship Team of the Month as his manager continues to insist he should be at the World Cup.
DUESSELDORF, GERMANY: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Japan runs with the ball during the international friendly match between Japan and the United States at Merkur Spiel-Arena on September 23, 2022. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

1st Arsenal player called up for the World Cup

Japan became one of the first countries to confirm their 26-man World Cup squad this week, with Takehiro Tomiyasu and Takuma Asano involved.
Arsenal's English midfielder Reiss Nelson (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (R) after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 30, 2022.(Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Will Arsenal stay top of the Premier League until after the World Cup?

Arsenal have come through October still at the top of the league but will they remain there by the time the World Cup break rolls around?

3 Arsenal players make preliminary Portugal World Cup squad

Three Arsenal players have been named in the preliminary Portugal squad list for the World Cup, but it seems unlikely they'll make the final squad in Qatar.
Omar Rekik celebrates a goal for Sparta Rotterdam (Photo by Carla Vos/Cor Vos © 2022)

Arsenal 20yo sends message after injury at key moment

Omar Rekik has suffered a muscle injury shortly before the announcement of Tunisia's World Cup squad, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta speaks on Arsenal’s plans for the World Cup break

Mikel Arteta has confirmed Arsenal have a few plans for the World Cup break, but he wouldn't confirm specifics amid growing rumours in the media.
Manchester United's French defender Raphael Varane (C) is consoled by Manchester United's Argentinian defender Lisandro Martinez (L) and Manchester United's Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot (2nd R) as he leaves the pitch after picking up an injury during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in London on October 22, 2022.(Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Saliba an option for World Cup if Varane injury rules him out

The injury picked up by Raphael Varane at Stamford Bridge on Saturday could keep him out of the World Cup and William Saliba is apparently one of three replacements France would consider.

Saka concern for journalists with World Cup approaching

As the World Cup closes in, the English press have become very concerned with the amount of football Bukayo Saka is playing for the club that pays his wages.

Ghana give up on Arsenal 23yo for World Cup squad

The Ghana FA have given up on recruiting Eddie Nketiah to their squad for the World Cup, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka of England replaces Phil Foden of England during the UEFA Nations League League A Group 3 match between England and Germany at Wembley Stadium on September 26, 2022. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Rio Ferdinand argues Arsenal star should be England starter

Rio Ferdinand thinks Bukayo Saka's form for Arsenal should make him a starter at the World Cup this winter, assuming he can keep it up.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA - JULY 23: Arsenal fans show their support during the Florida Cup match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Camping World Stadium on July 23, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

AC Milan, Lyon: Arsenal make plans for friendlies in World Cup break

Arsenal are set to play friendlies against AC Milan and Lyon during their planned Dubai training camp in the World Cup break, according to reports.
NUREMBERG, GERMANY - JULY 08: Mikel Arteta reacts during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FC Nürnberg and Arsenal F.C. at Max-Morlock-Stadion on July 08, 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Arsenal plan training camp and friendlies for World Cup break

Arsenal are planning a training camp in Dubai in December, and they're in talks over playing multiple friendlies during the World Cup break.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND: Auston Trusty of Birmingham City celebrates scoring their first goal of the match with Head Coach John Eustace during the Sky Bet Championship between Birmingham City and Bristol City at St Andrews (stadium) on October 08, 2022. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

“Not too late”: Manager insists Arsenal 24yo should be at World Cup

Birmingham City manager John Eustace is adamant that Auston Trusty should be in the USA's World Cup squad next month.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on October 01, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arteta on Jesus leaving Manchester City for Arsenal and his role with Brazil

Mikel Arteta has backed Gabriel Jesus to make the Brazil World Cup squad and has explained how he manged to convince the forward to sign for Arsenal in the summer.
An aeriel view of SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on February 19, 2022. (Photo by Daniel SLIM / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL SLIM/AFP via Getty Images)

Stan Kroenke faces pitch-size headache ahead of World Cup 2026

Stan Kroenke faces an embarrassing problem in his mega-expensive LA stadium with the pitch needing to be redeveloped after just 18 months if he wants to host World Cup games in 2026.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Referee Stuart Attwell during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on January 01, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal blunder ref on shortlist for Qatar World Cup

Stuart Attwell has been involved in some of the most controversial decisions this season and his reward is to be one of three officials from the Premier League to be considered for World Cup action in Qatar.
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Ready to sell Pepe, Martinelli’s father speaks and new Kroenke purchase

As we endure the third interlull of the season, here's what's been happening in the world of Arsenal this weekend so far.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 12: Emile Smith Rowe of England battles for possession with Klaus Gjasula of Albania during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between England and Albania at Wembley Stadium on November 12, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Amazing Kieran Tierney goal-saving clearance, Elneny scores, Smith Rowe debuts

Kieran Tierney made an exceptional clearance for Scotland on Friday night in their Qatar World Cup qualifying game, Emile Smith Rowe made his debut for England, while a few other Arsenal players were also in action for their countries.