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Sifting through the ashes of the U.S. Soccer election

Published: February 16, 2018

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It has now been four days since Carlos Cordeiro was elected president of the United States Soccer Federation, and he’s changed absolutely nothing and stands as a monumental failure. The response to Cordeiro’s election was entirely predictable for two significant crowds


Hosting 2026 World Cup could bring $5 billion to North America

Published: February 9, 2018

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Hosting the 2026 World Cup could bring more than $5 billion in economic activity to North America, the committee hoping to win the tournament’s rights says. The United Bid Committee — made up of the soccer federations of the U.S., Mexico and Canada — said a study from the Boston Consulting Group found that the countries will earn $3-4 billion after factoring in the costs of hosting the tournament


U.S. Soccer presidential candidate Q&A: Steve Gans

Published: February 9, 2018

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PST is vetting the candidates to succeed Sunil Gulati as president of the United States Soccer Federation.


Club Tijuana CONCACAF Champions League match moved to United States

Published: January 31, 2018

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Tijuana’s path to winning the CONCACAF Champions League always went through the United States, however they probably didn’t think the trip would happen until later in the tournament. But due to social and political unrest in Honduras, the first round match against Fútbol Club Motagua will be held in Edinburg, Texas


NAmerica Touts ‘Risk Averse’ World Cup Bid Amid Trump Issues

Published: January 24, 2018

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With barely four months until FIFA votes on the 2026 World Cup host, Morocco got round to launching its bid on Tuesday. There’s now a campaign logo and social presence but still few details of how the North African nation will stage the first World Cup after the leap from 32 to 48 teams. Far more active is the rival joint bid from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, which was staging a simultaneous event in London on the latest leg of a nine-month-old campaign


Landon Donovan set to come out of retirement to join Liga MX’s Leon

Published: January 13, 2018

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United States soccer legend


Amid troubled WCup sales, FIFA set to hit $5.66B target

Published: December 1, 2017

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Even taking a financial hit from Italy and the United States failing to qualify, FIFA’s top salesman insists the 2018 World Cup will make its income target. One of FIFA’s most valuable markets is typically worth $200 million per World Cup.


WATCH: Race for 33rd best team in world

Published: November 30, 2017

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The Exploding Heads poke fun at the idea of an alternate World Cup this summer that was proposed by the United States.


Italian president’s burning remarks provide path for USMNT

Published: November 20, 2017

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There’s no question whether the Italian national team job is a different class than the United States men’s national team. Aside from the fact that both sides failed to qualify for the World Cup, have a vacant manager’s chair, and decent recent results at youth level, the disparity is striking (and not all in negative ways for American fans).


Trending: Gianluigi Buffon quits Italy following World Cup failure

Published: November 14, 2017

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Tuesday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending …


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