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5dJoey Lynch

Predicting the Socceroos' 2026 World Cup squad

With the Asian Cup done and dusted, ESPN analyst Joey Lynch takes a look at which players are on track to represent the Socceroos at the 2026 World Cup.

AFCON champions Ivory Coast celebrate with parade in Abidjan (1:47)
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USMNT forward Wright scores a brace in 3 minutes (1:22)
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Ancelotti praises 'world's best' Vini Jr and sees Zidane's skills in Bellingham (0:55)
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Was City's win over Everton their 'poorest performance of the season'? (0:29)
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Ten Hag says 'every game is now a final' for Manchester United (1:09)
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12dESPN News Services

Southgate to decide England future after Euros

Gareth Southgate has not ruled out remaining England manager through to the next World Cup, saying Thursday that he would evaluate his future following this summer's European Championship.

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Berhalter: U.S. in WC final in native N.J. a dream

For United States coach Gregg Berhalter, having the 2026 World Cup final played in New Jersey adds another layer of incentive, having grown up close to MetLife Stadium, the venue that will host the championship match.

Stephen A. and Mad Dog get heated over World Cup final venue (1:33)
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Infantino: New York & New Jersey should be celebrating 2026 World Cup final (1:15)
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16dKyle Bonagura and Jeff Carlisle

MetLife gets '26 WC final, USMNT kicks off in L.A.

The 2026 World Cup final will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on July 19, world soccer governing body FIFA announced on Sunday for the tournament being hosted by the United States, Mexico and Canada.

World Cup win cemented Messi as the best in Simeone's eyes (1:37)
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Should the 2026 World Cup final be held in Dallas, LA or New York? (2:28)
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Why Juls thinks Neymar shouldn't have reacted to weight criticism (1:04)
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Will Socceroos extra rest benefit them vs. South Korea? (1:06)
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Pep pleased to see Haaland and Alvarez playing together again (1:06)
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Is AT&T Stadium the best choice to host the 2026 World Cup final? (2:13)
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Why Pedri is crucial for Barcelona in the Supercopa final vs. Real Madrid (1:37)
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Why AFCON could be 'doom and gloom' for Nigeria (1:27)
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Busquets: Messi was an extra motivation to join Inter Miami (0:31)
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WC Ladder

Group AGPWDLGDP
Netherlands3210+47
Senegal3201+16
Ecuador3111+14
Qatar3003-60
Group BGPWDLGDP
England3210+77
United States3120+15
Iran3102-33
Wales3012-51
Group CGPWDLGDP
Argentina3201+36
Poland311104
Mexico3111-14
Saudi Arabia3102-23
Group DGPWDLGDP
France3201+36
Australia3201-16
Tunisia311104
Denmark3012-21
Group EGPWDLGDP
Japan3201+16
Spain3111+64
Germany3111+14
Costa Rica3102-83
Group FGPWDLGDP
Morocco3210+37
Croatia3120+35
Belgium3111-14
Canada3003-50
Group GGPWDLGDP
Brazil3201+26
Switzerland3201+16
Cameroon311104
Serbia3012-31
Group HGPWDLGDP
Portugal3201+26
South Korea311104
Uruguay311104
Ghana3102-23