• FIFA USMNT adds Japan, Saudi Arabia to friendly schedule

    The United States men’s national team will continue its preparation for the 2022 World Cup later this summer with a pair of tune-up games in Europe. The USMNT will first face Japan on Sept. 23 at a location to be determined, with the Washington Post reporting that the game is set for Germany. A second […]

  • FIFA New York, Los Angeles among 16 host cities for 2026 World Cup

    FIFA revealed Thursday the 16 cities that will host matches in the 2026 World Cup. The 11 American metro areas chosen to host game were Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle. The Canadian cities of Toronto and Vancouver and the Mexican cities […]

  • FIFA Sites for World Cup ’26 set for June 16 announcement

    FIFA said Wednesday that the stadiums in North America where the 2026 World Cup will be played will be announced live on June 16. The expanded field in ‘26 will include 48 teams and the tournament will include 80 games — 60 in the United States, and 10 each in Canada and Mexico. The announcement […]

  • FIFA Canada men’s national team on strike, won’t play friendly vs. Panama

    The Canadian men’s national soccer team has gone on strike over a compensation dispute with its governing body and will not take the field Sunday in Vancouver for a World Cup warmup game against Panama. The Canadians qualified for the 2022 World Cup in what will be just their second appearance, the first coming in […]

  • FIFA Wales earns final World Cup slot, in U.S. group

    Wales defeated Ukraine 1-0 on Sunday to claim the final spot in Group B of this fall’s World Cup. Wales will be the first opponent for the United States on Nov. 21 in Qatar. Iran and England complete the group. The only score came on an own goal by Ukraine forward Andriy Yarmolenko, who stopped […]

  • FIFA USWNT’s Catarina Macario ‘devastated’ after tearing ACL

    United States women’s national team midfielder Catarina Macario announced Sunday that she sustained an ACL injury in Lyon’s final match of the season. The injury will keep Macario off the pitch for the USWNT’s 2023 World Cup qualifying and Olympic qualifying matches in July. “Unfortunately, injuries are a natural part of football. Tearing an ACL […]

  • FIFA U.S. Soccer CEO Will Wilson stepping down

    U.S. Soccer Federation chief executive officer Will Wilson will step down after 2 1/2 years on the job. Wilson, 54, confirmed to the U.S. Soccer Federation on Friday that his last day will be Oct. 31, three weeks before the U.S. men’s team begins the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. “It has been an […]

  • USMNT to host Uruguay in World Cup prep

    The United States Men’s National Team will continue its World Cup preparation with an international friendly against Uruguay at Kansas City, Kan., on June 5. Both nations have qualified for the 2022 World Cup, which begins in November at Qatar. The USMNT opens World Cup play Nov. 21 in Group B, against a European qualifier […]

  • D Sergino Dest (hamstring) has latest USMNT injury

    United States Men’s National Team defender Sergino Dest is the latest member of the squad to go down with an injury that will put his summer availability for the team in question. The standout 21-year-old came away with a hamstring injury Sunday while playing for his club team, Barcelona, in a 1-0 loss to Rayo […]

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